Great Horkesley, Colchester, Essex ( For Sale ) Guide Price £850,000

Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

A five-bedroom (one en-suite) detached unlisted period property comprising four reception rooms, approximately 2,630 sq ft of accommodation and further benefitting from garaging, ample private parking and outstanding rear gardens enjoying a south-westerly aspect.

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


Features:

  • An unlisted detached period property
  • Providing 2,630 sq ft of accommodation
  • Seamlessly blending period features with contemporary style
  • 15ft AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Study, g/f shower room and utility room
  • 5 first-floor bedrooms via two staircases
  • Beautifully maintained gardens with well-stocked beds
  • Garaging and parking
  • In all about 0.3 acres
  • 4 miles from Colchester

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2500.00

Estimated Yield Income: 3.53%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A five-bedroom (one en-suite) detached unlisted individual period residence, attractively positioned adjacent to open farmland and positioned within the ever-popular North Essex village of Great Horkesley. A rarely available, comprehensively extended market opportunity comprising four ground-floor reception rooms with a granite-topped AGA kitchen/breakfast room and combining a wealth of individual features with high-specification programme of contemporary extension. Notable features include an array of exposed timbers and studwork, timber-framed casement windows, brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove and an outstanding garden room extension with central skylight and French doors opening to the ornate rear terrace with flourishing gardens. Ideally suited as a family home within walking distance of the village amenities, further benefits to the property include tandem garaging, private off-street parking via two driveways and established, well-screened gardens with an Indian sandstone terrace, range of evergreen and perennial planting and enjoying a south-westerly rear aspect.

Original timber door with glass panel screening opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 14' 0" x 11' 3" narrowing to 5' 5" (4.27m x 3.45m narrowing to 1.66m) With tiled flooring throughout, casement window to front and door to useful cloaks storage space. Stable door with glass panel viewing screen opening to:

DINING ROOM: 17' 10" x 12' 10" (5.45m x 3.93m) Enjoying a direct, open timbered link with the sitting room and offering casement window to front, range of original ceiling timbers and staircase off. Opening to useful under stair storage recess and timbered opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 13' 2" x 12' 6" (4.03m x 3.82m) A bright, well-appointed room with casement window range to front and double doors to rear borrowing a wealth of natural light from the garden room. The focal point of the room is a brick fireplace with stone hearth, oak mantle over with inset wood burning stove. Useful storage recesses to side and step up to:

GARDEN ROOM: 18' 3" x 14' 10" (5.57m x 4.53m) A high-specification single-storey addition with stripped engineered oak flooring, range of spotlights, timber-framed skylight and French doors enjoying a westerly aspect opening directly to the Indian sandstone terrace with views across the diverse, well-established rear gardens.

SNUG: (3.58m x 3.31m) 11' 8" x 10' 10" (Accessed via dining room) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to front and side, stripped flooring throughout and views across the enclosed front gardens.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 15' 1" x 14' 2" (4.61m x 4.32m) Fitted with an extensive range of matching base and wall units with part granite and part wood-effect surfaces over with both upstands and tiling above. Ceramic double sink unit, mixer tap over and windows to side and rear overlooking gardens. A two-door oil-fired AGA is centrally positioned within the granite surfaces within a tiled recess with notable fitted appliances including a Neff oven, four-ring Neff hob with extraction above. Space for American-style fridge/freezer, tiled flooring throughout, pantry store with sensor lighting and door with half-height panel glazing opening to rear terrace. LED spotlights and central ceiling timber.

STUDY: 8' 10" x 7' 6" (2.71m x 2.29m) With window to rear overlooking gardens.

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 5" x 6' 0" (2.28m x 1.85m) With half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin with tiling above and separately screened shower unit with shower attachment. Wall-mounted towel radiator and window to rear.

INNER HALL: 12' 11" x 8' 2" (3.96m x 2.51m) With wood-effect flooring throughout, panelling and providing useful cloaks and shoe storage. Opening to:

UTILITY ROOM: 11' 7" x 11' 2" (3.54m x 3.41m) Fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units with preparation surfaces over. Stainless-steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and window range to side. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, additional fridge/freezer and also housing oil-fired boiler. Door to outside.

