Bures, Essex ( Sold ) Guide Price £1,175,000

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

A four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached property offering in excess of 3,000 sq ft of living accommodation with further benefits including a detached outbuilding incorporating double garage, workshop and games room/home office, private parking and set within 0.6-acre affording outstanding views.

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


Features:

  • A uniquely designed detached property
  • Accommodation in excess of 3,000 sq ft
  • Stunning first-floor 45ft sitting/dining room
  • A high-spec kitchen/breakfast room
  • Ground-floor dining room
  • 4 ground-floor bedrooms
  • 1 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Outbuilding with double garage, workshop and games room
  • Ample parking
  • Outstanding countryside views

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2750.00

Estimated Yield Income: 2.81%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A rarely available four-bedroom (one en-suite) split-level architecturally unique property nestled in the heart of the Stour Valley, enjoying picturesque surroundings within the much sought-after village of Lamarsh. Located on the Suffolk/Essex border and of predominantly brick/block construction with older parts being of more traditional materials, with a wooden-clad exterior and set beneath a slate roofline. Offering some truly distinctive rooms, the first floor of the property is devoted to an open plan, quadruple aspect party room that encompasses an external staircase, elevated views across the Stour Valley and balconies to three elevations. Enhanced and extended by the current owner, the property further offers a granite topped kitchen/breakfast room, underfloor heating, LED spotlights and porcelain tiled flooring. Centrally positioned within its 0.6-acre grounds, the property further benefits from a substantial outbuilding incorporating a double garage, workshop and games room/home office, with ample private parking and gardens enveloping the property encompassing some of the finest views within the locality.

Oak door, with adjacent double-glazed screening, opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 14' 0" into cloaks storage x 8' 2" (4.29m into cloaks storage x 2.51m) With tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and recessed double-width cloaks storage space with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

DINING ROOM: 14' 1" x 12' 10" (4.31m x 3.92m) With French doors to front and side elevations opening to the Indian sandstone terrace, with internal porcelain tiled flooring and both central light fitting and LED spotlights.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 28' 6" x 9' 2" (8.71m x 2.80m) and 11' 7" x 10' 5" (3.54m x 3.19m) An L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room fitted with an extensive range of matching, gloss fronted base and wall units with chrome handles and granite preparation surfaces with upstands above. Notable appliances include a Leisure Cuisine Master three-door oven with five-ring gas hob above and extraction over. Space for American style fridge/freezer and further fitted appliances include a Bosch dishwasher. With three-window range to rear affording elevated views across the terrace, gardens and valley distant in addition to a pitched skylight with corner lighting. A raised roofline continues with a granite topped breakfast bar unit, six-window range to front elevation and porcelain tiled flooring with underfloor heating throughout. Door to:

ANTE-ROOM: 4' 10" x 3' 5" (1.49m x 1.06m) With tiled flooring, wall lights and Velux window. Further door to:

CLOAKROOM: 5' 4" x 4' 10" (1.63m x 1.49m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit and wall-mounted towel rail. Velux window to rear.

REAR HALL: 11' 6" x 4' 11" (3.52m x 1.50m) Forming a single-story rear extension to the property with window range to rear, LED wall lights, tiled flooring and oak door to rear terrace.

INNER HALL: 26' 5" x 3' 11" (8.07m x 1.21m) (Accessed via dining room) With window to side, stripped wooden flooring and staircase off with steel balustrade. Range of LED spotlights and door to:

PRINCIPAL SUITE:

DRESSING ROOM: 15' 4" x 6' 11" (4.69m x 2.11m) With part mirror fronted fitted wardrobe units, opening to an inner hall with steps descending to:

BEDROOM 1: 11' 5" x 11' 3" (3.49m x 3.45m) Set beneath a pitched roofline with French doors to rear elevation affording an attractive aspect onto the rear terrace and private, well-screened gardens. Range of wall lights and rows of LED spotlights, two Velux windows to side and door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7' 11" x 7' 2" (2.42m x 2.19m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin set within a tiled topped unit, bath with useful shelf above and chrome mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator and obscured glass window to front and two Velux windows to side.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 4" x 12' 5" (4.07m x 3.79m) With porcelain tiled flooring and a dual aspect with window range to side and French doors to rear opening directly to the terrace and gardens beyond. Range of LED spotlights and door to:

DRESSING ROOM: 8' 11" x 4' 9" (2.73m x 1.47m) With hanging rails and fitted shelving units.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 8" x 12' 4" (3.88m x 3.76m) Enjoying an attractive position set to the rear of the property with double height window range to rear elevation, range of wall lights and porcelain tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 4: 13' 3" x 10' 2" (4.05m x 3.10m) Afforded a dual aspect with windows to front and side, stripped wooden flooring.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 11' 4" x 7' 10" (3.47m x 2.41m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, twin Althea wall-hung wash handbasins with base level storage below and double width mirror. Separately screened shower unit with both mounted or hand-held chrome shower attachments, wall-mounted heated towel rail and obscured glass windows to side. Range of LED spotlights.

