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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Hatches Farm Road, Little Burstead, Billericay, Essex


Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Utility room
  • Ground
  • floor cloakroom
  • Cellar
  • Study/bedroom 6
  • Master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite
  • 4 further bedrooms

Full description

Originally constructed in the 16th Century Hatches House has subsequently been extended and improved and provides versatile accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation radiates from the entrance hall and comprises a fitted kitchen which opens into the family room adjacent to which is the dining room. The dining room benefits from an original large inglenook fireplace with seats at either side. At the far end of the entrance hall is the living room which has a wealth of original features including wooden panelling to the walls believed to date from 16th and 17th Century and, of particular note are the doors each with six rustically carved panels with heads in roundels, cupids and foliage - both commonly dated to 1545. Four similar panels
are incorporated in the over mantle. To the front aspect is a bay window seat and there is second window to the side aspect.

The first floor comprises a master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, four further bedrooms and a family bathroom and is accessed by one of two separate staircases.

The village of Little Burstead offers a village hall and public house; whilst the town of Billericay,
within 2 miles, offers a broader range of every day and weekly amenities. Broader shopping facilities are available at Chelmsford, together with Bluewater and Lakeside Thurrock just off the M25 and, indeed, the West End of London is within 30 miles.

Belying its picturesque setting, at the heart of this traditional English village amongst rural countryside, Hatches House is well placed for transport amenities including the railway station at Billericay providing a regular service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 30 minutes. The M25 is about 7 miles away at junction 29 opening onto the comprehensive road network of South East England.

The county of Essex is distinguished by its open
undulating farmland and provides a broad range
of leisure pursuits; including a number of local golf clubs and the Essex coast offering extensive walks, bird watching and sailing.

Located on the outskirts of the village of Little
Burstead and approximately 2.3 miles from Billericay, the property is positioned off of a minor road amongst open countryside. The grounds which extend to 9.8 acres have been laid out for equestrian usage and sub divided into a number of fields by a post and rail fencing. Within the grounds there is a detached barn/stables which is approached via a paved driveway and to the rear of the barn is a quadruple car port.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 June 2016

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