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5 bed detached house for sale

Upper Haye Lane, Fingringhoe, Colchester CO5

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  • 5 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Large dining room
  • Kitchen / breakfast room
  • Large garden room
  • Detached self-contained annexe
  • Oak double cartlodge with storage
  • 1 acre plot
  • En suite bathroom
  • Original features
  • Countryside views
  • Planning permission to extend further


A substantial 4 bed family home with a self-contained annexe containing a 5th bedroom, set in a delightful country location, with splendid views of the surrounding fields and woods. Located in the village of Fingringhoe, on a quiet road, but only 500 metres from the main road and bus stop, giving access to Colchester, which is 3 miles away. The current owners have tastefully developed the property and its grounds by adding a large double oak cartlodge and storage and developing an existing outbuilding into a self-contained annexe. Internally they have undertaken some modernisation work. The property has planning permission for a first floor extension and external remodelling. Once complete, this will elevate the property to a new level, providing a truly magnificent country residence or could be suitable for Bed and Breakfast business. The original planning permission was for all works, so there is no time constraint for the final project.

Entrance Door to:

Entrance Hall (13’8 x 8’10) with stairs to first floor, exposed beams and floorboards, radiator.

Cloakroom with low level wc, wash basin, window to front and radiator.

Dual aspect sitting room (23’ x 18’7) with windows to front and rear, French doors to side garden, feature inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove, built in cupboard to one side and shelved cupboard on the other side, two radiators.

Dining room (22’6 x 12’) Window to front, feature brick fireplace, exposed timbers wall and ceiling timbers, radiator, Open plan to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room (20’7 x 15’11) The windows to the side overlook the adjoining field, window to rear, range of fitted units with granite work surfaces, feature Rayburn, built in oven, free standing central island, butler sink, space for fridge/freezer, space plumbing for dishwasher, radiator.

Utility room (8’6 x 7’6) Window to rear, space and plumbing for washing machine, butler sink, tiled floor.

Garden room (16’6 x 15’9) Fully glazed windows to front and rear, double doors to garden, part vaulted ceiling, flagstone flooring, underfloor heating.

First floor landing with exposed ceiling timbers, loft access, large airing cupboard.

Master bedroom (14’ x 12’5) Windows to side and rear, exposed beams, alcove storage, radiator.

En suite bathroom Windows to front and side, freestanding claw foot bath, wash basin with cupboard under, spacious luxury shower, low level wc, tiled floor with underfloor heating, heated towel rail, large airing cupboard.

Bedroom 2 (12’ x 11’2) Window to front, feature fireplace, exposed ceiling beam, radiator.

Bedroom 3 (16’3 x 8’10) Window to rear, storage cupboard, exposed wall and ceiling timbers, radiator.

Bedroom 4 (14’5 x 8’11) Window to rear, built in wardrobe, exposed wall timbers, radiator.

Bathroom suite of bath, low level WC, wash basin, shower cubicle, exposed ceiling timbers, window to side, radiator, tiled floor with underfloor heating.


This period character house is accessed via electric gates which lead to a shingle driveway with parking for several cars. The plot is in the region of 1 acre of mature gardens with countryside views, mainly laid to lawn and providing many options for the keen gardener.
Double Cartlodge of oak construction (19’6 x 18’8) Providing covered parking with various built in storage areas.

Detached Annexe. 26'9 x 20
Entrance door to open plan area with windows to front and rear aspects, additional door to rear, stairs to first floor, 2 electric radiators.
Shower room with window to rear, walk in shower, wash basin, low level wc, heated towel rail.

Storage room with ample cupboards

First floor (currently used as bedroom) Window to front, 2 electric radiators, eaves storage.

EPC band: D


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Local Amenities

  • Fingringhoe Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School 0.9 miles
  • Langenhoe Community Primary School and Pre-School 0.9 miles
  • Wivenhoe 1.7 miles
  • Hythe (Essex) 3 miles

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
30th Jun 2018 £800,000 Price reduced by £30,000
28th Mar 2018 £830,000 First listed

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