4 bedroom Link Detached House for sale in Essex

Colneford Hill, White Colne, Essex

Guide Price £550,000

Link Detached House


4 Bedroom Link Detached House for sale in Colneford Hill, White Colne, Essex

A spacious link detached Grade II Listed family house being the former 14th century White Hart public house and offering extensive living accommodation and occupying a mature plot of land extending to circa 1 acre (STLS). In brief the accommodation comprises: four reception rooms, cloakroom, rear lobby, spacious kitchen, second kitchen. To the first floor master bedroom, three further bedrooms, dressing room, two bathrooms, two separate staircases. Externally there is a large carport and the rear garden forms a feature of the property being laid mainly to lawn with established trees and potential paddock area, small paddock area to the end.

Spacious Period Link Detached House
Former 14th Century Public House
Four Bedrooms
Four Reception Rooms
Two Kitchens
Rear Lobby
Two Staircases
Plot Circa 1 Acre (STLS)
Excellent Potential

White Colne is a contemporary village but with a history stretching back to the Domesday Book and beyond. Situated approx. 1 mile from Earls Colne, both villages are in the heart of the Colne Valley which has some of the prettiest countryside in the County. There are plenty of opportunities for walks and riding and of particular note are the nearby Chalkney Woods famous for its Bluebells. The Essex Golf and Country Club and Colne Valley Golf Club and The Marks Hall Estate at Coggeshall are nearby. Earls Colne also provides a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants and a number of local businesses. It is well placed for the commuter being within easy reach of Marks Tey Station, the journey to Liverpool Street taking some 55 minutes. There are accessible road links leading to the A12, A120 trunk road which serves Braintree, Dunmow, Stansted Airport and the M11. The market town of Halstead is situated approximately 3 miles to the North West and Britain’s Oldest Recorded Town Colchester is situated approximately 9 miles away, both offering more extensive shopping facilities. There is the additional benefit of a local bus service. Locally there are two pre-schools and one Montessori nursery in the village of Earls Colne along with a primary school, the wider region boasts some highly regarded schools including Honywood Secondary School Coggeshall and Colchester Grammar Schools. There are also a number of recreational facilities and local parks to enjoy.

Marks Tey Station 6 Miles
A120 3.7 Miles

Mains Water
Mains Drainage

Dining Room

17' 11" x 14' 7" (5.46m x 4.44m) Entrance door opens to living room. Window to rear, impressive red brick fireplace, central ceiling beam, stairs to first floor with under stairs storage cupboards, door to rear lobby. Two double radiators. Opening to:

Sitting Room

14' into front bay x 10' 11" (4.27m x 3.33m) Secondary D/G window to front. Cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth, corner storage display cabinet, ceiling beam. Radiator.

Study/Reception Room

27' 7" x 11' 7" (8.41m x 3.53m) Bay window to front, part glazed door and windows to rear. Exposed floorboards, feature fireplace, corner display cabinet and shelving. Two radiators.

Inner Hall

11' 4" Max x 6' 7" (3.45m x 2.01m) Window to rear. Two storage cupboards, opening to living room. Radiator.

Kitchen One

19' 1" x 16' 3" (5.82m x 4.95m) Maximum. Sash window to front, window to rear. Walk in larder cupboard, tiling to floor, dresser unit with leaded light glazed front, stable door to rear, alcove with raised hearth, part tiled walls, space for dishwasher, inset one half bowl sink unit with mixer tap drainer to one side. Second staircase to first floor, door to:

Second Kitchen

11' 3" x 8' 1" (3.43m x 2.46m) Window to side, door to outside. A range of base units with drawers and cupboards with roll edge work surfaces over incorporating a stainless steel one and a half sink unit, part tiled walls, space for cooker. Radiator.

Rear Lobby

Door and window to side, door to:


WC, wash hand basin, extractor fan.

Rear Reception Room

21' 5" x 11' 9" (6.53m x 3.58m) Windows to side and French doors to rear garden. Access to loft space. Two radiators and night storage heater.


Split level and approached from main staircase.

Bedroom Two

15' 9" x 11' 11" (4.80m x 3.63m) Max > 8' 1" (2.46m) L shaped in size with secondary D/G window to front. Radiator.


11' 10" x 9' 8" (3.61m x 2.95m) Max overall. Attractive coloured glass window to rear. Corner bath, tiled shower cubicle, WC, pedestal hand wash basin, airing cupboard with tank, part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Radiator.

Bedroom One

14' 4" x 18' 10" (4.37m x 5.74m) Secondary D/G window to front, two windows to rear. Feature cast iron fireplace, wardrobe cupboard., storage cupboard. Two radiators. Door to:

Dressing Room

12' x 8' 11" (3.66m x 2.72m) Window to rear. Wash hand basin, wardrobe cupboard. Three steps up to second landing.

Bedroom Three

12' 1" x 9' 9" (3.68m x 2.97m) Secondary D/G window to front. Exposed beams to two walls, wardrobe cupboard. Radiator.

Second Landing

Window to front. Airing cupboard with tank, secondary staircase to ground floor. Radiator.

Bathroom Two

Window to rear. Three piece suite, part tiled walls, electric wall mounted heater. Heated towel rail. Radiator.

Bedroom Four

12' 2" x 9' (3.71m x 2.74m) Bow window to rear. Wardrobe cupboard. Radiator.


To the rear of the property there is a carport with double opening gates to the front and five bar gate leading to a rear parking area with pea shingle surface. There is an outbuilding 17' 11" x 11' 4" (5.46m x 3.45m) with windows to side, power and light, space for washing machine and butler sink unit. Proceeding down the garden there is a cart lodge with pitched tiled roof in need of repair.

The remainder is a wildlife garden and is laid mainly to lawn and features a wide variety of established trees including apple and plum. There is a bird hide with power and lighting connected and a greenhouse with power connected. Towards the end of the garden there is a timber constructed stable and beyond this a small potential paddock area which is bounded by the river to one side.

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