The Australian actress—along with her director hubby and four kids—will soon be neighbors to celebs such as Kate Winslet and Heather Mills, who also live in the East Essex area.
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Also known as the “Highwell House,” the Victorian estate sits on 13 acres of bucolic land and was originally built in the 1800s.
photography by KNIGHT FRANK
In addition to over 9,000 square feet of living space, the palatial pad hosts seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, five entertaining rooms—including a paneled reception hall with a solid oak staircase—and a one-bedroom guest apartment.
Isabella Blue Area Rug
Distressed Arabesque Midnight Wool Area Rug
Sylvia Power Loomed Rug
Miramar Slipcovered Sofa
Sonoma Ottoman - Blue
There’s also multiple game rooms, a formal dining hall, a library/study, a 40-ft drawing room, a greenhouse, and over a dozen antique fireplaces sprinkled throughout the spread
Hand-knotted Anatolian Overdyed Gray, Light Gray Wool Rug 6'2" x 9'2"
Hand-knotted Anatolian Overdyed Gray Wool Rug 3'8" x 6'7"
Cyprus Gray Area Rug
Bentley Leather Club Chair
Colin Tufted Leather Club Chair
The massive eat-in kitchen is covered in black marble and features a walk-in pantry.
St. Germain Swing Lamp
The Astrid Chair
Outside of the brick abode are acres of rolling hills, a private pond—and an island—as well as several aging outbuildings that add to the rustic charm of the place.
Marius Counter Chair - Set of 2
Lucano Step Stool / 2 Step
Teak Step Stool
Edmond Hexagon Pendant
Large Four Light Pendant