Detached house for sale in Radley Green, Ingatestone, Essex CM4
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- Entrance hall, Dining room, Kitchen/breakfast room, Drawing room, Study, Snug, Conservatory, Utility room
- Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, Six further bedrooms, Four bathrooms
- Annexe flat with kitchen, Sitting room and bedroom with en-suite
- Double and triple garages, Garden and grounds, Paddocks
- About 8 acres
Listed Grade II being of architectural and historic interest, Horsfrith Park is a very handsome timber framed and plastered house of 17th Century origins. Clearly, the house has undergone extensive alterations over the years, particularly in the 18th and 19th centuries. The south front is faced in wonderful soft red brick and has three crow-stepped gables.
Internally the house combines light and spacious reception rooms on the ground floor with comfortable and flexible bedroom accommodation on the first and second floors. Of particular note is the beautifully proportioned panelled drawing room, centred on an attractive open fireplace to one end and views over the south gardens.
Planning consent and listed building consent for the removal of the existing sun room and the construction of a traditional staple orangery adjoining the kitchen which would be ideal for entertaining.
Horsfrith Park lies to the south side of Radley Green, surrounded by well-maintained agricultural land. For the commuter, Shenfield Station is just 9 miles south with fast and frequent trains reaching London Liverpool Street in just 24 minutes. The nearby A414 links with Junction 7 of the M11 to the west, which in turn connects with the M25 at Junction 27.
The city of Chelmsford is 7 miles east and provides an excellent selection of schools, including two Grammar Schools, Chelmsford High School for Girls and Kind Edward VI for boys, ranked first and third in Essex; New Hall and a selection of state schools together with Brentwood School. In addition, the pretty village of Blackmore is 3 miles south west with a Co-Op for everyday needs, two pubs and a tea room. Alternatively, . The charming market town of Ongar is 5 miles to the west and caters for a broad range of everyday amenities and has a good number of restaurants, public houses, and independent shops.
The gardens and grounds provide a mature and tranquil setting, studded with a selection of specimen trees and ponds to both the north and south gardens providing a focal point. A heated swimming pool is placed in a sheltered corner to the south of the house, whilst there is an all-weather tennis court to the north.
Beyond the gardens are two well-fenced and level paddocks, ideal for horses or ponies. There is also a field shelter.
There is an extensive range of bridle paths leading from the property, ideal for riding purposes.
London Stansted Airport
London Southend Airport
London City Airport
Tilbury Ferry Terminal
Woolwich Arsenal Pier
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Highwood Primary School
Blackmore Primary School
Roxwell Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School
The Basildon Upper Academy
Beacon Business Innovation Hub
Big Creative Academy
Anglo European School
The Ongar Academy
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