An exceedingly attractive 1936 built Jack Durston house of considerable quality and style and located in substantial landscaped grounds of 0.4 acre in the ever desirable turning Mill Hill, Shenfield. The house is beautifully appointed throughout though offers substantial scope to enlarge if required, subject to the usual planning consents. The gardens are extensive and beautifully tended and this is the first time the house has been available for over fifty years. This fine property is situated between Shenfield and Brentwood and is within a short walk of the Broadway in Shenfield, the railway station and many good local schools.
A pair of obscure glazed leaded light doors open to:-
ENTRANCE HALL -
This is a most useful space within this property. Tiled floor. Downlighting. A pair of glazed double doors open to:-
RECEPTION HALL -
Feature oak herringbone flooring runs throughout. Radiator. Staircase rises to the first floor landing above which is a feature peacock stained glass window drawing light and interest into this area. Door to cloaks cupboard fitted with shelving. Hardwood double glazed leaded light window to side elevation. Radiator.
LOUNGE/GARDEN ROOM - 7.52m x3.66m (24'8 x12')
This is a lovely bright and spacious room drawing maximum light from hardwood double glazed leaded light window fitted to the front elevation and a pair of wide hardwood double glazed french doors with double glazed panels to either side that open to the rear garden sun terrace and afford attractive views of the extensive, well tended and colourful garden. Continuation of the oak herringbone flooring from the reception hall. A central focal point of this room is a gas fire with limestone surround and hearth. Downlighting. The dining area of this room has a vaulted ceiling with glazed panels illuminating this area further. Two wall light points. This room leads into the:
STUDY - 3.43m x 2.64m (11'3 x 8'8)
This is a dual elevation room fitted with hardwood double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations. Radiator. Oak herringbone flooring.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 4.60m max x 4.42m max (15'1 max x 14'6 max)
This is an L-shaped kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a fine quality range of units that comprise base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along two walls. A marble effect roll edge worktop incorporates a one and a quarter bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Cooking range with concealed extractor hood fitted above. Additional integrated appliances to remain include a Neff microwave oven and dishwasher. A breakfast bar provides seating for two people with ease. Door to a large pantry fitted with shelving, light and quarry tiled flooring. Two hardwood double glazed leaded light windows face the front elevation and a hardwood double glazed door with panel to side leads outside. Radiator. Downlightling. Cupboard fitted with shelving. Door to:-
WC/UTILITY - 2.36m max x 1.73m max (7'9 max x 5'8 max)
This room contains a close coupled WC, vanity wash hand basin with chromium mixer tap and cupboard below and tiled splashbacks above. Space and plumbing for domestic appliance. Hardwood double glazed window to rear elevation with radiator below and hardwood obscure double glazed window to the side elevation. Extractor fan. A recess provides additional storage space fitted with shelving.
SITTING ROOM/DINING AREA - 5.56m x 4.72m reducing to 4.01m (18'3 x 15'6 reducing to 13'2)
A very good size reception room. A central feature is an Inglenook fire place incorporating a gas coal effect fire with brick surround and tiled hearth. Downlighting. Continuation of oak herringbone flooring. Two radiators. Hardwood double glazed window to side elevation and wide hardwood double glazed french doors with double glazed panels to either side open to the rear garden terrace.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING -
As previously mentioned light is drawn into this landing through a fine feature stained glass window to the front elevation. Access to loft storage space. Picture rail. Additional hardwood double glazed leaded light window overlooks the front garden with radiator below. Downlighting.
BEDROOM ONE - 4.32m x 3.66m (14'2 x 12')
A spacious bedroom fitted with a wide hardwood double glazed window overlooking the Southerly rear garden with radiator below. Downlighting. Coved cornice to ceiling. This bedroom has built-in wardrobes and cupboards providing ample hanging and shelving space. Door to:-
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM - 2.84m x 2.62m (9'4 x 8'7)
This is a spacious en-suite shower room that contains a walk-in wet room style enclosure. Close coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap. Tall heated towel rail. Part tiling to walls. Picture rail. Downlighting. Extractor fan. Hardwood double glazed window to rear aspect with radiator below. Door to cupboard fitted with shelving.
BEDROOM TWO - 3.96m reducing to 3.35m x 3.66m (13' reducing to 11' x 12')
A bright and spacious bedroom illuminated by a hardwood double glazed window which overlooks the rear garden with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling. This room contains a built-in wardrobe with drawers below and fitted bedside cabinets. Door to built-in cupboard fitted with hanging rail and shelving. Access to:-
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM -
This en-suite shower room contains a tiled enclosed shower with wall mounted controls, WC with concealed cistern. Vanity wash hand basin with drawers below. Coved cornice to ceiling. Hardwood double glazed windows fitted to the side and rear elevations. Downlighting. Coved cornice to ceiling. Tall heated towel rail. Extractor fan.
BEDROOM THREE - 4.09m x 2.84m plus door recess (13'5 x 9'4 plus door recess)
This is a very good size double bedroom with a hardwood double glazed leaded light window to the front elevation. Radiator. Downlighting. Picture rail. Door to cupboard fitted with hanging rail and shelving.
FAMILY BATHROOM -
This is a luxuriously appointed room fitted with a panel enclosed bath with wall mounted controls and hand held shower attachment. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboards below and WC. Heated towel rail. Part tiling to walls. Hardwood double glazed windows to front and side elevations.
REAR GARDEN -
The total area of the plot is 0.4 of an acre. The rear garden is a particularly attractive feature of this house. The garden has a south westerly elevation and the terrace and gardens are in sunshine throughout the entire day. Across the rear of the house is a very large paved terrace. Beyond this area is a very beautiful and large landscaped garden bordered by a wide variety of colourful shrubs and trees. There is a pergola on each side of the garden, one of which takes the eye to a large ornamental pond with waterfalls. There is also another seating area opposite the pond. There is a rose arbour behind this pond leading through to the remainder of the garden including the parterre. The garden is fitted with lighting and flood lights. On one side stands a large garden shed. The whole garden is bordered by neat evergreen hedging.
FRONT GARDEN -
The property is set well back from the road edge and the front garden consists of a spacious lawn area interspersed with an interesting and colourful assortment of mature shrubs, plants and trees all serving to create an outstanding garden setting. The house is screened from the road by tall laurel hedging and a driveway leads to the integral garage. There is also an additional detached built garage, (Garage 2)
GARAGE 1 -
The garage has been fitted with an up and over door and has power and light. The garage accommodates the meters and circuit breakers for the household power supply. Obscure double glazed window to the side elevation.
GARAGE 2 - 6.43m x 2.77m (21'1 x 9'1)
This additional detached brick built garage is presently used for garden appliances and tools. It also has been fitted with an up and over door and has power and light. It accommodates circuit breakers for the power supply to the garden including the garden shed. There are several further sets of power points in the garden.