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For Sale | 2 Bed Barn Conversion 

Earls Colne

**An internal viewing is advised to appreciate the warmth of this charming home** A rare opportunity within the picturesque Colne Valley to acquire one of Earls Colne’s most iconic Grade…

Asking Price Of £450,000

Contact

Takeley Office
T: 01279 873050
enquires@taylormilburn.co.uk

Braintree Office
T: 01376 343 777
enquires@taylormilburn.co.uk

About the Property

**An internal viewing is advised to appreciate the warmth of this charming home** A rare opportunity within the picturesque Colne Valley to acquire one of Earls Colne’s most iconic Grade II listed buildings, the Granary at Priory Farm has for many years marked the start of Earls Colne’s High Street. The aesthetically appealing weather boarded building underwent a major refurbishment and modernisation prior to the current owners acquiring the historic building. The Granary is really quite unique, with an absolute wealth of charm and character, with features like the old hay loft ladder and exposed timbers being restored and preserved. The property is extremely versatile with the option of having the living room on the ground or first floor. Gated parking with garage, courtyard garden. Walk to all amenities, regular bus service to Colchester and Halstead. Local Train Stations at Kelvedon and Marks Tey are main line stations into London

  • Detached Property
  • En-Suite to Master Bedroom
  • Lounge
  • Bathroom with bath and shower over, WC and wash hand basin
  • Two Double Bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Ground Floor WC
  • Gated Parking and Garage
  • Courtyard Garden
  • Walk to Shops, Pub, Church and School

Property Features

Location:
Halstead Road, Earls Colne, Colchester, CO6 2LR
Reception Rooms:1
Bedrooms:2
Bathrooms:2

Description

A rare opportunity within the picturesque Colne Valley to acquire one of Earls Colne's most iconic buildings, the Granary at Priory Farm has for many years marked the start of Earls Colne's High Street. The aesthetically appealing weather boarded building underwent a major refurbishment and modernisation prior to the current owners acquiring the historic building. The Granary is really quite unique, with an absolute wealth of charm and character, with features like the old hay loft ladder and exposed timbers being restored and preserved. The property is extremely versatile with the option of having the living room on the ground or first floor. Gated parking with garage, courtyard garden. Walk to all amenities, regular bus service to Colchester and Halstead. Local Train Stations at Kelvedon and Marks Tey are main line stations into London.

The rich history of this property goes back over three hundred years, this is born out throughout the dwelling with evidence of its past featuring as character features, which have been painstakingly preserved so as to tell its story. There is real space in this home, which commences with a generous entrance hall, there is space and room here for the hanging of coats, parking of shoes or depositing of shopping bags. Stairs go off to the first floor, there are doors to the kitchen diner, a ground floor family bathroom and a separate reception room which could be a lounge or bedroom. The kitchen, which has a vaulted ceiling with Velux roof light, is a traditional farmhouse style very much in keeping with the property, a stable door leads out to the rear courtyard garden which can be viewed via a window from the kitchen, the floor is tiled both in the dining area and kitchen. Also off of the entrance is the smart family bathroom complete with P shaped bath with shower over, WC and built in storage with worktop over and an inset vanity sink. Completing the ground floor is a generous room with exposed beams and ornamental hayloft ladder, a window to the front looks out over the property's driveway toward Earls Colne village green. On the first floor is the largest room in the property, there is wealth of exposed timbers both stud and ceiling, the part vaulted ceiling gives the room a genuine sense of space and light, again a window looks out over the village green. Across the landing is the master bedroom, this spacious double bedroom has fitted wardrobes and looks out over the courtyard garden to the rear; a useful en-suite has a low level WC and vanity hand washbasin.

The Granary has an attractive black weatherboard finish with a flint and brick skirt, a tiled roof is finished with ornamental fascia's. A five bar gate opens on to the property's resin driveway, which comfortably offers up parking for two cars. The rear courtyard garden has part walled and timber boundaries, there is an attractive paved patio making for a sunny summer terrace ideal for lounging or alfresco dining. The garage is to the rear of the property and is built to match the main building, it has power and light and has a pedestrian door that gives direct access from the garden. This could be converted (S.T.P) to offer a fantastic courtyard style studio for home working.

THE VILLAGE Earls Colne is a thriving, bustling village with a highly regarded primary school, there are many community clubs and organisations making it a very popular and sought after place to live. Visitors and residents of Earls Colne can visit the Heritage Museum, use the many footpaths to enjoy the surrounding countryside and nearby Chalkney Wood. There are also two golf courses, one (The Essex) with a full range of other leisure facilities as well as the nearby recreation club, several pubs and restaurants, and a selection of shops. Regular buses run through to nearby Halstead and the city of Colchester. Kelvedon mainline railway station is a fifteen minute drive and offers regular services direct to London Liverpool Street in approximately 45 minutes.

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Takeley Office
T: 01279 873050
takeleysales@taylormilburn.co.uk

Braintree Office
T: 01376 343 777
braintreesales@taylormilburn.co.uk

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