£850,000 Offers in Excess of

Brightlingsea Road, Thorrington, Colchester

  • Five Acres
  • Period Detached Home
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Outbuildings
  • Large Driveway
  • Equestrian Potential
  • Separate Coach House
  • Village Location
  • Potential Development
Floorplan Brochure Arrange a Viewing


A charming detached Victorian Villa set within a total plot of Five acres and offering substantial accommodation to include a separate two bedroom coach house, adjoined workshops and outbuildings offering incredible potential for additional planning and dwellings. This elegant and spacious home was built around 1906 and retains many of the original features whilst offering flexible space to suit all needs. The main house offers five bedrooms, four receptions, kitchen, scullery, cloakroom and boot room. The converted coach house now offers annex accommodation of two bedrooms, two luxury en-suites, two receptions and kitchen/diner. Formal gardens and orchard are approximately one acre and a further four acres of rough meadowland adjoin.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

22' 5" x 6' (6.83m x 1.83m) An impressive entrance with wide stairs rising to first floor, tiled floor, ornate high ceilings, picture rail, radiator.

Drawing Room

16' 4" x 13' 4" (4.98m x 4.06m) Bay window to front, radiator, brick fireplace, ornate ceiling, picture rail.


16' 2" x 14' 2" (4.93m x 4.32m) Bay window to side, radiator, strip wood floor, brick fireplace with log burner, tiled hearth, picture rail, ornate ceiling.


9' 3" x 7' 6" (2.82m x 2.29m) Obscure sash window to side, radiator.

Dining Room

15' 8" x 13' 4" (4.78m x 4.06m) Twin sash windows to front, two radiators, picture rail, strip wood floor boards, chimney breast, door to kitchen.


12' 4" x 11' 11" (3.76m x 3.63m) Window to side, radiator, breakfast bar, tiled floor, range cooker, a range of units with twin butler sinks, solid wood worktops, space for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, tiled splashbacks, pantry.


tiled floor and under stair recess, door to utility room.

Utility Room

8' 10" x 9' 7" (2.69m x 2.92m) Window to rear, tiled floor, fitted wall units, sink unit, space for washing machine and door to


Window to rear, radiator, tiled floor, wall hung wash hand basin, low level WC.

Boot Room

9' 1" x 4' 9" (2.77m x 1.45m) Windows to rear, door to rear, tiled floor and utility cupboard.

First Floor


18' x 6' 10" (5.49m x 2.08m) Sash window to front, feature radiator, picture rail and doors to.

Bedroom One

14' 4" x 13' 2" (4.37m x 4.01m) Bay window to front, two radiators, cast iron fireplace with tiled surround, picture rail, fitted wardrobe and door to shower room.

Shower Room

Shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin, extractor.

Bedroom Two

16' 5" x 13' 5" (5.00m x 4.09m) Bay window to front, two radiators, cast iron fireplace and picture rail.

Bedroom Three

13' 10" x 13' 4" (4.22m x 4.06m) Twin sash windows to front, sash window to side, two radiators, cast iron fireplace, tiled hearth, picture rail.

Bedroom Four

12' 5" x 10' 4" (3.78m x 3.15m) Sash window to side, radiator, picture rail, fitted wardrobe.

Bedroom Five

10' 3" x 6' (3.12m x 1.83m) Sash window to front, radiator, picture rail, loft access.


Obscure sash window to side, freestanding clawfoot bath with shower over, close couple WC, ceramic round bowl sink, radiator, tiled floor, tiled walls.

Coach House


11' 11" x 10' 3" (3.63m x 3.12m) With window and French doors to front, stairwell, wood effect floor, radiator and doors to.


12' 7" x 11' 1" (3.84m x 3.38m) With French doors and window to front, radiator, door to.

Annex Bedroom Two

11' 10" x 11' 10" (3.61m x 3.61m) Window and French doors to front, radiator, wood effect flooring and door to.

En-Suite One

11' 6" x 10' 6" (3.51m x 3.20m) Windows to rear and side, wood effect flooring, radiator, walk in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close couple WC, tiled splashbacks.


22' 4" x 10' 8" (6.81m x 3.25m) Two windows to rear, door to side passage, wood effect floor, radiator, a range of fitted units and drawers with worktops over, fitted oven, hob and extractor, space for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, inset sink and drainer.


9' 8" x 3' 4" (2.95m x 1.02m) Tiled floor, was hand basin and space for appliance.

Annex First Floor Bedroom

22' x 10' (6.71m x 3.05m) Window to rear, window to side, radiator, two cupboards, laminate floor and door to.

En-Suite Two

11' 10" x 11' 9" (3.61m x 3.58m) Window to side, wood effect flooring, two cupboards, free standing bath, pedestal wash hand basin, enclosed cistern WC, radiator.

Covered Passage

22' x 7' (6.71m x 2.13m) With twins doors to front and rear, door to Coach house, door to workshop.


34' 1" x 22' (10.39m x 6.71m) Stable door to side, bi-fold door to side, three windows, door to barn and lots of potential.


25' 8" x 23' 3" (7.82m x 7.09m) Door to side and two windows.

Gardens and driveway

The main property sits behind two sets of twin gates and shingle driveway providing ample off road parking, further lawned areas, various trees, shrubs and plants and al enclosed by fencing and hedging. Further gates lead to an old orchard area with trees, lawn and aged outbuildings. Further paddocks to the rear again offer plenty of trees and natural grassed areas all enclosed by post and rail fencing and hedging. As previously mentioned the rear paddock is in the region of four acres and the orchard, houses and gardens stand in the remaining acre.

Agents Note


The vendors have advised us that the two properties have separate title plans and planning permission to be split if required.