The Street
Little Clacton
Clacton-On-Sea

Detached House: 7 beds, 2 baths, 2 showers, 3 receptions

£750,000

Agent Details

Slades Estate Agents

Tel: 01202 548855

7 bedroom Detached House For Sale in The Street, Little Clacton, Clacton-On-Sea


Summary

An imposing seven bedroomed detached Grade II listed period residence which enjoys a plot of approximately one acre that backs onto farmland and has a heated swimming pool.

Accommodation

** Seven bedrooms ** Two En-suites ** Two Bathrooms ** Further shower room/w.c and second floor w.c ** Three reception rooms ** Large 'L' shaped games/sun room ** Fitted Kitchen and further kitchen/utility room ** Gas central heating system ** Outbuildings

Description

This exceptional Grade 11 listed property is believed to date back to the 15th Century with later additions and affords approx 4,500 sq ft of accommodation. It has formerly been an Hotel and the current layout of the property would allow for the creation of a self contained annexe if required. The current owners have made considerable improvements in recent years but there is some remedial work required to a few rooms.  

Location details:

From the roundabout at the village of Weeley proceed in the Clacton On Sea direction. Continue through Weeley Heath to the village of Little Clacton and having passed the double bends at Plough Corner continue along The Street towards the village centre and the property will be found on the left hand side, opposite the small village green. There is a local stores/post office, pharmacy, Public House and the Church within a hundred yards of the property and supermarkets and retail outlets within five minutes drive. Also within about five minutes drive, at Thorpe Le Soken is a mainline station to Liverpool Street (Approximately eighty minutes). 

Accommodation comprises:
(With approximate room sizes)

Second floor:

Bedroom:
15'2 x 12'2 (4.62m x 3.71m)

Radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect. Recessed storage cupboards. Exposed beams to ceiling. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom:
12'2 x 11'8 (3.71m x 3.56m)

Radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to front aspect. Exposed beams to ceiling. Fitted carpet.

Cloakroom:

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level w.c and wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Stained glass leaded light borrowed light window from the above bedroom

Landing:

Exposed beams to ceiling. Fitted carpet. stairs with door at the bottom leading to the first floor:

NOTE: The above mentioned rooms are within the attic area and therefore headroom is restricted.

Second floor (Accessed via a separate staircase):

Bedroom:
15' x 11'6 (4.57m x 3.51m)

Radiator. Sealed unit double glazed windows to side and rear aspects affording views over the gardens to farmland at the rear. Exposed beams to the ceiling. Fitted carpet. Door to:

En-suite shower room:

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and enclosed shower cubicle with fully tiled walls. Chromium towel radiator. Shaver point. Extractor fan. Tiled floor.

Landing:

Exposed beams to the walls. Stained glass leaded light borrowed light window from the bedroom. Fitted carpet. Stairs to the first floor. 

First floor:

Master bedroom:
15'8 x 14'1 (4.78m x 4.29m)

Radiator. Sealed unit double glazed windows to side and front aspects. Exposed beams to the walls and ceiling. Feature brick built open fireplace. Fitted carpet. Door to:

En-suite shower room/w.c:

Fitted with a modern white suite comprising low level w.c, wash hand basin with tiled splash back and spacious enclosed shower cubicle with tiled walls adjoining exposed beams to ceiling and one wall. Shaver point. Chromium towel radiator. Opaque secondary glazed window to front aspect. Natural wood flooring. 

Bedroom:
15'9 x 14' (4.8m x 4.27m)

Radiator. Secondary glazed sash window overlooking the garden to the side aspect. Featuring an ornate Victorian fireplace and a Victorian style unit with marble top and inset wash hand basin. Regency cornice and rose to ceiling. Fitted carpet,

Bedroom:
16'6 x 9'3 (5.03m x 2.82m)

Window to front aspect. Vanity unit. Fitted carpet. 

Bathroom/w.c:

This room is very spacious and features an Oak beamed and  vaulted ceiling and is fitted with a Victorian style suite  comprising low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and free standing cast iron roll top bath. Ornate Victorian fireplace. Built in storage cupboard. Sealed unit double glazed window to side aspect. Oak flooring.

Second bathroom:

Very spacious but requires updating. Currently fitted with a coloured suite comprising low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and separate enclosed shower cubicle with tiled walls adjacent. Radiator. Secondary glazed window to side aspect. 

Bedroom:
11'6 x 7'9 (3.51m x 2.36m)

Window to front aspect.

