Fingringhoe - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Three double bedroom detached house in a country lane setting with stunning elevated views towards the coast on a plot of 2/3 of an acre requiring complete renovation. Plane Hall Farmhouse is found down a country lane surrounded by countryside with commanding views towards estuary backwaters. The property requires complete modernisation but has excellent potential for further extension subject to necessary planning permission whilst externally the property will have existing gardens as well as a further slice of former agricultural land giving a plot just in excess of 2/3 of an acre.

The property

Ground floor

An entrance door opens to a small hallway with stairs leading to the first floor accommodation. At the front of the property are the two principal reception rooms, a sitting room enjoying a dual aspect and fireplace with useful storage cupboard under the stairs. There is a equally proportioned dining room with views over the main garden.

The kitchen breakfast room is found at the rear of the property and is a larger room requiring refitting and having a fireplace with stove whilst adjoining is a utility room housing the oil-fired boiler (not tested) with a sink and drainer unit set into work surfaces. At the end of the room is a useful storage cupboard. Also leading off the kitchen breakfast room is a cloakroom with toilet and wash hand basin and finally at the rear is a glazed lobby with door to the outside.

First floor

Stairs lead out from the entrance hall to a landing with access to the loft space and having a cupboard. The main bedroom has views across the gardens and fields towards the estuary with a door and steps leading down to a former ensuite shower room which requires refitting. On the other side of the property is a similarly proportioned bedroom again enjoying fine views over the gardens towards the estuary views and having a range of built-in wardrobes along one wall. There is a further double bedroom at the rear of the property whilst adjoining is the main bathroom with bath, wash hand basin and toilet.

Outside & Gardens

Plane Hall Farmhouse stands on its plot with the rear garden comprising of a shingled area with brick outbuilding with a redbrick wall providing access through to the side garden which is predominantly laid to lawn and leads round to the front which is retained from South Green Road by a mature hedge.

A new driveway has been cut in and planning consent for an erection of a 2 bay cartlodge has been approved.

Additional land from the adjacent field has also been allocated to the Farmhouse, giving a total area of 0.68 acres.

Agents Note: Restrictive covenants-The property will be for sale subject to the following covenants with the seller.

A covenant in favour of the retained Farm Land not to use the property other than as a single planning unit for no more than one residential dwelling.

A covenant not to do anything which will be of nuisance to the Retained Farm Land.

The benefit of a Covenant upon the Retained Farm Land, in so far as it is situated within 50m of the boundary of the sale property against the keeping or rearing of commercial pigs or poultry.

There will be reciprocal covenants between the Farmhouse and neighbouring barn (which has a consent for conversion to a residential unit and upon which works have started) on the following basis:

Not to do anything which will be of nuisance.

To limit construction works which give rise to disturbance due to noise or dust to daytime hours between 8am and 5pm week days only and to limit daily working for construction (in so far as any such scheme of works shall persist for more than 4 days in any continuous contract period) to 7:30am to 5:30pm weekdays and 8am to 1pm on Saturdays with no working on Sunday or bank holidays.

Sitting room 12' 6" x 12' 1" (3.78m x 3.71m)

Dining room 12' 5" x 12' 2" (3.78m x 3.71m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 14' 5" x 13' 2" (4.39m x 4.01m)

Utility room 11' 2" x 5' 10" (3.4m x 1.78m)



Bedroom one 12' 5" x 12' 1" (3.78m x 3.68m)

Ensuite 15' 3" x 5' 10" (4.65m x 1.78m)

Bedroom two 12' 6" x 12' 1" (3.81m x 3.68m)

Bedroom three 15' x 7' 7" (4.57m x 2.31m)

Bathroom 12' 2" x 5' 6" (3.71m x 1.68m)

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Fenn Wright - Colchester

146 High Street, Colchester, Essex

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