Impressive country home with multiple outbuildings, an annexe, pool and tennis court, a stone throw from Felsted school.
In all about 5 acres.
6 bedroom country home
Annexe & entertainment barn
Pool with pool house
Beautiful formal gardens
Gated entrance & garages
In all about 5 acres.
Howlands is a period Grade II listed country house located on the outskirts of the village of Felsted, offering accommodation arranged over two floors. The accommodation is approached via a central entrance hall having three staircases to the first floor and a part glazed wall looking into the Kitchen/Breakfast room. This is fitted with range of bespoke maple units with granite surfaces. Integrated appliances include a Miele dishwasher and microwave and a five oven Age as well as an American fridge/freezer.
Three charming reception rooms have a range of original features including a wealth of beams. The dining room has an open fireplace with a recessed Dovre log burning stove, whilst the sitting room has an inglenook fireplace with wrought iron hood. These rooms are joined via a connecting door. The drawing room to the rear also has an open fireplace with a steel hood and French doors to the rear aspect. The rear lobby/drinks room has a range of fitted unit,a sink and door to the rear terrace. The shower/utility room has a fully glazed double cubicle. WC and basin, and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and glass washer. Three staircases from the entrance hall lead to the first floor. A turning staircase to the main landing serves bedrooms 3 ,4 and 5 and a family bathroom. The second staircase leads to the master bedroom, fitted with a range of wardrobe units and has access to the en suite bathroom having a white suite, marble surfaces and Travertine flooring. Bedrooms 2 and 6 are accessed from a third staircase and are serviced by another family bathroom. All the bedrooms have superb views over the grounds, with 4 of them having airconditioning.
The grounds extend to approximately five acres and include a lake and numerous outbuildings. These include a Barn/Games room, ideal for entertaining having central heating, a log burner and a mezzanine floor approached via a spiral wrought iron staircase. To the rear is a strong room/wine store. A large garage block provides cover for five vehicles, with a three bay cart lodge and double garage. Light and power is connected. Above is a spacious annexe equipped with a kitchen and bathroom, and approached via an exterior staircase. A second barn with double doors has electric heating with a WC and kitchen area. To the rear is a tack room and three loose boxes. The stable yard is fully enclosed with the three loose boxes, a hay barn and further storage for garden equipment. The remainder of the grounds is a mixture of lawns and paddocks, with large Harrod Victorian greenhouse, a vegetable garden with automatic watering system, and a lake with a jetty and breeze house with heating and lights. Also within the grounds is an Astro Turf tennis court and heated swimming pool.