Gilston Lane, Gilston, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2RF | Property for sale | Savills
6,921 sq ft(642.98 sq m)
Guide price £2,750,000(€3,135,580)

Gilston LaneGilston, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2RF


    Key features

    • Substantial family home with extensive parkland style grounds extending to around 27 acres
    • Located in an idyllic semi rural setting yet less than an hour from London via train
    • Self contained 2 Bedroom Annexe
    • Stable block
    • Landscaped Gardens, Woodland, Lake and Cascade
    • Swimming Pool and Tennis Court

    A grand country house set in exceptional parkland style grounds of over 27 acres offering seclusion and privacy yet well located for access to London.

    About this property

    • Little Park, once part of the Gilston Park Estate, is a substantial country house set in historic grounds including ancient parkland and a five acre lake – with a waterfall feeding Fiddlers' Brook within the property's woodland.

      Little Park is a superb home set in very special gardens. Little Park has been a much loved family home and now offers an incredible opportunity for a new purchaser to update to their own taste. With versatile accommodation throughout, the main house is divided into two independent homes, perfect for multigenerational living; or to convert to one dwelling (subject to necessary consents).

      Entrance hall leads to; drawing room with bay window and double doors opening to gardens, separate internal double doors also open to a large triple-aspect dining room.

      The entrance hall also leads to the dining room and to the kitchen breakfast room, with doors opening onto the rear terrace, with stunning views over the gardens and lake. There is a sitting room off the kitchen, again with doors opening onto the gardens. The kitchen is also serviced by a good sized utility room.

      Off the landing, the principal bedroom has a walk-in dressing room, bathroom and balcony with beautiful views over the gardens and lake. There are three further en-suite bedrooms and a further balcony overlooking the parkland and driveway.

      Annexe
      Entrance hall leads to a living room which in turn opens via double doors to the kitchen/dining room.

      Principal bedroom has en-suite bathroom and dressing room. This bedroom enjoys incredible views of the lake and gardens via a balcony. There is a further double bedroom with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe.

      The dressing room leads to a split-level study and gym area.

      Outside
      Entered via Queen Anne ‘listed' iron electrotonically operated gates down a long driveway. There are a selection of specimen trees including cedars. There is a rear patio overlooking a five acre lake which has a magical dam and ‘cascade'.

      Stable Block
      There is a separate stable block with two stables, a tack room and a hay barn.

      Swimming Pool
      Heated swimming pool overlooking gardens and lake with a cabin.

      Tennis Court
      Fully fenced and in a private setting overlooking gardens

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    The setting here is really sublime - the views over the lake are amazing and for me, this is the perfect country retreat, well within an hour of the City

    Justin GodfreyProperty agent

    Local information

    • Gilston is criss crossed with a network of footpaths and bridlepaths providing an excellent base for outdoor pursuits including walking, riding and cycling.
    • Gilston is located within just a few minutes' drive of Sawbridgeworth and Harlow with their selections of shops, schools, travel and transport facilities including access to London via Harlow Town station giving a convenient commute of around 30 minutes to London Liverpool Street.
    • Sporting activities in the area include golf at Sawbridgeworth, Great Hadham golf and country club and Hanbury Manor. A wide range of schools are available in the area including Haileybury, Heathmount, Saint Nicholas School and Bishops Stortford College.

    Additional information

    • Services
    • Mains water
    • Mains electricity
    • Private drains - Rewatec Solido E45 system installed a few years ago
    • Oil-fired central heating
    • Rights of way
    • There are no public rights of way
    • EPC Rating: D
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G