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Offers In Excess Of £650,000

Sold STC

Dovercourt – Fenn Wright Signature

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  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    5

General information A unique 5 bedroom detached house, set back from the road with a sweeping driveway, standing in grounds approaching half an acre with elevated views across Dovercourt towards the coast.

The house, situated in this fine established road, requires some updating and provides flexible accommodation with the potential to create a separate living area. Inside, is a well-presented classical interior with period features blending with modern conveniences such as gas central heating and double glazing. Delightful gardens at both the front and rear extend the plot to approaching half an acre with the adjoining land being sold off separately for a small exclusive development.

The main entrance commences with a porch that leads to the impressive reception hall with attractive original tiled flooring and solid oak staircase that gently rises to the first floor. At the front is a cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin. The sitting room enjoys a triple aspect, attractive oak flooring and a range of bookshelves. The dining room is a super size again with oak flooring and a wood burning stove at one end of the room. Double doors lead through to a garden room with triple aspect with a tiled floor and heating. The kitchen/breakfast room follows the grand proportions of the house and is comprehensively fitted with base and wall units around worksurfaces with a range of appliances including an AGA.

The stairs lead from the reception hall to the main landing with a range of linen cupboards and access into the roof space. The principal bedroom has a triple aspect with distant views towards the sea and a range of built-in wardrobes. Both other bedrooms in the main house enjoy views towards the sea and have a range of built-in bedroom furniture. There is a bathroom and separate shower room to compliment the bedrooms.

Back to the ground floor, a hallway links the main house to the garage and annexe building where additional accommodation is found. At the rear is a large kitchen and living space with dual aspect and a range of kitchen storage units and appliances. A shower room provides shower, wash basin and toilet facilities. Stairs lead up to the first floor where 2 fantastic double bedrooms are found with an abundance of eaves storage cupboards with the rear bedroom, like the main house, having distant views towards the sea.

The outside The house is set well back from Fronks Road with fencing and block paved driveway sweeping through the front lawns down to the property. There is ample parking and a double garage as well as a range of timber storage buildings. The rear garden commences with a patio area leading out on to lawns that gently slope away from the property leading down passed a variety of mature trees including a large oak. The new boundary of the property will need to be fenced by the new owners along the southern and western lines.

Location The historic port of Harwich and the coastal area of Dovercourt are found in the far north-eastern peninsula of Essex offering good local facilities with shops (supermarkets include Asda, Lidl and Morrisons), education and recreational amenities. There is a railway station which serves along the banks of the river stour to Manningtree and beyond to London Liverpool Street. Road links along the A120 take you back to Colchester with wider amenities expected of a major town and wider educational facilities including a sixth form college, Colchester Institute and the University of Essex.

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

Tenure - Freehold

Council Tax Band - F

EPC rating - C

Features

  • Beautiful reception hall
  • Two large reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Garden room
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Bathroom and shower room
  • 2 annexe double bedrooms
  • Shower room
  • Half an acre
  • No onward chain

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