Coles Oak Lane, Dedham, Colchester, CO7 6DR | Property for sale | Savills
4,470 sq ft(415.28 sq m)
Guide price £1,750,000

Coles Oak LaneDedham, Colchester, CO7 6DR

    Key features

    • Prestigious, unique and exceptionally well built multi-level 5 bedroom Dedham Vale home.
    • 4470 sq ft of beautiful light & bright well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings.
    • Built centrally within a completely secluded setting of 2.15 acres of fully landscaped gardens with mature shrub and specimen trees.
    • Large triple garage with impressive self-contained annexe/studio above. Single and three phase electrics provided.
    • Personal uninterrupted views of Constable Country within the officially stated "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty"
    • Beautiful picturesque south facing rear garden with dual patios and triple sets of french doors to same.
    • Private, unoverlooked and secure beyond two sets of impressive electronic entrance/exit gates.
    • Fully block paved driveway areas giving the facility to park at least 25 vehicles if required.
    • Please see our property video tour to gain a full appreciation of this truly fantastic home.

    Unique, private and exceptionally well-built 4470 sq ft Dedham Vale home. Set centrally within 2.15 acres of landscaped gardens with uninterrupted views of Constable Country & an Annexe.

    About this property

    • Originally built in 1980, Uplands is a unique family home set back from the road with beautifully mature south facing gardens. The property is constructed from brick under a tiled roof and boasts a number of features throughout such as Cleopatra marble floors, open fireplaces & high ceilings. The property is designed and laid out on multi-levels and sits very well within its grounds in a completely private setting. The property entrance is covered by a portico which gives access to a stunning marble entrance hall with a curved staircase which wraps around a central curved turret. Further flights of steps provide access to the three generous reception rooms. The dining room is a well proportioned, light & airy entertaining space with views over the front and rear gardens, a charming marble water feature, two stunning crystal chandeliers, French doors and an open feature fireplace. The bespoke, fitted kitchen is situated next to the dining room and offers granite worktops, extensive storage, central island unit, AEG appliances and induction hob. The utility room matches the kitchen with granite worktops and bespoke units and is opposite the kitchen. The palatial drawing room benefits from southerly and westerly views over the rear gardens, two sets of French doors lead out on to the lower terrace with an open fireplace which is set into a brick exposed feature wall. The third reception room off the hall is currently used as a study and is a spacious room with a glazed partition wall giving an elevated view over the drawing room. A circular staircase leads up to the first floor to the expansive principal bedroom suite with a large bedroom, dressing room, walk-in wardrobe and bathroom, which has mood lighting surrounding a fabulous circular bath. There are lovely views from the bedroom over the surrounding Dedham Vale. There are a further three double bedrooms and a family bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and shower.

      The property is approached through two sets of electric, double gates via an intercom system. The paved driveway leads up to the front of the house passing the detached triple garage with three single up and over electric doors with studio above. This building is remarkably flexible and could be used as a home office/annexe as there is even potential to convert, subject to the necessary consents being obtained. The mature gardens lead away from the house and are a particular feature of the property. They are beautifully maintained with a fine selection of mature specimen trees, shrubs and borders with established planting and hedges, offering a high degree of privacy and seclusion. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with circular paved beds in the centre of the lawn with both sweet and horse chestnut trees. A wide terrace runs along the rear of the property, perfect for al fresco dining.

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    Uplands is a unique house set in completely private, mature grounds in the highly sought after village of Dedham.

    Peter OgilvieProperty agent

    Local information

    • Uplands is situated on the edge of the attractive village of Dedham which is situated in the Dedham Vale preservation area in the heart of Constable country on the Essex/Suffolk Borders. Colchester (6 miles) and Ipswich (7 miles) away. The village is formed from several exceptional period buildings and provides good local shopping facilities including a small supermarket, renowned restaurants and a number of public houses. The village benefits from a sought after primary school and further schooling in both the private and state sector is easily accessible with Littlegarth at Nayland, Holmewood House just outside Colchester and Orwell Park to the east of Ipswich. Dedham is positioned mid way between Ipswich, the county town of Suffolk and Colchester which is reputed to be the oldest Roman town in England. There is ready access to the A12 and the commuter can take advantage of train services to London's Liverpool Street Station from either Manningtree or Colchester. Train times from Colchester to London Liverpool Street are from 49 minutes and to Stratford from 43 minutes. All times and mileages are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Services = Mains water & electricity, private drainage, oil fired central heating.
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H