First floor

LANDING: With window range to side, doors to useful storage with hanging rails and shelving. Opening to:

PRINCIPAL SUITE:

DRESSING ROOM: 8' 7" x 4' 5" (2.63m x 1.36m) With twin doors opening to linen store housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving. Step up and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 1: 14' 2" x 15' 7" narrowing to 8' 11" (4.32m x 4.76m narrowing to 2.73m) Forming part of a two-storey rear extension with casement window range affording a westerly aspect with elevated views across the well-screened rear gardens. Door to store cupboard with useful fitted shelving. Door with Suffolk latch to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7' 8" x 5' 5" (2.35m x 1.67m) With half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and fitted with ceramic WC, Roca wash handbasin and casement window range to side. Separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment and wall-mounted towel radiator.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 6" x 13' 11" (4.43m x 4.25m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to front affording views across adjacent farmland and further window range to rear providing views across the rear gardens. Central chimney breast, exposed timbers and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 11' 8" x 10' 10" (3.57m x 3.32m) With casement window range to front affording views across adjacent farmland.

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 9" x 6' 0" (2.69m x 1.83m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin, bath with tiling above and separately screened shower with chrome shower attachment. Single skylight and wall-mounted towel radiator.

LANDING 2: (Accessed via secondary staircase) With window to side and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 4: 13' 10" x 11' 4" (4.24m x 3.47m) Afforded a dual aspect with window range to side and rear. Fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5: 13' 10" x 11' 4" (4.24m x 3.47m) With window range to side, doors to useful eaves storage space.

Outside The property is situated on The Causeway with two driveways, the northern driveway providing direct access to the:

GARAGE: 21' 9" x 11' 3" (6.64m x 3.43m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected, work bench, window range to side and opening directly to the inner hall.

The principal driveway provides space for approximately four vehicles with a stone paved approach opening to a shingled area providing tandem private parking with fence line boundary, planting and climbing ivy. A brick archway with gated access opens to:



GARDENS: The wonderful gardens which are a true hidden gem within the local area. Developed by the current owners to incorporate extensive border planting with range of camelias, rhododendrons, established hedging, mature trees, red robin, plum, pear and apple trees. A vegetable garden to rear offers multiple walkways with subdivided areas of planting, extensive foxglove border and fence line boundary. A terrace provides an ideal space for entertaining and alfresco dining, with the advantage of two external power sockets. In addition, the garden benefits from distinctive areas separated by neatly arranged planting, range of well-stocked flowerbeds and timber-framed external store

TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Solar hot water to kitchen and upstairs. Oil-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:

  • An unlisted detached period property
  • Providing 2,630 sq ft of accommodation
  • Seamlessly blending period features with contemporary style
  • 15ft AGA kitchen/breakfast room
  • Study, g/f shower room and utility room
  • 5 first-floor bedrooms via two staircases
  • Beautifully maintained gardens with well-stocked beds
  • Garaging and parking
  • In all about 0.3 acres
  • 4 miles from Colchester

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: A five-bedroom (one en-suite) detached unlisted individual period residence, attractively positioned adjacent to open farmland and positioned within the ever-popular North Essex village of Great Horkesley. A rarely available, comprehensively extended market opportunity comprising four ground-floor reception rooms with a granite-topped AGA kitchen/breakfast room and combining a wealth of individual features with high-specification programme of contemporary extension. Notable features include an array of exposed timbers and studwork, timber-framed casement windows, brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove and an outstanding garden room extension with central skylight and French doors opening to the ornate rear terrace with flourishing gardens. Ideally suited as a family home within walking distance of the village amenities, further benefits to the property include tandem garaging, private off-street parking via two driveways and established, well-screened gardens with an Indian sandstone terrace, range of evergreen and perennial planting and enjoying a south-westerly rear aspect.

Original timber door with glass panel screening opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 14' 0" x 11' 3" narrowing to 5' 5" (4.27m x 3.45m narrowing to 1.66m) With tiled flooring throughout, casement window to front and door to useful cloaks storage space. Stable door with glass panel viewing screen opening to:

DINING ROOM: 17' 10" x 12' 10" (5.45m x 3.93m) Enjoying a direct, open timbered link with the sitting room and offering casement window to front, range of original ceiling timbers and staircase off. Opening to useful under stair storage recess and timbered opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 13' 2" x 12' 6" (4.03m x 3.82m) A bright, well-appointed room with casement window range to front and double doors to rear borrowing a wealth of natural light from the garden room. The focal point of the room is a brick fireplace with stone hearth, oak mantle over with inset wood burning stove. Useful storage recesses to side and step up to:

GARDEN ROOM: 18' 3" x 14' 10" (5.57m x 4.53m) A high-specification single-storey addition with stripped engineered oak flooring, range of spotlights, timber-framed skylight and French doors enjoying a westerly aspect opening directly to the Indian sandstone terrace with views across the diverse, well-established rear gardens.

