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Priory Road, Tiptree

PROPERTY TYPE

Detached

BEDROOMS

6

BATHROOMS

3

SIZE

6,278 sq ft

583 sq m

TENURE
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Freehold

Key features

  • Six Bedroom Detached Equestrian Home
  • Superb Principle Bedroom with en-suite and balcony overlooking the paddocks
  • Four Reception Rooms and a stylish, light Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Seven Stables and Charles Britain International sized ménage
  • One Bedroom Self Contained Annexe.
  • Seven Acres (STMS)
  • Double Garage and Off Street Parking for Several Vehicles, including EV charger
  • Home Office/Gym/Studio
  • Quiet and convenient location - 5 minutes to A12, 15 minutes to Witham Mainline Station
  • Total Accommodation approximately 6278 sq ft

Description

Looking for an equestrian property where you are set away from any busy roads, hacking routes on your doorstep, the benefit of a quiet location and high level of privacy, views from the house across all of the paddocks and a generous amount of living accommodation?


A short distance from Tiptree Heath, down a quiet country road is this superb six-bedroom equestrian home with seven acres (STMS), seven stables, ménage, double garage, annexe, office/gym and an area with a hot tub (currently work in progress to create a sauna, steam room and shower). There is also a large block paved driveway providing parking for several vehicles and an EV charger.

The living accommodation is very flexible and includes four reception rooms (lounge, study/family room/playroom, large dining room and snug) kitchen/breakfast room, six bedrooms - with spacious principle bedroom with en-suite, balcony and views across the paddocks. Total accommodation of approximately 6,278 sq ft.


It is conveniently located for transport links, 5 minutes to the A12 and 10 minutes to Witham mainline station 45 minutes to the London Liverpool Street), and local amenities and shopping at Tiptree, Witham, Maldon and Colchester It feels that you’re far out in the countryside.

This home is extremely fortunate to have fantastic hacking nearby including access to the East Anglian Farm Rides.

Perfectly suited for equestrian use but equally ideal for keeping variety of livestock including sheep, goats or even alpacas. The grounds offer a high level of privacy and bordered by mature trees and hedgerow.


ACCOMMODATION

Ground Floor

The whole ground floor accommodation has a natural flow from the hallway through to the lounge, dining room, kitchen and snug. There is beautiful, quality and hardwearing oak flooring throughout.

The reception hall is light and spacious with a central staircase leading to the first floor. To the left is a good size reception room that could be used as a large study, family/TV room or, for those with young children, works well as a children’s playroom.

To your right, double doors open into the fabulous large, almost square, lounge with feature fireplace and log burner. To far right of the lounge are French doors opening to the side garden, to the left are French doors opening into the dining room.

The dining room sits perfectly between the kitchen and lounge. A light and spacious room that easily accommodates a 12 seater table. French doors opening onto the rear garden and sun terrace, perfect for those big family gathering and social occasions.

Central to the rear of the property is the kitchen/breakfast room, a real hub for the family, views out towards the garden and paddocks. An array of white high gloss cabinets provide copious amounts of storage and act as a nice contrast to the oak floor and fitted six seater dining table, offering a contemporary feel. You will also find a range of built-in appliances, including double oven, combi microwave, dishwasher, wine cooler and coffee machine and, space and plumbing for a large American style fridge/freezer. Between the kitchen and dining room is the utility area and downstairs cloakroom. A glazed door leads on to the extensive sun terrace.

From the kitchen is an open doorway leading to a sizeable snug, with feature modern log burner and views and French doors out to the patio. Perfect area to relax before or after an evening meal or, to snuggle in on those cold winter evenings.


First floor

Back to the reception hall are stairs to the first floor landing, offering plenty of light from a central dormer window. There six delightful double bedrooms. The principle bedroom is the show piece of this floor. Spacious and very light with dual aspect windows. It benefits from a luxury en-suite shower room and a fabulous balcony providing elevated views of across the garden and paddocks. An excellent place to enjoy breakfast on a summer day or perhaps watching the sun set with a glass of wine. The remaining five bedrooms are all well-proportioned and presented to a high standard.



