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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Maldon Road, Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex

Offers in Region of £950,000

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A fine substantial detached character residence dating back to the 1800s located in a rural setting with arable farmland to the immediate rear aspect and views to the River Blackwater beyond. Dovecotts is a truly wonderful example of a property from this era affording many period features including copious beams and imposing exposed brick fireplaces. The approximately half an acre plot includes a double garage with large workshop/office, garden retreat which overlooks the mature koi pond, ample parking, swimming pool complex and meticulously maintained gardens. Accommodation includes 5 bedrooms, two en suites, family bathroom, cloakroom, large kitchen, family room as well as an impressive 7 reception rooms. Dovecotts is a one off and can only be truly appreciated by an internal inspection. EPC F.

First Floor: -

Master Bedroom: - 27'9 x 10'6 (8.46m x 3.20m) - Double glazed lead light window to side, fully glazed lead light door with matching side windows leading to balcony with farmland views and the River Blackwater beyond, radiator, door to:

En Suite: - Double glazed lead light window to front, double radiator, three piece luxury white suite comprising free-standing roll top Jacuzzi bath with antique style mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and wc. All taps and fittings are chrome, fitted linen storage units and cupboard housing hot water cylinder, fully tiled to all walls, inset downlighters, access to roof space.

Guest Bedroom: - 22' > 18'5 x 13' (6.71m >5.61m x 3.96m) - Double glazed lead light windows to front and two to the rear, double radiator, door to:

En Suite: - Three piece suite comprising large fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and wc, fully tiled to all walls.

Bedroom 3: - 11'2 x 10'8 (3.40m x 3.25m) - Double glazed lead light window to rear, double radiator, double fitted wardrobe, access to roof space.

Bedroom 4: - 10'7 x 8'3 (3.23m x 2.51m) - Double glazed lead light window to front, radiator, ceiling fan.

Bedroom 5/Nursery: - 7'7 x 7'5 (2.31m x 2.26m) - Double glazed lead light window to rear, radiator.

Family Bathroom/Wc: - Double glazed lead light window to rear, double radiator, five piece suite comprising corner bath, fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into splash surface with storage cupboard below, close coupled wc, bidet, fully tiled to all walls, exposed timbers.

Landing: - Double glazed lead light windows to front, radiator, exposed timbers, two eaves storage cupboards, staircase to:

Ground Floor: -

Reception Hall: - Solid oak entrance door, double glazed lead light windows to front, double radiator, understairs storage cupboard, exposed timbers.

Sitting Room: - 22' x 12'10 (6.71m x 3.91m) - Double glazed lead light windows to front and further window to rear onto conservatory, two double radiators. The focal point of this room is the fireplace with an oak Bressumer and fitted cast iron wood burner set on a brick hearth, exposed 'heavy' timbers, double doors with matching side window leading to:

Garden Room: - 22'5 x 12' (6.83m x 3.66m) - A double hexagonal design, three quarter double glazed to two sides and double doors to exterior. This is a lovely room which directly overlooks the swimming pool, gardens and farmland beyond.

1st Dining Room: - 14'2 x 10'3 (4.32m x 3.12m) - Double glazed lead light window to rear and further window to conservatory, double radiator, exposed timbers.

2nd Dining Room: - 23' x 10' (7.01m x 3.05m) - Double glazed lead light windows to front and side, two double radiators, open fireplace with heavy oak surround and herringbone brick hearth, exposed 'heavy' timbers.

Study: - 10'3 x 8'7 (3.12m x 2.62m) - Double glazed lead light window to front, radiator.

Cloakroom: - Window, two piece suite comprising wc and pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls with feature tiled border.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: - 24' x 21'5 max (7.32m x 6.53m max) - A lovely family orientated room with an exposed brick walk round fireplace and 'heavy' oak beams. double glazed lead light windows to rear and two smaller lead light windows to side, radiator. A country style kitchen commencing with a Butler sink with granite work top surround, further solid beech work surfaces, range of pine storage units with matching pine drawer unit. 'Rangemaster' cooking range to remain, built in larder cupboard, dishwasher to remain, further storage cupboards (one housing washing machine and tumble drier which are to remain), freestanding boiler fuelling hot water and central heating systems, opening with oak surround to:

Morning Room: - 15' x 10'7 (4.57m x 3.23m) - Double glazed lead light window to rear.

Sun Lounge - UPVC double glazed construction, overlooking the garden and pond.

Exterior: - Driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles, leading to:

Detached Double Garage: - 21' x 18' (6.40m x 5.49m) - Electric up and over door, double glazed window to either side, personal door to side, access to roof space, opening to:

Workshop/Office - 18' x 16' (5.49m x 4.88m) - Double glazed window to the rear & side, door to the side.

Swimming Pool And Leisure Area: - This area is completely paved with a 30' x 15' heated swimming pool, with summerhouse, substantial pergola to side and bar room.

Changing Room/Pump House: - Divided into three rooms. Shower room/wc, room housing boiler, filtration and pump unit and the other housing the oil storage tank.

Gardens - Lawned garden to either side of the house with very well tended flower and shrub beds and borders. Numerous palm trees surround the pool with all feature lighting. Brick built barbeque with pergola over at the rear of the changing rooms and pump house.
Further lawned gardens to the rear and both sides of the house along with an approximate 60,000 gallon fish pond and Garden retreat. Well stocked flower beds, timber workshop and garden shed (both with power and light connected).
The gardens are fenced to all boundaries with plenty of courtesy lighting throughout the plot. From the house and gardens there are far reaching farmland views with the River Blackwater beyond.
There is an automatic irrigation system installed which takes it supply from a natural well in the gardens.

Garden Retreat - 18'10 Max x 12'3 Max (5.74m Max x 3.73m Max) - A timber constructed cabin, built from timbers believed to have come from a local barn, and before that from an old ship. This room enjoys windows overlooking the pond and gardens, wall mounted electric fireplace with surround.

Bradwell On Sea - Bradwell on Sea is situated on the Dengie Peninsular where the Blackwater estuary meets the North Sea providing a delightful village located in a maritime setting with a highly regarded marina, several beaches and access onto the sea wall. The village has a primary school, thriving community shop and post office and garage as well as two pubs. The area is otherwise a quiet, rural, mainly arable landscape with some flat areas of open countryside and some quite stunning undulating areas with hilltop vantage points.

Direct trains to London Liverpool Street can be caught from the village of Southminster, a 15 minute drive away, journey time approximately 65 minutes.

Agents Note - These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements are approximate. No responsibility is accepted as to the accuracy of these particulars or statements made by our staff concerning the above property. We have not tested any apparatus or equipment therefore cannot verify that they are in good working order. Any intending purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the correctness of such statements within these particulars. All negotiations to be conducted through Church and Hawes. No enquiries have been made with the local authorities pertaining to planning permission or building regulations. Any buyer should seek verification from their legal representative or surveyor.

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