5 bedroom house for saleThe Strood, Peldon, Colchester
- Five bedrooms
- Three reception rooms
- Cellar and attic rooms
- 0.7 of an acre
- Detached double garage
- Self contained annex
- Various outbuildings
- Some modernisation required
- Undisturbed panoramic views
- Three bathrooms/shower rooms
***GUIDE PRICE £600,000-£625,000***A unique opportunity to acquire this early circa 19th century grade II listed family home, located on the Strood, set within the Black Water Estuary offering panoramic views over countryside and marshlands. The property offers a wealth of history and is believed to date back to the late 1780s. With the accommodation consisting over three levels, also including a large cellar, separate self contained annex, double garage and ample parking. The property is set within grounds approaching 0.7 of an acre, which is predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of flowers, shrubs and fruit trees.
Sitting Room - 5.18m x 3.96m (17' x 13') - Solid wood front door accessing sitting room comprising of sash windows to side and rear. Three radiators. Fitted cupboard housing gas boiler. Airing Cupboard. Understairs storage cupboard. Door accessing staircase down to the cellars.
Lounge/Dining Area - 11.81m x 3.51m (38'9" x 11'6") - LOUNGE AREA:
Sash window to front, French doors to rear patio, Victorian open fireplace with ornate surround. Coving and smooth ceiling, feature archway with feature arch window to front aspect with two further windows to the side. Radiator.
Sash window to front, stairs to first floor, two radiators, built in dresser incorporating shelving, cupboards and drawers. Solid oak wood flooring.
Kitchen - 3.66m x 1.93m (12' x 6'4") - Window to side, one and half bowl single drainer sink unit with cupboards under. Matching base and eye level cupboards with work surfaces. Built in double oven and hob with extractor fan above. Integrated dishwasher and fridge. Concealed lighting to top cupboards. Part tiled walls. Downlighters to ceiling. Independent drinking water tap.
Inner Lobby - Coving and smooth ceiling, door to utility room.
Utility Room - 2.69m x 1.83m (8'10" x 6') - Butler sink with cupboard under. Wooden worktops, space for automatic washing machine, radiator, fitted wall mounted cupboards, tiled flooring, coving and smooth ceiling. Downlighters to ceiling. Window to rear and stable door to rear garden.
Ground Floor Shower Room - Comprising of tiled shower cubicle with low level wc and pedestal wash basin. Part tiled walls, radiator, downlighters to ceiling, obscure window to side.
Split Level First Floor Landing - Two radiators, understairs storage cupboard, feature arch sash window to rear, built in dresser. Staircase to second floor, accessing attic rooms.
Master Bedroom - 3.96m x 3.76m (13' x 12'4") - Sash windows to rear and sides. Radiator. Dado rail, coving and smooth ceiling.
Bedroom Two - 4.22m x 3.45m (13'10" x 11'4") - Sash window to front. Antique feature fire with ornate surround. Radiator, coved and smooth ceiling.
Bedroom Three - 4.27m x 2.49m (14' x 8'2") - Feature arch sash window to front. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.58m x 3.48m (11'9" x 11'5") - Sash window to front. Radiator. Tiled fireplace with ornate surround. Coved and smooth ceiling.
Bedroom Five/Dressing Room - 3.86m x 2.44m (12'8 x 8') - Sash window to rear. Radiator. Wash basin with cupboards under. Recess occupying separate shower cubicle.
Family Bathroom - White suite comprising of wood panelled bath with mixer taps and shower attachment. Wash basin with cupboards under. Low level wc. Radiator. Sash window to rear. Part tiled walls.
Second Floor Landing - Window to rear.
Attic Room/Study - 4.39m x 2.59m (14'5" x 8'6") - Dormer window to rear. Door accessing loft area and further door accessing second attic room providing ample storage space.
Cellar Room One - 4.24m x 3.33m (13'11" x 10'11") -
Cellar Room Two - 4.47m x 3.33m (14'8" x 10'11") -
Self Contained Annex -
Lounge/Bedroom - 4.17m x 3.84m (13'8" x 12'7") - Bow window to front. French doors and window to side. Two radiators. Vaulted ceiling.
Kitchen - 3.05m x 2.34m (10' x 7'8") - Stainless steel single bowl and drainer sink unit with cupboards under. Further matching base level cupboards with roll top work surfaces. Radiator. Cooker and fridge to remain. Wall mounted gas boiler. Bow window to front. Downlighters to ceiling.
Shower Room - Double shower cubicle with pedestal wash basin and low level wc. Heated towel rail. Part tiled walls. Downlighters to ceiling and obscured window to rear.
Brick Built Stable Block -
Stable Block One - 4.14m x 4.09m (13'7" x 13'5") - Staircase to first floor loft area which occupies the area of stable one and stable two combined, providing substantial storage space.
Stable Block Two - 4.09m x 3.23m (13'5 x 10'7") -
Outside - The property is accessed via a concrete driveway which is raised to a level to avoid any potential flooding. There is ample off road parking and detached double garage with two sets of double doors, with power and light connected.
The property is situated on a well established plot of approximately 0.7 acres. The front and side gardens are predominantly laid to lawn with various flowers, shrubs and trees. To the rear of the property there is a patio area with outside tap and lighting and formal laid to lawn gardens. From the formal garden there is a gate accessing the rear of the plot where there is a play area, summer house and shed to remain. Further more there is an orchard with various fruit trees and a greenhouse with grapevine.
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