Friars Close, Shenfield, Brentwood

Guide price £1,100,000

  • bedrooms4
  • bathrooms2
  • receptions3

An excellent opportunity to acquire a lovely detached house suitable for renovation and enlargement standing on a very large plot of approximately a third of an acre. This charming house is located in a lovely and quiet cul-de-sac in the very centre of Shenfield and is within a short walk of local schools and Shenfield railway station.


From beneath a feature brick arch a semi circular step rises to a fine solid oak which opens to:-

Entrance Porch -

A practical space with a quarry tiled floor. Glazed door to:-

Entrance Hall -

Oak herringbone flooring. Coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. Staircase to first floor level below which is a most useful storage space fitted with light.

Cloakroom -

Comprises close couple WC. Vanity wash hand basin with cupboard below. Tiling to floor. Obscure double glazed window to front elevation.

Drawing Room - 5.49m x 4.27m (18' x 14')

This is a dual elevation reception room with windows to the front and side. Feature ornate fireplace with granite surround and hearth. Two radiators. Coved cornice to ceiling. Oak herringbone flooring. The drawing room is open to the:-

Family Room - 6.20m x 3.35m (20'4 x 11')

This room is also accessed from the dining room. This spacious reception room draws light from a wide double glazed bay window to the rear elevation which provides attractive views of the expansive and private South Westerly garden. Parquet flooring. Radiator. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Dining Room - 6.02m x 3.05m (19'9 x 10')

A very sizeable room illuminated by double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations. Oak herringbone flooring. Radiator. Coved cornice to ceiling. Open to:-

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 3.28m x 3.25m (10'9 x 10'8)

Fitted with a range of light units that comprise of base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along four walls. A rose granite worktop incorporates a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and granite upstand. Space for oven/cooker, dishwasher and refrigerator. Tiling to the floor. Double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations. Spotlights to ceiling. Door to:-

Utility Room - 4.57m x 3.05m reducing to 1.22m (15' x 10' reducing to 4')

One door leads to the driveway and another leads to the rear garden. Double glazed window to the rear elevation. Radiator. Tiling to floor. Access to loft storage. Space and plumbing for domestic appliance. Wall mounted cabinets provide practical storage space. A wood effect worktop incorporates a porcelain single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks. Door to garage.

First Floor Landing -

Accessed to loft storage. Door to airing cupboard that contains insulated hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom One - 6.40m x 4.27m reducing to 3.35m (21' x 14' reducing to 11')

This is a lovely spacious master bedroom suite comprising a dressing area, bedroom area and a particularly large en-suite bathroom. Coved cornice to ceiling. A range of floor to ceiling wardrobes provide ample hanging and shelving space. A double glazed window provides attractive views of the expansive rear garden. Radiator. Door to:-

En-Suite Bathroom - 3.35m x 2.74m (11' x 9')

This is a particularly large en-suite bathroom fitted with a tiled enclosed bath with hand grips and mixer tap. A shower enclosure with wall mounted controls. A side wash hand basin with shelving below. Bidet. Close coupled WC. Tiling to floor and part tiling to walls. Radiator. Double glazed window to rear elevation. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Two - 4.27m x 3.05m (14' x 10')

A dual elevation bedroom with double glazed windows to rear and side aspects. Built-in wardrobes provide hanging and shelving space. Wood effect floor. Radiator. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Three - 4.27m x 2.64m (14' x 8'8)

A good size double bedroom with a double glazed window overlooking the close. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Bedroom Four - 4.04m reducing 3.20m x 3.35m (13'3 reducing 10'6 x 11')

Double glazed window to front elevation. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes. Vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards below. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Family Bathroom -

This bathroom contains a panel enclosed bath, wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Obscure double glazed window to front elevation.

Rear Garden -

The entire plot has the maximum depth of 304ft with a maximum width of 75ft. The overall size of the plot measures slightly in excess of 0.3 of an acre. The rear garden has a South Westerly elevation so is in sunshine throughout virtually the entire day. Running across the rear of the property is a brick paved terrace leading to an expansive lawn area entirely bordered by mature shrubs, plants and trees creating a private and most attractive garden setting. Access to the front of the property along the Western boundary.

Front Garden -

The front garden consists of a large brick paved driveway capable of parking several vehicles with ease. This leads to the garage. The remainder of the front garden has been laid to lawn. This property has a frontage to the close of 50ft.

Garage - 5.38m x 5.26m internal dimensions (17'8 x 17'3 internal dimensions)

The garage has been fitted with an up and over door and contains power and light. Meters and fuse box.
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