5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
This Grade Two listed late Elizabethan farmhouse enjoys a delightful rural position close to Bures on the Essex/Suffolk border.
The house has undergone extensive renovation in recent years including new floors, new windows (some being sash), re-insulation, re-wiring, re-plumbing and the installation of a high-specification CCTV system and designer light fittings.
electric Aga, an electric oven with extractor and stone surfaces. The family bathroom has a large cubicle power shower and a freestanding bath with an inset tap.
Retained period features include exposed studwork, ceiling beams, original doors, original staircases, brickwork and a corner cupboard in the sitting room.
GROUNDS AND OUTBUILDINGS
The plot measures 0.35 of an acre including the footprint of the house and the barn. The rear garden is mostly private and includes an area of lawn surrounded by established hedges and trees; there are two patio areas, a garden store, a greenhouse and a pergola.
At the front there is a shared entrance and vehicular access to a private parking area sufficient for half a dozen vehicles.
PLANNING APPLICATION FOR BARN CONVERSION
A planning application proposing the conversion of a double story timber-framed barn and a red-brick single storey outbuilding into an annex was submitted to Colchester Borough Council (ref: 220502) in February 2022 with a decision being imminent.
If consented the annex will include a large open plan kitchen/living/dining space, a ground floor shower room, a utility room and a first-floor bedroom with en-suite. The drawings can be emailed on request.
Elms Farm is one of four properties that share a rural location around a mile and a half to the southeast of the village of Bures, on the Essex and Suffolk border. The location is peaceful with very little disturbance from passing vehicles.
The City of Colchester is around eight miles to the east where all necessary services are available including excellent state, private and Grammar schools. Colchester’s mainline station and Marks Tey Station can both be reached by car in under 15 minutes.
Postcode: CO8 5BA
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POINTS TO NOTE
The property is connected to mains water and electric. It has a modern oil-fired boiler and a private sewerage treatment system. Council tax band D with Colchester Borough Council. EPC not applicable due to listing. Our client uses a BT broadband service and we understand that County Broadband provide a faster service to the property’s neighbours. The house has been fitted with a state-of-the-art security and CCTV system. One neighbour has a vehicular right of way over the driveway at the front.
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No EPC available for this property
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