For Sale

Smythes Green

Layer Marney

Offers in excess of £390,000

4 Bedroom
The Smythes is a unique THREE/FOUR bedroom detached cottage style family house, with very flexible accommodation (see floor plan) occupying a semi rural corner plot, not far from Layer Marney.

Built in the 1970's the property has been extended and altered over the years and now features highly versatile accommodation including part of the building possibly suitable for either teenage living and sleeping, or as an annexe.
This deceptively spacious property also includes gardens to three sides and parking potential for several cars. It is ideally located for rural walks and conveniently situated on a bus route (stops very close by). Tiptree, is approximately 2.5 miles distant and Colchester 6.5 miles.

Room Details

Ground Floor (approximate room sizes only)

Entrance Porch

Storage cupboard and space for appliance

Dining Area

14' x 11' 5" (4.27m x 3.48m) Radiator, stairs to first floor, window to side, opening to Sitting Room

Sitting Room

14' x 12' 3" (4.27m x 3.73m) Fireplace with brick surround, bressemer and hearth, radiator, window to front, double doors to Study/Annexe


11' 10" x 10' 7" (3.61m x 3.23m) Timber counter tops and Butler style sink with mixer tap. Base units with soft closing drawers and cupboards, built in dishwasher, matching wall units, canopy extractor hood and space for range cooker. Space for side ,by side fridge/freezer, tiled floor area, stable style door to rear and windows to rear and side


13' 7" x 10' 2" (4.14m x 3.10m) French style doors to outside and window. Library style wooden ladder providing access to Mezzanine/Loft Rooms

En-suite Shower Room

Corner shower cubicle, low level WC., hand wash basin, window to side

Bedroom Four/Additional Reception Room

16' 5" x 7' 6" (5.00m x 2.29m) Windows to front and rear

First Floor

Bedroom One

14' 1" x 13' 7" (4.29m x 4.14m) Radiator, fitted wardrobes, windows to front and rear

Bedroom Two

10' 9" x 10' (3.28m x 3.05m) Built in cupboard, radiator, windows to front and side

Bedroom Three

7' x 6' 11" max. (2.13m x 2.11m) Radiator, window to side


Double ended bath with mixer tap and independent shower unit, low level WC., hand wash basin with drawers and cupboards, vertical style radiator, tiled floor and walls, window to side


Airing cupboard

Mezanine Level

Loft Room

Velux style window, doors to storage area. Restricted head height


Gardens and Parking

The plot is secluded and enclosed by fencing. It features lawned areas and patio adjacent to the driveway and leading to the kitchen door. Outside cupboard housing oil fired boiler
Parking potential for several cars.

We are advised that the property is on a septic tank

EPC Graph

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