Built-in 1902 this elegant home with an Edwardian facade is both striking and exceptionally well presented. With traditional red brick and pretty cornice embellishments on the gable roof, it is hard not to be impressed by the attractive facade of this family home. The building is nestled in the heart of desirable old Lexden.
On entering the property you are immediately struck by the sense of light and space. With beautiful wooden floorboards and high ceilings, the property oozes period charm. This light and spacious entrance hall leads on to the rest of the living space.
To the rear of the property, there is an impressive open plan kitchen/dining space. It is not only finished to an exceptionally high standard but feels as though it is the heart of the house. With tiled flooring, underfloor heating, chic country farmhouse style wooden worktops and an attractive kitchen island with integrated gas hob the kitchen feels both modern and homely. To the rear of the room is a large dining space illuminated by 3 large windows that open up onto the garden.
Positioned at the front of the home, there is a generously sized living room flooded in natural light from the large bay fronted window. Complimented by an ornate fireplace, this room has been finished to an exceptionally high standard and offers the perfect space to unwind or entertain.
Benefitting from two reception rooms, there is a smaller room adjacent to the living room. Again, generous in size, this room offers ample space to entertain or relax. The current owners use this room as a playroom.
Continue along the hallway and you will find the guest cloakroom comprising low level WC and basin. Upstairs there are 5 bedrooms and an office space configured over 2 floors.
The first floor is home to 3 bedrooms and a beautiful bathroom. This modern family bathroom is tiled with underfloor heating and finished to a beautiful standard. There is a bath with overhead shower and low level WC. The three bedrooms are all generously sized, bright and characterful spaces with peaceful outlooks.
The second-floor bedrooms are illuminated by skylights overhead and boast integrated eaves storage. The landing space on the second floor is perfect to use as a working from home office space. There is also a second family bathroom on this floor.
Agents Notes: We note that the windows have recently been replaced throughout with the majority being triple glazed.
The beautifully manicured rear garden basks in sunshine throughout the day. There is a paved patio area perfect for outside dining with steps leading onto a raised area laid to lawn. The garden is of a good size and easy to maintain.The Area
This family home is positioned in the highly sought after and exceptionally well-regarded area of Lexden. Lexden is renowned for its beautiful tree-lined roads, stunning period homes and quiet residential community ethos. The area is within striking distance of Colchester's town centre, with its abundance of restaurants, bars and shops enabling residents to enjoy the best of both worlds.
Not only that, but there are numerous outstanding schools within the area, both primary and secondary including Hamilton Primary school and both the Grammar schools. Colchester's mainline railway is within easy reach, where you can be in London Liverpool Street within the hour. The town is well connected with various bus routes and the A12 is a stones throw away.
* Tenure - Freehold
* Council Tax Band - Colchester Band E