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3 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Merriam Close, Brantham, Manningtree

Sold STC £255,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three bedrooms
  • Mezzanine Study
  • Generous Off Street Parking and Integral Garage
  • Gas Cental Heating
  • Bathroom and separate Shower Room
  • Mostly Double Glazed
  • Village Location

Full description

This 1980's built bungalow offers generous off street parking to the front and flexible accommodation throughout that includes a mezzanine study to the rear. The property lies to the East of Brantham Village at the entrance to the cul-de-sac. EPC - D

Three Bedrooms | Modern Kitchen/Breakfast Room | Lounge | Mezzanine Study | Shower Room and Bathroom | Off Street parking and Integral Garage | Mostly Double Glazed | Gas Central Heating | Village Location

Brantham is a village in the Babergh district of Suffolk located close to the River Stour and the area of natural beauty that is Constable Country on the border with Essex.

The village is around 2 miles (3 km) north of Manningtree, 11 miles (18km) North East of Colchester and around 9 miles (14 km) South West of Ipswich.

Manningtree itself offers a range of restaurants, public houses, cafes, doctors, dentists and array of convenience and retail shopping throughout the High Street. Commute times to London via Manningtree main line train station are approximately 1 hour.

The accommodation comprises of:

Entrance Hall

Approached via a wood panelled and opaque glazed entrance door, fitted with parquet flooring with an opaque glazed Georgian styled door that leads through into the:

Kitchen / Breakfast Room  3.923m > 2.417m x 3.266m > 2.245m (12' 10" > 7' 11" x 10' 8" > 7' 4")

The Kitchen is L-shaped with a range of modern fitted units to the front of the house with space for a breakfast table to the rear. The base units are light wood fronted with roll top work surface, matching wall cabinets and tiled splash backs above. In line with the uPVC double glazed window to the front is a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink. The four ring hob is gas fired as is the double oven and grill below with extractor over. The gas fired boiler is enclosed to one of the eye level cupboards and a washing machine is integral to the base units. Space is provided for a tall standing fridge/freezer and the flooring is tiled throughout. A wood panelled door leads through to the inner hall and an opening through to the Lounge.

Lounge  5.529m x 3.140m (18' 1" x 10' 3") 

The central focus of the lounge is the feature fireplace with electric inset fire. Wood framed secondary glazed windows look out onto the garden  and the lounge has two radiators, parquet flooring and ornamental beams to the ceiling. Glazed doors lead to the Outer Lobby.

Outer Lobby  2.332m x 2.109m (7' 7" x 6' 11")

This space offers a useful storage area and transition between outside and inside. The floor is quarry tiled, there is a radiator, French doors to outside, a wood framed window to the rear and stairs up to the first floor mezzanine study area.

Mezzanine Study  4.517m x 2.377m (14' 9" x 7' 9")

**Please refer to the floor plan for a visual aid to how this room is laid out. Measurements were taken at floor level due to sloping eaves.

This room has stripped wood flooring with a storage cupboard to the rear and both an opaque double glazed window (rear) and Velux window (side).

Rear Bedroom / Second Reception  2.769m x 2.382m (9' 1" x 7' 9")

With fitted carpet, radiator and double glazed window to the rear.

Inner Hall

Leading from the Kitchen, the Inner Hall serves access to two bedrooms and both the Shower and Bathrooms being fitted with Parquet flooring and radiator.

Bathroom  3.032m x 2.158m (9'11" x 7')

Fitted with a three piece suite that comprises of a panelled bath with mixer tap, shower attachment and screen over, sink set in vanity unit and WC. There is also a uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator and full height shelved airing cupboard housing the insulated hot water tank.

Bedroom  3.030m x 2.871m (9' 11" x 9' 5") 

With uPVC double glazed window to the front aspect, radiator and fitted carpet.

Bedroom  2.722m x 2.875m (8' 11" x 9' 5")

Fitted with an opaque glazed window to the side, radiator and carpet.

Shower Room

This fully tiled room consists of an enclosed corner shower unit with thermostatic shower tap, saniflow WC, pedestal hand wash basin, heated towel rail, extractor fan and ceiling light box.


To the front of the property lies a large shingle laid driveway that provides off street parking for several cars with the remainder being laid to lawn with various shrubs. Pedestrian access to the rear is provided beside the integral garage.

The rear garden is predominantly laid to lawn with flower beds, patio area and mature hedgerows. The shed is to remain.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 March 2017


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