5 bedroom farm house for saleLittle Baddow
- Five Double Bedrooms
- En-Suite Bathroom
- Family Bath/Shower Room
- Four Reception Rooms
- Excellent Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Utility Room
- Ground Floor Cloakroom
- Heated Swimming Pool
- Double Garage
- Idyllic Location
Set in grounds approaching 1.4 acres, a most appealing, Listed Grade II country house set in a lovely location in Little Baddow and surrounded by its' own glorious gardens within which are a heated swimming pool and an original bakehouse. This individual house offers extremely spacious accommodation and is located at the end of a long, private driveway serving just four properties.
The Accommodation Comprises - Canopied entrance porch with a frosted glazed entrance door opening to the reception hall.
Reception Hall - 5.66m x 2.13m (18'7" x 7'0") - A charming reception hall with carpeted staircase to the first floor. Exposed stud work to one wall and the ceiling with the opposite wall finished in a painted panelling. Radiator. Original elm floor boards, two wall light points. From the entrance hall a step leads up to the inner hall from which the majority of the rooms radiate.
Sitting Room - 4.60m x 4.50m (15'1" x 14'9") - An excellent room situated at the front of the house with a wide window to the front elevation with views over the front garden and a pair of glazed french doors to the side elevation providing views over the side garden. A feature of the room is the red brick arched fireplace with open flue, stone hearth and display mantel above. Oak stud work to three walls with matching cross beam. Oak floor boards. Radiator, three wall light points, dimmer switch.
Inner Hall - Exposed stud work to the ceiling with two cross beams, three sets of recessed downlighters, slate tiled flooring, radiator. Wooden door leading out to the exterior. Built-in double airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank and the Potterton Statesman oil-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Built-in cloaks cupboard.
Study - 4.11m x 3.25m (13'6" x 10'8") - Situated at the rear of the house with excellent views over the rear garden through a wide window, further window to the side elevation. Double banked radiator, telephone point. Exposed stud work to the ceiling with supporting cross beam, stud work to the end wall with a supporting cross beam. To one corner of the room is a small recess with open display shelving. Built-in cupboard with electric meter and circuit breaker board.
Ground Floor Cloakroom - Low level flushing wc with wooden seat, white pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Slate tiled flooring, radiator. Frosted glazed window to the rear elevation. Exposed stud work to one wall and the ceiling with supporting cross beam. Wall light point.
Utility Room - 2.34m x 2.26m (7'8" x 7'5") - Fitted with a range of wood finished work surfaces to three wall incorporating a single drainer, single bowl stainless steel sink unit with chromium finished mixer tap, cream finished drawers and cupboards beneath. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Matching eye level wall cupboards to two walls with concealed lighting beneath. White tiled surround to the work surface and sink areas. Window to the rear elevation having a delightful outlook over the lawns. Tiled window sill, slate tiled floor. Exposed stud work to the ceiling with supporting cross beam.
Dining Room - 4.11m x 3.25m (13'6" x 10'8") - Situated at the front of the house with a wide window to the front elevation giving a pleasant outlook over the gardens. A feature of the room is the arched brick fireplace with open flue, herringbone brick hearth and display mantel above. To one side of the fireplace is a built-in storage cupboard with shelving.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 7.75m x 4.75m reducing to 2.79m (25'5" x 15'7" red - Extending the full depth of the house this delightful room offers views to both the front and rear elevations over the gardens and is fitted to a high standard with a range of granite worktops with cream finished drawers and cupboards beneath incorporating a white butler sink unit with integrated drainer to either side and chromium finished mixer tap. Integrated Beko dishwasher, integrated Neff microwave oven with drawer beneath. To one end of the work surface is an integrated upright fridge. To the opposite wall is a stainless steel finished Britannia cooker range with a four ring ceramic hob and two ovens beneath, granite splashback, concealed extractor hood with light set into a matching canopy. Eye level wall cupboards to either side with concealed downlighters. To the opposite wall is a further range of eye level wall cupboards with lighting beneath, wine store, two glazed china display cabinets both with drawers beneath. Granite upstands to the work surface areas. Window to the front elevation with an oak cross beam and spotlights above. Slate tiled floor. To one corner of the room is an exposed red brick wall, part of the chimney breast to the dining room, and a radiator. Further supporting oak beam with spotlights. From the kitchen an opening with a supporting cross beam above leads to the breakfast area.
Breakfast Area - Window to the rear elevation with lovely views over the rear garden, radiator beneath. Slate tiled fllor continuing from the kitchen. Small window to the side elevation. Open fireplace recess with display mantel above, storage cupboard to one side. Wooden door to the rear garden. To one corner is an interesting latched door which leads to the secondary staircase. Two oak supporting cross beams, two wall light points, cupboard understairs with light.
Landing - An L-shaped landing with a double banked radiator. To one part of the landing is exposed stud work to a partially vaulted ceiling with and oak cross beam. This leads through to another part of the landing whic has a very interesting high vaulted ceiling with exposed stud work and two cross beams and a Velux window allowing light into the area. Secondary staircase to the ground floor opening to the kitchen/breakfast room with a window to the rear elevation.
