Danbury, Chelmsford

Offers over £985,000

  • bedrooms5
  • bathrooms3
  • receptions2

A most appealing Victorian family house, believed to have been constructed in 1897 and situated in a delightful secluded location within walk of Danbury village centre with National Trust Woodland to the front and outstanding distance views to the rear over undulating countryside. * Five Bedrooms * Two en-suites * Family shower room/wc * Two reception rooms * Excellent fitted kitchen * Utility room * 17ft Conservatory * Gas Central heating * Garage * Large rear garden * Outstanding views

Directions -

From our office, Eves Corner village green and pond take the main road towards the A12 and Chelmsford by going striaght over the double mini-roundabouts. At the next mini-roundabout opposite the Bell Inn turn left into Well Lane and contine to the T junction at the end. At the T junction turn left and Fitzwalter Lane will be found approximately 100 metres on the right. Wildcroft it the first house on the right hand side.

The accommodation comprises -

A pair of glazed french doors with outside light and brick arched entrance opens to an entrance lobby.

Entrance lobby -

With tiled floor and from which a coloured, leaded light glazed entrance door with matching side panels opens to the reception hall.

Reception hall - 4.47 x 2.06 (14'8 x 6'9 )

A charming reception hall with a tiled floor, double banked radiator, moulded coved cornice to ceiling and a white painted, spindled and balustraded staircase leading to the first floor. Understairs cupboard with shelving and light. Thermostat control for central heating.

Ground floor cloakroom -

With a high level flushing wc and white pedestal wash hand basin. Sash window to the front elevation, cloak rail, tiled floor, double banked radiator.

Dining room - 6.17 x 4.27 (20'3 x 14'0 )

A delightful room situated at the front of the house with three sash windows to the front elevation, two single radiators and one double radiator, partly frosted glazed sash window to the side elevation. A feature of the room is the slate fireplace surround and hearth with gas coal effect stove with mahogany decorated display mantel above.
To one end of the dining room is a study area with an oak finished corner unit fitted to two walls with desk, retractable keyboard shelf, three desk drawers and eight matching filing cabinet drawers, telephone point with BT line. Door to the sitting room.

Sitting room - 6.22 x 4.27 (20'5 x 14'0 )

A bright, charming room situated at the rear of the house with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside for many miles. Pair of upvc double glazed sealed unit french doors with matching windows to either side lead out to the terrace and overlook the gardens and the surrounding countryside. Upvc double glazed sealed unit door to one side leading out to the terrace. Partly frosted glazed sash window to the side elevation. Marble finished fireplace surround and hearth with white decorated display mantel above. Three double banked radiators. Moulded coved cornice to ceiling, four wall light points, TV point. From the sitting room there are views for many miles, possibly some of the finest views in Essex.

Fitted kitchen - 3.25 x 3.05 (10'8 x 10'0 )

Fitted with an excellent range of granite worktops with granite upstands, self closer drawers, cupboards and integrated AEG dishwasher. Rangemaster Toledo cooker range with two ovens and grill and a five ring gas hob with glass splashback to the cooker area. Above the cooker is an Electrolux stainless steel finished extractor hood with light. Matching eye level wall cupboards to either side. To the opposite wall is a white circular sink with matching integrated drainer and anodised finished mixer tap set into a granite worktop with upstands and double storage cupboard below. Two wall mounted panel radiators. Tile effect floor, eight recessed downlighters. A feature of the kitchen is the recessed, tiled fireplace with stone hearth and multi-fuel burner with display mantel above and seating area to the front. From the kitchen a small pane bevel-edged glazed door leads to the conservatory and a matching door leads to the utility room.

Utility room - 4.22 x 2.46 (13'10 x 8'1 )

Fitted to a high standard with a white sink unit with matching drainer and anodised finished mixer tap, cupboards and drawers beneath. Matching double eye level wall cupboard to one side with display shelves and hooks beneath. To the opposite wall is a further range of worktops with space and plumbing for automatic washing. Upright storage cupboard with pull-out larder cupboard with wire baskets. Matching eye level wall cupboard with corner display shelving to one side, display shelf beneath, cup hooks. Further granite worktop with two integrated fridges, space for tumble dryer. Glazed china display cabinet above with glass shelves and drawer beneath. Upright storage cupboard with shelving to the lower half and to the upper half houses the gas-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating, central heating programmer controls. Matching eye level wall cupboard to one side. Sash window to the front elevation. Tile effect flooring. Small pane glazed door to the side elevation leading out to the garden. Wall mounted double banked radiator, wall mounted panelled radiator. From the utility room a small pane bevel-edged glazed door leads to the conservatory.

