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Bell Common, Epping, CM16 For Sale - £1,100,000

4 Bedroom House - Detached For Sale in Epping - £1,100,000

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Being one of the oldest properties on Bell Common it retains many period features including feature fire places, exposed beams and timber framed windows.

The ground floor accommodation features a welcoming entrance hall with large storage cupboard making the ideal cloak/boot room, leading into a wonderful country styled kitchen with shaker style base and eye level of units, rustic floor tiling, ample work surfaces, pantry and a butler sink. To the other side of the hall is the dining room extending to 22 in length complete with herringbone detailed parquet flooring, an array of windows that lure natural sunlight, wonderful exposed beams and doors leading out to the garden. The principle living room is also of generous proportions again with parquet flooring and a striking feature fireplace currently housing a wood burner along with a central timber support adding to the overall character of the room. A guest cloakroom situated off the living room completes the ground floor.

On the first floor, there is a spacious landing with exposed beams giving access to two bedrooms on this level. The master bedroom envelopes you in a calm and relaxing ambience with a generous amount of space, an en-suite bathroom and plenty of space for wardrobes and drawers. The second bedroom is equally charming and both offer enchanting garden views.

The remaining two bedrooms are found on the second floor, they enjoy sumptuous exposed beams and are ideal for staying guests or teenager children. Bedrooms two-four are serviced by the main family bathroom with tiered floor level, found on the first floor which incorporates a large bath with overhead shower, twin sinks and a WC.

Externally, there are extensive lawned gardens which, with established shrubs and many fine trees, offers a high degree of seclusion and privacy. The gardens feels much larger than 0.75 acres and is sight to be behold yet relatively straight forward to maintain. There is also a detached brick built double garage with three adjoining store-rooms and ample parking space for numerous vehicles.

Despite its peaceful setting, Black Cottage is very well positioned for easy access to the motorway network via the M25, which links with the M1 (for the north), and the M11. Epping and a Theydon Bois Stations are also within 1 away with London Underground (Central Line) trains to London Liverpool Street from 38 minutes and Canary Wharf from 43 minutes (Central and Jubilee Line). Epping is an historic market town, popular with commuters and those who seek to combine access to countryside with the convenience of excellent transport links and local facilities. The town centre offers a range of shops, bars and restaurants while there are charming country pubs in the surrounding villages. The local countryside provides lovely walks and bridle paths as does Epping Forest, which also offers angling, cycling and walking and running trails. Further leisure and relaxation opportunities include golf at Epping, Theydon Bois, Chigwell, North Weald, Toot Hill and Abridge, tennis and cricket at Epping and outdoor pursuits at the Lee Valley White Water Centre. There are many well-regarded schools in the area including Coopersale Hall and Oaklands at preparatory level and Chigwell School and Bancroft's senior schools. A little further afield boarding is available at Brentwood School, Harrow, Felsted and Bishop's Stortford College.

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