Boxted, Colchester, Essex ( For Sale ) Guide Price £900,000

Detached House         4 bedroom(s)         2 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A beautifully appointed four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached Grade II listed thatched cottage comprising three reception rooms, an accommodation schedule in excess of 2,245 sq ft, double oak-framed cart lodge, garaging and established south-facing gardens. No onward chain.

Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • A Grade II listed thatched cottage
  • Offering approx. 2,245 sq ft of accommodation
  • Wealth of original features
  • Sitting room, dining room, snug
  • 18ft kitchen opening to dining room
  • Ground-floor bedroom and bathroom
  • 3 first-floor bedrooms, en-suite shower, en-suite WC
  • Double cart lodge, garage, ample parking
  • Stunning cottage gardens, in all about 0.32 acres

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2500.00

Estimated Yield Income: 3.33%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A four-bedroom (one en-suite) Grade II listed detached thatched cottage, set amidst picturesque surroundings on the much sought-after Church Street located within the ever-popular North Essex village of Boxted. Situated within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and providing immediate access to a wealth of countryside walks and public footpath networks, the original cottage is of timber-frame construction although has been subject to a comprehensive programme of extension, improvement and overall enhancement being offered to the market in excellent order throughout. Arranged via three ground-floor reception rooms with notable retained features including exposed brick fireplaces, leaded-light casement windows, oak doors complete with Suffolk latches and terracotta tiled flooring. Notable improvement works include the installation of engineered oak flooring, a bespoke Churchill Brothers kitchen and two storey rear extension comprising an independently accessed principal suite. Beautifully appointed within its 0.32-acre grounds, further benefits to the property include a detached oak-framed double carport, garage with twin hinged doors and detached external stores. The established, diverse gardens are awash with colour with dense border planting, central flowerbeds, south-facing terrace and both allocated off-street parking and further gated vehicular access.

Original timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 7' 1" x 5' 0" (2.18m x 1.54m) With engineered oak flooring throughout, exposed brickwork and ceiling timbers. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 14' 10" x 13' 2" (4.53m x 4.03m) Afforded a dual aspect with attractive views across the ornate front gardens, further leaded-light casement window to side and wealth of exposed timberwork, studwork and central ceiling timber. Notable retained features include engineered oak flooring throughout, a central brick fireplace with stone hearth and inset wood burning stove. Log store, shelving and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

INNER HALL: 14' 9" x 10' 9" (4.50m x 3.30m) Providing the principal access to the property with two entrance points, terracotta tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and both casement window to side and double doors opening to the south-east facing terrace. Continuing to the rear extension providing a link between the original and more recent addition with further double-glazed casement window to side and door with Suffolk latch to:

KITCHEN: 18' 1" x 6' 10" (5.53m x 2.09m) Fitted with a matching range of bespoke, handmade oak-fronted soft-close base units with Corian preparation surfaces over and upstands above. Appliances include a two-door Falcon oven with grill and warming drawer, five-ring induction hob above and extraction behind. Corian sink unit with stainless-steel base, mixer tap over and further space for fridge/freezer. Velux windows to rear elevations, casement window to side and timbered partition opening to:

DINING ROOM: 13' 9" x 13' 5" (4.20m x 4.09m) Enjoying a direct, open link with the kitchen and afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to front and side, engineered oak flooring and rendered fireplace with hearth, inset Piazetta wood burning stove. Useful fitted storage recess, exposed ceiling timbers and attractive views across the gardens.

SNUG: 15' 1" x 14' 9" (4.61m x 4.52m) Forming part of the two-storey contemporary extension and enjoying a triple aspect with casement window to side, panel glazing to rear and French doors opening to the terrace and private, unoverlooked gardens beyond. Engineered oak flooring, useful under stair storage recess and afforded an attractive aspect with a wealth of natural light.

BEDROOM 4: 11' 5" x 10' 7" (3.49m x 3.23m) With casement range to side and notable further features including engineered oak flooring throughout, LED spotlights and ample wardrobe space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 0" x 5' 4" narrowing to 4' 8" (2.76m x 1.65m narrowing to 1.43m) Partly tiled and fitted with Duravit wall-hung WC set within a bespoke wooden-fronted wall unit, wall-hung ceramic wash handbasin with gloss-fronted units below, bath with shower above and screen to side, chrome shower attachment and casement window range to side. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator, LED spotlights and ample storage space.

STOREROOM: 9' 1" x 3' 1" (2.78m x 0.95m) With terracotta tiled flooring, ample fitted shelving and providing space and plumbing for both washing machine and dryer.

