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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hazeleigh, Chelmsford


Property Description

Key features

  • Six Bedrooms
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Family Room
  • Two Shower Rooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Three Bay Cart Lodge
  • 42 ft Barn
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Grounds in excess of 8.5 Acres
  • Out Buildings

Full description

A most appealing, Listed Grade II country house set in grounds in excess of 8.5 acres, only three miles to the south west of Danbury and easily accessible to the market town Maldon and within a short drive of Chelmsford with main line connections to London Liverpool Street. Excellent preparatory schools are nearby including Elm Green, Heathcote, Widford Lodge, St. Cedds, Maldon Court and St Annes are within a short drive and New Hall, Felsted, Brentwood and Chelmsford County High and King Edward VI grammar schools. The house is situated in delightful gardens established over a number of years by the present owners providing a wonderful setting for this charming family house.

The Accommodation Comprises - Canopied entrance porch with two fluted pillar supports, pair of glazed French doors open to the reception hall.

Reception Hall - 4.90m x 2.36m (16'1" x 7'9") - An imposing reception hall with a white painted spindled and balustraded staircase with a curved, polished hand rail leading to the first floor. Original stained floor boards, double banked radiator, coved cornice to ceiling, telephone point.

Sitting Room - 5.64m x 4.45m (18'6" x 14'7") - A splendid room situated at the front of the house with views to two sides and a pair of glazed French doors to both the front and side elevations providing views over the surrounding gardens. A feature of the room is the marble fireplace surround with matching display mantel, decorated tiled slips to either side of the open grate, marble finished hearth. Dado rail, picture rail. Two double banked radiators. To either side of the fireplace is a range of fitted furniture comprising a double and single storage cupboard to either side with adjustable book shelves above set into a matching surround.

Dining Room - 5.26m x 4.62m (17'3" x 15'2") - An imposing room situated at the front of the house with excellent views over the garden from both the front and side elevations through a pair of glazed French doors to each aspect. Marble fireplace surround with matching display mantel, marble finished hearth and decorated tiled slips to either side of the open grate. Picture rail, dado rail, two double banked radiators, coved cornice to ceiling, varnished floor boards.

Inner Hall - From the main reception hall two steps lead down to the inner hall from which a door leads down to the cellar. Original stained floor boards. Two pine finished storage cupboards with semi-circular display alcoves above set into a matching surround. From the inner hall a door leads to the kitchen and to the drawing room.

Drawing Room - 7.82m x 6.55m (25'8" x 21'6") - A most impressive room a feature of which is the red brick recessed fireplace with brick surround to the hearth and an interesting arched display recess to one side, exposed red brick wall surround. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. Original stud work to the ceiling with two supporting cross beams and upright supporting timbers. Three wall light points, television point. A pair of glazed French doors with matching side panels lead out to a paved terrace.
The drawing room benefits from the recent addition of an orangery which enlarges the room and has sealed unit windows to three sides with a pair of sealed unit glazed French doors with matching side panels leading out to the terrace and affording a glorious outlook over the surrounding grounds. Glass sealed unit lantern with electronic automatic opening windows. Thermostat control for the underfloor heating, control for the automatic windows in the lantern.

Kitchen/Family Room - 5.33m x 4.17m lengthening to 7.80m (17'6" x 13'8" - A delightful room situated to the side of the property providing excellent views over the surrounding grounds through two lead light windows. Range of Corian work surfaces with a one and a half bowl integrated sink unit with integrated drainer to either side and chromium finished mixer tap. Beneath the work surfaces are numerous cream finished self closer drawers and cupboards incorporating a cupboard with retractable waste bin. Integrated dishwasher. To one end of the work surface is a stainless steel finished Hotpoint microwave oven with integrated fridge beneath and wine store above. Set into the worktop is a Hotpoint two ring electric hob. Matching eye level wall cupboards along one wall with concealed lighting beneath. To the work surface areas is a matching Corian upstand. A feature of the room is the centrally positioned island with four corner cupboards, seven drawers beneath and two cupboards. One of the most appealing features of the kitchen is the red brick fireplace surround with a recessed oil-fired two oven Aga with concealed lighting and tiled storage area to either side. The kitchen has original studwork to the ceiling with supporting cross beams, spotlights and tiled floor. To the family part of the room is studwork to two walls. From the kitchen a passageway leads out to the rear hall, the utility room and the cloakroom with a double banked radiator and studwork to both the walls and ceiling.

Walk-In Larder - 2.90m x 2.29m (9'6" x 7'6") - Lead light window to the side elevation, slate shelving, exposed red brick wall to two sides with original studwork, brick tiled floor. Arched display recess with shelving and space for domestic appliances.

