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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Broxted, Nr Henham, Essex

£1,124,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Location
  • Grade II Listed Country Residence
  • 3,500 sq. ft. of Accommodation
  • Many Period Features
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Approx. 5 Acres
  • Various Outbuildings

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

We are pleased to offer this beautifully presented country residence offring approximately 3,600 sq ft of accommodation which has been in the same family for almost 30 years. It is located off a small country lane in the delightful hamlet of Cherry Green. The property is approached by a sweeping driveway edged with trees on one side and a picturesque pond on the other. It is a historic former farmhouse dating back to the mid 15th century and offers a myriad of period features alongside an abundance of charm and character. Grade II listed and predominantly timber framed, with rendered elevations under a tiled roof, it sits amidst almost five acres of gardens and paddocks offering the most idyllic of settings.

Property ref: 121_2184_3661444

The Area 
Cherry Green, formerly known as Chaureth Green, is registered in the Doomsday Book 1086. It is believed that the land was originally worked in 1340 by a Saxon freeman-farmer who cleared the area thus forming the green. It is thought that his name was Ceawa and over the years it evolved in spelling and pronunciation to give rise to the word Chaureth – hence Chaureth Green. He and his cohorts built their cottages along the southern boundary of the green where the land is higher and overlooks the brook.

c1450 the property comprised of only two rooms and a passageway and the massive uprights which support the principal parts of the house are, in fact, tree trunks placed root upwards (often mistaken for ship’s timbers). This was a strategy which was supposed to allow the sap to run down and prevent rot. These uprights stood on heavy timber sleeper walls placed horizontally at ground level one of which remains to this day. The others have long since ...

Entrance Porch 
Via solid oak entrance door with leaded light windows to dual aspects, exposed timbers, tiled flooring. Door leading to:-

Dining Hall 
15' 8" x 13' 7" (4.78m x 4.14m) Leaded light window to front aspect, solid oak flooring, large brick built inglenook fireplace. Wall light points, various power outlets, radiator. Opening to:-

Sitting Area 
16' x 10' (4.88m x 3.05m) Full length window to rear aspect, solid oak flooring, wall light points, radiator, door to cloakroom. Opening to:-

Cloakroom 
Opaque window to rear aspect, W.C, wash hand basin.

Drawing Room 
24' 3" x 19' 6" (7.39m x 5.94m) Leaded light window to multiple aspects, inglenook fireplace fitted with a wood burning stove, French doors to garden, four radiators, exposed timbers, access to study area. Wall light points, various power outlets, built in storage cupboards.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
25' 10" x 10' (7.87m x 3.05m) Fitted with a range of base level units with working surfaces over, inset sink and drainer unit, range cooker with extractor over, spaces for fridge freezer, integrated dish washer. Tiled flooring, exposed timbers, French doors to garden, radiator, access to larder cupboard, inset down lighters, three window to rear aspect. Door leading to:-

Sitting Room 
13' x 12' 7" (3.96m x 3.84m) Two leaded light windows to side aspect, radiator, exposed timbers, radiator wall light points, various power outlets, television point.

Old Bake House/Play Room 
13' 10" x 10' 4" (4.22m x 3.15m) Leaded light window to dual aspects, exposed brickwork, open fireplace, exposed timbers, radiator, wall light points, various, power outlets. Door leading to:-

Utility Room 
14' 8" x 13' 6" (4.47m x 4.11m) Fitted with a range of base level units with rolled working surfaces over, inset sink and drainer, spaces and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, radiator, tiled flooring, cupboard housing floor mounted oil boiler, door to side, door to front.

First Floor Landing 
Exposed timbers, ceiling light points, radiator, various power outlets. Doors leading to:-

Master Bedroom 
22' x 17' 5" max (6.71m x 5.31m max) Leaded light windows to dual aspects, exposed timber, range of fitted wardrobes, various power outlets, two radiators, wall light points, television point. Door leading to:-

En-suite Bathroom 
Fitted with a four piece suit comprising:- Fully tiled shower unit enclosed by glazed door, roll top bath with mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Leaded light window to side aspect, two radiators, two ceiling light points.

Bedroom Two 
14' 2" x 12' 4" (4.32m x 3.76m) Partly vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, leaded light window to side aspect, wall light points, television point, various power outlets.

Bedroom Three 
12' 3" x 11' 8" (3.73m x 3.56m) Leaded light window to front aspect, radiator, built in storage cupboard, wall light points.

Bedroom four 
9' 7" x 8' 10" (2.92m x 2.69m) Leaded light window to rear aspect, exposed timbers radiator, various power outlets, wall light points, radiator.

Family Bathroom 
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising:- Part tiled, panel enclosed bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC. Exposed timbers, leaded light window to rear aspect, radiator, ceiling light point.

Second Floor Landing 
Port hole window to side aspect.

Bedroom Five 
12' 5" x 11' (3.78m x 3.35m) Leaded light window to front aspect, radiator, access to storage cupboard, various power outlets, wall light points, radiator.

Inner Hallway 
Wall light points, exposed timbers, Doors leading to:-

Bedroom Six 
11' 6" x 11' (3.51m x 3.35m) Leaded light window to front aspect, wall light point, radiator, built in storage cupboard.

Grounds 
In all, the grounds extend to approximately five acres immediately to the rear of the property there's a formal lawn and a pond. To the front of the property is an impressive drive, another pond and an interesting variety of mature trees. The stables near the house currently need work but could be refurbished to provide stabling for 2 horses.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 February 2015

Nearest stations

  • Elsenham (3.0 mi)
  • Stansted Airport (3.9 mi)
  • Newport (Essex) (4.1 mi)
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51 High Street Dunmow Essex CM6 1AE

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Nearest stations

  • Elsenham (3.0 mi)
  • Stansted Airport (3.9 mi)
  • Newport (Essex) (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Daniel Brewer Estate Agents, Essex

51 High Street Dunmow Essex CM6 1AE

01371 507102 Local call rate

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