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5 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Ongar

Offers in Excess of £2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade 2 Listen Manor House
  • Detached one bedroom self contained annex
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two en- suite shower rooms
  • Double garage
  • In excess of 4700 sqft total
  • Impressive gardens and courtyard areas
  • Four reception rooms
  • Central position
  • Home office and Gym

Full description

Set in a delightful central position this impressive Grade 2 listed Manor House enjoys the perfect balance of seclusion and convenience. The main house boasts five good size bedrooms and four reception rooms. This is complemented by a separate One-bedroom detached ANNEX, Home office, Double garage and GYM. All in the accommodation reaches in excess of 4700 sqft and the mature grounds extend to approximately 0.75 acres.

Reception Hallway - Front door opens to this delightful reception hallway with formal staircase ascending to first-floor. Beneath the stairs is a coat cupboard and the entrance door to the cellar. There are nice examples of decorative ceiling cornice, panelling and woodwork. The radiator is concealed with a decorative cover and the flooring is solid oak.

Cloakroom - Skylight window to rear elevation further window to rear elevation. The white Villeroy and Boch suite comprises of a low-level WC and wash handbasin. Tiling to walls and floor. Radiator.

Formal Dining Room - 6.86m x 3.76m (22'6" x 12'4" ) - This impressive dining room is measured both into the bay window and fireplace. which is a late Adam working fireplace with a basalt hearth. An additional window draws light from the side elevation and the decorative ceiling cornice remains consistent as does the wood work and panelling. Wall mounted up lighters and ceiling mounted audio speakers. Radiators are concealed with decorative covers and the solid oak flooring continues from the hallway.

Living Room - 5.72m x 4.14m (18'9" x 13'7") - Measured into the bay window which is at the front elevation. Decorative ceiling cornice and wainscot. Lighting is a combination of wall mounted and recessed ceiling lights. The feature of the room is an open fire with decorative mantle polished slate hearth. Radiators concealed with decorative covers. Living room is open to the sitting room.

Sitting Room - 4.75m x 3.25m (15'7" x 10'8") - One step down from the living room opens to this sitting room. The box bay window has French doors opening out to the rear garden. Two further windows look out to the front elevation. The decorative ceiling cornice and wainscot complement and continue from the living room with the addition of wall mounted up lighters and ceiling mounted audio speakers. Radiators are concealed in decorative covers.

Office Or Playroom - 5.00m x 2.79m (16'5" x 9'2") - Three windows to rear elevation looking out to the courtyard. Decorative ceiling cornice. Recess ceiling lights. Ceiling mounted audio speakers. Radiator with decorative cover. TV aerial point.

Kitchen Dining Room - 7.11m x 4.04m (23'4" x 13'3") - This is an impressive room with large windows to two elevations looking over the courtyard and rear garden. The ceiling has been neatly restored to expose some of the original timber beans and add recessed ceiling lights and audio speakers. The kitchen has been refitted by Hutton Kitchens and now incorporates an extensive range of base level units with granite work surfaces over. Inset one and a half bowl sink drainer units with mixer taps over and granite up stand. The central island has a contrasting solid wood worktop, incorporating pop up plug sockets, with overhang providing breakfast bar seating. The island provides additional storage with pan drawers and cupboard beneath. The integrated Miele appliances include Electric fan assisted double oven with grill, warming drawer, five ring ceramic hob with extraction hood above, dishwasher, microwave, larder fridge. Freestanding wine cooler. A secondary staircase ascends to first-floor leading to the rear wing of the house. The floor is laid with large ceramic tiles which have under floor heating beneath.

Garden Room - 5.87m x 3.66m (19'3" x 12' ) - The room is measured at its maximum point. This delightful gable ended room has floor to ceiling glazing at the rear elevation with French doors opening out to the garden. The side elevation is glazed with French doors opening to the patio area. The ceiling is vaulted with exposed solid oak a-frame beams giving an impressive open feel. There are also wall mounted up lighters and the floor is laid with large ceramic tiles with underfloor heating.

Laundry Room - 3.56m x 3.38m (11'8" x 11'1") - This well-designed room has a window to front elevation and courtesy door to rear elevation leading into the garden. Fitted with a matching range of eye and base level units and contrasting work surfaces over. Provision for laundry appliance, fridge freezer and ample storage cupboards. The ceramic floor is a continuation from the garden room and has underfloor heating.

Cloakroom - This is a secondary cloakroom which is easily accessed from the garden. Window to rear elevation. The white suite comprises of a low-level WC with enclosed cistern and wash handbasin. Tiling to floor with under floor heating. Heated towel rail.

Rear Hallway - Originally the back door to the house this entry now provides a good space for hanging coats and storing outdoor shoes. A second door leads into the main hallway which connects to the main reception hallway.

