General information Orchard cottage has undergone an extensive program of modernisation and extension over recent years and now offers a stunning detached family home with versatile accommodation over two floors.
The property features an outside home office/play room with an adjoining gym and occupies a superb position within easy reach of the local village amenities and primary school.
A recently constructed oak entrance porch gives access to the entrance lobby with stair flight to the first floor.
The front facing sitting room has a central fireplace with arched alcoves to either side and there is a lobby with storage cupboard under the stairs leading through to the living room with a red brick fireplace, inset stove and a timber mantle, picture rail.
The high quality kitchen has a range of worksurfaces with an array of cupboards drawers and space under, inset hob, built-in double oven and grill, integrated fridge/freezer, inset one and a half bowl sink. There is also inset spotlighting, fitted wall units and the room opens onto the dining area with skylight windows and bifold doors lead into the orangery all of which provided a wonderful dining and entertaining space.
There is a useful utility room, with a worksurface and space for appliances under and tall storage cupboard with doors to the rear and the side porch, with a further door to the outside and the cloakroom which has a WC and wash basin.
On the first floor is a landing with doors leading off, bedroom one has a range of fitted wardrobes and chest of drawers, dressing area with access to the en-suite shower room comprising of a shower cubicle, WC, tiled walls and wash basin. Bedroom two has a range of built-in wardrobes and French doors giving access to the rear facing balcony, having lovely views over the garden. There is also an en-suite shower room with shower cubicle, wash basin, WC and tiled walls.
The first floor is complemented by two additional good size bedrooms and a family bathroom which has a free standing bath, tiled shower cubicle, wash basin and WC.
Outside To the front of the property is a block paved driveway providing off road parking and to one side gated access leads through to the garage which has an up and over door and an additional door to the rear.
There is a good sized and most attractive rear garden with an extensive decked patio with pergola, whilst the remainder of the garden is generally lawned and enclosed by mature hedgerow with a gated access to the front.
There is a useful home office/play room and small adjoining gym.
Location West Bergholt is a highly desirable village located on the western outskirts of Colchester. The property is well located with access to the villages own excellent Heathlands Primary School and additional schooling at Holmwood House and Little Garth. At the centre of the village there are excellent facilities with a pub, Co-Op, doctors surgery, Pharmacy and the nearby Whit Hart public house. The village also enjoys countryside walks, of particular note leading from the church into Hill House Wood which is well known for its bluebells and wild garlic. Buses also serve the village via Braiswick and Colchester mainline station to the town centre and Colchester itself offers a wide range of shopping, leisure and education facilities.
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
Our ref - GMB
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Having undergone an extensive program of modernisation and extension a wonderful four bedroom detached family home with a spacious open plan accommodation providing superb dining and entertaining spaces.
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