Situated in a quiet part of the village of East Bergholt this detached cottage brings together the charm of period property with modern open plan living space. Presented to an excellent standard, this village property of real character with exceptionally well presented gardens is now available to view.
INTRODUCTION situated in a quiet part of the village of East Bergholt this detached cottage brings together the charm of period property with modern open plan living space. Presented to an excellent standard, this village property of real character with exceptionally well presented gardens is now available to view.
INFORMATION dating in parts from 1845 the cottage is of brick construction under a slate roof with a rendered elevation. Sympathetic extensions completed and finished with a New England weatherboard faade has created additional ground floor accommodation and maximised use of the first floor. The majority of the windows are double glazed and some are sliding sash. Heating is to radiators via a gas fired boiler. Ample parking to the front, high speed broadband.
DIRECTIONS from the centre of the village continue towards the church, passing the church on your left hand side continue down Rectory Hill. Passing Oranges and Lemons caf on your right hand side continue along White Horse Road. The property can be found on the right hand side after just over a quarter of a mile with off road parking to the front.
EAST BERGHOLT has the benefit of a good range of local facilities including a modernized general store and post office, bakers and chemist, GP surgery and medical centre. Parish Church and Congregational Church, along with many local associations. The village provides education facilities from pre-school age to GCSE, sixth form colleges are available in Colchester and Ipswich. There are several independent schools in both the local and major towns and throughout the area. A12 links to the M25 and A14. Regional Airport is Stansted, approximately an hour by car. The mainline railway stations in Manningtree provides a regular service to London taking around an hour. The village is famous for its historical connections with John Constable RA and the landscape he painted is still very much the same today. From the village there are numerous footpaths giving direct access into this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Broadband is available in the village.
SERVICES All main services are connected to the property. Babergh District Council Council Tax C EPC G
PLEASE NOTE As vendor's agents we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property. The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.
THE FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION extends to
BEDROOM ONE 13'11 x 12'00 window to front (NE), overlooking fields and a converted chapel, Victorian fire grate, Double fitted wardrobes.
FAMILY BATHROOM window to the front (NE). Suite comprising of Panelled bath with tiled surround, built in shower head and glass screen, twin handholds. W/C, pedestal wash basin and tiled floor. Heated towel rail.
LANDING window to rear (SW), space for wardrobe and return staircase to:
GROUND FLOOR ENTRANCE via wood panel door from the driveway into:
HALLWAY under stairs cupboard, cupboard housing gas fired combi boiler, ceramic tiled floor. Doors to:
BEDROOM TWO 14'8 x 9'11 Dual aspect windows to front (NE) and rear (SW), door to
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Double width shower cubicle, shower and mixer taps. LED down-lighters, extractor fan, W/C, heated towel rail and pedestal wash basin.
SITTING ROOM 14'00 x 12'5 secondary double glazed window to front, Feature brick fireplace and chimney breast with log burner, a warm and cosy room.
KITCHEN AND GARDEN ROOM 20'9 X 11'10 reducing to 11'04 a n open light space with windows, double and single doors to side and rear. The hand built Kitchen, comprises a Shaker style range of units with wooden working surface, inset ceramic sink and drainer, base units with peninsular unit, fitted drawers and cupboards including carousel storage, range of eye level cupboards, space for cooker with extractor over, fitted dishwasher, fridge and freezer, plumbing for washing machine, oak laminate flooring. Garden room area has double doors to the rear garden and is filled with light.
OUTSIDE The FRONT of the property is approached from the road via a drop kerb to a gravelled driveway which provides ample parking. The established and well stocked front garden laid out around a circular central area and filled with flowering plants, is bounded to the front by an attractive low brick wall. Log store adjacent to front door.
A secure gateway leads to the REAR garden which is South West facing and lawned with an extensive brick terrace area providing excellent space for seating making the best of this well presented rear cottage garden. Garden shed.