Bassetts Lane, Little Baddow
| £1,250,000

GUIDE PRICE £1,250,000 - £1,300,000. Located along a leafy country lane with spectacular far reaching and undulating views is this most interesting and individual home. Set on an overall plot of approx one acre is this magnificent family residence with many character features. Originally redeveloped by a local builder for his own occupation, the property offers many features both inside and out. Along with the extensive accommodation there is a variety of outbuildings including a quadruple size garage, triple cart lodge, summerhouse and workshop. A wonderful feature of this home is the open plan kitchen, dining room and an amazing 29' orangery overlooking the gardens. Bassetts Lane is a quiet road set between Little Baddow and Woodham Walter. This is a most attractive and very unusual home, of which rarely comes onto the open market in this location. 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. Elm Green School preparatory school is closeby. Energy Rating D.


Master Bedroom

4.88m x 3.78m (16' x 12'5)

Window to rear overlooking gardens, radiator. Two double built-in wardrobes, door to:


3.48m x 2.74m (11'5 x 9')

Obscure glazed window to side, chrome ladder radiator. Four piece suite comprising large walk-in shower cubicle with rainfall shower head and glass screens, bath. Wash hand basin and part concealed wc set into vanity storage units. Tiled floor and fully tiled walls, access to roof space (one of three).

Guest Bedroom/Bedroom Two

4.57m x 3.12m (15' x 10'3)

Large entrance recess with storage cupboards. Window to side and rear, two radiators, door to:


2.39m x 2.29m (7'10 x 7'6)

Obscure glazed window to front, radiator. Four piece suite comprising of large quadrant shower cubicle, bidet and wc. Wash hand basin set onto storage unit, fully tiled walls. Access to roof space (one of three).

Bedroom Three

4.19m x 3.58m (13'9 x 11'9)

Window to front offering farmland views, radiator. Triple built-in wall to wall wardrobes with sliding doors.

Bedroom Four

3.07m x 2.44m (10'1 x 8')

Window to front with views, radiator, built-in storage cupboard.

Family Bathroom

Obscure glazed window to rear, radiator. Suite comprising 'P' shaped panelled bath with shower unit over, wash hand basin set onto vanity storage unit, wc. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor.


A large and interesting dual aspect landing offering both views over farmland to the front and the gardens to the rear. Two radiators, access to roof space (one of three), exposed timbers. Solid oak staircase with matching balustrades and treads to ground floor.


Reception Hall

A lovely split level entrance hall. Feature oak part glazed entrance door and matching windows, double radiator. Exposed timbers and feature ornate brickwork, tiled floor, door to lounge, dining area and cloakroom.


Obscure glazed window to front, radiator, wash hand basin set onto storage unit, wc, tiled floor and fully tiled walls, under stairs storage cupboard.


4.29m x 2.51m (14'1 x 8'3)

Window to rear and oriel style bow window to side, fully glazed door to exterior. Wall to wall professionally fitted study furniture. Double radiator, access to roof space.

Sitting Room

9.27m x 4.57m (30'5 x 15')

A most inviting and cosy triple aspect room with triple bi-folding doors to rear, double fully glazed casement doors to side and window to front. Feature part exposed brick wall with inset chimney and wood burner, ornate carved oak bressummer. Two radiators, two arch top oak doors, one to hall and the other to the dining area.


Dining Area

4.19m x 3.99m (13'9 x 13'1)

Radiator. Wide open plan design with exposed brickwork and timbers leading to:


8.84m x 3.91m (29' x 12'10)

A wonderful orangery overlooking the gardens featuring glazing completely to the rear and seven skylight windows in the vaulted ceiling. Two radiators. Double doors to exterior and open plan to:


5.49m max x 4.27m max (18' max x 14' max)

'L' shaped design. Window to front and two windows to side. Under mounted sink unit and extensive granite work surfaces including a peninsula style breakfast bar. Comprehensive range of fitted storage units including drawer packs. Appliances include oven, microwave combination oven, steamer, dishwasher, washing machine, induction hob, extractor hood and American style fridge freezer. Pelmet with lighting, tiled floor and door to exterior.

Laundry/Plant Room

6.25m (20'6)

Accessed from under the drive under carport. Window to rear, sink, tiled floor. Floor mounted oil fired boiler fuelling hot water and central heating. Meters and the working for the solar panels. Electric consumer unit.



Lawn gardens and many mature tress and shrubs. Driveway through twin ornate brick pillars, double electric operated gates leading under house to:



The garden is divided by mature hedging and a wall into two areas, formal gardens and a small paddock. Large paved patio with inset fish pond to the immediate rear of the house leading to the lawn. Many mature trees and shrubs interspersed throughout the garden. Well with tiled circular canopy over, feature wrought iron arbor with terrace below, brick built log store, water taps, courtesy and security lighting. The small paddock at the rear of the plot is screened by mature trees

Quadruple Size Garage

Internal measurements: Garage 24' x 16' and partitioned adjoining garden store 16' x 7'. Electric powered door, skylight window, tiled floor, power and light connected. Garden store: Two windows to rear, tiled floor, door to garden, power and light connected, access to roof space above. Note: In front of the garage and carport is a block paved driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles.

Triple Bay Oak Cart Lodge

9.02m x 5.38m internal (29'7 x 17'8 internal)

Power and light connected. Note: In front of the garage and carport is a block paved driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles.

Summerhouse/Games Room

4.57m x 4.19m (15' x 13'9)

Also ideal as a home office. Brick and block built under a tiled roof. Fully glazed double doors with matching side windows, two skylight windows, woodburner, tiled floor. Door to wc and wash hand basin with door to exterior.


4.72m x 4.50m (15'6 x 14'9)

Brick and block built under a tiled roof. Double entrance doors, window to front, power and light connected, pitched roof for storage.


approx 6.71m x 2.90m (approx 22' x 9'6)

Victorian style. Professionally built greenhouse on a brick base with glazing to three sides and the pitched roof.

Agents Notes

Very secure parking and gardens accessed only via electric gates
Security alarm
Oil fired central heating and plastic oil storage tank
Solar panels on the roof of house and carport providing the maximum feed in tariff
Solid Oak Internal Doors
Two septic tanks (one each for house and summerhouse) The house tanks have a Mantair septic tank conversion unit attached.

Little Baddow and Danbury 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.

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.

Floorplan for Bassetts Lane, Little Baddow
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