Guide Price £799,995

Beacon Hill, Wickham Bishops

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    5
  • Bathroom

    bathrooms
    3

General information

General information A charming five bedroom detached period house with separate self-contained annexe occupying an established plot estimated to be 0.4 of an acre. The property occupies a wonderful semi-rural position bordering the popular areas of Wickham Bishops and Little Braxted providing excellent access to major road and rail connections. The house is thought to date back to some two hundred years and has been the subject of much improvement with modern additions whilst still retaining a degree of character associated with properties of its age. The accommodation has been thoughtfully configured allowing for family living and entertaining with a wonderful kitchen/breakfast/family room, two further reception rooms, study and utility room. There are five first floor bedrooms with two providing en suite facilities, in addition to a family bathroom. The property has been decorated in neutral tones throughout and extends to in excess of 3000 sqft. To the north-west of the house is a detached, self-contained, annexe/studio with kitchenette and bathroom facilities with garaging below.

Externally the property occupies a generous size plot incorporating a private terrace seating area with a large expanse of lawn surrounded by trees and shrubs providing a great deal of natural seclusion. There is a private gated drive adding to the privacy of the home with a large driveway accommodating parking for several vehicles. The property is being sold with no onward chain and viewings are strictly by appointment.

Reception hall 23' 11" x 7' 6" (7.29m x 2.29m)

Living room 24' 2" x 19' 9" max. (7.37m x 6.02m)

Study 13' 1" x 11' 2" (3.99m x 3.4m)

Dining room 16' 3" x 12' 4" (4.95m x 3.76m)

Family room/kitchen 30' 11"max. x 17' 11" (9.42m x 5.46m)

Utility room 12' 10" x 9' 6" (3.91m x 2.9m)

Cloakroom

Bedroom one 18' 1" max. x 16' 10" (5.51m x 5.13m)

Ensuite 16' 10" x 4' (5.13m x 1.22m)

Bedroom two 12' 10" x 12' 3" (3.91m x 3.73m)

Ensuite

Bedroom three 13' 8" x 11' 6" (4.17m x 3.51m)

Bedroom four 14' x 12' 4" (4.27m x 3.76m)

Bedroom five 11' 9" x 8' 11" (3.58m x 2.72m)

Bathroom 11' 7" x 6' 6" (3.53m x 1.98m)

Double garage 18' 3" x 14' 11" (5.56m x 4.55m)

Studio 19' 2" x 15' 1" (5.84m x 4.6m)

Bathroom 7' 9" x 4' 11" (2.36m x 1.5m)

The outside The property is accessed from Kelvedon Road through a pair of electrically operated timber gates opening to a substantial sweeping driveway allowing parking for several vehicles. The drive continues to a detached double garage with power and light connected. An external door leads to a staircase rising to the upper level which provides studio room with kitchenette facilities and a separate bathroom. The main garden area is to the side of the house and is enclosed by mature hedging offering a natural screening from the road. Immediately to the rear of the cottage, extending from the kitchen/breakfast/family room, is an attractive raised terrace seating area. To the front of the house is a neat cottage style garden with white picket fencing. The property stands in grounds estimated to be 0.4 of an acre.

Where? The property is located on the fringes of Wickham Bishops and Little Braxted which are popular and attractive villages situated approximately 12 miles east of Chelmsford and 16 miles south of Colchester. Wickham Bishops is an attractive semi-rural village surrounded by open countryside and serviced by a network of villages providing a strong local community. The area is popular for those seeking semi-rural living within commutable distance to the city being approximately 4 miles from the A12 and within 3 miles of a mainline station located in the attractive market town of Witham. There is a choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector including Maldon Court Prep School, New Hall and Felsted. Excellent Grammar Schools can be found in both. Chelmsford and Colchester.

Important information Council Tax Band - G

Services - We understand all main services are connected.

Tenure - Freehold

Agents note In 2011 solar panels were installed to the property as part of the governments feed-in tariff scheme enabling payment for each unit (or kWh) of electricity generated. We understand the agreement is with EDF energy and continues until 2035. Further information relating to this scheme can be obtained through this office.

Property summary

A charming five bedroom detached period house with separate self-contained annexe occupying an established plot estimated to be 0.4 of an acre. The property occupies a wonderful semi-rural position bordering the popular areas of Wickham Bishops and Little Braxted providing excellent access to major road and rail connections.

Features

  • Five bedrooms
  • 2 en suites
  • 2 receptions & study
  • 0.4 of an acre
  • Double garage
  • Annexe/studio
  • Wonderful semi-rural position bordering the popular areas of Wickham Bishops and Little Braxted
  • No onward chain

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