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5 bedroom detached house for sale

West Mersea

Withdrawn from Market £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five bedrooms with two bathrooms
  • Kitchen breakfast room with adjacent utility
  • Sitting room, dining room and study
  • Sea views from 2nd floor balcony
  • Established private gardens with rear access
  • 28 ft Studio/summer house
  • Double garage and ample driveway parking
  • Just a 20 minute drive to Colchester Town

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Well proportioned family home in the heart of this popular village, just a short walk from the beach. Offering flexible accommodation of 2,800 sq ft the property offers fine sea views from the 2nd floor balcony and further benefits from a separate brick/studio summer house, set in beautiful private south facing gardens.

The property

The property is entered via a covered porch with storage cupboard, this in turn leads into the entrance hall which has Amtico flooring, stairs rising to the first floor with an under stairs storage cupboard and a door to the cloakroom. The hall links to all the principal reception rooms each of which have a southerly aspect.

The kitchen breakfast room is situated at the rear of the house and is a good sized dual aspect room with a window to the side and glazed stable door with side panels to the rear. There is Amtico flooring and a range of fitted wall and base mounted units with rolled top work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. There is an inset sink drainer unit and built in appliances include; stainless steel double oven with matching microwave, gas hob with extractor hood, fridge and under counter dishwasher, whilst there is space for an American style fridge freezer. From here a door opens into an adjacent utility room. Here there are matching units with an inset sink drainer unit, tiled splashbacks and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a useful storage cupboard, water softener, a door to the side and a window to the front.

Also at the rear of the property is the sitting room. This is a generous twin aspect room with windows to the side and rear and there are glazed French doors to the rear. There is a focal fireplace with decorative surround and walls feature some attractive oak panelling. From the sitting room glazed French doors open into the neighbouring dining room which has a window to the rear and a door to the entrance hall. The study is a good sized room with shelving and a window to the side.

Stairs rise to the first floor landing where there is a window to the front, a door to the airing cupboard and doors leading off to four bedrooms, the family bathroom and the second floor staircase.
The master bedroom is a spacious room with a window overlooking the rear garden, there are built in wardrobes and a door opens into an ensuite bathroom. This bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising; panel bath, WC, shower cubicle and vanity unit with twin hand basins.
Bedroom two is also a generous double room with a window to the rear, fitted wardrobes and vanity unit with hand wash basin. Bedroom three next door is another double room with a window to the side and vanity unit with hand wash basin. Bedroom four is currently being used as a second study and has a window to the rear.  The family bathroom has a window to the front and a white suite comprising; WC, pedestal hand wash basin, shower enclosure and panel bath.

A spiral staircase leads up to a striking loft room which has potential to be used as a fifth bedroom, office or second sitting room. Here there are eaves storage cupboards, Velux windows to the rear and a Velux 'Roof Terrace' opening which leads onto the balcony. The balcony has wrought iron railings and a decked floor, from here there are stunning southerly views of the estuary and church tower.


The property is retained from the road by a low redbrick wall and is approached via a block paved driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and access to the double garage. The driveway is edged by planted beds which host a mature variety of shrubs. A pathway and gate to the side leads to the rear garden.
The rear garden is an attractive enclosed space which benefits from a south facing aspect and is laid mostly to lawn with a sunny paved patio stretching across the back of the house and accessed via doors from the sitting room and the kitchen. The garden is enclosed by closed board fencing with a gate to the rear and is planted with an established selection of shrubs and palms.   

At the end of the garden is a substantial 28 ft summer house/studio with a vaulted ceiling, windows to the front and a pair of glazed French doors opening into the garden. power and light is connected


Entrance hall  


Study 11' 2" x 7' 8" (3.4m x 2.34m)  

Sitting room 21' 5" x 12' 11" (6.53m x 3.94m)  

Dining room 15' 3" x 10' 1" (4.65m x 3.07m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 18 x 13' 9" (4.65m x 4.19m)  

Utility room  


Master bedroom 18 x 13' 9" (4.6m x 4.19m)  


Bedroom one 11' 5" x 10' (3.48m x 3.05m)  

Bedroom two 15' 11" x 12' 11" (4.85m x 3.94m)  

Bedroom three 13' 3" x 11' 2" (4.04m x 3.4m)  


Bedroom 16' 5" x 11' (5m x 3.35m)  


Summerhouse 27' 11" x 11' 10" (8.51m x 3.61m)  

Double garage 16' 4" x 16' 2" (4.98m x 4.93m)  

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
01 July 2016


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