Situated in grounds approaching 8.8 acres, a most appealing family house dating back to 1760 and extended in Victorian times as well as in the 1970's and 2002 to provide good size family accommodation in a convenient location between East Hanningfield and Bicknacre. The property offers excellent garaging facilities having three double garages, a games room, a 35ft garage/workshop and a 50ft barn. Within the grounds are two lakes suitable for angling. a woodland area and there is also the potential for a paddock area to the rear. Rarely does such a property become available offering this amount of outbuildings which could be put to a variety of uses (subject to planning consents).
The accommodation comprises -
Canopied entrance porch with two wooden supporting pillars, pitched and tiled roof, outside light, step leading down to a crazy paved area immediately in front of a sealed unit lead light wooden entrance door with a matching side panel which leads to the reception hall.
Reception Hall - 4.04m x 4.01m (13'3 x 13'2 )
A large, spacious reception hall with a sealed unit window to the rear elevation, radiator with fitted cover, telephone point, coved cornice to ceiling, dado rail. Double built in cloaks cupboard with double wooden glazed doors, hanging rail and shelf.
Lounge - 7.14m x 3.89m (23'5 x 12'9 )
A large, sunny room with a feature red brick fireplace with recessed log burner. To either side of the fireplace is a window to the rear elevation and a wall light. Brick hearth and storage area for logs to either side of the fireplace. To one end of the room is a sliding patio door with matching side panel overlooking and leading out to the gardens and giving a sunny aspect to the room. Sealed unit window to the rear elevation with a double banked radiator beneath, further single radiator, four wall light points, TV point.
Sitting Room or Dining Room - 6.27m x 3.38m (20'7 x 11'1 )
Another bright room situated at the front of the house with a curved, sealed unit bay window to the front elevation providing a pleasant outlook. A feature of the room is the recessed brick fireplace with log burner, paved hearth and oak display mantel above. To one side is a fitted storage cupboard for logs etc. Exposed cross beams, two radiators, TV point, sealed unit window to the side elevation, three wall light points. To one side of the chimney breast is a range of shelving.
Inner Hall -
Stairs leading to the first floor with white painted balustrading to the lower part of the staircase. Tiled floor, double banked radiator, exposed stud work to the ceiling, cloak rail.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 6.48m x 4.04m (21'3 x 13'3 )
A charming room with an excellent range of wood finished work surfaces with a twin bowl enamelled sink unit with integrated drainer to one side and antique style anodised mixer tap. Beneath the work surfaces are numerous cream finished drawers and cupboards incorporating an integrated Bosch dishwasher and a corner cupboard with carousel baskets. Rangemaster Classic 110 cooker range with two ovens, grill and plate warmer with five ring hob. Attractive coloured tiled surround to the cooker area. Above the cooker is a concealed extractor hood with light set into a canopy. Tiled floor. Space for free standing appliances. Double banked radiator. Sealed unit window to the garden room and a stable door with a bulls eye window to the upper half leading out to the garden room. Six recessed downlighters to the kitchen area. The kitchen area is divided from the eating area by exposed stud work. Within the breakfast area is a sealed unit window to the front elevation. Further fitted worktop with cream finished drawers and cupboards beneath. White painted panelling to two walls and the ceiling with cross beam and spotlights. The tiled floor continues through from the kitchen area. Further double banked radiator. A feature of the breakfast area is the recessed brick fireplace with log burner, oak bressumer and raised brick hearth. To one side of the fireplace is a built in larder cupboard with shelving and light and to the other side is a built in storage cupboard.
Garden Room - 3.81m x 1.91m (12'6 x 6'3 )
Brick base to three walls and sealed unit windows to three sides and a sealed unit roof. From the garden room there are very pleasant views over the gardens and a glazed door leads to the outside. Vinyl flooring. Built in storage cupboard, power and light.
Ground Floor Cloakroom -
White low level flushing wc, white wall hung wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Xpelair extractor fan, exposed stud work to the ceiling, tiled floor.
Utility Room - 2.82m x 2.01m (9'3 x 6'7 )
Range of wood finished work surfaces along one wall with a single drainer, single bowl stainless steel sink unit with chromium finished mixer tap and white high gloss storage cupboard beneath. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Grant oil-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. White tiled splashback to the work surface and sink areas. To the opposite wall is an excellent range of display shelving and storage. Tiled floor. Sealed unit glazed door leading to the exterior.
A charming landing with white painted, spindled balustrading to the staircase area. The landing is on two levels and has a sealed unit window to the rear elevation.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE -
Bedroom - 4.01m x 2.97m (13'2 x 9'9 )
An excellent room with sealed unit windows to both the front and side elevations giving a pleasant outlook over the neighbouring fields. Double banked radiator, vaulted ceiling with two exposed cross beams, spotlights, TV point. Door the bathroom en-suite.
Dressing Room - 3.58m x 3.43m (11'9 x 11'3 )
Sealed unit window to the front elevation providing a delightful outlook over the neighbouring fields, radiator beneath. Three double built in wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving. Stained floor boards, spotlight track, recessed downlighter. The dressing room is separated from the bedroom by exposed stud work and a step leads up through the stud work into the bedroom.
En-Suite Bathroom -
White shaped Heritage bath with light oak finished side panels with wall mounted Aqualisa shower controls and shower head, folding shower screen. To the bath area is a fully tiled surround in white. White pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, white low level flushing wc. Sealed unit window to the side elevation with a pleasant outlook over the gardens, radiator beneath. Small strip light and shaver point. Wall mounted electric chromium finished ladder towel radiator, extractor fan and two recessed downlighters.
