Birch Street, Birch, Colchester, Essex


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
"Breton House" is a beautifully kept detached family home, it sits on an overall plot measuring 0.13 acres approx. This includes parking for multiple cars, a double detached garage and a rear garden that measures 101ft approx. The house itself offers 1528sqft. of living space. The accommodation is bright and spacious, entrance is via a hallway with doors to all rooms, the lounge measures 18ft10 x 12ft4 and has French doors to the rear garden, it is also open plan to the dining room. The kitchen overlooks the garden and has a pantry along with lots of work and cupboard space. There is a handy utility room, WC and a versatile third reception room which could be a play room or study. Upstairs is home to four bedrooms, three of which are double rooms and have wardrobes. In addition to the modern family bathroom the master bedroom has an en-suite. Externally the garden is not overlooked, there is a vegetable patch, greenhouse and garden store to the rear of the garage. The recently laid resin-bound driveway has gates for privacy and the entire house sits behind a low brick wall. This is a stunning family home within walking distance to Birch primary school (Ofsted 'Outstanding'), the award-winning village pub, and Layer Breton Heath.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Hard-wood front door, polished solid oak flooring, two obscure windows to front, stairs to first floor and built-in cupboard.


Obscure UPVC window to side, toilet, wash hand basin, splash-back tiling and radiator.

Third Reception Room

UPVC window to front and radiator.

Utility Room

UPVC door to side, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, stainless steel sink and drainer, with cupboards beneath. Oil-fired boiler.


UPVC window to rear, worktop with drawers and cupboards beneath, eye-level units, integrated gas hob, eye-level gas oven, ceramic sink and drainer, space for fridge freezer and dishwasher, tiled flooring, pantry and radiator.


UPVC window to front and UPVC French doors to rear, open fire with solid Cotswold stone surround and hearth, two radiators.

Dining Room

UPVC window to rear and radiator.

First Floor


UPVC window to front, airing cupboard, loft access via pull-down ladder.

Bedroom One

UPVC window to rear and side, fitted wardrobes, built in cupboard and radiator.


Obscure UPVC window to side, tiled walls, large shower cubicle, toilet, wash hand basin, and ceiling spot lights.

Bedroom Two

UPVC window to rear, built-in wardrobes and radiator.

Bedroom Three

UPVC window to rear, built-in double wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom Four

UPVC window to front, built-in cupboard and radiator.


Obscure UPVC window to front and side, part-tiled walls and tiled floor. Bath, toilet, wash hand basin and large shower cubicle radiator and chrome heated towel rail.




Rear Garden

The rear garden faces west and measures approximately 101ft in length at its longest boundary. The garden is mainly laid to lawn. It commences with a west-facing resin-bound patio area, which continues to the driveway along the north side of the house. The garden is lined with flower and shrub borders, there is a vegetable patch and greenhouse. There is a wooden garden shed at the end of the garden, with power and lighting, and a roofed-over storage area, e.g. for firewood. There is an outside tap, exterior sockets granting power to the end of the garden.


Gated resin-bound driveway, off-road parking.

Front garden

Gates to front, further parking, lawn and borders.

Double detached garage

One up-and-over door, one hinged door, power and lighting. There is a garden store to the rear of the garage for bicycles etc..

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