Cellar - 5.74m x4.95m (18'10" x16'3" ) - This large cellar has brick flooring and provides a convenient storage area with slate shelving and a wine bottle rack. There is also a low-level window facing the side elevation which draws natural light.

First Floor Landing - This impressive landing space follows the path of the lower hallway leading to all parts of the upstairs accommodation. Progressing and finally to a second landing space with stairs down to the kitchen breakfast room. There are windows to two elevations, radiators with decorative covers and loft hatches.

Master Bedroom - 5.69m x 4.17m measured into the bay window (18'8" - Bay window to front elevation with window seat, second large oriel window to side elevation. Decorative ceiling cornice. Range of recess ceiling lights. Range of built-in wardrobes. Radiator with decorative cover. Door to ensuite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room - Fitted with a white Villeroy and Boch suite comprising of a low-level WC and pedestal wash handbasin. This is complimented by a large Grohe shower which includes rainfall style overhead shower rose and body jet. Marble tiling to walls. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 5.38m x 3.86m measured at maximum point (17'8" x 1 - A large bay window draws light from the front elevation and complements the Living room below. Decorative ceiling cornice. Feature fireplace with Adam style surround flanked by two built in cupboards. Vanity mounted handbasin with marble top and storage below. Recessed ceiling lights.

Bedroom Three - 3.96m to 2.44m inches feet times 2.84m (13 to 8 in - Window to rear elevation looking towards the courtyard. Exposed timbers. Door to ensuite shower room. Radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room - Window to rear elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. The white suite comprises of a low-level WC and pedestal wash handbasin. Walk in shower cubicle with folding glass door. Radiator. Loft access.

Bedroom Four - 4.14mx3.25m (13'7"x10'8") - This is an interesting room with vaulted ceiling and windows to two elevations which overlooks the rear garden and front courtyard. Victorian style cast fireplace. Radiator.

Bedroom Five - 9'11"x9'10" - Window to rear elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator with decorative cover.

Family Bathroom - Obscure glazed window to side elevation. This four piece suite includes a double ended panelled bath, Villeroy and Boch pedestal wash handbasin, and low-level WC. In addition there is a Grohe shower completing the set. Part tiling to walls. Heated towel rail.

Exterior - In addition to Manor House you will also find Molly's cottage plus a workshop, storage rooms and the double garage.

Detached Self-Contained Annex "Mollys Cottage" - Set just off the main courtyard this detached building is currently arranged as a one bedroom self-contained Annex. The current configuration comprises of:

Kitchen Area - 5.56m x3.10m (18'3" x10'2") - This is an impressive open space with vaulted ceilings and exposed Timbers. Velux window, French doors and further windows face towards the courtyard. The kitchen is fitted with a matching range of eye and base level units with contrasting work surfaces over. A large work surface area returns to provide a breakfast bar with seating for four. Inset twin bowl sink drainer unit with mixer taps over and tiled splash backs. Fitted appliances include cooker with ceramic hob and extraction filter above. Provision for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer. Radiator. There is a door, currently unused, which leads through to the large office/Workshop. The kitchen opens out to the living area:

Lounge Area - 24'3"x9'6" - Continuing the vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers this is a generous space with French doors and windows opening to the courtyard.

Bedroom - 10'10"x9'7" - Windows to two elevations overlooking the gardens. Vaulted ceilings. Built in wardrobes. Radiator.

Bathroom - Vaulted ceilings with skylight window. The white suite comprises of a panel bath with Grohe shower attachment over, Low-level WC and pedestal wash handbasin. Part tiling to walls. Heated towel rail. Built in linen cupboard.

Large Office/Bedroom Two/Gym - 25'9"x10'5" - Vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. Windows and French doors overlooking courtyard. Wall mounted remote control contemporary gas fire. This room is used by the current owners as a large office space and gymnasium. Radiator. Wood effect flooring.

Store Room - 3.35m x 2.01m (11" x 6'7") - Wall mounted gas-fired boiler serving central heating for the Annex. Power lighting.

Further Workshops/Storage - 3.40mx3.30m (11'2"x10'10") - Measured to a maximum point as its an irregular shape room. Window to rear elevation. Power and lighting connected.

Double Garage - 18'8"x18'3" - Remote control up and over door to front elevation. Windows to side and rear elevations. Eaves storage space. Power and lighting connected.

Drive And Courtyard - Accessed via electronically operated gates which are open to the driveway which extends into the central courtyard which serves the attached a double garage. The courtyard provides additional parking and turning space for numerous vehicles.

Rear Garden - This impressive garden space features a Cedar of Lebanon tree as a focal point set in mature lawns with raised planting beds and borders. The extensive patios progress around to the original front elevation with decorative central feature. The rear patio area provides a generous seating area leading off from the Garden lounge and Sitting-room. Total plot measures in the region of 0.75 acres.

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03 November 2016

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