General information Located in the idyllic waterside village of Heybridge Basin is this two bedroom detached house with a large, private garden.
Square Cottage is a unique property dating from c1860 which has been sympathetically renovated and extended, nestled in the conservation area at the heart of the village. It's master bedroom is large enough to be split into two so there is potential to offer three bedrooms. Worthy of note is that this property was the 'Sustainability' winner of MDC's Conservation & Design Award Scheme, 2015.
A glazed door to the front leads to an entrance lobby which gives access to all ground floor accommodation.
The good size lounge has two windows to the side aspect, inset log burner and leads into a separate light and spacious sitting room with six windows to the side/front aspects - plus double doors leading into the garden.
The kitchen enjoys a vaulted ceiling and velux windows and is a particularly bright space with a door leading into the garden, one bowl sink inset to roll edge work surface with a range of wall and base units with cupboards and drawers, integrated oven with five ring gas hob, plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and space for a fridge freezer. The breakfast area has a staircase rising to the first floor, a variety of storage cupboards and access into the plant room which is also used as a utility area.
The ground floor concludes with a cloakroom comprising low level WC and a wash hand basin; also a storage cupboard for boots/coats.
The first floor landing gives access to two good size bedrooms and the family bathroom. The master bedroom measures 20' 3" by 11' and as previously mentioned could be divided into two rooms. It has a vaulted ceiling with triple aspect windows and built in wardrobes. Bedroom two has a window to the side aspect and a flat panel radiator as the original floorboards were retained. The first floor concludes with the family bathroom with a window to the side aspect, panel bath, separate shower unit, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and large cupboard storage over the stairs.
The heating system is provided by an air sourced heat pump. It has underfloor heating throughout with the exception of bedroom two. Both the house and office/workshop have high levels of insulation.
Cloakroom 3' 11" x 2' 11" (1.19m x 0.89m)
Lounge 14' 5" x 10' 10" (4.39m x 3.3m)
Dining room 12' 11" x 10' 9" (3.94m x 3.28m)
Breakfast room 10' 4" x 10' (3.15m x 3.05m)
Kitchen 13' 1" x 8' 8" (3.99m x 2.64m)
Utility room 7' 8" x 6' 2" (2.34m x 1.88m)
Bedroom one 20' 3" x 11' (6.17m x 3.35m)
Bedroom two 12' 10" x 8' 11" (3.91m x 2.72m)
Bathroom 8' 9" x 6' 11" (2.67m x 2.11m)
Workshop 13' 8" x 11' 1" (4.17m x 3.38m)
Outside The large, private garden commences with a paved patio area with the remainder mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees, shrubs, flowers, herbs and a raised bed vegetable growing area. It is enclosed by fences/trees & shrubs and a long mixed native hedge.
There is also a good size office/workshop measuring 13' by 11' 1" with power, light and internet connection.
Resident parking (up to 2 vehicles per household) is located in the village carpark located directly behind the garden - there is a modest annual charge per vehicle applicable to residents under the age of 65.
Location Heybridge Basin is located on the north bank of the River Blackwater offering tea rooms and local pubs. It has a long maritime history and is well suited to sailing/water enthusiasts with facilities including two local sailing clubs. The Chelmer & Blackwater canal ends in the village where there is a sea-lock into the estuary. The area offers wonderful walking opportunities along the seawall and canal towpath and is popular with birdwatchers.
Important information Council Tax Band - C
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - C
Our ref - DJN
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Located in the idyllic waterside village of Heybridge Basin is this two bedroom detached house with a large, private garden. Square Cottage is a unique property dating from c1860 which has been sympathetically renovated and extended, nestled in the conservation area at the heart of the village. It’s master bedroom is large enough to be split into two so there is potential to offer three bedrooms. Worthy of note is that this property was the ‘Sustainability’ winner of MDC’s Conservation & Design Award Scheme, 2015
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