*INITIAL OFFERS ARE INVITED IN THE REGION OF £1,200,000 TO £1,250,000* A rare opportunity to acquire a detached five bedroom chalet style property located in a lovely semi-rural setting yet approximately 2 miles from Ingatestone railway station and with the centre of Shenfield a similar distance away. The property occupies well tended grounds extended to approxiately 2.75 acres and includes an extensive range of quality outbuildings totalling in excess of 2,200 sq ft. *Planning Permission has been approved by the Brentwood Borough Council to convert the annex buildings into an independent three bedroom detached dwelling with associated garden BRW*19/01498/FUL*
The grounds are entered by a pair of attractive timber electronically controlled gates set between two substantial brick piers which lead onto a large shingle courtyard/driveway setting to which is a feature block paved patio area. Set around the courtyard are an extensive range of outbuildings arranged in an 'L' shaped block providing ten separate units and adjoining this is a double width garage with up and over doors. To the other end of the outbuildings there is a car port area and further covered block paved terrace. A riven slab pathway runs down the side of the property and across the rear. Immediately to the rear of the property is a paved terrace.
MAIN PROPERTY -
A UPVC wood effect panelled front door with obscure glazed leaded light stained glass insert opens to:-
Entrance Lobby -
This contains tiled floor. Cove cornice to ceiling and a feature UPVC circular obscure double glazed window to side elevation. Door opens to:-
Entrance Hall -
Double doors to storage cupboard. Door to:-
Open Plan Kitchen/Family/Dining Area - 9.35m max x 9.14m max (30'8 max x 30' max)
This is a magnificent open plan kitchen/breakfast/family area and very much the hub of this attractive semi rural property. The kitchen has been comprehensively fitted with a modern range of units that include base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along two walls. To the centre of this room is a large island unit fitted with an extensive contrasting granite worktop that incorporates a large porcelain butler style sink unit with mixer tap. The island is fitted with base cupboards, integrated dishwasher and wine cooler. It provides a breakfast bar capable of seating four people with ease. Integrated appliances to remain include a Bosch stainless steel five ring gas hob with concealed extractor hood fitted above and two Bosch stainless steel fan assisted ovens. Recess for large American style fridge-freezer. Contemporary wood strip flooring throughout. The vaulted ceiling very much adds to a feeling of space. Double glazed windows to three elevations and in addition skylight windows, illuminate this area beautifully. The dining area provides panoramic views of the extensive surrounding gardens and additional light is drawn from a glazed atrium to the centre. Spotlights to ceiling. Contemporary style radiators. A central focal point is a feature fire surround and granite hearth. A staircase rises to the first floor level. Accessed from the open plan living area to the sitting room and hall.
Sitting Room - 5.87m x 4.60m (19'3 x 15'1)
A well proportioned room drawing light from a UPVC wood effect double glazed window to the front elevation and double glazed french doors with panels to either side that open to the dining area. Attractive oak strip flooring. Two Radiators. Oak stable style door with obscure leaded light insert leads outside.
Bedroom One - 4.62m x 4.14m plus door recess (15'2 x 13'7 plus door recess)
A splendid master bedroom drawing light from a wood effect UPVC double glazed window to the side elevation and a pair of UPVC double glazed french doors with panels to either side that open to a private courtyard garden area that beautifully captures the morning light and provides sufficient room for a table and chairs with access from here to the main garden area. Radiator. Door to:-
En-Suite Bathroom -
The en-suite has been fitted with a close coupled WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and large walk-in shower with wall mounted controls along with a hand-held shower attachment. Tiling to full ceiling height with striking mosaic vertical border. Tiling to floor. Spotlights to ceiling. Radiator with heated towel rail. Extractor fan. UPVC obscure double glazed window to side elevation.
Bedroom Two - 3.15m x 2.97m (10'4 x 9'9)
The bedroom comprises of two areas. The main bedroom area has a UPVC wood effect double glazed window to the front elevation. Spotlights to ceiling. Wood effect flooring. Radiator. This opens to a:-
Dressing Area - 3.38m x 1.65m (11'1 x 5'5)
Window to side elevation and UPVC wood effect door with double glazed leaded light insert that leads outside. Radiator. Continuation of wood strip flooring.
