Guide Price £1,350,000

Skye Green, Feering, CO5 9RE

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    6
  • Bathroom

    bathrooms
    4

General information

General information Cockerell's Farm is listed Grade II as being of architectural and historical importance. The property is situated within grounds of 1.6 acres and is located in a rural position with stunning countryside views combined with the convenience of local amenities as the property is nestled between the sought after villages of Feering and Coggeshall.

Ground floor

Cockerell's Farm retains its classical red brick front elevation relieved by wide sash windows beneath a roof of red clay tiles. The three storey exquisite home has been tastefully updated throughout and incorporates various period outbuildings including double garage, two stables and workshop. A highlight of the property is a converted outhouse providing alternative accommodation ideal for a guest suite/office or gym.

The property is greeted by a stylish solid Oak entrance door which in turn leads to the spacious reception hall which has an elegant stair flight leading to the first floor and in turn gives access to all ground floor accommodation. To the front of the house the property has two main reception rooms including the formal drawing room which is a naturally light and airy room enjoying three large sash windows to three aspects, exposed ceiling timbers and the focal point is the gas fire with wood surround. The sitting room also has exposed ceiling timbers and a large sash window to the front with the focal point of the room being the open red brick fireplace with wooden surround. The kitchen is a particular asset of Cockerell's farm with two sash windows to dual aspect providing an abundance of natural light. The country style kitchen maintains its quintessential features with a butler sink inset to marble worktop and a range of wall and base units, inset Aga into a red brick hearth and many exposed ceiling Oak beams making the kitchen the heart of the home. The dining room formerly known as the bake house was added at a slightly later date to the original property and offers an ideal place to entertain, benefitting from a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, doors to the rear garden, fireplace with inset gas fire and a fantastic feature of this room is the original large bread oven complete with wrought iron door and spring latch. Access to the dining room is gained through an inner reception hall linking to the kitchen. The inner hall has a second entrance door, double doors leading to the garden, slate flooring and access to the spacious utility room providing a home for the white goods. The formal study to the rear of the property consists of a door and sash window to the rear aspect and with views over the gardens. There is a large storage area and a ground floor cloakroom with matching white suite comprising low level W.C and pedestal wash hand basin.

First & second floor

The staircase reaches the light and spacious landing providing access to three bedrooms and family bathroom. Bedroom one is found at the front of the property and has a sash window overlooking the extensive well maintained front gardens. Access is gained to the large en-suite bathroom with facilities comprising of a panel enclosed bath with mixer tap, low level W.C, vanity wash hand basin with marble top and marbled shower cubicle. The second bedroom is also situated to the front of the property has a sash window to the front elevation and access through to a second en-suite facility with shower cubicle and vanity wash hand basin. The smallest of the six bedrooms is also set on the first floor and so is a family bathroom benefitting from a raised panel bath with mixer taps, low level W.C and a pedestal wash hand basin. There is also extensive eaves storage and a second staircase provides access to the second floor.

The naturally light second floor landing has two windows to the front again giving views across the extensive well maintained front lawn. Bedroom three is a great size room measuring 13'4 by 13'3 with window to the side. Bedroom four is situated at the opposing end of the property with a good size window to the rear. Bedroom five measures 12'1 by 9'2. The large shower room has a good size shower cubicle, low level W.C and vanity wash hand basin.

Guest suite

The guest suite is accessed via an external steel framed staircase rising to the first floor where door leads into the reception area with window to the rear aspect, exposed beams and access through to the bedroom. The bedroom has a crescent shaped window and measures 15'7 by 8'11. The en-suite shower room has a tiled shower cubicle, low level W.C and wash hand basin. The versatile guest suite could easily be used for a variety of uses such as an office space, games room or gym.

