Guide Price £500,000

High Street, Mistley, Manningtree

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General information

General information Constable Place is an impressive five bedroom Grade II listed family home set over three levels with large reception rooms, master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and period features distributed throughout the 2200sqft plus of accommodation. This former 18th Century Tea House is reputed locally to have been frequented by famed artist John Constable, whose brother Abram later owned the property in the 19th Century.

The home is entered via a large wooden door next to the late 1800's style street light, taking you into the nearly 40ft entrance hall running almost the length of the spacious home. The family sitting room is located to the front with two sash windows facing onto the High Street, exposed wall beams and a large inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner complete with stove and wood store. The dining room has a window to the side, exposed wooden beams to wall and ceiling and another imposing brick build fireplace. There are two storage cupboards, one to each side of the fireplace.

At the end of the hallway there are doors through to the kitchen, utility room and cloakroom, with a large stain glass window allowing the most stunning light show pouring through in the morning, lighting up the end of the hallway. The cloakroom itself has a low level WC and wash hand basin, with a small window to rear, while the utility room has a door to the rear garden, work tops and wall mounted cupboards with space and plumbing for a washing machine/tumble dryer. The kitchen has a high ceiling with a velux style skylight, with a further window facing over the garden and French style doors opening to the rear patio. There is a range of floor mounted units spanning the lower level, with space for a large fridge freezer and space for a range style double cooker.

Halfway along the hallway you will find the wooden staircase with a cupboard to one side, leading up to the first floor accommodation. The landing has a window to the side, stairs to the second floor and doors through to the family bathroom, bedroom two and the master bedroom. The white bathroom suite consists of a panel enclosed bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a separate shower cubicle. The walls are tiled and include an obscure window to the side. The master bedroom is to the front with two windows, exposed beams, wooden flooring and a large fireplace. The en-suite bathroom has tiled walls, with the white suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bidet and Jacuzzi style bath with centre mounted taps. Bedroom two is to the rear with exposed beams and wooden flooring, and large fireplace and a window facing to the side.

The second floor landing has a velux style window and doors for the last three bedrooms and upstairs WC, which has a velux style window. Bedroom three, four and five have some restricted head height and all have a window facing their respective directions.

Entrance hall 39' 11" x 3' 11" (12.17m x 1.19m)

Sitting room 17' 5" x 15' 0" (5.31m x 4.57m)

Dining room 17' 5" x 12' 9" (5.31m x 3.89m)

Kitchen 15' 0" x 11' 7" (4.57m x 3.53m)

Utility room 6' 6" x 5' 1" (1.98m x 1.55m)



Master bedroom 22' x 14' 7" (6.71m x 4.44m)

Ensuite 7' 4" x 6' 2" (2.24m x 1.88m)

Bedroom two 14' 7" x 12' 3" (4.44m x 3.73m)

Bathroom 9' 2" x 6' 6" (2.79m x 1.98m)


Bedroom three 13' 9" x 11' 3" (4.19m x 3.43m) Some restricted head height

Bedroom four 14' 5" x 8' 4" (4.39m x 2.54m) Some restricted head height

Bedroom five 10' 5" x 9' 6" (3.18m x 2.9m) Some restricted head height

WC 8' 5" x 8' 4" (2.57m x 2.54m) Some restricted head height

The outside To the front the property faces on to the High Street. The rear has a private garden retained by a brick wall surround, with mature tree and shrub borders. There is a wood store with further storage cupboards and a wooden gate leading into the rear of the garden which has a patio area. There is a parking made available by gated rear access coming from The Lane.

Where? Constable Place sits in a prominent position on Mistley High Street, in close proximity to the nearby shop, pub, tea rooms and train station. It is just a short stroll to the quayside and Mistley Walls where views of the River Stour and surrounding countryside can be enjoyed.

Important information Grade II Listed property

Council Tax Band - D

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - D

Property summary

This substantial five bedroom Grade II listed family home has accommodation spread over three floors now being offered with off road parking to the rear, benefiting from spacious reception rooms, en-suite to the master bedroom, period features and no onward chain.

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