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For Sale Danbury Palace Drive, Danbury, Chelmsford, CM3 £500,000

3 Bedroom Apartment  For Sale £500,000

Danbury Palace Drive, Danbury, Chelmsford, CM3

Two Double Bedrooms

Two Bath/Shower Rooms

Open Plan Kitchen/Dining/Living Area

Home Office

Grade II Listed Mansion

8 Acres Of Splendid Surrounding Gardens


Private Parking

Delightful Location

No Onward Chain

EPC Rating D

A superb and quite unique two double bedroom second floor apartment, forming part of this former Grade II listed mansion with spacious and bright accommodation throughout. Offered to the market with no onward chain, this characterful and very individual apartment is located within lovely surrounding landscaped grounds of circa 8 acres, that incorporate a tennis court and access to Danbury Country Park.

The apartment has the benefit of a contemporary style kitchen area within a modern open plan living space, juxtaposed by the character and period features the building has to offer. The well proportioned bedrooms are both serviced by en-suite facilities. There are two private parking spaces, with visitors parking located by the secure entry gates. There is a concierge and useful secure private storage facility. A splendid and idyllic setting, yet within easy reach of Danbury village centre, Chelmsford City Centre and main road links. 125 Year Lease 22/07/2016 (117 years remaining).

Originally built in 1832, Danbury Palace was formerly occupied by Bishops of Rochester and later of St. Albans. During World War II, the property was used as a maternity hospital. The private gated community of Danbury Palace now provides luxury apartments, converted in 2017.

From a secure communal entrance, a solid wood panelled front door opens to:-

Entrance Hall

An impressive entrance into this very fine period property. This spacious hall measures 26'3 in depth. A featured engineered wood floor runs throughout. Spotlights to ceiling. Light is drawn from a multi-pane sash window that faces the front elevation. Underfloor heating runs throughout this property. A wall mounted touch screen media panel controls the home security, intercom system and audio throughout the property.

Kitchen/Dining/Living Room

6.53m x 4.67m > 4.47m (21'5 x 15'4 > 14'8)

A maximum ceiling height of 12' very much adds to an impression of space throughout. A magnificent room in every respect. Ancient beams originating from the original Maldon tool ships make a striking feature and enhance the character of this space. The kitchen area has been comprehensively fitted with a fine quality range of light cream gloss units and contrasting wood effect units that comprise base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets. A matching Corian worktop incorporates a Siemens induction hob with concealed extractor unit fitted above. Integrated appliances to remain include a Siemens fan assisted oven with Siemens microwave oven above. Integrated refrigerator and freezer. Adjacent is an island fitted with matching Corian top to provide an overhang to enable a breakfast bar capable of seating three people with ease. The island incorporates a stainless steel one and a quarter bowl sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher and wine-cooler below with useful storage adjacent. Continuation of engineered wood effect flooring from the entrance hall. Light is drawn from sash windows fitted to the front and rear elevations. The rear window offers panoramic elevated views of the surrounding park like gardens. A cupboard accommodates the underfloor heating manifolds and fuse box.

Bedroom One

3.84m x 3.76m (12'7 x 12'4 )

Plus recess. Like the open plan living area adjacent, this room has the benefit of a vaulted ceiling fitted with ancient timber ceiling beams. Continuation of engineered oak flooring. To one wall are a range of tall floor to ceiling wardrobes that provide extensive hanging and shelving space. Door to:-

En-suite Shower Room

A luxuriously appointed en-suite, beautifully re-fitted with a fine quality range of sanitary ware to include a back to wall WC with concealed cistern and a wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. A wide tiled shower enclosure with wall mounted controls and hand-held shower attachment. Tiling to floor and to full ceiling height. To the far wall is a contrasting wood effect ceramic tile and an illuminated circular mirror. Shaver point. Heated towel rail. Spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

5.49m x 3.12m (18' x 10'3)

Another large bedroom from which a sash window provides central and elevated views of the extensive surrounding gardens. Engineered wood flooring. Vaulted ceilings that incorporate ancient ceiling beams. To one wall are a range of white gloss wardrobes that provide generous clothes storage. Door to:-

En-suite bathroom

Steps descend to an en-suite bathroom that incorporates a freestanding bath, back to wall WC with concealed cistern. wide vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards below. Tiling to floor and partial tiling to walls. Spotlights to ceiling. Mirror. Shaver point. Sash windows to rear aspect. Heated towel rail. From the en-suite bathroom stairs rise to the:-

Home Office

2.74m x 2.64m (9' x 8'8)

This is an excellent space for those that work from home. The sash window from this room offers quite possibly the best views of the surrounding gardens from this property. Telephone point.

Agent's Note

Leasehold - lease remaining 117 Years
Service Charge: £500.00 per month
Ground Rent: £300.00 PA


Whilst care has been exercised in the preparation of these particulars, statements about the property must not be relied upon as representations or statements of fact. Prospective purchasers must make and rely upon their own enquiries and those of their professional representatives. All measurements, areas and distances given are approximate. We have not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures, fittings or services and so cannot verify they are in working order. Any fixtures or fittings detailed in these particulars are not necessarily included in the sale price and Meacock & Jones and their staff accept no liability for any errors contained therein.

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