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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Little Bentley, Nr Colchester, Essex

Sold STC £845,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Pretty red brick Georgian façade
  • Accessed by a no through lane
  • 2 reception rooms
  • Orangery
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • 6 bedrooms & 3 bath / shower rooms
  • Double garage
  • Hard tennis court
  • Comfortable & extensive accommodation
  • Mature gardens & grounds extending to 2½ acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A pretty and immaculately presented red brick farmhouse standing in formal gardens and grounds.

Rowherns presents an attractive red brick Georgian façade under a tiled roof with to the rear, rendered and painted elevations all under a tile roof. The property has been sympathetically extended over the years providing well-appointed accommodation arranged over three floors. The porch leads into the dining room, with beyond the fully equipped kitchen/breakfast room with Smallbone kitchen having granite work surfaces, integrated Bosch fridge, Neff ceramic top hob, electric oven, Bosch dishwasher, built in wine rack and oil fired two oven AGA. Open plan to the kitchen is the Westbury built orangery/garden room with inset glazed roof and double French doors to the terrace with electric underfloor heating. Beautifully presented drawing room with original fireplace. Inner lobby with fully equipped shower room and secondary staircase to guest bedroom with vaulted ceiling, wardrobe cupboards and eaves storage space.
Rear hall, side lobby and cloakroom, main staircase to first floor landing. Master bedroom with floor to ceiling built in wardrobe cupboards together with recently installed en suite shower room with electrically heated floor. Bedroom three with walk in cupboard and under stairs cupboard. Bedroom four with cupboards and drawers under and open shelves to one side. Fully equipped family bathroom.
On the second floor is bedroom five with exposed chimney breast and eaves storage cupboard with walk through to bedroom six with pitched ceiling and further built in storage cupboards.

The property is approached over a long no through lane to a shingled parking and turning area with further parking beyond. Integral double garage with concrete floor, power and light connected with two up and over doors.

Oil fired boiler and central heating controls, utility area with glazed door to east terrace. Access to insulated and heated dog kennel.
To the front of the property is a pretty area of lawn with deep flower and shrub borders, and walkway through to the hard tennis court which is surrounded by high brick walling surmounted by netting.
To the rear of the house and accessed from the orangery/garden room and kitchen/breakfast room is a paved terrace with high brick wall to the north creating a sheltered and private area.
Wide expanse of lawn and formal gardens beyond accessed by an attractive brick and flagstone path. Timber and felt garden store. Pergola walkway.
There are a number of magnificent mature trees including poplar, eucalyptus and birch with a variety of evergreen trees to give it structure throughout the winter months.

Rowherns is set at the end of a long no through lane on the outskirts of the village of Little Bentley. All major road networks are quickly accessed, with the A133 approximately ½ mile away and the A120 approximately 2½ miles. The county town of Colchester is approximately 7 miles to the west with its comprehensive educational, recreational and commercial facilities. There is a fast train link from Colchester direct to London Liverpool Street station (45 minutes) and from Manningtree (7 miles) to London Liverpool Street station (55 minutes). There is access to the beach and sea at Frinton-on-Sea with its golf course, cricket club and tennis club. For the boating enthusiast there is Titchmarsh Marina on the Walton Backwaters. There are good walking and riding opportunities in the area.

Frinton-on-Sea – 7 miles
Manningtree – 7 miles (London Liverpool Street station – 55 minutes approx)
Colchester – 7 miles (London Liverpool Street station – 45 minutes approx)

Directions (Post code CO7 8RZ)
Driving from Colchester on the A120, continue past the junction with the A133. Look out for the turning right to Little Bentley. Continue through the village, leaving the pub on your right and church on the left. After about 1½ miles and just before you join the A133, turn right up a private road immediately in front of Warren’s Farmhouse. Rowherns lies at the end of this no through road on the right.

Property Information
Services Mains water and electricity. Oil fired boiler. Private drainage.

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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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 November 2016


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