The Street, East Bergholt, Colchester, Suffolk, CO7


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
INTRODUCTION Rarely available within the centre of this stunning Suffolk village, Chapel House dating in parts from 1560 forms part of the historic East Bergholt village street scene. With four bedrooms, two bathrooms a generously sized kitchen breakfast room along with very well presented gardens. We highly recommend a viewing of this charming home

INFORMATION Dating originally from 1560 with a number of later extensions in the 1970's and within recent years to the Southern side providing the accommodation as it stands today. This well presented four bedroom period property has been updated to the highest standards, encompassing modern plumbing, wiring and where possible the use of double glazing. Predominately of traditional timber frame construction with a brick outer skin and façade, tiled roof, heating is via a mains gas fired boiler with radiators throughout and Hot water via airing cupboard cylinder. The East facing front elevation is grade two listed and is a well known and featured façade within the village.

EAST BERGHOLT has recently been featured by Country Life as one of the most pleasant Suffolk villages in which to live. It has the benefit of a good range of local facilities including a modernised general store and post office, bakers and chemist, GP surgery and medical centre. Parish Church and Congregational Church, along with many local associations. The village provides education facilities from pre-school age to GCSE, sixth form colleges are available in Colchester and Ipswich. There are several independent schools in both the local and major towns and throughout the area. A12 links to the M25 and A14. Regional Airport is Stansted, approximately an hour by car. The mainline railway stations in Manningtree provides a regular service to London taking around an hour. The village is famous for its historical connections with John Constable RA and the landscape he painted is still very much the same today. From the village there are numerous footpaths giving direct access into this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Broadband is available in the village.

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property.

Babergh District Council 01473 822801 Council Tax D EPC E

Please note: As vendor's agents we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property. The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.


BEDROOM ONE 12'04 x 11'08 increasing to 13'04 traditional sash window to front (E) overlooking the village centre and with distant views of the church. Built in wardrobes to two sides along with a built in dressing table.

BEDROOM TWO 13'09 x 11'09 traditional sash window to front (E) views to the village centre and church.

BEDROOM THREE 13'00 x 11'03 window to the rear (W) overlooking the delightful garden. Airing cupboard to side with shelving and immersion heater. Loft access.

BEDROOM FOUR 12'05 x 6'11 single room or office with window to the rear and exposed beam work.

FAMILY BATHROOM 10'01 x 7'09 sash window to the side (S), built in shower cubicle with tiled walls and ceiling, corner jacuzzi bath with shower head attachment, wash basin with mirrored vanity unit above inset to the wall, bidet to side, w/c and heated towel rail, extractor fan and recessed ceiling lights. Contrast tiled walls and carpeted floor.

LANDING U shaped providing a link from the older portion of the property and its exposed beam work to the more modern side, with doors to all rooms, loft access with drop down ladder. Pleasant return stairs to the:

GROUND FLOOR entrance via a wood panel door from the front garden leading into the HALLWAY itself with cupboard to side and doors to:

SITTING ROOM 19'00 x 13'01 sash window to the front overlooking the garden, feature fireplace with brick hearth and surrounds along with a substantial log burning stove providing a focal point of the room. Recesses to opposing sides of the room enhance the period feel and charm of the space. Open to the:

REAR HALL 5'07 x 5'02 substantial built in oak glazed display unit to the side with storage under, door to the SHOWER ROOM 9'05 x 5'10 well sized glazed cubicle shower to side, tiled walls to ceiling height, w/c and wash basin, extractor fan and heated towel rail. Storage unit to side with provision and space for a tumble dryer.

DINING ROOM 13'05 x 12'03 sash window to the front garden and doorway to the hall. This light room is well positioned within the house and is open via a brick toped archway and brick crescent steps down to the:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 24'09 x 12'11 in two distinct parts with a tiled floor throughout, the Breakfast area itself overlooking the garden with double panel glazed doors to the rear terrace and remote control velux windows to the rear vaulted roof. To the side a number of full height wood fronted units stand to the side with built in fridge freezer, microwave and the wall mounted gas boiler along with ample storage provision.

From the breakfast area the kitchen extends back from a peninsular unit across the room with inset sink and drainer into a corrian effect worktop, to a well set out kitchen with a range of wall and base units with worktop over to three sides providing ample space and storage. Built in dish washer and washing machine along with space for a range master double oven with gas hob over, extractor hood. Tiled splashbacks. This delightful room encompasses the centre of this village home and is a standout feature overlooking the garden.

The FRONT GARDEN is set apart by its central brick laid pathway flanked by (type) roses to the front door, either side of the path is interspersed with an impressive range of flowering plants and shrubs. Pathways to the cart wheel seat and front windows, picket fence to the front and a further low level ornate metal railing providing protection for the flowering border.

To the REAR GAREN itself laid predominantly to an area of raised artificial low maintenance grass with metal edges to the boarders, the garden is surrounded by a range of shrubs and maturing trees that give a feeling of the country cottage garden. An area of sunken terrace 17 x 13 to the rear of the property is ideal for seating and enjoys afternoon sunshine, itself bordered to bulk of the garden by a brick flower bed and steps up to the grass. The garden is bordered to all sides by attractive brick walls that greatly enhance the space.

The brick built GARAGE 18'06 x 9'01 with electric up and over door to the paved parking area adjacent to cemetery lane, power and light along with ample shelving and storage space. Rear access via a brick archway and gate to the side of the garage turns to the left, passing a garden shed 10 x 8 two open fronted wood store bays and a secure section to the rear, the path then climbs up steps to the grass and house beyond.

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