Kingsford, Colchester - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Backing onto woodland with a plot approaching 1/2 an acre, four bedroom detached house in excellent condition and useful multi-purpose outbuilding, large attic room and garaging. Woodlands has been extensively improved by the current owners including replacement double glazing, refitting of the bathroom, ensuite and cloakroom as well as a beautifully appointed kitchen/breakfast room. The property has also been repainted in the last few years as well as the erection of new garaging.

The property

Ground floor

An entrance door opens through to a welcoming hallway with staircase leading up to the galleried landing above. The cloakroom has been refitted with a toilet and wash hand basin whilst adjoining this room is a laundry room housing the wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler with space for coats as well as plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

The sitting room is a magnificent room of excellent proportion with a large redbrick fireplace with multi-fuel stove, dual aspect including French doors leading through to the conservatory. The dining room is a well-proportioned room with mock fireplace and has a partition wall with opening leading through to a study.

The kitchen/breakfast room has been beautifully appointed by the current owners with wood fronted cupboard and drawer units under granite work surfaces with a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with lighting beneath. Built-in appliances include a Neff 5 ring gas hob with light and extractor hood above with a eye level double oven as well as an integral dishwasher. There is space for a fridge/freezer in a recess in the built-in cupboards as well as a useful storage cupboard. The room has a dual aspect as well as a door leading through to the conservatory which spans across the back of the property enjoying electric underfloor heating and being of hardwood double glazed construction on a brick plinth with 2 sets of French doors leading out to the gardens.

First floor

Stairs lead from the reception hall up to a galleried landing which has an airing cupboard with radiator and further door leading to a fixed ladder leading up into the attic room, an L-shaped space measuring 28' x 15'8" narrowing to 10'9" with 6'6" high ceiling height with a double glazed velux roof window overlooking the garden and providing ideal storage space.

The main bedroom is a well-proportioned double with 2 sets of deep double door wardrobes along one wall and door leading through to its own ensuite facilities with a tiled shower cubicle with glass door, vanity unit wash hand bowl with cupboard under and toilet as well as a heated towel rail. All of the 3 remaining bedrooms have a built-in wardrobe and 2 of the bedrooms enjoys views to the rear over the gardens towards the woodland beyond. The final bedroom also has access into useful eaves storage space.

The main bathroom comprises of a panelled bath with independent shower above. Pedestal wash hand basin and toilet as well as a heated towel rail.

In total the house, excluding the attic room extends to approximately 2100 sq.ft.

Outside & Gardens

The house is retained from the Layer Road by hedging and post and rail fencing with 2 sets of 5 bar gates, providing vehicular access as well as a separate pedestrian gate. The driveway is predominantly shingled with a large parking area and the remainder of the front gardens laid to lawn. The drive continues to the side and down to a detached garage measuring 17'2" x 15'5" with a concrete base with brick plinth and weather boarded exterior having power and light connected and 2 windows to the rear.

A side gate leads through to the rear garden where there is a large patio area with raised shrub bed leading out onto lawns which gently slope down the garden with a number of mature trees and shrub beds. There is a picket fence enclosing a kitchen garden whilst further down the garden is an outbuilding with power and water connected previously used as a stable and currently as a workshop, has potential for a variety of uses.

In total the plot extends to 0.45 of acre.

Reception hall


Laundry 6' 1" x 4' 0" (1.85m x 1.22m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 5" x 14' 8" (5.31m x 4.47m)

Dining room 14' 7" x 12' 10" (4.44m x 3.91m)

Study 6' 5" x 14' (1.96m x 4.27m)

Sitting room 17' 9" x 22' 1" (5.41m x 6.73m)

Conservatory 23' 2" x 8' 8" (7.06m x 2.64m)


Bedroom one 15' 2" x 12' 3" (4.62m x 3.73m)


Bedroom two 9' 8" x 12' 3" (2.95m x 3.73m)

Bedroom three 7' 4" x 15' 2" (2.24m x 4.62m)

Bedroom four 10' 6" x 12' 4" (3.2m x 3.76m)


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