Friars Close, Shenfield, Brentwood

£1,595,000

  • bedrooms5
  • bathrooms4
  • receptions5

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial family home situated on one of the largest plots in the central Shenfield area. This appealing property has the benefit of five spacious reception rooms, five large bedroom suites and an extensive, beautifully maintained plot approaching half an acre. This magnificent property is located in the very heart of Shenfield, within just minutes walk from the mainline railway station, shopping Broadway and good local schools.

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From beneath a sheltered entrance a step rises to a wood panelled door with obscure leaded light glazed inserts and obscure leaded light glazed panels to either side. This opens to the:-

RECEPTION HALL - 5.79m x 3.66m plus inner hall leading off (19' x 12' plus inner hall leading off)

This is a magnificent bright and spacious hall from which an oak balustrade staircase ascends to the first floor landing below which are useful storage cupboards and drawers. Attractive amtico flooring with border runs throughout. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Two radiators, each with bespoke ornamental covers. Door to cloaks cupboard containing fuse box.

CLOAKROOM -

This room contains a pedestal wash hand basin with wooden seat. Heritage vanity wash hand basin with cupboards fitted below. Radiator. Part tiling to walls with feature border. Coved cornice to ceiling. Door to cupboard fitted with shelving. Obscure double glazed window fitted to the front elevation.

STUDY - 4.88m x 3.66m (16' x 12')

This is a very attractive and versatile room fitted with double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. A focal point is the attractive Victorian style fire surround and slate hearth. To either side of the chimney breast are bespoke ornate oak units comprising cupboards, drawers and glazed display cabinets. Wall light point. Spotlights to ceiling.

DRAWING ROOM - 6.45m x 4.67m (21'2 x 15'4)

This room is accessed through glazed double doors and is a delightful room, drawing light from a wide box window to the front elevation overlooking the circular green of the Close and two semi circular leaded light glazed feature windows to either side of the chimney breast. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and ceiling rose. A central focal point is an ornate oak carved fire surround with gas coal effect fire inset and granite hearth. There is access from this room through glazed double doors into the dining room. Two radiators each with bespoke ornamental covers.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 4.98m 3.66m (16'4 12')

This is a beautifully appointed kitchen fitted with a fine quality range of oak units comprising base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along three walls. A matching granite worktop incorporates a Miele five ring gas hob with concealed extractor fan fitted above. Additional integrated appliances to remain include a Miele oven, Miele microwave oven and Miele steam oven. A door opens to reveal a floor to ceiling corner fridge. To the centre of this room is a large island unit which comprises oak fitted cupboards with inset integrated Miele dishwasher. A matching granite top incorporates a double Butler style sink with mixer tap and ribbed granite drainer. Tiling to floor. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. A double glazed window overlooks the garden. Door to:-

UTILITY ROOM - 2.13m x 1.93m (7' x 6'4)

An excellent companion to the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with matching oak units along two walls which comprise cupboards and wall mounted cabinets with concealed down lighting. Space and plumbing for domestic appliances. Inset Franke stainless steel sink unit with Bristan mixer tap within matching granite top and ribbed granite drainer. Built in Miele freezer. A double glazed door leads to the rear garden. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Continuation of tiled floor from kitchen/breakfast room.

DINING ROOM - 4.57m 1.52m x 4.14m (15' 5 x 13'7)

As previously mentioned, this room is accessed through glazed double doors from the drawing room and also is conveniently connected to the kitchen/breakfast room. The dining room is illuminated by a double glazed window to the side elevation with radiator enclosed in ornate bespoke cover. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Three wall light points. A pair of multi paned glazed doors with glazed panels to either side open to conservatory.

CONSERVATORY - 4.88m x 4.14m (16' x 13'7)

This is a fantastic addition to this large family home. Fitted with double glazed windows that provide panoramic views of this extensive private and beautifully tended rear garden. Wood effect flooring. A double glazed leaded light circular window makes an attractive feature. Double glazed French doors lead to the rear garden sun terrace.

FAMILY ROOM - 6.10m x 4.67m (20' x 15'4)

This is a magnificent bright and spacious room, fitted with a window overlooking the side courtyard garden and another that overlooks the rear garden. A central focal point is a large feature stone fireplace incorporating a gas coal effect fire. This is a very versatile room currently used as a family room but it could otherwise serve as an excellent games room or very large children's playroom. A pair of double glazed French doors with double glazed panels to either side lead to the rear garden sun terrace. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. This room has been wired for surround sound and incorporates seven speakers. Two radiators.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING -

This is a large L-shaped landing drawing light from a double glazed window overlooking the garden below and two extremely effective light tubes. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Wall light points. Access to loft storage. A pair of painted doors open to a large airing cupboard fitted with hot water tank and slatted shelving around.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE - 6.40m max x 4.06m (21' max x 13'4)

This is a magnificent master bedroom fitted along one wall with a fine quality range of units which comprise wardrobes, shelving and drawers with spotlights fitted above. A double glazed window overlooks the rear garden with radiator fitted below. Coved cornice to ceiling. Door to:-

EN-SUITE BATHROOM -

This is a spacious en-suite bathroom that contains a panel enclosed Heritage bath. Close coupled WC and vanity wash hand basin with cupboards and drawers below. Tiling to floor. Tiling to full ceiling height with feature border. Radiator. Obscure double glazed window to side elevation. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Extractor fan. A door opens to a deep cupboard fitted with slatted shelving. AGENTS NOTE. This space could very well serve to accommodate shower enclosure, if required.

