Abberton, Colchester, Essex ( Let Agreed ) £3,500 pcm

Detached House         5 bedroom(s)         3 bathroom(s)        4 reception room(s)

A five-bedroom (two en-suite) Grade 2 listed detached property comprising four reception rooms with an accommodation schedule of approximately 3,700 sq ft and further benefitting from gardens, extensive parking and remarkable views over Abberton Reservoir and the Roman Valley beneath.

Contact David Burr Leavenheath on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


Features:

  • Available mid-April 2021
  • A significant detached Georgian country house
  • Extending to approximately 3,700 sq ft
  • Four substantial reception rooms
  • 33ft AGA kitchen/dining room with underfloor heating
  • Utility room, cloakroom and cellar
  • 5 first-floor bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom
  • Stunning far-reaching views across Abberton Reservoir
  • The property benefits from high-speed fibre-optic broadband [from BT]
  • The landlord has advised pets need to be able to live next to sheep

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A five-bedroom (two en-suite) residence, the Hall dates from the early 19th Century and is set behind a rendered exterior with grey slate hipped roof and extensive range of double hung sash windows with glazing bars. Offering an accommodation schedule of approximately 3,750 sq ft arranged via four distinctive ground-floor reception rooms, the property has been given a comprehensive two storey extension to the eastern elevation extending the kitchen/dining room and incorporating a master suite with dressing room and en-suite shower facilities. Offering many of the hallmarks associated with properties of this ilk and standing including nine-foot ceiling heights, panelling, plantation shutters, a single chamber cellar and a distinctive, open plan AGA/kitchen/dining room with granite preparation surfaces and polished stone flooring. Further benefits to the property include extensive private parking, a tree lined driveway to Oxley Hill/Layer Road and elevated views across undulating meadow and woodland.

Panel glazed timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE PORCH: With glass panelling to front and side, glazing bars and panel door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: An elegant, dual aspect entrance hall enjoying nine-foot ceiling heights, original panelling and further notable features including dado rail and cornicing. Staircase rising to first-floor and panel door to:

DRAWING ROOM: Afforded a dual south and easterly with sash windows to front and side elevations, plantation shutters, skirting, dado rail and cornicing. The focal point of the room is a central fireplace with stone hearth, wooden surround and mantle over with inset wood burning stove. Afforded outstanding views to both front and side with views towards the Roman River and Middlewick Ranges to front elevation and Abberton Reservoir to side.

SITTING ROOM: With sash window to front affording elevated views over the surrounding landscape, notable further features include skirting, dado rail and cornicing. Victorian style fireplace with wooden surround and mantle over.

SNUG: Afforded a dual aspect with sash windows to side and rear, plantation shutters and recessed shelving and base level storage either side of a fireplace with grey brick patterned hearth, wooden surround and mantle over with inset wood burning stove. Views to side across the gardens and reservoir distant and to rear over the private courtyard.

AGA KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with part granite and part oak preparation surfaces over and upstands above. The focal point of the room is a four-door AGA with lighting above and further fitted appliances including a Britannia two-door oven with four-ring Neff hob above and extraction over. A granite topped side unit provides further base level storage with double ceramic butler sink unit, mixer tap over and integrated Bosch dishwasher. Further fitted appliances include a fridge and freezer. A central granite topped peninsula unit provides an ideal breakfast bar/seating area with dining area beyond afforded a triple aspect with sash windows to front and rear, further four-window range of sash windows to side with French doors opening to the side terrace affording views across the gardens and paddock land beyond. Spotlights throughout, skirting, cornicing and panel door to:

UTILITY ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of base units with granite-effect preparation surfaces over and windows to sides and rear. Polished Travertine tiled flooring and half glazed panel door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC and pedestal wash handbasin.

CELLAR: (accessed via entrance hall) A single chamber cellar with lighting.

