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  • Delightful Rural Location
  • Approx, 0,75 of an acre (sts)
  • Kitchen/Family Room
  • Inglenook Fireplace
  • Garage and off road parking

Full Description

A delightful rural 1900's built cottage with orchard to the north side overlooking meadows to the front. The cottage has been extensively updated and extended, to now provide beautifully proportioned accommodation in an approximately 0.75 of an acre (sts).

INTRODUCTION A delightful rural 1900's built semi-detached cottage with orchard to the north side, overlooking meadows to the front. The cottage has been extensively updated and extended, to now provide beautifully proportioned accommodation in approximately 0.75 of an acre (sts).

DIRECTIONS Leaving Colchester on the Harwich Road A137 continue onto Bromley Road for approximately 1.8 miles turning right into Wivenhoe Road, the cottage is on your left. Post Code CO7 7BQ. Approximately 6.5 miles from Manningtree Station and 5.2 miles to main line station at Colchester.

CROCKLEFORD HEATH is a small cluster of mixed housing (junior school being in Ardleigh and senior school in Manningtree.). The village is a short 15 minute drive from Colchester with its wider variety of leisure facilities and mainline railway station. The pretty estuary village of Wivenhoe is some 3 miles away with sailing facilities, shops and restaurants.

INFORMATION The original cottage was constructed in 1905 of brick construction under a slate roof. The house has subsequently been extended and refurbished by the present owner in the mid 1990's and more recently in 2014/15 to provide the present generous accommodation . Heating is via an oil fired boiler to radiators and underfloor heating to the new Kitchen, Utility and Cloakroom and Hall ways. There are ample power and light sockets throughout. Drainage via a Marsh Sewage Treatment Plant. The property has double glazing throughout.

SERVICES Mains electric and water connected.

Tendring District Council 01255 686868

Council Tax Band D Paid 1653 2018/19


BEDROOM ONE 12' 5" x 11' 2" (3.78m x 3.4m) Window to front overlooking fields. Cast Iron Edwardian Grate and Surround. Built in Cupboard above stair head. Built in wardrobe to remain. Coved.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 5" x 10' 5" (3.78m x 3.18m) Window to rear views over the garden and woodland. Cast Iron Edwardian Grate and Surround.

BEDROOM THREE 10' 7" x 10' 5" (3.23m x 3.18m) Window to rear. Coved.

BATHROOM Window to front. Recently installed contemporary style including double width shower, wc with integrated cistern adjacent rectangular basin with cupboard under. Rectangular bath with mixer tap and shower. School house style radiator. Marble tiled walls with mirror, integrated lighting.

LANDING Access to loft space, partly boarded with lights.

GROUND FLOOR ENTRANCE via partly glazed door to Spacious Reception Hall with doors off. Window to side. Glazed double doors to Kitchen/Breakfast Room.

SHOWER ROOM Windows to front and side. Suite includes double width shower, w.c washbasin with cupboard beneath. Tiled floor and walls.

UTILITY ROOM 10' 6" into cupboard x 5' 8" (3.2m x 1.73m) Warmflow oil fired boiler providing heating and hot water. Tiled floor. Half glazed door to garden with windows to one side and half glazed door to hall. Range of fitted base units, one with pull out corner storage including inset sink, plumbing for washing machine. Wall cupboard giving useful additional storage. Large airing cupboard with pressurized water cylinder.

SITTING ROOM 12' 4" x 10' 9" (3.76m x 3.28m) Window to front. Log burning stove; a very comfortable snug or study. Door to inner staircase lobby and door to:

DINING AREA 12' 4" x 11' 3" (3.76m x 3.43m) Wooden floor, recessed shelving enclosing the understairs cupboard. Door to hall and stairs (Electric meters). Open access to the

KITCHEN/FAMILY/LIVING ROOM 23' 6" x 19' 9" (7.16m x 6.02m) Window to side overlooking garden. Double doors opening onto terrace. Skylights. Superbly fitted with smooth surface units with granite work surface and up stands. Arranged to two walls with an island unit. Integrated hob with stainless steel extractor hood above. Electric oven with fold away door, dual oven and microwave with warming oven underneath, counter dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Butler sink with cupboards below, integrated drainers in the work top, corner cupboard with pull-out storage, large full height larder storage cupboards with pull out trays. Numerous wall cupboards and storage semi-circular ends to the island unit with storage cupboards to both sides and ends. Power points with USB power sockets, pendant lights above the island units. Under wall cupboard lights and kick board lighting. Recessed ceiling lights.

The focal point in the Living space is the inglenook fireplace with oak beam and inset log burning stove. Fireplace flanked by storage cupboards.


FRONT GARDEN Independent drive with space for several vehicles to park, access to the garden via double gates. . GARAGE 24'2 x 13'2 Blockwork and weather boarding, tiled roof. Electric sectional door and panelled door to rear. Loft storage space, power and lights connected. The purpose built garage would lend itself to use as work shop or home office with minimal alterations.

TO THE REAR The plot extends to approximately 0.75 of an acre with a mature apple orchard to the North side. Greenhouse 60' x 8'0 and Garden Shed 7'6 x 6'0 with lighting and power, attached log store to remain. The garden is largely laid to lawn with well stocked borders, mature hedging to the southern boundary with fencing. Many trees and flower shrubs throughout the plot. There is an area of spinney to the end of the garden with mature trees, the garden widens to the rear boundary.

To the rear of the house is an attractive terraced area with further surrounding borders making this private and unoverlooked . Outside tap. Oil tank and the sewage treatment plant are situated in the garden.

Please contact us on 01206 299222 if you wish to arrange a viewing appointment for this property, or require further information.

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