Lexden, Colchester, CO3 3RX


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Beautifully presented four bedroom detached home occupying a delightful position in the sought after location of Lexden just 1.8 miles from Colchester train station.

This traditional family home of rare quality offers well proportioned accommodation in this highly convenient location, close to an excellent choice of independent schools with Colchester town centre only 1.5 miles away and easily accessible; the A12 is only 2 miles.

The property benefits from gas fired central heating and replacement UPVC double glazed windows whilst being comprehensively refurbished and extended. It is exceptionally presented and retains a wealth of character from when it was built in the 1930's with panelled reception hall and reinstated fireplaces.

The Property

The Victorian style tiled entrance hall provides access to the panelled cloakroom and the majority of the principle reception rooms including; the study with original floorboards and family room with brick hearth fireplace, access to the rear garden and utility room. The utility offers a range of storage units with sink and all the necessary space for utility appliances with a further door to the rear garden, perfect for pets.

The magnificent kitchen/ dining room is the heart of the home, spanning the full depth of the property with wooden floorboards and curved bay windows to the front and rear. The hand painted shaker kitchen comprises a range of built in storage cupboards with integrated dishwasher that sits underneath solid oak surfaces with an inset butler sink and mixer tap. There is space for an American fridge freezer with surround storage cupboards that sit opposite an island with further cupboards and there is a gas range cooker to remain.

The wonderful and well-lit living room with garden views is of exceptional proportions and offers a large brick hearth open fire place with wooden embellished Victorian surround with integrated cast iron fire basket.

First floor

The guest bedroom is of generous size with large bay window to front, feature fireplace and walk-in dressing room whilst bedrooms three and four are found to the rear of the property with bedroom three benefiting from an ensuite bathroom comprising panel enclosed bath, W.C and wash hand basin.

The family bathroom is beautifully presented and is a good size with a free-standing bath tub, traditional style towel rail and sink with separate walk-in shower. Completing the floor is the spacious master bedroom with walk-in dressing room and double doors that lead on to a balcony providing far reaching views beyond. The room also benefits from a shower ensuite and feature fireplace.


The property is approached by a shingle driveway enclosed by a brick wall providing parking for several vehicles and garage with wooden double doors.

The rear garden commences with a paved terrace and steps leading down to the remainder of the garden. Green lawns lead to the foot of the garden with an abundance of mature plants and shrubs which provide magnificent colour and scents.

The garden is enclosed by a wooden panelled fence along with mature trees which provide seclusion and a large storage shed at the rear is to remain.

Entrance hall


Study 12' 10" x 8' 11" (3.91m x 2.72m)

Family room 12' 6" x 11' 10" (3.81m x 3.61m)

Utility room

Dining room 15' 9" x 11' 11" (4.8m x 3.63m)

Kitchen 17' 1" x 11' 11" (5.21m x 3.63m)

Living room 22' 2" x 17' 1" (6.76m x 5.21m)


Guest bedroom 12' 6" x 12' 1" (3.81m x 3.68m)


Bedroom four 11' 11" x 7' 1" (3.63m x 2.16m)

Bedroom three 16' 6" x 11' 11" (5.03m x 3.63m)


Master bedroom 17' 1" x 16' 6" (5.21m x 5.03m)


Dressing room

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