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2 bed semi-detached house for sale

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Songers Cottages, Dedham Road, Boxted, Colchester CO4

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Property features

  • Two bedroom semi detached house
  • Village location
  • Rear garden approximately 100ft
  • Chain Free
  • Garage and parking

Property description

Positioned in the sought after village of Boxted, a highly sought after village to the north of Colchester, is this two bedroom semi detached house offering spacious living accommodation, garage and a wonderfully sized rear garden at approximately 100ft. Boasting excellent potential, we highly advise an early internal viewing.

Entrance Entrance to property is made via part glazed entrance door to front aspect, to entrance hall. Stairs rising to first floor landing, radiator.

Door to:

Lounge 13' 10" x 12' (4.22m x 3.66m) Being well lit by window to front aspect, double radiator, TV aerial point. The room features a gas fire with Calor gas back boiler, supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Radiator, storage cupboard.

Square archway connecting to:

Dining room 11' 10" x 10' 10" (3.61m x 3.3m) Sliding patio doors to rear aspect and window to side. Double radiator, storage cupboard.

Door to:

Lobby Storage cupboard beneath stairs, radiator.

Door to:

Cloakroom Low flush WC, splash tiling, wall mounted wash hand basin.

Kitchen/breakfast room 18' x 9' 4" (5.49m x 2.84m) Fitted with a range of units comprising of; single drainer sink unit inset to work surface with cupboards beneath, additional adjacent work surface with appliance storage, drawers and cupboards under, matching range of eye level wall mounted units. Space for cooker, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, splash tiling. Window to front aspect.

Sliding patio door connecting to:

Conservatory 10' x 7' 10" (3.05m x 2.39m) Windows to rear and side aspect and fully glazed door to rear, tiled floor.

First floor landing Window to rear, access to loft space, radiator.

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Bedroom one 10' 8" x 10' 6" (3.25m x 3.2m) Window to front aspect, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, radiator.

Bedroom two 9' 10" x 9' 6" (3m x 2.9m) Window to front aspect, radiator, fitted wardrobe.

Bathroom 8' x 6' 10" (2.44m x 2.08m) Suite comprising of; low flush WC, panel bath with shower over and wash hand basin. Airing cupboard housing lagged cylinder with linen storage, window to rear aspect.

Outside To the front of the property there is a garden laid to lawn with flowerbeds and shrubs. Driveway to side providing ample parking, leading to detached garage with double doors (internally measuring 23" x 11'6")

rear garden Being enclosed by fencing and hedge borders, measuring approx. 100ft. Laid to lawn with flowerbeds and shrubs and open access to rear.

Agents note The heating is provided by Calor gas and there is a Calor gas tank in the front garden.

We understand from the vendor the property benefits from solar heating panels to the roof running the hot water.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £261,021 Sales 679 Current average value £277,042 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £6,602 ▲ 2.44%

Property value data/graphs for CO4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £396,484 £285 3.7 £370,732
Semi-detached £257,781 £274 3.0 £252,577
Terraced £235,136 £273 2.8 £237,230
Flats £155,541 £247 1.9 £139,372

Current asking prices in CO4

Average: £318,970
Avg. current asking prices in CO4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £145,000
Flats £111,818
All £114,583

Current asking rents in CO4

Average: £1,058 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £517 pcm
£839 pcm
£1,058 pcm
£1,265 pcm
£1,774 pcm
Flats £538 pcm
£764 pcm
£1,192 pcm
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All £532 pcm
£784 pcm
£1,089 pcm
£1,265 pcm
£1,774 pcm

Fun facts for CO4

Highest value in CO4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,112,948
Park Lane £679,990
Welshwood Park Road £678,488
Work House Hill £651,868
Braiswick £648,870
Highest turnover in CO4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Long Acre 70.0%
Woodside Close 64.7%
King Cole Place 64.3%
Motor Walk 55.6%
Valens Close 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Boxted

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 77%

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Nearby transport

  • Colchester (3.9 miles)
  • Colchester Town (4.8 miles)
  • Hythe (Essex) (4.8 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (28.2 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (29.6 miles)
  • Manston Airport (46.2 miles)
  • Brightlingsea Ferry Landing (11.3 miles)
  • Point Clear Ferry Landing (11.4 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (14.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Boxted St Peter's Church of England School (0.1 miles)
  • Langham Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • Littlegarth School (1.9 miles)
  • Colchester Institute (4.5 miles)
  • The Sixth Form College Colchester (4.6 miles)
  • Belstead House Adult Education Centre (9.8 miles)
  • Langham Oaks (1.0 mile)
  • The Gilberd School (2.7 miles)
  • Focus School - Stoke by Nayland (3.0 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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David Martin, CO3 on +44 1206 915910 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,162 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 25,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £899 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £12/mo (£142/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £31 Electricity £40 Estimated energy cost £71/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 11700 kWh/year
Electricity: 3300 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £142 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £16 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £38 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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