We are privileged to present to market this handsome, grand six bedroom detached residence, on one of Colchester's most desirable roads. Positioned peacefully on a picturesque road within Lexden, a rare opportunity has arisen to purchase this executive home set within walking distance of the Town, Station and some of the finest schools in the country. An imposing property of which has been loved and maintained by the current owners throughout their ownership and boasts a vast array of exceptionally spacious and well appointed accommodation throughout. Ideal for the growing family, it offers the ideal opportunity for any homeowner to settle into their dream long-term home & enjoy all that Lexden living has to offer.
The ground floor accommodation commences with the most impressive of reception halls, featuring terrazzo concrete flooring and an elegant staircase, from which two large formal reception rooms follow. The formal reception room to the front of the property houses a feature box bay, complete with recently restored wooden windows, completed by renowned sash window specialists, Ventrola. There is an additional reception room to the rear, housing original timber, glass panel french doors. The property benefits from a spacious fitted kitchen-diner, separate utility room and provides excellent scope for future extension. There is also the benefit of a downstairs W.C.
With accommodation evenly distributed across three floor, the first floor allows for three exceptional bedrooms. The principle bedroom is one of an impressive size and features three sash windows to front aspect, with the benefit of alcove built in wardrobes and a 'Jack & Jill' style en-suite bathroom (there is also access from the first floor landing, acting as an additional family bathroom). There is the added benefit of a further four piece bathroom suite. The property benefits from a separate boiler room, housing a recently fitted 'Worcester' pressurised boiler system. The second floor, accessible from another staircase on the first floor, houses three further well proportioned bedrooms, with further scope for additional conversion.
This charming period home comes complete with a mature, peaceful and private garden. Landscaped to the highest of standards and maintained throughout, the garden features the perfect mix of hard & soft landscaping, with a large patio area and the remainder laid to lawn, with sections cleverly partitioned with trellis fencing. Off road parking can be found to the front of the property, with further parking easily accessible on road with a residents parking permit. Presented to the open market in first class order, early internal inspections are encouraged to avoid disappointment.
10' 0" x 13' 1" (3.05m x 3.99m) Stained glass entrance door to front aspect, autumnal obscure glass, column radiator, 'Texecom' alarm panel, brushed steel light switches, original tarratozo flooring, further doors to:
W.C, vanity hand basin, obscure window to side aspect, radiator, wood effect laminate flooring
Formal Reception Room
14' 11" x 18' 9" (4.55m x 5.71m) Ventrola restored sash windows to front aspect (box bay) with inset roller blinds, x2 radiators, original patterned ceiling with feature ceiling roses, brushed steel light switches, feature fireplace with oak mantle and tiled hearth, variety of communication points
14' 0" x 13' 1" (4.27m x 3.99m) Original glass panelled french doors, luxury herringbone flooring throughout, column radiator, bespoke joinery with eye level shelves and base level cupboards, feature fireplace with stone hearth and wood mantle, feature ceiling rose, communication points, serving hatch to kitchen
19' 3" x 11' 2" (5.87m x 3.40m) Variety of fitted base and eye level units with work surfaces over, inset sink, drainer and mixer tap over, tiled splashback, radiator, sash window to side aspect with 1/2 obscure window, space under counter for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, gas cooker, inset spotlights, brushed chrome light switches, original service bell system, windows to rear aspect, open plan to:
6' 7" x 6' 9" (2.01m x 2.06m) Base and eye level units with work surfaces over, under counter space for washing machine & tumble dryer, wood floor throughout, inset spotlights, door to rear garden
First Floor Landing
Full length feature double glazed sash window to side aspect with 1/2 frosted panel, under stairs cupboard, brushed steel light switches, stairs to second floor landing, further doors to:
15' 0" x 15' 0" (4.57m x 4.57m) Sash windows to front aspect, made-to-measure blinds, built in alcove storage cupboard, feature fireplace, door to 'Jack & Jill' style bathroom, brushed steel light switches
Jack & Jill Bathroom
7' 0" x 9' 11" (2.13m x 3.02m) Honeycombe patterned tilled floor, radiator, panel bath and tiled wall finish, Burlington pedestal wash hand basin, W.C, sash window to front aspect, wall mounted light
12' 5" x 14' 0" (3.78m x 4.27m) UPVC window to rear aspect, built in alcove cupboard, brushed steel light switches, radiator
8' 6" x 12' 8" (2.59m x 3.86m) Radiator, column radiator, brushed steel light switches, built in triple wardrobes
Additional Family Bathroom
Panel bath, vanity wash hand basin, 1/2 tiled walls throughout, sash window to side aspect with 1/2 obscure window, wood effect laminate flooring, shower cubicle, extractor fan
2' 11" x 4' 8" (0.89m x 1.42m) Recently fitted 'Worcester' pressurised boiler & HIVE system, wood effect laminate flooring, sash window to side aspect with 1/2 obscure window, brushed steel light switches
Second Floor Landing
Stairs to first floor, further doors to:
10' 11" x 14' 9" (3.33m x 4.50m) Sash window to side aspect, radiator, over stairs cupboard, loft access above, further doors to:
9' 2" x 13' 3" (2.79m x 4.04m) Exposed wood floorboards, radiator, cast iron feature fireplace with mosaic tiled hearth, sash window to side aspect
8' 10" x 11' 3" (2.69m x 3.43m) Radiator, wall mounted wash basin with tiled splashback, sash window to side aspect.
Garden & Outside
This charming period home comes complete with a mature, peaceful and private garden. Landscaped to the highest of standards and maintained throughout, the garden features the perfect mix of hard & soft landscaping, with a large patio area and the remainder laid to lawn, with sections cleverly partitioned with trellis fencing. Off road parking can be found to the front of the property, with further parking easily accessible on road with a residents parking permit.