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5 Bedroom semi-detached house Lexden Road, Lexden £1,350,000

Forming part of an impressive Regency terrace, originally built for commanding cavalry officers returning home from the Napoleonic Wars, the property is steeped in history and has an abundance of exquisite features.

Forming part of an impressive Regency terrace, originally built for commanding cavalry officers returning home from the Napoleonic Wars, the property is steeped in history and has an abundance of exquisite features.

A superb example of classic early C19th architecture, built from gault brick linking the former stable building. The property has retained many of its original features and is very good condition throughout.

The accommodation is spread over three levels and amounts to an impressive 3225 sqft.
In brief the accommodation comprises; entrance vestibule, generous entrance hall with stairs leading to the lower ground and first floors, dining room, drawing room, cloakroom w/c, comprehensive bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, pantry, cellar, sitting room, utility/garage. An elegant returning staircase ascends the first floors and provides access to five bedrooms. There are two bedrooms with en-suite showers whilst a luxurious family bathroom plus separate w/c services the remaining bedrooms.

The total plot is approaching 0.2 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 and a wood store.

An attractive walled rear garden commences with a raised sun terrace - ideal for entertaining. There is a former gardeners w/c which now houses the water softener and basin. Steps lead down to well-tended lawn which is complemented by silver birch trees.

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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