A MODERN and airy barn conversion with stunning views across Abberton Reservoir is on the market for £1.5 million.

The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home set on a 0.74-acre plot in Church Road, Peldon, near Colchester was last sold in 2007 for £407,000.

The home is described as having “an abundance of natural light” with huge floor-to-ceiling windows looking out to a view of the Abberton Reservoir.

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The large kitchen inside the home was designed by Nicholas Anthony Kitchen, a luxury interior designer with studios in Colchester, London, Cambridge and Ascot.

The kitchen features high-end Gaggenau appliances seen as a “haven for culinary enthusiasts”.

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The dream property is currently laid out with three double bedrooms and a large children’s bedroom with a photographic feature wall of a friendly-looking bear in nature.

The home features a large sun terrace on the ground floor and an even larger balcony on the first floor, stretching across the width of the property.

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The second floor is currently used as a spacious playroom area, also with large, modern floor-to-ceiling windows.

The home is based in the small and quiet village of Peldon, in the outskirts of Colchester, known for being both “a peaceful and idyllic setting while still providing convenient access to nearby amenities and transport links.”

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A spokesman for Fine and Country said: “Situated in the highly sought-after area of Peldon, this property offers a harmonious blend of privacy and convenience.

“Surrounded by picturesque countryside, residents can indulge in various outdoor activities, including scenic walks and cycling trails.

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“The expansive views stretch from Abberton Reservoir to West Mersea, showcasing the natural beauty of the area.

“This four-bedroom detached contemporary home is a true masterpiece, offering an unparalleled living experience with its panoramic views, luxurious finishes, spacious grounds, and prime location in Peldon.

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“Surrounded by picturesque countryside, Peldon is perfect for those who appreciate a rural lifestyle with scenic views.

“The village itself has a close-knit community feel, with a range of local amenities including a village hall, a primary school, and a welcoming pub, providing a warm and friendly atmosphere.”