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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Little Bromley, Nr Manningtree, Essex

Sold STC £1,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Restored and refurbished Georgian house
  • Comfortable and flexible accommodation
  • 3 reception rooms, study + playroom
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room + cellar
  • 6 bedrooms & 4 bathrooms
  • Heated swimming pool
  • 18th century gig house with potential for conversion
  • 1 hour travel time to London Liverpool Street station
  • Pretty & mature part walled 1 acre garden
  • Under 3 miles to Manningtree

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive Grade II listed Georgian village house within 1 hour of London’s Liverpool Street station.

New House Farm has been comprehensively restored and refurbished by the current owners to provide comfortable and elegantly presented accommodation over three floors.
The house dates from the 18th century with earlier origins and later alterations and additions including a rear wing.
The house has many period features throughout including exposed boarded floors, shuttered windows, deep cornices and open fireplaces.
The reception hall leads across the house to the part glazed garden door with staircase to the first floor and door to the cellar. Steps up to the dining room with open fireplace and hand painted chinoiserie walls, double connecting doors to the drawing room with open fireplace, marble over mantel and surround. Study with built in bookshelves and drawers and adjoining cloakroom with storage cupboards and display shelving. Central hall with door off to cosy sitting room, open fireplace with mantel surround and cupboards both sides with built in bookshelves.
The kitchen/breakfast room has extensive hand built wall and floor units with central island incorporating an induction hob and electric oven. Marble work surfaces with double butler sink, Franke boiling water tap and integrated dishwasher. Reconditioned four oven oil fired AGA, new oak floors and walk in larder. Doors lead from the kitchen to both the garden via a glazed door and the courtyard/drive area. Rear lobby with tiled floor. Playroom with built-in cupboards and glazed double French doors to the terrace. Utility room with extensive storage space, butler’s sink and glazed door to the garden.
Staircase to the half landing and further steps to the first floor landing with tall sash window overlooking the garden off which is the master bedroom with extensive floor to ceiling wardrobe cupboards and en suite to the stunning family bathroom with central bath, twin built in wash basins with cupboards under, separate shower cubicle, WC and deep storage cupboards. Return door to the landing. Guest bedroom two with en suite bathroom two - bath and shower over, wash basin with cupboards under, WC and tongue and groove boarding to dado height.

Return door to landing. Bedroom three. Rear landing with shelved linen cupboard. Bedroom four with walk in storage cupboard and adjoining shower room with shower, WC and wash basin.
Staircase to the second floor which was previously unused and has been recently converted and restored to give two further bedrooms, shower room and easy access to the attic.

Outside
Two sets of double timber gates lead into the extensive gravelled driveway with brick and slate storage barn (30’ x 15’). Bordered by lawn and deep flower beds with a high brick wall and courtyard. Brick and tile Grade II listed 18th century gig house (50’ x 15’) with potential for conversion to further residential accommodation (subject to planning) and providing garaging and storage. Scrolled wrought iron hand gate to gravelled inner courtyard and area of lawn with a number of mature trees including silver birch and ash, high laurel hedging giving good screening and privacy. Pretty views over the adjoining fields.
To the rear and side of the house is an extensive terrace with lawn and heated pool. Pool with hydraulic safety cover, terrace surround, high brick wall and south facing, surrounded by a maturing yew hedge. Door through to the front garden with pretty cherry tree, apple and flower and shrub borders. Mature yew hedge and wattle fence.
Approximately 1 acre.

Location
New House Farm stands in the centre of the village of Little Bromley. Manningtree, with its direct mainline service to London Liverpool Street station lies approximately 2½ miles to the north.
Colchester is approximately 9 miles to the south and Ipswich is 12 miles. Both Ipswich and Colchester offer an extensive range of commercial, recreational and educational facilities including Orwell Park School, Ipswich High School and the Ipswich schools in the town itself, together with the Royal Grammar School for Boys, and the High School Grammar for girls in Colchester. There are extensive walking and riding opportunities in the area together with access to the Rivers Stour and Orwell for the boating enthusiast.

Distances
Manningtree – 2½ miles (London’s Liverpool Street station – 55 minutes)
Colchester – 9 miles
Ipswich – 12 miles

Directions (Post code CO11 2PX)
From the A12 just north of Colchester, take the A120 in an easterly direction towards Harwich. After about 5 miles and having passed the junction with the A133, continue on the A120 for another 1 mile and then turn left signposted to Little Bromley. After approximately 1½ miles New House Farm will be found in the centre of the village on the right hand side.

Property Information
Services Mains water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil fired central heating with separate boiler and tank for the swimming pool.
Fixtures and fittings Items regarded as fixtures and fittings, including carpets and curtains, are initially excluded from the sale, although certain items may be available by separate negotiation.
Viewing By appointment with Jackson-Stops & Staff. Tel. 01473 218218.
Tenure Freehold and vacant possession upon completion.


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14 June 2016

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