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School Road, Downham Village. - £795,000 (Guide Price)

Property Summary

Enjoying a quiet and secluded position, just behind the pretty village green and a short walk from Downham village hall, Downham House Cottage is not only ideally situated to make the most of life in this pretty and sought after village but also benefits from truly spectacular open countryside views to the rear aspect – literally as far as the eye can see!

Features

  • Central Downham Village location opposite Downham village green and pond.
  • DETACHED 3 double bedroom chalet bungalow style property
  • Possible uplift to add further bedroom/s to the first floor (STPP)
  • Approximately 0.4 acre plot in all (STLS)
  • Remotely controlled gated access
  • Stunning far reaching open countryside views to the rear aspect
  • Very large lounge and dining area with attractive open fireplace
  • Conservatory
  • Large country style kitchen with breakfast area and utility
  • En-suite to all bedrooms plus further family bathroom

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Description

Enjoying a quiet and secluded position, just behind the pretty village green and a short walk from Downham village hall, Downham House Cottage is not only ideally situated to make the most of life in this pretty and sought after village but also benefits from truly spectacular open countryside views to the rear aspect – literally as far as the eye can see!

Set within a plot of approximately 0.4 of an acre (STLS) Downham House Cottage offers truly spacious accommodation on two floors including three double bedrooms, all with en-suite, a spacious lounge diner and large country style kitchen with ample room for a large kitchen table for the family to gather around.

Planning permission was granted in the past to create two double bedrooms on the first floor and it may be possible to increase this further (STPP)

Approached via remotely controlled gates, the property enjoys a high level of privacy and is centrally situated on the plot with the delightful garden all around.

Conveniently located for easy access to Billericay or Wickford, with their fast main line rail service to London Liverpool Street or the A127, A12 or M25, Downham House Cottage offers a peaceful yet well placed haven within an idyllic rural village setting.
GROUND FLOOR

Covered Porch to Entrance Hall and Study Area 26’ 4” (8.026m) x 15’ 6” (4.72m) max

Spacious Entrance Hall which could be put to a number of possible uses including study or music room etc.

Under stairs storage cupboard and further full length coat cupboard.

Lounge & Dining Area 27’ 4” (8.33m) x 19’ 7” (5.96m) max

Spacious dual aspect room with feature open brick fireplace. Two sets of French Doors, one leading to the side patio area and the other into the conservatory which offers views of the rear garden and countryside beyond.

Conservatory 13’ (3.96m) x 7’ 8” (2.33m) max

Semi circular design with French Doors leading to patio area and garden beyond.

Stunning views available of the countryside beyond the garden.

Fitted Kitchen, Breakfast Area and Family Room 20’ 5” (6.22m) x 16’ 10” (5.13m) max

‘L’ shaped dual aspect room with extensive range of base and eye level units, including display cabinet, in country cottage style with granite work surfaces. 1½ bowl sink. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher

Two full length storage cupboards (one containing C.H boiler and cylinder.

Utility Room 9’ 9” (2.97m) x 5’ (2.97m) max

Fitted with range of base and eye level units with work surfaces and incorporating single drainer sink. Space and plumbing etc for washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge/freezer.

Ground Floor Family Bathroom 10’ 4” (3.14m) x 7’ 1” (2.15m) max

Fitted with quality three piece suite including panelled Jacuzzi style bath, wash hand basin set into vanity unit and w.c. all in white. Part tiled.

Master Bedroom 19’ 7” (9.59m) x 14’ 4” (4.35m) max

Spacious dual aspect room with lovely view of the rear garden and countryside beyond.

Fitted wardrobe

En-Suite to Master Bedroom

8’ 7” (2.61m) x 6’ 2” (1.87m) max

Fitted with tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into vanity unity and w.c. Fully tiled.

Bedroom 2 15’ 4” (4.67m) x 11’ 7” (3.53m) max

Range of 3 fitted single wardrobes and overhead storage plus dressing table.

En-suite to Bedroom 2 6’ 7” (2.0m) x 7’ 5” (2.26m) max

Fitted with three piece suite in white including shower cubicle, wash hand basin set into vanity unit and w.c. Part tiled.

FIRST FLOOR

Bedroom 3* 19’ 6” (5.94m) x 12’ 3” (3.73m ) max

Three velux windows to front and rear aspect.

En-Suite to Bedroom* 3 12’ 3” (3.73m) x 10’ 5” (3.17m ) max

Fitted with three piece coloured suite including panelled bath, wash hand basin inset in vanity unit and w.c. Velux window. Eaves storage.

* Some restricted headroom

OUTSIDE

The property is approached via a long shingle drive adjacent to the village green off School Road.

Double remotely controlled gates to drive.

The property sits ‘fairly’ centrally within the 0.4 acre (STLS) plot and is surrounded by mature gardens which are mostly laid to lawn but with a number of flower beds, shrubs, trees and other planting.

Large patios to the rear (South facing) and side (West facing) aspect.

Brick wall to one boundary and timber fencing to another with post and rail to the front aspect and a very well established hedge to the rear (South Facing) aspect which could easily be removed to expose the far reaching countryside views to the rear.

All room dimensions given above are approximate measurements

Please be aware that it may NOT be assumed that the fixtures and fittings mentioned in the above details are included within the sale price of the property and may well be subject to separate negotiation. Prospective purchasers should make appropriate enquiries of the vendors to satisfy themselves as to the actual fixtures and fittings included within the sale before proceeding with any purchase if their inclusion or otherwise would have a bearing on their intention to proceed with the purchase of the property. If in doubt, seek professional advice on this matter.

These particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements are given as a guide; no liability can be accepted for any errors arising therefrom. No responsibility is taken for any other error, omission or misstatement in these particulars. M-Estates do not make or give, whether in these particulars, during negotiations or otherwise any representation whatsoever in relation to this property.

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