Charming former Lodge with views over farmland.

Believed to have been constructed during the mid 1800's Stevens Lodge has subsequently been much improved and extended by the present owners during the last 30 years. A side door leads directly into the fitted kitchen, having a range of wooden cabinets, tiled surrounds, integrated appliances and sink unit. Windows face two aspects. One door leads to an inner lobby from where you access two double bedrooms, a dressing area and the bathroom. A second door from the kitchen leads to thehall and dining area. This has a natural brick wall and windows to the front aspect. Steps up from the hall access a lobby and door to the rea garden. , and continue through to the spacious raised Sitting Room, once part of a granary, which sits on Saddle Stones. This room has a vaulted ceiling, a log burner, full length windows to two aspects and French Doors onto the rear tarrace. The Principal bedroom is located off the lounge and has fitted wardrobes, full length windows and French doors to the rear. An ensuite bathroom includes a sunken bath, wc, wash hand basin and separate shower. From the hall, stairs descend to a lower level and a large fourth bedroom with a good range of recessed wardrobes and ae ensuite shower room.

This property has 0.5 acres of land.

Outside

The property overlooks open farmland to the rear and occupies grounds of approximately half an acre. These are arranged in two parts. Immediately to the rear, the formal gardens are lawned and walled to one side and have an area of decking leading to a heated swimming pool with a terraced surround and a garden shed. Hedging to the rear aspect provides seclusion and has an arched access leading to the spacious workshop. The remainder od the garden is divided by post and rail fencing and has a childrens play area, sunken summer house and an ornate pond. The borders are well established and include a mix of mature hedges and trees. A drive to the side aspect provides parking for sevaral vehiicules and leads to a five bar gate bryond which is a court yard and double garage.

Situation

Stevens Lodge is located on the outskirts of the popular Hamlet of Chignal S James an idyllic rural position, set amongst the gently undulating open farmland of central Essex approximately four miles fron central Chelmsford. Chelmsford provides a full and comprehensive range of commercial, entertainment and shopping amenities and its railway station provides a regular service to London Liverpool Street with an approximate journey time of 35 minutes. Junction 15 of the A12 is just 9 miles to the south. Stansted Airport is 15 miles to the northwest with Junction 8 of the M11 just beyond. There is a particularly good range of schools locally, both state and private, including the two Chelmsford Grammar Schools; New Hall and The Felsted Schools, amongst others.

Directions

From Chelmsford proceed west on the A1060 Roxwell Road and at the traffic lights turn right onto Chignall Road. After about a mile, turn left onto Mashbury Road following it for a few miles. Just past the telephone box and at the Junction sign posted St James Green, continue up the hill and Stevens Lodge can be found on the right, opposite Stevens Farm.

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Other features

  • Inner Lobby
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Dinuing room
  • Sitting room
  • Principal bedroom
  • En suite bathroom
  • Three further bedrooms
  • Two further bathrooms
  • Heated swimming pool
  • Double garage
  • Summer house
  • Workshop
  • Shed
  • Ample parking

Other details

  • Floorplan
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Ref: CSD180267

Mashbury Road, Chignal St. James Chelmsford CM1

Guide Price
£875,000

Ref: CSD180267

Mashbury Road, Chignal St. James Chelmsford CM1

Guide Price
£875,000