Agents Note - It may be possible, subject to building regulations and Listed Buildings consent, to incorporate the larder into the kitchen to gives a kitchen size of approximately 25ft x 13ft 8ins

Rear Hall - 4.47m x 5.05m reducing to 1.75m (14'8" x 16'7" red - An L-shaped rear hall with the original wooden door out to a covered entrance area with lead light window to one side. Small pane glazed stable door leading out to the gardens and a lead light window to the rear elevation providing views over the gardens. Tiled floor, radiator, red brick wall with exposed studwork and exposed studwork with supporting cross beams to the ceiling.

Ground Floor Cloakroom - High level flushing wc with wooden seat, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Radiator. Small frosted glazed window to the side elevation, tiled floor. Exposed studwork to the ceiling.

Utility Room - 3.05m x 2.21m (10'0" x 7'3") - Fitted work surface to one end of the room with twin bowl stainless steel sinks and a single drainer to one side, chromium finished mixer tap, double storage cupboard beneath, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer. To one wall are two storage cupboards, lead light window to the side elevation. Tiled floor, built in broom cupboard with shelving. Exposed studwork to the ceiling with supporting cross beams, radiator.

Inner Lobby - The inner lobby leads off from the kitchen to the sitting room and a boot room. Tiled floor, secondary staircase. Exposed red brick wall to one side with two storage cupboards.

Boot Room - 3.10m x 2.49m (10'2" x 8'2") - Lead light window to the side elevation. Radiator, brick flooring, exposed studwork to the ceiling. Cloak rail along one wall.

Cellar - Staircase leading down from the inner hall, power and light installed. The cellar has been tanked and insulated and would provide a very useful games or hobbies room. Off from the cellar is a wine store with wine racks.

Landing - High ceiling with coved cornice, polished floor boards, radiator. From the main landing is an inner hall with a built in storage cupboard with shelving and cupboard above. Walk-in wardrobe with hanging rails and light, built-in linen cupboard with shelving to either side and light. Radiator. Rear staircase to the inner lobby. The landing leads through to further bedrooms and bathrooms.
From the principle landing stairs continue up to a raised landing area with white balustraded staircase and polished hand rail, moulded coved cornice to ceiling. Sash window to the front elevation providing excellent views over the surrounding gardens, double banked radiator beneath.

Bedroom Two - 4.27m x 4.19m (14'0" x 13'9") - Sash window to the front elevation again providing a very pleasant outlook over the surrounding gardens. Double banked radiator. Georgian style fireplace with grate and decorated display mantel, tiled hearth. To one side of the fireplace is a built in wardrobe with shelf and to the opposite is a double wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelf. Original polished floor boards.

Bedroom Three - 4.72m x 4.32m (15'6" x 14'2") - Sash window to the front elevation with a very pleasant outlook over the surrounding gardens and neighbouring countryside. A feature of the room is the Georgian style fireplace with decorated display mantel above and tiled hearth. To one side of the fireplace is a built in cupboard with shelving. Double banked radiator.

Bedroom One - 5.41m x 4.27m (17'9" x 14'0") - A charming room with a lead light window to the side elevation, exposed studwork to three walls and the ceiling with two supporting cross beams and supporting upright timbers. views to the side elevation over the surrounding gardens, double banked radiator. Curved red brick fireplace with raised brick hearth. Four wall light points. Built in wardrobe cupboard with two hanging rails, shelving and light. Bedroom one can be approached from the main landing or through five steps with white painted balustrading and door leading into the previous bedroom.
From bedroom one a door opens to the dressing room.

Dressing Room - 2.77m x 2.46m (9'1" x 8'1") - Two wall light points, double banked radiator, cloak rail. Door leading to a walk-in wardrobe.

Walk-In Wardrobes - Range of fitted furniture to two walls providing hanging rails with light and shelving to one end.

En-Suite Shower Room - Large white shower tray, fully tiled cubicle with wall mounted Aqualisa power shower controls and shower head. White Charlotte pedestal wash hand basin, white Charlotte bidet with mixer tap, white low level flushing wc with wooden seat. Radiator. Gold finished towel radiator, two wall light points, shaver point. Exposed studwork to three walls with supporting corner timber.

Family Bath/Shower Room - White roll top bath with claw feet and gold finished mixer tap with shower attachment. White Charlotte pedestal wash hand basin, low level flushing wc with wooden seat. Shaver point, two wall light points. Lead light window to the side elevation, double banked radiator. Gold finished towel rail. Large white shower tray with wall mounted gold finished mixer tap and power shower. Vinyl flooring, exposed studwork to three walls.

Bedroom Four - 5.92m x 3.07m (19'5" x 10'1") - An attractive room with an outlook to two elevations through lead light windows to both the side and rear giving views over the gardens. Double banked radiator. Victorian style fireplace surround with display mantel above, tiled hearth. Exposed ceiling beam with cross beam and supporting timbers.

