3 bedroom detached house for saleColne Engaine, Essex
Sold STC £325,000
Three bedroom detached house in need of modernisation in the centre of the village of Colne Engaine. Accommodation includes a living room, study, kitchen/breakfast room, WC, the aforementioned three bedrooms (all double size) and a family bathroom. Double garage, driveway and gardens to both sides and front.
The property is set back from the cul-de-sac behind a small front garden with established shrubs. A drive leads to the double garage at the side with space to park two vehicles next to each other. Paths lead to the front porch and the gardens which are positioned on both sides of the house. You enter the house through a entrance door at the front which is sheltered from the weather by a handy porch. From a well proportioned reception hall stairs ascend to the first floor and doors lead to either side into the living room and study and a further door leads to the kitchen/breakfast room located at the rear of the house. The living room is a vast l-shaped space with multiple windows to the side, front and rear elevations. A door leads to the rear giving access to the garden and a further door interconnects to the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen is old fashioned but well fitted with plenty of storage cupboards and ample worktop space for food preparation. There is a freestanding cooker and space for a fridge/freezer, washing machine and handy pantry cupboard. The worktop is inset with a double drainer stainless steel sink unit which is positioned under a window with views over the path/patio at the rear. The kitchen also has space for a breakfast bar. Moving back through the reception hall you notice a handy WC and the study which has space for a desk and window overlooking the cul-de-sac at the front.
After ascending the stairs to the first floor you arrive on a landing, doors radiate to the three bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedroom one is a oversized double with windows to the front and rear and large wardrobes along one wall. Bedroom two is also a double size room with airing/storage cupboard and the third bedroom is a small double. The family bathroom has a coloured suite with WC and wash hand basin. Outside the aforementioned gardens are located to both sides of the property with a wide pathway to the rear. At the time of our visit the gardens were somewhat overgrown however you can see that they are well stocked with mature flower and shrub borders which surround a lawn. The garden is enclosed by fencing and also benefits from a patio area.
Colne Engaine is located in a remarkable stretch of countryside between Halstead, Coggeshall and Sudbury. The village has a local shop and there are a number of schools in the area including a village primary school in Colne Engaine, two private schools in the nearby villages of Gosfield and Felsted and is also in the sought after Honeywood comprehensive school catchment with a bus running from the village. The nearby town of Halstead is an attractive traditional market town straddling the River Colne on the Essex side of the border with Suffolk. The bustling High Street runs up the hill between the parish churches of St Andrews and Holy Trinity, offering a variety of independent shops and eateries together with larger supermarkets and a traditional market, held on Fridays and Saturdays. The town boasts a medical centre, dental practices, cottage hospital: schooling for all ages and a number of leisure opportunities including several playing fields and playgrounds, a leisure centre and swimming pool.
Colne Engaine is well placed towards the head of the Colne Valley, renowned for its natural beauty, and nestles amongst the undulating open farmland of North Essex. For the commuter Kelvedon Railway Station is just 10 miles to the south, offering a fast and frequent service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 50 minutes.
Property ref: 121_2110_4157703
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