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Bridge Street, Coggeshall, Colchester, Essex

Asking Price Of £875,000

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Key Information

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 4 receptions
  • 3 bathrooms
General information This beautiful six bedroom Grade II Listed property originally home to the same family for 200 years, stands in grounds of 2.9 acres with expansive family accommodation over two floors with impressive attic space. In it's early history, Bridge House was a pub which originally formed part of the adjoining brewery that has now been converted in to high quality residential homes.

The welcoming front door leads into the entrance hall where stairs rise to the first floor and doors give access to the sitting room, snug, elegant dining room, kitchen, study, downstairs cloakroom, and fabulous butlers pantry. The sitting room and snug both have attractive feature fireplaces. Whilst the dining room is presented with partially wood panelled walls with recessed mirror and open plan to the entrance hall divided by folding Oak screen lattice panels. The study has a corner fireplace and sash window to the rear. Whilst adjacent to this is the butlers pantry fitted with a range of pine cabinetry and shelving with sash window to the side and external shutters. The kitchen is fitted with a range of eye and base level units with Aga inset into the hearth. A further door from the rear of the kitchen leads into the scullery which also has a sash window to the side and a door to the garden. There is a York stone tiled floor and substantial stone sink, with access to a wine store and laundry room. The laundry room has a high level window to the side elevation and space for two appliances. The wine store has twin French doors leading out beneath the raised first floor orangery and has an exposed concrete floor.

To the first floor there are six bedrooms with the spacious master having the benefit of a Jack and Jill en-suite shower room. There is also a family bathroom and a separate first floor shower room. The rear landing gives access to bedrooms five and six and further through the corridor the property's former Gentlemen's smoking room complete with Adam style carved fireplace can be found. There is a separate kitchenette area and open plan to the rear of this reception room is the first floor conservatory, which has windows to the rear and side aspect. Separate access is available from the conservatory, leading to the rear stairwell with separate hallway and side entrance.

Sitting room 12' 9" x 11' 5" (3.89m x 3.48m)

Drawing room 20' x 12' 7" (6.1m x 3.84m)

Dining room 11' 11" x 9' 2" (3.63m x 2.79m)

Study 9' 10" x 9' 8" (3m x 2.95m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 20' 1" x 13' 2" (6.12m x 4.01m)

Butlers pantry 9' 8" x 7' 6" (2.95m x 2.29m)

Scullery 13' 11" x 12' 10" (4.24m x 3.91m)

Wine store 18' 11" x 15' 5" (5.77m x 4.7m)

Laundry room

Cloakroom 8' 5" x 4' 2" (2.57m x 1.27m)

Bedroom one 16' 10" x 12' 1" (5.13m x 3.68m)

Bedroom two 12' 9" x 11' 5" (3.89m x 3.48m)

Bedroom three 12' 10" x 10' 3" (3.91m x 3.12m)

Bedroom four 13' 3" x 10' 6" (4.04m x 3.2m)

Bedroom five 14' 1" x 9' 7" (4.29m x 2.92m)

Bedroom six 12' 4" x 8' 6" (3.76m x 2.59m)

Bathroom 9' x 5' 11" (2.74m x 1.8m)

Bathroom 9' 6" x 7' 2" (2.9m x 2.18m)

Shower room 8' 3" x 4' 1" (2.51m x 1.24m)

Sitting room 19' 10" x 13' 4" (6.05m x 4.06m)

Conservatory 18' 9" x 8' 6" (5.72m x 2.59m)

Kitchenette 16' 9" x 5' 6" (5.11m x 1.68m)

The outside Accessed over a shared shingled driveway a five bar gate leads into a substantial parking area with off street parking for several vehicles. The majority of the formal gardens are walled with mature tree and shrub beds. There is an ornamental pond and a covered veranda beneath the first floor conservatory. The remainder of the plot comprises of a paddock area with extensive Meadow Grass and frontage onto the River Blackwater. There is a further five bar gate giving access from Gas Lane into the paddock and we understand that there is a right of access over the paddock for the Willow plantations.

Agent's note We understand that planning permission has been granted under application no. 14/01432/FUL for the conversion of the rear of the property to be turned in to separate annexe accommodation. Full plans can be obtained from the Braintree District Council website or available to view at Fenn Wright Witham office with further details.

Where? Coggeshall is a small market town well known for it's almost 300 listed buildings and formerly extensive antique trade. The town is steeped in history and today has an excellent community with a variety of shops, popular restaurants and public houses with education being provided by a Montessouri school, St Peters School, Church of England Primary School and for secondary education the Honywood Community Science School.

Coggeshall sits between two major towns with Braintree the nearest with its town centre and popular Freeport Shopping Village as well as the country park and road links to Stansted Airport, the M11 and beyond. The larger town of Colchester provides wider education facilities including a Sixth Form College, Colchester Institute and the University of Essex as well as a shopping centre with many national retailers expected of a major town. For the commuter, nearby Kelvedon provides access to a mainline station providing services terminating at London's Liverpool Street whilst also at Kelvedon there are links onto the A12. The Coggeshall Community bus provides a direct link from the centre of Coggeshall to Kelvedon station in the mornings and evenings.

Important Information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold

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