Thought to have been part of the original Hylands House estate this period semi detached cottage has been sympathetically extended and refurbished to provide spacious accommodation ideal for modern family living. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall, ground floor bathroom with claw foot bath and separate shower, lounge with feature fireplace, dining area which extends into an orangery which has bi-folding doors opening into the rear garden. Also located to the rear is the spacious farmhouse style kitchen, the ground floor accommodation is completed by the spacious and stunning living room with vaulted ceiling and double doors which open onto a patio area. On the first floor are four good sized bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate cloakroom. The master bedroom features fitted wardrobes and a juliette balcony to ensure the breathtaking views can be enjoyed. The property has Oil fired central heating, double glazing and klargester drainage. The cottage stands in a plot of approximately just over a third of an acre and within the lawned grounds there is a versatile detached outbuilding with a sauna and which could be used as either a home leisure facility or annexe accommodation. There is also a large timber built garden store/workshop and a twin bay cartlodge as well as extensive parking.
Located adjacent to the A414 between Chelmsford and Margaretting and therefore on the periphery of Hylands Park and the village of Writtle the property enjoys a semi rural setting with farmland to the front and rear. Chelmsford boasts some of the most highly regarded schools in Essex as well as comprehensive shopping facilities which include the highly acclaimed Bond Street shopping precinct as well as a wide array of independent and chain restaurants, many bars and leisure facilities including Riverside Ice Rink. Chelmsford railway station provides regular services to London Liverpool Street with journey times of around 40 minutes.
UPVC part glazed entrance door to front, oak flooring, stairs to first floor with cupboard below, radiator
White suite comprising ball and claw freestanding roll top bath with mixer tap, quadrant shower cubicle. wc with concealed cistern, Glass topped chrome unit with contemporary wash basin and drawer below, double glazed windows to front and side, heated towel rail, tiled floor with electric underfloor heating, inset spotlights
22' 3" x 12' 0" (6.78m x 3.66m) increasing to 18'4 (5.59m) Double glazed window to front, feature fireplace wth inset decorative tiling, two radiators, oak flooring, coved ceiling, open through to:
11' 9" x 11' 5" (3.58m x 3.48m) Double glazed bi-folding doors opening onto rear garden area and patio, glazed roof lantern, radiator, oak flooring, open through to:
13' 1" x 14' 3" (3.99m x 4.34m) Fitted in an extensive range of modern farmhouse style wall and base units with granite style worktops and upstand with inset butler style sink unit, space for range style cooker with cooker hood over, space for american style fridge/freezer, oil fired boiler, tiled floor with electric underfloor heating, double glazed windows to side and rear, part glazed door leading to rear, inset ceiling spotlights
22' 1" x 17' 5" maximum (6.73m x 5.31m) A stunning room with vaulted ceiling and twin roof light windows, double glazed windows to front and rear and two sets of double doors opening onto patio area, wood burner stove, radiator, oak flooring
12' 4" x 12' 6" to wardrobe front (3.76m x 3.81m) Double glazed double doors opening to juliet balcony, column style radiator, range of wall to wall beech fronted fitted wardrobes and matching drawers and bedside cabinets
11' 0" x 12' 0" (3.35m x 3.66m) Double glazed window to rear, radiator, access to loft
11' 0" x 10' 0" (3.35m x 3.05m) Double glazed window to front, cast iron feature fireplace, radiator, range of fitted double wardrobes with part glazed doors, matching drawer and storage units, radiator, coved ceiling
17' 3" x 7' 6" (5.26m x 2.29m) Double glazed windows to front and side, fitted double wardrobes with beech style doors and matching drawer units and dressing table, radiator
Fully tiled with white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and hand shower, close coupled wc, pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, tiled flooring, double glazed window to side, inset spotlights
White suite comprising close coupled wc and pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed window to front, heated towel rail
To the front boundary there is a decorative brick wall with inset iron railings and brick pillars with twin iron double gates providing access to a shingle in and out driveway which provides considerable parking space.
SIDE AND REAR GARDENS
The cottage stands in grounds of just over 1/3 of an acre which are predominantly laid to lawn with various flower and shrub beds. To the rear and side of the property are paved patio areas and beyond the rear boundary there is open farmland.
LEISURE BUILDING/POTENTIAL ANNEXE
An L-shaped timber framed building with weatherboarded elevations and upvc double glazed windows and doors. The internal overall measurements are approximately 29' 5" x 25' 4" (8.97m x 7.72m). Twin double doors open onto a paved terrace at the front of the building.
Internally there is a SAUNA CABIN with seating for four people, a SEPARATE SHOWER ROOM fitted with shower cubicle, wc and wash basin with double glazed window to rear. The main area of the building could be used as a LOUNGE/DINING area which in turn leads into two further storage rooms which could easily be converted into a KITCHEN & UTILITY AREA. The building therefore lends itself to a variety of leisure or business or additional accommodation uses.
A timber framed weatherboarded building measuring approximately 17' 10" x 11' 6" (5.44m x 3.51m) with double glazed windows and double doors opening onto covered terrace.
DOUBLE BAY CART LODGE
Measuring Approximately 19' 6" x 15' 7" (5.94m x 4.75m)
Mains water, electricity, Oil for central heating and hot water, LPG for cooker and fire, private klargester drainage.
Proceeding out of Chelmsford via Widford roundabout towards Margaretting on the A414 London Road. Proceed past Rosie's cafe and take the next left hand turn just before the bus stop. The property can then be found immediately on the left hand side.
The sellers have asked us to make interested parties aware that whilst the property is located in an idyllic semi rural location convenient for amenities the property is situated close to A414 and therefore there is an element of road noise during peak times.