Hardys Green, Birch, Colchester, CO2 0PA | Property for sale | Savills
2,565 sq ft(238.30 sq m)
Guide price £950,000

Hardys GreenBirch, Colchester, CO2 0PA

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2022
  • Approx 2,565 sq ft
  • Approx 1,250 sq ft of outbuildings including self-contained studio
  • Equestrian potential
  • End of chain

Spacious detached house and outbuildings with acreage, located in an attractive position.

About this property

  • A detached five bedroom house providing flexible accommodation occupying a peaceful setting close to the popular north Essex village of Birch. The property enjoys a range of outbuildings including a detached self-contained studio and is set in gardens and grounds of around 2.2 acres, offering an excellent opportunity for those with equestrian interests.

    Stable Field Cottage is an extended family home extending to over 2,500 sq ft, requiring some improvement and is being sold with no onward chain. The accommodation has been arranged over two levels and is approached from the side into a welcoming entrance hall with stairs leading to the first floor. The sitting room is positioned to the front of the house and is a comfortable room with a central brick fireplace opening to an east-facing conservatory. To the corner of the property is a ground floor bedroom with direct access to an en suite bathroom, offering the potential for self-contained accommodation. At the other end of the house is the kitchen opening to a utility room, cloakroom and office.

    To the first floor there are four bedrooms and a family bathroom. The principal bedroom is located to the rear of the house and enjoys wonderful far-reaching countryside views and en suite facilities.

    Externally there is a detached double garage which has been converted to provide a large studio room, kitchen and cloakroom.

    The property fronts a country lane position in the centre of the hamlet of Hardy's Green. The property is approached over two independent drives with a small area of garden to the front of the house. The land follows the curvature of the lane with an area of garden immediately surrounding the house. The garden provides a paved terrace with the reminder laid to lawn interspersed with a variety of trees and shrubs. Accessed from one of the drives is a converted garage block providing self-contained studio accommodation, offering an ideal space for home working or annexe accommodation, subject to the necessary consents. To the east is a paddock extending to around 1.7 acres incorporating a stable block comprising three loose boxes and attached storage facilities along with a separate hay barn sited on the northern boundary. The paddock has its own independent vehicular access.

    All in around 2.23 acres.

    Mains water, electricity and drainage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a wonderful family house with versatile accommodation and great potential, and the most spectacular garden and paddock with a lovely sunny orientation.

Karl ManningProperty agent

Local information

  • Marks Tey train station: 2.4 miles, Kelvedon: 6.4 miles, Colchester: 6.2 miles, Chelmsford: 19.4 miles. All distances approximate.
  • The property is located in the hamlet of Hardy's Green, on the eastern side of the village of Birch. This location is ideal for the A12, mainline railway station at Marks Tey, Colchester or Kelvedon and out-of-town shopping facilities at Tollgate, Colchester. Birch is a popular village benefiting from a good community atmosphere, a general store, a primary school and a public house. Excellent schools for all age groups are available in Colchester - Colchester Royal Grammar School, The Colchester County High School for Girls, Holmwood House, Colchester High School and St Mary's Senior School for Girls.
  • The area is very popular for those seeking countryside living in a peaceful and accessible location with direct access to a network of footpaths over miles of open countryside.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Marks Tey and Copford, proceed south along School Road which becomes Birch Road, through Copford Green. Proceed into Hardy's Green where the property can be found on the left-hand side. Postcode CO2 0PA
  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold