Thorrington - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A five bedroom detached Edwardian house with wonderful character and 9ft high ceilings situated between Thorrington and Brightlingsea and offered with no ongoing chain. Rosslyn is full of character with ornate ceilings, fireplaces and sash windows with views on the first floor side windows toward Alresford Creek.

Ground floor

A reception hall features an elegant staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with ornate ceiling and cornicing. Doors lead off to the three principle reception rooms. At the front of the property is the main sitting room with attractive ornate ceiling and large sash bay window as well as a picture rail and fireplace. The family room again enjoys a sash bay window and has a fireplace with stove, ornate ceiling and leads through to a study. The dining room has pine flooring and a door connecting through to the kitchen with quarry tiled flooring with wooden worksurfaces with double bowl butler sink with cupboards and drawers beneath, a breakfast bar and walk in pantry. There is also space and plumbing for a dishwasher. The utility room also has quarry tiled flooring, a range of built in cupboards with sink and drainer unit with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and a door leading through to a cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin and further door that leads onto the rear lobby with recess store.

First floor

Stairs lead from the main reception hall to a split level landing, the main bedroom has a large bay window, attractive fireplace and picture rail. The second bedroom has a large bay window and a fireplace and has been partitioned to form a wardrobe and potential en-suite which is currently incomplete. Whilst the third bedroom again has a fireplace as well as a dual aspect including views from the side window towards Alresford Creek. The fourth bedroom is a smaller double with wardrobe and views towards Alresford Creek whilst the fifth bedroom would be suitable as a single bedroom. The family bathroom has a freestanding bath, wash hand basin and toilet.

Outside & Gardens

The property is approached from the Brightlingsea Road via a private drive that heads down to Thors Park and enclosed by fencing with gated entrance. At the front of the property there is a shingled parking area whilst the remainder of the front gardens are laid to lawn with established trees enclosed by fencing. The lawns sweep round to the side of the property with screening from the Brightlingsea Road to the rear garden which again is predominately laid to lawn and enclosed by fencing.

Agents note: The current owners are splitting the title and erecting a new boundary fence between Rosslyn and The Coach House and at present this is not shown in the photographs. A plan in available showing the boundary between the 2 properties.


Sitting room 13' 4" x 16' 4" (4.06m x 4.98m)

Family room 16' x 14' 3" (4.88m x 4.34m)

Dining room 13' 4" x 15' 9" (4.06m x 4.8m)

Kitchen 12' 4" x 12' 3" (3.76m x 3.73m)

Utility room 9' 7" x 8' 10" (2.92m x 2.69m)

Study 7' 6" x 9' 1" (2.29m x 2.77m)



Bedroom one 13' 4" x 16' 4" (4.06m x 4.98m)

Bedroom two 16' x 14' 3" (4.88m x 4.34m)

Bedroom three 13' 4" x 13' 10" (4.06m x 4.22m)

Bedroom four 12' 4" x 10' 4" (3.76m x 3.15m)

Bedroom five 5' 11" x 13' 10" (1.8m x 4.22m)


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Fenn Wright - Colchester

146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

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