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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Station Road, Bradfield, Manningtree

Guide Price £490,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individually designed family home
  • Lounge and Reception/Dining Hall with Inglenook fireplaces
  • Master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite
  • Westerly facing rear garden and expansive terrace
  • Studio/Office and shower room above the Double Garage
  • Double garage with cavity wall insulation, double glazed window and electric rolling doors (annexe potential subject to building regulation approval)
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room and further Utility
  • Picturesque Village Location
  • Off Street Parking for numerous vehicles

Full description

Individually designed and built in 1999, Beerhouse Cottage is a substantial, four bedroom, three reception room character family home sited in a plot of 0.22 acres (sts) with a large secluded terrace to the rear and detached double garage with office and shower room above (annexe potential).

The rural village of Bradfield lies within commutable distance of Colchester (12 miles to the East), 3 miles East of Manningtree and 7 miles West of Harwich. 

This popular location is well connected by the A120(A12) and benefits from a post office, village store, primary school, and two public houses. 

More developed services and a mainline railway station providing regular train services to London Liverpool Street in just over an hour can be found at neighbouring Manningtree on the estuary of the river Stour.

The accommodation comprises of:


Beerhouse Cottage is a delightful family home featuring an extensive shingle driveway approach to the front and side of the property which leads to a double garage. To the front borders are flower beds which incorporate mature shrubs and a laurel hedge to the the right hand side with dwarf wall and picket fencing. A brick pillared and tiled pitch roofed storm porch shelters the front entrance door which leads to:

Dining/Reception Hall  5.72m x 5.37m (18' 9" x 17' 7")

This spacious room has an impressive central feature of a red brick and oak Bressumer inglenook fireplace incorporating a brick hearth and Stovax multi-fuel burning stove. The flanking wall has exposed brick work to and the ceiling has a central exposed beam. Italian ceramic tiled flooring. Two radiators. Two home entertainment ceiling speakers. Double glazed timber window to the front aspect and double glazed hardwood French doors with full height side glazing to the rear of the property. Stairs to first floor landing and an exposed brick archway that leads into the kitchen/breakfast room with a further door leading to:

Sitting Room  5.72m x 3.68m (18' 9" x 12')

A red brick oak Bressumer inglenook fireplace with brick and tile hearth and Stovax multi fuel burning stove is the central focal feature in the Sitting Room. There are two radiators, four wall lights, further ceiling light and Double glazed timber windows to both the front and rear aspects of the property.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room  6.99m x 3.682m (22' 11" x 12')

A spacious room with central brick built island (with storage beneath) that can accommodate a dining table and sofa. The Kitchen is fitted with a range of solid oak eye level cupboards, base level cupboards and drawers with matching wall mounted display and storage units. Roll top laminate work surface with a ceramic Villeroy & Boch double bowl single drainer sink and mixer tap and tiled splash back. Beneath the sink is a Patmore water softener and integral to the base units is a built-in fridge and Bosch dishwasher. Space is provided for range style cooker with extractor hood above. Exposed brick work to the flanking wall. Two ceiling speakers for a home entertainment system, Italian ceramic tiled flooring, radiator and recessed spot lighting. There is a double glazed timber window to both side aspects and to the rear of the property overlooking the garden terrace. A part glazed door leads to the utility room and a further part glazed door serves access to the study.

Study  3.65m x 2.54m (12' x 8' 3")

Having a double glazed window to the front aspect, Italian ceramic tiled flooring, radiator and fitted storage unit.

Utility Room  3.70m x 2.20m (12' 1" x 7' 2")

Fitted with a range of eye level and base level cupboards and full length storage cupboard. Roll top work surface with stainless steel single drainer sink and mixer tap. Space and plumbing is provided for a washing machine and external vented tumble dryer and further space for American style fridge freezer (if required). Wall mounted gas fired boiler. Italian ceramic tiled flooring. Radiator. Double glazed timber window to front aspect and stable door opening out to the rear of the property.


Featuring a WC and wall mounted sink and a wood framed double glazed window to the Southern aspect. There is also a radiator, Dimplex heater, extractor fan and Italian ceramic tiled flooring.

The first floor accommodation comprises of:

First floor landing

With wood framed double glazed window to the rear aspect, access to the loft via hatch and ladder (insulated with lighting), a shelved airing cupboard that houses the insulated hot water cylinder and doors to all first floor bedrooms and family bathroom. 

Master bedroom  4.39m x 3.68m (14' 4" x 12')

Featuring a large wood framed double glazed window to the front of the property, radiator, fitted carpet, built in wardrobe (above stairs) and archway that leads through to the:

Dressing Room

Fitted with carpet having a recessed wardrobe cupboard and door leading to:

Ensuite Shower Room

Comprising of a power shower in corner cubicle with bi-folding door, pedestal hand wash basin, close W.C. and a bidet. Tiled flooring and fully tiled walls. Radiator with towel rail. Dimplex fan heater and extractor fan. Double glazed timber window to the side aspect with a pleasant outlook over the garden.

Bedroom Two   3.62m x 3.72m (11' 10" x 12' 2")

Featuring a wood framed double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator, fitted carpet and door leading to the second ensuite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room

Comprising of fully tiled and enclosed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower tap, W.C., bidet hand wash basin set in vanity unit, extractor fan, laminate flooring and Velux window to the side of the property.

Bedroom Three   3.65m max x 2.78m (12' max x 9' 1")

Having a wood framed double glazed window to the rear, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom Four   3.28m x 1.90m (10' 9" x 6' 2")

Featuring a wood framed double glazed window to the rear aspect, radiator and fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom

Comprising of panelled bath with folding shower screen and shower over, bidet, W.C. and pedestal hand wash basin. There is a radiator, Dimlex heater, extractor fan and Velux window to the side aspect. Flooring and walls are fully tiled.


The Westerly facing rear garden commences with a large paved terrace with three garden log stores with steps up to the Reception Hall and to the side entrance door of the double garage. A gated access leads back around to the front of the property and a pergola archway with two steps up leads to a lawn garden featuring a mature willow tree with a full diameter circular seat. There is also a Greenhouse and a Shed. 

Double Garage  6.64m x 6.69m (21' 9" x 21' 11") 

Two electronic roller shutter doors to the front having power and lighting and cavity wall insulation with a double glazed window to the side aspect. A door to rear of garage leads to the personal entrance door and staircase leading up to the Office/Bedroom Five above.

Home Office / Bedroom Five 3.86m x 4.98m (12' 7" x 16' 4")

Situated above the garage and having a wealth of double electrical sockets and a phone connection, this space makes an ideal home office or hobby room. There is a double glazed window to the front aspect and two velux style windows to the side aspect with a door leading into:

Shower Room  3' 6" x 8' 5" (1.07m x 8' 5)

Cubicle shower, hand wash basin and W.C.

Agents Note: The garage and office above may have the possibility of being converted into an annexe subject to obtaining the relevant planning permission.  

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 August 2016


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