Occupying an elevated position, with vehicular access to the rear via a residents-only lane, this spacious (1,840 sq. ft.) and detached chalet bungalow with both front and rear (south-facing) gardens is located in the market town of Halstead within the picturesque Colne Valley. The flexible and largely wheelchair-accessible accommodation with integral annexe lends itself to a number of uses and has most recently been home to an elderly couple and their live-in carer. Further features include three garages, two garden sheds, greenhouse, alarm system and solar panels.
To the front of the property is a 70-foot shingled garden interspersed with shrubs and bushes with a pathway leading to the front door and gated side access to the rear.
UPVC front door opening in to entrance porch with tiled floor leading to Study/Office with carpet flooring, radiator, four windows to side elevation and one window to rear elevation, electric ceiling blinds.
Archway leading to Dining Room with carpet flooring and radiator, opening to Kitchen/Breakfast Room with vinyl flooring, windows to rear and side elevation with door leading to utility room, pantry, storage cupboard, wall-mounted combination boiler, range of base and eye level units incorporating stainless steel double bowl sink and drainer unit with water-softener and filter tap, five-ring gas hob with extractor hood over, electric double oven, spaces for dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Part-tiled and part-painted walls. Water pressure tank above.
Utility Room with tiled floor, a range of base and eye level units, plumbing for washing machine, window to rear elevation and door leading to the rear garden.
Ground floor cloakroom with carpet flooring, window to rear elevation, radiator, tiled walls, wash hand basin and WC.
Hallway (1.4m wide) with carpet flooring, radiator. Leading to:
Sitting Room with carpet flooring, radiator, window to side elevation and French doors leading to:
Conservatory with laminate flooring, windows to both sides and rear elevation, under-floor heating, window and ceiling blinds. French doors to rear garden.
Family Bathroom/Wet Room with vinyl flooring, window to side elevation, two heated towel rails, suite comprising bath, large walk-in shower, wash hand basin and WC.
Bedroom One with carpet flooring, windows to front and side elevations, radiator, two built-in double wardrobes. Ladder access to the loft above containing two inverters for solar panels.
Bedroom Two with carpet flooring, window to side elevation, radiator.
Annexe Kitchen with vinyl flooring, window to front elevation, a range of base and eye level units incorporating stainless steel sink and drainer, electric hob with extractor hood over, electric oven, space for fridge freezer, part-tiled and part-painted walls. Stairs leading to:
First-floor landing with carpet flooring, eaves storage and doors leading to:
Bedroom Three with carpet flooring, window to rear elevation, radiator, two built-in wardrobes with built-in dressing table, loft access and two eaves storage areas.
Bedroom Four/Annexe Sitting Room with carpet flooring, window to rear elevation, radiator, built-in wardrobes with loft access through wardrobes, two eaves storage areas, built in desk.
Shower room with vinyl flooring, window to rear elevation, walk-in double shower, wash hand basin and WC, heated towel rail, extractor fan.
The south-facing rear garden features two patio areas, the remainder being mainly laid to lawn and is enclosed by panel fencing. The property further benefits from a workshop (12' x 6'), shed, greenhouse, single garage (18'6 x 10'3) with power and lighting and separate double garage (19'5 x 15'9) with electric doors, power and lighting. There is also off-street parking for up to 4 cars.
Mains gas-fired central heating. Mains electricity, water and drainage. Note: None of the services has been tested by the agent.
Halstead is a picturesque market town in North Essex in the undulating countryside of the Colne Valley. There are many villages within a five-mile radius offering a choice of award-winning pubs and restaurants.
The property stands in an elevated position on Colchester Road, just 1/2 mile from Market Hill, with a supermarket, shops, pubs and eateries. Schools, a doctor's surgery and a leisure centre are all close by.
Marks Tey Station 10 miles. Witham Station 12 miles. Colchester Station 13 miles. Stansted Airport 25 miles.
Braintree District Council
Council Tax Band: D
Floor plans and measurements
Floor plans are provided for illustrative purposes only and are not to scale. All measurements are approximate.
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