Offers in Excess of £800,000

Queens Road, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7

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Property Summary

RARE OPPORTUNITY to acquire a TRADITIONAL VICTORIAN FAMILY HOME with 1333 sq ft of living space, large gardens, STABLE BLOCK OUTBUILDING/ workshop with planning permission for a luxury office, plus a POTENTIAL BUILDING PLOT (stp), located in old Wivenhoe.
Nestled amongst an array of historical homes you will find this jewel in the crown. Occupying an elevated position, property of this nature rarely comes to the open market for sale. Commuters will enjoy literally a few minute’s stroll to the Mainline wivenhoe station direct to London Liverpool Street and families will love the fact that this home is a stones throw away to the quayside, boutique shops and eateries. Highlights include high ceilings, exposed wood flooring, cosy multi fuel log burners, ornate fireplaces and traditional sash windows - Everything you would expect to find in a property of this calibre.
Accommodation consists of an open plan kitchen / family room with multi fuel log burner, perfect for modern living, a formal living room,
again complete with multi fuel log burner and a beautiful view over the generous gardens and expansive patio, a cloakroom and a utility room. Two independent staircases serve the first floor with a stunning principal bedroom, 3 further bedrooms, en-suite and a large contemporary family bathroom. Of particular note to this fabulous home sitting proudly on a substantial plot, is the STABLE BLOCK/OUTBUILDING which is currently utilised as a large workshop and wood store. However, planning permission has been granted for a LUXURY HOME OFFICE COMPLETE WITH SHOWER ROOM.
A double garage and driveway for numerous vehicles provides parking and as previously mentioned, the LARGE GARDENS, although a superb addition to this stunning home, could be divided to create a POTENTIAL BUILDING PLOT stp.
This is a UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY to purchase a desirable family home in an ENVIABLE LOCATION in the ever-popular lower end of wivenhoe. Offered for sale with NO CHAIN. Please call TOWN AND COUNTRY RESIDENTIAL 01206 822212 to schedule your viewing

Property Description

Entrance Porch
Steps leading up to enclosed gabled entrance porch into entrance hall

Living Room (15' 3'' x 11' 9'' (4.64m x 3.58m))
A beautiful formal room being dual aspect with a stunning large sash bay window overlooking the garden and a large window to the side. Wooden flooring adds a warmth feel and together with the Multi fuel log burner with bespoke shelving to the alcoves, creates a perfect retreat to relax and unwind.

Family Room (17' 3'' x 12' 7'' (5.25m x 3.83m))
A wonderful family and entertaining space being open plan to the kitchen with ornate fireplace, underfloor heating and an open staircase leading to the first floor.

Kitchen (16' 10'' x 12' 0'' (5.13m x 3.65m))
A large window overlooks the garden making this a wonderfully light room with lots of natural light flooding through. The large brick fireplace surround with oak mantel, creates the perfect backdrop for the cosy log burner which really is a superb focal feature. Pine stripped storage cupboards and underfloor heating gives the kitchen a most welcoming feel. A comprehensive range of contemporary white gloss wall and base units with modern worktops extend to create a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include electric oven, separate microwave oven and four ring hob. There is also an inset sink with mixer tap, and space for a dishwasher. A pine stripped door leads a second staircase rising to the first floor with a further door leading to:

Utility room
A useful area which includes plumbing for washing machine, electric meter and fuse box plus gas fired wall mounted boiler. An external door provides access to the side patio and stable block. Door to:

Cloakroom
Obscured window to side, Corner wall mounted wash hand basin, high level WC, tiled flooring

Landing
Stairs leading from lounge to first floor with window to front overlooking the garden. Loft access with pull down ladder and light.
Doors leading to:

Bedroom (12' 10'' x 8' 8'' (3.91m x 2.64m))
This bedroom has the added benefit of an ensuite. A beautiful room complete with a charming ornate fireplace and dual aspect windows to the front and side, giving it a light and airy feel. Stripped wooden flooring, shelving and picture rails give a traditional feel to this bedroom. Door to:

En Suite
Shower cubicle with fountain shower complete with the charming addition of a high level stained glass window to the landing. Low level WC, vanity wash hand basin, part tile dwalls and tiled flooring, spotlights, heated towel rail and vanity mirror

Bedroom (13' 11'' x 12' 10'' (4.24m x 3.91m))
A charming and inviting bedroom accessed from both landings with large window overlooking the garden and the most delightful features including beam work, stained glass high level window to the inner landing, exposed wooden flooring and a range of fitted stripped wooden wardrobes and storage cupboards. Door leading to:

Second Landing
Door leading from the kitchen with stairs rising to the second landing.
Exposed wooden floorboards, loft hatch, Velux window allowing plenty of natural light to flood in, airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Doors leading to:

Bedroom (12' 3'' x 6' 11'' (3.73m x 2.11m))
Window to front overlooking lawn, exposed wooden flooring

Bedroom (8' 11'' x 8' 8'' (2.72m x 2.64m))
Window to side overlooking patio and stable block, exposed wooden flooring

Family Bathroom

Window to side, contemporary crisp white hotel style bathroom suite comprising of double vanity unit with mixer tap, bath with mixer tap, double shower cubicle and low level WC, part tiled walls and underfloor heated tiles, spotlights

Outside (8' 11'' x 7' 8'' (2.72m x 2.34m))
FRONT
As previously mentioned, the property sits on a large elevated position on a plot of approx 0.20 acres made up of divided tiered lawned areas predominantly to the front of the property with an attractive wide pathway leading to the house.
A large patio area directly to the front of the property can be enjoyed for al fresco dining and a further side patio area offers an alternative area to enjoy the outside space. Mature boundary hedging and established plantings make this a private and tranquil setting for this fine Victorian home.


SIDE
To the side of the property, you will find a traditionally built stable block outbuilding currently utilised as a workshop and log store. The current owner has installed a log burner( not tested) and workshop benches to one of the stable block. Of particular note is the PLANNING PERMISSION to convert one of brick outbuildings to a 19m2 HOME OFFICE complete with WC AND SHOWER - Further details can be found on the Colchester Borough Council Website : https://bit.ly/2Mw06Bp application number : 171299

Garage and parking (19' 11'' x 17' 5'' (6.07m x 5.30m))
Off road parking via a double width driveway leads to the Double detached Garage


Agent Note
As previously mentioned, there may be potential for development of the garden to create a building plot stp.

Offers in Excess of £800,000

Queens Road, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7

  • RARELY AVAILABLE & UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY - LOWER WIVENHOE
  • 4 BEDROOM VICTORIAN HOUSE ON ELEVATED PLOT
  • BEAUTIFUL LARGE GARDEN AND ** POTENTIAL BUILDING PLOT STP ***
  • KITCHEN/ FAMILY ROOM WITH MULTI FUEL LOG BURNER
  • FORMAL SITTING ROOM WITH MULTI FUEL LOG BURNER
  • BATHROOM AND EN SUITE
  • STABLE BLOCK WITH PLANNING FOR LUXURY HOME OFFICE
  • DOUBLE WIDTH DRIVEWAY AND DOUBLE GARAGE
  • TRADITIONAL FEATURES
  • FEW MINUTES WALK TO WIVENHOE STATION - NO CHAIN
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