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5 Bedroom semi-detached house Lexden Road, Lexden £1,495,000

The spectacular house on Lexden Road forms part of an impressive Regency terrace, originally built for commanding officers returning home from the Napoleonic Wars

The spectacular house on Lexden Road forms part of an impressive Regency terrace, originally built for commanding officers returning home from the Napoleonic Wars.

An outstanding example of classic early C19th architecture, built from grey gault brick linking the former stable building. This property has been subject to full and sympathetic refurbishment programme - combining both original and contemporary aesthetics blended together seamlessly to create sophisticated living space.

The accommodation is spread over four levels and amounts to an impressive 4328 sqft.
In brief the accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule, generous entrance hall with stairs leading to the lower ground and first floors, dining room, sitting room, study, comprehensive bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, garden room, ground floor cloaks w/c. The lower ground offers great space for the family, but would also lend itself to an annex facility. There is a games/cinema room, gym, further reception, utility/bar. An elegant returning staircase ascends the first floor and provides access to five bedrooms. The opulent master suite has a vaulted ceiling and is complemented with his and hers dressing rooms and stylish en-suite bathroom. There is a further en-suite to bedroom three whilst the remaining bedrooms are service by a family sized bathroom with shower.

Outside

The total plot is approaching a third of an acre (S.T.S.). Fronting the property is a substantial driveway providing ample off-road parking for a number of vehicles, and to the right of the house you will see a garage.

The well manicured rear garden is a delight and commences with a large slate sun terrace and superb outside fire ideal for al fresco entertaining. Also you will note the wonderful tree* and fountain feature to the left - drawing your attention along the wall through the brick pillared entrance way on the right opening to a further section of garden. Currently mostly laid to lawn with a brick and fence boundary, and there is a double entrance gate to a side road allowing access.

WHATS NEARBY
The property is a short stroll to the town centre with its diverse shopping facilities and is also within easy reach of excellent choice of schooling facilities including Girls High School, Royal Grammar, Oxford House, St Marys and Sixth Form College. Colchester's North Station is also in easy access serving London's Liverpool Street with approximate journey time of 45 minutes. The property also enjoys excellent access to the A12 southbound at junction 27, and north and southbound at junction 26.
WITHIN EASY REACH
Lexden Road is ideally situated for families and commuters alike with easy access to the town centre. The town itself offers a variety of national retailers and specialist shops and has a vibrant nightlife with restaurants catering for most tastes, plus a multi screen cinema and two theatres. Trains from Colchester take approximately 50 minutes to London Liverpool Street Station. There is also a range of excellent private and state schools, with the house being within the Hamilton Primary School and Phillip Morant School catchment areas. The A12, which connects with the M25, heads south towards London or north to Ipswich with Stansted being the nearest airport. Towards the Essex and Suffolk border is "Constable Country," the landscape immortalised by the great painter John Constable, and the coast is also within easy reach.

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