Brightlingsea, Essex


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Edwardian Elegancehaart are proud to present to the market this exceptional Edwardian style detached home.Comprising five double bedrooms, spacious kitchen, snug, utility room, dining room, lounge, two downstairs cloakrooms, storage lobby with walk in cupboard, multiple bathrooms, balcony, ample parking, double two storey garage, garden to rear accessed via a private lane and grounds of approximately 0.42 acres.This property is certain to tick all the boxes, completely unique, a stand alone property on a sought after road in bustling Brightlingsea.The property is accessed via an ornate porch which leads to a grand entrance hall and a centrally positioned hard wood staircase. The two principal reception rooms both have square bay windows and are arranged symmetrically, either side of the entrance hall. As our photographs illustrate these room provide enormous entertaining space and include numerous period features including oak flooring, decorative fireplaces, ceiling roses and picture rails.The single story rear addition to the ground floor was extended to create an open plan kitchen/breakfast room with a larder and a snug area. The kitchen is appointed with a mix of black granite and wood surfaces, handmade units, a range cooker, a breakfast bar and a travertine tiled floor. The breakfast area has an outlook over the gardens and draws light from two Velux windows and there are two WCs and a utility also on the ground floor.The extremely impressive master suite occupies the length of the house and (like the second bedroom) takes light from the bay window. There are a series of fitted wardrobes and the luxurious en-suite has a double cubicle shower, his and hers basins and further wardrobes; an additional door to the landing allows this to be used as a family bathroom if needed.The property was built in 1914 by the Aldous family, notable local boat builders who were able to view their boats sailing to and from the town's harbour when stood on the property's roof (still accessible today).The property is set back from Church Road, just under a mile from the waterfront and marina in Brightlingsea in north Essex. The town provides all necessary day to day services and shops, and for commuters there are train links from nearby Alresford and Wivenhoe which allow straight forward access to the City of London.


Access via wooden stained glass door, stairs rising to first floor landing

Lounge 31'2" x 13'7"


WC 7'9" x 3'10"


Dining Room 19'1" x 13'11"


Kitchen 21'2" x 19'6" max

Opening to:

Snug 11'10" x 11'8"

Cupboard housing boiler, doors to:

Utility Room 8'8" x 4'7"

Door leading to:

Storage Area 21'8" x 6'5"

Two walk in storage cupboards, doors to:

WC 6'11" x 2'9"


First Floor Landing

Stairs rising to second floor landing, doors giving to:

Bedroom Two 17'7" x 13'8"

Doors leading to balcony, doors leading to:

Jack and Jill Bathroom 14'1" x 13'9" max

Access via hallway

Bedroom Three 17'4" x 13'8"


Bedroom Five 13'10" x 13'5"


Family Bathroom 11'4" x 7'2"


Second Floor Landing

Doors giving access to:

Bedroom Four 14'3" x 12'2"

Doors to:

Walk in Wardrobe 9'9" x 6'1"


Shower Room 7'6" x 5'11"


Bedroom One 19'8" x 13'4"


Front of Property

Hedging, brick wall, shingle driveway providing am

Double Garage 22'5" x 27'

Electric doors, stairs leading to roof top storage

Rear Garden

Patio, mainly laid to lawn with various trees and shrubs to border, pond area, gate leading to rear, alternate entrance to front giving access to storage area


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