5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Brantham Hill, Brantham, Manningtree, CO11

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully maintained gardens

  • Five double bedrooms

  • Four reception rooms

  • Elegant proportions

  • Access to Manningtree Station

  • Viewing strongly advised

Full description

INTRODUCTION A Victorian family home of tremendous charm and character with an abundance of period features.  

Enjoying a splendid mature landscaped garden with many established trees and shrubs.

We strongly recommend an early viewing to appreciate the extensive accommodation available. 



INFORMATION Colne House, we understand, was originally occupied in the late 1800’s by the Manager of British Xylonite who were involved in the early production of Celluloid.  The house is of red brick construction with slate roof and gabled elevations.  Window surrounds and gable capping are in stone as is the attractively detailed front door capping and pleasing  bay window to the front.  The accommodation over two floor plus a cellar featuring many of the high quality finishing of the time including deep moulded skirting, panel doors, a striking staircase with substantial newel posts and a delightful tiled hall floor. 



The gardens extend to approximately 0.6 of an acre subject to survey.  A beautifully tended garden created and tended by the present owners for over 50 years.



BRANTHAM offers a wide range of social activities for all age groups, Brooklands Primary School is within the village, senior school catchment for East Bergholt High School.  A parade of shops is approximately half a mile away on the Pippins development and Manningtree a short drive away. 



Access to the major towns of Ipswich and Colchester available via the A12.  Mainline railway station from Manningtree affords a regular fast service to London Liverpool Street in under 60  minutes.



SERVICES all mains services are connected to the property



Babergh District Council 01473 822801   Council Tax Band – F    EPC - E



Please note: As vendor’s agents, we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property.  The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.



THE ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES – on the first floor



BEDROOM ONE 19’6 x 13’11 With windows to front and side overlooking farmland.  High panelled ceiling, original fireplace (currently blocked) with moulded surround, picture rail.



BEDROOM TWO 15’8 x 13’10 Windows to front with farmland views, high ceilings, picture rail.



BEDROOM THREE 13’11 x 11’10  Windows to front and rear with delightful view over the rear garden, panelled part vaulted ceiling, fitted shelving.  Door to POTENTIAL DRESSING ROOM 11’7 x 9’9 Window to rear overlooking the garden, part vaulted ceilings.



BEDROOM FOUR 13’11 x 11’9 Window to rear over garden, part vaulted ceiling.



BEDROOM FIVE 19’6 x 14’6 Windows to rear, currently used as an office with subdivided store area, panelled vaulted ceiling.  Shelving.



BATHROOM 7’11 x 6’10 Obscure window to side.  White suite includes WC, wash basin and bath, heated towel rail.



LANDING 17’3 x 6’11 High window, galleried stairs with turned spindles and oak hand rail.  Deep moulded skirting boards, dado rail.  Loft access.



ON THE GROUND FLOOR



ENTRANCE via heavy panel door to side.



HALL Stairs to first floor with turned spindles, oak hand rail and moulded panelling.  Original tiled floor, deep moulded skirtings, moulded cornice, doors off and door under stairs to the cellar.  LARDER STORAGE with shelving and cold shelf.  UTILITY CUPBOARD shelved.



CLOAKROOM 5’7 x 3’11 Window to rear, wash basin with cupboard under and WC.



DRAWING ROOM 21’0 x17’1 Bay window to front and further window to side,  Fireplace currently fitted with coal effect gas fire, tiled hearth and moulded surround, deep moulded skirtings.



DINING ROOM 15’9 x 13’10 Windows to front, open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth, deep mounded skirtings and moulded cornice.



SITTING ROOM 14’2 x 12’2 Windows front and rear, fireplace with tiled hearth and surround, picture rail.





BREAKFAST ROOM 14’2 x 10’0 Window to rear, Gas fired twin oven Aga, range of fitted cupboards and storage, further shelved corner cupboard.  Pine floor boards. Door to rear hall.



KITCHEN 12’0 x 6’8 Window to rear, range of fitted wall and base units of drawers and cupboards, stainless steel sink and drainer, inset gas hob, plumbing for washing machine and dish washer.



REAR HALL Door to gardens.



CELLAR 17’7 x 11’8 average.  A useful cellar with storage and shelving, coal shute to rear, power and light connected. Gas Boiler supplying hot water and central heating.



OUTSIDE



The property is approached via a gated brick paved drive affording parking for several vehicles and access to the DETACHED GARAGE.   



The FRONT GARDEN with clearly defined hedge front boundary is laid to lawn with mature trees to the side.



The garden to the REAR includes a large brick paved terrace to the rear of the house with twin STORE ROOMS adjacent to the property.  The terrace leads to the extensive main lawn surrounded by well stocked flower and shrub borders and rose beds.  A gravel path to the north boundary provides access to the rear kitchen garden passing various stores and a greenhouse.  The kitchen garden has been meticulously maintained by the present owners with many years of organic vegetable production.  The central and side grass paths lead to the rear boundary with mature trees and shrubs.  The garden is a delightful feature of the property and extends to approximately 0.6 acre sts.



Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Manningtree (1.1 mi)
  • Mistley (1.5 mi)
  • Wrabness (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Grier & Partners, East Bergholt

The Street, East Bergholt, CO7 6TF

01206 916100 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Grier & Partners, East Bergholt

The Street, East Bergholt, CO7 6TF

01206 916100 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Manningtree (1.1 mi)
  • Mistley (1.5 mi)
  • Wrabness (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Grier & Partners, East Bergholt

The Street, East Bergholt, CO7 6TF

01206 916100 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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