PLANT ROOM: 8' 5" x 5' 3" (2.58m x 1.61m) Housing gas-fired boiler, pressurised water cylinder and electricity fuse box.

First-floor

OPEN PLAN SITTING/DINING ROOM: 46' 5" x 31' 4" narrowing to 15' 3" (14.17m x 9.57m narrowing to 4.66m) An outstanding reception space enjoying a quadruple aspect with French doors to front, side and rear opening to balconies on three elevations to the property. Offering panoramic views across the Stour Valley, this architecturally unique proposition would make an exceptional entertaining space with partly pitched roofline, Velux windows to side, range of spotlights and stripped timber flooring. Door to:

CLOAKROOM: 5' 3" x 3' 11" (1.61m x 1.21m) Fitted with ceramic WC and wash handbasin.


French doors to the front elevation lead from the principal reception space to a balcony with steel borders and staircase descending to the front gardens.

Outside Positioned on one of the most sought-after locations within the region, the property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway providing off-street parking four five to six vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 19' 5" x 16' 10" (5.94m x 5.14m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected and windows to rear. Ample loft storage space and double doors to side opening to:

WORKSHOP: 17' 2" x 10' 11" (5.25m x 3.35m) With tiled flooring throughout, windows to front, stainless steel single sink unit within a base unit and also housing gas-fired boiler. Door to:

INNER HALL: With door to outside providing access to raised decked terrace and further door to:

SHOWER ROOM: 6' 6" x 5' 2" (2.00m x 1.60m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass window to rear.

GAMES ROOM/HOME OFFICE: 22' 10" x 13' 7" (6.96m x 4.16m) With bi-folding doors affording access onto the raised decked terrace, with exposed oak flooring, substantial roof struts and Velux windows to both front and rear.



GARDENS: The gardens envelope the property with a walkway leading from the parking area directly to the property flanked by lawn with mature, well-screened hedge line border to side, both brick and sleeper bordered pond with water feature and steps rising to a further expanse of lawn currently left wild although offering ample potential as a further seating/garden area if so required.

The gardens continue to the side of the property with range of mature trees, perennial and evergreen shrubs and flowers with gated access onto Lamarsh Hill with a short walk available to the Lamarsh Lion public house. The courtyard provides the perfect area to entertain and has an adjacent well.

A summer house is positioned to the corner of the boundary looking across to the principal raised terrace which provides a tiered seating area with attractive border hedging, perennial flowers and views across the valley.

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


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:

  • A uniquely designed detached property
  • Accommodation in excess of 3,000 sq ft
  • Stunning first-floor 45ft sitting/dining room
  • A high-spec kitchen/breakfast room
  • Ground-floor dining room
  • 4 ground-floor bedrooms
  • 1 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Outbuilding with double garage, workshop and games room
  • Ample parking
  • Outstanding countryside views

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A rarely available four-bedroom (one en-suite) split-level architecturally unique property nestled in the heart of the Stour Valley, enjoying picturesque surroundings within the much sought-after village of Lamarsh. Located on the Suffolk/Essex border and of predominantly brick/block construction with older parts being of more traditional materials, with a wooden-clad exterior and set beneath a slate roofline. Offering some truly distinctive rooms, the first floor of the property is devoted to an open plan, quadruple aspect party room that encompasses an external staircase, elevated views across the Stour Valley and balconies to three elevations. Enhanced and extended by the current owner, the property further offers a granite topped kitchen/breakfast room, underfloor heating, LED spotlights and porcelain tiled flooring. Centrally positioned within its 0.6-acre grounds, the property further benefits from a substantial outbuilding incorporating a double garage, workshop and games room/home office, with ample private parking and gardens enveloping the property encompassing some of the finest views within the locality.

Oak door, with adjacent double-glazed screening, opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 14' 0" into cloaks storage x 8' 2" (4.29m into cloaks storage x 2.51m) With tiled flooring throughout, LED spotlights and recessed double-width cloaks storage space with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

DINING ROOM: 14' 1" x 12' 10" (4.31m x 3.92m) With French doors to front and side elevations opening to the Indian sandstone terrace, with internal porcelain tiled flooring and both central light fitting and LED spotlights.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 28' 6" x 9' 2" (8.71m x 2.80m) and 11' 7" x 10' 5" (3.54m x 3.19m) An L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room fitted with an extensive range of matching, gloss fronted base and wall units with chrome handles and granite preparation surfaces with upstands above. Notable appliances include a Leisure Cuisine Master three-door oven with five-ring gas hob above and extraction over. Space for American style fridge/freezer and further fitted appliances include a Bosch dishwasher. With three-window range to rear affording elevated views across the terrace, gardens and valley distant in addition to a pitched skylight with corner lighting. A raised roofline continues with a granite topped breakfast bar unit, six-window range to front elevation and porcelain tiled flooring with underfloor heating throughout. Door to:

ANTE-ROOM: 4' 10" x 3' 5" (1.49m x 1.06m) With tiled flooring, wall lights and Velux window. Further door to:

CLOAKROOM: 5' 4" x 4' 10" (1.63m x 1.49m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a gloss fronted base unit and wall-mounted towel rail. Velux window to rear.

