General information 1 Rectory Cottages is one of a pair of character cottages requiring extensive updating and modernisation in an attractive countryside setting, generous rear garden and off road parking.
Accommodation is briefly composed of entrance hall where stairs rise up to the first floor with useful cupboard beneath and doors that lead off to the good size sitting room to the front aspect with central fireplace and window overlooking the front gardens. Set to the rear is a generous kitchen which could benefit from being refitted with worktops surrounding and a range of units beneath, further wall mounted units over, sink incorporated and space for appliances, window overlooks the rear garden and there is a door leading to a lean-to with windows and door to the outside. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a bathroom currently with panel enclosed bath, wall mounted wash hand basin and W.C, shower over the bath and tiled surrounds.
Stairs rise up to a first floor landing where doors lead off to all three bedrooms. Bedrooms one and three benefit from built in storage.
Living room 14' x 12' 1" (4.27m x 3.68m)
Kitchen 12' 2" x 8' 10" (3.71m x 2.69m)
Bathroom 6' 11" x 5' 7" (2.11m x 1.7m)
Lean-to 5' 1" x 3' 9" (1.55m x 1.14m)
Master bedroom 12' 1" x 10' 8" (3.68m x 3.25m)
Bedroom two 10' 6" x 9' 2" (3.2m x 2.79m)
Bedroom three 12' 2" x 8' 7" (3.71m x 2.62m)
Garage 16' 8" x 8' 6" (5.08m x 2.59m)
Outside The front garden is a key feature of no. 1 Rectory Cottages being wider at the front than the rear and offering a good level of off road parking and leading to a detached concrete garage. The front gardens are then majority set to lawn with hedging on the boundaries. Pathway extends around the cottage leading to the rear gardens, the majority of the rear gardens are set to lawn with timber shed and a brick outbuilding both requiring a degree of repair and refurbishment. There is a newly erected fence dividing 1 & 2 Rectory Cottages.
Location The village has a super network of farm tracks, bridleways and footpaths allowing for spectacular scenic hacking/rambling. The market towns of Halstead and Sudbury lie approximately 5 miles to the south west and north east respectively, both offering a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities with Sudbury offering a branch line station which connects to the main commuter service at Marks Tey, the service in total taking approximately 1hour and 10 minutes to London Liverpool Street. The historic town of Colchester lies approximately 16 miles to the south east, again offering a wide range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities, together with a fast commuter train service to London Liverpool Street taking approximately 50 minutes.
Important information Council Tax Band - B
Services - We understand that mains water is connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - F
Our ref - NAS
Agents note Due to the nature and extent of works we are inviting cash buyers only at this stage. We would also point out the property has a shared septic tank and water meter with no. 2 Rectory Cottages. The ditch that can be see on the left hand side is within the boundary of the property.
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Offered with no onward chain and to cash buyers only comes one of a pair of character cottages on the edge of this North Essex village in need of significant updating and refurbishment in a countryside setting with off road parking and a garage.
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