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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Market Hill, Maldon, CM9 4PZ

Guide Price £985,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A handsome 5 bedroom detached Grade II Listed period home situated within the conservation area of Market Hill. The house is believed to date back to the early 17th Century and is steeped in local history retaining many of its original features. The timber framed and rendered property enjoys an attractive symmetrical design with three generous reception rooms, traditional kitchen/breakfast room, cellar and five first and second floor bedrooms. Externally the property stands in a plot of around 1/3 of an acre providing a drive, extensive electric gated parking area, beautiful easterly facing garden and an adjoining single-storey former bake house, currently being utilised as storage and workshop facilities. The property occupies a prominent position close to Maldon's thriving High Street and is set amongst a number of individual period houses.

A grand six panel entrance door opens to a welcoming entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor and a full length under stairs storage cupboard. The principal reception is situated to the side of the property and enjoys an attractive bay window with small-paned sashes and shutters, open fireplace and twin timber doors opening to the rear elevation. The dining room is another generous room providing a wealth of period features with exposed flooring and timbers and feature marble fireplace. The room enjoys a prominent bay window with window seat and a door leading to a discreetly positioned cloakroom. To the centre of the property is a comfortable family room providing access to the garden, kitchen/breakfast room and cellar. The room sees a continuation of the exposed timber work and includes an attractive redbrick fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner. The kitchen is situated to the side and rear of the house and provides a collection of traditional wooden storage units with iroko wood work surfaces and a range of modern appliances. A further staircase rises to the first floor. The cellar comprises of two main rooms providing storage and housing the boiler. Two independent staircases lead to the first floor where there are three double bedroom, family bathroom and a separate shower room. The master bedroom is a delightful room with walk-in wardrobe and spacious en suite shower room. Bedroom two has an adjoining bonus room, currently be used as a dressing room but could make an ideal home office. To the top floor are two further bedrooms. Another staircase from the family bathroom leads to the attic offering roof access and storage.

Entrance hall not measured 

Dining room 17' 2" x 13' 5" (5.23m x 4.09m)  

Sitting room 24' 2" max x 15' 2" (7.37m x 4.62m)  

Family room 16' 2" x 12' 5" (4.93m x 3.78m)  

Kitchen/breakfast room 23' 7" > 12' 8" x 13' 9" (7.19m x 4.19m)  

Cloakroom not measured 

First floor landing  

Bedroom one 15' 5" x 14' 9" (4.7m x 4.5m)  

Dressing room not measured 

Shower room 15' 8" x 5' 3" (4.78m x 1.6m)  

Bedroom two 15' 5" x 13' 7" (4.7m x 4.14m)  

Dressing room not measured 

Shower room not measured 

Bedroom three 12' 9" x 12' 4" (3.89m x 3.76m)  

Family bathroom 13' 3" x 8' 6" (4.04m x 2.59m)  

Second floor landing not measured 

Bedroom four 13' 4" x 10' 9" max (4.06m x 3.28m)  

Bedroom five 17' 4" x 10' 9" max (5.28m x 3.28m)  

Attic 22' 6" x 10' 6" (6.86m x 3.2m)  

Cellar 15' 1" x 7' 4" (4.6m x 2.24m)  

Cellar 15' 8" x 7' 4" (4.78m x 2.24m)  

Workshop 14' 7" x 11' 8" (4.44m x 3.56m)  

The outside The property occupies an elevated position towards the upper section of Market Hill. A side driveway provides vehicular and electric gated access to the rear of the property where there is ample space for parking and storage. Adjoining the house are a range of single storey buildings used for storage and workshop facilities. Formally these buildings were utilised as a brewery, bakery, wash house and historically also listed as being used for lodgings. The buildings are original by design and include power and light and original Copper Wash. The easterly facing garden is of good proportion with cut borders and a mixture of established trees, flowers and shrubs. The garden also benefits from the property's elevated position by providing wonderful views to the north towards Great Totham, the River Chelmer and Blackwater estuary. 

Where? The property occupies a prominent and central position within the conservation area of Market Hill which is within walking distance of Maldon's thriving High Street. The attractive maritime town of Maldon is one of the oldest recorded towns in Essex with a High Street boasting both local and national stores as well as quaint tea rooms, historic pubs and a mixture of restaurants. The property is close to the Blackwater estuary and River Crouch. With its vast coastline the area is very popular for sailing and other water sports. There is a choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector, including Maldon Court Prep School, Heathcote and Elm Green and slightly further afield, New Hall and Felsted. A bus service provides links to the excellent Grammar Schools in Chelmsford and Colchester. Maldon is located roughly 5 miles south east of Hatfield Peverel, which provides a rail link into London Liverpool street station taking approximately 40 minutes. The city of Chelmsford lies 10 miles to the west, with extensive range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, theatres and social activities.  

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

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
07 June 2018


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