St. Clare Drive, Lexden, Colchester, CO3 3TA


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A unique five bedroom detached new home built by renowned local developer Newell Homes in this most sought after location, standing in mature grounds extending to 1/3 of an acre. The house is one of just two remaining properties of four exclusive homes built at the end of St Clare Drive in one of Colchester's finest roads, designed by award winning architect Mark Perkins with an 'arts and crafts' style, representing a high quality specification with modern contemporary living.

The property

The house benefits from gas fired central heating with underfloor heating on the ground floor and radiators to the first floor. As the homes fall within a conservation area there are timber bespoke double glazed windows. Luxury features within the home include a media sound system, touch control lighting and built in television in the main bathroom. Throughout the property are deep skirtings and cornices as well as chrome electrical fitments and high quality sanitaryware from Sottini, Hans Grosche and Geberit.

The home is approached through a central reception door into a spacious hallway with extra wide staircase gently rising to the first floor. There is a walk in cloaks cupboard with ample hanging space and a door leads through to the cloakroom.

At the front of the house is a family room with dual aspect including double glazed box window facing south, media point and ceiling speakers. The study also enjoys a dual aspect with attractive bay window overlooking the front gardens.

At the rear of the house is the main living accommodation with a large sitting room with focal fireplace and inset stove, dual aspect including French doors leading out to the gardens with media point and speakers. This room flows round into a living space, again with French doors leading out to the gardens and through to the main kitchen/breakfast room. This is a magnificent room with bespoke kitchen comprising; Corian work surfaces with upstands, ample cupboards and drawers beneath and a central island with Corian work surface, cupboards and drawers. There is a five ring induction hob with Fabher stainless steel light and extractor hood above built in to a lighting plinth. Further built in appliances include a wine fridge, two Siemens built in fridge/freezers, integral dishwasher, oven and microwave with warming drawer, whilst further specialist drawers include a condiments drawer, pull out bins and there is a double butler sink with grooved drainer and spray tap. A door connecting back in to the main hallway as well as further door leading on to the utility room, again fitted with Corian work surfaces with cupboards under and wall mounted units, stainless steel sink bowl with grooved drainer and tall cupboard housing a Viessmann gas boiler as well as a door leading to the outside.

First floor

Stairs lead from the main hallway up to a spacious landing where there is an airing cupboard and access to the loft space. At the rear of the property is a master bedroom suite comprising; a large bedroom subdivided by an internal wall creating a dressing room and space for wardrobes. There is an ensuite shower room comprising; walk in shower with glass screen, Sottini wall mounted wash hand basin with light and mirror above, inset WC, tiled walls, flooring and heated towel rail. The second bedroom is an excellent size with dual aspect and again enjoying an ensuite shower room with Hans Grosche shower, Sottini wall mounted wash hand basin with drawer under and light and mirror above, inset toilet, tiled walls and flooring and heated towel rail. Three further double bedrooms are located off the landing, all enjoying deep cornicing and ceiling spotlights.

There is a family bathroom with free standing bath, tiled shower cubicle with glass screen and door and Hans Grosche shower, Sottini wall mounted wash hand basin with drawer under and light and mirror above, inset toilet, tiled walls with inset vision, tiled flooring and heated towel rail.


St Clare drive is a private turning off St Clare Road with block paved approach, landscaped borders and private driveway sweeping round to the front. There are adjacent lawns and hedged borders leading round to the side of the house where there is a detached double garage.

A pathway leads to the property whilst there two separate side gates leading round to the rear garden with flagstone path and patio area leading out on to turfed lawns. These sweep round from the rear to the side of the property and are enclosed by wicker fencing.

In total the plot extends to just under a third of an acre.

Reception hall 16' 6" x 15' (5.03m x 4.57m)


Study 16' 1" x 8' 11" (4.9m x 2.72m)

Family room 15' 10" x 14' 3" (4.83m x 4.34m)

Kitchen/living space 27' 5" x 24' 8" (8.36m x 7.52m)

Utility room 9' 3" x 5' 8" (2.82m x 1.73m)

Sitting room 24' 6" x 15' 10" (7.47m x 4.83m)

Bedroom one 20' 10" x 15' 11" (6.35m x 4.85m)


Bedroom two 17' 1" x 15' 11" (5.21m x 4.85m)


Bedroom three 13' 3" x 12' 3" (4.04m x 3.73m)

Bedroom four 15' 11" x 11' 10" (4.85m x 3.61m)


Bedroom five 16' x 12' (4.88m x 3.66m)

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