Southminster - Essex
A Substantial Detached Country House With Separate Detached Annexe, Garaging, Stabling And Outstanding Countryside Views
6.7 ACRES (stms) - Rumbolds is located in a rural position on a quiet lane to the south of Southminster which has a train station within walking distance providing rail services with direct links to London Liverpool Street, a village with shops, school and restaurants. The current owner has improved and extended the house to the highest standard and it now offers a spacious and comfortable family home with a flexible layout allowing for sub-division should the new purchaser desire. The property enjoys views over the Essex countryside to the front and rear.
The entrance door off the driveway leads to a large reception hall with seating area, doors to the main ground floor rooms and a staircase rising to the first floor. There is a spacious dining room, cosy lounge with log burner and a door to the 23' games room or sitting room which has a second staircase to the first floor. Both the games room and lounge have French doors opening to the wonderful 26' conservatory which enjoys garden and paddock views. There is a study and a superb oak fitted kitchen breakfast room with vaulted ceiling and exposed oak beams, utility room, and a ground-floor shower room. On the first floor off the main staircase is the principal bedroom with dressing area and en-suite plus two further double bedrooms and the family bathroom. The second staircase leads to two more double bedrooms and a shower room... ideal for two families cohabiting.
The self-contained, detached annexe bungalow offers excellent income potential if let out or an ideal residence for guests, teenagers or parents requiring their own space. The annexe comprises a reception hallway/dining area, fitted kitchen, lounge, two double bedrooms and a bathroom. Adjoining the annexe is a double garage plus a workshop and there are is a large private garden to the rear.
The property sits in a prominent position towards the middle of the plot and is accessed via electric double gates which open to the tree lined, long private driveway which leads through the front paddocks to the property, branching right around a circular pond with fountain to the house and annexe where there is parking for numerous vehicles and access to the annexe and double garage. The drive continues past the side of the main house to the rear where there is a further double garage with attached large workshop (26'4" x 17'5"). There is a fish pond with bridge over and a decked seating area. To the rear of the house is the formal garden with block-paved patio, greenhouse, shrub and plant borders and access to the hot tub cabin - with hot tub to remain.
Equestrian Facilities & Paddocks
To the rear of the plot are 4 timber stables (12’ x 12’) which adjoin the hay store (17'4" x 15') and the tack room. There is also a chicken shed nearby. The paddock land comprises 4 large fenced paddocks to the front and three to the rear, in all the grass land equates to around 5.08 acres, subject to a measured survey.
For more information or to arrange a viewing:
Terrington St. John
Tel: 01553 618834