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Cambridge Road, Lexden, Colchester, CO3


6 Bedroom Detached House Sold STC

This fantastic family home provides tasteful and extremely light living accommodation with well-proportioned rooms, high ceilings and plenty of windows including a substantial bay at the front.

Since purchasing the property in 2017, our clients have made significant improvements to the appearance of the building, the layout and the décor.
A delightful entrance hall with a grand staircase provides a hub for the ground floor and this leads immediately to a formal sitting room a wood burning stove and a large bay window.

A family room at the back of the house provides a less formal reception space which is ideal for entertaining due to its proximity to the family kitchen/dining room and the garden.

The kitchen was refitted by our clients in recent years and the addition of sympathetically designed full-height windows and French doors now allows the room to enjoy a superb outlook to the garden. It is fully fitted and features an eight-ring (gas) range, quartz surfaces and a central island. There is also a fantastic walk-in pantry.

Further ground floor accommodation includes a WC, a music room, a large utility and a two-person study. Our clients slightly shortened the garage (to create the pantry) but this is still a very useful and easy to access storage space.
The first floor is comprised of the master bedroom and en-suite, a dressing room/single bedroom with fitted wardrobes, two guest bedrooms (one with an en-suite) and a fantastic modern family bathroom.

On the second floor our clients have recently renovated the loft space to make two additional bedrooms that can be accessed via a walkway in between or via the landing. This is an ideal space for visiting families.

An easily accessible, boarded loft space is also found on the second floor which we expect could be converted into an additional shower room if required.

The rear garden is mostly private, enjoys sun into the early evening during the summer months and is edged with mature trees and shrubs. It measures around sixty foot square and it is partly laid to lawn with a patio area that leads from the kitchen/dining room to the door of the utility room; here there is a shingle seating area edge with raised wooden beds planted with flowers and shrubs.

In 2021 our clients constructed an excellent detached office at one corner of the garden. This has power and heating and is ideal as work from home space for one person. Alternatively it could be used as a consultation or treatment room.

The front garden is edged with a smart grey fence whilst the left boundary is lined with potted plants and shrubs. The L-shape driveway is large enough to park 3-4 cars comfortably.
Cambridge Road is a quiet residential street leading off of Lexden Road in the heart of Lexden, Colchester’s most sought-after residential area.

The property’s position offers easy access to the city centre’s shops, bars and restaurants which are only a few minutes’ walk from the front door. Colchester’s historic Castle Park is just over a mile away where there are beautiful green spaces and a castle dating from the 1070’s.  

Colchester North Station is just over one mile from the house and offers direct trains into London Liverpool Street within approximate journey times of 50 minutes.
The property is located very close to a number of highly regarded schools:
Primary - St Marys School, Oxford House, Holmwood House, Colchester High School, Hamilton Primary, Lexden Primary, Prettygate Primary.
Secondary - Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester County High School for Girls, St Marys School, Colchester High School, Holmwood House, St Benedicts, Philip Morant.

We understand the property is connected to mains electricity, water and sewerage. It is heated by a (mains fed) gas boiler. Rated in Council Tax band G with Colchester Borough Council (payments of approximately £249 per month). EPC rating E. Broadband speed 67 mpbs.

Postcode: CO3 3NS
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Tenure: Freehold



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

01206 911 366

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