Arksden 2 miles.
This lovely, semi-detached timber-framed barn nestles within the owner’s estate grounds, overlooking a 3-acre stream-fed fishing lake, well stocked with mirror, common and crucian carp, as well as rudd and roach, in the hamlet of Duddenhoe End, within close reach of Arksden and the beautiful city of Cambridge.
With accommodation set mainly over the ground floor, this cottage near Saffron Walden offers comfortable, rural accommodation, a perfect retreat for people who enjoy fishing and walking.
This Saffron Walden cottage has two bedrooms on the ground floor, and the added benefit of a double bed in the galleried bedroom, great for older children or a fourth adult.
The open plan living area offers a well-equipped kitchen, and a dining area and sitting area with stunning views across the lake.
This Saffron Walden cottage provides comfortable accommodation for families and friends wishing to relax and enjoy this rural part of England.
There are a number of excellent places to eat just a short drive away from your Saffron Walden cottage, and it is also perfect for exploring Cambridge, or visiting IWM Duxford or beautiful Audley End house and gardens.
This welcoming Saffron Walden cottage is suitable for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility, meaning everyone can enjoy a restful time here in this wonderful part of Britain.
Mostly ground floor. Three bedrooms: 1 x double, 1 x twin, 1 x galleried king-size double. Bathroom with bath, shower over, basin and WC. Open plan living area with kitchen, dining area and sitting area.
About the location
Saffron Walden 5 miles; Cambridge 15.5 miles.
The picturesque little village of Arksden sits amidst lovely Essex countryside, in a superb location within easy reach of the towns of Saffron Walden and Bishop’s Stortford, as well as the beautiful city of Cambridge. Home to a lovely church and quaint, thatched roof pub serving excellent food, including takeaway fish and chips each Tuesday evening, Arkesden is a lovely base for a rural getaway. Nearby, the flourishing market town of Saffron Walden boasts a number of medieval buildings, making it a fascinating place for a leisurely stroll. A market has been held within the town since 1141 and is still held on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Within the town’s attractive common area there is the largest turf maze in England. There is also a Victorian hedge maze in the nearby beautiful Bridge End Gardens, which are maintained by local volunteers and really are worth a visit. There is a fantastic museum based in the grounds of the ruined castle keep, housing oddities such as mammoth tusks. Within easy reach is Cambridge, the Imperial War Museum at Duxford and English Heritage’s Audley End house and gardens. You'll find this attractive area of Essex steeped in history, and well worth a visit at any time of the year.