Frating Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, CO7 7SY

£250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
General information Offered for sale is this semi-detached cottage requiring extensive modernisation, improvement and ideally an extension, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

The property occupies a mature plot extending to around 1/6th acre with the possibility of erecting an additional dwelling, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

The accommodation with approximate room sizes briefly comprises: Recessed entrance porch with half-glazed door to lounge, red brick fireplace with Parkray solid fuel room heater, dual aspect windows. Sliding door giving access to the kitchen having worksurface with single drainer stainless steel sink with cupboards under, beneath side facing window, stair flight to first floor. A door gives access to the utility room with oil-fired boiler, worksurface with cupboards under, plumbing for automatic washing machine, half-glazed door leading to outside and a further door to bathroom with panelled bath, wash basin and low level w.c.,

On the first floor is the sizeable landing/study area with door giving access to the double bedroom with built-in wardrobes.

Lounge 13' 3" x 11' 5" (4.04m x 3.48m)

Kitchen 10' 5" x 7' 3" (3.18m x 2.21m)

Utility room 10' 3" x 7' 9" (3.12m x 2.36m)

Bathroom 9' 6" x 4' 6" (2.9m x 1.37m)

Landing/study 10' 6" x 7' 5" (3.2m x 2.26m)

Bedroom 12' 0" x 11' 5" (3.66m x 3.48m)

The outside As previously mentioned, the property occupies a mature plot extending to around 1/6th acre with lawn front garden and large side garden, which is predominantly lawn with flower and shrub borders, mature hedgerow, pond, shed and coal store. The garden offers the potential for constructing an additional dwelling, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.

The rear garden is partly lawn with two greenhouses and there is a driveway providing off-road parking for a number of vehicles and giving access to the garage with up and over door.

Where? The popular village of Ardleigh lies to the north-east of Colchester and is extremely well placed for the nearby waterside town of Manningtree, with its excellent shopping and recreational amenities and railway station. Close at hand is the highly regarded village of Dedham, located at the heart of 'Constable Country' and situated on the River Stour, with its beautiful and picturesque landscape. Ardleigh also has the benefit of a pre-school in the village and Colchester itself is within a comfortable driving distance with its further range of shopping and recreational facilities.

Important information Council Tax Band - C.

Services - We are advised that mains drainage, electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC - F

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