Clapton Hall Lane, Dunmow

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5

Plot 4 is a well positioned plot situated along a country lane. The gardens are turfed.

Plot 4 is circa 3052 sq ft including the garage.

This detached five bedroom home benefits from two spacious reception areas with a large open plan style kitchen/family room which has been well designed to incorporate stone worktops and is fully fitted with integrated appliances together with a separate utility room.

The heating is via a 'Air Source' heat pump which gives the property an impressive 'A' rating on the EPC with underfloor heating to the ground floor and efficient radiators to the first floor, there are also solar panels adding to the efficiency.

All plots come with double garages with electric up and over doors and there are sockets to assist car charging points.

Early reservation on this plot is advised with completion anticipated June 2023.

THE DEVELOPMENT This private development consists of only five detached executive homes and is situated along a country lane location on the 'Cusp of Dunmow'.

Great Dunmow is an ancient Flitch town and is particularly a popular location with commuters, situated between Bishop's Stortford, Braintree and Chelmsford.

Road travel to London is well serviced by the M11 (Junction 8) which is easily accessed by the A120 bypass, which also links to London Stansted Airport and the Stansted Express (5 miles) with a rail service to London Liverpool Street in approximately 35 minutes.

There are a number of schools in the area including Felsted Private School (within 4.5 miles), New Hall Independent School (within 13 miles) Bishop's Stortford College (10.6 miles), two outstanding schools in Chelmsford: Chelmsford County High School for Girls and King Edward VI Grammar School (both within around 13 miles) and Chelmsford County High School for Girls (12.7 miles).

Great Dunmow enjoys quality shopping and schooling facilities and is itself a thriving town. Chelmsford city has a wider variety of shops with a pedestrianised centre, together with an area known as Bond Street which includes John Lewis and many other independent and quality branded shops.

Bishop's Stortford - 10 miles (London Liverpool Street from 38 minutes, Cambridge from 30 minutes), Chelmsford - 14.7 miles, Stansted Airport - 7.7 miles. (Distances and times are approximate).

THE DEVELOPER Shire Hall Homes have been established locally for over 20 years, building many of the high quality individual new houses and small new home developments in the area.

All homes are covered with ten year Build Zone structural guarantee which includes a two year defects period. Shire Hall Homes offers a comprehensive snagging service as you settle in to your new home to ensure you settle in .


Electric meter: to be installed as agreed with UK Power.

Water meter: located as agreed with Affinity Water. Stop valve tbc

Telephone & internet point : as agreed with Openreach. New owner to contact preferred supplier.

Underfloor heating throughout ground floor

All plots are made ready with a socket for an electric car charging unit.

Openreach are providing an FTTP service which is fibre broadband wired to each home.

A plan of approximate service routes will be confirmed in Homeowner Pack


Each property is traditionally built with blocks and bricks with either render and/or weatherboard cladding.

Air pressure testing. Each property will be tested for energy efficiency for the EPC.

Roofing Roofs are to be trussed and covered with tiles or slates.

Gutters and rainwater pipes will be black plastic.

External joinery All external doors and windows to be fully weather stripped and airtight.

To be white and chosen to meet sound insulation and air tight insulation criteria.

Glazing All external glazing is to consist of the latest double glazed, gas filled units to meet sound and insulation criteria.


Walls to be finished with skimmed plaster.

Ground floor screed is to be finished with a smooth trowelled surface.

Ceilings and walls to be finished with white matt emulsion paint. Skirtings and architrave to be 110mm and 60mm respectively and finished with white satin eggshell.

Internal room doors to be moulded panel doors throughout either wood effect or satin white painted finish. Double doors to be fitted where shown. Wardrobes if provided have full width upper shelf and hanging rail.

Ironmongery : All door furniture to be brushed chrome finish.

Kitchen/Utility Units and Appliances

General Kitchen plans will be provided with adjustments due to final measurements.

Cupboards to be shaker style. Worktops to be wood and/or quartz with butler or stainless under counter sink in kitchen.

Appliances to be integrated and to be AEG or similar where possible but subject to availability and size requirements. Eye level ovens where possible, induction hob, extractor, tall fridge or 70/30 fridge/freezer, wine cooler, dishwasher. Tall freezer in utility. Space provided and connections available for washing machine & tumble dryer..

