Darcy Rise, Little Baddow
| £1,375,000

A MOST RARE OPPORTUNITY WITHIN THE HEART OF LITTLE BADDOW....Set within just under three acres of formal gardens and woodland is this most unique architect designed split level and open plan home, with PLANNING PERMISSION granted for an ADDITIONAL BRAND NEW HOME within the grounds. The existing property affords a large majority of the accommodation over two floors, however there is a large teenagers room/family room with access to the garden on a lower level. This most unusual property includes five bedrooms, study and two further reception rooms with large amounts of glazing, that bring the outside in! Approximately one acre of the gardens are formal with the remainder being beautiful woodland. The property is situated within a most desired position in the heart of Little Baddow. Full planning permission for a new dwelling granted, details of which can be found on the Chelmsford City Council website, Ref: 17/01386/FUL. No onward chain. Energy Rating E.


The present owners have gained detailed planning permission for a new home to be built within the grounds of the property. Full plans are available to view either on the Chelmsford City Council website or at Church & Hawes, Danbury office. The application reference number is 17/01386/FUL. The new property would be built to the right flank of the existing house. This would involve demolition of the existing triple garage and the erection of a new double garage to the left flank of the existing property. The new double garage and new driveway layout planning application reference is 17/01385/FUL.

Lttle Baddow Area Note

Little Baddow is a most desired elevated village situated between Danbury to the south and the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation Canal to the north. Little Baddow & Danbury are famous for their National Trust woodlands, conservation and areas of natural beauty. There is a wide range of schools in the district, both in the public and private sector. Nearby preparatory schools are Heathcote School of Danbury and Elm Green School, Little Baddow. State schools include Danbury Park Community School (recently voted Outstanding by Ofsted) and St Johns C of E primary school. Danbury village provides a good range of village stores as well as a library, dentists, doctors surgery plus a sports and leisure centre with a gym. A wider collection of shopping facilities can be found in the city of Chelmsford just 6 miles to the west. There are frequent direct trains to London Liverpool Street from the mainline station in Chelmsford as well as easy access to the national motorway network via the nearby A12 & A130.



Master Bedroom:-

4.06 x 3.66 (13'3" x 12'0")

A wonderful light dual aspect master bedroom with a picture window overlooking the gardens. Triple fitted wardrobes, open to:

Dressing Area:-

4.06 x 1.93 (13'3" x 6'3")

Fitted furniture including three double and one single wardrobes and dressing table, door to:


Window to side and rear, radiator with towel rail. Four piece suite comprising bath with antique style shower attachment, large fully tiled shower cubicle. Large vanity unit with marble splash surfaces, cupboards below and housing wash hand basin and wc, vanity unit with lighting, shaver point, fully tiled walls.

Bedroom Two:-

3.56 x 3.45 (11'8" x 11'3")

Window to side, two double built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom Three:-

3.35 x 3.05 (10'11" x 10'0")

Window to rear, built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Four:-

3.05 x 2.97 (10'0" x 9'8")

Window to rear.

Bedroom Five:-

4.06 max x 2.79 max (13'3" max x 9'1" max)

Window to rear, built-in wardrobe.

Family Bathroom:-

Obscure glazed window to front, radiator, two piece suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, wash hand basin set onto storage unit, fully tiled walls, shaver point.


Window to front, wc.


Window to side, airing cupboard housing water cylinder, stairs to:


Entrance Hall:-

Panelled entrance door, double built-in cloaks cupboard, door to reception hall, door to garage and door to:


Obscure glazed window to front, two piece suite comprising wash hand basin set onto a storage unit, wc.

Reception Hall:-

Picture window to front, fully glazed door and matching side window to rear, glazed door and feature full height window leading to inner hall.


3.35>2.74 x 3.00 (10'11">8'11" x 9'10")

Window to rear.

Inner Hall:-

Stairs down to playroom, split level and open plan to living areas.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room:-

5.99 x 4.04 (19'7" x 13'3")

Window to front, fully glazed door with matching side window to rear. Fitted kitchen commencing with a one and half bowl sink unit set into laminate work surfaces. Comprehensive range of fitted base and wall units with drawers, drawer pack and glazed wall display units. Matching island unit. Stoves double oven and hob, extractor hood, integrated dishwasher and fridge. Door to dining room and door to front lobby.

Dining Room:-

5.59 x 3.51 (18'4" x 11'6")

A wonderful garden style room with a full height picture window to the side and rear overlooking the gardens. Fully glazed door with matching side window to side. Quadruple folding doors to small landing area and four steps down to:


7.44 x 4.93 max (24'4" x 16'2" max)

Again, overlooking the gardens, this is a beautifully light room featuring full height picture windows to the rear and side, fully glazed door to the exterior. Central and a focal point to the room is a most unusual open fireplace and chimney breast. Three double radiators.


Part glazed entrance door (from front, a second entrance), built-in cloaks cupboard, doors to:


Window to front, wc.

Utility Room:-

2.90 x 1.32 (9'6" x 4'3")

Window to rear. Sink unit set into laminate work surfaces, fitted base and wall units, space and plumbing for washing machine, door to:

Rear Lobby/ Boot Room:-

Part glazed stable style door to exterior, four large built-in storage cupboards also housing second hot water cylinder, boiler and electric meters.



Two large built-in storage cupboards and door to:


5.36 x 3.40 (17'7" x 11'1")

Window to rear and side, door to exterior, double radiator.



Lawn areas, various mature trees and shrubs, driveway and turning area with ample off road parking for numerous vehicles, double gates and pedestrian gates leading to rear garden.


The formal gardens to the front, side and rear of the house extend to about an acre. They are mostly lawn with many mature trees interspersed. Very large paved patio area to immediate rear and side of house with a further paved area to the other side. Two storage sheds, water tap, Dividing fence and gate leading to


Woodland area of about 2 acres. Many many mature tress of various varieties.

Agents Notes:-

These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. All measurements are approximate. No responsibility is accepted as to the accuracy of these particulars or statements made by our staff concerning the above property. We have not tested any apparatus or equipment therefore cannot verify that they are in good working order. Any intending purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the correctness of such statements within these particulars. All negotiations to be conducted through Church and Hawes. No enquiries have been made with the local authorities pertaining to planning permission or building regulations. Any buyer should seek verification from their legal representative or surveyor.

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