Guide price £2,000,000
An impressive, Grade II listed family home. Immaculately presented throughout offering four double bedrooms, two en suites and family bathroom. Clive Christian kitchen, utility, dining room, cinema/library and two further sitting rooms. Stunning formal grounds of 1.2 acres (stls), double cart lodge with garaging and annexe (in need of some improvement). Idyllic and private location. EPC exempt. A rare opportunity to purchase an impressive grade II listed property that has not come to the market for 20 years. This extensive property has been completely refurbished to a very high standard and no expense has been spared. Located in a unique location of outstanding natural beauty with panoramic views over the Roding Valley. An oasis in the English countryside yet close to the town of Brentwood and only 20 miles from the City of London. The property offers a high degree of privacy and seclusion as it can only be accessed via a long private road with no surrounding houses to view. The immaculate gardens extend to 1.2 acres (Subject to Land Survey) and has formal lawns, two large ponds, established trees, shrubs/flower beds including its own orchard with apple, plum and cherry trees. Within the grounds there is a brick built annexe with kitchen, bathroom and living area, (in need of some improvement) and a double cart lodge with two garages suitable for four cars with a large storage area in the eaves. The property itself is decorated to a very high standard, with all fitted furniture by Clive Christian including kitchen, (featured in the magazine- 25 Beautiful Kitchens), dining room, TV room/library, utility room, bedroom wardrobes and all bathroom en suites. The accommodation comprises: Entrance Hall: With flagstone floor. Exposed beams to ceiling. Studded oak doors opening to drawing room and lounge. With exposed brickwork to one wall. Drawing Room: Triple Aspect Room 17'9 x 14'6 Sash windows to front and rear, leaded light projecting window to the front. Beautiful honey coloured beams to ceiling with matching beams to walls with brick plinth. Six chrome wall lights. Superb redbrick fireplace with Herringbone brick hearth. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. Lounge: 17'4 x 14'3 with grand inglenook fireplace and log burning stove, sash windows to front and rear, Doorway leading to one of two staircases leading to first floor landing. Chrome wall lights x 5. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. Kitchen: 21'3 x 12'3. Clive Christian hand painted chalk white kitchen units with granite surfaces and large butler style ceramic sink inset in dark wood surround. AGA range cooker with electric AGA companion cooker offering 4 ovens. Large hand painted island in dark grey with dark wood top, chrome sink and seating. Fitted double fridge. Integrated Miele dishwasher. Wood ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating. Split part glazed stable oak door to garden. Large paned window overlooking gardens. Dining Room: 19'4 x 8'7' Clive Christian dresser style fitted furniture to both ends of dining room. One with concealed TV on rising platform. Space for large dining table to fit 10 diners. Two sash windows to front overlooking gardens. Wood ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating. Rear Lobby: Second staircase to first floor. Double French doors to rear garden. Solid oak wood floor and doors. Cloakroom: Fitted basin and low flush WC. Window to rear. Utility Room :15'8 x 7'6 Clive Christian hand painted fitted units. Granite work surfaces. Butler sink with chrome taps and hand shower. Concealed oil fired boiler,airing cupboard. Water softener. Wood ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating. Fitted wine fridge in Clive Christian unit with solid oak work surface. Space for tumble dryer/ washing machine/ironing room. Oak window overlooking gardens. Boot Room :6'x6' wood ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating and oak stable door to garden. Cinema Room/Library:17'x15' open vaulted ceiling with Clive Christian dark oak fitted library units with inset large screen TV. Dark granite tops. Large screen TV. Ceramic floor tiles with underfloor heating. Two sash windows and double French doors to garden. Electric curtains. First floor Landing: Walk through to second staircase. Linen Cupboard. Master Bedroom:17'10 x16'6. Triple aspect room with views over grounds. Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers to ceiling and walls. 6 wall light points. Magnificent redbrick fireplace. Chrome sockets and light switches.TV point. Wide plank Oak hardwood floors. En suite Bathroom to Master Bedroom: Slipper bath with claw feet, Lefroy Brooks thermostatically controlled control exposed bath valve and taps with shower mounted on ornate metal plate. Clive Christian oak fitted units with inset oriental sink and granite top. Low flush WC and separate Bidet with Lefroy Brooks taps and sanitary ware. Underfloor heating. Mosaic floor tiles. Dressing Room to Master Bedroom: Clive Christian Oak fitted part glazed wardrobes, dressing table, draws and window seat. Ornate cast iron radiator. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. Bedroom Two:17'3 x11'8 Triple aspect with superb panoramic views over gardens and open countryside.Clive Christian fitted bedroom furniture, wardrobes, bedside tables, book shelf. TV cabinet. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. En suite Bathroom to Bedroom Two: Clive Christian fitted shower room with large glazed door, marble walls and rain shower with exposed Lefroy Brooks valve and taps with hand shower. Cabinet part glazed and illuminated , Sink unit with cupboards and Inset oriental sink with granite tops. Low flush WC. Window over gardens. Cast iron ornate radiator. Underfloor heating. Mosaic floor tiles. Bedroom Three: 13'10 x 11'6 Clive Christian fitted wardrobes, dressing table/desk and bedside table. Sash window overlooking gardens and open countryside. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. Bedroom Four: 12'9 x8'8 Sash window over gardens and open countryside. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. Family Bathroom: Oversized Slipper bath with claw feet, Lefroy Brooks exposed valve and taps with hand shower over bath. Separate glazed shower with exposed Lefroy Brooks rain shower with secondary hand shower. Victorian tiled walls in shower. Victorian Low flush WC. Victorian Sink. Sash window overlooking garden and open countryside. Wide plank Oak hardwood floor. Cart Lodge: Oak framed barn style cart lodge with two separate garages to park four cars. Large storage space to first floor. Potential for converting to gym, bedroom etc subject to planning. Brick built bin storage area and log store Annexe: Brick built building with kitchen, bathroom, WC, living room currently used as storage area. In need of refurbishment. Planning passed but now lapsed for large separate two story building with outside pool area. Plans available to view. The gardens are immaculate. A delightful backdrop to this superb property and feature several lawned areas interspersed with established flower and shrub beds. To the front of the property there is an electric gate to property, large shingle drive with turnaround space for cars. Large fishpond to left hand side with water fountain. To the rear of the property there are several lawned areas with an attractive wooden arched walkway with lawned areas either side. Towards the bottom of the garden there is an orchard and terraced landscaping leading to a second large fishpond.
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