General information Lorkins Farm has a wonderful rural setting and the house has been the subject of considerable renovation and extension but which retains all of the original character of the property and has quality fittings throughout. The central section of the property has a wealth of exposed timbering and brick fireplace with inset wood burner. The main ground floor reception rooms have solid hard wood flooring and the attractive conservatory has a tiled floor.
Twinstead is a scattered rural community on the western side of the Stour Valley and Lorkins Farm is located in an extremely quiet residential location set well back from quiet single track road with views out across unspoilt countryside. The existing house has been created around an old smaller farmhouse and it retains an interesting selection of period features and attractive features of quality added when the property has been renovated and extended.
A front door opens into the reception hall which leads through to the main timbered living room, attractive wooden flooring and original fireplace with Oak bressummer. From this room you lead on through to the good size study. The Aga kitchen is approached from the reception hall and has an excellent range of fitted units, central island and there are glazed double doors leading into the dining room/sitting room which has patio doors out on to the terrace and a link through to the conservatory. From the dining room there is access through to the good size utility, shower room and back door.
A staircase leads up out of the main living room to the landing and there is access into the master bedroom suite past a good range of fitted wardrobes. The good size bedroom has lovely views over the garden and there is a doorway leading on through to a further dressing area and on through to the large well equipped bathroom and a door leading onto a small dressing room beyond. The second bedroom is at the front of the house with views out over the pond and interconnecting bedrooms three and four have views out over the gardens and surrounding countryside.
Close to the back door of the house is a brick built domestic store with light and power connected.
Outside The property is set well back from Lorkins Lane, a single track road that leads from Pebmarsh through the outskirts of Twinstead down to Lamarsh. Close to the property is a barn, currently nearing completion for residential purposes with its own independent access and there are no windows which overlook Lorkins Farm.
The grounds are a real feature of the property with a pond adjoining Lorkins Lane. The property is approached over a shingled driveway providing adequate parking and turning in front of the house. A brick path leads off to the orchard area beyond the pond and the more formally landscaped garden with established trees, shrubs and flowering plants and the large sheltered terrace lies to the south east of the house approached from the conservatory, dining room and back door.
Location The property lies in open countryside between the villages of Pebmarsh and Twinstead. There is easy access to the thriving market town of Sudbury with excellent shopping and recreational facilities along with its branch line railway station. In the other direction is the small Essex market town of Halstead which provides easy access onto Braintree, A120 and M11 and Stansted Airport. Branch line railway stations are available at the nearby village of Bures and Sudbury which link to the mainline at Marks Tey for those wishing to travel onwards to London Liverpool Street.
Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage and oil fired central heating. High speed internet connection via county broadband.
The property retains its original well, this is required for watering garden and grounds.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E
Ref - SAT
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This attractive detached period house has a quiet rural setting in mature grounds of approaching 1 acre. Lorkins Farm has a wonderful rural setting and the house has been the subject of considerable renovation and extension but which retains all of the original character of the property and has quality fittings throughout.
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