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4 bed detached house for sale


Redes, Main Road, Ford End, Chelmsford, Essex CM3

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Property features

  • Detached Period Grade II listed Thatched Cottage with many original features
  • Small holding with several out buildings
  • Gravel drive with electric Five bar wooden gate
  • Double Garage and private off street parking for numerous vehicles
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Lounge, Dining Room and Snug Room
  • Large Conservatory
  • Mature Gardens with established trees
  • Stable, Work Shop, Dog Kennels, Piggery, Sheep Pens, Chicken Coops
  • Approximately 3 Acres of land (subject to measuring)

Property description

A beautiful character thatched cottage with small holding - On Properties are pleased to offer for sale this Grade II listed 14th Century Thatched Detached Four Bedroom Cottage with small holding and out buildings (approximately 3 acres stm). The property has a wealth of traditional features such as original beams, feature brick open fireplaces and also original stone tiled flooring. It also has a recently installed downstairs Shower Room and an impressive bespoke handmade Country Style kitchen and Utility Room with views to the Garden and Fields and bespoke hand made wardrobes to Master Bedroom. The property has a stable, post and rail paddocks, piggery and dog kennels with potential for further stables. There is also a double garage, parking for numerous vehicles, large out building, barn for hay and animal feed, outdoor lights, electric five bar gate and mature garden with established trees and attractive over the open Essex Countryside. The property is within walking distance to Ford End School, and the quaint village Church and not far from Felsted Comprehensive School and close to the other villages with their Gastro pub restaurants such as the Leather Bottle in Pleshey, and the newly opened Galvin Brothers restaurant the Green Man in Great Waltham and is surrounded by Country Walks. It is also within driving distance to larger towns such as Great Dunmow and Chelmsford with the array of shops, pubs and restaurants and transport links into London . Early internal viewing is highly recommended to appreciate this delightful Cottage.

Front of Property
Gravel drive, Five Bar Electric Wooden Gate, Private off street parking for numerous vehicles, outside light, Double Garage, Grass area.

Wooden Door into Porch:-
Door into Hallway
Ceiling Light, Ceiling Beams, Wall Beams, Radiator, Stairs to Fourth Bedroom, original Tiled flooring

Downstairs Family Bathroom
Ceiling Light, Window to front, Fully tiled, Walk in Shower, Heated chrome towel rail, Roll top bath with claw feet, WC, Hand wash basin, Radiator, Tiled flooring

Door into:
Double glazed Windows and Patio Doors to side garden, Radiator

Downstairs Cloakroom
Ceiling Light, Window to rear, Fully tiled, Shower Cubicle, WC, Hand wash basin, Mirror light, Chrome heated towel rail, Tiled flooring

Ceiling beams, Wall Beams, Wall Lights, Window to side, Radiator, traditional Brick flooring

Down lights, Ceiling light, Double glazed window to rear, Fully fitted bespoke hand made Country Style kitchen with base cupboards and wall units, Range Cooker with Double Ovens, Built in Dishwasher, Granite work tops, Butler Sink, Breakfast Bar, Tiled flooring, Leaded Light full length Windows and Patio Doors to garden

Utility Room
Fully fitted bespoke hand made Country style base cupboards and wall units, with built in Wine Fridge, Fridge Freezer, Butler Sink, Space for Washing machine, Window to side garden, Barn style door to side garden.

Stairs from Hallway to:

Bedroom Two
Ceiling light, Wall Beams, Windows to front and side, Carpet

Second Stairs from Hallway to:

Bedroom Four
Ceiling light, Wall Beams, Window to side, Carpet

Snug Room
Ceiling Beams, Wall Beams, Wall Lights, Window to side, Original Open Feature Fireplace with Arger, Carpet, Door to Upstairs Bedrooms, Door into:-

Dining Room
Ceiling Beams, Wall Beams, Wall Lights, Windows to front and side, Radiator, Carpet

Master Bedroom
Ceiling light, Ceiling Beams, Wall Beams, Double glazed window to front, Radiator, bespoke hand made fitted Wardrobes, Carpet

Bedroom Three
Ceiling light, Ceiling Beams, Wall Beams, Window to side, Carpet

Rear Garden
Patio Area, outside water tap

Out buildings:
Original small out building with original Bakers Oven
Stable with Paddock
Dog Kennels
Large Out building
Barn Shelter for Hay and Animal Food
Double Garage
Work Shop

The Property sits in Three Acres of land (Approximately subject to measuring).

Please Note: All dimensions are approximate and are quoted for Guidance only, their accuracy cannot be confirmed. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. Buyers are advised to obtain verification from their solicitors as to the Freehold/Leasehold status of the property, the position regarding any fixtures and fittings and where the property has been extended/converted as to Planning Approval and Building Regulations compliance. These particulars do not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may they be regarded as representations. All interested parties must themselves verify their accuracy. Where a room layout is included this is for general guidance only, it is not to scale and its accuracy cannot be confirmed.

Property info

Market activity
Average price paid £394,183 Sales 723 Current average value £436,422 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change -£6,927 ▼ -1.56%

Property value data/graphs for CM3

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £556,098 £359 3.9 £495,455
Semi-detached £346,314 £350 3.1 £342,376
Terraced £272,165 £340 2.6 £266,644
Flats £172,019 £296 1.8 £198,273

Current asking prices in CM3

Average: £486,397
Avg. current asking prices in CM3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £238,750
Flats £184,643
- -
All £204,318

Current asking rents in CM3

Average: £1,203 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CM3
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - - £1,101 pcm
£1,810 pcm
Flats £542 pcm
£763 pcm
- - -
All £542 pcm
£763 pcm
£1,101 pcm
£1,810 pcm

Fun facts for CM3

Highest value in CM3
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Copt Hill £1,709,802
Colam Lane £1,518,475
Spring Elms Lane £1,387,446
Pleshey, Chelmsford CM3 £1,055,188
Main Road £1,041,867
Highest turnover in CM3
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Haven Court 66.7%
Kirk Mews 66.7%
Gubbions Green 61.5%
Gold Berry Mead 50.0%
Mildmays 50.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Braintree (6.4 miles)
  • Chelmsford (6.5 miles)
  • Braintree Freeport (6.6 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (9.2 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (21.0 miles)
  • London City Airport (27.4 miles)
  • Wallasea Island Ferry Landing (21.1 miles)
  • Burnham on Crouch Ferry Landing (21.8 miles)
  • Point Clear Ferry Landing (25.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Ford End Church of England Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • The Flitch Green Academy (2.3 miles)
  • Great Waltham Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (2.6 miles)
  • Chelmsford College (7.2 miles)
  • The Yellow House School (12.4 miles)
  • St Elizabeth's College (The Congregation of the Daughters of the Cross of the Liege) (14.5 miles)
  • Felsted School (2.4 miles)
  • Chelmer Valley High School (4.2 miles)
  • Helena Romanes School and Sixth Form Centre (5.0 miles)
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Monthly running costs Beta

£4,945 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 125,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £4,499 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £100,000 Average insurance cost £21/mo (£251/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
Home insurance costs explained

Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £47 Electricity £57 Estimated energy cost £104/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 19300 kWh/year
Electricity: 4900 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band G Council tax cost £268 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £24 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £53 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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