Scrolling through houses on property sites can be fun, especially if you are looking at some of the most expensive in the Colchester area.

From looking over mansions and county estates to beach getaways and a cabin in the woods, there’s a dream home out there for every personality.

If you were looking at what one of the most expensive ones is in the Colchester area then you would find a property in Lexden Road.

Gazette: A sitting room in the houseA sitting room in the house (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Listed for £3.25 million by Jackson-Stops it is described as a "luxurious seven-bedroom modern family home" with features such as an indoor heated swimming pool.

Take a look inside the property

On its Jackson-Stops page, it says: "Arguably one of Lexden's finest homes. Talcotts is a luxurious seven-bedroom modern family home with extensive accommodation extending to an impressive 8540 sqft.

"The immaculate South facing grounds offer a high degree of privacy and amount to approx 1.6 acres."

Gazette: The main hallway areaThe main hallway area (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Upon entering the property you'll be taken into a "large reception hall" which draws your eyes to a view of the rear garden.

From the hall, you can access all ground floor accommodation, including a large drawing room, which conveniently leads to an integral triple garage.

Gazette: The gym and the swimming pool are right next to each otherThe gym and the swimming pool are right next to each other (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Alongside that, you can also access your own private gym and a heated indoor swimming pool.

This pool has a twilight ceiling and an electronically controlled pool cover with doors opening onto the garden and sun terrace.

Gazette: The swimming poolThe swimming pool (Image: Jackson-Stops)

The pool is next to the gym which has a changing room with two showers and a plant room.

Moving onto the kitchen it is described as "bespoke" having been fitted by Fox & Pheasant, and comes with Miele appliances and a Lacanche Range Cooker.

It is complemented by a large triple lantern Orangery from which you can enjoy "lovely views" of the garden and access the sun terrace.

Gazette: The kitchenThe kitchen (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Additionally, there is access to both the boiler room and utility room which in turn gives way to both the storeroom and workshop.

Elsewhere, there are doors that lead down to a wine cellar, a cinema room and a cloakroom.

Gazette: The cinema roomThe cinema room (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Heading to the upstairs of the property you can find a large galleried landing which gives way to seven bedrooms.

The master suite covers the whole right gable and boasts a his and hers dressing room, an en-suite and a roof terrace with parapet roof.

Gazette: The master suiteThe master suite (Image: Jackson-Stops)

Bedroom two comes with a dressing room and en-suite whilst bedroom three also comes with an en-suite. The remaining bedrooms are serviced by a family bathroom.

Secluded from Lexden Road by mature trees, the property provides ample privacy and parking space.

Gazette: Part of the gardenPart of the garden (Image: Jackson-Stops)

The grounds encompass a large, "beautifully landscaped" garden enhanced by a sunken garden, a kitchen garden, and a small orchard abundant with wildflowers.

The rear garden features a vast sun terrace, fitted with built-in lighting, and a covered area with heating, which could be used for al fresco dining.