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4 bed Detached House
Howe Green Road, Purleigh, Chelmsford, Essex
Offers Over £375,000 - Sold STC

  • arrow icon Detached cottage in need of FULL modernisation
  • arrow icon Huge further potential subject to relevant planning
  • arrow icon Sought-after village location
  • arrow icon 0.2 acre plot. Main side garden measures 124ft
  • arrow icon Backing onto open fields
  • arrow icon Three reception rooms, kitchen/dining room
  • arrow icon Four/Five bedrooms, first floor bathroom
  • arrow icon Off road parking and garage
  • arrow icon EPC rating - F

A delightful PERIOD detached cottage backing open fields in need of FULL RESTORATION. Offering HUGE potential (subject to planning) Cash NO CHAIN buyers only.


** Physical viewings are only available for cash buyers that have no house to sell at this stage **


A very rare and exciting opportunity to purchase this delightful detached cottage, which is in need of full and total modernisation.  Subject to permissions the property offers superb potential for any new buyer to create a wonderful home situated close to the village centre.  The property backs onto fields and sits on a 0.2 acre plot.   We are advised that the original part of the property dates back to the early 19th century with subsequent extensions in the 20th century.  Please note that for any redevelopment the local authority has advised that the original part of the property must remain. 

Inside, the property offers reception hallway, dining room, living room, kitchen/diner and WC to the ground floor. Upstairs there are four bedrooms with a further cot room/study/bedroom which is accessed off bedroom two.  There is also a first floor bathroom.   The property has suffered from a leaking roof which has caused water damage to the property.

Outside there is a garage and off road parking to the side of the property.  The main garden, which is to the side of the property measures 124ft to its maximum point and is well established with multiple trees. To the other side of the property the land extends approximately 70ft from maximum point to the property.

Local area

Purleigh is a highly sought after village that can be found approximately 4 miles of Maldon and Danbury. Purleigh is a delightful semi-rural village with highly regarded Primary school, popular pub and village shop.  The historic town of Maldon offers a full range of shopping and recreational facilities including Hythe Quay and Promenade Park.

Ground Floor

Reception Hallway

10' 4" x 15' 4" (3.15m x 4.67m) Two windows to front and window to side, door to front, radiator, walk in storage area, door to cloakroom and through to dining room and stairs leading to the first floor.

Ground floor cloakroom

Window to side, close coupled WC, wall mounted wash hand basin,

Dining Room

10' 1" x 10' 4" (3.07m x 3.15m) Two windows to front, door to kitchen and living room.

Living Room

9' 6" x 21' 8" (2.90m x 6.60m) With windows to front, side and rear, radiator, exposed brick fireplace.


10' 7" x 25' 10" (3.23m x 7.87m) Windows to rear and side, stable door to side. Work surface with inset sink unit, cupboards and drawers under, space for domestic appliances, cupboard housing oil central heating boiler, radiator.

First Floor


With access to bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One

10' 0" x 13' 10" (3.05m x 4.22m) Window to side and rear, radiator, shower cubicle

Bedroom Two

10' 0" x 10' 5" (3.05m x 3.17m) Windows to front and rear, radiator, through to cot room/study/bedroom 5

Cot Room/ Study/ Bedroom Five

9' 11" x 10' 4" (3.02m x 3.15m) Windows to front, side and rear, radiator.

Bedroom Three

6' 2" x 15' 5" (1.88m x 4.70m) Window to front and side, radiator.

Bedroom Four

7' 0" x 10' 0" (2.13m x 3.05m) Window to rear and side, radiator.


Window to side aspect. Enclosed bath, close coupled WC, wash hand basin, part tiled walls.


Parking and Gardens

To the side of the property there is a driveway that provides off road parking, with a detached garage. To the right of the garage there is a side garden area which measures approximately 70ft from maximum point to the property. At the rear of the house there is a patio area which leads to the main garden which can be found to the side of the property and extends 124ft, with numerous established trees.

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