Latchingdon, Chelmsford

£699,995

  • bedrooms4
  • bathrooms2
  • receptions2

A spacious family house enjoying an overall plot size of approaching 0.6 of an acre with the benefit of a small paddock at the rear and outstanding views over the surrounding countryside for many miles towards Maldon. The property has been extended to provide a wonderful 29 ft kitchen/family room with excellent views over the garden through bi-fold doors to both the rear and side elevations. The drive provides parking/turning for a number of vehicles and a boat or motorhome if required.

The Accommodation Comprises -

A canopy entrance porch with an oak supporting pillar and brick pier and a paved step, outside light and oak entrance door with frosted glazed panel and sealed unit window to either side leads to the reception hall.

Reception Hall - 3.66m x 3.35m (12'0 x 11'0 )

A spacious reception hall from which the principle reception rooms radiate. With oak finished flooring, double banked radiator, white painted spindle balustraded staircase to the first floor with cupboard under stairs. Coved cornice to ceiling, sealed unit lead light window to the front elevation.

Ground Floor Cloakroom -

With a white low level flushing WC and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, frosted glazed sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation. Wood finished flooring.

Study - 4.67m x 3.38m (15'4 x 11'1 )

Situated at the front of the house with a wide sealed unit lead light window to the front elevation with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling, wood effect flooring.

Lounge - 6.53m x 4.65m (21'5 x 15'3 )

A delightful room situated at the rear of the house with excellent views over the rear garden through oak framed sealed unit bi-fold doors. A recessed fireplace with log burner, oak display mantel above, four wall light points, TV point, double banked radiator, oak finished flooring.

Kitchen/Family Room - 8.97m x 4.11m (29'5 x 13'6 )

An outstanding room situated at the rear of the house with excellent views over the rear garden. The kitchen area is finished to a high specification with wood finished work surfaces with an excellent range of self closure drawers and cupboards beneath, integrated Electrolux dishwasher. A white enamel sink unit with integrated drainer to one side and stainless steel finished mixer tap. Two-oven oil fired aga set into a recess with brick piers to either side, oak bressumer above and further exposed brickwork to the ceiling height. Concealed lighting above the aga. To the work surface areas there are oak finished upstands. matching eye level wall cupboards, plate rack and bookshelf above and beneath the eye level wall cupboards there is concealed lighting. To the opposite wall there are further wood finished work surfaces with storage cupboards beneath, two further cupboards behind which there is space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Upright cupboard to one end of the work surface with the Worcester oil fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating and central heating programmer controls. Matching eye level wall cupboard. Sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation, eight recessed downlighters, tiled floor, double banked radiator. The peninsular unit with the sink and dishwasher provides a dividing area between the kitchen and the family part of the room with wine cooler.

Family Room -

The family part of the room is an addition to the house and provides a wonderful seating, eating and entertaining area with oak framed bi-fold doors to both the rear and side elevations providing a wonderful outlook along the garden and access out to the paved terrace. A partially vaulted ceiling with five recessed downlighters and six sealed unit velux windows providing light into the room. The tiled floor continues through from the kitchen into the family part of the room, four radiators, wall mounted panel radiator, TV point.

Landing -

With a sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation, coved cornice to ceiling, radiator, access to insulated loft space.

Bedroom One - 4.67m x 4.11m (15'4 x 13'6 )

Situated at the rear of the property with a sealed unit lead light window to the rear elevation from which there is a very pleasant outlook over the gardens and the surrounding countryside for many miles. Radiator, coved cornice to ceiling, wood finished flooring.

Bedroom Two - 4.70m x 3.07m (15'5 x 10'1 )

With a sealed unit lead light window to the front elevation with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling, six recessed downlighters, wood finished flooring.

Bedroom Three - 3.30m x 3.10m (10'10 x 10'2 )

With a sealed unit lead light window to the front elevation, radiator, laminate wood flooring, built in wardrobe cupboard with shelving. To one corner of the room there is a recess with shelving, coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Four - 3.45m x 2.82m (11'4 x 9'3 )

With a sealed unit lead light window to the rear elevation with a pleasant outlook over the rear gardens and the surrounding countryside for many miles. Radiator, laminate wood flooring. Victorian style cast iron fireplace with grate and display mantel. Four recessed downlighters, coved cornice to ceiling. Door to shower room en suite.

Family Bathroom -

With a white panel bath, fully tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted mixer taps and shower controls, opening shower door, pedestal wash hand basin and low level flushing WC. The bathroom has a tiled floor and is half tiled to the walls. Recessed downlighting. ladder towel radiator and a frosted glazed lead light window to the side elevation.

Shower Room En Suite -

With a white shower tray and opening shower door, wall mounted shower controls and shower head. White oblong wash hand basin with chromium finished monobloc tap and double storage cupboard below. Tiled splash back to the wash hand basin. The shower cubicle is fully tiled in a light tiling. Recessed downlighter, further recessed downlighter incorporating an extractor fan. Sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation, wall mounted ladder towel radiator and tiled floor.

Front Garden -

A gravel sweep-in driveway provides parking and turning for a number of vehicles. Illuminated brick piers with a wattle fencing in-between screening the house and to the front of the property there are established shrub beds. A gravel driveway leads along the side of the property providing further parking for vehicles, boat or motorhome, through a five bar gate. The gravel driveway then continues down the garden screen by a yew hedge to the double width garage.

Double Width Garage -

With two aluminium up and over doors.

Rear Garden - 54.25m x 14.63m (178 x 48)

The rear garden is a delightful feature of the house being principally laid to a large area of lawn with established fruit trees and shrub trees. Immediately to the rear and the side of the kitchen/family room there is a large paved terrace providing a seating, eating and relaxing area. The terrace is bordered by miniature hedging and shrub bed to the right hand side. Outside lighting. From the terrace a curved gravel pathway leads to a raised decked area which provides a raised seating area overlooking the lawns. The rear garden measures 178 ft in depth from the rear of the kitchen by 48 ft in width. Within the garden there is a wooden garden shed and at the far end of the garden there are two old wooden stables and further shed. At the far end of the garden there is post and rail fencing with a five bar gate leading to the paddock ideal for a small pony or other animals. The paddock measures 228 ft X 49 ft in width. From the paddock there are views over the surrounding countryside towards Maldon. Outside lighting and outside cold water tap.

Agents Note -

In total the property occupies a plot size of approximately 0.6 of an acre.
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