Guide Price £750,000

Ongar Road, Writtle, CM1 3NZ

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General information

A well-presented 4 bedroom chalet-style family home occupying a delightful village setting backing onto open farmland set within landscaped gardens. The property has been tastefully improved and enhanced and provides flexible living accommodation which comprises living room/diner, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, luxury family bathroom with 2 ground floor bedrooms. To the first floor there is a further bathroom with two further bedrooms along with an unconverted bonus room accessed from the bathroom and two large walk-in eaves cupboards.

The property is entered via a welcoming entrance hall which serves the majority of the ground floor rooms and leads to a discreetly positioned staircase rising to the first floor. Located to the front of the property is the well-proportioned living room/diner with an attractive flame effect fire set within a light stone surround. Extending to the side of the room are a pair of French doors which lead out to the attractive gardens. The kitchen/breakfast room is also positioned to the front of the property and provides a comprehensive range of wood effect eye level storage cupboards with dark coloured work surfaces and a further selection of cupboards and drawers beneath and a separate breakfast bar. Appliances within the kitchen include fridge and freezer, inset 4 ring gas hob with oven below and filter hood above, stainless steel single bowl sink unit and dishwasher. From the kitchen is the utility room providing further work surface space with a recess and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door to the side leads to an enclosed courtyard and the garage. Mid-way along the property is a bedroom which provides wonderful views to the side aspect over the surrounding gardens and farmland beyond. Adjacent to the bedroom is the spacious family bathroom with a white modern suite comprising low level w.c, inset curved sink unit, panel bath and shower enclosure. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is bedroom two which includes triple built in wardrobes. To the first floor there is a small landing area serving the two remaining bedrooms and a further bathroom both of which provide storage facilities. The bathroom includes a coloured suite comprising shower enclosure, low level w.c and inset sink unit. The bathroom offers access to a useful, partly converted, bonus room which is currently being used for storage purposes but offers the potential to utilised and re-configured as part of the accommodation in addition to the walk-in eaves storage rooms which can be found at either side of the building.

Planning consent has been granted for an extension and alterations which would comprise two storey rear extension with new side dormer window and conversion of the existing garage under application number 15/01327/FUL.

Entrance hall 12' 1" x 5' 8" (3.68m x 1.73m)

Lounge/diner 23' 11" x 15' 10" (7.29m x 4.83m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 14' 1" x 8' 1" (4.29m x 2.46m)

Utility room 7' 1" x 5' 8" (2.16m x 1.73m)

Bedroom two 13' 8" x 11' 8" (4.17m x 3.56m)

Bedroom three 14' 4" x 11' 7" (4.37m x 3.53m)

Bathroom 11' 0" x 8' 6" (3.35m x 2.59m)

Landing Not measured

Bedroom one 13' 9" x 13' 7" (4.19m x 4.14m)

Bedroom four 10' 8" x 7' 3" (3.25m x 2.21m)

Bathroom 9' 1" x 8' 9" (2.77m x 2.67m)

Bonus Room 17' x 11' 9" (5.18m x 3.58m) restricted head height

Eaves storage 25' in length

Double garage 29' x 8' 8" (8.84m x 2.64m)


The outside The property is approached over a large sweeping driveway laid to shingle with two sections of garden neatly laid to lawn. Beyond the drive there is an enclosed courtyard which leads to the double length garage with full length storage cupboard and adjoining workshop. To side of the garage there is pleasant terrace seating area which opens onto the garden. The gardens are mainly located to the front and side of the property and provide a vast amount of colour and natural seclusion. The gardens are naturally divided into two sections The total plot extends to approximately 0.27 of an acre and provide uninterrupted views over open farmland.

Where? The property is located within close proximity to Writtle village and is situated along a private and quiet section of the Ongar Road backing onto open farmland, providing wonderful far-reaching views. 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 restaurants including 'Bridge Street Lounge & Grill' and the popular 'Olio's on the Green'. The village offers a Co-op and several independent shops. 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 - E

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - F

Property summary

4 bedroom chalet style property situated on the outskirts of Writtle occupying a picturesque setting backing onto open farmland. The property provides adaptable living accommodation with consent for a rear extension and occupies landscaped gardens of around 0.27 of an acre.

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