Guide Price £900,000

Near Wrabness Woods

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information

Imposing detached house occupying a wonderful rural location with grounds extending to 15 acres, on the edge of a nature reserve. Copperas is a six bedroom detached house requiring some modernisation, standing in delightful gardens and mature grounds having a range of outbuildings and kennels.

Ground floor

The entrance hall is found at the rear of the property and provides a spacious reception. Stairs lead up to the first floor accommodation with a useful storage cupboard under and a door leads through to a cloakroom which is found beneath the return of the stairs.

At one end of the house is the main sitting room, an impressive room measuring 24' x 15' with triple aspect overlooking the gardens and having a focal feature fireplace. French doors also lead out from the room onto the front terrace overlooking the gardens.

The family room, again a well proportioned room, has a bay window overlooking the front terrace and front gardens and enjoys a feature fireplace and coving. Adjoining is the study with double glazed French doors leading out onto the terrace and overlooking the front gardens.

At the opposing end of the property is the "working end of the house" with a kitchen, requiring modernisation and fitted with roll top work surfaces with cupboard and drawer units and matching wall mounted cupboards with square walk in pantry. A door from the kitchen leads to the stairs down to the cellar, whilst a further door leads through to the utility room. The utility is a relatively square room with space and plumbing for washing machine and dual aspect overlooking the gardens. Finally on the ground floor is a side lobby.

Stairs lead to a cellar measuring 17'4" x 12'7" maximum with 6'6" head height housing the oil fired boiler.

First floor

There is a long central landing which is accessed from the split level staircase from the reception hall. At one end of the landing is a staircase leading up to the second floor accommodation.

The master bedroom is found at the other end, an impressive size room with a built in double wardrobe and further single shelved cupboard with attractive feature fireplace. The room enjoys a dual aspect with bay window overlooking the front gardens. A door leads through to the en suite facilities comprising of a tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and toilet.

The second bedroom is again of excellent size, with bay window overlooking the front gardens and having a wash hand basin.

The third bedroom again is a double room with dual aspect and having a wash hand basin whilst there are two further single bedrooms, both with wash hand basins.

At the rear of the property is the bathroom with panelled bath with independent shower above and vanity unit wash hand basin, whilst there is a separate toilet and walk in linen cupboard.

Second floor

Stairs lead from the first floor landing up in to the roof level with door leading through to a storage room with roof window and door into eaves storage space.

A further door leads from the landing into a sixth bedroom, a truly impressive room measuring 32' x 18' into a picture window overlooking the grounds to the countryside beyond. The room has good ceiling height measuring 7'10" inches high and has two radiators as well as access into roof space.


The property is well screened from the Wrabness Road with mature hedging and fencing with a gated entrance with electrically operated gates and further pedestrian gate. A tree lined drive leads down to the property and the side area where there is ample parking and a detached double garage measuring 18'6" x 17'6" with sliding doors, power and light connected.

At the front of the property is a terrace leading out onto extensive lawns with shrub beds and established trees that sweep round to the side of the property with large Willow tree and further lawns enclosed by Conifers.

At the rear of the property is a further brick terrace with pond, leading through to further lawns with established trees.

Adjoining the garage is a range of outbuildings incorporating a 21' x 18' open store with joining tractor store measuring 23'8" x 21'9" with recess areas measuring 20' x 12'11" providing storage. At the rear of this building is a tool shed measuring 11'10" x 10'1" whilst beyond is a large barn - 48' x 36'5" with power and light connected.

A gate provides access to the kennels complex with a variety of open and enclosed kennels round a paved courtyard. At the side is a five bar gate leading to the rear paddock. Adjoining the central section is a 6 acre field whilst on the other side of Copperas is a 5 acre field with planted central section. In total the grounds are just over 15 acres.




Study 11' 8" x 8' (3.56m x 2.44m)

Sitting room 24' x 15' (7.32m x 4.57m)

Family room 17' 2" x 13' 10" (5.23m x 4.22m)

Kitchen 17' 3" x 12' 4" (5.26m x 3.76m)



Utility room

Bedroom one 20' 0" x 15' 0" (6.1m x 4.57m)


Bedroom two 17' 2" x 13' 10" (5.23m x 4.22m)

Bedroom three 11' x 10' (3.35m x 3.05m)

Bedroom four 12' x 8' (3.66m x 2.44m)

Bedroom five 10' 4" x 7' 1" (3.15m x 2.16m)



Bedroom six 32' 8" x 18' 1" (9.96m x 5.51m)

Property summary

Imposing 6 bedroom detached house requiring modernisation, occupying a wonderful rural location on the edge of the Stour Wood Nature Reserve standing in delightful mature grounds extending to 15 acres.


  • 5 bedrooms plus large attic bedroom
  • 2 reception rooms plus study
  • 2 cloakrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Modernisation required
  • Range of outbuildings and kennels
  • 15 acres of gardens, fields and light woodland
  • Scope for paddocks and equestrian setup if required
  • Wonderful peaceful rural location
  • Approximately 7 miles from Manningtree station

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