A striking Grade I listed former manor house in grounds of 2 acres sympathetically restored providing beautifully presented and balanced accommodation on the outskirts of the desirable and hugely charming village of High Roding.
Understood to have originally been a manor house dating back to the 14th century with alterations in the 16th century, the property offers a wealth of original medieval features exceptional to anywhere else in Essex. This hugely important building constitutes a valuable source of historical architecture over two periods and has been the subject of an extensive programme of restoration. The accommodation has been arranged over two floors with four first floor bedrooms, two bathrooms and two principal reception rooms. There is a spacious kitchen/breakfast room, inner reception hall and cloakroom. The house occupies gardens of around 0.5 of an acre which includes a Grade II listed Granary and a modern double bay cart lodge. There is a paddock of around 1.5 acres to the rear of the main house offering an ideal space for those with equestrian interests.
The outside The property is approached over a gated sweeping drive which runs past the front of the house to a detached oak framed double bay cart lodge with adjoining storage shed. To the rear of the house and extending from the inner hall and kitchen/breakfast room is a semi-circular terrace with the remainder of the garden laid to lawn, interspersed with trees and shrubs. To the rear corner of the house is a brick built granary with slate roof, currently being used as a store. The granary is Grade II listed and understood to be 18th century in origin. Lying to the rear of the main house is a paddock of around 1.5 acres offering equestrian potential.
Where? The property is located on the outskirts of the desirable and hugely charming village of High Roding, in North West Essex. The property is set back from a private lane with panoramic farmland views and conveniently situated for the B184. High Roding is near Great Canfield, between Leaden Roding and Dunmow. The village is an historical Essex farming village with mostly mixed residential homes, featuring a picturesque street which comprises many historical and listed buildings; then surrounded by open countryside. There is a strong community network within High Roding, much centred around The Black Lion Inn. The village is well placed, located approximately 3.9 miles to the south west of Dunmow and just 6.5 miles from Stansted Airport. The towns of Bishops Stortford and Chelmsford are each approximately 12 miles away for main railway stations for the City. For schooling, the nearest primary school is 2 miles away in Leaden Roding and senior education at Dunmow.
Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating and private drainage.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Due to the property being Grade l Listed an EPC is not required.
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Extensively restored Grade l Listed former manor house discreetly positioned on the fringes of this desirable North West Essex village occupying garden and grounds of around 2 acres.
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