4 bedroom detached house for saleThe Street, Purleigh, Chelmsford, CM3 6QL
An impressive Grade ll listed 4 bedroom family home providing extensive and versatile accommodation throughout ideally suited for family living, entertaining and working from home.
This stunning home has been thoughtfully and tastefully designed for flexible family living offering 3 reception rooms, spacious kitchen/breakfast room, family bathroom and a shower room to the ground floor. The first floor accommodation offers 4 double bedrooms with the potential to create another bedroom and a spacious family bathroom. The property has the added benefit of ancillary/annexe accommodation which could also be used as office accommodation. (stpp). The property occupies a plot of just over 1.6 acres and enjoys enviable countryside views.
The property is positioned back from a country lane and can be entered from the front into an entrance porch or from the side into a welcoming entrance hall which provides access to the principal reception rooms, an oak edged step and oak tread staircase leads to the first floor. Situated to the front of the property is the study which enjoys a sash window overlooking front elevations. The most impressive sitting room is located to the front of the property, a focal point of the room is the central red brick fireplace with oak bressumer and log burner. From the sitting room access is provided into the front porch and the dining room. The dining room is located to the rear of the property with access and views over the established rear garden. There is a recessed fireplace with a log burner. The dining room is a bright and airy space, ideal for entertaining and features exposed beams and studwork into the kitchen/breakfast room. The kitchen/breakfast room is a L-shaped room and enjoys dual aspect views. The kitchen area comprises a range of wall and base units with a range of granite worktops with an inset stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over and a fitted Zanussi cooker with 2 ovens and a 4 ring hob. To the breakfast area are a range of matching wall and base units with wood finished work surfaces over and space for appliances. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious utility room and a ground floor bathroom which comprises a low level wc, wash hand basin and a seated, panelled bath with a shower attachment over.
Stairs rising to the first floor open into a sitting room/study area which provides access to the bedrooms and could be made into bedroom 5. The master bedroom is located to the rear of the property and enjoys a cast iron feature fireplace and a fitted wardrobe. The remainder of the bedrooms are all good sizes and bedroom 2 benefits from a walk-in wardrobe, with bedroom 3 benefitting from a cast iron feature fireplace and bedroom 4 benefitting from fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom concludes the first floor accommodation and comprises a panelled bath with a shower attachment, bidet and a wash hand basin. To the end of the bath is a semi-circular concealed wc with an oak lid.
Outbuildings/annexe The property offers versatile accommodation with the added benefit of an annexe which could be used for further family accommodation or office space (stpp). The building was previously used for office space and has communication cabling in place. The building comprises a garage and two garden stores. On entering the annexe there is a main entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, a focal point to the room is the original 'Bakers' oven set in a tiled wall. Access is provided into a study /office and the remainder of the ground floor accommodation is completed by a shower room, comprising a low level wc, wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle. To the first floor are three rooms offering studio/office space and a small kitchenette.
Outside The property is positioned down a country lane with access over a tarmac and shingled in and out driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles. Gated side access leads to the rear garden. The majority of the grounds are located to the rear of the property and mainly laid to lawn with a selection of mature trees and shrubs. The property occupies grounds of 1.6 acres. Immediately to the rear of the property is a decked and paved terrace, there are a selection of further out buildings including a wooden garden shed, wood store and further outside storage. The property enjoys enviable countryside views towards Maldon, The Estuary and Bradwell.
Where? The property is located in the sought after village of Purleigh positioned around 4 miles south of Maldon and approximately 8 miles east of Chelmsford. Purleigh is a small semi-rural village offering a village shop, highly regarded primary school, public house and parish church. The property occupies a country lane setting and enjoys views over open countryside with the village recreational park within close proximity. The village has a strong local community with many active social groups mainly centred around the village hall and 'The Bell' public house. The area is largely surrounded by open countryside with a network of footpaths over miles of open countryside.
For the commuter, the property is within close proximity to South Woodham Ferrers and North Fambridge railway stations providing links into London Liverpool street,. 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 at Boreham.
The nearest town is Maldon which is one of the oldest recorded towns in Essex with its historic quay and High Street with local and national stores as well as quaint tea rooms, historic pubs and a mixture of restaurants and bars.
Agents note The current owners have occupied the property for some 20years with office use for the annexe.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Private drainage and oil fired heating.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - N/A
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