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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Epping Road, Roydon

Withdrawn from Market £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Individual Detached Edwardian Village Home
  • Mature Plot of approx. 3/4 acre
  • Requiring Some Modernisation
  • Further Potential to Improve/Enlarge (STPP)
  • Retaining some Original Period Features
  • Convenient Location
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Two Bathrooms
  • Carriage Drive and Detached Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

SUMMARY CHAIN FREE...Pennistone is a handsome, six bedroom Edwardian residence of approximately 2594 square ft., that retains many character features of the period and is located close to amenities in the sought after commuter village of Roydon. The house has been a much loved family home and offers well proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors. The property is ready for a new owner to decorate and design to their own tastes and lifestyle. Set on a generous plot with 'in and out' carriage drive, spacious garage (29' 6" x 17' 3" ) and mature gardens, with the overall plot extending to approximately 3/4 acre. 

LOCATION Roydon is a much sought after commuter village situated on the Herts/Essex borders. 'Pennistone' is situated in Epping Road and is in close proximity to the facilities in the village including pubs, restaurants, convenience store/post office, hairdressers, chemist, a primary school and Roydon main-line station. (London to Liverpool Street approx. 33 minutes). Harlow is just 3 miles away and Epping 8 miles away, there is easy access to comprehensive shopping facilities, independent and state schools and leisure facilities.
The A10 and the M11 and M25 motorways are within easy reach giving access to London, Stansted Airport, East Anglia, Cambridge and beyond.

Roydon station (Liverpool Street - approximately 33 minutes, Cambridge approximately 55 minutes), Epping tube station 8.4 miles, Stansted airport 20 miles, Haileybury School 5.4 miles, St. Edmunds College 12.7 miles (Distances are approximate)

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION This substantial and well proportioned Edwardian residence has been in the current family ownership for several decades, therefore this is the first time the property has been on the open market since the early 1970's. This handsome house has been a much loved family home and offers well proportioned accommodation arranged over three floors measuring approximately 2594 square ft. The property is ready for a new owner to decorate and design to their own tastes and lifestyle.

Dating back to circa. 1908, 'Pennistone' would have been well known in the village some years ago as it is understood to have been the village Doctor's home as well as housing the local surgery at that time.

Being offered CHAIN FREE, the property retains certain character features of the period such as beautiful wood panelling to the reception hall and drawing room, original leaded light windows, original doors and door furniture, some parquet floors, cast iron and open fireplaces, coved cornices and picture rails.

The spacious and versatile accommodation is set over three floors, measuring approximately 2594 sq. ft. and occupies a generous plot of approximately 3/4 acre.

The front of the house is well screened from the road by way of natural planting and there is a sweeping 'in and out' carriage driveway giving access to a double garage situated to the left hand side of the property.

The spacious 29' 6" x 17' 3" (8.99m x 5.26m) garage is brick built under a pitch tiled roof. Light and power is connected. A garden room is situated to the rear of the garage providing a lovely place to sit and admire the gardens. (requires some attention)

The delightful, private gardens are a particular feature of the property, traditionally laid with an extensive lawn, an attractive garden pond, mature and established borders and a variety of specimen trees. Large timber garden shed.There is an interesting world war two air raid shelter hidden amongst the foliage.



PORCH 11' 11" x 6' 0" (3.63m x 1.83m) Parquet floor. Windows to three aspects. 

RECEPTION HALL 14' 3" x 10' 4" (4.34m x 3.15m) Measured into stairwell. Original wood panelling to walls. Wall mounted heater. 

LIVING ROOM 16' 11" x 13' 6" (5.16m x 4.11m) Dual aspect windows to front and side aspects. Open fireplace with surround (currently not in use) Radiator.  

DRAWING ROOM 20' 5" x 11' 10" (6.22m x 3.61m) Original wood panelling to walls. Open fire. Windows to rear and side aspects and door opening to the rear garden. Wall mounted heater. 

KITCHEN 16' 5" x 11' 10" (5m x 3.61m) Fitted with a range of wall and base units with worktops over. Inset sink and drainer. Inset four ring gas hob. Built-in oven. Space for fridge/freezer. Breakfast bar. Two windows to rear aspect overlooking garden. 

STUDY 11' 5" x 9' 10" (3.48m x 3m) Accessed from hall. Window to front aspect. Radiator. Doorway to boot room/utility (currently blocked off) 

BOOT ROOM/UTILITY 9' 1" x 6' 5" (2.77m x 1.96m) Door opening to front driveway. Window to side aspect. Radiator. 


FIRST FLOOR Spacious landing with window to front aspect. Stairs rising to second floor. 

BEDROOM ONE 20' 6" x 11' 11" (6.25m x 3.63m) Dual aspect windows to the rear and side. Radiator. Wash hand basin. 

BEDROOM TWO 16' 11" x 13' 11" (5.16m x 4.24m) Dual aspect windows to front and side. Radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 11" x 8' 10" (3.63m x 2.69m) Measured into fitted wardrobe cupboard. Window to rear aspect. Cast iron fireplace. Radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 9' 10 narr to 6'7"" x 9' 6" (3m x 2.9m) Window to side aspect. 


SECOND FLOOR Landing with access to bedrooms and large loft space. 

BEDROOM FIVE 16' 11" x 13' 9" (5.16m x 4.19m) Window to side aspect. Cast iron fireplace. Radiator. 

BEDROOM SIX 20' 6" x 12' 1" (6.25m x 3.68m) Window to side aspect. 'Porthole' window with views across the garden and surrounding countryside. Cast iron fireplace. Radiator. Wash hand basin. 

PLOT The overall plot measures approximately 3/4 of an acre. 

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