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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Lane, Ford End

Sold STC £529,950

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Occupying a delightful semi-rural setting and backing onto open farmland, is this attractive 4 bedroom detached family home located within the convenient and popular mid-Essex village of Ford End. Ford End is situated approximately 8 miles north of Chelmsford and provides an ideal location for those seeking semi-rural living within commutable distance of the city. The property provides well-balanced family accommodation with many of the principle rooms orientated to capture the wonderful views and setting of the property.

The property has been tastefully presented in neutral tones throughout and includes accommodation arranged over two levels which comprises entrance hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. There are 4 first floor bedrooms with en suite facilities and a family bathroom. Externally the property enjoys a stunning easterly facing garden extending to approximately 80 ft providing far-reaching farmland views. To the front there is off road parking for two vehicles and a single garage.

The property is entered from the front into an entrance hall opening to a comfortable sitting room with feature cast iron open fireplace set within a wood surround. The sitting room leads to an inner hall providing access to the kitchen/breakfast room, cloakroom and a staircase rising to the first floor. The dining room is positioned to the centre of the house and opens onto a modern conservatory providing glazed elevations overlooking the garden and farmland beyond. The kitchen/breakfast room provides a collection of traditional wooden eye level storage units with work surfaces below and cupboards and drawers beneath. The kitchen includes space for freestanding hob/cooker, fridge and dishwasher with an external door leading to an enclosed courtyard seating area. To the rear of the kitchen is a utility room providing additional work space with recess for washing machine, tumble dryer and freestanding fridge freezer. A service door leads from the utility room to the single garage.

To the first floor a spacious landing provides a large built-in cupboard with hanging rails and access to 4 well-proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom. Bedroom one and three are positioned to the front of the house and enjoys wonderful views towards the Parish Church in addition, bedroom one enjoys en suite shower facilities. Bedroom two and four are located to the rear of the house and offers wonderful easterly views over the adjoining farmland and countryside beyond. The family bathroom concludes the accommodation and comprises low level WC, wash hand basin and panel bath.

 

Entrance hall not measured 

Sitting room 20' 6" x 13' 1" > 11' 3" (6.25m x 3.99m)  

Dining room 12' 4" x 11' 8" (3.76m x 3.56m)  

Conservatory 12' 11" x 11' 9" (3.94m x 3.58m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 16' 4" x 8' 5" (4.98m x 2.57m)  

Utility room 8' 5" x 5' 5" (2.57m x 1.65m)  

Cloakroom not measured 

Inner hall not measured 

First floor landing  

Bedroom one 12' 1" x 11' 5" (3.68m x 3.48m)  

En suite not measured 

Bedroom two 12' 4" x 11' 9" (3.76m x 3.58m)  

Bedroom three 10' 2" x 8' 6" (3.1m x 2.59m)  

Bedroom four 7' 6" x 7' (2.29m x 2.13m)  

Family bathroom 6' 10" x 5' 6" (2.08m x 1.68m)  

Garage 16' 11" x 8' 10" (5.16m x 2.69m)  

The outside The property is approached over a private block paved driveway accommodating parking for two vehicles leading to a single garage providing storage space in roof, power, light and an up and over door. There is an attractive front garden with semi-circular brick edged borders incorporating a selection of established shrubs providing a degree of colour and natural seclusion from the lane. A stone shingle path leads to the front and side of the property. The garden extends from the conservatory onto a delightful shingle terrace with steps rising to the main section of the garden which is mainly laid to lawn featuring traditional fruit trees with garden shed and gazebo to remain. The garden has been thoughtfully designed with several areas providing recreational and seating space orientated to make the most of the stunning easterly views over farmland and the countryside beyond.  

Where?
The property is located in a delightful semi-rural setting within the attractive mid-Essex village of Ford End. The property is accessed off a country lane and backs directly into open farmland offering stunning countryside views. To the front of the property is a small privately owned paddock with north-westerly views towards the Parish Church.
Ford End is a small village with a thriving local community positioned between Great Dunmow and Chelmsford. The village provides a mixture of period cottages and family homes with a village green, playground, pre-school and primary schooling and village hall centred around the attractive Parish Church. The property is located approximately 8 miles to the north of Chelmsford city centre which provides a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street, with an estimated journey time of 35 minutes, and an extensive range of leisure and recreational facilities.

There is a choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector including Ford End primary, Chelmer Valley High, King Edward Grammar and Chelmsford High School for girls. Felsted and New Hall are also located close by. Ford End is surrounded by open countryside and a network of villages including Great Waltham and Felsted with pretty village centres and a further selection of day-to-day amenities. The market town of Great Dunmow is located approximately 8 miles to the North of Ford End which provides access to the A120 leading to Stansted M11/M25 and beyond. Further road connections include the A131 at Great Leighs and A12 at Boreham.
 

Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E 

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14 September 2016

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20 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HL

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Nearest station

  • Braintree (6.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Chelmsford Residential Sales

20 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HL

01245 930127 Local call rate

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