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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Great Bardfield - Fenn Wright Signature

Sold STC £855,000

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Tenure: Freehold

An attractive family home occupying a peaceful setting in a small hamlet between Great Bardfield and Stebbing set in attractive gardens of around 0.75 of an acre. This comfortable and flexible family home has been beautifully presented in neutral tones throughout with well-balanced and light accommodation. This Grade ll listed home offers two principal reception rooms including a charming living room, bespoke farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. To the rear of the house is a single storey addition providing a further reception room/home office and a bedroom with en suite bathroom allowing for annexe accommodation or supplementary living space. To the first floor there are four well-proportioned bedrooms and a family bathroom. This fine home is complemented by attractive gardens and fine views over surrounding countryside with extensive areas of parking and a detached garage.

The house is approached from the front via an entrance lobby which opens to a delightful dining hall providing dining and reception space, storage facilities and a fireplace with feature inset burner. To the side of the house is a bespoke farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with a range of eye and base level units, work surfaces and appliances. Beyond is a discreetly positioned utility room offering space for white goods and oil fired boiler. The principal south facing living room is a charming space with a wealth of exposed timbers and studwork along with a red inglenook fireplace with inset log burning stove adding to the character of this atmospheric room. To the rear is a part glazed vaulted link with doors opening to the rear courtyard, and leading to an additional reception space/home office which has doors opening to the rear garden. To the very rear is bedroom five with an en suite bathroom.

To the upper level there are four bedrooms, orientated to capture the far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside and a family bathroom.  

The outside The property is comfortably set back from its country lane setting, approached over a gated gravel drive providing ample parking. To the rear of the drive is a modern, detached, double garage of pitched roof design currently being used as a workshop but offering the potential for a variety of uses, the garage has an electric door, power, light and loft storage.

The gardens extend to around 0.75 of an acre and neatly wraps around the property providing a delightful private landscaped courtyard to the rear with a water feature and terrace. The main garden is predominantly to the front and side, split into two distinctive areas, mainly laid to lawn with a number of mature trees providing a wealth of natural privacy with part of the garden backing onto open farmland. 

Where? The property occupies a glorious semi-rural setting within the hamlet of Oxen End close to Great Bardfield. Great Bardfield is an attractive village set in North West Essex, having a picturesque High Street with a variety of period cottages and houses of traditional Essex construction. There is a variety of shops providing most day to day requirements, schooling, Church with the river Pant bordering the village. The larger towns of Great Dunmow and Saffron Walden are a short distance away. For the commuter there are train services from Elsenham, Stansted Airport and Braintree (via Witham) to London Liverpool Street. Educational facilities are well catered for in both the private and state sector including Helena Romanes secondary school and sixth form centre at Great Dunmow, Felsted School, Newport Grammar School and County High at Saffron Waldon. The property enjoys stunning rural views and access to a network of footpaths over rolling Essex countryside. 

Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating and private drainage.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - Due to the property being Grade ll listed an EPC is not required. 


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28 August 2019

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Nearest station

  • Braintree (7.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fenn Wright, Chelmsford Residential Sales

20 Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1HL

01245 930127 Local call rate

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