Grange Country Park, Straight Road, East Bergholt, Colchester, Suffolk, CO7


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  • Bedrooms: 3
INTRODUCTION Situated at the lower part of the Grange Country Park in the village of East Bergholt overlooking Bentley woods across a gentle valley, this well proportioned lodge home is well appointed and able to be occupied for up to 11 months of the year. There are a multitude of benefits to the park from a heated swimming pool to the clubhouse and manned reception/office.

DIRECTIONS from the A12 take the B1070 into East Bergholt, continue through the village past the school on your left, the road bears to the right twice and you will come to a cross roads. Turn left of the B1070 onto Straight Road towards East End and the park entrance can be found after around a mile on your left hand side. The Lodge itself can be found by continuing through the main park gates ahead and following the road down past the clubhouse, the lodge is situated on the left, adjacent to the park boundary and overlooking the woods.

INFORMATION constructed a little over three years ago by well regarded Country Homes and benefiting from a 10 year Warranty with 8 years remaining. Built on a concrete plinth. The land the lodge sits upon and that surrounds it to all sides is occupied under an open ended lease agreement with the Grange Country Park, the terms of lease are based upon a site fee being paid on a yearly basis, the current charge being £3600. Payment of this fee along with adhering to the conditions of the lease which are set out in a formal lease agreement (available for inspection) ensure any purchasers continued enjoyment of the plot.

Mains services by way of water, electricity and drainage are provided, metered and charged by the Grange Country Park directly. Gas for heating and cooking is via bottles again provided for a fee by the Grange Country Park. No council tax is payable. EPC - n/a

Occupation is based upon 11 months of the year with January being the month where the lodge must be unoccupied. Residents due to the park being a leisure facility are required to have a permanent postal address that is separate from the Park.

PURCHASE TRANSACTION the sale of park homes is undertaken via the use of Government provided and approved forms, copies of which are available for inspection. The Grange Country Park require any potential purchaser to be interviewed by the management to give permission for any purchase. Of the agreed purchase figure 85% is to be passed by cheque through the Grange Country Park management to the owner, the remaining 15% is simultaneously due by cheque to the Grange Country Park directly and must be cleared funds before occupation.

THE GRANGE COUNTRY PARK offers as part of the yearly fee, use of an outdoor heated swimming pool, club house with bar and regular food along with live music and a schedule of entertainment. The grounds of the Park are maintained fully on regular basis. The Park is situated close to many local footpaths and is itself close to the very centre of Constable Country with East Bergholt village its shops pubs and strong community with a short distance.

Please Note: As vendor's agents, we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property. The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.


BEDROOM ONE 10'04 x 8'09 window to rear with views over the valley to Bentley woods and window to the side. Walk in wardrobe with shelving, rails and radiator. Door to the EN-SUITE 8'02 x 5'06 high level opaque widow to the front, double tiled shower cubicle to the side with glazed doors, w/c and wash basin inset to storage vanity unit with mirror above and tiled splashback. Heated towel rail and extractor fan.

BEDROOM TWO 10'06 x 9'09 picture window to the rear and high level window to the side, built in wardrobe and desk/dressing table to the side. Door to the:

EN-SUITE 9'09 x 5'10 high level opaque window to the side, panel bath with tiled walls above and shower over with screen. Wash basin in vanity unit, w/c, heated towel rail and extractor fan. Door to:

BEDROOM THREE 9'07 x 7'08 window to the front, built in wardrobe to the side, loft access, built in desk and door to the:

SITTING ROOM & DINING AREA 19'08 x 12'06 glazed double doors to the rear decking, wooden flooring, high ceilings and open plan over a low level wall to the:

KITCHEN 11'11 x 6'04 window to the front, recessed ceiling lights. Range of wall and base units to two sides, providing ample storage and integrated dishwasher, microwave, oven and fridge freezer. The ample work surface extends to a breakfast bar and to the front has an inset stainless steel sink and drainer, five ring gas hob with extractor over open to the:

UTILITY ROOM 6'04 x 6'00 opaque glazed door to the front raised decking with steps down to ground level. Cloaks hanging space, work surface to side with space and plumbing above and below for a washing machine and tumble dryer. Storage cupboard and recessed ceiling lights.

OUTSIDE to the REAR a stunning integrated raised DECKING AREA 11'10 x 35'06 with rails to three sides steps to the western end, inset five person electrically heated hot tub with cover. The decking enjoys excellent views over the valley to Bentley Woods and is a standout feature of the Lodge. To the FRONT an area of raised decking affords access via steps to the main door. parking is available on the grassy areas surrounding the lodge.

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Grier & Partners

The Old Shop, The Street, East Bergholt, Colchester, Essex

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