Staircase to have oak moulded handrail and newel caps with glass balustrade and brushed chrome fittings.

Wall tiles Cloakroom - tiled to half height finishing on full tile. Bathroom and ensuite shower cubicles fully tiled and elsewhere half tiled to incorporate splashback for basin. Rooms where walls are sloped will be managed appropriately. Wall tile size to be no bigger than 30x60cm.

Floor tiles

Bathroom, shower rooms, kitchen and ground floor cloakroom fitted with 60x60cm or similar size tile.


A hearth will be laid. The chimney will have concrete flue installed.


Central Heating and Hot Water

This will be provided by air source heat pump and suitably sized water tank. Underfloor heating throughout ground floor. First floor to have efficient radiators which work with air source heat pump. Electric underfloor heating in bathroom and main ensuite. Towel rail in bathrooms and ensuites. Zoned thermostatic programmers to control heating.


The hot and cold water installations to be supplied at mains pressure.

Foul water: water treatment plant to discharge to ditch.

Surface water: drained to soak away and then to ditch.

Chrome sanitary fittings throughout. Hansgrohe/Vado or similar. WC pans to be wall hung or back to wall Basins to be provided with white vanity units or semi pedestals of varying sizes to best fit rooms. Main bathroom and master ensuite will have vanity units. Sanitary ware Roca or similar.

Baths to have standard bath panels for easy access in case of plumbing issues.

Electrical Installation

Underfloor heating manifold, TV/media connections, fuse board to either be placed in utility room or as deemed appropriate by the electrician.

All switches, sockets, controls and light fittings to be good quality white plastic.

All lighting is to be warm white and low energy.

Downlights fitted to kitchen, bathroom and ensuites. Pendants in remaining areas.

Openreach cabling for telephone is to be Cat 5e with sockets fitted, the first outlet is generally in the study but is reliant on position of entry point into property.

External Electrics

All plots have Double Garages with electric up and over doors, pendant light fitting and future proof point for electric vehicle charging unit.

One external power socket to the rear of each property.

Lighting to be over garage and on external walls around the property.


External decoration: Wood not previously factory finished to be painted with weatherproof paint as colour and finish specification. Render, if not self coloured to be finished with Sandtex or similar external masonry paint to the specified colour.

Access to house and parking spaces

Access drive finished with shingle surface. Parking areas to be block paving or alternative hard surface

Paths, Patios and Steps

Paths and patios will be stepped and ramped as required by Building Control for level entry access

External paving abutting vertical walls to have 50mm separation strip with shingle infill.

Walls / Fences

Boundaries marked with fencing, hedging or walls will be appropriate and if necessary, in consultation with planning, architects or engineers.


Turf laid to front and rear gardens. Any planting areas will be finished with top soil. Patios and paths are subject to amendments.

All specifications above may be subject to change as they are all subject to availability.

Please talk to our agent if you wish to discuss any specific personal touches to the project whilst construction is in progress.

RESERVATION DEPOSIT A deposit of £1,200 is required with your reservation.

If you change your mind up to and including 14 days after paying your deposit you will receive a full refund. Up to 28 days, unless the contract has been issued, you will also be entitled to a full refund.

Once the contract has been issued this deposit becomes non-refundable. The deposit will be deducted from the agreed sale price.



LOUNGE 22' 5" x 19' 4" (6.840m x 5.90m)

PLAYROOM / STUDY 13' 11" x 11' 1" (4.250m x 3.39m)

KITCHEN/DINER 27' 10" x 17' 6" (8.490m x 5.340m) max dimensions

UTILITY ROOM 15' 6" x 5' 10" (4.740m x 1.785m)


BEDROOM 1 15' 3" x 15' 1" (4.670m x 4.60m)


BEDROOM 2 13' 11" x 13' 6" (4.250m x 4.140m)


BEDROOM 3 13' 11" x 13' 6" (4.250m x 4.140m)

BEDROOM 4 13' 6" x 9' 5" (4.140m x 2.890m)

BEDROOM 5 16' 4" x 12' 9" (5.0m x 3.90m)



01371 876678

James & Co

4 Stortford Road , Dunmow , CM6 1DA

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