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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Danbury, Chelmsford

£950,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • 21 ft Kitchen
  • Conservatory
  • Ground Floor Cloakroom
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Family Bathroom
  • Separate WC
  • Carport and Double Garage
  • Games Room

Full description

Dating back to approximately the early 1800's a former farmhouse situated in grounds of APPROXIMATELY ONE ACRE in this semi-rural location enjoying views to the rear over open farmland towards Sandon. This delightful family home is available for sale for the first time in 45 years and enjoys a wonderful semi-rural location yet is accessible for both Danbury and Sandon villages. The property offers the potential for further enlargement subject to building regulations and planing approval and is situated in this delightful position at the end of a long driveway.

The Accommodation Comprises - From a canopyed entrance porch with outside light the oak leaded light frosted glazed entrance door leads to the reception hall.

Reception Hall - 4.80m x 1.63m (15'9" x 5'4") - A charming reception hall with a white spindle balustraded staircase leading to the first floor, dado rail, two double banked radiators, coved cornice to ceiling. Beneath the staircase is a useful storage area with cloaks rail.

Lounge - 7.77m x 3.99m (25'6" x 13'1") - A delightful room with views on three sides with a UPVC double glazed sealed unit bay window to the front elevation with excellent views over the front garden and neighbouring fields with a double banked radiator beneath. There is also a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to both the rear and side elevations both with double banked radiators below. A feature of the room is the arched tiled fireplace surround with open flue, tiled hearth and display mantel above. Picture rail. TV, point, to one corner of the room is an unusual built in storage cupboard.

Dining Room - 4.80m x 3.89m (15'9" x 12'9") - Situated at the front of the house is a UPVC double glazed sealed unit bay window to the front elevation with delightful views over the front garden and neighbouring fields, double banked radiator beneath. A recessed brick fireplace (at present boarded off) thermostat controls for central heating, picture rail, further double banked radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 6.40m x 5.64m narrowing to 3.05m (21'0" x 18'6" na - A large L shaped room situated at the rear of the house with a single drainer, single bowled stainless steel sink unit with chromium finished mixer taps with double storage cupboard below and tiled splashback to the sink area. Adjacent work surface, a storage area beneath provides a breakfast bar with adjacent secondary double glazed window to the rear elevation. To one corner is a solid fuel Rayburn set into a recess with a white tiled surround. Space for free standing cooker, further work top with space beneath for domestic appliances and a frosted glazed window to the lounge/dining room with small strip light. Vinyl flooring to the kitchen area, double banked radiator. Decorative stud work, three florescent strip lights, sash window with glazed door which leads to the conservatory. Door to walk in pantry. Double bank radiator.

Walk In Pantry - With a range of wall shelving, tiled floor and a small pane window to the rear elevation.

Breakfast Area - With a UPVC double glazed sealed unit sash window to the conservatory, florescent strip light and Warmglo oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating, TV point. Double bank radiator.

Conservatory - 2.95m x 2.18m (9'8" x 7'2") - With a white ceramic sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for further domestic appliances. Sealed unit roof, UPVC double glazed sealed unit to the side elevation with delightful views over the garden. There is also a glazed wooden door leading out to the exterior with a sealed unit leaded light window to either side to the rear elevation from which there are views over the neighbouring fields. Off of the conservatory is a ground floor cloakroom.

Ground Floor Cloakroom - With a low level flushing WC, secondary double glazed frosted window to the rear elevation, tiled floor.

Landing - With a white painted balustrading to the staircase, dado rail. Door that opens onto a secondary staircase leading up to the storage/loft room.

Bedroom One - 5.66m x 4.80m reducing to 2.74m 0.91m (18'7" x 15' - A large L shaped room with a UPVC double glazed sealed unit bay window to the front elevation with views over the neighbouring fields and gardens, double banked radiator, UPVC glazed sealed unit window to the front elevation with radiator below. A Victorian style fireplace surround with display mantel above. Double built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail.
Agents note - this room could be divided to provide two bedrooms if required.

Bedroom Two - 4.93m x 4.01m (16'2" x 13'2") - A bright room with a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the front elevation with views over the front garden and the neighbouring countryside, double banked radiator, UPVC sealed unit window to the side elevation with double banked radiator beneath. A Victorian style fireplace surround with display mantel above.

Bedroom Three - 3.91m x 2.97m (12'10" x 9'9") - With a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation from which there are pleasant views over the neighbouring fields towards Sandon. Double banked radiator, pedestal wash hand basin, built in wardrobe cupboard with shelving. Victorian style fireplace surround with display mantel.

Study/Bedroom Four - 2.77m x 1.85m (9'1" x 6'1") - With a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation with views over the surrounding farmland towards Sandon, double banked radiator, Victorian Style fireplace surround with a range of shelving to the right hand side of the chimney breast, double built in storage cupboard with shelving.

Cloakroom - With a low level flushing WC with wooden seat. A UPVC double glazed sealed unit window shared with bedroom four allows light into the cloakroom. Agents note - there is a studwork wall between the cloakroom and bedroom four and it would be possible to remove the wall to provide a large bedroom if required.

Family Bathroom - With a white bath with a stained side and end panel, matching wash hand basin set into the tiled surround with storage cupboard below. Adjacent to the wash hand basin is a built in airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and shelving, white tiled surround to the bath area, UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation with views over the farmland towards Sandon, double banked radiator, dado rail.

Storage/Loft Room - With power and light, this carpeted area provides a very useful storage area. Agents note - it may be possible to convert the loft space into further bedroom accommodation if required and indeed 1945 - 1950 there were additional bedrooms on the second floor with two dormer windows to the front elevation.

Exterior - The house is approached by way of a five bar gate with a long gravel driveway leading up to the front of the property. To the left hand side of the driveway there is a lawned area screened by established hedging and trees and to the right hand side there is a large lawned area with a variety of shrubs, trees and an ornamental pond. The right hand boundary is screened by established hedging. From the garden there are very pleasant views over the neighbouring fields towards Sandon. To the front of the house a semi-circular gravel driveway with a grass central island is located to the front of the property with a laurel hedge to the left hand side. The gravel driveway then continues past the property to the front of the two garages and the carport providing a turning and parking space for a number of vehicles.

Gardens - The gardens continue along the rear of the house where there is a paved terrace to the rear of the conservatory proving a sheltered and eating area with colourful flowerbeds. Adjacent to this terrace is a very useful storage shed for gardening equipment etc..outside cold water tap. To the left hand side of the shed is a further lawned area screened by hedging hedging to the right hand boundary. There is also a storage area here for a boat, caravan or motor home.

Cart Lodge - Providing covered parking for a vehicle. Light installed.

Double Garage - With power and light installed.

Storeroom - 3.28m x 3.10m (10'9" x 10'2") - With power and light installed. From the work room a door opens to a very useful hobbies and games room.

Games Room - 7.82m x 3.05m (25'8" x 10'0") - With windows to the front elevation and a window to the rear. Power and light installed. This room would make an ideal games room, hobbies room. To the rear of the work room is a log store and further shed.
Agents Note - in total the property occupies grounds of approximately one acre.

Services - Mains Electricity, Water supplied via the adjoining farm and septic tank drainage.


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14 September 2016

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