3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
With an abundance of natural light, open-plan reception areas and a variety of integrated technologies, Weetwood House is a contemporary and luxurious space, ideal for modern living and entertaining. The current owners have carefully considered how to make the grounds their own private oasis and sanctuary, beautifully laid out with excellent planting and outstanding garden kitchen and sunken cantina.
The property is very-well located in the village of Tendring, one of the sunniest spots on the south-east coast. Situated just moments from the village’s cricket club and only a twenty-minute drive from the extensive services found in the City of Colchester. Frinton-on-Sea’s 1.5km beach and thriving cricket, tennis and golf clubs are also nearby, and there are direct train links to the City of London from Manningtree station, with a journey time of an hour.
The ground floor living space is predominantly open-plan with an impressive 38ft kitchen/dining room. The room is filled with light from the bifold doors leading to a raised patio and large windows with 360° views. The vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and oak flooring looks over the gardens and lake.
The current owners had the kitchen designed to their specification in Italy, with avid cooks and chefs in mind. It is both tremendously functional and exceptionally stylish, benefitting from a double oven, an induction hob and a large island with solid granite worktops. A banquette seating area for 10 makes an excellent entertainment area.
Steps lead down into the generous sitting room which features bi-fold doors to the west and a patio door to the east, drawing the eye out onto a deep flagstone patio and lake beyond.
The ground floor of the house has two independent self-contained double bedrooms with a beautifully fitted large shower room. Off the kitchen/dining area includes a separate laundry/boot room with fitted cabinets and access to the garden.
Panoramic oak stairs with a glass panelled balustrade leads to a separate master suite. The master bedroom consists of a walk-in-wardrobe, air conditioning with a south facing decked balcony, glass balustrade, overlooking stunning gardens and the neighbouring newly planted Cherry orchard.
The en-suite accommodates a large contemporary bath and generous walk-in shower.
The property has been designed to be energy efficient with a heating system installed with three zones. The building with south facing large windows benefits from solar heat gain even through the winter.
GARDEN AND ENTERTAINMENT
Weetwood House’s grounds are well manicured and provide a Mediterranean-style haven within the Essex countryside. There are multiple areas of patio around the property so that sun lovers can find a spot to relax in at all times of the day.
There is large area of light flagstone patio to the south of the kitchen/dining room that steps down into the fantastic garden kitchen, which provides an inspiring space to host guests at any time of year. With a clay wood oven, stainless-steel work surfaces, a sink and LPG gas burners.
Further down the patio sits a hidden gem, the wine/whiskey cellar and tasting room, providing cool escape any time of year and somewhere to enjoy the late-night drink around the table with friends. The walls are panelled with repurposed wood, the ceiling fitted with a copper panels and terracotta tiles lining the stepped entrance.
The patio areas are edged with olive trees and lavender amongst other well-maintained plants, before an area of lawn takes you to raised beds, used for growing fruit and vegetables on the south-west facing corner of the plot. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with mature trees lining the easterly boundary, providing privacy and shade.
Access to the rear of the lake is via pathways under pergolas and a wooden bridge across the water. The large jetty seats 8-10 guests for summer dining over the water.
The entrance is fitted with an electric wooden sliding gate leading to a shingle driveway that provides parking for several cars. There is a matching pedestrian gate. The large double garage is perfect for storage purposes or parking for two cars. The front of the property is lined with well-maintained hedging and colourful mature planting.
Weetwood House is found in a semi-rural position in the village of Tendring, around 12 miles to the east of Colchester (accessed via the A120/A12) and around eight miles to the west of Frinton-on-Sea. Shops and restaurants can be found in the nearby village of Thorpe-le-Soken. The village primary school has been rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted. Local secondary schools include Tendring Technology College (7.6 miles) and Manningtree High School (7.6 miles).
Local farm land on Crow Lane is now being used to successfully grow young vines due to its unique climate. Just a short distance from the property at the end of Crow Lane is the popular Bicycle Bar and Restaurant.
Postcode: CO16 9AP
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POINTS TO NOTE
The property is connected to mains water and electric. It has a private Klargester sewerage system and an oil-fired central heating system.
Broadband in the property can run up to 900Mbps. EPC rating of D.
The property has fitted the latest up to date security, fire alarm and built-in high quality BluOS media systems
Council Tax Band D with Tendring District Council and payments of £1989.23 PA.
The site plan included on the marketing material is for guidance only.
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