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Braxted Road, Kelvedon

Guide price 1,250,000

0845 250 7010 Ref: 100989055924

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Property Features

  • Five bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • One bedroom annexe
  • Gardens and grounds extending to 3.25 acres
  • Range of outbuildings

Property Description

A beautifully presented five bedroom, three bathroom Grade II Listed country house with self-contained annexe located within a peaceful setting with excellent links to the city. The property is situated on an established plot with grounds extending to 3.25 acres.
General information Brick House is an impressive former farmhouse with exceptional proportions and far reaching views. The house is listed Grade II as being of architectural and historical importance and is believed to date from the early 18th Century. The property has a classical symmetrical mellow red brick front elevation, relieved by wide sash windows, beneath a roof red clay tiles. The property provides comfortable and versatile living accommodation with a detached annexe facility. The property is set within landscaped gardens offering all year round enjoyment and a separate paddock offering the potential for both equestrian and recreational use.

The elegant accommodation radiates from a welcoming central reception hall with modern family living having been skilfully blended with the essential character and history of this charming family home. Internally, the accommodation has been greatly improved and enjoys an abundance of natural light. The rooms display a wonderful array of character and features including exposed timbers and a glazed walkway adding a modern twist to this historic building. The ground floor accommodation is accessed from a welcoming reception hall with a turning staircase rising to the first floor. To the front of the house is a magnificent dual aspect drawing room with shuttered sash windows and a fireplace with ornate moulded and carved wooden surround and inset log burning stove. An opening leads into a delightful morning room with further sash windows and French doors opening to the terrace and stunning formal gardens. The formal dining room has two sash windows to the front aspect, variety of shelving and cupboards and feature fireplace with a decorative surround. The music room is situated to the rear of the property and is a versatile room with a French door opening to the rear terrace. There is a useful laundry room, ground floor cloakroom, boiler room and coats cupboard. A glassed link walkway connects the original Georgian house to the remainder of the accommodation which includes an impressive kitchen/family room with a part vaulted ceiling and exposed timbers. The kitchen area is open plan making this room a wonderful area for family living and entertaining. The kitchen comprises a range of fitted wall and base units, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink inset to granite worktop, double oven with five ring gas hob and extractor above. This naturally light room enjoys access and windows to both aspects allowing an abundance of light and views over the formal gardens.

Bedroom one is situated to the rear of the property offering a vaulted ceiling with windows and French doors to the rear. There is a dressing room and en-suite bathroom which has been finished to a high specification offering a white suite with free standing bath, twin bowl sink, low level W.C and a walk in shower cubicle. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a utility room and large study.

The first floor, part galleried landing, has an abundance of natural light from the large sash window. There are the remaining four bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedroom two and three are placed to the front of the property and both have two sash windows to the front with bedroom two also benefiting from a luxury en-suite shower room. Bedroom four is a double room with sash window to the side aspect and fitted wardrobe. Bedroom five has a sash window to the rear aspect and a built in wardrobe. The family bathroom has a four piece white suite including panel enclosed bath, low level W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and a walk in shower enclosure.

Located adjacent to the house is this charming guest cottage providing self-contained annexe accommodation. This building displays red brick elevations beneath a pan tiled roof completing the main house. The accommodation includes a well-proportioned kitchen/breakfast room with access leading through to the sitting room which benefits from an open fireplace with carved wooden surround. There is a double bedroom with walk in wardrobe and a door leading to the en-suite shower room. The en-suite comprises of a white suite with tiled shower, low level W.C and a pedestal wash hand basin.

Entrance hall

Drawing room 15' 4" x 14' 1" (4.67m x 4.29m)

Morning room 16' 5" x 14' 4" (5m x 4.37m)

Dining room 15' 6" x 12' 8" (4.72m x 3.86m)

Music room 15' 4" x 12' 9" (4.67m x 3.89m)

Kitchen/family room 35' 11" x 13' 8" (10.95m x 4.17m)

Utility room 12' 2" x 9' 7" (3.71m x 2.92m)


Study 15' 8" x 15' 8" (4.78m x 4.78m)

Bedroom one 19' 4" x 18' 10" (5.89m x 5.74m)

Ensuite 18' 8" x 7' 1" (5.69m x 2.16m)

Bedroom two 15' 9" x 14' (4.8m x 4.27m)

Ensuite 10' x 5' 8" (3.05m x 1.73m)

Bedroom three 15' 9" x 10' 9" (4.8m x 3.28m)

Bedroom four 14' 9" x 11' 9" (4.5m x 3.58m)

Bedroom five 14' 9" x 8' (4.5m x 2.44m)



Lounge 14' 9" x 12' 4" (4.5m x 3.76m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 14' 9" x 9' 10" (4.5m x 3m)

Bedroom 12' 5" x 10' 7" (3.78m x 3.23m)

Ensuite 8' 2" x 3' 9" (2.49m x 1.14m)

Workshop 12' 3" x 9' 3" (3.73m x 2.82m)

Gym 27' 5" x 12' 3" (8.36m x 3.73m)


Games room 15' 9" x 12' 3" (4.8m x 3.73m)

Log store 12' 11" x 16' 2" (3.94m x 4.93m)


The outside A particular feature of this glorious home are the stunning gardens and grounds providing a wealth of colour and all year round enjoyment. The property is set back from the road behind a low mellowed brick wall with central gate and pathway leading to the original entrance door. A large wrought iron gate to the southern wall opens to a Yorkstone terrace which in turn leads to a large gravel drive to the front of the annexe. Steps from the gravelled area rise to double wrought iron gates which open to a courtyard garden. To the immediate rear of the house lies a terrace seating area with raised flower beds opening to the remainder of the garden which have beautifully designed with a range of flowers of shrubs and area of lawn. Beyond the garden is an area of grassland which measures approximately 2 acres offering equestrian and recreational potential. There are a range of outbuildings, formally stables and workshops. The outbuildings have been converted into further usable reception space which include a gym and games room. A workshop is accessed separately from the main building with a double garage facilities. The outbuildings could be converted back to equestrian use, subject to the necessary consents. Plot estimated to extend to around 3.25 acres.

Where? The property occupies a beautiful countryside location a short distance to the south-west of the village of Kelvedon, between Colchester and Chelmsford. The historic village of Kelvedon offers a High Street with a tea room, range of pubs and amenities. There is a choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector, including Maldon Court Prep School, St Mary's Primary School and nearby Honywood secondary School. Slightly further afield there is New Hall, Felsted and King Edward VI Grammar and County High School for Girls, in Chelmsford. The larger town of Colchester provides wider education facilities including Colchester Royal Grammar School for
boys and the girls County High School, a Sixth Form College, Colchester Institute and the University of Essex.The village is bypassed by the A12 which leads to Colchester and East Anglia to the North, and to the South is Chelmsford, The main line railway station at Kelvedon has a fast and frequent service with a journey time to London Liverpool Street of approximately 50 minutes.

Important information Council Tax Band - H
Services - We understand that electricity is connected to the property and the drainage is to a private system.
Tenure - Freehold

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Bedrooms:  5
Bathrooms  3
Receptions:  4
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