Honey Cottage, Chappel, Colchester

£490,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
PROPERTY Honey Cottage is a very well presented three bedroom detached bungalow set along a gravel lane with stunning views of local landmark the Chappel Viaduct.

A storm porch welcomes you to the home and on entering the large entrance hallway opens up into the heart of the property.

The dual aspect kitchen / breakfast room (with uninterrupted views of the green and the viaduct) features a range of integrated appliances including, double oven, ceramic glass four ring hob, extractor hood, dishwasher and fridge. There is also a good array of cupboards and drawers. Softened water and filtered drinking water are available. The utility room leads from the kitchen and has space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and space for a freezer, and also contains the water softener. The utility room also provides access to the cloakroom with toilet and handbasin.

The lounge features an attractive inglenook fireplace with multi-fuel burner, via French doors one can access the conservatory which benefits from Sanderson blinds that are electronically controlled to the roof. The conservatory also contains an air-conditioning unit that provides cool and warm air as required. French doors from the conservatory allow access to the patio. The dining room also provides access to the patio via French doors.

The master bedroom enjoys views of the green and the viaduct and the en-suite shower room contains a shower cubicle, toilet, handbasin and heated towel rail. Bedrooms two and three (both doubles) benefit from built in wardrobes. The family bathroom completes the accommodation and is comprised of a corner 'air bath', separate shower cubicle, hand basin, heated towel rail and toilet. There is also a large attic space, which with the relevant permissions and consents could be converted into additional living accommodation.

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a gravel lane (which forms part of the Essex Way). The property itself is set behind a white picket fence and gated gravel driveway. There is ample parking both to the front and rear of the property including a double garage with electronic roller doors.

The enclosed rear garden features a patio, lawn, mature trees and shrubs.

SITUATION Honey Cottage is located in the popular village of Chappel about 7 miles from Colchester and the local primary school was rated 'good', in the latest Ofsted report. Chappel & Wakes Colne train station is a five-minute walk away (connections to London Liverpool Street via Marks Tey Station).

The popular 'Chappel Millennium Green' is a short stroll away. The bustling town of Colchester benefits from a wide range of amenities, as well as mainline rail services to London Liverpool Street from Colchester North Station. Colchester has a number of well-regarded secondary schools including Stanway Secondary School, Colchester Royal Grammar, Colchester High School, St Mary's and Holmwood House Prep School. The A12 and A120 are also within easy reach.

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