6 bedroom detached house for sale

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Beds: 6
Baths: 3
Crepping Hall Road, Wakes Colne, Colchester CO6 See map

An elegant Grade I listed property located along a long gravel driveway with formal grounds of 9.56 acres and benefits from 7 reception rooms and 6 double bedrooms.Crepping Hall, is an elegant Grade I listed property located along a long gravel driveway with formal grounds of 9.56acres and benefits from 7 reception rooms and 6 double bedrooms. Externally there is a detached double garage, further outbuilding for the storage of some 6 vehicles, tarmacadam tennis court, swimming pool and pool house. The well established ground have a multitude of mature trees and parkland style grassed areas. Steeped in history, Crepping Hall is one of the most revered houses in the local area, having been mentioned in the Doomesday Book, commission by William the Conqueror in 1086 with the original hall dating back to the 12th Century.The Main HouseSet back over 140m from Crepping Hall Road, the main house benefits from a number of reception spaces which are ideal for both formal entertaining and relaxed family living. Throughout it’s extensive history the property has been extended during the Victorian and Edwardian periods, which now provides some 6000sqft of accomodation. The period entrance door leads into the spacious entrance hall, where doors and further corridors give access to all ground floor rooms and both staircases leading to the first floor. The central drawing room benefits from a large inglenook fireplace and steps lead into the modern orangery living space located adjacent to the kitchen area.

To the first floor there are six double bedrooms three of which are located in a seperate wing allowing the real possibility of family co-habitation a further dressing room and bathroom are located from a central lobby where an interconnecting door gives access to one bedroom and links to the second staircase and landing where the further two bedrooms and bathroom are located.Some More Of The HistoryAs your walk around Crepping Hall it’s evident that the property has a vast history with some very notable owners, occupants and visitors alike. One of the most notable families “De Vere” who were the Earls of Oxford gained Crepping Hall during the reign of Henry IV and in 1483 Richard III gave Crepping Hall to John Howard the Duke of Norfolk returning to the De Vere family by Henry VII. The De Vere family tree hangs in the dining room at Crepping hall along with the parchment showing Crepping Hall mention within the Domesday Book.LocationChappel and Wakes Colne station is located approximately 2 miles from the property providing access to the London Liverpool Street station. The A12 also is located some 5.4miles away giving access to Chelmsford and London in the South and Ipswich and the Coast to the North. Shop and amenities are located at Chappel with a larger selection of independent and high street stores located in Colchester approximately 10 miles to the East.InformationTenure – Freehold

Council – Colchester Borough Council

Council Tax Band – H

EPC – Not Applicable

Listed: January 21, 2023
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ID: 22155987

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