An outstanding house constructed in the early 1800's of considerable style and quality located in substantial landscaped grounds approaching 1.8 acres. This delightful period house retains much of the original character and is appointed to a superb standard throughout. Offered to the market with no onward chain, this property is situated within easy reach of Shenfield mainline railway station, good local schools and the M25 and M11 road systems.
Steps ascend with wrought iron hand rail to a grand covered pilleried entrance door with double glazed panels to either side. This opens to:-
Entrance Vestibule -
A spacious and practical area within this delightful family home with wood stripped flooring, spotlights and ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. Wide glazed panelled doors open to:-
Reception Hall -
A magnificent hall from which a painted white spindle balustrade staircase rises to the first floor level with storage cupboard under. Continuation of wood strip flooring from entrance vestibule. Spotlights and ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. To one end is a delightful feature of an obscure glazed leaded light arched window which faces to the rear. Door to:-
Ground Floor WC -
This room has been fitted with an obscure double glazed window to the rear elevation, tiling to the floor and to full ceiling height. Spotlight to ceiling. Heated ladder style towel rail. WC and contemporary style wall mounted hand basin with mixer tap.
Drawing Room - 5.49m x 4.62m (18' x 15'2)
A splendid room of grand proportions. Double glazed front doors with panels to either side lead to the rear garden sun terrace. Attractive wood strip flooring runs throughout. Spotlights and ornate coved cornice to ceiling. A central focal point is an impressive carved ornate marble fireplace and hearth. Radiator. The drawing room and dining room are open to one another.
Dining Room - 4.34m x 3.66m (14'3 x 12')
As previously mentioned this is opened to the drawing room and also independently accessed from the reception hall. Light is drawn from two large hardwood double glazed sash windows to the front elevation. Spotlights and ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. Attractive wood strip flooring.
Games/Garden Room - 6.12m max x 5.54m max (20'1 max x 18'2 max)
This is a lovely sunny room offering panoramic views of the expansive and well tended grounds. This room has a pitched roof and vaulted ceiling and feature stone tiled flooring with attractive border. Radiator. Door to:-
Study - 3.66m x 3.18m (12' x 10'5)
A nicely positioned room situated at the front of the property drawing maximum light from a double glazed bow window to the side and two double glazed sash windows to the front elevation. Continuation of wood strip flooring. Spotlights and ornate coved cornice to ceiling. To one wall is a tall bookshelf with useful storage cupboards fitted below. Radiator.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 8.53m x 4.57m (28' x 15')
This is an outstanding room beautifully appointed and fitted with a comprehensive range of painted wooden units which comprise of base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets with concealed downlighting fitted along three walls. A long granite worktop incorporates a Blanco stainless steel double sink unit with contemporary style mixer tap and ribbed granite drainer and granite upstands. To the centre of this room is a large island unit with matching granite top and attractive curved cupboards to either side and drawers. This island unit is also a breakfast bar capable of seating three people with ease. It also contains a Neff cooking hob. Additional integrated appliances to remain include a Neff stainless steel double oven, integrated microwave oven, wine cooler and a large recess able to accommodate an American style fridge-freezer. Dishwasher to one wall. Matching painted cupboards to one wall provide further storage space if required. This room is beautifully illuminated by a wide double glazed window fitted to the side elevation. Wide double glazed French doors with glazed panels to either side open to the rear garden sun terrace and an additional glazed double glazed door leads outside with windows adjoining. Two radiators. Attractive charcoal tiled stone flooring runs throughout. Spotlights. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling. This room is very large and comfortably accommodates an informal dining and family area. Door to:-
Utility Room - 12'8 x 7'9 (39'4 '26'2 x 22'11 '29'6 )
The utility room is an attractive room fitted with a continuation of the painted wooden units from the kitchen with a marble top incorporating a large butler style sink with contemporary style mixer tap and ribbed granite drainer and granite upstands. This is a very bright room illuminated by a feature semi-circular window to the front elevation and an arched double glazed door to the rear. There is also a wide double glazed windows with six casements facing the side elevation. To the far wall are tall painted wooden cupboards providing additional storage space. Radiator. Continuation of stone tiling to the floor.
