Lexden, Colchester, Essex (For Sale) Guide Price £325,000

Semi-Detached House        2 bedroom(s)         1 bathroom(s)        1 reception room(s)

The principal wing of a 15th Century timber framed Grade II listed two-bedroom cottage has been immaculately restored whilst maintaining period features including an inglenook fireplace, original leaded light windows, timber and studwork, oak flooring and south facing rear garden and gated access.

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


Features:

  • An immaculately restored cottage forming the principal wing of a Grade II listed property
  • Wealth of period features
  • 17ft sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • 16ft kitchen/dining room
  • Separate utility room
  • 12ft master bedroom with vaulted ceiling
  • Second double bedroom also with vaulted ceiling
  • Bathroom including roll-top bath with claw feet
  • South facing garden with gated side access and store
  • Exceptional location for town centre and commuting

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Beam Ends Cottage is the principal wing of a 15th Century timber framed Grade II listed cottage, immaculately restored as a two-bedroom property set within the highly-regarded region of Lexden, conveniently located for the town centre with its range of amenities, excellent schools, parks, local footpaths, the A12 trunk road and Colchester North Station (2 miles). Completed with a clear emphasis on high quality fixtures, fittings and materials utilised throughout, the property is brimming with character and is notable for its impressive inglenook fireplace, original leaded light windows, wealth of exposed timber and studwork, stripped oak flooring, mezzanine floor and kingpost. Offering an accommodation schedule in the region of 1,000 sq ft, the property further benefits from a south facing rear aspect with private yet established rear garden and gated side access.

SOLID TIMBER DOOR OPENING TO:

SITTING ROOM 17' 8" x 13' 3" (5.38m x 4.04m) Characterised by a wealth of exposed timber and studwork, the focal point of the room is a magnificant inglenook fireplace with Suffolk grey brick hearth, redbrick surround, oak bressumer beam over and inset grate. Recessed study area with obscured glass window to front, three range leaded light window, stripped oak flooring, and door to useful under stair storage recess. Door to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 15' 10" x 12' 11" (4.83m x 3.94m) Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with preparation surfaces over. Double ceramic Belfast sink unit with windows to rear overlooking the south facing gardens. Fitted appliances include a Sandstrom dishwasher and space for four-door Rangemaster double oven with five-ring ceramic hob over and plate warmer (available via separate negotiation). Terracotta quarry-style tiled flooring throughout, space for dining table, windows to side and oak partition. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM 5' 2" x 5' 1" (1.57m x 1.55m) Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Two wall units, tiled preparation work surfaces and clouded glazed leaded light window to rear.

LANDING With range of exposed timber and studwork, window to side and door to:

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 4" x 9' 8" (3.76m x 2.95m) With triple width window range to front, door to low-level eaves storage space, 12ft ceiling heights and mezzanine with spacious storage cupboard and kingpost.

BEDROOM 2 12' 5" x 11' 1" (3.78m x 3.38m) Set to the rear of the property with a range of timber crossbeams, low-level fitted wardrobes, windows to rear overlooking gardens.

FAMILY BATHROOM 8' 2" x 6' 2" (2.49m x 1.88m) With part tongue and groove panelling, slate tiled flooring and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and roll-top bath with claw feet and chrome shower attachment. Windows to side and rear.

OUTSIDE Enjoying an elevated setting on Lexden Road, the property benefits from a shared walkway to side with pedestrian access to both 164 Lexden Road and adjacent property. Gated side access is provided to the rear garden in which a terrace is flanked by a central expanse of lawn with established border plants, herb garden, low-level box hedging and 6ft fence line border. A useful garden store to rear benefits from having electricity connected.

AGENT'S NOTE It is noted there is a flying freehold with the neighbouring property applying to the storage cupboard in the master bedroom.

In line with the Estate Agents Act 1996, potential purchasers should be aware that the property is owned by 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:

  • An immaculately restored cottage forming the principal wing of a Grade II listed property
  • Wealth of period features
  • 17ft sitting room with inglenook fireplace
  • 16ft kitchen/dining room
  • Separate utility room
  • 12ft master bedroom with vaulted ceiling
  • Second double bedroom also with vaulted ceiling
  • Bathroom including roll-top bath with claw feet
  • South facing garden with gated side access and store
  • Exceptional location for town centre and commuting

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Beam Ends Cottage is the principal wing of a 15th Century timber framed Grade II listed cottage, immaculately restored as a two-bedroom property set within the highly-regarded region of Lexden, conveniently located for the town centre with its range of amenities, excellent schools, parks, local footpaths, the A12 trunk road and Colchester North Station (2 miles). Completed with a clear emphasis on high quality fixtures, fittings and materials utilised throughout, the property is brimming with character and is notable for its impressive inglenook fireplace, original leaded light windows, wealth of exposed timber and studwork, stripped oak flooring, mezzanine floor and kingpost. Offering an accommodation schedule in the region of 1,000 sq ft, the property further benefits from a south facing rear aspect with private yet established rear garden and gated side access.

SOLID TIMBER DOOR OPENING TO:

SITTING ROOM 17' 8" x 13' 3" (5.38m x 4.04m) Characterised by a wealth of exposed timber and studwork, the focal point of the room is a magnificant inglenook fireplace with Suffolk grey brick hearth, redbrick surround, oak bressumer beam over and inset grate. Recessed study area with obscured glass window to front, three range leaded light window, stripped oak flooring, and door to useful under stair storage recess. Door to:

KITCHEN/DINING ROOM 15' 10" x 12' 11" (4.83m x 3.94m) Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with preparation surfaces over. Double ceramic Belfast sink unit with windows to rear overlooking the south facing gardens. Fitted appliances include a Sandstrom dishwasher and space for four-door Rangemaster double oven with five-ring ceramic hob over and plate warmer (available via separate negotiation). Terracotta quarry-style tiled flooring throughout, space for dining table, windows to side and oak partition. Door to:

UTILITY ROOM 5' 2" x 5' 1" (1.57m x 1.55m) Space and plumbing for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. Two wall units, tiled preparation work surfaces and clouded glazed leaded light window to rear.

LANDING With range of exposed timber and studwork, window to side and door to:

MASTER BEDROOM 12' 4" x 9' 8" (3.76m x 2.95m) With triple width window range to front, door to low-level eaves storage space, 12ft ceiling heights and mezzanine with spacious storage cupboard and kingpost.

BEDROOM 2 12' 5" x 11' 1" (3.78m x 3.38m) Set to the rear of the property with a range of timber crossbeams, low-level fitted wardrobes, windows to rear overlooking gardens.

FAMILY BATHROOM 8' 2" x 6' 2" (2.49m x 1.88m) With part tongue and groove panelling, slate tiled flooring and fitted with ceramic WC, pedestal wash hand basin and roll-top bath with claw feet and chrome shower attachment. Windows to side and rear.

OUTSIDE Enjoying an elevated setting on Lexden Road, the property benefits from a shared walkway to side with pedestrian access to both 164 Lexden Road and adjacent property. Gated side access is provided to the rear garden in which a terrace is flanked by a central expanse of lawn with established border plants, herb garden, low-level box hedging and 6ft fence line border. A useful garden store to rear benefits from having electricity connected.

AGENT'S NOTE It is noted there is a flying freehold with the neighbouring property applying to the storage cupboard in the master bedroom.

In line with the Estate Agents Act 1996, potential purchasers should be aware that the property is owned by 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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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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