Tendring, Clacton-on-Sea, CO16 0DD


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Charming Grade II listed farmhouse dating back to the mid-16th Century, beautifully maintained by the current owners and set within gardens and paddocks of 1.5 acres. Situated on the outskirts of Tendring village the property enjoys a semi-rural position within easy reach of the local facilities, bus routes and Manningtree mainline station is just 6 miles away.

The property

Ground floor

A storm porch to the front shelters the main entrance door which opens into the welcoming entrance hallway. Stairs rise from here to the first floor with storage beneath and doors lead off to the sitting room, family room and dining room.


With a window to the front overlooking the paddocks and a window to the side, the sitting room is a bright and spacious room with a wealth of exposed timbers and centrally positioned inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove. Across the hall is the family room, another generous reception room with a window to the front, exposed stud work and decorative brick fireplace.

Situated to the rear of the property with two windows overlooking the rear gardens, the dining room is a characterful room with a quarry tiled floor and brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove. There are a wealth of exposed timbers and doors lead to the kitchen and utility room. The kitchen has a window to the side, quarry tiled floor and a range of wall and base mounted units with wooden work surfaces and an inset one and a half bowl sink drainer unit. Space is provided for an electric oven and hood whilst there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher and fridge freezer. To one side a window and door lead to the boot room which in turn leads into the rear garden. The utility room has a window to the side and space and plumbing for a washing machine. The utility room houses the boiler and there is a butler sink and door to the shower room.

First floor

Stairs rise to the first floor landing where there are windows to the front and rear and doors lead off to three bedrooms, the family bathroom and stairs rise to the second floor. The master bedroom is a generous double room with a window to the front affording views of the front garden and paddocks beyond. There are wide exposed floorboards and a feature fireplace with inset cast iron fire. The guest bedroom also boasts a far reaching view and benefits from two fitted cupboards and a decorative cast iron fireplace. The third bedroom has a window to the side and exposed stud work. The family bathroom has a window to the side and houses the airing cupboard. A modern suite is fitted comprising; vanity unit with inset wash basin, heated towel rail, low level WC and panelled bath.

Second floor

From the second floor landing door lead to two further bedrooms and a useful store room. The forth bedroom is a comfortable double room with a window to the rear, whilst with steps leading down, the fifth bedroom is a charming vaulted room with exposed timbers and a window to the side.


The property is approached through a five bar gate and across a wide shingled driveway giving ample parking for several vehicles and access to the stables and other outbuildings. The front and rear gardens are laid to lawn and enclosed by stock fencing and mature hedging. To the rear is a block paved patio and further shingled storage area. To the front and side of the property and beyond the formal gardens are three post and rail fenced paddocks and a large natural pond.

The extensive range of outbuildings are suitable for a range of uses with power light and water connected. The double garage and tack room are newly build timber buildings whilst the stables, workshop and stores are within the same brick built structure.


Entrance hall

Family room 14' 11" x 14' 7" (4.55m x 4.44m)

Sitting room 18' 10" x 15' 2" (5.74m x 4.62m)

Kitchen 18' 1" x 8' 7" (5.51m x 2.62m)

Boot room

Dining room 14' 4" x 13' 1" (4.37m x 3.99m)

Utility room

Shower room


Master bedroom 15' x 14' 9" (4.57m x 4.5m)

Guest bedroom 15' 10" x 15' (4.83m x 4.57m)

Bedroom 14' x 8' 5" (4.27m x 2.57m)


Bedroom 18' 9" x 12' 4" (5.72m x 3.76m)

Bedroom 18' 11" x 10' 1" (5.77m x 3.07m)

Store 9' 11" x 7' 1" (3.02m x 2.16m)

Workshop 16' 8" x 13' 1" (5.08m x 3.99m)

Store 15' x 5' 11" (4.57m x 1.8m)

Stable 15' x 11' 8" (4.57m x 3.56m)

Storage 11' 4" x 9' 7" (3.45m x 2.92m)

Stable 15' x 11' 7" (4.57m x 3.53m)



Tack room 12' 11" x 11' 6" (3.94m x 3.51m)

Double garage 17' 6" x 15' 5" (5.33m x 4.7m)

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