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5 Bedroom detached house Millstone Green, Copford £800,000

The house on Millstone Green is an attractive, Neo-Georgian property on a private gated development of only nine properties. Providing approximately 3120 sq ft of accommodation

THE STORY

Set within an exclusive, gated community in sought-after Copford, the five-bedroom Neo-Georgian house is as exquisite inside as it is out. Built in 2014, it offers over 3,000 sq ft of accommodation with the main feature being the large open plan kitchen/dining/family room with large lantern window bringing in an abundance of light and ability for flexible living. According to the agent marketing the property. "This is a stylish impressive house, which is wonderfully light," he says. "It was built to an exceptional standard, with great attention to detail.. It is ready to move into and will be an outstanding place to live with friendly and impeccable neighbours ”

EXCELLENT LOCATION

The gated development of only nine properties at Millstone Green is within easy reach of Marks Tey Station, with its connections to London, and the main A12 road. "The location is ideal for people wishing to commute into London as the train station is within walking distance,", with direct access to London Liverpool Street in just under an hour.. He says. "It is also very popular with families who are seeking easy access to the Lexden schools or to the independent schools of Holmwood House and St Mary's School."

The area is known for its attractive walks that include a leisurely walk to nearby Copford Green with its friendly pub serving a selection of food and beverages, 12th Century Norman Church and village hall. The village hall runs various activities for children and families. Just before Marks Tey station is a local supermarket, bakers, chemist and excellent butchers. Further afield is the spectacular Abberton Reservoir and Mersea Island. "Millstone Green is also well-positioned for the Tollgate centre, with its shops, restaurants and cafés, and for Colchester, with its high street stores, leisure facilities and wealth of history."

FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION

The spacious house is entered via a generous reception hall, which offers access to the cloakroom, playroom/gym and study, as well as the living room and kitchen breakfast room. "The kitchen is an impressive space, which opens up into a fabulous orangery/family dining area. This has a lantern window in the ceiling which brings the light streaming down from above. The current owners have chosen to position a large dining table beneath this, which looks very striking. Superb space for even the largest of families and excellent for entertaining friends and family.

There is parking to the front of the property and a carport and single garage to the rear with additional parking for two vehicles.

Doors from the dining room pull back on to the sumptuous sitting room, making the entire space excellent for entertaining, he observes. "The living room can also be opened up on to the garden, allowing guests to spill outside in warmer weather to where there is an attractive seating area." All five bedrooms are located on the first floor of the house. Two of these have en suite shower rooms and there is a luxurious family bathroom. "The master bedroom is very cleverly designed with walk-in wardrobes behind"

SECURE SETTING

The property is one of just six Neo-Georgian homes, of nine properties in total, on a secure gated development. They are set around the attractive Grade II Listed Manor House, which was renovated when the newer homes were built. This iconic building was originally home to the Lord of the Manor, and would have overseen an extensive estate. It later became a hotel of distinction and then a destination nightclub. "Millstone Green has a lot of history and this house has an external appearance which is sympathetic to that," he says. "Yet as a family home it offers all the contemporary style and modern comfort you could wish for. In addition, it is in an excellent location, providing good access to shops, schools and transport connections, as well as the town, city and beautiful countryside."

WHATft S NEARBY
This property is ideally located for London commuters being approximately a 15 minutes walk to Marks Tey train station with direct train links to London Liverpool Street in under one hour. Convenient for access to Colchester town centre and the highly regarded local private and state schools as well as lovely cycle rides and dog walks from its doorstep. Holmwood House prep school is 10 minutes away and the girls prep School at St Mary's is a 15 minute walk.
WITHIN EASY REACH
Both the A12 and A120 are within easy reach providing link with the M11 and Stansted airport. Chelmsford is approximately 30 minutes journey time, whilst Ipswich is in the opposite direction with an approximate journey time being 25 minutes. The pretty Suffolk coastal towns of Aldeburgh and Southwold are approximately 60 minutes and 90 minutes respectively. The historic town of Maldon with a variety of boutique shops and renowned quay on the River Blackwater is 20 minute drive.

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