Road Farm has undergone significant change in recent years and the sale provides an excellent opportunity to purchase a well presented smallholding in a popular and accessible location near the Essex, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk borders.
ROAD FARM HOUSE
The farmhouse has been extensively modernised and provides well-proportioned living accommodation incorporating many attractive features with mature grounds. The house comprises 4 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, dining room, indoor swimming pool, home office, cloakroom and utility room. Outside there is a stable garage giving cover for up to 4 cars with 1.6 acres of garden and a tennis lawn forming part of the 5.6 acre holding.
ROAD FARM COTTAGE
The cottage comprises 2 bedrooms, bathroom and a spacious kitchen/living area. This cottage could be extended to provide further accommodation subject to obtaining the relevant planning permissions.
Road Farm is set in 5.6 acres of grounds made up of 1.2 acres of gardens, tennis lawn and 4 acres of established grazing land accessed via the main drive or field entrance off Thaxted Road.
OUTBUILDINGS AND OPPORTUNITY
There are an extensive range of buildings of mixed age and construction including;
Timber framed Essex barn – 1,125 SQ FT / 105 SQ M
Stable block – 385 SQ FT / 36 SQ M
Office/studio – 630 SQ FT / 59 SQ M
Tool workshop – 230 SQ FT / 21 SQ M
These buildings could provide potential for conversion to alternative uses, subject to obtaining the relevant planning permissions.
Road Farm is located north of the rural village of Little Sampford with public houses and a primary school. The property has good links to Cambridge (15 miles) and Saffron Walden (8 miles) both having train links to London and the East. London Stansted International Airport is approximately 12 miles south via the M11.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole as identified on the sale plan
SERVICES Mains water and 3 phase electricity are connected to the buildings. Foul water is to a septic tank.
WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS, COVENANTS & RIGHTS OF WAY The land is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed. BOUNDARIES The vendor and vendor´s agents will endeavour to specify the ownership of boundary hedges, fences and ditches but will not be bound to determine these. The property is available for inspection and the purchaser(s) will be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the ownership of the boundaries.
PLANS, AREAS & SCHEDULES
Plans attached to the particulars are based upon the Ordnance Survey and are for identification purposes only.
VIEWINGS & FURTHER INFORMATION
Viewings are strictly by appointment with the Sole Agent. For further information please contact Jack Cook or Mark Russell, Carter Jonas Cambridge Office 01223 346600.
As always, potential hazards exist on working farms and it is requested that all viewings are undertaken with care and regard to safety particularly with regard to any areas in and around buildings.
The residential postcode is CB10 2RZ