An impressive detached family home on the outskirts of Cold Norton, with spacious accommodation, annexe potential & a plot of 0.91 acres | EPC E | Oil & LPG Heating Systems
Shortacres is a well-presented 5 bedroom 1950s built detached house located on the outskirts of Cold Norton. The ground floor commences with an entrance hallway with useful storage cupboard with stairs to the first floor. A doorway then provides access to the spacious lounge / diner, with a brick inglenook fireplace to the rear aspect, the room provides stunning views over the rear garden. The Kitchen / breakfast room is a very well-appointed room and provides ample space for contemporary family living. The kitchen comprises; base and wall mounted units, space and plumbing for a gas range cooker, as well as space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a further storage area provides space for an American style fridge/freezer. Immediately next to the stable style rear door is the ground floor WC. An inner hallway leads through to the remainder of the ground floor accommodation, this area could very easily be converted into a completely self contained annexe with the appropriate consent and comprises; double bedroom, bathroom, lounge (with plenty of space to become an open-plan lounge/kitchen) and finally a fully double glazed conservatory with radiator.
The first floor commences with the master bedroom, this was formally two separate double bedrooms, but now has an archway linking the two areas to create a master bedroom suite with a very spacious dressing area and a luxury en-suite shower room located off the dressing area. Two further double bedrooms as well as a good size single bedroom (currently used as a study) and a very high specification family bathroom with spa style bath and luxury fittings throughout completes the internal accommodation at Shortacres. OUTSIDE
Shortacres is approached via an impressive gravelled carriage driveway, which provides ample parking for a number of vehicles. A single garage with 7ft up and over door has power and light connected.
Gated access is then provided to the rear garden, this commences with a splendid patio area and low rise decked seating area, both with enviable southerly views over the mature rear garden. All boundaries to the rear garden are exceedingly well planted and provide a very high degree of seclusion. A large well-stocked pond is located towards the southern boundary of 0.91 acre plot. A very useful and recently clad outbuilding provides the ideal space and opportunity for new owners to create a gym, office or garden room, perfect for those who work from home. A tractor shed with further storage adjoins this. SITUATION
The Village of Cold Norton provides a local store, as well as the ever popular Norton public house, Three Rivers Golf and Country Club is just a stones throw away. The village also boasts a primary school, which was rated 'Outstanding' in the latest OFSTED report. The nearby towns of South Woodham Ferrers and Maldon both offer excellent secondary schooling options, the former also providing a railway station with branchline access to London Liverpool Street in less than an hour.