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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£300,000 Offers over

Magazine Farm Way, Prettygate, Colchester, Essex CO3

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold

Property description

This spacious three bedroom semi detached property resides on a generous plot in this highly sought after road within the Prettygate district of Colchester, with the area's excellent schools and local amenities within close proximity. The property has been tastefully decorated and improved throughout by the current owners, with excellent scope for further improvement in the form of an extension to the rear if desired - The current owners had put plans in place for this prior to deciding to move. With an array of generous and stylish accommodation throughout, a private drive, garage and large mature gardens to the rear this makes a perfect family home. Viewing recommended.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall
Laminate wood flooring, radiator, UPVC window to side, doors to:

Living Room
13' x 11' 4" (3.96m x 3.45m) Laminate wood flooring, feature vertical radiator, UPVC bay window to front.

Tiled flooring, fully tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, re-fitted contemporary white suite comprising of low level WC, vanity hand wash basin and panel bath with integrated shower over, UPVC windows to front and side, inset LED spotlights.

11' 8" x 10' (3.56m x 3.05m) Vinyl flooring, fitted units with working surfaces to side, space for appliances, inset sink unit, larder cupboard, UPVC window to side, door to rear, opening to:

Dining Room
12' x 10' (3.66m x 3.05m) Vinyl flooring, radiator, UPVC window to rear.

Lean To Conservatory
16' 6" x 6' 4" (5.03m x 1.93m) single glazed to all aspects, sliding doors to rear garden.

First Floor

Loft hatch, airing cupboard, UPVC window to rear, doors to:

Bedroom One
13' x 11' (3.96m x 3.35m) Radiator, UPVC bay window to front, range of fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Two
15' x 8' (4.57m x 2.44m) Radiator, UPVC window to rear, built in wardrobe.

Bedroom Three
9' 3" x 9' (2.82m x 2.74m) Radiator, UPVC window to front.

To the front of the property there is a private driveway providing off road parking, this leads to a garage with a roller door to front. There is also an enclosed garden with various planted shrubs, retained by a small brick wall.

Rear Garden
To the rear of the property there is a large, mature garden which is predominately laid to lawn and enclosed by panel fencing.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £319,474 Sales 558 Current average value £341,077 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £13,989 ▲ 4.28%

Property value data/graphs for CO3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £440,725 £312 3.7 £413,304
Semi-detached £322,452 £316 3.2 £312,036
Terraced £264,741 £306 2.8 £257,344
Flats £199,314 £285 1.9 £178,974

Current asking prices in CO3

Average: £348,669
Avg. current asking prices in CO3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £130,000
Flats £132,500
All £131,667

Current asking rents in CO3

Average: £957 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £546 pcm
£836 pcm
£1,103 pcm
£1,561 pcm
Flats £492 pcm
£814 pcm
£859 pcm
- -
All £508 pcm
£818 pcm
£1,048 pcm
£1,562 pcm

Fun facts for CO3

Highest value in CO3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
St. Clare Road £1,272,695
Fitzwalter Road £964,091
Alton Drive £863,040
Peartree Road £741,154
Lexden Road £739,607
Highest turnover in CO3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Wheatfield Road 65.0%
Whitefriars Way 58.3%
Oxford Road 53.3%
Woden Avenue 52.2%
Gray Road 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Colchester

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 80% (220 ratings)

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Nearby transport

  • Colchester Town (1.7 miles)
  • Colchester (1.7 miles)
  • Hythe (Essex) (2.6 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (22.7 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (26.9 miles)
  • Manston Airport (42.7 miles)
  • Brightlingsea Ferry Landing (8.6 miles)
  • Point Clear Ferry Landing (8.7 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (17.2 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Prettygate Infant School (0.3 miles)
  • Prettygate Junior School (0.3 miles)
  • Home Farm Primary School (0.5 miles)
  • Colchester Institute (1.2 miles)
  • The Sixth Form College Colchester (1.4 miles)
  • The Yellow House School (13.2 miles)
  • Philip Morant School and College (0.3 miles)
  • St Benedict's Catholic College (0.4 miles)
  • Colchester County High School for Girls (0.4 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Michaels Property Consultants, CO3 on +44 1206 684826 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£1,382 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 30,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,079 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

These results are not provided by NatWest and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided and your circumstances.

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 £13/mo (£161/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

What more do I get

Up to 9 smart home sensors

Included in the price of your cover

Home emergency assistance

Included in the price of your cover

Contents cover

£75,000 to Unlimited

Buildings cover

£750,000 to Unlimited


Gas £40 Electricity £46 Estimated energy cost £86/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: 14400 kWh/year
Electricity: 3900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band D Council tax cost £160 /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.


Supply £19 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £44 /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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