Stanway, Colchester - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A bespoke and substantial five bedroom detached house occupying a good sized plot of approximately just over 1/5 of an acre backing onto countryside on the western outskirts of Colchester. The property was built by the current owner with good attention to detail with potential for annexe living and with a large roof space.

The property is found towards the end of a private drive of just three properties amongst the countryside of the western outskirts of the town yet offers great accessibility to a variety of local shops and excellent schooling that Stanway now offers.

The property

Ground floor

An entrance door opens up to a spacious reception hall with hardwood turning stair flight leading to the first floor and a useful cloaks cupboard as well as the airing cupboard. A cloakroom provides a toilet and wash hand basin whilst also at the front of the property is a study with a dual aspect.

The main sitting room is a wonderfully proportioned room with dual aspect including patio doors leading out to the gardens and a large feature fireplace with double doors leading through to a separate dining room which also has access back into the hall.

The kitchen/breakfast room comprehensively fitted with a range of timber edged work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units beneath with a range of wall mounted cupboards and dresser style unit and breakfast table. Built-in appliances include an oven and microwave, four ring gas hob, with integral fridge and dishwasher. The separate utility room houses the gas fired boiler and has ample storage space with roll top work surfaces with cupboards beneath, a stainless steel sink and drainer unity and door leading out to the gardens.

At one end of the house are two double bedrooms and a bathroom and have been designed with a potential for annexe living should it be required.

First floor

Stairs from the reception hall lead up to a large spacious landing, where there is also access into the roof space. The master bedroom is a good proportioned room and enjoys a rear aspect with views over the countryside. There is a separate dressing room, comprehensively fitted on three sides with a range of wardrobes and chest of drawers. There is also a separate ensuite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin, toilet and bidet.

Two further double bedrooms are found on the first floor and there is also a family bathroom with panelled bath, vanity unit, wash hand basin and toilet.

Outside and gardens

The property is found along a private drive which is owned by Woodfield House but offers rights of way at equal maintenance arrangements with two further properties.

At the front of the property is a tarmac driveway affording ample car parking and enclosed by a wall and leading to the detached double garage with two up and over doors whilst partitioned to the rear of the garage is a separate workshop with a window and door leading out in to the gardens. There is a side gate which leads round to the gardens which sweep across two sides of the property with a useful green house and vegetable garden with further patio area and lawns, enjoying a relatively open aspect onto the countryside views, sweeping round to the larger area of garden where there is a further paved terrace enclosed by a low brick wall leading out on to extensive lawns with well stocked flower and shrub borders predominantly enclosed by a wall with paved area in the corner again enjoying the rural views into the countryside.

In total the plot extends to just over 1/5 of an acre.

Reception hall


Sitting room 20' 6" x 14' 3" (6.25m x 4.34m)

Dining room 10' 11" x 10' 10" (3.33m x 3.3m)

kitchen/breakfast room 16' 9" x 9' 8" (5.11m x 2.95m)

utility 11' 2" x 6' 4" (3.4m x 1.93m)

Study 11' 6" x 9' (3.51m x 2.74m)

Bedroom four 14' 1" x 9' 11" (4.29m x 3.02m)


Bedroom five 12' 2" x 10' 11" (3.71m x 3.33m)

Double garage 18' 8" x 17' 7" (5.69m x 5.36m)

Workshop 18' 8" x 7' 6" (5.69m x 2.29m)


Bedroom one 15' 8" x 10' 10" (4.78m x 3.3m)

Dressing room 10' 10" x 7' 1" (3.3m x 2.16m)


Bedroom two 15' x 14' 1" (4.57m x 4.29m)

Bedroom three 12' 6" x 8' 8" (3.81m x 2.64m)


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Fenn Wright - Stanway

1 Tollgate East Stanway, Colchester, Essex

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