Six of the best… gardens for entertaining

05 Aug 21

As we are finally enjoying some warm weather again and are allowed to socialise, we take a look at six of the best gardens for entertaining.  Recent research from Churchill Home Insurance revealed that the desire for a garden is driving Brits into more affordable areas where they can purchase a home with more outside space.  The single biggest factor for half of those looking to move house in the next year is to have a garden and green spaces.

Lexden, Colchester, Essex – Guide Price of £1,500,000

This stylish gated property, set back from Alton Drive, has been finished to an exceptionally high standard.  From the main living space, bi-fold doors lead out to Balau hardwood decking with LED lighting linked to the Bang & Olufsen sound system.  Steps lead down to the Global stone ceramic paved entertainment area and a pathway of Indian sandstone leads to a redwood cedar-clad studio with heating and water connected.  Also visible from the garden is the impressive ‘show room’ garage, perfect for any car enthusiast wishing to keep a close eye on their pride and joy!  On the market with our Colchester Signature team, please contact the team on 01206 763388 to arrange a viewing, or find out more here.

Little Totham, Essex – Guide Price £1,250,000 – £1,300,000

This impressive 5 bedroom home in the sought after village of Little Totham sits in grounds of around 0.8 acre.  The beautiful orangery leads out to the garden where you will find a paved terrace, ideal for alfresco dining.  In addition to this, is a high specification, wooden-clad outbuilding which currently houses gym equipment and a fantastic swim spa.  On the market with our Witham Signature team, please contact the team on 01376 516464 to arrange a viewing, or find out more here.

Ipswich, Suffolk – Guide Price £950,000

Located on the exclusive Purdis Grange Development, Beechwood Drive is a private road, a short walk from Purdis Heath Golf Club.  The rear garden measures approx. 80ft x 60ft and has a large paved patio and landscaped garden, however, the showstopper definitely has to be the fabulous timber entertainment hut with infrared heating, power points and wi-fi access which sits beside the 6-person hot tub.  On the market with our Ipswich Signature team, please contact the team on 01473 232700 to arrange a viewing, or find out more here.

Chelmsford, Essex – Guide Price £850,000

This 4 bedroom property has been thoughtfully designed by the current owners and is located within walking distance of the city centre.  The rear garden has a large terrace with a delightful oak pergola providing shade.  The outdoor dining area enjoys views of the beautifully landscaped garden and a path meanders through carefully planted flower beds which provide an abundance of year-round colour with mature specimen shrubs.  On the market with our Chelmsford Signature team, please contact the team on 01245 292100 to arrange a viewing, or find out more here.

Boreham, Essex – Guide Price £695,000

This charming Grade II listed semi-detached cottage is in grounds of approximately 0.7 of an acre in a rural position with idyllic views.  It has a large terrace, in addition to multiple seating areas, each capturing the sun at different times of the day, which provide exceptional space for entertaining.  The garden is bordered by mature shrubs, trees and flowers, creating a high level of seclusion. There is a summer house and to the rear of the garden is a heated swimming pool.  On the market with our Chelmsford Signature team, please contact the team on 01245 292100 to arrange a viewing, or find out more here.

Coming to the market soon… Clopton, Suffolk – Guide Price £1,350,000

This beautiful house nestled in the Suffolk countryside sits in grounds of around 1 acre, which have been designed by the current owners.  The south-facing principal garden incorporates a brick alfresco-dining terrace with a mature vine currently sheltered by a shade sail.  The terrace has a wonderful outlook over a swathe of lawn leading towards a shaded area with mature trees which is ideal for a hammock in the summertime.  Coming to the market soon, please contact our Woodbridge Signature team for more information on 01394 333346 or email to register your interest.

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