2 bedroom cottage for saleBoxmill Lane, Halstead, Essex
Sold STC £335,000
Originally built by the Courtauld family in the 1930's this two bedroom semi detached house offers an abundance of natural light and elegant rooms. The properties position is highly desirable, just 1 mile from the centre of Halstead with all its amenities whilst surrounded by open countryside at the front and a private woodland to the rear. Boxmill Lane is a quiet narrow lane accessed from Hedingham Road. The house is set back from the lane behind a hard landscaped drive with space to park three vehicles side by side. Steps and a path lead to the side of a slightly elevated lawn to the side entrance and front door. Upon entering the house you arrive in a reception hall, stairs ascend to the first floor and doors radiate into two of the reception rooms. Both of the reception rooms have a traditional feel with stripped wooden floors and fireplaces. The dining room at the front of the house has a window overlooking the front garden and is partially open plan to the kitchen at the rear. The living room also has a window to the front and concertina French doors which open onto the study at the back next to the kitchen. From the study further patio doors lead into the garden and a door to the side interconnects with the kitchen. Currently arranged in a galley style with a good range of cupboards for storage and wooden effect worktop offering ample space for food preparation. The kitchen includes space for a 'Range master' style cooker and double butler sink along with space and plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Windows to the side and rear offer plenty of natural light and further floor to ceiling cupboards complete the kitchen. An inner hall then leads to a door into the garden and handy cloakroom.
After ascending the stairs you arrive on the first floor landing, doors open into the two bedrooms and luxury bathroom and a large walk in storage cupboard. Both of the bedrooms are well proportioned double size rooms, both have decorative fireplaces and lovely views. The master bedroom has dual aspect windows to the front overlooking the lane and meadow, and rear, overlooking the woodland. The bathroom has a separate bath and double shower cubicle with rainwater style shower. There is a WC, hand wash basin and built in. Outside there is an enclosed rear garden which backs directly onto private woodland with an area of lawn and a paved seating area.
Situation - 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.
Halstead is well placed at 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. The A12 is 10 miles to the east at junction 26; whilst junction 8 of the M11 at Bishops Stortford and Stansted Airport are 25 miles to the west.
Colchester 14 miles | Kelvedon (London Liverpool Street 50 minutes) 10 miles | Bishops Stortford (Stansted Airport and M11) 25 miles
Services: All mains services are connected.
Local authorities: Braintree District council Tel: 01376 552525 Essex County Council Tel: 0845 7430403
Property ref: 121_2110_4218771
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