Danbury, Chelmsford

£649,995

  • bedrooms5
  • bathrooms3
  • receptions2

Within walking distance of Danbury village centre a deceiving family house offering surprisingly large accommodation and enjoying pleasant gardens and outstanding distant views from the rear of the first floor of the house over the surrounding countrryside towards the Blackwater Estuary. The property enjoys a secluded garden with parking for a number of vehicles along with a useful log cabin providing a games, hobbies room or home office together with a separate driveway with parking space for two vehicles, boat, caravan or motorhome.

The Accommodation Comprises -

A UPVC sealed unit entrance door with an unusual oval leaded light glazed window and a sealed unit window to either side opens onto the entrance lobby.

Entrance Lobby - 2.79m x 1.45m (9'2 x 4'9 )

With oak flooring, inlaid coconut matting and radiator. From the entrance lobby a glazed door opens to the dining/sitting room.

Dining/Sitting Room - 6.17m x 5.97m reducing to 2.82m (20'3 x 19'7 reducing to 9'3 )

A large L shaped room providing a dining and seating area with a wide UPVC sealed unit double glazed unit window to the front elevation with a double banked radiator beneath. There is also a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation with radiator below. Staircase to the first floor with storage cupboard beneath, further double banked radiator, coved cornice to ceiling, oak flooring. Wall mounted panelled radiator.

Lounge - 6.32m x 3.58m (20'9 x 11'9 )

A delightful room with views to both the rear and front elevations through a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to either end of the room. A recessed fireplace with open flue and marble finished tiled surround and marble finished hearth. TV point, two radiators, coved cornice to ceiling, two molded ceiling roses with decorative plaster finished friezes, dimmer switch.

Utility Room - 3.10m x 2.06m (10'2 x 6'9 )

Fitted to a good standard with an excellent range of worktops with a one and a half bowl enamel white sink unit with matching drainer and chromium finished monobloc tap. Beneath the work surfaces there are two double white high gloss storage cupboards with space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer. Space for upright fridge/freezer. White tiled surround to the work surface and sink areas and a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation. Wall mounted Valiant gas fired boiler supplies domestic hot water and central heating, tiled floor, coved cornice to ceiling, door to ground floor shower room.

Ground Floor Shower Room -

With a large white shower tray with sliding shower door and matching side panel, wall mounted Triton shower control and shower head. The shower cubicle is fully tiled in a light shaded tiling. A white wash hand basin with chromium finished monobloc tap with tiled splashback and white high gloss storage cupboard below. Low level flushing WC, white wall mounted ladder towel radiator, coved cornice to ceiling, three recessed downlighters, tiled floor. Frosted glazed sealed unit UPVC window to the rear elevation.

Kitchen/Family Room - 6.10m x 3.68m (20'0 x 12'1 )

Fitted to a high standard with an excellent range of work surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl sink unit with chromium finished mixer tap. Beneath the work surfaces there are numerous cream high gloss finished self closure drawers and cupboards. A peninsular work surface serves as a dividing area between the kitchen and seating areas with a five ring Smeg chromium finished gas hob with stainless steel finished extractor and glass surround suspended above the hob unit. To one side of the peninsular unit there are three self closure drawers and to the other side there are three storage cupboards with two corner cupboards. There are black granite tiling upstands to the work surface and windowsill areas. Space and plumbing for automatic dishwasher, Zanussi stainless steel finished double oven and Zanussi stainless steel finished microwave and grill with cupboard above. Upright storage cupboard to one side, coved cornice to ceiling, eight recessed downlighters to the kitchen area, vinyl flooring. The kitchen provides a wonderful outlook over two aspects with a wide UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to both the front and side elevations.

Family Area -

With a vinyl flooring continuing through from the kitchen with six recessed downlighters. A feature of the room is the UPVC double glazed sealed unit bay window to the rear elevation with a wide windowsill for display purposes and radiator below. There are also a pair of UPVC double glazed sealed unit French doors leading out to the side elevation and garden. Across one wall is an excellent range of fitted cream high gloss storage cupboards incorporating a large upright integrated fridge, TV point and telephone point.

