Braiswick, Colchester, Essex ( For Sale ) Offers in Excess of £1,000,000

Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

An exceptionally well-presented five-bedroom (two en-suite) detached neo-Victorian style individual property offering 2,475 sq ft of accommodation arranged via three ground-floor reception spaces and further benefitting from a detached double garage, ample private parking and partly walled gardens.

Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • An exceptionally well-presented detached property
  • Extending to approx. 2,475 sq ft of accommodation
  • 19ft sitting room, dining room
  • 21ft high-specification kitchen/breakfast room
  • Office, utility room and cloakroom
  • 5 bedrooms over first and second floor
  • 2 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Low-maintenance garden with terrace
  • Double garage and off-street parking
  • 0.9 miles to Colchester North Station

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A five-bedroom (two en-suite) neo-Victorian inspired detached individual residence situated on the much-favoured Northern fringe of Colchester, positioned within the much sought-after region of Braiswick. Set amidst a picturesque street scene comprising an array of individual, largely detached properties lying within walking/cycling distance of Colchester North Station. Offering classically scaled proportions having been subject to a comprehensive single-storey kitchen extension by the current owners, the property offers an accommodation schedule of approximately 2,475 sq ft arranged over three floors, comprising three distinctive reception spaces and offering notable features including eight-foot ceiling heights, stripped wooden flooring, dado rails, architraves and bi-folding doors to the high-gloss, Corian-topped kitchen. An outstanding family home within easy reach of a range of high-performing state and independent schooling, the property further benefits from a detached double garage, partly walled gardens and ample private parking.

Timber-clad security door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 11' 11" x 8' 6" (3.65m x 2.61m) With stripped timber flooring, eight-foot ceiling heights and staircase off. Door to useful under stair storage recess and panel door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 11" x 14' 5" (5.77m x 4.40m) Afforded a bright, triple aspect with double-glazed sash window to side, further sash window and French doors opening directly to the walled terrace and gardens beyond. Stripped timber flooring, central marbled fireplace with inset gas fire, timber surround and mantle over.

DINING ROOM: 13' 1" x 12' 0" (4.00m x 3.66m) Currently utilised as a formal dining room with two sash windows to front affording an attractive aspect over the well-screened front gardens with notable features including dado rail, architraves, eight-foot ceiling heights and stripped timber flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 21' 4" x 14' 6" (6.52m x 4.44m) Extended by the current owners and incorporating an extensive range of gloss-fronted base and wall units with Corian preparation surfaces over. Corian single sink unit with mixer tap over and instant hot water tap. Fitted appliances include a Neff fan oven, microwave oven, warming drawer, full-height Neff fridge/freezer, base level fridge and dishwasher. A four-ring induction hob with extraction facility behind set into the Corian surface. Raised breakfast bar, extensive range of LED spotlights and skylight. Tiled flooring throughout and bi-folding doors opening to the rear terrace and gardens beyond.

UTILITY ROOM: 21' 4" x 4' 11" (6.52m x 1.51m) Fitted with a further extensive range of gloss-fronted base and wall units with integrated freezer, washing machine, dryer and water softener. Tiled flooring throughout and panel-glazed door to outside.

OFFICE/STUDY: 13' 0" narrowing to 7' 4" x 8' 1" (3.98m narrowing to 2.24m x 2.47m) With timber-framed sash windows to front, stripped timber flooring.

CLOAKROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC and wall-hung ceramic wash hand-basin. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator.

First floor

LANDING: Staircase rising to second floor and door to linen store housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 1" x 12' 0" (3.99m x 3.67m) With two sash windows to front, recently recarpeted and panel door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8' 5" x 7' 11" (2.59m x 2.43m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, a granite-effect surface with oak-fronted base level storage, ceramic wash handbasin with cold tap over and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator, LED spotlights and obscured glass sash window to front.

BEDROOM 3: 15' 0" x 13' 1" (4.59m x 4.01m) With two sash windows to rear overlooking the gardens, recess for wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4: 13' 1" x 9' 8" (4.00m x 2.95m) With sash window to rear and double-width fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5: 11' 1" x 9' 5" (3.40m x 2.88m) With two sash windows to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 12' 6" x 5' 4" (3.82m x 1.65m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin, bath with tiling above and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator and obscured glass sash window to rear.

Second floor

PRINCIPAL SUITE: Spanning the entirety of the second floor with door to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: 16' 2" x 14' 10" (4.94m x 4.54m) Afforded a dual aspect with Velux skylights to side and rear, base level bespoke fitted storage unit with part mirror fronted sliding panel doors.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 16' 2" x 10' 6" (4.94m x 3.22m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, Villeroy and Boch wash handbasin set within a mirror-fronted base unit, further bespoke mirror-fronted units with sliding doors to front, Double walk-in shower unit with double shower attachments and further hand-held shower attachment. Steps to a Villeroy and Boch bath, hand-held shower attachment, LED spotlights, hatch to loft and Velux windows to side and rear.

Outside Set behind a low-level brick border with established hedging, wrought-iron railings and private, well-screened front gardens with monkey puzzle tree, seating area and flourishing wisteria.

A slate paved walkway provides side access with gated opening to the rear terrace, well-placed for the mid-afternoon sun. A walled terrace provides a symmetrically designed, outstanding garden feature with various seating areas, central steps and low-level box hedging. A single expanse of lawn borders the terrace with partly walled border, irrigation system, six-foot fence line border and range of both perennial and evergreen trees providing considerable screening, privacy and private aspect.

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 8" x 18' 7" (5.70m x 5.67m) With single up-and-over door to front, light and power connected and personnel door to side.

TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

EPC RATING: Band C. A copy of the energy performance certificate is available on request.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Colchester Borough Council, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG (01206 282222). BAND: G

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • An exceptionally well-presented detached property
  • Extending to approx. 2,475 sq ft of accommodation
  • 19ft sitting room, dining room
  • 21ft high-specification kitchen/breakfast room
  • Office, utility room and cloakroom
  • 5 bedrooms over first and second floor
  • 2 en-suite and family bathroom
  • Low-maintenance garden with terrace
  • Double garage and off-street parking
  • 0.9 miles to Colchester North Station

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A five-bedroom (two en-suite) neo-Victorian inspired detached individual residence situated on the much-favoured Northern fringe of Colchester, positioned within the much sought-after region of Braiswick. Set amidst a picturesque street scene comprising an array of individual, largely detached properties lying within walking/cycling distance of Colchester North Station. Offering classically scaled proportions having been subject to a comprehensive single-storey kitchen extension by the current owners, the property offers an accommodation schedule of approximately 2,475 sq ft arranged over three floors, comprising three distinctive reception spaces and offering notable features including eight-foot ceiling heights, stripped wooden flooring, dado rails, architraves and bi-folding doors to the high-gloss, Corian-topped kitchen. An outstanding family home within easy reach of a range of high-performing state and independent schooling, the property further benefits from a detached double garage, partly walled gardens and ample private parking.

Timber-clad security door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 11' 11" x 8' 6" (3.65m x 2.61m) With stripped timber flooring, eight-foot ceiling heights and staircase off. Door to useful under stair storage recess and panel door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 11" x 14' 5" (5.77m x 4.40m) Afforded a bright, triple aspect with double-glazed sash window to side, further sash window and French doors opening directly to the walled terrace and gardens beyond. Stripped timber flooring, central marbled fireplace with inset gas fire, timber surround and mantle over.

DINING ROOM: 13' 1" x 12' 0" (4.00m x 3.66m) Currently utilised as a formal dining room with two sash windows to front affording an attractive aspect over the well-screened front gardens with notable features including dado rail, architraves, eight-foot ceiling heights and stripped timber flooring.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 21' 4" x 14' 6" (6.52m x 4.44m) Extended by the current owners and incorporating an extensive range of gloss-fronted base and wall units with Corian preparation surfaces over. Corian single sink unit with mixer tap over and instant hot water tap. Fitted appliances include a Neff fan oven, microwave oven, warming drawer, full-height Neff fridge/freezer, base level fridge and dishwasher. A four-ring induction hob with extraction facility behind set into the Corian surface. Raised breakfast bar, extensive range of LED spotlights and skylight. Tiled flooring throughout and bi-folding doors opening to the rear terrace and gardens beyond.

UTILITY ROOM: 21' 4" x 4' 11" (6.52m x 1.51m) Fitted with a further extensive range of gloss-fronted base and wall units with integrated freezer, washing machine, dryer and water softener. Tiled flooring throughout and panel-glazed door to outside.

OFFICE/STUDY: 13' 0" narrowing to 7' 4" x 8' 1" (3.98m narrowing to 2.24m x 2.47m) With timber-framed sash windows to front, stripped timber flooring.

CLOAKROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC and wall-hung ceramic wash hand-basin. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator.

First floor

LANDING: Staircase rising to second floor and door to linen store housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 1" x 12' 0" (3.99m x 3.67m) With two sash windows to front, recently recarpeted and panel door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 8' 5" x 7' 11" (2.59m x 2.43m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, a granite-effect surface with oak-fronted base level storage, ceramic wash handbasin with cold tap over and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator, LED spotlights and obscured glass sash window to front.

BEDROOM 3: 15' 0" x 13' 1" (4.59m x 4.01m) With two sash windows to rear overlooking the gardens, recess for wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4: 13' 1" x 9' 8" (4.00m x 2.95m) With sash window to rear and double-width fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5: 11' 1" x 9' 5" (3.40m x 2.88m) With two sash windows to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 12' 6" x 5' 4" (3.82m x 1.65m) Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin, bath with tiling above and separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator and obscured glass sash window to rear.

Second floor

PRINCIPAL SUITE: Spanning the entirety of the second floor with door to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: 16' 2" x 14' 10" (4.94m x 4.54m) Afforded a dual aspect with Velux skylights to side and rear, base level bespoke fitted storage unit with part mirror fronted sliding panel doors.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 16' 2" x 10' 6" (4.94m x 3.22m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, Villeroy and Boch wash handbasin set within a mirror-fronted base unit, further bespoke mirror-fronted units with sliding doors to front, Double walk-in shower unit with double shower attachments and further hand-held shower attachment. Steps to a Villeroy and Boch bath, hand-held shower attachment, LED spotlights, hatch to loft and Velux windows to side and rear.

Outside Set behind a low-level brick border with established hedging, wrought-iron railings and private, well-screened front gardens with monkey puzzle tree, seating area and flourishing wisteria.

A slate paved walkway provides side access with gated opening to the rear terrace, well-placed for the mid-afternoon sun. A walled terrace provides a symmetrically designed, outstanding garden feature with various seating areas, central steps and low-level box hedging. A single expanse of lawn borders the terrace with partly walled border, irrigation system, six-foot fence line border and range of both perennial and evergreen trees providing considerable screening, privacy and private aspect.

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 8" x 18' 7" (5.70m x 5.67m) With single up-and-over door to front, light and power connected and personnel door to side.

TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

EPC RATING: Band C. A copy of the energy performance certificate is available on request.

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Colchester Borough Council, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3WG (01206 282222). BAND: G

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR.

We value the safety of our clients and employees, please take a moment to review our health and safety guidelines for appointments and visiting offices https://davidburr.co.uk/appointments-guidelines/

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Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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