First floor

LANDING: 14' 8" x 11' 6" (4.48m x 3.51m) (Accessed via independent internal staircase) With a principal suite forming the entirety of the first-floor within the extension. Velux windows to side and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 1: 14' 9" x 11' 9" (4.51m x 3.59m) Afforded a triple aspect with Velux windows to side, glass panelling to rear and range of bespoke fitted wardrobe units with useful fitted shelving. Enjoying a wealth of natural light and elevated views across the rear gardens.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7' 8" x 4' 9" (2.34m x 1.45m) Fitted with wall-hung Duravit WC, glass wash handbasin within a Corian-topped bespoke unit with oak storage below. Separately screened Aqualisa shower, eaves storage space, full-height walk-in store and window to front.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 6" x 13' 7" (4.73m x 4.16m) (Accessed via additional staircase) With a wealth of original timberwork, gothic-style archway window and mirror-fronted fitted wardrobe units with loft storage space above. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

INNER LANDING: Providing a part-mirror-fronted range of fitted wardrobe units, wall timbers and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 3: 16' 2" x 14' 6" (4.95m x 4.43m) With gothic archway windows to side affording outstanding views across the established gardens. A characterful room providing various wall and ceiling timbers with door to:

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin and window to side.

Outside Situated amidst a picturesque street scene with a number of individual detached properties dating from the medieval through the Georgian to Victorian era on what is widely considered to be one of the area's most prestigious postcodes. A charming, quintessential 'chocolate box' thatched cottage with low-level wrought iron framed front gardens awash with flourishing beds, roses and mid-level hedging providing ample screening.

A tandem, shingled driveway provides space for three vehicles with a five-bar gate opening into a move expansive area of private off-street parking providing space for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE CART LODGE: 17' 5" x 17' 3" (5.32m x 5.26m) Of oak construction set beneath a pitched clay tiled roof with power and light connected.

GARAGE: 17' 3" x 9' 3" (5.26m x 2.83m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected.

EXTERNAL STORE: With single door to front, log store to rear and providing an ideal tucked away position for garden storage purposes.



GARDENS: The south-east facing gardens are an outstanding attribute to this individual market opportunity with a substantial terrace ideally suited for entertaining, with mature border planting, raised beds, single expanse of lawn beyond and immaculately maintained, wildly colourful planting demonstrating one of the most beautiful landscapes within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Further benefitting the property is an additional vehicular access opening on to Church Street.

TENURE: Freehold SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Colchester Borough Council, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG (01206 282222). BAND G

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Features:

  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • A Grade II listed thatched cottage
  • Offering approx. 2,245 sq ft of accommodation
  • Wealth of original features
  • Sitting room, dining room, snug
  • 18ft kitchen opening to dining room
  • Ground-floor bedroom and bathroom
  • 3 first-floor bedrooms, en-suite shower, en-suite WC
  • Double cart lodge, garage, ample parking
  • Stunning cottage gardens, in all about 0.32 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A four-bedroom (one en-suite) Grade II listed detached thatched cottage, set amidst picturesque surroundings on the much sought-after Church Street located within the ever-popular North Essex village of Boxted. Situated within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and providing immediate access to a wealth of countryside walks and public footpath networks, the original cottage is of timber-frame construction although has been subject to a comprehensive programme of extension, improvement and overall enhancement being offered to the market in excellent order throughout. Arranged via three ground-floor reception rooms with notable retained features including exposed brick fireplaces, leaded-light casement windows, oak doors complete with Suffolk latches and terracotta tiled flooring. Notable improvement works include the installation of engineered oak flooring, a bespoke Churchill Brothers kitchen and two storey rear extension comprising an independently accessed principal suite. Beautifully appointed within its 0.32-acre grounds, further benefits to the property include a detached oak-framed double carport, garage with twin hinged doors and detached external stores. The established, diverse gardens are awash with colour with dense border planting, central flowerbeds, south-facing terrace and both allocated off-street parking and further gated vehicular access.

