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Shatters Road, Layer Breton, Colchester, Essex, CO2 0PY
Reception Rooms:2
Shatters Road, Layer Breton, Colchester
Guide Price £585,000
Property Type
Detached House
Reception Rooms

About the Property

  • No Onward Chain
  • Four Bedroom Detached Family Home
  • Sitting Room | Study
  • Kitchen / Dining Room
  • Conservatory | Utility Room
  • Main Bedroom with En Suite Shower Room
  • Family Bathroom | Ground Floor Shower Room
  • Open Countryside Views To Rear
  • Single Garage & Ample Off Road Parking
  • Oil Fired Central Heating | EPC E


Offered with no onward chain, Morven is a very well presented detached four-bedroom family home in the popular village of Layer Breton located to the south of Colchester.

The property enjoys panoramic views across open countryside to the rear, the accommodation comprises a kitchen / dining room, sitting room, study, en suite shower room to the main bedroom, family bathroom, ground floor shower room and utility room.

There is a single garage and ample off-road parking upon a gravelled driveway.

South / South East Facing Rear Garden | No Onward Chain | Council Tax Band E

Popular Village Location |Tenure Freehold | Oil Fired Central Heating | EPC C


Offered with no onward chain, Morven (an attractive part weatherboard four bedroom detached family home) is located on a quiet lane in the popular village of Layer Breton to the south of Colchester.

A storm porch welcomes you to the property and the entrance hallway provides access to the sitting room. To the front of the sitting room is a useful work from home study space, and to the rear French doors provide access to the conservatory beyond.

The well-appointed kitchen / dining room includes a range of integrated BOSCH appliances (induction hob and accompanying extractor hood, oven, and dishwasher), there is also an integrated undercounter fridge. There is ample storage provided by a good array of cupboards and drawers set withing a quartz worktop, with undermount ceramic sink and associated drainer. The island (also finished in quartz) provides space for informal dining via a breakfast bar, in addition to the main dining area.

The accompanying utility room provides useful additional work space and storage as well as providing space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a freestanding fridge-freezer.

The shower room completes the ground floor and is comprised of a shower cubicle, handbasin set within a vanity unit and toilet.

Ascending the stairs to the first floor, the main bedroom to the rear of the property (with countryside views), contains a built-in wardrobe and the en suite is comprised of a shower with both rainfall shower head and mixer hose, handbasin (and vanity unit), heated towel rail and toilet.

Bedrooms two and three are both doubles with the former being dual aspect and the later with built in wardrobe space.

The fourth bedroom is presently used as a dressing room.

The family bathroom completes the internal accommodation and features a double-ended bath, handbasin, heated towel rail and toilet.


To the front of the property there is a gravelled driveway providing parking for 2 / 3 vehicles in addition to the single garage (that contains the oil boiler).

There is a gate that provides side access to the South / South Easterly facing rear garden. Spanning the width of the property to the rear, and wrapping around the conservatory is an extensive patio, providing an excellent space for relaxation and entertaining.

There is a second seating area to the rear of the garden, that takes in the full benefit of the views across the adjacent paddock and countryside beyond.

The garden is mainly laid to lawn with side borders of mature planting and the oil tank is discreetly screened from view.


Layer Breton is about five miles south of Colchester, the local primary school was rated good in the latest Ofsted report, there is also a public house.

Local attractions include the Abberton Reservoir and Nature Reserve which provides a lovely area for walking and relaxation, and the historic Layer Marney Tower.

The City of Colchester benefits from a wide range of shopping, leisure, and recreational amenities as well as first rate secondary schooling options.

There is a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street from Colchester North and Marks Tey, with a journey time of about 50 minutes from the latter.


Our particulars are produced in good faith but can only be used as a guide to the property.

If there is any point of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will do our best to answer any queries prior to any viewing of the property.

Any measurements quoted are for guidance only.

No services, utilities or appliances have been tested and any prospective buyers are asked to commission their own independent experts to verify the conditions of the same.

These particulars, and any comments and observations (verbal or written), of the sales agents do not constitute representations of fact, or form part of any offer or contract, and the matters referred to should be independently verified by prospective buyers and their own independent experts.

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