Moat Lane, Alphamstone, Bures

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
SUMMARY Set in an idyllic secluded location within grounds in excess of 1 acre, Spring House occupies an elevated setting and provides versatile family accommodation comprising three / four-bedrooms, drawing room, sitting room, kitchen/dining room, utility room, study/fourth bedroom, family bathroom and ground floor shower room.

Ample parking, flagstone sun terrace, useful outbuildings with home office.

Gas Central Heating | Septic Tank Waste System | Solar Panels | EPC D

PROPERTY Nestled into a gently sloping hillside in the Stour Valley 'Spring House', occupies an enviable location standing in mature landscaped garden and grounds extending in excess of 1 acre.

The gravel driveway leads to the front of the property where a porch and reception hall welcomes you into the home. The reception hallway opens out to bedroom three and study/bedroom four. Bedroom three enjoys a side aspect to the garden and double wardrobe whilst bedroom four, currently utilised as a study enjoys a view out to the front of the property. Both these rooms have a good range of built-in cupboards.

The utility room is also accessed from the reception hallway and provides space and plumbing for both a tumble dryer and washing machine as well as housing the gas boiler, there is also space for a large chest freezer.

The shower room completes the ground floor and is comprised of a double shower, handbasin set within a vanity unit, toilet and a useful built in storage cupboard. In the hall there is a large storage cupboard beneath the staircase.

Ascending the stairs to the first floor, the sitting room and drawing room enjoy wonderful views of the garden with direct access to the sun terrace via French doors. There is also an open fireplace in the drawing room area. The first-floor hallway overlooks the garden is a very useful space, suitable for accommodating a writing bureau.

The kitchen/dining room is comprised of a Rangemaster oven, integrated extractor hood, there is space for a freestanding fridge / freezer and space and plumbing for a free-standing dishwasher. The kitchen also features a butler sink and there is ample storage provided by a good array of cupboards and drawers. The kitchen door provides access to the rear storm porch and garden beyond.

The spacious dual-aspect master bedroom enjoys wonderful views of the garden and contains two built in wardrobes, the second bedroom (also a double) also benefits from built in wardrobe space.

The family bathroom completes the internal accommodation and is comprised of a bath, handbasin set within a vanity unit and toilet.

OUTSIDE Spring House is set in an idyllic rural location on the side of a gently sloping garden.

The gravelled driveway that approaches the house provides ample off-road parking for a number of vehicles.

The beautifully presented grounds include many mature trees including, Oak, Ash, Walnut, Maple, Apple and Copper Beech, there is also a large pond. Mature borders flank the garden and are a lovely mix of herbaceous perennials and shrubs.

Adjacent to the sun room is the flag stone sun terrace, and there is a useful outbuilding that was formerly a stable block. This unit is subdivided into the three sections. Two sections provide useful storage space and the third section has been converted into a work from home office and is heated and equipped with power, lighting and three telephone lines, additionally there is also a garden shed that also benefits from lighting.

SITUATION Spring House is located in the small village of Alphamstone in the picturesque Stour Valley, and a short walk from St. Barnabus church.

Noted local eateries include the community owned public house The Lamarsh Lion and the nearby Henny Swan.

The village of Bures (a five-minute drive away) provides a range of local amenities including a doctors' surgery, post office, primary school (Ofsted Rated as Outstanding), village shop, two public houses, beauty salon and a railway station proving a branch line service to Marks Tey mainline station for onward travel to London in around 1 hour 20 minutes.

The pretty market town of Sudbury offers a still broader range of facilities including a choice of supermarkets and high street retailers and is located a short drive away.

AGENTS NOTE Spring House is believed to be of block construction on the ground floor and timber frame on the first floor.

This particular type of construction, is understood to be a 'Colt House'.

Potential purchasers should advise their mortgage lender (where applicable) in the first instance to ensure compatibility with individual lending criteria.

Nicholas Percival - Colchester (Sales)

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