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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Danbury, Essex

£1,550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three En-suites
  • Excellent Family Bathroom
  • Five Reception Rooms
  • Excellent Kit/Family Room
  • Playroom
  • Gas Central Heating
  • Outstanding Location

Full description

An outstanding individual house situated in a beautiful semi-rural location on the edge of Danbury, adjoining woodland in grounds of approximately 1.75 acres.
This appealing, attractive, individual family house is finished to a high standard and offers bright, flexible and spacious accommodation within a short walk of the centre of Danbury together with local schools and shops and with easy access to Chelmsford town centre and the A12.

The Accommodation Comprises

From a most impressive canopied entrance porch with a pitch and tiled roof, exposed roof timbers and five supporting oak piers with a sandstone effect paved area and two outside wall lights, a white painted wooden entrance door with sealed unit small pane window opens to the reception hall.

Reception Hall

A spacious reception hall with a sealed unit sash window to the front elevation, coved cornice to ceiling with five recessed downlighters, smoke alarm, entry telephone and control for electric gates. Porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating. Built-in cloaks cupboard with tiled floor. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.

Ground Floor Cloakroom

With a white Roca low level flushing wc and matching Roca pedestal wash hand basin with chromium finish monobloc tap. Sealed unit frosted glazed sash window to the side elevation. The cloakroom is fully tiled in a light tiling. Coved cornice to ceiling with four recessed downlighters, porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating.

Study

3.68m(12'1'') x 2.97m(9'9'')

With a sealed unit sash window to the side elevation, porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating, coved cornice to ceiling with six recessed downlighters, TV point and telephone point.
Fitted furniture to one wall with four storage cupboards incorporating the Living Colour centralised music system throughout the house for radio and TV.

Dining Room

7.90m(25'11'') x 4.57m(15'0'') max measurement

Approached from the reception hall through a pair of bevel-edged glazed oak entrance doors providing a very dramatic entrance to the dining room and sitting room. An ourstanding room with views over the rear garden through a pair of sealed unit french doors with matching sealed unit sash windows to either side. Porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating, coved cornice to ceiling with fifteen recessed downlighters, smoke alarm, TV point and telephone point. Music system control.
To one side of the dining room is the curved staircase with oak spindled balustrading and matching handrail leading to the first floor. Adjacent to the staircase is a recess area with a matching porcelain tiled floor suitable as a display area. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
From the dining room a wide opening leads to the sitting room.

Sitting Room

5.94m(19'6'') x 5.21m(17'1'')

A bright room with windows to three sides with a sealed unit sash window to the rear elevation providing views over the rear garden. Pair of sealed unit french doors to the side elevation leading out onto a paved terrace with a sealed unit sash window to either side. Sealed unit sash window to the front elevation. White stone fireplace surround with recessed gas coal effect fire set onto a raised stone hearth. Coved cornice to ceiling with sixteen recessed downlighters. TV and telephone points.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

7.95m(26'1'') x 5.94m(19'6'') max measurement

KITCHEN AREA
Fitted with an excellent range of units with granite work surfaces with oak drawers and cupboards beneath comprising a twin-bowled enamelled recessed sink unit with chromium finish mixer tap and separate cold water tap, waste disposal unit, separate shower head and integrated drainer, granite splashback and granite window sill. Beneath the work surfaces there are numerous drawers and cupboards incorporating an integrated AEG dishwasher and to one end is a retractable corner cupboard providing pull-out wire trays. To the opposite corner is a further corner cupboard with carousel trays. AEG cooker range finished in a brushed stainless steel with five-ring Scholtz Ceran halogen hob. Matching brushed stainless steel surround to the cooker area with a matching AEG extractor hood with light above the cooker. To the opposite side of the kitchen is an integrated AEG fridge which is plumbed. Above the fridge unit are two further cupboards and a wall-mounted AEG microwave oven with cupboard above. Central island unit finished with a granite work surface with wine store and eleven braked drawers beneath.

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One of the features of the kitchen is the wide sealed unit sash corner window, with fitted Venetian blind, providing wonderful views over the front garden and adjoining woodland. Partially vaulted ceiling with fourteen recessed downlighters giving a very light spacious area. The kitchen is approached from the hallway through a small pane bevel-edged glazed oak door with porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating. From the kitchen area a wide opening leads to the breakfast area.

