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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex

Offers Over £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Grade II Listed Farm House
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Two Receptions
  • Large Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Cart Lodge & Annexe Accommodation
  • Large Workshop
  • Approximately One Acre
  • 11th Century Moat

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set inside a genuine 11th Century moat is Sculpins Manor House latterly known as Sculpins Farm, a Grade II listed six bedroom, detached farmhouse situated at the end of a no through road over looking countryside. In brief the accommodation on the ground floor offers two well proportioned reception rooms, large kitchen/breakfast room, study, utility, cloakroom and study. On the first floor there are six bedrooms, a family bathroom and en-suite shower room. Externally the property boasts The grounds of approximately 1 acre include a 3 bay Cart shed with office on the ground floor and living accommodation over as well as a large workshop with 3 phase electricity.

Property ref: 121_2184_3276984

Entrance Hall 
Via a partly glazed front door:- Quarry Tiled floor, ceiling light point. Doors leading:-

Dining Room 
15' 6" x 14' 5" (4.72m x 4.39m) Two leaded lights aspect. One to Garden and one to Drive. Heavy beamed walls and ceiling. Period fitted shelves and open fireplace.

Living Room 
19' 3" x 15' 2" (5.87m x 4.62m) Large Georgian Window into Study, further leaded light windows to dual aspects, heavily timbers, large working Inglenook Fireplace, under floor heating. Stairs to first floor. Door leading to:-

Kitchen/Dining Room 
29' 10" x 24' 7" (9.09m x 7.49m) Three sets of French Doors to Gardens and Deck overlooking the Moat. Mainly constructed of Oak and Glass. Hand made clay tiled flooring, heavily timbered, electric cooker, gas hob Aga Range Cooke, TV points, under floor heating. Feature stair case rising to first floor with hand made iron bannisters and hand rail. Doors leading to:-

Utility Room 
Quarry tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler. Stable Door to garden.

Study 
Fitted with a arrange of bespoke office furniture and book casing, oak window with leaded lights, further window to side overlooking the moat and open countryside.

Cloakroom 
Original brick paviour flooring, part vaulted ceiling. Victorian style high level Toilet and wash basin, oak window with leaded lights to side aspect.

First Floor Landing 
Stairs rising from the ground floor, heavily timbered, windows to side aspect.

Master Bedroom 
15' 2" x 14' 6" (4.62m x 4.42m) Approached via its own staircase and hall:- Vaulted ceiling and heavily timbered. Large oak window with leaded lights to garden and moat. Open fireplace with 17th Century bolection moulded surround, access to walk-in wardrobe, large storage cupboard. Door to leading to:-

En-suite Shower Room 
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising:- Fully tiled shower cubicle enclosed by glazed door, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin. Window to side aspect.

Bedroom Two 
15' 6" x 8' 11" (4.72m x 2.72m) Leaded light windows to dual aspect, vaulted ceiling, heavily timbered, original wooden flooring, inset down lighters. Door to both the first floor landing and bedroom three.

Bedroom Three 
15' 6" x 9' 8" (4.72m x 2.95m) Leaded light windows to dual aspect, vaulted ceiling, heavily timbered, original wooden flooring, inset down lighters.

Bedroom Four 
11' 11" x 7' 4" (3.63m x 2.24m) Window to rear aspect, access to loft space, window to side aspect inset down lighters.

Bedroom Five 
16' 2" x 10' 4" (4.93m x 3.15m) One wall is made of new oak beams with full height glass panels, laminate flooring, inset down lighters.

Family Bathroom 
Fitted with a white four piece suite comprising:- Panel enclosed bath, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, single shower unit. inset down lighters, lino flooring, window to side aspect.

Cart shed 
The cart shed is clad in oak weatherboard with conservation roof lights and dormer window and comprises:- Downstairs- 2 car parking bays, an office/studio and a toilet/laundry area. Upstairs is accessed via external oak staircase.

Living Area/Kitchen 
22' 3" x 11' 3" (6.78m x 3.43m) Vaulted ceiling, range of fitted kitchen units, two conservation roof lights and a dormer window, various power outlets, inset down lighters.

Bedroom 
13' 3" x 5' 10" (4.04m x 1.78m) One conservation roof light and one side light to garden. Door to leading to:-

Shower Room 
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising:- Walk in shower unit, low level WC, wash hand basin. Inset down lighters, extractor fan.

Frontage 
The house is approached through a large wrought iron field gate and posts and has a long gravel drive with turning circle, with a planted box knot garden. There is plenty of room to park generally but you can easily park four cars at the top left hand side of the drive.

Gardens 
There are 3 separate garden areas. The front is laid to lawn with fruit trees approx 1/2 acre, the side garden is completely fenced and approx 1/4 acre with large decked area overlooking the moat. Chicken shed and run. Vegetable plot with small greenhouse. Sheds. There is also a small fenced garden leading from the kitchen, also overlooking the moat.

Workshop 
Very large professional garage/workshop that has 3 phase electricity. Large double doors. Window providing some natural light. Hard standing to the front, approached from the drive.

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01 November 2016

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  • Braintree (7.2 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Braintree (7.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

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51 High Street Dunmow Essex CM6 1AE

01371 507102 Local call rate

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