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5 bedroom character property for sale


Sold STC £999,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached House
  • Countryside views
  • Private drive
  • 0.25 acre plot
  • Large garage / workshop
  • Additional land available

Full description


The Ship provides generous five bedroom accommodation together with three reception rooms, kitchen and utility room and a substantial detached garage.

It is understood Col. J Lockwood installed the imposing marble fireplace in the lounge and is rumoured to installed the then ‘fashionable’ central heating and an air raid shelter in the lounge!

In all the approximate gross internal floor area is 2399 sq ft / 222.8 sq mtrs (excluding restricted head height and including the garage).

Externally there are mature gardens with a large garage/workshop extending to approximately 495sq ft (46sqm). In all the property extends to 0.5 acre (0.2 hectares).


The Ship is situated in the hamlet of Lambourne End, approximately 1 mile from the village of Abridge in the Roding Valley. Junction 5 of the M11 is approximately 4 miles distance by road and Junction 26 of the M25 is approximately 5 miles distance by road. Central line underground stations at Hainault and Loughton are close being some 3 miles and 5 miles away respectively. Other central line stations including Chigwell and Grange Hill are also close by and over ground station Romford is some 6 miles away. London City airport is 16 miles and Stansted is 21 miles by road.


Primary schools are located at Abridge, Stapleford Abbotts and Chigwell Row. There are state secondary schools at Loughton, Woodford and Brentwood and the reputable independent schools Chigwell, Bancrofts, Forest and Brentwood all within a 15 minute drive.


From the mini roundabout on the A113 in the centre of the village of Abridge, head south along Hoe Lane. After approximately 1 mile, turn left into New Road and left again onto the private un-made track immediately adjacent to the property known as The Lodge, the property is found on the right after approximately 200 metres.

Dews Hall

Please note that the following property is also available by separate negotiation and is being marketed separately. Please contact Whirledge and Nott for more information.

Dews Hall

Additional Land

Additional land is available by separate negotiation as outlined in blue on the attached plan. Please note that this land is being marketed separately. Please contact Whirledge and Nott for more information.

Lot 1: 19 acres

Lot 2: 50 acres


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.


Mains water, electricity and private drainage.

Local Authority

Epping Forest District Council. Civic Offices, High Street, Epping, Essex CM16 4BZ. Telephone 01992 564000.

Council Tax

The property is Council Tax band G.


Strictly by appointment with Whirledge & Nott.

Legal Notice

Whirledge & Nott does not have any authority to give representations or warranties in relation to the property. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract. All descriptions, photographs and plans are for guidance only and should not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. All measurements are approximately. No assumptions should be made that the property has the necessary planning, building regulations or other consents. Whirledge & Nott has not carried out a survey, nor tested any appliances, services or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016

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