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PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Very rare opportunity
  • Arts and Crafts - constructed 1899
  • Impressive entrance hall
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Good size utility/boot room
  • Galleried landing
  • Four bedrooms - two bathrooms
  • Stunning garden - total plot approx 0.2 acre

THE PROPERTY

A very rare opportunity to purchase this unique Arts and Crafts home described by well renowned author Nikolaus Pevsner as ''Voysey style''

Constructed in 1899 this elegant family home with its stunning garden and total plot amounting 0.2 acre offers country style living whilst being within walking distance of the town and all local schools. Inside the well presented and versatile accommodation comprises; impressive entrance hall, kitchen/breakfast room, good size utility/boot room, sitting room with wood burner, dining room with fireplace, vaulted family room and ground floor bathroom. An attractive staircase ascends the galleried landing which gives way to four bedrooms and the family bathroom. Outside the property is approached by a private driveway which leads to an attached car port for two cars. There is also a landscaped front garden and access to the utility/boot room which in turn provides access to the rear garden. The stunning landscaped rear garden offers a very high degree of privacy and commences with a sun terrace and adjacent shingle area. Steps leads to a well tended lawn - interspersed by a variety of established trees and flowers and shrubs whilst there is a wild garden to rear. 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 City 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 Bus stop to Ipswich school, Gosfield, Royal Hospital, St Joseph's College and Ipswich School