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Upminster’s 17th century Cranham Hall on sale for £4.25million

PUBLISHED: 07:00 21 July 2020 | UPDATED: 11:16 22 July 2020

Cranham Hall. Picture: Savills

Cranham Hall. Picture: Savills

Savills

Fancy living in a historic mansion with its own helipad and lake?

Home to General James Oglethorpe in the 17th century, Upminster's Cranham House is now up for sale. Picture: SavillsHome to General James Oglethorpe in the 17th century, Upminster's Cranham House is now up for sale. Picture: Savills

Upminster’s 17th century Cranham Hall is for sale – but it will set you back a cool £4.25million.

Home to General James Oglethorpe in the 17th century, Upminster's Cranham House is now up for sale. Picture: SavillsHome to General James Oglethorpe in the 17th century, Upminster's Cranham House is now up for sale. Picture: Savills

Last bought in 2006, the current family are looking to downsize, with their children having flown the nest.

Home to General James Oglethorpe in the 17th century, Upminster's Cranham House is now up for sale. Picture: SavillsHome to General James Oglethorpe in the 17th century, Upminster's Cranham House is now up for sale. Picture: Savills

Found next to All Saints Church and Cooper’s Company and Coborn school, the land was once home to General James Oglethorpe, who founded the 13th and last American colony – now the state of Georgia. He is buried alongside his wife at the parish church next door.

Cranham Hall is for sale. Picture: SavillsCranham Hall is for sale. Picture: Savills

Oglethorpe’s house was demolished shortly after his death and it is not clear how much, if any, of the old house was incorporated in the present building.

The historic house is next to a school. Picture: SavillsThe historic house is next to a school. Picture: Savills

Along with its five bedrooms and six living rooms, the hall has a pool complex, which was added in recent years, a bar, sauna and changing rooms, a lake with a nearby jacuzzi and a 5,000 sq ft barn with parking and which includes a two-bedroom staff flat.

One of six reception rooms. Picture: SavillsOne of six reception rooms. Picture: Savills

The building is being sold through Savills.

The hall is set in its own beautiful grounds. Picture: SavillsThe hall is set in its own beautiful grounds. Picture: Savills

Cranham Hall. Picture: SavillsCranham Hall. Picture: Savills

An indoor pool is a must. Picture: SavillsAn indoor pool is a must. Picture: Savills

One of the five bedrooms. Picture: SavillsOne of the five bedrooms. Picture: Savills

Cranham Hall is on the market for £4.25m. Picture: SavillsCranham Hall is on the market for £4.25m. Picture: Savills

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