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Property details

  • 2 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room


  • Available from 16th Oct 2020
  • Two bedrooms
  • Upstairs bathroom
  • Local amenities
  • Period features
  • Open fireplace
  • Entrance porch
  • Gas central heating
  • Village location
  • Bespoke built shutters
  • EPC D

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**guide price GBP230,000 GBP240,000**

Boydens are pleased to bring to the market \"Acacia Cottage\" which is a well presented victorian cottage boasting many period features. Located in the sought after village of Earls Colne which boasts many local amenities.

The property is accessed through the original wrought iron gate via pathway to the entrance porch which consists of a fitted bench seat to sit and lay down shoes and a small cloak cupboard, a door then leads into the well proportioned lounge where a sash window brings light in from the front aspect with fitted magnetic blinds and the central open fireplace with exposed brickwork and metal smoke hood is the focal point of the room. Other features include stripped timber floorboards and built in shelving. A door then leads into kitchen which consists of rear facing sash window, matching base level units with granite work surfaces, with inset stainless steel sink with drainer, space for cooker, fridge/freezer and under counter dryer. There is also a pantry cupboard and understairs cupboard which is currently used as a laundry cupboard with plumbing for washing machine. The kitchen is open into the dining/garden room with quarry tiles and french doors leading out into the rear garden.

To the first floor the principle bedroom is to the rear of the property with sash window and benefiting from fitted magnetic shutters, built in storage cupboard incorporating the wall mounted combination gas boiler and wooden flooring. The second bedroom is to the front of the property also with sash window and fitted magnetic shutters, exposed timber flooring and double fitted wardrobe. The family bathroom consists of matching suite comprising panelled bath with plumbing for shower over and glass splash screen, close couple WC, pedestal style wash hand basin and heated towel rail/radiator.

Externally the property benefits from a small gravel front garden with original wrought iron fence and gate. The rear landscaped cottage style garden benefits from many well established shrubs and flowers with patio area immediately abutting the rear of the property with pathway leading to the brick built storage shed.

Acacia Cottage is well situated in the heart of the village of Earls Colne with many local amenities within a close walking distance including co op, butchers, hardware store, post office, Boots and a number of public houses.

The Village of Earls Colne also has a Primary School, doctors and amenities catering for most daily needs. All other facilities are available at the nearby towns of Halstead & Colchester which are about 3 & 10 miles respectively. The property is ideally situated for access to the A12, A120 and mainline railway stations at Colchester, Kelvedon and Marks Tey.

Entrance porch –
Entered via a half glazed door. With built in cloaks cupboard, fitted seat and doormat. Door to:

Lounge – 12’1 x 11’5
A good sized room, having as its main focal point a recessed open fireplace with canopy hood. Sash window with shutters to front aspect. Exposed floorboards, shelving built into recesses, coving to ceiling and radiator. Opening to:

Kitchen –
Fitted with a matching range of base units with granite worktops over. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over. Space for cooker, fridge/freezer and tumble dryer. Tiling to splashback areas and flooring, useful built in shelved storage cupboard and cupboard with plumbing for washing machine. Door to stairs to first floor off. Opening to:

Garden room – 7’7 x 5’7
With patio doors leading to the rear garden. Tiled flooring and radiator.
First floor

Landing –
With fuse box, electricty meter and doors opening to:

Bedroom one – 11’9 x 8’
A bright and airy room with sash window with shutters to rear aspect. Solid wooden flooring, built in storage cupboard housing gas fired combi boiler with access to loft. Radiator.

Bedroom two – 10’3 x 7’9 reducing to 9’8 x 5’7
With built in wardrobes, sash window with shutters to front aspect with shutters and exposed floorboards. Radiator.

Bathroom –
Fitted with a white suite comprising pedestal hand wash basin, low level WC and bath with plumbing for shower over. Heated towel radiator.

Front garden –
The front garden is enclosed by wrought iron fencing with gate and path leading to the front door, and is attractively designed for low maintenance.

Rear courtyard garden –
The rear enclosed garden enjoys a Westerly aspect and is paved with established borders which in turn leads to the brick built shed. We understand that the property has a pedestrian right of way over the adjoining properties.

We are advised that the mains services of gas, electricity, water and drainage are connected.

Special Note: Under the Estate Agents Act 1979, notice is hereby given under Section 21 A personal interest exists (a business associate or relative of the Partners or employee of Messrs Boydens).

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Local Amenities

  • Chappel & Wakes Colne 2.6 miles
  • Bures 4.2 miles
  • Earls Colne Primary School and Nursery 0.3 miles
  • Colne Engaine Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 1 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Chappel & Wakes Colne 2.6 miles
  • Bures 4.2 miles
  • Earls Colne Primary School and Nursery 0.3 miles
  • Colne Engaine Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 1 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
11th Sep 2020 £230,000 First listed
21st Sep 2016 £196,000 Last sold

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