Guide Price £685,000

Little Baddow, Chelmsford, CM3 4SQ

  • Bedrooms

    bedrooms
    4
  • Bathroom

    bathrooms
    2

General information

A wonderfully positioned 3/4 bedroom family home standing in mature grounds of approximately 1/3 of an acre. The property is located along the highly desirable Spring Elms Lane in Little Baddow and provides flexible accommodation throughout, offering ample potential to be re -configured. The property is believed to have been constructed in 1870-1880's and retains much of the charm and character with original features, including, exposed brick work, original Rayburn cooker and fireplace with inset ornate wood burner. The accommodation is set over two floors, to the ground floor is a recently installed kitchen/breakfast room, lounge/diner, living room, boot room, storage/utility area and bedroom 4/study. To the first floor are three good size bedrooms all of which benefit from fitted wardrobes and are served by a family bathroom.

Externally the property provides a wonderful aspect and enjoys established, mature grounds, selection of outbuildings and an extensive drive way providing off-road parking for multiple vehicles.

The property is entered from the front into an entrance hall/porch with exposed brickwork and leads through to a spacious lounge/diner. The lounge/diner provides dual aspect views to the front and rear with stairs rising to the first floor, a feature brick fireplace with inset ornate wood burner and an additional exposed brick fireplace to the dining area currently used for display shelving. The lounge/diner opens through to the living room. The living room enjoys delightful views and patio door access to the rear garden onto an extensive patio area, ideal for entertaining. The recently installed kitchen/breakfast room benefits from dual aspect views to the front and side providing a bright and airy space. The bespoke fitted kitchen features a range of shaker style units with wooden work tops over and a range of integrated appliances including electric oven, induction hob with extractor hood over, dishwasher, wine cooler and fridge. A particular feature of the kitchen is the original Rayburn cooker. The kitchen leads through to a boot room with space for utility appliances and access to the driveway and garden. The boot room provides access to the storage/utility room and to bedroom 4/study. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom. It is important to note there is potential to re-configure part of the ground floor accommodation to create a self-contained annexe.

To the first floor a landing serves three spacious bedrooms, all of which benefit from fitted wardrobes and served by a family bathroom. The family bathroom comprises a low level wc, pedestal wash hand basin, panelled bath and a corner shower cubicle with electric shower.

Hallway/boot room not measured

Storage 9' 10" x 6' (3m x 1.83m)

Cloakroom not measured

Kitchen/breakfast room 15' 10" x 13' 10" max (4.83m x 4.22m)

Lounge/diner 23' 10" x 12' 2" (7.26m x 3.71m)

Living room 17' 4" x 11' 11" max (5.28m x 3.63m)

Bedroom 4/study 9' 10" x 9' 10" (3m x 3m)

First floor landing

Bedroom one 11' 6" x 10' 2" (3.51m x 3.1m)

Bedroom two 12' 1" x 10' 3" (3.68m x 3.12m)

Bedroom three 12' 6" x 8' 9" (3.81m x 2.67m)

Family bathroom not measured

The outside The property is set back from the road with a garden to the front and extensive paved driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles to the side, gates open to the rear which provide additional parking and access into the rear garden. The grounds extend to approximately 1/3 acre and divided into several sections providing a vast amount of colour and seclusion The grounds are mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees, shrubs and fruit trees and various outbuildings.

Where? The property is located in the highly sought after, attractive semi-rural village of Little Baddow. Little Baddow has a thriving community and is situated between Danbury to the South and Hatfield Peverel to the North. The village is a haven for walkers being surrounded by open countryside and woodland, much of which is protected by the Essex Wildlife Trust and the National Trust.

The neighbouring village of Danbury offers a range of local facilities which include the popular schools of Elm Green and Heathcote as well as Danbury Park School. Amenities within the village of Danbury include a local co-op supermarket, public houses and a parish church. For the commuter, Chelmsford's mainline station lies approximately 6 miles to the west of Little Baddow with Chelmsford city centre offering a more extensive range of shopping and leisure activities with both state and private schooling available.

Important information Council Tax Band - tbc

Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage, heating by way of Rayburn, wood burner and electric radiators.

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - G

Property summary

Signature: Situated in the highly desirable village of Little Baddow is the 3/4 bedroom family home located on a large established plot of approximately 1/3 acre.

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