- Georgian Villa
- Aprox 1.5 Acres
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Secluded Private Location
- Four Bedrooms
- Two Principle Reception Rooms
- Carriageway Drive
- Garden Room
- Detached Office Room/ Games Room
- Kitchen & Utility/ Boot Room
Gay Bowers Cottage is a quintessentially English Grade II family country home from the Georgian era (Constructed 1820) set at the head of a circular gated carriage driveway, within walking distance of the desirable and affluent village of Danbury, near Chelmsford. The gardens and grounds are an outstanding feature of the house within which a swimming pool, summer house and a games room/home office are situated. The property has been home to Christopher Cockerell CBE, RDI, FRS, inventor of the Hovercraft, and the renowned English landscape painter William Henry Fisk.
Step inside this beautiful home to find classically Georgian rooms flooded with natural light, complete with period features, open fires and original shutters. The house offers four well proportioned bedrooms, all of which have wonderful views of the grounds, two with original wrought iron Juliet balconies.
The detached outbuilding provides an ideal home office or gym/games room, as well as housing the pool changing room and shower/w.c.
Outside, the landscaped English country garden is predominantly laid to formal lawn with cottage planting, many mature specimen trees, a paved courtyard and a kitchen garden. The total plot extends to approx. 1.5Acres.
Gay Bowers Cottage is set on a quiet lane with easy access to Danbury Common (National Trust) with Danbury village itself providing a range of facilities. There are numerous excellent schools nearby, both private and state (including CCHS, KEGS, New Hall School and Felsted) and easy rail connection to London Liverpool Street.
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