Pleshey, Chelmsford, Essex
4 Bedrooms | £750,000 | Offer Accepted

Bed 4 Bathroom 2 Reception 3

Property Details


This detached character home has been extensively remodelled and refurbished by the current homeowners to infuse the character of the property with the demands of modern day family living, set on a corner plot within the sought after village of Pleshey.

The accommodation comprises a reception hall with feature fireplace with log burner, dual aspect living room with bi fold doors overlooking and leading to the garden, dual aspect playroom with vaulted ceiling, dining room with feature fireplace with log burner open plan to the kitchen with modern white shaker style units with stone work surfaces, fitted appliances and breakfast bar, a rear hallway provides access to the rear garden, a fully tiled shower room complete the ground floor accommodation. To the first floor there is a dual aspect master bedroom with fitted wardrobes, three further double bedrooms, bedroom four features a vaulted ceiling and built in double wardrobe, fully tiled bathroom with modern white suite.

Externally the property benefits from a driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles, a detached outbuilding which is currently divided into two sections, the front offering barn style garage doors and provides storage, the rear section has been made into a home office/treatment room. Set on a corner plot the garden is situated to the side of the property and is a real feature of the home, measuring a maximum of 75 ft x 80ft, there is a decked area immediately off of the living room, a pond enclosed by picket fencing and a large lawned area.


Pleshey is an historic small village to the northwest of Chelmsford. It is built around the site of a former moat and bailey castle which was once the ancestral home of Geoffrey de Mandeville, Earl of Essex and one of the 25 Magna Carta barons. For a long time an important place in English history, Pleshey is mentioned in Shakespeare's Richard II and was also the birth place of Mary de Bohun, first wife of Henry IV and the mother of the future King Henry V.

At the hub of the community is the village pub (The Leather Bottle), the Holy Trinity Church and the Village Hall with playing field. A general store, post office and primary school are all in the nearby village of Great Waltham with other primary schools nearby at Ford End and Little Waltham.

There is a bus service which runs through the neighbouring villages of Ford End and Howe Street which provide access to the Chelmsford city centre which offers a thriving nightlife with a selection of bars and a wide selection of places to eat from independent family restaurants to well known chain restaurants serving cuisines from around the world, Chelmsford features a comprehensive range of shopping facilities with its pedestrianised High Street, two shopping precincts and hugely popular Bond Street with John Lewis store.

Chelmsford is extremely popular with leisure enthusiasts with a selection of sports clubs and gyms, there are an abundance of countryside walks and open spaces around the village of Pleshey to enjoy as well as a collection of village roads which are ideal for leisurely bike rides.

Chelmsford is renowned for its educational excellence and alongside the local primary schools situated within the neighbouring villages, Chelmer Valley high School is situated within the parish of Broomfield, Pleshey also falls within the catchment area for King Edward Grammar School (boys) and Chelmsford County High School for Girl, which are two of the country’s top performing grammar schools. There is also an collection of private schools within close proximity including Felsted School and New Hall School.

Chelmsford's mainline station provides a direct service to London Liverpool St with a journey time as fast as 28 minutes.

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