Great Horkesley, Essex (For Sale) Guide Price £375,000

Semi-Detached House        2 bedroom(s)         1 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

A two-bedroom semi-detached period cottage, afforded outstanding views and offering an accommodation schedule in the region of 975 sq ft comprising 20ft sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility room and ground-floor bathroom. 2 first-floor bedrooms. Parking for a minimum of 2 vehicles and gardens.

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


Features:

  • A well-maintained unlisted period cottage
  • 20ft sitting room with fireplace and French doors
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen with separate utility room
  • Ground-floor bathroom
  • 2 first-floor bedrooms
  • Parking for a minimum of two cars
  • Established gardens
  • Tucked away location but close to amenities
  • Colchester 4 miles

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Nestled amidst open farmland and adjacent to a reservoir is a two-bedroom semi-detached cottage, afforded outstanding views over the surrounding landscape and located within the popular North Essex village of Great Horkesley. Offering unlisted status, the property is of timber framed construction and is believed to date from the mid-19th Century and offers an accommodation schedule in the region of 975 sq ft arranged via two ground floor reception rooms. Well maintained by the current owner, the property offers a wealth of individual features including a red brick fireplace with inset grate, double glazing, French doors, internal doors complete with Suffolk latches and exposed brick flooring. Ideally suited as either a principal residence or weekend home/additional property with further benefits including wrap-around gardens offering a south and westerly orientation, off-street parking for a number of vehicles and outstanding views over the surrounding farmland and reservoir.

Six-panel timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 12' 11" x 3' 2" (3.96m x 0.99m) With exposed brick flooring, hatch to loft and double doors opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 3" x 13' 2" (6.18m x 4.03m) The Principal reception space of the property enjoying a southerly aspect to the front elevation with two casement windows and French doors opening to gardens. Notable features include a red brick fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth, inset grate and mantle over. Exposed timberwork, staircase off.

DINING ROOM: 12' 4" x 11' 0" (3.77m x 3.37m) Enjoying a dual south and westerly aspect with casement windows to front and French doors to side opening to terrace and gardens beyond. Central brick fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth, inset grate and oak mantle over.

KITCHEN: 14' 6" x 6' 10" (4.44m x 2.10m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over and tiling above. Single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, brass mixer tap over and window to side. Appliances include a Neff oven with grill above, four-ring Bosch ceramic hob with extraction above, fridge and freezer. Recessed wine store, shelving and LED spotlights. Single-panel glazed door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 10" x 5' 7" (3.01m x 1.72m) With ceramic sink unit, worktop and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to rear terrace and afforded views over the surrounding farmland.

BATHROOM: 14' 6" x 5' 9" (4.43m x 1.76m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with tiled surround. Separately screened shower unit with electric shower attachment. Window to rear overlooking farmland.

First floor

LANDING: With casement window to side and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 1: 10' 11" x 10' 4" (3.35m x 3.15m) With window to front affording elevated views over the surrounding landscape. Doors to fitted wardrobe and further door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 0" x 7' 6" (3.66m x 2.30m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window to front and further window to side, doors to fitted wardrobe.

Outside Accessed via an unadopted, private single-track lane, the property is largely hidden from view amidst open farmland with a reservoir to the south and a neighbouring property. To the front elevation of the property is an area of shingle providing off-street parking for two vehicles with twin gates opening into a further area of parking with six-foot hedged border to side and further fenced border. Established hedging intersperses the initial area of parking and the remaining gardens, a walkway to side provides access with the gardens opening in the form of a single expanse of lawn with various fledgling trees. A winding brick bordered pathway continues beside the property with further flowerbeds, a raised terrace providing an ideal seating area well placed for the afternoon/evening sun, mature borders and range of useful timber framed external stores.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Private drainage. Oil-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 well-maintained unlisted period cottage
  • 20ft sitting room with fireplace and French doors
  • Dining room
  • Kitchen with separate utility room
  • Ground-floor bathroom
  • 2 first-floor bedrooms
  • Parking for a minimum of two cars
  • Established gardens
  • Tucked away location but close to amenities
  • Colchester 4 miles

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Nestled amidst open farmland and adjacent to a reservoir is a two-bedroom semi-detached cottage, afforded outstanding views over the surrounding landscape and located within the popular North Essex village of Great Horkesley. Offering unlisted status, the property is of timber framed construction and is believed to date from the mid-19th Century and offers an accommodation schedule in the region of 975 sq ft arranged via two ground floor reception rooms. Well maintained by the current owner, the property offers a wealth of individual features including a red brick fireplace with inset grate, double glazing, French doors, internal doors complete with Suffolk latches and exposed brick flooring. Ideally suited as either a principal residence or weekend home/additional property with further benefits including wrap-around gardens offering a south and westerly orientation, off-street parking for a number of vehicles and outstanding views over the surrounding farmland and reservoir.

Six-panel timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 12' 11" x 3' 2" (3.96m x 0.99m) With exposed brick flooring, hatch to loft and double doors opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 3" x 13' 2" (6.18m x 4.03m) The Principal reception space of the property enjoying a southerly aspect to the front elevation with two casement windows and French doors opening to gardens. Notable features include a red brick fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth, inset grate and mantle over. Exposed timberwork, staircase off.

DINING ROOM: 12' 4" x 11' 0" (3.77m x 3.37m) Enjoying a dual south and westerly aspect with casement windows to front and French doors to side opening to terrace and gardens beyond. Central brick fireplace with terracotta tiled hearth, inset grate and oak mantle over.

KITCHEN: 14' 6" x 6' 10" (4.44m x 2.10m) Fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over and tiling above. Single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, brass mixer tap over and window to side. Appliances include a Neff oven with grill above, four-ring Bosch ceramic hob with extraction above, fridge and freezer. Recessed wine store, shelving and LED spotlights. Single-panel glazed door to:

UTILITY ROOM: 9' 10" x 5' 7" (3.01m x 1.72m) With ceramic sink unit, worktop and space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Door to rear terrace and afforded views over the surrounding farmland.

BATHROOM: 14' 6" x 5' 9" (4.43m x 1.76m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with tiled surround. Separately screened shower unit with electric shower attachment. Window to rear overlooking farmland.

First floor

LANDING: With casement window to side and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 1: 10' 11" x 10' 4" (3.35m x 3.15m) With window to front affording elevated views over the surrounding landscape. Doors to fitted wardrobe and further door to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 0" x 7' 6" (3.66m x 2.30m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window to front and further window to side, doors to fitted wardrobe.

Outside Accessed via an unadopted, private single-track lane, the property is largely hidden from view amidst open farmland with a reservoir to the south and a neighbouring property. To the front elevation of the property is an area of shingle providing off-street parking for two vehicles with twin gates opening into a further area of parking with six-foot hedged border to side and further fenced border. Established hedging intersperses the initial area of parking and the remaining gardens, a walkway to side provides access with the gardens opening in the form of a single expanse of lawn with various fledgling trees. A winding brick bordered pathway continues beside the property with further flowerbeds, a raised terrace providing an ideal seating area well placed for the afternoon/evening sun, mature borders and range of useful timber framed external stores.

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

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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

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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