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8 bed detached house for sale

£1,500,000 Guide price

The Street, Birdbrook, Halstead CO9

8 bed detached house for sale 8 4 4
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Property features

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 4 reception rooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • 5.70 acres
  • Outbuildings
  • Period
  • Detached
  • Equestrian
  • Garden
  • Rural
  • Stabling
  • Tennis Court
  • Village
  • Paddock
  • Annexe secondary accommodation

Property description

Birdbrook Hall is a delightful Grade II listed country house, dating back to the 16th century with updates throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. The property is in a tranquil village location adjacent to the church, with two vehicular accesses leading to a wide array of outbuildings, formal gardens, and paddocks with a menage and tennis court, all offering breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

Internally, the property offers extensive, well-proportioned accommodation, highlighted by a spacious reception hall. The ground floor accommodates the main reception rooms, including a dining room, the drawing room with French doors opening on to terraces, an inglenook fireplace and access to the cellar and dining room, and the sitting room featuring original wood flooring, a fireplace, and enchanting views of the duck pond. A kitchen/breakfast room is equipped with wall and base units, a central island, and high-end appliances. Triple-aspect windows create a light and airy space and provide views of the rolling countryside. There is also additional access to the garden. A cellar offers ample storage for wine enthusiasts. The bedroom accommodation is thoughtfully arranged, with the principal suite featuring triple aspect views overlooking the countryside.

A self-contained annexe offers additional living space, complete with a bedroom, kitchenette, and bathroom, with its own separate side entrance.

Outside, the property is enveloped by delightful gardens, featuring expansive lawns, mature beds, and borders, ensuring privacy. A tennis court and timber outbuilding provide recreational and functional opportunities, and to the east is an enclosed orchard and vegetable garden.

Equestrian enthusiasts will appreciate the paddocks and menage, offering exceptional facilities, with former stables.

Services: Mains electricity and water. Oil fired heating. Septic tank. Fast broadband/internet connection.

Birdbrook Hall is beautifully positioned on the edge of the attractive village of Birdbrook on the Suffolk/Essex border, enjoying local amenities, inlcuding St. Augustine of Canterbury church, and a public house. More comprehensive facilities are available in the nearby town of Clare (approximately 5.5 miles), Saffron Walden (approximately 13 miles), and the high-tech university City of Cambridge (approximately 22 miles) with its comprehensive cultural, recreational, and shopping faciliites. Stansted Airport is approximately 21 miles for the commuter, while mainline rail services are available from Audley End (16 miles) with services to London Liverpool Street (from 49 minutes). The A1307 provides easy access to the A11 and M11.

Property info

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Property value data/graphs for CO9

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £515,458 £289 3.8 £486,211
Semi-detached £368,570 £272 3.0 £306,641
Terraced £319,882 £259 2.7 £264,442
Flats £246,988 £218 1.7 £156,837

Current asking prices in CO9

Average: £552,660
Avg. current asking prices in CO9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £188,333
Flats £128,332
- - -
All £158,332

Current asking rents in CO9

Average: £1,925 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO9
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,475 pcm
- -
Flats £2,232 pcm
£2,817 pcm
- - -
All £2,232 pcm
£2,816 pcm
£1,475 pcm
- -

Fun facts for CO9

Highest value in CO9
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Halstead Road £948,599
Lamb Lane £909,904
Little Yeldham Road £794,329
Poole Street £752,889
Cock Road £669,635
Highest turnover in CO9
Highest turnover streets Turnover
North Mill Place 56.5%
Highbury Terrace 52.4%
Pear Tree Close 50.0%
Crossfields 47.1%
Brook Place 46.2%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£6,101 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 150,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £5,722 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £319 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

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Supply £27 Sewerage £33 Estimated water cost £60 /mo
Water costs explained

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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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