Occupying approx 3rd acre, 41 Lexden Road forms part of an impressive Regency terrace, originally built for commanding officers returning home from the Napoleonic Wars.
Accommodation Entrance door with fan light leads to vestibule and opens to an elgant reception hall with stairs leading to lower ground and first floors. Located to your left is the drawing room with two large sash windows and fireplace. Adjacent is the sitting room with two large sash windows both having original secondary glazing and fireplace. Descending the stairs to lower ground floors a rear porch opens to a capacious and fully comprehensive kitchen/dining and living area which is perfect for entertaining. From the lower hall an original curved leather door leads to the lower level which has its own external access from the front. Here you will find a large reception room and second kitchen with both rooms lending to a possible annex facility. Completing this floor is the cellar which is partially tanked with the remaining to be finished in Novemeber. Ascending the stairs to a split level first floor landing your eyes are drawn to an impressive arched sash window which frames views of the rear garden. To your right an inner hall is currently used a study area. A further hall leads to three double bedrooms and family shower room. You will find an airing cupboard and walk in storage cupboard. Moving passed the landing you will find the master bedroom with en-suite, bedroom two also with ensuite and a further double bedroom which is serviced by a family bathroom. Outside the property is set back from Lexden Road and is approached by a private driveway offering ample off road parking. There is a double tandem garage and detached single garage. A large and private rear garden commences with sun terrace with the garden laid to well tended lawn interspersed with trees. Colchester is a thriving ''new' city set in North Essex, bordering Suffolk which is only a few miles away. The town boasts nationally acclaimed Grammar schools, fast and speedy links to London in less than an hour, and a thriving town centre, as well as first class out of town retail centres. The lovely Colne valley is within 15 minutes' drive of the centre, and the pink towns of Suffolk are a mere twenty minutes' drive from the town. Mersea Island, Brightlingsea, and Frinton, all stunning coastal destinations are within half an hour's drive of the town, and Suffolk's resorts of Aldeburgh and Southwold within an hour. Colchester Town Centre with shops and restaurants - walking distance Schools - Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester Girls High, St Mary's, Philip Morant, St Benedicts, Oxford House, Colchester High School, Hamilton Road Primary, Prettygate Primary - all walking distance. - Holmwood House - 0.5 miles - Bus stop to Ipswich school, Gosfield, Royal Hospital, St Joseph's College and Ipswich School - all leave from within 0.5 of a mile from the house Colchester North and Town Stations - 1.2 miles (London Liverpool Street 50 mins) Mercury Theatre and cinemas - walking distance Hilly Fields Nature Reserve - walking distance Lexden Park Nature Reserve - walking distance
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