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Guide Price £695,000
General information *Motivated sellers* A most appealing property situated in a slightly elevated position approached over a long entrance drive occupying a non-isolated, semi-rural position on the fringes of Southminster village. In brief the house provides three bedrooms, two reception rooms and a conservatory. The property offers potential for extension, subject to the necessary consents along with a detached annexe ideal for multiple living arrangements and/or working from home. The property enjoys a glorious setting with farmland views and occupies grounds and gardens of 2 acres.
The house provides comfortable family accommodation of around 1700 sq.ft ordinated to make the most of its peaceful setting. There are two principal receptions rooms, conservatory, study, cloakroom and a utility room. The kitchen/breakfast room is located to the rear corner of the house and opens to a small lobby providing garden access. Each of the three first floor double bedrooms enjoy far reaching, predominantly rural views, a galleried landing, large bathroom and separate WC. There is loft space currently being used for storage purposes and offering the potential for conversion, subject to the necessary consents. The annexe includes two, well-proportioned rooms and a central shower room.
To the northern section of the plot is a detached former agricultural barn with planning consent to be converted into two, three bedroom attached dwellings with domestic curtilage (Application number 17/00977/COUPA) being offered for sale under separate negotiation.
Sitting room 19' 6" into bay x 13' (5.94m x 3.96m)
Dining room 12' 10" x 10' 10" (3.91m x 3.3m)
Conservatory 13' 3" x 8' 1" (4.04m x 2.46m)
Kitchen/breakfast room 17' 1" x 10' (5.21m x 3.05m)
Utility room 8' 9" x 8' 5" (2.67m x 2.57m)
Study 6' 1" x 5' 9" (1.85m x 1.75m)
Bedroom one 16' 3" x 13' (4.95m x 3.96m)
Bedroom two 12' 11" x 10' 1" (3.94m x 3.07m)
Bedroom three 12' 11" x 10' 1" (3.94m x 3.07m)
Bathroom 9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.87m x 2.67m)
Loft 33' x 15' (10.06m x 4.57m)
Bedroom four 16' 2" max. x 12' 4" max. (4.93m x 3.76m)
Bedroom five 16' 2" max. x 11' 9" max. (4.93m x 3.58m)
Garage 17' 2" x 9' 7" (5.23m x 2.92m)
The outside The property occupies a rectangular shaped plot and is approached over a long sweeping drive leading to a detached garage. The gardens are located to the front and rear of the property and benefit from large expanses of lawn and a heated swimming pool with a terrace seating area. To the rear of the garden is the detached annexe. Grounds of 2 acres.
Where? The property is discreetly positioned at the end of a private drive in an attractive semi-rural position on the western edge of Southminster village. Southminster is located in the heart of the Dengie Peninsular, a largely agricultural area positioned between the Blackwater estuary and river Crouch. With its vast coastline the area is very popular for sailing and other water sports, particularly from the nearby maritime towns of Maldon and Burnham. Southminster has a medical centre, primary school with a swimming pool available for public use and leisure facilities including a tennis and bowls club. For the commuter there are regular bus and rail services from Southminster and nearby North Fambridge. Further rail links can be found in South Woodham Ferrers, Wickford and Chelmsford. The surrounding villages are home to a number of country pubs with often historic centres. There are also primary schools in the nearby villages of Mayland and Tillingham with secondary schooling available in Burnham, South Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford and Maldon.
Important information Council Tax Band - G
Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E
Agents note In December 2005 planning was approved to construct a replacement dwelling to provide a 3200 sq.ft new build design house (Application nu FUL/MAL/05/10195).
The western parcel of land fronting the road will be subject to an overage provision in the event planning permission is granted. Further details available by request.
To the north of the site is a former agricultural barn with planning consent to be converted into two, three bedroom attached dwellings with domestic curtilage (Application nu 17/00977/COUPA) and is being sold under separate negotiation.
Last Modified 14/01/2020