Bedroom Two - 4.04m x 3.68m (13'3 x 12'1 )
Sealed unit window to the front elevation with views over the surrounding fields, radiator beneath. To one corner of the room is a recess with a range of shelving.
Bedroom Three - 4.09m x 3.18m (13'5 x 10'5 )
Sealed unit window to the rear elevation, double banked radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.99m x 2.18m (13'1 x 7'2 )
Sealed unit window to the rear elevation, radiator.
Bedroom Five - 3.12m x 2.24m (10'3 x 7'4 )
Sealed unit window to the side elevation, radiator beneath, exposed stud work along one wall. Access to loft area. An interesting feature of the room is the former sash window.
Bedroom Six - 3.86m x 2.64m (12'8 x 8'8 )
Sealed unit window to the side elevation, radiator. NB: There is restricted head height to part of this room which is currently being used as an office.
Family Bathroom -
A delightful room a feature of which is the high vaulted ceiling with exposed cross beams and a sealed unit Velux window allowing light into the room, exposed stud work to one side of the room. Raised floor with a white roll topped bath with claw feet and anodised finished mixer tap with shower attachment. White pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and a decorative border tile. Low level flushing wc. Double banked radiator. Another interesting feature is the former sash window. Two recessed downlighters, extractor fan, strip light, shaver point.
Shower Room -
Fully tiled shower cubicle with chromium finished mixer tap, low level flushing wc, wash hand basin, extractor fan.
The property is approached through a white painted five bar gate with a personal gate to one side. The gravelled driveway leads up to the side of the house providing access to the barns and garaging facilities, the driveway continues to a further barn providing a large turning/parking area for vehicles, caravan, motor home or boat. To the left hand side of the driveway are established lawns and to the right hand side are three semi-circular lawns with shrub beds. From the driveway a pair of double wooden entrance gates lead to the courtyard.
From here there is access to a double length and double width garage and to the workshop and games room. This area is screened from the road and driveway and provides a sheltered storage and working area. Outside log store.
Double Length Garage - 10.67m x 3.81m (35'0 x 12'6 )
With an electrically operated up-and-over door, power and light installed. Two small pane windows to the side elevation, personal door to the exterior. Next to the garage is a further garden store room suitable for mowers etc.
Garden Storage Room - 4.29m x 2.95m (14'1 x 9'8 )
Adjacent to the garage. Oil storage tank, small window to the side elevation, fitted work bench.
Garage/Workshop - 10.67m in length (35'0 in length)
At present this building is divided into three areas but could easily be used as one large garage or workshop. A sliding wooden entrance door leads into the first garage.
FIRST GARAGE: 18'4 x 15'1 Frosted glazed window to the front elevation, power and installed, tiled floor. Double doors lead to the workshop.
WORKSHOP: 17'9 x 9'6 Frosted glazed window to the front and a window to the rear providing a pleasant outlook over lawns. Fitted work bench to one end, power and light installed, tiled floor. Door leading to the tool room.
TOOL ROOM: 17'8 x 10'1 Frosted glazed window to the front elevation, personal door to exterior. Fitted work bench, power and light installed.
Games Room - 7.52m x 3.53m (24'8 x 11'7 )
A really useful addition to the house suitable for a number of uses: ie home office, games room, entertaining room. Double wooden entrance doors, two frosted glazed windows to the rear and a frosted glazed window to the front elevation. Fitted seat along one side of the building, two double banked radiators, power and light installed. Access to loft storage area with retractable loft ladder.
Double Garage - 12.80m x 4.62m (42'0 x 15'2 )
Aluminium up-and-over door, power and light installed, personal door to the side elevation. Adjacent to this is a further garage.
Garage - 9.07m x 3.05m (29'9 x 10'0 )
Aluminium up-and-over door, power and light installed.
To the end of this garage is a KITCHEN area 10'0 X 9'0 with a wire glazed door and sealed unit window, single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit with electric water, space for fridge or freezer. Light.
Adjacent to this is a gardeners' WC: Low level flushing wc, wash hand basin with tiled spashback, vinyl flooring.
Mobile Home -
With water, sewage and electricity connected providing additional living accommodation. Decked area to the front providing an outside seating area with steps leading down to the lawn.
Barn - 15.24m x 4.37m (50'0 x 14'4 )
Double wooden entrance doors, power and light installed. This building provides a storage area for vehicles, boat or caravan.
The house occupies grounds approaching 8.8 acres and includes two lakes. The grounds are principally laid to large areas of lawn interspersed with a variety of shrub and flower bed borders. Leading away from the house is a small pond and to the right hand side is a lake with central islands. Further along to the left hand side is another lake with a covered seating area. The grounds continue away from the lake providing the opportunity for equine pursuits or keeping of livestock. To the right hand side is an area of woodland with a woodland walk within which is a double bay covered storage area for garden equipment, trailers etc and a further wooden garden shed. Adjacent to the woodland is a further storage shed. Adjacent to the house are lawned areas and the fenced, formal gardens.
Formal Gardens -
The gardens are principally laid to lawn with colourful flower and shrub beds providing a sheltered garden immediately adjacent to the house. To the rear of the utility room, garden room and sitting room is a brickette terrace. Outside cold water tap, outside lighting.
AGENTS NOTE -
We are informed by the vendor that there is a public footpath to the left hand boundary which then leads away from the property across the open fields.