The annexe and home office/gym

The annexe includes a generously proportioned sitting room, bedroom and an en-suite shower room. There is a further separate cloakroom and kitchenette. Attached to this is an office/studio/gym which could easily be used and opened up to provide a further reception room for the annexe.


Hot tub area
To the rear of the formal garden is a hard standing with hot tub (possibly remaining) and a timber framed building that does have a working shower/steam room but is ‘work in progress’ to include a sauna.


OUTSIDE

Approached from either end of Priory Road, to the front of the property is an expansive block paved carriage driveway providing off street parking for several vehicles, including an EV charge point. There is side access via a five bar gate to the double garage, stabling, outbuildings and paddocks. The large double garage has power and light. There is also additional parking, ideal for a horse box.


The equestrian complex includes eight stables and a tack room as well as log store. A path then leads to the ménage and a further stable and garden store. The grounds are best seen from the elevated position of the balcony with far reaching farmland views. There are three large paddocks with one smaller enclosed area and post and rail fencing. There is a Charles Britain International sized ménage

The principal garden is split into two, with the main garden being laid to well-tended lawn, mature hedging and various herbaceous beds and borders set amongst mature trees. The extensive sun terrace extends the whole width and depth of the property - a perfect area for barbeques and al-fresco dining. There is also a pizza oven that will remain




What’s nearby

A short walk from the house is the local farm shop which sells fresh local and seasonal produce - includes a selection of vegetables, eggs, meat, fish and good quality pies, jams, flowers and bread.

For dog walkers, nearby is Tiptree Heath Nature Reserve with an abundance of wildlife, birds and insects plus a variety of wild plants, shrubs and flowers. The only place in Essex where you will find all three heather species growing together and the largest area of lowland heathland in the county

Located on the periphery of the village of Tiptree, Abbots Trace is well placed to make the most of the village's amenities. It is a short 5 minute drive to the centre of Tiptree with two supermarkets, butchers, hairdresser, vets, petrol station, haberdashers, amongst other useful shops and eateries. Tiptree also has a doctors and dentist.

There is good access to bridle paths and farm tracks, fantastic hacking including access to the East Anglian Farm Rides. For serious equestrian enthusiasts is nearby T.E.C Tiptree Equestrian Centre and Tiptree and Thurstable Riding Club.



Within easy reach

5 minute drive to the A12, 15 minutes to Witham Mainline Station, 45 minute service to London Liverpool Street

Colchester and Chelmsford are about 30 and 35 minutes away respectively and have a good selection of boutique and national shops and, supermarkets and an extensive variety of leisure facilities, amenities and services.

There are local state primary and secondary schools in Tiptree, Great Totham, Maldon and nearby Messing Both Colchester and Chelmsford also have excellent grammar schools for girls and boys. In Colchester you also have a selection of independent schools including Holmwood House, St Mary’s for Girls, Oxford House, and Colchester High School. There is also Maldon Court independent and preparatory.


The historic waterside town of Maldon is a 15 minute drive, which has a selection of eateries, shops and its promenade park that hosts a variety of events throughout the year.

For sailing and water sport enthusiasts nearby you have Tollesbury Marina and slightly further afield Mersea Island that has sailing, canoeing and paddle boarding (plus a selection of seafood including the famous Mersea Oysters).

Golf and leisure facilities include Braxted Park Golf Club, The Golf Club at Potters Resorts Five Lakes, Foresters and Benton Hall Golf and Country Club. Benton Hall in nearby has Witham excellent heath and leisure facilities that include an indoor pool Nearby Prested Hall in Feering has a health and fitness centre and is also has one of the only remaining Real Tennis courts in the country.



TENURE - Freehoid
COUNCIL TAX - G
LOCAL AUTHORITY - Colchester City Council

SERVICES
Mains electricity, water and gas, Private drainage

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  • Witham Station3.5 miles
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Chewton Rose, Colchester

Are you keen to move out of London and get more house for your money? Moving to the Colchester area is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a more relaxed lifestyle while still being an easy journey from the capital. Colchester is just over 50 minutes into London Liverpool Street and a 45 minute drive to Stansted.

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