Knaves Farm House, Great Tey Road, Little Tey, Colchester


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  • Bedrooms: 5
PROPERTY A very well-presented Grade II listed five-bedroom family home located near the popular village of Little Tey.

Approached via a gravel driveway the property is enclosed by electronically operated gates with intercom system.

The front door opens to a family entertainment room complete with wood burner. The large living room benefits from an open fireplace with Victorian surround, French doors to a decked area in the garden and double doors to the kitchen / dining room.

The kitchen is comprised of Silestone worktops, a large oak island and breakfast bar, integrated rangemaster oven and hood, double butler sink, space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a large American style fridge-freezer. There is also a good array of cupboards and drawers for storage. French doors lead from the dining area to the large patio at the rear of the property, and underfloor heating spans the kitchen / dining room.

The utility room contains the oil boiler, a double butler sink, space and plumbing for both a washing machine and tumble dryer, enclosed under the Granite worktop. A ground floor cloak room with handbasin and toilet leads off from the utility room.

Ascending the stairs, the master bedroom benefits from an impressive vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, built in wardrobes, dual aspects with views of the open countryside and a large en-suite shower room with double shower, rainfall shower attachment, heated towel rail, handbasin and toilet.

Bedrooms two and three to the front of the property are both large double rooms, with views of the farmland beyond and built in wardrobe space.

Bedroom four is currently used as a guest double and bedroom five as a TV / games room.

The large family bathroom contains a bath with shower mixer tap and additional rainfall shower head, heated towel rail, handbasin and toilet.

OUTSIDE An attractive Victorian red-brick wall surrounds the front garden. The property is approached via the large gravel driveway which has ample parking for a number of vehicles, a cart lodge, and two barns (an Essex Barn, and a second barn) with a combined area of approximately 1,660 square feet, which with the relevant planning approvals could be converted into a separate dwelling. The secondary barn also houses the oil tank.

The mature, enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, with numerous flowerbeds and a large patio area at the rear of the property and a decking area to the side. The garden also contains a kitchen garden area with raised vegetable / fruit beds, a children's play area, a tree house and a small pond.

SITUATION Knaves Farm House is located in the popular village of Little Tey and is a short drive from Marks Tey mainline railway station with journey times to London under 60 minutes. The A12 and A120 are also easily accessible. Colchester is a short drive away and benefits from a wide range of leisure, shopping and recreational amenities.

There are a number of well-regarded schools within reach including Marks Tey primary school which was rated 'Good' in the latest Ofsted report. Secondary school options include Colchester Royal Grammar School, St Mary's and Holmwood House Prep School all of which are close at hand.

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