Bedroom One - 4.45m x 4.37m (14'7" x 14'4") - A delightful room situated at the front of the house with a wide window to both the front and side elevations providing a very pleasant outlook. Radiator. Exposed stud work to one wall with supporting cross beams. Red brick arched fireplace with open flue, stone hearth and display mantel above. Original stained floor boards. To one side of the fireplace a door leads through to the bathroom en-suite.
En-Suite Bathroom - White shaped bath with mixer tap and shower attachment set into a painted panelling surround. Matching pedestal wash hand basin, low level flushing wc with wooden seat. Shaver point. Frosted glazed window to the side elevation, double banked radiator. The bathroom is half panelled in a painted panelling to dado rail height. Vaulted ceiling with exposed stud work and supporting cross beams, exposed brickwork to the chimney breast. Extractor fan, three recessed downlighters.
Bedroom Two - 4.47m x 4.17m (14'8" x 13'8") - Wide window to the front elevation with views over the gardens and adjacent woodland, radiator. Exposed cross beams to three walls, original wide floor boards. Victorian style cast-iron fireplace with decorated display mantel and stone hearth.
Bedroom Three - 4.06m x 4.06m max (13'4" x 13'4" max) - Wide window to the front elevation with lovely views over the garden and woodland. Radiator. Exposed supporting beams to three walls, original wide floor boards. Built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail.
Bedroom Four - 3.51mx 2.87m (11'6"x 9'5") - Wide window to the rear elevation with delightful views over the surrounding lawns. Radiator. Exposed cross beam to two walls, wide original floor boards. Double built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails and shelving to either side.
Bedroom Five - 3.84m x 2.36m (12'7" x 7'9") - An interesting room with a high vaulted ceiling with exposed stud work and cross beams to the ceiling and one wall. Wide window to the rear elevation with distant views over the gardens and lawns, radiator. Original wide floor boards.
Family Bath/Shower Room - Finished in a similar style to the en-suite with a white shaped bath set into a painted panelling surround, chromium finished mixer tap and shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin, low level flushing wc with wooden seat. White shower tray with wall mounted shower controls and overhead shower, opening glass door, fully tiled. Built-in bathroom cabinet with shelving. Frosted glazed window to the rear elevation. Chromium finished heated towel radiator. Tiled floor. The bathroom has painted panelling to dado rail height and has a display shelf to the wash hand basin area with a shaver point. 11ft high vaulted ceiling with exposed stud work to three sides, four recessed downlighters.
Exterior - The property is approached via a long gravelled, private driveway serving four properties.
Front Garden - The front garden is screened by established hedging and the gravelled driveway continues to a parking for a number of vehicles at the side of the property. To the front of the house is a lawned area with colourful flower beds and a gravelled pathway continues across from the driveway to the front entrance door and a separate pedestrian path leads to the front entrance door with light. To the parking area is a five bar gate leading around to the rear of the property with an established shrub bed.
Side Garden - To the left hand side of the house is a very attractive side garden, screened from the driveway by an established hedge which continues along to the side boundary. Large lawned area with dwarf Yew hedging and a shaped conifer to each corner. Three established shrub beds across the rear of the house and lawned access through to the principal lawned area in the rear garden.
Bakehouse - 5.38m x 3.76m (17'8" x 12'4") - An original bakehouse with a red brick chimney breast to one end and a former bread oven. Pair of glazed french doors to the rear elevation, small window to the front elevation, wooden entrance door. Exposed stud work to three wall and the ceiling with supporting cross beams. Radiator. Flagstone flooring, power and light. This building is ideal as a games/hobbies room, home office or entertaining room.
Double Width Garage - 5.54m x 5.49m (18'2" x 18'0") - Two sets of double wooden entrance doors, pitched roof space with storage area. Power and light installed. From the garage area a five bar gate and a pedestrian gate allow access through to the rear garden for garden equipment.
Rear Gardens - The rear gardens are an outstanding feature of the property providing a wonderful outlook being principally laid to large areas of lawn with established shrub and flower beds screened be hedging to the side boundaries. Within the garden is a secret garden with walkways between the deep shrub beds to a circular pond with a gravel pathway surround and a five sided covered seating area providing a very peaceful relaxing and eating area. From the secret garden a brick edged, paved walkway leads through to the heated swimming pool. To the far end of the garden is a further lawned area, possibly a former grass tennis court which at present is used for children's football pitch. The lawns continue to the far end of the garden to a decked platform providing a glorious outlook over the neighbouring pond and woodland.
Heated Swimming Pool - With a wide paved surround providing seating and eating areas surrounded by Yew hedging. Electrically operated safety cover. Adjacent to this area is a SUMMER HOUSE.
Summer House - With a verandah and a pair of sealed unit glazed french doors opening to a CHANGING ROOM with a tiled floor and power and light. Door leading to the equipment room with the filter, pump, circuit breaker boards and the oil-fired Thermecon boiler for heating the swimming pool. Window to the front elevation. Adjacent to the summer house is a double cupboard housing the oil storage tank for the pool.
Agents Note - In total the property occupies a plot of approaching 1.4 acres.
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