6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cliveden Close, Shenfield

Sold STC £2,150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome 1930's family home
  • 6 Double bedrooms
  • 5 Reception rooms
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Private & gated site
  • 0.41 of an acre plot
  • Large south/west facing garden with gym outbuilding
  • Exceptional & immaculate interior
  • Stroll to Shenfield train station & amenities
  • St Mary's school catchment area (subject to acceptance)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

'Catalpa' on Cliveden Close is a hidden gem and one of Old Shenfield's finest period houses. Built in the 1930's, this handsome family home sits behind high brick walls and wrought iron gates on a very private plot of 0.41of an acre, with landscaped gardens which broaden, face due south/west and are surrounded by specimen trees. This is a well proportioned property of quality, seamlessly blending period and contemporary features, with the principle reception rooms, five out of the six double bedrooms and the kitchen all overlooking the beautifully manicured and mature gardens. Enjoying a prime location, situated in the heart of Old Shenfield and the St Mary's school catchment area, within a short walk of the train station, the school and the Broadway shops. Tightly held for over 20 years, the property is offered for sale with vacant possession and is immaculately presented throughout.

Accommodation comprises:
Stone step with brick edging and a deep semi circular archway leads to the front door with a lantern welcome light to the side, the door opens to the hallway.

Hallway
Of excellent proportions with a polished travertine floor running throughout. There is much natural light drawn from two sets of windows to the front elevation. The staircase ascends to the first floor landing with polished oak handrail and there is a deep cupboard for coats and also an understair storage cupboard. A third cupboard conceals the electronics and communications hub. Radiator x 2.

Cloakroom
With a continuation of travertine floor, this is a white suite with a low level wc and a square, contemporary sink with a chrome mixer tap, a marble tiled surround and a storage cupboard below. Contemporary stainless steel radiator, twin picture windows provide natural light.

Study 3.79m (12' 5") x 2.67m (8' 9")
This is a double aspect office with a window to the front overlooking the driveway and a oval window to the side providing additional natural light. This is a quality office furniture installation in oak with built in storage, display cupboards and a large desk. Radiator.

Sitting room 7.46m (24' 6") x 5.75m (18' 10")
The sitting room is a private room situated away from the hub of the house and the other reception rooms and has twin bi-fold glass doors that open to the terrace and garden. Feature floor to ceiling suede panelled wall with speakers and built in storage for electronics. Radiator x 2.

Family room 4.58m (15' 0") x 4.25m (13' 11")
Adjacent to the kitchen and also accessed off the hallway is this comfortable room situated overlooking the rear garden. There is a feature stone fireplace with a pebbled gas fire inset. Continuation of travertine floor. Square arches lead to the dining room, the kitchen and the conservatory.

Conservatory 4.90m (16' 1") x 4.17m (13' 8")
This is a hexagon shaped room with a vaulted glass roof and a continuation of the travertine floor. It is accessed through the sitting room. Internal Bifold glazed doors concertina for privacy. There are twin multi paned doors that open to the terrace and garden. Radiator x 2.

Dining Room 4.46m (14' 8") x 3.72m (12' 2")
There is an expansive window to the rear elevation overlooking the mature, landscaped gardens. The window provides much natural light into this spacious reception room, which is used for formal dining.

Kitchen 6.04m (19' 10") x 3.62m (11' 11") extending to 4.8
This is a quality kitchen installation by Eggersmann of Germany with high gloss, soft close units complimented by corian work surfaces and a very large central working island, all providing much storage. This is the hub of the house and a beautiful area for entertaining, with a fine view and direct access to the garden via bifold glazed doors. Integrated Miele appliances include a induction hob with cylinder extractor hood above, twin ovens, a steam oven and coffee machine. A stainless steel fridge freezer unit, glass fronted wine cooler, stainless steel butler sink with waste disposal unit and drainer to side in corian. There is a breakfast bar to sit four and a continuation of the travertine floor. Radiator.

Utility Room 3.77m (12' 4") x 2.89m (9' 6") maximum
This is an L shaped room. There are built in floor to ceiling storage cupboards, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. There is a Belfast sink, a picture window provides natural light. There are twin, wall mounted Potterton boilers serving the gas central heating and hot water supply. There is a floor to ceiling shelved cupboard for shoes and a quarry tiled floor. Built in work surfaces. An internal door opens to the garage.

