Fairycroft House, 37 Audley Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3HD

Guide Price* : Sold

Upon Instructions of

  • Freehold detached property
  • Vacant possession
  • Period building
  • Prominent location
  • Suited to various uses
  • Approx 11,000 sq ft


The property comprises an attractive detached property dating from the late 17th century, arranged over basement, ground, first and part second floors. The property has been used as a Youth Training centre by the County Council. The property is constructed in a soft yellow brick beneath a shallow pitch slate roof and includes attractive period features including a covered balcony and glass conservatory along one side. The internal accommodation includes a number of original large rooms with good natural light together with sub division for current use. Externally there is space for parking, a garage and sub station. Access off Audley Road is shared with the adjoining property.


Saffron Walden is a delightful medieval market town located in north-west Essex, just 15 miles to the south of Cambridge, 12 miles north of Bishops Stortford and 40 miles north of London. Saffron Walden lies alongside the M11 Motorway just south of its junction with the A11 link to the A14, and 15 miles to the north of Stanstead Airport making he town a popular ome for commuters.
The town has a population of some 16,000 and is noted for its rich heritage of old buildings in the town centre and its three market days. Audley End Railway Station lies 2 miles ouside of the own accessing Cambridge and London as well as Stanstead Airport, Birmingham, Peterborough and Leicester. The property occupies a prominent corner site with frontage to both Audley Road (B184) and Fairycroft Road in a mixed use area close to the town centre.



Planning Authority

Uttlesford District Council (01799 510510) www.uttlesford.gov.uk

Planning & Development

The property is currently Use Class D1 and lies in a Conservation area, however may suit a variety of other business or residential uses subject to planning.

Energy Performance Certificate

For EPC Rating please see website.

Prelim - Auction Date

For Sale By On Line Auction 1st June 2016


Vendor's solicitor

Essex Legal Services
(Sarah Smart)
0333 0139696

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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Agreement Documents

Subject to Contract and Exclusive of VAT © Lambert Smith Hampton December 2023

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