For Sale

Brook Farm House, Colchester Road



A sympathetically refurbished and updated grade ll listed property, which has retained a plethora of period features to include beams, wooden floors, fireplaces, original brick flooring, and useable cellar.

All topped off by a sunny well maintained garden with versatile outside room, and ample parking to the side. Additional 3 bed building available by separate negotiation.

Located on the edge of the village of Halstead, with easy access to Chappel & Wakes Colne railway station and main line to Sudbury.

With a short distance to Halstead's high street, you'll find all your local amenities. Including supermarkets, traditional bakery & butchers, coffee shops, restaurants and more.


Property Description

Accommodation comprises:
Attractive pathway leads to entrance door with bull's eye glass to upper section.

Entrance Hall.
Attractive Victorian style tiled flooring, door to rear garden, ceiling beams, wall lights, radiator. Multi paned glazed doors which lead off to the right into reception 1, which in turn leads to the second reception, small lobby and cloakroom. Whilst leading off to the left is the dining room and kitchen breakfast room.

Reception 1. 5.10m x 4.57m
Full of character and traditional charm. Double aspect windows with attractive angular bay to the front made from sash windows with secondary glazing, and fixed pane window to the rear. Huge fireplace with exposed brick chimney breast and substantial wood mantle, canopied brick hearth. Beams to the ceiling. This room is open to the stairs with attractive exposed brick and beamed wall. Mid oak coloured Karndean flooring, radiator.

Drawing Room. 8.12m x 2.61m
A fantastic sized family room with corresponding huge fireplace to that in reception 1, again with fantastic wood mantle and deep shelving to the side. Heavily beamed ceiling and wall panelling. Double aspect sash windows, wall lights. Mid oak Karndean flooring.

This internal lobby provides access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard, and cloakroom. Beamed ceiling, wall light, 'Woodlites' flooring. Coat hooks, and multi paned glazed door to;-

Downstairs Cloakroom 2.19m x 1.09m.
Opaque sash window, extractor, cove cornice, integrated W.C. vanity wash hand basin, radiator. 'Woodlites' flooring.

Dining room. 6.49m x 3.09m
With room for any large family gathering this room is full of light from the double aspect sash windows, and painted beamed ceiling. Wall lights, light oak coloured flooring. Step up to;-

Kitchen/ Breakfast Room. 5.21m x 4.19m
A beautifully appointed social room fitted with a range of good quality cream units with matching 'dresser' unit, Ceramic 'London' sink with mixer tap and porcelain handles, and central island with breakfast bar. Pewter handles compliment the cupboards, which offer a huge amount of storage and conceal integrated appliances, with a second utility stainless steel sink, and space for wine fridge, all with a traditional 'unfitted' feel and complemented by a large range cooker (to remain) and surmounted by a granite worktop. An abundance of light is provided by the double aspect sash windows fitted with wooden blinds, and door leading to the rear garden. The room is further enhanced by an exposed brick chimney breast fitted with wood burner, and attractive 'Victorian' ornate radiator. Tiled flooring.

Split level 'L' shaped landing with access to all bedrooms and family bathroom. Access to loft and large airing cupboard. Radiator and mid oak coloured flooring. Open to;-
Stairs. Carpeted staircase rising from reception 1. Beautiful exposed brick and beamed wall.

Master suite.

Bedroom 5.38m x 3.22m.
Double aspect sash windows with secondary glazing, exposed beams and exposed brick wall. Recessed spotlights and wall lights. Light grey laminate flooring. And radiator. Opening to;-

Dressing Room 2.51m x 2.51m. (plus fitted cupboards).
Sash window to the front. Range of fully fitted hanging/shelved wardrobes, open shelving, shoe cupboard. Flooring to match bedroom. Door to;-

Bathroom 2.78m x 2.58m.
Opaque sash window to the rear with fitted wooden blind. White four piece suite comprising bath with Victorian mixer taps, concealed WC with fitted cupboard surround, double shower with independent controls, vanity wash hand basin with drawer and cupboard, and light and shaver point above. Heated chrome ladder towel rail. Fully tiled walls, and flooring to match dressing room.

Family Bathroom. 2.83m x 2.53m
Opaque sash window. Fully tiled with decorative tiling band, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, corner shower, panelled bath. Heated chrome ladder towel rail. Terracotta tiled floor.

Bedroom 2. 4.18m x 3.71m
Double aspect sash windows, exposed brick walls and beams. Mid oak coloured flooring, radiator.

Bedroom 3. 4.0m x 3.65m
Double aspect sash windows. Mid oak coloured flooring, radiator.

Bedroom 4. 2.84m x 2.82m
Sash window, Victorian cast iron fireplace with brick hearth and deep storage cupboard to the side. Exposed brick walls and beams. Radiator, mid oak coloured flooring.

Rear Garden.
A beautiful sunny space, the garden offers a large hard landscaped area, planted banks, an attractive bridge (over water) and steps up to a garden building, lawn, and log store. Gated access to driveway and parking.

Front of the Property.
The front of the property has a picket fence border with matching gate which opens onto a Victorian style tiled pathway leading to the canopied front door with coach lights to either side.
On stepping out to the rear garden you are immediately under a canopy and are able to access both the utility room and the cellar.

Original to the house and running under reception 2. Ample head height, original brick flooring and beamed ceiling. Light, power, pump.

Laundry Room 3.99m x 1.25m
A useful room with multi paned casement window opening to the rear. Fitted with a range of gloss white floor cupboards surmounted by a wood effect work surface, backed by part tiled walls. Wall mounted Worcester boiler, space for appliance, 1.5 bowl sink and drainer with chrome mixer tap. Victorian style tiled floor, recessed spotlights and access to loft.

Garden building.
A substantial 'multi' use room, with vaulted ceiling, double glazing, heating, lighting, numerous power points and door to garden store to the rear of the building.

Immaculate 'resin/gravel' drive with ample parking space.


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