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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Guithavon Valley, Witham, CM8 1HF

Guide Price £1,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Two receptions
  • Three bathrooms
  • Study area
  • Extensive cellar
  • Secluded gardens
  • Detached mill barn
  • Close proximity of mainline railway station & town centre
  • No onward chain
  • River frontage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

General information This delightful Grade II Listed of being of architectural and historical interest. The property was formerly a mill house and there was a watermill where the current barn now sits up until 1849 when it was moved. The property sits in a prime location in Witham and within close proximity to the mainline railway station. With the abundance of character this 17th Century property offers an extensive secluded garden with river frontage and truly is rarely available.

The timber framed former Mill House has been sympathetically and lovingly restored with over 4000sq.ft, of accommodation and this stunning example of a Georgian home offers beautiful original features and the property would need to be viewed to fully appreciate the craftsmanship on offer.

The symmetrical red brick facade and a wooden door typical of a Georgian style gives access into the spacious yet classical entrance hall. The naturally light hall has a hand crafted staircase rising to the first floor, various doors leading to the ground floor accommodation and a further staircase leading down into the extensive cellar. The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has been fitted with bespoke units under a granite work surface, single bowl sink with a hot tap, a central island enclose a wine fridge and the remaining cooking facilities include a large Range cooker. To one side of the kitchen there is a seating area to enjoy the morning sun. There are two perfectly proportioned reception rooms include a well presented dual aspect sitting room enjoying far reaching views across the extensive gardens. A formal dining room has two sash windows to the side and is a perfect space for entertaining. To conclude the ground floor accommodation you will find a good size utility to the rear of the property, ground floor cloakroom and a separate bespoke spiral staircase which rises into bedroom two.

The extensive master bedroom suite is something to behold with the whole of the east wing being occupied by the master bedroom facilities which include a large dual aspect bedroom measuring 16' by 15'11 with doors leading through to a spacious well equipped dressing room with built in wardrobes and in turn a door leads through into the en-suite bathroom which has been sympathetically fitted. As previously mentioned the spiral staircase rises into bedroom two which again is a dual aspect bedroom with built in wardrobes and with stunning views across the extensive gardens. The conclusion of the first floor accommodation include bedroom five and a family bathroom finished to a high specification.

A staircase rises up to the second floor where bedrooms three and four are located with large en-suite facilities from bedroom three. The property offers an abundance of storage. 

Sitting room 16' 6" x 16' 1" (5.03m x 4.9m)  

Dining room 16' 3" x 16' (4.95m x 4.88m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 21' 9" x 20' 9" (6.63m x 6.32m)  

Utility room 12' 5" x 9' 6" (3.78m x 2.9m)  

Cloakroom 6' 11" x 4' 2" (2.11m x 1.27m)  

Bedroom one 16' x 15' 11" (4.88m x 4.85m)  

Dressing room 14' x 6' 3" (4.27m x 1.91m)  

Ensuite 16' x 6' 11" (4.88m x 2.11m)  

Bedroom two 16' 7" x 16' 1" (5.05m x 4.9m)  

Bedroom five 11' 8" x 9' 6" (3.56m x 2.9m)  

Bathroom 13' 2" x 9' 9" (4.01m x 2.97m)  

Study 11' 3" x 7' 11" (3.43m x 2.41m)  

Bedroom four 20' 5" x 13' 9" (6.22m x 4.19m)  

Bedroom three 13' 9" x 13' 2" (4.19m x 4.01m)  

Ensuite 14' 5" x 11' 6" (4.39m x 3.51m)  

Cellar 18' 3" x 13' 8" (5.56m x 4.17m)  

Cellar 16' x 13' 8" (4.88m x 4.17m)  

Cellar 20' x 9' 7" (6.1m x 2.92m)  

The outside The Old Mill House is situated on an established size plot and makes this property particularly unique given its position being close to the town centre and mainline railway station. The property is accessed via electric gates and is approached over a large driveway providing ample off road parking. To the side is the attractive detached Mill Barn currently providing ample storage and subject to the necessary planning consents could be converted and utilised for a variety of uses. The secluded and private gardens include a south facing terrace seating area overlooking the Mill Pond and makes this an ideal setting to enjoy the serene and tranquil surroundings. The extensive lawns are bordered with well stocked flower and shrub borders and there are variety of mature trees and two wooden bridges crossing the river. There is a further formal garden area, large green house to remain. 

Where? Witham has a busy High Street complemented by a choice of supermarkets, banks, shops, bars and restaurants as well as a choice of schools and the recreational facilities offered at the Witham Leisure Centre and Benton Hall Golf & Country Club. The town's railway station serves London's Liverpool Street Station, the journey taking some 45 minutes. In addition the town is by-passed by the A12 trunk road, providing access to the excellent Grammar and other schools in Colchester and Chelmsford. To the north there is access to the A120 trunk road which is dualled west of Braintree, significantly reducing the travel time to Stansted Airport and the M11 motorway.

Located just 6 miles from the vibrant and thriving City of Chelmsford noted for its business opportunities, spectacular retail, leisure and cultural facilities. The nearby Historic port of Maldon with its famous Thames sailing barges and Tiptree both offer further facilities including Secondary Schools, Banks and Supermarkets. Leisure and pleasure are well provided for close by including wonderful walking and bird watching country, coastal sailing from West Mersea, Maldon and nearby Tollesbury. Excellent Golf Courses including, Benton Hall and The Fives Lakes Hotel, Golf & Country Club with two eighteen hole courses. 

Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold 


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20 October 2017

Nearest stations

  • Witham (0.3 mi)
  • Hatfield Peverel (2.4 mi)
  • White Notley (3.1 mi)
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20 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HL

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Nearest stations

  • Witham (0.3 mi)
  • Hatfield Peverel (2.4 mi)
  • White Notley (3.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Signature Home Sales South Essex

20 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HL

01245 930062 Local call rate

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