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John De Bois Hill, Ardleigh

£700,000
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Property Features

  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • HUGE SCOPE TO EXTEND
  • SOLAR HEATED SWIMMING PLOT
  • IMPRESSIVE PLOT
  • EXCELLENT ACCESS BACK INTO CENTRAL COLCHESTER

Property Summary

This charming chain free double-fronted period property sits proudly on an impressive 0.43 acre plot in the desirable village of Ardleigh, just to the north of Colchester. This is the perfect home for entertaining, whether it be pool parties in the summer or cosy meals around either of the open fireplaces during the cooler months. The house flows into the garden and leads you to the swimming pool area, which has been specifically designed to have a Mediterranean feel - who needs to book a holiday?!

The house offers a wealth of character and space, enjoying two large reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room and a handy utility room on the ground floor. The first floor is home to the family bathroom and the four bedrooms, three of which are impressive doubles, and the master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room.

The substantial rear garden (150ft x 90ft) has well-stocked borders and a number of highly productive fruit trees, as well as two useful out-buildings. In addition to the rear garden there is a private side garden that makes a perfect cottage kitchen garden. There are a number of raised bed's with a greenhouse on hard standing.

The village offers good access to both Colchester and Manningtree mainline stations, which have direct links into London Liverpool Street and a regular bus service into Colchester. The A12 is also within easy striking distance. The The village has an excellent pre-school nursery and primary school, and there are also several pubs in the village. Beautiful Coastline is close at hand with Frinton-On-Sea being only a 30 minute drive,. The stunning Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is just along the road. There is a local Vineyard that has a cafe, selling local vine and crafted beers.


Heated Swimming Pool – the current own has recently installed (full owned) Solar Panels which covers the majority of all heating and electric costs, they have also had a Coverstar electric pool cover that offers peace of mind when small children are around and an Aligator Pool Purification System to reduce the amount of chemicals needed to maintain the pool. Heated with a high end Extended Season's heater.

Out Buildings – There are two outbuildings, these do need some attention if they are to be utilised. The current owners planning to convert them into a guest bedroom/Study before a work opportunity abroad

The house offers a wealth of character and space, enjoying two large reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room and a handy utility room on the ground floor. The first floor is home to the family bathroom and the four bedrooms, three of which are impressive doubles, and the master bedroom benefits from an en-suite shower room.

The substantial rear garden (150ft x 90ft) has well-stocked borders and a number of highly productive fruit trees, as well as two useful out-buildings. In addition to the rear garden there is a private side garden that would make a perfect cottage kitchen garden.

The village offers good access to both Colchester and Manningtree mainline stations, which have direct links into London Liverpool Street and a regular bus service into Colchester. The A12 is also within easy striking distance. The village has an excellent pre-school nursery and primary school, and there are also several pubs in the village.


Swimming Pool – the current own has recently installed (full owned) Solar Panels which covers the heating and all other electric costs, they have also had a Coverstar electric pool cover that offers peace of mind when small children are around and an Aligator Pool Purification System to reduce the amount of chemicals needed to maintain the pool

Out Buildings – There are two outbuildings, these do need some attention if they are to be utilised. The current owners planning to convert them into a guest bedroom/Study before a work opportunity abroad

Entrance Hall

Living Room (3.76m x 7.95m)

Kitchen (5.33m x 3.73m)

Dining Room (3.91m x 3.73m)

Utility W/C

Bedroom One (3.81m x 3.68m)

En-Suite

Bedroom Two (3.96m x 3.76m)

Bedroom Three (3.96m x 3.73m)

Bedroom Four (3.81m x 3.05m)

Family Bathroom

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