Ardleigh Court, Ardleigh, Colchester


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  • Bedrooms: 4
General information Set in well tended communal grounds, and close to most of the village facilities, is this good size four bedroom single storey end of terrace house. The Scandinavian design has three separate reception rooms, and features an internal courtyard as well as a cottage-style private garden on the entrance side.

The entrance lobby leads to a hall with two doors and a coat cupboard on the left, the first to a double bedroom, the second to the top-lit utility room and beyond that a bathroom, also with roof light. The bedroom window faces east onto the garden and, like all the bedrooms, has fitted storage. The bathroom features a panel-enclosed bath, a wash hand basin and low level w.c with concealed cistern. The hall then opens into the dining room which has a glazed door to the courtyard and a sliding door to the east-facing kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with eye and base level units; there is a freezer, fridge and gas cooker. The twin stainless sinks and integral drainer have an electric waste disposal "in-sink-erator". Space and connections for a dishwasher, plus a full height cupboard for cleaning equipment. The second bedroom, which measures 11'6" by 6'11", opens off the dining room and has its own door and window to the courtyard. Two doors from the dining room lead, on the left to the courtyard and on the right to the next reception room. This has a fully glazed wall with double doors to the courtyard, and glazed partitions to the dining room and the third, main living room beyond, which faces west.

This dual aspect room also has a door to the courtyard and at the opposite end overlooks the communal gardens to which there is access via patio doors. Two more bedrooms and the second bathroom are reached by a lobby from the living room. The master bedroom faces west onto the communal gardens. The third bedroom has a patio door and window onto the courtyard. The second bathroom is top lit by a roof light and has a panelled bath, wash hand basin and low level w.c with concealed cistern.



Kitchen 11' 9" x 7' 10" (3.58m x 2.39m)

Utility room 7' 2" x 5' 6" (2.18m x 1.68m)

Dining room 12' 2" x 11' 6" (3.71m x 3.51m)

Sun room 18' 1" x 8' 11" (5.51m x 2.72m)

Lounge 23' 9" x 12' 2" (7.24m x 3.71m)

Master bedroom 11' 6" x 11' 5" (3.51m x 3.48m)

Bedroom two 11' 6" x 6' 11" (3.51m x 2.11m)

Bathroom 7' 2" x 5' 4" (2.18m x 1.63m)

Bedroom three 9' 1" x 8' 8" (2.77m x 2.64m)

Bedroom four 9' 1" x 6' 0" (2.77m x 1.83m)

Bathroom 6' 4" x 5' 6" (1.93m x 1.68m)

The outside From the garage and adjoining hard standing the entrance path leads through a private cottage garden, with lawn and shrubs on the right side and a storage shed and paved patio on the left. A covered patio to the right of the front door benefits from morning sun.

Where? The popular village of Ardleigh lies to the north east of Colchester, and is extremely well placed for the nearby waterside town of Manningtree with its excellent shopping and recreational amenities and mainline railway station. Also close at hand is the highly regarded village of Dedham, located at the heart of "the constable country" and situated on the river Stour, with its beautiful and picturesque landscape. Ardleigh also has the benefit of offering a nursery in the village and GP surgery. Colchester itself is within comfortable driving distance with its further shopping facilities, numerous bars, restaurants and Mercury Theatre.

Important information Council Tax Band - E.

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Leasehold - 999 year lease from September 1966.

Annual Ground rent - Peppercorn rent £15.

Service charge is £375 per annum.

Annual buildings insurance - £195.

The owner will become a 1/16th share of the freehold.

EPC rating - E

We have been advised by the vendor that the garage has suffered from some structural movement, which would need to be rectified.

Arrange viewing 01206 763388

Fenn Wright - Colchester

146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

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