Guide Price £525,000

New Street, Chelmsford

  • Bedrooms

  • Bathroom


General information

A truly outstanding two double bedroom duplex first & second floor apartment forming part of this exciting conversion scheme facing onto the grounds of Chelmsford Cathedral. This apartment occupies a stunning grade II listed building which dates back in parts to 1591 and occupies Chelmsford's Central Conservation Area. The building in its current footprint has stood on the site since 1875 and some of the features have been carefully restored and are clearly evident. The grand reception communal hall delivers a stunning first impression with an ornate turning staircase and chandelier adding to the feel and atmosphere of this amazing building. The apartment provides luxurious accommodation with a wealth of charm and character with exceptional attention and quality fixtures and fittings. The apartment is located on the first floor and enjoys a well-proportion sitting room with views towards the cathedral and grounds. The sitting room leads through to the kitchen which is a bespoke high quality German schuller kitchen fitted with a beautiful range of stone composite worktops, stainless steel under mounted sinks with dual boiling and cold water filter tap. There is a comprehensive range of storage facilities and a range of quality Neff appliances. There is cloakroom and steps leading to an exceptional circular master suite with high ceilings and views to the rear over the formal gardens and beyond. From the bedroom is a quality en suite incorporating Villeroy and Boch sanitary ware. To the upper level is bedroom two also enjoying views towards the cathedral. From here steps rise to a stunning en suite bathroom.

Additional features

• Bespoke feature internal doors.

• Original refurbished sash windows to most properties.

• Feature architraves and skirtings.

• Large feature plaster cornices and picture rails.

• Gas central heating via radiators and hot water.

• Tiled walls and floors to bathrooms. Tiled kitchen floors.

• Fitted wardrobes to some dressing rooms. Original fireplaces to most properties.

• Polished chrome ironmongery

The property forms part of the landmark development known as Maynetrees which is a stunning collection of one and two bedroom homes which enjoy a luxurious and enviable specification in the much sought-after centre of Chelmsford, just 40 minutes from the capital.

The glory of Maynetrees is its fantastic location and distinctive feel, coupled with impeccably finished interiors and beautifully landscaped gardens. The thoughtful designs of each of the ten properties within the collection corresponds to the unique location, and each property is highly individual - perfect for today's buyers with a sense of style. Directly in front of the collection lies the serenity and beauty of Chelmsford's Cathedral, not just the City's most famous landmark, but also its most iconic - It's avenue of trees and green open spaces provide possibly the most relaxing setting in the City. Approximately 100 metres from Maynetrees, residents will find Chelmsford's historic high street and City centre - boasting the best of both Victorian and urban architecture - this is an area that embodies the City perfectly, being home to cafés, bars and highly regarded restaurants, alongside the best high street retailers and the new Bond Street shopping complex, complete with high profile stores such as John Lewis

Sitting room 17' 4" x 15' 4" (5.28m x 4.67m)

Kitchen/dining room 11' 8" x 10' 6" (3.56m x 3.2m)

Cloakroom not measured

Bedroom one 21' 6" x 14' 4" (6.55m x 4.37m)

Ensuite 7' 8" x 5' 3" (2.34m x 1.6m)

Second floor landing

Bedroom two 15' 3" > 10' 6" x 13' 8" > 9' 5" (4.65m x 4.17m)

Ensuite 12' 9" x 7' 1" (3.89m x 2.16m)

The outside The property enjoys allocated parking which is gained via electrically operated gates. The communal gardens will be landscaped providing a circular area of lawn with footpaths and seating areas, planted with a wide selection of trees, shrubs and hedging providing colour and seclusion.

Where? Maynetrees is set within the heart of Chelmsford city centre and within Chelmsford's Central Conservation Area. The property faces the grounds of Chelmsford Cathedral and is within walking distance of the vibrant city centre. Chelmsford combines the best brand name stores, including John Lewis and Cath Kidston, with an abundance of small independent speciality shops and designer boutiques. Whilst for entertaining friends or just indulging in a special night out for two, residents of Maynetrees will be spoilt for choice by the number of outstanding bars, pubs and restaurants the centre has to offer. Chelmsford really does boast everything you would expect from a fast paced, modern city centre, and thanks to the Bond Street regeneration project, a high profile new retail and leisure complex just minutes from Maynetrees, the area is continually evolving to host an eclectic mix of new venues that complement existing favourites such as Jamie Oliver's "Jamie's Italian", Yo Sushi and Chop Bloc. Also superbly served for leisure facilities, Maynetrees is close to a variety of cutting edge gyms boasting the very latest fitness machines, inside and outside sports courts and multiple indoor fitness classes such as Spinning, Zumba and Pilates.

Maynetrees is superbly connected and is just a 7-minute walk away from Chelmsford train station offering regular services to London Liverpool Street in under 40-minutes and with Westfield Stratford City also directly reachable by rail, residents of Maynetrees can easily take advantage of Europe's largest urban shopping and leisure destination.

Important information We understand all mains services are connected.

Telephone, FM/DAB, terrestrial, Virgin Media and sky points.

All properties benefit from a 10 year structural defects warranty provided by BLp which is part of the Allianz group.

Leasehold 125 years. To be confirmed by solicitors.

Service charge and ground rent including building insurance estimated to be £1,545.74 per annum.

Property summary

Duplex apartment with an exceptional master suite, further double bedroom, generous living area and separate/dining space occupying this prestigious city centre development.

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