High Street, Thorpe-Le-Soken

£625,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
** 0.4 ACRE PLOT! ** Dating back to the 16th century, this substantial grade II listed property offering some 2011 Sq Ft of superbly presented accommodation on a plot of approximately 0.4 acres with beautiful walled garden enjoying a Southerly aspect. The property features an abundance of character and also boasts an adjoining commercial property which offers ANNEXE POTENTIAL having previously had planning permission granted for conversion to residential (lapsed June 2016).

DESCRIPTION

Steeped in history, The Trossachs stands proudly in a conservation area on the edge of Thorpe-Le-Soken High Street. A picturesque village in the Tendring District with a wealth of amenities on your doorstep including a Tesco Express store, four pub/restaurants, pharmacy, mainline railway station, nursery, primary and secondary schools plus several independent retailers. Offering easy access to the A12 (12 miles) and stunning coastline at Frinton-on-Sea (4.5 miles) it's a popular village offering a balance of accessibility with that pretty, village 'feel'.

The earliest parts of the property date back to c1590 with additions around 1850 and further extension in the 1950s. Formerly owned by a respected family of local builders for more than 60 years, the current owners purchased The Trossachs in 2006. The adjoining commercial property was used as a workshop and stores previously and more recently a piano shop before the current owners took possession. Sitting in grounds of approximately 0.4 acres, enclosed by feature brick wall with an array of mature trees and backing on to church grounds.

Accommodation comprises with approximate room sizes as follows:

ENTRANCE HALL

Feature solid oak entrance door to central hall with exposed beams and a winder staircase to first floor, storage cupboard, doors to:

LOUNGE

Bay window to front, inglenook fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner, exposed beams.

DINING ROOM/SITTING ROOM

Bay window to front, further window to side, exposed beams, multi-fuel burner.

INNER LOBBY

Window to side, wash basin, door to:

WC

Window to side, low level WC.

KITCHEN

Fitted Farmhouse style kitchen with granite worktops, oil fired AGA, four ring 'NEFF' ceramic hob, butler sink with 'Franke' installed water filter, integrated fridge and integrated dishwasher, slate tiled floor, windows to rear, walk-in pantry which also houses water softener, arch to:

SUN ROOM

Slate tiled floor, window to rear and French doors to garden.

UTILITY ROOM/BOOT ROOM

Fully fitted with kitchen units under fitted work surfaces, inset sink drainer unit, space & plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, space for gas cooker wall mounted gas boiler, window to front and rear, door to car port area, door to garden and further door to workshop.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

Window to front, exposed beams, staircase to second floor, built-in cupboard housing fire alarm system, doors to:

MASTER BEDROOM

Window to front, multiple windows to rear with access to roof terrace, built-in wardrobes and storage cupboard.

ROOF TERRACE

Finished in Decathane GRP system,, enclosed by metal railings, overlooking gardens.

BEDROOM TWO

Windows to rear and side.

EN-SUITE

Fitted with suite comprising; shower cubicle, low level WC, and wash basin. Extractor fan.

BATHROOM

Fitted with a white suite comprising; P shaped jacuzzi bath with showers and screen over, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls, window to front.

SECOND FLOOR

LANDING

Eaves cupboard.

BEDROOM THREE

Dormer windows to front and rear, built-in cupboard, various eaves cupboards.

BEDROOM FOUR

Dormer windows to front and rear, built-in cupboard, various eaves cupboards.

WORKSHOP

Separate electricity supply (three phase), window to rear, sliding door to front, separate personal door, windows to sides. 2x brick built stores, door to:

WC

Window to side, fitted high level WC and wash basin.

OUTSIDE

FRONT

Front garden enclosed by brick wall with hedgerow and wrought iron gate. Workshop frontage enclosed by panel fencing with vehicular access to parking area, laid to concrete, providing off-road parking for several vehicles, covered car port and vehicular access to workshop via sliding door. Storage to side of workshop for ladders etc. Also access to oil refilling point.

REAR GARDEN

South facing. Patio area, brick and glass greenhouse, brick built oil store housing oil tank, timber storage area, historic well, large lawn area, enclosed by brick wall. The garden is dotted with an array of mature trees, secondary garden area with vegetable patch and potting shed.

PLANNING HISTORY

The adjoining workshop previously had planning and listed building consent for conversion to residential in 2013 which was not actioned and subsequently lapsed in 2016. We believe that this is still a feasible opportunity subject to obtaining the relevant consents.

Planning references:

13/00293/FUL

13/00294/LBC

Full documents available via Tendring District Council planning portal, alternatively we would be pleased to provide copies of plans upon request.

AGENTS NOTE

PLEASE NOTE - Although we have not tested any of the Gas/Electrical Fixtures & Fittings, we understand them to be in good working order, however it is up to any interested party to satisfy themselves of their condition before entering into any Legal Contract.

CL 8/2020

AML

ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2017 - In order to comply with regulations, prospective purchasers will be asked to produce photographic identification and proof of residence documentation once entering into negotiations for a property.

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