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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Marshes, Southminster

Withdrawn from Market £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming period farmhouse offering versatile living accommodation situated in a rural location
  • Within 3.5 miles of Southminster
  • Excellent equestrian facilities with access to a network of bridleways
  • Detached former ale house offering scope for renovation into a home office or other permissible uses
  • Ample parking and detached garaging
  • Peaceful location ideal for nature and walking enthusiasts
  • Offering both countryside and coastal enjoyment

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An attractive Grade II Listed farmhouse occupying a rural setting with excellent equestrian facilities standing in gardens and grounds of around 3.3 acres. Court Farmhouse is fine example of an early C17 century building being of timber frame with weather-bordered elevations under a red tiled roof. The house provides a wealth of period charm including exposed timbers and open fireplaces, with versatile living accommodation extending over 2 floors plus 3 attic rooms offering up to 6 bedrooms. The property is located in a rural setting with just a few near neighbours including a farm and livery yard. The property includes 3 attic rooms, 4 first floor bedrooms, sitting room with Inglenook fireplace, comfortable dining room with Inglenook fireplace, study, kitchen/breakfast room, lean to conservatory and utility room. The grounds and gardens include a double garage, private lawn, stabling, ménage and paddocks with the location affording direct access to a network of countryside and coastal hacking. Immediately behind the house is a detached former ale house, offering scope for renovation into a home office or other permissible uses. The property enjoys a private and rural location on the eastern fringes of the Dengie peninsular yet only around 3.5 miles of Southminster which provides a branch line train station into London Liverpool Street (approximate journey time 72 minutes). 

Entrance hall not measured 

Study 13' 5" x 12' 3" (4.09m x 3.73m)  

Dining room 15' 2" x 15' 1" (4.62m x 4.6m)  

Sitting room 15' 3" x 12' 5" (4.65m x 3.78m)  

Sitting room (continuation) 14' 2" x 12' 2" (4.32m x 3.71m)  

Conservatory 12' x 8' 8" (3.66m x 2.64m)  

Kitchen 22' 10" x 8' 11" (6.96m x 2.72m)  

Downstairs shower room not measured 

Laundry 9' 11" x 6' 3" (3.02m x 1.91m)  

Boot room 8' 2" x 5' 9" (2.49m x 1.75m)  

First floor galleried landing  

Bedroom one 18' 3" x 11' 11" (5.56m x 3.63m)  

Bedroom two 12' 7" x 12' 4" (3.84m x 3.76m)  

Bedroom three 12' 5" x 11' 9" (3.78m x 3.58m)  

Bedroom four 11' 6" x 8' 10" (3.51m x 2.69m)  

Family bathroom not measured 

Second floor landing  

Attic bedroom one 15' 5" x 12' (4.7m x 3.66m)  

Attic bedroom two 12' x 12' (3.66m x 3.66m)  

Attic bedroom three 12' x 11' 10" (3.66m x 3.61m)  


Haystore 23' 6" x 11' 6" (7.16m x 3.51m)  

Tack Room 11' 6" x 7' 8" (3.51m x 2.34m)  

Stable one 13' 5" x 11' 4" (4.09m x 3.45m)  

Stable two 13' 5" x 11' 4" (4.09m x 3.45m)  

Stable three 17' 6" x 11' (5.33m x 3.35m)  

Double garage 22' 11" x 19' 7" (6.99m x 5.97m)  

Ale house 13' x 10' 9" (3.96m x 3.28m)  

The outside The property sits centrally within its grounds enjoying large areas of garden with an excellent range of equestrian facilities which include stabling, tack room, yard area and an all-weather ménage. The paddocks are located to the west of the property whilst to the immediate rear of the house is a detached former Ale House offering scope for renovation into supplementary accommodation. The property enjoys a drive, detached double garage and stands in grounds of around 3.3 acres 

Where? The property is situated along a quiet private road with residents security gates restricting access to the area. The property sits within the centre of the Dengie Marshes. The rural location is ideal for nature and walking enthusiasts offering both countryside and coastal enjoyment. The nearby, historic, village of Tillingham and Southminster provides good local amenities including a primary school, two pubs a well-stocked village store and a medieval Parish Church. Further amenities can be found in the neighbouring areas of Burnham-On-Crouch, South Woodham Ferrers, Maldon and Chelmsford. The Dengie Peninsula is a largely agricultural area positioned between the Blackwater estuary and river Crouch. With its vast coastline the area is very popular for sailing and other water sports, particularly from the nearby maritime towns of Maldon and Burnham. The surrounding villages are home to a number of country pubs with often historic centres with pretty parish churches. 

Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, private drainage and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Due to the property being Grade ll Listed an EPC is not required. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 February 2016


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