Built in 2011 in the Elizabethan style, Springs is an elegant family home finished in a timber frame with white rendered panels under a clay tiled roof. The house has been built to an exceptional standard with oak mullion windows, under floor heating and carved stone fireplaces. Of particular note is the beautifully fitted kitchen with bespoke wall and floor units together with a gracefully curved central island, all open plan through to the dining area and sitting room. Springs is well equipped with leisure facilities; there is a large indoor swimming pool with a generous hot tub, whilst on the lower ground floor is the bar and separate cinema.
The bedroom accommodation is well planned and highly flexible. The master bedroom offers considerable comfort with twin bathrooms and dressing rooms. Outside is a separate three car garage with a well appointed one bedroom flat above, which is ideal for relatives or staff
The village of Wickham Bishops is a popular location within Essex and the centre of an active community. The village is well served by local amenities, notably the Church of St Bartholomew’s, village hall, library, general store nd post office, doctors’ surgery, restaurant and public house. There is also a sports field with a cricket club, football teams and tennis courts. The town of Witham is just three miles to the west offering a greater range of shops including supermarkets, whilst the nearby city of Chelmsford is just 11 miles distant and provides a comprehensive range of shopping and leisure facilities.
Communications by road and rail are excellent with fast and frequent trains leaving Witham (3 miles) or Hatfield Peverel (4 miles) reaching Liverpool Street in 41 and 39 minutes respectively. The A12 is within four miles providing a direct link with the M25 and the national motorway network. Stansted Airport is 24 miles away.
Gardens and Grounds
Laid mostly to lawn, the gardens and grounds are studded with a selection of mature trees, both evergreen and deciduous, ensuring great privacy. To the rear of the house is a paved terrace, ideal for entertaining. The terrace overlooks the principal lawn which is large enough to land a private helicopter. The garden is equipped with an irrigation system fed from a surface water storage tank. There is a separate machinery store