Sitting on a 0.2 acre plot which backs directly onto woodland this Victorian cottage has been tastefully renovated with accommodation extending to 1050 sq. ft. The charming cottage has three well proportioned bedrooms on the first floor, with a separate sitting room and dining room, well proportioned kitchen with utility and downstairs family bathroom.
The property is accessed by a five bar double gate and shared gravel drive which leads to a detached garage and parking for two vehicles to the side of the house. You enter the cottage from the parking area into a reception porch which then leads into a inner hall from where stairs ascend to the first floor and a door opens into the sitting room. The sitting room has a double glazed window to the front and central Victorian style tiled fireplace inset with log burning stove. There is a useful under stairs storage cupboard and door which connects through to the dining room. The dining room is a lovely bright room with double glazed patio doors out onto a side courtyard, exposed wooden floor and central chimney. There is a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder built into the chimney side recces and a further door connects through to the kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range storage cupboards and drawers with a wooden worktop offering ample space for food preparation. The worktop is inset with ceramic sink with mixer tap which is positioned under a double glazed window with views over the side courtyard. There is space in the kitchen for range style cooker and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is space for further appliances in the utility room which also has additional worktop and a sink. The utility room is accessed from a rear lobby which connects from the kitchen and also has doors to the bathroom and garden. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising of a panelled bath with shower hand wash basin and WC.
Having ascended the stairs you arrive on the first floor landing from where doors radiate to the three bedrooms. All the rooms have double glazed windows. Bedrooms one and two are both double size rooms with built in wardrobes and bedroom three is a good size single room. Outside there is a private paved courtyard garden which is ideal for alfresco dining and is positioned between the house and garage. The paving continues to the rear of the house and leads to a substantial lawned garden which backs directly onto woodland.
Gosfield is a pretty village on northern corner of Essex, close to the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire borders. The village has a highly regarded private school, public house and Post Office as well as recreational facilities including Gosfield lake for family days out and 18 hole golf course. For the commuter the railway station is just 12 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 14 miles to the east at junction 26; whilst junction 8 of the M11 at Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport are 22 miles to the west. The nearby town of Halstead is an attractive traditional market town with a bustling High Street offering a variety of independent shops and eateries together with larger supermarkets. 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