East End, Paglesham, Essex

£2,000,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 9
Home in Thorpe Bay are thrilled to bring to the market this fine country home with approximately 5,500 square feet of living space set in gorgeous grounds of over two acres within the picturesque village of Paglesham.

The accommodation comprises:- grand entrance door to the large split level reception hallway, six reception rooms along with a traditional style kitchen with granite worktop and stunning Aga, Breakfast room adjacent and guest cloakroom. Large inner hallway with access onto the garden. To the first floor there are upto 9 bedrooms within the versatile accommodation on offer along with a stunning galleried landing. Luxury family bathroom, separate shower room and en suite to one of the bedrooms.

Externally there is a one bedroom self-contained cottage called Holly Croft that has a living room, kitchenette, modern shower room and first floor grand bedroom.

Further benefits include grand high vaulted ceilings to most rooms. Feature sash windows and many fine period and original feature. The property surrounds itself with approximately two acres of ground with mature established trees, shrubs, flowers. There is parking for multiple cars and access to two large double garages with eaves storage above and two cellars with access from two separate points.

The Chase is a beautiful country home situated within the quaint and picturesque village of Paglesham. The property was originally constructed Circa 1760 with further extensions into the early and mid 1800s. Paglesham is a rural village untouched by modern developments yet only 50 minutes by train to the City of London from Rochford which is 5 miles distance along quiet country lanes. Paglesham retains a strong community spirit with traditional Spring and Summer shows, Christmas Market and carol singing on Christmas Eve. The Iconic Plough & Sail public house is run by the Oliver family, plays a central role in village life welcoming many visiting yachtsmen from the nearby River Roach, walkers and ornithologists. Rochford is only 15 minutes away by car which offers all main amenities.

The Chase originally dates back to the 1760's and is located on the edge of the village with views over open farmland to the river beyond with spacious rooms, open fireplaces and many period features. The Chase is very traditional in style and character and lends itself to social and family gatherings especially at Christmas in the music room with its grand piano. This property is a comfortable and welcoming family home.

Entrance

A gravel path just beyond the Iconic Plough and Sail public house passes through a quiet Horse Chestnut avenue, leading to a private entrance signposted The Chase . A long gravel driveway provides access to the property and greeted with a grand entrance door which leads to:

Grand Reception Hallway

30'9 x 7'11 > 9'11 (9.37m x 2.41m >3.02m)

Split level reception hallway. Smooth, vaulted ceiling with feature coving to ceiling edge. Feature, exposed wood flooring and panelling walls. Steps up to the remainder with stairs to the first floor with spindle balustrade and under stairs storage. Feature radiator. Doors to:-

Morning Room

20'2 (into bay) x 18'4 (6.15m ( into bay) x 5.59m)

Smooth, high 9'11 ceilings, feature coving to ceiling edge and feature ceiling rose. There is a gorgeous bay window to the front elevation and a further sash window to the side elevation both providing picturesque views over the surrounding grounds. Three feature radiators, stunning fireplace with slate hearth and decorative surround with space for a log burner. Multiple power points.

Study

14'2 x 13'9 (4.32m x 4.19m)

Smooth ceiling, two feature sash window to the side elevation again with views over the wonderful, surrounding grounds. Radiator and feature fireplace with slate hearth and decorative surround. There is storage shelving and a telephone point.

Sitting Room

14'3 x 13'10 (4.34m x 4.22m)

Smooth ceiling, feature sash window to the side elevation with a lovely view over the gardens. Feature radiator and feature fireplace with slate hearth and feature surround. Open access onto:-

Formal Dining Room

19'3 (into bay) x 18'2 (5.87m ( into bay) x 5.54m)

Smooth, high ceilings measuring 9'9 with feature coving to ceiling edge, feature ceiling rose. Stunning bay window to the front aspect, again enjoying the wonderful view over the surrounding grounds. Feature radiators. Stunning fireplace with slate hearth with exposed brickwork and decorative surround.

Grand Inner Hallway

26'7 x 5'11 (8.10m x 1.80m)

(Access via Reception Three) Feature Georgian windows to both rear and side aspects with glazed Georgian French doors leading onto rear garden. Feature, exposed real wood flooring, double glazed skylight window, open access onto the Breakfast Room and further doors lead to:-

Luxury Guest Cloakroom

7'8 x 7'5 (max) (2.34m x 2.26m ( max))

Smooth ceiling with inset downlighters, feature tiled flooring, a luxury white suite comprises a low level flush wc, a feature sink with mixer taps, a vast array of built in storage cupboards with storage shelving.

Music Room

20'8 (into bay) x 19'3 (6.30m ( into bay) x 5.87m)

Stunning vaulted smooth ceiling measuring 10'4. Fine array of windows to all aspects including a large bay sash window to the side aspect. Three floor to ceiling doors to the rear aspect with windows above. Quality wood flooring. Four feature radiators. There are three high level windows to one elevation, to the opposite flank there are three further windows with three large doors beneath opening onto the rear garden. Gorgeous, feature fireplace with slate hearth and decorative wood surround with space for log burner.

