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Frating

Frating, Essex, CO7

Asking Price

£2,400,000

At a glance…

  • Substantial country residence 6.656 sq. ft.
  • Plot extending to approx. 8 acres
  • 7 en-suite bedrooms in main house
  • Five imposing reception rooms
  • Bespoke kitchen/breakfast room
  • Potential ground floor Annex living space
  • Detached Annex accommodation/Home Office
  • Detached Garaging
  • Potential for Business Use (Planning Consent)
  • Views over open countryside
  • Excellent road and rail links
8 Bed | 8 Bath | House | Detached | Council Tax Band H | EPC E | Ref: COS240020
8 Bed
8 Bath
House
Detached
Council Tax Band H
EPC E

Located on the outskirts of Colchester, this imposing country house offers 6,656 sq. ft. of living, entertaining and Annex space set in approx. 8 acres of parkland gardens, featuring exquisite interior decor including wood panelling, solid oak staircase, internal doors, bespoke kitchen/breakfast room and feature fireplaces, heated swimming pool and substantial separate entertaining/annex area. The main entrance hall gives access to three spacious reception rooms - drawing room, snug and dining room and the bespoke high spec kitchen/breakfast room with central island, built-in appliances and 4-oven electric Aga leading into a study, cloakroom and large utility. A further lobby leads through to the Annex/entertainment area with beautiful dual-aspect reception/Library room fitted with bespoke shelving, games room, study and cloakroom, three sets of French doors opening to the rear patio/swimming pool area - this extended section of the property is served by underfloor heating via an Air Source Heat Pump. The beautiful Oak staircase leads up to the double bedroom suite’s (all with luxurious en-suite’s, some with underfloor heating) with a further bedroom suite with dressing room/en-suite on the top level - these bedrooms offer far reaching views over the grounds and open countryside. Approached along a tree-lined driveway leading to two garages, one with garden store/wc, constructed to a high standard (services connected), with further bike store - the parkland gardens offer lawns with pathways, seating areas, mature trees and shrubs.
There is around an acre of permaculture garden with watering system, vegetable garden and creates a stunning area of the grounds. There is also a heated swimming pool and well planned detached Annex accommodation offering purpose designed interior with a first floor bedroom. There is also a further outbuilding/mobile home which offers additional two bedroom accommodation.

Located just 8 miles from Colchester (North Station) offering main line rail services (London Liverpool Street under one hour), with stations also at Manningtree and Great Bentley. Main road links via A120/A12 (M25) and Stansted Airport and the University of Essex is within easy reach. On your doorstep is an abundance of open countryside, the River Colne (Wivenhoe and Brightlingsea) and Great Bentley Primary School (approx. 2 miles) and Colchester Royal Grammar School.

The location takes in the rural vistas of north Essex with open countryside and farmland in abundance. The nearby coastline includes Frinton on Sea, where there is also a railway station, with Brightlingsea and Point Clear to the south along the River Blackwater. Colchester main line station is within easy reach offering direct services into London Liverpool Street. With country pubs and local shops closeby and Lifehouse Spa, Clacton Shopping village and Colchester town centre within a short drive. Chelmsford City, Ipswich and the Suffolk coast a little further afield with links to London within the hour.

Information: Tenure Freehold, EPC Rating E, Tendring District Council Band H, Planning Permission has been granted to substantially extend the property providing further accommodation/business potential (Frating Parish Council ref: 21/01491/FUL). Our Ref: COS240020.

Colchester main line station approx. 8 miles (services to London Liverpool Street) | University of Essex approx. 5 miles
Great Bentley Primary School approx. 2 miles | Brightlingsea approx. 4 miles (River Colne) | Excellent road links via A120 (A12/M25) Stansted Airport & Harwich

At a glance…

  • Substantial country residence 6.656 sq. ft.
  • Plot extending to approx. 8 acres
  • 7 en-suite bedrooms in main house
  • Five imposing reception rooms
  • Bespoke kitchen/breakfast room
  • Potential ground floor Annex living space
  • Detached Annex accommodation/Home Office
  • Detached Garaging
  • Potential for Business Use (Planning Consent)
  • Views over open countryside
  • Excellent road and rail links
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