Bures, Essex ( For Sale ) Guide Price £1,400,000

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

A high-specification four-bedroom (one en-suite) single-storey country residence nestled amidst the Stour Valley benefitting from both garaging and cart lodge, set within ornate, flourishing grounds with a total plot size of approximately 1.9 acres.

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


Features:

  • Detached single-storey country residence
  • 34ft sitting room with fireplace
  • Dining room, utility room
  • 17ft 7 kitchen/breakfast room
  • Principal suite with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite
  • 3 further bedrooms, one currently used as a study
  • Family bathroom and separate cloakroom
  • Double cart lodge and double garage
  • Formal gardens and meadow
  • In all about 1.9 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached single-storey country residence, nestled amidst grounds of 1.9 acres and enjoying a discrete yet accessible location on the periphery of the well-regarded village of Bures. Lying on the Suffolk/Essex border amidst the landscape of the Stour Valley, the property was constructed by the current owners in 2003 to the most exacting standards with innovations including an air-filtration unit, a surround-sound Sonos system, multi centre alarm system, underfloor heating throughout and central vacuum function. Offering an accommodation schedule to the principal residence of approximately 2,100 sq ft, Brook House Cottage was completed with a clear emphasis on a wealth of natural light and use of high-quality materials including tongue-and-groove cherrywood flooring, pine-framed double-glazed windows and French doors, internal doors complete with Suffolk latches and a vaulted triple aspect sitting room with herringbone-patterned fireplace and bespoke, granite-topped kitchen with Neff appliances. A rarely available market opportunity of outstanding proportions set amidst picturesque surroundings, the property is further complemented by a range of outbuildings including a double oak-framed cart lodge and double garage with twin hinged doors to front, lean-to store to rear and ornate, flourishing gardens with patterned terrace and meadow.

Solid wood door with stained-glass panel and stained-glass surround, opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 22' 7" x 9' 6" (6.89m x 2.90m) + 16' 8" x 8' 2" (5.09m x 2.50m) An expansive entrance hall with cherrywood flooring throughout, extensive range of spotlights and door to storeroom housing multi-sensor alarm system, hanging rail and useful fitted shelving above with sensor lighting. Panel-glazed double doors opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 23' 11" x 14' 9" (7.29m x 4.52m) The principal reception room is afforded a triple aspect set beneath a 12-foot vaulted roofline with exposed ceiling timbers and afforded an outstanding aspect with views across the formal gardens, meadow and valley beyond. A distinctive, multi-aspect reception space with herringbone-patterned fireplace with oak bressummer beam over, hearth and inset wood burning stove. Three sets of French doors lead directly to the terrace.

DINING ROOM: 14' 10" x 12' 1" (4.53m x 3.69m) Conveniently set just off the kitchen enjoying an open link via a brick archway with cherrywood flooring throughout, casement window range to side, integrated speakers and air-filtration point.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 7" x 15' 7" (5.37m x 4.77m) A bespoke, handmade kitchen comprising a number of soft-close base units with granite surfaces and upstands, full-height pantry with sensor lighting, deep-fill pan drawers and part glass-fronted wall units. A ceramic butler sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, hot and cold tap and separate water jet attachment. Fitted appliances include a Neff oven with grill above, integrated fridge/freezer with both chilled water and ice maker in addition to a Bosch dishwasher. With casement window range to front and further casement window range to side affording views across the formal gardens, central ceiling speaker and range of LED spotlights. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 9" x 7' 10" (2.98m x 2.40m) Fitted with a with a matching range of shaker-style base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel sink with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and casement window to front. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer in addition to a recessed boiler room accessed via a sliding door, also housing pressurised water cylinder and central vacuum system point. Door from utility room with stained-glass viewing screen opening to side.

BEDROOM 1: 22' 10" narrowing to 17' 3" x 13' 5" (6.98m narrowing to 5.28m x 4.09m) An outstanding principal suite set to the rear elevation of the property and afforded a dual south-easterly aspect with bay window to rear with window seat and two sets of French doors to side opening to the breakfast terrace, ideally placed to enjoy the morning sun. Range of spotlights, hatch to loft and panel-glazed double doors opening to:

WALK-IN WARDROBE: 9' 1" x 8' 7" (2.78m x 2.64m) With sensor lighting.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 10' 1" x 7' 1" (3.08m x 2.18m) Fitted with ceramic WC set within a quartz-effect-topped unit, oval wash handbasin set within a base unit with mosaic tiling above, mirror, downlighters and ample storage to either side. Double-width walk-in shower unit with Aquilisa shower, spotlights, air-filtration points and obscured glass casement window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 9" x 10' 0" (3.90m x 3.07m) With windows to side affording views across adjacent farmland.

