East Bergholt, Nr Colchester
Location Allens Farmhouse is located on the outskirts of the popular village of East Bergholt, which has a good range of facilities including public houses, restaurants, a medical centre, a village shop/post office, pharmacy and sports centre. There is also a primary school and a high school. Manningtree railway station is approximately 3 miles away, with direct lines to London’s Liverpool Street station (about1hr) and Norwich, (about1hr) . Further mainline services are available from Ipswich and Colchester each of which offers an excellent range of shops and amenities. The property overlooks the adjacent countryside with views of fields and woods. There is easy access to Flatford Mill and the wider Stour Valley both of which were favoured backdrops for some of John Constable’s most famous paintings. The Suffolk coast which has some of the safest sailing waters in the UK is very accessible.
Description Allens Farmhouse has been extensively renovated recently, it is a traditional farmhouse boasting many original features. All carpets and floor coverings have been newly fitted while, where possible, the original floorboards have been exposed and sanded to good effect. The renovation included new equipment in both the family bathroom and the en-suite facility to the main bedroom. The whole house has been beautifully decorated with new electric sockets, light fittings and smoke detectors showing the owner’s attention to detail. The new oil-fired central heating system using an external boiler, heats radiators in each room.
Ground Floor Enter through partially glazed original wooden door into
Entrance Hallway With elegant curved period staircase off to the first floor, with door to Cellar 18′ x 14′ (5.49m x 4.27m) water softener for the property is located here and further doors off to:
Dining Room 18′ x 14′ (5.49m x 4.27m) A spacious room with two casement windows overlooking the front of the property. There is a working open fire place and wood floor.
Sitting Room 18′ x 16′ (5.49m x 4.88m) An elegant double aspect room with two casement windows overlooking the front of the property and a bow window looking West with a delightful view across the adjacent field and woods. There is a working open fireplace. Wood floor.
Study /Storeroom 9’8 x 7′ (2.95m x 2.13m) A useful additional room which has a window overlooking the rear of the property. Extensive wooden shelving.
Kitchen 16’5 x 13’6 (5.0m x 4.11m) Large family kitchen Original corner cupboard and a feature fireplace (currently non-working). A range of fashionable, painted, base units with a marble effect worktop incorporating a new ceramic sink with mixer tap, an induction hob with a built in oven under. Above the worktop upstand there are six rows of stone effect tiling which brings the old and new elements of this kitchen together. There is space and plumbing for a variety of white goods. Window overlooking side of the property. Wood effect vinyl flooring.
Pantry 7’2 x 4’7 (2.2m x 1.4m) Fitted with extensive wooden shelving. Window overlooking side of the property. There is provision for a washing machine as well as a dryer and/or fridge. Stone effect vinyl flooring.
Landing Carpeted with a window overlooking the side with a fine view across the countryside to the East doors to:
Bedroom 1 18’5 x 14′ (5.49m x 4.27m) A spacious bedroom with a two casement windows overlooking front of the property. Carpeted. Period non-working fireplace. Door leading to:-
En Suite Shower Room Newly fitted with fully tiled walk-in shower cubicle with electric shower, low flush white WC and white pedestal basin. Electric towel rail. Window to side of property. Stone effect vinyl flooring.
Bedroom 2 13’6 x 10’11 (4.11m x 3.33m) A double bedroom with two casement windows overlooking front of the property. Carpeted.
Bedroom 3 18’2 x 16′ (5.54m x 4.88m) A very large double bedroom with two casement windows overlooking front of the property. Carpeted. Period non-working fireplace.
Bathroom 10’2 x 8’2 (3.1m x 2.5m) Newly fitted with fully tiled walk in shower cubicle with electric shower. Low flush white WC, white pedestal basin and a white panel bath with tiles above. Large wall-mounted electric towel rail. Window to side of the property with fine far reaching views. Stone effect vinyl flooring.
Stairs off landing leading to an attic space which has been locked and is not to be used.
Outside Good size informal garden with grassed areas, mature hedges, shrubs and borders. Parking is along the drive to the East of the property. There is a secure, lockable brick garage/storage space. The new boiler and oil tank are to the East of the property.
Services Mains electricity and water connected. Drainage to private septic tank. Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax Band E. £2,193.94 payable 2019/2020
Local Authority Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council
Tenancy Term To let unfurnished on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial term of twelve months (with a view to extending) at a rent of £1,800 per calendar month.
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