Substantial detached family home with acreage and outbuildings.
A beautifully appointed detached family home set in grounds of approaching 7 acres within 3 miles of Kelvedon train station. This extended home dates from 1930 and provides comfortable, well balanced accommodation and outbuildings of approximately 3,385 sq ft. The accommodation has been arranged over two floors providing a versatile layout to suit a range of lifestyles including multigenerational living with two staircases positioned at either end of the house. The property enjoys an extensive tree-lined drive,workshop/barn, triplecart lodge and a stable block, ideally suited for those with equestrian and outdoor interests. The property occupies a largely semi-rural setting within close proximity of a network of footpaths and bridleways.
From the front, the house is approached into a welcoming entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor. The sitting room is located to the left of the house and is a substantial room providing a log burning stove and delightful views and access out to the garden. The kitchen is located in the centre of the house and is a truly wonderful space providing light accommodation and views over the garden and grounds. The kitchen has been fitted with a bespoke range of units and integrated appliances. There is ample work space and a central island. The study is positioned to the rear of the house and is a comfortable room with bay window overlooking the rear garden. There is a utility room and cloakroom with a secondary reception hall providing a further staircase giving first floor access.
To the first floor there are five bedrooms and a family bathroom accessed from a central landing. All of the bedrooms are well-proportioned with the principal suite providing built-in storage facilities and an en suite shower room. The second bedroom is positioned to the rear of the house and also enjoys an en suite shower room. The family bathroom serves the remainder of the bedrooms.
Westacre is approached through electric gates opening to a tree-lined drive leading to a substantial area for parking. There is a workshop/barn, adjacent triple cart lodge and a stable block. The garage provides W.C. facilities, a storage room and a first floor storage room, accessed via a side staircase and offering the option for supplementary accommodation, *subject to the necessary consents. The property is also accessed via the B1023 providing a secondary gated drive and parking. The property occupies a slightly elevated position overlooking its grounds with an area of formal garden and a terrace surrounding the house giving an extension of the accommodation. The paddock is located to the southern side of the house and offers a gentle gradient bordered by a small brook. The land has been designed for equestrian use but also offers an ideal opportunity for a range of other outdoor pursuits.
All in approaching 7 acres
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For me, this house has it all. Bright, spacious accommodation which could easily be adapted to incorporate extended family members. The nearby village of Kelvedon is a typical traditional Essex village and is a great place to explore and discover.Karl Manning