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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Nayland, Colchester, Essex

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 Bedroom detached farmhouse
  • Formal Gardens
  • Paddocks
  • 2 Large Barns currently let out
  • In all about 9.6 acres
  • Further land available via separate negotiation

Full description

Ground floor  


ENTRANCE HALL: With staircase off and doors to: 

SITTING ROOM: 5.44m x 3.91m (1710 x 1210) A light room with a sash window and a triple sash bay window which overlook the gardens. Open fireplace with an attractive brick surround. 

DINING ROOM: 5.36m x 3.33m (177 x 1011) With field views and door opening to the garden. 

STUDY: 3.89m x 2.44m (129 x 80) Overlooking the garden, open fireplace with attractive red brick surround. 

KITCHEN: 2.39m x 2.39m (710 x 710) Fitted with a range of attractive units and worktops with integrated stainless steel single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for dishwasher. 

UTILITY ROOM: 3.02m x 1.96m (911 x 65) Sash window, plumbing for washing machine, fitted units and worktop. 

CLOAKROOM: Fitted WC and wash hand basin. 

First floor  

LANDING: Large walk in airing cupboard and doors to: 

BEDROOM 1 5.46m x 3.94m (1711 x 1211) Sash windows provide wonderful far reaching views. Built in wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 2 4.06m x 3.35m (134 x 110) Sash window and far reaching countryside views. Built in wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 3 3.73m x 3.33m (123 x 1011) Sash window and far reaching views. 

BATHROOM: Bath, WC and wash hand basin. 

Outside A meandering gravel drive to the front of the house in turn leads to a parking area and useful outbuilding/double garage. There are formal gardens to the rear and side of the property and five bar/pedestrian gates in turn open to the main paddocks.

Outbuildings: A separate business access exists and opens to two large separate buildings which include:

Traditional Timber Framed Barn: Divided into distinct areas internally and measuring about 2,400sqft.

Dutch Barn: Measuring around 2,200sqft which has been arranged internally to include a workshop area with ancillary offices.

There are two well fenced paddocks with running water. 

AGENTS NOTES Tenure: Thrift Farmhouse as Lot 1 is currently let under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy. The tenancy can be terminated giving three months notice.

The Traditional Barn as Lot 2 is let under two separate Tenancies governed by the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. Both Agreements commenced on 1 March 2010 for a period of 6 years 360 days yielding a combined rent of £6,600 per annum. The Landlord and the Tenant have contracted out of Sections 24 to 28 of the Act (security of tenure). The Tenancies can be terminated giving 3 months notice.

The Dutch Barn as Lot 3 is let under a Tenancy governed by the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954. The Agreement commenced on the 1 March 2010 for a period of 6 years 360 days yielding a rent of £14,400 per annum. The Landlord and Tenant have contracted out of Sections 24 to 28 of the Act (security of tenure). The Tenancy can be terminated giving 12 months notice.

Wayleaves, easements, covenants & rights of way: The property will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed. Potential purchasers should instruct their legal representative to confirm the rights of the existing Tenant within the outbuilding and any other such matters affecting the property.

There is a public footpath in the north east corner of the principal paddock which has been fenced off, an ideal area to ride out without going near the main road.

Further land may be available via separate negotiation.

In all about 9.62 acres. 



Water & Drainage Mains water is connected. The properties have a septic tank drainage system. 

Electricity Mains electricity is connected to the farmhouse and single and three phase to the buildings, and separately metered. 

Gas The Dutch barn is connected to 2 underground gas tanks. The purchasers of the Farmhouse may be able to connect to this supply if required. 

NOTE: None of the services has been tested by the agent. 


Council tax Thrift Farmhouse has been placed in Council Tax Band E.  

Business Rates  

Rateable value of the Barns is £7,000. We recommend all interested parties make their own enquiries with Colchester Borough Council to confirm these figures. 

LOCAL AUTHORITY: Colchester Borough Council, Town Hall, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1FR (01206 282222) 

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment only through DAVID BURR. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 February 2012


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