Colchester - Fenn Wright Signature


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Unique 4 bedroom semi-detached house with further detached 2 bedroom outbuilding with potential for other uses in a semi-rural position within grounds of in excess of 1 acre including a small paddock and stables. Redbrick Cottages has been extended and also seen the conversion of the range of outbuildings into a building currently providing 2 bedroom residential accommodation and let out. There is a gated entrance leading to ample parking as well as a small paddock and stables.

The property

Ground floor

An entrance lobby leads through to a small hallway where stairs lead to the first floor accommodation. The front of the property is a sitting room enjoying a dual aspect whilst at the rear of the property is a family room again with a dual aspect with French doors leading out onto a patio. There is also cloakroom facilities.

The heart of the property is a large kitchen/living space with dual aspect including a bow window on the front and French doors leading out to the gardens. At one end of the room is a fireplace with a stove, whilst the kitchen is fitted with wooden work surfaces with cupboard and drawers under, range of matching wall mounted cupboards with butler sink and drainer. There is a granite topped island and further granite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers beneath and a range of wall mounted cupboards centred round a cooking area. Appliances are available by negotiation.

First floor

Stairs lead up to a central landing providing access to the four bedrooms and bathroom. The main bedroom is found at the rear of the property and has a walk-in wardrobe with hanging space and shelving and leads through to an ensuite shower room with tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and toilet. At the front of the property are two good sized double bedrooms, the larger of the two also having a built-in wardrobe and the fourth bedroom being a good sized single room.

At the rear of the property is the main family bathroom, an extremely large room measuring some 17' x 11' with a freestanding bath, toilet, pedestal wash hand basin and walk-in corner tiled shower cubicle with glass screen, cupboard and heated towel rail.


The outbuilding was originally the garaging to the property and has been adapted to provide a five room dwelling which has been rented out. Currently it is laid out with a kitchen/dining room with sitting room and two bedrooms at one end of the property whilst there is also a shower room with tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and toilet. The property is heated by an oil-fired boiler and subject to any regulation approval, might be suitable for a variety of uses.

Outside & Gardens

The property stands in grounds in excess of 1 acre with formal gardens to the front and rear of the property, predominantly laid to lawn. At the side of the cottage is a large paved patio area with electric gated entrance leading to ample parking for both the house and the outbuilding. There is a post and rail paddock area with timber stables whilst beyond is a further wooded garden which also stands in the grounds of a protected Roman Road.


Sitting room 17' 8" x 14' 7" (5.38m x 4.44m)

Family room 16' 2" x 14' 4" (4.93m x 4.37m)

Kitchen/living room 39' 4" x 17' 3" (11.99m x 5.26m)



Bedroom one 14' 4" x 12' 1" (4.37m x 3.68m)


Bedroom two 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m)

Bedroom three 14' 7" x 9' 6" (4.44m x 2.9m)

Bedroom four 11' 3" x 7' 2" (3.43m x 2.18m)

Bathroom 17' 3" x 10' 10" (5.26m x 3.3m)

2 Bedroom outbuilding

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 3" x 15' (5.26m x 4.57m)

Shower room

Sitting room 17' 3" x 11' 10" (5.26m x 3.61m)

Bedroom one 10' x 10' (3.05m x 3.05m)

Bedroom two 10' x 7' 3" (3.05m x 2.21m)

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Fenn Wright - Colchester

146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

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