Guide Price £750,000

Treasure Island, Hatfield Road, Little Baddow, Chelmsford, Essex

  • Area

    area
    0.75Acres

General information

A truly unique detached property occupying a stunning waterside setting located at the end of a private driveway occupying its very own island on the banks of Papermill Lock. This wonderful lifestyle home occupies a plot of around 0.75 of an acre and includes 4 private moorings and private fishing rights for up to 10 rods.

The property sits centrally within it grounds and provides single storey living comprising two bedrooms, open plan lounge/diner, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. The property has planning permission to convert the loft to create two first floor bedrooms, bathroom and to extend the ground floor living space in addition to the erection of detached double bay cart lodge (Application number 06/01497/FUL). To the front of the property is a detached outbuilding providing self-contained accommodation offering bedroom/lounge space, kitchenette and shower facilities.

The property is entered from the front into a bright entrance hallway opening to a spacious double bedroom with attractive bay window making the most of this unique and picturesque setting.

To the rear of the property is a comfortable lounge/diner offering a dual aspect. The kitchen is a charming room providing cottage style units and a central AGA with a further range of appliances. The kitchen provides direct access to the utility room offering further storage and work space and side external access. Concluding the accommodation is a spacious master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and access to a luxury family bathroom.

Existing floor plan

Hallway not measured

WC not measured

Kitchen 11' 10" x 8' 4" (3.61m x 2.54m)

Utility room not measured

Lounge 23' 11" x 10' 7" (7.29m x 3.23m)

Lounge/bedroom 16' 11" x 12' 10" (5.16m x 3.91m)

Master bedroom 11' 8" x 10' 3" (3.56m x 3.12m)

Bathroom not measured

Detached gite 19' 5" x 11' 0" (5.92m x 3.35m)

Bathroom 6' x 5' 7" (1.83m x 1.7m)

The outside The property includes an irregular shaped plot of around 0.75 of an acre and is surrounded by water serving the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation and Papermill Lock. Access to the property is gained over a private driveway opening to a substantial parking area to the front.

The property sits centrally and is surrounded by garden, mainly laid to lawn, with an established range of trees and foliage offering a degree of natural seclusion. There are several terrace seating areas making the most of this idyllic location along with 4 private moorings and private fishing rights for up to 10 rods. There are a range of outbuildings providing storage facilities in addition to a detached timber framed former storage building, converted and offering studio accommodation.

Location
The property is positioned in a unique waterside setting located at the end of a private driveway occupying its very own island on the banks of Papermill Lock. Papermill Lock is situated in the popular mid-Essex village of Little Baddow, halfway along the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation.

This popular stretch of water starts from the centre of Chelmsford and continues to the sea at Heybridge Basin, some 14 miles in total. The island extends to around 0.75 of an acre with the property sitting centrally within its grounds surrounded by mature trees and shrubs.

The village of Little Baddow has a thriving community and is situated between Danbury to the South and Hatfield Peveral to the North. In addition to water enthusiasts, the village is a haven for walkers being surrounded by open countryside and woodland, much of which is protected by the Essex Wildlife Trust and the National Trust.

The neighbouring village of Danbury offers a range of local facilities which include the popular schools of Elm Green and Heathcote as well as Danbury Park School. Amenities within the village of Danbury include a local co-op supermarket, public houses and a parish church.

For the commuter, Hatfield Peverel station is around 3 miles in distance with Chelmsford's mainline station lying approximately 6 miles to the west of Little Baddow with Chelmsford city centre offering an extensive range of shopping and leisure activities with both state and private schooling available.

Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating and private drainage.

Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E

Property summary

A truly unique detached property occupying a stunning waterside setting located at the end of a private driveway occupying its very own island on the banks of Papermill Lock. This wonderful lifestyle home occupies a plot of around 0.75 of an acre and includes 4 private moorings and private fishing rights for up to 10 rods.

The property sits centrally within it grounds and provides single storey living comprising two bedrooms, open plan lounge/diner, kitchen, utility room and cloakroom. The property has planning permission to convert the loft to create two first floor bedrooms, bathroom and to extend the ground floor living space in addition to the erection of detached double bay cart lodge (Application number 06/01497/FUL). To the front of the property is a detached outbuilding providing self-contained accommodation offering bedroom/lounge space, kitchenette and shower facilities.

The property is entered from the front into a bright entrance hallway opening to a spacious double bedroom with attractive bay window making the most of this unique and picturesque setting.

To the rear of the property is a comfortable lounge/diner offering a dual aspect. The kitchen is a charming room providing cottage style units and a central AGA with a further range of appliances. The kitchen provides direct access to the utility room offering further storage and work space and side external access. Concluding the accommodation is a spacious master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and access to a luxury family bathroom.

Existing floor plan

Hallway not measured

WC not measured

Kitchen 11' 10" x 8' 4" (3.61m x 2.54m)

Utility room not measured

Lounge 23' 11" x 10' 7" (7.29m x 3.23m)

Lounge/bedroom 16' 11" x 12' 10" (5.16m x 3.91m)

Master bedroom 11' 8" x 10' 3" (3.56m x 3.12m)

Bathroom not measured

Detached gite 19' 5" x 11' 0" (5.92m x 3.35m)

Bathroom 6' x 5' 7" (1.83m x 1.7m)

The outside The property includes an irregular shaped plot of around 0.75 of an acre and is surrounded by water serving the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation and Papermill Lock. Access to the property is gained over a private driveway opening to a substantial parking area to the front.

The property sits centrally and is surrounded by garden, mainly laid to lawn, with an established range of trees and foliage offering a degree of natural seclusion. There are several terrace seating areas making the most of this idyllic location along with 4 private moorings and private fishing rights for up to 10 rods. There are a range of outbuildings providing storage facilities in addition to a detached timber framed former storage building, converted and offering studio accommodation.

Location
The property is positioned in a unique waterside setting located at the end of a private driveway occupying its very own island on the banks of Papermill Lock. Papermill Lock is situated in the popular mid-Essex village of Little Baddow, halfway along the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation.

This popular stretch of water starts from the centre of Chelmsford and continues to the sea at Heybridge Basin, some 14 miles in total. The island extends to around 0.75 of an acre with the property sitting centrally within its grounds surrounded by mature trees and shrubs.

The village of Little Baddow has a thriving community and is situated between Danbury to the South and Hatfield Peveral to the North. In addition to water enthusiasts, the village is a haven for walkers being surrounded by open countryside and woodland, much of which is protected by the Essex Wildlife Trust and the National Trust.

The neighbouring village of Danbury offers a range of local facilities which include the popular schools of Elm Green and Heathcote as well as Danbury Park School. Amenities within the village of Danbury include a local co-op supermarket, public houses and a parish church.

For the commuter, Hatfield Peverel station is around 3 miles in distance with Chelmsford's mainline station lying approximately 6 miles to the west of Little Baddow with Chelmsford city centre offering an extensive range of shopping and leisure activities with both state and private schooling available.

Important information Council Tax Band - E
Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Oil fired heating and private drainage.

Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating - E

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