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7 bed detached house for sale in Little Baddow

£2,000,000
Country & Village (Sales): 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  INS220013
Country & Village (Sales) 01277 350614 Email Us
Property ref:  INS220013

Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

  • * Traditional country residence
  • * Plot extending to approx. 5.7 acres
  • * Stabling and paddocks
  • * Swimming Pool & Tennis Court
  • * Eight bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • * Five reception rooms and conservatory
  • * Beautifully landscaped gardens
  • * Quadruple garaging
  • * Views over open countryside
  • * Equestrian usage
  • * Sought-after location

Property Overview

Tenure: Freehold
Council Tax: Band H

This country residence is approached via a gated entrance into a private driveway with separate quadruple garaging – there is also another entrance from Bassetts Lane to the land which, in total, extends to approx. 5.7 acres. The extensive plot includes beautiful landscaped gardens with a well-maintained swimming pool area and hard tennis court. The Equestrian facilities feature two blocks of stables, storage barns, parking areas and gated well-maintained paddocks. The property features a central entrance hallway offering access to the four reception rooms: a dual-aspect reception with beautiful bay window to the side and a study to the front aspect. The main reception room is dual-aspect with picture windows, a feature open fireplace and French doors onto the rear terrace. The kitchen/breakfast/family room is bright and airy fitted with range of country style units with granite worktops, built-in appliances, a tiled floor and part-glazed roof sending natural light flooding into the kitchen area with the adjacent family room offering ample space for breakfast dining, relaxing and entertaining with double doors out toi the garden. The kitchen leads into the spacious reception/family room which has a feature fireplace with woodburning stove and beyond, a conservatory offering tiled floor, ceiling blinds and French doors to the garden. Adjacent to the kitchen is a utility room and a cloakroom off – there is also a further cloakroom off the hallway. To the first floor there are six bedrooms, five of which offer wardrobes and open views over surrounding gardens and countryside. There are two bathrooms on this level. A further staircase leads up to the second floor, offering two further bedrooms and a bathroom. There is also access into the attic offering eaves storage. The driveway offers access to one of the stable blocks (x4 stables) with seating areas and pathway to the garden beyond. A separate gateway leads into a parking area with barns/machinery store and wc. There is a separate stable block featuring x7 stables with separate power and water connected with access through to the paddocks which are on a separate Title. The stunning gardens feature a well-stocked ponds with an ornamental bridge crossing the stream. The garden has an abundance of mature trees and shrubs together with well-tended lawns, a Victorian style greenhouse, a fruit and vegetable garden, a children’s play area with garden shed and a woodland garden. The well-maintained swimming pool has a paved surround and extensive pool room/changing area at one end and wc (the pool has a cover). Adjacent is the hard tennis court, fenced and in good order. The ‘piece de resistance’ of the garden is the secret garden, designed by the current owners as a maze garden with low box hedging and complementary planting. The house has a south facing terraced seating area with stunning vistas of the garden. Little Baddow lies to the east of Chelmsford set amidst beautiful countryside and woodland with the River Blackwater meandering through to the Estuary, being sought-after for walkers, paddle boarders and canoeists and has a popular tea room. There is a village hall, two pubs and Elm Green School. Nearby Danbury offers local shops, pubs and the renowned Country Park. Excellent road links are via A130/A12/M25 with main line rail services at nearby Chelmsford City Centre. There are excellent local school with further renowned educational facilities at Chelmsford including King Edward VI Grammar School and New Hall School. Information: Tenure Freehold, EPC Rating E, Maldon District Council Band H, oil heating, water and electric to stables, irrigation system, Klargester drainage system. (Ref: INS220013) Chelmsford main line station 8 miles (London Liverpool Street approx. 34 minutes) | The Sandon School approx. 5 miles & New Hall School approx. 9 miles King Edward Grammar School, Chelmsford City Centre 8.5 miles approx. | Main road links via A12/M25/A414 (Stansted Airport)

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