Guide Price £745,000


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General information

Fine Georgian style detached house in mature gardens and grounds extending to just over 1/2 an acre, in a commutable village on the northern outskirts of Colchester. The house was sympathetically constructed with close attention to detailing by a local builder with the assistance of local craftsmen. It blends traditional elegance with modern facilities including hardwood French polished banister, deep skirtings and solid internal four panelled doors made by a local joiner.

The property

Ground floor

A central part glazed and panelled entrance door with classic port surround leads through to the main hallway, where an elegant staircase leads to the first floor. There is a decorative dado rail with matching cornice and ceiling rose. Beneath is a cloakroom with toilet, wash basin and part panelled walls.

At the front of the property is a family room with central fireplace and ornate cornicing, whilst the formal sitting room has a dual aspect, central fireplace and a door leading through to the study. This is a single story extension constructed with reclaimed bricks. Also leading off the sitting room is a dining room with dual aspect including French doors leading out on to the terrace. There is ornate cornicing and a square opening with casement finished with architrave, leading on to the kitchen.

The kitchen is well equipped with a range of wooden work surfaces with cupboards and drawers beneath, matching wall mounted cupboards and tiled splash backs. There is a double bowl butler sink with grooved drainer and corner range with electric oven and gas hob. There is a dresser style unit and central granite island with baskets, wine rack and cupboards beneath. Built in appliances include integral fridge and freezer, as well as Neff dishwasher. A utility room has further work surfaces with cupboards beneath, space and plumbing for a washing machine as well as space for a tumble drier. A door leads to the outside and a further door on to a boiler room housing the Worcester oil fired boiler.

First floor

Stairs leads up to a central landing with hardwood curved French polished bannister and double door airing cupboard. The main bedroom is found at the rear of the property and has a range of built in wardrobes and door leading through to ensuite facilities comprising vanity unit with twin wash hand basins and cupboards beneath, tiled shower cubicle and toilet.

The second bedroom again has built in wardrobes and door leading through ensuite facilities with pedestal wash hand basin, toilet and tiled shower cubicle. There are two further double bedrooms on the other side of the landing, whilst at the front of the property is a family bathroom comprising bath with central mixer tap, vanity unit wash hand basin with cupboards under, tiled shower cubicle and toilet.


Park Lodge is recessed from Park Lane by a mature coppice of established hedgerow and trees including Chesnut, Oak and Holly. There is a white picket fence and five bar gate providing access to the sweeping shingle driveway affording ample parking and leading to the dual garaging-23' x 17' with two sets of opening doors. To the side of the garage is a workshop area with window and door leading out to the garden.

A pathway leads to the main entrance, whilst the remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn sweeping round to the side of the property. There is a westerly facing paved terrace with access obtained from the dining room.

At the rear of the property are further lawns with well stocked shrub borders enclosed by a brick wall with a opening leading through to further lawns planted with hedgerow borders.

In total the plot extends to approximately 0.55 of an acre.



Family room 14' 8" x 12' 9" (4.47m x 3.89m)

Kitchen 15' 1" x 14' 7" (4.6m x 4.44m)

Utility room

Dining room 13' 6" x 11' 9" (4.11m x 3.58m)

Sitting room 19' 7" x 14' 8" (5.97m x 4.47m)

Study 11' 2" x 8' 3" (3.4m x 2.51m)


Bedroom one 15' x 14' 8" (4.57m x 4.47m)


Bedroom two 14' 7" x 12' 10" (4.44m x 3.91m)


Bedroom three 14' 8" x 10' 8" (4.47m x 3.25m)

Bedroom four 11' 2" x 8' 6" (3.4m x 2.59m)

Property summary

Bespoke crafted Georgian style house with fine attention to detail on a mature plot of just over 1/2 an acre in a commutable location.


  • Georgina styled bespoke designed home
  • Four well-proportioned double bedrooms, two with built-in wardrobes and ensuite facilities
  • Family bathroom with bath and shower
  • Four spacious reception rooms
  • Central reception hall with elegant staircase
  • Well-appointed kitchen with central island
  • Utility room and cloakroom
  • Double garaging and workshop
  • Gardens and grounds extending to just over 1/2 an acre

Floor plan


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