General information The oak entrance door of the house opens to a lobby with further glazed door through to the hall, which houses a grand staircase leading to the two upper floors.
The Ground floor has ceiling heights of 9'9" high with a number of the rooms having ornate cornicing. The main sitting room has a large pine bow window with attractive window seat and impressive central fireplace. The dining room is at the rear with French doors leading out on to the veranda. Next to this room is the kitchen with walk in pantry.
The kitchen has wooden worksurfaces over base units and houses the gas fired boiler. A lobby leads off with door to the garden. The final room on the ground floor is tucked under the stairs and has a toilet, wash hand basin as well as a utility with plumbing for a washing machine.
The stairs lead up passed an impressive leaded light stained glass window to the landing where further stairs lead up to the second floor. The ceiling heights are 9' high again with many rooms having ornate cornicing. There is a walk-in airing cupboard.
The principal bedroom has a fireplace and part of the bow window shared with the adjoining bedroom, which has a wash hand basin. The back bedroom enjoys an impressive fireplace with arched mirror above and has a wash hand basin. Finally on the first floor is the bathroom and separate toilet.
Leading up to the second floor landing is another stained glass leaded light window. The ceiling heights on the top floor are 8'8" high. 2 fantastic bedrooms are found on the top floor both with fireplaces and with the front bedroom having French doors on to the balcony.
Outside At the front of the property is a lawn with shrub border screening the house from the Maldon Road. Steps lead up to the house.
The rear garden commences with the glass covered veranda with attractive tiled floor. A pathway leads up the garden passed a brick outhouse with lawns, established shrubs and bushes. At the rear is a large shed in need of repair measuring 14'11" x 9'9". We understand that the house has a right of way across the neighbouring semi-detached house.
Location Maldon Road is a popular residential area within Colchester and close to the town centre. With excellent schools close at hand, it has proved to be an excellent area for families. Within walking distance are convenient stores with a Budgens and Sainsburys.
The town centre is a short walk away and provides much of what you would expect of a major town with shops, restaurants and bars catering for most tastes. The town also has Castle Park, Firstsite art gallery, two theatres and two cinemas. For the rail user, either Colchester Town or North Station provide services to London Liverpool Street.
Important information Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E
Council Tax Band - F
Our ref - JRP
Agents note The property is subject to a grant of probate which we understand could take 2-3 months to come through.
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Unique 5-bedroom semi-detached house with enviable character and requiring modernisation, occupying an elevated position in this sought after part of Colchester close to excellent schooling and the town centre.
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