A HOME in Colchester which has been up for sale for more than three years is said to have been on the market for longer than any other property. 

The four-bedroom, three-bathroom flat in Meachen Road, has been looking for a buyer for more than three years.

The home, last sold in September 2003 for £160,000, was first listed by Redcastle Real Estate agents in November, 18 2020.

It is now priced at £275,000 and, according to Zoopla, still remains on the market with Redcastle.

Gazette: Spacious - ground floor lounge areaSpacious - ground floor lounge area (Image: Zoopla/ Redcastle Residential)

Gazette: Hallway - stairs and hallway in the flatHallway - stairs and hallway in the flat (Image: Zoopla/ Redcastle Residential)

The home has a ground floor with a big kitchen dining room, an en-suite double bedroom, a double bedroom and a family bathroom.

On the first floor, there are two double bedrooms and a bathroom and the flat includes one allocated parking space and no garden.

Gazette: Open - kitchen on the ground floor of the flatOpen - kitchen on the ground floor of the flat (Image: Zoopla/ Redcastle Residential)

Gazette: Bathroom - ground floor family bathroomBathroom - ground floor family bathroom (Image: Zoopla/ Redcastle Residential)

According to the estate agent, informed by the leaseholder, the lease is in excess of 900 years.

A spokesman for the estate agents said: “Redcastle Residential brings to the market this substantial four double bedroom duplex flat situated close to Hythe station, University of Essex and within easy reach to all local amenities.

Gazette: Airy - spacious double roomAiry - spacious double room (Image: Zoopla/ Redcastle Residential)

“The flat comprises open plan kitchen diner, en-suite shower room in addition to two family bathrooms.”