Mill Lane, Linton CB21

Mill Lane, Linton CB21

4 - 5 Bedroom | Freehold | 3 Baths | Character Property

Asking price £695,000
Great Chesterford 4.5 miles
Parsonage Way 0.2 miles
Cemetery 0.2 miles

A unique and fascinating Grade II listed property in part of the impressive mill complex, close to the centre of the village.
Beautiful riverside garden and very well presented throughout. Many original architectural features retained.

A unique and fascinating Grade II listed property in part of the impressive mill complex, situated in the historic Conservation area, close to the centre of the village.

• Beautiful riverside garden
• Very well presented throughout
• Many original architectural features
• 4-5 bedrooms, 3 bath/shower rooms
• Impressive main living room and dining hall
• Modern fitted kitchen/breakfast room.
• 2 garages, one with attic above

This is a very rare opportunity to acquire a delightful village home of great character, which has been maintained to a high standard and is very well presented throughout. A particular feature of the property is the private riverside garden/wildlife haven.

The property has been updated in recent years including the installation of a ‘Sunflow’ electric heating system with individual thermostats in each room, re-fitting of the ground floor shower room and renewal of the DPM.

Linton is an historic and highly sought after village located about 10 miles south east of Cambridge, about 6 miles north of Saffron Walden and about 7 miles from Audley End Station (London, Liverpool Street 45 minutes). The village has excellent facilities including a food general store, post office, bakers, hairdressers, beauty salon, opticians, veterinary surgery, garage, doctors and dentist, three public houses/restaurants and outstanding primary and secondary schools.

It is a village surrounded by undulating open countryside with many attractive walks.
The accommodation is set out on four floors as follows:

Stable doors lead to the dining hall, which has exposed beams and a ceramic tiled floor. This leads through to the inner hall, which has stairs off to the first floor, and door to a recently fitted shower room with corner shower cubicle, W.C. with concealed cistern and wide granite topped vanity unit with counter top basin, recessed bathroom cabinet with lights, heated towel rail and tiled floor.

The kitchen/breakfast room is well fitted with a range of handmade units comprising of wall and base units with solid timber work surfaces and inset ceramic sink and food waste disposal unit. Eye level double oven, ceramic hob with extractor above and space with plumbing for a dishwasher. Ceramic tiled floor.

Door leading to utility room with plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer extract and water softener.

Door to integral garage/store/workshop.
On the first floor, the landing has a staircase leading to the second floor and door to the impressive double aspect sitting room with large full height windows, a wealth of exposed timbers and an ornamental fireplace on one wall.
Across the landing is a bedroom (currently used as a dining room), with aspect to the side and adjacent to that is bathroom 2 which is fitted with a modern white suite comprising of a W.C. , pedestal hand basin and bath with tiled surround. Exposed beams.

On the second floor there are steps up to a vaulted mezzanine gallery/studio room which is used as an occasional bedroom by the present owners. Above this are the original pulleys from the old mill and exposed beams. Below this area is a passage through to a high-level external walkway, which is in the ownership of the property. The main landing gives access to bedroom 1, which enjoys rooftop views to the north and has exposed timbers. Adjacent to this is bedroom 4 and across the landing bedroom 3 which is currently used as dressing room. Adjacent to this is bathroom 3 with panel enclosed bath, a hand basin and W.C.

The house also benefits from a beautiful riverside garden (approximately a quarter of an acre) with power and lighting connected. The garden is set behind the second garage, which is in the middle of a barn conversion garage block of five. Access to the garden is by a side gate and double doors at the rear of the garage.

The garage has a spacious attic room above with power and lighting connected.

The garden is very well stocked with shrubs and mature trees and laid in the main to lawn with a large patio area overlooking the river with water feature, brick barbecue and dwarf wall around.

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Key Property Details
Parking available
Additional attributes
Character Property Garden
Total Sq Ft
1,892 (175.8 Sq M) approx.
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