5 bedroom detached house for sale

Greythorpe, Church Road, Brightlingsea, Colchester

£800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome Georgian/Regency Grade II Listed Former Vicarge
  • Drawing Room, Dining Room, Study
  • Kitchen and Adjoing Breakfast Room
  • Guest 1 Bedroom Suite overlooking Terrace
  • Basement Cinema Room
  • Main house - 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 En suites and Family Bathroom
  • Garage/ Workshop
  • Further ANNEX accommodation in grounds
  • Approx 2/3 of an acres - No chain

Full description

Welcome to Greythorpe, a handsome late Georgian/Regency grade II listed FORMER VICARAGE, nestled in private grounds of approximately 2/3 of an acre located in the Cinque Port town of Brightlingsea, The extensive accommodation in the main house includes drawing room, dining room/playroom, study, CINEMA ROOM, cloakroom and utility plus a spacious kitchen with adjoining breakfast room which leads to a self-contained 1 bedroom guest suite overlooking the terrace, A beautiful staircase leads up to the first floor with four bedrooms, two with en suites, and a family bathroom, This enchanting home is beautiful inside and out with mature grounds wrapping around the property and interesting planting sectioned into formal and cottage style areas which back onto farmland, A large garage/workshop plus a further ANNEX with bed/sitting room, kitchenette and shower room, complete this stunning residence, This imposing property, steeped in character and features is approached via a gravel driveway and set proudly back from Church Road, Discerning buyers will appreciate this elegant, private yet extremely conveniently situated family home offered for sale with no onward chain and are invited to schedule an appointment by calling Rachael on 01206 302288


Overview 
This imposing property is approached via a gravel driveway. Discerning buyers will appreciate this elegant, private yet extremely conveniently situated residence steeped in character and features whichhas been enjoyed by its current owners for effortless entertaining with its guest bedroom suite and annex, as well as the perfect home to raise their family. A beautiful staircase leads up to the first floor with four bedrooms, two with en suites, and a family bathroom. Accommodation is arranged over two floors in the main house, there is a cinema room in the basement, and incorporates an attached guest suite, together with a separate self-contained annex set in grounds of approximately 2/3 of an acre. This enchanting home is beautiful both inside and out with mature grounds wrapping around the property and interesting planting sectioned into formal and cottage style areas which back onto farmland. A large garage/workshop plus a further ANNEX with bed/sitting room, kitchenette and...

Entrance 
Porticoes panelled front door with brass door furniture and glazed feature lit window above opening to::

Reception Hall 
26' 7'' x 5' 10'' (8.10m x 1.78m)
Beautiful mahogany staircase rising to the first floor, radiator, centre chandelier, wall and picture light, inset celling lights, dado rail, doors off to:

Drawing Room 
16' 0'' x 14' 8'' (4.87m x 4.47m)
South and East Sash window to front with original shutters, multi fuel log burner with stone fireplace surround and tiled hearth, 2 ceiling chandeliers, radiator, glazed door to side garden.

Dining Room/Playroom 
14' 2'' x 12' 2'' (4.31m x 3.71m)
North & East Sash window to front with original shutters, central ceiling chandelier, ornate painted wooden fireplace with tiled hearth, radiator, carpet, window (full length) to side, and opening through to kitchen/breakfast room.

Study 
14' 6'' x 10' 1'' (4.42m x 3.07m)
South Window to side with original shutters, centre ceiling light and 4 wall lights, feature brick fireplace with brick hearth and wooden mantel over, carpet, radiator.

Cinema Room Basement) 
11' 5'' x 11' 1'' (3.48m x 3.38m)
A fantastic entertaining room leading from the hallway with stairs down to basement, with stripped pine cladding to walls and ceiling spot lights, cinema screen to part of one wall, further door leading to projector room, carpet

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
12' 3'' x 11' 11'' (3.73m x 3.63m)
North Large picture window to side, extensive range of fitted oak kitchen units comprising of base, eye level and drawer units plus tall shelved larder cupboard, granite work surfaces with one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, electric oven with 4 ring gas hob, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge/freezer, radiator, pendant ceiling light, open plan archway through to:

Adjoining Breakfast Room 
23' 3'' x 9' 2'' (7.08m x 2.79m) Average
North & West Quarry tiled floor, inset spot lights , built in cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boilers, radiator, double glazed doors overlooking the terrace garden, further door to cloaks cupboard with fitted coat hooks and doorway through to:

Cloakroom 
Window to rear, Low level suite WC, vanity wash hand basin, and part tiled walls, ceramic tiled floor, and extractor fan.

