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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Great Horkesley

Removed £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Sitting room and kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Original features
  • Large garden and orchard
  • Grounds extending to 1.5 acres
  • Off road parking
  • Less than 5 miles to Colchester North Station

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Unique opportunity to acquire this detached bungalow set in slightly elevated grounds extending to 1.5 acres and offering great scope for improvement. The property is presented in dated yet immaculate condition and is nestled in a picturesque village outskirts location with countryside footpaths nearby and being well placed for commuting with Colchester North Station less than 5 miles away

The property

The entrance door opens through to the central reception hall providing access to the four bedrooms and the sitting room. At the front of the property is the main bedroom with dual aspect and fireplace whilst the second bedroom has a fireplace and built-in cupboard. The third bedroom again has a built-in cupboard whilst there is a fourth single bedroom.

The sitting room enjoys views over the front garden also having a feature fireplace with a connecting door, both a side lobby and kitchen. The kitchen itself has a walk-in pantry cupboard as well as work surfaces with cupboards and drawers under with a four ring electric hob with oven beneath. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and stainless steel sink and drainer unit.

A door leads through to a lobby and there is the airing cupboard and door leading onto the bathroom with a low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin and panel bath with tiled surround.


The property is well screened from the London Road by mature hedging with narrow vehicular access leading up a shingle driveway to the side of the property. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn with a variety of established shrubs whilst at the side is a range of timber sheds as well as the oil storage tank. There is an outside boiler room housing the oil fired boiler. Leading up the garden is a former vegetable garden with lawns either side leading up past further lawns where the garden widens out behind the neighbouring property.

The top area is predominantly set out as a small orchard whilst along the top boundary is a public footpath. In total the plot is approaching 1.5 acres. 

Sitting room 12' 5" x 12' (3.78m x 3.66m)  

Kitchen 10' 5" x 8' 1" (3.18m x 2.46m)  

Bedroom one 12' 5" x 12' (3.78m x 3.66m)  

Bedroom two 12' 1" x 11' 1" (3.68m x 3.38m)  

Bedroom three 12' 1" x 9' 4" (3.68m x 2.84m)  

Bedroom four 8' 6" x 7' 5" (2.59m x 2.26m)  


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 May 2017


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