A very substantial family home of considerable character and charm situated in a popular central Shenfield position bordering farmland. The property is ideally located within walking distance of Shenfield mainline railway station and Broadway shopping and also falls within the St. Mary's and Shenfield High School catchment areas. The extensive 193' westerly rear garden and open plan Kitchen/Breakfast/Family room are appealing features.
A step rises to a feature painted oak front door with glazed insert and obscure glazed leaded light windows to either side. This opens to the:-
ENTRANCE PORCH -
A useful and practical area within this property. Tiled floor. Running along an entire wall is hanging for coats and shelving for shoes with cupboards above. Radiator. An oak multi paned glazed door opens to the reception hall.
RECEPTION HALL -
A splendid bright and spacious entrance into this attractive family home. This is a very large area and can provide a pleasant study, if required. A staircase rises to the first floor landing and below this is a useful storage cupboard fitted with power and light and also accommodating the fuse box. Feature engineered oak flooring runs throughout. Picture rail. Light is drawn from large obscure glazed window to the side which incorporates a leaded stained glass insert. Radiator. Decorative ceiling rose. Two wall light points. Door to:-
GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM -
Containing a close coupled WC. Wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. Tiled shower enclosure with mosaic effect border. Tiling to floor with underfloor heating system. Tiling to full ceiling height with decorative mosaic effect border. UPVC obscure double glazed window to side. Extractor fan.
FAMILY ROOM - 4.27m x 4.04m (14' x 13'3)
A versatile room situated at the front of the property and currently used as a family room, though would make an excellent dining room, if required. This room is illuminated by a wide UPVC double glazed leaded light bay window to the front elevation with radiator below. Picture rail.
SITTING ROOM - 4.42m' x 4.37m (14'6' x 14'4)
A lovely bright and spacious room drawing maximum light from a tall set of UPVC sliding double glazed patio doors that open to the extensive westerly rear garden. Coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. A central focal point is an ornate wooden carved fireplace that incorporates a coal effect gas fire with marble surround and hearth.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM - 6.20m x 5.56m plus door recess (20'4 x 18'3 plus door recess)
A splendid kitchen/breakfast/family room which is very much the hub of this very attractive property. The kitchen has been extended to incorporate a large dining area with ample space for an informal seating area adjacent. Double glazed bi-folding doors open to the rear garden sun terrace and offer splendid views of the extensive and well tended westerly rear garden with farmland beyond. Additional light is drawn from a glazed atrium situated above the dining area. The kitchen has been comprehensively fitted with a Nolte fine quality range of light gloss units that comprise cupboards and drawers. Integrated appliances to remain include a Neff five ring hob with stainless steel extractor unit fitted above. Stainless steel eye level double oven. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer to remain. A long worktop incorporates a one and a quarter bowl single drainer sink unit with tiled splash backs fitted above. Tiling to floor and spotlights to ceiling.
UTILITY ROOM - 4.60m x 1.57m (15'1 x 5'2)
An excellent companion to the kitchen/breakfast room. Fitted with a matching range of light cream base cupboards and wall mounted cabinets. A long worktop incorporates a stainless steel double sink unit with mixer tap. Space and plumbing below for washing machine, tumble dryer and additional refrigerator, if required. Two tall cupboards provide useful storage space. Continuation of tiled floor from kitchen/breakfast/family room. Spotlights to ceiling. Radiator. Extractor fan. A double glazed door leads outside.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING -
Like the reception hall below, the landing is beautifully illuminated by a feature obscure glazed leaded light window to the side elevation. Access to the substantial loft storage space which is accessed by a wooden retractable ladder. Loft has power and light. Please note the loft space gives you the opportunity to create additional accommodation, subject to the usual planning consent. Picture rail. Radiator. Doors open to:-
BEDROOM ONE - 3.96m 1.83m max x 4.06m to rear of wardrobes (13' 6 max x 13'4 to rear of wardrobes)
A well proportioned bedroom fitted with a UPVC double glazed leaded light window to the front elevation with radiator below. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Running along an entire wall are a range of wardrobe cupboards that provide ample hanging and shelving space.
BEDROOM TWO - 4.45m x 3.35m (14'7 x 11')
Another bright and very spacious bedroom situated at the rear of the property. A large UPVC double glazed window draws light and provides attractive views of the expansive westerly garden and open farmland beyond. Radiator. Picture rail.
BEDROOM THREE - 4.27m reducing to 3.10m x 3.12m (14' reducing to 10'2 x 10'3)
A most pleasant dual elevation bedroom with leaded light windows to the front and side elevations. Built-in cupboard. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling with decorative ceiling rose. Picture rail. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR - 5.18m x 2.57m (17' x 8'5)
Another sizeable dual elevation bedroom fitted with UPVC double glazed windows fitted to the front and rear elevations. Radiator. Coved cornice to ceiling. Picture rail. It is important to note that all bedrooms within this property are good sized double bedrooms.
FAMILY BATHROOM -
The family bathroom has been fitted with a four piece suite which comprises, a panel enclosed bath with chromium mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Close coupled WC. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled shower enclosure with wall mounted controls. Tiling to floor and to full ceiling height with feature border. Spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan. Tiling to floor. UPVC obscure double glazed window to rear elevation. Curved heated towel rail. A door opens to an airing cupboard that incorporates the hot water cylinder with slatted shelving and newly fitted wall mounted gas fired Glo-worm boiler.
SEPARATE WC -
Close coupled WC with pedestal wash hand basin with chromium mixer tap. Tiling to the floor and part tiling to walls with decorative border. Underfloor heating. UPVC obscure double glazed window to the side elevation.
REAR GARDEN -
The rear garden is a particularly attractive feature and as previously mentioned, has a westerly elevation, so is in sunshine through virtually the entire day. The garden is extensive and measures 193' in depth from the kitchen bi-folding doors. Running across the rear of the property is a deep paved terrace of an ideal size for summer barbecues and in front of the sitting room is an additional outside dining area. Steps descend to an extensive lawn bordered by an established array of shrubs, plants and trees that include a mature oak, acer and four apple trees that all serve to contribute to a magnificent garden setting. To the far end of the property is an outside cabin which could provide an excellent home office, games room or gym, if required. It has power and light connected. To the side of the property is a sheltered area which provides an excellent space for the storage of bicycles, bins and garden equipment. A pair of timber doors lead to the front garden and an additional door opens to the garage. There is access to the front of the house from both sides of the property. Beyond the rear garden is open farmland and the views from the house are delightful. Outside power, light and tap.
FRONT GARDEN -
To the front of the property is a spacious shingle driveway that provides off street parking for several vehicles with ease. The remainder of the garden has been laid to lawn with shrub borders retained by railway sleepers. Tall laurel hedging provides screening from the road. Access to garage.
GARAGE - 5.33m x 2.57m (17'6 x 8'5)
Fitted with an up and over door. Power and light connected. The garage also accommodates the meters. To the far end is a workshop area with base cupboards and wall mounted cabinets and a marble effect roll edge worktop over.