General information A deceptively spacious 4 double bedroom detached family home situated in the leafy suburb of Braiswick providing straight forward access to two golf clubs, Colchester's mainline station as well as access to the A12.
Hillcroft was originally a timber framed period cottage that has been adapted and extended over the years to form an excellent proportioned family home of near 2500 square feet. This well-maintained property benefits from double glazing and gas central heating, has 3 bath/shower rooms and a large open plan bespoke kitchen and living room.
An oak entrance door opens to the front porch and leads through into a welcoming hall with wide staircase leading to the first floor. At the front of the house is a good size dining room with a dual aspect. At the rear is the main sitting room with fireplace and large bow window and French doors leading through to a conservatory with timber vaulted roof overlooking the gardens.
The kitchen and living room now combine to one impressive room just over 23' by 21' with a bay window with French doors leading out to the garden. The kitchen itself is beautifully appointed with timber edged worksurfaces with ample cupboard and draw units beneath and range of wall mounted cupboards. Other storage includes a pantry and pull-out bin whilst built in appliances include a Miele double oven, integral dishwasher, 4 ring electric hob with extractor above and a fridge and separate freezer. The tiled floor enjoys underfloor heating which flows through the side lobby with cloaks storage and through to the Utility room where the plumbing for a washing machine and space for the tumble dryer is found. A cupboard houses the Vaillant gas boiler and a water softener. Finally on the ground floor back off the hall is a shower room.
The stairs arrive at a spacious landing with an airing cupboard, further deep storage cupboard and providing access into the loft space.
The principal bedroom is a wonderfully proportioned room with dual aspect including a bow window. The second bedroom has a range of mirrored sliding wardrobes along one wall and has a vanity unit with wash basin. The third bedroom has deep storage wardrobes of almost 7' by 4' and the fourth double bedroom also has a wardrobe. Finally on the first floor is a main bathroom with 3 piece suite and a separate shower room with 3 piece suite.
In total the accommodation extends to 2450 sq ft.
The outside The house is screened from Braiswick with a brick wall that surrounds three of the boundaries including the rear garden. A driveway sweeps up to a parking area in front of the house. The drive continues to the side down to the double length garage measuring 34' 7" by 10' with an electric up an over door. The garage has a window and door to the side and a further up and over door to the rear. The rear garden is predominantly lawn with patio area and pathways which extend round to the other side of the house.
Location Braiswick is a popular suburb of Colchester and enjoys many fine homes. It is the home of Colchester Golf Club and round the corner down Bakers Lane is Lexden Wood Golf Club. The area also has a modern primary school. Heading to Colchester through Braiswick brings you down to Colchester's mainline station with rail services to London Liverpool Street. Also by the station is the Turner Rise retail park with various national retailers including an ASDA. Colchester itself offers everything you expect of a major town with leisure facilities and wider education including secondary schooling, sixth form college, institute and the University of Essex.
Important information Services - We understand that mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property.
EPC rating - E
Council Tax Band - G
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A deceptively spacious 4 double bedroom detached family home situated in the leafy suburb of Braiswick providing straight forward access to two golf clubs, Colchester’s mainline station as well as access to the A12.
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