REAR HALL: 11' 6" x 4' 11" (3.52m x 1.50m) Forming a single-story rear extension to the property with window range to rear, LED wall lights, tiled flooring and oak door to rear terrace.

INNER HALL: 26' 5" x 3' 11" (8.07m x 1.21m) (Accessed via dining room) With window to side, stripped wooden flooring and staircase off with steel balustrade. Range of LED spotlights and door to:

PRINCIPAL SUITE:

DRESSING ROOM: 15' 4" x 6' 11" (4.69m x 2.11m) With part mirror fronted fitted wardrobe units, opening to an inner hall with steps descending to:

BEDROOM 1: 11' 5" x 11' 3" (3.49m x 3.45m) Set beneath a pitched roofline with French doors to rear elevation affording an attractive aspect onto the rear terrace and private, well-screened gardens. Range of wall lights and rows of LED spotlights, two Velux windows to side and door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 7' 11" x 7' 2" (2.42m x 2.19m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin set within a tiled topped unit, bath with useful shelf above and chrome mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator and obscured glass window to front and two Velux windows to side.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 4" x 12' 5" (4.07m x 3.79m) With porcelain tiled flooring and a dual aspect with window range to side and French doors to rear opening directly to the terrace and gardens beyond. Range of LED spotlights and door to:

DRESSING ROOM: 8' 11" x 4' 9" (2.73m x 1.47m) With hanging rails and fitted shelving units.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 8" x 12' 4" (3.88m x 3.76m) Enjoying an attractive position set to the rear of the property with double height window range to rear elevation, range of wall lights and porcelain tiled flooring.

BEDROOM 4: 13' 3" x 10' 2" (4.05m x 3.10m) Afforded a dual aspect with windows to front and side, stripped wooden flooring.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 11' 4" x 7' 10" (3.47m x 2.41m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, twin Althea wall-hung wash handbasins with base level storage below and double width mirror. Separately screened shower unit with both mounted or hand-held chrome shower attachments, wall-mounted heated towel rail and obscured glass windows to side. Range of LED spotlights.

PLANT ROOM: 8' 5" x 5' 3" (2.58m x 1.61m) Housing gas-fired boiler, pressurised water cylinder and electricity fuse box.

First-floor

OPEN PLAN SITTING/DINING ROOM: 46' 5" x 31' 4" narrowing to 15' 3" (14.17m x 9.57m narrowing to 4.66m) An outstanding reception space enjoying a quadruple aspect with French doors to front, side and rear opening to balconies on three elevations to the property. Offering panoramic views across the Stour Valley, this architecturally unique proposition would make an exceptional entertaining space with partly pitched roofline, Velux windows to side, range of spotlights and stripped timber flooring. Door to:

CLOAKROOM: 5' 3" x 3' 11" (1.61m x 1.21m) Fitted with ceramic WC and wash handbasin.


French doors to the front elevation lead from the principal reception space to a balcony with steel borders and staircase descending to the front gardens.

Outside Positioned on one of the most sought-after locations within the region, the property is approached via a tarmacadam driveway providing off-street parking four five to six vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 19' 5" x 16' 10" (5.94m x 5.14m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected and windows to rear. Ample loft storage space and double doors to side opening to:

WORKSHOP: 17' 2" x 10' 11" (5.25m x 3.35m) With tiled flooring throughout, windows to front, stainless steel single sink unit within a base unit and also housing gas-fired boiler. Door to:

INNER HALL: With door to outside providing access to raised decked terrace and further door to:

SHOWER ROOM: 6' 6" x 5' 2" (2.00m x 1.60m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass window to rear.

GAMES ROOM/HOME OFFICE: 22' 10" x 13' 7" (6.96m x 4.16m) With bi-folding doors affording access onto the raised decked terrace, with exposed oak flooring, substantial roof struts and Velux windows to both front and rear.



GARDENS: The gardens envelope the property with a walkway leading from the parking area directly to the property flanked by lawn with mature, well-screened hedge line border to side, both brick and sleeper bordered pond with water feature and steps rising to a further expanse of lawn currently left wild although offering ample potential as a further seating/garden area if so required.

The gardens continue to the side of the property with range of mature trees, perennial and evergreen shrubs and flowers with gated access onto Lamarsh Hill with a short walk available to the Lamarsh Lion public house. The courtyard provides the perfect area to entertain and has an adjacent well.

A summer house is positioned to the corner of the boundary looking across to the principal raised terrace which provides a tiered seating area with attractive border hedging, perennial flowers and views across the valley.

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

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