Van Diemans Lane, Chelmsford CM2


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An opportunity to acquire a well proportioned Period property full of its original charm and now with contemporary finishes. Having just received a complete 'top-to-toe' renovation, this Character home, built Circa 1890, has been brought up to the highest of modern-day living standards. Situated centrally, Old Moulsham has a wealth of history and offers easy walking distance to the mainline train station as well as very close proximity to many parks, restaurants, bars and cafes.

Ground floor


Remotely Controlled automated door, power and lighting

Entrance hall & lobby

Traditional column radiator with ornate valves, as found throughout.

Utility room

9' 6" x 6' 0" (2.90m x 1.83m) Fitted out with ample storage, stone worksurfaces, Franke sink and tap with spaces and plumbing provided for two appliances.

The "state of the art" Viessmann Vitodens boiler supplies instant hot water as required and can support multiple outlets concurrently.

Bedroom four/ home office

11' 0" x 9' 6" (3.35m x 2.90m) Good size room with views of the landscaped garden & easy access to the gr ound floor shower room


13' 0" x 10' 8" (3.96m x 3.25m) Newly installed log burner into the original fireplace with slate hearth & twin cabinets to either side. Satellite outlet connected directly to the dish.

Shower room

6' 5" x 5' 6" (1.96m x 1.68m) Fitted out with three piece suite and porcelain tiling throughout including into alcove with towel radiator.

Kitchen/dining/sitting area

35' 0" x 9' 0" (10.67m x 2.74m) Large room with lots of potential for furnishing to individual requirements & taste. Cashmere units are 'handle-less' & 'soft-close' & are covered with Carrara Quartz stone worktops and Travertine tiles. The kitchen is complimented with neff appliances including: Extractor fan, induction hob, single oven, combination microwave/steam oven, integrated dishwasher and side-by-side fridge freezer offering large capacity as well as cold water & ice dispenser. There are twin Franke wash and prep sinks as well as a Quooker hot water tap.

The Room has an abundance of natural light via the overhead flush roof light and large bi-folding doors, which are patio level offering seamless connection to the garden. Second Satellite outlet connected directly to the dish

First floor


With large heated linen & drying cupboard.

Bedroom one

14' 9" x 10' 10" (4.50m x 3.30m) Great size master bedroom with twin windows to front aspect

En suite

9' 3" x 6' 11" (2.82m x 2.11m) Generously proportioned room with a contemporary suite including, including walk-in shower offering overhead and low-level showering. Soft-close storage units.

Bedroom two

13' 0" x 10' 6" (3.96m x 3.20m) Double size bedroom with Victorian feature fireplace

Bedroom three

8' 11" x 8' 5" (2.72m x 2.57m) Offering built in storage & views to rear


9' 4" x 6' 0" (2.84m x 1.83m) Boutique style family bathroom with panelled walls & period style fittings including washstand, towel radiator & roll-top bath. Wall-mounted levers & filler add to the charm of the room


The rear courtyard garden offers a very secluded space with its original brickwork walls & neighbouring mature trees but also benefits from a good amount of sunlight. Professionally designed & having been landscaped with Indian sandstone, plants and coming alive after dark with multiple up-lighters washing the brickwork in warm light. There is also an original Oak whiskey barrel saving and dispensing rainwater.

The front of the property has a wealth of mature plants in beds raised by original railways sleepers. The newly laid drive provides ample off-road parking as well as easy in & out access.

Additional information

Van Diemans Lane is close to many 'highly thought of' Schools and just a short walk to Moulsham Infant, Junior and High School which was rated this year as one of the Top Ten State Schools in Essex.

Significantly extended, the internal floor space now offers a generous approximate area of 1300 square feet plus a garage/store of a further 110sqft.

Works that have been carried out include:

New Structural Roof with the relaying of original reclaimed slate.

Replacement windows including vertical sliding sash

Lining of external walls with high performing insulation boards (not allowed for within the EPC Score) Plus all voids heavily insulated.

Lining of Party Wall for acoustic insulation

Electrical rewire of property.

New central heating and plumbing throughout

Re-plastered and decorated to all areas.

New carpets to first floor

Re-rendered to external walls

Hazelwood 'Hurdles' to boundaries

Newly Laid drive
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McCartney Property Services

74 Moulsham Street, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0JF

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