Guide Price £440,000

The Village, Great Waltham

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General information

A wonderfully presented two bedroom period cottage nestled in the heart of this sought after Essex village having been sympathetically enhanced and extended whilst retaining a wealth of period features and modern quality fittings. The cottage has been listed as Grade II and dates back in parts to the 17th century with many fine period features associated of its period including exposed stud work and a wonderful inglenook fireplace. The cottage includes a comfortably proportioned sitting room, open plan bespoke kitchen/diner and cloakroom. Two staircases lead to two independent landings serving two bedrooms, a bathroom and en suite shower room which can be accessed from bedroom one. Externally the cottage enjoys a landscaped rear garden backing onto private parkland and with views towards the Parish Church.

The property is entered through a side entrance door opening to a well-proportioned sitting room comprising oak flooring with a large redbrick inglenook fireplace with inset cast iron burner and exposed ceiling beams. A turning staircase leads to a first floor landing which includes bedroom two and a bathroom. Bedroom two includes fitted cottage style wardrobes and exposed ceiling timbers. The bathroom has been fitted with a white suite comprising roll top bath, concealed wc and wall mounted wash hand basin. To the rear of the cottage, on the ground floor, is a stunning open plan kitchen/diner which has been fitted with a range of eye level storage cupboards with wooden work surfaces below, cupboards and drawers beneath. Appliances include an integrated washing machine, slim-line dishwasher, inset butler sink and space for range cooker and freestanding fridge/freezer. The kitchen has been decorated in 'Heritage' style tones and includes natural effect tiled floor with under floor heating and an external door providing access to the garden. To the side of the kitchen is the cloakroom providing a modern white suite comprising low level wc and wash hand basin. From the kitchen a turning staircase leads to a secondary landing with storage cupboard and access to bedroom one. Bedroom one enjoys a partly vaulted ceiling with window to rear elevation overlooking private parkland beyond. The bedroom leads to a en suite shower room comprising a modern suite with shower enclosure, wc and contemporary wash hand basin.

Sitting room 15' 8" x 12' 11" (4.78m x 3.94m)

Kitchen/dining room 18' 1" x 11' 11" (5.51m x 3.63m)

Cloakroom not measured

First floor landing

Bedroom one 13' 10" x 13' (4.22m x 3.96m)

Ensuite not measured

Second floor landing

Bedroom two 13' 8" x 11' 6 " > 9' 1" (4.17m x 3.51m)

Bathroom 7' 9" x 6' (2.36m x 1.83m)

The outside There is a small front garden incorporating a selection of shrubs and flowers with a retaining picket fence. A side timber gate leads to the rear of the cottage which commences an attractive stone path incorporating an area of lawn and a raised Indian stone terrace. The gardens have been beautifully maintained and provide views over private parkland.

Where? The property is located in the popular village of Great Waltham being within 4 miles north of Chelmsford city centre. Great Waltham, which won the accolade of Essex village of the year in 2010 has excellent pre and primary schooling, public house and a well-stocked village store/post office. There is a regular bus service in the village leading to Chelmsford city centre and outlying villages and towns including Stansted Airport. The city of Chelmsford offers an excellent selection of private and state schooling, restaurants and shopping facilities with a mainline railway station serving London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 35 minutes. The doctors surgery in Little Waltham is just under 1 ½ miles with Broomfield hospital within 2 miles and the Park and Ride in Little Waltham 2.5 mile

Important information Council Tax Band - E

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

Tenure - Freehold

EPC rating - N/A

Agents note External photographs were taken in the summer of 2015 prior to current vendor's occupation.

Property summary

Signature : A stunning listed cottage having been sympathetically enhanced and extended providing a wealth of period features and exceptional addition to detail. Two bedrooms, en suite shower room, bathroom, sitting room, bespoke kitchen/diner, cloakroom. Off road parking, landscaped rear garden.

Floor plan


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