This substantial detached family home is located in the centre of the very popular village of Colne Engaine. Extending to just under 2300 Sq. Ft the property offers well proportioned accommodation which is split over two levels. 0.14 acres.
The house is set back at the end of a track and hidden from passers by in the centre of the village. A block drive offers ample parking and gives way to a detached garage and carport with accommodation above. The drive continues to give access to the front porch and leads to both sides of the house for access to the garden. Upon entering the house you first arrive in a reception porch which then opens into a hallway. If you walk straight ahead a door leads into a handy downstairs cloakroom, stairs ascend to the first floor and further doors radiate to either side giving access to the principle living accommodation.
The living room has a modern log burning stove and the open plan nature of the space is great for entertaining. Double doors open onto the garden and the room is flooded with natural light from windows to the front and rear with a further bay window overlooking the front drive. Moving back through the hall you then arrive in the kitchen/diner. The kitchen area is spacious with a plentiful collection of storage cupboards and drawers and a central island all with granite worktops offering ample space for food preparation. There is a range style cooker with extractor above and separate eye level built in microwave. A one and a quarter bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap and water filter tap is positioned under a window overlooking the rear/side garden and the country feel is complemented with space for a good size table and dresser at the other end with bay window. A door leads through into the utility room. The utility room has matching cupboards and worktop plus plumbing for a washing machine and sink unit. A doors lead to side giving access to the garden
Having ascended the stairs you arrive on a first floor landing which gives access to the four bedrooms and luxury family bathroom. Bedrooms two and three are generous size double bedrooms and the third is a good size single/small double. The family bathroom has a roll top bath with ball and claw feet and a separate double shower cubicle, WC and wash hand basin. The master suite starts with triple mirror fronted wardrobes and leads through to a double height room with vaulted ceilings. A hidden sliding door gives access to a en-suite with large corner shower cubicle low level WC and hand wash basin.
Outside the property has a fully landscaped garden with large patio and further raised patio all offering views of the church and countryside beyond. The garden is predominately lawned with pond and path leading to a further rear gate/path giving more direct access to the centre of the village and church. There are plenty of established shrubs, borders and trees along the boundary. At the front there is a single garage with electric up and over door and carport with a door to the rear of the carport which gives access to a staircase leading up to a flexible open plan room above which has a variety of potential uses.
Colne Engaine is located in a remarkable stretch of countryside between Halstead, Coggeshall and Sudbury. The village has a local shop and pub/restaurant and there are a number of schools in the area including a village primary school in Colne Engaine, two private schools in the nearby villages of Gosfield and Felsted and is also in the sought after Honeywood comprehensive school catchment with a bus running from the village. 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 w... Read more