Langham, Colchester, Essex ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £1,050,000

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

A four-bedroom, four-reception room Grade II listed thatched property having benefitted from a recent programme of extension, enjoying a rural setting with no immediate neighbours and further benefitting from a detached double garage and total plot size of approximately 1.45 acres.

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


Features:

  • An extended thatched cottage with no near neighbours
  • A wealth of original features
  • 17 ft sitting room, 17 ft snug, dining room, study
  • Stunning modern 31ft AGA kitchen/family room
  • 2 g/f bedrooms and bathroom
  • 2 f/f bedrooms and shower room
  • Well-maintained gardens
  • Ample parking and double garage
  • In all about 1.45 acres
  • Convenient access to A12 and Colchester North Station

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2500.00

Estimated Yield Income: 2.86%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Enjoying an idyllic setting with no immediate neighbours is an extended four-bedroom, four-reception room thatched property enjoying a rural setting within the well-regarded North Essex village of Langham. With excellent commuter links, the property has enjoyed a comprehensive programme of adaption, improvement and extension during the current owners' tenure offering a total accommodation schedule of approximately 2,235 sq ft. Blending original period detail with high-specification contemporary fittings, the property is notable for it inglenook fireplaces, oak doors complete with Suffolk latches, leaded-light double-glazed casement windows, wealth of exposed timberwork and single storey kitchen extension. Combining both ground-floor and first-floor bedroom facilities, the overall offering is highly adaptable and is offered to the market in excellent standard throughout. The triple aspect quartz-topped AGA kitchen/breakfast/family room was completed in 2022 offering an outstanding aspect across the terrace and gardens with French doors opening to a side terrace. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, ample private parking and private, well-screened grounds with a total plot size of approximately 1.45 acres.

Original timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 8' 4" x 5' 5" (2.55m x 1.67m) With three-window range of leaded-light glass screen panelling affording a southerly aspect across the terrace and established gardens. Exposed timberwork and opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 17' 1" into fireplace x 15' 1" (5.23m into fireplace x 4.61m) An outstanding reception room with magnificent inglenook fireplace offering a herringbone patterned brick hearth, gas fireplace, log store and timbered mantle over. Offering an array of exposed timbers and studwork, central crossbeam and leaded-light double-glazed windows to front elevation.

SNUG: 17' 0" x 14' 8" (5.20m x 4.48m) A distinctive dual aspect reception space with double-glazed leaded-light casement windows to front, leaded-light glass panelling to side beneath an extended bay. Exposed timbered archway, array of ceiling timbers, central crossbeam and brick fireplace with original bread oven to side and oak mantle over.

DINING ROOM: 15' 3" x 9' 7" (4.65m x 2.94m) With double-glazed leaded-light casement window range to front elevation, exposed painted wall and ceiling timbers, Jim Lawrence light fittings and exposed oak sole plate. Door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM: 31' 4" x 14' 9" (9.56m x 4.51m) A single storey side extension completed in 2022 and arranged via a distinctive, triple aspect open plan space. Ideally suited for entertaining arranged via an extensive range of shaker-style wall and base units with oak preparation surfaces over and tiling above. A three-door oil-fired AGA is set within a tiled recess with a single sink unit with three-way mixer tap above. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher. A quartz-topped island provides an ideal seating area with five-ring induction hob, Indesit double oven with grill. Herringbone-patterned engineered oak flooring throughout, French doors opening to side terrace and gardens beyond. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BOOT ROOM: 10' 2" x 4' 8" (3.11m x 1.44m) Set beneath a pitched roofline with tiled flooring throughout, single preparation space and space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. LED lighting and panel-glazed door to outside.

INNER HALL: With staircase off and framed evidence of wattle and daub construction. Hatch to loft, door with Suffolk latch opening to:

STUDY: 8' 4" x 6' 11" (2.56m x 2.11m) A tucked away study area with window range to rear affording views across the rear gardens and land beyond. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 3: 16' 1" x 6' 11" (4.91m x 2.12m) Afforded a dual aspect with leaded-light glass screening to side, Yorkshire sash window to rear and wealth of exposed timber and studwork.

BEDROOM 4: 15' 1" x 13' 3" (4.61m x 4.04m) A wonderfully appointed ground-floor double bedroom afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to rear and French doors to side opening to gardens. Twin recessed fitted wardrobe units with useful shelving.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 1" x 6' 9" (2.77m x 2.07m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with chrome mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Heated towel radiator and double-width linen store.

First floor

LANDING: With leaded-light casement window to front, exposed timberwork and double doors to useful fitted store. Further storeroom with useful fitted shelving and door with Suffolk latch to:

BEDROOM 1: 15' 2" x 12' 5" (4.64m x 3.80m) A timbered principal suite with three-window range to side, exposed chimney breast and corner storage. Extensive range of timber and studwork.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 10" x 9' 8" (4.53m x 2.95m) With three-window range to side, exposed wall timbers.

SHOWER ROOM: 10' 2" x 6' 4" (3.10m x 1.95m) Fitted with ceramic WC, Heritage pedestal wash handbasin, separately screened shower unit, low-level traditional cylinder radiator and casement window affording views across the landscape to rear.

Outside Situated on Old Mill Road with no immediate neighbours, the property is approached via a five-bar gate opening into a shingled driveway flanked by a natural pond, mature evergreen and perennial shrubs, border hedging and mature trees. The driveway opens into an area of private parking with space for approximately six vehicles with direct access provided to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' 2" x 18' 0" (6.17m x 5.51m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected.


GARDENS: The gardens envelope the property with various walkways, rose arches, interspersed hedging and both morning and afternoon terracing. Designed with a clear emphasis on maintaining a period feel within this unrivalled setting lying within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by unspoilt land with dense treelines and an exceptionally private setting.

