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6 bedroom town house for sale

High Street, Colchester

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Tenure: Freehold

General information An imposing Grade ll listed Town house on Colchester's High Street directly opposite the Hollytrees Museum Gardens with views over Colchester Castle and its park. Offering a substantial accommodation approaching 3000sq ft over three floors and a 26ft cellar. In need of decoration throughout this impressive family home is a real must view as offers much potential with no onward chain.
The property is entered straight from the High Street via a timber door leading into the impressive entrance hall with a selection of character features including sash windows to the front, a section of hand painted wall paper, ornate sculpting and coving, cladding, solid wood flooring as well as being greeted by an impressive character staircase leading to the first floor with door beneath leading to the cellar. The living room to the rear is a 24ft reception room with French doors with windows overlooking and leading to the rear garden, there is an original fireplace, timber flooring and picture rails. The dining room to the front is a large reception and has a sash window to the front, feature fireplace and picture rails. The kitchen requires some imagination but has great potential. It is fitted with basic units with a sink with drainer and further cupboards and there is an aga, window to the rear and a lobby with cloakroom and window and door to the rear.
The first floor begins with a landing with storage cupboards, skylight over, a cloakroom and doors to four of the bedrooms and bathroom. To the front of the property are two double bedrooms with sash windows offering views over Castle Park, both with fireplaces and built in cupboards. The largest of the bedrooms to the rear is a large double with two windows with views over the gardens of the property and the Minories gardens. The fourth bedroom is an internal room with a large walk in cupboard, storage cupboard, fireplace and skylight over. The family bathroom has a three piece suite including panel bath, wash hand basin and low level WC and the room has a window to the rear.
The second floor begins with a landing with window to the rear and doors to the two double bedrooms. Both of the bedrooms have fireplaces and storage cupboards as well as sash windows to the front with far reaching views over Castle Park all the way to Highwood's Country Park in the distance. The larger of the bedrooms also has a door to the rear leading out onto the flat roof.
In addition to the accommodation offering great potential is a cellar accessed via a door under the stairs in the entrance hall. The cellar is a large space and subject to work could easily be converted to become accommodation. 

Entrance hall 18' 11" x 11' 3" (5.77m x 3.43m)  

Living room 24' 5" x 14' > 10' 7"(7.44m x 4.27m)  

Dining room 14' 8" x 14' 5" (4.47m x 4.39m)  

Kitchen 15' 3" x 11' 7" (4.65m x 3.53m)  

Lobby and cloakroom  

First floor landing  

Bedroom one 19' 5" x 9' 10" (5.92m x 3m)  

Bedroom two 14' 5" x 11' 7" (4.39m x 3.53m)  

Bedroom three 13' 1" x 12' 2" (3.99m x 3.71m)  

Bedroom four 13' 4" x 12' 8" (4.06m x 3.86m)  

Bathroom 9' 3" x 6' 1" (2.82m x 1.85m)  

Second floor landing  

Bedroom five 14' 5" x 12' 9" (4.39m x 3.89m)  

Bedroom six 12' 9" x 12' 5" (3.89m x 3.78m)  

Cellar 26' 6" x 10' 11" > 13' 8" (8.08m x 3.33m)  

The outside The property offers a generous south facing rear garden which is well established with a pathway winding its way to the rear of the garden bordering the lawn and shrub beds. The garden is enclosed by brick wall and there is a timber gate to the rear which leads to the driveway and single detached brick built garage with up and over door and personal access door to the rear garden.  

Where? The property occupies a prominent position on Colchester High Street in the centre of town. Within walking distance is a variety of amenities including, restaurants, shops, Mercury Theatre and a multi screen cinema as well as historic buildings and Colchester Castle. Colchester Town railway station is within easy walking distance with links to London and the coast, and the property is central within the town so will find an ease of access in and around Colchester. 

Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Not required as Grade ll listed 

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23 January 2017


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