***VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE *** Stunning period home providing around 7000 sq.ft of accommodation and outbuildings with excellent leisure facilities, standing in gardens and grounds of around 8 acres with a well-stocked fishing lake.
***VIRTUAL TOUR AVAILABLE *** A prominent period home having undergone a substantial programme of restoration providing excellent leisure facilities and standing in gardens and grounds of around 8 acres. This stunning home offers around 7000 sq.ft of accommodation and outbuildings with the main house providing beautifully finished modern interiors and generous reception and bedroom space.
Steeped in local history, this former dairy farm offers an excellent lifestyle opportunity and enjoys a newly installed full length indoor swimming pool, gymnasium, self-contained detached studio and garaging. The gardens and grounds lie predominately to the north and east offering excellent potential for those with equestrian interests. There is a tennis court and a well-stocked fishing lake of around 1.4 acres along with landscaped formal gardens.
The luxury accommodation is arranged over two levels and has been presented in neutral tones throughout offering 5 reception rooms to the ground floor and 5 first floor bedrooms. There is a family bathroom with en suite facilities to the two principal bedrooms. Cold Norton is situated approximately 11 miles south east of Chelmsford and is conveniently situated for the popular maritime towns of Maldon and Burnham. For the commuter, stations can be found in the neighbouring areas of North Fambridge and South Woodham Ferrers with connections to London.
The property is entered from the front into a welcoming entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor. There are 5 reception rooms including a cinema room, formal dining room and a grand living room, partially open plan to the bespoke kitchen and offering access to the swimming pool complex. The swimming pool has been recently fitted with the room offering glazed doors onto the terrace and gardens. From here, direct access can be gained to the changing facilities and gymnasium. The house provides a cloakroom and shower room which is accessed from the cinema room and allowing the opportunity for this part of the house to be configured for self-contained accommodation. To the first floor there are 5 well-proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom with two of the bedrooms providing en suite facilities. A short distance from the house is a detached timber framed studio building offering self-contained accommodation which comprises three separate rooms, kitchenette and shower room. The outside
The property is approached from the front over a gated in and out drive providing vast amounts of parking and access to an attached double garage. The house is positioned back from the road with an area of lawn and retaining fencing. Extending from the rear of the house and swimming pool complex is a large paved terrace seating area overlooking the garden and grounds making for an ideal area for relaxing and entertaining. Separating the gardens and paddocks is an all-weather tennis court and a detached, timber framed studio. The paddocks are generally flat with independent vehicular access and form an L shape around the house. To the western corner is a well-stocked lake of around 1.4 acres. In total the plot extends to around 8 acres. Where?
The property occupies a prominent position on the eastern edge of Cold Norton village with countryside views. Cold Norton is situated approximately 11 miles south east of Chelmsford and has a village shop, pub and Church of England primary school. There is a further choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector, including Maldon Court Prep School, Heathcote and Elm Green and slightly further afield, New Hall and Felsted. There are also good links to excellent Grammar Schools in Chelmsford and Colchester.
Cold Norton is conveniently situated for the nearby maritime towns of Maldon and Burnham and Three Rivers Golf and Country Club. Cold Norton is situated on the edge of the Dengie peninsula, a largely agricultural area positioned between the Blackwater estuary and river Crouch. With its vast coastline the area is very popular for sailing and other water sports. For the commuter stations can be found in North Fambridge and South Woodham Ferrers providing a frequent service to London.
North Fambridge 3 miles | South Woodham Ferrers 4.5 miles | Maldon 5.5 miles | Danbury 5.7 miles | Burnham on Crouch 8.5 miles | Chelmsford 11 miles | Southend 17 miles Important information
Council Tax Band - TBC
Services - We understand that mains water, sewage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - TBC...Read full description