Detached House   4 bedroom(s)   2 bathroom(s)   2 reception room(s)
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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An extended, four-bedroom detached period cottage blending an 18th Century thatched cottage with significant two storey side extensions, nestled amidst open farmland and countryside enjoying a semi-rural position on a quiet lane within the much sought-after hamlet of Stones Green. Offering exceptionally presented accommodation throughout, the property is formed with an array of styles and high-quality fixtures, fittings and materials utilised throughout with the timber framed thatched cottage comprising two distinctive reception rooms, a wealth of exposed timber and studwork, casement windows, inglenook fireplace and pamment brick flooring. Providing a clear division between the original cottage style and modern addition, the principal area of the property is now comprised of the contemporary additions with notable features including doors complete with Suffolk latches, granite topped AGA kitchen/breakfast room with extended bay to front, UPVC grained-effect double-glazed windows, Travertine stone flooring with underfloor heating, granite topped utility room, library and study. Four first-floor bedrooms are enhanced by fitted wardrobes to the principal and guest suite arranged via two separate staircases and afforded attractive views across both front, side and rear aspects. Further benefits to the property include a horseshoe-shaped driveway providing ample private parking and total plot size of approximately 2.42 acres currently being used as a small holding with an array of versatile outbuildings and further vehicular access to the rear of the plot.
Obscured panel glazed door opening to:
DINING ROOM: 13' 5" x 13' 5" (4.09m x 4.09m) Afforded a dual aspect with window to front and casement window to side, pamment brick flooring, exposed timbers and studwork and inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, surround and oak bressummer beam over. Low-level inset door to the rear of the fireplace, recessed lighting and door to useful under stair storage recess. Door with Suffolk latch providing access to secondary staircase. Opening from dining room to:
SITTING ROOM: 13' 9" x 11' 8" (4.20m x 3.57m) A charming, dual aspect reception room with casement window to side, further window to rear and wealth of exposed timber, studwork and central ceiling beam. Fireplace with brick hearth, oak mantle over and inset stove.
INNER HALL: Connecting the original cottage with principal contemporary additions with two windows to front, wealth of exposed oak and timberwork, staircase off with useful under stair storage recess and door with Suffolk latch opening to:
LIBRARY: 6' 1" x 5' 4" (1.87m x 1.65m) With window to rear, range of fitted shelving and exposed oak timberwork.
SHOWER ROOM: 7' 10" x 7' 5" (2.40m x 2.27m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with storage below, composite surface and tiling above. Fully tiled walk-in double shower with hand-held chrome shower attachment, single LED spotlight. Wall-mounted heated towel rail, underfloor heating and window range to rear affording views across the garden terrace.
AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 17' 7" x 13' 9" (5.38m x 4.20m) A bright, dual aspect room arranged via a three-door oil-fired AGA set within a tile-backed fireplace with wooden surround. A two-door electric AGA with four-ring hob over provides a secondary cooking source set within granite topped preparation surfaces with upstands above. Kitchen units comprise a matching range of solid wood traditional shaker style base and wall units with double butler sink unit, mixer tap above and integrated dishwasher. Travertine tiled flooring with underfloor heating, extended bay to front providing further seating area and double doors affording a westerly aspect to the front elevation. LED spotlights and door with Suffolk latch opening to:
UTILITY ROOM: 13' 10" x 11' 9" (4.24m x 3.60m) Comprising part of the two-storey side extension and fitted with a matching range of shaker style base and wall units with granite preparation surfaces over and upstands above. Ceramic single sink unit with mixer tap above, casement window to front and further window to side. Space for appliances include an American style fridge/freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, full-height double-width cloak storage with integrated lighting and door with Suffolk latch opening to:
STUDY: 9' 6" x 5' 8" (2.92m x 1.74m) Fitted with an extensive range of oak office furniture with part glass fronted wall units, lighting and window range to rear affording views across the gardens.
CLOAKROOM: 5' 8" x 3' 7" (1.74m x 1.10m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin and window to side.
LANDING: 14' 6" x 6' 5" (4.42m x 1.97m) Providing access to the principal bedroom and guest bedroom, with casement window to front, spotlights and low-level door to linen cupboard with useful fitted shelving.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: 17' 11" x 11' 9" (5.47m x 3.59m) Afforded a triple aspect and set beneath a vaulted roofline, affording views to front, side and rear across the gardens, adjacent agricultural land and gardens to rear. Range of fitted wardrobes.
BEDROOM 2: 10' 0" x 7' 5" (3.05m x 2.28m) With window range to rear affording elevated views across the gardens and small holding beyond, bespoke range of integrated wardrobes. Hatch to loft.
SHOWER ROOM: 7' 0" x 5' 2" (2.14m x 1.60m) Principally tiled and fitted with pedestal wash handbasin, shower unit with mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachments, wall-mounted heated towel radiator and Velux style window to rear.
CLOAKROOM: 6' 0" x 3' 6" (1.84m x 1.08m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin with mirror fronted vanity unit above, wall-mounted heated towel rail and Velux style window to rear.
BEDROOM 3: 14' 1" x 11' 6" (4.31m x 3.53m) (Accessed via secondary staircase) Forming one of two first-floor bedrooms in the original cottage with range of exposed timberwork with oak crossbeam, fitted wardrobe and casement window to rear affording views across the gardens.
BEDROOM 4: 13' 2" x 11' 8" (4.02m x 3.57m) (Accessed via secondary staircase) With casement windows to front and side, extensive range of oak timberwork and single fitted wardrobe.
Outside Set behind a five-bar gate with a horseshoe-shaped driveway providing private off-street parking for in excess of ten vehicles if required with brick bordered central bed, established hedge line border to side and picket fence partitioning the principal parking area with front garden.
Designed to retain traditional features, cottage style and traditional materials, an Indian sandstone terrace envelopes the rear of the property providing a substantial area for alfresco dining and entertaining with single expanse of lawn beyond, range of perennial and evergreen border plants in addition to multiple outbuildings with range of timber framed, slate roofed external stores and more substantial outbuilding offering extensive storage or scope for conversion into annexe/ancillary accommodation if so required (subject to the necessary planning consents).
Beyond the rear garden is a public footpath which dissects the formal gardens from the smallholding of which a number of post-and-rail bordered partitions have been created, with hedge line border to side and rear and steel five-bar gate providing vehicular access if so required.
ENTRANCE HALL: 9' 1" x 6' 4" (2.78m x 1.94m)
ROOM 1: 12' 7" x 7' 8" (3.86m x 2.35m)
ROOM 2: 12' 9" x 6' 9" (3.90m x 2.08m)
ROOM 3: 12' 10" x 7' 9" (3.92m x 2.37m)
CLOAKROOM: 7' 6" x 3' 1" (2.29m x 0.95m)
AGENTS NOTES: A public footpath is located within the curtilage of the property specifically located between the gardens and smallholding. For further details please contact David Burr (Leavenheath) Ltd.
Planning permission was granted in 2018 for the erection of a detached annexe. Details can be found at www.tendring.dc.gov.uk reference number 18/01412/FUL
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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