INTRODUCTION First time to the market since new, this extremely substantial detached family home designed and constructed by Thorcross Builders Ltd approx. 17 years ago offers 5 bedrooms set over 3 floors as well as a self contained Annex which provides additional accommodation suitable for the requirements of an extended family. The property is well presented throughout and is situated towards the end of a private lane in established south facing grounds of approx. 0.25 acre(sts) backing onto farmland beyond. An early viewing is highly recommended.
INFORMATION This substantial family home built c2000 by renowned Thorcross Builders Ltd is of brick construction with rendered elevations and a tiled roof. The property is ideally suited to those seeking spacious accommodation as well as those having requirements for independent living attached to the main house. Double glazed, Gas heating by radiators, with independent boilers to main house and annex and underfloor to kitchen, breakfast room, utility and ground floor cloakroom. There is a triple attached garage, with 2 electric doors, above which is located the independent annex. The plot is approx. 62’ frontage x 246’ overall depth, approx. 0.25 acre in total (sts) with a southerly facing rear garden.
BENTLEY is a popular sought after village with easy access to Colchester and Ipswich via the A12 and A14. Manningtree station is 10 minutes drive away offering a fast regular rail service to London Liverpool Street. The village has its own small primary school and comes within the catchment for East Bergholt High School. The village offers a Community Pub and Village Shop, village hall and Parish Church.
SERVICES SERVICES Electricity and water is connected to the property, private drainage.
Babergh District Council 01473 822801 Council Tax Band G EPC tbc
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 ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES ON THE SECOND FLOOR with approximate room sizes
BEDROOM 4 14’6 x 9’2 (height restriction) 2 velux windows,
BEDROOM 5 10’7 x 9’2 (height restriction) velux window
CLOAKROOM Suite includes wash basin set in tiled vanity unit with cupboard under, WC.
WALK IN STORAGE LOFT 24’0 x 6’5 (height restriction) Ideal storage being partly boarded with electric light, door to:
SECOND FLOOR LANDING stairs via door to
MASTER BEDROOM 17’6 x 14’2 Window to rear over looking the garden. Full range of fitted wardrobes to one wall including drawers and storage, inset down lighting, under stairs storage cupboard.
SHOWER ROOM EN SUITE Double size shower cubicle with folding doors, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mixer tap, personal mirror, WC, vanity cabinet and shelving, ceramic tiled floor, ladder towel rail, shaver socket, extractor fan.
BEDROOM TWO 14’2 x 11’0 plus door recess. Dual aspect windows. Range of fitted wardrobes, airing cupboard, inset down lighting.
SHOWER ROOM ENSUITE Shower cubicle with folding doors, vanity unit with inset wash basin and mixer tap, personal mirror, shaver socket
BEDROOM THREE 14’4 x 11’9 window to rear, door to
INNER LOBBY Two walk in eaves storage cupboards, door to
BATHROOM ENSUITE Corner bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, tiled vanity unit with inset wash basin, mixer tap, ceramic tiled floor, WC
FAMILY BATHROOM Corner bath with offset mixer tap and shower attachment, vanity unit with inset wash basin, mixer tap, personal mirror, display cabinets, WC, bidet, extractor fan, shaver socket.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING 22’10 x 12’9 ( This area has the potential to create a 6th Bedroom, if required, subject to applicable consents) Dual aspect windows, 2 storage cupboards, stairs to
RECESSED PORCH Oak door with mullion window to
ENTRANCE HALL Understairs cupboard, deep cloaks storage cupboard,
CLOAKROOM wash basin with mixer tap, WC, ceramic tiled floor
OFFICE 13’ x 10’2 window to front
DINING ROOM 16’1 x 13’10 plus bay window to front, 2 flank windows. Exposed Brick fireplace and chimney breast, 3 wall light points, internal opening and access to
SITTING ROOM 21’6 x 16’1 Large walk in exposed brick inglenook style fireplace with slab hearth and gas fired, log effect burner, Glazed double doors to Entrance Hall, Glazed double doors to outside, open plan to
LIBRARY AREA 14’4 x 7’6 Range of fitted bookshelves,
GARDEN ROOM 18’9 x 10’2 Triple bifold doors with southerly aspect opening to rear terrace, vaulted ceiling with 2 velux windows, Indian Sandstone flooring, internal glazing and door to
BREAKFAST ROOM / SNUG 22’4 x 10’3 Exposed brick wall and inset fireplace with log burner, Indian Sandstone flooring, Full glazing to rear aspect affording views of rear garden, Vaulted ceiling, inset down lighting, Glazed display cabinets
KITCHEN 14’3 x 13’10 max Fully fitted with Oak roll edge worktops with extensive range of contrasting cream faced units with drawers and cupboards under, inset 1 ½ bowled sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher, built in Leisure 5 ring gas fired range with feature extractor hood over, Range of eye level storage, display cabinets and open shelving, island unit with granite work top and drawers and cupboards under, space for fridge / freezer, Indian Sandstone flooring, inset down lighting, door to
UTILITY ROOM 9’1 x 7’8 Oak roll edge worktops with contrasting cream faced units with drawers and cupboards, sink unit, plumbing for washing machine, space for dryer, Indian Sandstone flooring, cupboard housing hot water cylinders, Worcester wall mounted gas fired boiler, door to OUTSIDE.
ANNEX with independent access or via Office
Entrance Door to
ENTRANCE HALL access to
UNDERSTAIRS UTILITY AREA work top with drawers and cupboards under, plumbing for washing machine, stairs to
OPEN PLAN SITTING ROOM / BEDROOM 19’3 x 11’10 max (height restriction) Walk in wardrobe with hanging space, loft access, eaves storage cupboard, 2 dormer windows
KITCHEN 8’1 x 6’2 Range of fitted units comprising work surface with inset single drainer sink unit, drawers and cupboards, built in Indesit oven and electric hob, Eye level cupboards, space for fridge / freezer, ceramic tiled floor, Velux window
SHOWER ROOM shower unit with aluminium folding screen door, shower attachment, wash basin with cupboards under, personal light with shaver socket, ceramic tiled floor, velux window
The property is approached over a private lane and enjoys a plot of approx. 62’ frontage x 246’ overall depth, approx. 0.25 acre in total (sts). The FRONT is approached over a gravel driveway with ample parking to the front and side of the property. Log store. The TRIPLE GARAGE is approx. 28’0 x 19’3 max. with two of the three doors being electrically operated. Light and power connected, independent gas fired combination boiler serving Annex, personal door to side paved area.
A personal gate and further side access lead to the SOUTHERLY FACING REAR GARDEN where there is a large concrete Terrace to the rear of the house. The gardens are delightfully landscaped, mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds, ornamental trees and pond. Fenced to both boundaries and enjoying farmland outlook to rear. Detached SHED / SUNHOUSE with light and power, separate access via double gates to Bridle Path to side. Vegetable patch, outside lighting and water tap.
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