General information The property retains a wealth of character, as well as having modern facilities with gas fired central heating. Of particular merit is the larger than average garden that widens to the rear, as well as gated off road parking.
A leaded light stained glass entrance door leads through to the reception hall with patterned sash window to side, original staircase with mahogany banister rail leading to the first floor accommodation and door leading down to the cellar with 2 small rooms.
At the front of the property is the sitting room with large bay window with blinds, central cast iron fireplace with matching adjacent cupboards and shelving, cornicing, picture rail, hardwood flooring and ceiling rose. There is a separate large family room with attractive original open fireplace, cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail with French doors leading out to the garden. Leading through to the rear of the property is a breakfast room with a cast iron fireplace, tiled flooring and housing the bell cord panel for the house. A step leads up to the kitchen which is extended at the rear, this provides additional light and is comprehensively fitted with wooden work surfaces with ample hardwood cupboard and drawer units beneath as well as wall mounted cupboards and there is a further granite work surface with butler sink and grooved drainer. Along with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, built in appliances include DeDietrich five ring gas hob with light and extractor hood above, DeDietrich built in oven and Siemens built in combination microwave and oven, whilst there is also space for further appliances including a fridge freezer. A door leads to the outside and further door connects through to a lobby with space for coats etc and onto the cloakroom with original, Edwardian toilet and wash hand basin.
Stairs lead from the main hallway to a landing where stairs continue to the second floor. At the front of the property is the principal bedroom with large bay window, fireplace and two built in cupboards. A door connects through to an en-suite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, toilet and bidet with heated towel radiator, shelved cupboard and connecting door back to the landing. The second largest bedroom is found at the rear with attractive fireplace, double door wardrobe cupboard, picture rail and ceiling rose, whilst at the very back of the house is a further large double bedroom, currently used as a study with built in wardrobe and cast-iron fireplace. Finally on the first floor is a bathroom with panelled bath and shower attachment, vanity unit wash hand basin with separate adjoining toilet.
Stairs lead up to the top landing with ceiling height still measuring 8'5", where two further bedrooms and a shower room are found. The largest bedroom is at the front of the property with a raised bay window, cast iron fireplace with adjoining storage room and further three door wardrobe, whilst a door leads through to an eaves storage cupboard. There is a further double bedroom with access to the loft space, wardrobe and picture rail. Finally, is the shower room with tiled shower cubicle with sliding door, vanity unit wash hand basin, toilet, roof window to rear and deep eaves storage cupboard.
The property is retained from Maldon Road by a low brick wall with conifer screen and gated access to a block paved parking area. There is a side gate with access along the side of the house leading round to the rear garden which commences with a shingled area with low brick wall, accessed from both the kitchen and dining room. Steps lead up to a pathway and lawns with shrub borders, established trees, brick outbuilding, shed and greenhouse. This leads through to a further lawn area with established shrubs creating a larger than expected garden.
Location Maldon Road is a popular area of predominantly Victorian and Edwardian houses close to excellent schools catering for a variety of ages. Within walking distance of the City Centre which provides a wide range of shops, bars and restaurants and also has two cinemas, two theatres and the first site art gallery. Both Colchester Town and North station provide rail services to London Liverpool Street and there is wider educational facilities in the centre with the sixth form collage and Colchester Institute.
Important information Services - Mains Electricity, water, gas and drainage is connected to the property
Council Tax Band - F
EPC rating - F
Tenure - Freehold
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A handsome five bedroom semi-detached townhouse situated in this popular residential suburb within close proximity to excellent schools and within walking distance of Colchester City centre.
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