Layer Road, Abberton, CO5 7NH


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
General information A substantial detached house situated in grounds extending to half an acre, with vehicular access to the rear of the plot. There is an impressive 31' x 17' workshop with attached office. The property currently has accommodation sub-divided to provide what could be a self-contained one bedroom annexe, with the original house having three separate reception rooms and a 21' conservatory. The property offers ample potential for extension or possible redevelopment, subject to the necessary planning consent. The accommodation in brief comprising of:

Entrance door into the porch, which has a door to the dining room, stairs rising up to first floor, radiator, access to the kitchen and door to the cloakroom, which has a w.c., storage space, and access to the utility room. The utility room has a worksurface with single drainer sink with mixer taps, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, space for fridge/freezer, radiator and window to front. The kitchen has a range of worksurfaces with cupboards and drawers under, matching eye-level units, integrated double oven, hob and extractor hood, space for fridge/freezer, one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer taps, serving hatch through to the lounge. Accessed from the dining room is the snug, which has a bay window to one side, feature fireplace, door to the garden and access to the lounge, which is an impressive 16' 7" in length with a feature fireplace, interconnecting door to the annexe, and access to the conservatory. The conservatory is 21' in length and has a tiled floor, french doors to the rear garden, personal door into the annexe, which is the door to the annexe bedroom and door to the lounge from the annexe, which is dual aspect with radiator and access to the kitchen, which has a range of worksurfaces, cupboards and drawers under, matching eye-level units, integrated oven, hob with extractor hood over, space for freezer. The bedroom has a radiator, further electric heater, door to bathroom and door to a lobby, which has a personal door onto the driveway, electric heater and tiled floor. The bathroom has a low level w.c., panel bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal wash hand basin.

On the first floor there is a landing with doors to the three bedrooms and a bathroom. Bedroom one has fitted wardrobes along one wall and further fitted wardrobe. Bedroom two has a radiator, window to front. Bedroom three has a radiator and window to the rear. The shower room has a double tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, low level w.c., access to the airing cupboard, radiator, overstairs storage cupboard and tiled walls.

Entrance porch 9' 4" x 4' 3" (2.84m x 1.3m)

Cloakroom 7' 0" x 3' 1" (2.13m x 0.94m)

Utility room 7' 0" x 6' 6" (2.13m x 1.98m)

Lounge 16' 8" x 11' 9" (5.08m x 3.58m)

Sitting room 15' 1" narrowing to 12' 10"" x 12' 0" (4.6m x 3.66m)

Dining room 15' 1" narrowing to 12' 10" x 12' 0" (4.6m x 3.66m)

Kitchen 13' 4" x 8' 8" (4.06m x 2.64m)

Conservatory 21' 3" x 10' 7" (6.48m x 3.23m)

Annexe Lobby 9' 2" x 3' 4" (2.79m x 1.02m)

Annexe Lounge 12' 3" x 10' 7" (3.73m x 3.23m)

Annexe Kitchen 10' 2" x 5' 6" (3.1m x 1.68m)

Annexe Bathroom 7' 6" x 5' 6" (2.29m x 1.68m)

Annexe Bedroom 14' 4" x 9' 3" (4.37m x 2.82m)

Annexe Lobby 6' 4" x 5' 5" (1.93m x 1.65m)


Bedroom one 12' 0" x 11' 9" (3.66m x 3.58m)

Bedroom two 13' 5" x 8' 8" (4.09m x 2.64m)

Bedroom three 12' 0" x 7' 6" (3.66m x 2.29m)

Shower room 8' 7" x 8' 7" narrowing to 4' 0"' (2.62m x 2.44m)

Workshop 31' 6" x 17' 2" (9.6m x 5.23m)

Office 17' 2" x 7' 6" (5.23m x 2.29m)

The outside To the right-hand side of the property is a block paved driveway providing ample off-road parking, with the driveway leading around to the exterior of the property which via a gate leads through to the shingle driveway at the rear. The shingle driveway extends up to the workshop which measures 31' 6" x 17' 2" with power and light connected and door to the office, which is 17' 2" x 7' 6". To the rear of the property there is a decked patio area with ornamental pond and a formal lawn garden beyond. The plot extends to around half an acre and provides ample potential for further extension to the existing home or possible redevelopment.

Where? The property is located in the popular village of Abberton to the south of Colchester town centre, providing straightforward access to coastal town of West Mersea and Colchester town centre, both of which have a wide range of shopping and leisure facilities. The A12 dual carriage is within a comfortable drive as is the Tollgate Retail Park.

Important information Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. The property benefits from oil-fired central heating.

Tenure - We understand the property is Freehold.

EPC rating -

We have been advised that there is a separate Council Tax on the annexe, which is a Band A, and the main house Council Tax is Band E.

The house and annexe are on the same services.

We have also been advised that the property was underpinned 25 years ago, prior to the vendor living there and the vendor was provided with the relevant Certificate of Structural Adequacy when the vendor purchased the property.

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