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4 bed Detached House
The Street, Latchingdon, Chelmsford, Essex
£450,000 - For Sale

  • arrow icon Detached weather-boarded cottage
  • arrow icon Much charm and character
  • arrow icon Sitting room, dining room and conservatory
  • arrow icon Modern kitchen/breakfast room
  • arrow icon Modern ground floor shower room
  • arrow icon Four bedrooms, family bathroom
  • arrow icon Off road parking, office & garage store
  • arrow icon Lovely gardens, overall plot 128ft x 53ft
  • arrow icon EPC rating - D

This attractive detached weather boarded cottage is believed to date back to 1795, and offers a wealth of character features. The property boasts over 1700 sq st of accommodation, and must be viewed internally to be fully appreciated.


A fantastic opportunity to purchase this much-loved detached weather boarded property, situated in the popular village of Latchingdon. The original property is believed to date back to 1795 and has been sympathetically extended in previous years.  The cottage is highly deceptive from initial appearance -  offering over 1700 sq ft of accommodation - ideal for any growing family!  The accommodation comprises (to the ground floor) inviting dining room, sitting room with large fireplace, modern kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and conservatory that overlooks the gardens. Upstairs there are four bedrooms, as well as a large three piece suite. The property offers character throughout including exposed beams, brickwork and fireplaces. Outside there is driveway parking to the side of the property with detached garage (split with office to the rear and storage at the front) The overall plot measures 128ft x 53ft and the property has an attractive garden where a wishing well can also be found. This property simply must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

Local area

Latchingdon is a rural village surrounded by agricultural land on the edge of the Dengie Peninsular. The village provides a number of amenities including a village shop, public house, petrol station, indoor bowling club, motel and C of E Primary school. Additional amenities and schooling can be found close by in neighbouring villages as well as access to the River Blackwater and River Crouch popular with sailing and water sport enthusiasts. For the commuter there are branch line rail services from Althorne and North Fambridge and a mainline service from Wickford.

ground floor

Entrance porch

With double glazed window to front and side and door leading into the dining room.

Dining Room

13' 3" x 16' 4" (4.04m x 4.98m) Double glazed window to front, radiator, stairs to first floor, impressive brick fireplace, exposed beams, doors to sitting room and inner hallway.

Sitting Room

18' 2" x 18' 8" (5.54m x 5.69m) Two double glazed windows to front. Radiator, exposed beams to ceiling and walls, impressive brick built fireplace, doors and window to conservatory.


7' 6" x 12' 4" (2.29m x 3.76m) Double glazed window to rear and side and doors to garden

Inner hallway

Accessed from the dining room and with under stairs storage, doors that lead into the ground floor shower room and access into the kitchen/breakfast room

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

Kitchen area 8' 0" x 9' 3" (2.44m x 2.82m) Breakfast Area 8' 4" x 12' 2" (2.54m x 3.71m) Modern fitted kitchen. Double glazed window to rear and side. Wall mounted cupboards, work surface with sink unit, matching cupboards and drawers under, space for Range cooker, built in dishwasher, space for further domestic appliances, space for dining table, window and door to utility room

Utility Room

6' 4" x 8' 2" (1.93m x 2.49m) Double glazed window to side and rear, door leading into the garden. Work surface with space for domestic appliances under.

Shower Room

Modern wet room. Opaque double glazed window to rear, concealed cistern WC, contemporary wash hand basin, shower with shower screen, heated towel rail, tiled floor and walls, spotlights, extractor fan.

first floor


With exposed beams, storage cupboard

Bedroom One

16' 7" x 18' 9" (5.05m x 5.71m) Double glazed window to rear with field views, radiator, exposed beams to ceiling and walls, vaulted ceiling

Bedroom Two

13' 8" x 15' 10" (4.17m x 4.83m) Double glazed window to front, radiator, exposed beams

Bedroom Three

13' 6" x 13' 8" (4.11m x 4.17m) Double glazed window to front, radiator, exposed beams

Bedroom Four

6' 6" x 9' 0" (1.98m x 2.74m) Double glazed window to rear, radiator, exposed beams


Large bathroom with three piece suite. Opaque double glazed window to rear. Free standing roll top bath with mixer taps and shower attachment, low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, exposed beams, airing cupboard and further storage cupboards.


Front and Rear

To the side of the property there is a driveway providing off road parking. There is a detached garage currently converted to provide a office/games room to the rear with a storage area to front with up and over door. The overall plot measures 128ft x 53ft. The attractive rear garden commences with a patio area, the remainder is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub bordered. Feature wishing well, fish pond, side access.

Agents Note

With the garden being to the side of the property and fronting the road, there is the potential to build a further property here, subject of course to the relevant planning permissions.

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