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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Ireton Road, Colchester

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Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedroom detached home
  • 1920’s charm and character
  • Modernisation required
  • Gas central heating and replacement double glazing
  • Off road parking and garaging
  • Wonderful rear gardens extending to 85’ in depth

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

1920's four bedroom detached home in this sought after road with wonderful large gardens, within walking distance of town and excellent schooling. The property requires some modernisation, however has excellent scope with the benefit of parking at the side, as well as garaging.

The property

Ground floor
The original entrance porch has been enclosed with attractive quarry tiled flooring and further glazed door leading to the main reception hall. The reception hall itself is a wonderful room with large bay window at the front and attractive turning stair flight leading to the first floor accommodation with useful storage cupboard beneath. There is an original plate rack and cornicing.

At the front of the property is a large sitting room facing east and west, with bay window to front, patio doors leading out to the gardens and attractive stained glass leaded light window to the side elevation. At the centre of the room is a focal fireplace, whilst there is a plate rack and ornate cornicing. Also leading off the hallway is a passageway leading down to the dining room, which again overlooks the rear gardens. In the corner of the room is a built in corner cupboard with picture rail leading round the room. The kitchen is basically fitted with work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units under and range of matching wall mounted cupboards with stainless steel sink. There is a four ring electric hob with oven under with space for further appliances including plumbing for a washing machine. There is a recently installed Vaillant gas fired boiler and a door leads to the outside.

First floor
Stairs lead up from the reception hall to a large landing which also provides access into the loft space. There is a stud partition wall and doorway through to the box room/potential fourth bedroom, currently measuring 13' x 4'9". By reconfiguring the stud wall would create a bedroom which would measure approximately 13' x 8' which already has a window and radiator.

At the rear of the house is the main bedroom with double door wardrobe and further double door cupboard with picture rail, wash hand basin and views over the gardens. There is a further good size double bedroom with closed fireplace, picture rail and views over the garden, whilst at the front of the property is a wonderfully light window with bay window, closed fireplace and picture rail.

The bathroom has a shelved airing cupboard, panelled bath with shower attachment and pedestal wash basin with original attractive tiling and more modern tiling above. There is also a separate toilet.

To the front of the property is a low wall with hedging, front lawns and pathway leading up to the property. There is a further concrete hardstanding providing parking for two cars. On the northern boundary of the property is a single garage-23'4" x 8'11" with up and over door, power and light connected and workshop area to the rear. In the corner of the garage, with separate access, is a gardeners toilet.

Side gates found between the house and garage provide access through to the rear garden which commences with a patio area leading out onto large lawns with curved flower and shrub, well stocked borders and established fruit trees. Proceed past a screened shrub bed with archway through to further lawns, again bordered with flower and shrub beds and a variety of fruit trees.

In total the garden extends to 85' in depth, providing a wonderful oasis to this town property

Reception hall 14' 3" x 13' (4.34m x 3.96m)  

Sitting room 21' 10" x 12' (6.65m x 3.66m)  

Kitchen 10' 10" x 9' 10" (3.3m x 3m)  

Dining room 13' x 10' (3.96m x 3.05m)  

Bedroom one 13' x 11' 6" (3.96m x 3.51m)  

Bedroom two 12' 2" x 12' (3.71m x 3.66m)  

Bedroom three 12' x 11' 2" (3.66m x 3.4m)  

Box room/bedroom four 13' x 4' 9" (3.96m x 1.45m)  



Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 September 2016


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