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Shair Lane, Great Bentley, Colchester, CO16


6 Bedroom Detached House For Sale

This 6500-square foot home was built in the late 1980’s. It has been renovated to an very high-standard by our clients over recent years and provides high-specification accommodation that makes the most of its superb location and grounds.

The property is well-located Shair Lane, between the villages of Great Bentley and Tendring and fourteen miles from Colchester. Great Bentley is known for its 43-acre village green and has a number of shops, a public house and train station that provides a service to London Liverpool Street with average journey time or around 1hr 30 mins.

A substantial kitchen/breakfast room with a vaulted ceiling provides a centre point to the ground floor and enjoys an outlook over and direct access to a large patio. It incorporates a breakfast/dining area, a kitchen snug with a log-burner and a central island. This benefits from all the normal fitted appliances as well as three ovens, an induction hob, a wine fridge, a beer fridge, a boiling water tap and a coffee machine.

Further accommodation on the ground floor includes a substantial sitting room with a large bay window, a family room with fitted wall units and window seats (perfect as a cinema room), a formal dining room, a fully fitted study, a utility room and a WC. The main reception rooms and the kitchen/living area have been fitted with an integrated sound system whilst the dining room, the WC, the entrance hall and the study have marble floors.

The master suite is impressive with a fitted walk-in dressing room, beautiful views over the rear garden and a large en-suite bathroom that features his-and-hers sinks and a sunken jacuzzi bath with an inset television.

Of the five remaining bedrooms three have fitted wardrobes and two have their own en-suite showers rooms. A family bathroom and family shower room serve the remaining rooms. All the first-floor bath and shower rooms have been re-appointed in recent years and the house benefits from a high-pressure water system.

One of the more recent additions to the house is the superb swimming pool complex. This includes shower room and WC, a changing room and a 12- x 5-meter pool which is perfect for both play and exercise. The pool is heated by a state of the art, super-efficient air-source heating system, making year-round heating easily affordable.

The pool house has a LED-ceiling lights which illuminate the vaulted ceiling whilst windows and doors overlook the garden in every direction. The bi-fold doors at the top of the pool lead to patio which is ideal for a jacuzzi.

A two-bedroom single level annex is detached from the main house but and is attached to a double garage. This has not been photographed but as the floorplan shows it incorporates a kitchen, a shower room, two bedrooms and a sitting room.

The grounds total approximately 2.9 acres with the house and parking area being approached through electric wrought iron gates and a block-paved drive.

There are large areas of lawn (with an irrigation system) on every elevation, plus a modern tennis court, a summer house, a stable block (with four boxes, a hay store and a tack room), a pond, and two double garages.

The property is connected to mains electric and water and is heated by an oil-fired central heating system. Solar panels on the roof of the swimming pool building supplement the property’s power requirements. Council tax band G with Tendring District Council. EPC rating D.

The boundaries shown on the site plan vary when compared the those on satellite images. This is due to a plot of land between the stables and Shair Lane being retained by our clients. The plot has planning consent a for a single storey dwelling with its own entrance from Shair Lane.

The property has a Red Care alarm system and CCTV systems. All the room in the house have been wired for internet.

We believe that the detached annex (which can be considered a separate dwelling) entitles buyers to enjoy significant relief on their stamp duty land tax. We ask that any buyer verifies their own and the property’s eligibility with their solicitor prior to making any offer.

Before booking a viewing of any Bloomfield Grey instruction, we suggest that buyers view its full online details including the street-view representation, the site map, the satellite view and the floor plan. If you have any questions, then please contact Bloomfield Grey. To see the precise location of the property please view the details on the Bloomfield Grey website.   A PDF version of the floorplan is available by email on request.



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Bloomfield Grey
Barn 1, Runkins Corner Farm, Langham Lane,
Boxted, Colchester

01206 911 366