Thorleys is a beautifully presented Grade II Listed property which dates back to the 15th century. The house is set in landscaped grounds and field of approximately one and a half acres which include a stable block comprising 4 stables and a tack room. In recent years the property has been subject to an extensive professional renovation and restoration project yet has retained its original charm. The spacious conservatory and kitchen to the south of the house, afford beautiful views across the cottage garden and into the fields beyond. The property boasts a wealth of exposed timber beams, vaulted ceilings and a number of fireplaces with log burning stoves, the largest an inglenook fireplace having side seat and display recesses. The house offers excellent living accommodation throughout and would suit any family, flowing from the dining room reception, through to the sitting room, conservatory and kitchen/breakfast room, certainly fantastic for entertaining guests. The first floor accommodation is accessible via two separate staircases from the ground floor. The vaulted master bedroom has the benefit of an en suite bathroom. A further three bedrooms, two of which also have vaulted ceilings are also accessed via this floor, along with the family shower room. Fully self contained annexe with kitchen, lounge, and shower room with a staircase providing access to first floor bedroom combined study area which could also easily be utilised as office space for a home business.
The village of Little Waltham lies just north of the City of Chelmsford. The village provides easy access to Chelmsford City Centre with its mainline railway station to London’s Liverpool Street and has a local doctor’s surgery and a Church of England Primary School.The city of Chelmsford is located south of the village and has a comprehensive range of entertainment, shopping and educational facilities. The park and ride to Chelmsford’s mainline railway station is within half of a mile of the village. This provides a regular service to Chelmsford city centre and the railway station. Chelmsford has excellent secondary schools including Chelmer Valley High School, King Edwards Grammar School and County High School for Girls as well as New Hall private school. The Felsted School is also within driving distance. The property is also in catchment area for both the Grammar Schools.