Fabulous Country Home - Rural Rochford

£2,000,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A high specification Colonial style Country Home on an elevated plot approaching 10 acres with glorious views towards the Crouch. 'Saltings' offers spectacular equestrian facilities, a heated swimming pool, a small well stocked lake with jetty and a detached two bedroom cottage within the grounds.

A glazed entrance door gives access to:

Vaulted Entrance Porch Hand painted fitted bench seat with shoe store. Windows to side and rear. Feature hand painted panelling, wall light point, flagstone floor. A pair of glazed entrance doors with overhead lights lead into the:

Reception Hallway 22'3" x 15'2" maximum (6.78m x 4.62m) An impressive split-level room with window to side, radiator, lipped skirting. Flagstone and polished maple floor. Returning statement staircase to gallery landing with wooden balustrade. Wall mounted central heating thermostat. Access to cloaks storage cupboard and also to a cupboard housing the 'Megoflow' water system. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting. Panelled doors lead off to:

Cloakroom/WC Fully tiled in black porcelain with flagstone floor. Fitted with a two piece suite comprising integrated cistern w.c. and suspended wash hand basin with mixer tap. Radiator, drop light switch, smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting. Extractor fan.

Boot Room 10'2" x 9'4" maximum (excluding recess) (3.1m x 2.84m) Double glazed composite door and window to side, further double glazed window to rear, flagstone floor, lipped skirting. Double banked radiator, access to roof space. Cloaks hanging space. Commercial steel sink with splashback. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting.

Sitting Room 28'3" x 17'0" (8.61m x 5.18m) A dual aspect room with double glazed windows overlooking the gardens, a pair of double glazed French doors with matching side panels lead through to the Orangery and further double glazed window to side. Limestone fire surround with bespoke slate hearth and surround housing 'Aarow' cast iron stove. Two vertical designer radiators, two further radiators. Part polished maple floor, the remainder with fitted carpet. Picture rail, coved cornice to smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting. Integrated wiring for flat screen television and surround sound.

Dining Room 14'5" x 14'4" excluding bay seats (4.39m x 4.37m) An impressive triple aspect room with views across the landscaped gardens and pool area. Twin double glazed (seated) bow windows, three double glazed full height windows to side, two full height double glazed windows to the alternate side. 'Karndean' country oak flooring. Lipped skirting. Two radiators. Picture rail. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed designer LED lighting.

Lounge 15'2" x 12'9" (4.62m x 3.89m) Double glazed windows to front and side. Radiator., feature wooden fire surround with slate insert. Integrated wiring for flat screen television, picture rail, smooth plastered ceiling.

Bespoke Fitted Kitchen 26'3" x 13'0" maximum (8m x 3.96m) Double glazed door with matching full height side and overhead panels give access to the landscaped gardens. Flat headed openings lead through to the dining room. Glazed servery to Sitting Room. A pair of contemporary glazed doors lead through to the Utility Room/Laundry. The Kitchen has been professionally planned and fitted with bespoke hand painted hardwood units and solid granite surfaces with matching upstands. Two inset 'Blanco' sinks, one with hydrotap boiling water dispenser and one with 'Insinkerator' waste disposal unit. The cabinets include larder racks, drawer stacks, plate rack and twin spice rack cupboards. The integrated appliances include 'Bosch' dishwasher, zoned wine cooler and fridge. 'Rangemaster' double width twin oven with warming drawer and induction hob set into 'Manor House' mantle surround. Space, plumbing and drainage for American fridge/freezer with ice dispenser. Vertical designer radiator. 'New England' style hand painted slatted ceiling with recessed LED lighting.

Utility Room/Laundry 10'9" x 9'9" (3.28m x 2.97m) Feature vaulted double glazed gable window to rear. Double glazed stable door with window adjacent to side. Fitted with a range of matching bespoke cabinets with solid granite working surfaces and inset brushed steel sink unit with monobloc mixer tap. Integrated 'Neff' fan assisted electric oven. Bespoke cupboards with full height storage space and space and plumbing and drainage for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Radiator. 'Karndean' country oak flooring. Feature vaulted ceiling.

Split-level Orangery 41'0" x 14'3" maximum (12.5m x 4.34m) Granite stone floor. Three sets of French doors give access to the landscaped gardens and the pool area. Double glazed windows to both side and rear, vaulted ceiling.

Home Cinema 16'0" x 12'8" (4.88m x 3.86m) Lipped skirting. Pre-wired for acoustic 'Dolby' surround sound with inset speaker system. Built in drinks cabinet. Two radiators. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed down lights, fitted home cinema projection screen.

