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A charming 17th Century timber-framed and plastered family cottage situated in the delightful village of Little Waltham providing accommodation of good proportion and a detached studio room.
Formally 4 farmworkers cottages, this beautiful Grade II Listed detached building provides well-proportioned reception and bedroom space with two reception rooms, farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, study and a cloakroom. There are three first floor bedrooms and a family bathroom with the master bedroom benefiting from a walk-in loft room. Externally the property provides a pretty rear garden, modern studio/hobbies room and a garage.
The property is entered from the front into a welcoming dining hall with an elm staircase rising to the first floor. The room is of practical shape and enjoys a wealth of exposed timbers. To the side of the cottage is the living room with feature inglenook, exposed brick, fireplace. To the rear of the room, glazed doors open to the garden. To the far side of the house is a wonderful farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a range of eye and base level units with work surfaces and space for appliances. A feature of the room is an inset Rayburn solid fuel stove. The kitchen provides external access to the garden along with access to the study. Beyond the study is the cloakroom. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a generous size bath/shower room. The room includes a wash hand basin, roll top bath, low flush wc and shower enclosure. All of the bedrooms provide exposed timbers with bedroom one enjoying a useful loft room.
The detached studio is located to the rear of the property and is of pitched room design. The building has been insulated and has power and light connected providing an ideal hobbies room or space to work from home.
Hallway not measured
Dining room 11' 3" x 9' 6" (3.43m x 2.9m)
Living room 14' 5" x 14' 3" (4.39m x 4.34m)
Kitchen/breakfast room 23' 9" x 11' 7" (7.24m x 3.53m)
Study 9' 4" x 5' 8" (2.84m x 1.73m)
Cloakroom not measured
First floor landing
Bedroom one 14' 7" x 11' 9" (4.44m x 3.58m)
Bedroom two 11' 3" x 9' 8" (3.43m x 2.95m)
Bedroom three 9' 8" x 7' 8" (2.95m x 2.34m)
Loft room not measured
Bathroom 11' 7" x 9' 1" (3.53m x 2.77m)
Studio not measured
The outside The cottage enjoys a secluded rear courtyard designed garden featuring a natural well set within a pleasant terrace seating area. Steps lead down to a further circular terrace with a shingle border. The garden provides a wealth of colour and enjoys a modern detached studio room offering an ideal space for working from home or a hobbies room. The garden is east facing and provides access to the garage. The property fronts the footpath with the garage slightly set back from the house and accessed over side hung timber doors.
Where? The attractive village of Little Waltham is located around 4 miles to the north of Chelmsford and is largely surrounded by open countryside leading to a network of footpaths and riverside walks with Meadows nature reserve situated approximately 2 miles to the east of the property. The village offers a variety of amenities including a highly rated C of E primary school, two village halls and the popular White Hart public house. The village offers a thriving community centred around the popular St Martins parish church along with a regular bus service providing straight forward access to Broomfield Hospital and Chelmsford city centre. Chelmsford city centre offers a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities and a mainline railway station with direct links to London Liverpool Street (approximate journey time 35 minutes). Education needs are well met with both state and private schooling available including two highly regarded Grammar schools in Chelmsford. Felsted School is located around 7 miles with New Hall around 4.5 miles. By road there is straight-forward access to Little Waltham's 'Park and Ride' scheme, A130/A120 linking Braintree and Stansted and A12 serving London to the south and Ipswich and coast to the north.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Due to the property being Grade ll listed an EPC is not required.
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