BEDROOM 3: 10' 7" x 11' 2" (3.25m x 3.42m) With part-mirror-fronted fitted wardrobe unit and casement window range to side in addition to an air-filtration point.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: 13' 0" x 11' 1" (3.98m x 3.38m) A versatile room enjoying an easterly aspect with casement window range across the terrace, gardens and meadow beyond. Currently utilised as an office although offering excellent potential as a further reception room or bedroom if so required.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 5" x 7' 11" (2.57m x 2.42m) Fitted with ceramic WC, oval wash handbasin set within a base unit in addition to corner bath and separate shower unit with Aquiliser shower, obscured-glass window to side and wall-mounted heated towel radiator.

CLOAKROOM: 7' 5" x 3' 6" (2.27m x 1.08m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with a base level storage unit and tiling above.

Outside Set back from Colchester Road and accessed via a tarmacadam approach with five-bar gate, further personnel access opening to an area of shingle providing off-street parking for in excess of ten vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE CART LODGE: 25' 4" x 18' 0" (7.74m x 5.50m) Of oak construction on a brick plinth with pitched slate roofline, light and power connected, two open bays and attached log store 18' 0" x 4' 4" (5.50m x 1.33m).

Also set to the front of the property is a:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 4" x 16' 5" (5.61m x 5.01m) With twin hinged doors to front, light, power and water connected and of concrete block construction. A lean-to garden store 18' 10" x 6' 8" (5.75m x 2.04m) is set to the rear of the garage with twin access points.



GARDENS: The gardens are one of the property's finest attributes with a brick bordered Mediterranean-style seating area, adorned with roses and both perennial and evergreen border planting, ideally placed as an alfresco lunching area, well placed to enjoy the south-facing aspect.

The gardens are divided into a network of areas with rose arches leading to an area of fruit trees, further planting area to the Colchester Road border with three silver birch trees amidst a hedge line border to the front and side elevation with further mature trees.

The principal terrace spans the side and rear elevations with part-brick, part-Indian sandstone and stone-tiled pattern for a distinctive aesthetic appeal with brick bordered raised planters, expanse of lawn beyond with lavender, dense beds and fruit trees.

The rear aspect of the garden is set to meadow with an owl box, both fence and hedge line borders, sporadic tree planting and uninterrupted views across the Stour Valley landscape.

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

EPC RATING: Pending report. A copy of the energy performance certificate is available on request.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Braintree District Council, Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree Essex CM7 9HB (01376 552525). BAND: F

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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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached single-storey country residence
  • 34ft sitting room with fireplace
  • Dining room, utility room
  • 17ft 7 kitchen/breakfast room
  • Principal suite with walk-in wardrobe and en-suite
  • 3 further bedrooms, one currently used as a study
  • Family bathroom and separate cloakroom
  • Double cart lodge and double garage
  • Formal gardens and meadow
  • In all about 1.9 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached single-storey country residence, nestled amidst grounds of 1.9 acres and enjoying a discrete yet accessible location on the periphery of the well-regarded village of Bures. Lying on the Suffolk/Essex border amidst the landscape of the Stour Valley, the property was constructed by the current owners in 2003 to the most exacting standards with innovations including an air-filtration unit, a surround-sound Sonos system, multi centre alarm system, underfloor heating throughout and central vacuum function. Offering an accommodation schedule to the principal residence of approximately 2,100 sq ft, Brook House Cottage was completed with a clear emphasis on a wealth of natural light and use of high-quality materials including tongue-and-groove cherrywood flooring, pine-framed double-glazed windows and French doors, internal doors complete with Suffolk latches and a vaulted triple aspect sitting room with herringbone-patterned fireplace and bespoke, granite-topped kitchen with Neff appliances. A rarely available market opportunity of outstanding proportions set amidst picturesque surroundings, the property is further complemented by a range of outbuildings including a double oak-framed cart lodge and double garage with twin hinged doors to front, lean-to store to rear and ornate, flourishing gardens with patterned terrace and meadow.

Solid wood door with stained-glass panel and stained-glass surround, opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 22' 7" x 9' 6" (6.89m x 2.90m) + 16' 8" x 8' 2" (5.09m x 2.50m) An expansive entrance hall with cherrywood flooring throughout, extensive range of spotlights and door to storeroom housing multi-sensor alarm system, hanging rail and useful fitted shelving above with sensor lighting. Panel-glazed double doors opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 23' 11" x 14' 9" (7.29m x 4.52m) The principal reception room is afforded a triple aspect set beneath a 12-foot vaulted roofline with exposed ceiling timbers and afforded an outstanding aspect with views across the formal gardens, meadow and valley beyond. A distinctive, multi-aspect reception space with herringbone-patterned fireplace with oak bressummer beam over, hearth and inset wood burning stove. Three sets of French doors lead directly to the terrace.

