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Transaction history

Listing history

For Sale
Mar 31, 2022

Property Description

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Our analysis

Welcome to 1 Castle Lane, Halstead, a cozy and compact semi-detached type home with 5 bed in the CO9 3DL area. This lovely residence, which comes with the freedom and stability of a freehold ownership, and sits comfortably in tax band D.

This classic property was built in a neighborhood known for its allure and prestige. This home stands out for its value and character - with a market valuation of £942,500 and a rental potential of £6,126 per month, , it represents not just a residence but a worthwhile investment in a sought-after area.

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Additional analysis

In addition to our own current description, this property has received a tailor-made description dated to Mar 31, 2022. It's possible the property has changed since then, but we are dedicated to giving you everything you need to make smart property decisions. Here's a snippet, and if you'd like to view the full thing, just click to expand.

" Anstey is a substantial and handsome family home, with exceptionally versatile accommodation to include a detached annexe and occupies a peaceful location within the centre of the village within walking distance of the amenities on offer. The property displays fine period detailing from the Edwardian era which includes high ceilings, open fireplaces, picture rails and panelled pine doors.

The property is accessed via a solid oak door leading to a practical entrance lobby. Beyond here is a charming octagonal reception hall which has herringbone oak flooring, a picture rail, stairs rising to the first floor and doors to the principal reception rooms. The sitting room is situated to the front elevation, and overlooks the lane. It has a red brick fireplace with a detailed surround which provides a focal point, and a tiled hearth with a log burner. The dining room is truly impressive, and is situated in the centre of the property with views to the lane, and a square arch opening to the garden room. There is a striking fireplace in the ‘Arts and Crafts‘ style which has a detailed and carved oak surround and mantle, which is set within a recess framed by an oak arch forming the centre piece of the room. The owners have also had an oak dresser commissioned in the same style to complement this feature.

The garden room is a delightful addition to the property, and provides a tranquil informal entertaining area, adjacent to which, via a ledge and board door is a cloakroom with a white matching suite. There are French doors leading to the extensive terrace, making it ideal for family entertaining. The kitchenbreakfast room forms the heart of the house, and is extensively fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units, with polished granite worksurfaces, and a range of ‘Siemens‘ integral appliances to include a dishwasher, fridge, combination oven and a hob. There is a Butlers sink, and a blue Aga forms a focal point set within an attractive tiled recess. There is an attractive fitted pine dresser, a door to the outside, and a further door accessing the cellar. This provides useful storage space, and also houses the water softener, water cylinder, boiler and has a space for a freezer.

The stairs rise from the reception hall to the first floor, and has attractive panelling to the side, an oak handrail, and a window gives lovely views to the castle. The principal suite is situated to the rear elevation and has lovely views to the garden and village roofline, there is a range of built-in wardrobes and drawers, a picture rail and an ornate fireplace with a tiled surround. A part glazed door accesses the well-appointed en-suite shower room, which has a vanity unit with storage below, a tiled shower cubicle and matching white suite. The second bedroom is situated on the front elevation and has views to the lane, a complete full height set of wardrobes, a picture rail, and a pedestal wash hand basin. There is a beautiful family bathroom which is lavishly appointed, and has a free-standing roll top, claw foot slipper bath, a matching pedestal wash hand basin and wc, and an ornate fireplace provides a focal point, and the room has views to the rear via a bay window. The remainder of this floor comprises a useful study, which is of an irregular shape and has views to the lane.

The second floor is equally charming, with an attractive landing with a velux window, vaulted ceiling and exposed roof structure on display. There are two spacious bedrooms on this floor, one with a range of built in cupboards and drawers, the other with a wardrobe. In addition, there is a useful store room, which could readily convert to another bathroom if required.

Anstey benefits from a purpose-built detached annexecottage, which provides extremely versatile accommodation, and would be ideal for a dependent relative or family member. There is an attractive split-level reception hall with a storage cupboard which leads to a spacious sittingdining room which has exposed floorboards, and French doors to the terrace and garden, adjacent to this is a well-appointed galley kitchen with an oven, hob and extractor above. The bedroom is of a generous size, and has a door to a well-appointed en-suite shower room. Accessed from the outside is a useful utility room with a range of units, sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.


The property is approached via a large paved drive which provides parking for numerous vehicles, and in turn leads to the detached single garage. There is a pretty brick and flint wall to the front, adjacent to which is a well-stocked herbaceous border with a greengage tree. To the side of the front door is an evergreen border providing year-round colour.

