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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Chelmsford Road, Great Waltham

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Tenure: Freehold

A charming 3 bedroom semi-detached Victorian cottage occupying a peaceful setting within the village of Great Waltham enjoying easterly views over open countryside. This pretty and characterful property features a beautiful Oak framed extension carefully constructed in keeping with the age of the house creating a wonderfully light, open-plan, kitchen/dining/family area. There is a comfortable sitting room and ground floor cloakroom with three first floor double bedrooms. The master bedroom enjoys a Juliet balcony providing far-reaching countryside views, dressing room and a luxury en suite shower room. There is a period style family bathroom which can be accessed via bedrooms two and three. Externally the property provides a detached studio, currently being utilised as an
office/storage room, and a wonderful fully stocked garden providing terracing, lawn and a vegetable plot.

The property is entered via a solid wooden entrance door opening to an entrance lobby. An inner lobby with attractive quarry tiled flooring provides access to a walk-in larder and a cloakroom. The cloakroom, formerly a shower room, includes a wc and Butler sink with recess and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer. The kitchen provides an attractive collection of light coloured, cottage style, eye and base level storage units with solid wood work surfaces. The kitchen includes space for range cooker with a Rangemaster range hood to remain, space for dishwasher and a ceramic wash hand basin with drainer. The kitchen opens to a wonderful dining/family room enjoying partly glazed elevations set between an attractive oak frame with views over open farmland. To the rear of the room bi-folding doors open out to a wide decked terrace. There is attractive oak flooring throughout with underfloor heating. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is the sitting room which is a calm room incorporating an inset multi-fuel burner with an attractive red brick surround. From the sitting room stairs rise to the first floor level which commences with a small landing serving all three bedrooms. The master bedroom is located in the new part of the house to the side of the cottage and provides exposed oak beams and a Juliet balcony offering superb, far-reaching, countryside views. There is a dressing room and en suite shower room comprising shower enclosure, wc and wash hand basin with a column radiator and a Victorian-style Lumen rooflight with a brass winding mechanism. Bedroom two is positioned to the rear of the cottage and shares the use of the family bathroom with bedroom three. It benefits from views over the garden and a large airing cupboard with hanging space. The bathroom provides a 'Vintage' style suite comprising freestanding roll top bath, wc and wash hand basin, with access to the loft space. Bedroom three provides a range of fitted wooden wardrobes and a Victorian-style Lumen rooflight with brass winding mechanism.


Entrance lobby 5' 9" x 3' (1.75m x 0.91m)  

Inner lobby 6' 7" x 5' 7" (2.01m x 1.7m)  

Larder 6' 7" x 3' 5" (2.01m x 1.04m)  

Cloakroom 6' 10" x 4' (2.08m x 1.22m)  

Kitchen/dining/family room 22' 11" > 11' 4" x 19' 9" > 8' 10" (6.99m x 6.02m)  

Sitting room 14' 1" x 10' 4" (4.29m x 3.15m)  

First floor landing  

Bedroom one 12' 11" x 12' 3" (3.94m x 3.73m)  

Dressing room 7' x 6' 2" (2.13m x 1.88m)  

Ensuite shower room 7' x 6' 2" (2.13m x 1.88m)  

Bedroom two 14' 1" x 10' 6" (4.29m x 3.2m)  

Bedroom three 10' max x 9' (3.05m x 2.74m)  

Bathroom 9' x 6' 6" (2.74m x 1.98m)  

Detached studio 10' x 8' (3.05m x 2.44m)  

The outside The property is approached over a gravelled front courtyard with mature shrubs and hedges, incorporating a detached studio with electricity and light, currently being utilised as an office/storage room. The front garden includes a recycling store and wood store. There is side gated access leading to the rear of the property which commences with a raised decked terrace seating area with steps leading to the remainder of the garden. The garden provides an area of lawn and has been planted with an attractive selection of shrubs. The garden is bordered to the east and south with mature hedges with concealed chicken wire to keep pets in and pests out. To the rear of the garden is a circular feature terrace, vegetable plot and greenhouse, with a potting shed and second shed to remain. The garden provides wonderful easterly views over open countryside. We understand our clients use an area of common land situated from the main road directly outside the house for parking. 

Where? The property is located within the attractive village of Great Waltham in a private position siding onto open farmland. The property provides wonderful panoramic countryside views with direct access to a network of footpaths. Great Waltham, which won the accolade of Essex village of the year in 2010 has excellent pre and primary schooling, two public houses 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 is around 4 miles in distance offering an excellent selection of private and state schooling, restaurants and shopping facilities with a mainline railway station serving London Liverpool Street (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 miles.

Important information The property has mains water, drainage and electricity connected. Solar panels to assist with the heating of the hot water with underfloor heating to the diner/family room.
Council Tax Band - C
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - TBC 

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