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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Horsley Cross, Manningtree CO11

Offers in Region of £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ONE ACRE PLOT (Approx. STS)

Full description

Dating from 1807, this distinctive, unique property has evolved over the years from the original St Johns Chapel. It sits in grounds in a rural location with open countryside views but is just 10 minutes’ drive from Manningtree, main line station with commuter links of an hour to Liverpool Street.

Set in a secluded position just off the Clacton Road from Horsley Cross. The property has good access to the A120 providing links to Harwich, Colchester and the A12. Also within a short distance you will find Manningtree Town which is renowned for its primary and secondary schools, shops, restaurants and mainline train station to London.

Many of the original features of the building have been sympathetically restored and additions have been made to provide spacious,versatile living accommodation, perfect for a growing family home.

The accommodation comprises:

Entrance door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: 3.96mx 3.51m (13' x 11' 6") Tiled flooring.  Door to annexe accommodation,door to cloakroom. Door to reception hall. Stairs to:

FIRST FLOOR BEDROOM: 4.76m (15' 7") x 4.06m (13' 3")Double glazed window to side. Storage heater and radiator. Pedestal handwash basin.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:  Double glazed window to side. Fully tiled. Heated towel rail.  Low Level W.C. Shower cubicle.

GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM:  Double glazed window to front.  Lowlevel W.C.  Wall mounted wash hand basin.  Tiled flooring. Radiator.

RECEPTION HALL:  3.96m x 3.51m (13' x 11' 6" ) Originalwood flooring. Spiral staircase to first floor. Double doors to livingroom. Solid arched oak door to snug/sitting room.

STUDY/GROUND FLOORBEDROOM:  4.23m x 2.94m(13' 10" x 9' 7")  Double glazed window to side. Radiator. Wash hand basin.

DOME ROOM:  7.61m x 6.09m  (25' x 20' ) Formingpart of the Original Chapel - Hexagonal shaped room with arched windows,door to garden and a high domed ceiling.  Feature Solid fuel burner.A Choir Loft occupies the top left hand corner of the room furnished witha wooden pew and gold railings.
Original solid oak arched door fromdome/ living room leads to:

SCHOOL ROOM:  4.48m x 2.73m (14' 8" x 8' 11")  Formely used for Sunday school. Curved shaped room, double glazed windowsto side. Curved radiator. Original wooden flooring.  Door to:

UTILTY ROOM:  2.48m x 2.57m (8' 1" x 8'5") Double glazed door to side.  Double glazed roof lantern skylight. Cupboard housing floor standing Oil boiler. Tiled flooring.Plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. One and a half bowl stainlesssteel sink unit.  Solid Oak arch door to:

KITCHEN/DINER: Kitchen area 3.24m x 3.48m ( 10' 7" x 11'5") - Kitchen / Dining Area 7.04m x 3.93m ( 23' 1" x 12'10") Double glazed windows to side and rear. Double glazed roof lanternsky light. Under floor electric heating. Butler sink set in roll top worksurfaces with a range of bespoke base and wall units hand made by OrwellFurniture. Double electric oven and separate steam oven. Electric hob withadditional single gas burner. Fridge /freezer. Large lardercupboard. Further hand made fitted pine dresser and display cabinet. 


LANDING: Doors to bathroom and bedrooms. Radiator. Loft access with loft ladder.  Fully boarded loft with Feature original brickwork forming part of the original Bell Tower structure which could be exposed to make a feature gallery ceiling for the master bedroom.

FAMILY BATHROOM: 2.48m x 1.89m (8' 1" x 6' 2") Double glazed window to side. Corner bath.  Electric shower.  Pedestal hand wash basin.  Low Level W.C. Radiator.

BEDROOM: 3.82m  x 2.89m max (12' 6"  x 9' 5" max ) Double glazed window to side. Radiator

BEDROOM:  5.81m x 2.91m max (19' x 9' 6" max)  Range of built in wardrobes.  Double glazed window to front. Radiator.

MASTER BEDROOM:  6.09m x 3.99m (20' x 13' 1")  Double glazed windows to front and both sides. Range of built in wardrobes.  Radiator.  Vanity sink unit.

ENSUITE: Two double glazed windows to side. Fully tiled wet room with shower.  Towel rail.  Wall mounted wash hand basin. Close coupled W.C.  


Living area: 4.99m x 2.62m (16' 4" x  8'7")  Double glazed window to front.  Radiator. Opening toKitchen area.  Door to wet room and bedroom. Double glazed slidingdoors to conservatory.

Kitchen area:  Double glazed window to front.  Electricoven with gas hob.  Range of base and wall units with one and a half bowlsink and drainer unit.  Tiled splashbacks.

Wet Room:  2.59mx 1.63m (8' 5" x 5' 4" ) Double glazed window to rear.  Shower. Low level W.C.  Wall mounted wash hand basin. Towel Rail. Fully tiled walls. Loft access.

Bedroom: 3.35m x 1.88m ( 11' x 6' 2")  Double glazedwindow to side.

Conservatory: 3.54m x 2.85m ( 11' 7" x 9' 4") Brick base with double glazed windows and roof.  Double glazed doorsto rear garden. Tiled flooring.  Electric storage heater.


The sweeping gravelled driveway leads youto property, occupying approximately an acre of grounds (Subject toSurvey), surrounded by various mature shrubs and trees giving a very privateand secluded position, with open countryside views.  

The detached garage is double width measuring 5.39m (17' 8") x 5.35m (17' 6") with electric roller door and side access door. Power and lightconnected and eaves storage.

A large circular feature brick pond dominatesthe area from the living room, which will have effective lighting tobe enjoyed from on the inside as well as the outside of the property.

There is a large, solidly constructed summerhouse, measuring 5.86m (19' 2") x 3.84m (12' 7") with power and light connected, which thecurrent owners use as additional guest accommodation. Outside of the summerhouse is a further decked area and hot tub - perfect to enjoy outdoorliving space. There is a further patio area providing more outdoorseating.

Tucked away in a protected position is a mature vegetableplot with a potting shed and com-posters.

Agents note:  Theproperty currently is supplied with a combination of Oil, Solid Fuel,Calor Gas and Electric heating. The Annexe is supplied by a separateElectric Meter and is on separate Council Tax rating.

 Every care has been taken with the presentationof these Particulars but complete accuracy cannot be guaranteed. If there isany point, which is of particular importance to you, please obtain professionalconfirmation. Alternatively, we will be pleased to check the information foryou. These Particulars do not constitute a contract or part of a contract.

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Added on Rightmove:
05 October 2016


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