Blind Lane, Eight Ash Green, CO6 3QD


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  • Bedrooms: 4
General information This stunning semi-detached period cottage dating back to circa 1774 is the perfect blend of good sized living accommodation coupled with a host of original features. The property is partially double glazed and has oil fired central heating with accommodation briefly comprising entrance door leading into a cosy sitting room with window to front and a solid fuel burner set into a feature fireplace. Doors lead from the sitting room into the kitchen/breakfast room and dining room which has windows to front and side and is of a generous size. The kitchen/breakfast room has tiled floors, a window to rear, door leading the utility room, a range of eye and base level units with fitted roll-top work surfaces, space for a fridge freezer and Range cooker and a one-and-a-half bowl sink drainer with mixer tap. The utility room has windows to the rear and side aspects, Butler sink with mixer tap, space and plumbing for a washing machine, storage cupboard and door leading to the cloakroom with low level WC and window to rear. From the utility there is also a further door leading onto the rear garden.

Proceeding up the stair flight to the first floor landing which has window to side and gives access to the airing cupboard and all rooms including the family bathroom which has wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, roll-top bath and obscured window to rear. Bedroom one has window to front, a range of fitted wardrobes and gives access to the en-suite shower room with shower cubicle and vanity wash hand basin. Bedroom two also has a window facing the front aspect, whilst bedrooms three has window to rear as does bedroom four along with a built-in cupboard.

As previously mentioned the property has a host of original features and character and must be viewed internally to appreciate its charm and accommodation fully.

Sitting room 15' 5" x 10' 11" (4.7m x 3.33m)

Dining room 17' 3" x 10' 11" (5.26m x 3.33m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 16' 1" x 11' 3" (4.9m x 3.43m)

Utility room 9' 5" x 8' 11" (2.87m x 2.72m)

Ground floor cloakroom

Bedroom one 14' 11" x 13' 1" (4.55m x 3.99m)


Bedroom two 12' x 11' 2" (3.66m x 3.4m)

Bedroom three 12' 4" x 9' 3" (3.76m x 2.82m)

Bedroom four 12' 5" x 5' 8" (3.78m x 1.73m)

Family bathroom

Double garage 20' 4" x 17' 8" (6.2m x 5.38m)


The outside The property is approached by a shingle driveway with a five-bar gate and cart lodge entrance. The driveway provides off-road parking for numerous vehicles and leads to the detached garage with double up-and-over doors and lighting connected. To the rear of the garage is an office space currently being used as a gym. There is also a large lawned area to the front of the property with a range of mature shrubs and a variety of fruit trees. The area is enclosed by hedge and timber fence borders.

Access to the rear of the property is gained by a wrought iron gate. There is a large patio area whilst the remainder of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with boiler house. There is also a timber outbuilding (available by separate negotiation) measuring 11'8" x 9'8" which has power and lighting connected, is currently used as a salon and would make an ideal office space.

Overall the property sits within a plot approaching 1/5 of an acre.

Outbuilding/Salon 11' 8" x 9' 8" (3.56m x 2.95m)

Where? The property is situated along a private lane known as Blind Lane in the popular village of Eight Ash Green. Wheelgates is located a short distance away from the A12 dual carriageway and within easy reach of Stanway's Tollgate Retail Park with its range of national retailers, shops and restaurants including a Sainsbury's superstore and petrol filling station. Marks Tey mainline railway station has direct links to London Liverpool Street in just under the hour and is only a short drive away. The property is also located within popular school catchments and is close to pleasant countryside walks.

Important information Council Tax Band - D

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. The property is served by oil fired heating.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - E

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Fenn Wright - Stanway

1 Tollgate East Stanway, Colchester, Essex

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