This characterful three bedroom house is set slightly back from the road and is just a five-minute walk from the town centre. Built by the Courtauld family in the late 1920s, this charming home has a large country style kitchen with utility cupboard, sitting room, three bedrooms, a first-floor shower room, and converted loft room. The rear garden has been hard landscaped with numerous seating areas and a ornate pond. At the front, the property has a double width drive/parking area.
A central front door gives access to a reception hall from where stairs ascend to the first floor and doors lead to either side into the kitchen and sitting room. To the right of the stairs is a spacious country style kitchen which is fitted with a good range of cupboards offering plenty of storage and a light coloured worktop providing ample space for food preparation. The worktop is inset with a four ring gas hob with electric double oven under and extractor over and a sink with mixer tap. The room is flooded with natural light from characterful double glazed windows to the front and rear. With further double glazed french doors opening onto the garden. The kitchen has two large utility cupboards (one with window) with plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. On the other side of the house is the sitting room, which is a good size room, again benefiting from windows to the front and back and feature fireplace.
Having ascended the stairs from the hall, you arrive on the first-floor landing from where doors radiate to the three bedrooms and shower room. Directly to the right of the stairs is the master bedroom, a double size room decorative fireplace and double glazed windows. To the rear of the master bedroom is the shower/wet room consisting of a walk in shower, W.C, and sink basin. Opposite on the other side of the hall are the further two bedrooms. Bedroom two is at the front and is a double size with built in wardrobe. Bedroom three is a good size single which overlooks the garden.
Outside: The property has a hard-landscaped garden with established shrub beds and pond. The garden measures 6.78m deep x 11.36m across with timber storage shed and side access to the front. There is a historical right of way for the neighbours on the right hand side to access their garden via a attractive arch. This area could easily be sectioned of to make the garden completely private if required. At the front a double width block paved drive gives parking for two vehicles.
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 miles | General
Services: All mains services are connected. Local authorities: Braintree District council Tel: 01376 552525 Essex County Council Tel: 0845 7430403 Read more