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3 bed semi-detached house for sale

£375,000 Guide price

Boxted, Colchester, Essex CO4

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Property features

  • 2 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room
  • New electrics, plumbing and drainage in last 10 years
  • Character and original period features
  • External summer house with wood burning stove
  • Walled garden
  • Off-road parking
  • Close to amenities
  • Good commuter links

Property description

Property description A charming Victorian semi-detached property enjoying an attractive setting in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty within the picturesque North Essex village of Boxted. Having undergone a considerable programme of improvement and extension by the current owners the property has benefitted from replaced plumbing, electrics and drainage systems within the last ten years. Retaining a wealth of individual character and period features throughout in the form of exposed floor timbers, red brick fireplaces and both leaded and sash windows. Further benefits to the property include a single off-street parking space, a range of external stores, detached summer house and expansive walled gardens.

Timbered door with leaded windows opening to:

Entrance hall: With stripped wood flooring throughout, window to side and staircase off. Door to useful under stair storage recess. Further door to:

Dining room: 3.36m x 3.34m (11' 0" x 10' 11") Enjoying an open aspect and linking exceptionally well with the sitting room, notable features include a Victorian style cast iron fireplace with wooden surround and mantle over, exposed wooden flooring throughout and opening to:

Sitting room: 3.85m x 3.80m (12' 7" x 12' 5") A characterful room with sash window to front, leaded window to side and central red brick fireplace with hearth, oak mantle over and inset wood burning stove. Oak topped shelving recesses to side.

Kitchen/breakfast room: 5.25m x 2.88m (17' 2" x 9' 5") Fitted with a matching range of country style base and wall units with oak worktops over and tiling above. Ceramic single sink unit vegetable to side, mixer tap above, replacement windows to rear overlooking walled gardens and Velux window to side. Fitted appliances include a Bosch oven with four ring Neff ceramic hob over, fridge, dishwasher and waste disposal. Pull-out pan drawers, halogen spotlights, terracotta tiled flooring with underfloor heating throughout and stable door to outside. Door to

utility room: Housing washing machine with shelving above and opening to cloakroom with ceramic WC, wash hand basin and window to side.

First floor

landing: Arranged via a split level staircase with recessed shelving. Door to storeroom with useful fitted shelving, further door to:

Master bedroom: 3.90m x 3.84m (12' 9" x 12' 7") With exposed stripped flooring throughout, sash window to front and central cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom 2: 3.42m x 3.36m (11' 2" x 11' 0") With strip flooring throughout, central cast iron fireplace and sash window to rear overlooking walled gardens.

Bedroom 3: 3.68m x 2.06m (12' 0" x 6' 9") With fitted drawer units and shelving above, sash window to rear overlooking gardens.

Family bathroom: Fitted with WC, Heritage pedestal wash hand basin, bath with tiling above and chrome shower attachment, fully tiled, separately screened single shower unit with both wall mounted and hand held chrome attachments. Sash window to rear.

Outside The property is located within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, adjacent to a number of other individual period properties. Made evident via the wrought iron railing to the front elevation, a gravel area of off-street parking provides space for a single vehicle. Gated side access is provided which in turn opens to a brick paved raised terrace providing an ideal setting for entertaining. Beyond the terrace are a number of useful outbuildings currently being utilised as an external store with space for a fridge/freezer.

The walled gardens are on a gently sloping gradient away from the property with an established range of border plants and trees, a particular attraction is the:

Summer house: 4.98m x 2.87m (16' 4" x 9' 4") with stripped wood flooring, tongue and groove panelling and halogen spotlights. In addition a central wood burning stove provides heating with windows to front, sides and French doors opening to the gardens.

Agents note: The property was underpinned in 2009 as a result of structural movement. Following the successful completion of the underpinning works our client has informed us that a certificate of structural authenticity has been provided. Please contact David Burr Leavenheath if you require copies of the relevant certification or have any further questions.

Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. Oil fired heating to radiators. Note: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Market activity
Average price paid £266,473 Sales 678 Current average value £284,716 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £9,804 ▲ 3.57%

Property value data/graphs for CO4

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £414,626 £297 3.7 £381,137
Semi-detached £262,380 £277 3.0 £257,696
Terraced £238,043 £277 2.8 £238,377
Flats £156,721 £248 1.9 £148,848

Current asking prices in CO4

Average: £309,722
Avg. current asking prices in CO4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £185,000
Flats £103,214
All £121,389

Current asking rents in CO4

Average: £932 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO4
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £644 pcm
£798 pcm
£1,038 pcm
£1,206 pcm
£1,426 pcm
Flats £590 pcm
£739 pcm
£1,105 pcm
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All £605 pcm
£759 pcm
£1,045 pcm
£1,206 pcm
£1,426 pcm

Fun facts for CO4

Highest value in CO4
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Church Street £1,162,894
Park Lane £713,445
Welshwood Park Road £706,398
Work House Hill £683,430
Wick Road £678,539
Highest turnover in CO4
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Long Acre 80.0%
King Cole Place 71.4%
Woodside Close 64.7%
Motor Walk 55.6%
Valens Close 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Colchester (4.3 miles)
  • Colchester Town (5.2 miles)
  • Hythe (Essex) (5.3 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (28.5 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (29.2 miles)
  • Manston Airport (46.8 miles)
  • Brightlingsea Ferry Landing (11.9 miles)
  • Point Clear Ferry Landing (12.0 miles)
  • Harwich International Ferry Terminal (14.8 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Boxted St Peter's Church of England School (0.6 miles)
  • Littlegarth School (1.3 miles)
  • Nayland Primary School (1.9 miles)
  • Colchester Institute (4.8 miles)
  • The Sixth Form College Colchester (4.9 miles)
  • Belstead House Adult Education Centre (9.9 miles)
  • Langham Oaks (1.7 miles)
  • Focus School - Stoke by Nayland (2.3 miles)
  • The Gilberd School (3.2 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,689 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 37,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,349 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £150,000 Average insurance cost £17/mo (£202/yr)
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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 £37 Electricity £47 Estimated energy cost £84/mo

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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

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Estimated tax band E Council tax cost £195 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

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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

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

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