The Marconi evolution development has transformed one of Chelmsford's most recognisable and historical landmarks into a desirable urban destination to live. With the apartment being in the heart of the City centre close to main shopping outlets, restaurants and bars and a short walk to the train station makes this a popular choice to rent especially if you need to commute to London Liverpool street, which will take appx 36 mins. Working from home is made even more pleasant with this apartment as residents in the block get to enjoy in a well-earned break to stretch their legs or read a book within the landscaped grounds plus exercise is no excuse with the onsite residents gym. The building is entered via a video security entrance phone system leading to a communal hallway with stairs to all floors. Accommodation comprises of an entrance hall with large storage cupboard, open plan living/kitchen/dining area with sliding doors to a good size balcony, the kitchen area includes integrated appliances a gas hob and built in electric oven plus ample units for storage, a double bedroom which has a separate area with a fitted triple width mirrored wardrobe and there is a contemporary bathroom with a rainfall shower over the bath and additional storage unit included. Externally the development is set in communal grounds/garden areas with a gym and concierge building with a residents lounge upstairs for tenants use and there is a car park with one allocated parking space. Additional benefits include gas central heating via radiators, video entry phone system and uPVC double glazing.
Chelmsford City is the birth place of radio thanks to Guglielmo Marconi and this Marconi Evolution development retains part of the famous Marconi factory building site as it still has it's historic industrial facade to the main development entrance. Just a short walk to the train station with an appx 36 minute commute into London Liverpool Street and there is an onsite Co-op store providing on the door step grocery shopping. The City has two shopping malls, a lengthy high street populated with chain and independent shops and eateries from top to bottom plus the vibrant Bond Street area where you will find John Lewis, designer shops, an Everyman cinema plus a range of restaurants along the river to include Ask Italian, Bills and a Prezzo's. Open spaces are in walking distance with Central park just 0.6 miles away or perhaps you prefer to hop on your bike and work your way around the many cycle routes. If driving is convenient (or can cycle if willing to take on the challenge) then why not travel to visit Hylands House which is set within vast grounds and gardens, boasting a featured boat wooden adventure play area, vast green open areas to enjoy picnics or for the more competitive to play family/friends in a rounders or a mini football match or just chill on a blanket in front of the main grand house or in the truly amazing gardens to the rear. If cream afternoon tea with a barge boat trip is of interest then take a visit to the Paper Mill lock which is appx 6.3 miles to travel or for an educational visit then why not take a walk around the Regiment Museum within Oaklands Park located in the Old Moulsham area. Easy access to the A12 which is appx 3.9 miles to travel and gives access to the M25 at Junction 28.Second Floor Apartment Entrance Hall Living Area
13' 5" x 12' 6" (4.09m x 3.81m)Balcony
19' 9" x 5' 0" (6.02m x 1.52m)Kitchen Area
9' 4" x 8' 6" (2.84m x 2.59m)Bedroom
17' 3" In to receess* x 8' 7" (5.26m x 2.62m) * 10' 3" (3.12m) to recessBathroom Residents Gym and Lounge Area Allocated Parking Space External Elevation
11 Duke Street
01245 253 377