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Ulting, Maldon

Guide Price £1,600,000

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Key Information

  • 6 bedrooms
  • 5 receptions
  • 4 bathrooms
A fine example of a Grade II Listed farmhouse believed to date back to the 16th Century with later additions positioned within attractive countryside and conveniently situated for Hatfield Peverel station and A12. The property displays many period features associated with properties of its age including heavy timberwork and inglenook fireplaces. The property provides comfortable and versatile living accommodation with an integral wing/self-contained annexe facility with total accommodation extending to around 4500 sqft. To the side of the house is a heated swimming pool set in a courtyard setting incorporating an adjacent 'L' shaped open thatched pool house and a fenced Astroturf tennis court/play area. The landscaped gardens lie to the east of the property which incorporates a thatched barn with permission for business use, served by a separate access off the lane, and a separate stable block with tack room and tractor shed. There are subdivided paddocks with the total grounds extending to around 3.1 acres.

A solid entrance door opens to a reception hall which has exposed timbers and staircase rising to the first floor and attractive flagstone flooring. From the hall doors lead off to the drawing room, snug and the kitchen/breakfast room. The drawing room is a well-proportioned triple aspect room, heavily beamed incorporating an Inglenook fireplace with moulded bressummer housing a wood burning stove. The snug links through to the dining room which provides large capacity for entertaining and further period features. Two partially glazed doors lead onto a wonderful vaulted garden room which provides access to the pool area. The kitchen/breakfast room is located to the front of the house and is a delightful room with bespoke, hand crafted units with ornate carvings complemented by Corian work surfacing, butler sink and classic triple red Aga. A door from the kitchen leads to a large utility/boot room with an arrangement of fitted storage cupboards, also encompassing a ground floor cloakroom/wc and store. There is a study/home office which can be accessed from the utility room and garden room. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is an integral wing/self-contained annexe facility, which includes bathroom, kitchen, living room and dining area with returning staircase ascending the first floor landing with bedroom and fitted wardrobes and a further bathroom.

There are two staircases with the principle located from the reception hall leading to a landing providing access to all bedrooms. There is an impressive vaulted master bedroom which includes exposed timbers, feature red brick fireplace with matching hearth and bresummer, and a dual aspect with pleasant views over the grounds. There is a wonderful en-suite bathroom comprising Villeroy & Boch sanitary ware incorporating free standing bath, large shower cubicle and his and hers vanity unit, whilst opposite is a walk-in dressing room/potential bedroom seven. Bedroom two also offers a dual aspect with views over the garden and a en-suite shower. Bedrooms three, four and five are all serviced with a family bathroom. Completing the accommodation is a cellar which is located in the reception hall.

Entrance hall not measured

Drawing room 26' 10" x 15' 4" (8.18m x 4.67m)

Snug 16' 9" x 12' (5.11m x 3.66m)

Dining room 25' 6" x 15' 10" (7.77m x 4.83m)

Kitchen 16' 5" x 11' 10" (5m x 3.61m)

Utility room 15' 8" x 13' 7" (4.78m x 4.14m)

Larder 7' 1" x 5' 5" (2.16m x 1.65m)

Cloakroom not measured

Study 13' 7" x 10' 3" (4.14m x 3.12m)

Garden room 10' 2" x 9' 8" (3.1m x 2.95m)

Living room 19' 4" x 12' 1" (5.89m x 3.68m)

Kitchen 10' 8" x 7' (3.25m x 2.13m)

Bathroom not measured

First floor landing

Bedroom one 15' 10" x 15' 4" (4.83m x 4.67m)

Ensuite bathroom not measured

Dressing room 15' 3" x 12' 4" (4.65m x 3.76m)

Bedroom two 15' 11" x 15' 10" (4.85m x 4.83m)

Ensuite bathroom not measured

Bedroom three 14' 4" x 12' 7" (4.37m x 3.84m)

Bedroom four 14' 4" x 13' 9" (4.37m x 4.19m)

Bedroom five 14' x 11' (4.27m x 3.35m)

Ensuite bathroom not measured

Bedroom six 9' 8" x 8' 7" (2.95m x 2.62m)

Bathroom not measured


Coach house

Store room

Boiler room

Tractor shed

Tack room






Tractor shed/storage

The outside Entrance to the property is accessed through a five bar gate opening to a substantial courtyard area which encumbers a stable block, incorporating four stables, a tack room and tractor shed. There are paddocks to the west and south totalling around 2 acres incorporating a pony shelter. The landscaped formal gardens lie to the east of the property providing a great deal of colour and a spring fed pond with a bridge accessing a substantial thatched barn currently being used for business purposes. The barn includes its own access road and offers a great deal of potential, subject to the necessary planning consents. There is a fenced Astroturf tennis court/play area siding onto open countryside. Accessed from the house and gardens, in a discreet position, is a heated swimming pool measuring approximately 36 x18. The pool is set within in an attractive courtyard setting with adjacent 'L' shaped open thatched pool house providing an ideal area for relaxing and entertaining.

Where? The property occupies a beautiful countryside location a short distance to the south-east of the village of Ulting and 3 miles north-west of the larger Maritime town of Maldon. The surroundings provide access to a network of riverside and country walks yet conveniently located with easy access to Hatfield Peverel Station, serving London's Liverpool Street, A12 and City of Chelmsford. Maldon is one of the oldest recorded towns in Essex with its High Street boasting both local and national stores as well as quaint tea rooms, historic pubs and a mixture of restaurants and bars. There is a choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector, including Maldon Court Prep School, Heathcote and Elm Green and slightly further afield, New Hall and Felsted. A bus service provides links to the excellent Grammar Schools in Chelmsford and Colchester.

Council Tax Band - H
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - N/A

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