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4 bed cottage for sale Hall Green, Little Yeldham, Halstead CO9

4 beds
1 bath
3 receptions

Property location

  • St Andrew's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, Great Yeldham1.5 miles
  • de Vere Primary School1.9 miles
  • Sudbury (Suffolk)6.1 miles
  • Bures8.1 miles

Features and description

  • 15th Century Grade II Listed Thatched Cottage
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Two Detached Outbuildings
  • Half An Acre of Mature Grounds
  • Far Reaching Countryside Views
  • Lounge
  • Dining Room
  • Victorian Bathroom
  • Gated Parking
  • No Onward Chain
Situated on a no through road, Pickles Cottage is an enchanting, quirky, beautifully presented, 15th century grade II listed, 3 double bedroom thatched cottage, which has been lived in by the same family since the 1880's and owned since 1956. Within the grounds of the secluded mature plot of 0.5 acres are two creative outbuildings, a one bed annex and a Victorian gothic iron windowed Orangery/Office/garden room, with upstairs children's snug. Both have huge potential to convert into self - contained annex's / holiday lets. Gated parking for multiple the rear of the property there are far reaching south facing views across open arable and countryside with Hedingham Castle in view 5 miles away.
The property was fully and lovingly restored by the current owner from 1999/2000 with no expense spared and boasts a wealth of character in every room. Oak beams, 2 inglenook fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, medieval doorway and original doors, herringbone brick floors, original 12" elm bedroom floorboards, bespoke 12" kitchen floor pamments and much more.
A welcoming boot room entered by the back door features herringbone brick floor, a 350 year old leaded light and mullion window. The oak stable door to the kitchen is bespoke along with the oak front door, locally made of over 1" thick oak.
The traditional cottage kitchen has freestanding cupboards and units, a belfast sink on brick plinth and an oil fired Essex cooking range which also heats the water and bathroom radiator. 12" bespoke brick floor pamments made by renowned local Bulmer brick yard.
The bathroom is Victorian French style with vaulted oak ceiling. Original Victorian 6ft roll top bath with tulip taps, vintage column radiator and herringbone brick floor.
A large living space with 2 central back to back inglenook fireplaces, one of which has a Clearview 11kw multi fuel wood burner and bespoke oak front door. The medieval doorway frame is also within the exterior wall of the sitting room, reclaimed floorboards throughout to dining room.
All 3 chimneys have been professionally lined by Colne Stoves and are swept each year after use. This will be a requirement of any thatched cottage insurer. The property also has an intruder alarm.

There are 2 staircases at either end of the property as it was originally 2 cottages. They both lead to the 3 double bedrooms, 2 with vaulted ceilings and original 12" Elm floorboards, the 3rd with original wattle and daub beamed ceiling. The majority of windows are York sashes.
Outside to the rear are the fantastic views and a 7m oval feature koi carp pond which is currently without fish and used as summer swimming plunge pool, easily fenced off if children are residing.
The front garden is set to wild meadow flowers with a feature bee hive. The garden around the house is designed with plants to attract bees and butterflies. The well maintained garden has a wonderful variety of fruit, native and non native trees, including a 100 year old conference pear tree, Victoria plum, greengage, damson, apple, a twin trunked oak, monkey puzzle, eucalyptus, lime, horse chestnut, maple, sycamore, London plane and copper beech.
The driveway is entered via 6ft high wooden security gates, currently hard standing for 4 cars, extendable into the orchard if needed for summer parties.
This is unique opportunity for those who aspire to live in a secluded historic cottage in a stunning rural setting.

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