Ongar Road, Kelvedon Hatch, Brentwood
| £1,250,000

GUIDE PRICE £1,250,000 - £1,300,000, A STUNNING CHARACTER RESIDENCE ON A GENEROUS PLOT IN EXCESS OF TWO ACRES..... This grade two listed property with origins dating back as far as the 14th century, truly does offer a steep history and some wonderful features both inside and out. Offering landscaped gardens to front and rear you are truly taken to your own little haven but are conveniently located for major roads throughout the county. Internally the accommodation on offer comprises three reception rooms, country style kitchen and separate utility/second kitchen. Over the remaining two floors are four/five bedrooms and two bathrooms. Externally the property is truly in a league of its own along with its main house are various outbuildings, on offering the possibility of a fully detached annex (S.T.P.P), a further with potential for an entertainment suite, stables and carports. Conveniently located between Ongar and Brentwood which offer regular services to London Liverpool Street.

Property Details

Entering by the front door into the dining hall, to the right is a water pump installed in 1802, together with a well that took two months to dig out by a craftsman and two labourers, at a cost of fifty pounds, to a depth of 49 feet. Water was drawn from the well by various means until 1976 when mains water was connected to the house.

Also in the dining hall is a cast iron range, circa 1750 with a rotisserie located in the oven, even then no one wanted to burn cakes!

Through to the lounge, which contains a listed dresser, a bell call system and a Jotel log burner, which produces 18kW of heat.

Entering the galley kitchen and utility room which contains a full range of appliances, including a full height fridge and freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. Halogen hob a new Neff steam oven with automatic meat and poultry cooking.

The main kitchen with an oil fire AGA, dairy sink, circa 1780, siemens dishwasher and an undercounter two draw Wolf ventilated refrigerator, which keeps fruit and vegetable fresh for up to six months.

The first floor with bedrooms 1,2 and 3 and study/bedroom 4, with the master bedroom benefitting from an en suite bathroom with high level flush and full length bath. His and hers wardrobes. Family bathroom and cloakroom with Victorian flush toilet. Bedroom five and loft room are on the second floor, when the house was a rectory, these bedrooms were the servants quarters, being unheated in the winter. The area to the left of the staircase, houses two 45 gallon hot water tanks.

To the rear, a complex of generator room, small workshop, cloakroom with toilet, sink with hot and cold water, large workshop/games room etc.

The potential annex has a fully equipped kitchen with Neff microwave oven and halogen hob. Bedroom, bathroom and very extensive living area.

Stables with three loose boxes and electricity, three paddocks to accommodate two ponies, coppice wood and endless logs!


Loft Room/Bedroom Five

3.38m x 2.36m (11'1 x 7'9)

Loft Room Two

4.45m x 2.64m (14'7 x 8'8)


Master Bedroom

5.74m x 4.47m (18'10 x 14'8)

En Suite Bathroom

Bedroom two

4.24m x 4.24m (13'11 x 13'11)

Bedroom Three

4.04m x 3.02m (13'3 x 9'11)

Bedroom Four/Study

2.26m x 2.21m (7'5 x 7'3)

Family Bathroom

Separate W.C


Entrance Hall/Dining Room

6.45m x 4.19m (21'2 x 13'9)


5.61m x 5.59m (18'5 x 18'4)


5.87m x 3.56m (19'3 x 11'8)

Garden Room

3.94m x 3.25m (12'11 x 10'8)

Second Kitchen/Utility

6.25m x 2.16m (20'6 x 7'1)


Various Outbuildings

Including workshop, green House, stables and timber sheds


Living Room

8.89m x 4.27m (29'2 x 14')


4.39m x 4.29m (14'5 x 14'1)


4.22m x 2.92m (13'10 x 9'7)



8.97m x 6.93m (29'5 x 22'9)

Double and single openings

Agents Notes

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.

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