3 bedroom cottage for sale

Waltham Road, Boreham, Chelmsford, CM3

Offers in Region of £684,999

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Sixteenth Century Three Bedroom Cottage
  • HALF ACRE PLOT
  • Period Features Throughout
  • Ground Floor Double Bedroom With En-Suite
  • 23' Lounge
  • 17' Kitchen
  • Office
  • Garden With Workshop & Allotment
  • 2000 Sq ft Internally
  • Excellent Potential To Extend

Full description

Situated centrally on a DELIGHTFUL 1/2¿ACRE¿PLOT is this beautiful three bedroom detached period cottage. Located close to the popular village of Boreham the property boasts modern and versatile accommodation (approx 2000 sq ft) across its FOUR RECEPTION ROOMS, the highlights of which are EN-SUITES¿TO¿TWO¿BEDROOMS, a central courtyard as well as a 23’ LOUNGE.

Built in the early sixteenth century ' Thatched Cottage' has been lovingly maintained and modernised by the current vendor whilst also retaining the period features that give the property it's wonderful character. A list of works done is available in the agent notes section below. Of great benefit to potential buyers is the properties unlisted status, meaning the property has great potential to be further modernised or even extended (STPP).

The impressive ground floor begins with welcoming entrance hall with stairs leading to the third bedroom on the first floor. The hall leads directly to the main lounge with it's exposed timbers and feature fireplace. The lounge acts as the central hub by which you can access the rest of the property be it the ground floor double bedroom with en-suite, lobby and access to courtyard, or, the other wing of the house with it's dining room, garden room, kitchen, utility and office.

There are two separate landings for the first floor bedrooms, the main bedroom is accessed via the dining room and consists of a large landing with built-in storage, the main family bathroom comprising of a full suite including bath and separate shower cubicle as well as the impressive Master bedroom with vaulted ceiling. The other bedroom is accessed via the entrance hall and and consists of a lovely bright landing and the third double bedroom with in-built storage and views out over the front garden.

Externally the property has impressive grounds to all sides with views to the rear of the countryside beyond. Central to the property is a shingle courtyard which would be perfect for tea in the morning sun or as a an ideal area for entertaining during parties.
The main garden is mainly laid to lawn to all sides with flowers, fruit trees and mature shrubs to the various flower beds, there is also a selection of outbuildings including a large workshop. To the left hand side of the property is the farm garden with its allotment section, chicken coup and greenhouse.

The village of Boreham has a rich history and is listed in the 'Domesday book' of 1086, a small parish, the village consists of a variety of local amenities including the delightful 'Village shop' offering local produce and freshly made sandwiches as well as one of England's few remaining independent family-run gunsmiths. Finally should you wish to commute to the city Boreham is only a short drive away from both the Chelmsford and Hatfield Peverel train stations which both offer mainline services into London Liverpool Street. Alternatively commuters can travel to Pitsea with it's C2C service, a 25 minute fast train in to Fenchurch St.

The accommodation, with approximate room sizes, is as follows:

GROUND FLOOR:-

ENTRANCE HALL:
Double glazed window to front. Secure solid oak entrance door, burglar alarm keypad, BT point, radiator, carpet flooring and smooth ceiling with exposed wood beams.

LOUNGE: (23’ 3” x 10’ 10” max )
Two double glazed windows to front, feature brick fireplace, two radiators, television point, carpet flooring and smooth ceiling.

DINING¿ROOM: (12’ 0 x 10’ 2”)
Two double glazed windows to front, radiator, wood laminate flooring and smooth ceiling with exposed wood beams.

GARDEN¿ROOM:: ( 14’ 4” x 10’ 2” )
Double glazed French doors to Rear garden, double glazed window to side & front, radiator, wood laminate flooring and smooth ceiling.

KITCHEN: (17’ 2” max 9’ 10” )
Gazed window to courtyard, double glazed window to side, ange of matching wall and base
units, wood effect work surfaces incorporating a one bowl steel sink, range of integrated
appliances including electric double ovens and electric four ring hob with extractor over,
Storage cupboard, space for fridge / freezer and dishwasher. Storage cupboard. Tiled flooring
and smooth ceiling.

OFFICE: (10’ 9” x 10’ 8”)
Double glazed window to rear, door to courtyard and French door to rear garden. BT point,
radiator. Tiled flooring and smooth ceiling.

