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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Maldon Road, Colchester

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Property Description

Key features

  • Flexible accommodation with annexe
  • Substantial accommodation over 3 floors
  • Original staircase with stain glass leaded light windows
  • Requiring modernisation and reconfiguration
  • 6 well proportioned bedrooms
  • Predominantly gas fired heating
  • Large gardens
  • Off road parking and garaging

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial Victorian house offering flexible accommodation with annexe, benefiting from off road parking, garaging and large southerly facing rear garden. The property is situated in this most popular and sought after area within close proximity to the ofsted rated 'outstanding' Hamilton Primary School. The house is also within just over half a mile of the Town Centre.

The property

Ground floor

The central porch provides access to a lobby and onto the main entrance hall to the house where the impressive staircase leads to the first and second floor accommodation. The hall also provides access to a cloakroom, utility and side lobby with large storage cupboard and stairs leading down into the small cellar room measuring 15'8" x 8'11".

The rooms on the ground floor enjoy ceiling heights up to 9' 11" high, many with the original cornicing. At the front of the property is a large games room whilst on the other side of the lobby is a family room, previously been used as a bedroom with a range of fitted furniture and large front facing bay window. The sitting room has open plan accommodation through into the kitchen/breakfast room which is found at the rear of the property with large picture windows overlooking the southerly facing rear gardens. The kitchen is fitted with work surfaces with cupboard and draw units and a range of matching wall mounted cupboards and also houses the gas fired boiler.

A door leads off the hallway into the annexe which also has its own external entrance. The annexe incorporates a sitting room, cloakroom and kitchen whilst also has a bedroom with wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

First floor

The staircase from the hall arrives at a large landing where matching stairs lead up to the second floor level. The first floor enjoys ceiling heights up to 8' 10" high and provides five bedrooms and a bathroom. The two largest bedrooms are found at the front of the property, both enjoying a closed fireplace, cornicing and wash hand basins. The larger of the two bedrooms also has a shower cubicle and a wall mounted gas fired boiler. There are two further double bedrooms found at the rear of the property and a good size single bedroom. All of these bedroom enjoying built-in vanity units with wash hand basins. Finally on the first floor is the main bathroom with a panelled bath, vanity unit wash hand basin with cupboards under and cupboards above, tiled shower cubicle and low level wc.

Stairs continue up to the second floor with ceiling heights measuring 7'10" high and currently arranged as a self contained one bedroom flat. There is an entrance hall with access into loft space and large sitting room with double glazed French doors leading out onto a front facing balcony as well as a door leading through to a large storage cupboard housing the gas fired boiler for the second floor.

The kitchen leads off the sitting room and has roll top work surfaces with cupboard and draw units under and a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with tiled splash backs between and space for appliances. There is a large double bedroom with wash hand basin and bathroom with panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, whilst there is a fully opening window which leads out to an external fire escape. In total the accommodation extends to over 3000 sq ft.


At the front of the property is a wall with central pathway leading to the house. There are small lawns with flower borders whilst there is a driveway to the side of the property leading down to a detached double garage measuring 17' 6" x 16' 7" with power and light connected and up and over door. At the side of the garage is a garden store while steps lead up to the rear of the building to a room above the garage measuring 15' 3" x 11' again with power and light connected offering excellent storage.

The rear garden commences with a paved patio area leading out onto lawns which slope with further steps to an area of lawns with conifers with flower and shrub raised borders. Further steps lead up to a further area of lawns with a pathway. The gardens are predominantly southerly facing.




Utility room  

Sitting room 14' 6" x 13' (4.42m x 3.96m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 7" x 9' 8" (5.36m x 2.95m)  


Family room 17' 1" x 13' (5.21m x 3.96m)  

Games Room 19' 1" x 17' 7" (5.82m x 5.36m)  




Kitchen 7' 7" x 6' 10" (2.31m x 2.08m)  

Sitting room 10' 10" x 10' 4" (3.3m x 3.15m)  

Bedroom 13' 5" x 10' 4" (4.09m x 3.15m)  



Bedroom one 20' 1" x 14' 2" (6.12m x 4.32m)  

Bedroom two 16' 13" x 5' (5.21m x 1.52m)  

Bedroom three 13' x 11' 5" (3.96m x 3.48m)  

Bedroom four 15' 5" x 10' 4" (4.7m x 3.15m)  

Bedroom five 11' 11" x 6' 8" (3.63m x 2.03m)  



Sitting room 21' x 13' 1" (6.4m x 3.99m)  

Kitchen 8' 6" x 7' 3" (2.59m x 2.21m)  

Bedroom 19' x 13' 10" (5.79m x 4.22m)  


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 October 2016


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