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3.66 acres, Essex, Lexden, Colchester LEISURE / LIFESTYLE/ DEVELOPMENT/ 3.66 acres (stms), Essex
For Sale - Offers in Excess of £1,450,000

Exciting opportunity to purchase detached house without close neighbours in prominent position with 3.66 ACRES (stms) yet within a 5 minute walk from Colchester Station. Site with leisure use, including campsite, planning permission for holiday lodges and frontage to the River Colne. Also available in separate lots.

This is a unique opportunity to purchase a site with potential for a holiday business, already with planning consent for holiday lodges, a camp site operating under 56 Day Rule Planning,. There is also expected future income from the rotation of cricket bat willow planting.


Entrance hall, kitchen, utility room, sitting/dining room, ground floor shower room, four bedrooms including a ground floor bedroom, family bathroom.

OUTSIDE West House Farm
Gated driveway to parking area for several cars, approximately 1000 sq foot outbuilding, insulated with water and electric connected, potential for two bedroom annexe/holiday let subject to planning consent, is set in nearly 2 ACRES (stms), mainly grass garden. to the front sloping downwards to the road. Planning consent for the construction of three two bedroom holiday lodges.

Cricket bat willow plantation, with pop-up campsite, fenced, two gated entrances from the road, mature trees and planted with approximately 60 willows, 1.68 ACRES (stms). Also separately marketed as Lot 2


Colchester station 2 miles; Ipswich 20 miles; Stansted Airport 30 miles 

LOCAL NOTES West House Farm is located towards the West side of Colchester, in the sought-after Lexden Hamlet location. The property is within 2 miles of the town centre with good shopping facilities, restaurants, cinema, galleries and sport facilities. The Playgolf golf course and Spring Lane Tennis Club are close by. Schools, include Colchester County High School for girls, St Mary's School for girls and Colchester Royal Grammar School.

Lexden Springs Nature Reserve is nearby, with a variety of scenic walks and nature trails. The A12 is within easy access and offer routes to Ipswich, Chelmsford and London. Colchester's mainline railway station is just a short drive away and offers direct links to London Liverpool Street in around 50 minutes.



West House Farm, constructed in the 1980's has flexible living accommodation, and the separate entrance, hall way, ground floor bedroom, utility and shower room have annexe potential. The house is in a prominent position and the south facing garden gently slopes down to the tall hedge boundary to Bakers Lane. Subject to planning there is great potential to update and extend the house which is situated in the middle of the nearly 2 ACRE (stms) plot.  

Planning consent has been granted for three holiday lodges Planning Application Ref 201130


ALSO LOT 2 Cricket bat willow meadow / campsite
Located to the East of Bakers Lane with two gated entrances . Grass meadow with mature trees which has also been planted with cricket bat willows. Successful as pop-up campsite during 2021.



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