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West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex ( Sold STC ) Guide Price £795,000

Detached House         4 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        2 reception room(s)

A distinctive four-bedroom detached property well-presented throughout and set on a no-through lane within walking distance of the centre of West Bergholt and further benefitting from a detached double garage, ample private parking and a total plot size of approximately 0.5 acres afforded elevated views rolling countryside.

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


Features:

  • Detached property on a no-through road
  • Extending to approximately 1,875 sq ft of accommodation
  • 18ft sitting room with wood burning stove
  • 18ft kitchen/breakfast room
  • Dining room, study, utility/boot room
  • 2 ground-floor bedrooms and 2 shower rooms
  • 2 first-floor bedrooms and family bathroom
  • External office/gym
  • Double garage and ample parking
  • In all about 0.5 acres

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Estimated Monthly Rental Income: £2250.00

Estimated Yield Income: 3.4%


PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Set on a no-through road affording elevated views across the River Colne is an exceptionally well presented four-bedroom detached property enjoying a distinctive open plan ground-floor aspect and completed to an excellent standard throughout. Situated on Bourne Road within the much sought-after North Essex village of West Bergholt, the property has been subject to a comprehensive programme of improvement and enhancement by the current owners, offering an accommodation schedule of approximately 1,875 sq ft. Conveniently placed for the village bus route, both state and independent schooling, the A12 trunk road and Colchester North Station in addition to a network of countryside walks, the property offers both ground and first-floor bedroom accommodation with notable distinctive features including a Corian topped kitchen, LED lighting, aluminium framed doors and traditional wood burning stove. Ideally suited as a family home, the property further benefits from a double garage with electric roller door, ample private parking via two driveway access points, a rear terrace, an external office/gym and total plot size of approximately 0.5 acres with south-facing side terrace affording elevated views across rolling countryside.

Stable door with stained glass panel opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 19' 5" x 9' 4" narrowing to 3' 5" (5.93m x 2.85m narrowing to 1.05m) With engineered flooring, traditional column style radiator and staircase with oak treads and up-lighting rising to first-floor. Door to useful under stair storage recess and oak door opening to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 18' 0" x 11' 10" (5.49m x 3.63m) Enjoying a distinctive open plan aspect linking directly with the dining room and sitting room, the kitchen is fitted with a matching range of soft-close base units with Corian preparation surfaces over, upstands above and further range of wall units. Ceramic Villeroy and Boch single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side and copper mixer tap with instant hot water feature. Further appliances include a Neff oven with grill, four-ring Neff ceramic hob, separate gas hob, dishwasher, space for an American style fridge/freezer and central Corian topped island with wine cooler. Further features include obscured glass fronted wall units, deep-fill pan drawers and wall units with shutter style fronts. Range of LED spotlights, single ceiling light and opening to:

DINING ROOM: 12' 11" x 10' 11" (3.94m x 3.33m) Enjoying a southerly aspect via aluminium framed double glazed doors to side, column style radiator and engineered flooring throughout. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 5" x 17' 6" (5.62m x 5.34m) The principal reception space enjoying a dual south/westerly aspect with sash window to side and double doors to rear with panel screens either side affording direct access to the rear terrace and gardens beyond. Range of fitted storage units currently utilised as a log store, wood burning stove set on a composite stone hearth and pitched roofline with Velux skylight and timber crossbeams. Half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and shelved storage recess to rear.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: 14' 11" x 8' 1" (4.55m x 2.47m) With useful cloaks storage, seat/wood store and sash window to front. Folding oak door to full-height fitted storage recess, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer and single skylight. Sliding oak door to:

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 4" x 5' 3" (2.26m x 1.61m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a wood-effect base unit and fully tiled separately screened shower with both mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Heated towel radiator and obscured glass sash window to rear.

STUDY: 9' 8" x 6' 6" (2.95m x 1.99m) With engineered flooring throughout, LED spotlights.

BEDROOM 3: 11' 9" x 10' 5" (3.60m x 3.18m) With two sash windows to front, engineered flooring throughout and tongue and groove panelling. Oak door to fitted wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail and sensor lighting.

