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4 bed semi-detached house for sale


Pickford Walk, Colchester CO4

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Property features

  • Deceptively Spacious Four Bedroom Semi Detached Family Home
  • Situated To The East Of Colchester
  • Walking Distance To Essex University & The Hythe Station
  • Close To Local Schools, Shops & Amenities
  • Integral Single-Width Garage & Parking To The Rear
  • Good Sized Rear Garden
  • Recently Fitted Kitchen
  • Views Overlooking Woodland

Property description

As the vendor's chosen sole agents, Palmer and Partners are very pleased to present to the market this deceptively spacious and rarely available four bedroom semi detached family home, situated to the East of Colchester. The property is within short walking distance to Essex University and the Hythe train station with it mainline links to London Liverpool Street. It is also close to local schools, shops including a Tesco superstore and amenities, as well as being within easy reach of Colchester's historic town centre. Internally the accommodation comprises of entrance hallway, ground floor cloakroom, lounge, dining room and kitchen, with the first floor benefiting from four good sized bedrooms and a family bathroom. The property is further enhanced by having a generous sized rear garden, an integral single-width garage and parking to the rear. We would strongly advise an early internal viewing to avoid disappointment. EPC: Tbc

Door To Entrance Hallway
Double radiator, storage cupboard, stairs leading to the first floor landing and an under stairs storage cupboard.

Ground Floor Cloakroom
Low level WC, vanity hand wash basin, double glazed obscure window to side, chrome heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

Lounge 5.23m (17'2') x 3.99m (13'1')
Double glazed bay window to front, double radiator and an archway through to the dining room.

Dining Room 3.35m (11'0') x 3.05m (10'0')
Double radiator and double glazed French doors to rear giving access to the garden.

Kitchen 3.66m (12'0') x 3.15m (10'4')
Fitted with a granite work surface with cupboards and drawers under, matching range of eye level cupboards over with under shelf lighting, integrated Neff four ring electric hob with an extractor over and a glass splash back, integrated washing machine and dishwasher, one and a half bowl sink and grooved drainer set into surface, further granite work surface with a cupboard and draw under, one eye level cupboard over, integrated fridge/freezer, integrated eye level microwave and an electric Neff double oven with cupboards under and over, larder cupboard, additional granite work surface with drawers under and further eye level cupboards over, spot lights, tiled flooring, double glazed window to rear and a double glazed door to rear giving access to the garden.

First Floor Landing
Double glazed window to side, single radiator, access to the fully insulated loft and an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with fitted shelving over.

Bedroom One 3.81m (12'6') x 3.43m (11'3')
Double glazed window to front, double radiator, fitted wardrobes and wooden floorboards.

Bedroom Two 3.99m (13'1') x 3.43m (11'3')
Double glazed window to front and a single radiator.

Bedroom Three 2.87m (9'5') x 2.29m (7'6')
Double glazed window to rear and a double radiator.

Bedroom Four 2.21m (7'3') x 2.82m (9'3')
Double glazed window to rear and a single radiator.

First Floor Family Bathroom
Panel enclosed bath with a shower and glass screen over, low level WC, vanity unit incorporating a hand wash basin with cupboards under, double glazed obscure window to side, chrome heated towel rail, fully tiled walls, tiled flooring and an extractor fan.

To the front of the property there is a concrete footpath leading to the entrance door, with lawned areas to either side. It benefits from mature shrubs and hedging, as well as a side gate/shed with power connected leading to the rear garden. The rear garden commences with a block paved patio area, with the remainder being mainly laid to lawn, in addition to a concrete walkway leading to the rear. There is a pond located to the centre, a shed (which we understand is to remain) and it has mature flower beds surrounding. It is fully enclosed by brick walls and wooden panel fencing to one side. There are also concrete steps leading to the rear gate, in turn giving access to the integral single-width garage providing off road parking for one vehicle. The garage has an up and over door, as well as power connected.

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £265,884 Sales 675 Current average value £277,089 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £2,356 ▲ 0.86%

Property value data/graphs for CO4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £400,703 £288 3.7 £378,821
Semi-detached £258,840 £274 3.0 £255,544
Terraced £230,454 £271 2.8 £239,676
Flats £153,319 £246 1.9 £145,434

Current asking prices in CO4

Average: £302,686
Avg. current asking prices in CO4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £185,000
Flats £113,409
All £119,375

Current asking rents in CO4

Average: £1,007 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £623 pcm
£832 pcm
£1,169 pcm
£1,307 pcm
£1,650 pcm
Flats £605 pcm
£753 pcm
£1,125 pcm
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All £609 pcm
£785 pcm
£1,162 pcm
£1,307 pcm
£1,650 pcm

Fun facts for CO4

Highest value in CO4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,124,354
Park Lane £687,938
Welshwood Park Road £684,476
Work House Hill £659,800
Braiswick £655,744
Highest turnover in CO4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
King Cole Place 71.4%
Long Acre 70.0%
Woodside Close 64.7%
Motor Walk 55.6%
Roper Close 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Hythe (Essex) (0.7 miles)
  • Colchester Town (1.7 miles)
  • Wivenhoe (2.2 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (24.3 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (30.3 miles)
  • Manston Airport (41.4 miles)
  • Brightlingsea Ferry Landing (6.6 miles)
  • Point Clear Ferry Landing (6.7 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (13.9 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Unity Primary Academy (0.4 miles)
  • Hazelmere Junior School (0.6 miles)
  • Hazelmere Infant School and Nursery (0.6 miles)
  • The Sixth Form College Colchester (2.1 miles)
  • Colchester Institute (2.4 miles)
  • Belstead House Adult Education Centre (12.5 miles)
  • Colchester Academy (0.6 miles)
  • The Thomas Lord Audley School (2.2 miles)
  • Market Field School (2.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,217 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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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £19/mo (£228/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


Gas £49 Electricity £56 Estimated energy cost £105/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: 18200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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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.


Supply £23 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £52 /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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