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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Giffords, Lower Street, Stratford St. Mary, Colchester

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Property Description

Key features

  • Extended & Well Presented Five Bedroom Semi Detached Property
  • Situated In The Sought After Village Of Stratford St. Mary
  • The Property Is A Piece Of History, Built In Approx 1598
  • Easy Access To The A12, Numerous Restaurants, Pubs & Schools
  • Close To A Bus Stop Leading To Colchester Town Centre Or Ipswich
  • Stunning Countryside Walks
  • Heavily Modernised Throughout
  • Attractive Rear Garden With A Detached Outbuilding
  • Cart Lodge & Driveway Providing Off Road Parking
  • No Onward Chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set in the heart of a constable country village known as Stratford St. Mary and being offered for sale with no onward chain, Palmer and Partners are very proud to present to the market this rarely available, deceptively spacious and very well presented five bedroom semi detached property. The property provides easy access to the A12 and is within walking distance to a bus stop leading to either Colchester town centre or Ipswich. Easily commutable to London being close to both Manningtree and Colchester train stations. It is also within close proximity to the award winning Hall Farm restaurant, Le Talbooth Maison Talbooth and Milsoms, as well as local pubs including The Swan. The property provides excellent access to stunning countryside walks, local schools, Colchester's Sixth Form College and Suffolk New College. It is also ideally positioned close to numerous villages, including Dedham, Ardleigh and East Bergholt. The property is a piece of history, with unusual carvings in the main beam in the sitting room, it has been heavily modernised and extended. Internally the accommodation comprises of an entrance porch, dining area and through sitting room with large open double sided fireplace, ground floor shower room, conservatory, large kitchen, utility room and a study, with the first floor benefiting from five good sized bedrooms, with an en-suite to the master bedroom and a family bathroom. The property is further enhanced by having off road parking, as well as a generous sized and attractive rear garden, in addition to a cart lodge and driveway located to the rear, which provides parking for four/five vehicles. The property also benefits from a detached outbuilding in the rear garden (which is currently being used as an office/treatment room). With properties in this sought after village rarely available, Palmer and Partners would strongly advise an early internal viewing to avoid disappointment. EPC: E

Entrance Door To Porch
Original oak floorboards and a door leading to the lounge/diner.

Lounge/Diner 6.60m (21'8") x 4.17m (13'8")
Sash window to front, double radiator x2, wood burning fireplace with a brick surround, stairs leading to the first floor landing, original oak floorboards, access to the inner hallway and French doors giving access to the conservatory.

Conservatory 6.30m (20'8") x 2.95m (9'8")
Window to rear x2, double radiator, wooden floorboards and French doors to rear giving access to the garden.

Kitchen/Diner 4.57m (15'0") x 3.48m (11'5")
Fitted with a wooden laminated work surface with cupboards under and eye level cabinets over, butler sink set into surface with space for a dishwasher under, window to side x2, double radiator, space for an American style fridge/freezer, tall standing larder cupboard, additional wooden laminated work surface with cupboards and drawers under, space for a Range cooker with a stainless steel splash back and extractor chimney over, wide range of eye level cupboards to either side, integrated wine rack x2 and shelving, spot lights, tiled flooring, door through to the utility room and study.

Utility Room 3.05m (10'0") x 1.52m (5'0")
Laminated work surface with a cupboard under and space for a washing machine, fitted shelving over, one and a half bowl sink and drainer set into surface, window to rear, further laminated work surface with space under for a dryer and freezer, eye level cupboards over, spot lights, tiled flooring and French door to side giving access to the garden.

Study 3.05m (10'0") x 1.70m (5'7")
Window to rear, single radiator, spot lights and oak floorboards.

Ground Floor Shower Room
Fully tiled shower cubicle, low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin, obscure window to side, chrome heated towel rail, spot lights and tiled flooring.

First Floor Landing
Window to side x2, single radiator x2, access to the fully insulated loft with power and light connected, airing cupboard housing the wall mounted gas combi boiler and the hot water cylinder with fitted shelving over, oak floorboards.

Master Bedroom 3.76m (12'4") x 3.81m (12'6")
Sash window to front, single radiator, fitted wardrobes, oak floorboards and access to the en-suite.

Four piece suite comprising: a roll top bath, fully tiled shower cubicle, low level WC, vanity unit incorporating a hand wash basin with shelving under, sash window to front, chrome heated towel rail, single radiator, cast iron fireplace with a brick surround and spot lights.

Bedroom Two 2.97m (9'9") x 2.84m (9'4")
Window to rear, single radiator, wardrobe space and oak floorboards.

Bedroom Three 2.79m (9'2") x 2.44m (8'0")
Window to side, single radiator and oak floorboards.

Bedroom Four 2.97m (9'9") x 2.36m (7'9")
Window to side, single radiator and oak floorboards.

Bedroom Five 2.90m (9'6") x 3.38m (11'1")
Window to rear, single radiator and oak floorboards.

First Floor Family Bathroom
Panel enclosed bath with a shower and glass screen over, low level, pedestal hand wash basin, window to side, chrome heated towel rail, spot lights and tiled flooring.

The front of the property benefits from on street parking, with right of way to the driveway. The rear garden commences with a decking area and the remainder is mainly laid to shingle. It benefits from a large shed/summer house (which we understand is to remain), mature flower beds and trees. It is enclosed by wooden panel fencing to one side and hedging borders. To the rear there is an open aspect to the shingle driveway providing off road parking for four/five vehicles, as well as a cart lodge providing undercover parking for a further two vehicles. There is also a detached outbuilding (which is currently being used as an office/treatment room), measuring 15'1 x 7'2, with a storage heater, spot lights, laminated flooring and access to the loft hatch. The rear is enclosed by wooden panel fencing and a brick wall.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 November 2016

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