Church Road, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex, CM8 3PG | Property for sale | Savills
2,625 sq ft(243.87 sq m)
Guide price £1,100,000(€1,254,232)

Church RoadRivenhall, Witham, Essex, CM8 3PG

    Key features

    • Extended family home
    • Annexe accommodation
    • Convenient position with countryside views
    • 3 miles to the north of Witham.
    • Generous plot of about 0.3 of an acre.

    Extended farmhouse with views.

    About this property

    • An attractive five bedroom detached family home with a one bedroom annexe, occupying a convenient position with countryside views in the hamlet of Rivenhall, around 3 miles to the north of Witham.

      West Ford Farm Cottage has undergone a programme of restoration and enlargement, enjoying flexible levels of accommodation with self-contained annexe accommodation, ideal for multi-generational living. The main house extends to approximately 2,600 sq ft and occupies a generous plot of about 0.3 of an acre.

      The property is accessed from the front via a welcoming entrance hall and provides two further generous reception rooms. To the rear of the house is a light-filled kitchen/breakfast room featuring granite worktops with access and views over the garden. To the far side of the house is the annexe which includes a bedroom, reception room/study, shower room and a kitchen/utility room. To the first floor there are five generous size bedrooms serviced by a central landing. Three of the rooms enjoy en suite facilities with the principal bedroom also benefiting from a balcony overlooking the garden and farmland beyond.

      The property is set back from the road via a wide gravel drive offering parking for several vehicles. The garden extends from the rear of the house onto a paved terrace seating area which opens to an area of lawn. There is a circular timber-framed structure providing additional seating, along with a useful detached office/games room. To the eastern side is a further section of garden housing a timber storage building along with a further seating area to the corner boundary providing delightful countryside views.

      All in around 0.31 of an acre.

      Mains water, electricity and drainage. Ground source heat pump. Air conditioning. In-built facility for greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    This is an ideal house for those with growing families. Most rooms offer wonderful views and the balcony from the main bedroom is a lovely addition.

    Karl ManningProperty agent

    Local information

    • A12: 3 miles, Witham: 3.1 miles, A120: 4.4 miles, Colchester: 13.7 miles, Chelmsford: 13.9 miles, Stansted Airport: 20.9 miles. All distances approximate.
    • Rivenhall is a small village situated to north of Witham which is around 3 miles away, with its shopping centre and rail station with direct access to London Liverpool Street (44 minutes). There is also good access to the A12 (3 miles), with Chelmsford and Colchester 14 miles away respectively. Both provide comprehensive educational, recreational and shopping facilities. The property is located on Church Road, linking the villages of Rivenhall and Silver End.
    • There are excellent schools in both the state and private sectors, including Felsted, New Hall (Chelmsford), St Mary's and Holmwood House in Colchester, complemented in the state sector by the strongly performing grammar schools in both Chelmsford and Colchester.
    • There is a choice of supermarkets in Colchester including Waitrose, and Sainsbury's at the Tollgate shopping centre at Stanway. Nearby, Witham and Braintree offer a further choice of supermarkets. Stansted Airport, with its range of national and international destinations, is within easy reach (22 miles). There are excellent walking and riding opportunities in the surrounding countryside, and, to the south, the river and marshland walks of the Blackwater Estuary are popular with ornithologists.
    • The Blackwater is also home to a number of marinas and sailing clubs, notably at Tollesbury and West Mersea. Local golf courses include Braxted Park, Braintree Golf Club at Stisted, Benton Hall Golf and Country Club at Wickham Bishops and the nearby Rivenhall Oaks Golf Club.

    Additional information

    • Directions: Take the A12 north from Chelmsford. Bypass Witham and after the second access road to Witham, signposted Silver End and Great Braxted. At the T-junction turn left and proceed under the railway bridge. Continue along that road through Rivenhall and the property can be found on the right-hand side. Postcode: CM8 3PG
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: D