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

Detached House         4 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        3 reception room(s)

A four-bedroom (one en-suite) individual detached unlisted period residence offering three reception rooms and further benefitting from a detached double garage, unrivalled views across the Colne Valley and a total plot size of approximately 0.6 acres.

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


Features:

  • A detached unlisted period property
  • Extending to approx. 2,400 sq. ft of accommodation
  • 3 reception rooms including 23ft garden room
  • Ground-floor bedroom (study) with en-suite
  • 3 first-floor double bedrooms
  • First-floor family bathroom and 1 en-suite
  • Well-stocked gardens
  • Extending to approx. 0.6 acres
  • Double garage and ample private parking
  • Stunning countryside views

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Occupying an unrivalled setting with uninterrupted views across the rolling Colne Valley, is a remarkably unlisted four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached individual period residence. Tucked away on a no-through road amidst a picturesque landscape with some of the region's finest views. A highly adaptable opportunity with an accommodation schedule to the principal residence of approximately 2,400 sq ft arranged via three distinctive ground-floor reception rooms with notable retained features including UPVC double-glazed windows, oak internal doors, exposed timber and studwork and extensive use of glass across the south-facing elevation to maximise the impact of the rolling farmland and woodland that encompass the valley beyond. Offering considerable scope to further develop if so required (subject to the necessary planning consents). The property further benefits from a detached double garage, ample private parking and established, well-screened grounds with a total plot size of approximately 0.6 acres.

Panel-glazed timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE PORCH: With stripped wood-effect flooring, panel glazing to rear, leaded-light casement window to front and panel-glazed double doors opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With exposed timberwork, oak architraves, stripped wood-effect flooring and step down to:

INNER HALL: With staircase off rising to first floor, two oak doors opening to useful under stair storage recesses and array of exposed timber and studwork. Steps up to:

DINING ROOM: Centrally positioned and afforded a dual aspect with leaded-light casement window range to side and further casement window range affording an outstanding aspect across the side gardens and farmland beyond. Fireplace with granite hearth. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: Afforded a wealth of natural light from the triple aspect with extensive range of casement windows to front, side and rear with panel-glazed door opening to gardens. Range of LED spotlights, twin oak-fronted double width storage units with shelving.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of shaker-style base units and part-glass-fronted wall units with wood-effect preparation surfaces and tiling above. Ceramic single-sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and casement window range to side and rear affording views across the gardens and unspoilt landscape beyond. Fitted appliances include a Bosch oven with grill, five-ring gas hob with extraction over and space for fridge/freezer. Stripped wood-effect flooring throughout, wall-mounted towel radiator, space for dishwasher and an extensive range of ceiling timbers. Opening to:

GARDEN ROOM: Forming part of an outstanding two storey rear extension with extensive use of glass across the south-facing rear elevation with three sets of doors leading directly to the raised terrace with views across the landscape beyond. Stripped oak flooring, floor-to-ceiling exposed oak timbers and full-height panel-glazed windows to side.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: A ground-floor double bedroom afforded a triple aspect with leaded-light window ranges to front and side, further picture window affording views across the established, well-screened gardens. Twin oak doors to:

UTILITY STORE: With space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer and also housing gas-fired combination boiler.

JACK AND JILL BATHROOM: Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within an oak-veneer-fronted unit with recessed mirror, LED down lighting and bath with both mounted shower attachment and screen to side. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator.

First floor

LANDING: Providing access to all three first-floor bedrooms, with extensive range of exposed timberwork, hatch to loft and door to storeroom with useful fitted shelving. Further door to eaves storage space. Step up and oak door opening to:

BEDROOM 1: An outstanding principal bedroom suite affording a southerly aspect with extensive use of glass across the rear elevations affording uninterrupted views. Floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobe units, fold-out pine door to eaves storage space and oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a fitted base unit and tiling above in addition to a walk-in shower unit with mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator and window to side afforded far-reaching views.

BEDROOM 2: Afforded a triple aspect with leaded-light casement window range to front, further windows to side and rear, ample space for free-standing wardrobes and units.

BEDROOM 3: With leaded-light window range to front, further leaded-light window to side and twin doors to low-level eaves storage space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a wood-effect-topped base unit and bath with tiling above and separately screened shower area with shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated tow radiator and casement window range to side.

Outside Located on Cooks Mill Lane, a quiet no-through lane, with access via a shingled driveway opening into a private parking area providing space for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

GARAGE: With twin up-and-over doors to front, light and power connected and personnel door to side.


TENURE: Freehold

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

EPC RATING: Band D. 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/

GARDENS: The gardens envelope the property with an extensive range of established border hedging, mature trees and wealth of flower beds with single expanse of lawn on a slight gradient falling with the valley and providing both privacy and views. A raised decked terrace is ideally placed for entertaining/alfresco dining and maximising the impact of the surrounding landscape with a timber-framed garden store to the rear of the gardens with open frontage. In all about 0.6 acres (subject to survey).


