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Guide Price £975,000

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Alresford – Fenn Wright Signature

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  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    4

General information Fanmans Farm is a wonderful grade II listed farmhouse nestling within a mature plot approaching an acre, offering a tastefully decorated interior with versatile living space.

Fanmans Farm is a beautiful farmhouse of some character, having principal receptions rooms overlooking the delightful gardens. Within the grounds sits a sizeable pool house and a self contained cottage, providing a useful building for a variety of uses including a working from home office, annexe and potential rental premises, all subject to obtaining the necessary building consents.

An entrance door leads into the entrance hall, having a stair flight to the first floor and a useful shelf storage cupboard.

The welcoming lounge is a bright and airy room with dual aspect windows and feature shelved alcove. A door leads through to the side facing orangery, which is an excellent entertaining area with commanding views over the garden.

There is a useful study with dual aspect windows, and central fireplace with an alcove to one side having display shelving.

The spacious dining room has French doors opening out into the outer courtyard with a utility room, which gives access to the courtyard and boiler room.

A smaller inner lobby houses the cloakroom and gives access to the sitting room, which has a red brick fireplace, oak bressummer and inset wood burning stove. There is also a concealed stair flight leading to the first floor landing.

The kitchen has a number of integrated units, including a dishwasher, Smeg cooker and microwave with a door opening out onto the courtyard.

On the first floor, there is a sash window to front elevation with a lovely outlook, the principal bedroom suite comprises of a double bedroom, dressing room and en-suite bathroom, having a four piece suite.

There are three additional double bedrooms along with a cloakroom and shower room with a three piece suite.

Outside Fanmans Farm is set back from the road within a generally secluded setting, behind a red brick wall, mature evergreen hedge and shrubs. There is a meandering driveway, providing parking space for a number of vehicles leading round to one side of the property, providing additional parking and access to the double cart lodge.

There is an attractive courtyard garden with a useful workshop and a substantial pool house with vaulted ceiling and heated swimming pool, having lovely views over the gardens and wet room.

The self contained cottage is another substantial building offering the potential for a variety of uses, subject to the necessary planning consents.

The beautiful gardens at the property provide a wonderful setting being mainly laid to lawn with a variety of trees and shrubs, along with a small woodland area. There is also an extensive terraced abutting the pool house.

Location Alresford is a village located to the East of Colchester with its own Primary School, railway station and village amenities. The nearby waterside town of Wivenhoe with its history of fishing and boat building has an excellent array of independent business's and eateries, along with the University of Essex.

There is straight forward access to central Colchester with its excellent range of shops and recreational facilities, restaurants, wine bars and Mercury Theatre. The town has two railway stations providing straight forward access to the coast and London Liverpool Street station.

Important information Council Tax Band - G

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - Exempt

Our ref - GMB

Features

  • Grade II listed farmhouse
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Self contained cottage
  • Mature plot approaching an acre
  • Four reception rooms
  • Four bedrooms
  • Village locations
  • Outbuildings/cottage
  • Two bathrooms
  • Orangery

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