General information Main entrance hall to the Old Thatched Cottage is found at the side of the property and provides space for coats as well as a recess with turning staircase leading up to the first floor accommodation in the original cottage. A door leads through to the main kitchen/living space a fantastic contemporary area measuring some 28' by 24' with a dining area, double glazed glass canopy, stair flight leading to the master bedroom suite, useful storage cupboards and including the kitchen which is fitted with a range of worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers beneath, one and a half ceramic bowl sink and drainer unit, two inset four ring electric hobs with ovens beneath and a large extractor canopy. There is also an island unit whilst the room enjoys windows to the all aspects including French doors leading out to the garden.
At the front of the property is the original cottage with a sitting room with exposed timbers and red brick fireplace and separate snug again with exposed timbers and fireplace with stove and door leading through to the front lobby providing useful storage.
The utility room was formerly the kitchen to the property so is of an excellent size with dual aspect and has worksurfaces with one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit and plumbing for a washing machine as well as space for further appliances. A door leads through to the beautifully appointed bathroom comprising a panel bath with shower end, wall mounted wash hand basin and a toilet, there is a recess lobby area with a door leading to the outside ideal for cleaning off without having to walk through the main property.
The property has two areas of first floor accommodation with two double bedrooms found in the original cottage both with exposed timbers, storage cupboards leading off the landing with exposed timbers. The head height in this section extends to approximately 6' 3" maximum.
Within the modern part of the property is the master bedroom suite with access off the second staircase with a range of built in wardrobes, dual aspect including French doors opening out on to a balcony enjoying views over the gardens and its own en-suite facilities with corner tiled shower cubicle, inset wash hand basin to a vanity unit with cupboards beneath as well as a toilet. In total the property extends to approximately 1900sq.ft and has uPVC double glazed windows and rointe electric heaters.
Kitchen/dining/living room 28' 4" x 24' 2" (8.64m x 7.37m)
Sitting room 15' 10" x 14' 2" (4.83m x 4.32m)
Snug 10' 7" x 14' 2" (3.23m x 4.32m)
Utility room 6' 4" x 14' 2" (1.93m x 4.32m)
Ground floor bathroom
Bedroom one 19' 10" x 14' 1" (6.05m x 4.29m)
Bedroom two 10' 7" x 14' 2" (3.23m x 4.32m)
Bedroom three 13' x 8' 5" (3.96m x 2.57m)
The outside The property is set well back from Stones Green Road with shingle driveway providing ample car parking with the remainder of the front garden laid to lawn and also housing a detached garage 17' 6" by 11' 8". At the rear of the property is a paved patio leading out onto extensive lawns with a variety of established trees. Whilst at the rear of the garden is a timber workshop 19' 7" by 12' 3". With the total plot extending to just under half an acre at 0.487 of an acre.
Where? The village of Tendring is a popular village just located off the A120 and enjoys a historic church, primary school, village hall and public house. The village is conveniently situated with good accessibility to the coastal towns of both Harwich and Clacton whilst road links provide a fast route back to Colchester. The nearby town of Manningtree provides wider facilities and also has a mainline railway station taking services not only from the port of Harwich but also on the Norwich to London Liverpool Street line.
Important information Council Tax Band - D
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Whilst there is a private drainage treatment plant and electric heating within the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E
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A detached unlisted three bedroom cottage occupying a wonderful rural location within grounds of approaching half an acre, blending charm of the original framed cottage with modern spacious contemporary living.
Old Thatched Cottage has been substantially extended and doubled in size by the current owners to provide a bespoke property set amongst countryside yet has good accessibility to the A120 and beyond to the commuter town of Manningtree.
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