£850,000 Guide Price

Church Road, Brightlingsea, Colchester

  • Grade II listed Former Vicarage
  • 2/3 of an Acre Plot
  • Generous Accommodation
  • Annex With Living Room & shower room
  • Garage and Ample Parking
  • Studio and Recording Room
  • Secluded From The Road
  • Full Of Charm & Character
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A charming and warming period home dating back to the early 19th Century with incredibly flexible accommodation to include an attached annex and a further detached dwelling currently used as a music studio and recording room. Greythorpe was originally built as the Vicarage for All Saints Church in Brightlingsea and has been extended, improved and upgraded over the years by various custodians of the house. Tucked away down a secluded and private drive this home sits in a wonderful plot of just over two thirds of an acre which offers various sections of garden to enjoy throughout the seasons. The house itself offers a grand entrance hall with high ceilings and original banisters, two formal receptions at the front with sash windows and fireplaces, further study, a refitted and improved kitchen leading to a social breakfast and garden viewing space, utility room, cloakroom, basement with storage space and guest room. The attached annex offers lounge, kitchen/diner, bedroom and shower room with independent access and garden. On the first floor there are four generous bedrooms, two en-suites and family bathroom.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

26' 8" x 5' 10" (8.13m x 1.78m) Original staircase rising to first floor, dado rail, radiator, high ceilings, ornate coving and doors to.

Sitting Room

15' 11" x 14' 8" (4.85m x 4.47m) Sash window to front with original shutters inset, panelled glazed door to side, fireplace with inset burning stove and mantel over, radiator.

Dining Room

14' 2" x 12' 1" (4.32m x 3.68m) Sash window to front with original shutters, window to side, radiator, fireplace with mantel over, doorway to kitchen.


14' 7" x 10' 0" (4.45m x 3.05m) Sash window to side with original shutters, radiator, red brick fireplace.


12' 1" x 12' 0" (3.68m x 3.66m) Window to side, wood flooring, radiator, large storage cupboard, space for fridge/freezer, a contemporary range of fitted shaker style units and drawers with worktops over, inset sink and drainer, inset gas hob, fitted double oven, matching eye level units, space for dishwasher and open plan to.

Breakfast Room

23' 3" x 9' 3" (7.09m x 2.82m) Window to side, Bi-Fold doors to rear garden, quarry tiled flooring, built in storage and boiler cupboard, radiator, door to annex, door to cloakroom and door to utility room.


Low level WC, corner wash hand unit, quarry tiled floor, half panelled walls.

Utility Room

9' 3" x 7' 7" (2.82m x 2.31m) Door to rear garden, window to side, space and plumbing for washing machine, fitted cupboard, a brand new refitted heating and hot water system with oversized hot water storage providing ample facilities for all parts of the property.


Living Room

15' 6" x 11' 2" (4.72m x 3.40m) Quarry tiled floor, window to side, french doors to side, fireplace with burning stove inset, radiator, and twin doors to.

Kitchen/Dining Space

19' 2" x 15' 6" (5.84m x 4.72m) Quarry tiled floor, vaulted ceiling, exposed brickwork, french doors to both sides, radiator, a range of shaker style units, wood worktops over, inset sink and drainer, space for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, space for cooker with extractor over, matching eye level units.


10' 3" x 9' 1" (3.12m x 2.77m) French doors to side, window to rear, radiator.

Shower Room

Window to side, quarry tiled floor, close coupled WC, wash hand basin , radiator, walk in shower cubicle.


Guest Room

11' 5" x 11' 1" (3.48m x 3.38m) Currently used as a guest room but offering scope to be used as a studio, office or many other uses.

Store Room

Offering space for storage.

First Floor


WIndow to rear, radiator, loft access, dado rail and doors to.

Bedroom One

14' 2" x 11' 1" (4.32m x 3.38m) Sash window to front, radiator, twin fitted cupboards, cast iron fireplace.

Dressing Area

A walk through area leading to the en-suite.


Sash window to side, Parquet flooring, radiator, walk in shower, wash hand basin, close coupled WC, tiled walls.

Bedroom Two

14' 10" x 9' 3" (4.52m x 2.82m) Sash window to side, radiator.


Window to rear, shower cubicle, close coupled WC with fitted wash hand basin inset.

Bedroom Three

14' 3" x 12' 11" (4.34m x 3.94m) Sash window to front, window to side, radiator, cast iron fireplace with surround and mantel over, picture rail.

Bedroom Four

10' 4" x 7' 8" (3.15m x 2.34m) Sash window to front, radiator.

Family Bathroom

Window to rear, parquet flooring, freestanding clawfoot bath, corner shower, hi level WC, wash hand basin, dado rail, airing cupboard, radiator, heated towel rail.



WIth up and over door to front, power and light connected. This garage forms part of the outbuilding and studios offering further potential.

Teaching Studio

18' 7" x 18' 6" (5.66m x 5.64m) Door and windows to front, herringbone wood flooring, pine clad ceiling, storage heating, doors to.

Recording Studio

Accessed from the teaching studio via a small lobby, all walls could be adjusted to open this space up. Window to rear, wood effect floor.


13' 1" x 7' 0" (3.99m x 2.13m) A range of fitted units with worktops over, inset sink, eye level units, tiled splashbacks, space for cooker with extractor over and door to.


Obscure window to rear, P shape bath with screen and shower over, enclosed cistern WC, vanity wash hand basin, extractor.


Offering extensive gardens with a selection of areas each having there own character and use. the main garden is laid to lawn with a generous selection of trees, shrubs and plants to borders, large block paved patio area to the rear of the house, gated access, a further area to the rear with pond, summer house, and various shrubs and plants backing on to fields and enclosed by panel fencing. to the side of the property there is a further garden area that is laid to lawn with trees, shrubs and plants and could be used as a private garden to the annex. Continuing on there is a further low maintenance area leading to the driveway.

Driveway and Parking

Secluded from the road by trees there is a gravel driveway leading to the front of the house with ample parking space and further parking in front of the garage and studios.