Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex

4-bed Detached House £775,000

Property description

Built approximately ten years ago to a good standard of specification and providing excellent family living accommodation totalling 1932sq ft is this five bedroom detached house. The property has lovely open farmland views to the front and occupies a good size plot. The accommodation comprises an entrance hall and ground floor cloakroom, a sitting room, study and kitchen/dining room . The well fitted kitchen to the rear overlooks the rear garden and a utility room. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with ensuite shower room and a second bedroom also with an ensuite. In addition there are two further bedrooms and a family bathroom. On the second floor there is a further double bedroom. To the front of the property there is ample parking and a driveway to the side leads to a detached double garage. There is a good size garden to the rear which measures approx 100' and a modern 28 foot games room/Home Office.

Area Information

Writtle is a traditional English village having a historic centre being close to the A414 route and with easy access to the A12 trunk road. The village features a delightful village green with a beautiful church just set back from the green. It has the facilities of a modern village and is surrounded by pleasant arable countryside, providing fabulous family walks. Within the village are a few modern restaurants and local pubs in close walking distance together with a convenient grocery store nearby and another store within the parade of shops at the Long Brandocks development. Ideal location for schooling with Writtle infant and junior school being walkable and just a short distance is the local comprehensive school; Hylands. The City centre and train station are just 2.7 miles to travel and for the keen cyclist, cycle paths run through from Writtle via Admirals Park to the City centre. Hylands House and park with its fantastic children’s recreation area and cafe's is just on the periphery of the village, along with the village recreational field,incorporating football and cricket fields, a community centre, tennis courts and 4G football pitch.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Solid wood entrance door, tiled floor with under floor heating, staircase to first floor with cupboard below, door to;


14' 0" x 12' 4" (4.27m x 3.76m) Two double glazed windows to front aspect, under floor heating.


9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.87m x 2.67m) Double glazed window to front aspect, underfloor heating.


Suite comprising a low level wc, half pedestal wash hand basin, half height tiling to walls, tiled floor with under floor heating, obscure double glazed window to side aspect.

Dining Room

12' 0" x 9' 1" (3.66m x 2.77m) Double glazed french doors leading onto rear garden, under floor heating, doors to ;


18' 8" x 12' 3" (5.69m x 3.73m) A well fitted kitchen with a range of units comprising inset enamel butler sink unit with cupboards below, adjacent granite worksurfaces with drawers and cupboards beneath, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge and freezer. Range of wall cupboards. Double fitted cooker and five ring hob with extractor hood above, larder style cupboard, central island unit with granite worktops and storage beneath, tiled floor with underfloor heating, double glazed window to rear aspect and double glazed French doors leading out onto the rear garden

Utility Room

7' 9" x 5' 5" (2.36m x 1.65m) Inset sink unit with integrated drainer, space and plumbing for washing machine, tiled floor, double glazed window to side aspect and door to outside.

First Floor


Radiator, double glazed window to side aspect, stairs leading to second floor.

Bedroom 1

14' 11" x 11' 10" (4.55m x 3.61m) Radiator, two double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden, door to ;


Suite comprising shower cubicle with fixed head shower unit, wash hand basin and low level wc, stainless steel radiator, tiled walls and floor, obscure double glazed window to side aspect.

Bedroom 2

13' 4" x 12' 5" (4.06m x 3.78m) Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect with open farmland views, door to '


Shower cubicle with fixed head shower unit, low level wc and wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls, stainless steel radiator, extractor fan.

Bedroom 3

12' 2" x 9' 6" (3.71m x 2.90m) Radiator, double glazed window to front aspect with open farmland views.

Bedroom 4

10' 0" x 8' 3" (3.05m x 2.51m) Radiator, double glazed window to rear aspect.


Suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment and fixed head shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, tiled floor and part tiled walls, built in cupboard, stainless steel radiator, obscure double glazed window to side aspect.

Second Floor

Bedroom 5

Radiator, four double glazed Velux windows to rear aspect, (Some restricted head room)



To the front of the property the garden has been block paved and provides off-road parking and flower beds. Solid wood double gates to the side of the property give access to a driveway leading into the rear garden which in turn gives access to a detached double garage measuring 18’ x 17’ with electric up and over door, eaves storage space and personal door to the side. The rear garden which measures approx 100' commences with a large patio area and is then laid principally to lawn with flower and shrub borders. To the rear of the garden there is a detached outbuilding measuring 28‘ x 12‘8 which is currently used as a games room but would provide ideal use for a home office. There is wood flooring and double glazed windows and French doors to the garden.

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  • Five minute walk to Hylands Park and Historic house
  • Farmland views
  • Close to the centre of this picturesque village
  • Superb and well presented fitted kitchen
  • Five bedrooms
  • Bedroom 1 & 2 with en suites
  • 28' games room/home office
  • 1932 Sq Ft (180 SQ M)


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