First-floor

LANDING: With sash window to rear affording views across the courtyard. The walkway continues to the east with fireplace, double doors to storeroom, fitted shelving and further panel door to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: Afforded a dual aspect with sash windows to front and side affording outstanding views across the surrounding landscape. Panel door to:

DRESSING ROOM: With extensive range of open fronted fitted wardrobe units, shelving and window to rear.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, Villeroy and Boch wash handbasin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with both mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel rail and sash windows to side and rear.

BEDROOM 2: Enjoying nine-foot ceiling heights with sash windows to side and rear, the former offering an exceptional aspect across St. Andrew's Church with Abberton Reservoir beyond. Part glass fronted fitted wardrobes, Victorian style fireplace and hatch to loft. Panelled door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a marble topped unit and fully tiled separately screened shower with chrome shower attachment.

BEDROOM 3: Enjoying nine-foot ceiling heights with sash windows to front and side elevations, the former offering elevated views. Part glass fronted fitted wardrobe units, Victorian style fireplace.

BEDROOM 4: With sash window to rear, distinctive mirrored sash window to side, nine-foot ceiling heights, Victorian style fireplace and twin fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 5: With sash window to front, nine-foot ceiling heights, skirting and cornicing. Part mirror fronted triple width fitted wardrobe.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a base level unit, bath with tiling above and sash window to front elevation.

Outside The property is approached via a tree lined, shingle driveway flanked by grazing land with adjacent moat rising to an opening aspect framing this individual country home of impressive standing. The gardens envelope the property with established fenced borders, a walled rear courtyard, various expanses of lawn, both evergreen and perennial planting with various seating areas well placed to enjoy the morning and afternoon sun.

AGENTS NOTE: The owner has informed us that the property benefits from high-speed fibre-optic broadband [from BT].

TENANT INFORMATION: A holding deposit of one week's rent will be required to process an application for a Tenancy. One month's rent and five weeks security deposit will be payable prior to handover, the holding deposit will go towards this payment. Fees may be charged for late payment of rent and mislaid keys.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Shared private drainage. Underfloor heating in kitchen and dining room. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.


Contact David Burr Leavenheath

Property viewing, strictly by prior appointment only

Phone us on 01206 263007 or email leavenheath@davidburr.co.uk


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Full Details

Features:

  • Available mid-April 2021
  • A significant detached Georgian country house
  • Extending to approximately 3,700 sq ft
  • Four substantial reception rooms
  • 33ft AGA kitchen/dining room with underfloor heating
  • Utility room, cloakroom and cellar
  • 5 first-floor bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom
  • Stunning far-reaching views across Abberton Reservoir
  • The property benefits from high-speed fibre-optic broadband [from BT]
  • The landlord has advised pets need to be able to live next to sheep

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION A five-bedroom (two en-suite) residence, the Hall dates from the early 19th Century and is set behind a rendered exterior with grey slate hipped roof and extensive range of double hung sash windows with glazing bars. Offering an accommodation schedule of approximately 3,750 sq ft arranged via four distinctive ground-floor reception rooms, the property has been given a comprehensive two storey extension to the eastern elevation extending the kitchen/dining room and incorporating a master suite with dressing room and en-suite shower facilities. Offering many of the hallmarks associated with properties of this ilk and standing including nine-foot ceiling heights, panelling, plantation shutters, a single chamber cellar and a distinctive, open plan AGA/kitchen/dining room with granite preparation surfaces and polished stone flooring. Further benefits to the property include extensive private parking, a tree lined driveway to Oxley Hill/Layer Road and elevated views across undulating meadow and woodland.

Panel glazed timber door opening to:

ENTRANCE PORCH: With glass panelling to front and side, glazing bars and panel door opening to:

ENTRANCE HALL: An elegant, dual aspect entrance hall enjoying nine-foot ceiling heights, original panelling and further notable features including dado rail and cornicing. Staircase rising to first-floor and panel door to:

DRAWING ROOM: Afforded a dual south and easterly with sash windows to front and side elevations, plantation shutters, skirting, dado rail and cornicing. The focal point of the room is a central fireplace with stone hearth, wooden surround and mantle over with inset wood burning stove. Afforded outstanding views to both front and side with views towards the Roman River and Middlewick Ranges to front elevation and Abberton Reservoir to side.

