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6 bed detached house for sale in West Bergholt

Guide Price £1,600,000
Country & Village (Sales): 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  CAV210103
Country & Village (Sales) 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  CAV210103

West Bergholt, Colchester, Essex, CO6

  • * Grade II Listed c.17th Century village property
  • * Six bedrooms, two bathrooms
  • * Two spacious main reception rooms
  • * Study, sun room and Conservatory
  • * Kitchen/breakfast room
  • * Utility/boot room and adjoining store
  • * Traditional fireplace, balustrade staircase
  • * Courtyard and Cart Lodge
  • * Swimming Pool and sun terrace
  • * Idyllic landscaped gardens
  • * Plot in excess of 2 acres
  • * Potential stable and tack room
  • * Village setting
  • * Excellent road and rail links

Property Overview

Tenure: Freehold

Set within a landscaped plot of approx. 2 acres, this prominent and historic village home is approached via a red brick pillared entrance into a large tree-lined driveway leading through to the courtyard. The house has rendered elevations and beautiful white painted picture windows and offers 6 bedrooms, two bathrooms and substantial living space with additional utility areas including a boot room. The main entrance to the property leads into an inner hallway with a 23ft. reception room featuring an impressive oak-carved fireplace and a sun room beyond with a further large study and inner lobby leading to a cloakroom. An inner hallway with beautiful arched feature window gives access into the main reception/sitting room with central open fireplace and inset bookshelves/storage either side – doors leads through to the beautiful conservatory with sun blinds and French doors out to the garden. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has a range cooker and doorway through to the utility/boot room and storage beyond. The central balustrade staircase leads up to a galleried landing with bay window to the front aspect. The principal bedroom features fitted furniture and an en-suite bathroom and there are two connecting bedrooms to the front aspect, each with a feature fireplace. An inner landing leads to three further double bedrooms and the main bathroom. The south/west facing gardens are idyllic with an abundance of mature and specimen trees and have been carefully tended over years with the sun terrace and swimming pool area providing entertaining space, an original red brick wall running to one side of the lawned area, a wisteria-covered pergola, a Koi pond with ornamental bridge over and pathway leading through to the paddock/meadow at the rear of the plot overlooking open farmland. The outbuildings include a store room with attached greenhouse which adjoins the property via the boot room/utility. In a separate block is a three-bay store with potential for a stable and tack room - in addition there is a 4-bay cart lodge At the turn of the 19th Century the property’s owner, the Daniell family was in the beer-brewing business and created a much larger country house. Bures House has since undergone further improvements creating a beautiful family home and offering lots of potential. West Bergholt is a traditional Essex village just 3 miles from Colchester town centre and main line station, offering excellent local schools, sports clubs, pubs, Doctors surgery, St. Mary the Virgin Church and local shops. EPC exempt.

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