Kiln Lane
Manningtree

Town House: 4 beds, 3 baths, 1 reception

£600,000

Agent Details

Essex Country and Village Homes

Tel: 01206 589109

4 bedroom Town House For Sale in Kiln Lane, Manningtree


Key Features

  • An Iconic Converted Kiln
  • Striking Open Plan Vaulted Living Area
  • Master and Guest Bedroom with Ensuites plus an additional Family Bathroom
  • Enclosed West Facing Courtyard Garden
  • Garage and Allocated Parking (plus ample visitor parking)
  • Walking distance to Manningtree's Historic High Street and the Stour Estuary
  • Smart Ready Internal Dim to Warm LED Lighting (Smartphone / Alexa / Google Home ready)
  • Underfloor Heating Throughout (Gas)
  • Offered with no onward chain

Summary

Awarded 'Best Conservation and Restoration' venture in the 2007 Design Awards by Tendring District Council, this converted Grade II Listed property has accommodation arranged over three floors with spectacular living space incorporated into the vaulted kiln beneath the original dovecote.

Situation

Nestled within the prestigious Central Maltings development against the backdrop of the river Stour this property is enviably located within the bustling market and commuter town of Manningtree, Essex.

Manningtree is an attractive and desirable small town situated at the head of the Stour estuary being ideally suited for the water sports enthusiast, retirees, commuters and young families looking to benefit from well reputed local schooling.

The commuter can take advantage of fast train services to London's Liverpool Street (1 hour) from Manningtree's main line station whilst good main road connections are close by via the A120 and A12.

The picturesque High Street provides excellent local shopping facilities for everyday needs and includes a post office (sited at the Co-Op), bank and a library as well as an interesting and useful blend of the usual establishments and excellent restaurants that you would expect to find in an historic and traditional market town.

Schooling in the immediate area includes East Bergholt and Manningtree High Schools with Lawford's Church of England and Highfields primary schools.

There is a wider range of shopping and educational facilities in Ipswich and Colchester which are both connected by local bus and train services.

Recreational pursuits in the area are extensive and include sailing on the Stour and Orwell estuaries and also on Alton Water and Ardleigh Reservoirs where there are well known sailing clubs.

An afternoon walk from the front door can take one into the heart of nearby Constable Country with both Dedham and Flatford Mill, areas of outstanding natural beauty, within close proximity.

Description




This stylish property offers a unique and enviable lifestyle within one of the regions most desirable and well-connected towns.

Forming the centre piece of the Former Dalgety Maltings site in Manningtree The Central Maltings were one of seven Maltings Buildings that once stood on this site converted by Lexden Restoration and Development in 1997.





The accommodation comprises of:


(Note: reference the floor plan for room sizes)


Entrance Hall

A generous and light filled space with stairs rising to the first floor and large storage area beneath. The tiled floor has underfloor heating and there is recessed LED lighting. An integral cupboard houses the gas fired boiler and doors lead off to the ground floor bathroom and the second and fourth bedrooms


Second / Guest Bedroom

Situated to the rear of the property with two double glazed windows to the rear elevation. Fitted with wood
flooring (under floor heating) and also having recessed LED lighting. An internal door leads into the Ensuite Bathroom.

En-suite Bathroom

Fitted with a three piece suite that comprises of a panelled bath with wall mounted mixer taps and shower attachment, low level W.C., hand wash basin and a heated towel rail. This Ensuite has fully tiled walls and a tiled floor. 



Fourth Bedroom

Having a double glazed window to the front elevation and recessed LED lighting. Wood flooring is laid with under floor heating. There is also a useful integral wardrobe cupboard.


Ground Floor (Additional) Family Bathroom

Fitted with a three piece white suite that comprises of a panelled bath with a glass shower screen, W.C. with a concealed cistern, a hand wash basin and heated towel rail. This bathroom is fully tiled with inset LED lighting and is the location where the water softener can be found.




The first floor accommodation incorporates:


First Floor Landing

There is a tall double glazed window on the first floor landing with a pretty outlook across rooftops towards Manningtree town and the Stour Estuary. This feature stair well with exposed wood balustrade and glass panelling continues up to the second floor. LED lighting is recessed, the flooring is laid to wood and an airing cupboard houses the hot water tank.


Bedroom Three / Office

Similarly positioned in the property above Bedroom Four, this bedroom or first floor study has a double glazed window to the front elevation, wood flooring and recessed LED lighting. A raised level door provides access to the expansive eaves storage area (with restricted head height). There is also a built in wardrobe cupboard.


Master Bedroom

Two double glazed windows to the rear elevation having wood flooring (with under floor heating) and recessed LED lighting. A door leads into a well proportioned Ensuite Bathroom.

En-suite Bathroom

Fitted with a modern three piece white suite that comprises of a panelled bath with mixer tap and a shower attachment, W.C. with a concealed cistern, a hand wash basin and heated towel rail. Similar to all other bathrooms, the floor and walls are fully tiled.



Accommodation on the second floor comprises of:


Encapsulated Landing

Quite the unique feature, the landing is retained by a continuation of the wooden structure of the stairs with vertical and horizontal beamwork and glass panelling to the internal elevations. Within this capsule is a double glazed window to the front elevation with an elevated view across rooftops towards Manningtree High Street and the Stour Estuary.


Main Living Area with 30' Ceiling Height

An impressive fully open and vaulted room with two double glazed windows to the rear elevation and a further double glazed window to the front in addition to two large skylight widows set into the vaulted ceiling.
Along the perimeter of the flanking and front internal walls are two extensive fitted book / display shelves.
Wood flooring with underfloor heating is fitted throughout.


Kitchen Area

The kitchen area is fitted with a range of wall and base mounted units comprising of cupboards and drawers with a square-edged woodblock and further granite work surface above. There is an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer, a space for a washing machine an integral dishwasher, fridge and freezer. A range cooker is also present with an extractor hood over.



Outside

To the front of the property (with a Westerly aspect) there is an enclosed paved and walled courtyard with flower and shrub borders at either side. A gated access from Kiln Lane provides the entrance to the property. 


Garage

The garage is detached from the property and is accessed (by vehicles) from the parking area (via a brick built passage). An allocated parking space sits in front of this garage which has an up and over door to the front and a personal door to the rear. Plenty of visitor parking is available.

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