General information Stebbing Hall is an outstanding country house with beautiful grounds of about 9.25 acres in a peaceful yet convenient rural setting.
Built to a high specification in the early 1990s, the property displays fine Georgian-style features throughout including impressive facades with tall sash windows and quoins, high ceilings, generous room proportions and a pleasing layout radiating from a magnificent central reception hall.
The reception rooms are ideally arranged for entertaining on a grand scale as well as family living incorporating a drawing room with a marble fireplace carved by English sculptor Roger Pearson whose work has received international acclaim; the sitting room has a wall of panelling as well as an intricately carved mantel over the fireplace, there is also a large formal dining room.
The particularly spacious kitchen/breakfast room extends into an oval shaped breakfast area with three quarter height continuous windows and French doors onto the terrace. From this room there are fine views over the beautifully stocked gardens and grounds.
The bedrooms are arranged over two floors and include a master suite with glazed double doors opening onto a balcony with panoramic views; there is also a comprehensively fitted dressing room and a large ensuite bathroom with a raised sunken bath and shower cubicle.
There are eight further bedrooms and five further bathrooms with all of the principal bedrooms arranged on the first floor.
The second floor has a flexible and versatile layout which would work well as independent accommodation for teenagers etc.
Further accommodation is provided by the annexe or staff flat within the coach house. This comprises a living room, kitchen, 2 double bedrooms and a bathroom.
Also within the coach house are offices and a cloakroom. On the ground floor of the coach house are 6 lock-up garages.
The outside The property is approached from the quiet country lane through remote controlled iron double gates which open onto a sweeping driveway leading across the parkland setting. This provides a stunning first impression of the front of the house with an adjoining coach house incorporating a bank of garaging, home offices and a spacious 2 bedroom staff flat/annexe.
There is also a stable yard with 3 high quality loose boxes, associated stores and a tack room with direct access onto fenced paddocks. A children's play area also adjoins. From the front gate there is almost immediate access onto off-road hacking and a good network of bridlepaths.
The house is surrounded by established parkland grounds incorporating a fine selection of trees, well stocked herbaceous borders, neatly tended box and beech hedging, flagstoned pathways, 2 ponds, a tennis court (requiring some maintenance) and there is also an ideal area for a swimming pool to the south-west elevation of the house.
Location Stebbing is a popular Essex village with local amenities including The White Hart pub, a primary school and St Mary's church. The area is surrounded by open farmland and the market town of Great Dunmow is about 4 miles away offering a range of local amenities. Bishop's Stortford and Chelmsford are both about 12 miles away and offer a wide range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities including Chelmsford City Racecourse, together with mainline stations providing regular services to London Liverpool Street. The M11 motorway is accessed on the outskirts of Bishop's Stortford providing excellent road links to London, the M25 and Cambridge. Stansted Airport is about 11 miles away.
Important information Council Tax Band - H
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. There is LPG central heating and private drainage.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - F
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A magnificent Georgian-style mansion set in about 9.25 acres in a glorious setting.
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