3 bedroom(s)   2 bathroom(s)   2 reception room(s)
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This delightful Grade II listed cottage enjoys an elevated and favourable position overlooking the village green within this popular and well served North Essex village.
The property has been thoughtfully extended and now provides versatile family accommodation of a characterful nature with a high degree of practicality making it ideal for modern day living.
A door accesses the entrance lobby providing cloaks space beyond which is a further ledge and board door entering the inner hall. This is a charming area with pamment flooring, cast iron radiator and views to the delightful courtyard with a sculpted bay tree providing a focal point.
There are stairs rising to the first floor and the ledge and board door leads to the reception area. This is subdivided by attractive oak framework and an area with pamment flooring and a four panelled pine door leading to the second staircase. The sitting room benefits from a triple aspect and has exposed beams to the walls and ceilings and takes in views to the green. A red brick chimney breast provides a focal point within which is a wood burning stove set upon a stone hearth which is flanked by a bookcase.
A panelled door leads to a well appointed cloakroom which is accessed from the aforementioned inner hall. To the rear of the property and housed in a later addition is the farmhouse style Aga kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a range of handmade painted units which have oak work surfaces, a Belfast sink, dishwasher and a red enamelled Aga set within a brick chimney breast with a tiled splashback adjacent to which is a gas hob and conventional Bosch oven. The room has pamment flooring and extensive storage space and a further panelled door leading to a utility cupboard. A stable door leads to the rear terrace and garden making it ideal for family entertaining. A square arch opens to a study area which has bespoke cupboards and worktop and also has French doors leading to the aforementioned terrace.
The principal suite is housed in the later addition and has an attractive pine staircase with detailed balustrades rising to the first floor. A panelled door accesses the bedroom which is generously proportioned and benefits from a dual aspect and has a part vaulted ceiling along with painted floorboards and oak doors leading to a large walk-in dressing room. A four panelled pine door leads to the en-suite bath/shower room which is tiled on three sides and has painted floorboards, matching white suite and oval ended bath with shower above.
The remaining bedrooms are accessed via a second staircase which rises from the reception area via a panelled door.
There is a delightful landing which has original Elm floorboards and a range of built-in cupboards beyond which are two well proportioned bedrooms both of which have an attractive oak frame on display and original floorboards. These two bedrooms are served by a charming family bathroom which has a free standing claw foot roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin and matching w.c.
The property is approached via a pavioured drive leading to an extensive area of parking, beyond which is mature hedging and an expanse of lawn which is retained by an attractive red brick dwarf wall which has a twisted hazel tree providing a focal point. Access is afforded to the side of the property via a pair of hardwood arch topped gates which lead to a delightful courtyard with flagstones and a variety of evergreen shrubs and a sculpted bay tree providing a focal point.
Beyond this a wrought iron gate accesses an extensive split level entertaining terrace with red brick steps rising to the garden. The gardens comprise extensive expanses of lawn interspersed with a variety of native trees with a large storage shed to the rear. Enclosed within the rear garden is the perfect family entertaining area which comprises a swimming pool with a large decked entertaining area and steps rising to a raised terrace with a pergola adjacent to a party barn.
RECEPTION AREA 17' 2" x 8' 2" (5.25m x 2.50m)
SITTING ROOM 17' 2" x 12' 3" (5.25m x 3.75m)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 16' 4" x 14' 3" (5.00m x 4.35m)
DINING AREA 9' 10" x 9' 0" (3.00m x 2.75m)
MASTER SUITE 15' 7" x 11' 5" (4.75m x 3.50m)
DRESSING ROOM 6' 0" x 5' 11" (1.85m x 1.82m)
EN-SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM 13' 1" x 4' 9" (4.00m x 1.45m)
BEDROOM 2 11' 5" x 11' 5" (3.50m x 3.50m)
BEDROOM 3 9' 2" x 8' 4" (2.80m x 2.55m)
FAMILY BATHROOM 11' 5" x 4' 11" (3.50m x 1.50m)
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