BEDROOM 4: 9' 10" x 9' 9" (3.00m x 2.99m) With casement window to rear, engineered flooring.

SHOWER ROOM: 6' 3" x 5' 11" (1.93m x 1.82m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a floating gloss fronted unit with mirror fronted storage above, fully tiled separately screened shower with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass window to side.

First-floor

LANDING:

BEDROOM 1: 14' 11" x 13' 8" (4.56m x 4.18m) Set beneath a pitched roofline with three-window range to rear affording elevated views across the established gardens. Extensive range of fitted eves storage with hanging rails.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 1" x 10' 5" (3.99m x 3.20m) With two sash windows to front elevation affording elevated views across rolling farmland adjacent. Eves storage space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 2" x 6' 7" (2.50m x 2.02m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with tiling above and bath with hand-held shower attachment, wall-mounted heated towel rail and Velux window to side affording elevated views towards the River Colne across rolling countryside.

Outside Centrally positioned within its established grounds, the property is positioned on Bourne Road, with a five-bar gate opening to a single width shingle driveway providing ample private parking, continuing beside the property with direct access to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 4" x 15' 2" (5.60m x 4.64m) With electric roller door to front, light and power connected.


GARDEN: The landscaped terracing envelopes the property with a herringbone patterned brick walkway immediately to the front elevation with expanse of lawn, range of established trees and stepped access to the further driveway providing tandem parking for approximately eight vehicles if so required. Developing flowerbeds with chippings separate the parking area and south-facing side terrace which is exceptionally placed to enjoy the surrounding views across the adjacent landscape and continuing to the rear of the property where a further terrace affords views directly across the rear gardens. Areas of flowerbeds and useful timber framed external stores mark the periphery of the gardens with a single expanse of lawn beyond, established hedge line border with direct access to the office/gym 12' 6" x 12' 5" (3.82m x 3.80m) and selection of apple trees beyond. Enjoying a private, tranquil setting with outstanding views across the surrounding landscape.

AGENTS NOTE: Planning permission was granted in 2019 for a two-storey side extension. Planning reference number 192366 details of which can be viewed at https://www.colchester.gov.uk/planning-search-results/

SERVICES: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. 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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Full Details

Features:

  • Detached property on a no-through road
  • Extending to approximately 1,875 sq ft of accommodation
  • 18ft sitting room with wood burning stove
  • 18ft kitchen/breakfast room
  • Dining room, study, utility/boot room
  • 2 ground-floor bedrooms and 2 shower rooms
  • 2 first-floor bedrooms and family bathroom
  • External office/gym
  • Double garage and ample parking
  • In all about 0.5 acres

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION: Set on a no-through road affording elevated views across the River Colne is an exceptionally well presented four-bedroom detached property enjoying a distinctive open plan ground-floor aspect and completed to an excellent standard throughout. Situated on Bourne Road within the much sought-after North Essex village of West Bergholt, the property has been subject to a comprehensive programme of improvement and enhancement by the current owners, offering an accommodation schedule of approximately 1,875 sq ft. Conveniently placed for the village bus route, both state and independent schooling, the A12 trunk road and Colchester North Station in addition to a network of countryside walks, the property offers both ground and first-floor bedroom accommodation with notable distinctive features including a Corian topped kitchen, LED lighting, aluminium framed doors and traditional wood burning stove. Ideally suited as a family home, the property further benefits from a double garage with electric roller door, ample private parking via two driveway access points, a rear terrace, an external office/gym and total plot size of approximately 0.5 acres with south-facing side terrace affording elevated views across rolling countryside.