Original timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 7' 1" x 5' 0" (2.18m x 1.54m) With engineered oak flooring throughout, exposed brickwork and ceiling timbers. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 14' 10" x 13' 2" (4.53m x 4.03m) Afforded a dual aspect with attractive views across the ornate front gardens, further leaded-light casement window to side and wealth of exposed timberwork, studwork and central ceiling timber. Notable retained features include engineered oak flooring throughout, a central brick fireplace with stone hearth and inset wood burning stove. Log store, shelving and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

INNER HALL: 14' 9" x 10' 9" (4.50m x 3.30m) Providing the principal access to the property with two entrance points, terracotta tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and both casement window to side and double doors opening to the south-east facing terrace. Continuing to the rear extension providing a link between the original and more recent addition with further double-glazed casement window to side and door with Suffolk latch to:

KITCHEN: 18' 1" x 6' 10" (5.53m x 2.09m) Fitted with a matching range of bespoke, handmade oak-fronted soft-close base units with Corian preparation surfaces over and upstands above. Appliances include a two-door Falcon oven with grill and warming drawer, five-ring induction hob above and extraction behind. Corian sink unit with stainless-steel base, mixer tap over and further space for fridge/freezer. Velux windows to rear elevations, casement window to side and timbered partition opening to:

DINING ROOM: 13' 9" x 13' 5" (4.20m x 4.09m) Enjoying a direct, open link with the kitchen and afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to front and side, engineered oak flooring and rendered fireplace with hearth, inset Piazetta wood burning stove. Useful fitted storage recess, exposed ceiling timbers and attractive views across the gardens.

SNUG: 15' 1" x 14' 9" (4.61m x 4.52m) Forming part of the two-storey contemporary extension and enjoying a triple aspect with casement window to side, panel glazing to rear and French doors opening to the terrace and private, unoverlooked gardens beyond. Engineered oak flooring, useful under stair storage recess and afforded an attractive aspect with a wealth of natural light.

BEDROOM 4: 11' 5" x 10' 7" (3.49m x 3.23m) With casement range to side and notable further features including engineered oak flooring throughout, LED spotlights and ample wardrobe space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 0" x 5' 4" narrowing to 4' 8" (2.76m x 1.65m narrowing to 1.43m) Partly tiled and fitted with Duravit wall-hung WC set within a bespoke wooden-fronted wall unit, wall-hung ceramic wash handbasin with gloss-fronted units below, bath with shower above and screen to side, chrome shower attachment and casement window range to side. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator, LED spotlights and ample storage space.

STOREROOM: 9' 1" x 3' 1" (2.78m x 0.95m) With terracotta tiled flooring, ample fitted shelving and providing space and plumbing for both washing machine and dryer.

First floor

LANDING: 14' 8" x 11' 6" (4.48m x 3.51m) (Accessed via independent internal staircase) With a principal suite forming the entirety of the first-floor within the extension. Velux windows to side and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 1: 14' 9" x 11' 9" (4.51m x 3.59m) Afforded a triple aspect with Velux windows to side, glass panelling to rear and range of bespoke fitted wardrobe units with useful fitted shelving. Enjoying a wealth of natural light and elevated views across the rear gardens.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7' 8" x 4' 9" (2.34m x 1.45m) Fitted with wall-hung Duravit WC, glass wash handbasin within a Corian-topped bespoke unit with oak storage below. Separately screened Aqualisa shower, eaves storage space, full-height walk-in store and window to front.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 6" x 13' 7" (4.73m x 4.16m) (Accessed via additional staircase) With a wealth of original timberwork, gothic-style archway window and mirror-fronted fitted wardrobe units with loft storage space above. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

INNER LANDING: Providing a part-mirror-fronted range of fitted wardrobe units, wall timbers and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 3: 16' 2" x 14' 6" (4.95m x 4.43m) With gothic archway windows to side affording outstanding views across the established gardens. A characterful room providing various wall and ceiling timbers with door to:

EN-SUITE CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin and window to side.

Outside Situated amidst a picturesque street scene with a number of individual detached properties dating from the medieval through the Georgian to Victorian era on what is widely considered to be one of the area's most prestigious postcodes. A charming, quintessential 'chocolate box' thatched cottage with low-level wrought iron framed front gardens awash with flourishing beds, roses and mid-level hedging providing ample screening.

A tandem, shingled driveway provides space for three vehicles with a five-bar gate opening into a move expansive area of private off-street parking providing space for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE CART LODGE: 17' 5" x 17' 3" (5.32m x 5.26m) Of oak construction set beneath a pitched clay tiled roof with power and light connected.

GARAGE: 17' 3" x 9' 3" (5.26m x 2.83m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected.

EXTERNAL STORE: With single door to front, log store to rear and providing an ideal tucked away position for garden storage purposes.



GARDENS: The south-east facing gardens are an outstanding attribute to this individual market opportunity with a substantial terrace ideally suited for entertaining, with mature border planting, raised beds, single expanse of lawn beyond and immaculately maintained, wildly colourful planting demonstrating one of the most beautiful landscapes within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Further benefitting the property is an additional vehicular access opening on to Church Street.

TENURE: Freehold SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Colchester Borough Council, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG (01206 282222). BAND G

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/

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