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4 bedroom cottage for sale

Brickhouse Road, Colne Engaine, Colne Valley

Removed £475,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

General information This beautiful detached thatched cottage dates back to circa 1600's and is positioned in the most peaceful rural spot, having delightful mature gardens. The property is serviced by oil fired central heating and has a wealth of charming original features including exposed beams and brickwork, as well generous sized accommodation. The cottage comprises of;
An entrance porch which leads into the hallway that has doors to access the ground floor bathroom, second w.c, the sitting room and the living room. The sitting room has dual aspect windows to the front and rear aspect and provides access to the study. The living room has a beautiful Inglenook fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner, window to the front aspect, and doors into the garden room that leads to the garden. From this room there is the dining room with window to the front aspect, Inglenook fireplace, and an archway leading into the kitchen/breakfast room. There are two staircases in the cottage, one situated in the dining room and the other in the living room. The dining room stair flight provides access to one of the bedrooms as a stand alone room. The living room stair flight leads to the landing which provides access to the master bedroom and bedroom two, with bedroom three being accessed off bedroom two. The property has a host of character features and internal viewing is strongly recommended to appreciate these.  

Entrance porch  

Entrance hall  

Sitting room 14' 1" x 12' 9" (4.29m x 3.89m)  

Study 13' 2" x 8' (4.01m x 2.44m)  

Ground floor bathroom 8' 11" x 7' 7" (2.72m x 2.31m)  

Living room 14' x 12' 10" (4.27m x 3.91m)  

Dining room 12' 6" x 11' 11" (3.81m x 3.63m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 7" x 9' 3" (5.36m x 2.82m)  

Garden room 11' 4" x 5' 9" (3.45m x 1.75m)  


Master bedroom 14' 4" x 12' 9'' (max) (4.37m x 3.89m)  

Bedroom two 15' 4" x 12' 2'' (max) (4.67m x 3.71m)  

Bedroom three (off of bedroom two) 12' 9'' (max) x 10' 5" (3.89m x 3.18m)  

Bedroom four 13' 5'' (max) x 12' 3" (4.09m x 3.73m)  

Double cart lodge  

The outside To the front of the property there is a garden area with mature shrubs and a shingled driveway leading down one side of the property to a detached double cart lodge. On the other side of the property is a field gate providing a separate access to the rear of the property where there is a fully enclosed, beautifully mature garden with a range of flowers, shrubs and fruit trees. There is also a patio area, pond and a netted vegetable garden as well as various outbuildings. Overall the plot measures approx. quarter of an acre and has stunning farmland views. 

Where? The Old Cottage is positioned in the peaceful rural location of Brickhouse Road, in the sought after village of Colne Engaine, to the West of Colchester and nestled nicely in the Colne Valley. Colne Engaine village has a school, pub and village shop whilst the neighbouring village of Earls Colne has a wide range of amenities and transport links. 

Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water, electricity, private drainage, and oil are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - 52/E 

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Added on Rightmove:
15 November 2016


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