Maldon Road, Tiptree, COLCHESTER, Essex


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  • Bedrooms: 2
Myrtle Cottage is a beautiful grade two listed home believed to date back to 1643 approx. The property is steeped in character, fire places, beams, sash windows and low ceilings are all fitting to its 17th century heritage. On entrance you are greeted in the lounge, a large chimney breast with an ornamental stove shapes the room, there is a small lobby which leads to the dining room which houses a beautiful cast iron fire place. The kitchen breakfast room is at the rear of the house and offers ample room for a table and chairs, it is a bespoke kitchen with wood worktops and dressers, there is a utility room and ground floor bathroom. The property has a modern addition in the way of a stunning garden room, this has panoramic views of the West facing garden. Upstairs is home to two double bedrooms and an en-suite shower room. Externally there is parking for two cars, the rear garden is mainly lawn with flower and shrub boarders, there is an old Victorian wash house that the vendor has restored and uses as a workshop, it even has its own open fire. This is a rare opportunity to buy a property with character and history walking distance from the village centre.

Ground Floor


Entrance door, sash window to front, chimney breast and ornamental stove, exposed beams and radiator and stairs to first floor.


Under stairs cupboard.

Dining Room

Sash window to front, cast iron fire place, built in pine cupboard exposed beams and radiator.


Opaque window to side and rear, tiled flooring, roll top bath, wash hand basin, toilet wash hand basin, part tiled walls, radiator and exposed beams.


Tiled flooring, exposed beams, work top, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer.

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room

Window to side and rear, wooden work tops, with units below, Butler sink, two dressers, two cupboards, space for cooker, space for table and chairs, tiled flooring, exposed beams and radiator.


Tiled flooring and opaque window to side.

Garden Room

Double glazed windows to side, front and rear, French doors to garden, wooden flooring.

First Floor


Window to front.

Bedroom One

Sash window to front, exposed brick chimney breast, exposed beams, radiator and built in cupboard.


Window to rear, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, toilet, exposed floor boards and built in double storage cupboards, airing cupboard and loft access.

Bedroom Two

Window to side, exposed floor boards, two built in pine cupboards, radiator and additional loft access.




Shingled drive offering parking for two cars and access to the rear garden.

Rear Garden

Access can be gained via side access and a shingle path leads around the property passing the Victorian Wash Room and onto the lawn. There are flower and shrub beds, two sheds and a greenhouse to remain. The rear garden measures 50ft approx. and faces West.

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