Coval Hall, Rainsford Road
Hawthorns Lodge is an attractive Grade II listed farmhouse, believed to date back to the 17th century. The property provides a generous amount of accommodation across three floors and a wealth of period features.
The ground floor provides a unique blend of period features with a contemporary open plan kitchen/family room with vaulted ceiling. Additionally, there is a sitting room with beautiful inglenook fireplace, a dining room, office, utility room and cloakroom.
On the first floor, there is a large principal bedroom with en-suite and walk in wardrobe (restricted head height). Opposite the principal bedroom is bedroom two, also benefitting from an en-suite and wardrobe. The second floor features two further bedrooms and an en-suite shower room.
The property sits within the middle of a half acre plot with mature hedging providing excellent screening. Electric gates open onto a driveway providing parking for several cars. There is a detached double garage with attached open bar / entertaining space. A heated swimming pool with paved surround provides the ideal area to relax during the summer. The remainder of the plot is laid to lawn which wrap around the property.
Situated close to the villages of Rawreth and Battlesbridge, Hawthorn Lodge is surrounded by open countryside yet retains excellent transport links to London and the south east. The property has ready access to most of the countys major arterial routes (including the A12, A13, A127 and A130) and the M25 and national motorway network, as well as reaching central London by rail from either Battlesbridge or Wickford in 42 minutes. The nearby market towns of Wickford and Rayleigh offer a wide range of facilities with local markets, independent and high street stores and an excellent choice of restaurants and bars; with many traditional country pubs in the surrounding villages.
From Strutt & Parkers Chelmsford office; head south-east on Rainsford Road then turn right onto Coval Lane. Turn left onto Parkway and then continue along the A1060 for one mile. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Essex Yeomanry Way and continue to follow the A1114 for approximately 2.5 miles then, at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A130. Follow the A130 to Battlesbridge for 5.5 miles, take the junction sign posted Battlesbridge / Rawreth. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Hawk Hill and follow this road through Battlesbridge. Continue along this road until Highlands Road appears on your left hand side.Read all