A surprisingly spacious and magnificent example of a classic Georgian family home situated in a central location within short walking distance to Brentwood Mainline Railway Station and local amenities. This rarely available property contains a good many original features and will appeal enormously to those in search of a characterful home. This fine house is very conveniently located only minutes walk from the High Street and all good local schools are a short walk away.
From beneath an arched entrance, steps ascend to a very fine large front door with obscure glazed insert and feature fanlight window above. This opens to the:-
ENTRANCE HALL - 7.01m x 1.83m (23' x 6')
A magnificent and imposing entrance into this delightful property. A staircase rises to the first floor landing and below this is useful storage space. The 9'6 ceiling height very much adds to a feeling of space throughout. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and ceiling rose. Picture rail. Radiator. A door opens to basement entrance. Wall light point. A cupboard houses the gas and electricity meters. Doors to:-
DRAWING ROOM - 4.57m x 4.27m (15' x 14')
A well proportioned room drawing light from a tall sash window to the front elevation. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling. Decorative ceiling rose. Picture rail and ornate dado rail. Two radiators. A central focal point is an ornate wooden carved fireplace incorporating a gas coal effect fire with marble surround and hearth. Two wall light points.
DINING ROOM - 4.32m x 3.66m (14'2 x 12')
A splendid room of an ideal size for evening entertaining. This room is beautifully illuminated by a tall sash window to the rear aspect and additional light is drawn from a connecting internal window to the kitchen/breakfast room. Radiator. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Picture rail. A magnificent feature is a marble fireplace incorporating a gas coal effect fire with decorative tiled surround.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM - 4.65m x 3.12m (15'3 x 10'3)
The kitchen has been fitted with a range of units that comprise base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along three walls. An extensive roll edge worktop incorporates a one and a quarter bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and splashbacks above. Integrated appliances to remain include a fan assisted oven with four ring gas hob above and extractor hood over. Inset microwave oven to remain. Space for refrigerator and freezer. Bay window to the side elevation and a multi paned glazed door leads outside. Radiator. As previously mentioned, there is a connecting internal window to the dining room. This room is sufficiently large to accommodate a dining table capable of seating four people quite comfortably. Stairs rise to the:-
UTILITY ROOM - 3.20m x 2.06m max (10'6 x 6'9 max)
A very practical companion to the kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a matching roll edge worktop along two walls and below these are cupboards and drawers and space and plumbing for domestic appliances. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with tiled splashbacks above and cupboards below. Part tiling to walls. Wall mounted cabinets. Wall mounted Glo Worm gas fired boiler. Space for free standing fridge/freezer. Hardwood multi paned double glazed window to the side elevation. Door to:-
Fitted with a suite that comprises a corner bath with mixer tap and wall mounted shower attachment. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and close coupled WC. Radiator. Obscure glazed window to rear aspect. Coved cornice to ceiling.
The basement largely comprises two areas which include a bar/games room and a gym/sauna. It is worth noting that this space could serve as a magnificent home office and will appeal to those that run a business from home. It is quite possible to extend the basement further, subject to the usual planning consents.
BAR/GAMES ROOM - 3.86m x 3.35m (12'8 x 11')
This area has previously provided an excellent space for parties and incorporates a brick built bar with wooden top and shelving recess and inset wine rack behind. Natural light is drawn from a window to the rear elevation. The exposed brick wall and ceiling beams add to the character of this room. Two wall light points. Electric heating
SAUNA/GYM - 4.29m x 2.77m max (14'1 x 9'1 max)
This room incorporates a sauna and though currently used for storage, would provide an excellent home gymnasium, if required. Natural light is drawn from a window to the side elevation. Coved cornice to ceiling and exposed brick walls. Electric heating.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING -
This is a split level first floor landing from which doors lead to all four bedrooms. Ornate coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Access to loft storage. Doors to:-
BEDROOM ONE - 4.29m x 3.56m (14'1 x 11'8)
A spacious bedroom fitted with a sash window to the front elevation. Coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Dado rail. Picture rail. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO - 4.27m max x 3.61m (14' max x 11'10)
A large bedroom fitted with a sash window to the rear aspect with radiator below. Coved cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Running along one wall are a range of floor to ceiling wardrobes which provide ample hanging and shelving space and adjacent is a vanity wash hand basin with tiled splasbacks above and cupboards and drawers below. Additional floor to ceiling cupboard fitted with shelving and hanging rail.
BEDROOM THREE - 3.15m max x 2.87m (10'4 max x 9'5)
A very good double bedroom from which painted double doors opens to an airing cupboard fitted with a hot water cylinder and slatted shelving. Coved cornice to ceiling. Wide sash window to the side elevation. Decorative ceiling rose. A glazed door opens to:-
THE TERRACE - 3.66m x 3.61m (12' x 11'10)
The terrace is enclosed by wrought iron railing and comprises a paved area of an adequate size for a table and chairs, making a very pleasant space for morning coffee with views over the south easterly rear garden below.
BEDROOM FOUR - 3.30m x 2.74m (10'10 x 9')
Given that this is the smallest of all bedrooms, it is in our opinion, a very good size indeed. A sash window faces the front with a radiator fitted below. Coved cornice to ceiling and picture rail.
FAMILY BATHROOM -
This second bathroom contains a brick effect tile enclosed shower bath with wall mounted shower attachment and controls. Close coupled WC and wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap. The walls are partially tiled with brick effect tiling. Extractor fan. Coved cornice to ceiling. Radiator. Shaver point. Obscure glazed window to side aspect.
REAR GARDEN -
A previously mentioned, the rear garden has a south easterly elevation. From the kitchen door the garden has a maximum depth of 58'7 and a maximum width of 18'1. The garden commences with a courtyard style area which provides a private seating area. The remainder of the garden provides a spacious shingle area which is bordered by deep flowerbeds which incorporate a varied and interesting assortment of mature shrubs, plants and trees that offer a most attractive garden setting. The rear garden is bordered by a period style brick wall from which a timber gate provides rear access. A garden shed provides useful storage space. A door opens to a workshop. The workshop has dimensions of 10' X 7' and has been fitted with wall mounted cupboards and has power and light. Natural light is drawn from a window to the side elevation. There is an additional storage cupboard which measures 6'9 x 4'2 which previously served as an outdoor WC but now makes an excellent space for the storage of bins and garden equipment. This has been fitted with light and natural light is drawn from a obscure glazed window to the rear aspect.
FRONT GARDEN -
The front garden consists mainly of a block paviour driveway that provides off street parking for one or two vehicles. The front garden is retained by a low level brick wall and is screened from the road by mature hedgerow. A flowerbed with decorative brick edging has been planted with lavender which adds colour and interest.