** ENCHANTING GEORGIAN COTTAGE **
Chamberlain Phillips are pleased to offer this well presented semi-detached period (unlisted) cottage of immense charm and character located in a pleasant no through road position within the fringe of the popular village of Great Bromley to the east of Colchester.
This outstanding property offers a wealth of original features including exposed beam work and brick fireplace, two bedrooms, two reception rooms, kitchen with oil-fired Aga-style range cooker which equally runs the heating and hot water, conservatory and bathroom with roll-top bath.
Further benefits include a detached garage with electric roller door, detached workshop with power and light connected and driveway providing off-road and secure parking for several vehicles/motorhome/boat.
The property is approached via the driveway and gated access through the verdant mature garden leading to the main porch and front door.
Upon entering the porch you are lead into the sitting room which has an oak herringbone floor, exposed beams, brick built fireplace housing a multi-fuel burner, an oak staircase leading to the first floor and a door to the snug/study. The snug has an oak floor, exposed beams and offers access to both the kitchen and bathroom.
The bathroom has exposed beams, oak herringbone floor, roll top bath with rain shower over, wc and wash hand basin.
The kitchen has a selection of solid wood units with partial slate work surface, roof light windows, tiled floor, Aga range cooker and door to the conservatory which is used as the dining room and has a solar reflective glass roof, drop down integrated bed, doors leading to both front and rear aspects with field views to the rear.
On the first floor, the landing provides access to both bedrooms, the principal which overlooks the front aspect with vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, fitted cupboard and stripped flooring, the second bedroom faces the rear aspect with stripped flooring and airing cupboard.
The beautiful mature south facing gardens feature various specified areas which include, vegetable and greenhouse, lawned area, covered patio/bbq area, secluded shingle seating/reading area, detached workshop, detached garage and garden shed.
The detached garage offers power, light and electric roller door, with the large workshop equally with power and light connected offers an ideal adaptable space which could be used as a home office, gym, hobby room or converted to a potential annexe subject to planning.
Viewings are strongly recommended to fully appreciate the cottage and the extent of external space and opportunity. Great Bromley is located 5.5 miles from Colchester town centre, which offers an array of shopping facilities, eateries and cinemas. Manningtree railway station is approximately 5 miles from the property and offers direct links to London Liverpool Street in just over 1 hour. Access to the A120 is approximately two miles and provides communication routes via the A12 and M25 to London
Within the village, there is a local public house which is managed and run by the community, open part-time from Thursdays through to Sundays. The Cross in houses a post office every Wednesday and holds various community events. A new village shop is currently under construction which will be a short walk from the property as is The Courthouse public house.
Primary Schools: St George's C. of E. Primary School, Great Bentley Primary School and many high achieving schools are all within proximity. Secondary Schools: Colne Community School and College, Colchester Royal Grammar School, all of which offer outstanding Ofsted reports.
There is also excellent walking and riding in the area, being so close to the Dedham Vale and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, together with sailing on the Rivers Stour and Orwell.