A delightful four bedroom detached property nestled in the peaceful village of Tillingham, eight miles from the coastal town of Maldon in the heart of a Conservation Area set within mature grounds of approximately 0.25 of an acre.
Believed to date back from the mid 1800's, this beautifully refurbished and well-maintained residence offers saturating natural light and comfortably-sized accommodation together with a converted garage, currently used as a studio/office offering potential for a variety of uses. Collingwood House is within walking distance to the local primary school and village amenities including the attractive village square, and for commuters, Southminster train station is less than 5 miles away.
The property can be entered from the rear or side in to the main reception hall/kitchen. Immediately greeted with attractive period and original features, the welcoming reception hall flows through in to the country style kitchen, offering an attractive range of shaker style units incorporating integrated appliances, with double butler sink. There is ample space for informal dining and to the rear of the kitchen is a tiled cloakroom. Both principal reception rooms offer detailed fireplaces with attractive inset log burners and bay fronted windows, flooding the rooms with natural light. The sitting room and reception hall both offer French doors that open out on to the veranda, ideal for entertaining.
To the first floor are four generously proportioned rooms, each with an idyllic outlook and bedroom one boasts an impressive feature fireplace. The tiled family bathroom comprises a free standing bathtub, WC and traditional wash hand basin.
The outside The property is approached by a pea-shingle driveway leading via double gates alongside the house and to the rear where there is parking for numerous vehicles and a detached garage. Half of the garage has been converted into a studio which is currently used as a yoga room with heating, electric and plumbing for a washing machine. A staircase leads up to first floor office space with a telephone point (broadband connected) and the entire building lends itself to become an annexe (STP). The other half of the garage provides a generous workshop/storage and there is an adjoining boiler room.
The beautifully matured gardens give privacy and seclusion despite being in the hub of the village with well heighten hedges. A lawned front garden with well stocked borders, wraps around to the south side of the property, interspersed with grape vine, wisteria, and traditional English trees and plants. A timber decked veranda lies to south of the house creating the perfect alfresco dining seating area with French doors leading back into the heart of the home. All in all, the plot measures approximately of 0.25 of an acre
Where? The property is situated in the heart of the village, well secluded and set back from the road. The historic village of Tillingham provides good local amenities including a primary school, two pubs a well-stocked village store and a medieval Parish Church. Further amenities can be found in the neighbouring areas of Burnham-On-Crouch, South Woodham Ferrers, Maldon and Chelmsford. For commuters, Southminster train station is less than 5 miles away with journeys taking approximately just over an hour.
Nearby is Tillingham Marshes with far reaching views. The rural location is ideal for nature and walking enthusiasts offering both countryside and coastal enjoyment. Tillingham Heart of the Dengie Peninsula, a largely agricultural area positioned between the Blackwater estuary and river Crouch. With its vast coastline the area is very popular for sailing and other water sports, particularly from the nearby maritime towns of Maldon and Burnham. The surrounding villages are home to a number of country pubs with often historic centres with pretty parish churches.
Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired central heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - F
Our ref - BMR
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A delightful four bedroom detached property nestled in the peaceful village of Tillingham, fourteen miles from the coastal town of Maldon in the heart of a Conservation Area set within mature grounds of approximately 0.25 of an acre.
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