A charming Grade II listed cottage occupying a truly stunning position within the hamlet of Little Leighs, situated approximately 8 miles North of Chelmsford. This early timber-framed and plastered cottage has been beautifully maintained and improved providing balanced accommodation with a wealth of period features. The cottage provides two reception rooms, fitted kitchen, lobby and bathroom. To the first floor there are three bedrooms. Externally the cottage stands in generous gardens incorporating a detached garage with integral workshop and a gated drive. Total plot of around 0.17 of an acre.
The property is entered from the front into a small entrance recess opening to an bright and spacious dining room offering a wealth of timbers and an exposed brick wall. A central red brick fireplace with inset burner separates the dining room and sitting room, offering further exposed timbers. An inner lobby provides access to the bathroom and kitchen with a staircase rising to the first floor. The bathroom offers a white suite comprising panel bath, WC and wash hand basin. The kitchen is located to the rear of the house and is a wonderful room with views over the garden. The kitchen has been recently fitted with a bespoke range of light colored eye and base level units with wooden work tops and a range of integrated appliances. The kitchen leads to an outer lobby serving the garden. To the first floor a central landing leads to three bedrooms, two of which provide fitted wardrobes.
Entrance hall not measured
Dining room 11' x 10' (3.35m x 3.05m)
Living room 12' 6" x 10' 2" (3.81m x 3.1m)
Kitchen 11' 9" x 10' (3.58m x 3.05m)
Bathroom 6' 5" x 6' 4" (1.96m x 1.93m)
Lobby not measured
First floor landing
Bedroom one 12' 3" x 10' 4" (3.73m x 3.15m)
Bedroom two 12' x 7' 9" (3.66m x 2.36m)
Bedroom three 11' 4" x 10' (3.45m x 3.05m)
Garage 20' 1" x 12' (6.12m x 3.66m)
Workshop 9' x 6' 3" (2.74m x 1.91m)
The outside The cottage is approached over a concrete gated drive allowing parking for several cars and access to a detached garage with side hung doors. To the rear of the garage is an integral workshop and shingle terrace. The garden is principally east facing and laid to lawn with a selection of established trees and shrubs. Total plot of around 0.17 of an acre.
Where? This stunning country cottage occupies a truly stunning position within the hamlet of Little Leighs situated approximately 8 miles North of Chelmsford. The property is pleasantly situated off a quiet country lane with the area providing access to a network of footpaths and bridleways over delightful Essex countryside. Little Leighs lies beside the River Ter, just south of the village of Great Leighs and provides an attractive medieval Parish church with straightforward access to the A131 linking through to the A120 and beyond. The nearby village of Great Leighs includes a village primary school, local store/post office and public house and lies approximately equidistant between the centres of Chelmsford, Braintree and Witham.
Important information Council Tax Band - D
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage and oil fired heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Due to the property being Grade ll listed an EPC is not required.
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Charming Grade ll listed cottage occupying a truly stunning position within the hamlet of Little Leighs with a generous garden.
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