Chaplin Road, East Bergholt, Colchester, Suffolk, CO7


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  • Bedrooms: 4
INTRODUCTION Situated on Chaplin Road within the village of East Bergholt with views to the rear out over open farmland to the Stour Valley beyond, this three/four bedroom home has been sympathetically restyled and extended to the current contemporary yet welcoming layout. The abundance of light from a number of large South Facing windows particularly highlights the style and frame the views beyond. We highly recommend a viewing to appreciate this family home.

DIRECTIONS From the A12 heading South, take the East Bergholt junction and turn left onto the B1070, at Gaston End turn right onto Gaston Street and then first left onto Chaplin Road, the property can be found on the right hand side as the road turns to the left.

INFORMATION Constructed in the early 1960's of traditional brick and block build under a tiled roof with painted boarded elevations. Windows and doors are double glazed throughout. A good level of loft and cavity wall insulation is present throughout. The property is heated via a modern combination gas boiler to radiators throughout, a supplementary on demand hot water boiler provides heat to the Utility area and additional space. The property benefits from cat 5 cabling throughout, hardwood flooring to the first floor, and an established planning permission which is further explored within the details below. There is a good level of broadband available in the village.

EAST BERGHOLT has the benefit of a good range of local facilities including a modernized general store and post office, bakers and chemist, GP surgery and medical centre. Parish Church and Congregational Church, along with many local associations. The village provides education facilities from pre-school age to GCSE, sixth form colleges are available in Colchester and Ipswich. There are several independent schools in both the local and major towns and throughout the area. A12 links to the M25 and A14. Regional Airport is Stansted, approximately an hour by car. The mainline railway station in Manningtree provides a regular service to London taking around an hour. The village is famous for its historical connections with John Constable RA and the landscape he painted is still very much the same today. From the village there are numerous footpaths giving direct access into this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Broadband of a good speed is available in the village.

SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property.

Babergh District Council 01473 822801

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Please Note: As vendors agents we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property. The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.

BEDROOM ONE 16'09 x 11'09 maximum window to the rear S far reaching views over fields and the rear garden, stripped hardwood flooring, built in wardrobes to both sides providing ample storage.

BEDROOM TWO 12'11 x 8'07 window to the side E, stripped hardwood flooring, built in wardrobes with mirror sliding door to the side.

BEDROOM THREE 10'11 x 8'11 window to the front N, stripped hardwood flooring and space for large freestanding wardrobe.

FAMILY BATHROOM 7'09 x 5'11 opaque window to the front, tiled floor and textured tiled walls to ceiling height, w/c, shower with glazed door and tiled surround, wash basin inset to vanity unit, panel bath to side and heated towel rail.

LANDING 13'06 x 5'10 including stairwell window to the side W, doors to bedrooms, linen cupboard to side, storage cupboard contains the pressurised hot water cylinder, open tred stairs to the ground floor:

ENTRANCE via secure door from the front driveway into the OUTER HALL 7'01 x 5'06 window to the rear into the study/bedroom four provides an abundance of light, hanging space to side and doorway to the:

HALL 16'04 x 5'10 door to storage and boiler room at the front and further storage to the side, open into the:

SITTING ROOM 19'00 x 11'09 picture bifold doors to the rear garden and decking frame the encapsulating view over fields beyond. Heigh level window to the side, upright feature radiators, wired for surround sound. Focal wood burning stove on a light granite base.

STUDY/BEDROOM FOUR 20'04 x 8'08 bifold doors to the rear, window above and to the side, tiled floor, extensive built in desk space with wire points and ample workspace, upright radiator.

KITCHEN DINING ROOM 19'08 x 12'09 Windows to the front and side and fully glazed door to the rear terrace, tiled floor. The kitchen itself, extends to three sides with wall and base units providing ample storage and space for built in, dishwasher dual eye level ovens and two under counter fridges. American black walnut (same as study) work surfaces to three sides with inset dual sinks under the front window, inset Smeg five ring gas hob with extractor over, recessed ceiling lights door to the:

UTILITY ROOM 15'04 x 5'11 full height window to the rear, door from the front driveway, tiled flooring, base and wall units to the side with space and plumbing under for washing machine and fridge/freezer further space for full height fridge and tumble dryer, door to the:

CLOAKROOM opaque window to the side, tiled floor, w/c, hand basin inset to vanity unit with tiled splashback, extractor fan and radiator.

ADDITIONAL UTILITY ROOM 12'03 x 8'08 fully glazed rear door to the terrace, tiled floor, configurable to a variety of uses.

OUTSIDE to the rear the garden is laid predominantly to an expanse of lawn with fence boundaries to the West and East and a post and rail fence to the South making the very best of the views. Raised area of decking the immediate rear of the house enjoying the Southerly aspect, a further area of terrace to the Eastern side of the house enjoys morning sunshine. There is an array of sheds and outbuildings to the Western boundary and raised beds well stocked with flowers to the Eastern side along with a mature oak tree. The garage accessed from the front driveway via double doors has power and light connected.

PLANNING PERMISSION number DC/18/00866 full details of which can be viewed on the Babergh district council website, is to be determined imminently. The permission once granted will enable the owner to construct a further first floor bedroom with en-suite and an en-suite for the main bedroom with views to the rear over the existing study/bedroom four.

Given the location and nature of the garden space, there will be a overage imposed upon the sale of 30% for 25 years of the value gain of any planning uplift for an additional dwelling, for further details of the overage obligation please contact the office.

Arrange viewing 01206 299222

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