Landing -

With a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation from which there are outstanding distant views over the surrounding farmland. Access to insulated loft space, coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom One - 4.17m x 3.66m (13'8 x 12'0 )

Upon entering bedroom one there is a dressing area suitable for wardrobes, storage etc and an opening leads to the bedroom.
With a wide UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation providing a very pleasant outlook over the neighbouring farmland. Double banked radiator, TV point, coved cornice to ceiling, double built in wardrobe cupboard, sealed unit frosted glazed UPVC window to the side elevation. Door to bathroom en suite.

Bathroom En Suite -

With a white panelled bath and a large white shower tray with opening shower door and matching side panel. Wall mounted chromium finished shower head and an Aqualisa shower control finished in chrome is located outside the shower. A white wash hand basin with chromium finished monobloc tap set into a fitted vanity unit with white high gloss storage cupboards below with a white low level flushing WC and concealed cistern. Wall mounted chromium finished ladder towel radiator. A wide frosted glazed sealed unit UPVC window to the front elevation. The shower cubicle is fully tiled in a light tiling with the remainder of the bathroom being half tiled in a matching tiling. Coved cornice to ceiling with five recessed downlighters and a further recessed downlighter with integrated extractor.

Bedroom Two - 3.84m x 3.58m (12'7 x 11'9 )

With a wide UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the front elevation and radiator below, coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Three - 3.58m x 2.24m (11'9 x 7'4 )

With a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation with distant views over the surrounding countryside and far reaching views to the Blackwater Estuary. Radiator, coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Four - 2.84m x 2.74m (9'4 x 9'0 )

With a UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the front elevation with a radiator below, coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Five/Study - 3.10m x 2.24m (10'2 x 7'4 )

A UPVC double glazed sealed unit window, with radiator beneath, gives very pleasant views over the neighbouring farmland.

Family Bathroom -

With a white panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low level flushing WC. Fully tiled shower cubicle in white with wall mounted Aqualisa shower controls and shower head and folding opening shower door. Wall mounted chromium finished ladder towel radiator. A wide frosted glazed sealed unit UPVC window to the rear elevation. Built in linen cupboard with shelving, insulated hot water tank with immersion heater.

Agents Note -

The property, although registered under a postal address of Cherry Garden Lane is also accessible from Maldon Road with vehicular access on both sides of the property. A brick paviour driveway with two brick piers with an electrically controlled opening wooden gate leads into the gravelled parking/turning area situated at the side of the property. This provides parking for four/five vehicles with a turning area.

Rear Garden -

The rear garden is principally laid to lawn screened by established hedging and shrubs to the rear boundary. There is also a pedestrian gate out to Maldon Road. From the gate a pathway leads up to the French doors at the side of the kitchen. Situated beside the pathway is a very useful storage shed/workshop.

Shed/Workshop - 5.00m x 4.47m (16'5 x 14'8 )

With windows to both the side elevations, stable door to the front elevation and a pair of double opening wooden doors allowing access to garden equipment. Power and light installed.

Side Garden -

Situated at the side of the house are gardens with a lawned area screened by established hedging and flower beds. From the French doors a matching paved pathway leads round to the front of the house where there is a seating and eating area. This enjoys a South facing aspect and a sheltered seating area with power points and outside cold water tap.

Front Garden -

The front garden is principally laid to an irregular shaped lawn with a paved pathway leading up to the front entrance door and leading from the pathway there is a further paved path leading across to the gravel turning and parking area with trellis fencing and climbing roses.

Log Cabin - 6.91m x 1.91m (22'8 x 6'3 )

With power and light installed this area is ideal as a games room, hobbies room or home office. With a pair of sealed unit glazed French doors to the rear providing a pleasant outlook over a secluded decked area. The log cabin is divided into two parts with a sealed unit bay window to the side elevation, along the side of the log cabin is a covered walkway with outside lighting. In one part of the log cabin there is a work surface already fitted with a one and a half bowl sink unit (which will need connecting and plumbing in but could be used as a kitchen area). A door leads to the far end of the log cabin where there is a sealed unit window to the rear, separate door to the exterior and this could be utilised to provide WC/shower room facilities. To the rear of the log cabin there is a secluded decked area providing a seating and eating area and from which a wooden gate with trellis fencing and established hedging leads out to a gravelled driveway, which provides parking for two vehicles or a boat or caravan.

Additional Parking -

An independent driveway provides parking for two vehicles or a boat or caravan/motorhome.

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AGENTS NOTE -

Planning Permission was granted in August 2014 for a single storey rear extension Ref: 14/01027/FUL. This permission has now expired.
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