West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £475,000

Detached House         3 bedroom(s)         1 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

A unique, unlisted three-bedroom period cottage with mid-20th Century extension comprising two reception rooms with further benefits including a detached garage, workshop and set in ornate gardens of approximately 0.2 acres within one of North Essexs most favoured villages.

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


Features:

  • An unlisted period cottage with later extension
  • 2 good size reception rooms
  • Centrally positioned kitchen
  • 3 bedrooms and shower room
  • Cottage gardens
  • Garage and workshop
  • Ample off-street parking
  • In all about 0.2 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An imaginatively extended, three-bedroom detached single storey unlisted cottage that has been comprehensively enhanced via a mid-20th Century extension, tucked away in private grounds of approximately 0.2 acres located just off of Queens Road, West Bergholt. Enjoying a private, tucked away setting within one of North Essex's most favoured commutable villages, the property offers a total internal floor area of approximately 1,200 sq ft arranged via a single storey comprising two charming reception rooms. Blending individual period features with mid-20th Century styles and additions, the property is notable for its distinctive features including oriel bay windows, York stone fireplace, an original stain glass window, UPVC double-glazing and the panelled drawing room. Set exceptionally well within its ornate gardens which envelope the property, further benefits include a detached garage with workshop area to side, two areas of off-street parking and a westerly front aspect.

Obscured panel glazed stable door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 7' 5" x 6' 9" (2.27m x 2.08m) x 9' 2" x 3' 1" (2.81m x 0.95m) An L-shaped room with casement window to front, further casement window to side and obscured glass panel door opening to side terrace. Doors to recessed stores with useful fitted shelving and discretely placed fridge/freezer. Door to:

KITCHEN: 9' 1" x 8' 9" (2.77m x 2.68m) Fitted with a matching range of traditional style base and wall units with wooden preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap over and window to side. Space for an oven, washing machine/dryer and further windows to side and rear. Stone tiled flooring and original stained-glass window, door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 6" x 8' 7" (6.26m x 2.63m) Afforded a triple aspect with oriel bay windows to front and side, three further casement windows providing views across the private, unoverlooked front gardens. Brimming with character, the sitting room offers exposed timbers and studwork in addition to a York stone fireplace with inset electric fire.

DRAWING ROOM: 19' 5" x 12' 5" (5.94m 19' 5" x 12' 5" maximum (5.94m x 3.79m maximum) (Accessed via rear hall) Set at a lower level as part of the mid-20th Century extension, this dual aspect reception room provides distinctive stained wood panelling with exposed timber supports, York stone feature brickwork and fireplace with inset electric fire. Providing views to both front and rear and afforded a wealth of natural light from the south facing front gardens.

REAR HALL: Providing the link between bedroom three and the drawing room with a panel glazed door to outside and further panelling to an obscured glass rear window.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14' 0" x 10' 4" (4.27m x 3.17m) (Accessed via entrance hall) Afforded a dual aspect with picture window to front overlooking the private gardens, further window to side and door to side terrace. Range of fitted wardrobe units and stripped wood-effect flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 11' 3" x 9' 0" (3.43m x 2.76m) With three-window range to rear, fitted wardrobes and stripped wood-effect flooring.

BEDROOM 3: 9' 0" x 7' 10" (2.75m x 2.40m) With three-window range to side, stripped wood-effect flooring and fitted wardrobes.

SHOWER ROOM: 6' 7" x 5' 8" (2.02m x 1.75m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, RAK ceramics pedestal wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass windows to side and rear.

Outside Located just off Queens Road and accessed via a private, tarmacadam access road serving just two other properties with a part shingle and part concrete hardstanding area of off-street parking for a single vehicle. Flanked by mature trees and cedar hedging, a five-bar gate opens into the exceptionally diverse and well-maintained cottage gardens with a walkway set beneath a rose arch opening into an expansive seating area, lawn, further mature trees and additional rose arches. A true gardeners delight, the gardens have been developed over many decades with established borders, colourful flowerbeds with both evergreen and perennial planting, distinctive firs and a further parking area set to the south-eastern fringe of the boundary with a five-bar gate opening into a further area of parking for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

GARAGE: (4.95m x 2.29m) 16' 2" x 7' 6" Of brick construction beneath a clay tiled roofline with light and power connected, twin hinge doors to front and workshop area to side 7' 5" x 7' 4" (2.28m x 2.25m).

