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Fitzwalter Road, Lexden

Guide Price £1,250,000 - Sold STC

Description An imposing five bedroom detached house with extensive frontage into Fitzwalter Road, with beautiful mature grounds extending to just under one acre in this most sought after location. The property sits centrally to its extensive plot offering scope for further extension, subject to necessary planning consent.

The property

Ground Floor
An attractive stripped pine stained glass leaded light entrance door leads through to the main reception hall with attractive period features including ornate cornicing and dado rail. The original stair flight leads to the first floor accommodation with useful storage cupboards under. At the end of the hall is a cloakroom with space for coats and having a wash hand basin and toilet. To the front of the property is a family room with large window overlooking the front gardens and an attractive fireplace with ornate cornicing and rose on the ceiling. The dining room again is found at the front of the property and has a large bay window overlooking the front gardens with ornate cornicing, ceiling rose and picture rose. With two large French doors overlooking the rear gardens, the main sitting room again has ornate cornicing whilst all three reception rooms are of excellent proportion giving flexibility for their usage. Also at the rear of the property is the kitchen/breakfast room which is comprehensively fitted with timber edged work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units under, range of matching wall mounted cupboards and display cupboards. There is a built in wine rack as well as shelving whilst built in appliances include a Hotpoint double oven, four ring hob with light and extractor hood over, built in microwave as well as having space and plumbing for a dishwasher. Leading off the kitchen is the utility with quarry tiled flooring with sink and drainer and plumbing for an automatic washing machine as well as housing the Ideal Mexico gas fired boiler. A door leads from the utility to outside.

First Floor
Stairs lead up to the landing from the reception hall where a large double glazed picture window overlooks the side garden with dado rail and ornate cornicing. The stairs split in two directions with a small staircase leading up to a bathroom with a shower bath with Aqualisa shower and glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin and bidet. There is also a separate toilet with original high level wc. From the main landing access is found to the remaining bedrooms with the largest found at the front of the property with attractive bay window overlooking the front gardens. A door leads through to en suite facilities which comprise of a tiled shower cubicle, vanity unit wash hand basin with cupboard under and low level wc, and there is also a heated towel rail. The second bedroom enjoys a range of built in wardrobes along one wall with useful storage cupboards above and ornate cornicing. In the corner of the room is a recently appointed en suite providing a wash hand basin and toilet. There are three further well proportioned bedrooms, all enjoying built in cupboards whilst two of the bedrooms have attractive fireplaces and also overlook the rear gardens.


At the front of the property is an in and out driveway providing additional parking and leading to the detached double garage with two electric up and over doors. Measuring 20'8" x 28'5" narrowing to 20'4", power and light is connected and there is a further up and over door leading out into the rear garden. The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn with central shrub bed and gate leading through to a secret garden.

To either side of the property are security gates leading to the rear where there is an attractive oak framed summer house with power, light and broadband connected as well as having under floor heating and creating a wonderful focal point to look down the garden.

At the rear of the property is an extensive paved terrace leading out onto lawns with heated swimming pool with paved surround and pool house, enclosed on one side by an attractive red brick wall. Shrub borders lead down the garden to the wooded section where there are a variety of mature trees with small pond and composting area.

The gardens lead round to the rear of the neighbouring property where there is a small orchard, greenhouse and vegetable garden with a variety of walkways creating great interest.

In total the grounds are just under one acre.


Family room 17' 2" x 15' (5.23m x 4.57m)

Sitting room 18' 4" x 12' (5.59m x 3.66m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 3" x 12' (5.26m x 3.66m)

Utility room


Dining room 17' 2" x 15' (5.23m x 4.57m)

Bedroom one 17' 1" x 15' (5.21m x 4.57m)


Bedroom two 15' x 9' 5" (4.57m x 2.87m)


Bedroom three 15' 7" x 11' (4.75m x 3.35m)

Bedroom four 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m)

Bedroom five 12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m)


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