A beautifully presented and extended five double bedroom detached family home centrally located in a prime residential turning within close proximity of Chelmsford's mainline station and city centre. The property was constructed in the 1969 and has been thoughtfully extended and improved offering balanced family accommodation with flexible layout ideally suited for those with growing or extended families.
The property has been tastefully decorated in neutral tones and provides a practical layout extending to around 3000sq ft (278sqm). There are five first floor bedrooms, four providing en suites in addition to a family bathroom. Three of the bedrooms provide walk-in dressing facilities with each of the rooms radiating from a central landing which includes an open plan 'retreat style' reading area. To the ground floor there are three principal reception rooms in addition to a home office, kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom. To the side of the house is a well-equipped utility room opening to a double garage and further reception space, currently being utilised as a home gym. This part of the house offers the potential to be self-contained making for an ideal space for annexe accommodation.
The property occupies a generous plot with a south facing garden, double garage and wide driveway allowing parking for several vehicles.
You approach the property from the front, through a solid wooden entrance door opening onto an entrance lobby. To the side of the lobby is a cloakroom comprising of a WC and hand wash basin with the lobby opening to a welcoming reception hall. To the side of the house is the double aspect living room with an ornate fireplace and charming garden views and access to the expansive south facing garden. The playroom is located from the rear of the hall with a useful range of fitted storage space to one wall. There is a generous size office and a charming social family area opening to the garden and kitchen. The kitchen offers a very traditional feel with solid wood units, work surfaces and space for appliances along with views over the garden. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a well-proportioned and equipped utility room, access to the double garage and a further reception room.
To the first floor there are five generously proportioned bedrooms, four providing en suite facilities and a separate family bathroom. Three of the bedrooms also offer walk-in dressing facilities. The bedrooms are accessed from a bright and spacious landing which continues through to a retreat style reception area offering the option to be utilised as a sixth bedroom is so required.
The outside The property is approached over a wide block paved drive discreetly set behind established hedging with a front area of lawn. The drive leads to an integral double garage providing a single up and over door, power and light. Side gated access leads to the rear of the property which commences a wide paved terrace seating area opening to the remainder of the garden which has been principally laid to lawn. The garden has been landscaped incorporating a wide selection of established shrubs and fruit trees with a feature shingle and part paved path to the side of the garden. To the rear of the garden is a further terrace with the garden neatly enclosed by timber fencing and established laurel hedging providing a degree of natural seclusion. The garden is south facing and extends to approximately 13.5m (44ft) x 26m (85ft).
Where? The property enjoys an enviable position along one of the most desirable roads in Chelmsford, a short distance from the city centre. The Heythrop is an established turning of generally larger family homes and is ideally placed for those seeking quiet family living within walking distance of the city centre, mainline station and schools. The nearby parish of Springfield offers both primary and secondary schooling along with two Grammar Schools located within the city. The private schools of New Hall School and Felsted are also within reasonable proximity. Chelmsford city centre is around 0.2 of a mile in distance and offers an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities along with a wide variety of cafes and restaurants. For the commuter, Chelmsford's mainline station is approximately 0.6 miles in distance offering a frequent service to London Liverpool St. (approximate journey time 35 minutes. By road, the property enjoys straightforward access to the A12 linking the M11, M25 and beyond.
Important information Council Tax Band - F
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - C