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The Street, Great Tey, Colchester, CO6

Guide price £425,000

3 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: COL240007


  • Charming C17th cottage
  • Two good size reception rooms
  • Galley kitchen with pantry
  • Two/three bedrooms
  • En-suite and bathroom
  • Attached
  • Landscaped garden
  • Detached garage (storage/office
  • Private driveway
  • Idylic location


A charming C17th Grade II attached two bedroom cottage nestled adjacent to a Norman Church and a short stroll to the local pub, village hall which has a once a week post service. There is a primary school and mainline station close by at Marks Tey.

Ground floor Entrance porch leading to the dual aspect dining room with inglenook fireplace and wood burner. From here access is gained to the galley kitchen with pantry and stable door to garden. Moving on from the dining room, stairs ascend the first floor and a door leads to the dual aspect sitting room again with inglenook and wood burner. First floor There are three bedrooms, one passthrough with bedroom 3 being used as a dressing room and bedroom two with en-suite. There is also a seperate bathroom. Outside The cottage is approached by a private driveway providing parking for two cars. A detached garage has been split into two parts - one offers useful storage with the remaining set out as an office. A beautifully landscaped East facing garden. "A wildlife friendly garden of all year round interest and strong structure. Evergreens include Box, Bay & Pittosporum, winter flowering Mahonia & sweet scented Sarcococca. Numerous bulbs provide spring colour. Summer sees many roses fill the garden with fragrance. Beautiful blue Nepeta flowers on into autumn and Bidens brings a cheerful dash of yellow, right through to the first frosts." The nearby villages of Chappel and Earls Colne are nestled in the Colne Valley, with the church dating back to the 13th Century. The village is surrounded by rolling countryside with many footpaths and country roads making it ideal for cycling and walking. Within the village are a number of shops and services including a Co-op, golf courses, a sports centre, primary school, pubs and restaurants. Colchester is within comfortable driving distance, with many national retailers and specialist shops, bars and restaurants. The city centre has a multi-screen cinema, Mercury Theatre and Firstsite Art Gallery, as well as further educational facilities including The Royal Grammar School and County High School for Girls.