SERVICES: Mains electricity is connected. Well-fed water. 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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Full Details

Features:

  • An extended thatched cottage with no near neighbours
  • A wealth of original features
  • 17 ft sitting room, 17 ft snug, dining room, study
  • Stunning modern 31ft AGA kitchen/family room
  • 2 g/f bedrooms and bathroom
  • 2 f/f bedrooms and shower room
  • Well-maintained gardens
  • Ample parking and double garage
  • In all about 1.45 acres
  • Convenient access to A12 and Colchester North Station

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Enjoying an idyllic setting with no immediate neighbours is an extended four-bedroom, four-reception room thatched property enjoying a rural setting within the well-regarded North Essex village of Langham. With excellent commuter links, the property has enjoyed a comprehensive programme of adaption, improvement and extension during the current owners' tenure offering a total accommodation schedule of approximately 2,235 sq ft. Blending original period detail with high-specification contemporary fittings, the property is notable for it inglenook fireplaces, oak doors complete with Suffolk latches, leaded-light double-glazed casement windows, wealth of exposed timberwork and single storey kitchen extension. Combining both ground-floor and first-floor bedroom facilities, the overall offering is highly adaptable and is offered to the market in excellent standard throughout. The triple aspect quartz-topped AGA kitchen/breakfast/family room was completed in 2022 offering an outstanding aspect across the terrace and gardens with French doors opening to a side terrace. Further benefits to the property include a detached double garage, ample private parking and private, well-screened grounds with a total plot size of approximately 1.45 acres.

Original timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 8' 4" x 5' 5" (2.55m x 1.67m) With three-window range of leaded-light glass screen panelling affording a southerly aspect across the terrace and established gardens. Exposed timberwork and opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 17' 1" into fireplace x 15' 1" (5.23m into fireplace x 4.61m) An outstanding reception room with magnificent inglenook fireplace offering a herringbone patterned brick hearth, gas fireplace, log store and timbered mantle over. Offering an array of exposed timbers and studwork, central crossbeam and leaded-light double-glazed windows to front elevation.

SNUG: 17' 0" x 14' 8" (5.20m x 4.48m) A distinctive dual aspect reception space with double-glazed leaded-light casement windows to front, leaded-light glass panelling to side beneath an extended bay. Exposed timbered archway, array of ceiling timbers, central crossbeam and brick fireplace with original bread oven to side and oak mantle over.

DINING ROOM: 15' 3" x 9' 7" (4.65m x 2.94m) With double-glazed leaded-light casement window range to front elevation, exposed painted wall and ceiling timbers, Jim Lawrence light fittings and exposed oak sole plate. Door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM: 31' 4" x 14' 9" (9.56m x 4.51m) A single storey side extension completed in 2022 and arranged via a distinctive, triple aspect open plan space. Ideally suited for entertaining arranged via an extensive range of shaker-style wall and base units with oak preparation surfaces over and tiling above. A three-door oil-fired AGA is set within a tiled recess with a single sink unit with three-way mixer tap above. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher. A quartz-topped island provides an ideal seating area with five-ring induction hob, Indesit double oven with grill. Herringbone-patterned engineered oak flooring throughout, French doors opening to side terrace and gardens beyond. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BOOT ROOM: 10' 2" x 4' 8" (3.11m x 1.44m) Set beneath a pitched roofline with tiled flooring throughout, single preparation space and space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. LED lighting and panel-glazed door to outside.

INNER HALL: With staircase off and framed evidence of wattle and daub construction. Hatch to loft, door with Suffolk latch opening to:

STUDY: 8' 4" x 6' 11" (2.56m x 2.11m) A tucked away study area with window range to rear affording views across the rear gardens and land beyond. Door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 3: 16' 1" x 6' 11" (4.91m x 2.12m) Afforded a dual aspect with leaded-light glass screening to side, Yorkshire sash window to rear and wealth of exposed timber and studwork.

BEDROOM 4: 15' 1" x 13' 3" (4.61m x 4.04m) A wonderfully appointed ground-floor double bedroom afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to rear and French doors to side opening to gardens. Twin recessed fitted wardrobe units with useful shelving.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 1" x 6' 9" (2.77m x 2.07m) Fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and bath with chrome mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Heated towel radiator and double-width linen store.

First floor

LANDING: With leaded-light casement window to front, exposed timberwork and double doors to useful fitted store. Further storeroom with useful fitted shelving and door with Suffolk latch to:

BEDROOM 1: 15' 2" x 12' 5" (4.64m x 3.80m) A timbered principal suite with three-window range to side, exposed chimney breast and corner storage. Extensive range of timber and studwork.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 10" x 9' 8" (4.53m x 2.95m) With three-window range to side, exposed wall timbers.

SHOWER ROOM: 10' 2" x 6' 4" (3.10m x 1.95m) Fitted with ceramic WC, Heritage pedestal wash handbasin, separately screened shower unit, low-level traditional cylinder radiator and casement window affording views across the landscape to rear.

Outside Situated on Old Mill Road with no immediate neighbours, the property is approached via a five-bar gate opening into a shingled driveway flanked by a natural pond, mature evergreen and perennial shrubs, border hedging and mature trees. The driveway opens into an area of private parking with space for approximately six vehicles with direct access provided to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20' 2" x 18' 0" (6.17m x 5.51m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected.


GARDENS: The gardens envelope the property with various walkways, rose arches, interspersed hedging and both morning and afternoon terracing. Designed with a clear emphasis on maintaining a period feel within this unrivalled setting lying within the Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded by unspoilt land with dense treelines and an exceptionally private setting.

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

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