Along a quite country lane is this country home approached via a long driveway with gated access, dual entrances and double garage/workshop. The main house offers a central entrance hall into a spacious dual-aspect sitting room, a dining room (which offers access into the Annex), a snug/study to the rear aspect and fabulous 20ft. kitchen/breakfast room with tiled floor, central island/breakfast bar, range cooker and appliances with double doors to the sun terrace, separate utility room and cloakroom. The principal bedroom has a large dressing room (this could be utilised as another bedroom), en-suite shower and balcony enjoying far reaching country views - with three further bedrooms, one with ample storage/wardrobes, one with en-suite shower, a further double and a family bathroom with separate shower. The adjoining annex offers a cosy sitting room, kitchen with boot room/utility leading out to the rear terrace, shower room and, to the first floor, a good sized bedroom with lots of storage, balcony and access into an en-suite bathroom. To the left of the property is the double garage/workshop.Outside the south facing rear garden commences with a walled terraced garden with raised Koi Carp pond with pergola over, brick potting shed this area offers ample seating and entertaining space. Beyond are the main landscaped gardens with mature trees and shrubs, a fenced area ideal for keeping chickens, further seating area and lawns which navigate round to the side and front of the property. To the front is a timber outbuilding/office which lends itself as a hobby room with an expanse of gravelled parking and turning areas. (Part of the garden is subject to a peppercorn rent of £35 per annum to the Lord Petre estate).The semi-rural setting enjoys beautiful open countryside with Hylands Park approx. 3 miles, Highwood Primary School (1.1 miles) and Chelmsford City Centre approx. 5.5 miles. Main line rail services from Ingatestone (approx. 4.5 miles).