Six of the best… period properties
A record number of people are looking to move to our region and demand is outstripping the supply of available properties, meaning many homes are selling faster than ever before, with some being sold either at or above the asking price. Period properties with a wealth of charm and character remain popular; here we share six of the best from our Signature team:
This impressive Grade II* Listed, 7 bedroom property has many fine period features and is set in mature grounds of approximately 7 acres. There are a range of outbuildings and a large aisled barn which offers scope for development, subject to planning. Ollivers Farm has undergone an extensive programme of renovation and improvement by the current owners with the addition of a period style reception hall and study, together with a stair tower to the rear. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please call our Sudbury team on 01787 327000.
This delightful 5 bedroom Grade ll listed house occupies mature grounds, approaching 1/2 acre and is believed to date back to the 15th Century. Formerly the public house in Thorington Street, The Old Rose Inn has an abundance of charm and character with flexible and spacious living accommodation. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact our Colchester team on 01206 763388.
A beautifully presented Grade II listed cottage with grounds of approximately 0.8 acre. Originally a pair of cottages, the property has been substantially extended to provide 5 reception rooms and 5 bedrooms. In the grounds there is a detached one bedroom, single storey annexe with vaulted ceilings and a spacious kitchen/living room. For further information or to arrange a viewing, please contact our Colchester team on 01206 763388.
This charming 4 bedroom, thatched cottage is believed to date back to the 16th Century and was originally two cottages. On the outskirts of the pretty village of Wethersfield, this property offers fantastic views of the surrounding countryside and benefits from a detached studio/office. For further details or to arrange a viewing, please contact our Witham team on 01376 516464.
This spacious Grade ll barn conversion has 4 bedrooms and a stunning sitting room with double height windows, an impressive vaulted ceiling and a wealth of exposed timbers (main photograph). In grounds of approximately 1/4 acre, there is also a detached 1 bedroom annexe. For further details or to arrange a viewing, please call our Manningtree team on 01206 397222.
Dating back to the 1400’s, this well-presented 3 bedroom ‘Suffolk pink’ home has the perfect combination of modern comforts, character and charm, with an abundance of beams and period features. To the side of the property is a paved area, ideal for alfresco dining, leading to a further terrace with additional seating. The remainder of the garden is predominantly laid to lawn, with well-stocked and established borders. For more information or to arrange a viewing, contact our Sudbury team on 01787 327000.