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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Great Wigborough

Withdrawn from Market £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Approaching 3,700 square foot of beautifully presented accommodation
  • 5 bedrooms including guest suite complemented by 5 bathrooms
  • Characterful drawing room opening to oak framed garden room
  • Superb entertaining space with dining/living room adjoining bar area
  • Gardens and grounds of 1.5 acres with terraces, large pond and children’s play area
  • Stables with adjoining paddocks of approximately 1 acre

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Carefully updated and extended country property with superb entertaining space and generous bedrooms set in 1.5 acres benefitting from a good sized outbuilding for equine or office use with adjoining paddocks. Surrounded by open countryside and gently rolling hills offering far reaching views, the property is just a 15 minute journey from Colchester, close to both nature reserves and the Yachting Haven of West Mersea and within striking distance of Kelvedon rail station and the A12.

The property

The welcoming entrance with attractive porch opens into the spacious reception hall suitable for a large dining table. This area leads through to the characterful drawing room which has a feature fireplace with brick hearth and inset wood burning stove. The room benefits from a large west facing bay window and flows through to the oak framed garden room affording views out across the grounds. Doors lead out to the south facing terracing and the room benefits from sun throughout the day. The guest cloakroom is neatly fitted with white suite and stone flooring. The generous Kitchen has a range of cream units with extensive sleek quartz granite work surfaces. There is a Toledo Range master with double oven and induction hob. The Franke sink is well place beneath a large window facing across the front garden and there is a large island. Further appliances include dishwasher and washing machine and the room is completed by a subtle wood effect porcelain floor. The kitchen opens through to the dining/living room which has large neutral floor tiles and a wealth of windows with garden and countryside views. This flexible space works equally well as a dining room or family room with French doors out to the terrace and leading through to the games room. This has an attractive feature brick chimney breast with built-in bar area and south facing French doors leading out to the terrace which is sheltered by an electric automated awning.

The large rear hallway links through to the utilitarian side of the house with a generous utility room, store/gunroom, good sized office and practical boot room.

At first floor level, approached via an attractive solid wood staircase, the expansive accommodation continues with generous bedrooms. The master bedroom has wonderful far reaching views and a feature chimney breast. It benefits from a beautifully appointed ensuite with stylish suite, with a bath and shower, and a dressing area with a series of fitted wardrobes. Bedroom 2 is equally spacious and again has a well appointed ensuite and far reaching westerly views. Bedroom 3 is a generous double with an ensuite shower room and a wall of built in cupboards. Bedroom 4 is again a double with far reaching views and built in cupboards. It is complimented by a large family bathroom with roll top bath. Guest accommodation is approached from the rear hallway via a spiral staircase. This spacious double bedroom is well lit by velux windows and benefits from a neatly fitted ensuite.


The property is set back from the road with a large shingled in and out drive and attractive painted ornamental railings. Discreet double timber gates lead through to an access way to the stables. These include two full size stables (12'x12'), tack room and hay store with adjacent hard standing. The building benefits from floodlighting, water and power. The paddocks are fenced off from the more formal gardens and there is direct access to a bridleway for hacking out.

A further area of the grounds has been separated as a childrens play area and there is a large garden shed nearby. Further features of the garden include a large ornamental pond and a number of terraces to capture the sun throughout the day. The is also a hot tub area adjoining the rear patio.


Reception hall 18' 6" x 15' 2" (5.64m x 4.62m)  

Shower room  

Drawing room 23' 11" x 12' 10" (7.29m x 3.91m)  

Garden room 13' 3" x 9' 8" (4.04m x 2.95m)  

Games room 18' 11" x 12' 6" (5.77m x 3.81m)  

Living/dining room 24' 8" x 16' 2" (7.52m x 4.93m)  

Kitchen 28' 9" x 18' (8.76m x 5.49m)  

Rear hall 14' 7" x 14' 2" (4.44m x 4.32m)  

Utility room 8' 11" x 8' (2.72m x 2.44m)  

Store room 8' 2" x 8' 2" (2.49m x 2.49m)  

Office 11' 10" x 8' 4" (3.61m x 2.54m)  

Boot room  


Study 7' x 6' 11" (2.13m x 2.11m)  

Master bedroom 18' 11" x 12' 6" (5.77m x 3.81m)  


Bedroom two 17' 5" x 12' 10" (5.31m x 3.91m)  


Bedroom three 15' 8" x 9' 11" (4.78m x 3.02m)  


Bedroom four 13' 7" x 11' 1" (4.14m x 3.38m)  

Bathroom 15' 7" x 7' 1" (4.75m x 2.16m)  


Guest Bedroom 5 13' 6" x 8' 10" (4.11m x 2.69m)  


Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 September 2016


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