5 bedroom detached house for saleWoodham Walter, Maldon, Essex
- 5 Bedrooms
- 3 Reception Rooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Leisure/entertainment barn
- Double garage
- Swimming pool
- About 2 acres
Ashmans Farm House is an exceptional Grade II listed period property with medieval origins and later 17th century additions, including reroofing and a rebuilt hall. Retaining a wealth of original features the property blends modern family living with the essential character and history of this charming family home. The accommodation is arranged over two floors with the ground floor comprising an entrance hall leading directly to the lounge and dining room. Both these rooms have retained the original beams with the lounge having a recessed brick fireplace with wood burning stove. In the corner of the lounge is an independent staircase which leads to bedroom four and from the lounge access is gained to the master bedroom which has a spiral staircase rising to the ensuite bathroom at first floor level. The lobby to the rear has a staircase leading to the first floor and also provides access to the ground floor
conservatory and bespoke kitchen, which has a range of kitchen wall and base units with matching surfaces. Proceeding left from the kitchen is a second reception area which leads through to the games room/gym and onwards via a link to the leisure barn.
The first floor accommodation has a landing that
gives access to bedrooms two, three and five, a
family bathroom and ensuite shower room. As
previously mentioned bedroom four is accessed via an independent staircase from the lounge. Most of the bedrooms have built in wardrobe facilities with bedroom three having a bespoke range of walnut units with a central television recess. The ensuite shower room to the master bedroom comprises a Jacuzzi bath, walk in shower and a good range of fitted cabinets.
The leisure barn has completely refurbished by the present owners during the last few years and offers an ideal entertainment facility. This barn has retained its wealth of exposed beams and has, to one corner, a built in kitchen facility.
Ashmans Farm House is located in the village of Woodham Walter which is ideally located for Maldon, being approximately two miles to the east, Danbury to the west and further beyond to Chelmsford. Maldon and Danbury offer a good range of independent shopping facilities whilst the city of Chelmsford has an excellent range of more comprehensive range of shopping facilities, including the newly opened John Lewis store and mainline railway connection to London Liverpool Street with an average journey time of approximately 35 minutes. The area is well serviced by both state and private schooling, including the Felsted School, King Edwards Grammar School for boys, Chelmsford County High School for girls and New Hall School.
The beautifully kept grounds extend to
approximately two acres with well-defined
boundaries and have uninterrupted views across
open countryside to the rear. The gardens to the front are principally laid to lawn with mature hedging and trees, and have a carriage drive with two separate gated accesses, and an ornate
garden pond. Beyond the six foot retaining wall
there is a courtyard setting enclosed by the games room, barn and double garage, there is a large paved patio and an area of lawn which is ideally used as a play area for young children. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved
patio with steps leading to the raised lawn, with well-defined boundaries, and to the rear of the barn is a heated swimming pool enclosed by fencing. To the rear of the master bedroom there is a bespoke play area incorporating a splendid tree house.
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