Located in a semi rural position with stunning elevated panoramic views and sitting on a 0.28 acre plot. This 1400 square foot character home is also within walking distance of a branch line railway station.
The property is set back from the lane behind a gravel drive offering space to park numerous cars. You enter the house through a handy porch/hall from where stairs ascend to the first floor and a door leads through to the dining room. The dining room inter-connects with the kitchen at the back and an Inner hall which then gives access to a downstairs shower room, sitting room and utility. The dining room and sitting room are both characterful rooms with working log burning stoves. The dining room has a window overlooking the front garden and the sitting room has bi-folding doors which open onto a raised deck with views over the garden and landscape beyond. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of cupboards offering plenty of storage and a worktop which creates ample space for food preparation. The worktop is inset with a butler sink and mixer taps and space for a 'range style' cooker. There is also an integrated dishwasher and space for an 'American style' fridge/freezer whilst additional appliance space can be found in the utility which has further worktop and sink. The ground floor accommodation is completed with the shower room with shower cubicle, low level WC and hand wash basin.
Having ascended the stairs to the first floor you arrive on a split landing from where doors radiate to the bedrooms and family bathroom. All of the bedrooms could fit double beds with the master being serviced by a en-suite shower room with shower cubicle low level WC and wash hand basin. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by a luxury family bathroom with high sided bath, low level WC and hand wash basin. Outside the property has a large landscaped west facing garden which incudes a willow den, vegetable garden, terrace patio and large expanses of lawn.
The property is located halfway between Halstead to the east and Colchester to the west and is well placed towards the head of the Colne Valley, renowned for its natural beauty, and nestles amongst the undulating open farmland of North Essex. The village has a branch line railway station which connects to London Liverpool street via Marks Tey and a village shop/post office and public house. The property is within easy reach of schools in Colchester, notably the Grammar Schools and, in the private sector, Holmwood House and Littlegarth. The A12 is 10 miles to the east at junction 26; whilst junction 8 of the M11 at Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport are 23 miles to the west.
The nearby town of Halstead is an attractive traditional market town straddling the River Colne on the Essex side of the border with Suffolk. The bustling High Street runs up the hill between the parish churches of St Andrews and Holy Trinity, offering a variety of independent shops and eateries together with larger supermarkets and a traditional market, held on Fridays and Saturdays. The town boasts a medical centre, dental practices, cottage hospital: schooling for all ages and a number of leisure opportunities including several playing fields and playgrounds, a leisure centre and swimming pool. Read more