Alresford - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 5
~ VIRTUAL VIEWING AVAILABLE BY REQUEST ~ An individual 4/5 bedroom detached family home standing in grounds of approx. 4 acres with paddocks, stables and further outbuildings on the outskirts of Wivenhoe. The Chase is offered for sale with no ongoing chain, currently has 2 large paddocks as well as a range of 3 stables, whilst also included within the grounds is a double garage, garden store and log cabin. From the front of the property, there are glimpses of Wivenhoe waterfront whilst both Wivenhoe and Alresford provide railway stations with services from Clacton through to London's Liverpool Street.

The property

Ground floor

An open entrance porch as the front door through to a large reception hall with staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. Double doors flow through into a large sitting room with dual aspect including French doors out onto a terrace with the room having deep cornicing and a fireplace with stove. There is a further reception room currently used as a study with built-in shelving and cast iron fireplace.

The breakfast room is a wonderfully light room with dual aspect including French doors out to the gardens with an east facing aspect to enjoy the morning sun. The room flows through into the kitchen which is fitted with work surfaces with cupboards and drawers beneath and a range of wall mounted cupboards, space and plumbing for a dishwasher as well as space for a range leading through to a rear lobby and utility with further work surfaces with cupboard and drawers beneath, space and plumbing for a washing machine and housing the oil-fired boiler. Finally on the ground floor off the main reception hall is a cloak room with toilet, wash hand basin and useful storage cupboard.

First floor

Stairs lead up from the reception hall to a landing with steps up to a shelved library area with balustrading. The master bedroom is found at the front of the property and has a double door wardrobe with further single shelved cupboard with useful storage cupboards above as well as a large ensuite bathroom with freestanding cast iron bath with claw and ball feet, walk-in shower cubicle with glass screen, pedestal wash hand basin and toilet with two old style radiators.

The second bedroom is a good size double with cast iron fireplace and has a door leading through to a dressing room or fifth bedroom with a range of built-in wardrobes along one wall with further storage cupboards above and a door leading out onto a balcony with spiral staircase leading down. There is a further good sized double bedroom again with a cast iron fireplace and double door wardrobe with cupboard above with a further fourth bedroom found at the front of the property.

The main bathroom has a cast iron roll-top bath with claw and ball feet, pedestal wash hand basin and toilet as well as a heated towel rail.

Outside and gardens

The Chase is set well back from the Wivenhoe Road with two gated entrances and shingle driveway leading to the front of the property with turning area and ample parking. The second driveway leads round to the double garage with electric roller door, whilst adjoining is a useful storage shed 14'5" x 11'2" and a large log cabin.

At the front of the property is a large expanse of lawns with mature trees whilst at the side is a large paddock with post and rail fencing also housing the stable building with 3 stables 11'9" x 11'7", 11'9" x 11'8" and 11'9" x 12'5", all with rubber matting. This building is available by separate negotiation and could be removed by the current owner if not required. There are a number of 5 bar gates providing access to a second paddock which gently slopes away from the property to an overgrown area of land which again has been fenced off by post and rail fencing. In total the grounds extend to approximately 4 acres.


Reception hall 16' x 12' (4.88m x 3.66m)

Study 12' 8" x 11' 6" (3.86m x 3.51m)

Sitting room 18' 2" x 15' (5.54m x 4.57m)


Kitchen 12' 2" x 12' (3.71m x 3.66m)

Breakfast room 11' 7" x 11' 3" (3.53m x 3.43m)

Laundry room 10' x 8' (3.05m x 2.44m)



Bedroom one 15' x 11' 9" (4.57m x 3.58m)


Bedroom two 12' 1" x 12' (3.68m x 3.66m)

Dressing/bedroom 5 10' 1" x 8' 1" (3.07m x 2.46m)

Bedroom three 11' 8" x 11' 6" (3.56m x 3.51m)

Bedroom four 12' 1" x 7' (3.68m x 2.13m)


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Fenn Wright - Colchester

146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

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