An imposing late Georgian / early Victorian detached family home in the popular village of Bures. The main residence is comprised of four bedrooms, three reception rooms, two bathrooms and a kitchen / breakfast room. There is also a self-contained one bedroom annexe | Scope for Improvement | EPC E.
The property opens to an entrance hallway from which one gains access to the drawing room featuring a fireplace with gas fire and doors to the adjoining conservatory which is a recent addition to the property. Further reception rooms include the oak panelled library with views to the front (and gas feature fireplace) and the dining room to the rear of the property. Also accessed from the hallway is the first of two ground floor cloakrooms.
The kitchen / breakfast room benefits from granite work tops, light oak cabinets, a gas AGA, space and plumbing for a slimline dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. There is also a good array of cupboards and drawers for storage. Accessed via an enclosed walkway is the laundry room, with space and plumbing for a washing machine, as well as providing access to the second ground floor cloakroom.
The cellar (located off the hallway) provides additional storage space and houses the water softener.
Ascending the stairs to the first floor, the master bedroom (with built in wardrobes), to the front of the property, contains a washbasin, and the accompanying en-suite is comprised of a shower cubicle and toilet.
Bedrooms two and three are both doubles, the former contains built in wardrobe space. Bedroom four is a single (with dual aspects) and the family bathroom with bath (with mixer attachment), toilet and handbasin complete the internal accommodation.
The annexe can be accessed via the main house, or independently, and is comprised of a study, kitchenette, double bedroom and bathroom, with bath, handbasin and toilet. OUTSIDE
At the rear of the property, to one side, there is a small courtyard that provides access to a workshop, shed and soft fruit garden.
The main part of the rear garden features a patio adjacent to the conservatory, a pond, and is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees (including fruit trees) and shrubs. There is a vegetable patch to the far end.
To the front the large driveway provides ample off-road parking for several vehicles as well as access to the garage. SITUATION
Hamlet House is situated in the picturesque village of Bures, which has a good range of local facilities including a post office, doctor's surgery, primary school, and two public houses.
Further shopping and recreational facilities are available in the nearby market town of Sudbury which is about 5 miles away and Colchester which has a wide range of shopping and leisure amenities as well as some excellent schools in both the state and private sector. Bures has a highly regarded C of E Primary School.
For the commuter, Bures offers a branch line rail service to London Liverpool Street via Marks Tey or there is mainline rail service from Colchester or Marks Tey taking approximately 50 minutes from the latter. There are also frequent buses running to Colchester, Sudbury and Bury St Edmunds.