General information This exceptional four bedroom detached home has a characterful front entrance door giving access to a spacious entrance hall with staircase to the first floor and doors to all ground floor accommodation. The dining room has a beautiful bay window and a working fireplace with the original hard wood surround. The naturally light lounge is a good size and also enjoys a large bay window. A lovely feature of this room is the Mahogany fire surround with genuine art deco tiles and working fireplace again original to the house. There are double doors leading into a garden room which is a particularly peaceful sitting area, a perfect place to enjoy the established garden and evening sun. The breakfast room also accessed via the entrance hall is an airy comfortable space with double doors opening onto the garden. It also has a gas fired working Aga. A door to the side leads to a storage area / boot room and another leads into the kitchen. The kitchen has a door and window to the rear. It has a double bowl stainless steel sink inset to work surface, a range of wall and base units incorporating cupboards and drawers. There is space for a fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine.
To the first floor there is a spacious landing which has a large glazed window to the front and doors to the four bedrooms and family bathroom.
Bedroom one and two are both generous double rooms. Bedroom two is situated to the rear of the property and has views over the large back garden. There are two further double bedrooms of a similar size to each other. The family bathroom is to the rear with a tile enclosed bath, low level W.C. and pedestal wash / hand basin.
Lounge 18' 9" x 13' (5.72m x 3.96m)
Dining room 15' 10" x 12' 5" (4.83m x 3.78m)
Breakfast room 12' 6" x 11' 5" (3.81m x 3.48m)
Kitchen 10' 8" x 8' 3" (3.25m x 2.51m)
Sun room 11' 2" x 6' 6" (3.4m x 1.98m)
Bedroom one 13' x 12' 4" (3.96m x 3.76m)
Bedroom two 12' 5" x 11' 10" (3.78m x 3.61m)
Bedroom three 13' x 7' 10" (3.96m x 2.39m)
Bedroom four 13' 1" x 7' 8" (3.99m x 2.34m)
Bathroom 8' 4" x 6' 10" (2.54m x 2.08m)
The outside As previously stated the property is close to the town centre and easy walking distance from the main line railway station. It is approached from Collingwood Road, with a pedestrian gate and a private gravel driveway, which provides off road parking for several cars. There is a side entrance leading to the well-stocked and established rear garden measuring approximately 90ft in length, with a good size patio. Both front and back gardens are mainly laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs and trees. At the foot of the rear garden there is a garage with an up and over door. Vehicular access is from Nicholas Court.
Where? Witham has a busy High Street complemented by a choice of supermarkets, banks, shops, bars and restaurants as well as a choice of schools and the recreational facilities offered at the Witham Leisure Centre and Benton Hall Golf & Country Club. The town's railway station serves London's Liverpool Street Station, the journey taking some 45 minutes. In addition the town is by-passed by the A12 trunk road, providing access to the excellent Grammar and other schools in Colchester and Chelmsford. To the north there is access to the A120 trunk road which is dualled west of Braintree, significantly reducing the travel time to Stansted Airport and the M11 motorway.
Located just 6 miles from the vibrant and thriving City of Chelmsford noted for its business opportunities, spectacular retail, leisure and cultural facilities. The nearby Historic port of Maldon with its famous Thames sailing barges and Tiptree both offer further facilities including Secondary Schools, Banks and Supermarkets. Leisure and pleasure are well provided for close by including wonderful walking and bird watching country, coastal sailing from West Mersea, Maldon and nearby Tollesbury. Excellent Golf Courses including, Benton Hall and The Fives Lakes Hotel, Golf & Country Club with two eighteen hole courses.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - F
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Blakenham has been in the same family for over 60 years and is a substantial four bedroom detached family home located on the sought after Collingwood Road which is within a short walk of the mainline railway station and town centre. The property has a wealth of charm and character with many original features and also has a good size established rear garden, garage and off road parking.
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