A wonderful home within an award-wining retirement development
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What House Retirement Development of the Year (1995) North Mill Place is an exceptional place to live. The award is presented not only for the design of the development, including accessibility and adaptability, but also the quality of additional services and amenities in delivering outstanding homes and care facilities for retirement living.
Built on the site of the former Frosts Mill, operated by the same family for 250 years, and with many of the original buildings and machinery preserved, the converted period buildings face the old mill yard. This delightful mid-terrace, two-bedroom cottage was built in the former paddock, now a peaceful landscaped courtyard with seating area and water feature.
The property has well-designed, carefully considered accommodation and features a spacious living room with double doors leading to a separate dining room, fitted kitchen with built-in appliances, ground floor shower room, two double bedrooms, bathroom, a private rear courtyard and a garage.
The nature of this award-winning and secure development, with on-site management, means that the property is ideal as a lock-up and leave for those with a winter residence overseas.
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North Mill Place is a private road located off Mill Chase just a five-minute walk from Halstead High Street. The property has a single garage, with light, power and remote control eclectic roller door. The garage is located on North Mill Place, conveniently and cleverly situated approximately 500m from the property, thus keeping traffic noise and disturbance away from the property itself. A fully paved road and paved walkway leads from the garage to the front door.
Entrance Hall: Entrance door to front aspect. Stairs leading to the first floor. Electric storage heater. Panel door with glazed sidelight leading to sitting room. Separate door leading to ground floor shower room.
Ground Floor Shower Room: Suite comprising a wall mounted wash hand basin with chrome taps, low-level WC, tiled shower area with thermostatic shower unit. Extractor fan. Chrome heated towel rail. Wall mounted mirror.
Large under stairs storage cupboard.
Sitting Room: Wooden framed double-glazed window to front aspect. Electric storage heater. Marble electric fire with wooden surround & mantelpiece over. Television and telephone points. Double doors leading to:
Dining Room: Wooden double-glazed French doors leading to rear courtyard. Serving hatch from kitchen. Electric storage heater.
Kitchen: Range of wall and base level units with wooden doors and granite effect worktop over. Ceramic sink with mixer taps. Appliances include built-in Neff electric oven with grill under, 4-ring integrated electric hob with extractor over, Hotpoint washing machine, Hotpoint dishwasher. Space for a fridge/freezer. Glazed wooden door with side window leading to rear courtyard.
Landing: Stairs leading from the entrance hall. Airing cupboard housing immersion heater. Doors leading to bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1: Wooden framed double-glazed window to front aspect. Electric storage heater. Built in wardrobes. TV and telephone points.
Bedroom 2: Wooden framed double-glazed window to rear aspect. Electric storage heater. Built in wardrobe. TV and telephone points.
Bathroom: White suite consisting of wall-mounted washbasin, low-level WC, bidet, panel bath with grab rails, mixer taps and shower attachment over. Tiled splash back above the sink area. Electric fan heater. Heated towel rail. Small wall mounted cupboard. Large wall mounted mirror. Small low-level storage cupboard adjacent to bath panel.
Outside to front Well tendered communal gardens to front, with lawns, paved walkways and stone and block paved driveway, seating area with water feature. The property benefits from its own frontage, compromising of shrubs to the front and a storm porch over the entrance door.
Outside to rear Private paved rear courtyard for easy maintenance, with raised flower beds and a paved walkway.
Garage & parking: Single garage in nearby block with remote control electric roller door. Separate parking spaces for visitors also.
Electric storage heating and double-glazing throughout. Mains electricity water and drainage. Note: None of the services has been tested by the agent.
Halstead is a quintessential English country town on the Essex/Suffolk border. The high street has excellent shops, offering two supermarkets, a delicatessen, a number of independent retailers, several banks, a leisure centre with a swimming pool, a library and a range of restaurants, pubs and cafés. There is also a theatre, the Queens Hall, and the public gardens play host to various band concerts all through the summer. Two golf clubs are close by and ramblers are well-served by a river walk that runs through the town. Marks Hall Gardens and Arboretum, just eight miles down the road, features an impressive global tree collection set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape, and the 110-foot Norman keep at Hedingham Castle, the luxurious traditional mansion at Kentwell Hall and the National Trust s magnificent Melford Hall are also nearby.
Braintree District Council
Council Tax Band: E
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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An established and respected management company maintains, repairs and insures all the buildings, arranges the window cleaning and refuse collection and tends to the gardens and grounds thereby freeing owners and residents from these responsibilities. There is a laundry room on-site and a guest suite provides comfortable accommodation for family and friends. A minibus is available to take residents on regular shopping trips. Resident Estate Managers make this an ideal 'Lock Up & Leave' property and are on hand to provide support and help when needed. The cost of providing these services is shared equally between all properties through an annual service charge.
150-year lease (from 1995), no ground rent payable.
55+ age covenant.