3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
Tudor Cottage is an imposing period home, sat in a prominent and desirable position overlooking Rayne Hall Green in the quaint village of Rayne in Essex.
The property is now for sale for the first time in generations and includes just under 1800sqft of accommodation with two additional outbuildings.
It is in need of renovation and we suggest viewer
The ground floor accommodation currently includes a kitchen with a pantry. The kitchen can be accessed via the side door from the driveway. The front door leads into the first of two very generous reception rooms, both the dining room (16ft) and sitting room (19ft) benefit from open fireplaces using one central chimney. It is worth noting that for a period home, Tudor Cottage offers good head height, particularly on the ground floor. Other ground floor accommodation includes a WC.
On the first floor is split in to two halves. The right-hand staircase takes you to a wing with two double bedrooms (the master and bedroom two), as well as a dressing room located next to the master bedroom and a family bathroom that is fitted with a walk-in shower and airing cupboard housing one of two water cylinders (the other is found in the kitchen).
From the left-hand staircase, the third double bedroom is accessed, benefitting from its own ensuite WC.
The total plot measures 0.28 acres and includes to the left of the property a generous driveway with parking for up to five vehicles and a double garage/workshop.
The front garden is mostly laid to lawn with a path to the original front door, edged with a picket fence to Church Lane.
The South-East facing back garden marries extremely well with the size of Tudor Cottage, including a series of outbuilding which have great potential for conversion (stp) totalling 515 sqft.
Edged with blackberry bushes and mature hedging, Tudor Cottage has a rear view over paddock land owned by Rayne Hall Farmhouse.
Rayne is a village within close proximity to the town of Braintree in Essex. Tudor Cottage holds a prominent position overlooking the Rayne Hall Green on the approach to All Saints Church. Rayne Hall Green is 0.21 hectares and is protected by ‘Field In Trust’ since 2015.
Rayne has two pubs and an Italian restaurant, 47 The Street, which has a great reputation. Rayne also has a village shop and post office on The Street.
Rayne Primary and Nursey School is within walking distance from the property.
Other nearby schools include Felstead School (4-18 years) under 5 miles, Notley High School & Braintree Sixth Form under 5 miles and King Edward VI Grammar School or Chelmsford County High School for girls (both located in the Chelmsford City Centre).
More extensive services and entertainment can be found in Braintree, just under 2 miles away or in the City of Chelmsford (12 miles).
Braintree train station, 2.2 miles from the property, offers direct links into London Liverpool Street, with a journey time of one hour.
London Stansted Airport is just 13.5 miles from the property.
There is also a regular bus service from Rayne to Braintree and the airport.
POINTS TO NOTE
The property is connected to mains water, sewage and electric. An oil-fired boiler heats the property. There are two water cylinders, which once serviced two separate houses when the property was split in half.
Council tax band G with Braintree Council, payment of £3,366.58 per annum (2023)
Access to the property is via Church Lane off Shamford Road, which is a public right of way ending at All Saints Church.
The property has one protected tree in its grounds, which is a Walnut Tree to the rear of the outbuildings.
Postcode: CM77 6BT
Broadband speeds: unknown
No EPC available for this property
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