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5 bedroom detached house for sale


Sold STC £1,450,000

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Tenure: Freehold

A charming Listed house enjoying beautiful gardens in a convenient setting for the commuter. For sale in 2 Lots. Lot 1 The house -3 Reception Rooms. Study. Kitchen/Breakfast Room. Utility Room. 5 Bedrooms. 3 Bathrooms. Cottage.Tennis Court. Garaging. Mature Grounds. About 2.75 Acres. Lot 2 - Paddocks & Stables and further land -about 3.25 acres available by separate negotiation.


Woolwards occupies a private yet prominent location on the edge of the village of Mountnessing, which lies between Brentwood and Chelmsford. Ingatestone and Shenfield stations are within easy reach, serving London’s Liverpool Street, and there is easy access to the A12 and, via the A12, the M25. The beautifully established gardens and grounds provide a high degree of privacy and belie the property’s accessibility. Mountnessing village has a Primary School and a Butcher of some repute, whereas more diverse facilities can be found in Ingatestone High Street and in the larger centres of Brentwood and Chelmsford. There is a choice of schools in both the public and private sector, including the Anglo-European at Ingatestone, Brentwood Prep and Public Schools, Shenfield High School, The Ursuline Prep & High School and Herington House Prep School.

Reception Hall.
Drawing Room.
Dining Room.
Sitting Room.
Gun Room.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room.
Utility Room.
5 Bedrooms.
3 Bathrooms.

Annexe/Home Office :
Living Room . Kitchen. Bathroom

Tennis Court.
Mature Gardens & Grounds

About 2.75 acres

LOT 1 - The Property:

Woolwards is Listed Grade II and believed to date from around 1600 but has later additions dating from the 18th and 20th centuries. The older part of the house is timber framed with a brick façade under clay tiled roof in which are set dormer windows. The newer extensions are in brickwork under a further tiled roof. In the older part of the house internally there are areas of exposed timber studwork and beam work, Inglenook fireplaces and dramatic timber work on display on the first floor. The living accommodation extends to in excess of 3,500 square feet, complemented by a further 445 square feet of living space in the Annexe, which overlooks the Tennis Court.
The property enjoys mature established grounds which include lawns, vegetable garden and pond.

In all the property extends to
about 2.75 acres

LOT 2 – Further land / Stables & paddock.
To the north-west, accessed by means of a separate branch of the driveway is a stable block which comprises four boxes, feed store and tack room. A gate from the stable yard gives access to the paddocks. Available by separate negotiation.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 October 2016

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