HIstoric grade II listed house in prime location

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22 Newland Street is an attractive 16th century property with Georgian façade and forms part of the former home of the renowned author Dorothy L Sayers.

The accommodation of this fine period home is adorned by a wealth of period features including brick fireplaces, exposed timbers and sash windows and has been presented to the highest standards throughout.

The ground floor provides a versatile layout ideal for a growing family and comprises of a beautifully fitted kitchen featuring a stunning vaulted ceiling, exposed brick chimney, original timbers, underfloor heating, range oven and integrated appliances. Leading on from the kitchen is the dining room featuring an impressive Inglenook fireplace and log burner. At the front of the house there are two generously proportioned reception rooms both featuring sash windows and a further log burner. A set of stairs lead down from a lobby area down to the basement which has three useful areas and these include a gym, utility and play room.

On the first floor the property continues to impress and features a well-appointed principal bedroom with exposed timbers and contemporary wet room en-suite. There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The accommodation continues outside where there is a superb home office/games room featuring Velux windows, ideal for working from home. This space is accessed via a staircase leading from the detached garage.


Entrance to the property is to the side of the house via an entry video controlled gate that opens into the west facing, wall enclosed garden. A generously proportioned space with patio area, covered seating with door to kitchen and lawn flanked by well stocked borders. To the immediate rear of the garden is the former cart lodge which now forms a large detached garage with electric up and over door. Access to the garage is from Collingwood Road via a secure gated entrance that leads around the rear of the property.


The property is positioned within a prime location on Newland Street within the historic town of Witham. The location provides an abundance of amenities including shops, restaurants and pubs. Witham’s mainline railway station is a short walk from the property and offers a regular service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 45 minutes. The road network includes easy access to the A120, A12 and M25.

This area, at the heart of Essex, is well placed for numerous leisure activities including a number of golf clubs, together with the River Blackwater to the east catering for a broad range of walking, bird watching and sailing pursuits. The area is also particularly well served for all levels of education; both private and state.


Travelling north on the A12, at junction 20, take the turnoff for Witham and continue to the roundabout heading straight over (with Aldi on your right). Continue straight over the traffic lights until you reach the mini-roundabout (the Thai Cottage Restaurant on your right), continue straight ahead for 0.4 miles and the property will be on your left hand side after The George PH and opposite Lloyds pharmacy.

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Other features

  • • Grade II Listed historic house
  • • Four bedrooms
  • • Three reception rooms
  • • Beautiful kitchen with vaulted ceiling
  • • Detached garage & Home office above
  • • Off street parking
  • • Basement with utility, gym and playroom
  • • Generous garden
  • • Close to train station
  • • Vendor Suited

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Ref: CHM210021

Newland Street Witham Essex CM8

Guide Price

Ref: CHM210021

Newland Street Witham Essex CM8

Guide Price