- Updated On:
- December 27, 2020
- 7 Bedrooms
- 6 Bathrooms
- 6,745 ft2
About this property
Park House is a fine edge of village house with well proportioned accommodation extending to approximately 6,745 sq ft. The current owners re-modelled the original house which was late Victorian into a gracious home with Georgian style principle elevation facing west and sympathetically designed extensions which provide a flexible layout ideal for entertaining and for family occupation.
The accommodation which is shown in greater detail in the attached floor plans is beautifully presented in the country house style and features a number of fine reception rooms a large principle bedroom suite with air-conditioning, dressing room and bathroom together with six further bedrooms, (three en suite) and three further bathrooms.
One section of the house could be used as a large guest suite with two first floor bedrooms a separate kitchen and reception spaces or incorporated into use as part of the main accommodation.
A particular feature of the house is its seclusion and the beautiful gardens which surround it. There is a parterre garden adjacent to the outdoor heated swimming pool which has a retractable safety cover, a hard tennis court tucked out of sight from the main house and a large paddock laid to pasture. To the south there is a parcel of woodland and along the road frontage is a well planted tree belt which affords further privacy.
To the village side of the property is a separate cottage, recently constructed which has two bedrooms and two bathrooms a small kitchen and its own access.
In all Park House is a wonderful combination of a sizeable but manageable house with attractive grounds in a highly commutable and beautiful part of the country on the Essex/ Hertfordshire/ Cambridgeshire borders.
In all 5.98 of an acre.
- Chrishall is a delightful village on the Essex/Hertfordshire border, some 12 miles south of Cambridge the principal city of East Anglia which is famed for its beautiful colleges and is the hub of the UK’s technology industry. The city provides an extensive range of excellent shopping, recreational, cultural and business facilities together with some of the finest schools in the country. The leading scientific centres including Addenbrookes Biomedical Campus, The Babraham Institute, Granta Park and the Genome Campus at Hinxton all are located to the south of the city so are easily accessible from the property.
- Pre-school and primary schooling is available in the village with secondary schooling in Melbourn and Saffron Walden along with independent schools for all age groups in Cambridge.
- The picturesque, medieval market town of Saffron Walden (7.5 miles) provides an excellent range of day to day shopping facilities including a Waitrose Supermarket and Saffron Hall – an award-winning, 740 seat performance space/concert hall within the grounds of Saffron Walden County High School.
- The property is very well located for access to both Cambridge and London Royston is 7 miles to the south west offering frequent trains to London Kings Cross from 35 minutes. Audley End station is 5.6 miles and Whittlesford Parkway is 7.5 miles and both have regular trains to London Liverpool Street from 51 minutes and 60 minutes respectively. Junction 10 of the M11 is about 3 miles away and provides excellent road links to Stansted Airport (22 miles) and the M25.
- EPC Rating = E