Lower Burnham Road, Latchingdon, Chelmsford


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Boasting an extensive frontage of 370 yards (approx.) this traditional Grade II listed farmhouse offers views to the southerly farmland. With an approximate 12,500 sq ft of outbuildings which offer a multitude of uses ranging from mixed agricultural to equestrian from an American style barn stabling, a floodlit manege, guest accommodation in addition to 19 acres of paddocks.

Dating back to the 17th century, this comfortable and versatile family home offers an outdoor heated swimming pool and professional equestrian facilities which are accompanied by extensive grass paddocks. The property which was originally part of a much larger dairy farm, dates back to the early 17th century with further additions being added to the property later. The property boast immense character, charm and oozes coziness from every corner with its exposed timbers, three individual stairs cases and numerous fireplaces. There is also a number of extensive outbuildings which include and Essex Barn, a Dutch Barn and agricultural barns.

The setting and location

The property is located on the B1012 on the edge of North Fambridge with views over arable farmland and the Crouch estuary beyond that. It offers extensive, generally well screened road frontage with 2 vehicular entrances; with the main being via a wide wrought iron sliding gate which enters into the main yard which provides covered parking for horse boxes, extensive parking and a gravelled drive which leads to the main house.

Main Entrance

Via a wrought iron sliding gate into the main yard with a graveled drive leading to the main property.

Entrance to Property

Entrance via wooden front door into kitchen.


4.34m x 4.17m (14'3 x 13'8)

Single glazed windows providing dual aspect, tiled walls and flooring, exposed original beams, smooth walls, ceiling light point, range of eye and base level storage cupboards and drawers with granite work surfaces, butler style sink, space for Range oven, space for domestic appliances, radiator.

Sitting Room

3.86m x 4.39m (12'8 x 14'5 )

Single glazed windows to front elevation, double glazed door to rear elevation, smooth walls and ceiling, tiled flooring, exposed original beams, original mantle with cast iron fireplace, ceiling light point, radiator, original wooden doors to;


Smooth plastered walls and ceiling, exposed original beams, storage cupboard, original wooden doors to laundry room.

Laundry Room

2.29m x 3.00m (7'6 x 9'10)

Single glazed window to front elevation, smooth walls and ceiling, tiled flooring, ceiling light point, space for appliances, storage cupboards, Kohler style sink with drainer, mixer taps.


4.34m x 4.90m (14'3 x 16'1)

Single glazed window to front and side elevation providing dual aspect, smooth walls, exposed original beams, radiators, wall light points.

Shower Room

2.62m x 2.03m (8'7 x 6'8)

Single glazed window to side elevation, tiled flooring and walls, smooth ceiling, low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin, corner shower cubicle ceiling light point, radiator.

Dining Room

4.34m x 4.04m (14'3 x 13'3)

Single glazed window to side elevation, exposed wooden beams, smooth ceiling, wall light points, radiator, exposed brick log store.

Family Room/Lounge

6.71m x 4.09m (22 x 13'5)

Single glazed window to front, back and side elevation, smooth ceiling, exposed original beams, exposed brick fireplace, mantle with cast iron fire place, wall light points, storage cupboard, radiator.


First floor accessed via three sets of staircases.

Smooth ceiling, exposed beams, ceiling light point, loft access.

Bedroom One

4.39m x 3.91m (14'5 x 12'10)

Single glazed windows to front and side, smooth plastered walls and ceiling, built in wardrobe, skirting, storage cupboard, access to;


0.76m x 1.14m (2'6 x 3'9)

Velux window to side elevation, smooth walls and ceiling, low level WC, sink, bidet, wall light points.

Bedroom Two

4.39m x 3.18m (14'5 x 10'5)

Single glazed window to side, smooth plastered ceiling, skirting, ceiling light point, doors to;

Bedroom Three

4.37m x 2.95m (14'4 x 9'8)

Single glazed window to side, smooth plastered walls, built in wardrobes, skirting, exposed wooden beams, storage, doors to;

Bedroom Four

Bedroom Five

3.76m x 4.27m (12'4 x 14)

Single glazed windows to front, exposed feature wooden beams, storage cupboard, ceiling light point.


4.37m x 2.06m (14'04 x 6'09)

Single glazed obscure windows to front and side elevation, five piece white suite including low level WC, sink with mixer taps, bidet, freestanding bath with mixer taps, corner shower cubicle, tiled walls and flooring, smooth ceiling, ceiling light point, radiator, storage cupboard.

Agents Note

Please note the horses seen in the illustrative photos are not included in the transaction of this listing.

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