DINING ROOM: 14' 10" x 12' 1" (4.53m x 3.69m) Conveniently set just off the kitchen enjoying an open link via a brick archway with cherrywood flooring throughout, casement window range to side, integrated speakers and air-filtration point.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 7" x 15' 7" (5.37m x 4.77m) A bespoke, handmade kitchen comprising a number of soft-close base units with granite surfaces and upstands, full-height pantry with sensor lighting, deep-fill pan drawers and part glass-fronted wall units. A ceramic butler sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, hot and cold tap and separate water jet attachment. Fitted appliances include a Neff oven with grill above, integrated fridge/freezer with both chilled water and ice maker in addition to a Bosch dishwasher. With casement window range to front and further casement window range to side affording views across the formal gardens, central ceiling speaker and range of LED spotlights. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 9" x 7' 10" (2.98m x 2.40m) Fitted with a with a matching range of shaker-style base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel sink with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and casement window to front. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer in addition to a recessed boiler room accessed via a sliding door, also housing pressurised water cylinder and central vacuum system point. Door from utility room with stained-glass viewing screen opening to side.

BEDROOM 1: 22' 10" narrowing to 17' 3" x 13' 5" (6.98m narrowing to 5.28m x 4.09m) An outstanding principal suite set to the rear elevation of the property and afforded a dual south-easterly aspect with bay window to rear with window seat and two sets of French doors to side opening to the breakfast terrace, ideally placed to enjoy the morning sun. Range of spotlights, hatch to loft and panel-glazed double doors opening to:

WALK-IN WARDROBE: 9' 1" x 8' 7" (2.78m x 2.64m) With sensor lighting.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 10' 1" x 7' 1" (3.08m x 2.18m) Fitted with ceramic WC set within a quartz-effect-topped unit, oval wash handbasin set within a base unit with mosaic tiling above, mirror, downlighters and ample storage to either side. Double-width walk-in shower unit with Aquilisa shower, spotlights, air-filtration points and obscured glass casement window to rear.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 9" x 10' 0" (3.90m x 3.07m) With windows to side affording views across adjacent farmland.

BEDROOM 3: 10' 7" x 11' 2" (3.25m x 3.42m) With part-mirror-fronted fitted wardrobe unit and casement window range to side in addition to an air-filtration point.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: 13' 0" x 11' 1" (3.98m x 3.38m) A versatile room enjoying an easterly aspect with casement window range across the terrace, gardens and meadow beyond. Currently utilised as an office although offering excellent potential as a further reception room or bedroom if so required.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 5" x 7' 11" (2.57m x 2.42m) Fitted with ceramic WC, oval wash handbasin set within a base unit in addition to corner bath and separate shower unit with Aquiliser shower, obscured-glass window to side and wall-mounted heated towel radiator.

CLOAKROOM: 7' 5" x 3' 6" (2.27m x 1.08m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with a base level storage unit and tiling above.

Outside Set back from Colchester Road and accessed via a tarmacadam approach with five-bar gate, further personnel access opening to an area of shingle providing off-street parking for in excess of ten vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

DOUBLE CART LODGE: 25' 4" x 18' 0" (7.74m x 5.50m) Of oak construction on a brick plinth with pitched slate roofline, light and power connected, two open bays and attached log store 18' 0" x 4' 4" (5.50m x 1.33m).

Also set to the front of the property is a:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 4" x 16' 5" (5.61m x 5.01m) With twin hinged doors to front, light, power and water connected and of concrete block construction. A lean-to garden store 18' 10" x 6' 8" (5.75m x 2.04m) is set to the rear of the garage with twin access points.



GARDENS: The gardens are one of the property's finest attributes with a brick bordered Mediterranean-style seating area, adorned with roses and both perennial and evergreen border planting, ideally placed as an alfresco lunching area, well placed to enjoy the south-facing aspect.

The gardens are divided into a network of areas with rose arches leading to an area of fruit trees, further planting area to the Colchester Road border with three silver birch trees amidst a hedge line border to the front and side elevation with further mature trees.

The principal terrace spans the side and rear elevations with part-brick, part-Indian sandstone and stone-tiled pattern for a distinctive aesthetic appeal with brick bordered raised planters, expanse of lawn beyond with lavender, dense beds and fruit trees.

The rear aspect of the garden is set to meadow with an owl box, both fence and hedge line borders, sporadic tree planting and uninterrupted views across the Stour Valley landscape.

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

EPC RATING: Pending report. A copy of the energy performance certificate is available on request.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Braintree District Council, Causeway House, Bocking End, Braintree Essex CM7 9HB (01376 552525). BAND: F

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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