Brook Hall, Factory Hill, Tiptree, Colchester

£1,500,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 8
PROPERTY Brook Hall is an imposing Georgian property located between the villages of Tolleshunt Knights and Tiptree. Previous owners of the property include the Wilkin family, famous globally for their jams and preserves.

GROUND FLOOR AND CELLAR Steps lead to the entrance lobby and hallway from which the main reception rooms are accessed.

The dining room and drawing room both to the front of the property benefit from exposed wooden floorboards and feature fireplaces. The sitting room (again featuring exposed floorboards) contains a log burner and provides access to the utility room. The utility room features twin butler sinks, granite work surfaces, space and plumbing for two washing machines and a separate tumble dryer, as well as cupboard space for storage.

The ground floor shower room is accessed from the utility room and contains a shower, handbasin, toilet and heated towel rail.

The kitchen / breakfast room features granite work surfaces as well as an island unit. There are a range of integrated appliances including dishwasher, hob, two fridges and separate freezer, the Aga is oil-fired. There is also a good array of cupboards and drawers.

From the breakfast room, one can access a secluded and enclosed patio area.

At the end of the hallway there is a useful boot room and adjacent to this (and accessed from the flagstone sun terrace) is the entrance to the large cellar.

FIRST FLOOR Ascending the stairs to the first floor, you are greeted by four spacious double bedrooms and one of the family bathrooms.

Bedrooms one and two both enjoy views to the front of the property and contain feature fireplaces. Bedroom two has the additional benefit of a built-in wardrobe and additional drawer unit.

Bedroom three (again with feature fireplace) contains an en-suite shower room featuring a shower cubicle with both shower mixer hose and rainfall shower head, toilet and handbasin. The fourth bedroom is currently used as a study.

The family bathroom features a double ended free-standing bath with shower mixer attachment, a separate shower cubicle with rainfall head, toilet, as well as 'his & hers' handbasins.

SECOND FLOOR Ascending the stairs to the second floor you are again greeted by four very good-sized double bedrooms and the second family bathroom.

Bedrooms five and six have views to the front of the property with bedroom five benefiting from a feature fireplace and large walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom seven features two built in wardrobes and enjoys views of the rear garden and fields beyond. Bedroom eight is currently used as a games room.

The bathroom on this floor features a freestanding bath with shower mixer attachment, shower cubicle, toilet, handbasin and heated towel rail.

OUTSIDE Brook Hall is set back from the road and approached via an impressive gravelled carriage driveway, which provides ample parking for a number of vehicles. There is a second separate entrance to the rear of the property provided by a gated entrance to the side of the property, this is accessed via a right-of-way over a driveway.

The property itself sits in a plot approaching 3.2 acres inclusive of a paddock. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn and feature numerous mature trees and shrubs, there is also an ornamental pond.

There are a number of useful outbuildings that offer a range of potential uses including garaging, storage, workshops as well as a garden potting shed. These additional units in total provide over 5,600 square feet of space.

There are three separate patio areas, with the large sun terrace accessed from the rear of the property, via both the boot room and utility room. Adjacent to this is a large formal garden around which the outbuildings are situated.

SITUATION Located between the villages of Tolleshunt Knights and Tiptree Brook Hall is ideally situated for the commuter with Kelevdon & Witham mainline stations a short drive away providing access to London Liverpool Street in around forty-five minutes.

The county town of Chelmsford and historic Colchester are slightly further afield with both towns offering all the shopping, leisure and recreational facilities expected of two major regional towns. Secondary educational options are first rate in both towns with a number of highly regarded grammar and private establishments.

Closer to home the village of Tiptree itself offers a wide range of facilities including doctors, dentists and range of shops. The local primary school was rated 'good' at the latest Ofsted report.

Mersea Island is close at hand and benefits from a number of shops, cafes and bars. The island is renowned for its sailing and seafood.

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