Church End, Shalford, Braintree
| £580,000

This stunning Detached Thatched Cottage (formerly two cottages) is believed to date back to the 17th Century. The property backs onto farmland and benefits from an idyllic rural setting. Comprising three/four bedrooms this home is deceptively spacious with accommodation comprising three first floor bedrooms and a Four Piece Bathroom. To the Ground Floor Reception Rooms include a Sitting Room and Dining Room which are divided by a stunning red brick fireplace. The Kitchen offers access to the oak conservatory which allows the occupant pleasant views across the well stocked rear garden. Further accommodation includes a Utility Room and Cloakroom with a further Ground Floor room which could function as a Study or fourth bedroom. Brimming with charm and character and well maintained throughout this property offers a wealth of period features including exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces. This chocolate box, timber framed cottage has also been recently re-thatched. Externally, the delightful gardens are exceptionally well maintained with parking provided on the driveway and in the Double Garage. Energy Efficiency Rating: F.

Master Bedroom

7.21m x 3.35m (23'8 x 11')

Windows to side and front, two radiators, range of fitted wardrobes, red brick fireplace, four double built-in wardrobes, exposed beams.


3.53m x 2.34m (11'7 x 7'8)

Window to side, radiator, exposed beams.


3.33m x 2.49m (10'11 x 8'2)

Window to front, radiator, two double wardrobe cupboards, exposed beams.


3.20m x 1.35m (10'6 x 4'5)

Obscure glazed window to side, radiator, cast iron corner bath, low level w.c., wash hand basin with cupboard below, tiled double shower, part tiled walls.

Galleried Landing

Window to side, radiator, return stairs down to:



Window to side, understairs storage cupboard glazed door to front.

Utility Room

1.73m x 1.22m (5'8 x 4')

Door to cupboard, low level boiler, range of units, tiled floor.


1.40m x 1.32m (4'7 x 4'4)

Obscure glazed window to side, radiator, low level w.c., wash hand basin with mixer tap, cupboard below, tiled splashbacks.

Dining Room

3.76m x 3.63m (12'4 x 11'11)

Window to front, two radiators, exposed beams, inglenook style fireplace.

Sitting Room

6.65m x 3.61m (21'10 x 11'10)

Three windows to front, three radiators, exposed beams, television point.


3.00m x 2.82m (9'10 x 9'3)

Obscure glazed window to side, fire return to side.


3.53m x 3.15m (11'7 x 10'4)

Door to rear and windows to front and rear, radiator, range of matching units, 11/2 bowl sink unit with mixer tap and water softener, integrated dishwasher, electric range cooker with extractor above,exposed beams, tiled floor.


3.33m x 3.25m (10'11 x 10'8)

Leaded light double glazed windows to front, side and rear, wood flooring.


5.49m x 4.85m (18' x 15'11)

Electric up and over door, window to side, light and power connected.

Rear Garden

Offering delightful views over local farmland to rear, the rear garden commences with a block paved seating area with steps leading to an area of lawn. Further features include two ponds, a further seating area. There is a Green House and a range of well stocked planting borders.There is a door accessing the Detached Garage.


Dwarf brick wall to front boundary topped with wrought iron fence, gate accessing Garden and pathway to Entrance.

Agents Notes

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements are approximate. No responsibility is accepted as to the accuracy of these particulars or statements made by our staff concerning the above property. We have not tested any apparatus or equipment therefore cannot verify that they are in good working order. Any intending purchaser must satisfy him/herself as to the correctness of such statements within these particulars. All negotiations to be conducted through Church and Hawes. No enquiries have been made with the local authorities pertaining to planning permission or building regulations. Any buyer should seek verification from their legal representative or surveyor.

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