BEDROOM TWO - 6.12m x 4.67m (20'1 x 15'4)

This is actually the largest bedroom within the property. It is illuminated by two double glazed windows overlooking the spacious rear garden below. Coved cornice to ceiling. To one recess there is a range of fine quality built-in wardrobes with three doors fitted with hanging rail and shelving. Radiator. Door to:-

EN-SUITE BATHROOM -

This room contains a Heritage vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below. WC. Panel enclosed shower bath fitted with curved shower screen, mixer taps and shower attachment. Tiling to the floor and to full ceiling height with feature border. Spotlights and coved cornice to ceiling. Extractor fan and shaver point. Obscure double glazed window fitted to the side elevation.

BEDROOM THREE - 4.70m x 3.20m plus door recess (15'5 x 10'6 plus door recess)

Double glazed window to the front elevation overlooking the attractive green below. Radiator. Coved cornice to ceiling. A pair of painted double doors open to a double wardrobe cupboard. Built-in double wardrobe cupboard. Door to:-

JACK & JILL EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM -

Jack and Jill en-suite shower room. This room contains a close coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin and tiled shower enclosure. Tiling to floor and part tiling to walls. Coved cornice to ceiling, Extractor fan. Obscure double glazed window fitted to the front elevation. Door to bedroom four.

BEDROOM FOUR - 3.66m x 3.48m (12' x 11'5)

This room has been fitted with a double glazed window to the front elevation Radiator with bespoke ornamental cover. Floor to ceiling built-in wardrobes containing hanging rail and shelving and fitted with spotlights above. Coved cornice to ceiling. Door to Jack and Jill en-suite shower room.

BEDROOM FIVE - 4.01m max x 3.51m max (13'2 max x 11'6 max)

Given that this is the smallest bedroom in the house it is a fantastic sized bedroom which very comfortably accommodates a large double bed. Double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator. Coved cornice to ceiling. Access to eaves storage. space. A door opens to a built-in cupboard fitted with hanging rail and shelving.

FAMILY BATHROOM -

This is a very luxuriously appointed room fitted with a large shower/bath with shower screen and wall mounted shower attachment. Back to wall WC and vanity wash hand basin with white gloss cupboards and drawer fitted below. Tiling to wall with feature mosaic border and tiling to floor. Tall heated ladder style towel rail. Spotlights to ceiling. Obscure double glazed window to rear elevation.

REAR GARDEN -

Running across the rear is a feature paved terrace of an ideal size for eating out on warm summer evenings. Outside power and light. This garden is possibly the largest in the central Shenfield area and has been planted with a varied and interesting assortment of mature shrubs, plants and trees creating maximum privacy, seclusion and an outstanding garden setting. There is an additional terrace with a south westerly aspect that currently accommodates a self cleaning hot tub set beneath an attractive feature pergola and adjacent to this is an inset self cleaning heated hydro pool that can be used all year round. An excellent feature is that adjacent to the hydro pool and hot tub is an outbuilding that is used as a games room/changing room and contains a kitchen area and WC. The kitchen area, to the far end is fitted with with wooden units, wall mounted cabinets fitted with marble effect roll edge worktop which incorporates a circular sink unit with mixer tap. Space below for a refrigerator. Two multi paned windows overlook the hot tub and the hydro pool. A door opens to a recently fitted cloakroom which contains a back to wall WC with concealed cistern and contemporary style wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap and white gloss cupboard fitted below. Tiling to full ceiling height with feature contemporary style border. Spotlights to ceiling. Attractive limestone effect flooring. Heated ladder style towel rail.
Outside power and light. To the far corner of the garden, concealed by mature trees is a very large timber shed on a concrete base which has internal dimensions of 15'8 X 11'6. This provides an excellent storage facility. To the other far corner, set behind a lattice screen and not visible from the garden is a very large compost area with four large purpose built compost bins. From beneath an arched pergola a pathway winds to the side of the property through to a wrought iron gate which provides access to the front garden.

FRONT GARDEN -

The front garden has been laid to lawn bordered by a deep and well stocked flowerbed containing a very attractive assortment of colourful plants and shrubs. A mature hedgerow to either boundary provides seclusion from neighbouring properties. A driveway consists of brick paviour which provides off street parking for a good many vehicles with ease and leads to the detached garage.

GARAGE - 5.49m 1.83m max x 5.54m max (18' 6 max x 18'2 max)

This is a very spacious double garage fitted with a remote controlled electronically operated up and over door. The garage has a pitched roof which provides useful loft storage and is part boarded and contains a retractable loft ladder. As previously mentioned, a door connects the garage to the external games room/changing room/kitchen area, adjacent to the hydro pool and hot tub. There is access to the rear garden through a glazed door. Power and light connected.
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