East Bergholt, Colchester, CO7 6SD


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Rare opportunity to own this spectacular and imposing family home enjoying an enviable positon within this highly sought after village.Nestled within its own beautifully landscaped gardens of 0.58 acres, the property benefits from four double bedrooms, three reception rooms and an immaculate kitchen breakfast room.

The property

Ground floor

A solid front door opens into a generous and welcoming hallway where stairs lead to the first floor and doors lead off to all principal reception rooms, the study, cloakroom and kitchen breakfast room. There is a useful storage cupboard to one side and windows to the front and rear. The cloakroom is a well-appointed space with tiled walls, heated towel rail and granite topped vanity storage unit incorporating; concealed cistern WC and hand wash basin.

The sitting room is a spacious triple aspect room enjoying windows to the side and rear with further glazed French doors with glazed side panels to the side opening onto a secluded courtyard and creating a focal point for the room is a contemporary gas fire of glass and stone. The dining room also features a gas fire with decorative wooden surround and a stone hearth whilst there are two windows to the front overlooking the entrance and gardens. Adjacent to the dining room is a useful study with a window to the side.

The kitchen breakfast room is the heart of this home; an immaculate and well planned room with two windows to the front and bi-folding doors which lead to the garden room. The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base mounted units with granite work surfaces with up stands, peninsula unit and a large island. Integrated appliances include; Britannia range style oven with hood, Miele fridge and freezer and a Siemens dishwasher whilst the island incorporates an inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with drainer. To one side is a matching dresser and display unit next to which a door leads to the utility room. The utility room has a door leading to the rear garden and is fitted with a further range of storage units with work surfaces and an inset stainless steel sink drainer unit. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and the gas boiler is wall mounted.

The garden room was added in 2011 and creates a superb and relaxing space with glass on three sides and uninterrupted views of the gardens. This is an all year round room with atrium style glazed roof and air conditioning unit. A wide set of bi-folding doors lead onto the rear terrace making this room feel like it is part of the gardens.

First floor

From the entrance hallway stairs rise to the first floor landing where there is a window to the rear and doors lead to four double bedrooms, the family bathroom and airing cupboard.

The master bedroom is a generous room benefitting from a dual aspect with windows to the rear and side overlooking the gardens. There are a range of fitted wardrobes with drawers and separate dressing table, whilst to one side a door leads to the ensuite bathroom. This bathroom features a four piece suite comprising; shower cubicle, panelled bath and vanity unit with inset wash basin and concealed cistern WC. The room is mostly tiled and has a heated towel rail.

With a window overlooking the rear garden the guest bedroom is a spacious double room with a fully tiled ensuite bathroom. This ensuite has a corner bath with shower attachment over and a glass screen. There is a window to the rear and a vanity storage unit with inset wash basin, WC and heated towel rail.

Bedrooms three and four are comfortable double rooms with windows to the front and twin fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom has a window to the front and is fitted with a white four piece suite comprising; shower enclosure, panelled bath, WC and vanity storage unit with twin sinks. This room is mostly tiled and there is a heated towel rail.

From the landing a motorised set of steps gives access to a versatile 33ft loft room with two dormer windows to the front and eves storage cupboards.


The property is approached via a shingled driveway which creates a large parking and turning area bordered by lawns and a selection of planted beds. To one side a pair of double electric gates open into a further block paved parking area which in turn provides vehicular access to the double garage. From the drive a private gate leads to the rear garden.

The rear gardens have been beautifully landscaped and are well established with a fantastic selection of mature trees and shrubs. To the rear of the property accessed via the utility room and garden room is a wide paved terrace facing west. There is an attractive range of well stocked herbaceous beds past which generous lawns extend down the garden.

Beyond the formal lawns is a sheltered wildflower garden interspersed with specimen trees and accommodating an enclosed vegetable garden with raised beds and composting area. To the side of the property and accessed via French doors from the sitting room is a secluded seating area with planted beds.

Entrance hall


Kitchen/breakfast room 21' 8" x 14' 7" (6.6m x 4.44m)

Garden room 18' 3" x 12' 4" (5.56m x 3.76m)

Utility room

Dining room 13' 1" x 12' 4" (3.99m x 3.76m)

Study 9' 4" x 8' 1" (2.84m x 2.46m)

Sitting room 20' 4" x 13' 11" (6.2m x 4.24m)


Master bedroom 20' 4" x 13' 11" (6.2m x 4.24m)


Guest bedroom 12' x 11' 8" (3.66m x 3.56m)


Bedroom three 13' 1" x 12' 7" (3.99m x 3.84m)

Bedroom four 15' 4" x 9' 7" (4.67m x 2.92m)


Loft room 33' x 14' 3" (10.06m x 4.34m)

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Fenn Wright - Manningtree

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