A pretty 17th century farmhouse with an 18th century rendered front elevation in a lovely rural position overlooking water meadows on the sought after Tendring Hall Estate.
4 Reception Rooms, Kitchen, Utility room, Wine Cellar, 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, large Garden, Lawn, Orchard and Outbuildings including Former Granary/Garage with Storage Loft.
Description: Grove Farmhouse is an attractive, period house with a rendered exterior under a tiled roof. It is situated in a rural location close to the village of Stoke By Nayland, accessed off a quiet road and with a lovely position adjacent to the Stour Valley water meadows. The house has extensive gardens, open-fronted former granary/garage with loft over, part walled rose garden, and outbuildings including store shed and stables.
There are delightful views of open countryside and a stunning footpath walk in close proximity.
The accommodation comprises:
Half glazed front door leading into:
Reception Hall/Dining Room: ‘L’ shaped’ part brick paved floor, painted pine double fronted built-in cupboard with shaped shelves and drawers under with brass ring handles.
Sitting Room: Open fireplace with brick surround, extensive range of built-in bookcases.
Drawing Room: A large light and airy room with open fireplace
From the Reception Hall a further door leads to:
Store Room: with a brick floor and range of fitted shelves.
To the rear of the hall a further door leads to:
Living Room: A generous room, with fitted bookcases and views over the large garden. Door to rear stairs and door to:
Kitchen: Fitted wooden drainers and ceramic sink, tiled work surface, range of cupboards. Fitted cupboard with plumbing for dishwasher and electric cooker point. Door to garden and door through to:
Utility Room: with access to the garden, sink and separate WC
Wine Cellar: Off the dining room is a large part sunken wine cellar.
From the entrance hall stairs up to:
Landing: With doors to:
Bedroom 1: with an open fireplace, large walk-in hanging cupboard and views over the front of the property. Door to:
Bathroom: with bath, pedestal basin and WC
Bedroom 2: a good sized double bedroom and views over the front of the property. Door to inner landing, with doors to:
Bathroom 2: Shower, basin, WC and heated towel rail.
Bedroom 3: Another good sized bedroom with walk-in hanging cupboard with communicating door to Bedroom 2 and door to:
Rear Landing: Further doors to:
Bedroom 4: single bedroom with built in cupboard and views over the front of the property.
Bathroom 3: with bath, shower, pedestal basin and door to separate WC
Bedroom 5: a spacious double bedroom with plenty of built in cupboards and airing cupboard, views over the garden.
Outside: The extensive gardens include a large area of lawn sloping down towards the valley with paved areas and flower beds. The front garden lies behind a substantial beech hedge. Adjacent to the house is a range of store rooms, part open fronted. The orchard lies on the west side of the house with a number of fruit trees. In the garden stands the granary with storage loft over with separate outside steps. A lane leads down to the meadows and on the south side is small, part-walled garden sloping down to the marsh level with small box hedges and an interesting collection of old roses and other shrubs. A further building comprises a stable and tack room and is of timber framed and tiled roof construction.
Services: Mains water and electricity, private drainage system. Oil-fired central heating.
Council Tax Band G – £2,853.75 2019/20
Tenancy: Grove Farmhouse is available to rent on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy for an initial minimum fixed term of 12 months at around £2,250 per calendar month exclusive of all outgoings. A deposit of £2,595 will be payable before the commencement of the tenancy. Please note the Landlord will accept well behaved dogs only at the Property.
Longer term tenancies would also be considered.
Right to Rent: In order to comply with the Government’s “Right to Rent” policy, we now need to meet with all prospective tenants of a property who are aged 18 and over and see copies of their passports. We are required to keep photocopies of the passport(s) on file. Where a potential tenant is UK born but does not hold a passport, a copy of a birth certificate and driving licence may be an acceptable alternative. We also require the names and dates of birth of all children who will be living in the property.