4 bedroom link detached house for sale

Hungerdown Lane, Lawford, Manningtree, Essex, CO11

Sold STC £745,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five and a half acres (sts)

  • Extensive glasshouses

  • Horticultural use potential

  • 4 Bedrooms all en-suite

  • Study/cinema room

  • Mature Rose Garden With Summer House

  • Quiet Rural Location

  • Spacious House

Full description

INTRODUCTION We are delighted to offer for sale this well presented four bedroom house, standing in a little over five acres of ground with an extensive operational network of horticultural glasshouses along with an open area of grassland suitable for a variety of uses. The house itself is well proportioned with three reception rooms and four double bedrooms with en-suites completing the accommodation.



INFORMATION the main house is link-detached to the adjacent property via the kitchen and bedroom three, the extensive extension and rebuilding of the exiting structure in 2006 greatly extended from the original property. Of cavity brick and block construction under a timber frame peg tiled roof, cavity wall insulation is present along with a full level of loft insulation to a high standard. Heating is via an oil fired boiler to radiators throughout with hot water provided pressurised via dual tanks on the ground floor. There is double glazed UPVC windows and doors throughout along with ample sockets to all rooms. Broadband internet is available along with sky television via a dish with an internal distribution block. There is no agricultural tie associated with the property.



LAWFORD    The village of Lawford has an abundance of facilities including a village shop, numerous pubs and a garage. There is schooling in the village along with many clubs and societies creating a diverse village atmosphere.  Access to Manningtree which is no more than 10 minutes with its mainline station running regular trains to London Liverpool street taking around an hour.   The A12 links to the M25 and A14 and the regional airport of Stansted in approximately 45 minutes by car.   



SERVICES  All main services are connected to the property.



Tendring District Council  01255 686868           Council Tax Band -  C      EPC -  C   



Please Note:  As vendors agents we are unable to give any guarantee as to the condition of any appliance included (where mentioned) in the property.  The photographs are provided to show the internal and external appearance of the building and in no way should a buyer assume that any contents are to be included either inside or out.



THE ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES on the first floor



BEDROOM ONE 19’05 x 15’09 windows to the front E and side N central fan and lights, low level lighting and door to: En-suite 13’02 x 5’05 velux window to front, fully tiled floor and walls to ceiling height, suite extends to a large corner bath, w/c, wash basin and double corner shower cubicle with mixer, heated towel rail, recessed spot lights and extractor fan.



BEDROOM TWO 18’02 x 12’04 window to front, central fan and lights, storage cupboard and door to: En-suite 7’04 x 3’08 fully tiled floor and walls to ceiling height, heated towel rail, w/c, wash basin and shower cubicle with three quarter height clear screen, extractor fan, recessed ceiling lights.



BEDROOM THREE 11’09 x 11’09 dormer window to side, central fan and light, part opaque glazed door to: En-suite 11’02 x 3’03 window to side, tiled floor and walls to ceiling height, heated towel rail, w/c wash basin and double depth shower cubicle with three quarter height shower door, recessed lights and extractor fan.



BEDROOM FOUR 14’03 x 9’02 window to front, central fan and light, loft access via sprung fold down ladder, door to: En-suite 10’10 x 2’11 tiled floor and walls to ceiling height, wash basin, w/c, shower cubicle, heated towel rail, recessed ceiling lights and extractor fan.  LOFT SPACE centrally 6’04 high with a total length of around 40’ and width of 10’, fully boarded floor with weight bearing joists, light and power excellent for storage.



LANDING opaque velux windows to the rear, doors to all rooms and airing cupboard along with loft access and stairs to the GROUND FLOOR and ENTRANCE via a UPVC door with glazed surround into the



HALLWAY 16’04 x 5’05 doors to all rooms, engineered French oak boarded flooring which extends into the sitting and dining rooms.



SITTING ROOM 21’05 x 21’04 with windows to the front and side along with a full height sliding door the front this room benefits from an abundance of light. Feature brick fireplace with granite hearth mantel piece and space for a log burning stove, central stylised light.



