TUDOR COTTAGE is an absolutely stunning Grade II Listed period cottage occupying a delightful setting within a mature plot placed in the heart of this highly regarded and much sought after Essex village within a short distance of Rickling’s central green. The property contains all the character and features associated with a building of this age with an abundance of exposed beams and timbers throughout and lovely inglenook fireplaces. The property provides versatile living accommodation which is beautifully presented throughout complemented by attractive internal decoration creating unique an individual style. The principal sitting room features dual aspect windows, inglenook fireplace with log burning stove, attractive brick laid floor and door concealing staircase no. 2 which rises to the first floor. A home office or play room sits to the rear with glazed double doors opening to outside, wooden floor and exposed beams and timbers. This room could serve a variety of purposes and would work perfectly as a home office with an adjoining cloakroom. The dining room is placed centrally to the property again featuring an attractive brick laid floor and impressive inglenook fireplace, door concealing staircase no. 1 to the first floor, glazed double and single doors opening to the rear drawing in natural light, in addition to a window looking out to the front. The room contains a wealth of exposed timbers and open studwork partially dividing the room into two sections. The kitchen/dining room has a window to the front and glazed double doors opening to outside. The room features a vaulted ceiling above the kitchen area which contains a range of storage cupboards, worktops and appliance space. There is a further window drawing in natural light and looking into the garden’s sheltered patio and deck.
There are two staircases rising to the first floor which allows independent access to 4 bedrooms and a family bathroom. All the rooms carry the character of downstairs with exposed beams and timbers including the bathroom which features a white 3-piece suite. It should be noted that all the first floor rooms have sloping ceilings and measurements have been taken broadly at floor level.
OUTSIDE, the property occupies a plot of about 0.34 of an acre placed centrally within, set behind a deep front garden area (approx. 92ft wide x 90ft deep) which is broadly laid to lawn, beautifully presented and maintained with natural hedgerow creating a secluded and private area, also containing a wide variety of plants, shrubs and trees. A central gravelled pathway leads to the front door, whilst an adjacent driveway accessed via a 5-bar timber gate to one side provides vehicular access to the property and parking for numerous vehicles.