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2 bed semi-detached house for sale in High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea (ref: 484005)


Key Features

  • Central village location
  • Unlisted character rich cottage
  • Fully double glazed
  • Off Street Parking
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Large South facing rear garden
  • No onward chain
A charming character rich period 2/3 bedroom cottage in the heart of highly sought after Thorpe-le-Soken. Centrally located and found within walking distance of all local amenities with off street parking for two vehicles at the front and a surprisingly a large mature South facing garden at the rear


The Dutch Gable is superbly located within Thorpe-le Soken's conservation area which encompasses the village's thriving High Street, found towards the end of a private road.

Thorpe-le-Soken lies to the East of Colchester (approximately 14 miles) enroute to Essex's very own sunshine coast (Frinton on Sea 4.6 miles). This well connected, popular and pretty village has a regular bus service to the local surrounding towns and benefits from just over an hour's commute to London via the main-line train station found within a mile of this spectacular property.

The High Street itself has a number of shops including a Tesco mini-supermarket, pharmacy, doctors surgery and optician, together with privately owned restaurants and public houses. Thorpe also has a highly regarded primary school (Rolph) and is home to key stage three of Tendring Technology College in Landermere Road.

The Property

A charming period cottage of approximately 1650 set in a large (south oriented) plot behind a renaissance inspired decorative Gable end facade.

Accommodation of this heavily beamed cottage is arranged over two floors with living room to the front, country kitchen to the back and a useful study or third bedroom, shower room and entrance hall downstairs. Two further bedrooms and a cloakroom will be found upstairs.

Parking is provided at the front of the cottage which is not listed, fully double glazed and gas heated. The rear garden is a particular delight and this property is perfect for those who appreciate character, enjoy their outside space yet want to be connected within the heart of a thriving and well-connected village.

The accommodation of this delightful cottage consists of:


Entrance Hall

Wood panelled entrance door, tiled flooring, leaded light window, leading into the living room at the front of the property and also to the shower room.

Living Room 4.56 max > 3.25m x 4.07m

Wood laminate flooring (rugs seen are not included), two leaded light windows to the front elevation. Ornate focal red brick fireplace (not tested). Exposed horizontal and vertical beams to the ceilings and to the walls.

Stairs with a central carpet runner lead up to the first floor and an opening between structural beams leads into the dining space.

Dining Room 1.94m x 3.38m

Wood laminate flooring, continuation of exposed structural beams. Doors to both the kitchen and to the study / bedroom three at the rear of the property.

Study / Bedroom Three 2.95m x 2.52m

Tiled flooring, ceiling beams and a leaded light window looking out to the rear garden.

Kitchen3.05m x 3.15m

A country styled kitchen fitted with shaker styled base units with cupboards, drawers and wood worksurface over. Inset butler sink with mixer tap, plumbing for a (slim) dishwasher and washing machine whilst space is provided for a gas cooker.

Fully tiled with a leaded light window looking out onto the garden and a door to the side leading out onto the paved patio outside.

Shower Room

Fully tiled with an enclosed shower cubicle with thermostatic shower tap, WC, heated towel rail, Velux window. Fully tiled.



Carpeted leading to the two upstairs bedrooms and to the cloakroom.

First Bedroom 3.05m x 4.58m

Velux window and further leaded light window to the rear. Wood laminate flooring, freestanding bath and heated towel rail.

Second Bedroom 2.03m x 3.44m

Wood laminate flooring, leaded light window to the front elevation.


WC (macerator), sink and tiled flooring.


A generous paved area to the front of the property offers parking for two vehicles and access leads down the side of the cottage via wrought iron gates into the rear garden.

The lovely South facing rear garden begins with a generous patio area that leads off the kitchen. This established garden stocked with a variety of shrubs and trees is particularly private and generously proportioned as widens behind a neighbouring property. shrubs and trees it is a

Please note that there is an established legal right of way for the neighbouring properties (garden access).


Stamp Duty Due

Based on a sale price of £300,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:


Last updated: The calculator has been updated following the end of the stamp duty holiday on 1st October 2021.

* 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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2 bed semi-detached house for sale in High Street, Thorpe-le-Soken, Clacton-on-Sea 0

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Further Details

  • Status: Unavailable
  • Reference: 484005


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