Savills | High Easter, Chelmsford, CM1 4QL | Property for sale
197.42 sq m
Guide price £895,000(€1,036,118)

High EasterChelmsford, CM1 4QL

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Video tour available
  • Restored listed farmhouse
  • Triple bay cart lodge
  • Studio with WC
  • No onward chain

Restored farmhouse in a beautiful rural setting.

About this property

  • A beautifully presented and restored period farmhouse occupying a glorious rural setting. Lower House Farmhouse is being sold with no onward chain and is a charming timber-framed house with plastered elevations under a handmade red-clay-tiled roof. The property constitutes a valuable source of historical architecture and is listed as Grade II, with circa 1600 origins. The property has been tastefully restored and decorated in neutral tones throughout and includes a detached triple-bay cart lodge with an adjoining studio, providing supplementary accommodation and offering the option for a variety of different uses.

    The property is entered from the front into a light-filled kitchen/family room of open-plan design. This sociable room provides a triple aspect and has been fitted with a bespoke range of light-coloured storage units and work surfaces with integrated appliances and a Quooker boiling water tap. The room provides some exceptional timbers offering a distinctive section to the room. There is an exposed red-brick wall and access to the garden. There is a utility room and a small entrance recess with two interconnecting receptions rooms.

    To the first floor there are three double bedrooms and a luxury family bathroom. The main bedroom enjoys a dual aspect and includes an en suite shower room.

    Outside
    Lower House Farmhouse is set back from its country lane setting over a shared private drive leading to the front of the house and cart lodge. The cart lodge includes three bays and a studio with WC facilities and adjoining workshop. The garden is positioned to the rear of the house and commences a terrace seating area with a substantial area raised with lawn. The garden is south-facing, all in around 0.28 of an acre.

    Agent's Note
    The adjacent barns do not currently form part of the sale but may be available under separate negotiations.

    Services
    Mains water, electric, gas heating and private drainage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This period farmhouse has such a cosy feel, I love the traditional features.

Karl ManningProperty agent

Local information

  • High Easter: 1 mile, Chelmsford: 9.1 miles, Great Dunmow: 8.7 miles, Felsted School 7.1 miles. All distances approximate.
  • Lower House Farmhouse is located on the edge of the picturesque village of High Easter, accessed off a quiet country lane. The nearby village of High Easter remains quintessentially English and boasts, amongst other things, a cricket ground, a village cafe (The Snug), village hall and its adjoining playing fields and a pretty village church.
  • The market town of Great Dunmow lies north of the village and provides a good range of shops and restaurants, while a more comprehensive range of facilities can be found in the nearby city of Chelmsford and town of Bishop's Stortford.
  • Commuters into London or elsewhere can access the main line to Liverpool Street from Chelmsford, Stansted and Bishop's Stortford or the Central Line underground service from Epping. A country road leads to the A120 which connects to the M11 at junction 8.
  • There is an excellent choice of educational facilities, including the grammar schools at Chelmsford and Colchester, Felsted School, Bishop's Stortford College, New Hall and Brentwood School, all within easy driving distance. Within the village is a pre-school.

Additional information

  • Directions: From Chelmsford take the A1060 towards Bishop's Stortford. Pass Roxwell and turn right to the Easters. Proceed through Good Easter following the signpost to High Easter where the property will be located on the right-hand side, 0.8 of mile before the village centre. Postcode: CM1 4QL
  • EPC Exempt
  • Tenure = Freehold