Charming Georgian Grade II listed country house located 1.7 miles from the centre of Felsted.
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Believed to date from 1787 Sewards Hall is a fine example of a late Georgian country home set in grounds of approximately 5 acres.
Listed as being of Architectural and Historical interest, this Grade II listed property provides immaculate accommodation with beautifully proportioned reception rooms which benefit from high ceilings and deep sash windows associated with this period of architecture. The double fronted construction has rooms radiating from a central reception hall and comprises a sitting room and drawing room to the front aspect with a study and utility room to the rear. Of particular note is the extended garden room which has been designed to overlook three aspects of the gardens, and the parquet flooring to the sitting room and drawing room. The kitchen has a fine range of bespoke cabinets, made by a local craftsman, granite surfaces and an Aga. A further wing to the rear comprises the cloakroom, TV room, boiler room/workshop, adjacent to a large studio which can also be utilised as an internal garage. From the utility room a staircase leads down to a cellar.
The first floor accommodation comprises the master bedroom with en suite shower and dressing room, with Smallbone cupboards. Five further bedrooms, two bathrooms and hatch leading to a large loft space.
This property has 5 acres of land.
The house is approached via a long tree lined gravel drive which bisects the formal lawns and creates the atmosphere of a parkland setting with an abundance of mature trees and an all weather tennis court. To the rear and adjacent to the sun room is a west facing terrace, protected by a wall and which acts as a suntrap. South of this is the summer house overlooking the croquet lawn and the well defined boundaries overlook open farm land. The outbuildings lie to the south of the house and comprise a double garage, a store room, a large work shop and an equally large wood stoe.
Sewards Hall is situated in open countryside, approached via a long driveway, within easy reach of the village of Felsted and with views to Felsted Church. The village of Felsted has some amenities including a local shop, restaurants and public houses. Whilst the City of Chelmsford, located approximately 11.7 miles to the south, provides a more comprehensive range of shopping, transport and leisure facilities including over ground rail connection to London Liverpool Street with a journey time of approximately 35 minutes. There is a wide choice of excellent schools in the area, both state and private, including Felsted Public Schools, Chelmsford County High School for girls and King Edward the Sixth Grammar School for boys.
Proceed through the village of Felsted, passing the school and turn left into Garnetts lane, continue along the road, bearing right into Stebbing Road. Passing under the railway arch and up the hill, after approximately a mile and a half a sign to the right will indicate directions to Princes Halfyards, and the drive to Sewards Hall can be found immediately opposite on the left.Read all
- 6 Bedrooms
- 5 Reception rooms
- 3 Bathrooms
- Utility room
- Internal Workshop/GarageOutbuilding
- Double garage
- Wood Store
- Store Room
- All weather tennis court
- In all about 5 acres
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