4 bedroom semi-detached house for saleHigh Street, Wethersfield
Withdrawn from Market £495,000
A wonderful late Georgian villa occupying a prominent position within this thriving mid-Essex village. The property provides a striking symmetrical redbrick façade with recessed sash windows and is steeped in local history having previously been the village post office. The property has been in the current owners ownership for some 30 years and over that time has been beautifully enhanced and maintained providing a wealth of period features associated with properties of this age. The property provides well-balanced accommodation arranged over four levels comprising four upper level bedrooms, two bathrooms, sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room, orangery and a spacious basement level offering two large rooms. Externally the property enjoys a courtyard style south-facing garden incorporating a detached barn currently being used for storage facilities. The property is ideally suited for those seeking village living within commutable distance of the city and is being sold with no onward chain.
The property is entered from the front into an entrance hallway with staircase rising to all floors. The kitchen/breakfast room is situated to the front of the house and includes an attractive loose box style kitchen comprising a 1½ bowl insert china sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard under, stainless steel oven with four-ring hob and fitted worktop. There is a complementary upstand and Range cooker with a tall dresser unit with cupboards and glazed fronted display cupboards above. Adjacent to the kitchen is the sitting room which is a comfortable room with a feature full height fireplace with insert contemporary log burning stove on a raised slate hearth. To the immediate rear of the house is a bespoke orangery with glazed lantern and concertina doors opening to the south-facing garden. To the first floor there are two bedrooms and family bathroom including the master suite comprising fitted wardrobe and a small cast iron fireplace. The bathroom has been beautifully designed to a contemporary style comprising a dual backed bath, china wash hand basin and concealed flush w.c. To the second floor there are two further bedrooms and a luxury bathroom enjoying a period style suite comprising a panel enclosed bath with an over bath shower stand, attractive wash hand basin and concealed flush w.c. The basement level is accessed off a moulded concrete staircase and comprises two large rooms, currently being used as a dining room and gym yet offering the potential for a variety of different uses.
Entrance hall 14' 4" x 6' 5" (4.37m x 1.96m)
Sitting room 14' 2" x 11' 11" (4.32m x 3.63m)
Kitchen/breakfast room 14' 7" x 11' 11" (4.44m x 3.63m)
Orangery 15' 1" x 6' 10" (4.6m x 2.08m)
First floor landing
Bedroom one 13' 4" x 11' 11" (4.06m x 3.63m)
Family bathroom 12' 5" x 7' 2" (3.78m x 2.18m)
Bedroom four 12' 5" x 7' 7" (3.78m x 2.31m)
Second floor landing
Bedroom two 13' 9" x 11' 11" (4.19m x 3.63m)
Bedroom three 12' 5" x 9' 9" (3.78m x 2.97m)
Office/study 18' 7" x 14' 4" (5.66m x 4.37m)
Gym/study 14' 4" x 11' 4" (4.37m x 3.45m)
The outside The front of the property is on to the High Street enjoying a nice period setting. There is side gated access leading to the southerly facing garden which commences with a shingle terrace and pathways with well stocked borders, mature flint wall and lawn. To the immediate rear of the property is a detached barn style building with a tiled pitched roof currently being used for storage purposes. To the south-east of the property, accessed from a side track, is a further area of garden/parking land available by separate negotiations.
Where? The property is located in a prominent position adjacent to the Parish Church within the popular mid-Essex village of Wethersfield. Wethersfield village provides a range of facilities including a Primary School, village shop, community hall and tennis courts. The nearby centres of Sible Hedingham, Finchingfield and Great Bardfield provide a wider range of shopping, community facilities and restaurants. The property is situated approximately 9 miles from the A120 serving A12 to the north and M11 to the south. For the commuter train stations can be found in Braintree (5.5 miles) Witham (15.9 Miles) Stansted (17 miles) and Chelmsford (19 miles).
Important information Council Tax Band - D
Services - We understand mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property with an Eco friendly Air source heat system.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Due to the property being listed, an EPC is not required.
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