Firmin Gardens is an exceptional new collection of just five quality 3 bedroom bungalows and five beautiful detached family homes, constructed by noted local builders, Vaughan & Blyth.
Set back from the road and complemented by landscaping, trees and hedgerows, the attractive character of Firmin Gardens' distinctive homes feels perfectly in keeping with their peaceful semi-rural setting. Offering residents a peaceful countryside retreat, these exceptional new homes have their own style and a sense of individuality through a charming mix of quality external finishes and attractive features.
Stylish fitted kitchens with quality painted 'shaker style' doors. Duropal post-formed worktops with matching upstands and 'coloured glass' splashbacks to hob area. Neff appliances throughout to include one and a half ovens, induction hob with stainless steel extractor, fully integrated dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer.
All bathrooms and En-Suites are fitted with high quality Roca sanitaryware with chrome Bristan taps. Both rooms are half-tiled with full height tiling to shower cubicles. Luxury shower enclosures are fitted with Aqualisa control valves giving a contemporary yet traditional feel. Chrome towel rails complete the look.
Suffolk style feature oak internal doors are paired with chrome contemporary handles. A modern clean look is achieved with white painted architraves, door surrounds and skirting boards. White painted 'flat' ceilings and White Mist walls complete the modern interior.
BT fibre optic broadband will be connected to each property. Recessed LED down-lighters feature in kitchens, bathrooms and En-Suites with additional under pelmet lights in kitchens. Elsewhere pendant lights with low energy lamps are fitted. A generous amount of double power sockets are installed throughout the homes with TV points to living rooms and all bedrooms. The TV cabling is coiled in the loft which also has a light and power point for client's own TV aerial/satellite dish. Smoke detectors are fitted to hallways with carbon monoxide detectors fitted to living rooms with multifuel stoves. Kitchens have dual smoke and heat detectors.
Gas fired underfloor heating.
All access/egress doors have switchable/automatic external lights for client's convenience.
All plots come with the 'extra length' garage with remote control door accessed via a sectional up and over door. Power and lighting is also provided for client's convenience. All garages benefit from a UPVC personnel side entrance.
Warranty - Each new home at Firmin Gardens benefits from a 10 year NHBC warranty. Specific items within the properties have individual manufacturers warranties. Please refer to the manuals provided upon completion for further details. ROOM MEASUREMENTS
Kitchen / Living 10850mm x 5225mm (35'7" x 17'2")
Cloakroom 1850mm x 950mm (6'11" x 3'1")
Master Bedroom 3750mm x 2950mm (12'4" x 9'8")
En-Suite 2450mm x 1180mm (8'0" x 3'10")
Bedroom Two 3320mm x 2950mm (10'11" x 9'8")
Bedroom Three 2600mm x 2050mm (8'6" x 6'9")
Bathroom 2350mm x 1850mm (7'9" x 6'1") OUTSIDE
Each plot has generous patios/paths constructed using 'Natural Sandstone' from Global Stone. Rear gardens will be turfed for customer convenience. Certain areas will have hedges as part of the agreed landscaping schedule. All plots have securely fenced rear gardens and a bespoke side entrance gate. SITUATION
Located within a comprehensive network of convenient travel routes, Firmin Gardens is the perfect base from which to enjoy everything from charming village pubs and breath taking country views - through to sunny beaches, riverside walks and all the opportunities this sought-after area has to offer.
The peaceful village of Thorrington has occupied the crossroads of the routes between Brightlingsea, Clacton, Colchester and the surrounding farm and fishing communities for centuries, and is home to the medieval Church of St Mary Magdalen and attractive Grade 2 listed Tide Mill constructed in 1831.
Within the village, you'll find a convenient post office and local store for everyday needs, a locally-loved recreation ground with modern play areas for children, and the highly-regarded Red Lion public house which serves great traditional pub food and a fine selection of ales in friendly surroundings. AGENTS NOTE
Agents Note - Gas fired central heating is provided by Baxi Boilers via a pressurised heating and hot water system. (Boilers have a 7 year warranty). Calor gas will be stored on site via two large underground tanks located in the communal front greensward. These are monitored and refilled automatically by Calor.
Each property has its own dedicated metered supply. The houses have underfloor heating controlled by individual room thermostats.