The first floor accommodation comprises

Gallery Landing Double glazed window to side. Access to insulated roof space, radiator, lipped skirting. Feature part vaulted smooth plastered ceiling. Panelled oak doors lead off to first floor rooms. A full width opening leads through to the:

Master Bedroom Suite

Dressing Room Feature vaulted ceiling with inset 'Velux' skylight window. Fitted with a range of bespoke wardrobe cupboards with hanging and shelved storage space. Overhead cabinets. A glazed door leads through to the:

Triple Aspect Master Bedroom 15'6" x 14'5" (4.72m x 4.39m) Double glazed square bay window to rear with far reaching views across the landscaped gardens, lake, menage and farmland beyond. Two double glazed windows to side and further double glazed window to the alternate side. 'Old school' radiator, designer vertical radiator. Lipped skirting. Two wall light points. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting. A panelled door gives access to the:

Spa Style En Suite Bathroom Double glazed window to side. Fitted with a three piece contemporary suite by 'Burlington' comprising free standing bath with wall mounted faucet and shower, circular suspended wash hand basin and integrated cistern w.c. Porcelain tiled floor and walls with inset 'Aqua' television. Two wall light points. Electric shaver point. Feature part vaulted ceiling with recessed spa style LED lighting.

Bedroom Two 17'7" x 15'6" (5.36m x 4.72m) Bay window to rear overlooking the landscaped gardens and double glazed window to side. Two radiators, access to eaves storage space. Feature smooth plastered vaulted ceiling. A panelled door leads through to the:

En Suite Bathroom Double glazed window to rear. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising rolled edge claw foot corner bath with wall mounted faucet and rainwater shower above, oak vanitory cabinet with 'Regency' basin and close coupled w.c. Timber effect ceramic tiled floor, stone effect ceramics to the majority of the room with inset vertical mosaic tiled detail. Stainless steel designer heated towel rail. Smooth plastered ceiling with LED downlights.

Bedroom Three 19'0" x 12'8" (5.79m x 3.86m) Double glazed windows to side and front. Twin radiators. Access to eaves storage cupboards. Lipped skirting. Feature vaulted smooth plastered ceiling.

Bedroom Four 15'6" x 10'3" (4.72m x 3.12m) Double glazed window to side. Lipped skirting. Radiator. Feature part vaulted smooth plastered ceiling.

Bedroom Five 11'2" x 10'0" (3.4m x 3.05m) Double glazed window to side. Lipped skirting. Currently utilised as an additional dressing room with fitted wardrobe cupboards comprising one double and one single full height wardrobe with hanging and shelved storage. Smooth plastered vaulted ceiling.

Family Shower Room Double glazed window to side and skylight 'Velux' window. Fully tiled in stone ceramics with frameless glass walk-in 'wet room' style shower area with hand held and rainwater fittings, circular vanitory basin and integrated cistern w.c. Recessed storage shelf. Smooth plastered ceiling with LED down lights. Drop light switch.

To the Outside of the property

The property is approached by a sweeping herringbone paviour driveway with an extensive parking forecourt in front of the automatic security gate (remote control and internal/external keycode panels) and access to a large detached garage. The driveway continues past the stable block and detached cottage with a turning circle to the front of the main house.

The main residence stands amidst well planted and tended landscaped gardens in excess of two acres with near access to the heated Swimming Pool - with automatic 'Aquatrack' safety cover and an extensive stone sun terrace surround with matching coping stones and low level walled side and rear boundaries. Ample space for dining 'al-fresco' and access to a recently installed Viking Barbecue Cabin with built in seating, centre grill and open flue. Access to various outbuildings including a timber pump room that houses the pool pump, filtration and heating system. Ample terrace space for spa/hot tub. The formal gardens include a large circular dining terrace and a small orchard of fruit bearing trees.

Within the formal gardens, there is a small, well stocked fishing lake with a railed jetty offering glorious views across the paddocks, saltings and the River Crouch.

The superb equestrian facilities include a substantial detached stable block with multiple stables, foaling box, tack room, a solarium drying & wash bay, a 'Martin Collins' waxed silica surfaced menage of approximately 50m x 25m, a lunge pen with 'Martin Collins' waxed silica surface and a powered exercise walker. To the rear of the cottage a lengthy private bridle path gives access to six/seven acres of fenced and railed paddocks. In addition to the landscaped gardens and paddocks there is circa one acre of saltings to the rear of the plot.

The Saltings Cottage

A substantial detached completely self-contained cottage that stands towards the front of the grounds and offers extensive, well appointed accommodation with comprehensive bright split-level reception areas in addition to:

Self contained dual aspect Kitchen 10'3" x 9'8" (3.12m x 2.95m) Double glazed multi pane windows to side and rear. A fully tiled room fitted with a range of base and pelmeted eye level 'Shaker' style cabinets with rolled edge working surfaces and inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. The range of integrated appliances include split level 'Baumatic' fan assisted electric oven with four ring ceramic hob. Space, plumbing and drainage for automatic washing machine with further appliance space. Wall mounted 'Dimplex' electric boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED down lights.

Part Galleried Landing Feature vaulted ceiling. Access to eaves storage space. Lipped skirting. Double banked radiator. Doors lead off to:

Bedroom One 13'2" x 11'6" maximum (4.01m x 3.51m) Double glazed window to front. Double glazed window to side. Access to eaves storage space. Lipped skirting. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed lighting.

Fully Tiled Bathroom Multi pane double glazed window to side. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising executive depth panel enclosed bath with chrome telephone mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush w.c. Smooth plastered ceiling.

Bedroom Two 7'3" x 6'6" (2.21m x 1.98m) Double glazed multi pane window to side. Double banked radiator. Built in drawer stack to eaves. Vaulted smooth plastered ceiling with recessed down light.

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