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Offers In Excess Of £700,000

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Highwoods, Colchester – Fenn Wright Signature

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  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    4

General information Bespoke 4 bedroom detached house at the end of a long drive and occupying a mature and delightful plot approaching ¼ of an acre in a lightly wooded part of Highwoods.

The property has gas fired central heating, replacement PVCu double glazed windows and a conservatory addition to the rear enjoying views over the landscaped large rear garden. There is ample parking on the drive and a detached double garage with electric roller door.

From the entrance hall stairs lead to the first floor whilst there is a useful cloaks cupboard on one side and on the other is a good-sized cloakroom with toilet and wash basin. At the front is a fitted study/home office with shelving cupboards and a desk.

The sitting room has a fireplace and enjoys a dual aspect including French doors leading through to the conservatory, which has tiled flooring, two radiators and doors leading out to the veranda and into the garden. The dining room again has French doors out to the veranda and is part open to the kitchen. The kitchen itself is furnished with worksurfaces to three walls with cupboard and drawer units and matching wall mounted cupboards and shelving. Appliances include a double oven, microwave, 4 ring induction hob with light and extractor above, and a larder fridge. The room flows through into a large utility with ample storage cupboards, one housing the gas fired boiler. There is plumbing for a washing machine and an integral dishwasher. A door leads to the outside.

The first floor landing includes the airing cupboard and access to the loft. The principal bedroom has deep built-in wardrobes and matching bedroom furniture with bedside cabinets, chest of drawers and window seat. There is an en suite with shower, wash hand basin, toilet and bidet. All three further bedrooms have built in wardrobes, whilst the bathroom has been re-fitted to a modern shower room with walk-in shower with glass screen, wash hand basin and toilet.

Outside A long shingle drive way leads down passed lawns with established shrubs to a wide parking area in front of the house and double garage with electric roller door, power and light connected, eaves storage and personal door to the garden. There is a side gate to a paved area suitable for a rotary dryer and paved covered veranda with vine, making an ideal al fresco dining area. On the other side of the house is a further patio area and covered storage area along the side of the house.

The main garden is landscaped and has an irrigation system with raised beds, well stocked with a variety of plants, central lawn, whilst at the rear is a chipped bark area with raised bed, two established oak trees, hedged screening hiding a further area with shed and suitable for composting etc. In total the plot extends to 0.25 of an acre.

Location Highwoods is a popular area centred round a Tesco superstore with the original houses built amongst East wood, where Greenwood Grove is found. Adjoining the area is Highwoods Country park with acres of open space and woodland including large lakes, ideal for dog walking. Highwoods also has a primary school and the Gilberd secondary school and sports centre. The area is conveniently positions to the business parks, A12, Colchester General Hospital and Colchester mainline railway station.

Colchester was Britain's first City and has just been awarded that status in 2022 has a historic centre with Castle and Roman walls, shops and restaurants, many retail parks and sports and leisure facilities, also has wider educational facilities with the sixth form college, Colchester institute and University of Essex.

Important information Council Tax Band - F

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - tbc

Our ref - JDP

Features

  • 4 bedrooms all with wardrobes
  • En suite and re-fitted shower room
  • 2 large reception rooms
  • Fitted study/home office
  • Kitchen and large utility
  • Hall and cloakroom
  • Large conservatory with heating
  • Veranda covered with vine
  • Double garaging
  • Landscaped gardens

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