Cottage for sale in Colchester Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester CO5

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Cottage for sale - 4 bedrooms 4 3 3
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Property features

  • Four Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Three Bathrooms
  • Bespoke Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Detached Double Garage with Studio
  • Essex Barn & Cartlodge
  • Grounds approximately 9 acres sts
  • Rural Position with Outstanding Views
  • Many Original Features Throughout
  • Excellent access to Colchester, Tiptree, Maldon and Mersea Island

Property description

Set in a rural location with far reaching farmland views sits this delightful detached thatched cottage dating back to 1700's presented in immaculate condition and offering versatile living accommodation.

The property Nest Cottage originally dates back to the 1700's set in approximately 9 acres (sts) with far reaching farmland views. The current owners have enjoyed over 47 years at the property making many additions and improvements over the years retaining much of its character and charm throughout. The accommodation offers four reception rooms, ground floor cloakroom, utility room, extensive kitchen/breakfast room with bespoke fitted kitchen complimented by granite worksurfaces, floor to ceiling windows to enjoy uninterrupted views and vaulted ceilings Four good sized bedrooms occupy the first floor with en-suite bathroom to the main bedroom and two further shower rooms. One of the bedrooms and shower rooms is accessed from a second staircase.

Outside the property benefits from a detached double garage mirroring the cottage with its own thatched roof complete with a studio and cloakroom on the first floor. Also in the grounds the current owners have built a large Essex Barn offering versatile space for storage or animals with the potential (STP) to be converted to accommodation. In addition to this there is a detached cartlodge for further storage.

Location Great Wigborough itself is situated to the South West of Colchester, between the villages of Peldon and Layer-de-la-Haye. The area is well known for its rural views and nature reserve at the Abberton Reservoir, as well as fabulous views, this brings fantastic bird watching opportunities.

Wonderful walks and bike rides are on your doorstep with a network reaching footpaths, cycle routes and bridleways. A short drive from the property and you can be enjoying a stroll along West Mersea's impressive coastline or making the most of the plentiful amenities on offer here or indeed in the nearby villages including Five Lakes Hotel, Spa and Golf facilities.

Approximately 7 miles away and you can be in Colchester's historic town centre. This provides an extensive range of shops, restaurants, social facilities and highly regarded schools and its main line railway station provides a regular service into London Liverpool Street with an estimated average journey time of 1hr.
Kelvedon train station is under twenty minutes drive away where a service to Liverpool Street runs with a journey time of around 45 minutes.

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