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5 bedroom cottage for sale

Blasford Hill, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, CM3

Offers in Excess of £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Detached Cottage
  • Superbly renovated and maintained
  • Many Original Features
  • Four/Five Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Farmhouse Style Kitchen
  • Self contained Annexe or Office
  • Stable Block and Tack Room
  • 1.5 Acres of landscape garden and field
  • Additional 2 acres available by separate negotiation

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

ACCOMMODATION


Thorleys is a beautifully presented Grade II Listed property which dates back to the 15th century. The house is set in landscaped grounds and field of approximately one and a half acres which include a stable block comprising 4 stables and a tack room. In recent years the property has been subject to an extensive professional renovation and restoration project yet has retained its original charm. The spacious conservatory and kitchen to the south of the house, afford beautiful views across the cottage garden and into the fields beyond. The property boasts a wealth of exposed timber beams, vaulted ceilings and a number of fireplaces with log burning stoves, the largest an inglenook fireplace having side seat and display recesses. The house offers excellent living accommodation throughout and would suit any family, flowing from the dining room reception, through to the sitting room, conservatory and kitchen/breakfast room, certainly fantastic for entertaining guests. The first floor accommodation is accessible via two separate staircases from the ground floor. The vaulted master bedroom has the benefit of an en suite bathroom. A further three bedrooms, two of which also have vaulted ceilings are also accessed via this floor, along with the family shower room. Fully self contained annexe with kitchen, lounge, and shower room with a staircase providing access to first floor bedroom combined study area which could also easily be utilised as office space for a home business.


LOCATION


The village of Little Waltham lies just north of the City of Chelmsford. The village provides easy access to Chelmsford City Centre with its mainline railway station to London’s Liverpool Street and has a local doctor’s surgery and a Church of England Primary School.The city of Chelmsford is located south of the village and has a comprehensive range of entertainment, shopping and educational facilities. The park and ride to Chelmsford’s mainline railway station is within half of a mile of the village. This provides a regular service to Chelmsford city centre and the railway station. Chelmsford has excellent secondary schools including Chelmer Valley High School, King Edwards Grammar School and County High School for Girls as well as New Hall private school. The Felsted School is also within driving distance. The property is also in catchment area for both the Grammar Schools.





Ground Floor 1 

Dining Room 
17' 3" x 15' into chimney (5.26m x 4.57m) Entrance door to dining room, double glazed window to front, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, feature fireplace, exposed timber and beams, double glazed window to rear, door leading to staircase that provides access to bedroom two, doors to;

Sitting Room 
14' 7" x 12' 5" (4.44m x 3.78m) Double glazed window to front, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, wood burner, exposed timbers and beams, double doors to:

Conservatory 
11' 7" x 17' 7" (3.53m x 5.36m) Double glazed window to side and rear, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, double glazed double doors overlooking and leading to rear garden

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
18' 6" x 16' 5" (5.64m x 5.00m) 1 1/4 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, range of base level units, built in hot plate and burner, extractor fan above, Aga cooker, space for American style fridge freezer, tall cupboards, exposed brick work, timbers and beams, two double glazed double doors overlooking and leading to rear garden

Internal Hallway 
Stairs leading to first floor landing, doors to Utility room and to Dining Room.

Utility Room 
10' 3" x 8' 3" (3.12m x 2.51m) Butler style sink with cupboard below, work surface with space below for washing machine and tumble dryer, storage cupboard, door to front, exposed beams and timbers

Study/Bedroom 5 
12' 6" x 14' 3" (3.81m x 4.34m) Double glazed window to front and side, exposed timbers and beams, wood burner, underfloor heating

Bathroom 
White suite comprising roll top claw foot bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, high level WC, radiator, tiled flooring, window to side, heated towel rail

First Floor 1 

Landing 
Velux window to side, exposed timbers and beams

Master Bedroom 
14' 6" x 12' 7" into wardrobe (4.42m x 3.84m) Double glazed window to front, radiator, wood flooring, exposed timbers and beams with vaulted ceiling, fitted wardrobe, feature fireplace, door to:

En-Suite 
White suite comprising bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, wash hand basin with mixer tap, closed coupled WC, heated towel rail, Velux window to side, part tiled walls, exposed timbers and beams

Bedroom Two 
12' 3" x 16' 6" max (3.73m x 5.03m) Accessed via a separate staircase off of the Dining Room, which gives the room a feel of a separate wing of the house, the room features a double glazed window to front, radiator, storage into eaves, exposed beams and timbers with vaulted ceiling, half sized door leads to bedroom three.

Bedroom Three 
12' 3" x 14' 5" into chimney (3.73m x 4.39m) Double glazed window to front and rear, radiator, exposed timbers and beams, fitted double wardrobe, access to eaves storage space.

Bedroom Four 
12' 8" into wardrobe x 8' 10" (3.86m x 2.69m) Double glazed window to side and rear, radiator, fitted wardrobes, exposed timbers and beams

Shower Room 1 
Shower tray with shower, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level WC, heated towel rail, Velux window to side, storage into eaves

Detached Annexe or Office Space 

Ground Floor 2 

Open plan lounge/office with kitchen area 
24' 6" x 17' 6" (7.47m x 5.33m) Three sets of panelled and patio doors to front aspect, stairs within the kitchen area provide access to the first floor. KITCHEN AREA - Fitted in a modern range of units with worktops incorporating single drainer stainless steel sink unit with range of base and eye level cupboards incorporating extractor fan, built in oven with inset hob above, integrated fridge, freezer and washing machine and door leading to:

Shower Room 2 
White suite comprising Shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and close coupled wc, window to side

First Floor 2 

Bedroom or Private office 
12' 6" x 19' 6" (3.81m x 5.94m) Windows to front and side, velux window to rear, built in eaves storage

Outside 

Grounds 
Thorleys is set in grounds of approximately 1.5 acres (STS). These grounds include mature landscaped lawned gardens with an abundance of trees and shrubs and flower beds with a private courtyard area positioned to the rear of the property. The garden area affords stunning views across Thorleys’ open fields and countryside beyond.

Stables 
There is also a quadruple stable block with tack room and storage and gate providing access to:

Lower Field 
Part of the 1.5 acres of grounds includes a field which is located beyond the stable block and is planted with trees and features a pond located adjacent to the rear boundary.

Additional Field (By Separate Negotiation) 
An additional field is available by separate negotiation. This piece of land is approximately 2 acres (sts) and can be accessed via a gate from Thorleys lower field benefits from separate right of way access via a lane and adjoining field.

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23 March 2016

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  • Chelmsford (2.9 mi)
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  • Chelmsford (2.9 mi)
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Bond Residential , Chelmsford

43 New London Road Chelmsford CM2 0ND

01245 930117 Local call rate

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