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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Birch

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Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms with two bathrooms
  • Generous master suite with bathroom and dressing room
  • Three reception rooms
  • German ‘Leicht’ kitchen with utility
  • Double garage, workshop and garden studio
  • Mature plot in excess of 1/2 an acre
  • Convenient and secluded position in sought after village
  • Just 3.5 miles to Marks Tey Railway Station

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Tucked away at the end of its own private drive this individual family home offers over 2,800 sq ft of versatile accommodation over two floors. Secluded within south and west facing grounds, in excess of 1/2 acre and positioned close to the centre of the village.

The property

To the front the portico with a seating area perfectly placed to catch the morning sun leads to a glazed front door. This opens into a welcoming entrance hallway with full height picture windows to the front and side, doors lead to the kitchen, sitting room and cloakroom, whilst stairs rise to the first floor with a useful cupboard beneath.

A beautifully appointed kitchen breakfast room spans the width of the rear of the property, with a window to the side and rear, French doors opening onto the rear courtyard, an opening to the dining room and doors opening to the sitting room, utility room and garage. The kitchen breakfast room has been comprehensively fitted with a bespoke Leicht arrangement including a double pull out larder cupboard and granite work surfaces. There is an inset double butler sink with drainer and tiled splashbacks, whilst built in Neff appliances include; a double oven, microwave, electric hob, extractor, dish washer and fridge freezer. There is space at the end of the kitchen for a breakfast table, and at the opposite end is a further seating area which flows seamlessly into the dining room. This is an impressive room with doors into the gardens and a door to the courtyard. To one wall is a central Calor gas stove which is flanked by a useful range of fitted shelving. Conveniently located just off the kitchen is a good sized utility room with a window to the front and a durable rubber floor. Here there are a further range of fitted cupboards with work surfaces over and an inset stainless steel sink drainer unit. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, a dryer and to one side is a tall storage cupboard in which the laundry chute ends.

The sitting room can be reached via the entrance hallway and the kitchen breakfast room, it is a spacious light room with windows and a door into the gardens. A fireplace provides the focal point of this room with a decorative wooden surround, inset Jetmaster wood burner and wide slate hearth.

From the entrance hall stairs rise to a wide first floor landing which has a window to the front, loft access hatch, two storage cupboards and an oversized airing cupboard. From the landing doors lead to the master suite, three further bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The generous master suite features a large triple aspect bedroom with windows to the front, rear and side. There are fitted wardrobes, ceiling fan, bespoke 'old school' style radiators and doors to the ensuite bathroom and dressing room. The dressing room has a window to the rear and fitted hanging and drawer space, whilst the ensuite bathroom has a window to the front. The ensuite is fully tiled and is fitted with a white four piece suite comprising; panel bath, hand wash basin, WC and large standalone shower cubicle with monsoon head. There is a useful storage cupboard to one side and a laundry chute.

Bedroom two is a good sized double room which is currently laid out as an office. This room is bathed in light from a large south facing window, alongside which a glazed door leads onto a balcony overlooking the gardens. Bedrooms three and four both have fitted cupboards and windows overlooking the grounds. Bedroom three, the larger of the two has a double aspect.

Outside

Double garage
The double garage has two electric roller doors to the front, a window to the rear and a door to the rear and into the property. In one corner is a door which leads to an additional toilet and a door to the boiler room.

Workshop
With glazed double doors and a window to the courtyard the workshop is a very versatile space which is currently used for storage and to house the pond equipment. There are fitted units with work surfaces and a sink with hot water connected. A side door leads to the gardens.

Garden studio
Located to the rear of the plot, beyond the vegetable garden is a useful garden studio measuring 19ft3 x 11ft. This could lend itself to several uses and is currently used as a garden store and potting shed. There are windows to three sides, Velux windows, a sink with hot tap and power/light is connected.

The property is set well back from the road at the end of a shingle drive which opens into a spacious parking area. The front gardens are well enclosed by an established selection of evergreen shrubs and trees fronted by lawns. The front garden flows into a further generous lawned area to the side of the property. This is a bright south facing space interspersed with specimen trees and shrubs including; Silver Birch, Blue Cedar, Fig, Apple, Plum and Damson.

A patio is laid to the side, accessed by a door from the sitting room. To the opposite side of the property a pathway leads to the rear courtyard via a useful bin and wood storage area. The rear courtyard faces west and offers ample space for entertaining with doors leading in from the kitchen breakfast room and dining room. This is an attractive paved area, designed in a Mediterranean style with shingled and planted beds. A central decked walkway with inset lighting spans an ornamental fish pond and leads to a further paved terrace with gazebo.

Beyond the gazebo a pergola covers a walkway which leads past a wildlife pond to a sheltered vegetable garden. Here there are a selection of raised beds, mature shrubs and a gate opens onto the lawns.  

Entrance hall  

Utility room 8' 9" x 6' 11" (2.67m x 2.11m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 39' 2" x 10' 10" (11.94m x 3.3m)  

Dining room 20' x 15' 3" (6.1m x 4.65m)  

Sitting room 18' 2" x 13' 9" (5.54m x 4.19m)  

Master bedroom 17' 9" x 12' 5" (5.41m x 3.78m)  

Ensuite 11' 3" x 8' 11" (3.43m x 2.72m)  

Dressing room 9' x 4' 10" (2.74m x 1.47m)  

Bedroom two 13' 3" x 11' 4" (4.04m x 3.45m)  

Balcony  

Bedroom three 13' x 8' 8" (3.96m x 2.64m)  

Bedroom four 110' 5" x 8' 2" (33.66m x 2.49m)  

Bathroom  

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 October 2016

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