Purleigh, Chelmsford

£995,000

  • bedrooms4
  • bathrooms2
  • receptions3

An outstanding Listed Grade II period house situated in a quiet location in this sought after village and enjoying an overall plot size of approximately 1.44 acres with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. The property offers flexible accommodation and has the benefit of an Annexe which could be used for further family accommodation or (subject to planning consent) office accommodation. The well known Bell public house and Purleigh church are within a short walk and within a short drive is the old town of Maldon.

The accommodation comprises -

Canopied glass entrance porch with two supporting pillars and raised circular step, glazed wooden entrance door opening to the reception hall.

Reception Hall - 3.81m x 2.92m reducing to 0.99m (12'6 x 9'7 reducing to 3'3 )

A spacious, L-shaped reception hall on two levels with a tiled floor and oak edged step, oak tread staircase with handrail to one side leading to the first floor. Double banked radiator. Built in cupboard with electric meter and circuit breaker board. Built in storage cupboard.

Study - 3.73m x 3.66m (12'3 x 12'0 )

Situated at the front of the house with a sash window to the front elevation with double banked radiator beneath. Telephone point.

Lounge - 8.89m x 3.58m (29'2 x 11'9 )

An outstanding room situated at the front of the house with two secondary double glazed sash windows to the front elevation with fitted window blinds. To the centre of the room is a central red brick fireplace with oak bressumer, tiled hearth and log burner. To the other side of the fireplace is a recessed red brick fireplace with tiled hearth and open flue. Two double banked radiators, TV point, five exposed ceiling beams. Pair of glazed French doors open to the front lobby.

Front Lobby -

Tiled floor, frosted glazed wooden entrance door to the front elevation.

Dining Room - 4.72m x 4.34m max (15'6 x 14'3 max)

A bright room situated at the rear of the house with a secondary double glazed sash window to the rear elevation with views over the rear garden. Glazed wooden door leading to the terrace and garden. Double banked radiator. Recessed fireplace with log burner and tiled hearth. To the right hand side of the fireplace are three glass display shelves in a recess. Exposed stud work to one wall. White painted panelled ceiling with three spotlights. Tiled floor. Understairs cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.11m x 3.68m reducing to 2.21m (16'9 x 12'1 reducing to 7'3 )

A very pleasant L-shaped room having a delightful aspect to two sides with a range of granite work tops incorporating a one and a half bowl Franke stainless steel sink unit with integrated drainer to one side and stainless steel finished mixer tap. Beneath the work surfaces are oak finished drawers and cupboards. Fitted Zanussi cooker with two ovens and four ring hob, stainless steel finished extractor hood with light above. White tiled surround to the work surface, sink and cooking areas. Secondary double glazed sash window to the rear elevation with delightful views over the garden. The kitchen area is open to the dining area with pine stud work.
To the BREAKFAST AREA are wood finished work surfaces with a range of matching drawers and cupboards beneath. Space for free standing fridge/freezer, matching eye level wall cupboards. Secondary double glazed sash window to the side elevation with double banked radiator beneath. Oak finished flooring. Four recessed downlighters.

Utility Room - 3.81m x 2.46m (12'6 x 8'1 )

Twin drainer, single bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and tiled surround, range of oak finished drawers and cupboards beneath. To the opposite wall is a oil-fired Myson boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Range of wall shelving. Tiled surround to the work surface area with telescopic towel rail to one end. Two sealed unit small pane windows to the rear elevation and a glazed wooden door leading out to the rear garden and the terrace. Recessed downlighter, fluorescent strip light, tiled floor. To one end of the utility room is a shelf with hanging rail beneath.

Ground Floor Bathroom -

White seated, panelled bath with chromium finished mixer tap and shower attachment, fully tiled surround in white. White low level flushing wc with wooden seat, white wash hand basin set into a fitted vanity unit with oak finished cupboard beneath and tiled surround. Wall mounted white ladder towel radiator. Frosted glazed window to the rear elevation. Vinyl flooring, two recessed downlighters.

First Floor Landing -

With painted panelling to either side of the first part of the landing and open stud work adjacent to the staircase and the sitting/study area.

Sitting/Study Area - 3.71m x 3.71m (12'2 x 12'2 )

Secondary double glazed small pane window to the front elevation with fitted shutters with outstanding distant views over the neighbouring fields. Radiator. Stripped and polished pine floor boards, exposed stud work to three walls. A step leads to a lobby.

Lobby -

Strip Pine flooring, doors to two of the bedrooms.

Bedroom One - 4.09m x 3.73m (13'5 x 12'3 )

Secondary double glazed small pane sash window to the side elevation. Cast iron fireplace surround with tiled hearth. Door to large walk-in wardrobe with hanging rail. Double banked radiator.

Bedroom Two - 3.71m x 3.66m (12'2 x 12'0 )

Secondary double glazed small pane sash window to the front elevation with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside for many miles. Radiator. Double walk-in wardrobe with a range of shelving and two hanging rails.

