7 bedroom detached house for sale

Pye Corner, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Close to the village centre
  • Immaculate character property
  • Coach house, barn and former stable block
  • Beautiful landscaped grounds
  • Accommodation on three floors
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Study and playroom/study
  • Bespoke kitchen and breakfast room
  • Preparation kitchen

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautiful Grade II listed village house with detached coach house, barn and former stable block in delightful landscaped grounds.

Location

Sible Hedingham 1.3 miles, Gosfield 5 miles, Halstead 5.1 miles, Braintree 10 miles (Liverpool Street from 58 minutes), Witham 16 miles (Liverpool Street from 44 minutes), Stansted Airport 27 miles.

Astles is located in the village of Castle Hedingham, named after its famous Norman Keep, a very pretty village with a wealth of fine period houses and cottages. Local amenities include a village shop, post office, church, two pubs, tea room, tennis courts, doctors surgery, a cricket field and playing fields. The nearby market towns of Halstead, Sudbury and Braintree provide for more extensive needs including a commuter line from Sudbury.

Description

Astles is located in Castle Hedingham, named after its famous Norman Keep, a very pretty village with a wealth of fine period houses and cottages. Local amenities include a village shop, post office, church, two pubs, tea room, tennis courts, doctors surgery, a cricket field and playing fields. The nearby market towns of Halstead, Sudbury and Braintree provide for more extensive needs including a commuter line from Sudbury.

Astles is listed as being of Architectural or Historical Interest Grade II and is believed to date from the18th century with later alterations and additions. The house offers a unique opportunity to acquire an outstanding house occupying a prominent location. The property has attractive ‘Georgian’ elevations and has been the subject of a meticulous restoration programme under the scrutiny of the current owners who have used only the finest materials throughout to create a truly stunning family house which boasts both period splendour and modern convenience. Of particular note on the ground floor is the drawing room with twin full height shuttered sash windows with views over the grounds within a specially ornate pargetted ceiling with detailed fret work. The family room has full height shuttered sash windows with a complete range of bespoke book cases and cupboards. The dining room is a particularly cosy room with an elegant range of panelled fronted cupboards and the study has a pretty red brick fire place with lintel above and a detailed ‘Georgian’ arch entrance. The stunning kitchen/breakfast room has bespoke kitchen units with a four oven Aga. There is a cellar accessed from the reception hall which provides extensive wine storage. On the first floor the gallery landing has two ‘Georgian’ arches accessing the bedroom. The principle suite has an en suite bath/shower room and the guest suite has a well-appointed en suite shower room. There are three further bedrooms on this floor with a playroom/study and on the second floor there are two further bedrooms and two attic storage rooms.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a gate with railings, to the other side of which are the buildings and a parking area. To the rear of the house is a striking split level York stone terrace abutting the manicured lawns which makes it ideal for large scale family entertainment. Adjacent is a mellow red brick wall which is followed by a gently flowing winding stream set upon a slate bed. The large expanses of manicured lawn are segregated by a purpose built play areas and a variety of native trees. There are wide gravelled paths which access all areas of the garden with a stunning rose arbour flanked by meticulously maintained herbaceous boarders, beyond which is an apple orchard. A further laurel screen provides access to a garden storage area and buildings.
The outstanding range of buildings includes a detached coach house, barn and former stable block providing extensive space and with a large workshop/garage. There’s a fully equipped kitchen and the first floor is accessed via a beautiful solid oak staircase leading to further study/office room, two cloak rooms and a delightful vaulted ceiling with a glazed apex’s giving stunning views of the garden. A spiral staircase give further access to storage. In addition there’s a vegetable garden, green house and soft fruit cage, adjacent to which is a purpose built lawn mower/garage store.

Square Footage: 4,660 sq ft
Acreage: 2.7 Acres

Directions

From the centre of the village at the top of the main street turn left into Baley Street. Continue along Baley Street with the castle on the right and the house will be seen on the left hand side at the junction with Crown Street.

Postcode: CO9 3DD

Additional Info

Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.

Viewings: Strictly by prior appointment with Savills.


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Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2018

Nearest station

  • Sudbury (6.6 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Sudbury (6.6 mi)
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