Garage 5.47m (17' 11") x 5.09m (16' 8")
With an electric up and over door, space for additional white goods, built in storage cupboards and tiled steps lead to the utility room.

Staircase ascending to first floor.

Landing
Of good proportions with natural light drawn from windows to the front elevation. There are two floor to ceiling storage cupboards and also a floor to ceiling cupboard that houses the lagged cylinder hot water tank.

Bedroom One 4.65m (15' 3") x 3.80m (12' 6")
This is a double aspect master bedroom with a fine view over the rear garden. Wall mounted air conditioning unit. Radiator.

Dressing Room 4.83m (15' 10") x 2.68m (8' 10") max
With timber fronted floor to ceiling wardrobes. There is a feature window with a wrought iron decorative balcony overlooking the driveway and front garden. Twin radiator to either side concealed by ornate covers.

En Suite Bathroom
Of excellent proportions with a five piece suite. There is an large fully tiled shower cubicle with a chrome mixer tap and drencher head, a wide contemporary, shaped bath with mixer tap, a bidet, a low level wc and a wall mounted hand basin with a storage cupboard below. All walls and the floor are fully tiled. Chrome heated towel rail, obscure window to the side aspect.

Bedroom Two 4.26m (14' 0") x 3.71m (12' 2")
An expansive window to the rear elevation overlooks the garden. Radiator below.



En Suite Bathroom
Of excellent proportions with a large fully tiled shower cubicle with an over head shower. A shaped, contemporary bath with a mixer tap, low level wc, chrome heated towel rail. There is a wall mounted basin with a storage cupboard below. All walls and the floor are fully tiled. A window to the rear provides natural light.

Bedroom Three 5.32m (17' 5") x 2.98m (9' 9")
Situated at the front of the house with an expansive window providing natural light. There are floor to ceiling, wall to wall limed oak fronted wardrobes, an area for a desk unit. Radiator. A door opens to the Jack and Jill family bathroom suite.

Bedroom Four 3.67m (12' 0") x 3.66m (12' 0")
An expansive window to the rear aspect overlooks the garden with radiator below. There is a range of built in wardrobes with cupboards above.

Bedroom Five 3.98m (13' 1") x 3.72m (12' 2")
Window to the rear aspect overlooking the rear garden with a radiator below. Range of built in, floor to ceiling wardrobes with cupboards above.



Bedroom Six 3.63m (11' 11") x 2.96m (9' 9")
Window to rear aspect overlooking the garden, with a radiator below.

Family Bathroom
This Jack and Jill bathroom is of good proportions with a window to the front aspect providing much natural light. This is a white suite with a panel enclosed bath with a mixer tap, a low level wc, a wall mounted wash hand basin and a walk in shower cubicle. Heated towel rail. Tiled splash backs and tiling predominantly to dado height. Tiled floor.

Front Garden
High walls, dense specimen trees and wrought iron gates provide security and privacy to the house. The gates open to a wide, pea shingled drive with contained tree & shrub borders. There is a raised circular bed housing a feature Catalpa tree, from which the house derives its name. There is timber door set into a high brick wall providing side access to the rear garden.

Gymnasium 5.89m (19' 4") x 3.97m (13' 0")
The gym stands apart from the house and is a single storey, timber clad building with decking to the front elevation; all overlooking the rear garden. This multi functional room is presently set up as a gym but could have a multitude of uses. Floor to ceiling windows with French doors provide access. Power and lighting.

Rear Garden
The plot measures 0.41 of an acre in total, it flares out and broadens from the rear of the house. Immediately abutting the rear of the house and stretching the full width of the rear of the property is an extensive stone slab terrace. The terrace is grand enough for large scale entertaining and is surrounded by box hedging, feature olive trees and low maintenance beds. There is exterior lighting, an automated blind provides shade, external power, water tap and irrigation system. The garden faces south/west and the terrace gives way to a large, well manicured lawn which is surrounded by sizeable, mature feature trees.

Agents note: Catalpa on Cliveden Close is marketed on a joint sole agency basis with Wilson Nicol estate agents.


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Nearest stations

  • Shenfield (0.5 mi)
  • Brentwood (1.3 mi)
  • Ingatestone (3.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Shenfield (0.5 mi)
  • Brentwood (1.3 mi)
  • Ingatestone (3.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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ParryCohen, Shenfield

78 Hutton Road, Shenfield, Brentwood, CM15 8NB

01277 577227 Local call rate

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