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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Taylor Drive, Lawford, Manningtree

Guide Price £340,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedrooms with Ensuite Shower Room to the Master
  • Open Plan and High Specification Kitchen/Dining Room
  • South Facing Landscaped Split Level Garden and Patio Area
  • Fully Double Glazed
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Off Street Parking and Attached Single Garage
  • Elevated Position
  • Walking Distance to Manningtree Main Line Railway Station

Full description

Guide Price £340,000 to £350,000. An extended, high specification and open plan ground floor family/entertainment space simply make this four bedroom detached house within walking distance of Manningtree's main line railway station a must view.

Lawford village, within the popular and picturesque parish of Mistley, Manningtree and Lawford lies 8.4 miles to the North East of Colchester. The property itself is situated within walking distance of Lawford Primary School (1.3 miles), Manningtree High School (0.2 miles) and the main line train station at Manningtree (0.6 miles) serving London Liverpool Street and Stratford. 

Manningtree offers the scenic backdrop of the Stour Estuary and this historic town's centre and street scene is protected by a conservation area. 

The ground floor accommodation of this four bedroom detached property has been significantly altered and extended to provide a front to back, light and airy, open plan Kitchen and entertainment space with pitched ceiling, large Velux Windows and two sets of sliding patio doors that look out on to the attractive and thoughtfully landscaped rear garden with raised patio area.

The specification of the Kitchen is particularly impressive and incorporates Oak fronted units with quartz work surfaces, a range of integral appliances and high quality Sunriver porcelain floor tiles. It is easy to understand why our clients spend most of their family time in this remarkable space.

The ground floor accommodation comprises of:

Entrance Hall

Approached via the uPVC opaque and leaded light glazed entrance door with carpeted steps up to the Living Room and door to the ground floor WC. The glazed door (to Kitchen/Diner)and adjacent internal glazed partition has remained to flood this area with natural light. 

Kitchen / Dining Room 5.66m x 4.01m  (18' 6" x 13' 1")

The Kitchen area has been fitted with a modern range of soft-closing Oak fronted base units that comprise of cupboards and drawers with a quartz work surface, matching wall and display cabinets above. Sitting behind the uPVC double glazed window to the front of the property and carved into the granite work surface lies the 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. To the left you will find a five ring Bosch gas hob with extractor over and two base level fan assisted electric Bosch ovens and grills. Also at base level lies an integral Bosch dishwasher, CDA wine cooler and Bosch washing machine. Two tall standing central units provide housing for the Fridge Freezer and location of the wall mounted gas fired boiler (3 years old). Porcelain Sunriver tiled flooring extends throughout and an additional uPVC double glazed window to the flanking wall provides additional natural light. Open plan to:

Family Sitting Room 3.37m x 4.019m (11' x 13' 2")

This extension to the rear of the Kitchen / Dining Room creates a space that is approximately 8.9m (29' 2") from front to back of the property. The ceiling is pitched with two large Velux windows with two aspects fully glazed with sliding patio doors leading out to the landscaped garden. There is an additional personal door to the side. This area benefits from under floor heating beneath the Sunriver porcelain tiles and is clad externally in Cedar wood. 

Living Room 4.53m > 2.44m x 5.69m > 3.649m (14' 10" > 8' x 18' 8" > 12')

The main space in the living room is reasonably square with a generous recess to the front of the property that could lend itself to a study area. There is a central feature fireplace with inset gas fire, uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation and uPVC French Doors to the rear. Two radiators are present and carpet is fitted. 

Ground Floor WC

Off of the entrance hall is the WC that comprises of WC and wall mounted hand wash basin with uPVC window to the side tiled splash back and floor.

The first floor accommodation comprises of:

First Floor Landing

Similar to the ground floor entrance hall the landing is split level and serves access to all upstairs rooms. Carpet is fitted and there is a storage cupboard with access to the loft also provided.

Master Bedroom 3.81m x 3.61m (12' 5" x 11' 10")

Fitted with carpet, radiator and a dormer style uPVC double glazed window to the rear of the property. Full height mirror fronted wardrobe and door to:

Ensuite Shower Room

Comprising of fully enclosed and tiled shower cubicle, WC, pedestal hand wash basin, heated towel rail and window to the rear. All walls are tiled.

Bedroom Two 3.03m x 2.69m (9' 11" x 8' 9")

Fitted with uPVC window to the front (partial estuary view), radiator and carpet.

Bedroom Three 2.91m x 2.00m + door recess (9' 6" x 6' 6" + door recess)

Fitted with uPVC window to the rear, radiator and carpet.

Bedroom Four 2.46m x 1.79m (8' x 5' 10")

Comprising of uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation (partial estuary view), radiator and fitted carpet.

Family Bathroom

The white suite incorporates a panelled bath with stainless steel mixer tap and shower attachment, WC and pedestal hand wash basin. There is an opaque glazed window to the rear and heated towel rail with walls being fully tiled.


To the front of the property paved steps lead up to the front door and this walkway extends to the side of the property where a gated pedestrian access serves access to the rear garden. A driveway provides off street parking to the front of the attached single garage. There are various raised shrub and slate shingled flower borders.

The South facing rear garden is split in level and commences with a patio area with laid anti-slip porcelain Sunriver 'structural' tiles. Steps lead up to the sun terrace and formal lawned garden that is retained by railway sleepers and flower borders. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016


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