Mill Lane, Birch, Colchester

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
PROPERTY White House is a charming Grade II Listed detached cottage in a highly accessible location to the south west of Colchester. The property probably dates from the early 19th Century and is constructed of weather boarded elevations under a slate roof with inset sash windows. The property retains a good deal of character and is well presented with a smart fitted kitchen and three reception rooms.

The sitting room and dining room both have fireplaces and the family room has timber panelling with a feature fireplace with brick surround and hearth, timber mantelpiece, and stable door to the conservatory overlooking the rear garden.

The kitchen is equipped with a range of cupboard and drawer units, double electric oven, inset one and a half bowl ceramic sink, induction hob with extractor hood over, integrated fridge, Bosch dishwasher, tiled flooring and halogen lights.

Situated on the first floor is the master bedroom, with exposed wooden floorboards and sash windows with an attractive outlook to the front of the property. There are also two further bedrooms and a contemporary family bathroom with Jacuzzi mixer tap with shower attachment, shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, twin hand basin in vanity unit and WC.

OUTSIDE The property has an attractive front garden enclosed by picket fence with a pergola walkway, adorned with a variety of climbers including roses, honeysuckle and passionflower and also has a good variety of shrubs and plants. There is also a gravel drive way with ample parking for up to six cars.

To the rear of the property there is a paved terrace with adjacent greenhouse. The garden has lawns and well stocked borders with a variety of shrubs and climber including clematis, eucalyptus, conifer and roses. At the bottom of the garden is a rockery with a storage shed. A pathway leads to a further paved storage area to the side of the property which has a timber workshop/store with power connected.

SITUATION Birch is a popular village located about five miles south of Colchester and has a parish church and public house. Colchester benefits from a wide range of shopping and recreational amenities, as well as mainline rail services to London Liverpool Street from Colchester North and Marks Tey, with a journey time of about 51 minutes from the latter.

There are a number of well-regarded schools within reach, including Stanway School, Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester High School, St Mary's and Holmwood House Prep School.

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