3 bedroom semi-detached house for saleCoggeshall, Essex
Offers in Excess of £475,000
This characterful Grade II listed timber framed house forms part of an original Hall House which in part dates back to the 14th Century. The accommodation includes three bedrooms and retains a wealth of period features which include exposed timber studwork and beams, a mullion window and an inglenook fireplace with bresummer beam. Outside there is a south facing courtyard garden which is well stocked with a good number of roses and climbing plants creating a colourful backdrop from spring through to late summer. To the rear of the property is a two storey outbuilding/barn incorporating a garage and store area with a former hayloft above, There is a further store room at the side of the building with a small room over, the first floor on both sides are accessed via independent stairs. The outbuilding extends to 700 square feet and currently provides garaging and extensive storage but could (subject to planning) be converted into a studio or home office.
The property is located in the historic centre of Coggeshall surrounded by the 300 listed buildings the town is renowned for. Set slightly back from the street behind a low level wall with iron railings and an established garden which continues to the west side. The front door is located on this side and accessed via a pedestrian right of way which continues to the rear leading to The Gravel. Upon entering the house you arrive in a reception hall. Doors radiate to the ground floor rooms and a turning staircase ascends to the first floor. The living room, which is located at the front of the house is heavily beamed with a large inglenook fireplace, log burner and dual aspect windows flood the room with natural light. The room is well proportioned with a sitting area and dining space. Moving back through the hall you notice a handy utility area and cloakroom and you then enter the kitchen which is positioned at the rear of the property with doors out onto the south facing courtyard garden. Fitted with a good range of storage cupboards and granite worktop which offers ample space for food preparation. There is a useful cupboard built into the under stairs recess and a corner pantry cupboard. The kitchen also offers space for a breakfast table and four chairs.
After ascending the stairs you arrive on the first floor landing. From here you can access all three bedrooms and the family bathroom. Bedrooms one and two are well proportioned double size rooms. Both have exposed studwork/beams and feature Tudor mullion windows, bedroom two also has a vanity hand wash basin and the master bedroom has a wardrobe and chest of drawers. The third bedroom is a good single size room, all are serviced by the family bathroom with bath, WC and wash basin. Outside the garden is a sea of colour. Established flower and shrub borders surround the courtyard and create secluded sitting and dining areas. A gate leads to the rear where a gravel driveway leads back onto the street and gives access to the barn at the rear.
Coggeshall is a small town located in a remarkable stretch of countryside just an hours commute from the city of London. There are excellent local amenities including pubs, renowned restaurants, a post office, general store, news agents and local butcher. The village of Kelvedon lies nearby and offers mainline rail service to London’s Liverpool Street. The larger market towns of Braintree and Chelmsford offer a much wider range of commercial, entertainment and shopping amenities, the latter having an excellent mainline rail connection to London’s Liverpool Street with an average journey of 38 minutes. Stansted Airport to the east caters for domestic and international flights. Superb road connections are also found nearby with A12 and A120 leading to Junction 8 of the M11.
Property ref: 121_2110_4216359
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