SummaryGuide Price- £575,000---£600,000--DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY—Boydens have the pleasure of bringing to market this fantastic development opportunity, where a buyer can purchase, live and build at the same time.
DetailsGuide Price- £575,000---£600,000--DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY—Boydens have the pleasure of bringing to market this fantastic development opportunity, where a buyer can purchase, live and build at the same time. At the moment, the 0.21-acre plot is home to an extended three-bedroom semi-detached cottage with an in and out driveway, a double garage and landscaped gardens. The current owners have been granted approved outline planning (App No 202698) for an 1,880 square foot two-storey dwelling and garage.
The well-presented cottage benefits from a good-sized lounge with a log burner and French doors that open into a conservatory that overlooks the rear garden. The extension provides a kitchen/diner with dual aspects and plenty of space for entertaining. There is also a downstairs bathroom with a traditional clawfoot bath and a separate W.C. A first-floor landing gives access to three bedrooms.
Externally, there is an in and out shingled driveway with five bar gates, the left side leads to a large double garage and this will become the access for the plot. All of the information for this can be found on Colchester Borough Council planning website. Presently, this area offers ample off-road parking, a wooden gate opens into the generous rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area, wooden sheds and a gated working area.
The property is situated in the enviable semi-rural location of Middle Green that forms part of the village of Wakes Colne. For the commuter, Chappel and Wakes Colne branch line rail service, with free car parking and fast mainline connection to London Liverpool Street via Marks Tey. Alternatively, there is a mainline rail service from Colchester or Marks Tey taking approximately five minutes. The village of Chappel has a Post Office and local store for everyday needs, whilst the nearer village of Earls Colne has a Co-op; opticians; doctors surgery, two golf clubs and a tearoom among other facilities. Alternatively, access to the Tollgate Retail Park; Sainsbury's superstore and petrol filling station are easily accessible by vehicle.
HALL - 5'10'' x 5' (1.8m x 1.5m)
Radiator, stairs to first floor.
CLOAKROOM - 5'6'' x 2'6'' (1.7m x 0.8m)
Low level W.C., radiator, drop light swtch, window to front.
LOUNGE - 16'8'' x 10'5'' (5.1m x 3.2m)
Cast iron log burner with red brick inset, slate hearth and wooden surround, television and telephone point, two radiators, window to front, French doors into...
CONSERVATORY - 9'10'' x 9' (3m x 2.7m)
Laminated flooring, radiator, windows to side and rear, French doors to side.
KITCHEN/DINER - 18'6'' x 11'10'' (5.6m x 3.6m)
A range of cupboards and drawers under a roll-edge worktop with coloured-tile splashbacks and wall-mounted units above, space for Range master-style cooker with glass splashback and extractor above, butler sink with mixer tap, space for American style fridge-freezer, intergrated dishwasher and washing machine, television point, recessed lighting, window to side and front, door to rear.
INNER LOBBY - 3' x 3' (0.9m x 0.9m)
Wood-effect flooring, cupboard housing boiler, door into...
BATHROOM - 7'7'' x 5'4'' (2.3m x 1.6m)
Pedestal handwash basin, clawfoot roll-top free-standing bath with central mixer taps, fully tiled, radiator, understairs cupboard, window to rear.
LANDING - 8' x 6' (2.4m x 1.8m)
Loft access, window to rear.
BEDROOM - 1 - 16'8'' x 8' (5.1m x 2.4m)
Cast iron fireplace, dado rail, radiator, windows to both sides.
BEDROOM - 2 - 8'3'' x 8'2'' (2.5m x 2.5m)
Rradiator, dado rail, window to rear.
BEDROOM - 3 - 14'5'' x 8' (4.4m x 2.4m)
Cast iron fire, radiator, airing cupboard, two windows to front.
Currently the property benefits from in and out shingled driveway that leads to a double garage, a gate gives access through to rear garden, that is mainly laid to lawn, with a large patio area and a gated area where workshops and building materials are stored.
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