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Buttercup Cottage, Great Maplestead

Great Maplestead

Offers in Excess of £700,000

A substantial newly built property with stunning countryside views, and the benefit of NHBC. This attractively designed home offers versatile accommodation built to allow for extended family living.

Property Description

Accommodation comprises:  Steps rising to open porch with oak entrance door with small obscured leaded light glass panel leading to.

Entrance Hall

Oak entrance door with leaded light. Limestone tiled floor with underfloor heating. Oak staircase leading to first floor. Heating control, recessed spot lights, smoke alarm. Under stairs storage cupboard. 

Reception 1.  5.99m x 3.71m (19.7’ x 12.2’)

A spacious light room which can be opened to the breakfast family area creating a huge living space. Double glazed window to the front, feature brick fireplace. Recessed spot lights, TV point, heating control. Part glazed double oak doors opening to breakfast area.

Kitchen / Breakfast / Family Room. 9.10m x 5.22m (29.9’ x  17.1’)

A stunning light filled room with a vaulted ceiling and corner bi-fold doors providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside to the breakfast/family area. Recessed spotlights throughout. The fitted kitchen offers a range of soft grey units with a solid oak work surface, and matching units above incorporating a plate rack and dresser unit with integrated vegetable baskets.

There is space for integrated appliances and a range cooker. There is a double butler sink with mixer tap sited in front of the window affording garden views. A mid grey complimentary island unit with granite top offers an additional preparation area with useful built in storage. Beneath your feet is a beautiful limestone floor with underfloor heating.

Reception 2. 3.49m x 3.22m (11.5’ x 10.6’)

Double glazed window to the front, recessed spot light, TV point, and heating control.

Downstairs Cloakroom

White suite comprising WC and vanity basin. Extractor fan, part tiled walls, limestone tiled floor with under floor heating.

Utility Room 3.5m x 2.6m (11.5’ x 8.5’)

A large practical room with double doors opening to the side patio. A range of mid grey units with oak work surface over, and ceramic sink and drainer with mixer tap. Recessed spot lights, part tiled walls, space for integrated washing machine and tumble dryer, with further space for addition full height fridge or freezer. The same limestone floor with underfloor heating continues into this room. Heating control.

Reception 3/Bedroom 5. 4.80m x 4.66m (15.7’ x 15.3’) + lobby area 1.80m x 1.24m (5.9’ x 4.07’)

Entered from the family/breakfast area is this versatile room. The lobby area affords a built-in cupboard, whilst the main area has double opening doors to a Juliet balcony which in turn offers countryside views. Recessed spotlights, 2 central heating radiators, door to:-

En-suite Shower room.

Recessed spot lights, extractor fan. A three piece suite comprises pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled WC, fully tiled shower cubicle with rain shower and hand held attachment. Heated ladder towel rail, granite topped shelving.


Oak staircase leading up to galleried landing. Double glazed window to the front, smoke alarm.

Bedroom 1.  3.93m x 6.09m (12.9’ x 20’) Overall. ‘L’ Shaped room

Double aspect double glazed windows with beautiful field views. Recessed spot lights, central heating radiator. Door to;-

En-suite Shower Room.

White suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle with rain shower and hand held attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap, WC, part tiled walls with granite topped shelf. Extractor fan, shaver point, tiled floor. Heated towel rail and recessed spot lights. Tiled floor.

Family Bathroom

A beautiful light filled room with stunning views from the dormer window. A white suite comprising a freestanding double ended bath with pillar taps, fully tiled double walk-in shower cubicle with rain shower and hand held attachment. Built-in vanity cupboards with granite topped shelf, WC, and inset sink with mixer taps. Extractor fan and recessed spot lights. Heated ladder towel rail and grey tiled floor.

Bedroom 2.  3.5m x 3.2m (11.5’ x 10.5’)

Double glazed window to the front, recessed spot lights, access to loft, TV point, radiator.

Bedroom 3. 3.27m x 2.9m (10.7’ x 9.5’)

Double glazed window overlooking the front with beautiful field views. Recessed spot lights, TV point, and radiator.

Bedroom 4. 3.29m x 2.9m (10.8’ x 9.5’)

Double glazed window to the rear, recessed spot lights, TV point, and radiator.

Rear Garden

Stunning countryside views from the rear and side of the house. Patio areas immediately adjacent to the property, with second side terrace, mature shrubs.

Front of the Property

New terracing and steps to both the front and side, with freshly stocked planters. 

Double Garage

To the side of the property with electric roller door, and equipped with power and light. Driveway parking for several vehicles.

Services, Local Council and Council tax band

The property is connected to the mains water and electricity. Private sewage tank and oil central heating. The average broadband speed is 57Mb/s. the local authority is Braintree District Council and this property falls in council tax band (to be confirmed) meaning the total annual council tax is TBC.



  • Front Aspect
  • REception Room
  • Kitchen
  • Utility
  • Kitchen/Diner
  • Breakfast Area
  • Master Bedroom
  • Master Bedroom
  • View from first floor window
  • Bedroom Three
  • Bedroom Four
  • Bathroom
  • Rear Aspect
  • Rear Aspect
  • Garden
  • Garden
  • Garden

Floor Plans


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