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Sible Hedingham shooting mansion on sale for £2m

PUBLISHED: 10:54 12 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:58 12 May 2018

The Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham. Picture: SU ANDERSON

The Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham. Picture: SU ANDERSON

An Essex mansion has gone up for sale two years after it was the focus of media attention following the shooting of its millionaire businessman owner.

The Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham. Picture: SU ANDERSONThe Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham. Picture: SU ANDERSON

The Grade II listed Georgian mansion, on the market for £1,995,000, was the scene of an armed home invasion in February 2016.

The 8,688 square foot property, being sold by Carter Jonas, boasts walled grounds of about 5.2 acres, with a swimming pool, tennis court, coach house, garages and an annexe.

Two men were later jailed for the burglary, described by a judge as “every householder’s utter nightmare”, in which Timothy Mardon was blasted in the leg with a sawn-off shotgun, through the locked bedroom door of his Sible Hedingham property, The Old Rectory.

Mr Mardon was targeted in the mistaken belief he was a drug dealer – but he actually worked in insurance and lived in Bermuda for most of the year.

The Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham. Picture: SU ANDERSONThe Old Rectory house in Sible Hedingham. Picture: SU ANDERSON

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