Village home in lovely gardens. It could be yours for £775,000

Church Street, Boxted

Church Street, Boxted - Credit: Archant

Bowered Green Cottage is an attractive, Grade II listed cottage, dating originally from around the 16th Century, at Boxted.

Boxted, Colchester

Boxted, Colchester - Credit: Archant

The original house has been sympathetically extended, during the 1990s, to create a charming and versatile home.

Boxted is only two miles south of Nayland which has a good range of local amenities including a butchers, post office, doctors surgery, village stores, primary school and pub.

This home is in a lovely setting.

It lies on a quiet country lane, amidst woodland and delightful rolling countryside and yet is only six miles from Colchester railway station.

Boxted, Colchester

Boxted, Colchester - Credit: Archant

Bowered Green Cottage cleverly combines the old and the new.

Withing the original part is the sitting room which has numerous exposed beams and timbers, and a Dovre woodburner and a corner display cupboard.

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The kitchen/dining room is divided by open studwork and is comprehensively fitted with Corian worksurfaces and a sink, with handmade oak units, and a Rangemaster Falcon 5-ring induction oven and hob and with a Piazetta woodburner in the dining room.

On the first floor there are two double bedrooms - one with an en suite WC, and a interlinking dressing area.

Boxted, Colchester

Boxted, Colchester - Credit: Archant

Within the newer extension the family room has an oak floor and double doors out to the terrace. There is a study/bedroom four, a modern bathroom with Amtico flooring and, on the first floor, a double bedroom with a newly-fitted shower room.

The gardens of Bowered Green Cottage are a stunning feature.

The property is approached over a gravelled drive, bounded on one side by a mature beech hedge, and leading to a wide parking area with a weather-boarded garage/store.

A wide sandstone terrace adjoins the cottage beyond which lie lawns bordered by well-stocked herbaceous borders, a rose trellis, with raised vegetable beds and numerous trees and shrubs.

The small front garden is enclosed by parkland fencing and planted with a selection of Cants roses.