Guide Price £650,000

Colchester

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    4
  • Bathroom

    bathrooms
    2

General information

An imposing Victorian four bedroom detached house requiring modernisation with adjoining detached coach house, occupying mature grounds of approaching 0.4 of an acre with potential. The property is a classic bay windowed Victorian house well screened from the London Road by mature hedging with an in and out shingled driveway, the grounds have excellent potential subject to necessary consents.

The property

Ground floor

A leaded light stained light glass entrance door opens to the long hallway with stair flight leading to the first floor accommodation as well as door beneath leading down to the cellar. At the side of the hall is cloakroom facilities with toilet and wash hand basin.

Two principal reception rooms are found at the front of the house, both enjoying bay windows. The sitting room has an attractive marble fireplace with adjacent shelving as well as a picture rail and cornice with the separate dining room having similar features. At the rear is a family room with redbrick fireplace and French doors leading through to a garden room whilst the kitchen breakfast room has been extended and enjoys a dual aspect and leads through to a separate utility.

First Floor

Stairs lead up from the reception hall to the central landing which like the ground floor accommodation enjoys a ceiling height in excess of 9'. At the front of the property is the vast main bedroom with picture rail and cornice and an opening through to an ensuite with tiled shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin. A further double bedroom is found at the front of the property with an attractive fireplace whilst at the rear is a further double bedroom with fireplace with adjoining double doored cupboard and pedestal wash hand basin. There is a smaller fourth bedroom with angled fireplace whilst finally on the first floor is a bathroom with bath, wash hand basin and toilet.

Outside and gardens

The property is screened from London Road by a low wall and mature hedging with shingled in and out driveway providing ample parking and leading to the detached Coach house. The Coach house itself has a set of opening doors at the front leading through to a garage 27'9" x 12'1" with power and light connected. There is a window and door to the side with two steps leading up to a workshop area 18'6" x 9'6". At the side of the Coach house with both pedestrian and vehicular access through gates is an attractive courtyard area which leads through to the rear garden.

The rear garden itself has a paved patio with well stocked shrub beds leading out onto lawns with mature borders and housing a large timber framed games room. Beyond this area is a beech hedge leading through to further lawns with established trees with in total the plot extending to 0.386 of an acre.

Planning

Agents note: A planning application has been placed on the gardens of the property for the erection of two detached bungalows within the rear gardens. Copies of this planning application are found on the Colchester Borough Council website under ref: 173266.

February 2018 - the current application has been withdrawn. For details contact the selling agent.

Hall

Sitting room 15' 9" x 13' (4.8m x 3.96m)

Dining room 15' 9" x 12' 11" (4.8m x 3.94m)

Family room 13' x 12' 11" (3.96m x 3.94m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 1" x 13' (5.21m x 3.96m)

Utility room 7' 2" x 7' 6" (2.18m x 2.29m)

Garden room 12' 2" x 7' 6" (3.71m x 2.29m)

Cellar 15' 10" x 12' 9" (4.83m x 3.89m)

Landing

Bedroom one 13' x 12' 10" (3.96m x 3.91m)

Ensuite

Bedroom two 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m)

Bedroom three 13' x 12' 10" (3.96m x 3.91m)

Bedroom four 13' x 7' 1" (3.96m x 2.16m)

Bathroom

Property summary

Classic Victorian 4 bedroom detached house requiring modernisation with adjoining detached Coach house standing within mature gardens approaching 0.4 of an acre offering great potential.

Features

  • Imposing Victorian house requiring modernisation
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen breakfast room and utility
  • Cellar
  • Detached coach house
  • Mature grounds of 0.386 of an acre

Floor plan

Map

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