Chivers Road, Stondon Massey, Brentwood, Essex, CM15
- Attractive six bedroom period house
- Detached reverse-living contemporary cottage
- Five stables, garaging and Manège
- Lake and outdoor pool
- Gardens, grounds and paddocks
- Convenient for schools, road and rail links
- Electric-gated entrance
- About 8.25 acres
- EPC Rating = F
A fine reception hall runs the entire length of the house. The west wing includes a fine drawing room extending to nearly 28 ft with south and west-facing bay windows providing a good deal of natural light. A fireplace provides a lovely focal point to this delightful room. Beyond, situated at the front of the house, is the morning room, again with an attractive fireplace and views over the front grounds, the lake and the drive. The west wing includes a sitting room/study and a well proportioned dining room which adjoins a fantastic kitchen/breakfast room, 21.9 ft x 20.10 ft featuring a vaulted ceiling and fitted with a range of bespoke, Shaker-style units. Double doors open to a rear terrace which overlooks the swimming pool.
On the first floor there are six well proportioned bedrooms. The principal bedroom suite enjoys far-reaching views over the property’s grounds and paddocks and includes a large en suite shower room. Bedroom two, situated at the front of the house, also has an en suite shower room with the remaining bedrooms serviced by a well appointed family bathroom.
This property sits adjacent to Chivers - a contemporary building with reverse-style living, designed to take advantage of the property’s unique position with elevated views over the gardens and grounds. The ground floor provides versatile space, currently used as a large laundry room, gym, bedroom and en suite bathroom. The first floor comprises principally one large open space with a fitted kitchen, living and dining room with high, vaulted ceiling and deep glazing with double doors opening on to a retained balcony. At the end of this room is the principal bedroom with en suite bath/shower room.
With access from the courtyard, and sitting adjacent to The Loft is a range of outbuildings including five stables, hay barn, tack room, machinery store, double and single garage and further storage areas.
The house has a wide lane frontage with electric gates serving a long drive to a substantial parking area in front of both properties. The grounds run north to south and the property is situated in the middle of the land. To the north the grounds include an attractive lake which is surrounded by sloping lawns with an adjoining manège. Towards the front of the house is an attractive display of topiary hedging and mature trees along the lane frontage. The tree line continues to the south protecting the grounds and affording a good deal of privacy, particularly in the summer months. Immediately behind the house is an outdoor swimming pool and more formal gardens. The far southern area is laid to grass and used as large open paddocks with frontage to School Road.
Mains water and electricity. Private drainage (installed in 2020). Oil-fired central heating.
Chipping Ongar: 4 miles; Brentwood: 4.8 miles; M25 (junction 28): 5.8 miles; Epping Underground Station: 10 miles; Stansted Airport: 20 miles. All distances approximate.
Chivers and The Loft are situated in a lovely stretch of countryside between Stondon Massey and Doddinghurst on the northern fringes of Brentwood. Close by, the village of Blackmore has local shops and to the west the town of Chipping Ongar provides an excellent range of traditional shops, pubs and restaurants as well as a Sainsbury’s and Tesco, a doctors’ surgery and library. More extensive shopping facilities can be found at Brentwood or Chelmsford.
For the commuter there are excellent connections to the M11 (junction 7) which connects with (junction 28) the M25, an underground rail service (Central Line) at Epping with overground rail services from Brentwood and Shenfield (Crossrail). The A12 access is 4.5 miles at Shenfield.
There is an excellent choice of local schools in the area, including Brentwood Preparatory school, St. Martins and Shenfield primary schools at Kelvedon Hatch, Ongar and Moreton and the recently opened Ongar Academy is a mixed community school for 11-18-year-olds. Further afield are Brentwood School, King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford County High School for Girls and New Hall School and Haileybury at Hertford.
Square Footage: 4,266 sq ft
Acreage: 8.25 Acres
From Brentwood take the A128 towards Ongar continuing out of the town into the straight mile. Continue on to Kelvedon Hatch ignoring the turning on the right into Blackmore Road. Continue on and just before the church turn right into School Road. Proceed through the woodland and turn left towards Stondon Massey. Proceed for about a quarter of a mile and the entrance to Chivers and The Loft will be found on the right-hand side.
Postcode: CM15 0LL
Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Savills.
Chivers Road, Stondon Massey, Brentwood, Essex, CM15
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Shenfield Station3.6 miles
- Brentwood Station4.1 miles
- Ingatestone Station4.5 miles
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