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Hawbush Green, Cressing

 £675,000 - Sold

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Key Information

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
General information This four bedroom Grade II Listed cottage is situated in the idyllic setting of Cressing and within beautiful mature gardens measuring 0.6 of an acre. The property offers ideal family accommodation and retains many original features with exposed beams and fireplace.

The property benefits from exposed ceiling and wall timbers throughout and comprises storm porch to the front with solid wooden door leading into the reception hall, a spacious reception hall with a leaded window to the front and gives access through to the sitting room and to the first floor, with a stable door leading to the inner hallway. The sitting room has two secondary glazed leaded windows to the front aspect and window to the side aspect with window seat beneath. Beautiful features of this room include the exposed red brick open fireplace and exposed wall and ceiling timbers. The kitchen has leaded secondary glazed windows to the rear, butler sink inset to solid Beech worksurface with a range of wall and base units with cupboards and drawers, oil fired AGA, electric cooker, washing machine and integrated dishwasher. Access leads through to the dining room which has a secondary glazed leaded windows to the front and side aspects and exposed ceiling timbers. From the inner hallway there is a wooden door opening out to the garden and access from the rear hallway leads to the study/bedroom five which has secondary double glazed leaded window to the side, built in cupboard housing an oil fired boiler. The ground floor shower room has been finished to a high specification.

The first floor is accessed via a split staircase with one side leading to two double bedrooms both with secondary glazed leaded windows overlooking the gardens and fields and bedroom one with a large built in wardrobe. The right hand side of the property comprises of bedroom two which is a double bedroom with a secondary glazed leaded window to the front and bedroom four with a secondary glazed window to the side. The family bathroom has built in wall to wall cupboards, secondary glazed leaded window to the side, panel enclosed bath, low level W.C and pedestal wash hand basin.

Reception hall 13' 7" x 10' 3" (4.14m x 3.12m)

Sitting room 21' 7" x 17' 3" (6.58m x 5.26m)

Dining room 13' 4" x 10' 5" (4.06m x 3.18m)

Kitchen 12' 11" x 10' 9" (3.94m x 3.28m)

Shower room 5' 7" x 4' 9" (1.7m x 1.45m)

Study 18' 8" x 7' 11" (5.69m x 2.41m)

Bedroom one 16' 11" x 11' 11" (5.16m x 3.63m)

Bedroom two 12' 4" x 12' 4" (3.76m x 3.76m)

Bedroom three 12' 4" x 8' 9" (3.76m x 2.67m)

Bedroom four 12' 5" x 6' 4" (3.78m x 1.93m)

Bathroom 9' x 7' 6" (2.74m x 2.29m)

The outside The property is approached via a five bar gate which in turn leads onto a long gravel driveway providing off road parking for many vehicles. Vehicular access can be gained from the side of the property which in turn leads to a detached 'L' shaped garage/workshop with power connected. The garage has double door and ramp to the front, window and personal door leading to the garden. The gardens themselves surround the property with a variety of mature trees, numerous fruit trees, shrubs and hedging. There is an established pond with feature waterfall, well and a separate vegetable garden and large greenhouse. There are several outbuildings including two sheds, an open store/small barn and a mower store/garage providing ample storage. The property also benefits from a summer house within the gardens and has a TV point, power and light connected.

Where? The parish of Cressing was one of the earliest British settlements of the Knights Templar known more widely today for its medieval barns at Cressing Temple, which are said to be the two finest Templar Barns in Europe. Cressing Temple hosts a variety of education and cultural events throughout the year.

Cressing is situated on the outskirts of the market town of Braintree and enjoys excellent access to the A120 which has excellent access to Stansted Airport, M11 and onto London. There is a mainline station at Witham with a fast and frequent service to London Liverpool Street, as well as a direct link from Cressing Station. Witham and Braintree offer a variety of shopping, social and educational facilities.

Important information Council Tax Band - D
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, oil and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold

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