Nayland - Fenn Wright Signature


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
General information Greenacres has been extended to provide flexible accommodation with many of the rooms enjoying fine rural views into the valley. The house is situated in a delightful rural setting on the outskirts of the village of Nayland.

A central hallway provides a staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with a storage cupboard as well as housing a cloakroom. Three of the reception rooms lead off the hall with the sitting room enjoying a dual aspect including French doors leading out to the garden and a central fireplace. Also at the front of the property is the study with a range of fitted office furniture.

The dining room is of excellent size and enjoys a large picture window and French doors leading out onto the terrace and is open through to the kitchen which has been comprehensively fitted with worksurfaces with drawer and cupboard units under as well as matching wall mounted cupboards. Built in appliances include a Stoves oven, integral dishwasher and a five ring gas hob with extractor hood above. There is a useful utility room with large cloaks cupboard, a sink and plumbing for washing machine whilst the final room on the ground floor is an impressive garden room with 11'10" high vaulted ceiling enjoying commanding views down the garden into the valley beyond as well as having its own separate access. A door leads from the garden room into the lobby where the boiler room is found and onto the double garage.

Stairs lead up from the hallway to a galleried landing where there is an airing cupboard and access into the roof space with a ladder and light fitted. A good sized dressing room leads through to the main bedroom with a range of storage cupboards along one wall with additional eaves cupboards and views over the countryside. This room also has an ensuite with panelled jacuzzi bath with independent shower above, pedestal wash basin and wc. The second bedroom is a square room with a range of built in wardrobes along one wall and has a connecting door through to its own ensuite with corner tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin, wc and bidet. A further double bedroom is found at the rear of the property enjoying a dual aspect with fine views over the Stour Valley and there is a fourth bedroom at the front of the property. The main bathroom has a panelled bath with independent shower over, pedestal wash basin and wc.

The outside Greenacres is retained from the road with a post and rail fence with lawns and flower and shrub beds and a shingle driveway leading down to a turning area providing parking and onto the detached double garage with two up/over doors, power and light connected.

There is side access through to the rear garden which has an extensive paved and block terrace with steps leading down to the lawns with a variety of flower and shrub beds and borders including a large cherry tree leading down the garden to further lawns and a vegetable patch with shed and base for a greenhouse as well as a Wendy house, variety of fruit trees including apple, pear, plum and fig.

The garden also has a rainwater collection system.



Sitting room 19' 8" x 12' 4" (5.99m x 3.76m)

Dining room 15' x 9' 8" (4.57m x 2.95m)

Study 10' 8" x 6' 10" (3.25m x 2.08m)

Kitchen 11' 10" x 10' (3.61m x 3.05m)

Utility room

Garden room 16' 4" x 11' 7" (4.98m x 3.53m)


Bedroom one 17' 7" x 12' (5.36m x 3.66m)

Dressing room 10' 8" x 10' (3.25m x 3.05m)


Bedroom two 12' 4" x 12' 3" (3.76m x 3.73m)


Bedroom three 11' 10" x 10' (3.61m x 3.05m)

Bedroom four 12' 4" x 6' 9" (3.76m x 2.06m)


Location Greenacres is found along country roads between the villages of Nayland and Bures at the heart of the Essex/Suffolk border and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The nearest village is Nayland with its fine church, butchers, Anchor public house and primary school. The nearby A134 provides access to both market towns of Sudbury and Colchester with the latter providing more extensive facilities including a mainline station with services to London Liverpool Street.

At the neighbouring village of Stoke by Nayland, two 18 hole golf courses can be found as well as leisure facilities including a gym and swimming pool. Nayland is also home to the Little Garth School.

Colchester's town centre is surrounded by its Roman Walls and is steeped in history including its Norman Castle.

The town centre provides what of much is expected of a major town with many national retailers and specialist shops and with bars and restaurants catering for most tastes. The town centre also has its own multi screen cinema, the Mercury Theatre and First Sight Art Gallery.

Excellent schooling including the leading grammar schools and further educational facilities are found in the town centre with not only the 6th Form college but Colchester Institute whilst on the eastern outskirts of the town is the University of Essex.

For the commuter Colchester's North station provides mainline services terminating at London Liverpool Street with most journey times scheduled for 50 minutes. For the road user there is also straightforward access leading down to the A12 to the M25 and beyond.

Important information We understand that mains water and electricity and are connected to the property whilst there is a shared private drainage system with the adjoining house. There is an oil fired central heating system with bottled gas for the hob.

Council tax band - F

EPC rating - E

Tenure - Freehold

Method of sale - Private treaty

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