Drawing room 26' 10" x 14' (8.18m x 4.27m)

Sitting room 16' 1" x 12' 2" (4.9m x 3.71m)

Study 10' 10" x 10' 9" (3.3m x 3.28m)

Kitchen 15' 11" x 14' 11" (4.85m x 4.55m)

Utility room 9' 10" x 8' 5" (3m x 2.57m)

Dining room 17' 1" x 11' 7" (5.21m x 3.53m)

Cloakroom 10' 4" x 4' (3.15m x 1.22m)

Bedroom one 16' 6" x 15' 5" (5.03m x 4.7m)

Ensuite 15' 1" x 14' 3" (4.6m x 4.34m)

Bedroom two 14' x 11' 2" (4.27m x 3.4m)

Ensuite 6' 2" x 5' (1.88m x 1.52m)

Bedroom six 9' 4" x 8' 8" (2.84m x 2.64m)

Bathroom 10' 9" x 8' 11" (3.28m x 2.72m)

Bedroom three 13' 4" x 13' 3" (4.06m x 4.04m)

Bedroom four 13' 2" x 9' 4" (4.01m x 2.84m)

Bedroom five 12' 1" x 9' 2" (3.68m x 2.79m)

Shower room 8' 10" x 8' 7" (2.69m x 2.62m)

Guest Suite 11' 6" x 9' 9" (3.51m x 2.97m)

Guest Bedroom 15' 7" x 8' 11" (4.75m x 2.72m)

Guest Shower room 9' x 3' 8" (2.74m x 1.12m)

Garage 19' 1" x 15' 11" (5.82m x 4.85m)

Workshop 33' 6" x 14' 2" (10.21m x 4.32m)

Stable 14' 3" x 14' 2" (4.34m x 4.32m)

Stable 14' 3" x 14' 2" (4.34m x 4.32m)

Garage 20' 1" x 19' 7" (6.12m x 5.97m)

The outside Cockerell's Farm is an enclosed and private property set back from a quiet country lane and is accessed through a period red brick wall leading along a sweeping gravel driveway providing off road parking for many vehicles and gives access to all outbuildings. The front garden is mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and tree borders. There is a secluded courtyard which is accessed via twin side hung timber door, paved terrace providing an ideal seating area and access through to the double garage. There are extensive formal gardens surrounding the property which are mainly laid to lawn with established flowers, mature shrubs and trees.

A double width garage with up and over door leads into a workshop with double hinged vehicular timber doors to the side. There are two generously sized stables with a second double width garage providing ideal storage. In total the grounds measure 1.6 acres and could easily be split to create a separate paddock or more formal gardens.

Where? Feering is a popular village located within easy reach of the A12 (Chelmsford and M25 to south, and north to Colchester and Ipswich) and the coast. The nearby improved A120 gives quick access to Stansted and onto the M11. The nearest main line railway station is at Kelvedon being approximately 1.5 miles away and has a fast and frequent service to London Liverpool Street (approximate journey time of 50 minutes). There are excellent local shopping facilities and amenities including schools, bus routes etc. and access to Chelmsford and Colchester. Both Kelvedon and Feering boast sought after primary schools. A highly regarded local secondary school can be found in the nearby popular medieval market town of Coggeshall. The larger town of Colchester provides wider private educational facilities including the Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester County High School for Girls and Holmwood House. Post secondary education facilities include Colchester Sixth Form College and the University of Essex.

Important information Council Tax Band -

Services - We understand that mains water, Klargester septic tank, oil and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Freehold

Property summary

Cockerells Farm is listed Grade II as being of architectural and historical importance. The property is situated within grounds of 1.6 acres and is located in a rural position with stunning countryside views combined with the convenience of local amenities as the property is nestled between the sought after villages of Feering and Coggeshall.

Features

  • Grade II Listed farmhouse
  • Gardens and grounds measuring 1.6 acres
  • Unique and idyllic location
  • Garaging, workshop and two stables
  • Detached guest accommodation
  • 3600sq.ft accommodation arranged over three floors
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room & utility
  • Six bedrooms
  • Four bath/shower rooms

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