7 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Road, Braintree, Essex

Offers in Excess of £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached character home
  • Five acres
  • Detached thatched barn
  • Stables
  • Wealth of character appeal

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Taylor Milburn are delighted to offer for sale Cresleys, a beautiful listed detached home dating back to 1638. The former farm house comes with approximately 6 acres of land, and beautiful detached barn and stables. The land is divided into various parts with a wonderful all encompassing garden full of fruit trees, a thatched summer house, original Victorian dairy house, a carriage driveway and a large pond complete with thatched boat house. The property boasts a wealth of character features such as oak beams and exposed brickwork, and gorgeous oak paneled entrance lobby and formal dining room.

Entrance porch: Solid wood entrance door with doorway leading to entrance hallway. Painted stain glass windows.

Entrance lobby: 21'10 x 18' Solid wood staircase rising to first floor, exposed oak beams, brick inglenook fireplace with inset cast iron fuel burner, solid oak paneled walls, parquet flooring, windows to side, doors to formal dining room, hallway, WC and living room.

WC: 10'1 x 9'4: WC, vanity wash hand basin, built in storage cupboards, window to rear.

Living room: 21'3 reducing to 15'3 x 31'8 Window to front and side, part glazed barn style door to rear garden, a wealth of exposed oak beams, brick built fireplace with surround and hearth, radiator.

Formal dining room: 14'2 x 17'7 Windows to front and side, solid oak paneled walls, exposed oak beams, polished floor boards.

Hallway: Stairs to first floor, built in storage cupboard, doors to entrance lobby, kitchen and dining room/study, door to cellar storage room.

Dining room/Study: 11'4 x 11'9 Window to front, radiator, brick fireplace with brick hearth and wooden mantle.

Kitchen: 17'2 x 12'8 Comprising of a range oven, a one and quarter bowl sink unit inset into a work surface, matching range of base and wall units, space for appliances, door to utility room, larder and door to front porch, windows to front and side.

Larder: 6'1 x 12' Walk in larder room, window to front, rang of shelves and storage, tiled flooring.

Entrance porch: Entrance door, door to kitchen.

Utility room: 9'10 x 12'2 Window to rear, door to rear, one and a quarter bowl sink unit, inset into a roll edged work surface, matching rang of base units, further storage cupboards, door to boiler room and rear garden patio area.

Boiler room: 16'2 x 11'3 Entrance door to front, stairs to first floor, tiled flooring, built in under stair storage cupboard containing water feature, boiler, tiled flooring, window to rear, built in storage cupboard.

WC: Tiled flooring, WC, wash hand basin, window to side.

Landing: Loft access, a wealth of exposed oak beams, stairs to ground floor, storage cupboards, door to further landing, loft access.

Bedroom 2: 14'9 x 18'7 Windows to front with views over courtyard, barn and stables and window to side, radiator, exposed oak beams, vanity sink unit.

Bedroom 4: 11'4 x 14'3 Window to side, radiator, brick built fireplace with wood mantle, exposed beams, built in wardrobe with original spice cupboard.

Master bedroom: 13'8 x 18'3 Bay window to rear with views over gardens and pond. Radiator, built in double wardrobe, exposed oak beams.

Bedroom 3: 14' x 14'10 Windows to rear and side, radiator, three built in double wardrobes with one housing vanity sink unit.

Bathroom/WC: 7'3 x 14'11 Panelled bath with mixer taps, his and hers wash hand basins, bidet, WC, part tiled walls, window to rear.

Further landing: Stairs to ground floor.

Bedroom 7: 11'6 x 11'9 Window to front with views over courtyard, barn and stables, radiator, double wardrobe.

Bathroom/WC: Paneled bath, double shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, part tiled walls, window to rear.

Bedroom 6: 11' x 12'1 Window to front with views over courtyard, barn and stables, radiator, built in storage cupboard.

Bedroom 5: Window to front with views over courtyard, barn and stables and window to rear , radiator, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, door way to further landing.

Landing: Stairs to ground floor boiler room, exposed beams and brickwork, door to bedroom 5 and bathroom.

Bathroom/WC: Paneled whirlpool bath, wash hand basin, WC, exposed brickwork, window to rear.

Outside:

The property is approached via a shingle driveway leading to a gate with access to the main courtyard. The courtyard is flanked by the wonderful barn and stables.
The barn measures 41'9 x 55'4 maximum measurements and offers vaulted ceiling, original thresher flooring, barn style doors to front and rear. Adjoining the barn are three further stable measuring:

Stables:
32' x 13'5 plus 18'8 x 15
18'6 x 15'5
11'3 x 9'11
11'10 x 7'7

Tack Rooms
13'9 x 8'2
14'2 x 8'

There are also four further stables which have light industrial usage.

The courtyard also offers a detached garage with double doors. Wrought iron fencing and gateway lead to the front garden. The front garden is laid to lawn and offers a wealth of mature trees, further garage with up and over door, well house and well which provides the property with its water supply, and a shingle path to both sides. Situated surrounded by mature trees is a Victorian diary house which is now used as a summer house. To one side is the original front garden with a carriage driveway with an entrance and exit (currently unused) leading onto Church Road. The carriage driveway circles a Holm Oak tree believed to date back to Queen Victoria's Coronation in 1838.

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with a wealth of mature fruit trees and shrubs and patio area. A 1930's built thatched summer house overlooks the attractive pond which has its own thatched boat house. The remainder of the rear garden is laid to meadow with various mature trees and a World War Two air raid shelter. To the rear of the meadow area is a paddock currently used for horses. 


Nearest stations

  • White Notley (0.8 mi)
  • Cressing (1.5 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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90 High Street, Braintree, CM7 1JP

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90 High Street, Braintree, CM7 1JP

01376 808049 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • White Notley (0.8 mi)
  • Cressing (1.5 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (2.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Taylor Milburn , Braintree

90 High Street, Braintree, CM7 1JP

01376 808049 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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