Wivenhoe Road, Alresford, Colchester

  • Detached 19th Century House
  • Five Bedrooms & Two Bathrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Spacious Reception Hall
  • Undergone Improvements And Modernisation
  • Beautiful Grounds And Paddocks
  • Garage And Outbuildings
  • Equestrian Potential
  • Residing In A Plot Of Approximately 4 Acres
  • Village To The East Of Colchester
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A magnificent five bedroom detached 19th century residence occupying a stunning plot of approximately 4 acres in the popular village of Alresford located to the east of Colchester. This grand home is approached by an impressive driveway and offers exceptional views over the fields and paddocks.

Internally you are greeted by an imposing reception hall, which leads to two reception rooms, a downstairs cloakroom and a striking rear-aspect Kitchen/Breakfast/Dining room with the added benefit of a walk-in laundry room. On the first floor there is a master suite with a four piece en-suite, four further bedrooms and a family bathroom.

Outside as previously mentioned the property sits proudly in a beautiful, mature plot measuring 4 acres approx. To the front of the property there is a striking drive, which provides off road parking for multiple vehicles. There is a further driveway that provides access to a detached double garage and lodge which would suit an extensive list of uses such as a games room, home gym or self contained annex. The stunning rear garden is laid with an established lawn and has decking area to the rear of the property offering space for outdoor dining. The garden leads to two paddocks which are surrounded by post and rail fencing and offer potential for equestrian use.

Alresford offers a local train station with access to London Liverpool Street in just one hour twenty, good local pub on the doorstep and village amenities including shops, post office, bus stops and of course countryside walks along the creek along the river Colne and on to Wivenhoe or Brightlingsea.

Full inspections are simply essential to appreciate everything this home has to offer.

Ground Floor

Reception Hall

15' 4" x 12' 0" (4.67m x 3.66m) A spacious reception hall with wood floor, traditional Victorian radiator, two storage cupboards and doors to.

Sitting Room

18' 3" x 15' 0" (5.56m x 4.57m) With window to front with views of the front garden, French doors to side, radiator wood floor, fireplace with inset log burner, TV point.


With traditional Victorian radiator, coat cupboard and doors to.

Study/Second Reception Room

11' 8" x 11' 6" (3.56m x 3.51m) With window to front, traditional Victorian radiator, built in storage and office space.

Downstairs Cloakroom

With obscure window to side, radiator, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, built in storage.

Dining Room

11' 7" x 11' 3" (3.53m x 3.43m) With window to side with views of the paddock, French doors to rear, radiator, wood floor, open to kitchen area.


12' 2" x 12' 0" (3.71m x 3.66m) With window to side, radiator, wood floor, a range of matching eye level and base units with wooden worktops over, inset butler sink, gas range cooker with extractor hood over, space for dishwasher and fridge freezer, spotlights, door to laundry room.

Laundry Room

10' 0" x 8' 0" (3.05m x 2.44m) With door to side, windows to side and rear, part tiled floor, matching units to kitchen with worktop and inset one and a half sink and drainer, tiled splashback, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, built in storage cupboard.

First Floor


A galleried landng with radiator, spotlights, storage cupboard and doors to.

Master Bedroom

15' 0" x 11' 11" (4.57m x 3.63m) With two windows to front, radiator, built in wardrobes, door to en-suite.


A four piece En-suite with two windows to rear, two traditional Victorian radiators, wood floor, heritage free standing roll top bath, shower cubicle with tiled splashback, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom Two

12' 3" x 12' 0" (3.73m x 3.66m) With window to side, radiator, original feature fireplace, door to.

Bedroom Five/Dressing Area/Study

10' 1" x 8' 1" (3.07m x 2.46m) With radiator, built in storage, door to external staircase.

Bedroom Three

11' 8" x 11' 7" (3.56m x 3.53m) With window to front, radiator, original feature fireplace, built in storage.

Bedroom Four

12' 2" x 6' 11" (3.71m x 2.11m) With window to front, radiator.


With window to side, towel rail and radiator, part tiled walls, roll top bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC.


The Grounds

The property is approached over two driveways, one leading up to the front of the house and to the side where there is ample parking and the second leading via the side of the house to the detached garage and lodge. The front garden is private and is mainly laid to lawn and features a good selection of mature trees and shrubs. To The rear of the house there is a raised decking area suitable for outdoor dining which offers exceptional views over the paddocks.


Two separate paddocks divided by post and rail fencing and accessed via gates. Offering potential for equestrian use, stables available at a separate negotiation.

Double Garage

18' 7" x 18' 5" (5.66m x 5.61m) With electric roller door to front, window to rear, personal door to side and power and light connected.


Detached lodge offering potential for uses such as a games room, home gym or self contained annex.

Agents Note

We understand oil heating and a septic tank are connected to this property.