Breakfast Area

With a sealed unit sash window overlooking the rear garden with pleasant views across the adjoining woodland. A feature of this room is the curved wall. Coved cornice to ceiling with eleven recessed dowlighters, smoke alarm, porcelain tiled floor, thermostat control for underfloor heating. This room also has access to the dining room through a pair of oak panelled doors.

Utility Room

3.23m(10'7'') x 2.01m(6'7'')

With a granite work surface to one walll with a white recessed sink unit with chromium finished mixer tap and inset drainer with a granite splashback. beneath the work surfaces there are drawers and cupboards incorporating a Calsoft water softener. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Sealed unit glazed door to the rear elevation leading out to the garden. Coved cornice to ceiling. To one wall are three storage cupboards extending almost floor to ceiling incorporating the wall-mounted Potterton gas-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating. Sealed unit sash window to the front elevation with granite window sill.
Door to family room.

Family Room

6.30m(20'8'') x 5.92m(19'5'')

A really useful addition to the house with outstanding views over the rear garden through five bi-fold doors across the rear of the room leading out to the terrace and overlooking the garden. Two sealed unit sash windows to the front elevation, tiled floor with underfloor heating. Fifteen recessed downlighters, wiring for surround sound and home entertainment system and zoned heating.
From the family room an electrically operated, retractable staircase leads to the playroom.

Playroom

4.45m(14'7'') x 3.81m(12'6'')

Power and light, two sealed unit Velux windows to the rear elevation, spotlights, wall mounted electric heaters. This room provides a useful area for computers, WII and hobbies.

Landing

With oak spindled balustrading and handrail to the staircase. An interesting feature of the landing is the triple glazed skylight allowing light down through the centre of the house. Coved cornice to ceiling with eight recessed downlighters and two smoke alarms, access to insulated loft space which is boarded. Radiator. A feature of the staircase area is the curved wall providing an unusual and interesting effect within the house. Double built-in airing cupboard with shelving, insulated hot water tank which is from a pressurised system providing domestic hot water and the underfloor heating to the ground floor. From the landing an oak spindled staircase leads to the second floor landing with a recessed downlighter above the staircase.

Bedroom One

5.99m(19'8'') x 5.23m(17'2'') max meaurement

This measurement includes the dressing area.
A bright room with windows to three sides with oustanding views over the gardens and adjoining woodland. Sealed unit sash window to both the front and rear elevations with radiators beneath and two sealed unit sash windows to the side elevation. Coved cornice to ceiling with six recessed downlighters and ceiling speakers, telephone point, TV point, music system control.

Dressing Area

With three double fitted floor to ceiling wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, coved cornice to ceiling with two recessed downlighters. From the dressing area a door leads to the en-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room

With a fully tiled large shower cubicle with Grohe wall-mounted shower controls and shower head, sliding shower door, matching side and end panel. Roca pedestal wash hand basin with chromium finish monobloc tap, Roca low level flushing wc, chromium plated heated ladder towel radiator. Tiled floor, coved cornice to ceiling with two recessed downlighters and extractor fan. Sealed unit frosted glazed window to the front elevation. Shaver point. The shower room is fully tiled in a light coloured tiling.

Bedroom Two

3.96m(13'0'') x 3.68m(12'1'')

Plus a 10' 6 dressing area.
This bright room has a sealed unit sash window to both the rear and side elevations from which there are lovely views over the surrounding woodland. Double banked radiator, coved cornice to ceiling with six recessed downlighters, telephone point, TV point, music system control.

Dressing Area

3.20m(10'6'') x 1.40m(4'7'')

With one double and one single oak fitted wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, coved cornice to ceiling, three recessed downlighters. A feature of this part of the dressing room is the curved wall.

En-Suite Shower Room

With a fully tiled shower with opening shower door and matching side panel, wall-mounted Grohe shower controls and shower head. Roca low level flushing wc, pedestal wash hand basin with chromium finish monobloc tap. Sealed unit frosted glazed window to the rear elevation, chromium plated heated ladder towel radiator. Tiled floor, coved cornice to ceiling with three recessed downlighters and extractor fan. The shower room is fully tiled in a light tiling to three walls with a decorative border tile and wall mirror.