STUDY/CINEMA ROOM 9’02 x 8’01 this space without windows but with a daylight central strip light was previously used for the owners record collection, there is an air circulation device to bring in fresh external air and maintain a slight positive pressure in relation to the hall preventing the ingress of dust. The room would be suitable for similar uses or as a study.



DINING ROOM 11’09 x 19’06 window to front and side, central light. Wooden mantle piece and surround with granite tiled hearth and space for log burner.



UTILITY AREA 8’11 x 6’09 opaque window, to the rear, fully tiled floor and walls to ceiling height, range of wall and base units to rear and side of the room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer. Granite effect worktop with inset stainless steel sink and drainer, w/c and extractor fan.



KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM 15’06 x 12’00 dual aspect windows to sides, cushioned tiled floor and walls to ceiling height. Range of white gloss finish wall and base units to all sides providing ample space and storage, space for dishwasher, fridge freezer and electric fan oven. Granite effect worktop with inset ceramic sink and drainer.



CONSERVATORY/PLANT ROOM to the rear of the property with space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer. The room contains the main heating boiler along with the dual water tanks and pumps.



OUTSIDE entering the grounds from Hungerdown Lane on a concrete access way, the house lies to the left hand side behind established hedges with a light shingle driveway providing ample parking, to the driveway sides are areas of lawn with extensively planted mature boundaries providing a delightful setting to the property. Further on lies a square rose garden with summer house in the centre, the roses are David Austin, well matured and flower consistently. On the opposite side of the entrance way is an area of established parkland style gardens, beginning from the road with an area of grass spotted with a range of maturing trees opening out onto open well kept lawn.



The more commercial buildings begin with a mobile home, this facility is connected to the mains services bar gas which is provided from bottles. The mobile home provides an addition to the house or an opportunity to let for holiday or other short term accommodation, it is available by separate offer.



Further on is a separate office with power, light, water and drainage connected. To the far end of this building with a separate access from the main yard is a crew room with light power and toilet facilities. To each side of this building are further wood built storage sheds.



Across the main gravelled yard and concrete access track is a secure steel framed and panelled storage barn/workshop measuring some 24 x 12.8 meters and 6m in height. The barn is ideal for a range of uses and has a full three phase electric supply as do the glasshouses beyond.



The glasshouses take up some 7200 square meters of ground and are in current productive use on an outsource rented basis with a reasonable return and an open ended agreement that can be adapted to suit the needs of a potential purchaser. Practically the first block of glasshouses are 51m  wide with a concrete central path of 3m, it consisting of 6.4m bays with 9 on the left and 12 on the right hand side, adjacent to the second block there are 7 bays each side with a central access track of the same width.



The glasshouses themselves are environmentally controlled via a Brinkman unit with power to open and close the roof vents automatically as required. Irrigation is controlled by a Herron irrigation controller and pumped to overhead sprinklers from the 50,000 gallon butyl lined reservoir, this with an abstraction license for 1,000,000 gallons from a drilled subterranean well point.



The glasshouses cover bare soil that is grade 1 agricultural quality and has been managed closely over its growing time, there is potential in the soil and systems present for extensive growing options to be considered going forward.



The far piece of land has been laid to grass since the spring of 2015 and provides an idea of the alternative uses the land as a whole is suitable for. There is an access to the property at the far end of the land as viewed from the glasshouses. 



agents note the areas of glasshouse while currently productive an be removed for a very limited cost by a potential purchaser, a process which the vendors are happy to give guidence to.



PROPERTY PLAN POINTS



1. House and formal garden area 2. Parkland Garden and lawn 3. Rose Garden 4. Static caravan position 5. Office and crew room 6. Steel frame storage building 7. Hard-core and concrete yard 8. First Glasshouse 9. Reservoir 10. Second Glasshouse    11. Pasture grassland 12. Rear access



 



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Nearest stations

  • Manningtree (1.8 mi)
  • Mistley (2.9 mi)
  • Hythe (4.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Manningtree (1.8 mi)
  • Mistley (2.9 mi)
  • Hythe (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Grier & Partners, East Bergholt

The Street, East Bergholt, CO7 6TF

01206 916100 Local call rate

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