Guide Price £2,000,000

Bambers Green, Takeley

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information

A spacious detached country home offered with a collection of traditional and modern outbuildings standing in grounds of around 4.8 acres. Frogs Hall which is of special and architectural interest Grade II, was constructed in the early 17th century with later additions added in the 18th and 19th century. The property provides flexible accommodation of around 7000 sq ft and we believe has had previous planning consent to be converted into a guest house and could easily be divided into separate living quarter providing annexe accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents, if so required. The property provides accommodation over two levels with many fine period features including bespoke joinery which features heavily throughout the building. The ground floor accommodation includes 7 principal rooms with many smaller rooms currently being utilised for storage purposes. Beyond the living accommodation are 3 independent workshops and a snooker room. To the first floor there are 10 bedrooms, en suite facilities to the master suite and a family bathroom. There are 3 further first floor rooms which can be independently accessed from the western part of the building. The property includes a substantial collection of outbuildings of over 6500 sq ft utilised by the present owner for storage purpose and motor vehicle restoration. There is an underground shooting range and a substantial steel portal frame industrial building and several other storage buildings/workshops. The property provides a huge amounts of potential with a viewing to be strongly advised

Principal accommodation only

Dining room 21' 3" max x 11' 11" (6.48m x 3.63m)

Lounge 25' 0" max x 19' 5" max (7.62m x 5.92m)

Office 21' 1" max x 11' 5" max (6.43m x 3.48m)

Gym 18' 5" x 8' 6" (5.61m x 2.59m) not measured

Kitchen 13' 3" x 12' 4" (4.04m x 3.76m)

Snooker room 25 ' 8" x 14' 6" (7.82m x 4.42m)

Breakfast room 14' 3" x 13' 3" (4.34m x 4.04m) not measured

Master bedroom 21' x 11' 2" (6.4m x 3.4m)

En suite 12' 4" x 10' (3.76m x 3.05m)

Bedroom two 16' 5" x 13' 1" (5m x 3.99m)

Bedroom three 16' 5" max x 12' 4" max (5m x 3.76m)

Bedroom four 16' 6" x 12' 0" (5.03m x 3.66m)

Bedroom five 10' 1" x 8' 8" (3.07m x 2.64m)

Family bathroom 10' 1" x 8' 2" (3.07m x 2.49m)

Bedroom six 11' 9" x 7' 11" (3.58m x 2.41m)

Bedroom seven 12' 8" x 11' 2" (3.86m x 3.4m)

Bedroom eight 8' 8" x 7' 11" (2.64m x 2.41m)

Bedroom nine 18' 11" x 10' 1" (5.77m x 3.07m)

3 Internal workshops 34' 6" max x 20' 3" max (10.52m x 6.17m)

Out buildings around 6500 sq ft

3 Interlinking workshops

Open bay cart lodge

2 Portal frame industrial buildings

The outside Externally the property is approached over a private gated drive with a substantial driveway and yard area allowing for vast amounts of parking and storage facilities. The gardens and grounds largely wrap around the property with the outbuildings positioned to the north-west of the site. Some of the outbuildings are utilised by the present owner for storage purpose and motor vehicle restoration. There is an underground shooting range and a substantial steel portal frame industrial building and several other storage buildings/workshops. The formal gardens are mainly located to the south of the property and include lawned area with an attractive collection of established trees and shrubs.

Where? The property is located in the small hamlet of Bambers Green, located between the villages of Takeley, Little Canfield and Stansted. Bambers Green is conveniently situated providing direct access on to the A120 linking through to Stansted airport, the M11, A120 and beyond. The nearby village of Little Canfield provides a thriving community with a variety of events centred around the parish church and the popular Lion and Lamb public house. The parish provides guided walks over the surrounding countryside and is popular for those seeking the tranquillity of semi-rural living yet within a convenient and accessible location. The property is situated within 4 miles of Hatfield Forest, owned by the National Trust and offering some 1,049 acres of protected woodland and wood pasture. The neighbouring historic market town of Great Dunmow is situated approximately 4 miles west of Bamber Green and has plenty to satisfy modern tastes, from traditional pubs to cosmopolitan bars. It has a sports centre and a variety of local shops. It is very well served for education with both state; St Mary Primary School and Helena Romances School, Takeley Primary School and private; Felsted and Bishops Stortford College Institutions nearby. Great Dunmow 3 miles - Bishops Stortford 6 miles - Stansted Airport 3 miles - Chelmsford 20 miles

Important Information Council Tax Band - H

Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage and oil fire heating. We understand that three phase power is connected to the majority of the outbuildings. A back up diesel generator feeds the entire electrical system of the property and ensures that the property and workshops continue running as normal in the event of the power cut.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - Due to the property being registered listed an EPC is not required.

Property summary

Rare opportunity to acquire a substantial period home providing around 7000 sq ft of accommodation with over 6500 sq ft of outbuildings offering vast potential situated in the hamlet of Bambers Green offering direct access to the A120, M11 and beyond. Grounds of around 4.8 acres. Motivated sellers.


  • Substantial country house with a range of outbuildings
  • Grounds of around 4.8 acres
  • Motivated sellers with flexible viewing times

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