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:

  • A detached unlisted period property
  • Extending to approx. 2,400 sq. ft of accommodation
  • 3 reception rooms including 23ft garden room
  • Ground-floor bedroom (study) with en-suite
  • 3 first-floor double bedrooms
  • First-floor family bathroom and 1 en-suite
  • Well-stocked gardens
  • Extending to approx. 0.6 acres
  • Double garage and ample private parking
  • Stunning countryside views

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Occupying an unrivalled setting with uninterrupted views across the rolling Colne Valley, is a remarkably unlisted four-bedroom (one en-suite) detached individual period residence. Tucked away on a no-through road amidst a picturesque landscape with some of the region's finest views. A highly adaptable opportunity with an accommodation schedule to the principal residence of approximately 2,400 sq ft arranged via three distinctive ground-floor reception rooms with notable retained features including UPVC double-glazed windows, oak internal doors, exposed timber and studwork and extensive use of glass across the south-facing elevation to maximise the impact of the rolling farmland and woodland that encompass the valley beyond. Offering considerable scope to further develop if so required (subject to the necessary planning consents). The property further benefits from a detached double garage, ample private parking and established, well-screened grounds with a total plot size of approximately 0.6 acres.

Panel-glazed timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE PORCH: With stripped wood-effect flooring, panel glazing to rear, leaded-light casement window to front and panel-glazed double doors opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: With exposed timberwork, oak architraves, stripped wood-effect flooring and step down to:

INNER HALL: With staircase off rising to first floor, two oak doors opening to useful under stair storage recesses and array of exposed timber and studwork. Steps up to:

DINING ROOM: Centrally positioned and afforded a dual aspect with leaded-light casement window range to side and further casement window range affording an outstanding aspect across the side gardens and farmland beyond. Fireplace with granite hearth. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: Afforded a wealth of natural light from the triple aspect with extensive range of casement windows to front, side and rear with panel-glazed door opening to gardens. Range of LED spotlights, twin oak-fronted double width storage units with shelving.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of shaker-style base units and part-glass-fronted wall units with wood-effect preparation surfaces and tiling above. Ceramic single-sink unit with vegetable drainer to side, mixer tap above and casement window range to side and rear affording views across the gardens and unspoilt landscape beyond. Fitted appliances include a Bosch oven with grill, five-ring gas hob with extraction over and space for fridge/freezer. Stripped wood-effect flooring throughout, wall-mounted towel radiator, space for dishwasher and an extensive range of ceiling timbers. Opening to:

GARDEN ROOM: Forming part of an outstanding two storey rear extension with extensive use of glass across the south-facing rear elevation with three sets of doors leading directly to the raised terrace with views across the landscape beyond. Stripped oak flooring, floor-to-ceiling exposed oak timbers and full-height panel-glazed windows to side.

BEDROOM 4/STUDY: A ground-floor double bedroom afforded a triple aspect with leaded-light window ranges to front and side, further picture window affording views across the established, well-screened gardens. Twin oak doors to:

UTILITY STORE: With space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer and also housing gas-fired combination boiler.

JACK AND JILL BATHROOM: Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within an oak-veneer-fronted unit with recessed mirror, LED down lighting and bath with both mounted shower attachment and screen to side. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator.

First floor

LANDING: Providing access to all three first-floor bedrooms, with extensive range of exposed timberwork, hatch to loft and door to storeroom with useful fitted shelving. Further door to eaves storage space. Step up and oak door opening to:

BEDROOM 1: An outstanding principal bedroom suite affording a southerly aspect with extensive use of glass across the rear elevations affording uninterrupted views. Floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobe units, fold-out pine door to eaves storage space and oak door opening to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Fully tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a fitted base unit and tiling above in addition to a walk-in shower unit with mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel radiator and window to side afforded far-reaching views.

BEDROOM 2: Afforded a triple aspect with leaded-light casement window range to front, further windows to side and rear, ample space for free-standing wardrobes and units.

BEDROOM 3: With leaded-light window range to front, further leaded-light window to side and twin doors to low-level eaves storage space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a wood-effect-topped base unit and bath with tiling above and separately screened shower area with shower attachment. Wall-mounted heated tow radiator and casement window range to side.

Outside Located on Cooks Mill Lane, a quiet no-through lane, with access via a shingled driveway opening into a private parking area providing space for approximately five vehicles. Direct access is provided to the:

GARAGE: With twin up-and-over doors to front, light and power connected and personnel door to side.


TENURE: Freehold

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

EPC RATING: Band D. 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/

GARDENS: The gardens envelope the property with an extensive range of established border hedging, mature trees and wealth of flower beds with single expanse of lawn on a slight gradient falling with the valley and providing both privacy and views. A raised decked terrace is ideally placed for entertaining/alfresco dining and maximising the impact of the surrounding landscape with a timber-framed garden store to the rear of the gardens with open frontage. In all about 0.6 acres (subject to survey).

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Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

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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