Main landing:

Radiator. Secondary glazed window to rear aspect affording views over the gardens to farmland at the rear. Panelled walls to the picture rail height. Recessed storage cupboard. Fitted carpet. Oak staircase and hand rail to the ground floor. Access through to the inner landing in which there is a door to the staircase to the second floor with a recessed storage cupboard under. Range of Oak  fronted storage cupboards. Part glazed door through to a further landing having radiator, secondary glazed window to rear aspect and door to the main bathroom. Fitted carpet. Opening through to:

Split level landing:

Which leads to bedroom four and the second bathroom. Radiator. Small flank window and a borrowed light window from bedroom four. Exposed beams. Staircases to both the second and ground floors.

Ground floor:

Reception hall:

Approached through an Oak panelled door. Oak flooring. Radiator. Painted wood panelling to the walls to dado rail height in the initial section and picture rail height in the rear section from which there is access via a part glazed door with side lights to the:

Rear hall:

Which also has matching panelling to the picture rail height and has a Victorian style tiled floor. Doors leading off to the rear garden / patio area,  sun/garden room and the:

Spacious shower/cloakroom:

Fitted with a suite comprising low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash back and shower tray with tiled walls adjacent. Radiator. Opaque window to side aspect and further windows to rear aspect. Tiled floor.

Living room:
30' 10 x 13' 9 (9.4m x 13' 9)

The main living room is formed by two former reception rooms and there are access doors from both the front and rear sections of the hall. Within the front section there is a feature full height brick built fireplace in which there is a cast iron multi-fuel stove. Two radiators. Exposed beams to ceiling. Secondary glazed windows to front and side aspects. Wall light points. Fitted book/display shelving to the alcove adjacent to the fireplace. The rear section has two concealed radiators adjoining the feature marble open fireplace. Three quarter glazed double doors to the sun/games room. Fitted carpet.

Dining room:
18' x 16'6 (5.49m x 5.03m)

Featuring a brick built fireplace with cast iron multi-fuel stove and being heavily beamed to the walls and ceiling. Window to front aspect. Wall light points. Fitted carpet. Doors to the hall.

'L' shaped games/sun room:
28' 2" x 23' 11" > 12' 1" (8.59m x 23' 11 > 12' 1)

Having windows to three aspects and double doors to the garden. Fitted carpet.

Kitchen:
15' x 15' (4.57m x 4.57m)

Features an extensive range of base units comprising drawers and cupboards with hard wood work tops and an inset Butler sink with mixer tap. Matching wall cabinets and a large central island unit which has a Granite work top/breakfast bar and an inset electric hob. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Former fireplace with tiled recess and an inset Rangemaster oven with six ring gas hob. A further feature is the secondary glazed corner window having a bench seat fitted. Tiled splash backs. Opening to Lobby: having doors to the dining room and inner hall.

Inner hall:

Radiator. Part glazed door to the rear lobby area with door to the rear. Quarry tiled floor. Secondary staircase to the first floor. Doors to:

Sitting Room:
15'5 x 10'9 (4.7m x 3.28m)

Exposed beams. Windows to the front and side aspects. Some remedial works required. 

Utility Room ( Second Kitchen ) 
15' x 15' (4.57m x 4.57m)

Being fitted with a modern range of Oak fronted base units comprising drawers and cupboards with a single drainer ceramic sink. Matching wall cabinets. Integrated dishwasher and Smeg oven with an electric hob and concealed extractor hood above. Radiator with cover. Windows to side and rear aspects. Exposed beams to the walls and ceiling. Gas fired boiler. Tiled floor.

Exterior:
The property is set in a quite secluded plot of approx. 1 acre which has a brick wall to the front boundary in which there is an arched gate to the pathway that leads between two Yew trees to the front door.  Further wall and side gate to the driveway. The gardens to the front of the house are mainly lawned with a well stoked flower beds and a variety of mature shrubs and trees. To the left hand side of the property there is a long gravelled driveway leading through a 5 bar gate ( Having security entry system ) to an area adjoining the outbuildings that provides parking for numerous vehicles. There is also potential for garaging within one of the outbuildings or for a new construction S.T.P.P.

The garden to the side and immediate rear of the house is also mainly lawned with a paved patio area, flower beds and mature shrubs, trees and conifers. To the  rear of the outbuildings and swimming pool there is a further garden area of about a quarter of an acre which is lawned with mature hedgerows to the boundaries and a gate to the rear where there is a footpath and farmland.

The heated swimming pool is set in an enclosed area having brick walls to three side and a sandstone paved surround. To the remaining side there is a large barn which provides ample storage facilities and a Changing Room with a Shower room / WC leading off. Separate gas fired boiler for the pool.

Further detached outbuilding having a pitched and tiled roof and weather boarded exterior.

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