An impressive Grade II listed country house with period interiors, stunning countryside views and a generous plot of about 6 acres.
Arabin House is set in about 6 acres of private mature parkland in Epping Forrest. Originally built in the late 16th Century with further remodeling in the 1800's. Georgian in style the house is arrange over 3 bright and spacious floors with period details throughout. High ceilings, large picture frame windows and ornate fireplaces all invoke that nostalgic feeling one would expect with a house of this era.
The house is entered through a front conservatory which encases the original front door and is divided into two sections, the other half providing access to the WC. It has been noted that when this was built it perhaps could have been used as a winter garden or orangery providing interest for the then owner throughout the colder months of the year.
The ground floor comprises a study, stunning living room with a bay window and French doors leading to the terrace, spacious dining room with a beautiful fireplace and bay window with French doors leading to the front gardens, an open plan kitchen diner with a central island, utility room and French doors leading to the terrace. From the kitchen there is also a further WC and entrance hallway.
To the first floor are four spacious bedrooms two of which benefit from en suites and a family bathroom. Of particular note is bedroom two with its high ceilings, feature fireplace, bay window and stunning views of the parkland grounds.
On the second floor you will find the impressive master suite. Given the elevated position you are taken aback by the breath-taking and far reaching views offered from the bay window. The suite offers a large bedroom area with a feature fireplace, a large walk in wardrobe, a spacious en suite bathroom. The walls are covered with a decorative fabric which was hand stitched and provides the room with the opulence it deserves.
Gardens and Grounds
Entered via private electric gates, a Scottish beech pebbled driveway opens to reveal Arabin House. To the front of the house is a beautiful lawned area which is framed with high mature trees and rhododendrons.
The house sits well within its own extensive and impressive grounds with a total of approximately 6 acres. The rear terrace overlooks the charming gardens with superb views to the north dotted with mature trees not to mention a beautiful collection of mature azaleas. The gardens have a woodland walk, a large picture perfect pond and a Victorian brick built swimming pool with a new decked sun terrace. The pool is now used as a pond however with some work could be reinstated as a natural pool. There is also a stable and storage block ideal for the equestrian with many bridle paths in and around Epping Forest. To the immediate side and rear of the house is a good sized garage.
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When you're stood in the mature gardens of this magnificent house you cant help but feel a sense of contentment . The beauty and privacy of the surrounding Epping Forest is just fantastic.James Lamb