Sandon, Chelmsford, Essex

5-bed Detached House £975,000

Property description

Agents Summary: Oak framed Potton style home constructed during the early noughties which has been designed for family living with excellent size reception rooms perfect for entertaining. Internally, there is a central entrance hall with access to all rooms and grand staircase. The entrance hall ceiling vaults up to a galleried landing with views to the front aspect. Period style features formed part of the original design and build process including exposed joinery, a large brick built inglenook fireplace to the sitting room, farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room. Outside, there is a detached double garage with studio over which has an independent kitchenette and shower room , there is a decked area with hot tub to remain within the asking price to the side of the property accessed from the dining room.

Area Location: Being located in the semi-rural parish of Sandon which is around 4 miles east of the City centre. In the heart of the village the Crown Inn can be found which has an excellent reputation locally for food and ales. St Andrew's Church can also be found off of the village green. The local fields are still largely agricultural and popular with residents and surrounding villagers due to network of footpaths and bridleways over delightful open countryside. The Park & Ride is located 1.5 miles away with direct buses to the Railway Station, the A12 (J18) is also located here providing links westwards to London and eastward towards Colchester, Ipswich and the Coast.

Ground Floor

Entrance hall

15' 3" x 14' 6" (4.65m x 4.42m) Solid wood entrance door, grand staircase leading to the first floor, radiator, wood flooring, brick built alcove with fitted wine rack, double doors leading to the dining room, part vaulted ceiling.


Modern white suite comprising: Low level w.c., wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, heated towel rail.

Sitting Room

18' 9" x 15' 3" (5.71m x 4.65m) Double glazed windows to front and side, two radiators, brick built inglenook open fireplace, wood flooring, open access through to the dining room.

Dining Room

14' 7" x 11' 2" (4.45m x 3.40m) Double glazed french doors leading to the hot tub area to side, two double glazed windows, two radiators, wood flooring, brick built chimney with fireplace.

Family Room

11' 3" x 10' 8" (3.43m x 3.25m) Double glazed windows to side and rear, radiator, wood flooring.


10' 9" x 10' 8" (3.28m x 3.25m) Double glazed windows to front and side, radiator, wood flooring.

Kitchen/breakfast room

19' 3" x 13' 1" (5.87m x 3.99m) 0' 0" x 0' 0" (0.00m x 0.00m) Farmhouse style with granite work surfaces with inset sink with waste disposal unit, range of farmhouse style cupboards and drawers below with integrated dishwasher, Range master oven, matching eye level units over with crockery rack, space for American style fridge/freezer, stone tiled floor, two double glazed windows to rear, double glazed window to side with timber stable style door leading to the garden.

Utility Room

7' 3" x 7' 5" (2.21m x 2.26m) White butler sink, space for washing machine, tumble dryer and further fridge, wall mounted boiler, range of eye level units, stone tiled floor, double glazed door leading out on to the patio area.

First Floor

Galleried landing

Doors leading to all rooms, airing cupboard, galleried views down in to the entrance hall.

Master Bedroom

16' 4" x 15' 1" (4.98m x 4.60m) Double glazed window to front, radiator, two built in double wardrobes, laminate flooring, door leading to the en suite.

En suite four piece suite

Modern white suite comprising: Jacuzzi style corner bath, shower cubicle, low level w.c., wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, radiator, double glazed window to side.

Bedroom 2

14' 4" x 10' 6" (4.37m x 3.20m) Two double glazed windows to rear, radiator, built in wardrobe, laminate flooring.

Bedroom 3

12' 2" x 10' 7" (3.71m x 3.23m) Double glazed windows to side, radiator, built in wardrobe, laminate flooring, ceiling with inset spot lights.

Bedroom 4

13' 1" x 9' 3" (3.99m x 2.82m) 13' 1" x 9' 3" (3.99m x 2.82m) Double glazed window to rear, radiator, built in wardrobe, laminate flooring, ceiling with inset spot lights.

Bedroom 5

9' 4" x 9' 2" (2.84m x 2.79m) 9' 4" x 9' 2" (2.84m x 2.79m) Double glazed window to rear, radiator, laminate flooring.


Contemporary white suite comprising: Free standing claw foot bath tub, shower cubicle, low level w.c., vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below, tiled walls and flooring, radiator, ceiling with inset spot lights, double glazed window to front.


Front Garden

The property is entered through twin opening electric five bar gates leading on to a sweeping gravel driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles with central turning circle and access to the double garage. There is also a duck pond retained by wooden picket fencing with ducks to remain. Open lawned gardens either side continuing round to rear which is well screened by trees, hedge and fencing.

Double Garage

18' 7" x 18' 8" (5.66m x 5.69m) Twin up and over doors with electric fittings, wall mounted boiler for the studio over the garage, power and lighting and a personal door to side.


15' 5" x 11' 3" (4.70m x 3.43m) * Overall floor area. Situated above the double garage, external iron staircase leading up to its own entrance door which opens to a single room with corner kitchenette facilities and en suite shower room. There is a current indemnity policy in place for the studio due to the lack of planning permission being obtained at the time of construction for this space. This area has been measured to provide the overall floor space but has restricted head height due to sloping ceilings.

En suite shower room

White suite comprising: Shower cubicle, low level w.c., wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, extractor, port hole style side light to front.

Rear garden

To the property sits on a plot of approximately 0.75 of an acre with an extensive lawned rear garden with various trees of a variety of ages, large paved patio area perfect for entertaining and further patio area currently enclosed to create a pet run. There is a raised decked area to side with pergola over housing a multi jet hot tub which is to remain within the asking price only. The plot is generally secluded providing a mostly degree of privacy all round and is enclosed by hedge and fencing.

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  • Overall plot 0.75 of an acre
  • Semi rural location
  • Sitting room with Inglenook fireplace
  • Farmhouse style kitchen with utility room
  • Spacious bedrooms
  • 1.5 miles of the Park & Ride and A12 (J18)
  • Sought after village pub near by
  • LPG central heating
  • Detached double garage with studio over
  • No onward chain


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11 Duke Street
01245 250 222

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