Located in a semi-rural position abutting open countryside to the rear and side of the plot is this equestrian property which has an ideal mix of house, outbuildings and land. Read more
Located in a semi-rural position abutting open countryside to the rear and side of the plot is this equestrian property which has an ideal mix of house, outbuildings and land. The original family home has been extended and altered to provide large family accommodation with five double bedrooms and an adjoining one bedroom annexe, ideal as use of one large home or a principal dwelling and adjoining annexe. Externally the plot totals approximately 3.77 acres divided into two large paddocks, a 40' x 20' manège, extensive range of outbuildings and stabling and beautifully established formal gardens. Both the property and the land have been well maintained with an ideal equestrian configuration. Early viewing to appreciate the setting and size of the accommodation and amenities is strongly recommended.
Entrance Porch With access through a fully glazed uPVC door to the front elevation into a tiled porch with obscure glazed door leading through to the entrance hallway.
Entrance Hallway With stairs rising off to the first floor accommodation, understairs storage cupboard, radiator, part glazed door leads through to the annexe accommodation and further doors off to:-
Breakfast Kitchen14'5" x 12'9" (4.4m x 3.89m). Fitted with a range of high quality cream fronted units with laminate work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap. Built into the kitchen is a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, Rangemaster double oven with five ring induction hob, fitted extractor fan over, natural stone tiling to the walls and tile effect flooring with two floor mounted kick heaters. A wide uPVC glazed window overlooks the front garden, there is space for a central breakfast table and chairs, two radiators and opening through to the dining room.
Dining Room12'8" x 12' (3.86m x 3.66m). Being naturally light with a large central glazed ceiling lantern, walk-in bay window to the side elevation and two tall glazed windows to front elevation, all uPVC double glazed. Two central heating radiators, multi paned glazed door through to:-
Living Room21'9" x 11'9" (6.63m x 3.58m). A sizeable principal reception room benefitting from sliding glazed doors providing access into the garden and a further wide glazed window overlooking the garden, a central multi fuel burning stove situated on a tiled hearth with wooden mantelpiece, two radiators and television point, fully glazed doors lead through to:-
Conservatory9'6" x 9'4" (2.9m x 2.84m). A pleasant sitting room with full glazing overlooking the garden with pitched obscure glazed roof, double French doors lead outside. Central heating radiator.
Inner Hallway Accessed from the main entrance hall and the lounge there is a built-in cupboard and a built-in pantry situated beneath the stairs, further doors off to:-
Cloaks/WC7' x 5' (2.13m x 1.52m). Fitted with a two piece suite comprising a toilet and wash hand basin with tiled splashback to the wall and obscure glazed window to the rear. This room houses the floor mounted central heating boiler.
Side Hallway With stable door leading to the outside via a covered porch housing the wall mounted electricity consumer unit, tile effect vinyl flooring and a further link between the main house and the annexe, doors lead through to:-
Utility Room8'6" x 5'5" (2.6m x 1.65m). With plumbing and appliance space for numerous white goods including space for two washing machines and two tumble dryers.
Annexe Kitchen12'5" x 10'8" (3.78m x 3.25m). Fitted with a range of high quality oak fronted units, laminate work surfacing, one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap over, built-in eye level Hotpoint double oven and grill, fridge/freezer, Bosch dishwasher, concealed bins and four ring Hotpoint induction hob with concealed extractor fan over. Tiling to the walls and complementing tile effect vinyl floor, a wide uPVC window overlooking the front, radiator, multi paned glazed door leads through to:-
Inner Hallway With built-in storage cupboard, half glazed door leading back to the main house inner hallway and further doors off to:-
Bedroom14'1" x 10'7" (4.3m x 3.23m). This naturally light and large bedroom with uPVC glazing to both the front and side elevations, an extensive range of high quality fitted wardrobes with matching dressing table and bedside units, television space set within the centre wardrobe, television point and radiator.
Lounge20' x 10'7" (6.1m x 3.23m). Also being beautifully light with a high ceiling, fully glazed French doors open into the rear garden with a further wide glazed uPVC window to the side elevation with open countryside views, two radiators, television point and space in the room for both seating and dining. Door off to:-
Sitting Room14'4" x 8'4" (4.37m x 2.54m). A flexible reception room having been used as both a bedroom and a second sitting room. Fully glazed French doors open out into the rear garden, uPVC glazing to both the side and rear elevations with fitted blinds, radiator.
Shower Room8'6" x 5'7" (2.6m x 1.7m). With a very large walk-in shower unit with low profile tray and fitted glass screen, wall mounted shower and controls, wash hand basin and toilet, full tiling to the walls with wall mounted chrome towel heater and extractor fan to the ceiling.
