Sold STC

High Street, Dedham, CO7 (ref: 543217)


Key Features

  • A charming Grade II listed Cottage located at the end of Dedham's High Street
  • Two double bedrooms and first floor bathroom
  • Cosy bay fronted living room with central feature fireplace housing a wood burner
  • Dual aspect, bay fronted kitchen / dinner spanning the whole depth of the property
  • Utility room
  • Off street parking (driveway) and attached garage


OPEN HOUSE Saturday 12th August from 11:00am to 1:00pm - please book your slot in advance.
Due to exceptional demand it is recommended that only parties in an immediate position to proceed book viewings to avoid disappointment.

Nestled in the timeless appeal of Dedham's High Street, this enchanting Grade II listed cottage is waiting to unveil its yet undiscovered potential. Of period construction, the property is suffused with a rich sense of history, blending period features with the possibilities of renewed contemporary living.

Upon entering, one is immediately welcomed by a cosy, bay-fronted living room that exudes an old-world charm. At the heart of this room is a characterful fireplace, cradling a rustic wood burner that forms an inviting focal point.

The soul of this delightful property lies in its dual-aspect, bay-fronted kitchen and dining area. Spanning the entire depth of the house, it offers a generously proportioned space to cook, dine, and entertain. The kitchen area manifests a harmonious balance between style and practicality, featuring oak-fronted cupboards and a hardy work surface, all perfectly juxtaposed with a traditional terracotta quarry tiled floor. Not forgetting the modern convenience of a BOSCH oven and grill, as well as a four-ring gas hob. An inviting breakfast bar extends the work surface, creating a perfect spot for those casual breakfasts or intimate coffee chats.

The two bedrooms, located on the first floor, are a study in period elegance. Both are comfortably sized doubles, featuring dual-aspect windows that invite natural light to seep into every corner. The bedrooms are further adorned with ornate wrought iron fireplaces, a delightful throwback to the property's historic origins, adding a touch of characterful charm.

Additional practical features include a utility area with under-the-counter plumbing for a washing machine. This versatile space also provides storage options, ensuring that every inch of the property is optimally utilised.

Outdoors, the property presents an attached garage and private driveway, a highly sought-after convenience in such a premium location. The garden, predominantly paved and arranged over split levels, invites the possibility of summer barbecues or tranquil afternoons immersed in a good book. The garden is tastefully sequestered by mature shrubbery, providing an intimate space to relax.

Offered with no onward chain, this property promises an exceptional opportunity for those with a vision, who are looking to carve out their dream home from a piece of Dedham's treasured history. Rich in period charm and filled with untapped potential, this Grade II listed cottage is the perfect canvas for bringing your home-owning dreams to life.

EntranceApproached through a wood panelled entrance door with quarry tiled flooring. You'll find the kitchen / diner spanning the entire depth of the cottage on your right and the bay fronted living room on your left.

Kitchen / diner17' 3" x 10' 1" (5.26m x 3.08m)This large dual aspect and bay fronted kitchen / diner has terracotta quarry tiled flooring with kitchen units comprised of Oak fronted cupboards and drawers beneath a work surface, tile splash back and wall mounted cabinets. The work surface extends to create a breakfast bar and cooking appliances are catered for by a BOSCH oven and grill and four ring gas hob beneath a suspended and concealed extractor fan. There is a butler sink with mixer tap lying in front of the window that overlooks the rear garden to the rear.

Living room9' 7" x 12' 10" (2.92m x 3.92m)A cosy bay fronted living room found at the front of the property with standout feature central fireplace with timber surround and brick laid hearth and inset wood burner.

Utility and rear lobbyConnecting the living room to the kitchen and to outside, this useful utility area has under the counter plumbing available for a washing machine, a tall pantry cupboard and additional drawers and storage at low level. Beneath the carpeted stairs to the first floor you will find more storage and opposite this a wood panelled door opens out to the rear garden.

LandingThe carpeted landing with tall storage cupboard connects the two first floor double bedrooms and the bathroom.

First bedroom17' 5" x 10' 2" (5.30m x 3.10m)A split level dual aspect first bedroom with windows to both the front and rear elevations. This carpeted bedroom features an ornate wrought iron cast fireplace.

Second bedroom10' 2" x 12' 10" (3.09m x 3.90m)A second carpeted double bedroom found at the front of the property, also dual aspect with windows to the front and side elevations. here you will find another feature central ornate iron cast fireplace with recessed storage cupboards either side.

Bathroom4' 6" x 9' 2" (1.37m x 2.79m)'L' shaped with windows to the side and rear fitted with a free standing bath, sink and WC. Half tiled wall and tiled floor.

Dedham's High Street is a highly sought-after location for discerning home buyers. The location exudes a rich blend of historical charm and modern convenience that seamlessly intertwines to offer an unparalleled living experience in the heart of Constable Country.

One of the prime attractions of the High Street is its historical appeal. The majority of the properties lining the High Street are traditional homes, many of them listed due to their historical significance. These residences, dating from the 16th to the 19th century, offer a unique mix of quaint English charm and substantial living spaces. The detailed and immaculate preservation of these homes ensures that they retain their original character while incorporating modern amenities for comfortable living.

The High Street enjoys a pivotal location in Dedham, surrounded by stunning landscapes that have inspired artists for centuries, including John Constable. It's not just a treat for art enthusiasts but nature lovers as well, with the River Stour and the beautiful Dedham Vale just a stone's throw away. The access to scenic walking, cycling routes, and boat rides from the High Street adds to the attraction of this location for those who love an active outdoor lifestyle.

The High Street is also the heart of the community, with a range of local businesses, boutiques, art galleries, and exquisite dining establishments right on your doorstep. Whether it's picking up fresh produce from local shops, indulging in delightful meals from award-winning restaurants, or exploring unique local arts and crafts, there's something for everyone.

The local schools are highly rated, including the Dedham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School, making this area a top choice for families. The strong sense of community and regular village events enhance the friendly and welcoming atmosphere, and contribute to the exceptional quality of life here.

Living in Dedham offers you an extraordinary blend of history, natural beauty, community spirit, and convenience, making it one of the most sought-after and best places to live in the area.

Stamp Duty Due

Based on a sale price of £315,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:


Last updated: The calculator has been updated to reflect changes in stamp duty following the Mini Budget on 23rd September 2022.

* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.

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Living room

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Period features

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Utility room

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Rear elevation

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Further Details

  • Status: Sold STC
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Reference: 543217


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