Blackheath, Colchester - Fenn Wright Signature


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3

Occupying a pleasant position on the southern outskirts of Colchester, a delightful Grade II Listed cottage of some character. Roman Hill Farmhouse has undergone a programme of modernisation and improvement by the current owners and offers a tastefully presented interior with a number of exposed timbers and period features. The overall plot extends to around 1/2 an acre and providing a delightful setting to the property and there is a substantial studio/potential annexe offering great scope for a number of uses.

The property

The accommodation with approximate room size briefly comprises an entrance door to the entrance hall having stair flight to the first floor with storage cupboard under and doors leading off. There is a cloakroom with high level wc and wash basin. The lovely dual aspect from the sitting room has a wonderful inglenook fireplace with oak Bressaumer and there is a double glazed bay window with fitted bench seat.

The dining room has a fireplace with open fire and display mantel, inset spotlighting and a door which gives access to the kitchen with French doors opening onto the conservatory, overlooking the well kept gardens and having double glazed French doors.

The aga kitchen has dual aspect windows and work surfaces with cupboards, drawers and space under, butler sink and oil-fired aga. There is a useful utility room with four ring electric hob, built-in oven and grill, integrated dishwasher , fridge and freezer. The adjoining study has a window to one side.

On the first floor landing are doors leading to the wonderful sized master bedroom having a range of built-in wardrobes, inset spotlighting and generous ensuite bathroom with suite comprising bath, tiled shower cubicle, low level wc, vanity unit with wash basin. Bedroom two has dual aspect windows and bedroom three has built-in wardrobes.

There is a shower room with low level wc, wash basin and shower fitment.

Outside & Gardens

There is gated access which leads onto the driveway providing off road parking for a number of vehicles and as previously mentioned the overall plot extends to around 1/2 an acre providing a delightful setting to the property with its mature lawned gardens, shrubs and pond.

There is an outside laundry room measuring approximately 12'9" x 4'6", housing the hot water tank and oil boiler.

There is a substantial studio/potential annexe, briefly comprising; living space 19'6" x 17'6", recreational space 12'3" x 5'6" and shower room 6'8" x 5'3".



Sitting room 14' x 12' 9" (4.27m x 3.89m)

Dining room 13' 4" x 12' 9" (4.06m x 3.89m)

Conservatory 13' 6" x 9' 9" (4.11m x 2.97m)

Kitchen/dining room 16' 6" x 13' 3" (5.03m x 4.04m)

Utility room

Study 10' 3" x 8' 10" (3.12m x 2.69m)

Laundry room 12' 9" x 4' 7" (3.89m x 1.4m)


Master bedroom 18' 6" x 10' (5.64m x 3.05m)


Bedroom one 10' 5" x 7' 6" (3.18m x 2.29m)

Bedroom two 14' x 12' 4" (4.27m x 3.76m)

Shower room

Studio/potential annexe


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