With its spacious ground floor accommodation and 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, Woolards Ash provides comfortable and easy to manage living space. Additional accommodation is offered by a separate annexe adjoining the main house and two sizeable detached cottages. Furthermore there are ample outbuildings including numerous stables and an Essex barn providing a multitude of uses and offering further potential for residential development, subject to planning permission.
A notable feature of the property is the fabulous formal gardens which have been meticulously improved and maintained by the current owners. Other outdoor facilities include the all-weather tennis court, outdoor swimming pool and charming pool house.
LOT 1 - MAIN HOUSE
Entrance Lobby with flagstone floor, opening through to:
Entrance Hallway with attractive oak staircase to first floor.
Drawing Room with multi-aspect and French doors leading onto the garden, open fireplace with ornate surround and display units to either side.
Library with under-stairs storage, part timbered walls, fitted bookcase/library furniture.
Study front aspect room, range of fitted cupboards and book shelves and attractive fireplace.
Sitting Room with part timbered ceiling, large recessed inglenook fireplace with open grate.
Inner Lobby with tiled floor, storage cupboard, giving access to:
Dining Room with feature period style fireplace, serving hatch to Kitchen, twin windows to rear aspect, return access to Sitting Room.
Utility Room with cupboard housing central heating boiler, sink unit, additional hand wash basin and further range of storage cupboards.
Guest Cloakroom with low flush WC.
Kitchen/Dining Room with extensive range of wall and base units with wood fronted cupboards, coordinating tiled work tops, fully tiled floor, oil fired 4 oven Aga, integrated microwave and dishwasher, French doors to garden with picture window overlooking rear garden and front courtyard, stable door to side, walk-in Pantry.
Landing with airing cupboard.
Master Bedroom Suite comprising double aspect bedroom, range of fitted wardrobes. En-Suite Bathroom with vanity sink and mixer tap, low level flush WC, panel enclosed bath with hand shower.
Bedroom 2 with fitted wardrobe.
Family Bathroom 2 with hand wash basin, WC, bath with hand shower and extractor fan.
Guest Bedroom 3 front aspect room with built in wardrobe.
En-Suite Bathroom/WC with hand wash basin, low level flush WC, bath with hand shower.
Bedroom 4 with fitted wardrobes and views across the gardens, fireplace and had wash basin.
Family Bathroom 4 comprising bath with mixer tap, vanity sink unit with twin storage cupboards above and large storage cupboard below, WC, window to side.
Bedroom 5 with range of fitted wardrobes and views overlooking gardens to rear.
Bedroom 6 with dual aspect and built-in wardrobes.
En-Suite Bathroom 5 with hand wash basin, WC, bath with hand shower.
Agents Note: The main house is fired by an oil fired central heating system, as is the Aga. The two additional bathrooms upstairs have a separate electric immersion heater serving the hot water.
Situated off the ground floor of the main house and with its own separate access is the Annexe, ideal for staff or guest accommodation with its own heating and drainage systems. The layout comprises Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Utility Room and Living Room on the ground floor and Kitchen, Bedroom, Bathroom and Sitting Room on the first floor. Adjoining the annexe area, there are store rooms including a Fridge/Freezer Room, Coal/Wood Shed and Garden Store. Beside this part of the house is a Courtyard seating area looking on to the lawns and formal gardens flanked by borders and York stone paving. The gardens stretch out beyond and comprise professionally landscaped formal and informal areas with beautifully kept flower beds, extensive beech and yew hedging, a vegetable garden area, a wild garden, manicured lawns and a ha-ha dividing the grounds from the pastureland.
To the north of the main house is the outdoor Swimming Pool area with a charming Summer House comprising a Changing Room, Pool House and Store. To the rear of the Pool House is the Boiler and Plant Room housing the heating and filter system. Aditionally there is an All-weather Tennis Court.
Beyond the ha-ha are fenced Paddockswith water supply currently used for horse grazing.
To the north of the main house there is an impressive Essex Barn, being a large timber framed building with a vaulted ceiling measuring approximately 58' x 27' reducing to 18'3, with additional room of 15'2 x 18'3, with a mezzanine area. Attached is the original brick built Stable Block currently used as garages, workshops, stabling and storage. To the rear of the main buildings there is a secondary Stable Block comprising 4 Stables and a Tack Room.
Situated to the north of these outbuildings are further various traditional farm buildings comprising a large Barn, a large pitched roof structure measuring approximately 31' x 19' with rear pedestrian access, folding barn doors at the front and a recently replaced roof. Beyond is a lean-to Cart Lodge measuring approximately 20' x 11' and a further Wood Store, (approximately 30' x 14').
In all about 19 acres (7.689 hectares).
LOT 2 - WOOLARDS ASH COTTAGE (also available separately)
Entrance Hallway with storage cupboards. Stairs to first floor.
Utility Room with butler sink and oil-fired boiler.
Sitting Room triple aspect room with period fireplace.
Dining Room with door to garden, dual aspect room, brick fireplace.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room dual aspect, brick fireplace, wall and base units, sink unit with side drainer and waste disposal, plumbing for dishwasher, electric hob and oven, extractor.
Landing with various built in storage cupboards and loft access.
Master Bedroom dual aspect rooms with fitted storage cupboards.
En-Suite Bathroom with hand wash basin, WC, panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand shower, window to side.
Family Bathroom with hand wash basin, WC, panel enclosed bath hand shower.
Bedroom 2 with eaves storage cupboards.
Bedroom 3 with eaves storage.
Bedroom 4 with fitted cupboard.
Detached Double Garage and gardens to front side and rear.
LOT 3 - FARM COTTAGE (also available separately)
Entrance Hallway with stairs to first floor, under stairs storage cupboard.
Open Plan Sitting Room/Dining Room with open fireplace.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room with range of fitted wall and base units, electric hob and oven and extractor, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, one and a half bowl sink with side drainer and waste disposal. French door to side and rear gardens.
Utility Room with butler sink, plumbing for appliances, oil-fired boiler and side entrance door.
2 Bedrooms one with airing cupboard and eaves storage, the other with fitted cupboard and eaves storage.
Family Bathroom/WC with enclosed bath, mixer tap with hand shower, hand wash basin and WC.
Rear and front gardens with gated gravelled parking area.
Detached garage/store with up and over door and additional side storage area.
LOT 4 - ADDITIONAL LAND (also available separately)
An area of pasture and woodland situated over the lane to the east of the property, totalling approximately 7.6 acres.