5 bed 17th century thatched cottage in village near Saffron Walden, England home swap
A Grade II listed 17th century thatched cottage surrounded by a lovely garden of 1/3 acre, open for NGS 2016. The property is surprisingly spacious and can sleep 8. There is an annex flat in the garden which consists of a double bedroom and bathroom both with underfloor heating. The cottage has a modern extension housing a lovely family kitchen and a downstairs bedroom. The cottage has two wood-burners, oil-fired central heating, flatscreen TV and wireless internet.
The setting is rural and rich in wildlife, perfect for walking, cycling, fishing and horse-riding. Many good pubs nearby for food and drink. Excellent transport links to London (40 mins by train to Kings Cross from Royston), the historic town of Saffron Walden is a 15 minute drive and Cambridge is a 30 minute drive.