Maldon Road, Lexdon
Maldon Rd, Colchester, UK

£700,000· Detached House (For Sale)

Athelstan House is a beautifully presented Victorian family home in Lexden, brilliantly located for schools and Colchester town centre. The house has been extended over the years but retains its original features such as high ceilings, sliding sash windows and cast-iron fireplaces. The ground floor is home to two reception rooms, a lounge which has a bay window, and what would have originally been the dining room is currently being used as a study. There is a utility room/wc and a stunning open plan kitchen dining room measuring 21ft x 15ft6 with bi-fold doors to the garden, solid wooden work tops and a central island, two tone units give the kitchen a modern vibe which compliments the character on offer in other parts of the house. The first floor is home to three double bedrooms and a bathroom, whilst the master bedroom, dressing room and bedroom five are on the second floor. NB that bedroom five has an ensuite and the entire top floor could be used as an impressive master suite. Outside there is a private garden and an outbuilding that has been used for working from home, including fast speed internet access.


Located on the corner of Athelstan Road and Maldon Road, the property is on the outskirts of Lexden. It is brilliantly located for Phillip Morant secondary school, Colchester County High School for Girls and Colchester Royal Grammar School. This area is steeped in history and comprises mostly Edwardian and Victorian homes, it is walking distance to the town centre which has a wealth of well-known high street shops, boutique shops and historic Roman features. Colchester has great rail and road links, including the A12, A120, and a direct line to London Liverpool Street.

Entrance Hall
Entrance door, wood flooring, stairs to first floor, radiator and under stairs cupboard.

French doors to side, window to side, cast iron fireplace with feature surround, wood flooring and radiator.

Double glazed bay window to front, door to front, cast iron fireplace, wooden flooring, radiator, and built-in storage.

Utility Room
Obscure sliding sash window to side, tiled flooring, high level toilet, work tops with drawers and cupboards beneath, eye level units and airing cupboard.

Kitchen Dining Room
Window to side, bi-fold doors to rear, wood flooring, ceiling spotlights, wooden work tops with drawers and cupboards beneath, butler sink, integrated dishwasher, oven, fridge freezer hob and extractor fan, wine fridge, central island with stool seating, wine rack and drawers and cupboards beneath, space for table and eight chairs.

First Floor

Sliding sash window to side, stairs to second floor and radiator.

Double glazed window to front, exposed floorboards, cast iron fireplace and radiator.

Double glazed sliding sash window to side, cast iron fireplace and radiator.

UPVC window to rear and side, vinyl flooring and radiator.

Obscure double-glazed window to side, double heated towel rail, walk in shower, bath, toilet, wash hand basin, tiled flooring and ceiling spotlights.

Second floor


Velux style window and obscure UPVC window to side and radiator.

Toilet, wash hand basin, walk in shower and tiled flooring.

Master Bedroom
Two Velux style windows, ceiling spotlights, eaves storage and radiator.

Dressing Room
Velux style window, ceiling spotlights built in cupboard and built-in wardrobes.

The rear garden commences a paved seating area, and artificial grass, there is a versatile outbuilding measuring 17ft6 x 9ft6, it has recently been used as a home office.

The details above do not form any offer or contract. We make detailed enquiries of the seller to ensure the information provided is as accurate as possible. The purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of statements within the details. All measurements and floor plans are approximate

Hardy-King Estate Agents do not test services or appliances in any property offered for sale. Such detail should be verified by the purchaser.

Floor Plan



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