Great Chishill is a picturesque village set in rolling countryside in Cambridgeshire's highest point approximately 13 miles south west of Cambridge and 7 miles from the pretty market town of Saffron Walden on the borders of Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and Essex. A popular village with a highly regarded public house, parish church and village hall.
For the commuter there is ready access to the M11 affording a fast route into Cambridge some 13 miles distant and south towards Stansted Airport, the M25 and London. For those wishing to travel by train, Royston is 6 miles to the west and offers a fast rail service into London Kings Cross while Audley End Station at Saffron Walden is 7 miles to the East and offers a fast service to London Liverpool Street. Primary schooling is available in nearby Barley with extensive secondary schooling available in Saffron
Walden or Cambridge.
New Buildings Farmhouse is a detached Victorian Farmhouse with spacious and beautifully finished reception rooms combined with a wealth of traditional features and modern comforts. The principal reception rooms are all accessed from a central hallway which has beautiful oak flooring and two staircase's to the first floor. The main reception rooms have ornate fireplaces, traditional picture railing and cornice. Four of the bedrooms also feature traditional Victorian fireplaces and picture rails. Through the wonderful bay windows and generous 9'6'' ceiling heights the property has an abundance of natural light which enables almost every room to have magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. The bespoke open plan kitchen, dining and living area with double doors opening out to the terrace and garden acts a wonderful hub for family living and is equally well appointed with central island, four oven Aga, Belfast sink, limestone flooring, granite work surfaces and a wood burning stove. It is without question that this house has been renovated and refurbished with incredible care and attention to detail the modern twists on the classic living that adds to the enjoyment and comfort of this wonderful family home.
It is not only the house that has been finished with exemplary accuracy but the gardens also hold tremendous appeal. New Buildings Farmhouse is surrounded by beautifully
landscaped formal gardens complete with swimming pool, manicured lawns, herbaceous borders and paved walkways. Through a pair of brick piers, the gravel driveway leads to the superb oak framed garage block and parking to the front of the property, continuing round to the courtyard at the rear of the house where the purpose built office building, store, car port and a further workshop are found. There is a superb studio with views over the meadow and gardens, perfect for working from home or occasional/ guest accommodation with open plan living area with kitchenette and separate w/c.
In addition the formal gardens of 1.1 acres there is an additional 5.5 acres of paddock including wild gardens and two spinney's accessed either from the driveway or the
gardens. With the property being surrounded by open farm land and being situated at the top of the hill the views are some of the very best in the area and the position is incredibly peaceful and private.