Colchester Road, Thorpe-le-Soken, CO16 0AB


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  • Bedrooms: 3
General information The property is entered via a porch, which in turn leads to the spacious hallway, with stairs rising to the first floor, understairs cupboard, with a further cloaks cupboard. The lounge has an open fire set within, windows to the front aspect and double doors opening onto the rear, two built-in storage cupboards set within, this room is well proportioned and characterful throughout. The family bathroom comprises a modern suite with independent shower cubicle, a bath with jets within, low level w.c., sink set in vanity unit with cupboards under, inset spotlights, heated towel rail, and glazed window to the rear aspect. The study has a window to the rear aspect. The dining room is a great space and has a delightful circular bay window to the front aspect, gas fire, and leads through to the kitchen. The kitchen is a well proportioned room and has glazed windows to the front and rear aspects of the property and comprises a modern range of base and eye-level units, one and a half bowl sink set in rolled top worksurfaces, space for dishwasher and fridge/freezer, part-tiled splashback, high polished stone flooring, door leading through to the utility room. The utility room has a window to the front and side aspect, and a stable door opening onto the rear garden, plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, rolled-top worksurfaces, with further cupboards within.

The first floor landing has two small windows to the rear aspect and a door leading through to the master bedroom, which has a window to the front aspect, storage cupboard/wardrobe, large slatted floorboards, door opening onto the en-suite, which comprises a corner independent shower cubicle, low level w.c., pedestal hand basin and heated towel rail. The second bedroom is of a double size and has a window to the front and rear aspects of the property, built-in double wardrobe and large slatted wooden flooring. Bedroom three has a window to the front aspect and large slatted wooden flooring.

Entrance hall 12' 1" x 11' 6" (3.68m x 3.51m)

Lounge 20' 9" x 11' 6" (6.32m x 3.51m)

Dining room 16' 7" x 13' 8" (5.05m x 4.17m)

Kitchen 12' 2" x 11' 3" (3.71m x 3.43m)

Utility room 8' 8" x 6' 2" (2.64m x 1.88m)

Study/bedroom four 14' 8" x 8' 2" (4.47m x 2.49m)

Downstairs bathroom 8' 1" x 7' 4" (2.46m x 2.24m)


Master bedroom 12' 1" x 10' 9" (3.68m x 3.28m)


Bedroom two 12' 8" x 10' 7" (3.86m x 3.23m)

Bedroom three 8' 1" x 7' 7" (2.46m x 2.31m)

The outside The property is entered via a large gravelled driveway, which leads to a fantastic frontage with an array of mature flower and shrub borders, and is enclosed by hedging and panelled fencing, and has two willow trees set within, with the majority of the frontage being laid to lawn. There is a detached double garage and an outside boiler room where the Gloworm boiler is located. A gate leads to the private courtyard patio area, which is block paved and an ideal area for alfresco dining. There is an opening that leads through to the remainder of the garden to the rear of the property, which has a pond set within, a beautiful rose garden and an array of fruit trees, some to mention are apple trees, plum trees, cherry trees and walnut trees. The remainder of the garden is well established and is predominantly laid to lawn and enclosed by hedging.

Where? The property is situated in the popular village of Thorpe le Soken being located to the east of Colchester a short distance from the coastal towns of Frinton on Sea and Walton on the Naze. The village offers a Tesco Express offering goods for day to day needs, three public houses, wine bar, restaurant, Chinese restaurant and takeaway, dispensing chemist, doctors surgery, popular C of E primary school and Tendring Technology College and secondary school both of which have extremely good OFSTED reports. The village also offers mainline railway station giving links to London Liverpool Street. The A120 is a short drive away leading to the A12, M25 and beyond.

Important information Council Tax Band - F.

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

Tenure -We understand that the property is freehold.

EPC rating - To be advised.

Agents note We have been advised by Tendring District Council that the property is treated as a local heritage asset property, and therefore will be subject to further stringent regulations with regards to the obtaining of additional planning consent on the property.

Agents note Planning permission was granted on 18th May 2018. Planning Application No. 18/00453/FUL for the proposed extensions and alterations for private use. Re-submission of previously approved planning application 10/00985/FUL.

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