Stebbing Road, Felsted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6
- Video tour available
- Grade II listed with a wealth of period features
- Panoramic countryside views
- Detached double garage
- Completed upward chain
- In about 2.2 acres
A charming listed country house occupying a lovely stretch of countryside around a mile from Felsted School.
Brook Farm is listed as Grade II and is a significant timber-framed house with plastered elevations under a handmade red-clay tiled roof. The accommodation is arranged over two levels providing beautifully presented interiors with a wealth of period features associated with properties its age including exposed timberwork and an original concertina red-brick chimney to the principal reception room. There are five bedrooms to the first floor including a grand principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling and en suite bathroom. There is a separate family bathroom centered around a practical landing with a staircase descending to the reception hall. The reception hall is positioned to the side of the house and is a welcoming space with doors opening to the east-facing dining room. The kitchen/family room is a stunning, well equipped room fitted by Clive Christian in handmade, painted solid oak with bespoke granite working surfaces and a double butler sink with drainer cut into the granite. The kitchen has been well equipped with a fitted five-ring gas Lacanche hob with electric oven, inglenook fireplace with bread oven, integrated dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. Beyond the kitchen is a well proportioned and practical utility room providing external access to the drive and gardens. The two principal reception rooms are located to the front of the house providing spacious and light-filled rooms. The study and garden room are positioned to the rear of the house providing wonderful views and access over the surrounding gardens and countryside towards Stebbing Brook.
Brook Farm is comfortably set back from its country lane setting behind a white picket fence and is approached over a sweeping gated driveway. The drive extends the width of the house providing extensive parking and a detached double garage of pitched roof design. The formal gardens surround the house offering pristine lawns and a sculpted terrace which extends from the rear of the house making the most of the property’s elevated position. The gardens are complemented with a selection of trees with an overall plot extending to around 2.2 acres.
A120 access: 2.5 miles; rail service at Braintree: 6.6 miles; Stansted Airport and rail services: 11 miles; M11 (junction 8): 12.1 miles. All distances approximate.
Brook Farm is situated within a rural setting between the villages of Felsted and Stebbing offering panoramic countryside views. The immediate area provides access to miles of footpaths and bridleways with the ‘Flitch Way’ being nearby offering an important greenway and wildlife corridor between Braintree and Bishop’s Stortford. The nearby village of Felsted and the market town of Great Dunmow provide the local shopping facilities and there is a more extensive range of recreational, leisure and educational facilities at Chelmsford.
The area is well served by both state and private schools with a primary school at Stebbing, a secondary school at Dunmow and Felsted School nearby.
For the commuter there are train stations at Braintree, Chelmsford and Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street and access onto the A120 linking with the M11 (junction 8) at Bishop's Stortford.
Square Footage: 2,740 sq ft
Acreage: 2.2 Acres
From the centre of Felsted village proceed north along Stebbing Road under the 'Flitch Way' (former railway bridge). After a short distance Brook Farm can be found on the left-hand side.
Postcode: CM6 3LQ
Services: Electricity, water, oil fired heating and private drainage.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Savills.
Stebbing Road, Felsted, Dunmow, Essex, CM6
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Braintree Station5.2 miles
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