UTILITY: (7’ 6” x 5’ 5”)
Double glazed window to rear, range of matching wall and base units, granite effect work
surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink. space for washer and dryer
radiator, tiled flooring and smooth ceiling.

LOBBY:
Double glazed windows to courtyard and side, two understairs storage cupboards, radiator,.
Tiled flooring and smooth ceiling with exposed wood beams. Doors to:

CLOAKROOM:
Opaque double glazed window to courtyard low level w.c, wall hung wash hand basin,
radiator, tiled flooring and smooth ceiling.

GROUND¿FLOOR¿BEDROOM: (14’ 6” max x 14’ 6” max)
Double glazed windows to side and rear, BT point, radiator, carpet flooring and smooth
coved ceiling with exposed wood beams.

EN-SUITE:
Double glazed window to side, Corner shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C,
heated towel rail, extractor, tiled flooring and smooth ceiling.

FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION:-

BEDROOM¿ONE¿LANDING:
Loft Access, Built-in storage cupboards, carpet flooring and smooth ceiling. Doors to:

MASTER¿BEDROOM: (14’ 1” x 13’ 3” max)
Double glazed dormer window to front, radiator, carpet flooring and smooth ceiling.

FAMILY¿BATHROOM:
Opaque Double Glazed window to side, panelled bat, shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low
level W.C, eaves storage, two storage cupboards, part-tiled walls, Vinyl flooring and smooth
ceiling.

SECOND¿LANDING:
Double glazed window to side, radiator, access to loft, carpet flooring and smooth ceiling. Door to:

BEDROOM¿THREE: (10’ 8” excluding wardrobe x 10’ 2”)
Double glazed dormer window to front, built-in wardrobes, radiator, carpet flooring and smooth ceiling.


EXTERIOR:

GARAGING¿AND¿PARKING:
The property benefits from two gated driveways situated on either side of the cottage and provide ample parking for at least six vehicles. There is also a detached single garage providing further parking or storage.


GARDEN:
The property is situated centrally on a plot approximately 0.5 acres in size and thus benefits from having gardens to the front, rear and both sides, the scale of the plot alongside the unlisted nature of the cottage could provide potential purchasers with plenty of scope to extend to either side (STPP). The property also benefits from backing onto fields providing enviable views of the surrounding countryside.

Central to the cottage is a small courtyard that can be accessed via the lobby, kitchen or office and is mainly laid to shingle. This area is perfectly secluded and would be perfect for those who enjoy hosting parties or drinking their coffee in the mornign sun.

The main garden is located to the right hand side of the property and can be accessed via the right hand side driveway, the garden room or the office. It commences with a block paved patio area which extends around the rear of the property and provides access to any of the main gardens as well as the workshop. There is also a raised pergola which used to house a pond but could easily be changed into a further seating area of potentially a pool. The rest of the side garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature shrubs, flowers and trees to it’s borders.

The front and rear gardens contain various flower beds and fruit trees but are mostly laid to lawn with the rear garden being slightly raised from the property and also containing the properties oil tank which services the central heating system.

To the left hand side of the property is the final garden which is accessed by a small gate. Mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging a shrubs to it’s borders, this side of the garden also contains a garden shed, an allotment as well as a chicken coup.

AGENTS NOTES:
Works undertaken by the current vendor:
*New double glazed Windows and doors. (FENSA cert available)
*New solid oak front door.
*Majority of the rooms have been skimmed (walls & ceilings-ones without beams).
*New hardwood flooring & carpet throughout
*New plumbing throughout - New pipes and radiators.
*New oil fired combi Worcester Bosch boiler with portable thermostat.
*New water mains pipe
*All new lighting fixtures & fittings
*Installed ground floor en-suite.
*Fitted CCTV and alarm, CCTV can be accessed via mobile.
The property benefits from a water softener system and has a thatched roof which will need to be serviced in the coming years, however, due to the nature of the property the roof could also be refitted with tiling depending on the purchasers preference. There is an oil-fired central heating system servicing the property.
If you have any further questions regarding this property, please call 01245 381 416.


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07 September 2018

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  • Brentwood (15.5 mi)
  • Shenfield (13.7 mi)
  • Harold Wood (18.5 mi)
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Hamilton Piers, Hatfield Peverel

1-3 The Street, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2DL

01245 930073 Local call rate

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