Priests Lane, Shenfield, Brentwood

Offers over £1,400,000

  • bedrooms5

Available to the market for the first time since 1935 is this very fine 1929 built family home with large bright high ceilinged rooms. This property will benefit from modernisation and offers a magnificent opportunity to add value to a large characterful house situated on a spacious 0.3328 acre plot.
This attractive property has 120' X 70' South East facing rear gardens 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 distance away.


From beneath a sheltered entrance a quarry tiled step rises to a painted wood panelled period style door that opens to:-

Entrance Hall -

A turned staircase rises to the first floor landing and below this is a storage cupboard. Radiator. Picture rail. Original herringbone parquet floor. Door to:-

Ground Floor Cloakroom -

Contains a low level WC and corner vanity wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, chromium mixer tap and gloss cupboard fitted below. Obscure glazed sash window to front elevation. Wood effect flooring.

Drawing Room - 5.61m x 3.96m (18'5 x 13')

A splendid reception room drawing light from a pair of glazed french doors with panels to either side that open to the loggia. Two radiators. Picture rail. Two sash windows face the side elevation and a central focal point is a wooden fireplace with tiled surround and hearth. Picture rail

Loggia - 5.56m x 1.65m (18'3 x 5'5)

The loggia provides panoramic views of the extensive South Easterly rear garden through double glazed sliding patio doors that lead outside. Additional windows are fitted to both side elevations.

Dining Room - 5.38m x 4.39m (17'8 x 14'5)

This reception room/dining room, currently used as a large bedroom with en-suite wet room leading off. The en suite wet room was previously used as a study. A set of french doors with windows to either side open to the rear garden. Two radiators. Picture rail. Door to:-

Wet Room - 2.74m x 2.67m (9' x 8'9)

This wet room, previously used a a study, contains a close coupled WC, vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboard below and a wet room style shower. Tiling to walls with decorative border. Radiator. Picture rail. Windows face the rear and side elevations.

Kitchen - 4.27m x 3.89m (14' x 12'9)

Situated at the front of the property with two sash windows that overlooking the front garden which is screened from the lane by tall laurel hedgerow. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of units that comprise base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets along two walls. Space for freestanding fridge-freezer and space and plumbing for washing machine or dishwasher. Wood effect flooring. Door to pantry which has been fitted with shelving, light, contrasting slate worktop, tiling to floor and a sash window to side elevation. Door to:-

Scullery - 2.79m x 2.44m (9'2 x 8')

A spacious and practical companion to the kitchen fitted with units that comprise base cupboards and drawers along two walls with marble effect roll edge worktop. Inset one and a quarter bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Space for washing machine and oven-cooker. Radiator. Obscure glazed sash window to front elevation. Wood effect flooring. A door leads outside.

First Floor Landing -

The first floor landing is illuminated by a sash window to the front elevation. Radiator. Picture rail. Door to airing cupboard that incorporates hot water cylinder and wall mounted gas fired boiler. Access to loft storage which is floored. Doors open to:-

Master Bedroom - 5.69m x 4.39m (18'8 x 14'5)

A magnificent bright and spacious master bedroom, currently set up as a sitting room, illuminated by a large bay window overlooking the South Easterly garden below. Two radiators. Picture rail. Feature wooden carved fireplace. Door to:-

En-suite Bathroom -

The en-suite bathroom contains a panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment. Low level WC and vanity wash hand basin with mixer tap and cupboards fitted below. The walls are partially tiled. Radiator. Obscure glazed window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Two - 5.61m x 3.96m (18'5 x 13')

A large bedroom situated at the rear of the property with two sash windows overlooking the garden below. Two radiators. Picture rail. Wood effect flooring. Sink/vanity unit in the corner.

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

A sunny dual elevation bedroom with sash windows fitted to the front and side elevations. A built-in wardrobe provides hanging and shelving space with cupboards fitted above. Radiator. Picture rail.

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

A most pleasant dual elevation bedroom fitted with sash windows to the front and rear elevations. Radiator. Picture rail. Tiled fireplace.

Bedroom Five - 3.20m x 2.79m (10'6 x 9'2)

A good size bedroom with a sash window overlooking the front garden. Radiator. Picture rail. Built-in wardrobes with cupboards fitted above. Feature Art Deco style tiled fireplace with wooden mantel.

Wash Room -

Vanity wash hand basin with marble effect tiled splashbacks and white gloss cupboards below. Radiator. Obscure glazed sash window to front elevation.

WC -

Contains a low level WC. Obscure glazed sash window to rear elevation.

Rear Garden -

As previously mentioned this extensive rear garden has a South Easterly elevation so is in sunshine throughout virtually the entire day. The garden is laid to lawn and is planted with a varied and interesting assortment of mature shrubs, plants and trees along the boundaries that all serve to provide privacy and seclusion. The garden has a depth of 120' and a width of 70'. A store room previously used as a coal shed provides storage for garden equipment. A gardeners toilet contains a WC and an obscure glazed sash window to rear elevation. It also accommodates the gas meter. Access to the front garden via wooden gates fitted to both sides of the house.

Front Garden -

Consists of a large tarmacadam driveway that can provide off-street parking for a good many vehicles with ease. As previously mentioned, the front garden is well screened from the lane by tall laurel hedgerow. There is access to the rear garden through wooden gates that are to either side of the house. This property has two garages one of which is integral and the other detached.

Integral Garage -

The integral garage has internal dimensions of 14'2 x 10'. Fitted with an up and over door and has power and light. A sash window faces the side elevation.

Detached Garage -

Of brick construction with a pitched tiled roof fitted and with an electronically operated up and over door. It has internal dimensions of 19'9 x 10'5 and has windows that are fitted to the rear and side elevations. It has power and light.

Agent's Note -

EPC & Floorplan to follow
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