Set within a generous plot of 0.5 acre, boasting glorious views over rolling countryside and conveniently situated on the outskirts of Danbury is this well presented and impeccably maintained Grade II Listed four bedroom cottage hosting a wealth of fine features including exposed beams and brickwork, open fire and woodburning fireplaces plus a superb DETACHED ANNEXE/HOME OFFICE.
In more detail the house comprises of entrance porch, splendid dining room, large kitchen breakfast room, downstairs wc, a library, sitting room and conservatory overlooking the grounds whilst the first floor provides four bedrooms the master en-suite and family bathroom, outside the garden backs onto open farmland enjoying far reaching views over open countryside, gravelled driveway to detached annexe providing flexible working or additional living accommodation.
Five bar gate onto extensive gravelled driveway providing parking for several cars, winding path leads down to:-
With doors leading off to reception rooms.
14' 9" x 13' 2" (4.5m x 4.01m) A fine double aspect room with feature woodburner set within impressive exposed brick inglenook fireplace and hearth, Oak beams to walls and ceiling, wall light points, latch door to kitchen/breakfast room and stairs leading to first floor.
11' 1" x 7' 8" (3.38m x 2.34m) Exposed beams and downlighters to ceiling, wall plate rack, tiled floor, opening to:-
15' 9" x 10' 9" (4.8m x 3.28m) Range of Schrieber fitted units and drawers with Beech wood worksurfaces, inset drainer sink unit and electric hob with extractor hood over, tiled splashbacks, integrated dishwasher, fridge, freezer, washing machine and tumble dryer, eye level oven, further matching wall units, glazed display fronted units and plate rack, central island unit, tiled floor door to outside and herb garden and door to pantry cupboard, lobby leading to:-
Low flush wc, wash hand basin, tiled floor.
15' 0" x 11' 4" (4.57m x 3.45m) Feature open brick fireplace, exposed timbers to walls, ceiling, Wooden floor, door through to:-
17' 3" x 12' 0" (5.26m x 3.66m) Further feature woodburning fireplace with alcove storage, Oak floor, exposed timbers to ceiling and walls, door through to:-
17' 0" x 13' 0" (5.18m x 3.96m) Victorian style double glazed with French doors out to flagstone patio, garden affording fine views beyond over open countryside, tiled floor, wall light points.
First Floor Landing
Stairs rise from dining room to landing, window seat overlooking the garden, access to boarded loft.
12' 3" x 12' 0" (plus eaves) (3.73m x 3.66m (plus eaves)) Double aspect with Victorian fireplace, opening to dressing room with built-in wardrobes, pedestal basin, double width tiled shower, low level wc, Oak floor.
14' 7" x 8' 0" (4.44m x 2.44m) Bright double aspect room.
13' 4" x 11' 4" (plus eaves) (4.06m x 3.45m (plus eaves)) Charming double aspect room with Victorian cast iron fireplace, exposed timbers, views over front garden.
11' 0" x 8' 2" (3.35m x 2.49m) View over front garden.
Family Bath/Shower Room
Four piece suite; pine panelled bath with Victorian style taps and hand shower, separate shower cubicle, low level wc, pedestal basin, school style radiator, views to rear, tongue and groove to dado rail, exposed floorboards.
A real feature of the property with established Willow trees, fruit trees including apple, pear greengage and sloe, selection of shrubs, flowers, snowdrop and crocus bulbs within sight of the Millstone from which the house takes it's name, there is also a herb garden and two vegetable patches, garden shed and greenhouse backing open countryside providing a relaxing backdrop to the gardens.
Commencing with storage area, internally currently laid out as an office, lends enormous scope for flexibility, commencing with 13ft 5ins x 9ft 6ins reception, plus 16ft 11ins x 13ft 6ins ideal separate living accommodation plus 9ft 3ins kitchenette and cloakroom in situ, stairs to fully boarded first floor, window providing views over farmland. There is a separate boiler house with oil fired boiler (installed 2005) providing central heating via radiators, connection for further washing machine.
Maldon County Council Band G.
The 3 things that make our home different from the rest are the character, seclusion and the view. The improvements and changes we have made to our home are refurbishment of the kitchen and conservatory.
From Chelmsford town centre, drive south east taking the A1114 over the flyover or straight across the Army and Navy roundabout, take first exit signposted Maldon/Danbury and follow the A414 for approx 5 miles, upon reaching the Oak Corner roundabout, take 2nd exit onto the B1010 Burnham Road, driving past the Golf Course on the left and the property will be found approximately 1mile along on the left hand side, almost opposite the junction with Goat House Lane on the right. The property is only approximately 7 miles from Chelmsford (about 20 min drive) and around 10 min. drive to Sandon Park and Ride with regular non-stop bus link to the town centre and Railway Station with direct line to London Liverpool St. Maldon and Chelmsford offer an excellent range of shops, amenities, bars and restaurants with Chelmsford having the choice of some of the best schools in the region. There are also a number of leisure activities locally, including walking and horse-riding with a range of footpaths and bridleways.