An outstanding, detached cottage re-built between 2008 - 2010 to provide comfortable family accommodation incorporating efficient eco-friendly heating, low energy lighting throughout and oak ledged and braced internal doors with wrought iron latches and hinges, and has outstanding views over the surrounding farmland for many miles. The rear garden is 245ft in depth and south facing. The property has been designed in such a way as to maximise the views over the adjoining countryside and has a treble bay cart lodge with a loft room above. This lovely cottage is in a very convenient location being only a short drive from Maldon town centre.
* Four Bedroom * En-Suite Shower Room/wc & Dressing Area * Family Bathroom/wc * Two Reception Rooms * Garden Room * 23ft Fitted Kitchen/Dining Room * Utility Room * Ground Floor Cloakroom * Underfloor Heating Throughout * Three bay Cart Lodge * Delightful 245ft , South Facing Garden
The Accommodation Comprises -
From the driveway three flagstone steps lead up to an oak framed porch with slate tiled pitched roof and sitting on feature red brick walls. Glazed to three sides, flagstone flooring, external power point and lighting. Oak entrance door with double glazed sealed unit panels to either side opens to the reception hall.
Reception Hall - 5.31m x 1.70m (17'5 x 5'7 )
A most impressive reception hall with oak flooring and an oak spindled staircase leading to the first floor. Painted panelling to dado rail height. Eight recessed downlighters. Built in cloaks cupboard with hanging rail and shelves. Oak ledged and braced doors with complementary metal latches and hinges lead to the study, kitchen and lounge. From the reception hall an opening leads to the rear lobby.
Rear Lobby -
Tiled floor, oak framed double glazed sealed unit glazed door leading out to the exterior with excellent views over the neighbouring farmland. The rear lobby is half panelled in a painted panelling to dado rail height. Three recessed downlighters. Door to ground floor cloakroom.
Ground Floor Cloakroom -
White wall hung low level flushing wc with concealed cistern, white wash hand basin with chromium finished monobloc tap set onto a marble finished surface with a single storage cupboard with two oak doors beneath. The cloakroom is half tiled in a light tiling. Four recessed downlighters, extractor fan, tiled floor. Frosted glazed sealed unit oak framed window to the rear elevation. To the wc cistern is a marble finished worktop providing a display area. Ladder style towel rail.
Study - 2.82m x 2.44m (9'3 x 8'0 )
This is a bright room with an oak framed sealed unit window to two sides with outstanding views over the adjoining fields. To one wall is a fitted oak finished desk providing a computer/working area with a matching wall cupboard. Nine recessed downlighters, telephone point, TV point, thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Lounge - 4.42m x 4.39m (14'6 x 14'5 )
A delightful room with two oak framed sealed unit windows to the rear elevation from which their are wonderful distant views over the surrounding fields. A feature of the room is the recessed brick fireplace with multifuel stove, flagstone hearth and Douglas fir display mantel above. Fifteen recessed downlighters. Two Douglas Fir ceiling beams, TV and audio/speaker points, thermostat control for underfloor heating. Oak framed sealed unit bi-fold doors lead to the garden room.
Garden Room - 4.17m x 3.81m (13'8 x 12'6 )
A wonderful aspect to the house is the Oak framed garden room with sealed glazed full height windows to three sides with display sills. A feature of the room is the high vaulted ceiling with exposed oak supporting timbers. A pair of sealed unit oak framed glazed french doors lead out to the terrace. To one end of the room are further sealed unit oak framed windows above the windows to the rear allowing more light into the room giving a very bright effect. The oak flooring is finished with a translucent white stain allowing the grain to show through and enjoys underfloor heating. Thermostat control for the heating. From this room are excellent views over the neighbouring fields and the rear garden and the french doors allow access out to the terrace.
Kitchen/Dining Room - 7.16m x 3.56m (23'6 x 11'8 )
Fitted to a high standard with an excellent range of work surfaces with a double porcelain butler sink with chromium finished mixer tap. Beneath the work surfaces are numerous self closer drawers and cupboards incorporating a corner cupboard with chrome finished wire baskets. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Rangemaster Elan 1100 cooker range with two electric ovens and grill with six LPG gas ring hobs. Above the cooker range is a discreetly situated extractor hood and light set into a matching canopy. To one end of the work surface is space for a free standing fridge/freezer. To the opposite wall is a range of matching work surfaces with two double storage cupboards beneath. Central island with an oak finished surface and four large drawers to one end and four drawers to either side with power points. Attractive tiled surround to the work surface areas which also extends to the rear of the cooker range up to the extractor hood. This bright room has two oak framed sealed unit windows, one to the front and one to the side elevation providing a very pleasant outlook. Twenty-three recessed downlighters to the kitchen area. Slate tiled floor. Three Douglas Fir ceiling beams. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Dining Area -
Oak framed sealed unit window to the front elevation, slate tiled floor continuing through from the kitchen area. Twenty recessed downlighters. From the dining area an opening leads through to the reception hall and a door leads to the utility room.
Utility Room - 3.48m x 2.29m (11'5 x 7'6 )
Wood finished work surface with a white porcelain butler sink with chromium finished monobloc tap with two storage drawers beneath. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer. Three drawer unit to one side and open shelved unit above. Further wood finished work surface along one wall, space beneath for a free standing fridge/freezer, six drawer unit. One double and one single eye level wall cupboards. Tiled floor. Oak framed sealed unit frosted glazed window to the front elevation. Oak framed sealed unit glazed door leads out to the terrace. Two recessed downlighters. To one corner of the room is the insulated hot water tank, pressurised header tank and solar thermal control unit.
