Originally built by the Courtauld family in the 1920's this two bedroom semi detached house offers an abundance of natural light and elegant rooms. The properties position is highly desirable, just 1 mile from the centre of Halstead with all its amenities whilst surrounded by open countryside at the front and a private woodland to the rear. Box Mill Lane is a quiet narrow no through lane accessed from Hedingham Road. The house is set back from the lane behind a hard landscaped drive with space to park several vehicles. Steps and a path lead through a slightly elevated lawn to the front door. Upon entering the house you arrive in a reception hall, stairs ascend to the first floor and doors radiate into the two reception rooms. Both of the reception rooms have a traditional feel with stripped wooden floors and fireplaces. The dining room at the front of the house has a window overlooking the front garden and is connected to the kitchen by a door at the rear. The sitting room also has a window to the front, duel fuel stove and double French doors which open onto the conservatory at the back overlooking the garden. The kitchen is currently arranged in a galley style with a good range of contemporary white fronted cupboards for storage and square edge worktop offering ample space for food preparation. Additional storage larder. The kitchen includes a built in eye level double oven and four ring gas hob with built in extractor, along with a double butler sink and space and plumbing for a dishwasher and fridge. A window overlooks the garden to the rear offering lovely views down the garden to the woodland. An inner hall then leads to a utility area with further storage, worktop and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door to one side gives access to a handy downstairs cloakroom and a further door opens onto the garden.
After ascending the stairs you arrive on the first floor landing, doors open into the two bedrooms and luxury bathroom. Both of the bedrooms are well proportioned double size rooms, both have dual aspect windows and lovely views. The bathroom has a separate bath and good size shower cubicle with mixer shower. There is a WC, hand wash basin and built in airing cupboard. Outside there is a split level rear garden which backs directly onto private woodland with an area of lawn, established flower and shrub borders a pond and a paved seating area.
Situation - 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.
Halstead is well placed at the head of the Colne Valley, renowned for its natural beauty, and nestles amongst the undulating open farmland of North Essex. For the commuter Kelvedon Railway Station is just 10 miles to the south, offering a fast and frequent service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 50 minutes. The A12 is 10 miles to the east at junction 26; whilst junction 8 of the M11 at Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport are 25 miles to the west.
Colchester 14 miles | Kelvedon (London Liverpool Street 50 minutes) 10 miles | Bishops Stortford (Stansted Airport and M11) 25 milesOriginally
Services: All mains services are connected.
Local authorities: Braintree District council Tel: 01376 552525 Essex County Council Tel: 0845 7430403 Read more