Messing, Colchester, Essex (For Sale) £300,000

Semi-Detached House        3 bedroom(s)         1 bathroom(s)        1 reception room(s)

This Grade II listed three-bedroom former school house, understood to date from the early 18th Century, would benefit from modernisation/updating although retains a wealth of individual charm and period features. Further benefits include garaging, studio and gardens with field views to rear.

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


Features:

  • An early 18th Century semi-detached cottage
  • Situated within a pretty village
  • A wealth of individual charm and period features
  • First floor sunroom with far reaching views
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • 3 first floor bedrooms
  • Garage and off-road parking
  • 18ft external studio with shower room
  • Studio
  • Close to amenities and commuter links

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A Grade II listed former school house, understood to date from the early 18th Century and enjoying a central village location, adjacent to the Parish Church of All Saints located within the picturesque North Essex village of Messing. Of traditional redbrick construction with a tiled hip-roofline, the property would benefit from modernisation/updating although retains a wealth of individual charm and period features including exposed chamfered timberwork, redbrick fireplace with inset wood burning stove, Victorian wooden floor and first floor sunroom. Further benefits to the property include garaging, studio and gardens.

Heavy timbered door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 15' 7" x 12' 10" (4.76m maximum x 3.93m) A characterful room enjoying 8ft ceiling heights with window to front, wealth of exposed timberwork and redbrick fireplace with inset wood burning stove. Recessed shelving to side and door with step down to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 12' 9" x 12' 9" (3.91m x 3.91m) Fitted with a matching range of pine fronted base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and upstands above. Stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold taps over, Calor gas-fuelled oven and Rayburn stove. Attractive wooden flooring, window and door to outside. Door to useful under stair storage recess. Door and step up to:

REAR HALL: 8' 0" x 7' 4" (2.46m x 2.24m) With staircase off, windows to rear and French doors to outside. Door to:

BATHROOM: 7' 2" x 5' 6" (2.20m x 1.70m) With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin and bath.

First floor

LANDING: With stripped wooden flooring, hatch to loft and door to:

SUN ROOM: 14' 5" x 7' 4" (4.40m x 2.24m) Of timber construction, enjoying a glazed surround on two sides beneath a pitched roofline and benefitting from westerly views across farmland distant.

BEDROOM 1: 13' 6" x 11' 1" (4.13m x 3.38m) With window to front, evidence of exposed timberwork and window to front overlooking parish church.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 10" x 9' 1" (3.93m x 2.78m) With window to rear, double doors to recessed wardrobes and stripped wooden flooring.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 8" x 7' 10" (3.87m x 2.40m) With central chimney breast, evidence of exposed timber, studwork and window to front.

Outside Enjoying a central village position, the property is well placed for The Old Crown public house and the range of nearby local amenities.

An area of concrete hardstanding provides off-street parking immediately adjacent to the property with direct access also provided to the:

GARAGE: 19' 5" x 8' 11" (5.93m x 2.72m) With up-and-over door to front, light and power connected, three-phase electricity and personnel door to side.

STUDIO: 18' 6" x 11' 5" (5.66m x 3.48m) Arranged via a single storey with office space, kitchenette and shower room. Light, power and water connected.


GARDEN The gardens are set to the side and rear of the property with central expanse of lawn, range of mature trees and hedge line rear border abutting open farmland.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is subject to a flying freehold with the neighbouring property.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas Rayburn heating to ground floor radiators. Log burner heating to first floor radiators. 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:

  • An early 18th Century semi-detached cottage
  • Situated within a pretty village
  • A wealth of individual charm and period features
  • First floor sunroom with far reaching views
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • 3 first floor bedrooms
  • Garage and off-road parking
  • 18ft external studio with shower room
  • Studio
  • Close to amenities and commuter links

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A Grade II listed former school house, understood to date from the early 18th Century and enjoying a central village location, adjacent to the Parish Church of All Saints located within the picturesque North Essex village of Messing. Of traditional redbrick construction with a tiled hip-roofline, the property would benefit from modernisation/updating although retains a wealth of individual charm and period features including exposed chamfered timberwork, redbrick fireplace with inset wood burning stove, Victorian wooden floor and first floor sunroom. Further benefits to the property include garaging, studio and gardens.

Heavy timbered door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 15' 7" x 12' 10" (4.76m maximum x 3.93m) A characterful room enjoying 8ft ceiling heights with window to front, wealth of exposed timberwork and redbrick fireplace with inset wood burning stove. Recessed shelving to side and door with step down to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 12' 9" x 12' 9" (3.91m x 3.91m) Fitted with a matching range of pine fronted base and wall units with preparation surfaces over and upstands above. Stainless steel single sink unit with hot and cold taps over, Calor gas-fuelled oven and Rayburn stove. Attractive wooden flooring, window and door to outside. Door to useful under stair storage recess. Door and step up to:

REAR HALL: 8' 0" x 7' 4" (2.46m x 2.24m) With staircase off, windows to rear and French doors to outside. Door to:

BATHROOM: 7' 2" x 5' 6" (2.20m x 1.70m) With tiled flooring throughout and fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin and bath.

First floor

LANDING: With stripped wooden flooring, hatch to loft and door to:

SUN ROOM: 14' 5" x 7' 4" (4.40m x 2.24m) Of timber construction, enjoying a glazed surround on two sides beneath a pitched roofline and benefitting from westerly views across farmland distant.

BEDROOM 1: 13' 6" x 11' 1" (4.13m x 3.38m) With window to front, evidence of exposed timberwork and window to front overlooking parish church.

BEDROOM 2: 12' 10" x 9' 1" (3.93m x 2.78m) With window to rear, double doors to recessed wardrobes and stripped wooden flooring.

BEDROOM 3: 12' 8" x 7' 10" (3.87m x 2.40m) With central chimney breast, evidence of exposed timber, studwork and window to front.

Outside Enjoying a central village position, the property is well placed for The Old Crown public house and the range of nearby local amenities.

An area of concrete hardstanding provides off-street parking immediately adjacent to the property with direct access also provided to the:

GARAGE: 19' 5" x 8' 11" (5.93m x 2.72m) With up-and-over door to front, light and power connected, three-phase electricity and personnel door to side.

STUDIO: 18' 6" x 11' 5" (5.66m x 3.48m) Arranged via a single storey with office space, kitchenette and shower room. Light, power and water connected.


GARDEN The gardens are set to the side and rear of the property with central expanse of lawn, range of mature trees and hedge line rear border abutting open farmland.

AGENTS NOTES: The property is subject to a flying freehold with the neighbouring property.

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas Rayburn heating to ground floor radiators. Log burner heating to first floor radiators. 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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