General information A deceptively spacious 3 double bedroom bungalow requiring modernisation and improvement, occupying a mature plot extending to 1.71 acres with a range of redundant outbuildings throughout. The property is found on the border between East and West Mersea.
The property has 3 reception rooms, a kitchen with an AGA and a utility room with two bathrooms serving the 3 double bedrooms. Most of the windows are double glazed and there is central heating. The grounds are overgrown and predominantly long grass and within are a variety of outbuildings in poor state of repair.
The entrance door of Minden takes you through to an 'L' shaped hallway. At the front is a sitting room with focal fireplace with adjoining cupboards and shelving, dual aspect with bay window and French doors out to the garden. A breakfast room again has a fireplace and leads through to the dining room extension which is a lovely triple aspect room with French doors out to the garden.
The kitchen has a range of fitted base and wall units with worksurfaces. There is an AGA for cooking and space for a dishwasher as well as other appliances. A rear hallway leads to the outside and also to the utility room housing the Grant oil boiler and having a range of storage cupboards and worksurfaces as well as a sink.
The bedrooms are found at either end of the bungalow. At the front are two double bedrooms both having built in cupboards/wardrobes. There is a bathroom with bath, basin and toilet. At the rear is the principal bedroom which has a range of built-in wardrobes and the airing cupboard. The second bathroom is extremely large measuring almost 14' by 12' and has a bath, shower toilet and wash basin.
The outside The bungalow is well screened from East Road with mature trees with a vehicular drive leading through a 5 bar gate down to the property. At the side is a courtyard. Most of the grounds consist of long grass and are very overgrown. There is a range of outbuilding of various sizes which again need repair or replacement. The land runs behind a number of the neighbouring properties along East Road and in total extends to 1.71 acres.
Location The island of Mersea lies to the south of Colchester with West Mersea providing excellent local amenities with a variety of local shops including a co-op and Tesco express. There is also a doctor's surgery, dentists, vets and primary school. The island is a perfect environment for water sport enthusiasts with a renowned yacht club, sailing clubs, bars and restaurants mostly found down at the anchorage.
Colchester is the nearest town providing wider facilities including education ranging from secondary schools through to the university of Essex. The town has excellent road links and mainline railway station with services into London Liverpool Street station.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - tbc
Our ref - JDP
Agents note Any buyer will be required to enter into an overage deed in respect of any future residential or commercial development. The commercial terms of the overage are to be agreed between the parties.
Strictly by appointment only. Due to the nature of the property in its current state we advise viewers to take extreme care on site with the grounds being overgrown. Our clients will clear what they can from the bungalow, but numerous items will remain in the outbuildings and vehicles and caravans will not be cleared from the site.
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A deceptively spacious 3 double bedroom bungalow requiring modernisation and improvement throughout, occupying a mature plot extending to 1.71 acres with a range of redundant outbuildings . The property is found on the border between East and West Mersea.
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