Guide Price £925,000

Colchester

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    4

General information

Charming and characterful family home nested within just over three acres of established gardens, mature woodland and paddocks. The property benefits from a separate annexe/studio and is located conveniently for Colchester town, the A12 and Marks Tey mainline railway is just two miles away.

The property

Ground floor

The front entrance door leads into a central hallway with a window to the front, stairs rising to the first floor and doors leading off to the sitting room and kitchen breakfast room.

The sitting room is a generous dual aspect room with two sets of glazed French doors opening to the front and side. The room features beautiful parquet flooring and to one side stands a focal wood burning stove with a brick hearth. A door leads to the adjacent dining room which is another spacious room with a dual aspect affording views of the rear terrace and gardens. Parquet flooring runs throughout and a doors lead to a useful storage room and the garden room.

The kitchen breakfast room has a tiled floor and a window to the front overlooking the gardens. Glazed French doors open into the garden room and doors lead to the hallway, utility room and under stairs cupboard. There are a range of wall and base mounted units fitted, with granite and solid wood work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Inset is a butler style sink whilst built in is a dishwasher and under counter fridge and freezer. There is space for an electric oven with hood over. The neighbouring utility room has a window to the front and features are mounted units with rolled top work surfaces and an inset stainless steel sink drainer unit. Space and plumbing is provided for a washing machine and tumble dryer. From the utility room doors lead to the family room and boot room.

The garden room is light and airy space with a tiled floor and door to the rear terrace. This room enjoys views of a terraced garden and to one side is a red brick fireplace with an inset wood burning stove.

The family room is a bright room with glazed French doors opening onto the rear terrace. With a stable door to the drive, the boot room is a useful space with a tiled floor, window to the side and a door to the ground floor cloakroom. The cloakroom houses the boiler and is fitted with a low level wc, pedestal hand wash basin and there is a window to the side.

First floor

Stairs rise from the hallway to the first floor landing with windows to the front and rear. There are a range of useful cupboards fitted and doors lead to four bedrooms and the family bathroom. 

The master bedroom is a generous room with windows to the rear enjoying views of the neighbouring farmland and to one side is alcove ideal for a dressing area. A decorative fireplace creates a focal point for the room with an inset wood burning stove. 

With windows to the front and the side, the guest bedroom is an other bright dual aspect room which enjoys an adjacent ensuite shower room. The shower room has a tiled floor, window to the rear and is fitted with a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin and shower cubicle. 

Bedroom three is another spacious double room benefiting from a dual aspect with windows to the front and side. There is a decorative fireplace to one wall with inset cast iron stove and a door to the side opens into an ensuite shower room. Here there is a window to the side and fitted is a low level WC, shower enclosure and vanity storage unit with inset sink. 

Bedroom four is a comfortable room with a window to the rear. The family bathroom has windows to the side and rear and has a white suite fitted comprising; panelled bath, high level WC and pedestal hand wash basin. 

Outside

A long tree lined shingle drive leads past the annexe to a substantial parking area with turning space and access to the double cart lodge. The grounds extend to just over three acres and are mostly made up of an paddock, enclosed by post and rail fencing with an adjoining area of mature woodland within which is a further shed. Formal lawns extend to the front of the property bordered by established beds and a selection of specimen trees. To the side of the property is a further lawned garden enclosed by mature hedging, which in turn leads to the paved terrace to the rear of the property. Here there is ample space for seating and an attractive tiered flower bed featuring a selection or alpine plants retained by sleepers.   

Cart Lodge

The double cart loge provides parking for two vehicles and has a third enclosed bay with power and light connected.

Hallway

Sitting room 17' 11" x 14' 2" (5.46m x 4.32m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 9" x 14' 1" (5.41m x 4.29m)

Dining room 14' 1" x 11' (4.29m x 3.35m)

Garden room 20' 8" x 11' (6.3m x 3.35m)

Family room 16' 7" x 14' 5" (5.05m x 4.39m)

Utility room

Boot room

WC

Landing

Master bedroom 0' 0" x 10' 10" x 3.3m)

Dressing area 7' 2" x 6' 8"

Guest bedroom 14' 4" x 9' 11" (4.37m x 3.02m)

Ensuite

Bedroom three 12' 2" x 10' 2" (3.71m x 3.1m)

Ensuite

Bedroom four 10' 10" x 7' 7" (3.3m x 2.31m)

Bathroom

Annexe living space 15' 10" x 12' 7" (4.83m x 3.84m)

Annexe bedroom 12' 7" x 11' 2" (3.84m x 3.4m)

Annex shower room

Property summary

Charming and characterful family home nested within just over three acres of established gardens, mature woodland and paddocks.
The property benefits from a separate annexe/studio and is located conveniently for Colchester town, the A12 and Marks Tey mainline railway is just two miles away.

Features

  • Four bedrooms complimented by three bathrooms
  • Three reception rooms and garden room
  • Kitchen breakfast room with utility
  • Boot room and cloakroom
  • Generous grounds extending to 3 acres
  • Ample parking and cart lodge
  • Self contained annexe
  • Convenient and peaceful location
  • Marks Tey mainline station just 2 miles away

Floor plan

Map

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