Charming Detached Residence Set In A Convenient Country Location

Frenches Green, Felsted, Dunmow, United Kingdom
GBP|1375000GBP £1,375,000USD $1,689,563
MLS CHM180253
Web code DIRL
Status Active

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Key Details

3837 M2
Total Beds
Full Baths
Half Baths
Lot Size (M2)


Thorpes is a handsome period property with impeccably maintained original features including fireplaces, exposed and decorative timber beams, thick wooden doors, and leaded windows. Thought originally to have been two properties with a rear barn, Thorpes has over the years been converted into a five-bedroom home connected by an impressive, vaulted link. This beautiful family home has two separate entrances, the first having a useful storeroom to either side and leading to a practical family bathroom and comfortable drawing room with wooden floorboards, a feature fireplace, and a bay window. There are storage cupboards and an additional room along the...

hallway, which flows naturally into the considerable family kitchen/breakfast room, with its extensive selection of traditional wall and base cabinetry, granite worktops, and wooden and marble-topped island, Smeg range cooker, and sunny dual aspects. The accommodation leads through into the attractive and sociable open plan sitting/dining room, with double doors opening out onto the garden and an adjoining study. Followed on and sat centrally in the sizeable second reception hall, with its own porchway and entrance, a turned stairway, a storeroom, cloakroom, and utility. A considerable and characterful beamed sitting room with an inglenook fireplace and a snug family room follow, with the family room enjoying access onto the garden and the sitting room having stairs to the first-floor level. On the first floor, the substantial principal suite has numerous bespoke built-in wardrobes and the use of an ensuite shower room, whilst the second bedroom has easy access to the luxuriously large family bathroom, as well as an attached cloakroom. A third bedroom benefits from the use of another family bathroom, while the fourth bedroom has an attached dressing room with built-in sliding wardrobes. There is also an additional fifth bedroom/nursery. The property sits in an extensive private plot, enclosed largely by low red brick walls with neatly trimmed square privet hedges atop. It enjoys a large carriage driveway and two garages, one double and one single, as well as a carport and store. Charming original well ties in with the characterful home, whilst substantial level manicured lawned areas and smaller courtyard sections of garden with trees, shrubs, and a pond offer ample space to relax. An arched brick-laid terrace spanning the width of the home provides an ideal place to dine al fresco and soak up the sunshine. There is also a tennis court, swimming pool, and large summer house. Further additional sixth of an acre paddock is available by separate negotiation. No onward chain. Planning permission granted for the demolition of and replacement cart lodge, full details can be viewed via Uttlesford District Council ref no: UTT/18/3019/FUL

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