Lot number: 16
Sold prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount
Grade 2 listed detached house in need of refurbishment
Hawley Bishops, West End, Wendens Ambo, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UJ
A superb opportunity to purchase a substantial Grade 2 listed house requiring complete refurbishment, on the outskirts of the sought-after village of Wendens Ambo. The property is of historic timber frame construction with lime rendering under a range of pitched roofs covered with clay plain tiles, with later extension.
The accommodation comprises:
Ground Floor: Kitchen with a range of MDF base units and worktops; Hall with stairs to first floor; Sitting Room with large Inglenook fireplace; Dining Room with oak panelling; Snug Area with oak panelling; Bathroom with wc, hand basin and bath.
First Floor: 3 Bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom. Second Floor: Double bedroom with access to roof void storage.
Outside: The property benefits from a number of external stores and buildings, namely:
Brick Store adjacent to the kitchen of cavity wall construction under a pitched roof, with dual aspect windows and fireplace, 4.05m x 4.05m; Detached Thatched Barn with road frontage of brick and flint walls under a pitched thatched roof, 3.0m x 9.0m; Detached Garage/Workshop of timber frame construction with weather-boarded walls under a pitched roof, 5.95m x 4.13m.
The property has a generous and mature plot that measures approx. 0.59 acres. The grounds are overgrown and in need of attention but benefit from numerous shrubs and mature trees, as well as two ponds.