4 bedroom detached house for sale

WATCH HOUSE GREEN, Felsted, CM6

Guide Price £775,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed
  • approximately 1/2 acre plot
  • Walk to local school and amenities
  • Seasonal Pond
  • Inglenook Fireplaces and original period features
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN
  • PP granted for a 5th bedroom with en suite
  • PP granted for a 2nd private access to the main road
  • Large kitchen with walk-in larder
  • 5 bay cartlodge with ample off road parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Watch House is a delightful Grade II listed detached property dating back, in parts, to the early 16th century and features a fine concertina chimney. The property has been well maintained by the current owners who have done extensive renovations to include a total re-roof in 1985 and extensions in 2007. They have retained many original period features to include exposed timbers and an inglenook fireplace. The property benefits from having original solid oak flooring, elm boards and quarry tiled flooring throughout the ground floor and original timber framed sliding sash windows and with approximate room sizes briefly comprises a covered entrance porch with solid oak door giving access to the entrance hall. Planning permission has been granted this year, 2016, to create a 5th bedroom with an en suite and also for a second private access to the main road.

ENTRANCE HALL 14'4 x 12'0 (4.37m x 3.66m)
A lovely bright and spacious entrance hall with beautiful oak flooring, windows to front and rear elevations, storage cupboards, wall mounted light fittings, inset ceiling spotlights, radiator, power points, alarm control panel, doors to study, breakfast room and cloakroom.

CLOAKROOM
White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin with Victoriana taps and tiled splash back, radiator, wall and ceiling light fittings, extractor fan.

STUDY 8'5 x 6'4 (2.56m x 1.93m)
A very bright and useful room that makes a handy home office or equally a children's playroom, there are windows to the NE and SE elevations, ceiling light fitting, power points, telephone and internet connection points and radiator.

BREAKFAST ROOM 14'4 x 13'2 (4.37m x 4.01m)
A beautiful room having a feature inglenook fireplace with exposed chimney breast and brick hearth, inset cast iron gas fired coal effect stove, oak bressumer, window to NE elevation, exposed timbers to walls and ceiling, door and feature internal window to kitchen and open arch to rear hallway, radiator, ceiling and wall mounted light fittings.

KITCHEN 20'1 x 12'8 (6.12m x 3.86m)
This lovely kitchen has a vaulted ceiling, an abundance of exposed timbers and quarry tiled flooring. A bespoke handmade kitchen comprising Corian working surfaces with inset stainless steel double bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer, range of drawers and cupboards under, windows to three elevations, door to front elevation, two radiators, power points, 5-ring Rangemaster stove and dishwasher, central island unit, wall mounted light fittings and ceiling spotlights. There is also a very useful walk in pantry, door to a second set of stairs rising to first floor and further door to utility room and a second alarm panel.

UTILITY ROOM
A very practical room having a WC and wash hand basin, window to side elevation, wall mounted light fitting, and with the oil fired central heating boiler, space for washing machine and tumble dryer.

An inner hallway is accessed from the breakfast room and again, has the original oak flooring and doors to the dining room, lounge and cellar. There is also telephone connection point and an original stable door to the outside.

CELLAR
A large dry brick lined cellar fitted with a pump sits directly under the lounge and is a perfect added storage space or wine cellar.

LOUNGE 18'8 x 16'4 (5.69m x 4.98m)
A delightful room having windows to three elevations, lovely open Baxi fireplace with brick hearth and surround, feature window box seat, two radiators, wall mounted light fittings, exposed timbers, TV connection point, giving access to the second entrance hall where again there is the original oak parquet flooring, windows to two elevations, telephone and internet connection points, lovely original wide staircase rising to the first floor landing and doors to the lounge and dining room.

SECOND ENTRANCE HALL
Solid oak door giving access to the second entrance hall where again, there is the original oak parquet flooring, windows to two elevations, telephone and internet connection points, lovely original wide staircase rising to the first floor landing and doors to the lounge and dining room.

DINING ROOM 12'7 x 9'6 (3.84m x 2.90m)
A lovely room have original wide timber floorboards, window to SW elevation, exposed timbers, wall mounted light fittings, TV connection point, further door leading through to a secluded snug sitting room/bedroom (5).

SNUG SITTING ROOM OR STUDY
This room has been used as a 5th bedroom in the past and has a large window to the SW elevation, wall mounted light fittings, TV connection point and radiator.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Approached via a lovely original wide staircase having a original sliding portcullis security door that can be found in many of the original "hall houses", the landing is an L shape giving access to all four bedrooms, two bathrooms and the stairs leading down to the kitchen, ceiling light fittings, door to eaves storage cupboard, exposed timbers.

MASTER BEDROOM (14'2 x 12'7 (4.32m x 3.84m)
A fabulous master bedroom having windows to the SW and NW elevations, exposed timbers, radiator, TV and telephone connection points, ceiling light fitting, door to en suite shower room.

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
White suite comprising fully enclosed shower cubicle with power shower, wall mounted wash hand basin, shaver point, low level WC, exposed timbers.

BEDROOM (2) 11'8 x 11'7 (3.56m x 3.53m)
A good size double bedroom having window to SW elevation, exposed timbers, ceiling light fitting, radiator, power points.

BEDROOM (3) 13'4 x 9'5 (4.06m x 2.87m)
Delightful double bedroom having window to NW elevation, ceiling light fitting, door to eaves storage space, airing cupboard with lagged water cylinder, built in cupboards, radiator, further door to large storage room. Planning permission has been granted to convert this large storage room to a 5th bedroom and en suite, accessed from the entrance hall.

BEDROOM (4) 9'5 x 9'4 (2.87m x 2.84m)
A charming single bedroom has window to SW elevation, wall mounted light fittings, radiator, power points.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM
White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, fully enclosed shower cubicle, radiator, ceiling spotlights and ceiling light fitting, window to the SE elevation, shaver point.

FAMILY BATHROOM
A coloured suite comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, exposed timbers, extractor fan, access to loft storage space, wall and ceiling light fittings and ceiling spotlights, shaver point.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a shared driveway that comes to its own private hard standing at the rear of the property providing ample off road parking in this area for a number of vehicles. There are various outbuildings to include a five bay cart lodge that also has a closed bay with pitched roof and side storage area, a single detached garage with double opening doors and a large storage shed that is weather boarded with a peg tiled roof and has an open bay and closed storage area.

With high brick walling and high timber fencing to the side boundaries the garden has been mainly laid to lawn with lovely flower and shrub borders. The SW garden is a lovely private area that again, has been mainly laid to lawn. There is also a further side garden with a patio of feature brick herringbone pattern. The property is surrounded by a number of mature trees and some really lovely and well establish flower and shrub beds and borders and there is also a large seasonal pond to one side of the front garden. Planning permission has been granted to create a second private access to the main road

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Braintree (4.5 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (5.0 mi)
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Andersons of Felsted Limited, Felsted

The Village Braintree Road, Felsted, Dunmow, CM6 3DX

01371 507100 Local call rate

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Andersons of Felsted Limited, Felsted

The Village Braintree Road, Felsted, Dunmow, CM6 3DX

01371 507100 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Braintree (4.5 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (5.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Andersons of Felsted Limited, Felsted

The Village Braintree Road, Felsted, Dunmow, CM6 3DX

01371 507100 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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