Lexden, Colchester, CO3 3QP


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Deceptively spacious and substantial extended 4 double bedroom detached house providing 3000 sq ft, requiring some modernisation and improvement in this excellent location off Lockhart Avenue and close to good schooling. The property has been substantially extended to the side and rear, requires some additional finishing off as well as modernisation, however has the potential to become a substantial family home in this sought after location off the Lexden Road, whilst situated in Lexden Court, the house uniquely has access off Lockhart Avenue to a detached double garage and workshop.

The property

Ground floor

An entrance lobby opens through to the main entrance hall with stairs leading up to the first floor accommodation with useful storage cupboard beneath leading round to a cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin and area suitable to hang coats etc..

At the front of the house are two interconnecting reception rooms, one potential study and the other a hobbies room whilst the two principal rooms are found on the other side of the hall with a dining room with large bay window and sitting room with fireplace and French doors leading out to the garden. Leading off the sitting room is a large drawing room, a magnificent room measuring 31'6"x15'10" with triple aspect and having French doors leading through to a wooden double glazed conservatory overlooking the garden.

The kitchen requires modernisation, however is currently fitted with timber edge tiled work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units beneath and range of matching wall mounted cupboards with 1 1/2 bowl stainless steel sink and drainer. Built-in appliances include a 4 ring hob with extractor hood above and built-in oven. The room also houses the Ideal gas fired boiler. The final room on the ground floor is the utility room with further storage cupboards and work surfaces with space and plumbing for a washing machine, stainless steel sink bowl and like the kitchen has a door leading out the garden.

First floor

Stairs lead up from the main hallway to a central landing where there is a airing cupboard and access into the roof space. The property has been significantly extended to provide a new master bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and the current dressing room to be adapted to become ensuite.

The second bedroom again is an impressive double and has an opening through to an additional room which has been designed on the original plans to become an ensuite. There are 2 further double bedrooms, 1 enjoying a dual aspect and built-in wardrobe whilst there is a dated bathroom with bath and wash hand basin and separate toilet.

Outside & Gardens

At the front of the property leading off of Lexden Court is a paved driveway providing parking with shrub bed and pathway leading to the front of the property. There is a detached double garage measuring 23'3"x19'9" with an up and over door and window to front, having power and light connected whilst at the rear of the garage are 2 further up and over doors which have access again from Lockhart Avenue.

At the side of the garage is a further workshop area measuring 13'x8' with window and door leading out.

There is access into the rear garden which is principally laid to lawn with a paved patio area being enclosed by fencing.


Study 12' x 8' 2" (3.66m x 2.49m)

Hobbies room 10' 10" x 8' 2" (3.3m x 2.49m)

Utility room


Kitchen 15' 6" x 9' 5" (4.72m x 2.87m)

Dining room 14' 5" x 12' 5" (4.39m x 3.78m)

Sitting room 16' x 12' 5" (4.88m x 3.78m)

Drawing room 31' 6" x 15' 10" (9.6m x 4.83m)

Conservatory 14' 9" x 12' 9" (4.5m x 3.89m)


Bedroom one 24' 8" x 15' 10" (7.52m x 4.83m)

Dressing room 14' 5" x 12' 5" (4.39m x 3.78m)

Bedroom two 16' 5" x 12' 5" (5m x 3.78m)


Bedroom three 13' 1" x 9' 6" (3.99m x 2.9m)

Bedroom four 15' 6" x 9' 1" (4.72m x 2.77m)



Arrange viewing 01206 763388

Fenn Wright - Colchester

146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email

Chelmsford Weekly News