High Street, DUNMOW, Essex

£265,000· End Terraced

Property Description


Three bedroom town house located right in the centre of Great Dunmow. The property has a lounge/dining room, cloakroom, fitted kitchen and two bedrooms and a bathroom on the first floor and a master suite with en – suite on the top floor. Offered Chain free.

THE LOCATION Great Dunmow, the ‘meadow on the hill’, was originally a Roman settlement. With the rise of commerce and the wealth of merchants, money flowed into the town and Great Dunmow prospered. Many buildings survive from this period of growth and the charming 16th century town hall, which is now the local museum, is an exceptional example.

Positioned half-way between Bishop’s Stortford and Braintree, Great Dunmow, which on one occasion was ranked the fourth best place to live in the United Kingdom in a Halifax survey, is rich with green spaces and farming history. Its excellent road and rail links made it the obvious choice for a market, which is still held to this day.

The town is most noted for the continuing tradition of the Dunmow Flitch Trials.Mentioned in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, every leap year couples have to convince six local bachelors and six local maidens that for a year and a day they haven’t wished they’d not married. If successful they are paraded along the High Street to receive a salted and cured side of bacon – a flitch.

Such community spirit is still strong in Great Dunmow. Now home to around 10,000 people, Dunmow’s position has made it a favourite for locals and commuters alike. The town has grown and developed with time and incorporated its past into the present. This balance of historic interest and modern need has produced a town of unique character and charm, nowhere more obvious than in the buildings and appearance of the high
street in the centre of town, just round the corner from Barnetson Place.

Entrance Hall Laminate flooring with smoke detector, stairs to first floor, door to:

Cloakroom Double glazed sash window to front, fitted with two piece suite comprising, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC, tiled splashbacks with ceiling spotlights.

Lounge/Diner 4.63m (15’2") x 3.98m (13’1") Double glazed sash window to rear, laminate flooring, telephone point, TV point, double glazed french double doors to garden.

Kitchen 3.20m (10’6") x 1.82m (6′) Fitted with a matching range of base and eye level units with worktop space over, 1 & half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, wall mounted gas radiator heating boiler serving heating system and domestic hot water, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, an additional fitted electric oven, built-in four ring gas hob with extractor hood over, double glazed sash window to front, laminate flooring with ceiling spotlights.

Landing Stairs to second floor, built in cupboard, door to ;

Bedroom 2 3.98m (13’1") x 3.22m (10’7") Two double glazed sash windows to rear, built in wardrobe cupboards.

Bedroom 3 3.08m (10’1") x 1.79m (5’10") Double glazed sash window to front, recess with space for desk.

Bathroom Fitted with three piece suite comprising panelled bath with hand shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC, tiled splashbacks, extractor fan, double glazed sash window to front.

Landing Built in cupboard, door to ;

Bedroom 1 4.62m (15’2") x 2.98m (9’9") Double glazed sash window to rear, door to:

Dressing Room and Ensuite 2.37m (7’9") x 1.32m (4’4") En-suite Shower Room Fitted with three piece suite with tiled shower enclosure with glass screen, close coupled WC and tiled splashbacks, extractor fan, shaver point, double glazed sash window to front, vinyl flooring.

Outside The property has under cover parking for one car and allocated parking for another car just outside the rear doors. To the front is a small enclosed garedn laid mainly to lawn with side access leading to the rear which is alos laid to lawn.

Lease Details Council Tax Band ‘E’.Service Charge £750 per year. Ground Rent £150 per Year.Lease around 109 years remaining.


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