A unique five bedroom detached property configured to comfortably accommodate two families, with the added bonus of an established family-run bed and breakfast offering the option for redevelopment or alternative uses (subject to the necessary consents) set in magnificent gardens extending to approximately one acre. The property dates back to the 1930's and has been considerably improved and extended providing around 3000 sqft of accommodation in addition to a detached block of 5 studio rooms providing bed and breakfast accommodation. The property also includes a detached studio room providing self-contained accommodation along with extensive parking facilities. The property is located towards the end of a no-through road, to the west of Writtle village centre and around 1.5 miles west of Chelmsford. Although run as a bed and breakfast the property would suit a range of different business, subject to the necessary consents.
The outside Set in magnificent gardens extending to approximately one acre, the property provides a spacious walled drive accommodating parking for numerous vehicles. There are several courtyard style terrace seating areas and a central area of garden principally laid to lawn. To the immediate rear of the property is an established copse. The bed and breakfast accommodation and studio building flank the garden and include their own independent outside spaces away from the main house.
Where? The property is located towards the end of Ongar Road, a quiet no through road, situated to the west of Writtle village and offering excellent access to the A414. The village of Writtle lies approximately 1.5 miles west of Chelmsford, and offers a traditional village green, complete with duck pond and a Norman Church. The village is home to a selection of period cottages and substantial family homes with a variety of traditional pubs and restaurants including 'Bridge Street Lounge & Grill' and the popular 'Olio's on the Green'. The village offers a Co-op and several independent shops. The village is home to Writtle College, one of the UK's oldest and largest land-based colleges, with Infant and Primary schooling also available. Writtle provides frequent transport links into Chelmsford city centre where a further selection of leisure and recreational facilities can be found. Chelmsford provides a vibrant city centre with a vast array of shops and restaurants with the mainline railway station providing a direct service into London Liverpool Street. (Approximate journey time 35 minutes). A wide choice of both state and public schooling is available including two excellent Grammar schools and a university.
Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - D