4 bedroom Plot for sale in Essex

Colchester Road, Mount Bures, BURES, Essex

Guide Price £400,000



4 Bedroom Plot for sale in Colchester Road, Mount Bures, BURES, Essex

A very rare opportunity to purchase a former pumping station with residential planning permission granted. (See Notes). The property was built around 1937 by Colchester Borough Corporation and reportedly pumped upto 790,000 gallons per day. Suffice to say that this is a very "sturdy" building that has been engineered on an almost industrial scale.
The property is incredibly versatile and has numerous interesting and attractive features including vaulted ceilings and 17 large arched windows in the majority of rooms.

Planning permissions has also been granted for the building to be extended to the rear. For further information please contact our office.

Bures is located on the border between south Suffolk and North Essex, in the heart of the picturesque constable country and in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Bures has a good range of local amenities including a Post Office, local shops, Doctor's surgery, primary school and a number of public houses. Further shopping and recreational facilities are available in the nearby market towns of Sudbury and Earls Colne as well as Colchester which has a wide range of shops as well as excellent schools in the state and independent sector. For the commuter Bures Station is located close by with connection to Marks Tey which is an easy commute to London Liverpool Street. The market town of Sudbury lays approximately 5 miles away to the north and Colchester approx. 10 miles to the south. The A12 which give access to London, Ipswich and Norwich is located approximately 7 miles away.

Mains Electric
Private Drainage
No Water Currently Connected
No Gas Connected

Entrance Hall

9' 5" x 6' 9" (2.87m x 2.06m)


17' 5" x 16' 8" (5.31m x 5.08m)


10' x 9' 6" (3.05m x 2.90m)

Living / Dining Room

18' 9" x 41' 1" (5.72m x 12.52m)

Kitchen Breakfast Room

18' x 11' 6" (5.49m x 3.51m)

Bathroom and Lobby

12' 2" x 5' (3.71m x 1.52m)

Bedroom 1

To be constructed located on the first floor located over the dining area.

Bedroom 2

To be constructed located on the first floor located over the snug

Bedroom 3

To be constructed. Located on the ground floor located in the new extension

Bedroom 4

To be constructed. Located on the ground floor located in the new extension.


To be constructed.


Double doors leading into the master bedroom and glass balustrading overlooking the living room.

Agent's Note

The planning permission has been granted subject to conditions. These are clearly noted on the planning approval document which we can provide digital copies of or the full planning details can be found on Colchester Council's planning portal. www.planning.colchester.gov.uk Planning ref number 181812

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