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3 Bedroom Detached Bungalow for sale in Sudbury

2 3 2 1
  • 16ft x 14ft Double Aspect Sitting Room
  • Superb 20ft Long Shaker Kitchen/Dining Room
  • Conservatory Porch/Utility Room plus Outside Cloakroom
  • 2 Double Bedrooms plus Bathroom
  • Annexe Wing with Rear Lobby
  • Annexe 21ft Long Sitting Room/Bedroom 3
  • Annexe Bathroom 2
  • Brick Built Garage, Drive and Front Garden with Excellent Parking
  • 118ft Long x 100ft Wide Back Garden with Good Access
  • Overall Plot - 0.4 Acres


Belchamp Walter is a very pretty village set on the Essex and Suffolk borders in the lovely countryside of the Belchamp Brook Valley. It is the prettiest of the three Belchamps and this property is set at the centre of the village next to the famous duck pond and surrounded by other most attractive period houses and cottages. The really old part of the village is further down the road by the parish church and Belchamp Walter Hall, the home of the Raymond family continuously for over 400 years. The surrounding area contains lovely walks and countryside, and with many other attractive villages. The nearby market towns of Sudbury and Halstead each provide a great selection of shops, schools and recreational facilities and there are good road links across to the A120 and M11. Trains for London can be found at Sudbury (with a change at Marks Tey) or at Braintree or Witham, all for Liverpool Street.


Ashcroft is a detached bungalow built in around the 1960's with traditional cavity brick walls and a tiled roof. In recent years it has been extended and completely refurbished inside and is now presented very well throughout. There is a good drive with plenty of parking and a decent sized single garage and potential for vehicular access down alongside the bungalow. The accommodation is presently arranged to provide a small independent annexe with bedsitting room and bathroom but a connecting door could be knocked through to incorporate it into the main living accommodation. There is also great potential to enlarge the property in the roof, subject to planning and building regulations approval. A particular feature of the house is its exceptionally large garden. Oil fired central heating is provided.


Covered Porchway with wall lamp and uPVC panelled and leaded light glazed front door with full length windows on either side opening to :

Reception Hall 16'3" x 16'3" (4.9m x 4.9m - "T" shaped) An impressive hall with white six panel doors to all rooms, airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, two radiators, wood grain flooring and loft hatch.

Sitting Room 16' x 14' (4.9m x 4.3m) A double aspect room with picture windows to the front and side overlooking the gardens and period cottages opposite. Two radiators, chimney breast and doors from the hall and kitchen.

Kitchen and Dining Room 20' x 14' (6.1m x 4.3m) Running across the back of the house, a double aspect room with a wide picture window above the sink, a pair of wide French doors in the dining area overlooking the garden and a fully glazed back door leading to the side conservatory. Kitchen area fitted with a superb range of cream wood grain shaker style wall and base cupboards with satin stainless steel handles which includes a central island unit. All with lovely square edged thick wood grain laminate working surfaces with matching kickbacks. Comprehensively equipped with large stainless steel sink and mixer tap, touch control four ring ceramic hob with stainless steel filter above, eye level and stainless steel and black glass double oven, spaces for full height fridge and freezer. The whole room with wood grain flooring and radiator.

Conservatory Porch / Utility Room 10'9" x 5'6" (3.3m x 1.7m) On the side of the house, a useful room with spaces for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer etc., half glazed uPVC back door and matching windows to the front side, opaque glazed triple skin polycarbonate roof, coat hanging hooks.

Bedroom 1 15' x 13'6" (4.6m x 4.1m) with picture window to the front overlooking the drive and period cottages opposite, radiator.

Bedroom 2 15' x 10' (4.6m x 3m) with picture window to the rear looking across the main lawn, radiator.

Bathroom 10'3" x 6' (3.1m x 1.8m) with matching modern heritage style suite comprising large pedestal hand basin, low flush WC and corner shower cubicle with curved glass shower doors and chromium shower assembly, window to the rear, radiator, vinyl flooring.

Outside Cloakroom 3' x 4' (1.8m x 1.2m) with white WC and butler sink with hot and cold taps, tiled floor, small window.


Rear Lobby 6'9" x 3'9" (2.1m x 1.1m) with half glazed uPVC entrance door and doors to bathroom 2 and bedroom 3 / sitting room, vinyl flooring, radiator.

Bedroom 3 / Sitting Room 21'6" x 8' (6.6m x 2.7m) currently with external access but connecting door could be put through. Window to the front overlooking the drive, high level cupboard housing all the modern electrics, two radiators, door to rear lobby.

Bathroom 2 6' x 5' (1.8m x 1.5m) matching white suite comprising three quarter length bath with mixer tap and separate shower over, low flush WC and pedestal hand basin, window to the rear looking down the garden, vinyl flooring.


Garage 19'3" x 9' (5.9m x 2.75m) A good brick built garage with a mono pitched roof, up and over door, window to the side, power and light connected.

Drive and Front Garden 82' wide x 40' deep (25m x 12m) The property is set well back from the road with a grass verge and then a timber paddock rail fence with dog proof netting with a pair of five bar gates opening on to the drive, this is shingled with curb edging with parking for several cars and the garage to the left, the side is laid to lawn with fenced boundaries with some specimen trees.

Back Garden 118' long x 100' wide at the rear. The house has an unusually large back garden, with good access either side, immediately behind the house is a large area fenced in for dogs with lawn and path across the back of the house and this opens on to the main lawn with numerous trees, shrubs and good fenced and hedged boundaries.

Overall Plot 190' deep x 100' wide narrowing to 80' at the front - around 0.4 acres.


SERVICES We are advised that mains water, electricity, drainage and telephone are connected, although we have not made enquiries to confirm. Central heating and hot water powered by oil with modern external oil boiler. Please note we have not carried out a survey, nor tested the plumbing, heating, electrical and drainage systems. House purchasers are always advised to have a survey.

COUNCIL TAX Braintree District Council advised Charge Band E, amount payable 2019/2020 £2159.09.

TENURE, SOFT FURNISHINGS & FIXTURES Freehold. We have not inspected the Title Deeds. Fitted carpets included, curtains, blinds and other fixtures may be available by negotiation. Full list provided with formal contracts.

VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS Viewing by appointment please through the vendor's agents, as above. From the centre of Belchamp Walter is the cross roads by the duck pond and the house is almost opposite the duck pond next door but one to The Old Forge on the Gestingthorpe Road.

Property Ref: S12303


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