Savills | Hadleigh Road, Higham, Colchester, CO7 6LD | Property for sale
1,118 sq ft(103.87 sq m)
Guide price £550,000

Hadleigh RoadHigham, Colchester, CO7 6LD

  • Under offer

Key features

  • 2 bedrooms and 2 well fitted bathrooms
  • charming sitting room with open fireplace
  • hand built kitchen
  • home office
  • delightful garden of about 0.25 acre
  • garage and store room

A delightful cottage set in a stunning location.

About this property

  • Tea Caddy is Grade II Listed and believed to date back to 1818 and is constructed from brick under a plain tile roof. The property is light and bright and is a most appealing cottage in one of the most stunning locations. The house has been a very successful holiday let in previous years and more recently been a great second home.

    Lower Floor
    Steps lead down from the garden to the principal bedroom with stable door, oak flooring and through to a well-fitted bathroom. Utility room with base and wall mounted units, recess for washing machine and over counter recess for tumble dryer.

    Ground Floor
    Bedroom 2 and home office with circular worktops, cupboards and cupboard housing the hot water tank. Second modern bathroom.

    Stairs up to:
    First floor kitchen with marble worktops and base storage units, integral fridge freezer, soft closing doors, integral four plate hob with marble surround and oven below. Sitting room with open fireplace. Attractive Gothic windows with shutters and wooden flooring.

    OUTSIDE
    The cottage is approached through a gate set in established Holly hedging and leads to a gravel drive. Garage with wood store and further storage shed to rear. A York stone path with lighting leads to the cottage with brick boarded flower beds, shaped box shrubs and a delightful camellia. The lawn gardens are enclosed by various shrubs and trees with a garden well with pump.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This has to be one of the prettiest cottages that exists in the Stour Valley. I love how close you are to the train station and the surrounding countryside is stunning.

Tom OrfordProperty agent

Local information

  • Tea Caddy is situated in the attractive village of Higham, which is set in the delightful countryside of the Stour Valley between the popular and picturesque villages of Stoke-by- Nayland and Dedham. The house is set on the Hadleigh Road, a quiet lane leading out of Higham to the north of the village, a highly sought after location. The area has been designated as one of outstanding natural beauty and is famous for the works of John Constable. The A12 gives ready access to Ipswich and the ancient Roman town of Colchester with their extensive shopping and recreational facilities. Higham is ideally position for access to some highly though of schools all within easy reach. The location is popular with commuters as there is easy access to both Colchester and Manningtree railway stations with direct links to London Liverpool street taking from 50 and 55 minutes respectively.

Additional information

  • Services: Mains water & electricity. Private drainage. Electric heating.
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold