Chelmsford, Essex

3-bed Semi-Detached House £700,000

Property description

Agents Summary

This charming period cottage is positioned in a semi rural location on the outskirts of the City centre. Inside, the ground floor has been extended to create extra living space. There is a bright and airy sitting room with log burner and french doors leading out on to a decked patio area with sunken hot tub, modern kitchen with dining area, orangery, utility room, three bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. Outside, the property is set within a plot of 0.45 acre with an extensive lawned garden, timber outbuilding with annexe potential, further leisure outbuilding with Olympic style endless swim pool. To the front of the property there is ample off road parking for numerous vehicles and access to a detached double garage and car-port. Only by an internal viewing can you fully appreciate the property and setting of this home.


The neighbouring villages of Writtle and Galleywood both have a range of local shops with and primary schooling available. Galleywood Common is positioned at the top of the lane which is very popular for families and dog walkers alike and home to the Horse and Groom public house. The property offers excellent access for buyers using the A12 & A414 on a regular basis. Just a short walk from the property is Hylands Park the home of Hylands House a Grade II listed neo villa set in stunning gardens with popular Stables Cafe and childrens adventure play area, the park is set in grounds approaching 576 acres.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

Composite entrance door, radiator, stairs leading to first floor with storage cupboard below, further walk in cupboard with lighting, coved ceiling.

Shower Room

Modern white suite comprising: Walk in shower with glazed splash back screen, low level w.c., over sized wash hand basin with cupboard below, heated towel rail, further vintage style radiator, tiled walls and flooring, ceiling with inset spot lights, uPVC double glazed window to side.

Sitting Room

21' 7" x 17' 6" (6.58m x 5.33m) uPVC double glazed window to side, two sets of uPVC double glazed french doors to rear and further french doors to side, three radiators, laminate flooring, log burner with tiled hearth ,ceiling with inset spot lights.


22' 4" x 11' 9" (6.81m x 3.58m) Granite work surfaces with inset sink and hob with chimney style surround, range of cupboards and drawers below, space for dishwasher, unit housing a double oven with further cupboards above and below with a tall standing cupboard to side, matching eye level units with lighting under, breakfast bar with space for stools below, tiled flooring, coved ceiling with inset spot lights, uPVC window to rear and door leading in to the conservatory

Dining Area

uPVC double glazed window to front, radiator, tiled flooring, ceiling with inset spot lights.


12' 2" x 11' 8" (3.71m x 3.56m) 2.97m (9'9'') to storage units, uPVC double glazed french doors leading to rear, vaulted ceiling, fitted storage units to one wall providing plenty of space for coats, shoes and boots, tiled flooring, radiator.

Utility Room

Roll-edged work surfaces with space below for a washing machine and tumble dryer, eye level units over, tiled flooring, ceiling with inset spot lights, uPVC double glazed window to front.

First Floor


Door leading in to boarded loft space, coved ceiling.

Bedroom 1

11' 4" x 10' 8" (3.45m x 3.25m) uPVC double glazed window to front, radiator, feature fireplace, fitted range of wardrobes.

Bedroom 2

11' 0" x 9' 6" (3.35m x 2.90m) uPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator, feature fireplace, laminate flooring, picture rail.

Bedroom 3

7' 6" x 8' 9" (2.29m x 2.67m) uPVC double glazed window to rear, radiator, laminate flooring.

Loft Space

Split level loft space with power and lighting, ceiling with inset spot lights, wall mounted air conditioning unit, further walk in eves storage cupboard with heated towel rail.


White suite comprising: Bath tub, low level w.c., wash hand basin, tiled walls and flooring, heated towel rail, uPVC double glazed window to front.


Front garden

The property is approached through twin opening electric gates leading on to a sweeping carriage driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles, motor home or caravan storage, access to a detached double garage and car-port.

Double Garage

21' 1" x 20' 5" (6.43m x 6.22m) Electric roller shutter door, power and lighting, eves storage space, uPVC double glazed window and door to side. There is a timber lean to housing the oil tank on the back of the garage.


39' 4" x 12' 4" (11.99m x 3.76m) Electric roller shutter door, power points.

Rear Garden

To the rear of the property there is a large patio area leading on to an extensively laid to lawn garden with views across adjacent fields, summer and green houses to remain. To the side of the sitting room is a raised decked area with sunken hot tub to remain within the asking price.

Detached timber outbuilding

Great future annexe potential due to the internal layout of this building, power and lighting connected.

Leisure/gym outbuilding

Two uPVC double glazed windows to side and two to front, decked flooring with inset Olympic style endless swim pool to remain within the asking price, space for a home gym, two changing rooms. uPVC french doors to front.

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  • 0.45 acre plot
  • Semi rural location with farmland views
  • Periphery of Hylands House/Park
  • Sitting room with log burner
  • Modern kitchen/diner
  • Two bath/shower rooms
  • Oil fired central heating
  • Detached double garage & car-port
  • Two detached outbuildings
  • Decked patio with sunken hot tub


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11 Duke Street
01245 250 222

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