SNUG: (3.58m x 3.31m) 11' 8" x 10' 10" (Accessed via dining room) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to front and side, stripped flooring throughout and views across the enclosed front gardens.

AGA KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 15' 1" x 14' 2" (4.61m x 4.32m) Fitted with an extensive range of matching base and wall units with part granite and part wood-effect surfaces over with both upstands and tiling above. Ceramic double sink unit, mixer tap over and windows to side and rear overlooking gardens. A two-door oil-fired AGA is centrally positioned within the granite surfaces within a tiled recess with notable fitted appliances including a Neff oven, four-ring Neff hob with extraction above. Space for American-style fridge/freezer, tiled flooring throughout, pantry store with sensor lighting and door with half-height panel glazing opening to rear terrace. LED spotlights and central ceiling timber.

STUDY: 8' 10" x 7' 6" (2.71m x 2.29m) With window to rear overlooking gardens.

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 5" x 6' 0" (2.28m x 1.85m) With half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin with tiling above and separately screened shower unit with shower attachment. Wall-mounted towel radiator and window to rear.

INNER HALL: 12' 11" x 8' 2" (3.96m x 2.51m) With wood-effect flooring throughout, panelling and providing useful cloaks and shoe storage. Opening to:

UTILITY ROOM: 11' 7" x 11' 2" (3.54m x 3.41m) Fitted with an extensive range of base and wall units with preparation surfaces over. Stainless-steel single sink unit with hot and cold tap over and window range to side. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, additional fridge/freezer and also housing oil-fired boiler. Door to outside.

First floor

LANDING: With window range to side, doors to useful storage with hanging rails and shelving. Opening to:

PRINCIPAL SUITE:

DRESSING ROOM: 8' 7" x 4' 5" (2.63m x 1.36m) With twin doors opening to linen store housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving. Step up and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 1: 14' 2" x 15' 7" narrowing to 8' 11" (4.32m x 4.76m narrowing to 2.73m) Forming part of a two-storey rear extension with casement window range affording a westerly aspect with elevated views across the well-screened rear gardens. Door to store cupboard with useful fitted shelving. Door with Suffolk latch to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 7' 8" x 5' 5" (2.35m x 1.67m) With half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and fitted with ceramic WC, Roca wash handbasin and casement window range to side. Separately screened shower unit with chrome shower attachment and wall-mounted towel radiator.

BEDROOM 2: 14' 6" x 13' 11" (4.43m x 4.25m) Afforded a dual aspect with casement window range to front affording views across adjacent farmland and further window range to rear providing views across the rear gardens. Central chimney breast, exposed timbers and hatch to loft.

BEDROOM 3: 11' 8" x 10' 10" (3.57m x 3.32m) With casement window range to front affording views across adjacent farmland.

SHOWER ROOM: 8' 9" x 6' 0" (2.69m x 1.83m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash handbasin, bath with tiling above and separately screened shower with chrome shower attachment. Single skylight and wall-mounted towel radiator.

LANDING 2: (Accessed via secondary staircase) With window to side and door with Suffolk latch opening to:

BEDROOM 4: 13' 10" x 11' 4" (4.24m x 3.47m) Afforded a dual aspect with window range to side and rear. Fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM 5: 13' 10" x 11' 4" (4.24m x 3.47m) With window range to side, doors to useful eaves storage space.

Outside The property is situated on The Causeway with two driveways, the northern driveway providing direct access to the:

GARAGE: 21' 9" x 11' 3" (6.64m x 3.43m) With twin hinged doors to front, light and power connected, work bench, window range to side and opening directly to the inner hall.

The principal driveway provides space for approximately four vehicles with a stone paved approach opening to a shingled area providing tandem private parking with fence line boundary, planting and climbing ivy. A brick archway with gated access opens to:



GARDENS: The wonderful gardens which are a true hidden gem within the local area. Developed by the current owners to incorporate extensive border planting with range of camelias, rhododendrons, established hedging, mature trees, red robin, plum, pear and apple trees. A vegetable garden to rear offers multiple walkways with subdivided areas of planting, extensive foxglove border and fence line boundary. A terrace provides an ideal space for entertaining and alfresco dining, with the advantage of two external power sockets. In addition, the garden benefits from distinctive areas separated by neatly arranged planting, range of well-stocked flowerbeds and timber-framed external store

TENURE: Freehold

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Solar hot water to kitchen and upstairs. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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