4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rayne

Offers in Region of £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spectacular 4,000 sq ft 4 bed detached character home set in a (circa) 0.7 acre plot
  • Large double glazed windows throughout
  • Large south facing garden & indoor heated swimming pool
  • Substantial potential to extend (stpp)
  • Close to station with direct trains to London Liverpool Street
  • Easy road access to London, Chelmsford and Stansted Airport
  • 'Outstanding' secondary schools nearby - independent and grammar
  • Idyllic semi-rural location with beautiful outdoor spaces - parks, golf, horse riding, sports clubs etc
  • Close to Braintree Town Centre with great facilities, amenities and shops
  • Ideal for families, City professionals and doctors, as well as investors

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Guide Price - 850,000 to 950,000

SUMMARY
A spacious 4 bedroom detached property filled with natural light, close to the station with direct trains to London Liverpool Street, outstanding schools and beautiful outdoor spaces. Set in a desirable area just outside Braintree for those seeking a country experience with amenities nearby.

Buyer type
Ideal for a large or growing family, looking to add their own mark and who love to entertain - it's perfect for a summer pool party! Also attractive for investors with great potential to extend (stpp) and build a guest house or serviced accommodation taking advantage of the many facilities nearby, including Chelmsford City Racecourse and Braintree Hospital.

Owner's comments
"We are really sad to be leaving. Over the years we have put our heart and soul into modernising this home. We have had many parties here in the summer and winter and have created lots of happy memories. I hope the new buyers will enjoy this house as much as we have."

How long have you lived there? 31 years
Why are you selling? Retiring - the right time for us to downsize.
What is the best feature? Spacious accommodation and a beautiful indoor heated swimming pool

PROPERTY
Front: Shingle driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles.

Entrance hall: Spacious with beautiful wooden floors and elegant staircase banisters

Living room: 27 ft x 15 ft with 2 large windows on either side, thick pile cream carpets, large open gas fireplace

Dining room

Kitchen/diner: Light and spacious rustic farmhouse style with roll-edged worktops, tiled floors, large one and a quarter bowl sink, range cooker, oven, integrated oven and microwave, breakfast bar

Orangery: Brick built with double glazing and heating, can be enjoyed all year round

Utility room: Equipped with sink, washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge freezer, ample storage space

Home entertainment room: Accessible from the kitchen

Indoor heated swimming pool: 35 ft x 15 ft, with tiled surround, store area ideal for pool loungers, and plant room

Rear garden: Large patio area, leading onto south facing lawn filled with beautiful flowers, shrubs and mature trees

Summer house: Open fronted, providing space for a hot tub

Bedrooms: 4 double bedrooms designed and decorated to a high standard; master bedroom with fitted wardrobes providing ample storage space

Family bathroom: White panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, toilet, bidet, shower cubicle, tiled walls and flooring and heated towel rail

Boarded loft: Suitable for multiple uses: home office, study, play area, or even a guest bedroom

There is potential to create a second bathroom on this floor if desired.

LOCAL AREA

With Rayne village being close to Chelmsford, Great Dunmow and Braintree you will find all the facilities and amenities you will ever need just a short drive away!

Transport: Direct trains to London Liverpool Street in under an hour from Braintree station, a short drive away with its own car parking facilities. Road links to M11 for London, A131 for Chelmsford and A120 for Stansted Airport.

Schools: Rayne Primary and Notley Green Primary, both rated 'good' by OFSTED. Within the catchment for 2 Chelmsford grammar schools - King Edward VI Grammar School and Chelmsford County School for Girls; close to highly rated public school, Felsted School, regularly featured in the 'Good Schools Guide' and Tatler's Schools Guide.

Activities and sports: Great Notley Country Park includes horse riding, cycle paths, large wooden climbing area, Rayne Riding Centre and Chelmsford City Racecourse less than a 5 minute drive away. Braintree Leisure Centre (gym, indoor cycling, floodlit football pitches, netball courts, tennis courts, a running track and a swimming pool) and Bannatyne Health Club. Braintree Town Football Club holds matches throughout the year.

Going out: High end pubs and restaurants include Chophouse Pub and Fowlers Farm Restaurant.
Braintree Freeport hosts a multi screen cinema, bowling alley, various restaurant chains.

Shopping: Braintree Town includes clothes shops, book shops, dentists, post office, numerous cafes, fast food, restaurants and supermarkets - Sainsbury's and Tesco. George Yard Shopping Centre is nearby and Chelmsford is a short drive away, with the recently opened John Lewis store.

Other amenities: Braintree Town Hall, Braintree Library and Braintree Hospital.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
Freehold. EPC Band F. Council Tax Band H - approx. 2.600 per annum
Extension and loft conversion in 1989
Services - Mains water, Cess Pit, Electricity
Heating - LPG, Electricity, Oil
Double glazing throughout

MORTGAGE INFORMATION
We offer the additional facility of an Independent Financial Adviser who can search across all mortgage lenders to provide you with the best deal possible. For more information please call 01277 545 065.

PLEASE NOTE: Ashworths for themselves and for the vendors of this property give notice that: (1) These particulars do not constitute any part of an offer or a contract; (2) All descriptions, dimensions and other particulars are given only to present a fair overall view and, whilst believed to be correct, any intending purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of facts , but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise to the correctness of each of them; (3) No person in the employment of Ashworths has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to this property; (4) We have not tested any services, appliances, equipment or facilities and nothing in these particulars should deemed to be a statement that they are in good working order or that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise; (5) Fixtures and fittings mentioned may not be included if an offer is accepted; (6) No enquiries have been made relating to Town Planning or Building Regulation Approval. (7) We the agent have not tested any apparatus, fittings or services for this property. (8) The plot size is intended merely as a guide and has not been officially measured or verified by the Agent. (9) Photographs are for illustration only and may depict items which are not for sale or included in the sale of the property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Braintree (2.4 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (2.9 mi)
  • Cressing (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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29A Crown Street, Brentwood CM14 4BA

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Nearest stations

  • Braintree (2.4 mi)
  • Braintree Freeport (2.9 mi)
  • Cressing (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Ashworths Estate Agents, Essex

29A Crown Street, Brentwood CM14 4BA

01277 577009 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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