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4 bedroom detached house for sale

"Brooklyn", Alexander Lane, Shenfield

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome 1930's family home
  • Contemporary layout & interior
  • Vast kitchen with sitting & dining area
  • Lounge & study
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & shower room
  • Landscaped 110 foot rear garden
  • Parking to front
  • Stroll to Shenfield train station
  • Central location close to all amenities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This handsome detached 1930's family home is set back off the road and is situated within a very short walk of Shenfield's train station, the Broadway shops and Long Ridings primary school, enjoying a convenient and central location for the city commuter. The property has been extended to the side & rear, and thereafter modernised throughout. This is now a very smart and contemporary home with well proportioned accommodation behind a period facade. The hub of the home is a vast open plan kitchen with an apportioned dining and sitting area. There are also two separate reception rooms, a cloakroom and utility room on the ground floor. On the 1st floor there are 4 bedrooms, a bathroom and a shower room. The front garden has been shingled for vehicle parking. The rear garden is 110 foot long and has been landscaped with a large terrace for entertaining. This is an excellent family home with a great layout and finish.

Accommodation comprises:
Storm porch with welcome light and a half glazed timber front door opening to the hallway.

Obscure panels within the front door and matching window to the side provide natural light into the hallway. The staircase has an oak balustrade and rises to the first floor landing. An engineered oak floor runs throughout and there is a wall mounted contemporary radiator.

This is an under stair cloakroom with a white suite comprising a low level wc with a hidden cistern, corner hand basin with tiled splash back. Radiator. Continuation of the engineered oak floor. A window to the side aspect provides natural light.

Lounge 4.34m (14' 3") x 3.73m (12' 3")
(largest measurement into bay)
There is a walk in bay window to the front aspect with leaded light, double glazed windows providing much natural light into this room. There is an Adams style stone fireplace with a stone plinth and mantle, with a coal effect contemporary gas fire inset. Radiator.

Study / Playroom 4.61m (15' 1") x 3.03m (9' 11")
This room is currently used as a study but would be equally well suited as a playroom. There is a continuation of the engineered oak flooring running throughout. A window to the front aspect and velux windows above all provide natural light. Radiator.

Utility Room 1.89m (6' 2") x 1.40m (4' 7")
Situated adjacent to the kitchen and off of the hallway this is a very useful room with a continuation of the oak floor. A leaded light, obscure window to the side aspect provides natural light. A wall mounted Worcester boiler serves the gas central heating and hot water supply. There is a work surface with storage cupboards below and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Shelving to the wall provides additional storage and a stainless steel sink has a matching drainer to side.

Kitchen / Sitting / Dining Room 7.94m (26' 1") x 7.17m (23' 6")
This is an exceptional space, split into three portions which include the kitchen, the sitting room and the dining room. This area is open plan but divided into distinct areas and can be adapted to suit. The entire room is treble aspect and flooded with much natural light. Under floor heating in sitting / dining room areas.

Kitchen 4.44m (14' 7") x 2.38m (7' 10")
This is open plan to the sitting and dining areas, and is a contemporary high gloss kitchen with units at base level complimented by quartz work surfaces and splash backs. There is a bank of units with pull out larder, cupboards and drawer sets with soft close finish. Integrated appliances include a conventional oven and an oven/microwave. There is a four ring gas hob with a contemporary extractor fan and a space for an upright, American style fridge freezer. A stainless steel Butler style sink with a swans neck mixer tap. A continuation of the engineered oak floor runs throughout.

Sitting Room 4.57m (15' 0") x 4.09m (13' 5")
Open plan to the kitchen and dining room with much natural light. There is a continuation of the oak floor. Velux windows above provide additional light. Under floor heating.

Dining Room 5.55m (18' 3") x 3.52m (11' 7")
With sliding, powder coated, aluminium glazed doors opening on to the terrace and providing access to the exterior. A continuation of the oak floor and electric velux windows above providing more natural light. Under floor heating.

First Floor Landing
An obscure window to the side aspect provides natural light. Hatch to insulated and part boarded loft.

Bedroom One 3.67m (12' 0") x 3.02m (9' 11")
(to front of wardrobes)
Leaded light, double glazed windows to the front aspect provide natural light. Wall to wall, floor to ceiling newly installed wardrobes with cupboards and drawer sets provide ample storage. Radiator.

Bedroom Two 4.35m (14' 3") x 2.78m (9' 1")
(to front of wardrobes)
A window to the rear aspect overlooks the garden and provides natural light with a radiator under. Wall to wall, floor to ceiling wardrobes with storage shelving and sliding fronts.

Bedroom Three 3.32m (10' 11") x 2.69m (8' 10")
With a window to the rear aspect providing natural light with a radiator under.

Family Bathroom 2.67m (8' 9") x 2.32m (7' 7")
Of good proportions with a panel enclosed bath, chrome shower attachment and mixer tap. The low level wc has a hidden cistern and the wall mounted basin has storage below and a mirror fronted medicine cabinet above. Additional storage unit, chrome heated towel ladder. All walls and floor are fully tiled. An obscure, leaded light window to the side aspect provides natural light. Under floor heating.

Bedroom Four 2.40m (7' 10") x 1.82m (6' 0")
A leaded light window to the front aspect provides natural light with a radiator under.

Shower Room 2.22m (7' 3") x 2.08m (6' 10")
This comprises of a large shower tray, chrome shower attachment, hidden cistern wc, a large, contemporary wall mounted basin with drawer storage below and a mirror fronted medicine cabinet above. All walls and floor are fully tiled. An obscure, leaded light window to the side aspect provides natural light. Chrome heated towel ladder. Under floor heating.

Front Garden
Set aside for parking with shingle providing hard standing for vehicles, the boundaries are formed by fencing and dense hedging.

Rear Garden
Immediately abutting the rear of the house and also forming the path for the side access is a large tiled terrace with built in benches creating a outside dining area. The terrace which is excellent for entertaining gives way to a landscaped garden with lawn, and well stocked plant & shrub borders. The boundaries are fenced and to the rear of the garden is a sizeable shed for storage. There is also a smaller shed. The rear garden measures circa 110 feet.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
04 January 2017


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