Fitzwalter Lane, Danbury
| £1,100,000


Dating from the late 1890's is this most attractive and imposing detached residence set within a simply breathtaking location. Positioned on the southern edge of Danbury village along a private lane of just a few character homes, the property affords far reaching undulating countryside views to the rear and National Trust woodland to the front. Constructed by Bakers of Danbury (est. 1878), the property offers many period features along with excellent family living. Briefly, accommodation comprises five bedrooms, three first floor bathrooms, two large reception rooms, kitchen, utility and a wonderful conservatory with dual aspect bi-folding doors. Externally, along with parking for numerous vehicles, there is a large single garage and an approx. 100' x 60' (30m x 18m) south westerly facing rear garden. Within Danbury there are numerous shops and amenities along with excellent primary schools. The A12 is also about 2 miles away and the city of Chelmsford about 6 miles, see location note within these particulars. Overall, this is a wonderful character property within an outstanding setting. No onward Chain. Energy rating E.

Location Note

The house is within easy access of local shops, amenities, two Preparatory Schools (Heathcote in Danbury itself and Elm Green in Little Baddow) and two state schools including Danbury Park Primary School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2013). The village is surrounded by a wealth of National Trust woodland, including the historic landscape of Danbury Park (a former medieval deer park). Only six miles due west of Danbury is the city of Chelmsford and its excellent choice of facilities, which include two outstanding Grammar Schools, shopping centre, and a station on the main line into London Liverpool Street. To the east is the market town of Maldon with it's bustling High Street and historic Hythe Quay. The A12 and Sandon Park & Ride service (popular with commuters and shoppers) are just a couple of miles away.

FIRST FLOOR

Master Bedroom

4.37m>4.06m x 4.34m (14'4>13'4 x 14'3)

Two windows to rear offering fantastic garden and countryside views, radiator. Two and one single fitted wardrobes, door to:

En-Suite

3.84m x 1.55m (12'7 x 5'1)

Window to side and rear, radiator. Suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, wc, wash hand basin set onto storage unit. Tiled floor and part tiled walls, shaver point.

Bedroom Two

4.32m>3.71m x 3.81m (14'2>12'2 x 12'6)

Two windows to front, radiator. Large cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

En-Suite

3.84m x 1.55m (12'7 x 5'1)

Window to front and side, radiator. Suite comprising bath with antique style taps and shower attachment, wc, wash hand basin set into storage unit. Large fitted mirror. Tiled floor and part tiled walls, shaver point.

Bedroom Three

3.48m x 3.30m (11'5 x 10'10)

Window to rear offering fantastic garden and countryside views, radiator.

Bedroom Four

3.05m x 2.34m (10' x 7'8)

Window to front, double radiator. Two double built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom Five/Study

2.74m x 2.49m (9' x 8'2)

Window to side and rear, radiator. Double fitted wardrobe, access to roof space, cupboard housing hot water cylinder.

Shower Room

Window to front, ladder radiator. Suite comprising fully tiled quadrant shower cubicle with power shower, wash hand basin and wc.

Landing

A lovely split-level landing with two windows, radiator, access to roof space*, return staircase to ground floor. * The loft lends itself to conversion to further accommodation if required, of course, subject to gaining the necessary planning consents.

GROUND FLOOR

Storm Porch

Fully glazed double doors with arch top window over. Beautiful stained glass entrance door with stained glass side panels to:

Hall

Double radiator, tiled floor, under stairs store cupboard, doors to:

Cloakroom

Window to front, double radiator. Pedestal wash hand basin and high level wc, tiled floor.

Sitting Room

5.66m x 4.29m>3.66m (18'7 x 14'1>12)

Fully glazed double doors with matching side windows leading to the rear garden. Further fully glazed door to rear and window to side. Three double radiators. Open fireplace with wooden surround and marble inlay.

Dining Room or Family Room

6.12m x 4.19m>3.96m (20'1 x 13'9>13')

Three windows to front and window to side. Two single and a double radiator. Fireplace with fitted gas burner.

Kitchen

3.30m x 3.25m (10'10 x 10'8)

French door to the conservatory and door to the utility room. Two radiators. Ceramic sink unit set into work surfaces, further matching work surfaces. Range of fitted base and wall units with a drawer pack. Rangemaster Toledo range style oven with extractor hood above, Space for dishwasher. Chimney breast housing wood burner. Cupboard housing gas fired boiler fuelling the hot water and central heating. Tiled effect floor.

Utility Room

4.09m x 2.46m (13'5 x 8'1)

Window to front and part glazed door to side (exterior). Double radiator. Ceramic sink unit and matching continuation from the kitchen of work surfaces, storage units and drawer pack. Space for washing machine and tumble dryer. Tiled effect floor.

Conservatory

5.18m x 3.76m (17' x 12'4)

A really wonderful conservatory taking full advantage of the garden and views. Bi-folding doors to two sides, double radiator, tiled floor.

EXTERIOR

Front

Mature laurel hedging to the front and side boundary, shingle drive accessed via 5 bar gate, providing parking for 5/6 cars. Double wooden gates to the left flank giving vehicle access along side the house and to the rear garden. Further double wooden gates and pedestrian gate giving access to the right flank of the property and the side garden. In the side garden are two store sheds, log store and a courtyard terrace.

Garage

4.37m x 3.66m (14'4 x 12')

Up and over door, power and light. Loft for storage.

Rear Garden

approx 30.48m x 18.29m (approx 100' x 60')

South westerly facing and affording far reaching countryside views. Farmland to the immediate side and rear. Large paved terrace and wooden deck surrounding the conservatory. Lawn gardens with many mature trees, shrubs and well stocked flower beds. Green house. Water tap and power points.

Agents Notes

The property's energy efficiency rating is E however since the report was commissioned full high quality double glazing has been installed. The property has a security alarm and 4 CCTV cameras installed.

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 Fitzwalter Lane, Danbury
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