The Retreat, Hutton, Brentwood


  • bedrooms5
  • bathrooms3
  • receptions2

This is a beautifully appointed five bedroom detached house with a magnificent kitchen/family room and west facing rear garden, located only minutes walk from the Broadway and mainline railway station. This property is situated within the St Martin's School catchment area and is just a short walk from St Mary's School. The location of this property is excellent and it is offered to the market with no onward chain.


From a large porch area, an oak front door with windows to either side opens to the reception hall.

RECEPTION HALL - 4.52m x 3.28m reducing to 1.68m (14'10 x 10'9 reducing to 5'6)

A large bright area with attractive oak flooring. A fine quality oak balustraded staircase to one end rises to the first floor landing. Radiator. The hall extends further towards the rear of the house and off this area is a ground floor cloakroom/shower room.


This is a very tastefully fitted room with tiling to floor with underfloor heating and tiling to full ceiling height. To one recess is a wet room rain shower and hand held shower attachment. Light is drawn from two obscure double glazed windows fitted to the front and side elevations. Back to wall Geberit WC with concealed cistern. A modern contemporary style vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and white gloss drawers below provides useful storage. Contemporary heated ladder style towel rail. Spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY AREA - 10.44m reducing to 7.85m x 6.40m reducing to 4.11m (34'3 reducing to 25'9 x 21' reducing to 13'6)

Accessed from the hall through a pair of glazed oak doors, this is a very high quality kitchen/breakfast room fitted with an extensive range of fine quality light oak fitted cupboards along three sides together with a large island unit. The cupboards are complemented by a granite work surface and inset into this is a twin stainless steel sink unit with Abode mixer tap and drainer to one side. Water softener and purified drinking water tap. Miele five ring gas hob with brushed steel and glass extractor above, also by Miele. Two Miele eye level pyrolytic self cleaning ovens with Miele microwave oven adjoining. Recess able to accommodate large American style fridge/freezer. Integrated Miele dishwasher. Set in the island unit are cupboards and drawers and a Miele wine refrigerator all with a granite top and to one end a breakfast bar for two persons. Numerous cupboards and drawers and a pair of tall doors open to reveal a large larder cupboard. Continuation of attractive oak strip flooring from the entrance hall. Spotlights to ceiling. Wide window to the front elevation with pleasant views across The Retreat. To the rear of this kitchen family room are two sets of bi folding double glazed doors which provide access to the rear garden sun terrace and very much bring this beautiful garden into the room. Two radiators. An appealing feature of the family area is a Stovax log burner with granite hearth.

UTILITY ROOM - 2.36m x 1.91m (7'9 x 6'3)

This utility room has a long granite worktop which incorporates a stainless steel bowl with mixer taps behind. Fitted ladder style radiator. Door to small garage/store area.

SITTING ROOM - 4.27m x 3.56m (14' x 11'8)

This is a lovely bright and spacious room drawing maximum light from double glazed bi folding doors that open to the rear sun terrace and provides attractive views of the westerly well tended garden. Continuation of oak strip flooring from the reception hall. Coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator.


Around the staircase is oak balustrading and there is access to loft storage space via a retractable ladder. Coved cornice to ceiling.

MASTER BEDROOM - 5.79m x 5.23m max (19' x 17'2 max)

This is an L-shaped room with two windows to the rear elevation offering pleasant views across the garden and beyond. Radiator. One area is presently used as a dressing area. Three wall light points.


This is a luxuriously appointed room fitted with a suite which comprises a back to wall Geberit WC with concealed cistern. Contemporary style vanity wash hand basin with Hans Grohe mixer tap and white gloss drawers fitted below and walk-in wet room rain shower fitted also with hand held shower attachment. Tiling to the floor with under floor heating system and to full ceiling height. Spotlights to ceiling. Heated ladder style towel rail. Obscure double glazed window fitted to side elevation.

BEDROOM TWO - 4.42m x 3.07m (14'6 x 10'1)

Window to front elevation with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling.

BEDROOM THREE - 4.06m x 3.07m (13'4 x 10'1)

Window to front elevation with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling.

BEDROOM FOUR - 3.40m x 2.74m (11'2 x 9')

Window to rear elevation with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling.

BEDROOM FIVE/STUDY - 3.05m x 2.13m (10' x 7')

Window to front elevation with radiator below. This is presently fitted with a good range of cupboards and drawers and a computer desk to one corner. Coved cornice to ceiling.


Another tastefully appointed room fitted with a suite which comprises a back to wall Gerberit WC with concealed cistern. An Italian marble tile enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. A wide freestanding wash hand basin with mixer tap and drawers fitted below. This room is partially tiled with tasteful Italian style marble. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Attractive wood effect flooring. Obscure double glazed window fitted to the side elevation. Modern contemporary feature radiator.



The rear garden has a westerly elevation so is in sunshine throughout virtually the entire day. It measures 61'5 in depth. The area has been tastefully landscaped and consists of a large paved area in different styles flanking a medium sized lawn. There is also a gravelled area which adds contrast and an area to the far end which currently contains a summerhouse and shed, both fitted with power. There is a large wooden pergola with lighting and the whole garden is planted with an attractive selection of shrubs, plants and trees. To the other far corner is a terraced area which catches the easterly morning light and the entire garden is fenced to a height of 6' There is also paved access along the side of the property through a wooden gate into the front garden. To the northern boundary is a cleverly designed shed. Outside power and light.


The front garden consists of an olde London millstone paved driveway with contrasting gravel area which provides off street parking for three vehicles with ease. Raised flowerbeds retained by railway sleepers have been planted with a delightful array of plants interspersed with garden lighting. A large overhanging magnolia tree makes a magnificent feature. Access to small garage/store.

GARAGE/STORAGE AREA - 3.40m x 2.57m (11'2 x 8'5)

The garage has been reduced in size in order to accommodate the utility room Light, power, and meters connected. A wall mounted Vailant gas fired boiler provides heating and hot water.
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