Stable door with stained glass panel opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 19' 5" x 9' 4" narrowing to 3' 5" (5.93m x 2.85m narrowing to 1.05m) With engineered flooring, traditional column style radiator and staircase with oak treads and up-lighting rising to first-floor. Door to useful under stair storage recess and oak door opening to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 18' 0" x 11' 10" (5.49m x 3.63m) Enjoying a distinctive open plan aspect linking directly with the dining room and sitting room, the kitchen is fitted with a matching range of soft-close base units with Corian preparation surfaces over, upstands above and further range of wall units. Ceramic Villeroy and Boch single sink unit with vegetable drainer to side and copper mixer tap with instant hot water feature. Further appliances include a Neff oven with grill, four-ring Neff ceramic hob, separate gas hob, dishwasher, space for an American style fridge/freezer and central Corian topped island with wine cooler. Further features include obscured glass fronted wall units, deep-fill pan drawers and wall units with shutter style fronts. Range of LED spotlights, single ceiling light and opening to:

DINING ROOM: 12' 11" x 10' 11" (3.94m x 3.33m) Enjoying a southerly aspect via aluminium framed double glazed doors to side, column style radiator and engineered flooring throughout. Opening to:

SITTING ROOM: 18' 5" x 17' 6" (5.62m x 5.34m) The principal reception space enjoying a dual south/westerly aspect with sash window to side and double doors to rear with panel screens either side affording direct access to the rear terrace and gardens beyond. Range of fitted storage units currently utilised as a log store, wood burning stove set on a composite stone hearth and pitched roofline with Velux skylight and timber crossbeams. Half-height tongue-and-groove panelling and shelved storage recess to rear.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM: 14' 11" x 8' 1" (4.55m x 2.47m) With useful cloaks storage, seat/wood store and sash window to front. Folding oak door to full-height fitted storage recess, space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer and single skylight. Sliding oak door to:

SHOWER ROOM: 7' 4" x 5' 3" (2.26m x 1.61m) Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a wood-effect base unit and fully tiled separately screened shower with both mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Heated towel radiator and obscured glass sash window to rear.

STUDY: 9' 8" x 6' 6" (2.95m x 1.99m) With engineered flooring throughout, LED spotlights.

BEDROOM 3: 11' 9" x 10' 5" (3.60m x 3.18m) With two sash windows to front, engineered flooring throughout and tongue and groove panelling. Oak door to fitted wardrobe with shelving and hanging rail and sensor lighting.

BEDROOM 4: 9' 10" x 9' 9" (3.00m x 2.99m) With casement window to rear, engineered flooring.

SHOWER ROOM: 6' 3" x 5' 11" (1.93m x 1.82m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a floating gloss fronted unit with mirror fronted storage above, fully tiled separately screened shower with both mounted and hand-held chrome shower attachment. Obscured glass window to side.

First-floor

LANDING:

BEDROOM 1: 14' 11" x 13' 8" (4.56m x 4.18m) Set beneath a pitched roofline with three-window range to rear affording elevated views across the established gardens. Extensive range of fitted eves storage with hanging rails.

BEDROOM 2: 13' 1" x 10' 5" (3.99m x 3.20m) With two sash windows to front elevation affording elevated views across rolling farmland adjacent. Eves storage space.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 8' 2" x 6' 7" (2.50m x 2.02m) Partly tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin with tiling above and bath with hand-held shower attachment, wall-mounted heated towel rail and Velux window to side affording elevated views towards the River Colne across rolling countryside.

Outside Centrally positioned within its established grounds, the property is positioned on Bourne Road, with a five-bar gate opening to a single width shingle driveway providing ample private parking, continuing beside the property with direct access to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 18' 4" x 15' 2" (5.60m x 4.64m) With electric roller door to front, light and power connected.


GARDEN: The landscaped terracing envelopes the property with a herringbone patterned brick walkway immediately to the front elevation with expanse of lawn, range of established trees and stepped access to the further driveway providing tandem parking for approximately eight vehicles if so required. Developing flowerbeds with chippings separate the parking area and south-facing side terrace which is exceptionally placed to enjoy the surrounding views across the adjacent landscape and continuing to the rear of the property where a further terrace affords views directly across the rear gardens. Areas of flowerbeds and useful timber framed external stores mark the periphery of the gardens with a single expanse of lawn beyond, established hedge line border with direct access to the office/gym 12' 6" x 12' 5" (3.82m x 3.80m) and selection of apple trees beyond. Enjoying a private, tranquil setting with outstanding views across the surrounding landscape.

AGENTS NOTE: Planning permission was granted in 2019 for a two-storey side extension. Planning reference number 192366 details of which can be viewed at https://www.colchester.gov.uk/planning-search-results/

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

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