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4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Galleyhill Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex

Offers in Excess of £900,000

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Tenure: Freehold

END OF CHAIN. COUNTRY HOUSE WITH EXTENSIVE OUTBUILDINGS, STABLES AND FOUR ACRES. Willow Cottage is an impressive detached chalet house situated on a plot totalling around four acres in a rural no-through lane with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside. We are advised that the property has planning for B1 and B8 business usage offering a unique opportunity to run a business from home with a variety of excellent outbuildings in excess of 3600 sq ft. For the equestrian enthusiast there is also excellent facilities with paddocks, 8 stables, silica sand manege and direct access to numerous bridleways. This excellent family home has been upgraded in recent years to offer spacious and well presented accommodation with every room enjoying the stunning views. We are also advised that there is planning permission to extend the accommodation and create a truly magnificent country house with an Oasthouse style extension, balcony, 2 en-suites to the main bedrooms and full height entrance porch atrium. The gardens which attract mixed wildlife from the surrounding countryside, have been landscaped incorporating a decking area, a heated outdoor pool and outbuilding suitable for gym with existing sauna and there is extensive parking to the front with vehicular access to the outbuildings and paddocks. Aimes Green is a delightful rural hamlet situated approximately 2 miles from the historic market town of Waltham Abbey with its cathedral and numerous shops and amenities and is approximately 3 miles from J26 of the M25.


Reception Hall With decorative ceramic tiled floor. Stairs to first floor landing. Oak doors to walk-in coat cupboard and further coat / storage room. Further oak door leading to lounge, kitchen / diner and ground floor bathroom. Cabinet radiator.

Kitchen / Diner24'6" (7.47m) x 16'6" (5.03m) > 12'7" (3.84m). Comprehensively fitted with an extensive range of oak units comprising cupboards, drawers and wine rack with granite work surfaces incorporating a butler sink and drainer. Central island with cupboards and drawers and granite worktop, integrated dishwasher and ceramic tiled flooring.

Utility Room9' x 8'6" (2.74m x 2.6m). With fitted base and wall units with worktops over incorporating single bowl sink unit and drainer. Space for tumble dryer, washing machine and fridge. Ceramic tiled floor.

Bathroom With white suite comprising panel bath with mixer tap and shower handset, low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin. Tiled walls and floor. Heated towel rail.

Lounge / Diner13'7" (4.14m) x 15'8" (4.78m) > 12' (3.66m). A bright and spacious dual aspect room with the dining area at one end enjoying triple aspect views over the surrounding countryside and grounds with doors leading to the gardens. Two cabinet radiators.

Office One9'7" x 8'4" (2.92m x 2.54m). With laminate flooring and radiator.

Office Two8'4" x 7'6" (2.54m x 2.29m). With radiator.

Boiler Room With base mounted oil fired boiler and double glazed door opening onto the rear garden.

First Floor Landing With eaves storage cupboard and feature high level arched window with front aspect.

Bedroom One16'8" (5.08m) x 11'6" (3.5m) + further door recess. Dual aspect with views over fields. Fitted furniture comprising wardrobes, drawers and dresser unit. Radiator.

Bedroom Two16'8" (5.08m) x 10'7" (3.23m) + door recess. Dual aspect with views over the stable yard and fields. Radiator.

Bedroom Three10'8" x 8'6" (3.25m x 2.6m). With fitted furniture comprising wardrobe, drawers and desk unit. Views over fields. Radiator.

Bedroom Four10'8" x 7'9" (3.25m x 2.36m). With fitted furniture comprising wardrobe, drawer and dresser unit. Views over fields. Radiator.

Family Bathroom / Shower Room Fitted with a contemporary design white suite comprising free standing double ended bath with built-in mixer tap, low flush wc, wash stand with circular ceramic base and mixer taps, tiled splashback. Shelving recess. Airing cupboard and further high level cupboard with access to the loft space. Shower cubicle with built-in unit, separate hand held shower and body jets with rainfall shower unit. Travertine tiled flooring with under floor heating. Part tiled Travertine walls. Heated towel rail.

Exterior The overall plot size is approaching 4 acres and is set out with the main garden, yard with outbuildings and stables, paddocks and extensive parking. There is a large patio area to the side of the house with an access gate to the front exterior, the patio extends to the rear garden and leads to:-

Detached Outbuilding13'4" x 12'7" (4.06m x 3.84m). Suitable to use as a gym. With sauna measuring 12'2 x 5'6. The patio then extends along the side of this building to a further sandstone patio area which is situated behind the outbuilding with a heated swimming pool, corner bar area and pool plant room. Steps down lead to the main garden, which is attractively landscaped, predominately laid to lawn with mature flower beds and shrubs. This leads to a further patio leading to a sheltered decking area which overhangs a delightful Koi pond. The 5 bar gate to the side leads to the outbuildings, ménage and yard. Further double gates lead to the front exterior and access to the yard and outbuildings.

Front Exterior A wall frontage with two five bar gates leads to a large block paved driveway providing extensive parking with a lawned area with bushes, shrubs and fish pond. The driveway provides further vehicle access to:-

Yard and Outbuildings

Stable Block Comprising 3 timber built stables with concrete floors each measuring 12'0 x 12'0. In addition there are further 5 new build stables and adjacent to this a modern corrugated barn.

Corrugated Barn23' x 16' (7m x 4.88m). With concrete flooring, electric roller door to the front and open access to the far rear of the building.

Garage Block59' x 20' (17.98m x 6.1m). Brick built with 3 sets of double width up and over garage doors.

Timber Barn35' x 11' (10.67m x 3.35m). With double timber doors and concrete flooring.

Beyond the Outbuildings There is a large storage yard with a separate hard standing area for the compost. Two 5 bar gates lead to the paddocks which are split into 2 with post and rail fencing. Access between the stables and barn leads to further outbuildings comprising a timber shed 15'4 x 7'4 with concrete floor, kennels 7'9 x 7'6 enclosed with concrete apron, timber shed 12'5 x 8'3 with concrete floor, silica sand ménage 30 meters x 20 meters. Drainage, electricity connected for floodlighting if required.

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4 Forest Drive, Theydon Bois, Epping, Essex CM16 7EY

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