Great Leighs, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 1PU | Property for sale | Savills
2,120 sq ft(196.95 sq m)
Offers over £2,000,000(€2,280,422)

Great LeighsChelmsford, Essex, CM3 1PU

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • Quality multi-generational estate with potential rental income
  • Luxury accommodation with high quality fittings
  • Range of modern and refurbished outbuildings
  • Peaceful countryside setting close to Great Leighs and Felsted
  • Landscaped parkland-style grounds extending to 6.34 acres
  • No onward chain

Stylish detached house with annexe and a separate two bedroom bungalow with extensive outbuildings and land, occupying a peaceful situation.

About this property

  • To be sold as a whole or individually.

    Set in excess of 6 acres, The Paddocks is an elegant three bedroom detached family home providing beautifully presented and light-filled accommodation with a separate annexe/games room and a newly constructed, detached two bedroom bungalow, known as The Stables. The properties, which can be fully separated, occupy a peaceful stretch of open countryside close to the villages of Great Leighs and Felsted.

    The site enjoys a collection of modern and refurbished outbuildings including a stable block, extensive garaging and an agricultural storage barn.

    The Paddocks
    The Paddocks is a beautiful home designed for family living with a period-style façade, set within its own private landscaped gardens. The property extends to approximately 2,100 sq ft and enjoys three receptions rooms and a bespoke kitchen/family room, centred around a welcoming reception hall. There are three first floor bedrooms including a delightful principal suite with a dressing room, and an independent family bathroom. The accommodation has been thoughtfully designed and oriented to make the most of its private setting with far-reaching views and is tastefully decorated in neutral tones throughout.

    A short distance from the house is an open-bay double cart lodge with an adjoining triple garage with an and a self-contained annexe/games room/cinema room providing a bedroom, cloakroom and kitchenette facilities.

    The Stables
    To the north of the main house, around 350 ft away, is The Stables offering equally as charming accommodation, of a contemporary design, comprising two bedrooms and a kitchen/dining room of open-plan design opening to a light-filled sitting room. The property enjoys its own garden with far-reaching views over neighbouring paddocks and woodland beyond. There is also a private orchard comprising a collection of specimen, apple, pear and quince trees.

    The properties are accessed over a long sweeping gated drive offering a stunning and private approach. A pea-shingle drive can be found to the front of the house opening to a double-bay cart lodge and log store.

    The gardens have been beautifully constructed and maintained, principally to lawn with established borders comprising a wide variety of plants and shrubs, creating colour and all-year-round interest. Further parking and garaging is located to the side of the house which links the games room and annexe. The drive continues to The Stables offering a detached double garage and a side garden with a feature pond, attracting a variety of wildlife. From here is the stable block comprising five stables and tack room. To the front are two separate storage buildings leading to a substantial paddock, ideal for those with equestrian interests.

    To the southern corner of the site is a modern steel-frame agricultural storage barn.

    All in around 6.35 acres.

    Mains water and electricity. Private drainage.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

This is a very special property - I love how bright and airy the rooms of both properties are and the location doesn't disappoint! This is a great opportunity for extended family living or as an additional income stream.

Karl ManningProperty agent

Local information

  • Great Leighs: 1.5 miles, Braintree: 4.5 miles, Felsted: 6.1 miles, Hatfield Peverel train station: 7.7 miles, Witham: 8.1 miles, Chelmsford: 9.8 miles, Stansted Airport: 17.3 miles. All distances approximate.
  • The site occupies a delightful situation to the north of Great Leighs and west of the hamlet of Ranks Green, in a lovely stretch of farmland and countryside. The site is approached over a long sweeping drive, set in secluded landscaped grounds, offering nearby access to a network of footpaths over miles of Essex countryside. The nearby village of Great Leighs has a local shop with further shopping and recreational facilities provided in Chelmsford city and Braintree. There is a supermarket in Great Notley along with Great Notley Country Park covering over 100 acres of open parkland.
  • For the commuter there are train services from Hatfield Peverel, Braintree, Witham or Chelmsford and for the commuter using the road networks there is access onto the A12 at Hatfield Peverel, both north and south, and also onto the A120 at Braintree which is a dual carriageway to the M11 and Stansted Airport.
  • The area is well served by both state and private schools with primary and pre-schools at Great Leighs, Terling and Felsted, together with the renowned Felsted and New Hall Schools for boys and girls. There are several secondary schools in Chelmsford including Chelmer Valley and Beaulieu School along with King Edward VI Grammar and Chelmsford County High School.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the village of Great Leighs, proceed north via Main Road turning right onto Banters Lane. At the end of the lane turn right onto Mill Lane. The entrance to the property can be found on the left-hand side shortly after the turning for Ranks Green Road located on the other side of the road. Postcode: CM3 1PU
  • EPC Rating: C
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G