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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Harborough Hall Lane, Messing, Colchester

Under Offer £499,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility
  • Cloakroom
  • Low maintenance garden
  • Driveway parking for four cars

Full description

A charming four bedroom cottage, originally
constructed as the village post office, which has
been modernised and extended over recent years. The property retains much of its original character, having exposed beams throughout, and there is still the original 'post office' safe which is hidden behind the impressive fireplace with log burning stove in the lounge.

To the ground floor are three principle reception
rooms, the kitchen/breakfast room, utility, and a shower room, whilst on the first floor are four
bedrooms, the family bathroom and a separate

To the rear is an enclosed garden which is low
maintenance and provides views of the church,
whilst the front garden is laid to lawn with a listed railing fence to the perimeter. Driveway parking is also available.


The Old Post Office is situated at the heart of the conservation area in the popular village of Messing, a delightful, traditional English village set amongst undulating open farmland. The village offers the Church of All Saints dating from the medieval period; a local primary school, just having been granted academy status and being
paired with New Hall; and the thriving Old Crown
public house incorporating a village shop.

A good range of local amenities can be found at Kelvedon together with its mainline station providing a regular service to London's Liverpool
Street with an approximate journey time of 48 minutes. To the north, the ancient town of Colchester provides a full and comprehensive range of commercial, entertainment, shopping and educational amenities. Witham station is also within easy driving distance of the property. There are a number of excellent schools in the area, both state and private, including the Royal Grammar School at Colchester and Chelmsford's two grammar schools.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 March 2016

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