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Property for sale

Sold STC Weeley Offers in excess of £800,000

  • Fenn Wright - Signature Homes

    146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

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Bedrooms: 5

A five bedroom detached modern country home, situated at the end of a private lane in a semi-rural location with grounds extending to approximately 6 acres and useful range of outbuildings including barn and garaging for four cars. The property is found set back behind railings with electric gated in and out driveway, provides a traditional home and approximately 5 acres of paddocks suitable for equestrian use.

The property

An entrance door opens through to a small lobby with tiled flooring and door on to a shower room with tiled shower cubicle, vanity unit wash hand basin, toilet, heated towel rail and cloaks cupboard. A further door leads onto the main reception hall, a magnificent room with attractive wood flooring and turning stair flight leading to the first floor accommodation with deep storage cupboard. At one end of the hall is the main drawing room with again attractive wooden flooring, brick fireplace with panelled surround, three exposed beams and dual aspect including large bay window overlooking the rear gardens.

There is a further sitting room again with wooden flooring, brick fireplace and dual aspect. The dining room is a well-proportioned room with attractive stone fireplace and wooden flooring with dual aspect and a connecting door leading through to the kitchen/breakfast room divided into two areas with the breakfast area having built-in cupboards and views over the rear gardens whilst the kitchen is comprehensively fitted with granite work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units under with a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with tiles splash backs between. There is a 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit whilst appliances include integral Bosch dishwasher, Neff double oven and electric hob, Leibher pull out fridge. There is a large utility room with tiled flooring with roll top work surfaces with cupboards under and matching wall mounted cupboards with walk-in deep pantry, tiled flooring and door leading to the outside. A further door leads through to a side lobby where there is a water softner.

First Floor

Stairs lead up from the main reception hall to a long landing with walk-in airing cupboard and access to the loft space. At one end is the Master bedroom with dual aspect, a range of built-in wardrobes and dressing table including bedside cabinets. A door leads through to its own ensuite facilities with walk-in shower cubicle with glass screen, low level wc, bidet and vanity unit wash hand basin and heated towel rail. The third bedroom enjoys a dual aspect and has a range of built-in bedroom furniture including a vanity unit wash hand basin. The second bedroom enjoys a dual aspect, wash hand basin and a fireplace whilst a further double bedroom has built-in wardrobes. The fifth bedroom has been used as a study and has a dual aspect, vanity unit wash hand basin with cupboard beneath and a further storage cupboard.

The main family bathroom has a corner panel bath with independent shower above, vanity unit wash hand basin with cupboard and drawers under, toilet and bidet with tiled flooring and walls.

Outside

The property is retained from a private lane at the end of Gutteridge Hall Lane with a wall and railings with electric gated entrance providing an in and out driveway with central lawn. Adjacent to the property is a store room with boiler room and gardeners toilet whilst there is also an attached double garage, part housing the oil storage tank. There is a further triple bay garage with two electric up and over doors and one manual up and over door with side staircase leading up to a large storage room above. The final main outbuilding is a substantial steel framed agricultural barn, measuring 60'x19' space with opening doors at each end. Suitable for a variety of uses and could house stabling.

At the rear of the property is a patio area leading out onto lawns with rotating summerhouse, pond with waterfall and adjacent shrubs. A further paved area with swimming pool with a shed housing the filter and pump and adjoining sauna room. We understand that both require attention.

Beyond the gardens are fields that extend to approximately 5 acres backing onto woodland and making ideal paddocks for equestrian facility for which the adjoining neighbouring land has been used.

In total the plot extends to approximately 6 acres.

Reception hall 19' 2" x 16' 7" (5.84m x 5.05m)

Drawing room 20' 2" x 16' 6" (6.15m x 5.03m)

Sitting room 14' 9" x 12' (4.5m x 3.66m)

Lobby

Shower room

Dining room 15' x 15' (4.57m x 4.57m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 23' 4" x 13' 4" (7.11m x 4.06m)

Utility room 11' 5" x 10' 8" (3.48m x 3.25m)

Pantry

Side Entrance

Landing

Bedroom one 20' 2" x 13' 2" (6.15m x 4.01m)

Ensuite

Bedroom two 15' x 15' (4.57m x 4.57m)

Bedroom three 14' 3" x 12' (4.34m x 3.66m)

Bedroom four 11' x 10' 10" (3.35m x 3.3m)

Bedroom five 12' x 9' 11" (3.66m x 3.02m)

Bathroom

Outbuildings

Barn 60' 10" x 19' 8" (18.54m x 5.99m)

Garage 17' 6" x 8' 8" (5.33m x 2.64m)

Garage 17' 6" x 8' 8" (5.33m x 2.64m)

Garage 17' 6" x 8' 8" (5.33m x 2.64m)

Store 26' 1" x 7' 5" (7.95m x 2.26m)

Covered store 14' x 11' 9" (4.27m x 3.58m)

Boiler room 14' x 7' 8" (4.27m x 2.34m)

WC

Garage 17' 8" x 16' (5.38m x 4.88m)

Neighbourhood average sold house prices

Detached
£228,332

Based on 3 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Fenn Wright - Signature Homes

    146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01206 621317