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6 bed detached house for sale in East Bergholt

Offers Over £2,000,000
Country & Village (Sales): 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  COS230230
Country & Village (Sales) 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  COS230230

East Bergholt, Colchester, Suffolk, CO7

  • * Grade II* Listed c.16th Century residence
  • * Stunning original features
  • * Dedham Vale (AONB)
  • * Six bedrooms/3 bathrooms
  • * Extensive reception areas
  • * Plot of approx. 11 acres
  • * Large detached Barn (STPP)
  • * Professionally designed 3 acre Fishing Lake
  • * Equestrian use/paddocks
  • * Within a Conservation Area

Property Overview

Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax: Band G

Offers over £2,000,000 An historic village former Hall House, c.16th Century Grade II* Listed, noted in the 1400’s with Medieval links to the wool trade, with later additions, having retained a wealth of period features including carved oak panelling, exposed beams, ships beams c.1400’s and feature fireplaces. Having been renovated in the early 1990’s the property itself offers 6 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and generous reception areas including a conservatory. A welcoming entrance hall with flagstone floor offers access into two reception rooms, one being the dining room to the front aspect with double doors, original floorboards, feature fireplace and a Priest Hole. The main 20ft. reception room features triple windows and another fireplace. The large reception/conservatory offers ideal space for entertaining, with underfloor heating, leading through to the fitted kitchen with Aga cooker, adjacent utility/boot room with external door and a further reception/study room with part vaulted ceiling. Off the central hallway is a cloakroom and access into a large ground floor bedroom/reception offering Annex potential with a spacious en-suite bathroom. To the first floor is the main bedroom with an en-suite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and a smaller bedroom/study. There is also a further good sized bathroom and extensive useable loft space. The plot extends to approx. 11 acres offering Equestrian use with paddocks and a horse shelter. There is a large detached barn featuring original beams with ample storage space and also currently used as a gym (electricity connected), offering potential to convert (STPP). The beautiful and unique Dovecote, white weatherboarded under a pantiled roof, is one of only a handful uniquely designed and located in the UK. There is also a professionally designed 3 acre fishing lake, established since 1992 and landscaped garden areas. There is a summer house and abundance of mature trees, fruit trees and shrub/flower borders with a log store. Claycotts is located in the sought-after village of East Bergholt within the Dedham Vale Conservation Area, with its connections to John Constable the renowned painter, local facilities and undulating countryside and landmarks including Flatford Mill and Dedham (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty). There is also excellent links to Colchester and Manningtree, both offering rail links into central London and good road links. Property Information: Tenure Freehold, Grade II Listing (Historic England), EPC exempt, West Suffolk Council Tax Band G. Mains drainage, gas central heating. Our ref: COS230230. Within the Dedham Vale (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) | Manningtree railway station approx. 2.9 miles (Liverpool Street services approx. 57 minutes) Colchester main line station and town centre approx. 12 miles | Colchester Grammar Schools approx. 13 miles | Main road links via A12 (M11/M25/A14)

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