Weald Bridge Road, North Weald, Epping, Essex, CM16 6AT | Property for sale | Savills
1,752 sq ft(162.77 sq m)
Guide price £1,150,000(€1,341,726)

Weald Bridge RoadNorth Weald, Epping, Essex, CM16 6AT


    Key features

    • Grade II listed Cottage.
    • Beautiful thatched roof.
    • Stunning gardens and outdoor heated pool.
    • Detached double garage.
    • Separate outbuilding/office.
    • Captivating setting.

    A picture perfect, quintessential Grade II listed English thatched cottage boasting an exquisite garden and modern interiors.

    About this property

    • Dowsetts was built in the 16th century with later additions in the 17th, 18th and 20th century. The property is a typical example of timber framed, thatched roof cottage. Records state a bargain and sale (and change of name from Hall House) of the property to Richard Dowsett in 1688, the origin of the name.

      The accommodation comprises; a pretty vestibule, gorgeous sitting room featuring exposed timbers and brickwork and an inglenook fireplace, a spacious dining room, a beautiful kitchen breakfast room finished to an exacting standard including high ceilings, an aga, a sit-up breakfast bar and casual seating area, two good sized bedrooms with fitted wardrobes and a stunning shower room and WC.

      The first floor accommodation comprises; a sizeable main bedroom suite featuring beautiful exposed timbers, bespoke wardrobes and storage and a magnificent en suite bathroom with a separate shower enclosure.

      Outside

      The property offers two points of vehicular access either from North Weald Road or Kents Lane. A formal parking area is accessed from Kent Lane via 5 bar electronically operated gate. There is a detached double garage building with a very useful room above accessed via an external staircase. There is an additional detached building which is currently being used as an office, store room and workshop but offers great scope to be more bespoke in line with a new owners requirements.
      To the immediate rear of the kitchen is a delightful paved terrace area which is the perfect place for a summer dinner party soaking up the last of the afternoon/evening sun to the west.

      The gardens have been meticulously designed and arranged to provide several areas of interest maintaining beautiful presentation throughout all of the four seasons. This has taken the owners a tenure of over 40 years to create. Highlights include; immaculate manicured lawns, beautifully presented raised beds and a jolly folly. The pièce de resistance has to be the pool area. This marvellous space has been thoughtfully designed to provide a fantastic section of the house to really enjoy the in long summer months. It includes a good sized heated swimming pool with an artificial grass surround, a lovely paved terrace, a thatched timber gazebo and a pool house containing the pool equipment and machinery.

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    Dowsetts is a very special property. If you want character, charm and sophistication then this house will really appeal to you. Its perfect for a downsizer looking for lateral accommodation and space to entertain your extended family in the phenomenal grounds and pool area. The house offers lots of flexibility with the additions of two detached buildings, currently being used as a double garage and an office and store rooms. Rarely does a house captivate you quite like this one, the moment you enter the ground your eyes are continually treated to such beautiful sights; whether that be the Chelsea like show gardens, the Mediterranean feeling pool set up or the stunning characteristics of an impeccably kept period cottage.

    David BloomfieldProperty agent

    Local information

    • North Weald Bassett is steeped in history and is mainly known for the important role its airbase played in the first and second world wars. North Weald Airfield became base of 56 Squadron, one of the most distinguished units of the RAF.
    • Dowsetts is wonderfully positioned if you are looking to be fleet of foot; the M11 junction is 7 is merely 3.4 miles away and the A414 even closer, 2.6 miles. And should you need to travel by air Stanstead is about 15 miles away. If you're looking to head into London Epping tube station is 6.5 miles.
    • For everyday conveniences one could head into North Weald, Harlow or Epping all of which are within 6 miles.

    Additional information

    • Mains water, electricity and drainage.
    • Oil fueled central heating.
    • Gigaclear availability
    • Outdoor lighting
    • Garden irrigation system
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G