Guide Price £599,995

Oak Road, Halstead, CO9 1LX

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    4
  • Bathroom

    bathrooms
    2

General information

General information White Horse Cottage is a spacious detached property full of charm and character and has parts dating back 300 years. The property has ideal family accommodation approaching 2,000sq.ft and benefits from a detached self contained annexe and a home office. The property is situated on a plot measuring approximately 0.4 of an acre and is located on the outskirts of the village of Halstead and yet still being within 1.2 miles of the High Street.

Accessed via a door leading into the kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted with a country style kitchen to include butler sink, five ring gas range with double oven, grill and warming plate, range of eye and base level units, quarry tiled floor, water softener and Worcester Bosch condensing boiler with Nest Smart Thermostat, exposed beams and a red brick wall. From the kitchen there is access into the dining room and study both benefitting from exposed ceiling and wall beams. The sitting room has an open fireplace with exposed red brick hearth. The study has a staircase rising to the first floor, under stairs storage cupboard and a large multi fuel burner with exposed red brick hearth. Also located off of the kitchen is the utility room/ hall which is an ideal storage space and in turn gives access to the ground floor shower room and the lounge which is part of the extension and is situated to the rear of the property. The lounge is a fantastic size with glazed elevations to three aspects and there is a gas coal/log fire in the corner of the room.

On the first floor there is a spacious landing/library which makes an ideal reading area and in turn gives access to the family bathroom fitted with a white three piece suite comprising roll top bath, low level W.C and vanity wash hand basin. The four double bedrooms all of which have exposed timbers and built in storage cupboards, whilst bedroom one benefits from a walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.

The detached self contained annexe has an open plan lounge/kitchen which comprises with a range of white eye and base level units, inset hob with oven beneath and extractor above and space for appliances. There is a separate dining room and a good size double bedroom with fitted cupboards and access through to the en-suite shower room.

Adjacent to the annexe is a separate home office which could be used for a variety of uses and is accessed via an entrance door and windows either side and has power and light connected.

Kitchen/breakfast room 24' 7" x 9' 10" (7.49m x 3m)

Sitting room 12' 3" x 11' 7" (3.73m x 3.53m)

Dining room/study 20' 6" x 12' 5" (6.25m x 3.78m)

Lounge 22' x 18' 2" (6.71m x 5.54m)

Utility room/hall

Shower room 7' 10" x 3' 1" (2.39m x 0.94m)

Landing/library 12' 8" x 12' 4" (3.86m x 3.76m)

Bedroom one 12' 11" x 12' 2" (3.94m x 3.71m)

Bedroom two 13' x 10' 11" (3.96m x 3.33m)

Bedroom three 13' 11" x 8' 2" (4.24m x 2.49m)

Bedroom four 9' 10" x 9' (3m x 2.74m)

Bathroom 10' 2" x 7' 6" (3.1m x 2.29m)

Annexe

Open plan lounge/kitchen 18' 9" x 9' 8" (5.72m x 2.95m)

Dining room 8' 3" x 6' 8" (2.51m x 2.03m)

Bedroom 11' 5" x 8' 10" (3.48m x 2.69m)

Bathroom 7' x 6' 11" (2.13m x 2.11m)

Home office 18' 5" x 13' 5" (5.61m x 4.09m)

The outside As previously mentioned the property is situated on a good size plot measuring approximately 0.4 of an acre. The property is accessed via a five bar gate which in turn gives way to the shingle driveway providing off road parking for in excess of six vehicles and the driveway in turn leads up to the annexe and home office. There is a feature well with water fountain in the front garden.

The rear garden commences with a paved patio area with the remainder mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. There is a sunken seating area with pergola over and power and light connected. There is an area of slate chippings with brick built barbeque area and lighting. There is an automatic outdoor watering system installed to the garden pots and baskets. To the immediate rear of the annexe is a large storage room with power and light connected. To the side of the property there is a garden shed and to the rear of the property is a large log store.

Where? The town of Halstead is situated in the attractive Colne Valley region of Essex. The strong links with the past are obvious; simply by strolling through the high street, the imposing 14th Century Church of St Andrew will catch any visitor's eye and this is just one of the may historical landmarks within the town.

The town centre is well served with restaurants, bars and pubs, which range from the traditional Bull Hotel to the more contemporary Whispers Wine Bar. There is a thriving arts and culture scene too - The Empire Theatre hosts regular theatrical productions and Halstead is proud to enter the annual 'Anglia in Bloom' competition, meaning the town is awash with vivid colour during the summer months.

The property has quick and easy connections to the A120, A12 and national motorway network beyond. Stansted Airport is just over 20 miles away. Braintree or Braintree Freeport rail stations are approximately 5 miles away allowing connections to London Liverpool Street in under one hour.

Important information Council Tax Band - F

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property. The property has high speed internet available (up to 50Mbs download, 10Mbs upload).

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - E

Property summary

ONE BEDROOM SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE. White Horse Cottage is a spacious detached property full of charm and character and has parts dating back 300 years. The property has ideal family accommodation approaching 2,000sq.ft and benefits from a detached self contained annexe and a home office. The property is situated on a plot measuring approximately 0.4 of an acre and is located on the outskirts of the village of Halstead and yet still being within 1.2 miles of the High Street.

Features

  • Charm and character throughout
  • One bedroom self contained annexe
  • Home office
  • Three receptions rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Established gardens
  • Situated on a plot of 0.4 of an acre

Floor plan

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