Purleigh, Essex
| £1,750,000


This substantial country house located within an enviable elevated plot of circa 7 acres offering unrivalled panoramic views across the Crouch Estuary and open undulating countryside. The attractive residence boasts extensive and versatile accommodation arranged over three floors and consists of some 7 bedrooms, four of which offer en suites, further family bathroom whilst the ground boasts an inviting entrance hallway with gallery landing above leading to 5 large reception rooms and open plan kitchen/breakfast room with 'Clive Christians' kitchen. There is also a triple garage with studio/games room over. The property is located on a country lane which offers excellent links to the A12, A130 and A127 and offers easy access to a number of train stations which serve London Liverpool Street. There is much potential within the grounds to erect equestrian facilities inc stable block, storage barns or even a menage all subject to the required planning consents. A truly one off individual residence which simply has to be viewed to fully appreciate the size, standard, location and grounds in which this property sits. Energy Efficiency Rating: D.

MAIN HOUSE:

SECOND FLOOR:

BEDROOM:

7.49m x 2.95m (24'7 x 9'8)

Double glazed window to front, spotlights, door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:

3.23m x 2.95m (10'7 x 9'8)

Four piece suite comprising double shower cubicle with electric shower, close coupled wc, bidet and wall hung wash hand basin set on storage units, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, spotlights, extractor fan, heated chrome ladder towel rail.

BEDROOM:

6.76m x 3.02m (22'2 x 9'11)

Double glazed window to front, built-in storage cupboard/wardrobe, door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:

Four piece suite comprising double shower cubicle with electric shower, close coupled wc, bidet and wall hung wash hand basin set on storage units, tiled flooring, part tiled walls, spotlights, extractor fan, heated chrome ladder towel rail.

LANDING:

4.88m x 3.35m (16' x 11')

Two double built in storage cupboards, down lights, balustrade staircase leading to:

FIRST FLOOR:

MASTER BEDROOM:

7.39m x 4.32m (24'3 x 14'2)

Double glazed windows to three aspects with the rear southern elevation offering stunning views across the rear gardens, radiator, fitted solid wooden Schreiber wardrobes to remain, porcelain tiled flooring, door to:

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM:

2.92m x 2.31m (9'7 x 7'7)

Obscure double glazed window to side, four piece white suite comprising large walk-in shower with fixed head over, close coupled wc, bidet and oval freestanding wash hand basin sink set on vanity storage unit, tiled walls and flooring, spotlights, extractor fan, heated chrome ladder towel rail.

GUEST BEDROOM:

5.08m x 4.32m (16'8 x 14'2)

Double glazed windows to both the southern aspects overlooking the rear gardens and also the eastern aspect, radiator, fitted Schreiber wardrobes, door to:

EN-SUITE:

2.18m x 2.01m (7'2 x 6'7)

Obscure glazed window to side, re fitted three piece suite comprising double shower cubicle with electronically operated on/off button, hidden cistern wc and wash hand basin set over vanity storage cupboards set on quartz work surfaces, fully tiled walls and flooring, spotlights, extractor fan, heated chrome ladder towel rail.

BEDROOM 3:

4.34m x 3.94m (14'3 x 12'11)

Double glazed windows to front and side, radiator, two freestanding double wardrobes which could remain.

BEDROOM 4:

4.39m x 4.09m (14'5 x 13'5)

Double glazed windows to front and side, radiator.

BEDROOM 5:

3.61m x 3.45m (11'10 x 11'4)

Double glazed window to rear with stunning views across gardens, radiator, wooden flooring, built-in double wardrobe with sliding mirrored doors.

FAMILY BATHROOM:

3.35m x 1.80m (11' x 5'11)

Obscure double glazed window to front, re fitted four piece white suite comprising jacuzzi bath with mixer tap over, double shower cubicle with fixed monsoon style head over, close coupled wc, wash hand basin set on vanity storage unit, fully tiled porcelain walls and flooring, spotlights, extractor fan, heated chrome ladder towel rail.

