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Bridgemarsh Lane, Althorne

Guide Price £990,000

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Key Information

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 receptions
  • 2 bathrooms
Lot one - House, gardens and grounds of approximately 8.5 acres. Lot two - House, gardens and grounds of approximately 32 acres. Lot three - House and gardens of approximately 1.5 acres.

A truly unique lifestyle property offering comfortable living accommodation set within gardens and grounds of around 8.5 acres providing direct access to Bridgemarsh Marina and Althorne station. The property which was constructed in 2010, provides exceptionally spacious open-plan living accommodation ideally suited for family living and entertaining with many fine features including underfloor heating and a ground source heat pump. The house is of good-proportion and provides comfortable accommodation with high ceilings and a wealth of windows and doors providing large amounts of natural light which have been orientated to capture the stunning setting. The house includes four bedrooms, two large reception rooms, stunning bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, luxury family bathroom and en suite facilities to the master bedroom. In addition to the main house, there is a good size office, located above the carport style garaging, plus an under-build basement beneath the property which extends to around 2000 sq ft. This area is currently being used for storage but offers tremendous potential for additional accommodation (subject to necessary permissions). The plot includes formal gardens, stables, post and rail paddock and a small woodland ideal for those seeking equestrian enjoyment. The location is perfect for commuters being only 0.15 miles from Althorne train station providing direct link into London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 60 minutes. In 2015 planning permission was granted for a single storey extension to the southern elevation to provide a fifth bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe, en suite to bedroom two and an additional reception room. Full plans are available upon request.

The property comprises a stepped timber approach leading to the front door. The door opens to an impressive dining hall with dark wood flooring and a wide bay window overlooking the immediate gardens. The dining hall provides access to a cloakroom and flows to a well-proportioned sitting room which sees a continuation of the wood flooring. The sitting room provides a bay window and double doors to the rear elevation opening to a 66' veranda. The kitchen/breakfast room is located to the side of the property and has been fitted with a comprehensive range of eye level storage cupboards with granite work surfaces and cupboards and drawers beneath. The kitchen includes a range of appliances and comprises a central breakfast bar with moulded sink unit. To the rear of the room are a further set of double doors opening to the veranda. A utility room can be found beyond the kitchen which provides external side access. The sleeping quarters are located to the southern part of the house which includes four double bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom enjoys double doors opening onto the veranda and en suite shower room. The office is positioned above the carport and is accessed to the rear of the house. The under build level has been divided into four sections and is currently being used for storage


Kitchen/breakfast room 23' 4" x 12' 8" (7.11m x 3.86m)

Utility room 10' 4" max x 8' 1" (3.15m x 2.46m)

Cloakroom not measured

Sitting room 23' 6" x 19' 11" max (7.16m x 6.07m)

Dining hall 23' 8" x 16' 8" max (7.21m x 5.08m)

Bedroom one 12' 10" x 12' 7" (3.91m x 3.84m) to wardrobes

En suite 9' 8" x 7' 1" (2.95m x 2.16m)

Bedroom two 16' 8" x 13' 1" max (5.08m x 3.99m)

Bedroom three 13' 9" x 13' 1" (4.19m x 3.99m)

Bedroom four 14' 5" x 9' 10" (4.39m x 3m)

Bathroom 11' 7" max x 9' 2" (3.53m x 2.79m)

Under build level 1 33' 6" x 15' 5" (10.21m x 4.7m)

Under build level 2 33' 6" x 15' 5" (10.21m x 4.7m)

Under build level 3 33' 6" x 16' (10.21m x 4.88m)

Under build level 4 33' 8" x 16' (10.26m x 4.88m)

Carport 17' 8" x 17' 7" (5.38m x 5.36m)

Office 17' 8" x 17' 7" (5.38m x 5.36m)

Stable 1 11' 4" x 11' 2" (3.45m x 3.4m)

Stable 2 11' 4" x 11' 2" (3.45m x 3.4m)

Tack room not measured

The outside The property is accessed over a private lane serving a small cluster of properties. The Boat House is set back from the lane and approached over a large 'P' shaped shingled drive which leads in turn to a carport style garage. To the immediate rear of the property is a timber veranda overlooking the gardens and small woodland. The immediate gardens are predominantly positioned to the south and west of the property being laid to grass with tree and hedge screening. The paddocks are located to the north-west aspect and provide flat ground with separate vehicular access and a newly constructed timber framed stable block comprising two stables and tack room.

Where? This wonderful 'lifestyle' property is ideally located for countryside and coastal enjoyment being within a stone's throw of Bridgemarsh Marina and the Sea Wall. The property occupies a secluded and rural position accessed over a private track situated on the outskirts of Althorne village. Althorne benefits from having its own railway station which is situated around 0.15 of a mile from the house providing direct link into London Liverpool Street, with an approximate journey time of 60 minutes. The local post office and convenience store are within 1.5 miles and the nearest pub is about a mile away. Althorne is situated in the heart of the Dengie peninsula, a largely agricultural area positioned between the Blackwater estuary and river Crouch. With its vast coastline the area is very popular for sailing and other water sports especially in the sailing towns of Burnham on Crouch (5 miles) and the popular market town of Maldon (9 miles). Educational facilities are well catered for with both state and private education available in the surrounding areas. The location is perfect for commuters that want to enjoy the tranquillity of this desirable setting with wonderful country and waterside walks with the convenience of being within commutable distance to the city.

Important information Ground source heat pump, mains water, private drainage.
Council Tax Band - F
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - D

Agents note In November 2015 planning permission was granted for a single storey side extension application reference HOUSE/MAL15/00988. Further plans available upon request.

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