Utility room 
9' 3'' x 7' 7'' (2.82m x 2.31m)
South Quarry tiled floor and wall mounted cupboard, plumbing for automatic washing machine, loft access hatch, space and door to rear garden

Guest Bedroom Suite 
0' 0'' x 0' 0'' (0.00m x 0.00m)

Sitting Room 
15' 3'' x 11' 3'' (4.64m x 3.43m)
North & South Window to side, Fireplace with brick hearth and inset wood burning stove, low built in cupboard to one side, radiator, ceramic tiled floor, glazed door overlooking the terrace and garden, double doors leading through to:

Family Room 
19' 0'' x 15' 4'' (5.79m x 4.67m)
North & SouthVaulted ceiling and stripped pine ceiling boards with inset spot lights , quarry tiled floor, French windows leading to the garden both sides , two radiators, door to:

Bedroom 
10' 2'' x 9' 1'' (3.10m x 2.77m)
South French doors leading to the garden, centre ceiling light, carpet

Inner Lobby 
Wall and base storage cupboards with door to:

Stairs to First floor 
0' 0'' x 0' 0'' (0.00m x 0.00m)
The elegant staircase with polished mahogany handrail rises to:

Landing 
Sash window overlooking garden. Radiator, loft access hatch, doors off to:

Master Bedroom (Bedroom 1) 
14' 2'' x 11' 11'' (4.31m x 3.63m)
East Sash window to front, ornate cast iron fireplace and with tiled hearth with built in floor to ceiling wardrobe cupboards either side, radiator, inset celling lighting and wall mounted ceiling fan, carpet, opening leading to:

Adjoining Dressing Area 
Large wall mounted mirror, shaver point and part glazed stripped pine door leading to:

En Suite 
Sash window to side, Hand basin with mirror and light above, double shower enclosure with glazed shower screen and wall mounted shower rose, WC with concealed cistern, vertical chrome heated towel rail/radiator, extractor fan, inset ceiling lights, tiled walls.

Bedroom 2 
15' 0'' x 9' 4'' (4.57m x 2.84m)
South Sash window to side, inset spot lights, radiator, carpet.

Ensuite Shower Room 
Fully tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted Aqualisa shower, wall mounted hand basin with mirror, light and shaver point above, in set spot lights, clad pine ceiling, fully tiled floor and walls.

Bedroom 3 
14' 3'' x 12' 10'' (4.34m x 3.91m)
South & East Sash window to front and further window to side, ornate fireplace, 2 ceiling chandeliers, carpet, radiator.

Bedroom 4 
10' 5'' x 7' 8'' (3.17m x 2.34m)
East Sash window to front, ceiling chandelier, carpet, and radiator

Family Bathroom 
Window to rear, roll top style free standing bath with claw feet, corner tiled shower cubicle with retractable shower door and wall mounted large mirror, pedestal wash hand basin with mirror, light and shaver point above, Victorian style WC with high level cistern,radiator, airing cupboard housing large lagged copper hot water cylinder with cupboard above, chrome vertical heated towel rail/radiator, part tiled walls.

Outside 
Mature trees shield the entrance approach to Greythorpe House which is entered via a 5 bar gate over a gravel driveway which in turn leads to parking to the front of the house providing parking for numerous vehicles. Pathways lead to both sides of the property and the rear lawns and annex.

Garage 
Brick built with electric up and over door with an adjoining workshop area. Adjacent to the garage a part glazed door opens to the:

Annex 

Bed/Sitting Room 
18' 6'' x 18' 6'' (5.63m x 5.63m)
South Windows and independent door to front, 3 x night storage heaters, stripped pine ceiling with inset spotlights, doorway to:

Kitchenette 
13' 2'' x 7' 2'' (4.01m x 2.18m)
South Door to front, range of base and eye level kitchen units, draw units and larder cupboards, work surfaces with inset stainless steel single drainer sink unit, part tiled walls, door to.

Shower Room 
Window to side, Tiled shower enclosure with Mira wall mounted shower, low level WC, hand basin with tiles and mirror above, airing cupboard housing the large lagged copper hot water cylinder with immersion heater (not tested).

Gardens 
The house stands in mature grounds which in all extend to about 2/3 of an acre which have been thoughtfully designed to create various area of interest throughout. There is a wide variety of established fruit trees, pine trees and a bank of bay trees and ferns plus mature borders which compliment this expansive outside space. The large terrace can be enjoyed from the breakfast room and guest bedroom suite, and is an ideal place to relax and enjoy the afternoon sun due to its south westerly aspect. The lawn and mature planted shrub borders, continues on away from the house to reach a secret garden with a shrub clad pergola over which are trained wisteria, jasmine and honeysuckle, plus a cedar wood summerhouse with leaded light windows. The garden in turn looks out across open farmland beyond. To the back of the guest suite is a useful timber log store as well as to the side where a beautifully private lawned garden with ornate stone features overlooksfields currently occupied by...

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05 September 2016

Nearest stations

  • Alresford (Essex) (2.3 mi)
  • Great Bentley (2.9 mi)
  • Wivenhoe (3.6 mi)
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Town & Country Residential, Brightlingsea

9 Osbornes Court, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0EB

01206 916120 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Alresford (Essex) (2.3 mi)
  • Great Bentley (2.9 mi)
  • Wivenhoe (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Town & Country Residential, Brightlingsea

9 Osbornes Court, Victoria Place, Brightlingsea, Essex, CO7 0EB

01206 916120 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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