Bedroom Five/Office - 4.60m x 4.45m (15'1" x 14'7") - A pleasant room situated at the rear of the house with a lead light window to the side elevation with lovely views over the gardens, small pane window to the rear elevation with double banked radiator beneath. An interesting feature of the room is the corner Victorian style fireplace with tiled slips, tiled hearth and curved display mantel above. Double built in storage cupboard with shelving. This bedroom is currently used as an office but can easily revert back to a bedroom if required.

Second Floor Landing - From the inner landing a second staircase leads up to the second floor landing. Eaves storage cupboard, fitted wooden steps leading to an additional storage/loft space.

Bedroom Six - 4.57m x 4.50m (15'0" x 14'9") - Lead light window to the side elevation. This interesting room has a vaulted ceiling with exposed studwork and supporting cross timbers. Radiator, TV point.

Shower Room - White semi-circular shower tray, white tiled wall with chromium finished mixer tap and shower attachment, sliding shower doors, matching side panels. Pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and shaver point, low level flushing wc. Radiator. Lead light window to the side elevation, two wall light points, spotlight track, vinyl flooring.

Exterior - The property is approached through a pair of stone pillars giving access to a tree line, gravel driveway with well tended grounds to either side. The driveway to the side of the house affords parking for a number of vehicles and continues to the front entrance porch. From the parking area the driveway then continues along the side of the house to the stables, hay loft and kitchen garden. To the side of the house is a covered porch with a supporting wooden pier, flagstone base and outside lighting. Adjacent to this area is a very useful storage cupboard for garden furniture etc with access from either end.

Former Coach House - 5.49m x 3.35m (18'0" x 11'0") - Double wooden doors. Two oil storage tanks. Unusual arched window.

Stables - Adjacent to the coach house are two stables both with unusual arched windows. Adjacent to the stables is a store.

Store - 5.79m x 4.27m (19'0" x 14'0") - Double wooden entrance doors, semi-circular window to the front. Adjacent to this a wooden staircase leads up to the hay loft above.

Hay Loft - 5.49m x 4.27m (18'0" x 14'0") - Wooden entrance door. arched window to either side.

To the front of the outbuildings is a gravelled parking and turning area leading past the house with a brick wall and five bar wrought iron gate leading out to the lawns and a further curved brick wall with wrought iron trellis and opening leading to the kitchen garden.

Kitchen Garden - Brick paviour pathway leading around the four fruit/vegetable cages, aluminium framed greenhouse with automatic watering system which also waters the flower beds. From here the brick paviour pathway passes through a brick wall to a three bay cart lodge and barn.

Three Bay Cart Lodge - 8.48m x 5.61m (27'10" x 18'5") - Pitched and tiled roof, three bays with oak framing and lighting. To the side of the cart lodge is an overhang for the storage of logs. From the cart lodge a wooden door leads to the barn.

Barn - 13.06m x 5.87m (42'10" x 19'3") - A very useful building ideal for a number of uses ie games room, hobbies room, workshop, storage of classic cars etc. Oak framed, pitched tiled roof with light, power installed. Windows to either end, pair of double wooden doors leading out to the courtyard to the front of the cart lodge. White butler sink unit with drainer to one side, electric hot water tap. To the front of the cart lodge and barn is a cobbled courtyard providing turning and parking for a number of vehicles with an outside cold water tap. Discreetly situated away from the barn and cart lodge is a garden refuse area screened by the fruit cages.

Grounds - Leading away to the right hand side of the driveway are large areas of established lawns interspersed with a variety of trees and leading over to two ponds with an ornamental bridge. From the gravelled driveway a further driveway leads off to the rear of the cart lodge and storage barn to the courtyard area. To the left hand side of the house are further lawned areas with a brick wall screen with a wrought iron gate and a paved pathway which leads to the kitchen garden and swimming pool. This area is screened by a number of trees with established flower beds along the wall and along the side of the house. Immediately to the rear of the drawing room and the side of the orangery is a large paved terrace providing a sheltered seating and eating area with delightful views over the gardens.

Swimming Pool - From this garden area a wrought iron gate leads through to a further lawned area screened by fencing and from which a wooden gateway leads through to the swimming pool area.
The swimming pool has a paved surround and a brick built shed housing the Lite LPG gas boiler, pump and filter.

Agents Note - The property occupies grounds approaching eight and a half acres giving a delightful aspect to this charming property. Established over a period of many years the owners have restored and created a wonderful garden and planted approximately one thousand trees. A satellite dish and conventional ariels are connected.

History Of Hazeliegh Grange - Hazeleigh Grange is a delightful Listed Grade II, Georgian fronted country house dating back to the 17th Century and extended in the 17th/18th and early 19th Century. The Georgian addition was added to the front of the original house and the oldest part of the property dates back to approximately 1647. It was originally a farmhouse the new facade being added in Georgian times when owned by a farming family. In total the house has 4,114 sq ft of accommodation.

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