GALLERIED LANDING:

5.33m x 3.25m (17'6 x 10'8)

Window to front, radiator, doors to all rooms, a stunning galleried landing overlooking the entrance reception area, there is also a built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and immersion heater, balustrade staircase leading to:

GROUND FLOOR:

ENTRANCE RECEPTION:

6.20m x 5.54m (20'4 x 18'2)

Part glazed solid double entrance doors opening to front with obscure side lights either side, further windows to side and front, radiator, wall mounted alarm panel, large built-in under stairs storage cupboard, doors to:

CLOAKROOM:

1.35m x 1.09m (4'5 x 3'7)

Two piece suite comprising close coupled wc and wall hung wash hand basin, fully tiled walls and flooring, extractor fan, radiator.

STUDY:

4.45m x 4.32m (14'7 x 14'2)

Windows to front and side, radiator, marble flooring, extensive range of fitted office furniture incorporating drawers, display cabinets and dual facing desks with further shelving.

MUSIC ROOM:

4.90m x 4.29m (16'1 x 14'1)

Window to front, fully glazed double doors opening to side, radiator, marble flooring, the room opens to:

LIVING ROOM:

5.77m x 4.34m (18'11 x 14'3)

Windows to either side, two radiators, marble fireplace with inset multi fuel burner, marble flooring, double doors with side lights opening to:

CONSERVATORY:

4.55m x 3.81m (14'11 x 12'6)

Brick built base with the remainder UPVc, vaulted ceilings with two fan lights, fully glazed double doors opening to side, windows opening to three aspects, radiator, marble flooring.

DINING ROOM:

4.98m x 4.93m into bay (16'4 x 16'2 into bay)

Fully glazed single door opening to rear garden, further windows to either side, two radiators, marble flooring, door to:

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM:

6.32m x 4.17m (20'9 x 13'8)

Windows to rear and side, Clive Christians fully fitted kitchen complimented with 1 ½ bowl Villeroy & Boch ceramic sink unit with mixer tap over set in granite work surfaces with engraved drainer and up stands, 4-ring induction Neff hob, integrated Neff hide-and-slide oven and microwave oven, space for American style fridge/freezer, tiled flooring.
Fully glazed door opening from kitchen to:

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM:

6.10m x 2.82m (20' x 9'3)

Fully glazed door with windows either side to front and further fully glazed door with side light either side opening to rear garden, fully tiled flooring, the room incorporates matching units from the kitchen with space and plumbing for washing machine. There are two further doors leading from utility/boot room, one of which leads to the Studio above the garage and another to:

TRIPLE GARAGE:

9.65m x 6.96m (31'8 x 22'10)

The room benefits from tiled flooring, three electric single up and over doors to front, further windows to rear. Within the room there is an oil fired freestanding boiler, stainless steel sink unit set in roll edged work surface with base mounted storage units under, built-in storage cupboard under stairs and independently alarmed.

STUDIO/GAMES ROOM:

9.47m x 5.23m (31'1 x 17'2)

Two dormer windows to front and rear, two radiators, wooden flooring.

EXTERIOR:

Great Canney House occupies an enviable elevated plot measuring circa 7 acres with the main gated entrance coming from Hackmans Lane, there is an additional access from Hagg Hill which could serve as a service access or even private access to any buyer wishing to erect equestrian facilities on the western side of the grounds. The elevated plot gives stunning views across the Crouch Estuary and as far towards Southend-on-Sea. The grounds have been fastidiously maintained with the majority being laid to lawn, there is a small copse within the 7 acres. The impressive entrance is independently approached via wrought iron electric gates serving access to a shingled driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles, the remainder of the frontage has attractive mature and established trees, flower and shrub beds providing screening and privacy. To the rear of the property is a large paved patio seating terrace, raised Koi pond all over looking the property's grounds. There are further timber storage sheds and a walled vegetable garden.

AGENTS NOTE:

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements are approximate. No responsibility is accepted as to the accuracy of these particulars or statements made by our staff concerning the above property. We have not tested any apparatus or equipment therefore cannot verify that they are in good working order. Any intending purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the correctness of such statements within these particulars. All negotiations to be conducted through Church and Hawes. No enquiries have been made with the local authorities pertaining to planning permission or building regulations. Any buyer should seek verification from their legal representative or surveyor.

Agents Note (Solar Panels)

We are informed that solar photovoltaics (Solar PV system) are fitted to this property and would advise interested parties to refer to the Energy Performance Certificate, your solicitor or surveyor for further clarification and information.

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