Little Maplestead, Halstead, Essex

A delightful detached listed Essex Farm House which has been completely refurbished to a high standard and now offers spacious and characterful family accommodation of a versatile nature. Extensive South facing grounds and ample parking. Available long term. Pets considered. There is a further paddock to the rear of the property which could be offered to potential tenants if required.

  • Fully refurbished detached Essex Farmhouse in a popular village
  • Extensive and versatile family accommodation
  • Fine period detailing and open fireplaces
  • Two / three reception rooms
  • Impressive kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility/boot room
  • Three / four bedrooms
  • Two bath / shower rooms
This substantial detached Grade II listed Essex farmhouse enjoys a pleasant location on the periphery of this sought after North Essex village.

The property has been sympathetically restored by the current owners and now offers especially well appointed accommodation that combines practicality and character features. The front door access the principal reception room with an attractive red brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove, tiled floor and French doors leading to an entertaining terrace. A square arch then leads to a secondary reception room which could be utilised as a formal dining room which has attractive exposed oak framework to the walls and ceiling and a fireplace with wood burning stove. A ledge and board door leads to the study/bedroom 4 which has stairs rising to the first floor and a large under stairs storage cupboard.

The kitchen forms the heart of the house and has been extensively fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted units with integral appliances to include a dishwasher and an oven and hob with extractor hood over. This room is extensively tiled and has attractive and impressive oak framework to the walls and ceilings. A glazed and panelled door leads to a utility room which is fitted with matching units to the kitchen and has a tiled floor, a door to the plant room and a glazed door to the garden.

The remainder of the ground floor comprises a well appointed cloakroom which has a matching white 'Heritage' suite and is panelled to dado height.

The first floor is equally well appointed and combines attractive character features and is accessed via two staircases, one from the study which directly accesses a lavishly appointed family bath/shower room. This room boasts a double ended oval bath set within a plinth, large oversized shower cubicle and a matching 'Heritage' wash hand basin and w.c.

A spectacular bedroom has a dual aspect taking in uninterrupted field views on both elevations and a part vaulted ceiling with a large exposed ceiling beam. The second staircase accesses two further double bedrooms, one of which has exposed oak framework to the wall and a window to the front elevation. The other bedroom is accessed via a half landing and has exposed oak framework and delightful views. These two bedrooms are served by a second lavishly appointed bath/shower room with a double ended oval bath, large walk-in shower cubicle, matching 'Heritage' wash hand basin and w.c.

Mosses Farm is an exceptionally well presented family home offering generously proportioned living space throughout.

The property is approached via a large gravel drive between two oak piers adjacent to which are large expanses of lawn and mature hedging to the front. A path accesses the two front doors and a further path leads to the rear garden.

The rear gardens are delightful and benefit from a South and Westerly aspect enabling them to take advantage of the afternoon and evening sun. There is an extensive full width terrace to the rear of the house which can be accessed via French doors from the principal reception room beyond which are large expanses of lawn which are interspersed with a variety of specimen trees to include silver birch, walnut and cherry.

To the rear of the garden is an orchard which has a variety of trees to include apple and pear.

There is a further paddock to the rear of the property which could be offered to potential tenants if required.

SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 15' 3" (4.90m x 4.65m)

DINING ROOM 14' 3" x 12' 1" (4.35m x 3.70m)

STUDY/BEDROOM 4 11' 9" x 8' 2" (3.60m x 2.50m)

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 15' 3" x 14' 1" (4.65m x 4.30m)

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 13' 9" x 9' 10" (4.20m x 3.00m)

PLANT ROOM 4' 11" x 2' 7" (1.50m x 0.80m)

CLOAKROOM

FIRST FLOOR

BEDROOM 1 15' 7" x 15' 3" (4.75m x 4.65m)

BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 12' 3" (4.40m x 3.75m)

BEDROOM 3 13' 7" x 12' 3" (4.15m x 3.75m)

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM 9' 0" x 7' 10" (2.75m x 2.40m)

FAMILY BATH/SHOWER ROOM 2 10' 2" x 5' 8" (3.10m x 1.75m)

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