Farm House : Heybridge / Great Totham

A private, secluded 5 bedroom listed farmhouse on the edge of Heybridge with an adjoining range of traditional and modern farm buildings, with scope for alternative uses (subject to planning). Adjoining grazing paddock. The property totals in all about 4.9 Acres  (2 Hectares) with farm land and lake land views.

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Guide Price
£1,000,000

Description

A private, secluded 5 bedroom listed farmhouse on the edge of Heybridge with an adjoining range of traditional and modern farm buildings, with scope for alternative uses (subject to planning). Adjoining grazing paddock. The property totals in all about 4.9 Acres  (2 Hectares) with farm land and lake land views.

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Summary

Lofts Farmhouse is a 16th century Grade II listed property, remnant of times when Lofts was an Inn where Oliver Cromwell is quoted by Essex Records as having ‘taken refreshment’.

The dwelling and its ground extends in total to approximately 4.9 Acres (2 Hectares), including a garden to the front and rear of the property and grazing paddocks.

The property is set in an idyllic rural location, overlooking surrounding fields and fishing lakes within the desirable parish of Great Totham within close proximity of Heybridge and Maldon.

The property is located off the public highway, accessed via a shared private driveway leading from Broad Street Green Road.

Available separately and adjoining the house is a range of traditional and modern agricultural buildings details of which can be found here (LINK) and below

Location

Lofts Farmhouse is located in open countryside to the north east of Heybridge. Maldon town centre is approximately 2 miles and Witham is approximately 5 miles distant by road. It is located approximately 4 miles from the A12, providing quick routes to Colchester (approximately 17 miles) and Chelmsford (approximately 13 miles).

The nearest railway station is Witham; this station allows transport by train to London Liverpool Street Station in approximately 45 minutes. Lofts Farmhouse is located approximately 29 miles from Stansted Airport.

Primary schools are located at Heybridge, Maldon and Great Totham. The nearest secondary school is located in Maldon. New Hall private school is approximately 11 miles drive. There are also grammar schools in Chelmsford and Colchester.

The Farmhouse

Lofts Farmhouse is a substantial detached property, extending to a gross internal floor area of approximately 3,491 square feet (324.3 square meters). The house features five generously sized bedrooms and three reception rooms with additional storage space in the adjoining outbuildings.

Outside the property has a large partially walled garden with an adjoining paddock.

Method of Sale

Lofts Farmhouse is being offered for sale by private treaty.

Services

The property benefits from oil fired central heating, electricity, mains water and private drainage. Prospective purchasers must however, make their own enquires as to the availability and suitability of services.

Tenure

The property is offered for sale freehold.

Local Authority

Maldon District Council, Council Offices, Princes Road, Maldon, Essex, CM9 5DL.

EPC

Exempt.

Council Tax

Band E

Planning

Whirledge & Nott is of the opinion that this property has considerable potential for refurbishment subject to planning permission. Interested parties must make their own inquiries with Town Planning advisors and/or Maldon District Council as to the scope for alternative uses.

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