Percival & Company, Estate agents, chartered surveyors, independent residential sales, lettings, land & managing agents

For Sale

Colneford Hill, White Colne, Colchester Guide Price £749,980

A substantial Grade II Listed family home, set in grounds extending to about 1 acre (sts). The property offers a wealth of charm and character throughout with quirky yet spacious and versatile accommodation.

DINING HALL * DRAWING ROOM * SNUG * TWO KITCHENS * GARDEN ROOM * CLOAKROOM * FIVE BEDROOMS * TWO BATHROOM * DRIVEWAY * OUTBUILDINGS * LARGE GARDENS * OIL FIRED HEATING

DIRECTIONS

From our office in Earls Colne High Street (A1124), proceed in the Colchester direction, turning left at the mini roundabout. As you enter the village of White Colne, The White Hart  will be found on the right hand side.

 

LOCATION

The Village of White Colne is located within walking distance of Earls Colne, which has a good range of shops, a primary school, doctors and amenities catering for most daily needs.All other facilities are available at the nearby towns of Halstead & Colchester which are about 3 & 10 miles respectively. The property is ideally situated for access to the A12, A120 and mainline railway stations at Colchester, Kelvedon and Marks Tey.

 

DESCRIPTION

The White Hart is a charming Grade II Listed period property, dating back to C14.  It is of timber frame construction, rendered and coloured externally and roofed under handmade red plain tiles, with a later Victorian extension.

As the name suggests, the property was formerly a public house. The Vendor believes The White Hart was converted into a residential dwelling in the early 1900s.

The White Hart, is a commodious family home with many original period features and offers scope for modernisation and improvement.


ACCOMODATION


The spacious accommodation comprises:-

 

DINING HALL 20 x 145

An imposing room entered via a solid oak front door and having as its main focal point an open fire with brick surround. Attractive bay window to front aspect, window to rear aspect and staircase to first floor off. Useful built-in storage cupboards, two fitted bookcases and four inset book cases. Original brick flooring, exposed beams and two radiators. Door to:-

 

SNUG 111 x 107

A cosy room, having as its main focal point an open cast iron fireplace with wooden surround. Bay window to front aspect and two useful storage cupboards.  Exposed floorboards, beams and radiator.

 

INNER HALLWAY

With window to rear aspect, two storage cupboards and radiator. Door to:-

 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 186 max x 163

Fitted with a matching range of wall and base units with worktops over. Inset composite sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Wood burning stove, windows to double aspects and built-in dresser unit. Tiled flooring, walk-in larder cupboard and tiling to splash back areas. Space for freestanding cooker, dishwasher and fridge/freezer. Door to second staircase to first floor off with useful storage cupboard beneath. Stable door leading to garden.

 

SECOND KITCHEN 113 x 814

Fitted with a matching range of wall and base units with worktops over and inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Windows to side aspects, tiling to splashback areas, and space for electric cooker. Door to garden. 

 

INNER HALL

With window to side aspect and door to:-

 

CLOAKROOM

Fitted with a matching white suite comprising low level wc and pedestal hand wash basin.

 

GARDEN ROOM 214 x 118

A bright and airy room with glazed doors to garden and windows to side aspect. Three radiators and storage heater.


DRAWING ROOM 254 x 116

A commodious room, with open fire and wooden surround. Bay window to front aspect, windows to side and rear aspects and half glazed door to garden with fanlight above. Exposed wooden flooring and two radiators. C18 built-in corner cupboard with shaped shelves and flat arch.

 

FIRST FLOOR

 

LANDING

With window to front aspect and useful storage cupboard. Exposed beams and access to loft.

 

BEDROOM ONE 187 x 142

A good sized room with windows to front and rear aspects and having as its main focal point a Victorian cast iron fireplace. Built-in wardrobe cupboard, two further storage cupboards and two radiators. Door to:-

 

DRESSING ROOM/BEDOOM FIVE 92 x 9

With window to rear aspect, useful storage cupboard and sink. Storage heater and door to:-

 

BEDROOM TWO 122 x 97

With window to front aspect, built-in storage cupboard and book shelf and radiator.

 

LANDING

With window to front aspect, two useful storage cupboards and radiator. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater and access to loft. Staircase leading to kitchen.

 

BATHROOM

Fitted with low level wc, pedestal hand wash basin and bath. Gallery stained glass window to rear aspect and tiling to splashback areas. Heated towel radiator and radiator.

 

BEDROOM FOUR 1212 x 911

Window to rear aspect,storage cupboard and radiator.

 

BEDROOM THREE 157 x 12 max

With window to front aspect, wardrobe cupboard and radiator.

 

FAMILY BATHROOM

A large room, fitted with a matching suite comprising low level wc, pedestal hand wash basin,walk-in shower cubicle and corner bath. Gallery stained glass window to rear aspect, tiling to splashback areas, heated towel radiator and radiator. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder with immersion heater.


OUTSIDE

From Colneford Hill, gates open into the covered carport which in-turn leads to the courtyard with gravelled driveway providing off road parking.

 

SCULLERY 179 x 114

The gravelled driveway leads to a detached scullery with power and lighting connected. Two sinks and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

 

REAR GARDEN

The White Hart benefits from having a large South-Easterly facing secluded garden which is principally laid to lawn with established woodland providing a haven for wildlife and extending to about an acre.

The gardens provide an attractive vista from the principle reception rooms. The rear garden abuts the River Colne.

Further outbuildings include a cart lodge, garden shed, greenhouse, former stable and a bird hide which benefits from having power and lighting connected.

 

SERVICES

We understand that the mains services of electricity, water and drainage are connected.

 

COUNCIL TAX BAND F

 

VIEWINGS BY CONFIRMED APPOINTMENT

WITH THE VENDORS SOLE AGENTS,

PERCIVAL & COMPANY

01787 223879

 




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