The Chase, 49 Head Street, Halstead


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  • Bedrooms: 7
PROPERTY The property is set back from the road behind a gated driveway (with intercom system).

A storm porch welcomes you to the home and opens to the entrance hallway. The large dual aspect sitting room (in common with much of the property) features a wealth of exposed timbers, with the centre piece the impressive inglenook fireplace with log burner.

The library (to the reverse of the sitting room), also features a matching inglenook fireplace with log burner and via a concealed doorway provides access to the oak panelled dining room (with an attractive fireplace) which enjoys views to the front of the property. Further reception rooms include the family room and music room.

The kitchen / breakfast room has been extended by the current owner and features a vaulted ceiling. Integrated appliances include a Miele microwave and Miele coffee machine. The heart of the kitchen is the five ring Lacanche Range and there is also an integrated fridge. The breakfast area has two sets of French doors providing access to the garden. There is ample storage space provided by a good array of cupboards and drawers set within an attractive Granite worktop.

Adjacent to the the kitchen is a small supplementary utility room, the main utility room being located to the other end of the Hall. This utility room offers additional storage space, as well as space and plumbing for both a washing machine and dryer as well as a Rangemaster oven with five ring gas hob, and has been used as a kitchen for an annexe previously.

There is a cloakroom off the utility room, (with toilet and hand basin), the main cloakroom for the ground floor is located off the entrance hallway (featuring toilet with hand basin), and from the hallway, one can also gain access to the cellar which provides useful additional storage space.

Ascending the stairs to the first floor, the large master bedroom can be accessed. Passing through the door to the master bedroom, a small flight of steps takes you up to the room itself, which enjoys views to the front of the property. There are two further double bedrooms that both have en-suite bathrooms, one of which is comprised of bath, handbasin and toilet, the other with a shower cubicle, toilet and handbasin.

A further large double bedroom enjoys views over the patio area below. Two further bedrooms (both doubles), have the shared facility of a 'Jack & Jill' shower room with shower cubicle, toilet and handbasin. The family bathroom completes the first floor featuring double ended bath, shower cubicle with rainfall shower head, handbasin (with vanity unit) and toilet.

The second floor features a very large double bedroom with storage cupboards.

OUTSIDE Approached via a gated driveway with intercom system, and lined with Horse Chestnut trees, the property is set back from the road. There is ample off-road parking as well as a garage with electronic charging point. Adjacent to the the garage is a gym.

The walled garden is split into two areas, the first is the more formal section, and is predominately laid to lawn, with a patio adjacent to to the kitchen / breakfast room, providing an excellent space for entertainment. The second area (believed to have been acquired by previous owners during the 1960's) is a less formal family area.

SITUATION The property is set within the popular market town of Halstead with its vibrant high street, with a range of independent retailers and eateries. Halstead itself is nestled close to the Essex / Suffolk border with some beautiful countryside close by to enjoy and explore.

Further afield is the town of Colchester which has all the leisure, recreational and entertainment attractions expected of a major regional town. Colchester also provides a range of highly sought-after schooling options including Holmwood House Prep School, St Marys School for Girls and the Royal Grammar School.

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