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5 bed link-detached house for sale in Chelmsford

£1,295,000
Country & Village (Sales): 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  CAV210130
Country & Village (Sales) 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  CAV210130

Chignal St. James, Chelmsford, CM1

  • *Unique Grade II Listed with private covered courtyard
  • * Five reception rooms with exposed brickwork
  • * Vaulted ceilings and galleried landing
  • * Five bedrooms, two en-suite's and bathoom
  • * Separate lawned garden
  • * Wrought-iron pillars, full-height windows
  • * Woodburning stove, column radiators
  • * Two-bay Cart Lodge
  • * Sweeping gravelled driveway
  • * Views over open countryside

Property Overview

Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax: Band G

A truly unique and extremely spacious residential property forming part of a sympathetic conversion featuring three private properties in a picturesque setting. Oozing character features include exposed original brickwork, full height windows and vaulted beamed ceilings creating a bright modern interior complemented by a substantial covered courtyard/leisure space, a garden area and car port. The ground floor can be access from the driveway across from the car port – the entrance porch leads into the double-height entrance hall looking up to the galleried landing. This leads into a reception and dining room with flag stone floor and full height glazed elevations, one a magnificent arched window and another with doors opening out to the courtyard garden – this room is double height looking up to the galleried landing above. From the hallway you step up into a 24ft. reception room with woodburning stove with wide steps up again into a further reception/entertaining space with large column radiators and full height glazed elevations at each end and further double doors leading outside. An inner hallway, with cloakroom off, leads from the central dining room into the kitchen/breakfast room which has a utility room and access through to a further reception/study or hobby room – both this room and the kitchen have their own personal doors out to the courtyard. As well as the original flag stone floor, there is extensive wood floors and tiled flooring with exposed ceiling timbers and feature lighting. The kitchen features a central island and range of wooden units with built-in oven, extractor and ample space for a dining table. There are two staircases leading up to a magnificent galleried landing with full-height windows looking over the courtyard. The principal suite comprises a dressing room and en-suite shower room with twin sinks. To the far end is another en-suite bedroom with three further bedrooms and a main bathroom. One can just imagine the large designer pieces, subtle lighting and plush seating providing a luxury ambience within this magnificent building. Converted in 2001, being Grade II Listed, the building was constructed of Flemish bond brown brick with red brick dressings under hipped slate roofs featuring a south-facing covered courtyard with cast iron columns. Being a fine example of a mid 19th Century farm complex noted as a model farm c.1852 using covered yards designed by the renowned Victorian architect Frederick Chancellor. The covered courtyard, divided as a private space being south facing offering potential for entertaining. There is also a lawned garden opposite the property enclosed by hedging offering outside space, together with a 2-bay Cart Lodge. The rural hamlet of Chignal St James lies to the west of Chelmsford City with Felsted and The Rodings being within easy reach together with excellent road links. EPC exempt. Freehold.

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