Savills | Chestnut Farm Drive, Althorne, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6DA | Property for sale
3,358 sq ft(311.97 sq m)
Guide price £1,295,000

Chestnut Farm DriveAlthorne, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 6DA


    Key features

    • Over 3,500 sq ft of accommodation
    • One-bedroom annexe
    • Principal bedroom with en suite
    • Three further bathrooms
    • About 1.75 acres
    • Gardens & grounds with shared lake
    • Swimming pool & gym
    • Far-reaching views
    • No onward chain

    Victorian country house with annexe overlooking the Blackwater Estuary

    About this property

    • The house itself, which was constructed in the mid-19th century, provides spacious and versatile accommodation and at the rear an independent one-bedroom annexe with its own external entrance. The ground floor of the house has four reception rooms and a conservatory and at the hub of the house is a good sized kitchen/breakfast room with an adjoining utility room. On the first floor there are four or five bedrooms – the fifth bedroom is currently used as a gym and is situated at the rear of the house with panoramic views over the Blackwater Estuary and the property's grounds. The principal bedroom has an en suite bathroom and walk-in wardrobes.

      Annexe
      The annexe is situated at the rear of the house with its own entrance and contains a galley kitchen, a bathroom, a living room and a conservatory.

      Outside
      There is a large secluded front garden, predominantly lawned and including a scattering of mature trees. The grounds at the rear include an outdoor pool, a pond and a shared lake, are predominantly laid to lawn, elevated over the adjoining countryside providing panoramic views.

      In all about 1.75 acres

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    Situated on high ground , I love the relationship with the surrounding countryside and river views. A versatile house with its own annexe will be of great appeal to the larger, or extended family.

    Stephen WhiteProperty agent

    Local information

    • Althorne railway station: 0.8 miles; North Fambridge: 8 miles (rail service to London); A130: 9.5 miles; A12: 13 miles.
    • Chestnut Farm House is situated towards the end of a long private drive occupying an elevated situation overlooking the Blackwater Estuary. Althorne, which is only four miles from the sailing mecca of Burnham-on-Crouch and19 miles from the city of Chelmsford, has a population of under 1,300. The village boasts a station on the Crouch Valley branch line which links to the main line into London Liverpool Street and its own marina. There are two pubs (The Three Horseshoes and The Hunstman & Hounds). South Woodham Ferrers (7 miles) and Maldon (9 miles) both provide a good choice of additional shopping, educational and recreational facilities.

    Additional information

    • Services: Mains water, gas and electricity. Mains drainage. CCTV and alarm. The property has solar panels.
    • Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Savills.
    • Directions: From Chelmsford take the A130 bypass southbound and take the first exit signposted to Burnham and Wickford and then the B1010. Continue into Althorne and Chestnut Farm Drive will be found on the left-hand side. Proceed to the end of the drive and the house will be found on the left-hand side. Postcode: CM3 6DA
    • EPC Rating = C