Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex

5-bed Detached House Guide Price £1,500,000

Property description

Agents summary 

Situated just a few minutes walk from Paper Mill Lock is this stunning family home which has been beautifully extended and modernised in recent years by the current sellers. Set at the end of a sweeping drive on a slightly elevated position giving you the feeling of total seclusion with no visible neighbours. Inside, there is an entrance hall that has a galleried landing above, three spacious reception rooms, a luxury Mark Wilkinson kitchen/breakfast room with a full range of built in and integrated appliances and a separate utility room, five good size bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. The first floor layout has been architecturally designed to allow for the master suite to have a walk in dressing room or to be used as a fifth bedroom dependant on a family's needs. Other benefits for this home include a hardwired Sonos sound system to the ground floor and master bedroom and CAT 6 cabling throughout. Outside, there is an all weather tennis court, swimming pool with pool house that has a shower room and an entertaining area perfect for BBQ's. To the front of the property there is a sweeping driveway leading up to the house and double garage with an adjoining office with annexe potential. The front field is fairly well enclosed with a degree of privacy being screened by hedging.   

Area information

The sought after village of Little Baddow is surrounded by beautiful countryside and woodland with Paper Mill Lock being situated at the bottom of North Hill frequently used for paddle boarders, canoeists and dog walkers alike with a popular tea room. The village is a desirable place to live for a commuter looking for country living due to being situated just 8 miles to the East of the City and less than 5 miles to the park and ride bus service with a direct service to the railway station from Sandon. Little Baddow itself has a village hall, two public houses, and home to the hugely sought after Elm Green School. The neighbouring village of Danbury is just a short drive away which has a range of local shops including a Co-Op and Tesco. The City of Chelmsford has a wide range of places to eat, drink and shop with the railway station having a fast and frequent service to Stratford in 31 minutes and Liverpool Street from 37 minutes. Chelmsford High School for Girls and King Edward VI Boys are also located in the City.

Ground floor

Entrance hall


Sitting room

26' 7" x 3' 2" * (8.10m x 0.97m) * Extending to 17' 0" (5.18m) into recess.

Dining room

19' 7" x 10' 3" (5.97m x 3.12m)

Family room

12' 0" x 4' 11" (3.66m x 1.50m)

Kitchen/breakfast room

25' 3" x 18' 3" Into recess (7.70m x 5.56m)

Utility room

11' 8" x 5' 7" (3.56m x 1.70m)

First floor

Galleried landing

Master bedroom

15' 7" x 11' 9" (4.75m x 3.58m)

En suite bathroom

Dressing room/bedroom 4

12' 4" x 11' 2" (3.76m x 3.40m)

Bedroom 2

12' 1" x 14' 6" Into recess (3.68m x 4.42m)

En suite shower room

Bedroom 3

16' 7" x 8' 2" (5.05m x 2.49m)

Main bathroom

Second floor

Bedroom 5

Overall floor area 12' 9" * x 12' 6" To stairs (3.89m x 3.81m) *Restricted head-height reduces the width of the room to at a measurement of 6' 2" (1.88m) taken at 5' 0" (1.52m) high.

Dressing room

11' 1" x 5' 5" (3.38m x 1.65m)



18' 3" x 17' 1" (5.56m x 5.21m)


Double garage

18' 9" x 18' 8" (5.71m x 5.69m)

Swimming pool

Pool house

17' 4" x 13' 5" (5.28m x 4.09m)

Tennis court

Front field

Tenure - Freehold and Grade II listed

Utilities - Mains electricity and water, private drainage, oil fired heating.

Council Tax: - Band G with an annual charge of £3,213.75.

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  • Grade II listed
  • Pool house with shower room
  • All weather tennis court
  • Secluded and private plot circa 2.75 acres
  • Three spacious receptions
  • Luxury kitchen/breakfast room with integrated branded appliances
  • Master bed with dressing room & en suite
  • Beautifully extended & modernised
  • Sweeping drive & double garage
  • Office with annexe potential


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11 Duke Street
01245 250 222

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