Tofts Chase, Little Baddow
| £1,000,000

OVER 3.5 ACRES IN TOTAL. The Lodge is a wonderful family character residence presented to a high order, having in recent years undergone extensive modernisation and extension works by the present owners, With a grass paddock of over THREE ACRES and formal gardens of over half an acre, the grounds lend themselves to the outside lifestyle. The property is located along a quiet lane just east of Little Baddow village and affords not only farmland to all aspects but also far reaching undulating views over the surrounding countryside. Within the formal gardens there is parking for numerous vehicles* along with a fantastic log cabin currently converted for use as an annexe/guest accommodation but also ideal for many other uses such as a games room or home office. The Lodge affords three/four bedrooms, two with en-suite shower rooms and dressing rooms, large receptions and a truly wonderful kitchen dining room with a ceiling lantern, granite work surfaces and bi-folding doors to the garden. The Lodge, dating from the 1880's and originally the Lodge House to Tofts Manor House, affords a most private position. If privacy and 'The Good Life' is for you then you've found your ideal home in The Lodge. * There is to be a double garage currently under construction. Energy rating C.


Reception Hall

Part glazed solid entrance with matching side windows, two double radiators, slate tiled floor, built-in cloaks cupboard.

Kitchen, Dining & Family Room

6.12m x 5.38m max (20'1 x 17'8 max)

A wonderful open plan style kitchen, dining and family room featuring a ceiling lantern and five bi-folding doors to the rear garden. Three Velux skylight windows in the kitchen area, two double radiators. Fully fitted modern kitchen with high gloss cream units including larder style units and drawer packs. Extensive black granite work surfaces with feature peninsula unit and under mounted one and bowl sink. Bosch oven and combination microwave oven above. Induction hob and extractor hood above. Integrated dishwasher. Solid wooden floor. Door to utility room.


4.11m x 3.71m (13'6 x 12'2)

Sash window to front, double radiator. Double French style doors with matching side windows leading to the lounge, Large built-in storage cupboard, solid wooden floor.


5.84m x 4.93m (19'2 x 16'2)

A most welcoming room with a part vaulted ceiling. Triple bi-folding doors to the rear and overlooking the gardens. Two Velux skylight windows, built-in storage cupboard, door to:


2.26m x 2.21m (7'5 x 7'3)

Sash window to rear, radiator, slate tiled floor.


Radiator, extractor fan. Suite comprising wash hand basin set onto storage unit and wc, solid wooden floor.

Master Bedroom

5.33m x 4.57m (17'6 x 15')

Featuring a jaw dropping vaulted ceiling with a walk in wardrobe and en-suite. Sash bay window to front with seating and two further sash wiindows to the side. Two Velux skylight windows, two double radiators, doors to the en-suite and:

Walk-in Wardrobe

2.67m x 1.83m (8'9 x 6')

Velux skylight window. Fully fitted with open wardrobes, drawer and storage units. Under floor heating.


The en-suite has been designed in a 'wet room'style. Velux skylight window, chrome ladder radiator and under floor heating. Large tiled shower cubicle with 'rainfall' shower head. Part concealed wc, wash hand basin set onto 'floating' storage unit. Tiled walls and tiled floor. Feature pelmet with inset LED lighting, shaver point, extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

3.96m x 3.05m (13' x 10')

Sash window to front, double radiator. Large walk-in wardrobe with radiator. Door to:


Sash window to side, radiator. Three piece suite comprising bath with 'rainfall' shower head, part concealed wc, wash hand basin set onto 'floating' storage unit, part tiled walls and tiled floor.

Utility Room

2.84m x 1.96m (9'4 x 6'5)

Fully glazed door to rear and exterior, radiator. Sink unit set into laminate work surfaces. Fitted base and wall units. Space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled floor. Wall mounted boiler fuelling hot water and central heating.



Built-in linen cupboard, stairs to ground floor.

Bedroom Three

7.04m max x 3.35m (23'1 max x 11')

An excellent teenagers room also large enough for a seating/study area. Sash window and double radiator.

Bedroom Four/Dressing Room

2.62m x 2.44m (8'7 x 8')

Sash window to front, built-in storage cupboard, under floor heating.

Shower Room

Velux window. Victorian style radiator with chrome towel rail. Three piece suite comprising part concealed wc, wash hand basin set onto storage unit and large fully tiled shower cubicle. (Note: the shower cubicle is presently unfinished and requires a shower unit and door). Shaver point, extractor fan.



The Lodge is approached along a private lane leading to Tofts Manor House and set within gardens of approx 0.5 of an acre. Accessed via a five bar gate to the drive which provides parking for numerous vehicles. Two lawn areas to the front along with various shrubs. Double gates to the rear garden.
Agents Note: There is a double garage currently under construction.

Log Cabin

8.84m x 5.18m (29' x 17')

The log cabin has previously been used as guest accommodation. It would also suit a variety of uses including a home office, games room, gym etc. Presently divided into three rooms and with under floor heating.
Living and kitchen area: 20' x 16'8 Window and double entrance doors. Kitchen with fitted storage units, work surfaces, oven and sink. Doors to:
Bedroom: 10'2 x 8'9 window
Shower Room/wc: Window, three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc, tiled floor, extractor fan.

Rear Garden

With farmland to the immediate boundaries. Large full width brick patio leading to the well tended lawn garden. stocked flower and shrub beds, timber garden store shed, water tap, courtesy lighting. Large paved patio to side of the property leading to the log cabin.


The paddock measure approx. 3.2 acres and is located dead opposite the entrance to the property. Presently the paddock is a large well tended lawn and of course lends itself to grazing.

Agents Note

The property has a private Klargester sewerage system and treatment plant. The central heating is fuelled by calor gas with the tank located in the front garden.

Little 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. 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.

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