Bicknacre, Chelmsford, Essex
3 Bedrooms | Guide Price £500,000 | Instruction to Sell

Bed 3 Bathroom 2 Reception 2

Property Details


GUIDE PRICE £500,000 - £550,000 Nestled in a popular village location OFFERED WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN, this delightful THREE BEDROOM DETACHED HOUSE offers spacious accommodation. Situated on a no-through road, this property is conveniently close to essential amenities, including a shopping parade, local schooling, public house, and bus staging points.

Upon entering, you are greeted by a welcoming hallway that leads to a spacious lounge with triple aspect windows and a feature fireplace, creating a comfortable room to relax in. The dining room which enjoys French doors opening out to the rear garden, seamlessly opens to a refitted kitchen which benefits from fitted appliances including a NEFF oven, integrated appiances and ample storage space, creating a harmonious space for family meals and gatherings. The hall, dining room and kitchen are all adorned with high quality hardwearing Karndine style flooring. The ground floor also boasts a modern shower room adding to the convenience of this spacious home.

Upstairs, you will find three generously sized bedrooms, two bedrooms having storage with built in wardrobes the other benefitting from eaves storage. The family bathroom, complete with a enclosed shower, wash hand basin on vanity unit and wc, caters to the needs of a busy household.

The exterior of the property is equally impressive, featuring a mature 50ft (approx.) rear garden with patio area for enjoying Al Fresco dining and relaxing overlooking the well stocked garden providing a spectrum of colour and variety of plants and shrubs, well screened from the rear, with a central lawn area. The garage and driveway parking ensure ample space for vehicles, making this home as practical as it is charming. This style of detached home in a pleasant village setting is a rare find. With its blend of modern conveniences and and village amenities it offers the perfect balance for family living or someone downsizing. Don't miss the opportunity to make this house your home.


The village itself has a long history, with evidence of human habitation dating back to the Roman times. It was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as "Bicenacra," and its name is believed to derive from Old English, meaning "the enclosure or croft of a man called Bicca." Over the centuries, Bicknacre grew as an agricultural community, with farming playing a significant role in its economy.

Today, Bicknacre retains its rural charm while offering modern amenities and services to its residents. The village has a primary school, St. Luke's Church, a community center, and a few shops and businesses. Many of the houses in Bicknacre are traditional in style, with some dating back several centuries, adding to the village's character.

The surrounding countryside provides opportunities for outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and horse riding. The nearby Hanningfield Reservoir offers water sports and fishing opportunities, as well as nature trails for birdwatching and wildlife enthusiasts. The area is known for its natural beauty, with picturesque landscapes and charming villages scattered throughout the Essex countryside.

Transportation in Bicknacre is primarily reliant on road access. The village is conveniently located near the A130 road, which connects to Chelmsford, the county town of Essex, and other nearby towns and cities. The closest railway station is South Woodham Ferrers, which provides regular train services to London Liverpool Street and other destinations.

In terms of community events and activities, Bicknacre hosts various local gatherings throughout the year, including fairs, festivals, and charity events. These occasions bring together residents and visitors, fostering a sense of community spirit.

Overall, Bicknacre is a tranquil and picturesque village in Essex, offering a countryside lifestyle within close proximity to urban amenities. Its rich history, natural surroundings, and community-focused atmosphere contribute to its appeal as a place to live and visit.

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