Sheer space and supreme levels of comfort ensure Grange House offers the ultimate in family living. Tucked away on a private lane in Great Horkesley, within easy reach to Colchester, Colchester's North Station and only moments away from the beautiful Essex countryside, the property offers a real taste of the country with the convenience of the town nearby.
The six bedroom house, annexe, and leisure complex designed with cutting-edge style offering easy living throughout creates a stunning contemporary home. Perfect for a couple or a family looking for luxury and high quality, the home sits on a plot of approximately 3.3 acres with vast gardens and woodland.
Grange House has been designed for fun family living. The open plan kitchen and dining area is the perfect space for a busy family and for entertaining friends/family. The current owner has greatly enjoyed entertaining friends and family during Family Christmases and summer parties. The seamless, stream-lined bespoke R2 kitchen features semi matt lacquered cabinetry with sections of contrasting fumed oak veneer, work surfaces in Zodiaq Barley with Gaggenau Appliances. The latest high-performance appliances include; two single ovens, steam oven, coffee machine, wok burner, gas burner, electric grill, Teppan Yaki grill, cool fridges, cool freezers, wine cabinet, dishwasher, built-in under counter freezer, custom extractor and boiling water tap. Doors from the kitchen open onto the front terrace, perfect for summer entertaining. The family room, located off of the kitchen serves as the perfect snug area, ready and waiting for the chilled, evening family time.
Entering the property into the bright & spacious entrance hall, you are immediately wowed by the interior contemporary decor. The impressive vaulted drawing/dining room boasts an 18ft ceiling and 16ft arched windows overlooking the front gardens, finished with varnished oak flooring which spans throughout the majority of the ground floor. Moving through the house the breathtaking glass atrium overlooks the courtyard and provides access to two bedroom suites. An inner hall provides access to the integral garage with electric roller door plus concealed access to the circular wine cellar, and two further double bedroom suites.
The first floor provides a relaxing area where the minstrels' gallery overlooks the beautiful drawing/dining room, this leads to the games/cinema room boasting a glass balustrade with views over the atrium and courtyard. The first floor is home to the master bedroom suite and a further bedroom with en-suite. The luxurious master bedroom suite features a dressing room, a flexible area which could be used as nursery or lounge, beautiful bathroom suite and the dual aspect master bedroom itself. Both bedrooms have views over the stunning front gardens.
At the end of the Atrium, you enter the magnificent leisure complex taking this mammoth property to another level. The main room is filled with light from the bi-folding doors along the entire length of the room opening onto the patio area and tennis courts. The main room features a 57ft heated swimming pool with electric cover, bar area and Jacuzzi with remote control pull up TV, there is also a high-end sound system, perfect for parties. Additionally, there is a sauna and a gymnasium that overlooks the pool with slate flooring and integrated sound system. Furthermore, there are two changing rooms, cloakroom and access to a roof terrace.
IDEAL FOR GUESTS
The self-contained Annexe accessed via the leisure complex is ideal for guests or family members. The accommodation includes an open plan living/dining and fully fitted kitchen, there are two bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and family bathroom.
The vast grounds of Grange House have been landscaped to ensure the same high standard as the interior of the house. From modern style entertaining spaces to orchards and shrubbery to a Japanese style garden, the grounds offer a little something for everyone's taste. There is also a woodland area, feature pond and tennis courts. The front of the property features a sweeping driveway with access to the garage.