6 bedroom detached house for saleHalstead Road, Kirby le Soken, Frinton-on-Sea, Essex
- 6 Bedrooms
- 4 Reception rooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Utility area
- Victorian coach house and annexe buildings
- American barn housing 10 stables
- Swimming pool
- Walled garden
- Formal gardens with small lake
Having extensive frontage, originally constructed
in the 17th century with a later Georgian façade,
this six bedroom Grade II listed country home
represents a superb opportunity. Set within it's own grounds, close to all facilities. A Georgian
pediment porch on Doric columns creates an
impressive entrance on carriage driveway with
secondary gated entrance to coach house and
formal gardens. L-shaped entrance hall provides
access to principal reception rooms, staircase to
first floor and stairs to wine cellar. The double
aspect drawing room has views to the front,
extending to backwaters in the distance and walled garden to the rear. Opposite this room is a
formal dining room with a recessed Minster-type
fireplace and exposed beams. Gently rising dogleg
staircase to first floor.
The kitchen, which connects to the Victorian rear
wing, is fitted with a comprehensive Smallbone
kitchen set under Corian work surfaces, having an Aga cooker positioned within range fireplace. The kitchen opens onto a breakfast room and rear service lobby containing storage room, utility room and saddlery, together with WC and door to internal courtyard. To the rear of the kitchen is the rose garden with a patio suitable for a conservatory addition, subject to consent.
The first floor comprises a large master bedroom
with feature bay window overlooking the walled
gardens and door to dressing room fitted with a
range of units. Five further bedrooms are located
on the first floor, four being doubles. There are
two well fitted family bathrooms
Hill House is the principal property on the outskirts of the village which has a direct rail connection to Colchester, together with its main line railway connection of 50 minutes to Liverpool Street and comprehensive shopping. More locally the popular quaint seaside resort of Frinton-on-sea with its exceptional beaches and shopping facilities lies 2.5 miles to the east.
Grounds extend to approximately 7 acres and
comprises a formal walled garden, sweeping lawns, a small lake, a part walled swimming pool
garden, woodland and paddocks containing an American barn with 10 stables and also secondary field shelters. To the front of the house is a substantial frontage, having 2 gated entrances with principal gravel drives to each. The property is well secluded by mature hedging. Immediately to the rear of the house is the private walled garden, maturely planted, laid to lawn with a feature rose garden and box hedge parterre.
The second drive leads directly to the Victorian
coach house and garaging which has a hay loft
at first floor level and a substantial brick built dairy parlour immediately to the rear. Whilst providing superb storage facilities, this could, subject to relevant consent, be converted to a fantastic annexe facility / separate home. The remainder of ground comprises well maintained paddocks with a post and fence.
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