Bedroom Three - 3.43m x 2.59m (11'3 x 8'6)
A splendid guest bedroom with UPVC wood effect double glazed window that offers attractive views of the well stocked front garden area. Radiator.
Shower Room -
Close coupled WC. Vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and white gloss cupboards fitted below. Large shower enclosure with wall mounted and hand held shower attachment. Radiator. Tiling to full ceiling height and contrasting charcoal style tiling to floor. UPVC wood effect obscure double glazed window to front elevation.
First Floor Landing Area -
Large skylight window to front. Door opens to practical eaves storage space. Doors to:
Bedroom Four - 4.88m to rear of wardrobes x 3.00m (16' to rear of wardrobes x 9'10)
A spacious bedroom fitted with a large UPVC wood effect double glazed window offering panoramic views of surrounding gardens and countryside. Radiator. Doors open to built-in cupboards that provide ample hanging and shelving space and also accommodates the Bexi wall mounted gas fired boiler. Additional cupboard fitted with shelving.
Bedroom Five - 2.97m x 2.16m (9'9 x 7'1)
Another bedroom that offers delightful views of the extensive grounds and surrounding countryside through a large UPVC double glazed wood effect window. Radiator.
Loft Room - 4.75m x 3.05m (restricted head height) (15'7 x 10' (restricted head height))
An excellent bedroom fitted with double glazed skylight windows to the rear elevation. Doors to eaves storage. Spotlights to ceiling. Radiator.
Family Bathroom -
This has been tastefully appointed with a contemporary style panel enclosed bath with hand grips and wall mounted shower attachment with glass shower screen. Vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard below. Close coupled WC. Shaver point. Tiling to floor and to full ceiling height. Spotlights to ceiling. Radiator with heated towel rail. UPVC obscure wood effect double glazed window to rear aspect.
Outbuilding One - 6.71m x 3.56m (22' x 11'8)
Presently used as a laundry room. Window to front and side. A half glazed door leads to terrace. Spotlights to ceiling.
Outbuilding Two - 6.71m x 3.43m (22' x 11'3)
This outbuilding is sub-divided into three areas. Smooth plaster walls and ceiling. Windows to front and side. Half glazed door also leads onto terrace.
Wooden Outbuilding -
A useful space for storage of garden equipment.
Rear Garden -
The first 300ft or so of the rear garden is laid to lawn and beyond that there is a low post and rail fence which separates the garden from a paddock area to the rear. The garden is fully enclosed on both sides by high chain link fencing making it secure and safe for children and pets.
Tennis Courts -
Within the grounds there is an enclosed full size hard service tennis court and adjacent to this there is a double garage with workshop adjoining with clay tiled roof. The extensive outbuildings are set around a courtyard and arranged in an 'L' shape block providing for two garages and adjacent is a large:-
PRINCIPAL ANNEX BUILDING -
Gymnasium - 12.62m x 5.92m (41'5 x 19'5)
Fitted with obscure double glazed windows to side. Four stable style doors lead outside. Currently being used as a gymnasium, though would make an excellent games room or media room, if required. It has power and light. Radiators.
Kitchen/Dining/Sitting Area - 10.36m max x 5.97m max (34' max x 19'7 max)
This area contains a kitchen, dining area and sitting area. Double glazed french doors lead to the sheltered garden area and windows provide extensive views of the surrounding gardens and countryside. Wood strip flooring. Radiator. Log burner. The kitchen area contains base cupboards and drawers and stainless steel single drainer double sink unit with mixer tap. Space for oven-cooker. Door to:-
Shower Enclosure -
Contains a tiled shower enclosure. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and close coupled WC. Tiling to full ceiling height. Spotlights to ceiling. Obscure glazed window to front aspect. Inner hallway leads to bedroom one and bedroom two.
Bedroom One - 3.66m x 2.87m (12' x 9'5)
Continuation of wood strip flooring. Stable style door leads outside. Double glazed window to rear. Radiator.
Bedroom Two - 4.50m x 2.87m (14'9 x 9'5)
Double glazed window to side elevation and stable style door leads outside. Wood strip flooring. Radiator. Fuse box.