Conservatory - 5.21 x 3.76 (17'1 x 12'4 )

A really useful addition to the house providing an outstanding seating area with views across the surrounding undulating countryside for many miles and enjoying a southerly aspect. The conservatory has been designed in such a way as to make use of the views and sunshine with bi-fold doors to both the side and rear elevations which open up to allow free flow of air and uninterrupted views over the garden and countryside beyond with access to the terrace to one side and the decked area to the rear. Pitched sealed unit glazed roof, tiled floor, double banked radiator, three wall light points, power points.

Landing -

With a white painted spindled and balustraded staircase, sash window to the side elevation with views over the field to one side. Small pane window to the front elevation. Access to insulated and boarded loft space with power and light. Window to the rear elevation.

Bedroom one - 4.37 x 4.29 (14'4 x 14'1 )

Situated at the rear of the house with a pair of upvc double glazed sealed unit windows, radiator beneath. From here there are elevated views over the surrounding countryside for many miles providing a wonderful outlook from the bedroom. Two double fitted wardrobe cupboards with further cupboards above and a centre single wardrobe with mirrored door, hanging rails and shelving. Door the bathroom en-suite.

En-suite bathroom -

Panelled cast iron bath with chromium finished mixer tap, matching low level flushing wc. To the opposite end of the bathroom is a range of fitted cupboards with a white circular wash hand basin set onto the vanity unit with chromium finished monobloc tap. Shaver point. Slate grey tiled surround to the vanity unit area, wc and bath areas. Slate tiled floor. Partly frosted glazed sash window to the side elevation. Upvc double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation again with outstanding views.

Bedroom two - 4.32 x 4.14 (14'2 x 13'7 )

With two sash windows to the front elevation with views over the woodland and common, radiator beneath. Double built-in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rails, further cupboards above. Door to bathroom en-suite.

En-suite bathroom -

White cast iron bath with chromium finished mixer tap with white wooden side and end panels. White low level flushing wc. To the opposite end is a fitted vanity unit across one wall with a white wash hand basin set into the worktop with two double storage cupboards and four drawers beneath. Large wall mirror above, shaver point, two wall light points, radiator. Partly frosted glazed window to the side elevation. Light blue tiled surround to the bath and wash hand basin area. Tile effect floor.

Bedroom three - 3.48 x 3.35 (11'5 x 11'0 )

With an upvc double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation again with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside, radiator beneath. Picture rail.

Bedroom four - 3.07 2.36 (10'1 7'9 )

With a sash window to the front elevation with views over the neighbouring woodland, double banked radiator beneath. Two double built-in wardrobe cupboards with hanging rails and cupboards above.

Bedroom five - 2.82 x 2.06 (9'3 x 6'9 )

With a upvc double glazed sealed unit window to the rear and side elevations with views over the surrounding countryside for many miles to the rear and views over the neighbouring fields to the side. Pine panelled, shaped ceiling with four recessed downlighters, access to insulated loft space. Double built-in pine linen cupboard with shelving.

Family shower room -

Shower cubicle with sliding shower doors and matching side panels, wall mounted shower controls and shower head. White low level flushing wc, white wall mounted wash hand basin with chromium finished mixer tap, white ladder towel radiator. Small pane window to the front elevation, vinyl floor covering. The shower room is half panelled in a white panelling. Extractor fan.

Front garden -

The property is approached through a five bar gate with laurel hedging to the front boundary. A wide gravelled driveway leads to the front and side of the house providing turning and parking for a number of vehicles. Area of lawn adjacent to the laurel hedge and a laurel hedge to the left hand boundary with shrub bed. To the left hand side of the house a pair of wooden gates allow access through to the rear garden. To the right hand side is a brick built garage. Pair of wooden gates with pedestrian gate to one side allows access through to a concealed storage/parking area with external power point adjacent to the garage ideal for parking a caravan/boat with outside power point nearby. Aluminium framed greenhouse, lean-to log store/garden furniture storage area.

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To the rear of the garage is a wooden garden shed. From the gravelled area a paved pathway leads along the side of the house, passing the utility room door, and a covered walkway with outside light leads through to a further wooden garden shed with power and light installed suitable for freezers etc. A block paviour pathway continues along the side of the conservatory down to the rear garden. Outside cold water tap.

Garage - 4.37 x 3.66 (14'4 x 12'0 )

With aluminium up and over door, power and light installed. Original brick floor, window and door to the side. This was previously the stable to the house.

Rear garden - 30.48 depth x 18.29 width (100'0 depth x 60'0 width)

The rear garden is a delightful feature of the house being principally laid to a large area of lawn overlooking the surround countryside to two sides with established hedging to the right and rear boundary. A brick paviour pathway meanders along the side of the garden to a paved seating area. To the rear of the house is a large paved terrace surrounded by wooden balustrading which leads to the conservatory which has a decked area to the rear supported on pillars again with wooden balustrading. Sleeper steps with slate infill lead from the terrace down to the lawns. Outside power point. The rear garden enjoys a south facing aspect with possible some of the most attractive views in Danbury

View From Bedroom One -

Views of Adjacent Fields -

Further Views of Rear Garden -

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