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High Road, Layer de la Haye, Colchester, CO2


5 Bedroom Detached House Sold

Olimai House is for sale for the first time having been constructed by our clients for their own occupation in 2016.

The house was designed and built to exacting standards with features that include high-specification kitchen and bathroom fittings, a concrete first floor for soundproofing, an efficient air-source heating system, solid wood doors, underfloor heating on both levels, finger print front door entry, sash windows with high-performance glazing and low energy lighting.

The property is positioned in a private plot that measures around a third of an acre, with a garden that faces southwest. It is located in a quiet position at the centre of Layer-de-la-Haye, one of the most sought-after villages close to Colchester.

The highlight of the ground floor is the very impressive kitchen/dining room which measures almost forty feet and enjoys outlooks to different areas of the garden. This features an orangery entertaining area, space for a large sofa, a kitchen island, quartz surfaces, two ovens, a coffee maker, a fitted microwave, a warming drawer, an induction hob with an up-and-down extractor, a boiling water tap, a fridge and freezer and bi-fold doors to the garden.

Other ground floor accommodation includes a sitting room with a log-burner and a bay window, a study, a WC, a utility room and an entrance hall with fitted under stairs storage.

The master bedroom suite is positioned above the garage and has impressive dimensions. It includes a vaulted ceiling, a bay window, a large en-suite shower room and a walk-in dressing room with full-height fitted wardrobes and a fitted vanity desk.

There are three additional bedrooms with the guest suite having its own bathroom and the remaining bedrooms sharing a shower room.

The house is approached from High Road by 150-foot block-paved and shingled driveway which allows plenty of parking and turning space and which leads to an attached double garage with two electric roller doors.

The garden is divided into two areas found on the south and west of the house, includes two patios and enjoys privacy from its neighbours and dappled light during the summer months thanks to a number of substantial trees running along both boundaries. The is a garden shed and raised bed area.

Olimai House is found in a residential area close to the centre of the village of Layer-de-la-Haye on around two miles to the south of Colchester in north Essex. Within a short walk buyer will find a village shop and newsagent, a primary school and two pubs which both serve food.

Historic Colchester has all necessary amenities including secondary schools, a thriving town centre, and a mainline station with a journey time to London Liverpool Street or around 50-minutes.

We understand the property is connected to mains water, electric and sewerage. The house has a water softener fitted.

The house is heated by an air source heat pump which provides warmth through underfloor heating on both levels. The new owners will benefit from an income of £285.00 per quarter until 2030, from a government backed Renewable Heath Incentive scheme (RHI).

Council tax £3020.00 PA (band G). EPC rating B. The property has a new home build guarantee which expire in 2026.

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

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