Writtle, Chelmsford, Essex
4 Bedrooms | Guide Price £875,000 | Instruction to Sell

Bed 4 Bathroom 1 Reception 3

Property Details


Bond Residential are delighted to offer this rare opportunity to acquire this detached character home approached via 100' gated driveway, the property is set in grounds approaching a third of an acre and is set overlooking a large pond which is approximately 160' in length and extends to 60' in width and runs along the side of the garden. 

Internally the property comprises an entrance hall, dual aspect living room with feature brick built fireplace with wood burning stove and exposed beams, dining room, fitted kitchen with built in water softener, rear lobby, conservatory offering spectacular views of the garden and pond, study and a cloakroom complete the ground floor accommodation. To the first floor there is a master bedroom with built in wardrobes to one wall, three further bedrooms and family bathroom with four piece white suite with a corner shower cubicle and clawfoot bath tub.

Externally the property benefits from a 100' driveway providing off road parking for numerous vehicles and leads to a detached garage measuring 18' x 15'5 with boarded storage above measuring 18' x 9'7. To the rear of the property is an ornamental garden with central water feature and paved patio overlooking the pond, lawned area with flower and shrub beds, a selection of fruit trees and larger mature trees, children's playhouse and summer house.

The property also benefits from a separate vehicle access off Tower Road at the end of the garden with large double gates providing access to shingled covered driveway and vegetable garden, this area measures 48' in width and 68' in depth and offers the potential to be divided from the existing property and redeveloped with either a separate dwelling or annexe accommodation subject to the relevant planning permission being obtained. 

Only by viewing this home can you fully appreciate the character of the accommodation on offer coupled with the property's unique setting and potential.


Situated in the sought after village location of Writtle, Tower Road is conveniently located within walking distance of a regular bus service that runs through the village and provides access into Chelmsford.

The village of Writtle offers a selection of day to day amenities with Co-Op store, a selection of places to eat from Tiptree Jam tea rooms at the college campus to the popular Olio on the Green. Writtle is well known for its village green and duck pond as well as Hylands Park estate with 574 acres of parkland and the Neo-Classical elegant villa Hylands House. Writtle has educational facilities for all ages with Writtle Infant & Juniors, Hylands high school and Writtle agricultural college.

Situated to the west of Chelmsford, the village of Writtle is conveniently located within 3 miles of Chelmsford city centre and is conveniently located within easy access of the A414 and A12. Those commuting by rail have the option of either Chelmsford's mainline station with a journey time as fast as 32 minutes as well as Ingatestone station.

Chelmsford city centre 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 including the newly refurbished Riverside Ice & Leisure. Chelmsford is renowned for its educational excellence and alongside the local schools, it offers two of the country’s top performing grammar schools, Writtle agricultural college, Anglian Ruskin University and a selection of private schools.

Tenure: Freehold

Council Tax Band E

About the location

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