A well-presented 1920s / 1930s constructed bungalow set in a generous plot, in excess of 0.9 acres overlooking the pretty village of Bures, which is nestled in the Stour valley amongst some truly stunning scenery | Virtual Tour Available | EPC D.
Hillside is a characterful period property with many attractive original features, set in an enviably sized plot with stunning views across the village of Bures and Stour Valley.
The entrance porch welcomes you into the home and provides access to the inner hallway which in common with much of the property features desirable exposed floor-boards.
From the hallway, the home opens up and provides access to the cosy sitting room, which benefits from dual aspects including a bay window and feature fire place. The dining room (also with feature fireplace and bay window) enjoys views across the village of Bures and the Stour Valley.
The kitchen features a Rangemaster oven with five ring gas burner hob, there is also space and plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a free standing fridge freezer. There is a good array of cupboards and drawers as well as a useful pantry and separate boiler cupboard.
There is a separate breakfast room adjoining the kitchen, which providing useful office / study space. The master bedroom enjoys dual aspects, feature fireplace and handbasin. The second bedroom (also a double) also benefits from dual aspects and feature fireplace. The third bedroom is a single bedroom.
The family bathroom is comprised of a five-piece suite. The bath has a shower mixer attachment, there is a separate shower cubicle, bidet, toilet and handbasin. OUTSIDE
Approached along a quiet lane, a gravel driveway leads you to Hillside, which is set in a plot in excess of 0.9 acres.
There is ample off-road parking for a number of vehicles as well as a double garage.
To the front and side of the property there is a large patio area which offers lovely views across the garden and the village of Bures. The garden itself features a variety of mature trees, shrubs and beds, ornamental fish pond as well as a vegetable patch.
To the rear of the property there is a useful out-building, this has been sub-divided into four separate units (including storage units), a workshop / potting shed and a utility room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A shower room leads from the utility room and is comprised of a shower cubicle, toilet and hand basin.
The garden also features an enclosed sun terrace (which was originally a swimming pool), concrete built cold store and separate log store. SITUATION
Hillside is located in the highly desirable and picturesque village of Bures, which has a good range of local facilities including a post office, doctor's surgery, primary school (rated outstanding at the latest Ofsted report), a village store / news agent, delicatessen, hair salon, 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, recreational and leisure amenities as well as some excellent schools in both the state and private sector, including the Colchester Royal Grammar, Colchester High School and St Marys School for girls.
For the commuter, Bures offers branch line rail service to London Liverpool Street via Marks Tey.
Direct mainline rail services are available from Colchester and Marks Tey taking approximately 55 minutes from the latter.
There are also frequent buses running to Colchester and Sudbury.