Semi-Detached House   3 bedroom(s)   1 bathroom(s)   2 reception room(s)
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PROEPRTY DESCRIPTION An extended three/four-bedroom semi-detached property dating from the 1930s enjoying an attractive setting, nestled amidst open farmland on the periphery of the ever-popular North Essex village of Layer de la Haye, two miles from the Roman Town of Colchester. Extended and improved by the current owner, the property offers many of the hallmarks and features associated with a property of this era including bay windows, fireplaces, impressive gardens and far-reaching views. Offering an accommodation schedule of approximately 1,400sq ft, the property is arranged via two ground-floor reception rooms with notable features including Victorian-style cast iron fireplaces, oak flooring, French doors and a Rangemaster kitchen. Ground-floor bedroom potential is offered via a single storey side extension with further benefits to the property including a double garage, off-street parking and established south facing rear gardens abutting open farmland.
Brick archway to:
ENTRANCE PORCH: With terracotta tiled flooring and oak door with obscured glass panel opening to:
ENTRANCE HALL: 11' 4" x 8' 11" (3.46m x 2.73m) An inviting entrance hall with window to side, staircase off and oak flooring throughout. Stained glass window to front and door to useful storeroom.
SITTING ROOM: 13' 8" x 12' 5" (4.19m into bay x 3.79m) With bay window to front, central fireplace with hearth, oak surround and mantle over. Oak flooring.
DINING ROOM: 11' 10" x 11' 1" (3.62m x 3.40m) Linking directly with the kitchen and enjoying an open aspect with French doors to rear affording direct access to the terrace and gardens beyond. Central cast iron Victorian-style fireplace with tiled hearth, alcoves either side and opening to:
KITCHEN: 9' 10" x 7' 6" (3.02m x 2.31m) With a matching range of soft-close wooden fronted base units with worktops over and tiling above. Single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap over and window to rear overlooking gardens. Matching range of wall units and opening to:
UTILITY ROOM: 12' 11" x 7' 11" (3.94m x 2.43m) Forming part of the single storey side extension to the property and fitted with a matching range of base and wall units with worktops over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap over and window to rear overlooking gardens. Space for American style fridge/freezer, further space for washing machine and dryer, door to storeroom and further door to:
CLOAKROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, corner wash handbasin and electric shower. Obscured glass window to front.
INNER HALL: With tiled-effect flooring, panel-glazed door to outside and oak door to:
BEDROOM 4/OFFICE: 13' 3" x 9' 0" (4.06m x 2.76m) A versatile room offering ground-floor bedroom potential if so required although currently utilised as an office with window to rear.
LANDING: With archway window to side and door to:
MASTER BEDROOM: 13' 9" x 12' 5" (4.20m into bay x 3.79m into wardrobe) With bay window to front, part-mirror fronted fitted wardrobes.
BEDROOM 2: 11' 11" x 11' 1" (3.64m into wardrobe x 3.40m) With three-window range to rear affording views over the south facing rear gardens and farmland beyond. Part-mirror fronted fitted wardrobes and hatch to loft.
BEDROOM 3: 8' 9" x 8' 5" (2.68m x 2.59m) With three-window range to front.
FAMILY BATHROOM: 9' 4" x 7' 7" (2.86m x 2.32m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin, bidet and fully tiled bath. Step up to separately screened shower unit with shower.
Outside The property is located on Waterworks Close approached via a shingle driveway opening into an area of off-street parking for approximately four/five vehicles. Flanking the driveway are two expanses of lawn with a range of border plants and shrubs, direct access is provided to the:
DOUBLE GARAGE: 16' 4" x 13' 4" (5.00m x 4.08m) With twin up-and-over doors to front, light and power connected and door to side providing direct access to the inner hall.
GARDEN The south facing gardens offer a particularly inviting aspect with the rear terrace providing an ideal seating and entertaining area, bordered by wisteria and lawn beyond which is well stocked with a diverse range of fruit trees including pear, fig and apple. A vegetable garden is set to the rear of the property with a fence line border to rear abutting adjacent farmland.
AGENTS NOTES: Waterworks Close is adjacent to Layer de la Haye waterworks. Water is pumped from Abberton Reservoir and is treated to become water for domestic use. It is understood from the vendors that no sewage is received or processed at the waterworks.
The main thoroughfare through Waterworks Close is owned and maintained by Layer de la Haye Waterworks and as such, temporary access is granted to all properties within Waterworks Close over land to the front of the property. It should be noted that our clients have enjoyed uninterrupted access to the property throughout their tenure and would be prepared to provide a statuary declaration and indemnity policy if required.
SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.
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