Wickham Bishops_ Essex by liuqingyan


									Wickham Bishops, Essex

PALLADIAN MANSION. A country house with approx. 41 acres in an elevated situation with
distant views.

  5 bedroom exsisting house
  Planning to replace with a
  13,000 sq ft Quinlan Terry
  Palladian mansion
  About 41 acres

Excess of £1,950,000

                                                                                           Savills Chelmsford
                                                                                           136 New London Road,
                                                                                           Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0RG
                                                                                           Phaedra Howard phoward@savills.com
                                                                                           +44 (0) 1245 293 233

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Mileage                                                               A second gated entrance opens to a gravel driveway which leads
Wickham Bishops 2 miles, Maldon 4 miles, Witham 3 miles               to a large circular sweep to the front of the house. To the side is a
(Liverpool Street from 44 mins), Access A12 Southbound 4 miles,       detached brick and tiled DOUBLE GARAGE with two up and over
Chelmsford 12 miles.                                                  doors and workshop. Adjacent is a further workshop/machinery
                                                                      store. Gravelled pathways surround the house leading to a
Situation                                                             terrace and opening out onto lawns. To the north of the house is
Wickham Grove occupies a delightful elevated position to the          a large pond and extending to the north east and south are
south west of the village of Wickham Bishops and enjoys distant       orchards with paddocks and a large reservoir. In all:
views to the west. Wickham Bishops has better than average
village amenities including shops and public houses. There is a       ABOUT 41 ACRES
wider selection of shops at Witham and Maldon with the main
shopping centre at Chelmsford. For the commuter there is a            Services
mainline station at Witham and Hatfield Peverel with access           Mains water and electricity.
points onto the A12 either side of Witham.                            Private drainage.
                                                                      Oil fired heating (under floor heating on the ground floor)
Wickham Grove stands in a commanding position surrounded by
its orchard and paddocks overlooking the Blackwater Valley to         Note:
the west, in a stretch of countryside lying between Maldon and
Witham. Constructed of brick under a tiled roof the property offers   (i) There is a right of way along the existing drive also serving an
good accommodation. Outside there are orchards, paddocks, a           adjoining property in the
large pond and a reservoir.                                                  NE corner.
                                                                      (ii) There is a fenced public footpath along the existing drive.
Planning permission was granted on the 12th August 2008 for a
“replacement dwelling and new vehicular access” (Application          Viewing
reference FUL/MAL/08/00713). The proposed house has been              Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Savills.
designed by the celebrated architect Quinlan Terry, the foremost
post-war classical revivalist. Quinlan Terry is best known for his    Tenure: Freehold
numerous country houses many of which have been designed to
incorporate Palladio’s rules and proportions, but other successful    Energy Performance: A copy of the full Energy
projects have included designing Brentwood Cathedral and              Performance Certificate is available on request.
refurbishing 10 Downing Street (for further details go to
www.qftarchitects.com).                                               Directions
                                                                      Directions (From Chelmsford)
The copyright of the plans belongs to Quinlan Terry and if these
                                                                      Take the A12 north and the slip road to Hatfield Peverel. At the
plans are used it will be a condition that he will be employed to
                                                                      junction with the High Street turn left. At the end of the High
design the detail of the elevations, agree materials to be used
                                                                      Street turn right into the Maldon Road (B1019). After about 3.5
and supervise this aspect of the construction as he does not want
                                                                      miles turn left by Langford church onto the B1018 signposted to
the integrity of his design compromised. Mr Terry is prepared to
                                                                      Witham. After about 1.5 miles the driveway will be seen on the
discuss the possibility of the interior being altered without his
                                                                      right hand side, shortly before a sharp right turn into Station
involvement. We suggest you discuss your plans and proposals
with Savills prior to submitting your offer, to establish whether a
meeting with Quinlan Terry would be to your advantage.
                                                                      CM8 3JQ
The house will contain classic accommodation designed on
Palladian principles. The proposed design is for a large brick
mansion with stone dressing on a long rectangular plan and a five
                                                                      Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Savills
bay pediment in the centre on both north and south fronts. The
pediment on the south side forms a portico and open loggia. The       Important Notice:
windows will be purpose made sashes set in deep reveals with          Savills, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
thin glazing bars, rubbed in gauged brick arches and Portland
                                                                      1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or
stone cills. The columns, capitals, entablature, pediment, plinth
                                                                      warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere,
will all be in stone or with reconstructed stone and stucco. The
                                                                      either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise.
roof will be pitched and covered with natural slate. The proposed
                                                                      They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be
layout of the grounds will employ the tradition of the Palladian
                                                                      made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of
house setting. The existing entrance gates and brick wall will be
                                                                      any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements
taken down with a new entrance gate and a tree-lined avenue to
                                                                      or representations of fact.
the new house.
                                                                      2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The
Accommodation                                                         text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not
(see floor plan for existing house)                                   necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the
                                                                      property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other
OUTSIDE                                                               consents and Savills have not tested any services, equipment or
The existing property is approached through wrought iron electric     facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or
double gates set on brick pillars and over a driveway (see below).    otherwise.

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