A unique opportunity to purchase a charming, detached cottage in this semi-rural location adjoining open countryside and enjoying distant views over the surrounding fields. Available for the first time in twenty-six years this outstanding property offer spacious accommodation maintained to a high standard by the present owners set in an overall plot size of approximately one third of an acre. Although only a short drive from Hatfield Peverel main line station and the A12 intersection the property is in an idyllic location also offering annexe accommodation for teenagers/relatives.
The accommodation comprises -
A pair of sealed unit lead light glazed doors open to the entrance porch.
Entrance Porch -
Tiled floor, plate rail, sealed unit lead light windows to either side of the entrance doors and to both side elevations providing a very bright entrance porch. A pair of lead light French doors open to the lounge/dining room.
Lounge/Dining Room - 8.84m x 4.06m reducing to 2.95m (29'0 x 13'4 reducing to 9'8 )
A charming room situated at the front of the house with a sealed unit lead light window to the front elevation with a delightful outlook over the front garden. Lead light sealed unit window to the side elevation. Decorative stud work to the ceiling, stained dado rail. Three radiators with fitted covers, two wall light points, TV point. From the lounge/dining room a small pane glazed door leads to the reception hall.
Reception Hall - 10.72m x 1.42m reducing to 0.81m (35'2 x 4'8 reducing to 2'8 )
The main rooms radiate from the reception hall. Sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation, stained dado rail. Two radiators with fitted covers. Decorative stud work to the ceiling. Access to insulated loft space.
Bedroom One - 4.17m x 3.05m (13'8 x 10'0 )
Situated at the front of the property with views over the front garden through a sealed unit lead light window with tiled window sill. Radiator with fitted cover. Stained dado rail, decorative stud work to the ceiling. Pair of double doors opening to the impressive walk-in wardrobe.
Walk-In Wardrobe - 2.57m x 2.67m (8'5 x 8'9 )
Fitted with an excellent range of furniture to three walls incorporating nine sections with hanging rails, a three drawer chest and a four drawer chest. Four recessed downlighters, double banked radiator.
Bedroom Two - 3.05m x 2.67m (10'0 x 8'9 )
Situated at the rear of the property with views over the rear garden through a sealed unit lead light window., radiator with fitted cover beneath. Decorative stud work to the ceiling.
Bedroom Three - 3.10m x 2.24m (10'2 x 7'4 )
This room is currently used as a study but can easily be used as a bedroom. Lead light sealed unit window to the rear elevation, double banked radiator. Range of fitted furniture to two walls incorporating a work station area with two seating positions, a three drawer chest, open display shelving and to one end a raised upright storage cupboard with filing drawers to one side. To the opposite wall is a matching fitted unit with two double cupboards beneath. Decorative stud work to the ceiling, double banked radiator.
Family Bath/Shower Room -
Re-fitted to a high standard with a white, rope edged bath set into a granite surround with granite upstands. The bath/shower room has been designed in such a way as to maximise space and to the bath area are three bevel edged, heated wall mirrors and to the opposite side are an excellent range of fitted oak cupboards comprising two double wardrobe cupboards and central half wardrobes with fabric screening and three drawer chest beneath. Six recessed downlighters to the bath area. Frosted glazed sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation. Fully tiled white shower cubicle with large shower tray, wall mounted chromium finished mixer tap and power shower and opening shower door. Xpelair extractor fan. White low level flushing wc with light oak finished seat, white shaped wash hand basin set onto a light oak vanity unit with storage cupboard beneath. Double banked radiator. Decorative stud work to the ceiling with spotlights. The bathroom is half tiled in black with a rope edged border tile and marble tiled floor.
Kitchen - 4.93m x 3.12m (16'2 x 10'3 )
Fitted to a high standard with an excellent range of granite work tops with antique style medium oak drawers and cupboards beneath. Set into the worktop is a cream Corian sink unit with anodised finished mixer tap and integrated drainer to one side. Set into the worktop is a Neff four ring electric hob above which is a concealed extractor hood with light set into a matching canopy with eye level wall cupboard to one side. Neff electric double oven with cupboard above and two drawers beneath. Integrated Neff dishwasher, integrated Neff washing machine, four drawer unit to one end. To the opposite wall is a further range of matching granite worktops with two drawers and cupboards beneath and integrated fridge and freezer with cupboard above. Matching eye level wall cupboards with an integrated Neff microwave oven. Open display shelving with spice drawer beneath. Attractive light tiled surround to the work surface and sink areas. The kitchen is half panelled in cream to the remaining walls in contrast to the kitchen units. From the kitchen there are wonderful views over the rear gardens through a sealed unit lead window. TV point. Decorative stud work to the ceiling with two recessed downlighters and two sets of spotlights. Ceramic tiled floor. From the kitchen a stable door leads to the rear hall.
Rear Hall -
Ceramic tiled floor, dado rail, radiator. Wooden door with sealed unit lead light window leading to the exterior with an interesting arched sealed unit lead light window above. Further sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation with tiled window sill. Decorative stud work to the ceiling. Built-in cupboard with electric meters.
