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5 bed detached house for sale

£1,000,000 Guide price

Frating Road, Ardleigh, Colchester CO7

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Property features

  • Unlisted part 17th century and part edwardian
  • Versatile detached home offering excellent equestrian facilities
  • Could suit multi generational living
  • Additional external bedsit ideal for air bnb
  • In all 3.1 acres
  • 4 stables / tack room with hot water / hay barn
  • Four/five bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms & shower room
  • Detached edwardian wash house - could suit external workspace
  • Vieiwng essential to explore the myriad of opportunities

Property description

Introducing a truly captivating property that is steeped in history and brimming with potential. This fascinating detached home offers versatile living spaces and exceptional equestrian facilities, perfect for families, multi-generational living, or commercial purposes. With a harmonious blend of unlisted 17th-century charm and Edwardian grace, this property is sure to impress even the most discerning of buyers.

Featuring four/five bedrooms, en-suite bathroom, as well as a convenient Jack and Jill bathroom and separate shower room, this home effortlessly caters to the needs of a growing or extended family. Three reception rooms provide an abundance of space for relaxation and entertainment, while two well-equipped kitchens offer ample room for culinary creations. Additionally, there's an external bedsit that lends itself beautifully as an Airbnb or additional guest accommodation.

For those with an equestrian passion, this property boasts four stables, granting your beloved horses a comfortable haven, along with a turn-out area. The tack room, complete with hot water, offers convenience and functionality. A hay store with an adjoining cloakroom and a covered tractor/mower area elevate the equestrian experience, ensuring your beloved animals and equipment are always well cared for.

But the beauty of this property doesn't stop there. Adjacent to the main house, there is a captivating detached Edwardian former wash house, waiting to be transformed into a unique space that suits your individual requirements.

Set upon a vast plot measuring approximately 3.1 acres, including superb grounds, this property harmonizes serenely with its picturesque surroundings. Find peace and tranquillity in the scenic village of Ardleigh, favoured for its enviable location between Colchester and Manningtree.

Convenience is never far away, as Ardleigh boasts a range of amenities intended to make day-to-day life a breeze. A local corner shop ensures you have your essentials within easy reach, opening its doors until 10:00 pm for your convenience. A highly regarded primary school within the village nurtures young minds, complemented by a reliable post office, doctors surgery, and a delightful Chinese takeaway restaurant. Additionally, The Wooden Fender, a popular eatery and pub, offers a warm, convivial atmosphere for dining and socialising.

For those inclined towards a nautical pursuit, Ardleigh Sailing Club, situated on a sprawling 136-acre water haven, extends a warm invitation. An established and friendly club, it provides unparalleled facilities for racing, training, or simply cruising, making it an ideal spot to embrace the joys of sailing.

For a change of scene, the idyllic medieval village of Dedham beckons, a mere 2.7 miles away. A fascinating assortment of restaurants, local shops, and amenities heighten your quality of life, while delightful strolls along the banks of the River Stour endorse a peaceful backdrop. For ease of travel, nearby railway stations can be found in the welcoming towns of Manningtree and Colchester, approximately 4.4 and 4.9 miles away, respectively. Colchester itself presents a notable array of shops, restaurants, social facilities, and esteemed schools, most notably the esteemed Colchester Royal Grammar School.

Don't miss the chance to explore the grandeur and potential of this remarkable property. Schedule a viewing today and take the first step towards unlocking a world of possibilities.

Property info

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Property value data/graphs for CO7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £536,750 £281 3.7 £519,850
Semi-detached £342,101 £263 3.0 £295,699
Terraced £319,201 £270 2.6 £287,482
Flats £303,383 £306 2.0 £216,921

Current asking prices in CO7

Average: £483,809
Avg. current asking prices in CO7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £137,250
Flats £139,999
- -
All £138,730

Current asking rents in CO7

Average: £1,488 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CO7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £763 pcm
£1,149 pcm
£1,344 pcm
£1,671 pcm
£2,061 pcm
Flats £776 pcm
- - - -
All £769 pcm
£1,150 pcm
£1,344 pcm
£1,671 pcm
£2,061 pcm

Fun facts for CO7

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Highest turnover in CO7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
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Rye Close 46.2%
Oysters Reach 45.8%
Oak Tree Road 40.0%
Tokely Road 38.2%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,361 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 100,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £3,814 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance

Rebuild value up to £528,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £36/mo (£428/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd


Gas £56 Electricity £83 Estimated energy cost £139/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: 25700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6200 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band H Council tax cost £316 /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 £25 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £56 /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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