- 6 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- 3 receptions
Elegant six-bedroom part Jacobean part Georgian Grade II Listed country house.
Ground floor A stunning country house approached by a wide, tree lined, gravelled drive. The Grade II listed house has an early 19c Georgian frontage with portico entrance and with the principal rooms having high ceilings and polished wooden floors. The beautiful dining and sitting rooms both have dual aspect French windows, picture rails, dado rails and period marble fireplaces.
This hallway leads to the traditional 17c and 18c timber framed part of the house with extensive exposed beams. The well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with Shaker style units with integrated appliances, Corian worktops, quarry tiles and an AGA.
The south facing main lounge, with exposed beams, an orangery overlooks the tranquil rear lawn and garden which can be accessed through two sets of French windows. This room has a red bricked working fireplace and underfloor heating.
The service rooms include a cloak/boot room, walk-in larder, utility room and downstairs WC. The rear hallway is accessed via the kitchen with doors leading to both the rear lawn and the coach house.
Access to the recently tanked cellar is via the front hall and also via external traditional pub-type cellar doors.
First floor There are two separate staircases to the first floor. An elegant Georgian staircase, with fine spindle balustrades, accessed from the main hallway and a second carpeted staircase at the rear of the house.
The first-floor accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms (in the Georgian part of the house) plus three further double bedrooms (one with an en-suite shower room, dressing room and walk in wardrobe) and a family bathroom with a ball and claw cast iron bath and large separate shower cubicle.
All the bedrooms have wonderful views over the extensive parkland and gardens surrounding the house.
Second floor A further staircase leads to a double bedroom with a vaulted exposed beam ceiling and a modern shower room. Steps lead to a large boarded attic space.
The coach house The red bricked Grade II listed former coach house (1083 sq.ft) incorporates the oil fired boiler, oil storage tanks, two original stables and ancillary storage rooms. The coach house complex could be used for stabling and offers potential for other uses subject to the normal consents.
The car ports and barn A separate gravelled drive spurs off the main driveway and leads to an 825 sq.ft oak framed barn plus three car ports which surround a wonderful cobbled stone courtyard.
The grounds The stunning gardens surround the house, which is centrally positioned within the plot. There are lawns, extensive flower beds, four large fruit cages, a vegetable garden, a greenhouse, two duck ponds with weeping willows, a heated swimming pool, a wild flower meadow and hundreds of established trees. The rear lawn and all the flower beds are linked to an irrigation system controlled from the greenhouse.
The surrounding area In easy reach of Maldon (2.6 miles), Danbury (2.8 miles), Chelmsford (8.5 miles), Sandon park and ride (5.3 miles), A12 junction 18 (5.3 miles), M25 junction 28 (20.9 miles), Stansted airport (27 miles) and Southend airport (19.6 miles). Mainline stations at Chelmsford (8.5 miles) and Fambridge (5.6 miles) with the soon to open Crossrail just 17.8 miles away at Shenfield.
There are many well respected and quality preparatory, private and grammar schools in the area to include: St Annes, Widford Lodge, St Cedds, Elm Green, Maldon Court, New Hall, Brentwood, Felsted, Anglo European, Colchester Royal Grammar School, King Edward V Grammar School, Colchester Count High School for Girls and Chelmsford County High School for Girls. In addition, there are excellent infant and junior schools in the area.
Nearby Danbury offers a selection of amenities including a Co-op supermarket, convenience store, post office, several pubs, petrol station with convenience store and primary schools. The City of Chelmsford has a comprehensive range of entertainment and shopping facilities. There are good road links via A414 to Chelmsford, A130 to south Essex and A12 to London or Ipswich.
Directions From the village of Danbury travel towards Maldon, at the next major roundabout take the second exit onto the B1010 in the direction of Purleigh. Continue along this road for a mile, passing Lodge Road on your left and the drive for Hazeleigh Grange is the next turning on the right.
This property has 8.5 acres of land.
- 6 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception rooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Cloak/boot room
- Utility room
- Ground floor wc
- Unconverted coach house with two stables, tack room and hay loft
- Three-bay car port with workshop/barn
- Two established duck ponds
- Heated swimming pool
- In excess of 8.5 acres
This plan is for layout guidance only. Not drawn to scale unless stated. Windows and door openings are approximate. Whilst every care is taken in the preparation of the plan, please check all dimensions, shapes and compass bearings before making any decisions reliant upon them.