A very fine spacious Edwardian House with large bright high ceiling rooms and recently the subject of an extensive renovation programme, to include a magnificent open plan kitchen/dining/family room. Offered to the market with no onward chain, this attractive property has a large South Easterly facing rear garden and is set in one of the most pleasant and desirable parts of Old Shenfield. The Mainline Railway Station and Broadway are only a short walk away.
From beneath a sheltered semi-circular arch a period style front door with obscure glazed leaded light inserts open to:-
Entrance Hall -
A staircase rises to the first floor landing and below this is a useful storage space. The cupboard also accommodates the meters and fuse box. An additional door opens to a cloaks cupboard which provides an excellent space for the storage of coats and shoes. The 9' high ceilings very much adds to a feeling of space throughout this property. Two radiators. Period style tiled flooring. Picture rail. Cove cornice to ceiling and ceiling rose. A sliding door to:-
Ground Floor Cloakroom -
A spacious cloakroom drawing light from a large skylight window. Close coupled WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Radiator. Underfloor heating. Spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan.
Sitting Room - 4.72m max x 4.27m max (15'6 max x 14' max)
A well proportioned room drawing light from a large UPVC double glazed bay window to the front elevation. Original renovated floorboards. A central focal point is a feature limestone fireplace with slate surround and hearth. To either side of the chimney are bookshelves with cupboards fitted below each. Ornate cove cornice to ceiling, decorative ceiling rose and picture rail.
Dining Room - 4.37m x 3.45m (14'4 x 11'4)
An attractive dining room of an ideal size for evening entertaining and conveniently situated adjacent to the kitchen. Tall double glazed window to the front elevation. Radiator. Cove cornice to ceiling and decorative ceiling rose. Picture rail. An attractive feature is a gas coal effect fire with decorative surround and black granite hearth. This room is accessed independently from the entrance hall though connected to the kitchen through a pair of glazed double doors.
Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room - 10.06m max x 9.93m max (33' max x 32'7 max)
A magnificent addition to this period property and very much the hub of this large family home. The kitchen/family room is accessed from both the entrance hall through glazed double doors and also from the dining room through glazed double doors. The kitchen area has been comprehensively fitted with a range of units that comprise base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along two walls. Recess for cooking range with glass and stainless steel extractor hood fitted above. Recess for American style fridge-freezer. Integrated appliances to remain include a microwave oven, dishwasher and integrated wine rack. A one and a quarter bowl single drainer porcelain sink unit with mixer tap. The kitchen incorporates a large island unit with overhang to provide a breakfast bar capable of seating three people. The island also has an integrated power socket and provides additional storage space. Underfloor heating. To the entrance of the kitchen/breakfast room is a chimney area with cupboards, shelving and additional storage above to either side of the chimney breast. This makes an alternative seating area and a nice place for a morning coffee. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of bi-folding doors that connect the property to the South Easterly rear garden. Additional light is drawn from four skylight windows and a double glazed window overlooks the garden. Spotlights to ceiling. Door to:-
Utility Room - 3.51m max x 2.46m max (11'6 max x 8'1 max)
A large companion to the kitchen/breakfast/family room illuminated by a skylight window. The utility contains a matching range of units with contrasting worktop above and space and plumbing for domestic appliances below. Stainless steel single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. White doors opens to reveal a pantry style cupboard fitted with shelving. To the far wall the cupboard contains the wall mounted gas fired boiler and hot water cylinder in addition to the underfloor heating controls.
First Floor Landing -
The landing is illuminated by a large double glazed sash window to the side elevation. The 9' high ceilings continue to provide an impression of space throughout. Two radiators. Doors open to:-
Bedroom One - 4.72m max x 3.53m (15'6 max x 11'7)
A spacious bedroom illuminated by a large double glazed bay window to the front elevation. Radiator. Period style fireplace with tiled surround. Original renovated floorboards. Telephone point.
Bedroom Two - 4.93m x 2.74m (16'2 x 9')
An attractive bedroom situated at the rear of the property fitted with two double glazed sash windows overlooking the garden with radiators below each. Door to:-
En-Suite Shower Room -
This en-suite contains a wide walk-in wet room style shower with wall mounted controls. A Waverley pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback above. Close couple WC. Heated towel rail. Tiling to floor. Extractor fan. Obscure double glazed sash window to rear elevation.
Bedroom Three - 4.39m x 3.43m (14'5 x 11'3)
A pleasant dual elevation bedroom fitted with double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations. Two radiators. Period style fireplace. This room has the advantage of an en-suite bathroom.
En-Suite Bathroom -
Contains a panel enclosed bath with wall mounted shower controls and bi-folding shower screen. Close coupled WC and Waverley wash hand basin. Radiator with heated towel rail. Tiling to floor. The walls are partially tiled with brick effect tiling. Spotlights to ceiling. Extractor fan.
Bedroom Four - 3.48m x 2.51m (11'5 x 8'3)
Given that this is the smallest of all four bedrooms, it is in our opinion, a very good size indeed. Double glazed window to front elevation with radiator below. Period style fireplace. Original renovated floor boards.
Shower Room -
Contains a wide walk-in wet room style shower enclosure with wall mounted controls. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and tiled splashback above. Close coupled WC. Tiling to the floor. Two obscure double glazed windows to the side. Heated towel rail. Access to loft storage space.
Rear Garden -
As previously mentioned the garden is accessed via a wide set of double glazed bi-folding doors from the open plan kitchen/dining/family room. The rear garden measures approximately 70' in depth by 37' in width. It has a South Easterly elevation, so is in sunshine throughout virtually the entire day. Running across the rear of the property is a paved terrace from which a pathway leads to additional seating area to the far end of the garden which captures the evening sun. The garden has been largely laid to lawn. Along the northern boundary is laurel hedging that provides screening. To the far end of the garden is a timber shed which is to remain, in addition to the summerhouse. A pathway along the Southerly boundary provides access to the front garden through a timber gate.
This currently provides an excellent gymnasium though could very well serve as a home office for those that work from home, in addition to a games room or children's play room. Fitted with power and light and has electric storage heating.
Front Garden -
The front garden consists largely of a block paviour driveway that can provide off-street parking for three or four vehicles. The garden is retained by laurel hedging that provides screening from Worrin Road. Access to:-
Storage Room -
The storage room provides a practical space for the storage of garden equipment and tools. It has internal dimensions of 6'2 x 6'2. Contains power, light and the gas meter and tap.