Located in grounds of 3/4 of an acre with outstanding countryside views to the front this stunning detached Grade II listed home dates back to the late 16th/early 17th century. The property has been sympathetically improved to make a very desirable family home and boasts many historical features including multiple fireplaces, exposed timbers and beams. There are also half height panelled stairwells with extremely rare circa 1680-1715 paintings depicting revelling Bacchi and Satyrs. Accommodation is set over three floors, ground floor provides inner hall, cloakroom, three reception rooms and a fitted kitchen with oil fired aga. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a stunning re-fitted heritage bathroom featuring a red brick semi circular fireplace. The second floor provides the fourth double bedroom with oak crossbeams and a separate shower room. To the rear of the house is a converted brick outbuilding which provides a utility room and further cloakroom. (Planning consent was granted in 2014 for the construction of a garden room which would create a stunning room and link the main house to this outbuilding). Externally there is a shingle in and out driveway which provides significant parking facilities as well as access to the converted cart lodge and stables which provide garaging, storage and a large home office/studio.
Woodham Mortimer is a small village between Danbury and Maldon. 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 due east of the city of Chelmsford and its excellent choice of facilities, including two outstanding grammar schools, a bustling shopping centre, a station on the main line into London Liverpool Street and access onto the A12. Closer to home, the picturesque village of Danbury also has a choice of shops, amenities and two preparatory schools (Heathcote and Elm Green) and the nearby town of Maldon has a good range of shops and other amenities.