High Garrett, BRAINTREE, Essex


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A 4 bedroom Grade II Listed Thatched Period Cottage noted in 17th century records. The substantial and well tended gardens are surrounded by farmland and still with easy access to Braintree and Railway Station for London Liverpool St (approx 1 Hour). It will only be by a personal visit a full appreciation of the charm and period aspects of this property will be gained.

Ground Floor

The accommodation with gas fired radiator heating comprises approximately:

Entrance Door


Spacious Hallway

Brick flooring Window to front. Under stairs cupboard. Original red brick fire place . Window to front. Door to rear garden.


Wash hand basin. Low flush W.C..

Sitting Room

14'6 x 13'1

Original feature arched windows to front and rear. Red brick surround to fire place.

Dining Room

14'3 x 14'3

Original feature arched window to front. Further window to rear. Red brick fire surround. Door to:

Further Reception Room

14'3 x 7'6

Originally the local post office, this room now has a multiplicity of uses, having a door outside to the front and a window to the side.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

16'2 x 10'

A range of natural wood finished cupboards, drawers and eye level cabinets incorporating a sink unit inset to a long work surface. Two windows to front. Sealed brick flooring.

Rear Hallway

To rear door. To:

Rear Lobby

Windows and door out to garden.

Ground Floor Bathroom

Unusually spacious with suite comprising corner Jacuzzi style bath with shower fittings. Wash hand basin inset to vanity unit. Fully tiled. Door to:

SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM with cubicle and fittings, wash hand basin, bidet and low level w.c. Fully tiled.. Utility Area with plumbing for automatic appliances.

First Floor


Door to:

Bedroom 1

16' x 14'

Arched dormer window to front. Built in wardrobes and storage cupboards.

Bedroom 2

14' x 12'6

Window to rear. Built in wardrobes and cupboards.

Bedroom 3

14' x 12'6

Arched dormer window to front. Fitted bedroom furniture incorporating wardrobes.

Bedroom 4

12'6 x 10'2

Two arched windows to side. Wash hand basin set to vanity unit. Further staircase down to hallway.



With drive way for two cars and further parking to front. Possibility of further or alternative parking or garage space to far side of the property.

To Front

The property has a shallow fenced front garden. Access can be gained to the rear by either side of the property.

The Rear

The gardens approaching a half acre (not measured) are a particular feature of the property with farmland on three sides. Extensively laid to lawn the grounds have been well tended and with a cultivated vegetable garden. Soft fruit trees and cages. Mature hedges to boundaries with many mature small trees. There is a covered, but still accessible, well. A sizeable outhouse which at one time housed a bakery and is now a spacious storage room with separate outside W.C. South easterly aspect.

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Roland James

55 High Street, Braintree, Essex

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