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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Church Street, Coggeshall, Essex

Sold STC £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian Property
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Victorian Styled Veranda
  • 100ft Frontage
  • Secluded Location
  • Driveway Parking for Numerous Vehicles
  • EPC Band E

Full description

An exceptionally well presented and positioned four bedroom house which dates back to the Victorian era. The property stands on a generous plot and has a frontage of approx. 100ft from the road yet located in an almost unrivalled position in the centre of Coggeshall. The uniqueness of the location cannot be underestimated. The house has been lovingly restored and improved by the current owners with a sympathetic understanding of the Victorian era.

There has been planning permission granted to convert a detached outbuilding which offers numerous uses including additional accommodation.
Local Area
Coggeshall is a quaint and highly regarded market town, renowned for its listed buildings and dates back to at least Saxon times. It retains a real community spirit with activities and social groups attractive to all ages.
There are regular events held by the community and the Parish Council which attract visitors from afar. There are also a variety of shops, pubs, a post office, an independent cinema held at the village hall and highly regarded restaurants.
There is comprehensive schooling including the desired Honywood Secondary School, St Peter’s Primary as well as The Montessori Primary and Nursery schools Soaring High and Absolute Angels.
The small town holds a market every Thursday which has been a regular event since 1256 and won the Essex Best Kept Village award in 1998 and 2001–03 and was named the Eastern England and Home Counties Village of the Year in 2003. Coggeshall has excellent rail and road network connections.
Kelvedon mainline station is within 3 miles and the Coggeshall community bus makes regular trips in mornings and evenings which many commuters find an essential service. The nearby A12 and A120 provide access to other parts of the region notably Colchester, Chelmsford, Braintree and Stansted Airport.

Kelvedon Station 2.5 Miles (48 minutes direct train to London)
A120 0.9 Mile
A12 3.7 Miles

Mains Water
Mains Drainage

Local Authority
Braintree District Council

Property ref: 121_1807_3541221

Ground Floor 
Fronting the property is a generously sized Victorian styled veranda that was recently added to the house offering protection and outside dining potential. The property is entered via a glass roofed boot room with heated fitted cupboards with ample storage which leads into the impressive reception hall and stairs leading to the gallery landing. The ground floor rooms have ceilings approx. 9.5ft high with over sized skirting boards and ornate cornicing.

The reception hall provides access to the majority of the ground floor rooms, there is an original stained glass bay window to the side. Both sitting room and reception room have large glazed double doors which lead to the veranda area as well as fireplaces. The main reception room has an original open fireplace. On the opposite side of the hallway is open access through to the dining room which also has double doors leading to the rear garden.

Ground Floor Continued 
A study is also accessed from the dining room with a feature fireplace with ornate surround and mantle. The dining room sits adjacent to the spacious and comprehensively fitted kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen offers a range of wall and base units with granite work surfaces with sunken ceramic twin sinks, there is spaces for numerous appliances together with a free standing gas fired twin oven Aga and a six gas hob, Smeg Range style oven and space for a free standing fridge freezer. The breakfast area built by Westbury is located at the rear of the kitchen with an attractive vaulted roof lantern and glazed double doors which open into the decking area.
From the kitchen you have access to the cellar which is currently under renovation which once finished will offer a utility room and wine store. However this space offers scope for the buyer to put their own stamp on the property and other uses could be considered such as a cinema room or other accommodation.

First Floor 
Stairs lead from the reception hall to the first floor which there is a half landing with stained glass bay window and a cloakroom suite located off it which dog legs to the gallery style landing.
The gallery landing has an oval window to the rear and offers access to all bedrooms, family bathroom and en-suite bathroom.
The master bedroom is situated at the front of the property and has attractive views over the gardens, there is a full height bay window with sashes fitted. Also fitted are purpose built full length wardrobes. The en-suite is located across the hallway with a sash window fitted with shutters overlooking the rear garden and a stone floor with underfloor heating. There is a free standing bath, WC, vanity basin and traditional style heated towel rail. The main attic space is accessed via here with traditional style pull down loft ladder which hangs from the ceiling.

First Floor Continued 
Three additional bedrooms all have sash windows and radiator heating. All bedrooms are well proportioned.
Located at the end of the landing is a first floor family bathroom with a wet room style shower with double ended bath, basin and WC. There is stone tiling to the floor and walls, there is a fitted electrically heated towel rail as well as underfloor heating.

The front garden has a driveway which leads to the parking area suitable for numerous vehicles, there is a bank of evergreen trees which shield the lawn area from the road and there is a meandering path that leads to the entrance. The majority of the gardens are walled with attractive red brick, there is side access through the boot room to the back garden.
The rear garden is mostly walled with attractive red brick and totally secure as well as not widely overlooked and has a lawn and extensive decking area for children to play on and entertainment space; parties of up to 50 people have been comfortably accommodated in the garden. There is an attractive Eucalyptus tree located in the centre of the garden and occasional flower beds. The beds have been designed to be low maintenance in nature.

Outbuilding (Annex)
At the front of the property there is a detached timber framed outbuilding which the current owners have been granted planning permission to convert into a two storey annex with garage below. The approval is for two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor with six skylight windows. On the ground floor there will be double parking with a workshop area. The outbuilding development lends itself to numerous usages such a “granny flat” an Au pair annex, a home office, or additional accommodation for visitors. Braintree planning reference is 16/01344/FUL.

A black cladded shed & wood store also provide further storage with light and power.

10' 8" x 26' 9" (3.25m x 8.15m)

Boot Room 
20' 7" x 10' 8" > 5' 9" (6.27m x 3.25m > 1.75m)

Reception Hall 
6' 6" x 28' 8" > 18' 9" (1.98m x 8.74m >5.72m)

Reception Room 
15' 8" x 14' (4.78m x 4.27m)

Dining Room 
12' 10" x 12' 7" (3.91m x 3.84m)

11' 8" x 8' 8" (3.56m x 2.64m)

Sitting Room 
12' 9" x 12' (3.89m x 3.66m)

Cellar - When Completed 
16' 4" x 9' 8" (4.98m x 2.95m)


Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
28' 7" x 11' 3" (8.71m x 3.43m)

Second Cloakroom 

Gallery Landing 

Master Bedroom 
16' 5" x 14' (5.00m x 4.27m)

En-Suite Bathroom 
12' x 4' 5" (3.66m x 1.35m)

Bedroom Two 
12' 2" x 11' 3" (3.71m x 3.43m)

Bedroom Three 
13' 1" x 12' (3.99m x 3.66m)

Bedroom Four 
12' 4" x 10' (3.76m x 3.05m)

Family Bathroom 
9' 11" x 7' 4" (3.02m x 2.24m)

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 September 2016

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