SITTING ROOM: With sash window to front affording elevated views over the surrounding landscape, notable further features include skirting, dado rail and cornicing. Victorian style fireplace with wooden surround and mantle over.

SNUG: Afforded a dual aspect with sash windows to side and rear, plantation shutters and recessed shelving and base level storage either side of a fireplace with grey brick patterned hearth, wooden surround and mantle over with inset wood burning stove. Views to side across the gardens and reservoir distant and to rear over the private courtyard.

AGA KITCHEN/DINING ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of wooden fronted base and wall units with part granite and part oak preparation surfaces over and upstands above. The focal point of the room is a four-door AGA with lighting above and further fitted appliances including a Britannia two-door oven with four-ring Neff hob above and extraction over. A granite topped side unit provides further base level storage with double ceramic butler sink unit, mixer tap over and integrated Bosch dishwasher. Further fitted appliances include a fridge and freezer. A central granite topped peninsula unit provides an ideal breakfast bar/seating area with dining area beyond afforded a triple aspect with sash windows to front and rear, further four-window range of sash windows to side with French doors opening to the side terrace affording views across the gardens and paddock land beyond. Spotlights throughout, skirting, cornicing and panel door to:

UTILITY ROOM: Fitted with a matching range of base units with granite-effect preparation surfaces over and windows to sides and rear. Polished Travertine tiled flooring and half glazed panel door to outside.

CLOAKROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC and pedestal wash handbasin.

CELLAR: (accessed via entrance hall) A single chamber cellar with lighting.

First-floor

LANDING: With sash window to rear affording views across the courtyard. The walkway continues to the east with fireplace, double doors to storeroom, fitted shelving and further panel door to:

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM: Afforded a dual aspect with sash windows to front and side affording outstanding views across the surrounding landscape. Panel door to:

DRESSING ROOM: With extensive range of open fronted fitted wardrobe units, shelving and window to rear.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Principally tiled and fitted with ceramic WC, Villeroy and Boch wash handbasin and fully tiled separately screened shower unit with both mounted and hand-held shower attachments. Wall-mounted heated towel rail and sash windows to side and rear.

BEDROOM 2: Enjoying nine-foot ceiling heights with sash windows to side and rear, the former offering an exceptional aspect across St. Andrew's Church with Abberton Reservoir beyond. Part glass fronted fitted wardrobes, Victorian style fireplace and hatch to loft. Panelled door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a marble topped unit and fully tiled separately screened shower with chrome shower attachment.

BEDROOM 3: Enjoying nine-foot ceiling heights with sash windows to front and side elevations, the former offering elevated views. Part glass fronted fitted wardrobe units, Victorian style fireplace.

BEDROOM 4: With sash window to rear, distinctive mirrored sash window to side, nine-foot ceiling heights, Victorian style fireplace and twin fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM 5: With sash window to front, nine-foot ceiling heights, skirting and cornicing. Part mirror fronted triple width fitted wardrobe.

FAMILY BATHROOM: Fitted with ceramic WC, wash handbasin within a base level unit, bath with tiling above and sash window to front elevation.

Outside The property is approached via a tree lined, shingle driveway flanked by grazing land with adjacent moat rising to an opening aspect framing this individual country home of impressive standing. The gardens envelope the property with established fenced borders, a walled rear courtyard, various expanses of lawn, both evergreen and perennial planting with various seating areas well placed to enjoy the morning and afternoon sun.

AGENTS NOTE: The owner has informed us that the property benefits from high-speed fibre-optic broadband [from BT].

TENANT INFORMATION: A holding deposit of one week's rent will be required to process an application for a Tenancy. One month's rent and five weeks security deposit will be payable prior to handover, the holding deposit will go towards this payment. Fees may be charged for late payment of rent and mislaid keys.

SERVICES: Mains water and electricity are connected. Shared private drainage. Underfloor heating in kitchen and dining room. Oil-fired heating. NOTE: None of these services have been tested by the agent.

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