Property Features

Ford Street, Aldham, Colchester, Essex, CO6 3PH
Reception Rooms:2
Ford Street, Aldham, Colchester
Guide Price £425,000
Property Type
Semi Detached House
Reception Rooms

About the Property

  • Three Bedroom Cottage
  • Sitting Room
  • Dining Room
  • Kitchen / Breakfast Room
  • Ground Floor Bathroom | First Floor Cloakroom
  • Two Double Bedrooms | One Single Bedroom
  • Off Road Parking
  • Beautifully Planted Landscaped West Facing Garden
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • EPC E


‘Rosedale’, is a charming, characterful, three-bedroom cottage located in the popular village of Aldham, to the west of Colchester. The property is comprised of a sitting room, dining room, kitchen / breakfast room, ground floor bathroom, two double bedrooms, one single bedroom and a first-floor cloakroom.

There is off-road parking behind a gated entrance.

Enclosed, landscaped West facing rear garden.

Oil-Fired Central Heating | EPC E | Freehold | Council Tax Band D


Rosedale is an attractive semi-detached cottage believed to date from the early 19th Century.

The property retains a good deal of period character including ledged doors and brick fireplaces with wood burning stoves in both the sitting room and dining room. The dining room also benefits from good sized storage cupboards.

The kitchen/breakfast room has plenty of room for a table and chairs and is fitted out with a comprehensive range of pine cupboard and drawer units with beech work surfaces, inset ceramic double sink.

There is space for a range cooker as well as space for both an under counter free-standing fridge and undercounter free standing freezer. Space and plumbing are provided for a washing machine. The kitchen also houses the oil-fired boiler, and via French Doors provides access to the attractively planted rear garden.

The ground floor bathroom is comprised of a bath with shower hose attachment, hand basin set within a vanity unit and toilet.

Ascending the stairs to the first floor, both the main bedroom (to the front of the property, and the second bedroom benefit from built in wardrobes. The third bedroom (a single) contains the airing cupboard.

The first-floor cloakroom completes the internal accommodation and is comprised of a toilet and hand basin.


Kitchen / Breakfast Room – 4.9m x 3.4m

Living Room – 4.5m x 4.6m

Dining Room – 3.6m x 3.6m

Bedroom One – 4.5m x 4.2m

Bedroom Two – 4.1m x 2.8m

Bedroom Three – 3.6m x 2.4m

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Rosedale is approached via a gated gravelled driveway with space for several vehicles.

The landscaped gardens have a westerly aspect and are a particularly attractive feature of Rosedale. A large paved terrace spanning the rear of the house is interspersed with colourful flower beds and adjoins a seating area with a pergola adorned with climbing vine and roses.

A pathway leads to an ornamental pond with a rose trellis arch leading through to the garden, which is laid to lawn with shaped herbaceous borders stocked with a wide variety of plants and shrubs.

At the bottom of the garden is a garden shed and there are also two covered stores to the side of the house including a log store. The oil tank is discreetly screened from view.


Rosedale is located in the popular village of Aldham to the West of Colchester.

The local primary school was rated as ‘Outstanding’ at the latest Ofsted report.

Marks Tey mainline railway station is a short drive away providing access to London Liverpool Street in around 50 minutes.

The nearby city of Colchester has all the leisure, recreational and entertainment attractions expected of a major regional centre.

Colchester also provides a range of highly sought-after secondary schooling options, both state and private establishments.


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Ford Street, Aldham, Colchester

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