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5 bedroom detached house for sale

South Hanningfield Road, Rettendon Common

Withdrawn from Market £1,175,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding five bedroom detached family home incorporating a newly converted, interconnecting, one bedroom annexe occupying a prominent position at the head of a long tree lined entrance drive. The property enjoys excellent equestrian facilities including a professionally constructed manège and a modern agricultural barn incorporating internal stabling with up to nine loose boxes and an adjoining open fronted barn. The property is set within its own acreage of around 3.5 acres providing garden land and three paddocks divided into three sections with interconnected gates. The property occupies a wonderful semi-rural position within Rettendon Common, conveniently positioned within a short drive of Hanningfield reservoir visitor's centre, A130 and Runningwell Equestrian Centre.

The property has been beautifully presented and provides accommodation laid out on two levels with well-proportioned rooms ideally suited for flexible family living with the inclusion of a modern one bedroom annexe. There are five first floor bedrooms with a substantial master bedroom suite providing southerly views over the front gardens and beyond. The master bedroom enjoys twin walk-in wardrobes and a stylish wet room style shower en-suite with under floor heating. Bedroom two provides an en-suite bathroom with bedroom three having its own dressing room which could easily be utilised as a study or teenage TV room. There is a principle bathroom with a modern suite comprising curved bath, wc and shower recess. The ground floor provides a welcoming reception hall with two good sized receptions rooms and an attractive duel aspect country-style kitchen/breakfast room providing views over the surrounding grounds and beyond. There is a wonderful garden room with glazed elevations extending on to the terrace and linking the one bedroom annexe. The annexe has been recently converted to a very high standard incorporating a sitting room with open plan kitchen/dining area, double bedroom and luxury wet room shower en suite.

Hall not measured 

Dining room 13' 10" x 10' 4" (4.22m x 3.15m)  

Sitting room 20' x 13' 9" (6.1m x 4.19m)  

Kitchen 23' 5" x 10' 6" (7.14m x 3.2m)  

Study 8' 5" x 7' 1" (2.57m x 2.16m)  

Garden room 20' 6" x 13' 5" (6.25m x 4.09m)  

Cloakroom not measured 

Bedroom one 18' 4" x 14' 4" (5.59m x 4.37m)  

Ensuite 7' 8" x 5' 5" (2.34m x 1.65m)  

Bedroom two 17' 2" x 10' 3" (5.23m x 3.12m)  

Ensuite 7' 9" x 5' 5" (2.36m x 1.65m)  

Bedroom three 13' 9" x 10' 5" (4.19m x 3.18m)  

Dressing room 6' 7" x 6' 7" (2.01m x 2.01m)  

Bedroom four 12' 5" x 10' 6" (3.78m x 3.2m)  

Bedroom five 10' 6" x 10' 5" (3.2m x 3.18m)  

Family bathroom 12' 4" x 5' 8" (3.76m x 1.73m)  


Annexe reception/kitchen 19' 6" x 10' 3" (5.94m x 3.12m)  

Annexe bedroom 13' 7" x 7' 9" (4.14m x 2.36m)  

Annexe bathroom not measured 


Storage barn 59' 4" x 18' 10" (18.08m x 5.74m)  

Barn incorporating 9 stables 59' 4" x 31' 9" (18.08m x 9.68m)  

The outside The property is positioned at the end of a long private drive extending to around 75m and accessed through electrically operated gates. The drive continues past a modern steel framed barn totalling around 1900 sq. ft and comprising nine stables with automatic waterers. There is one large foaling box, five 12 x 12 stables and three 10 x 12 stables. Attached to the barn is an open fronted storage barn totalling around 590 sq ft and a wide area of hardstanding to the front. Extending from the house is a wonderful sandstone terrace providing an excellent area for entertaining and relaxation and offering views over the surrounding grounds. The gardens adjoin the terrace and lead to a 40 x 20m ménage, professionally constructed with sand and fibre surface. The paddocks are positioned beyond the ménage and have been divided into three sections with interconnected gates. In total the property stands in gardens and grounds of around 3.5 acres.  

Where? The property is discreetly located at the end of a private gated drive in a semi-rural setting within the popular village of Rettendon Common. Rettendon Common is conveniently positioned on the periphery of Chelmsford and within a short drive of Hanningfield reservoir visitor's centre and A130 providing access to the A127/A12 and A13 or M25 for London. Rettendon Common is located approximately seven miles to the south-east of Chelmsford which provides a wide selection High Street shopping facilities and a mainline rail service into London Liverpool Street (approximate journey time of 35 minutes). Additional stations can be found in Battlesbridge, Wickford and South Woodham Ferrers. The property provides access to an excellent range of state and private schooling which can be found in the neighbouring areas. The area provides some excellent hacking with local bridleways and is conveniently located for Runningwell Equestrian Centre which is a BHS & ABRS approved training and examination center. 

Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage and oil fired heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E 

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 June 2016


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