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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Boxted, Colchester, Essex

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 3 reception rooms
  • Open fireplaces, one with inset wood burning stove
  • Utility room
  • Ground floor shower room and upstairs family bathroom
  • South-east facing gardens
  • Substantial brick outbuilding
  • Ample off-street parking
  • Close to amenities
  • Good commuter train/road links
  • CHAIN FREE

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A classically proportioned four bedroom detached double fronted Georgian property located in the ever popular North Essex village of Boxted, situated on the periphery of the highly regarded Roman town of Colchester enjoying Grade II listed status and offering accommodation in the classic Georgian style, The Wheelwrights House offers a total internal floor area of approximately 1,800 sq ft and is further complemented by a substantial brick rear outbuilding. Characterised by its level of period detailing the property has retained many hallmarks of the time including sash windows, a striking redbrick exterior, deep skirting, panelling, shutters and fireplaces. Further benefits to the property include two separate areas of off-street parking, walled south-east facing gardens and a substantial brick outbuilding offering potential for a variety of uses (subject to the necessary planning and listing consents). 

Door to:  

ENTRANCE HALL: 4.71m x 2.27m (15' 5" x 7' 5") With deep skirting and panelling, parquet flooring and staircase off. Opening to: 

INNER HALL: With timbered flooring and detailed panelling. Door to: 

SITTING ROOM: 4.55m x 3.83m (14' 11" x 12' 6") Enjoying a dual aspect with sash window and shutters to front overlooking open farmland, oval windows to side and central fireplace with Victorian style grill, wooden surround and mantle over. 

DRAWING ROOM: 6.57m x 3.81m (21' 6" x 12' 5") An elegant reception room with door to outside (presently sealed) sash window to front with shutters, central fireplace with inset wood burning stove, stone hearth, surround and mantel over. Base level storage recesses are set either side of the fireplace with notable further features including deep skirting, panelling and spotlights throughout. Double doors opening to: 

DINING ROOM: 4.18m x 3.95m (13' 8" x 12' 11") Enjoying a south-easterly aspect with windows to side and French windows opening to the terrace and gardens beyond. Exposed brick work and wood effect flooring throughout. Double doors to: 

REAR HALL: With tiled flooring throughout, door to outside and further door to: 

UTILITY ROOM: With space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer, window to rear. 

KITCHEN: 4.70m x 3.00m (15' 5" x 9' 10") Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with granite worktops over and upstands above. Further preparation surfaces are situated either side of the central granite with stainless steel single sink unit and mixer tap over, vegetable drainer and filtered water tap. Fitted appliances include an oven, microwave and five ring gas hob with extraction above. Further fitted appliances include a fridge, freezer and space for dishwasher. Further benefitting from a range of larder style units, pull-out pan drawers and afforded a dual aspect with windows to side and rear in addition to an exposed fireplace. 

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, Heritage pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with chrome attachment. Marbled tiled flooring and pivot wall mirror. 

First floor  

LANDING: With window to side and hatch to loft and doors to linen cupboard housing water cylinder with useful fitted shelving. Step up to: 

INNER LANDING: With sash window to rear overlooking gardens. Door to: 

MASTER BEDROOM: 4.31m x 4.08m (14' 1" x 13' 4") With sash window to front affording an elevated aspect with views over the surrounding farmland. Deep skirting, central fireplace with Victorian iron grill and door to recessed wardrobe. Window to rear overlooking gardens. 

BEDROOM 2: 4.08m x 3.77m (13' 4" x 12' 4") With sash window to front overlooking farmland, picture rail and door to fitted wardrobe. Exposed fireplace with Victorian style iron grill, wooden surround and mantle over. 

BEDROOM 3: 4.70m x 2.40m (15' 5" x 7' 10") With sash window to side and further window to rear overlooking gardens. Exposed fireplace.  

BEDROOM 4: 2.90m x 2.90m (9' 6" x 9' 6") With sash window to front overlooking open farmland and hatch to loft. 

FAMILY BATHROOM: Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, wash hand basin within a base level unit and bath with tiling above and chrome shower attachment over. Sash window to side. 

Outside The property is located on Straight Road, characterised by its striking façade and benefitting from two gravelled areas of off-street parking suitable for multiple vehicles. A low level brick wall marks the boundary of the property with a five-bar gate opening into a further area of off-street parking with direct access provided to: 

OUTBUILDING: 8.70m x 4.96m (28'6" x 16' 3") Of brick construction with double doors to front and requiring improvement to be utilised for conversion purposes.
 

GARDEN The rear gardens of the property are well placed to enjoy the afternoon/evening sun with a substantial paved terrace bordered by an expansive lawn with an attractive walled border and a number of established specimens of trees. Beyond the outbuilding is a separately fenced area previously utilised as vegetable garden and stocked with a number of fruit trees. 

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


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08 September 2017

Nearest stations

  • Colchester (3.7 mi)
  • Colchester Town (4.6 mi)
  • Hythe (4.7 mi)
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Parkers Lodge, Honey Tye, Leavenheath, CO6 4NX

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Parkers Lodge, Honey Tye, Leavenheath, CO6 4NX

01206 916079 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Colchester (3.7 mi)
  • Colchester Town (4.6 mi)
  • Hythe (4.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

David Burr Estate Agents, Leavenheath

Parkers Lodge, Honey Tye, Leavenheath, CO6 4NX

01206 916079 Local call rate

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