Oak balustrading to the staircase, oak framed sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation with views over the adjacent farmland.
Bedroom One - 4.34m x 3.86m (14'3 x 12'8 )
A wonderful room situated at the rear of the house with two oak framed sealed unit windows to the rear elevation with distant views over the surrounding countryside. Two oak framed sealed unit windows to the side elevation with further views. To two walls are an excellent range of oak finished fitted wardrobes providing excellent storage with seven double wardrobes all with storage drawers beneath. Thermostat control for underfloor heating. From the bedroom there is access to the dressing area.
Dressing Area -
Fitted wardrobe to either side with hanging rails. From the dressing area a door opens to the en-suite shower room.
En-Suite Shower Room -
Large white walk-in shower tray with glass screen, chromium finished mixer controls with high level shower head, fully tiled in a dark tiling. White low level flushing wall hung wc with concealed cistern. Large white oblong wash hand basin with chromium finished monobloc tap set into a marble finished surround with eight drawers beneath. Wall mounted white bidet with chromium finished mixer tap. Oak framed sealed unit frosted glazed window to the front elevation. Wall mounted white ladder towel radiator. Extractor fan, four recessed downlighters. Marble finished display shelf to the concealed wc cistern. Tiled floor. Shaver point. Other than the shower area the room is fully tiled in a white tiling.
Bedroom Two - 3.53m x 3.45m (11'7 x 11'4 )
Oak framed sealed unit window to the front elevation, thermostat control for underfloor heating. Access to insulated loft space.
Bedroom Three - 3.51m x 3.43m (11'6 x 11'3 )
Another bright room with an oak framed sealed unit window to both the front and side elevations providing a very pleasant outlook. Thermostat control for underfloor heating.
Bedroom Four - 2.77m x 2.46m (9'1 x 8'1 )
Situated at the rear of the house and providing excellent views over the neighbouring fields through an oak framed sealed unit double glazed window. Thermstat control for underfloor heating. Access to insulated loft space.
Family Bathroom -
Finished to a high standard with a white shaped bath with an oak finished side panel, wall mounted chromium finished mixer tap and shower attachment, glass shower screen. White wall hung low level flushing wc with concealed cistern. White square wash hand basin with matching display surface to one side and chromium finished monobloc tap, one double and one single storage cupboard beneath. White wall mounted ladder towel radiator, extractor fan. Tiled floor. Oak framed sealed unit frosted glazed window to the side elevation. The bathroom is fully tiled in a white tiling with a decorative border tile, one wall being tiled in a contrasting sea blue. Shaver point.
Front Garden -
A wide tarmacadam finished driveway leads into the property providing ample turning and parking space for many vehicles. To the right hand side of the driveway are raised brick flower beds and steps leading up to the front entrance porch. To the left hand side the driveway leads across to the three bay cart lodge. To either side of the cart lodge is hard standing for a motor home/caravan/boat or further vehicles. To the left hand side are raised shrub beds with railway sleeper border continuing around to the rear of the cart lodge. From the driveway a paved pathway leads past an established hedge behind which is the LPG gas container and an opening continues through to the kitchen garden.
Three Bay Cart Lodge - 5.38m depth x 8.28m width (17'8 depth x 27'2 width)
Power and light installed, cold water supply.
AGENTS NOTE: One of the bays is currently used as a storage area with a door to the side and power and light. Staircase leading up to a loft room.
Loft Room -
Power and light installed and insulated.
Kitchen Garden -
From the front garden a paved pathway leads along the side of the property with seven railway sleeper edged raised kitchen garden screened by 6ft fencing and maturing Beech hedge. Outside cold water tap and electric sockets. Discreetly situated adjacent to the property is the Calorex Air Heat Source Pump which provides all hot water and heating to the property.
Rear Terrace -
Again, from the front garden access leads past the property via an epoxy resin surfaced patio providing a sheltered seating area that enjoys the sunshine and overlooks the surrounding countryside. The area is bordered by red raised brick beds containing colorful bedding plants .
Rear Garden - 74.68m depth x 16.76m width (245'0 depth x 55'0 width)
The garden is a delightful feature of the house and immediately to the rear of the utility room and side of the garden room is a large terrace with an adjacent lawned area from which lawns lead away from the property with colourful flower and shrub borders, a line of ornamental trees all screened by 6ft fencing to the right hand side. A concrete pathway leads along the left hand side of the boundary to a workshop with a colorful flower bed to the side again with distant views over the surrounding fields. A concrete pathway leads along the side of the workshop to a vegetable garden, a storage shed for garden equipment and compost containers. The garden enjoys a south facing aspect.
Workshop - 7.49m x 3.99m (24'7 x 13'1 )
Power and light installed, windows to the rear elevation. This is a very useful workshop/games room. Adjacent to the workshop is a lean-to timber rack.
AGENTS NOTE -
All four sides of the property are illuminated with low energy lighting. The property has underfloor heating throughout with an air source heat pump, oak framed double glazed sealed unit windows, oak ledged and braced internal doors with wrought iron door furniture and a WPL Diamond sewage treatment plant.