Breakfast Room

14'9 > 18'3 into inner hall) x 8'1 (4.50m >5.56m into inner hall) x 2.46m)

Smooth ceiling with inset downlighters. There is a sash window to the rear elevation and gorgeous views into the inner hallway over the rear garden. Feature, exposed real wood flooring. Two feature radiators. French doors onto the reception room. Steps down to the kitchen.

Kitchen

21'10 x 9'1 > 11'1 into small recess) (6.65m x 2.77m >3.38m into small recess))

Smooth high 9'3 ceilings with inset downlighters. Feature tiling to floor area. Gorgeous sash window to the side aspect overlooking the courtyard and Holly Croft (the self contained one bedroom cottage). The kitchen comprises a traditional style kitchen with a range of base and wall level storage units complimented with quality granite worktops with inset double butler style sink unit with feature mixer tap. Stunning Aga to remain. There is space for an American style fridge freezer. Built in quality pantry with double storage cupboards, above and below. Arched access looking onto the breakfast room and there is a quality Georgian style door leading onto the:-

Boot Room

6'0 x 5'5 (1.83m x 1.65m)

Vaulted ceiling. There are pretty Georgian windows to both front and rear aspects with stunning tiled flooring. There is a double power point and french doors leading onto the exterior which has access for the parking towards the two garages and Holly Croft the one bedroom cottage.

Living Room

21'11 x 15'0 (6.68m x 4.57m)

Smooth ceiling with feature sash window looking onto the gorgeous grounds. Exposed, real wood flooring. Stunning fireplace with slate hearth, exposed brickwork and decorative surround. Built in book shelving area. Further door leading onto reception hall.

Galleried First Floor Landing

39'3 (max length) x 7'11 >21'8 (11.96m ( max length) x 2.41m >21'8)

A split level landing with high smooth ceilings, Georgian windows to the side aspect overlooking the wonderful grounds, two separate stair cases to the ground floor accommodation. Loft hatch and doors lead to:-

Bedroom

18'2 x 16'1 (5.54m x 4.90m)

Smooth ceiling, feature ceiling rose, gorgeous sash windows to the front elevation overlooking the stunning surrounding grounds onto the pretty pond with feature fountain. Quality, wood effect flooring. There is a stunning fireplace with slate hearth and decorative surround. Two feature radiators, ample space for wardrobes and storage units.

Dressing Room/Bedroom

11'5 x 8'0 (3.48m x 2.44m)

High smooth ceiling with large sash window to the front aspect, again overlooking the surrounding grounds onto the feature waterfall. Feature radiator.

Bedroom

18'3 x 16'0 (5.56m x 4.88m)

Smooth, high ceilings with feature ceiling rose. Two large sash windows into the front aspect overlooking the surrounding grounds onto the pretty waterfall. Quality wood effect flooring. There are two feature radiators. A stunning fireplace with slate hearth and decorative surround. Ample space for wardrobes and other storage units. Telephone point.

Bedroom

14'2 x 13'8 (4.32m x 4.17m)

Smooth, high ceiling. There are two feature sash windows to the side elevation providing a gorgeous view over the surrounding grounds and further fields towards the River Crouch. Feature fireplace, built in three door wardrobes, feature radiator and luxury sink unit with storage cupboards below.

Bedroom

14'10 x 14'2 (4.52m x 4.32m)

High, smooth ceiling with large pretty sash window to the side elevation again with views over the surrounding grounds and further fields towards the River Crouch. There is a radiator. Stunning sunken fireplace with slate hearth and feature decorative surround. Built in cupboard with storage and hanging space.

Guest Shower Room

Smooth ceiling with inset downlighter. Coving to ceiling edge. Extractor fan. Quality wood effect flooring. A modern suite comprises a feature marble effect sink unit with mixer tap and storage unit below, walk-in tiled shower enclosure with wall mounted shower and chrome wall mounted towel rail.

Craft Room/Bedroom

20'6 x 9'1 (6.25m x 2.77m)

Smooth, high ceiling with feature wood beam. Loft hatch. Large sash window to the side elevation with stunning views over the surrounding grounds. There is a further sash window to the rear elevation looking onto Holly Croft, the one bedroom cottage. Two feature radiators. Built in pantry style cupboard with storage shelving. An original tiled fireplace. Further built-in double wardrobe with hanging and shelving space with further storage above.

Family Bathroom

9'8 x 7'11 (2.95m x 2.41m)

Smooth, high ceiling. Large feature sash window to the side elevation looking onto Holly Croft, the one bedroom cottage. Feature, wood flooring. A stunning , luxury white suite comprises a feature free standing, claw feet bath with stunning chrome mixer tap and shower attachment. There is a quality Sanitan sink unit and low level flush Sanitan wc. Feature radiator.

Laundry Room

12'7 x 7'10 (3.84m x 2.39m)

High smooth ceiling with inset downlighters. There is a feature sash window with side aspect. Feature exposed real wood flooring. Feature radiator. Laundry room comprises a range of traditional storage units complimented with solid wood working surfaces, sink unit with mixer tap, space for washing machine, tumble dryer and further appliances. Feature metro tiling to wall above the sink.