A further expanse of lawn set adjacent to the garaging forms the rear gardens with a six-foot hedge line border, in stepped planting, various mature trees and useful timber framed external stores.

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

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/


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 unlisted period cottage with later extension
  • 2 good size reception rooms
  • Centrally positioned kitchen
  • 3 bedrooms and shower room
  • Cottage gardens
  • Garage and workshop
  • Ample off-street parking
  • In all about 0.2 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION An imaginatively extended, three-bedroom detached single storey unlisted cottage that has been comprehensively enhanced via a mid-20th Century extension, tucked away in private grounds of approximately 0.2 acres located just off of Queens Road, West Bergholt. Enjoying a private, tucked away setting within one of North Essex's most favoured commutable villages, the property offers a total internal floor area of approximately 1,200 sq ft arranged via a single storey comprising two charming reception rooms. Blending individual period features with mid-20th Century styles and additions, the property is notable for its distinctive features including oriel bay windows, York stone fireplace, an original stain glass window, UPVC double-glazing and the panelled drawing room. Set exceptionally well within its ornate gardens which envelope the property, further benefits include a detached garage with workshop area to side, two areas of off-street parking and a westerly front aspect.

Obscured panel glazed stable door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 7' 5" x 6' 9" (2.27m x 2.08m) x 9' 2" x 3' 1" (2.81m x 0.95m) An L-shaped room with casement window to front, further casement window to side and obscured glass panel door opening to side terrace. Doors to recessed stores with useful fitted shelving and discretely placed fridge/freezer. Door to:

KITCHEN: 9' 1" x 8' 9" (2.77m x 2.68m) Fitted with a matching range of traditional style base and wall units with wooden preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Stainless-steel single sink unit with mixer tap over and window to side. Space for an oven, washing machine/dryer and further windows to side and rear. Stone tiled flooring and original stained-glass window, door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 20' 6" x 8' 7" (6.26m x 2.63m) Afforded a triple aspect with oriel bay windows to front and side, three further casement windows providing views across the private, unoverlooked front gardens. Brimming with character, the sitting room offers exposed timbers and studwork in addition to a York stone fireplace with inset electric fire.

DRAWING ROOM: 19' 5" x 12' 5" (5.94m 19' 5" x 12' 5" maximum (5.94m x 3.79m maximum) (Accessed via rear hall) Set at a lower level as part of the mid-20th Century extension, this dual aspect reception room provides distinctive stained wood panelling with exposed timber supports, York stone feature brickwork and fireplace with inset electric fire. Providing views to both front and rear and afforded a wealth of natural light from the south facing front gardens.

REAR HALL: Providing the link between bedroom three and the drawing room with a panel glazed door to outside and further panelling to an obscured glass rear window.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14' 0" x 10' 4" (4.27m x 3.17m) (Accessed via entrance hall) Afforded a dual aspect with picture window to front overlooking the private gardens, further window to side and door to side terrace. Range of fitted wardrobe units and stripped wood-effect flooring.

BEDROOM 2: 11' 3" x 9' 0" (3.43m x 2.76m) With three-window range to rear, fitted wardrobes and stripped wood-effect flooring.

BEDROOM 3: 9' 0" x 7' 10" (2.75m x 2.40m) With three-window range to side, stripped wood-effect flooring and fitted wardrobes.

SHOWER ROOM: 6' 7" x 5' 8" (2.02m x 1.75m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, RAK ceramics pedestal wash handbasin and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass windows to side and rear.

Outside Located just off Queens Road and accessed via a private, tarmacadam access road serving just two other properties with a part shingle and part concrete hardstanding area of off-street parking for a single vehicle. Flanked by mature trees and cedar hedging, a five-bar gate opens into the exceptionally diverse and well-maintained cottage gardens with a walkway set beneath a rose arch opening into an expansive seating area, lawn, further mature trees and additional rose arches. A true gardeners delight, the gardens have been developed over many decades with established borders, colourful flowerbeds with both evergreen and perennial planting, distinctive firs and a further parking area set to the south-eastern fringe of the boundary with a five-bar gate opening into a further area of parking for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

GARAGE: (4.95m x 2.29m) 16' 2" x 7' 6" Of brick construction beneath a clay tiled roofline with light and power connected, twin hinge doors to front and workshop area to side 7' 5" x 7' 4" (2.28m x 2.25m).

A further expanse of lawn set adjacent to the garaging forms the rear gardens with a six-foot hedge line border, in stepped planting, various mature trees and useful timber framed external stores.

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

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/

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