An elegant Grade II listed Georgian fronted town house with stunning period features, a good sized garden and parking in walking distance of excellent amenities in the popular market town of Hadleigh - good access for Colchester & Manningtree stations.
Beech House is delightful Grade II listed townhouse with a lovely established garden situated in the centre of the popular and picturesque country town of Hadleigh. Probably dating back to the 1400s, the property is of a fine timber frame construction with high ceilings and was significantly altered & enhance in the Georgian period. There are exceptional period features throughout including a beautiful 37' reception hall with arches and an elegant turning staircase with a rare curving balustrade; impressive fireplaces include a significant fireplace with a woodburner in the sitting room, an inglenook with flagstone hearth in the drawing room, open fire in the dining room and charming bedroom fireplaces with pineapple motifs. There are also large sash and bay windows, some with the original shutters. The property has a pleasing layout which is ideal for entertaining on the ground floor, whilst on the first floor the central landing gives access to the 4 double bedrooms, one single bedroom and the family bathroom. There is the potential to create additional bathrooms (stp) by converting bedroom 5 or creating ensuite facilities to the master bedroom at the rear of the house. There is also a cellar. It is important to view Beech House internally to fully appreciate its wonderful features as well as the extent of the 2891 sq ft accommodation.
The delightful established garden, which is partly walled, incorporates an alfresco dining terrace with steps leading up to a well-tended lawn leading to a summerhouse at the end of the garden adjoined by holly, laurel, a silver birch and bay tree. Like the front exterior, the rear façade of the house is also impressive and can be fully appreciated from the terrace; this has climbing wisteria, roses and honeysuckle. The parking area can accommodate 2 cars and is accessed over a driveway to the side, shared with 2 neighbouring properties.