Foakes Cottage, London Road, Stanway

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Bedrooms: 2
SUMMARY Foakes Cottage is a Grade II listed, timber framed, weather boarded cottage set under a grey slate tiled roof, and is believed to date back to the early 1800's.

The property comprises two double bedrooms, family bathroom, kitchen and sitting room. There is ample off-road parking behind a gated driveway and an attractively planted enclosed rear garden.

Offered with NO Onward Chain

Gas Central Heating | Tenure Freehold | Council Tax Band D

PROPERTY Foakes Cottage is a charming Grade II listed weather boarded cottage and is believed to date back to the early 1800's.

The property opens to the welcoming dual aspect sitting room with an open fireplace (that is unused), and in common with the rest of the property features numerous exposed timbers.

The kitchen contains space for a free-standing gas range cooker. The butler's sink is set within the attractive wooden work surface, as is the integrated fridge. There is ample storage provided by a good array of cupboards and drawers. The kitchen also benefits from a cosy wood burner.

To the back of the kitchen is the rear porch / boot room that provides a useful space for the storage of coats and shoes.

Ascending the stairs to the first floor, the large master bedroom is dual aspect and contains a built-in wardrobe.

The second bedroom is also a double room with built in wardrobe.

The family bathroom completes the internal accommodation and is comprised of a bath with shower screen and rainfall shower head, washbasin, toilet and heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE Foakes Cottage is approached via a gated, pebbled driveway that provides ample off-road parking for three to four vehicles.

The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn and features mature trees. A gate to the rear of the driveway provides access to the beautifully planted and well-maintained enclosed rear garden.

Within the garden there are three sheds of varying sizes. The largest shed adjacent to the rear of the garage has power and lighting connected. The second shed also has power and lighting connected and additionally plumbing for a washing machine. The third shed is used as storage.

Adjacent to the rear porch / boot room is a patio and to the side (facing west) is a decked seating area that will enjoy the afternoon sunshine. There is a small cupboard that adjoins the house and this contains the gas boiler.

SITUATION The property is conveniently located in the popular residential area of Stanway with easy access to Tollgate Retail Park and the A12.

Colchester benefits from an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities, as well as a number of well-regarded schools including both Stanway Primary School and Secondary Schools, which are rated as Good at the latest Ofsted report.

For the commuter, Colchester North Station and Marks Tey railway stations are within easy reach and provide regular mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street taking approximately 55 minutes.

Nicholas Percival - Colchester (Sales)

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