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Hollytree Cottage sits on a plot of approximately one third of an acre and overlooks open farmland. It is Grade II listed and dates back to the late 16th and early 17th century. A quote from the Listing states "Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roof. Central and right external plastered brick chimney stacks". The property was extended in the late 1980's and has subsequently been extensively improved during the current sellers 16 years occupation. There are a wealth of period features and the accommodation is light and airy and the ground floor is configured around a centrally located kitchen and dining room. Adjacent to this is a spacious sitting room with an attractive brick-built fireplace housing a wood-burning stove. To the rear of the house is a large drawing room which opens into the main garden area of the property to the rear. A spacious utility room and cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation. On the first floor a dual aspect master bedroom with modern en-suite is located to the rear and offers an outlook to the garden or farmland. Two interconnecting double bedrooms are located to the front and also enjoy farmland views, a fourth single bedroom and modern family bathroom complete the living accommodation. Located on the western side of the plot a shingle driveway and turning area provides parking for several cars and leads to the detached double garage with large attic space over. There is a delightful walled garden located adjacent to the kitchen on the eastern side of the plot.
Woodham Mortimer is a small village between Danbury and Maldon and is mentioned in the Domesday Book. The village has a local pub (The Hurdlemakers Arms), the parish church of St Margaret’s (c.1080), a golf driving range, a village hall and a cricket club. Woodham Mortimer is only 7 miles east of the city of Chelmsford which offers two outstanding grammar schools, a thriving shopping centre centred around John Lewis, the mainline station provides direct services to London Liverpool Street. The nearby picturesque village of Danbury also has a choice of local shops, amenities and two preparatory schools (Heathcote and Elm Green). Finally the nearby town of Maldon has a good range of shops and other amenities.