Sitting Room - 4.90m x 4.60m (16'1 x 15'1)
A lovely alternative to the drawing room which contains a most impressive inglenook fireplace with herringbone brick work to the hearth. Wood over mantle and two very pretty stained glass leaded light windows to either side of the chimney. Spotlights and ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Wood stripped floor. Radiators each with ornamental covers. Two large double glazed sash windows fitted to the front elevation.
First Floor Landing -
A double glazed window provides views down the garden towards the tennis court. Spotlights. Coved cornice to ceiling. Wood strip flooring. Two Radiators. Door opens to airing cupboard fitted with slatted shelving. Access to loft storage space.
Master Bedroom Suite - 5.49m x 4.67m (18' x 15'4)
A very luxurious bedroom suite fitted with wide double glazed French doors that open to the Juliette style balcony to the rear with magnificent views of the large surrounding grounds. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Double glazed window fitted to the side with radiator below. This master bedroom suite has a dressing room and en-suite bathroom.
Dressing Room - 3.66m x 1.98m (12' x 6'6)
This room has a double glazed sash window to the front elevation with radiator below. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Cream painted wooden floor to ceiling units provide ample and shelving space.
En-suite Bathroom -
A very tastefully appointed room fitted with a freestanding Victoria and Albert roll top bath with contemporary style mixer taps. Close coupled WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled shower enclosure. Part mosaic effect tiling to walls. Charcoal tiling to floors. Spotlights. Coved cornice to ceiling. Extractor fan. Frosted double glazed window to front elevation.
Bedroom Two - 4.88m x 4.57m (16' x 15')
A very well proportioned room illuminated by two hardwood double glazed windows to the front elevation. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. Along one wall are floor to ceiling wardrobes which comprise of six doors providing ample storage facilities with dressing table to the other side with drawers and cupboards fitted below.
Bedroom Three - 4.60m max x 4.19m max (15'1 max x 13'9 max)
A dual aspect sunny room with double glazed window fitted to the rear and side elevations. Radiator. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Door to:-
En-suite Shower Room -
This shower room contains a tiled shower enclosure. Vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and white gloss cupboard fitted below. Close coupled WC. Tiling to the floor and to full ceiling height. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Heated ladder style towel rail.
Bedroom Four - 3.99m to rear of wardrobes x 3.38m (13'1 to rear of wardrobes x 11'1)
Double glazed window fitted to side aspect with radiator below. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Running along an entire wall are fine quality range of floor to ceiling wardrobes which comprise of hanging rails, drawers and shelving space.
Family Bathroom -
A beautifully appointed bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath with chromium contemporary style mixer tap, close coupled WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with matching mixer tap to bath. Tiling to full ceiling height with decorative border and tiling to the floor. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Obscure double glazed window to front elevation.
Second Floor Landing -
The second floor landing is illuminated by a large double glazed velux window. Door to:-
Bedroom Five - 5.08m x 4.57m (16'8 x 15')
This is a lovely spacious bedroom suite fitted with a double glazed velux window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Spotlights to ceiling. Door to eaves storage space. This bedroom contains a dressing room and en-suite shower room.
Dressing Room -
This room has a double glazed velux window fitted to the rear elevation. To an entire wall are fitted cupboards with hanging and shelving space and dressing table to the opposite wall with drawers fitted to either side.
En-suite Shower Room -
This is an attractive room fitted with a tiled shower enclosure. Close coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Heated ladder style towel rail. Tiling to the floor and part tiling to the walls. Spotlight to ceiling. Double glazed velux window to side elevation.
Rear Garden -
The formal gardens extend to approximately 1.8 acres and commence with a lawned area and feature a wide range of established trees and shrubs that create a magnificent and private garden setting. To the rear of the property is a large paved terrace which is in sunshine throughout virtually the entire day retained by a low level brick wall with steps to either side that descend to the lawn. A pathway leads to the bottom where there is an enclosed all weather tennis court and beyond this is a log cabin/games room.
Front Garden -
The property is set back well from the road and is approached through wrought iron gates by a wide pea shingle carriage driveway screened from the road by established trees which leads to a detached brick built garage with up and over door.