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£1,250,000 Guide price

4 bedroom equestrian property for sale

Bennetts Lane, North End, Dunmow, Essex, CM6

Under offer

£1,250,000 Guide price

4 bedroom equestrian property for sale

Bennetts Lane, North End, Dunmow, Essex, CM6

Under offer

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Property features

  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Three bedroom farmhouse with one bedroom annexe
  • Combination of traditional period features with stylish modern additions
  • Peaceful country lane setting
  • Close proximity of both Felsted and Newhall private schools providing exceptional educational facilities Excellent range of equestrian facilities including 40 x 30 m sand and rubber manège
  • L-shaped stable block with six loose boxes and 8.3 acres of garden and paddocks
  • Self-contained one bedroom annexe
  • Discreetly positioned away from the main house
  • EPC Exempt

Nearest schools

school icon  The Flitch Green Academy (1.2mi.)
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school icon  Ford End Church of England Primary School (1.6mi.)
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school icon  Felsted School (1.7mi.)

Property description

Beautifully presented Grade II listed family home with annexe and excellent equestrian facilities standing in 8.3 acres.

Location

2.5 miles from Felsted and 11.5 miles from New Hall private educational facilities; Chelmsford: 10.4 miles (Liverpool Street from 34 minutes); A12 (junction 19): 9.6 miles; Stansted Airport: 9.3 miles (London Liverpool St from 47 minutes); Epping Underground Station: 24.2 miles; Canary Wharf: 42.2 miles. 

The property is located along a peaceful country lane in the hamlet of North End to the north of Chelmsford and south of Great Dunmow. The property is comfortably positioned back from its country lane setting occupying a slightly elevated plot enjoying south-easterly views over open countryside. For those with equestrian interests the property provides excellent hacking with nearby access to a network of bridleways.

The neighbouring village of Felsted is some 2 miles away and enjoys a strong community network. The centre offers a range of local amenities including a post office/stores, public houses and restaurants with the parish church being situated nearby. Felsted's popular primary school is situated around 3.5 miles north east of the property, with Flitch Green Academy located a short distance to the north. 

The city of Chelmsford and nearby town of Great Dunmow are easily accessible, providing multiple shopping facilities and a further range of private and state schooling. For the commuter there are rail services at Chelmsford, Bishop's Stortford, Braintree and Stansted.

Description

A beautifully renovated and restored Grade II listed farmhouse with a one bedroom annexe and an excellent range of equestrian facilities, located in the peaceful hamlet of North End within striking distance of Felsted. This attractive timber-framed and plastered house of 15th century origins stands in 8.3 acres and has been thoughtfully extended providing charming accommodation that blends period charm with modern practicality. The main house provides three double first floor bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom. The ground floor provides wonderful reception and entertaining space with two reception rooms and spacious L-shaped kitchen/family room with southerly views over the gardens and paddocks beyond. There is a welcoming reception hall and shower room.

The annexe, previously used as groom's accommodation, provides a studio arrangement comprising reception/bedroom, kitchen/diner and cloakroom.

The house is entered from the front through a solid hardwood door into a spacious hall with attractive Karndean flooring, solid oak skirting boards and a bespoke staircase rising to the first floor. To the side of the hall is a cloakroom providing a modern white suite. The sitting room and dining room are positioned to the front of the house providing comfortable space for entertaining with attractive open oak studwork dividing the two rooms. The sitting room has a detailed iron Victorian fireplace with a granite hearth. The dining room has a herringbone brick floor and a large inglenook fireplace which is flanked by a storage cupboard. Double doors from the dining room open to a wonderful family area with French doors beyond opening to a large south-facing terrace making it ideal for large-scale family entertaining. The kitchen has been fitted with a vast range of floor and wall mounted units and integral appliances. A large proportion of the room has a vaulted ceiling and takes in views to the grounds and gardens.

The first floor sees a continuation of the period features with exposed oak balustrades and part vaulted landing. The principal bedroom is situated in the original part of the property and offers a dual aspect with stunning countrywide views. This charming room has a vaulted ceiling and a magnificent king post adding to the charm of the room. The second bedroom also benefits from a vaulted ceiling with an oak frame on display and further views. The third bedroom is situated in the newer part of the property and offers a dual aspect.
Concluding the accommodation is a fantastic family bath/shower room with freestanding oval-ended bath and a large walk-in shower cubicle, complete with a range of bespoke storage cupboards with an oval sink on a plinth.

Outside
The property is approached via a pair of five-bar gates which lead to an extensive gravelled area providing parking and storage facilities. The house is slightly elevated and provides an extensive south and westerly aspect sandstone terrace with a mellow red brick wall. Beyond the terrace is the formal garden, neatly laid to lawn. The remainder of the grounds have been dedicated to equestrian use with paddocks enclosed by post and rail fencing. The stable block is located to the side of the house and can be accessed from the drive as well as having its own independent access from the lane. The six timber stables have been designed around a central yard with water and power facilities. There is a 40 x 30 meter sand and rubber manège which can be directly accessed from the yard.

Beyond the stable area a five-bar gate leads to a dedicated washing facility with hard standing.

Annexe
The annexe provides well appointed accommodation with a large sitting/bedroom adjacent to which is a well proportioned kitchen/diner fitted with a range of units. There is a fully tiled shower room with matching three piece suite.

Square Footage: 2340 sq ft




Acreage: 8.3 Acres

Directions

From the B1008, as you enter North End, the property can be found before the centre of the right hand side.

Postcode: CM6 3PG

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