Savills | Church Street, Dunmow, Essex, CM6 2AE | Property for sale
4,360 sq ft(405.06 sq m)
Offers over £1,350,000

Church StreetDunmow, Essex, CM6 2AE

    Key features

    • Former vicarage in mature gardens requiring restoration and modernisation
    • Main house: approx 4,360 sq ft
    • Cottage: approx 1,400 sq ft
    • Good access to local schools and colleges
    • Gardens approaching an acre
    • Many period features throughout

    Former vicarage and cottage in about an acre.

    About this property

    • Listed as being Grade II of Architectural or Historical Interest, The Old Vicarage is believed to date back to the mid 16th century with Georgian and Victorian additions. Offering great potential for restoration and further enhancements, the house benefits from beautifully proportioned and light-filled rooms over three floors with both internal and external access to a self-contained, two bedroom cottage. A central reception hall includes a fine staircase and to the south lies a large study with lovely views over the property's gardens and leads to a cloakroom and store room. Pride of place goes to the fabulous drawing room which enjoys the afternoon sun with full-height sash windows overlooking the gardens and grounds and the room features exposed timber flooring and high ceilings, complemented by an attractive marble fireplace. There is a lovely sitting room at the front of the property with south and east elevations with wall panelling, exposed floor boards and a red-brick fireplace. The kitchen overlooks the front gardens with views towards the church and includes an AGA (unconnected) and a comprehensive range of base and eye-level units. Off the kitchen is a utility room, boot room and further cloakroom.

      Over the next two floors there are six bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms. The principal bedroom has a lovely marble fireplace complemented by exposed pine floorboards.

      The adjoining cottage can be accessed from the first floor or from a separate side access on the ground floor, with its own parking area. The cottage comprises a fitted kitchen and dining room with a first floor sitting room, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

      The garden enjoy a westerly aspect commencing with a substantial terrace ideal for al fresco dining. The gardens contain a variety of mature evergreen and deciduous trees and a series of island beds are planted with masses of spring bulbs. The frontage is retained by mature hedging, picket fencing and a five-bar double gate leading to a substantial parking area beside the house with a further parking area at the opposite end for the cottage.

      In all about 0.95 of an acre.

      All mains services connected.

      Agent's Note
      Photographs taken May 2021.

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A beautiful home making a quintessential village scene waiting for its next custodian.

    Stephen WhiteProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bishop's Stortford: 10 miles, Chelmsford: 14.1 miles, Stansted Airport: 6 miles. All distances approximate.
    • The Old Vicarage is situated in the hamlet of Church End a mile or so from the historic town of Great Dunmow. Great Dunmow is an ancient Flitch town and is particularly a popular location with commuters, situated between Bishop's Stortford, Braintree and Chelmsford.
    • Road travel to London is well serviced by the M11 (Junction 8) which is easily accessed by the A120 bypass, which also links to London Stansted Airport and the Stansted Express (5 miles) with a rail service to London Liverpool Street in approximately 35 minutes.
    • There are a number of schools in the area including Felsted Public School (within 4.5 miles), Bishop's Stortford College (10.6 miles), two outstanding schools in Chelmsford: Chelmsford County High School for Girls and King Edward VI Grammar School (both within around 13 miles) and Chelmsford County High School for Girls (12.7 miles).
    • Great Dunmow enjoys quality shopping and schooling facilities and is itself a thriving town. Chelmsford city has a wider variety of shops with a pedestrianised centre, together with an area known as Bond Street which includes John Lewis and many other independent and quality branded shops.

    Additional information

    • Directions: From the centre of Great Dunmow proceed on North Street (B1008) turning right towards Stebbing on the B1057. Turn left into Church Street, passing St Mary's Church on the right-hand side, where the property will be found on the left. Postcode: CM6 2AE
    • EPC Exempt
    • Tenure = Freehold