Bedroom Three - 4.95m x 3.35m (16'3 x 11'0 )

A charming room situated at the rear of the house with two secondary double glazed small pane sash windows to the rear elevation with a wonderful outlook over the gardens. Victorian style cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth. Built in airing cupboard with insulated hot water tank, immersion heater and shelving. TV point.

Bedroom Four - 3.71m x 2.84m max (12'2 x 9'4 max)

Secondary double glazed small pane sash window to the front elevation again with lovely views over the surrounding countryside. Radiator, access to insulated loft space. Double built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelving to one side.

Family Bathroom - 3.71m x 2.44m (12'2 x 8'0 )

A large bathroom with a white bath with chromium finished mixer tap and shower attachment. Bidet with chromium finished mixer tap, wall mounted wash hand basin. Tiled surround to three walls and a large wall mirror with concealed lighting above the wash hand basin. Secondary double glazed small pane sash window to the rear elevation. Oak flooring to the bath, bidet and wash hand basin area. To the end of the bath is a semi-circular, concealed wc with oak lid. Two radiators. Built in storage cupboard to one corner.

Garage - 5.41m x 4.37m (17'9 x 14'4 )

Two aluminium opening doors, two small pane windows to the front elevation, power and light installed. From the garage a glazed, panelled door leads to a garden store.

Garden Store - 3.35m x 1.88m (11'0 x 6'2 )

Window to the front elevation, pair of double wooden doors leading out to the rear garden, power and light installed. This area is suitable for the storage of garden equipment. garden furniture etc.

ANNEXE -

Glazed wooden entrance door opening to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - 4.34m x 4.27m (14'3 x 14'0 )

Tiled floor, window to the front elevation, cupboard with electric meters and circuit breaker board, further storage cupboard. A feature of the room is the original bakers' oven set into a tiled wall. Staircase to the first floor. Storage heater, two wall light points.

Study/Office - 3.51m x 2.46m (11'6 x 8'1 )

Sealed unit small pane window to the front elevation, storage heater, four recessed downlighters. Range of adjustable wall shelving.

Ground Floor Shower Room -

White corner shower tray with chromium finished mixer tap and shower attachment, fully tiled in white. White low level flushing wc with a white tiled surround, white wash hand basin set into a fitted vanity unit with chromium finished monobloc tap and white high gloss double storage cupboard below, white tiled surround. Wall mounted electric chromium finished towel radiator. Frosted glazed window to the rear elevation. Tiled floor.

First Floor - 4.80m x 4.29m max (15'9 x 14'1 max)

Room One -

Two sealed unit windows to the front elevation, polished pine flooring. Vaulted ceiling with exposed cross beam. Access to loft area. Storage heater. Adjustable wall shelving, three wall light points. Built in storage cupboard with the insulated hot water tank and immersion heater.

Small Kitchenette -

Single drainer, single bowl stainless steel sink unit with chromium finished mixer tap set into the worktop with storage cupboard below, white tiled surround. Window to the rear elevation. Recessed downlighter.

Room Two - 3.71m x 3.20m (12'2 x 10'6 )

Window to the side elevation from which there are outstanding distant views across to Maldon and the estuary. Four recessed downlighters, polished pine flooring.

Room Three - 6.55m x 4.60m (21'6 x 15'1 )

Two sash windows to the front elevation with views over the surrounding countryside, two sealed unit windows to the rear elevation overlooking the rear garden. Storage heater. Vaulted ceiling with two exposed cross beams and spotlights. High level sealed unit window to the side elevation. Telephone points and power points.

AGENTS NOTE -

This building was previously used for office accommodation and it is wired for the phone and computers.

Exterior Storage Cupboard - 3.84m x 2.79m (12'7 x 9'2 )

Two wooden entrance doors providing storage for garden equipment etc.

Rear Garden -

The rear garden is a delightful feature of the house being principally laid to a large area of lawn. Immediately to the rear of the kitchen and utility room is a decked, paved terrace area with brick steps leading down to a sheltered terrace area to the rear of the kitchen and the garage. To the left hand side a brick finished terrace provides a sheltered eating and relaxing area. To one side of the terrace are raised lawned areas with steps leading up to a gravel pathway which continues on to a wooden garden shed, wood store and further outside storage. Oil storage tank. The gardens lead away from the house with established hedging and trees to each side boundary and also across the rear boundary where there is a small copse.
From the garden and to the right hand side are distant views over the surrounding countryside towards Maldon, The Estuary and Bradwell. Outside cold water tap, outside power points.

Front Garden -

A low brick wall provides a boundary along the front of the property with a wooden gate leading to the front entrance door and a brick pathway along the front of the property with established shrub beds. Semi-circular driveway, partly tarmac with brick edging and a gravel driveway also with brick edging and established shrub beds to either side. Vehicular access along the side of the property and a metal gate leading to the rear garden.

AGENTS NOTE -

In total the property occupies an overall plot size approaching 1.44 acres.

Electricity, water and private sewage system.

Agents Note -

The owners have occupied the property for some twenty years with office use for the annexe.
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