White low level flushing wc with light oak finished seat, radiator, frosted glazed sealed unit lead light window to the side elevation. The cloakroom is half tiled in a burgundy tiling with a decorative border tile and decorative stud work.
Garden Room - 4.62m x 4.17m (15'2 x 13'8 )
The garden room lead off from the kitchen . A wonderful, outstanding room situated at the rear of the property with sealed unit lead light windows to five sides with opening fanlights above and heat retentive blinds. Pair of sealed unit glazed lead light French doors leading out to the terrace and the garden. Two radiators with fitted covers, further double banked radiator, TV and telephone point. A feature of the room is the high vaulted ceiling with exposed cross beams and timber work with exposed brick wall to one end with two wall light points.
Double Width Garage - 6.58m x 5.11m (21'7 x 16'9 )
Electrically operated fibre glass up-and-over door, power and light installed. Range of fitted wall cabinets providing storage and personal door to the side elevation. Double banked radiator. To one corner of the garage is a recessed area with a white enamel sink unit with hot and cold water supply, Heatrae Sadia Megaflo hot water tank, immersion heater. Space for tumble dryer and plumbing for automatic washing machine.
Self-Contained Apartment. -
A wooden door opens to the L-shaped hall with laminate wood flooring, wall light point, decorative stud work to the ceiling, double banked radiator, stained, balustraded staircase to the first floor.
Fitted Kitchen - 1.65m x 1.98m (5'5 x 6'6 )
Fitted with an excellent range of fitted worktops to two walls incorporating a circular single bowl stainless steel sink unit with matching drainer to one side and stainless steel mixer tap. Beneath the work surfaces are cream high gloss self-closer drawers and cupboards incorporating one double and one single cupboard, a four drawer unit and a Whirlpool stainless steel finished electric cooker. Set into the worktop is a four ring electric four ring Whirlpool hob with extractor hood and light above. Matching eye level wall cupboards to either side with lighting beneath. Decorative tiling to the work surface and sink areas with a mosaic decorative border tile. Upvc double glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation providing a wonderful outlook over the swimming pool and the garden. Tiled floor, double banked radiator. Wall mounted electric Dimplex heater.
White bath with mahogany finished side panel, white low level flushing wc, white shaped wash hand basin set into a mahogany finished vanity unit with double storage cupboard beneath. Double banked radiator. Decorative stud work. Upvc frosted glazed sealed unit window to the rear elevation. The bathroom is half tiled in a burgundy finished tiling with a decorative border tile. Extractor fan.
First Floor -
Stairs with stained, spindled balustrading leading to the first floor.
Bedroom/Living Room - 7.72m x 3.89m (25'4 x 12'9 )
A delightful room with aspects to both elevations with a small pane window to the front elevation. An outstanding feature of the room is the arched, sealed unit four piece window providing an outstanding view over the garden and swimming pool. Decorative stud work to the ceiling, two double banked radiators, TV point, thermostat control for the heating. Two eaves storage cupboards.
The cottage is approached through a wide five bar gate with a brick wall to either side and a wide gravelled driveway provides turning and parking for a number of vehicles and leads to a brick paviour parking area in front of the double width garage and to one side of the property. The front garden is principally laid to a large area of lawn bounded by Laurel hedging to the front. Within the garden are rose and flower beds as well as shrub beds providing a variety of colour throughout the year. Outside lighting. A brick paviour leads along the front of the property to the front entrance door.
To one side of the house is trellis work with low, colourful flower beds and a double gate leading through to the side entrance door and the rear garden.
Rear Garden -
Immediately to the rear of the kitchen and the side of the garden room is a large brick paviour terrace providing a sheltered seating and eating area with outside lighting and outside water tap. To the right hand side is a gravel and stone shrub bed with a variety of interesting plants and three sensor lights. Further brick built garden shed with power and light. Adjacent to the garden shed is the oil storage tank and the cupboard housing the oil-fired boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating, light and fuse box. From the terrace shaped lawns lead away from the property to a further paved terrace with brick edging providing a further seating area with a shaped decorative wall with three illuminated, arched recesses, further display recesses and a circular recess suitable for a garden clock. This sheltered area overlooks the heated swimming pool. To the side of the workshop is a further lawned area extending down to the far end of the garden screened by 6ft hedging to both side and rear boundaries. To one side of the workshop are two dog kennels with wrought iron fencing. Garden shed suitable for garden equipment with power and light and wooden entrance door. Five outside water taps.
Heated Swimming Pool -
Brick paviour surround and a low brick wall with five brick piers and hedging to the side boundary. To the far end of the pool is a raised, pebbled shrub bed and from the swimming pool area a brick paviour path leads up to a wooden garden shed with a brick paviour surround housing the swimming pool equipment and the oil-fired boiler supplying the swimming pool, the apartment and the garage. Filtration pump and circuit breaker board.
Workshop - 6.48m x 2.34m (21'3 x 7'8 )
Power and light installed, a range of shelving and racking to one wall, storage area to the roof space.
Agents Note -
In total the property occupies a plot of approximately one third of an acre.