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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Lexden, Colchester

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Property Description

Key features

  • Large hall with elegant staircase
  • Three large reception rooms
  • Stunning Neptune kitchen/living space
  • Cloakroom and utility
  • Generous master suite with shower room and dressing room
  • Three further double bedrooms
  • Large bathroom
  • Gas central heating and double glazing
  • Large garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully appointed detached house, substantially extended providing a traditional family home with a contemporary twist in this sought after location close to excellent schooling and the town centre. The property has been finished to a high standard with most recently a stunning kitchen/living space with vaulted ceiling and southerly facing concertina doors leading out to the generous gardens.

The property

Ground floor
A leaded light entrance door opens to a wonderful hallway widening through to an elegant staircase ascending to the first floor. A bay window provides French doors leading out to the gardens whilst there is ornate cornicing and picture rails which flow throughout the three principal reception rooms. At the southern end of the house is the main sitting room enjoying a triple aspect with bay window to the front and French doors leading out to a covered veranda. At the centre of the room is a fireplace. The dining room is an extremely good sized room for formal dining with large bay window, ornate cornicing and a picture rail. The family room has oak flooring built-in cupboards with shelving above and a bay window. The kitchen/living space is a truly magnificent room with tiled flooring and underfloor heating with part vaulted ceiling and roof light, exposed timbers, leading down to a large picture window overlooking the gardens. There are also tri-folding doors that lead southerly out onto the terrace. The kitchen itself is beautifully appointed by Neptune with ceramic stone work surfaces with ample soft closing cupboards and drawers. Beneath is a Franke one and a half bowl sink with grooved drainers and beautiful pantry cupboard. Built-in appliances include Siemens twin ovens, dishwasher, five ring induction hob with stainless steel light and extractor hood above, further eye level built-in microwave and separate oven and drinks fridge. A door leads through to the utility room housing the Ideal Mexico gas boiler with built-in cupboards with the underfloor heating controls and wall mounted shelving with roll top work surfaces with cupboards under, stainless steel sink and drainer with plumbing for a washing machine as well as space for a tumble dryer. There is a connecting door to the garage providing excellent storage. Finally on the ground floor is a cloakroom with toilet and wash basin.

First floor
The elegant staircase from the hallway leads up to a landing with curved balustrade, shelved cupboard, large leaded light stained glass picture window as well as providing access into the loft space. The master bedroom enjoys a dual aspect with door leading through to a wardrobe/dressing room with ample shelving and hanging space. There are ensuite facilities with a walk-in shower cubicle with glass screen, dual wash hand basins, toilet and heated towel rail. There is a further large double bedroom with attractive cast iron fireplace, large bay window and door leading through to a walk-in cupboard, currently housing the hot water tanks but has the possibility for alteration to form an ensuite. There is a further good sized double bedroom with bay window and attractive cast iron fireplace with inset decorative tiling whilst at the rear is a final double bedroom. The main bathroom enjoys a large bay window overlooking the rear garden and has a freestanding bath with shower mixer, tiled shower cubicle with curved glass screen, vanity unit, wash hand basin, low level wc and two heated towel rails.


The house is retained from Cambridge Road by 3' high close bordered fencing with Yew hedging and pedestrian gate. A vehicular access point leads over a shingle driveway providing plenty of parking at the front of the property and onto the single garage with up and over door, power and light connected and door to the side. At the other side of the house is a gateway and path leading round to the rear where there is a flag stone patio area with attractive covered veranda leading out onto lawns with curved and stocked shrub borders whilst located to the rear is a high conifer screen and further paved patio area with box hedging. 

Reception hall  

Dining room 16' 3" x 12' 2" (4.95m x 3.71m)  

Sitting room 22' 9" x 14' 1" (6.93m x 4.29m)  

VERANDAH 12' 10" x 6' (3.91m x 1.83m)  

Family room 14' 3" x 12' (4.34m x 3.66m)  

KITCHEN/LIVING 24' 9" x 17' 4" (7.54m x 5.28m)  

Utility room 16' 9" x 11' 6" (5.11m x 3.51m)  

Bedroom one 16' x 14' (4.88m x 4.27m)  


Bedroom two 16' 9" x 12' 2" (5.11m x 3.71m)  

Bedroom three 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m)  

Bedroom four 13' 1" x 9' 10" (3.99m x 3m)  


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 November 2016


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