Spring Elms Lane, Little Baddow
| £1,250,000

SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL PICTURESQUE LOCATION WITHIN AN AREA OF OUTSTANDING COUNTRYSIDE AND WOODLAND. Spring Elms Lane is a leafy sweeping lane leading from Little Baddow to Woodham Walter and comprising mostly of individual country homes. A most impressive residence located within a most favoured location within Little Baddow. This imposing established home originally dating from the 1830's, is set on a plot of approximate 0.8 of an acre with southerly facing gardens, open fields and woodland beyond. Accommodation is of high quality and includes five bedrooms and four bathrooms. On the ground floor, along with four reception rooms, there is a large entrance hall, kitchen with Aga, breakfast room, utility and two cloakrooms. The property affords many character features and is presented to a high order throughout. Little Baddow is a most desirable village surrounded by National Trust woodland. Within the village is the highly regarded Elm Green Preparatory school, Paper Mill Lock with canal and tea rooms and many woodland walks. No Onward Chain. Agents Note: We are of the opinion that the internal photographs of this property certainly do not do it any justice at all. Energy Rating E.

Location Note

Situated on the western periphery of the village of Little Baddow and surrounded by Essex Wildlife Trust woods and heath land. Little Baddow is a thriving village with two public houses, a very highly regarded Preparatory School (Elm Green), a village hall, two long established churches and its own sports ground and clubhouse, which is home to a local cricket club in the summer months. Nearby Danbury, which also boasts an extensive range of local shops, amenities and schools (including Heathcote Preparatory School and nursery), is only five miles due east of the city of Chelmsford and its excellent choice of facilities, including a bustling shopping centre, two outstanding Grammar Schools, a station on the mainline into London Liverpool Street and access onto the A12.

Agents Note

The existing owners of the property are currently building a new house on land to the right of Spring Elms.

The original site consisted of four poultry sheds, all of which under the planning approval must be demolished. Three have already been removed for the new dwelling to be built. The remaining shed is to be demolished in a few weeks to satisfy requirements under the Planning Application. New boundary fencing (partially in place already) and landscaping to be undertaken between the two properties.


Master Bedroom

4.62m x 4.50m (15'2 x 14'9)

A delightful triple aspect master bedroom overlooking the gardens. Double radiator. Fitted bedroom furniture including triple wardrobes, matching drawer units and bedside cabinets, stairs up to:

Small Landing

Velux window, door to loft storage area with light and housing hot water cylinder (there are two hot water cylinders in the house), door to:


Velux window, radiator and chrome ladder radiator. Suite comprising jacuzzi Airbath with shower attachment, wash hand basin set onto 'floating' storage unit, part concealed wc. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor, shaver point.

Main Landing

Window to side, radiator. Large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Two staircases, one at either end of the landing, one leading to the formal reception hall and the other to the side entrance hall. Doors to all bedrooms.

Guest Suite Bedroom

4.27m>3.96m x 3.58m plus bay (14'>13' x 11'9 plus bay)

Dual aspect room with a bay window to the front and further window to side, double radiator. Door to the en-suite and door also leading through to Dressing Room/Bedroom 5.


Extractor fan, radiator. Suite comprising large fully tiled shower cubicle with glass screens, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, fully tiled walls and tiled floor.

Dressing Room/Bedroom Five

3.71m x 2.01m plus wardrobes (12'2 x 6'7 plus wardrobes)

Window to front, radiator. Door from bedroom two and landing. Fitted furniture comprising wall to wall wardrobes and matching drawer unit, access to roof space.

Bedroom Three

4.22m x 3.66m (13'10 x 12')

Window to rear, double radiator. Fitted furniture comprising one double and two single wardrobes with drawer pack, matching drawer vanity units, access to roof space, door to:


Obscure glazed window to rear. Suite comprising quadrant shower cubicle, wash hand basin set onto storage unit, wc. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor.

Bedroom Four

3.71m x 3.68m (12'2 x 12'1)

Window to front and side, radiator. Fitted furniture comprising triple wardrobe and matching drawer storage/vanity unit. Built-in storage cupboard.

Family Bathroom

Obscure glazed window to rear, double radiator and small chrome ladder radiator. Four piece suite comprising large panelled bath, fully tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin set onto vanity and storage unit, wc. Extractor fan, shaver point, fully tiled walls and tiled floor.


Reception Hall

3.68m x 3.66m (12'1 x 12')

Part glazed entrance door, window to front, double radiator, understairs storage cupboard. Doors to sitting room, family room, dining room and kitchen. Stairs to first floor. Door to side entrance hall.

Side Entrance Hall

Oak entrance door with inset glazed panels, small window to either side. Radiator, stairs with ornate oak handrail to first floor, doors to lounge and cloakroom.


Extractor fan, radiator. wash hand basin set onto storage unit, wc, fully tiled walls and tiled floor.


4.60m x 4.50m (15'1 x 14'9)

(Measurements do not include the bay window). A wonderful triple aspect room overlooking the gardens. Bay window to side, window to rear, double fully glazed doors to garden. Two double radiators, oak floor.

Sitting Room

5.59m x 3.71m (18'4 x 12'2)

(Measurements do not include the bay window). Bay window to front, further window to front and window to side. Double radiator. Feature fireplace with ornate wooden surround, marble inlay and fitted woodburner.

Dining Room

3.66m x 3.66m plus bay window (12' x 12' plus bay window)

Bay window to front, double radiator. Feature fireplace with wooden surround, inset tiled and marble inlay and marble hearth. Built-in dresser unit to side of chimney breast.

Family Room/Study

4.22m>3.05m x 3.20m (13'10>10 x 10'6)

Fully glazed double doors to rear (gardens and patio), double radiator.


4.27m x 3.66m (14' x 12')

Window to rear. Double bowl sink unit and extensive range of fitted base and wall units with drawer pack. Large matching fitted dresser unit. Work surfaces. Aga range oven, Neff appliances including electric oven, gas hob and extractor hood above, microwave. Bosch integrated dishwasher, tiled floor and tiled splash backs, open plan to:

Breakfast Room

4.14m x 3.05m plus bay window (13'7 x 10' plus bay window)

Bay window to rear, window to side and part glazed door to garden. Double radiator, door to:

Utility Room

4.19m>2.13m x 3.00m (13'9>7' x 9'10)

Window to front, door to exterior. Radiator. Sink and storage units, space for washing machine, fridge and freezer. Tiled floor and tiled splash backs. Door to:


Window to side, radiator, wc.


Located on an overall plot of approx. 0.8 of an acre. The property is approached via pea shingle driveway to the right flank. Lawned gardens to the front and side. Many mature trees and shrubs interspersed throughout all of the gardens and also to boundaries. The rear garden is about 215' in length and backs directly onto fields. Large patio at the rear of the house offering superb garden, countryside and woodland views beyond. Well stocked flower and shrub beds, ornamental fish pond with wooden bridge over, plastic oil tank, water tap, courtesy lighting. Boiler house.

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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