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Maldon Road, Colchester

Guide Price £595,000 - Sold STC

Characterful family home commanding an elevated position close to the town set within secluded south west facing gardens. Retaining many original features, this well-appointed four bedroom home is positioned close to excellent local schooling and offers an attractive blend of indoor/outdoor living and entertaining spaces.

Under a slate porch the front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor and doors to the kitchen, sitting room and drawing room.

The kitchen breakfast room is under floor heated and overlooks the rear and side gardens. There are a range of fitted wall and base mounted units with granite work surfaces and upstands, alongside a large pantry cupboard and wine rack. A stainless steel sink is inset whilst there is an integrated dishwasher and space for a range style cooker with stainless steel extractor and splashback. An opening leads to the utility room with a door to the rear garden and a door to the study. The utility room has fitted cupboards, plumbing for a washing machine and a second stainless steel sink with drainer and a window to the rear. Whilst the study has windows to the rear and side.

The drawing room is a well-proportioned room with a bay window to the front. There is a focal fireplace with decorative wooden surround in inset gas fire and the room retains its original plate rails. Across the hallway the sitting room has a full length window to the front, picture rails and two openings to the dining room. Here there is an opening to the study, windows to the front, rear and glazed French doors open into the gardens.
Stairs from the ground floor lead to a half landing where there is a window to the rear and a door opens into the family bathroom. The stairs then continue to the first floor landing where doors lead to four bedrooms and a shower room.

The family bathroom has a window to the rear and is fully tiled, a white suite is fitted comprising; panel bath with shower over and glass screen, pedestal hand wash basin and low level WC. To one side a cupboard houses the hot water cylinder.

The master bedroom has a window to the front and an adjacent walk in wardrobe. Bedrooms two and three also have windows to the front whilst bedroom four overlooks the rear garden. The shower room on this floor has a few steps down and is fully tiled. There is an enclosed shower cubicle, WC and vanity storage unit with inset wash basin.        

Outside

The property is set back from the Maldon Road and has a low maintenance garden to the front which is mostly shingled with a retaining laurel hedge and block paved pathways. There is a gate to the rear garden and gate to the side. The rear garden had a paved patio spanning the width of the property and two steps lead up to an area mostly laid to lawn, bordered by mature shrubs and specimen trees. There is a decked sun terrace and an enclosed walled space ideal for a barbeque. The patio extends to both sides of the property; on one side there is space for two sheds and on the other there is pedestrian access to the garage and carport. This access then leads on to a further portion of garden, again laid mostly to lawns and enclosed by established hedging and a selection of specimen trees.

The carport is accessed via Inglis Road and has an electric roller door whilst the single garage has an up and over door, personal door to the side and a window to the rear.   





Entrance hall

Drawing room 15' 7" x 11' 11" (4.75m x 3.63m)

Sitting room 12' 8" x 12' 1" (3.86m x 3.68m)

Dining room 12' 1" x 11' 1" (3.68m x 3.38m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 14' 5" x 10' (4.39m x 3.05m)

Larder

Utility room 11' 2" x 7' 9" (3.4m x 2.36m)

Study

Landing

Master bedroom 12' 11" x 12' 1" (3.94m x 3.68m)

Bedroom two 12' 1" x 11' 1" (3.68m x 3.38m)

Bedroom three 12' 8 " x 8' 4" (3.86m x 2.54m)

Bedroom four 10' x 9' 11" (3.05m x 3.02m)

Bathroom

Shower room

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