An attractive wrought iron gate with an arch top access the side and rear of the property, and there is a log store to the rear of the garage. An attractive dwarf brick wall retains a bed stocked with spring bulbs and evergreen holly shrubs. The rear terrace is particularly appealing, and provides the perfect entertaining area, with access from the garden room. This is area is largely walled, with climbing plants to the side, and further herbaceous borders which provide interest and colour. The terrace is adjacent to the annexe, and forms a beautiful west facing courtyard with views over the village. Steps rise through a dwarf brick wall to an expanse of lawn at the rear, where there is a storage shed, and further herbaceous borders.

ENTRANCE LOBBY 6‘ 4" x 3‘ 3" (1.95m x 1.00m)  

RECEPTION HALL 8‘ 4" x 8‘ 4" (2.55m x 2.55m)  

SITTING ROOM 16‘ 4" x 13‘ 3" (5.00m x 4.05m)  

DINING ROOM 17‘ 0" x 13‘ 11" (5.20m x 4.25m)  

GARDEN ROOM 18‘ 9" x 9‘ 6" (5.73m x 2.90m)  

KITCHENBREAKFAST ROOM 19‘ 8" x 11‘ 9" (6.00m x 3.60m)  


CELLAR 16‘ 4" x 7‘ 10" (5.00m x 2.40m)  

LANDING 12‘ 3" x 5‘ 10" (3.75m x 1.80m)  

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 14‘ 9" x 13‘ 10" (4.50m x 4.23m)  


BEDROOM 16‘ 4" x 13‘ 1" (5.00m x 4.00m)  

BATHROOM 10‘ 9" x 9‘ 10" (3.30m x 3.00m)  

STUDY 9‘ 6" x 8‘ 6" (2.90m x 2.60m)  

LANDING 12‘ 1" x 8‘ 10" (3.70m x 2.70m)  

BEDROOM 16‘ 4" x 10‘ 9" (5.00m x 3.30m)  

BEDROOM 13‘ 9" x 11‘ 1" (4.20m x 3.40m)  

STORE ROOM 10‘ 2" x 7‘ 2" (3.10m x 2.20m)  


ENTRANCE HALL 16‘ 4" x 2‘ 9" (5.00m x 0.85m)  

SITTINGDINING ROOM 14‘ 7" x 11‘ 11" (4.45m x 3.65m)  

KITCHEN 11‘ 9" x 4‘ 7" (3.60m x 1.40m)  

BEDROOM 9‘ 6" x 8‘ 10" (2.90m x 2.70m)  


UTILITY ROOM 7‘ 4" x 3‘ 9" (2.24m x 1.16m)  

GARAGE 15‘ 10" x 8‘ 10" (4.85m x 2.70m)  

Property Data

Data point Compared to road
Tax band D

Estimated running costs

Running cost(monthly) Cost Opportunity
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Energy ££600 Try Energy Switcher
Water £50 Water meter checkup
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Schools and stations

Nearby Schools
The Yellow House School
Teaseldown School
St Giles' Church of England Primary School
St Peter's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Sible Hedingham
Hedingham School and Sixth Form
Nearby Stations
Bures Station
Braintree Station
Chappel & Wakes Colne Station
Sudbury (Suffolk) Station
Braintree Freeport Station

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Renovation improvements

New Kitchen
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New Bathroom
This could increase your home value by £5,000
Air Conditioning
This could increase your home value by £7,000

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Strength: Family-friendly
Enough beds for the whole family
Strength: Freehold ownership
This property has the support and stability of full freehold ownership.
Strength: Good price per square metres
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Frequently asked questions

  1. How much is 1 Castle Lane, Halstead worth?

    1 Castle Lane, Halstead is now worth £942,500 according to our Mouseprice AVM.

    If you would like to book a free agent valuation for 1 Castle Lane, Halstead - click click here to get a valuation with no strings attached.

  2. What is the rental value of 1 Castle Lane, Halstead?

    The current rental valuation for this property is £6,126 per month, within a price range of £5,514 and £6,739.

  3. How many bedrooms does 1 Castle Lane, Halstead have?

    This property has 5 bedrooms. Search for nearby properties with 5 bedrooms - for sale and to rent.

  4. What are the nearest schools and stations to 1 Castle Lane, Halstead?

    Nearby schools in include The Yellow House School, Teaseldown School, St Giles' Church of England Primary School, St Peter's Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School Sible Hedingham, Hedingham School and Sixth Form

    Nearby stations in include Bures Station, Braintree Station, Chappel & Wakes Colne Station, Sudbury (Suffolk) Station, Braintree Freeport Station.

  5. What type of property is 1 Castle Lane, Halstead

    This is a Semi-Detached property. There are 6 other Semi-Detached properties on CASTLE LANE, and 10 in total.

  6. When was 1 Castle Lane, Halstead built? How old is 1 Castle Lane, Halstead?

    1 Castle Lane, Halstead was was built between .



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