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4 bed Detached House
Grapnells Farm Cottages, Wood Lane, Heybridge, Maldon, Essex
£695,000 - Sold STC

  • arrow icon Stunning grounds approximately 0.6 of an acre
  • arrow icon Semi-rural location, yet within walking close proximity to Heybridge amenities
  • arrow icon Four bedrooms
  • arrow icon Three reception rooms - wealth of character features
  • arrow icon L'Shape open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • arrow icon Viewing highly recommended
  • arrow icon Energy Efficiency Rating: E.

This character cottage boasts superb grounds of approximately 0.6 acre, in a semi-rural location yet still within easy reach of Maldon. Properties such as these are very rare to the market!

With grounds approx. 0.6 of an acre, this period style FOUR BEDROOM detached cottage hosts a wealth of charm and character. The property is situated in a SEMI RURAL position accessed via a private lane off Holloway Road in Heybridge. This wonderful cottage has been restored and much loved by the current sellers over the years with many improvements including a slate roof, exterior rendering and boarding, upgraded boiler and a conservatory roof. Internally the layout consists of four good sized bedrooms, Jack & Jill en suite serving bedrooms one and two, VICTORIAN STYLE family BATHROOM, L'shape 21'3 x 16'5 OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM, utility & cloakroom/WC, LIVING ROOM WITH LOG BURNER and splendid views over the grounds, separate dining room and additional reception hall. In our opinion, the cottage is a fine example of a sympathetically restored home set in beautifully landscaped grounds.


Elegant Reception Hallway 11'10 x 9'2 (m x m).

Entrance door, double glazed windows, radiator, exposed oak style wood floor, period style feature fireplace. Door giving access to stair case which leads to the first floor landing.

Dining Room 11'10 x 11'6 (3.61m x 3.51m)

Double glazed window to front aspect, radiator, exposed oak style wood floor.

Spacious Living Room 25'1 x 11'3 (7.62m x 3.43m).

Overlooking beautiful gardens, triple aspect double glazed windows, window seat overlooking the grounds, French doors to the garden terrace, radiators, log burner, oak style wood flooring, stairs to the first floor.

L'Shape Kitchen/Breakfast Room 21'3 max x 16'5 > 15'0 max (6.48m max x 5.00m max)

Directly overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens and beyond. The kitchen is fitted with a range of base units, granite work tops, twin Belfast sink, integrated hob, oven, fridge and freezer. Island unit with granite work top with storage cupboards beneath, red quarry clay style tiled floor. Windows, and double glazed doors lead to the garden, double doors open to the Utility Room.

Utility Room/Wc 6'5 x 5'10 (1.96m x 1.78m).

Double glazed window to side. Base and wall mounted storage units, twin butler sink, work top surfaces, plumbing for washing machine, sliding door opening to the adjoining cloakroom/WC.

First Floor Landing

Accessed via two flanks of the property. The rear landing gives access to bedrooms two, three, four and family bathroom. There is stairs leading to the reception hall and a deep storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 18'10 x 11'3 (5.64m x 3.45m).

Juliet balcony, triple aspect windows to front, side and rear overlooking the grounds and beyond, radiator, door to stairs leading down to the living room, door to Jack and Jill en suite bathroom. Plenty of space for bedroom furniture.

Jack and Jill En Suite Bathroom Serves Bedroom One & Two

White suite comprising panel bath with shower unit over, wash hand basin, low level WC, heated towel rail, double glazed window to front, tiled walls.

Bedroom Two 11'9 x 11'6 (3.58m x 3.48m).

Double glazed window to front, radiator. Door through to en suite bathroom.

Bedroom Three 11'11 x 8'10 (3.63m x 2.69m).

Double glazed window to front, radiator, built in wardrobe over the stairs.

Bedroom Four 9'5 x 6'5 (2.96m x 2.00m).

Currently used as a Study, double glazed window to side, radiator.

Victorian Style Family Bathroom 9'9 x 6'0 ( m x m ).

Victorian style four piece luxury suite comprises of separate walk in shower cubicle with shower unit, free standing roll top claw bath, low level wc, wash hand basin, period style chrome radiator, double glazed window to side.

Front Garden

Fenced boundary and gate giving access the front garden with mature plantations, block paved pathway leading to the storm porch and front door, gravel and lawn to front and gravel to side with medium height trees providing seclusion.

Rear Grounds Approx. 0.6 acre

Set behind double gates in private grounds, the property is situated on a plot of approx 0.6 acre (STLS) with a large concrete hard standing for numerous vehicles and an outbuilding/summer house 19'0 x 19'0. There are two main sections of lawn separated by post and rail fencing with a five bar gate giving access to each divide. The grounds are surrounded and defined by mature trees, hedgerow and tall shrubs. Within close proximity to the house, the gardens have been meticulously maintained and landscaped including paved seating terrace, gravel pathways, pergola, decking seating area, and a huge variety of plantations. In addition there is a weather boarded storage barn and green house.


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