North Mill place is a highly desirable over 55' development built on the site of a former 18th century corn mill which was operational until 1990. Located close to centre of Halstead the development consists of a number of converted period buildings and cottages built around a courtyard in the former paddock. This spacious two bedroom cottage has accommodation extending to nearly 1300 square feet with re-fitted kitchen and shower rooms including high end appliances and fittings.
The property comes with a single garage which is located close to the entrance to the development, visitor parking and the estate managers office. Service/communal charges apply which cover a number of expenses which include amongst other benefits gardening, water rates, communal launder room and building insurance. The property is positioned on the far side of the courtyard/green with paths leading to a front door which is sheltered from the inclement weather by a handy storm porch. From the entrance hall stairs with stair lift ascend to the first floor and doors lead into the sitting room and a handy downstairs cloakroom with walk in shower. The sitting room is a generous size with large window overlooking the courtyard at the front, a door into the kitchen and double doors into the dining room. The dining room has space to comfortably fit a good size dining table and six chairs and patio doors open onto the garden at the back. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of base and eye level cupboards offering plenty of storage. A worktop offers ample space for food preparation with tiled splashbacks, and is inset with a four ring electric hob and ceramic sink. A separate eye level double oven is built in along with a dishwasher, and extractor fan. A glazed door opens onto the garden. Having ascended the stairs you arrive on the first floor landing from where doors radiate to the two bedrooms and main shower room. Both bedrooms are generous double with built in wardrobes. The main bedroom is currently used as a hobby room/second sitting room overlooks the rear whilst the second bedroom has lovely views over the courtyard and greensward at the front. The bathroom is fitted with a modern suite including WC, vanity hand wash basin, panelled bath and bidet. Outside the private rear garden has a patio with raised flower bed to the rear.
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 and a number of leisure opportunities including several playing fields and playgrounds, a leisure centre and swimming pool and two golf courses. Read more