General information A delightfully appointed home, of some character, with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside towards the Roman River, occupying a mature plot approaching quarter of an acre.
Fan Hill House occupies an elevated position with many dual aspect rooms making the most of the delightful views. There are a number of character features including exposed timbers and a mature plot approaching quarter of an acre. This character home is situated within easy reach of the nearby nature reserve providing lovely walks as well as the popular Mersea Island with its water front being ideal for the boating enthusiast.
Entrance door leads through to the reception hall having stair flight to the first floor and doors leading off. There is a lobby with cloaks space and a cloakroom with low level W.C and a wash basin. The spacious front facing sitting room has exposed timbers and fireplace with timber bressummer, inset wood burning stove and storage cupboard to one side housing the gas boiler. There is a well appointed dining room with picture rail and French doors leading out onto the garden as well as a study with built in storage cupboards and French doors to the garden.
The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has worksurfaces with cupboards, drawers and space under, butler sink, fitted wall units, peninsula unit with Britannia range cooker, cooker hood over, exposed timbers and two tall storage cupboards. There is a stable door to the rear and a useful utility room having a 'L' shaped worksurface with inset sink, plumbing for automatic washing machine and fitted wall units.
On the first floor is a galleried landing with linen cupboard. The master bedroom has dual aspect windows with wonderful outlook, access to loft space and an en-suite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, low level W.C and wash basin with cupboards under. Bedroom two has exposed timbers, exposed red brickwork with storage cupboard to one side and dual aspect windows. Bedroom three has dual aspect windows, exposed red brickwork with storage cupboard to one side and exposed timbers, whilst bedroom four (part restricted head height) has dual aspect windows and a shelved linen cupboard. There is a bathroom having panel bath with mixer/shower attachment, low level W.C and wash basin with storage cupboards under.
The outside To the front of Fan Hill House is a small garden area being mainly graveled and enclosed by low fencing with gravel driveway to one side providing parking space for a number of vehicles, there is a small wood store and flower bed.
The established and well tended gardens to the rear and side provide a delightful setting to the property with patio area's giving outstanding views over the open countryside and surrounding area. There are an abundance of mature shrubs, trees and flower beds along with a raised vegetable area, greenhouse and a substantial shed measuring approximately 23' 6" by 8' 6".
Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - D
Agents note We understand that part of the land in the general environment of this property is owned by the Military of Defence.
Location The highly regarded village of Fingringhoe lies to the south of Colchester with its church, primary school and public house. As previously mentioned both the nature reserve and Mersea Island are within easy reach.
Colchester itself is within comfortable driving distance and is steeped in history including its Norman Castle. The centre has many national retailers and specialist shops together with bars, restaurants catering for most tastes and the renowned Castle Park and Mercury theatre.
For the commuter the mainline railway station has excellent links to London Liverpool Street station.
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A delightfully appointed home, of some character, with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside towards the Roman River, occupying a mature plot approaching quarter of an acre.
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