Abbeygate Street, Colchester, Essex (For Sale) Guide Price £230,000

Mid Terraced        2 bedroom(s)         1 bathroom(s)        1 reception room(s)

This Grade II listed two-bedroom timber framed cottage with 19th Century frontage, centrally located, blends both characterful and contemporary features including a redbrick inglenook fireplace, double-hung sash windows, solid wood kitchen and bi-folding doors. Courtyard garden and residents permit parking available.

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


Features:

  • A Grade II listed two-bedroom cottage
  • Conveniently located for town amenities and facilities
  • Well-presented throughout
  • 18ft sitting with inglenook fireplace
  • 15ft kitchen/dining room with bi-folding doors
  • Modern bathroom
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Low-maintenance courtyard garden
  • Residents parking scheme available
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Tucked away on a picturesque street within walking distance of the town centre, this Grade II listed two-bedroom timber framed cottage with 19th Century frontage is centrally located within the highly-regarded Roman town of Colchester. Adapted and improved by the current owner, the property retains a blend of both characterful contemporary features including a redbrick inglenook fireplace, double-hung sash windows, solid wood fitted kitchen and bi-folding doors. Offering an accommodation schedule arranged over three floors, the property is ideally suited as a principal residence or buy-to-let investment. Further benefits to the property include a private courtyard garden and adjacent residents parking.

Eight-panel timber door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 2" x 14' 3" (5.55m x 4.36m) With a wealth of exposed timberwork, eight-foot ceiling heights, double-hung sash window to front and central redbrick inglenook fireplace with hearth, surround and oak bressumer beam over. Staircase rising to first floor and door to:

INNER HALL: With stripped wood-effect flooring, halogen spotlights and door to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 15' 9" x 9' 4" (4.82m x 2.87m) Enjoying a distinctive open plan aspect, fitted with a matching range of solid wood base and glass fronted wall units with wooden preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Ceramic butler sink unit with mixer tap over and shelving above. Fitted appliances include an oven with grill above, fridge/freezer, slimline dishwasher and washing machine. Stripped wood-effect flooring, bi-folding doors to rear opening to courtyard and central skylight.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7' 4" x 3' 10" (2.25m x 1.17m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with chrome shower attachment over.

First floor

LANDING: Window to rear, under stair recess and door to boiler room housing gas-fired boiler with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 1: 12' 6" x 10' 11" (3.82m x 3.35m) With stripped pine flooring, double-hung sash window to front and eight-foot ceiling heights with wealth of exposed timbers, studwork and central ceiling beam. Door with Suffolk latch to recessed storeroom.

Second floor

BEDROOM 2: 13' 4" x 11' 1" (4.08m x 3.38m) With wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, Velux window to rear, doors to low-level eaves storage and further door to fitted wardrobe.

Outside The property is located on Abbeygate Street located in a discrete location amidst a wealth of Victorian architecture. Residence parking is allocated to the property with access immediately adjacent to 1 Abbeygate Street.

The low-maintenance courtyard garden enjoys an ideal external seating area with part-bamboo border to side and to rear.

AGENTS NOTE In line with the Estate Agents Act 1996, potential purchasers should be aware that the property is owned by a relative of an employee of David Burr Estate Agents.

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


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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Features:

  • A Grade II listed two-bedroom cottage
  • Conveniently located for town amenities and facilities
  • Well-presented throughout
  • 18ft sitting with inglenook fireplace
  • 15ft kitchen/dining room with bi-folding doors
  • Modern bathroom
  • 2 double bedrooms
  • Low-maintenance courtyard garden
  • Residents parking scheme available
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Tucked away on a picturesque street within walking distance of the town centre, this Grade II listed two-bedroom timber framed cottage with 19th Century frontage is centrally located within the highly-regarded Roman town of Colchester. Adapted and improved by the current owner, the property retains a blend of both characterful contemporary features including a redbrick inglenook fireplace, double-hung sash windows, solid wood fitted kitchen and bi-folding doors. Offering an accommodation schedule arranged over three floors, the property is ideally suited as a principal residence or buy-to-let investment. Further benefits to the property include a private courtyard garden and adjacent residents parking.

Eight-panel timber door opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 2" x 14' 3" (5.55m x 4.36m) With a wealth of exposed timberwork, eight-foot ceiling heights, double-hung sash window to front and central redbrick inglenook fireplace with hearth, surround and oak bressumer beam over. Staircase rising to first floor and door to:

INNER HALL: With stripped wood-effect flooring, halogen spotlights and door to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: 15' 9" x 9' 4" (4.82m x 2.87m) Enjoying a distinctive open plan aspect, fitted with a matching range of solid wood base and glass fronted wall units with wooden preparation surfaces over and tiling above. Ceramic butler sink unit with mixer tap over and shelving above. Fitted appliances include an oven with grill above, fridge/freezer, slimline dishwasher and washing machine. Stripped wood-effect flooring, bi-folding doors to rear opening to courtyard and central skylight.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 7' 4" x 3' 10" (2.25m x 1.17m) Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and bath with chrome shower attachment over.

First floor

LANDING: Window to rear, under stair recess and door to boiler room housing gas-fired boiler with useful fitted shelving.

BEDROOM 1: 12' 6" x 10' 11" (3.82m x 3.35m) With stripped pine flooring, double-hung sash window to front and eight-foot ceiling heights with wealth of exposed timbers, studwork and central ceiling beam. Door with Suffolk latch to recessed storeroom.

Second floor

BEDROOM 2: 13' 4" x 11' 1" (4.08m x 3.38m) With wealth of exposed timbers and studwork, Velux window to rear, doors to low-level eaves storage and further door to fitted wardrobe.

Outside The property is located on Abbeygate Street located in a discrete location amidst a wealth of Victorian architecture. Residence parking is allocated to the property with access immediately adjacent to 1 Abbeygate Street.

The low-maintenance courtyard garden enjoys an ideal external seating area with part-bamboo border to side and to rear.

AGENTS NOTE In line with the Estate Agents Act 1996, potential purchasers should be aware that the property is owned by a relative of an employee of David Burr Estate Agents.

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

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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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