First Floor Landing A split level galleried landing with large Velux window flooding natural light into the area, built-in cupboard with shelving and doors off to:-
Bedroom One17'6" x 12'4" (5.33m x 3.76m). An impressive bedroom with high vaulted ceiling, uPVC glazing to the rear and side elevations with elevated views of the garden and countryside beyond, radiator and tall wardrobes which could be left if desired, opening through to:-
En-Suite Bathroom9' x 8' (2.74m x 2.44m). A sizeable en-suite with a panelled bath fitted with central mixer tap and hand held shower attachment as well as a separate corner shower unit with Mira electric shower, wash hand basin and toilet, tiled splashbacks to the walls and obscure glazed window to the side, wall mounted shaver point, radiator and extractor fan.
Bedroom Two14'5" x 12'9" (4.4m x 3.89m). A spacious double room, with a uPVC double glazed window to the front elevation, radiator and access to a loft space via a drop-down ladder which extends to the length of the house and is floored.
Bedroom Three12'6" x 11'10" (3.8m x 3.6m). An attractive double room having a uPVC glazed window overlooking the garden, built-in wardrobes, radiator.
Bedroom Four6'11" x 12'4" (2.1m x 3.76m). Having a dual aspect with uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side and radiator.
Bedroom Five9'10" x 8'5" (3m x 2.57m). Currently used as a home office however this would make a sizeable room having a uPVC glazed window to front, radiator and open double cupboard with fitted shelving units.
Family Bathroom7'8" x 7' (2.34m x 2.13m). Fitted with a three piece white suite consisting of bath with shower over, wash hand basin and toilet. Tiling to the walls, built in cupboard, chrome towel heater and obscure glazed window.
Outside - Front Accessed from Browns Lane onto a large gravelled driveway where there is off-street parking for numerous vehicles, large timber storage shed situated on a concrete base, the property has an attractive facade being partial exposed brickwork and partial cedar cladding and a 'living' porch roof, paving wraps around the front and sides of the property with gated access to the rear.
Outside - Rear With established hedgerows with trees dotted along the boundaries, to the left side of the garden there is a wide lawn and orchard stocked with a variety of fruit trees, gated access to a formal rear garden where there is a continuation of the orchard and a proportion of the lawn is sectioned off for free roaming chickens, with a timber chicken coop beyond. A pathway continues to the rear of the property where there is space for outdoor seating, beautifully stocked flowering beds and formal lawns, outdoor tap and lighting and a pathway winds down through the lawn to a former wild flower meadow and down towards the paddock, stabling and outbuildings. Beyond the former wild flower meadow is a pond with water feature, market vegetable garden, greenhouse and potting shed. A Harlow field shelter has been converted into two small stables which currently houses sheep. Attractive views can be enjoyed beyond the garden across countryside to the rear and side elevation.
Workshop One23'6" x 15'7" (7.16m x 4.75m). Accessed via a sliding door to the front elevation, connected with power and lighting having two glazed windows on each side.
Hay Barn24'11" x 14'8" (7.6m x 4.47m). Accessed to both the front and rear with a variety of potential uses but currently used for the storage of hay. Wide double doors on the side for hay deliveries.
Stable Block With a central courtyard and covered walkway with outdoor lighting and tap. Access to three stables, two of which are corner stables and are slightly larger, approximately 14' x 14' and a tack room which is approximately 14' x 12'. All three stables are double sided with the stable doors to the rear elevation leading into individual gated and fenced bays with outdoor lighting. A further lean-to store beyond the chicken coop.
Paddock Independently accessed by a wide metal gate from Browns Lane with access track leading along the side of the plot to hardstanding for a horse trailer or lorry and muck heap. The track continues to the rear of the stables, ménage and paddock. The land is currently divided into two separate paddocks totalling approximately 2.77 acres (overall plot 3.77 acres). The access track has been recently been refreshed to provide for good drainage.
The paddocks are well enclosed with a combination of post and rail fencing and established hedgerows to the boundaries as well as a variety of mature trees.
Manége131'3" x 65'7" (40m x 20m). Constructed approximately 11 years ago this high quality manége is well maintained and has a combi ride surface which was replaced three years ago. Gated access to each side of the arena.
Agent's Note Please note that the side access and section of land situated off Browns Lane may have the potential to be developed to create a separate residential dwelling in the future. On this basis, the whole paddock is being sold with an uplift clause for the duration of 30 years at 30% of the uplift in value from its current value to any enhanced value with additional residential development.