Maldon District Council
The following comment is taken from Maldon District Council's list of local heritage assets within Purleigh.....'This handsome house has been recognised as probably the best surviving example (externally) of what was once a very common style of local architecture'.
The village of Purleigh is around 4 miles south of Maldon and approximately 4 miles east of Danbury. It is a small semi-rural village offering a village shop, highly regarded primary school, public house and parish church. For the commuter, the property is within close proximity to South Woodham Ferrers and North Fambridge railway stations providing links into London Liverpool Street. There is a choice of schools in the area in both the public and private sector. The nearest large town is Maldon which features its historic Hythe Quay and High Street with local and national stores as well as quaint tea rooms, historic pubs and a mixture of restaurants and bars.
In recent years, this property has undergone extensive renovation and modernisation. Now presented to an exceptional standard both internally and externally. Specification includes high quality composite double glazed windows, oil radiator central heating (new boiler about 2 years ago), new roof about 9 years ago, re-wired and re-plumbed. Also new fitted kitchen and both new bathrooms. Composite high security entrance door.
4.29m x 3.61m (14'1 x 11'10)
A lovely dual aspect room with open views to the front over New Hall Vineyards. Window to front and side, double radiator, original cast iron bedroom fireplace.
4.01m>3.10m x 3.76m (13'2>10'2 x 12'4)
A lovely dual aspect room with window to side and rear, double radiator, original cast iron bedroom fireplace. Fitted furniture including two double and one single wardrobes, window storage seat and bedside cabinets.
4.37m x 2.01m (14'4 x 6'7)
Window to front, radiator.
2.90m x 2.01m (9'6 x 6'7)
Obscure glazed window to rear. Victorian style radiator with chrome towel rail. Luxury suite comprising 'stand alone' Slipper style high back bath with antique style taps and shower attachment. Wash hand basin set onto chrome upstand, wc. Tiled floor and walls.
Access to roof space, built-in double linen cupboard, stairs to ground floor.
Composite wooden effect entrance door, small window, double radiator, quarry tiled floor, door to dining room.
3.66m x 3.66m (12' x 12')
Dual aspect dining room with views to front over New Hall Vineyards. Double radiator. Open fireplace with cast iron inlay, granite heath and wooden surround. Door to:
8.97m x 1.88m (29'5 x 6'2)
Window to front and four windows to the side, double radiator. Ceramic one and half bowl sink unit, extensive wooden effect work surfaces. Comprehensive range of kitchen storage units and drawer pack. Elan range style oven with induction hob and extractor hood above. Space for washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer (N.B. The washing machine and dishwasher are to remain). Quarry tiled floor. Door to rear hall and lounge.
3.66m x 3.66m (12' x 12')
Dual aspect room with a window to side and double fully glazed casement doors to the garden. Double radiator. Open fireplace with cast iron inlay, granite earth and wooden surround. Built-in storage cupboard. Under stairs storage cupboard also housing the hot water cylinder.
Wooden entrance door from right side of the property, quarry tiled floor. Freestanding oil fired boiler fuelling hot water and central heating. Door to:
2.51m x 2.21m (8'3 x 7'3)
Obscure glazed window to rear, Victorian style radiator with chrome towel rail. Luxury three piece suite comprising large fully tiled shower cubicle with glass screens. Vanity storage units housing wash hand basin and wc. Cupboard housing tumble dryer (to remain). Fully tiled walls and tiled floor, extractor fan.
The present owners have landscaped and made much of the gardens low maintenance. The cottage was purposely built side onto it's road frontage to make the most of a southerly aspect. Access along both sides to the rear. Driveway with gate leading to side of the property. Oil storage tank (plastic), wood store, timber store shed, water tap.
approx 28.96m (approx 95')
Westerly facing. Large paved patio leading to lawn garden. Well stocked flower and shrub beds, fencing to boundaries, timber storage shed. Further terrace at rear of garden with summerhouse (power and light connected).
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.