Occupying an idyllic position between Great Horkesley and Nayland, ‘Hillside’ offers an abundance of potential for the new owners to truly make this house a home. Total accommodation nearing 3600 sqft. With easy access to Colchester Town centre and station as well as the Dedham Vale. NO ONWARD CHAIN
Hillside occupies an impressive position between Great Horkesley and the idyllic village of Nayland on the edge of Dedham Vale AONB. The spacious accommodation extends to circa 3600 sqft and commences on the ground with a large entrance porch that leads through to a well appointed central hallway. Overlooking the front elevation is a dual aspect kitchen, spacious sitting room with open fire and a further lounge again with open fire and double doors leading out onto the side garden. A study/office currently fitted out with extensive shelving looks out over the other side and is positon close to the formal dining room. Towards the rear of the ground floor is the large utility room with separate boiler room and integral door to the double garage. The ground floor also houses two WCs, a large walk in storage room and a further storage cupboard.
The first floor comprises 5 double bedrooms, the master benefits from a large four piece ensuite, dressing room and walk in wardrobes. Bedroom 2 also benefits from a walk in wardrobe and bedrooms 3,4 & 5 also offer a range of cupboards and wardrobes. A 4 piece family bathroom and 4 further cupboards complete the first floor. OUTSIDE
Hillside is approached via a large driveway that provides ample off street parking. The garden then surrounds the property and benefits from a large lawned area to the side.
The double garage is positioned below bedroom 5 and an external staircase provides access to a door into the rear of the bedroom. SITUATION
Hillside is situated between the villages of Great & Little Horkesley and located close to the pretty church of All Saints. Located on the edge of the Dedham Vale an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with mile upon mile of scenic countryside walks and access to the River Stour, Great Horkesley benefits from a popular village public house as well as a Post Office and local village store.
To the rear of Hillside is an area of land that has recently been cleared. Planning permission is in the process of being approved for the erection of a small development of luxury houses. The boundary of Hillside property will be enclosed by fencing in due course. LOCATION
Hillside is ideally situated for access to Colchester North Station, which is just 4.6 miles away and provides mainline access to London Liverpool Street in as little as 51 minutes. Littlegarth & Holmwood House independent schools are located close by and both are rated 'Excellent' (Top Award) in the latest ISI inspection. Nayland Primary School is 1.5 miles away, rated 'Outstanding' in the most recent OFSTED report. NEIGHBOURING HIGH QUALITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
Behind Hillside is a former Nurseries site, which fronts London Road. Planning permission was granted in early 2018 for 22 new residential dwellings on the land. Set in spacious grounds, the development will be in-keeping with the high quality of the surrounding area with low density independent house types constructed in a vernacular rural style. Site clearance works have been undertaken and construction is due to start shortly. As part of the Planning Permission there is also a Management Plan in place to enhance and maintain the surrounding land and protect the high quality nature of the surrounding landscape. Full details can be found at the following link on Colchester Borough Council's website.
Application Number 160906
Colchester Borough Council Telephone: 01206 282 222
Site Address: Land Adjoining Church of All Saints London Road, Great Horkesley Colchester
Please also contact Nicholas Percival for further details. ADDITIONAL LAND AVAILABLE BY SEPERATE NEGOTIATION
Available via separate negotiation is an additional 3.6 acres. Formerly the village cricket pitch and pavilion, which, subject to planning and the usual consents could form an ideal base for equestrian facilities to take full advantage of the outstanding local hacking routes that start immediately adjacent to the separate additional land.
The additional 3.9 acres (available by separate negotiation) is subject to restrictive covenants, further details are available via Nicholas Percival Estate Agents. Please note, any proposed purchaser should take their own advice to ascertain if their desired use is viable under the aforementioned restrictive covenants.
Please note that the additional land is separated from the Hillside property by a small access road. AGENTS NOTE
Prospective purchasers who are looking to acquire the further 3.6 acres of land in addition to the purchase of Hillside, must be aware and take into consideration prior to entering into any form of negotiations or contract, the following restrictive covenants are in place to protect the surrounding landscape.
The restrictive covenant states that the land is not to be used for any purpose other than agricultural use, landscaping, open space, recreational areas, paddocks, sustainable urban drainage systems, the installation and use of service apparatus and conduits. If the covenants are breached then Colchester Borough Council has the benefit of an option to purchase the land in breach.
The land is also subject to a Management Plan that forms part of the S106 Agreement for the former Nurseries site. The developer of the former nurseries site has the right to access the land and undertake the initial works, making good any damage caused during the construction of the luxury housing development behind Hillside. The landowner / purchaser is then to maintain and upkeep as per the Management Plan, a copy of which can be obtained from Nicholas Percival.