Asking Price Of £399,995

Chequers Road, Writtle, CM1 3NG

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General information

A beautifully presented 3 bedroom semi-detached period cottage benefiting from extended accommodation situated within the picturesque village of Writtle. The property provides many period features associated with its age in addition to a modern, part vaulted, Oak frame extension offering a stunning open plan kitchen/family room. There is an inner lobby, bathroom, utility area and a comfortable sitting room. To the first floor there are three bedrooms including a wonderful master bedroom providing a dressing recess and en suite shower room. Externally, there is an established rear garden extending to around 100ft.

The property is entered from the front into a charming sitting room providing exposed timbers and a red brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove. A turning staircase rises to the first floor with adjacent storage cupboard. Separating the sitting room and kitchen/family room is a useful inner lobby providing access to a walk-in utility cupboard and bathroom. The bathroom has been fitted with a modern suite comprising bath, wc and contemporary wash hand basin. To the rear of the cottage is a stunning open plan kitchen/family room with glazed elevations opening onto the rear garden. The bespoke kitchen has been fitted with a range of traditional eye and base level units with wooden work surfaces. Appliance include butler sink, integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and space for range cooker. The kitchen opens to a dining/family area offering a wonderful space for family living and entertaining. To the first floor there is a spacious landing offering a study recess with three bedrooms. The master bedroom is situated to the rear of the cottage and provides a small dressing recess, built in cupboards and an en suite shower room.

Kitchen/family room 17' 1" max x 15' 4" max (5.21m x 4.67m)

Utility room 7' 1" x 3' 4" (2.16m x 1.02m)

Bathroom 6' 6" x 5' 11" (1.98m x 1.8m)

Sitting room 14' 8" x 13' 11" (4.47m x 4.24m)

First floor landing

Bedroom one 15' 1" > 8' 6" x 13' 1" (4.6m x 3.99m)

Ensuite 6' 8" x 6' 3" (2.03m x 1.91m)

Bedroom two 11' 4" x 8' 9" (3.45m x 2.67m)

Bedroom three 10' 8" x 5' 5" (3.25m x 1.65m)

The outside The property provides an attractive cottage style front garden with an area of lawn and shrubs. There is side gated access leading to the rear of the cottage which provides a paved terrace seating area with dividing brick wall with inset flower beds, wood store and garden shed. The garden has been divided into sections providing an area of lawn and a shingle seating area. The garden extends to around 100ft and provides a selection of established trees and shrubs offering a wealth of natural seclusion.

Where? The property is located in an established turning a short distance from Writtle village centre. The village of Writtle lies approximately one mile west of Chelmsford and offers a traditional village green, complete with duck pond and a Norman Church. The village is home to a selection of period cottages and substantial family homes with a variety of traditional pubs and popular restaurants. The village offers a Co-Op and several independent shops along with Longmeand Community Centre which is home to many local groups. The village is home to Writtle College, one of the UK's oldest and largest land-based colleges, with Infant and Primary Schooling also available. Writtle provides frequent transport links into Chelmsford city centre where a further selection of leisure and recreational facilities can be found. Chelmsford provides a vibrant city centre with a vast array of shops and restaurants with the mainline railway station providing a direct service into London Liverpool Street. (Approximate journey time 35 minutes). A wide choice of both state and public schooling is available including two excellent grammar schools and a university.

Important information Council Tax Band - D

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - C

Property summary

Beautifully presented 3 bedroom semi-detached period cottage benefiting from extended accommodation situated within the picturesque village of Writtle. The property enjoys a stunning open kitchen/family room and a 100ft rear garden.

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