5 bedroom farm house for saleLondon Road, Wickford
Standing within its own grounds of approximately one acre, is this Grade II listed five bedroom detached farmhouse which was originally built in 1670 and over the years has been sympathetically extended, restored and modernised. The property enjoys seclusion from the road and has wonderful views to the rear over open farmland. Bell Farm is situated along the London Road almost opposite the junction of Sugden Avenue within approximately three quarters of a mile of Wickford town centre and also being accessible to the facilities in Billericay. Accommodation comprises:- Entrance Hall, Cosy Lounge, Separate Dining Room. Open Plan Kitchen/Family Room. Modern Wet Room. On the first floor there are five bedrooms and a modern family bathroom. The garages have been converted to form a games room and gymnasium with WC and Utility Room facilities. Ample parking is provided for numerous vehicles. We would strongly recommend an early viewing take place to appreciate the many fine qualities and features of this fabulous farmhouse which enjoys such a wonderful setting.
Storm Porch - Under a pitched roof leading to a single glazed entrance door with twin lead light glass panel inserts leading to the entrance hall.
Entrance Hall - Stairs to first floor. Understairs storage cupboard. Smooth finish ceiling. Radiator.
Lounge - 4.34m x 3.81m (14'3 x 12'6) - Single glazed sash windows to dual elevations providing ample light with a feature open fire with feature fire surround. Single beamed ceiling. Radiator. Underfloor heating.
Dining Room - 4.34m x 3.51m (14'3 x 11'6) - Stone tiled flooring with underfloor heating. Exposed brick open fire. Beamed ceiling and feature beams to one wall. Single glazed sash window to front aspect. Radiator. Archway to:-
Open Plan Kitchen/Family Room - 8.23m narrowing to 3.53m x 9.75m x 3.18m (27' narr - This bright and airy room affords light from all elevations. Stone tiled floor with underfloor heating. Exposed brickwork and large exposed brick fire with log burner. Feature beams to one elevation. Single glazed twin ten light panel doors to garden. Windows to all elevations. Downlighters to ceiling. A handmade bespoke fitted kitchen comprising of rare grey granite worksurfaces with a comprehensive range of modern cream coloured fronted units to eye and base level with drawers under and space for a range cooker. Extractor cooker hood. Integrated refrigerator, freezer and dishwasher. Double enamel sink unit. Stable door to flank aspect.
Wet Room - Good sized modern fitted wet room comprising shower, low level WC and wash hand basin with chromium upstand. Mosaic tiled floor with complementary tiled walls. Downlighters to ceiling. Wall mounted radiator and extractor fan.
First Floor -
Master Bedroom - 4.39m x 3.51m (14'5 x 11'6) - Step up from landing. Double glazed windows to flank and rear elevations. Radiator.
Bedroom Two - 4.50m x 3.81m (14'9 x 12'6) - Single glazed sash windows to front and flank elevations. Radiator.
Bedroom Three - 4.45m x 3.35m (14'7 x 11') - Single glazed sash window to front aspect. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.61m into recess x 3.51m (11'10 into recess x 11' - Single glazed window to flank elevation. Recessed shelving. Downlighters to ceiling and radiator.
Bedroom Five - 3.40m x 2.57m (11'2 x 8'5) - This room is currently being used as a dressing room with a comprehensive range of fitted rails which could be removed to be converted back to a fifth bedroom.
Family Bathroom - Three piece white suite comprising of the original slipper bath which has been re-enamelled with mixer tap over. Low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled flooring. Half panelled walls. Heated towel rail. Radiator. Single glazed lead light window to rear aspect. Downlighters to ceiling. Extractor fan.
Landing - Single glazed sash window to front aspect. Radiator. Loft access.
Externally - The property is secluded from the road and is accessed via electronically operated double wooden gates leading to a large gravel driveway providing ample parking for numerous vehicles. The garages have been converted to a games room and gymnasium.
Games Room - 6.71m x 4.27m (22' x 14') - Two electric heaters. Downlighters and windows to rear aspect with double doors then leading to a :-
Gymnasium - 5.03m x 4.50m (16'6 x 14'9) -
Cloakroom - Comprising low level WC and wash hand basin. Tiled floor.
Utility Room - 2.77m x 2.16m (9'1 x 7'1) - With built in storage cupboard downllghters and double glazed window to rear aspect.
Garden - A fabulous secluded wrap around garden of approximately 1 acre (subject to land survey). A feature of the garden is a large canopied seating area with rear terrace and feature brick built fire ideal for entertaining. The majority of the garden is laid to lawn with feature pond and wonderful views to the rear over open farmland. Rear Gate. Store room housing boiler system. Enclosed walled courtyard with gate to garden. Pergola with further terraced area and water feature.
Conifer borders to front elevation. together with a variety of trees and low hedge borders to the rear.
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