GUIDE PRICE £900,000 - £950,000
This property on New London Road, sits in a conservation area within Old Moulsham and is only half a mile from the city centre and one mile from the railway station. The amenities offered are second to none, with the Grammar Schools within walking distance and independent Schools also close by.
The property is a very attractive period home, dating back to the 1800s. its stuccoed façade is complimented by deep sash windows and a large front door, which is set back beneath a porch. The property is not listed, however has a wealth of character features. The property has well-proportioned rooms throughout, which are arranged over four floors.
On entering the property, you are greeted with a grand hallway that leads onto the first of the four reception rooms. Currently used as the formal lounge, its features original flooring, with an open fireplace, the bay windows flood the room with natural light and have bespoke wooden shutters. The room has original finishes with traditional ornate coving and a picture rail.
The Dining Room follows this theme and offers an open fireplace, French doors onto the rear garden and enjoys the same original flooring and coving. There are doors that open into the living room.
The Breakfast Room is more relaxed and being set, just off the kitchen has become a family hub. Enjoyed for weekday breakfasts and evening meals. This room also has plenty of natural light and has a ground floor cloakroom.
The Kitchen, a wider than usual galley style kitchen, which is fully equipped. Offering ample workspace and cupboards, there is a range cooker with extractor and a wall mounted double oven. The current owners have appliances installed which are not integrated but include an American fridge freezer and dishwasher. The kitchen has French doors which lead out onto the rear garden.
The Basement level offers even more living accommodation and could have several different uses. There are two reception rooms that have been adapted to give one very large room that has its very own bathroom. The basement also offers a utility space with an area perfect for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
Bedrooms and studying.
Up to the first floor which is split over two levels is the landing. From here the Primary Bedroom, located at the front of the property has two windows to the front aspect and features, an original Victorian cast iron fireplace, ornate coving and picture rail and accommodates plenty of furniture.
Bedroom Two, very similar in size to Bedroom one also has an original Victorian cast iron fireplace, and it is decorated with the coving and picture rails. This room has a large window which overlooks the rear.
Bedroom Three is still ample in size and is large enough for a double bed and wardrobes. Bedroom Three overlooks the rear garden.
Bedroom Five, which is located on the first floor is currently used as a study, with so many of us now working from home this has been a great option for the current owners. It could be used as a nursery or even a dressing room.
Up now to the second floor you have Bedroom Four. Bedroom Four is a versatile space that has its own study which could be used as another dressing room or a little snug. The bedroom itself overlooks the rear garden. This Bedroom and is large enough for a double bed and other units.
The front of the property is set back off the road and is surrounded by the original dwarf wall and has additional privacy by a hedge. You then have steps up to the front door. It really does have imposing kerb appeal.
The Rear Garden, Off Road Parking and a Double Garage. The rear garden is in excess of eighty foot long and has original walls which fully enclose this beautiful space. It is mainly laid to lawn and has mature trees and shrub boarders. As you approach the end of the garden, there is access out onto the parking which is located in front of the double garage. The double garage has access from the garden and has two sliding doors. Not only this, but there is additional storage in the eves and this space is boarded out with ladder access.
New London Road is considered as one of the most prestigious roads within the City. It offers a focal point for commuters as well as Chelmsford City workers. Chelmsford City Centre is only a five-minute walk and has numerous shops and restaurants all within minutes of each other. The mainline train station is a ten-minute walk away, once at the station you are half an hour away from London Liverpool Street. Access to the A12 is also only a short car journey away and links up to the M25. Local private and public schools are all within walking distance as well has Chelmsford College.
This beautiful, traditional property has the feel of a wonderful family home. It has the capability to be perfect for several different ways of life. If you enjoy character then simply move in, unpack and enjoy.