Lawford, Manningtree, CO11 2PT


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
This beautifully presented property was built by award winning luxury house builder Hopkins Homes. With an imposing Georgian style facade and majestic proportions, this is an exceptional five bedroom detached home set in 0.4 of an acre of grounds and reached via a shared private drive which leads to an enclave of just four other properties.

This home combines all the benefits of modern construction techniques and energy saving features with the grand feel expected of a large traditional house with tall ceilings, deep sash windows, high skirting boards and beautifully planned interior spaces.

Lawford Place is a highly sought after private parkland estate of luxury homes set in over 14 acres of extensive landscaped grounds and private woodland with a central boulevard of mature trees extending from the original Manor House, which has been fully restored to it's past glory.

Internally the property has been expertly planned to offer superbly useable internal space. The spacious entrance hall features a marble tiled floor, stairs ascend to the first floor and doors lead off to all principle reception rooms and a fully tiled cloakroom, there is also a useful coat cupboard and under stairs cupboard.

The large sitting room is triple aspect with stunning views to the front of the Stour valley and beyond. Double French doors give access to a patio and on to the garden. Featuring a stylish limestone fireplace with remote control gas fire and with generously high ceilings the room is a spacious and comfortable place in which to spend time.

The heart of the home, the immaculate and well planned kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base units and a large central island with worktops in black granite. The kitchen with carefully designed mood lighting, features a full range of integrated appliances including built-in coffee machine and plate warmer, a gas range cooker and hood, an inset butter sink completes the look. The utility room features a butler sink, a large pantry cupboard and offers a door to the rear garden.

A magnificent garden room with glass vaulted ceiling is reached via double doors from the kitchen and is the perfect place to enjoy the magnificent views to the front of the property and the garden and adjacent woodland to the rear.

From the hallway, double doors give access to a large study/library. The spacious dining room can also be found off the hallway, an ideal space for entertaining and hosting a dinner party with its deep sash windows allowing splendid views of open countryside.

The first floor landing is an impressive space that is light and airy, to the front of the landing a quiet reading area gives elevated views from the large sash window. The landing leads on to five spacious double bedrooms and the family bathroom.

The master bedroom is entered via its own private hallway with steps down in to the room with large sash windows overlooking the front garden and countryside beyond. There are two doors leading to a dressing room and the ensuite bathroom. The room also features fully fitted wardrobes with a range of internal drawers and lighting.

The guest bedroom is well proportioned with plenty of space whilst benefitting from a double built in wardrobe and fully tiled ensuite shower room with W.C.

Bedrooms three, four and five are all spacious double rooms with bedroom 3 benefiting from a built in wardrobe

The fully tiled family bathroom features both a bath and walk in shower.

The unoverlooked rear garden features a large patio area, ideal for entertaining, the large lawned area is screened by mature trees and woodland offering privacy and seclusion, whilst garden lighting creates the perfect ambience for sitting outside and enjoying a warm summers evening.

Access to the surrounding countryside is very close at hand and is the perfect setting for walking the dog or just taking a gentle countryside stroll.

Lawford Place really is the best of both worlds, a magnificent and relaxed countryside setting yet within walking distance of Manningtree train station with journey times of just under an hour to London and just 8 miles from Colchester.

Tenure - Freehold

Entrance hall


Sitting room 27' 6" x 15' (8.38m x 4.57m)

Study/library 19' 4" x 10' 11" (5.89m x 3.33m)

Utility room

Dining room 13' 9" x 11' 10" (4.19m x 3.61m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 24' 2" x 18' 10" (7.37m x 5.74m)

Garden room 15' 9" x 13' 2" (4.8m x 4.01m)


Master bedroom 22' 1" x 12' 1" (6.73m x 3.68m)

Ensuite 10' 3" x 6' 9" (3.12m x 2.06m)

Dressing room

Guest bedroom 15' x 14' 6" (4.57m x 4.42m)


Bedroom three 15' x 10' 3" (4.57m x 3.12m)

Bedroom four 13' 9" x 12' (4.19m x 3.66m)

Bedroom five 11' 6" x 10' 11" (3.51m x 3.33m)


Gym 18' 6" x 8' 2" (5.64m x 2.49m)

Garage 18' 6" x 18' 6" (5.64m x 5.64m)

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Fenn Wright - Manningtree

2 Station Road, Manningtree, Essex

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