Grove Road, Tiptree

£1,500,000· Detached House (For Sale)

“High Tor” is a detached family home surrounded by three acres of impeccably kept gardens, that include a well-stocked pond, vast lawns, an annex, a double cart lodge, garage/workshop, and a fully licenced working cattery.

Set back from the road High Tor has an in and out driveway which also runs alongside the house to the rear, granting access to the garage/workshop, further parking, and the cattery. The gardens are beautiful and are a stunning back drop to a substantial family home.

The property itself offers vast accommodation, the total living area measures 2668 sqft and includes a one-bedroom annex, the annex has its own kitchen and lounge, and the bedroom has an en suite. It is ideal for multi-generational living and running a business from home. It would also lend itself to being staff quarters for those running the cattery.

The main house has four double bedrooms, there is eaves storage in most and the master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe, there is a family bathroom and wet room upstairs. The ground floor is home to a kitchen dining room, utility room, wc and lounge. The lounge has French doors looking out over the grounds and there is a large, exposed Chimney and fireplace.

High Tor Cattery

The five-star rated Cattery is a thriving business and has been for 38 years. There is an exciting opportunity to continue the business along with the purchase of High Tor. The Cattery has 25 pens and accommodation for 40 cats, each pen has been looked after meticulously over the years, there was previously planning to double the capacity showing just how much potential the business has. High Tor Cattery is renowned locally for its level of care for its customers and more importantly the cats.

Located along the original part of Grove Road, High Tor is walking distance the village centre. The village offers a selection of shops and amenities within walking distance, including Tesco, Asda and more local businesses including Tiptree’s famous The Cheap Shop. There are a number of schools in the area including Thurstable Sports College and a number of respected primary schools. Tiptree is a sought-after village being within easy reach of major road and rail links with nearby Kelvedon and Witham offering links to London Liverpool Street making Tiptree a desirable area for commuters or those who wish to enjoy the benefits of living in its beautiful countryside

Accommodation Comprises

Entrance Hall
UPVC entrance door, UPVC windows to side and radiator.

Two UPVC windows to front, UPVC French doors to side, exposed brick chimney and three radiators.

Obscure UPVC door to rear, door to annex, stairs and pantry.

Utility Room
UPVC window to rear, work top with drawers and cupboards beneath, sink and drainer, eye level units, space for appliances, part tiled walls and radiators.

Obscure UPVC window to rear, , toilet, wash hand basin, fully tiled walls and floor, ceiling spot lights.

Kitchen Dining Room
UPVC window to rear and side, work top with drawers and cupboards beneath, integrated eye level oven, hob and extractor fan, space for dishwasher, sink and drainer, tiled flooring, ceiling spot lights and three radiators.


Annex Kitchen
UPVC window to rear and door to side, work top drawers and cupboards beneath, eye level units sink and drainer, tiled splash backs and radiator.

Annex Bedroom
UPVC window to side and radiator.

Annex Ensuite
Obscure UPVC window to rear, bath, toilet, and wash hand basin.

Annex Lounge
UPVC window to front and UPVC French door to side.

First Floor

UPVC window to rear.

Bedroom One
UPVC window to front, radiator, eaves storage and walk in wardrobe.

Bedroom Two
UPVC window to front and side, eaves storage and radiator.

Bedroom Three
UPVC window to front and side, eaves storage and radiator.

Bedroom Four
UPVC window to side and rear, eaves storage, radiator and two built in cupboards.

Obscure UPVC window to rear, bath, toilet, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, airing cupboard, radiator, and part tiled walls.

Wet Room
Obscure UPVC window to rear, wash hand basin, toilet, over-head shower, built in cupboard, fully tiled and radiator.


The overall plot measures 3 acres approx. The property sits within the grounds set back from the road. The gardens are mainly lawn, there are flower and shrub beds, trees, and a lake, stocked with various types of fish.

Electric up and over door to front, two roller shutter doors to side, power and light.

UPVC doors and windows, individual runs for 40 cats, there is also potential to expand.0

Block paved in and out driveway, leading to rear.

Cart Lodge
Double bay, power, and light.

The details above do not form any offer or contract. We make detailed enquiries of the seller to ensure the information provided is as accurate as possible. The purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of statements within the details. All measurements and floor plans are approximate

Hardy-King Estate Agents do not test services or appliances in any property offered for sale. Such detail should be verified by the purchaser.

Floor Plan



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