5 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Roxwell Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex

£1,395,000

Property Description

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Nestling amidst countryside on the west side of Chelmsford approximately 3 miles from the City Centre, this FIVE BEDROOM CHARACTER DETACHED PROPERTY stands in approximately TWO ACRES OF GARDENS incorporating an a rail-and-post paddock with stables offering excellent equestrian facilities.

The accommodation comprises a reception hall, re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Aga, dining room, sitting room, family room with multi-fuel burning stove and orangery with lantern roof. Additional boot room and separate utility. Master bedroom with en-suite shower room, four further bedrooms and luxury family bathroom with Villeroy & Boch suite including claw-foot bath. The double detached garage has the benefit of a games room above. There is a further detached studio annexe and hot tub to remain.

The property is situated off Roxwell Road and Old Roxwell Road serves two properties and provide a gated access for vehicles/horse boxes for the paddock and stables.

Chelmsford City Centre is approximately 3 miles distant and offers multiple shopping facilities and entertainments, Essex County Cricket Ground and fast and frequent trains to London's Liverpool Street. The nearby village of Writtle has a duck pond, restaurants and Coop Store.

Property ref: 121_2744_4151510

GROUND FLOOR 
(WITH APPROXIMATE ROOM SIZES) Entrance door to:

Reception Hall 
Stairs rising to the first floor with oak barley twist handrail and balustrade, radiator with cabinet surround, terracotta tiled floor, coving to plain plastered ceiling with spotlight, oak panelled internal doors with black wrought-iron furniture, leaded light soft wood windows to side, built-in storage cupboard, doors to:

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
21' x 11' 6" (6.40m x 3.51m) Fitted with a bespoke range of base and wall-mounted cabinets with onyx worktops, tiling to splashback and tiled flooring, central Aga which is oil-fired with companion matching electric cooker, coving to plain plastered ceiling with downlighters, twin Belfast sink with brass mixer tap and cupboards beneath, double glazed bay window to front and leaded light window to side aspect, housing for American style fridge, integrated dishwasher, t.v. point, oil-fired central heating boiler also supplying domestic hot water, archway to :

Rear Lobby 
With integrated units, wine rack and slimline cupboard for ironing board etc. Coving to plain plastered ceiling, multi-paned stained glazed oak doors to:

Utility Room 
Tiled floor, stable door to side, coving to plain plastered ceiling, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, solid wood worktop, oak door to:

Cloakroom 
Wash hand basin and low flush w.c. Tiled flooring, window to side aspect.

Boot Room 
11' 9" x 8' 1" (3.58m x 2.46m) Built-in double cupboard, stable door to rear, multi-pane glazed windows to two aspects, solid wood worktop with two built-in storage cupboards beneath, part brick faced wall and brickette tiled flooring.

Dining Room 
21' 9" x 15' 3" (6.63m x 4.65m) Coving to plain plastered ceiling, radiator, leaded light bay window to front, twin glazed doors to:

Family Room 
19' x 15' 9" (5.79m x 4.80m) Windows to front and side, radiator with cabinet surround, coving to plain plastered ceiling, oak floorboards, inglenook style brick fireplace and chimney breast with inset multi-fuel burner stove, t.v. point. Twin opening glazed doors to:

Sitting Room 
22' 3" x 15' 6" (6.78m x 4.72m) Radiator with cabinet surround, coving to plain plastered ceiling, bespoke t.v. cabinet with hi-fi cabinet beneath, two multi pane glazed windows to rear, feature fireplace, twin opening glazed doors to Orangery.

Orangery 
15' 6" x 14' 2" (4.72m x 4.32m) Brick construction with leaded light windows to two aspects and twin opening doors to garden, lantern roof, ceramic tiled flooring, downlighters to plain plastered ceiling.

FIRST FLOOR 

Landing 
Leaded light window to front, oak internal doors with wrought-iron furniture.

Master Bedroom 
20' 4" x 12' 2" (6.20m x 3.71m) Maximum sizes. Hand painted bespoke wardrobe cupboards in L-shape design to two walls incorporating drawers and cupboards and hanging rail, coving to plain plastered ceiling, radiator, small-paned window to side aspect.

En-Suite Shower Room 
White suite comprising low flush w.c., wash hand basin with granite top and cupboard beneath, tiling to splashback, corner entry shower cubicle fully tiled, ladder style heated towel rail, ceramic tiled flooring, leaded light window to rear.

Bedroom Two 
16' 9" x 11' 8" (5.11m x 3.56m) Leaded light window to front, radiator, coving to plain plastered ceiling with downlighters, oak door with wrought-iron furniture to :

Bedroom Three 
16' 9" x 11' 9" (5.11m x 3.58m) Leaded light windows to two aspects, coving to plain plastered ceiling, radiator.

Bedroom Four 
15' 5" x 13' 7" (4.70m x 4.14m) having reduced headheight. Eaves storage cupboards, oakwood flooring, radiator, two Velux windows to rear with pull-down blinds, plain plastered ceiling with spotlights.

Bedroom Five 
9' 11" x 9' 11" (3.02m x 3.02m) Superb bespoke hand painted wardrobes with single divan cabin bed and overhead cupboards, coving to plain plastered ceiling, radiator, leaded light window to side aspect.

Family Bathroom 
Re-fitted with Villeroy & Boch suite comprising bespoke units with roll-top and white twin sinks having side-mounted mixer taps, mirror to rear, fully tiled walls with plain plastered ceiling, recessed shower cubicle with overhead shower, low flush w.c. and feature claw-foot bath with side-mounted taps, ladder style heated chrome towel rail, marble flooring, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and fitted shelving.

EXTERIOR 
The property is well screened behind laurel hedging. Twin-opening electric oak gates on brick pillars to shingle driveway providing OFF-ROAD PARKING FOR NUMEROUS VEHICLES and leading to DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE (29'5 X 11'1) with power and light connected, timber stairwell to rear providing access to the GAMES ROOM/STORE above (29'5 x 11'1) having reduced headheight. (This makes an excellent hobbies room/teenager annexe etc.)

There are formal gardens with flower borders bounded by a brook to the rear boundary. Recessed HOT TUB with brick surround and patio leading through to a walled patio area for alfresco dining and entertaining. Victorian style lamp post and lighting. Established trees and manicured lawns lead to further outbuilding know as 'Grandma's Folley' approximately 22'9 x 20'10 of brick and timber construction with windows to two aspects and twin opening doors, t.v. points, tiled flooring, outside lighting and brick patio area.

Rail post...

SERVICES 
Mains water and electricity are connected. Cesspit drainage.

VIEWING 
By prior appointment with BALCH ESTATE AGENTS.

For clarification, we wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these sales particulars as a general guide. We have not carried out a detailed survey nor tested the services, appliances and specific fittings. Room sizes should not be relied upon for carpets and furnishings.
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  • Chelmsford (2.1 mi)
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Balch Estate Agents, Chelmsford

3, Tindal Square, Chelmsford, CM1 1EH

01245 930076 Local call rate

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