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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Oxley Hill, Tolleshunt D'Arcy

Withdrawn from Market £2,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four reception rooms and six double bedrooms
  • Potential annexe accommodation
  • Ample covered parking
  • 12.47 acres, ideally suited for those with equestrian/outdoor interests

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A striking 6 bedroom country home built to a high standard, situated on a plot of 12.5 acres with far reaching panoramic views and being only 18 miles east of Chelmsford and some 60 miles north-east of London. This bespoke residence has been beautifully designed and created offering superbly appointed and elegant accommodation equally suited to formal entertaining or more relaxed family living. The property extends to approximately 4600 sq.ft and was constructed in 2004 to the present owners requirements using a variety of traditional methods with many fine architectural details including a wealth of ornate oak joinery featuring throughout the property. The property includes accommodation over two levels and briefly comprises four reception rooms and six double bedrooms. Externally there is a triple bay, brick built, cart lodge with studio room above offering supplementary living accommodation. A separate drive leads to the rear of the house to a private yard incorporating a further double bay cart lodge with adjoining workshops and storage barns. The property enjoys landscaped formal gardens with an open paddock providing an ideal situation for those with equestrian/outdoor interests.

From the covered entrance portico a solid oak door leads into the impressive reception hall with a bespoke split turning oak staircase rising to the upper floor. To the front of the property is a formal study with bay window to the front elevation with storage room. Adjacent to this is the ground floor cloakroom comprising low level W.C and wash hand basin. To the rear is a stunning family room with large Inglenook fireplace and inset multi fuel burner and oak wood bressumer over. There is a window to the rear and French doors leading to both the front and side elevations. Open oak wood studs lead through into the garden room which is of Victorian style. To the rear of the hallway is a sitting room providing French doors leading out onto the paved terrace. Beyond is the kitchen/breakfast room which is presented with cream bespoke "Christian Style" kitchen units beneath a deep granite with an inset ceramic sink, whilst a Range cooker is inset to a mock fireplace resembling a farmhouse style. To the centre is a substantial island with matching units and granite tops. A further door leads into the utility room and has a range of base level cupboards with inset sink and a fireplace containing the oil fired central heating boiler. Beyond this, and also accessed from the kitchen and hallway, is the dining room which has a bay window to the front elevation. To the first floor an attractive galleried landing provides access to six bedrooms all of which are doubles with the master bedroom having an en-suite shower room and dressing room. The master bedroom also enjoys views over the grounds of the property and beyond including far reaching views towards Abberton. Bedrooms two and three share a Jack and Jill en-suite shower room. Whilst bedroom four, five and six have the benefit of a shower room and separate family bathroom. To the front of the property is a triple bay brick built cart lodge with wc facilities and stairs leading to fitted studio room with kitchenette facilities and providing the option for self-contained annexe accommodation.

Reception hall not measured 

Dining room 16' 6" x 12' 6" (5.03m x 3.81m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 24' 3" x 22' 1" (7.39m x 6.73m)  

Utility room 13' 1" x 12' 10" (3.99m x 3.91m)  

Sitting room 17' 5" x 16' 1" (5.31m x 4.9m)  

Family room 24' 3" x 21' 9" (7.39m x 6.63m)  

Garden room 13' 1" x 12' 11" (3.99m x 3.94m)  

Study 12' 10" x 10' 8" (3.91m x 3.25m)  

Cloakroom 6' 7" x 5' 11" (2.01m x 1.8m)  

Galleried landing  

Master bedroom 19' 1" x 18' 9" (5.82m x 5.72m)  

Dressing room 11' 10" x 8' 11" (3.61m x 2.72m)  

En suite 9' 6" x 9' 2" (2.9m x 2.79m)  

Bedroom two 13' 11" x 12' 10" (4.24m x 3.91m)  

Bedroom three 15' 5" x 12' 1" (4.7m x 3.68m)  

Bedroom four 13' 6" x 12' 11" (4.11m x 3.94m)  

Bedroom five 18' 6" x 12' (5.64m x 3.66m)  

En suite 13' x 5' 11" (3.96m x 1.8m)  

Bedroom six 17' 1" x 13' 2" (5.21m x 4.01m)  

Bathroom 15' 3" x 8' 8" (4.65m x 2.64m)  

Shower room 10' 1" x 8' 3" (3.07m x 2.51m)  

Covered porch 12' 10" x 9' 2" (3.91m x 2.79m)  

Triple open bay garage 35' 9" x 25' (10.9m x 7.62m)  

Studio/potential annexe 35' 9" x 17' 3" (10.9m x 5.26m)  

Cloakroom 5' 3" x 3' 1" (1.6m x 0.94m)  

Adjoining storage room 11' x 6' 6" (3.35m x 1.98m)  

Double bay cart lodge 29' x 19' (8.84m x 5.79m)  

Workshop 28' 7" x 18' 8" (8.71m x 5.69m)  

Storage bay 1 18' 8" x 10' 11" (5.69m x 3.33m)  

Storage bay 2 18' 8" x 7' 9" (5.69m x 2.36m)  

Barn 52' x 22' 7" (15.85m x 6.88m)  

Workshop 20' 4" x 9' 3" (6.2m x 2.82m)  

Open bay shelter 22' x 19' 6" (6.71m x 5.94m)  

Barn (plus adjoining storage room and dog run) 27' 3" x 23' (8.31m x 7.01m)  

The outside To the front the property is accessed through wrought iron electric gates opening to a sweeping block paved driveway with ample parking for several vehicles and in turn leading to a triple open bay garage with studio above and with permission to convert to an annexe/supplementary accommodation. Either side of the drive are areas of lawn with neat box hedging. There is side gated access into the formal garden which leads to the remainder of the formal grounds incorporating a raised paved terrace which extends from the immediate rear of the property. The remainder of the grounds are positioned to south of the property and have been planted with a variety of trees enclosed by post and rail fencing providing an ideal area for grazing. A secondary drive proceeds past the house to a secure yard providing a further double bay cart lodge with adjoining workshop and substantial storage barns beyond. In total the property stands in grounds and gardens of 12.47 acres.  

Where? The property is located in a delightful semi-rural setting within the village of Tolleshunt D'arcy, situated approximately 18 miles east of Chelmsford and some 60 miles north-east of London. The property is located on the outskirts of Tolleshunt D'arcy which offers a traditional village centre offering many local amenities including general store, public house, parish church, village hall, nursery school and doctor's surgery. A further selection of amenities can be found in the neighbouring towns of Maldon and Tiptree, both offering secondary schooling, high street shops, boutiques, bars and restaurants. The property is suitable positioned for private education with New Hall, Chelmsford being some 16 miles in distance with Grammar schools in Chelmsford and Colchester. Leisure and recreational facilities are well provided for within the area including access to a network of footpaths over Essex countryside, coastal sailing from West Mersea, Maldon and nearby Tollesbury. There are excellent golf courses within the area including Fives Lakes Hotel Golf & Country Club with two eighteen hole courses. For the commuter, Kelvedon mainline railway station is less than 8 miles away with the A12 duel carriageway positioned approximately 9 miles in distance, serving London to the south and Ipswich to the north.  

Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, private drainage, oil and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - TBC 

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Added on Rightmove:
25 August 2015


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