5 bedroom house for sale

£525,000 /Sale price - Essex CO12

Details

  • Beds: 5
  • Baths: 1
  • Price: £525,000 /Sale price
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Overview

Retained in the family since the 1970's Whispers occupies a central position in Great Oakley village where it had historically seen commercial uses as a bakery (in the current kitchen which was formerly a detached outbuilding) and a butchers (in the current workshop) fronting the High Street.The property boasts a wealth of character throughout from its exposed internal timber frame, two redbrick inglenook fireplaces, terracotta floor tiling and a vaulted kitchen at the rear with full height windows in an Oak frame (that forms part of a more modern extension).Spanning over 2,100 square feet (including a detached outbuilding where former commercial activities took place) There are three main reception rooms with the living room and dining room being of a superb size at the front of the property. The third reception room off the Dining room was formerly the kitchen before the Old Bakery at the back was incorporated into the main living accommodation about 20 years ago. This third reception room connects through to the Kitchen and Utility at the rear of the property and also to a potential study and ground floor bathroom.There are two staircases, one that serves the main four bedrooms leading off the entrance hall and another up from the third reception into a fifth bedroom / storage or play room.Mirroring the two large reception rooms beneath the first and second bedrooms are equally as spacious. Both add the continuity of character with heavy exposed floor boards, feature red brick walls and ornate fireplaces. Bedrooms three and four lead off bedrooms one and two to the rear of the main house.OUTSIDEOutside you will find a pretty South facing garden accessed from the Kitchen / Utility room which is retained by a six foot red brick wall having an array of flower / shrub borders and a gate that leads to a large parking area beyond (for up to four vehicles) and an allotment sized parcel of land that was acquired and added to the property title in the modern era.Within the curtilage of the main outside space is a timber framed and clad outbuilding. Formerly a Butchers serving onto the high street this useful space with windows front, rear and a vaulted ceiling measures 3.83m x 5.33m and is currently being used as a workshop but has potential for a separate study (outside) or even some commercial use (subject to planning) considering its previous usage.The full list of accommodation with approximate room sizes includes:GROUND FLOOREntrance Hall 2.05m x 2.16mWood panelled entrance door, terracotta engineered floor tiling, carpeted stairs up to the first floor landing and wood framed internal doors that lead into the living room and int the dining room.Living Room 4.66m x 4.48mA spacious and character filled room with sash window to the front elevation, exposed red brick wall and beam work. Feature fitted book shelving to the entire flank wall and central focal point of a redbrick inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, tiled hearth and timber mantle.Dining Room 4.59m x 4.47mEqually well-proportioned also with a sash window to the front elevation, exposed beam work and imposing full height red brink inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, tiled heath and timber mantle. Terracotta engineered floor tiling.Third Reception 4.46m x 3.60mTerracotta floor tiling, flank window overlooking a courtyard area of the rear garden, Lonsdale stove set into feature fireplace, exposed beam work and door leading to a staircase up to the study / fifth bedroom.Potential Study 1.97m x 3.55mConnecting the third reception room to the ground floor bathroom having brick paved flooring, exposed beams and bespoke fitted shelving and storage to the entire wall on the right hand side as you enter.Bathroom 1.95m x 3.09mShower cubicle (tiled), heated towel rail, extractor fan, WC, pedestal hand wash basin and free standing bath. Quarry tiled flooring and wood framed window to the rear elevation.Kitchen 2.79m x 6.70mFeaturing the original bakers oven with decorative wrought iron frontage, a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, terracotta engineered tiled flooring, two windows to the rear elevation, a further window behind the free standing unit housing a double bowl sink and a set of floor to ceiling windows encased in an Oak frame.There are further free standing storage solutions and there is space for a range cooker and a tall standing fridge / freezer. The kitchen has a seating area towards the utility room end. Utility Room 1.95m x 1.62mFloor mounted oil fired boiler, window to the side elevation, wood panelled door out to the rear garden. Plumbing for a washing machine and terracotta tiled flooring.FIRST FLOORLanding Galleried and carpeted with doors leading into the first and second bedrooms.First Bedroom 4.72m x 4.61mExposed original floorboards, sash window to the front elevation, red brick fireplace and exposed beam work. Door through to the third bedroom.Second Bedroom 4.66m x 4.62mExposed original floor boards, sash window to the front elevation, airing cupboard and further wardrobe cupboard. Red brick ornate fireplace and door through to the fourth bedroom.Third Bedroom 2.21m x 3.39mWindow to the rear elevation, exposed floorboards, door to the fourth bedroom.Fourth Bedroom 2.20m x 4.11mSash window to the rear elevation, exposed floorboards and beamed walls.Studio / Study / Fifth Bedroom 4.63m x 3,41mAccessed from the staircase from the third reception room. Vaulted ceiling, dormer window and exposed beam work to the walls.Important informationCouncil Tax - Band EType of Construction - predominantly timber frameTenure - FREEHOLDServices - mains drainage and water, electric and oil fired central heating.EPC Rating: D For more details and to contact: https://realtyww.info/cottages/for-sale_i69409828

Amenities

  • Home
    • A grade II listed Cottage in the heart of Great Oakley Village
    • Character rich
    • heavily beamed
    • inglenook fireplaces
    • vaulted ceilings and sash windows
    • Over 2,100 square feet of accommodation
    • South facing garden retained by red brick wall
    • Parking for up to four vehicles
    • Additional allotment sized parcel of land
    • Excellent access to the A120/A12
    • Seller is moving to an end of chain property
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This House for sale is located at Essex CO12. The home has 5 Bedroom and 1 Bathroom. This 5 bedroom House in Essex is for sale for £525,000 /Sale price.

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