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School Lane, Great Leighs, CM3 1NL

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General information

A wonderful former Victorian School House providing approximately 1300 sq.ft of versatile family accommodation and being sold with no onward chain. This beautiful building was an integral part of the village, steeped in local history and retains several period features including high ceilings, sash windows and open fireplaces. The accommodation has been arranged over two levels and requires a degree of improvement but offers excellent potential. The accommodation includes a bright, duel aspect sitting room, study and an open plan kitchen-breakfast room. There is an inner lobby which separates the remainder of the ground floor accommodation which includes a family room, shower room and dining room/bedroom 4. This part of the building offers the potential to be configured to provide partly self-contained living if required. To the first floor there are 3 bedrooms with en suite facilities to the master bedroom in addition to a family bathroom.

The property is approached from the front into a small lobby opening to a comfortable sitting room with wood flooring and inset log burning stove. There is a study and spacious kitchen/breakfast room comprising base and eye level units with working surfaces, 1 1/2 bowl sink with drainer unit, space for fridge/freezer, inset cooker, four ring hob with extractor, space for dishwasher and space for washing machine. A glazed inner lobby separates the remainder of the accommodation which includes a beautifully bright and spacious family room with double doors opening to the rear garden. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is the shower room and dining room/bedroom four. To the first floor there are 3 bedrooms and a family bathroom. The master bedroom is located to the front of the building and enjoys en suite shower facilities.

Entrance hall not measured

Sitting room 15' 9" max x 15' 6" max (4.8m x 4.72m)

Study 9' 4" x 5' 4" (2.84m x 1.63m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 15' 5" x 11' 8" (4.7m x 3.56m)

Inner lobby not measured

Family room 15' 5" x 14' 9" max (4.7m x 4.5m)

Bedroom four/dining room 17' 1" x 8' 5" (5.21m x 2.57m)

Shower room not measured

First floor landing

Bedroom one 12' 2" x 10' 7" (3.71m x 3.23m)

Bedroom two 11' 8" x 10' (3.56m x 3.05m)

Bedroom three 8' 8" max x 8' 7" (2.64m x 2.62m)

Bathroom 7' 5" x 5' 5" (2.26m x 1.65m)

Ensuite 7' 7" x 3' 6" (2.31m x 1.07m)

The outside The property is approached to the front over a spacious dive with brick retaining wall with timber fencing and a five bar timber gate. To the side of the property is a timber shed and timber gate providing access to the rear garden. The rear garden enjoys a terrace seating area with the remainder laid to lawn.

Where? The property occupies a prominent position along School Lane which is situated in the heart of Great Leighs village. Great Leighs includes a village primary school, local store/post office and pub. The village lies approximately equidistant between the centres of Chelmsford, Braintree and Witham, where there are further amenities including mainline railway stations at both Chelmsford and Witham with access to London Liverpool Street. By road there is convenient access to the A12 linking to Colchester to the north and M25 to the south. The A131 is situated nearby linking onto the A120 and beyond.

Important information Council Tax Band - E

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - F

Property summary

A wonderful former Victorian School House providing approximately 1300 sq.ft of versatile family accommodation and being sold with no onward chain. The property is situated in the attractive and commutable village of Great Leighs.

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