Colchester Road, Wix, Manningtree

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  • Type: House - Detached
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features


Property Summary

"GOOSE COTTAGE" is a beautiful DETACHED PERIOD PROPERTY with stunning countryside views located in the pretty rural village of Wix. Built over 250 years ago and extended in the 1980's this much loved family home offers a unique blend of original features with a modern twist. The focal point of the house is undoubtedly the kitchen/dining family room with Inglenook fireplace and gorgeous bespoke Blackstone kitchen. Other key features include two large reception rooms with Inglenook fireplaces, study, ground floor cloakroom and shower room, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, large split level landing, three further bedrooms and bathroom. This striking property is set on an approximate 0.45 acre plot of established gardens with a detached double garage, ample parking and raised decking area that leads to the summerhouse with its own bar! The village of Wix is located on the outskirts of Manningtree and has its own primary school, pub and village hall. An internal viewing is highly recommended in order to appreciate this charming property and its location. Call Paveys to arrange your appointment.

Full Details

Traditional house with a contemporary feel which benefits from far reaching countryside views to the front and rear. Superfast fibre broadband ideal for working from home.
Spacious rural location but also an ideal commuter property being only 7 minute drive to Manningtree station with trains to London in 52 minutes, along with easy access to the A120. The nearby village of Wix offers a primary school, traditional pub, well stocked village shop and village hall.

Open porch with tiled flooring and outside light, wooden double glazed entrance door and windows leading to Vestibule entrance, Hatfields Amtico flooring, smooth ceiling, spot lights, glazed personal door to the rear, oak staircase to First Floor, large storage cupboard, two radiators.

LOUNGE 6.27m x 3.78m (20'7 x 12'5)
Large double glazed bay window to front with views over the garden, Views over garden and to fields beyond, Full height inglenook fireplace with log burner, ceiling beams, fitted carpet, wall lights, TV point, two radiators.

STUDY / BEDROOM FIVE 3.78m x 2.26m (12'5 x 7'5)
Double glazed window to side, carpet, smooth ceiling, radiator.

SITTING ROOM 4.95m x 4.06m (16'3 x 13'4)
Two double glazed windows to front with views over the garden, fitted carpet, beautiful full height Inglenook fireplace with inset wood burner, feature beams, Newly custom made bespoke fitted cupboards/bookcases, wall lights, radiator.

KITCHEN/DINING FAMILY ROOM 7.16m x 6.12m (23'6 x 20'1)
Beautiful Blackstone bespoke shaker oak cabinets installed in 2022 Solid oak handmade cabinetry which is hand painted, matching large island unit with breakfast bar and two matching display drinks cabinets. Marble worktops and upstands, inset Shaws double butler sink with Perrin and Rowe aged brass hot tap and mixer tap. Range of integrated Neff appliances including two eye level turn and tilt self cleaning ovens, steam oven, microwave oven, dishwasher. Inset Bora induction recirculating hob, Caple wine fridge, integrated full height AEG fridge, Bosch freezer and inset Kaelo wine cooler. Windows to front and rear aspects with views over the garden, Hatfields Amtico flooring, Lovingly restored full height original fireplace which has been repointed with lime and mortar and has a newly laid limestone hearth. Chimney was relined in 2022 and a new log burner installed. Bespoke drinks cabinet made with solid oak and containing a mirrored back, integrated lighting, and quartz worktop. Integrated Caple wine fridge. feature wall and ceiling beams, spotlights, door to Utility Room, radiators.

UTILITY ROOM 2.87m x 2.29m (9'5 x 7'6)
Bespoke oak handmade boot room -traditional bench seating with integrated storage. Floor to ceiling cupboards for a range of storage solutions. Butler sink with Perrin and Rowe aged brass taps. Quartz worktop and splash backs. Amtico herringbone oak floor. Stable door to decking area. Blackstone bespoke shaker oak cabinets, marble worktops and upstands, butler sink with Perrin and Rowe aged brass taps. Space and plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, floor standing oil boiler (not tested by Agent). Smooth ceiling, spotlights.

Modern white suite comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and fully tiled walk in shower with glass screen. Two double glazed windows to rear, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, smooth ceiling, spot lights, extractor fan, heated towel rail.


Spacious split level landing, oak stair balustrade, two double glazed windows to rear with farmland views, fitted carpet, smooth ceiling, spot lights, loft hatch, feature beams, two built in cupboards outside bathroom and further airing cupboard. two radiators.

MASTER BEDROOM 5.00m x 3.78m (16'5 x 12'5)
Dual aspect double glazed windows with beautiful open countryside views, fitted carpet, smooth ceiling, range of fitted wardrobes, door to En-Suite, radiator.

Modern white suite comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and large walk in shower with glass screen and rainfall shower. Double glazed window to front, laminate flooring, smooth ceiling, spot lights, towel rail.

BEDROOM TWO 4.19m x 4.04m (13'9 x 13'3)
Double glazed window to front with countryside views, fitted carpet, smooth ceiling, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 4.19m x 2.92m (13'9 x 9'7)
Dual aspect double glazed windows with countryside views, fitted carpet, original beams, smooth ceiling, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 3.78m x 2.90m (12'5 x 9'6)
Double glazed window to side, fitted carpet, smooth ceiling, loft hatch, radiator.

Spacious family bathroom, white suite comprising low level WC, vanity wash hand basin and feature freestanding bath with mixer taps. Double glazed window to front, laminate flooring, original beams, smooth ceiling, spot lights, fitted mirror unit and matching storage cupboard, loft access, chrome heated towel rail.

Large L shaped eaves storage area with light (there is potential convert this room to an en-suite or further bedroom facility (subject to the usual Permissions).

The property is surrounded by approximately 0.45 of an acre of of mature gardens, New laurel hedge planted in 2021 with a shingled and gated driveway offering a wealth of parking leading to the double garage. Predominantly the established garden is to the front and side of the property to make the most of the Southerly aspect. The garden has a timber summerhouse with bar and raised decking area; vegetable plot and greenhouse and has wonderful countryside views to the front and rear.

BAR 3.86m x 2.87m (12'8 x 9'5)
Timber summer house with internal bar, glazed double doors and windows, power and light connected (not tested), TV point, carpet tile flooring.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 5.54m x 5.28m (18'2 x 17'4)
Pitched and tiled roof, two electric roller doors to front, courtesy door to rear and window to side, power and light connected (not tested). Internal staircase to the first floor storage room/office space.

Council Tax Band: F
Tenure: Freehold
Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating: D
The property is connected to electric, oil heating, mains water and sewerage.

The Vendor has advised that the property has the benefit Planning Permission for a side extension.

These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property and are in no way guaranteed, nor do they form part of any contract. All room measurements are approximate and a laser measurer has been used. Paveys Estate Agents have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures & fittings or all services, so we can not verify if they are in working order or fit for purpose. Any potential buyer is advised to obtain verification via their solicitor or surveyor. Please Note: the floor plans are not to scale and are for illustration purposes only.

Paveys Estate Agents will require all potential purchasers to provide photographic identification, alongside proof of residence when entering into negotiations regarding one of our properties. This is in order for Paveys Estate Agents to comply with current Legislation.