Woodhill Road, Danbury
| £800,000

Backing directly onto Danbury Lakes Country Park and National Trust woodland, is this most charming part thatched cottage situated in grounds of about 0.45 of an acre. The property is very secluded and is set a considerable way back from road. The original part of the property dates back to 1822, with the remainder being a considerable extension in recent years. Externally, the gardens surround the property and there is a long driveway accessed via an electric gate which leads to the garaging. Above the double garage is a fully functional purpose built home office. Accommodation available is most versatile and includes two large bedrooms and a family bathroom to the first floor. On the ground floor there are three reception rooms, two of which could be used as bedrooms if desired. There are two further bathrooms, a most wonderful fully fitted luxurious open plan kitchen diner, conservatory and a utility room. Overall this is a most interesting home having been maintained and presented to a high order. 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.

Specification & Agents Notes

The thatch was replaced by a master thatcher in 2020. The property has oil fired radiator central heating and is on mains drainage.



4.29m x 4.11m>2.87m (14'1 x 13'6>9'5)

Two windows and a Velux skylight window, double radiator. Built-in furniture comprising three double wardrobes, two matching drawer units with wooden tops. Eves store cupboards.


4.29m x 3.45m>2.13m (14'1 x 11'4>7')

Window and Velux skylight window. Double radiator. Two double and single built-in wardrobes. Eves store cupboards.

Family Bathroom

Obscure glazed window and chrome ladder radiator. Suite comprising 'P' shaped panelled bath with shower unit over, wash hand basin set onto 'floating' wash hand basin, wc. Fully tiled walls and tiled floor, extractor fan.


Window, stairs to ground floor.


Inner Hall

Doors to most rooms, under stairs store cupboard, radiator.


3.61m x 3.61m (11'10 x 11'10)

Two windows and two radiators, door to:


Originally the entrance lobby for the cottage. Stable style door. Suite comprising 'P' shaped panelled bath with shower unit over. Wash hand basin set onto storage unit, wc. Chrome ladder radiator, fully tiled walls and tiled floor, extractor fan.

Sitting Room or Snug

3.68m x 3.53m (12'1 x 11'7)

Window and double radiator.

Shower Room

Window and chrome ladder radiator. Suite comprising large shower cubicle, wash hand basin and wc set into vanity & storage unit. Large airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, fully tiled walls and tiled floor, shaver point.


6.30m>4.22m x 5.74m (20'8>13'10 x 18'10)

Large walk in bay window area with full height side window and further window. Feature exposed brick fireplace, oak flooring. French style doors to conservatory.


6.60m x 1.96m (21'8 x 6'5)

Upvc double glazed construction. Two double doors and a single door to rear patio, doors to lounge and kitchen.

Open Plan Kitchen & Dining Area

5.61m x 5.61m max (18'5 x 18'5 max)

Stable style entrance door and two windows. A most beautifully appointed and superbly designed fitted kitchen commencing with a one and half bowl under mounted sink unit, extensive granite work surfaces which extend onto the peninsula unit. Comprehensive range of solid wood hand built and hand painted fitted base and wall units, further matching dresser style unit and double larder style unit. Large electric Everhot style Aga with hob/hot plates and feature over mantle and concealed feature lighting. American style fridge freezer, integrated dishwasher. Under floor electric heating tiled floor. Door to:

Utility Room & WC

2.44m x 2.06m (8' x 6'9)

Window. Butlers sink and double storage unit. Space for washing machine and dishwasher, wc.



The total plot is about 0.45 of an acre and sits adjacent Danbury Country Park and Lakes. The gardens are very secluded from the road, Accessed via along driveway through an electric entrance gate. Lawn areas and many mature trees and shrubs interspersed throughout the gardens. Timber store shed, green house, large patio. Shingle parking for numerous cars. Boiler cupboard.

Double Garage

Two double wooden swing entrance doors, power and light, internal staircase to:

Home Office

7.21m x 2.95m (23'8 x 9'8)

Fully equipped to use a s a modern day home office. Two windows and three Velux windows, storage cupbaords.

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 Woodhill Road, Danbury
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