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4 bed Detached House
Manor Road, West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex
£940,000 - Sold STC

  • arrow icon Attractive Victorian Detached Property
  • arrow icon One acre plot, superb location
  • arrow icon Hallway, sitting room, dining room, snug
  • arrow icon Kitchen/breakfast room, Utility, Study
  • arrow icon Ground floor cloakroom, family room
  • arrow icon Four double bedrooms, en-suite bathroom
  • arrow icon Separate bathroom and shower room
  • arrow icon Two double garages, ample parking
  • arrow icon Beautiful gardens, tennis court, rural views
  • arrow icon EPC - E

A rare opportunity to purchase this ATTRACTIVE Victorian detached property, situated within a quiet private road and boasting a fantastic one acre plot, offering over 3200 SQ FT of accommodation.  Four reception rooms, four double bedrooms, TWO double garages, tennis court & NO CHAIN.

** Property being sold with no onward chain. **


A rare opportunity to purchase this attractive and much loved Victorian detached property (first time on the market for 24 years) situated within a private road within the frequently requested village of West Bergholt.  The property sits on a delightful one acre plot and boasts over 3200 sq ft of living accommodation, ideal for any growing family.  Furthermore, the layout of the property is well-suited to entertaining.  The property is accessed via an inviting entrance hallway and the ground floor accommodation offers sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room, study, snug, family room and ground floor WC.  Upstairs there are four double bedrooms including an impressive master bedroom with walk-in dressing room and four piece en-suite bathroom.  There is also a family bathroom and separate shower room.  All bedrooms benefit from delightful views over surrounding countryside or the wonderful gardens.  Outside, the property offers ample off road parking to the front and the side, as well as two detached double garages.  As previously mentioned, the property offers delightful gardens with an overall plot of one acre, which sides onto the local orchard.  The garden is well stocked and includes large brick built shed (ideal for ride-on lawnmower storage) and a tennis court. The property benefits from a new central heating boiler (fitted 2018) as well as upgraded electrics (2016)    

Local area

West Bergholt is a delightful and highly sought after village, located three miles North of Colchester.  The property is within walking distance of the local amenities which include well-regarded primary school (Heathlands) pre-school (Bluebells) CO-OP convenience store, pharmacy and three public houses.  The village also has good bus links, and is ideal for any commuter with Colchester North Station within 2.8 miles and A12 junction 26 within 3 miles. 

ground floor


Double glazed window to front, stairs leading to the first floor, wooden flooring, radiator, doors to dining room, kitchen and family room.

Sitting Room

17' 8" x 20' 7" (5.38m x 6.27m) Two double glazed windows to front, double glazed French doors leading to and overlooking the gardens, fireplace with open fire, two radiators, built in bookcase, door to snug and ground floor cloakroom


11' 7" x 11' 11" (3.53m x 3.63m) Double glazed window to front, radiator, storage cabinet

Ground floor cloakroom

Opaque double glazed window to rear, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, part tiled walls

Family Room

11' 11" x 20' 10" (3.63m x 6.35m) A delightful room, ideal for entertaining, with double glazed window to front, double glazed bay window to side and French doors leading into the garden. Lovely views over the gardens. Exposed wooden flooring, radiator, further two wall mounted contemporary radiators, spotlights.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

14' 3" x 21' 10" (4.34m x 6.65m) Double glazed windows to side and rear, with delightful views over the gardens. Fitted quality kitchen comprising wall mounted cupboards, granite work surface with inset sink unit, with matching cupboards and drawers under. Built in double oven, hob and extractor fan, built in fridge, space for dishwasher. Large walk-in pantry, radiator, further work surface with cupboards below and eye level glass display cabinets, spotlights, tiled floor.

Utility Room

7' 4" x 11' 8" (2.24m x 3.56m) Double glazed window to rear, wall mounted cupboards, work surface with single drainer sink unit and mixer tap, cupboards and drawers below including water softener. Space for domestic appliances, free standing oil central heating boiler (replaced in 2018) loft access, door to side lobby

Side lobby

With double glazed door to side leading into the garden, space for American style fridge/freezer, radiator, door to study.


7' 4" x 7' 5" (2.24m x 2.26m) Double glazed window to rear, radiator, spotlights.

first floor


A large and impressive landing (38ft width) with ample space for furniture, three double glazed windows to rear directly overlooking the gardens, radiator, airing cupboard, separate large storage cupboard.

Bedroom One

11' 11" x 20' 10" (3.63m x 6.35m) A light and airy impressive master bedroom, with double glazed window to front and double glazed bay window to side. The front aspect enjoys views over countryside and the side over gardens and local apple orchard. Radiator, glazed doors to dressing room and door to en-suite bathroom.

Dressing Room

8' 10" x 12' 10" (2.69m x 3.91m) Double glazed window to rear, radiator, two large mirror fronted built in wardrobes, spotlights


Double glazed window to front. Luxury en-suite comprising enclosed bath with mixer tap and separate shower, separate shower cubicle, low level WC, vanity unit with cupboard below and inset wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls, spotlights, extractor fan, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two

14' 2" x 14' 3" (4.32m x 4.34m) Double glazed window to front with countryside views, exposed floorboards, radiator, loft access, built in wardrobes and vanity sink, with cupboard below.

Bedroom Three

9' 11" x 12' 7" (3.02m x 3.84m) Double glazed window to front with countryside views, loft access, radiator, wardrobe.

Bedroom Four

11' 3" x 11' 9" (3.43m x 3.58m) Double glazed window to front with countryside views, built in wardrobe


Double glazed window to rear. Enclosed bath with mixer tap and separate shower attachment, low level WC, vanity unity with cupboard below and inset wash hand basin, built in eye level storage, enclosed shower cubicle, heated towel rail, spotlights, tiled walls and floor.

Shower Room

Opaque double glazed window to front. Large double width shower, low level WC, wash hand basin with cupboard below, spotlights, tiled floor, part tiled walls, heated towel rail.


Front and Rear

Farthings is situated down a private road, accessed via five bar gate, screened to the front by laurels. Large shingle driveway with ample parking to the front and side of the property. The side driveway in turn leads to a further parking area, where two detached double garages can be found, measuring 23ft x 21ft with two electronically operated up and over doors. The rear gardens extend to the side and rear of the property, and measure 281ft in depth, with an overall plot of one acre. The garden commences with a large patio area, with expansive lawned areas with mature shrubs and trees. There is a large brick built shed (which is ideal for storing a ride-on lawnmower) To the rear of the garden there is also a tennis court.

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