Bedroom Three

4.39m(14'5'') x 4.57m(15'0'') max measurement

With two sealed unit sash windows to the front elevation both with radiator beneath. Coved cornice to ceiling with seven recessed downlighters. Two double fitted wardrobes finished in oak with hanging rails and shelving. TV and telephone point.

Wet Room

With fully tiled walls and a tiled floor with wall mounted chromium finished shower controls and attachment with a matching shower head. Wall-mounted chromium finished ladder towel radiator, extractor fan. White wash hand basin with chromium finished monobloc tap, white low level flushing wc.

Bedroom Four

4.57m(15'0'') x 3.20m(10'6'') > 7' 4

With two sealed unit sash windows to the rear elevation with views over the rear garden, two radiators, six recessed downlighters, coved cornice to ceiling, TV point.

Family Bathroom

With a white panelled bath set into a tiled surround with wall mounted taps, white low level flushing wc, two large twin wash hand basins with two sets of chromium finished monobloc taps. The bathroom is fully tiled with a tiled floor and six recessed downlighters. Two extractor fans, sun tube.

2nd Floor

Bedroom Five/Dressing Room

6.71m(22'0'') x 1.98m(6'6'')

Extending the full length of the room are a range of hanging rails with four sets of chest of drawers beneath. With four recessed downlighters, two velux windows to the side elevation, power points, TV point, radiator.

Double Width Garage

With two sets of wooden doors, security lighting to the front, power and light installed.

Exterior

Front Garden

The house is approached by way of a gravelled driveway with brick edging which leads to a pair of electrically operated wrought iron gates with adjacent outside lighting. A wide brick driveway leads up to the front of the house and to the double garage in front of which there is a large turning/parking area for a number of vehicles. The front garden is screened by 5ft fencing and within the gardens there are a variety of interesting trees providing a very unique setting. To the left hand side of the driveway is a lawned area extending around to side of the property with a sandstone finish, brick edged pathway. This continues round to a semi-circular terrace to the side of the sitting room with a circular pattern. The terrace is surrounded by a lawned area with outside lighting.
The side garden is screened by 5ft picket fencing with a variety of trees, rhododendrons and hollies providing a very pleasant screen.
NB Within the garden the services of gas, water and electricity are connected for provision of services to a swimming pool.

Rear Garden

Immediately to the rear of the dining room is a large semi-circular sandstone effect terrace with circular pattern from which paths radiate to either side of the house leading around to the terrace at the side of the sitting room and round to the rear of the utility room and garage. Outside lighting, outside cold water tap. From the semi-circular terrace a matching pathway leads down to a sleeper retaining wall and steps leading to the lower level which has been seeded for lawn. The gardens are secured by 6ft high picket style fencing and throughout the garden there are a variety of trees. The house enjoys a very enviable position backing onto woodland and there is a gate allowing access into National Trust land ideal for walking and recreational facilities. The sandstone finish pathway continues along the side of the garage where the garden is on three levels with recently planted Laurel and shrubs. Within the garden there is also a large wooden garden shed suitable for the storage of childrens' toys etc.
In total the property occupies grounds of 1.75 acres.

Drainage

Drainage is by a Klargester Bio Minidisc system.

Agents Note

The property is wired with Living Colour music system to the reception rooms and bedrooms.
To the ground floor there is underfloor heating with radiators to the first floor.
Throughout the property there are recently installed, high quality, internal Venetian style blinds to most windows.

Agents Note

Unless fixtures and fittings are specifically included in the details, they are not included in the purchase price.
All occupants of properties purchased after 1st April 2003 and located within Essex within the area supplied by Essex and Suffolk Water, will pay water and sewerage charges based on metered volumes. Where necessary the Water Supplier will undertake the installation of a meter at their cost.

Agents Note

Planning permission has been granted for an oak-framed garage within the grounds of the property.

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These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 February 2012

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Meacock & Jones, Danbury

10 Maldon Road, Danbury, CM3 4QQ

01245 930085 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Meacock & Jones, Danbury

10 Maldon Road, Danbury, CM3 4QQ

01245 930085 Local call rate

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