Guide Price £895,000

Redwood Drive, Writtle, CM1 3LY

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General information

Occupying a discreet corner position within the attractive village of Writtle is this established family home offering flexible family accommodation with the option for a self-contained annexe. The property boasts comfortable accommodation which extends to around 2500 sq.ft including a detached double garage and established part-wooded gardens of approximately 0.4 of an acre. This wonderful home includes a spacious 'L' shaped sitting/dining room, open plan kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. To the side of the house is a further reception room, conservatory, a ground floor bedroom with en suite facilities . To the upper level there are four further bedrooms and a family bathroom with the master bedroom offering a modern en suite shower room and walk-in dressing room. The property is located at the end of a private drive in a prime residential setting within close proximity of Writtle village centre.

The property is approached from the front via a solid entrance door opening to a welcoming and spacious reception hall with stairs rising to the first floor. The hall provides attractive wood flooring and a built-in double cupboard. The sitting room is located to the front of the house and is a 'L' shaped design leading to a dining area with double doors opening to the rear garden. The sitting room provides a feature fire and square bay window. To the rear of the house is the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of light coloured eye and base level units with work surfaces and appliances. There is a central breakfast bar and large glazed window overlooking the garden. The utility room is positioned to the side of the kitchen and provides a further range of storage units and work surfaces. To the side of the property is a cloakroom and a spacious family room opening to a conservatory offering wonderful views over the garden. The ground floor bedroom is located to the rear of the property and provides a built-in shower enclosure and sink unit. This area of the house has been designed to offer the potential to be sectioned off to allow for independent living if required. To the first floor there are four bedrooms accessed from a central landing and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is positioned to the rear of the house and is a spacious double room with a walk-in dressing room and a modern en suite shower room. All of the bedrooms are of a practical size with the family bathroom providing a modern white suite comprising power shower, bath, wc and wash hand basin.

It is worth noting, subject to planning permission there is potential to extend over the single storey section of the house.

Reception hall 18' 4" x 8' (5.59m x 2.44m)

Sitting room 22' 2" x 12' 5" (6.76m x 3.78m)

Dining room 13' 8" x 10' 6" (4.17m x 3.2m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 8" x 11' 1" (5.38m x 3.38m)

Utility room 8' 6" x 8' 6" (2.59m x 2.59m)

Family room 16' 8" x 15' 5" (5.08m x 4.7m)

Conservatory 14' 2" x 9' 6" (4.32m x 2.9m)

Bedroom five 11' 4" x 8' 9" (3.45m x 2.67m)

Cloakroom not measured

First floor landing

Bedroom one 15' 6" x 9' 5" (4.72m x 2.87m)

En suite not measured

Dressing area not measured

Bedroom two 12' 11" max x 11' 2" (3.94m x 3.4m)

Bedroom three 12' 11" x 10' 11" (3.94m x 3.33m)

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

Bathroom 8' 5" x 8' 3" (2.57m x 2.51m)

Double garage 16' 4" x 16' 2" (4.98m x 4.93m)

The outside The property occupies a largely rectangular shaped plot with a shared in and out driveway leading to a detached double garage. The drive continues towards the house and offers private parking for numerous vehicles. The detached double garage is of pitched roof design with twin up and over doors to the front and useful eaves storage space. There is a door giving rear access into the garden. The gardens extend from the rear and side of the property incorporating terrace seating areas and large expanse of lawn. There is a feature pond and a selection of established shrubs. The plot is well screened with tall conifers offering a wealth of natural seclusion. To the corner of the garden is a timber summerhouse. In total the plot extends to around 0.4 of an acre.

Where? The property is discreetly positioned at the end of a private drive surrounded by established woodland, located along one of Writtle's prime residential turnings and within close proximity of the village centre. 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 - G

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - D

Property summary

Signature: Occupying a discreet corner position within the attractive village of Writtle is this established family home offering flexible family accommodation with the option for a self-contained annexe. 3 receptions, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double garage, 0.4 of an acre

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