The Close, Dunmow

£375,000· Mid Terraced

Property Description


Stunning Grade II listed property which forms part of the old ‘Workhouse’ and is beautifully presented throughout with period features such as high ceilings and full height sash windows. This unique property has two receptions with a vaulted kitchen complete with ‘Aga’ and two bedrooms on the first floor with a family bathroom and a further occasional bedroom or home office. Externally the property has attractive front and rear gardens and allocated parking.

THE LOCATION This superb property is situated in ‘The Close’ which forms part of the ‘Old Workhouse’ being built around 1880 and used by the army during WW1. The properties were then converted to cottages around 1925.

This particular property benefits from many period features and is within easy reach of all the amenities.

A good range of shopping and recreational facilities are provided in the large towns of Great Dunmow and Braintree.

There are a number of excellent schools in the area including a primary school at Stebbing, secondary school at Great Dunmow and the popular Felsted school.

For the commuter there is access onto the A120 at Great Dunmow which links with the M11 to the west and there are train stations at Bishop’s Stortford, Stansted Airport and Chelmsford with links to both London and Cambridge

ENTRANCE HALL 15′ 8" x 8′ 0" (4.78m x 2.44m) radiator, burglar alarm control panel. window to front, hardwood entrance door with stained glass panels, stairs to the first floor and doors to ;

LOUNGE 14′ 4" x 9′ 10" (4.372m x 3.019m) full height sash window to the rear, radiator, open fireplace (not tested) with marble surround and tiled hearth and backdrop, picture rail, tv point.

DINING ROOM 12′ 3" x 9′ 4" (3.739m x 2.87m) wooden flooring, two sash windows to the side, steps leading down to the ;

KITCHEN 12′ 8" x 11′ 11" (3.87m x 3.65m) Range of base and eye level units with oak worktops, space for washing machine, dishwasher and tall fridge/freezer, gas fired two oven ‘AGA’ with twin hot plates, three ‘Velux’ windows, double glazed sash window to side, inset enamel one and half bowl sink, tiled flooring, extractor hood, ‘French’ doors to the garden.

FIRST LANDING radiator, range of fitted display and shelving units, stairs leading to ;

OCCASIONAL BEDROOM / HOME OFFICE 6′ 8" x 6′ 1" (2.048m x 1.879m) sash window to rear, access to loft space ;

AGENTS NOTE We understand from the vendors that the loft could be suitable to be used as an extra room subject to the necessary consents and planning.


BEDROOM 1 9′ 11" x 7′ 10" (3.045m x 2.397m) Plus wardrobes. Range of fitted wardrobe cupboards, full height sash window to the rear, radiator.

BEDROOM 2 10′ 5" x 6′ 7" (3.180m x 2.013m) sash window to the front, radiator.

BATHROOM Well presented in a period style with wc, panel enclosed bath with independent shower over with glass screen, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, shaver point, ceiling down lighters, tiled walls.

OUTSIDE The property has an enclosed front garden with a wrought iron railings to the front and walled boundaries attractively laid out. The rear is a beautiful landscaped complimenting the historic setting with patio areas, outside lighting, outside tap and storage shed. A gate at the rear leads to the car parking area and this property benefits from one allocated car parking space.


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