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5 bed detached house for sale

£665,000 Guide price

The Green, Wethersfield, Braintree CM7

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Property features

  • 16th Century Prominent Village Residence
  • Grade II Listed
  • Wealth Of Character Features
  • 4 Double Bedrooms
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Arranged Over 3 Floors
  • Kitchen
  • Private Country Style Garden
  • Off-Street Parking
  • EPC Exempt

Property description



The Manse is a stunning 16th Century home arranged over 3 floors which has been tastefully decorated by the current owners and beautifully presented, maintaining many of the original features such as exposed beams and red brick fireplaces. The property offers 3 good sized reception areas, kitchen and separate dining room. Master bedroom with en-suite shower room and a further 3 double bedrooms and family bathroom. The property boasts a private country-style garden, with off-street parking and additional parking to the side of the property. EPC Exempt.

The Setting

The Manse is positioned in a central location on the Green within the pretty village of Wethersfield, offering a good primary school, church and a post office. Wethersfield is within close proximity to the popular tourist village of Finchingfield, with its pubs and village shops and situated 7 miles north-west of the larger town of Braintree, which offers a wide range of shops and restaurants. The A120 is around 9 miles away giving access to J8 of the M11 for road access to London and Cambridge and Stansted's International Airport which is approximately 22 miles away.

The Accommodation

A solid wooden front door opens onto a small lobby area which opens onto a spacious hallway/reception area with original character beams to the walls and ceiling, a turned stair case rising to the first floor, door to the dining room and an opening through to a dual aspect drawing room with a beautiful Inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, beams to the ceilings and a further doorway through to the third reception room, with a feature red brick fire place and beamed ceiling. The generous dining room is located adjacent to the kitchen with tiled floor, character beams to the ceilings and an original solid wooden door giving access to the garden/patio area. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of bespoke solid wood wall and base units and granite worksurfaces, tiled flooring and an Aga provides constant hot water to the property. There is a further lobby/utility room off the kitchen with wc facilities and a further external door leading to the garden.

The first floor opens onto bright landing with doors leading off to 3 double bedrooms all with views to the front aspect, two of which have walk-in wardrobe space and there is a stunning family bathroom with free standing bath and separate shower.

A further turned staircase at the end of the landing rises to a second floor landing area with an opening to an office/study area and the lovely master bedroom suite with exposed beams, built-in cupboards and en-suite shower facilities.

Outside

The Manse is approached to the front with a cast iron perimeter fence and gate and has been landscaped into a Parterre with an array of hedging and mature shrubs . There is additional off-street parking for 2 vehicles to the side of the property, whilst the private rear gardens can be accessed by a set of solid wooden gates with a parking space within the garden and the rest of the garden is predominantly laid to lawn and has been thoughtfully arranged with mature trees and shrubs. Additionally there is a detached out-house offering storage facilities and a log store.

Services

Mains drainage, oil fired central heating, water and electricity are connected.

Local Authority

Braintree District Council

Important note to purchasers:

We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £273,568 Sales 583 Current average value £296,340 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £1,741 ▲ 0.59%

Property value data/graphs for CM7

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £423,785 £306 3.8 £383,764
Semi-detached £281,695 £305 3.0 £281,893
Terraced £243,398 £300 2.7 £253,717
Flats £163,796 £243 1.8 £162,944

Current asking prices in CM7

Average: £335,444
Avg. current asking prices in CM7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £220,000
(1)
£267,646
(34)
£324,251
(85)
£393,918
(62)
£575,278
(18)
Flats £139,949
(22)
£216,761
(17)
£125,400
(1)
- -
All £143,429
(23)
£250,684
(51)
£321,939
(86)
£393,918
(62)
£575,278
(18)

Current asking rents in CM7

Average: £824 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CM7
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £675 pcm
(3)
£928 pcm
(10)
£1,040 pcm
(10)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
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Flats £646 pcm
(13)
£829 pcm
(5)
- - -
All £651 pcm
(16)
£895 pcm
(15)
£1,040 pcm
(10)
£1,300 pcm
(1)
-

Fun facts for CM7

Highest value in CM7
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Oxen End £913,859
Hall Road £706,825
Little Bardfield £706,658
Braintree Road £684,982
Braintree Road £676,252
Highest turnover in CM7
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Chinnerys Court 72.7%
Feather Close 70.0%
Old St. Michaels Drive 65.9%
Railway Street 64.3%
Perryfields 64.1%

What Zoopla users think of Wethersfield

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  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Braintree (6.1 miles)
  • Braintree Freeport (6.7 miles)
  • Cressing (Essex) (7.9 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (11.8 miles)
  • London Southend Airport (27.8 miles)
  • London City Airport (36.1 miles)
  • Point Clear Ferry Landing (25.0 miles)
  • Brightlingsea Ferry Landing (25.0 miles)
  • Wallasea Island Ferry Landing (26.3 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Wethersfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.1 miles)
  • Finchingfield Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (1.8 miles)
  • Shalford Primary School (2.1 miles)
  • The Yellow House School (4.7 miles)
  • Glebe House (9.9 miles)
  • Chelmsford College (15.8 miles)
  • Teaseldown School (4.7 miles)
  • Hedingham School and Sixth Form (4.8 miles)
  • Gosfield School (4.9 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,869 Monthly total

Mortgage

Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 66,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £2,393 /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 £49/mo (£583/yr)
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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 £68 Electricity £72 Estimated energy cost £140/mo

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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: 25700 kWh/year
Electricity: 6200 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

Braintree

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £231 /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 £25 Sewerage £31 Estimated water cost £56 /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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