Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex

An imposing Grade II listed property in the centre of this attractive village with fine period detailing throughout offering extensive family accommodation arranged over three floors. Large South facing gardens, ample parking and garaging.

  • A prominent Grade II listed village property
  • Impressive period features throughout to include moulded beams and open fireplaces
  • Stunning principal reception room
  • Delightful snug with stone fireplace
  • Exceptionally generous kitchen/breakfast room
  • Three well proportioned bedrooms
  • En-suite and family bathroom
  • Extensive south facing gardens
A glazed door leads to a useful boot room which has a tiled floor and ample space for boots and coats. Beyond this a glazed door which leads to the attractive reception hall which has travertine flooring, exposed oak framework to the walls and ceiling, stairs rising to the first floor and solid oak ledge and board doors to the drawing room, snug kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom.

The aforementioned drawing room is an absolutely delightful room with magnificent moulded and carved ceiling timbers on display, an impressive inglenook fireplace with brick hearth, fire hood and grate. There is a large bay window which takes in views of the tennis courts and village roofline. The snug is situated to the front elevation of the property and has a charming carved stone fire surround with York stone hearth and grate with an inset wood burning stove. There are exposed oak floorboards and attractive beams to the walls and ceiling.

The heart of the house is formed by the impressive kitchen/breakfast room which provides perfect family entertaining space and has French doors leading to the courtyard. It is extensively fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces and integral appliances to include dishwasher, fridge, freezer and microwave grill/oven. There is an inset 'Rangemaster' cooker with extractor hood above and a tiled floor. A ledge and board oak door leads to a spacious utility room which is extensively fitted and has plumbing for a washing machine.

The first floor is equally impressive with a galleried landing and window giving wonderful views across the village to the Norman Keep in the distance. Solid oak ledge and board doors lead to the master bedroom which is a particularly impressive room and runs the whole width of the property and has a range of built-in wardrobes and attractive exposed oak framework to the walls. The second bedroom is situated to the front of the property and has views to the village and has exposed oak beams to the ceiling and a solid oak ledge and board door leading to a well appointed en-suite shower room. The family bathroom is extensively tiled and has a matching white suite.

A further door then accesses the second floor with stairs rising to a delightful bedroom which has impressive oak framework to the walls and ceiling and benefits from stunning views to the village and countryside beyond.

The property is approached via an attractive mellow red brick wall with coping stones and ornate mouldings to the top of the piers. This leads to an extensive area of parking beyond which is the attached single garage and garden storage room.

Adjacent to the drive are attractive dwarf mellow red brick walls beyond which are densely stocked herbaceous borders that boast a variety of shrubs and perennials to provide year round colour and interest. Steps then rise to a raised terrace which provides a charming seating area beyond which is a large greenhouse, large expanse of lawn and attractive apple tree.

The remainder of the garden benefits from a Southerly aspect enabling it to take advantage of the all day sun and provides a high degree of privacy and is well suited to family entertaining. There are a variety of shrubs and trees providing focal points and an impressive apple tree to the rear. Beyond the apple tree is a vegetable plot and there is mature screening to the rear.


DRAWING ROOM 18' 10" x 15' 7" (5.75m x 4.75m)

SNUG/FAMILY ROOM 14' 9" x 10' 11" (4.50m x 3.35m)

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 31' 0" x 12' 3" (9.45m x 3.75m)

UTILITY ROOM 12' 3" x 5' 6" (3.75m x 1.70m)

BOOT ROOM 14' 9" x 3' 1" (4.50m x 0.95m)



MASTER BEDROOM 17' 8" x 13' 3" (5.40m x 4.05m)

BEDROOM 2 15' 3" x 11' 7" (4.65m x 3.55m)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 5' 8" x 4' 3" (1.75m x 1.30m)

FAMILY BATHROOM 7' 8" x 5' 6" (2.35m x 1.70m)


BEDROOM 3 21' 4" x 12' 11" (6.51m x 3.95m)

GARAGE 16' 4" x 9' 8" (5.00m x 2.95m)

GARDEN STORE 6' 10" x 5' 8" (2.10m x 1.75m)

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