Bedroom

19'5 x 11'10 (5.92m x 3.61m)

Smooth, high ceiling. Loft hatch. Sash windows to both front and to the rear aspect both with gorgeous views of the surrounding grounds. Exposed feature real wood flooring. There is a feature radiator, feature fireplace and door to:-

Dressing Room

14'9 x 11'10 (4.50m x 3.61m)

Smooth ceiling. Two feature sash windows to the side and rear elevations. The side elevation overlooking the surrounding grounds and the pond. Feature radiator. Ample space for wardrobes and storage units. Door to:-

En Suite Shower Room

12'0 x 4'3 (3.66m x 1.30m)

Smooth ceiling. Large sash window to the front aspect overlooking the gorgeous grounds towards the waterfall. Feature, exposed real wood flooring. Modern white suite comprises a double tiled walk in shower enclosure with wall mounted shower, sink unit with storage under, low level flush wc and a wall mounted chrome heated towel rail. Shaver point and part tiled walls.

Bedroom

14'5 x 13'9 (4.39m x 4.19m)

Smooth ceiling with feature ceiling rose. Loft hatch. Feature sash window to the side elevation. Quality wood effect flooring, feature radiator, stunning fireplace with slate hearth and decorative surround.

Exterior - Holly Croft Cottage

Access via pretty Georgian style door to:

Entrance Hallway

Two large Georgian style windows to both front and side aspects and a feature barn style door provides access to:-

Living Room

18'5 (max into recess) x 13'6 (5.61m ( max into recess) x 4.11m)

Smooth ceiling with feature wood beams. There is a window to the front aspect and two further windows to the rear aspect. Two wall mounted electric heaters. Telephone and TV point. Stunning brick built fireplace with tiled hearth. Stairs to first floor accommodation. Under stairs storage cupboard. Further storage cupboard adjacent with shelving and houses the fuse board. Space for fridge. Open access onto:

Kitchen

5'7 x 4'0 (1.70m x 1.22m)

Window to the front aspect. Vinyl flooring. A beautiful and traditional style kitchen comprising a range of base and wall level storage units, roll edge worktops, inset circular sink unit with mixer tap, two ring electric hob with built in oven underneath and feature brick block tiling to walls. Multiple power points. Feature gate style door to:-

Luxury Shower Room

7'4 (into shower) x 3'11 (reducing to 3'8) (2.24m ( into shower) x 1.19m ( reducing to 1.12m)

Vinyl flooring. A modern white suite comprises a corner unit with splash back tiling, wc, walk in and tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower and Duplex extractor fan.

Landing/Seating area

Pitch roof with window to the side aspect. Double power point. Large eaves storage cupboard with double door, access via the split level landing to:

Bedroom

20'8 x 13'7 (6.30m x 4.14m)

Quality array of built in custom made storage cupboards. Further eaves storage cupboard. There is also a television point.

External Grounds - Front Aspect

A large gravel, private driveway provides access to The Chase. There is parking for several cars. The gravel driveway extends around the side of the house leading to double garaging and the self-contained cottage. The front grounds are generously laid to lawn with large established trees and shrubs. There is a central waterfall feature. Access to:-

Cellar

14'0 X 18'6 max (4.27m X 5.64m max)

Power and lighting. Merlin boiler and brick flooring. Access via double doors from the side aspect.

Grounds - Side Aspect

More generous grounds consisting again of large, mature trees and shrub borders with fencing to the boundaries. There is a gate providing access to further parking and a second cellar.

Grounds - Side Aspect

More generous grounds consisting again of large, mature trees and shrub borders with fencing to the boundaries. There is a gate providing access to further parking and a second cellar.

Cellar

20'3 (max) x 18'6 (6.17m ( max) x 5.64m)

Power and light. Further Merlin boiler. Brick wall flooring. There is brick shelving all around. Obscure window to the front aspect. This space provides an excellent storage facility and there is also space for gym equipment.

First Garage

20'11 x 14'6 (6.38m x 4.42m)

Power and light connected. Lead light window to the side aspect. Multiple double power points. Access via a retractable ladder to eaves storage. Partition area which separates both garages.

Second Garage

15'0 x 13'10 (4.57m x 4.22m)

Shelving area, eaves storage space above. Vaulted ceiling which measures 16'3 in height. There is no access to upstairs. Adjacent is access to Holly Croft, the one bedroom cottage. Adjacent to the cottage there is a large brick built storage area with three separate doors.

Three Brick Built Outhouses

Measuring 20'8 x 8'2, 8'1 x 8'0 and 10'2 x 8'3 respectively.

External Grounds - Rear aspect

Gate leading to a large, lovely, hard standing area. There is a side access. There is security lighting and a gravel area leading to the next elevation of the property. The remainder of the rear aspect is generously laid to lawn with gravel pathway leading to a circular rose bush area feature. A vast array of mature, large trees and shrubs and beautiful flowers and also screened by conifers. Slate aspect to the rear aspect ideal as a base for a BBQ or greenhouse. Pond to the far end corner.

External Grounds - Side elevation

The grounds are majority laid to lawn with beautiful mature trees and shrubs to borders with a large feature Koi pond. Hedges screen the boundaries.

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