Langham, Colchester, CO4 5PE


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A bespoke four double bedroom detached house with wonderful gardens of 1/3 of an acre backing onto fields with the benefit of a detached double garage with adjoining workshop with large studio above. Rayners Pond is an extremely well-proportioned family home set well back from Wick Road in delightful gardens backing onto fields, in the popular and commutable village of Langham.

The property

Ground floor

Rayners Pond has a large reception hall with two useful cloaks cupboards with stair flight leading to the first floor accommodation with small cupboard beneath. The cloakroom has a toilet and wash hand basin whilst at the front of the property are two of the reception rooms, firstly the study and the original dining room now used as a family room.

The sitting room is a well-proportioned room with central brick fireplace with log burner and window and French doors leading out into the gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is well appointed with roll top work surfaces with ample cupboard and drawer units beneath and range of wall mounted cupboards including glazed cupboards with tiled splashbacks between. Appliances include built-in larder fridge with small freezer, Siemens double oven with combination microwave, a John Lewis 4 ring hob with light and extractor above as well as an integral dishwasher. The room has space for a table and flows through into a garden room with impressive 11'10" high vaulted ceiling with views over the gardens as well as French doors leading out onto the terrace. Finally on the ground floor is a utility room with roll top work surfaces with plumbing for a washing machine as well as space for a fridge/freezer and range of built-in cupboards and door leading out the gardens.

First floor

Stairs lead up from the reception hall to a large landing housing the airing cupboard and having access into the loft space. The main bedroom enjoys a dual aspect including views over the countryside and a range of built-in wardrobes along one wall and a door leading through to its own ensuite facilities with two pedestal wash hand basins, toilet, panelled bath and tiled shower cubicle as well as heated towel rail.

The second bedroom also has a range of double door wardrobes along one wall with a further two double bedrooms both enjoying built-in wardrobes.

Finally on the first floor is the main bathroom, a large room housing a panelled bath, walk-in curved glass shower cubicle and vanity unit, wash hand basin with cupboard and drawer under and toilet.

Outside and gardens

The property is well set back from the Wick Road by a mature screen including a sunken pond with decked surround creating its own oasis with a variety of plants and shrubs. The gated shingle driveway with adjacent lawn and a variety of plants. The drive leads round to the detached double garage 19'7" x 17' with two up and over doors. Power and light connected.

Adjoining the garage is a workshop with shower room and stairs leading up to a large studio measuring 27'9" x 12'4" above with good ceiling height of 7'6" high making an ideal space for a variety of uses. On the back of the roof of the studio are solar panels generating electricity. Either side of the property is access round to the rear garden which incorporates a large paved patio area with pagoda covered with a vine leading out onto lawns with well-stocked flower and shrub borders including a variety of trees, leading through to a second section of garden where there is a small orchard, raised beds, fruit cage, greenhouse and large shed behind which is a composting area.

At the rear of the property is a mature screen with large oak trees backing onto fields.

In total the plot extends to approximately 0.38 of an acre.

Reception hall 19' 10" x 11' 3" (6.05m x 3.43m)

Family room 13' 5" x 10' 1" (4.09m x 3.07m)

Study 13' 5" x 6' 2" (4.09m x 1.88m)

Sitting room 17' 3" x 13' 5" (5.26m x 4.09m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 14' x 13' 5" (4.27m x 4.09m)

Utility room 11' 3" x 5' 5" (3.43m x 1.65m)

Garden room 11' 9" x 11' (3.58m x 3.35m)


Bedroom one 13' 9" x 13' 5" (4.19m x 4.09m)


Bedroom two 14' 9" x 8' 9" (4.5m x 2.67m)

Bedroom three 13' 8" x 9' 10" (4.17m x 3m)

Bedroom four 11' 1" x 9' 10" (3.38m x 3m)


Double garage 19' 7" x 17' (5.97m x 5.18m)

Workshop 19' 3" x 10' (5.87m x 3.05m)

Shower room

Studio 27' 9" x 12' 4" (8.46m x 3.76m)

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