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Oaks Drive, Colchester CO3

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Property features

  • Four/ five bedroom detached Chalet
  • Popular Lexden location
  • Stunning rear gaden
  • Five reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • GCH and double glazed
  • Garage and parking for several cars
  • Close proximity of desirable schools
  • Walking distance of City Centre

Property description

Situated in the ever popular Lexden area within close proximity of Colchester City Centre and good local schooling is this four/ five bedroom detached family home.

Situated in the ever popular Lexden area within close proximity of Colchester City Centre and good local schooling is this four/ five bedroom detached family home.

Approaching from the drive, there in an enclosed entrance porch. This leads into a large reception room with solid wood floor, patio doors onto garden and feature fireplace. This provides ample seating area but also leads into the open plan kitchen/ breakfast room. This has a range of modern gloss units, breakfast bar and incorporates two integrated electric ovens, integrated coffee machine and integrated microwave. A five ring gas hob with overhead extractor and integrated dishwasher complete the appliances. There is a great area for a dining/ breakfast table with views over the stunning garden.
From the kitchen, you access the utility/ boot room with plumbing for washing machine, doors to garden and front of the house and plenty of storage for coats and boots.
Another side of the reception room leads into the formal dining room, again with views over the garden and into a spacious study room.
On the opposite side of the reception room, a further corridor leads to two double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a modern shower room.
The first floor has two large double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a further bedroom/ office off one of these. There is also the family bathroom with shower.
The property has Gas Central Heating (not tested) and double glazing throughout.

To the front of the property there is ample off road parking as well as a single garage and lawn area. The rear is a stunning bay of tranquility that would suit a keen gardener but also lends itself to outdoor entertainment of a grand scale. Mature trees enclose the lush lawn which is surrounded by abundant flower beds. The patio area also has a small water feature pond. The garden is South facing and not overlooked.

This family home is located in the most highly sought after Lexden, positioned to the West of the town centre, in a quiet cul de sac.

The property is a short walk from Crouch Street with its range of specialist shops including Gunton's Delicatessen, a Tesco Express and variety of popular bars and restaurants. Colchester City centre provides an excellent range of shopping and recreational facilities, wine bars, restaurants, the Mercury Theatre and Firstsite Art Gallery as well as Castle Park.

In addition the location is within easy walking distance to some of the most desirable schools in the county, including St. Mary's School for girls and the Royal Grammar School. The train station is conveniently close with easy access and mainline links to London Liverpool Street in approximately 50 minutes, as well as the A12 being within easy driving distance.

Property info

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Property value data/graphs for CO3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £434,963 £276 3.7 £518,155
Semi-detached £327,827 £271 3.2 £370,944
Terraced £340,497 £273 2.8 £331,952
Flats £215,383 £250 1.9 £188,986

Current asking prices in CO3

Average: £407,448
Avg. current asking prices in CO3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £289,688
Flats £150,000
- -
All £150,000

Current asking rents in CO3

Average: £1,491 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £1,001 pcm
£1,075 pcm
£1,500 pcm
£2,000 pcm
£2,249 pcm
Flats £1,001 pcm
£1,138 pcm
£1,499 pcm
- -
All £1,001 pcm
£1,106 pcm
£1,500 pcm
£2,000 pcm
£2,249 pcm

Fun facts for CO3

Highest value in CO3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Alton Drive £970,152
Peartree Road £861,627
Lexden Road £850,182
Hurnard Drive £799,232
Honywood Road £706,798
Highest turnover in CO3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Montbretia Close 64.0%
Saddle Mews 54.5%
Manor Road 54.2%
Osprey Close 50.0%
Pipit Court 50.0%
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Greenwood Property Consultants, CO3 on +44 1206 915372 * (local rate)

Monthly running costs Beta

£3,100 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 70,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £2,670 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Gas £43 Electricity £69 Estimated energy cost £112/mo

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Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19000 kWh/year
Electricity: 5100 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £266 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £23 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £52 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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