Church Road, Layer De La Haye, CO2 0EW


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  • Bedrooms: 2
General information A delightful unlisted period cottage of immense charm and character believed to date back to the 18th century and offering excellent scope for further modernisation. This outstanding property is situated on a plot extending to approximately 1/6th of an acre and enjoys beautiful views over open farmland towards Abberton reservoir, Mersea and Bradwell beyond. The cottage has the benefit of oil fired central heating to the ground floor and double glazing, with accommodation comprising;

A panelled entrance door to entrance lobby with quarry tiled floor. A sitting room with exposed beams, a fitted storage cupboard, red brick fireplace with Rayburn solid fuel heater, two windows to the front aspect and quarry tiled floor. There is a dining room, again benefiting from quarry tiled floor and a red brick fireplace with Rayburn solid fuel heater, as well as two windows to the front, exposed beams and an under stairs storage cupboard. The kitchen has single drainer stainless steel sink unit inset in laminated work surfaces with drawers, cupboards and storage space under. There is a built-in electric oven and hob unit, an oil fired boiler, space for a washing machine and fridge, and a window to the rear. The rear lobby has a quarry tiled floor, window to the rear and door to the rear garden. Finally, there is a shower room with white shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin, window to rear. There is a separate w.c with white low level flushing suite, quarry tiled floor and window to the rear. On the first floor, bedroom one has exposed beams, windows to the front and side elevations and a vaulted ceiling. In addition there is a fitted storage cupboard, wardrobe and exposed floorboards. Bedroom two has exposed beams and windows to the front and side elevations. The property also benefits from a garage.

Entrance lobby

Sitting room 13' 9" x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m)

Dining room 13' 4" x 12' (4.06m x 3.66m)

Kitchen 13' 1" x 6' 1" (3.99m x 1.85m)

Shower room 6' 1" x 5' (1.85m x 1.52m)

Bedroom one 15' 8'' (max reducing to 12' 9'') x 12' 5" (4.78m x 3.78m)

Bedroom two 15' 7" x 12' 6" (4.75m x 3.81m)

The outside As previously mentioned the property sits on a plot extending to approximately 1/6th of an acre with a large front garden which is extensively laid to lawn and bounded by picket fencing. There is a long independent driveway providing parking for several cars leading to the rear set detached metal garage. There are two side accesses to the rear garden which again is laid to lawn. Again, as previously mentioned the property enjoys beautiful views across open farmland towards Abberton reservoir.

Where? The cottage is situated in the highly sought after village of Layer De la Haye which is approximately 4 miles to the south of Colchester town centre. The village itself offers a good local primary school and two public houses with the town centre just a short drive away with a further range of shopping and recreational facilities, bars and restaurants. The A12 junction at Stanway is a short drive away and also gives links to the M25 and motorway networks beyond.

Important information Council Tax Band - D

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. There is oil fired central heating to the ground floor.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - 30/F

Agents note We wish to advise potential purchasers that land in this title is subject to a liability for the repair of the Chancel of the Parish Church.

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