Back Lane, Little Waltham, Chelmsford, CM3 3LX | Property for sale | Savills
4,690 sq ft(435.72 sq m)
Guide price £2,250,000(€2,641,178)

Back LaneLittle Waltham, Chelmsford, CM3 3LX

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2024
  • Bespoke, light-enhancing renovation by the current owners providing a spacious family home
  • Internal office offering a work-from-home space or supplementary living accommodation
  • Thoughtfully designed with individual features set in part-wooded grounds of approx 1.25 acres
  • Extensive garaging and parking

Stylish country house offering contemporary architecture in a private setting.

About this property

  • Hallfield House provides luxurious accommodation cleverly arranged over two floors, pleasantly located on the edge of Little Waltham with views towards St Martins parish church. The property was constructed in 1969, sympathetically remodelled and extended in 2016 of brick construction, with mellowed rendered and part-clad elevations. This stylish home enjoys vast amounts of natural light with large glazed elevations to the principal rooms, elegantly presented in natural tones. From the west-facing gardens which extend to approx. 1.25 acres, this imposing, individual home truly comes to light. The terrace spans the length of the house and adds an extension of the accommodation providing a wonderful space for entertaining and family living.

    The property is entered from the front through a solid entrance door opening to a welcoming reception hall with a bespoke oak staircase rising to the first floor. From the hall access can be gained to the home office and integral garage facility. The cutting-edge contemporary kitchen with a large central island is the heart of the home with a collection of bespoke storage units and integrated appliances. The kitchen opens to a stunning family room providing a dining area with access and with views on to the terrace and private gardens. An inner lobby provides additional external access and also to a utility room and cloakroom. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a well appointed triple-aspect sitting room opening and with views to the gardens. A staircase leads to a mezzanine level with glazed balustrade providing an independent sleeping quarters or an additional reception level.

    The principal bedroom suite occupies a large proportion of the first floor and comprises a large bedroom and a luxury en suite. A west-facing balcony offers spectacular views over the grounds and woodland. The landing serves the three remaining bedrooms and family bathroom. The guest bedroom enjoys further en suite facilities. Please note there is scope to turn the mezzanine/office into a fifth bedroom, subject to relevant approvals.

    Outside
    Approached over a gated sloping drive providing vast amounts of parking, the property is nestled in its grounds, comfortably set back in its desirable west-facing plot. An integral twin double garage provides covered parking and internal access to the house. The terrace extends the width of the house and provides an extension of the principal reception spaces making for an excellent social area for outside entertaining. There is an outside kitchen with steps leading from the terrace to a formal expanse of lawn. Specimen trees form the border interspersed with herbaceous planting.

    All in around 1.25 acres.

    Services
    Mains water and electricity connected. Drainage is to a private system.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

The Walthams are my favourite villages; they have managed to retain their village charm despite being only three miles from the city centre. Hallfield House is a stunning home, ideal for family living and large-scale entertaining. Hidden from its country lane setting, it is a real delight.

Karl ManningProperty agent

Local information

  • Chelmsford station: 4.5 miles (Liverpool Street from 34 minutes); A12 (junction 19): 4.3 miles; A120: 7.4 miles; Stansted Airport: 13.4 miles; M25: 17.8 miles. All distances approximate.
  • Hallfield House is discreetly set back from its country lane setting on the edge of the popular village of Little Waltham, approximately 4.5 miles north of the city of Chelmsford.
  • Little Waltham is a traditional picturesque Essex village which straddles the River Chelmer and possesses a number of amenities including nursery schools, a primary school and a private school, a public house (the White Hart) and the Church of St Martin. The city offers a wide variety of facilities including a bustling shopping centre and excellent private and state schools including Chelmer Valley High School and two Grammar schools. It also provides superb transport links, with a station on the main line into London Liverpool Street and access on to the A12.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the village church proceed south onto Back Lane where the property can be found on the right-hand side. Postcode: CM3 3LX
  • EPC Rating: E
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G