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- Secure gated entrance
- Private mature gardens
- Large reception rooms
- Tennis Court
St Mary's Grange is a former rectory built in the 15th and 16th centuries and altered in the 18th Century. The property is Grade II* listed and has a wealth of original features including timber beams panelled reception hall and hallway and octagonal chimney pots.
The property has a mixture of large rooms with high ceilings and smaller Tudor rooms, displaying the range of architectural styles used over time.
The large country house has been refurbished by the current owners and now provides high quality accommodation throughout.
The ground floor comprises a large reception hall, drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, breakfast room, kitchen and utility room. There are two staircases, with the main staircase leading up to the first floor where there is a master bedroom with large en suite bathroom featuring a roll top bath and separate shower room. There are a further five double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite bathroom, and a separate family bathroom. A second flight of stairs leads up to the third floor where there is a seventh bedroom with dressing room and bathroom. In total the accommodation extends to over 6,000 sq ft.
11 acres of landscaped gardens and grounds
A private shingle drive culminates in a turning circle and provides a parking area to the front of the property. The gardens and grounds extend to approximately 11 acres and are mainly laid to lawn with mature woodland bordering some of the perimeters, providing seclusion to the main house. Within the grounds there are two post and railed paddocks which overlook the adjoining farmland. A large landscaped stocked lake is a prominent feature of the garden and there is also a hard tennis court and aviary. A gardener is included within the rental price.
1. Subject to contract the house is to be let on an assured shorthold tenancy on a minimum term of 12 months.
2. The tenant is responsible for the payment of outgoings including council tax, electricity, gas, water, and telephone.
3. A returnable deposit equivalent to 2 months rent will be required prior to the commencement of the tenancy. This sum will be returned at the end of the term less any amount for dilapidations or breaches of the terms of the tenancy agreement.
4. Application and referencing fee: For one tenant £285 (£237.50 plus VAT). Additional tenants £39 (£32.50 plus VAT) Guarantors £39 (£32.50 plus VAT) . Inventories/Check-in/Check-out: the Landlord pays the incoming inventory and check-in report and the tenant pays for the check-out report at the then prevailing price.
5. Pets permitted at owner's discretion.
6. Gardening is included in the rent.
Oil fired central heating, private drainage, mains water and electricity. Council Tax Band H
Strictly by appointment with Savills
St Mary's Grange occupies a secluded position down a private gated drive surrounded by 11 acres of landscaped grounds and paddocks. The former rectory is situated on the edge of the small village of Easthorpe to the south west of Colchester. Colchester, the oldest recorded town in England, offers a range of amenities and regular Inter City train services to London. Colchester also has good educational facilities including well known sixth form colleges, independent schools and a Royal Grammar School.
Marks Tey is located approximately 3 miles to the north of St Mary's Grange and offers direct links to London Liverpool Street Station, the average journey time being 56 minutes. Recreational amenities in the area include sailing and fishing on the estuaries of the rivers Stour and Colne together with waterways around Mersea Island. There are a number of nearby golf courses including those at Colchester, Stoke by Nayland and Earls Colne.
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