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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Chelmsford Road, Shenfield, Brentwood


Property Description

Key features

  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Bathroom
  • Two Reception Rooms.
  • Kitchen.
  • Cottage Garden with direct access to Courage Playing Fields
  • Period Features/Enormous Character
  • Driveway Parking for Three Cars
  • Short Walking Distance to Shenfield Station
  • Very Close Proximity to St Mary's School
  • Utility/Cloakroom

Full description

A charming and quite unique 19th century family home of enormous character and style. This property is in a central Shenfield position, close to the Shopping Broadway and Shenfield mainline railway station. St. Mary's School is within very close proximity, just a couple of minutes walk away. Three bedrooms. Bathroom. Two reception rooms. Kitchen. Utility/cloakroom. Rear garden. Excellent location. Enormous character.

A fine wood carved oak front door with obscure glazed leaded light insert opens to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall - This is a very large entrance into this delightful character property with a width of 20'6. Wooden ceiling beams add to the character of this area and light is drawn from a double glazed window fitted to the side elevation and furthermore from a window to the rear. Attractive wooden flooring runs throughout this area. Period style radiator. Two wall light points. A door opens into the :-

Utility/Store Room - 3.86m x 1.37m (12'8 x 4'6) - This is an excellent companion to the kitchen/breakfast room illuminated by double glazed windows to the rear and side elevations. Radiator. Stainless steel sink single drainer sink unit with tiled splash backs fitted above and cupboards with shelving fitted below. Space and plumbing for domestic appliances and space for freestanding fridge/freezer. A door opens to the:-

Ground Floor Cloakroom - This room contains a low level WC with wooden seat. Extractor fan and a recently installed Vaillant gas fired combination boiler which provides heating and hot water throughout this property.

Lounge - 5.05m reducing to 3.66m x 4.04m (16'7 reducing to - This is a very attractive room which draws light from a large double glazed window to the front elevation. Two wall light points. Feature period style radiator. A key focal point of the room is a delightful period style log burner which is in fact open to both the lounge and dining room adjacent. A staircase rises to the first floor level and this room opens on to the dining room.

Dining Room - 3.76m x 2.97m (12'4 x 9'9) - This room is an ideal size for entertaining and draws light from a large double glazed window fitted to the front elevation with radiator below. Attractive wooden flooring runs throughout this room. As previously mentioned, the focal point is the feature period style log burner which is open to both the lounge and dining room.

Kitchen - 3.96m reducing to 2.74m x 3.66m (13' reducing to 9 - This is an excellent kitchen comprehensively fitted with a fine quality range of wooden units which comprise base cupboards, drawers and matching wall cabinets with concealed down lighting, fitted along two walls. A long wooden worktop incorporates a large Butler style sink unit with ribbed wooden drainer. Space for dishwasher. Recess designed to accommodate a cooking range with extractor fitted above. Space for dishwasher and freestanding fridge/freezer. Attractive wood panelling adds to the character of this delightful kitchen. Tiling to the floor. A double glazed window affords pretty views of the colourful rear garden. Steps ascend to an inner lobby from which a painted wooden stable style door opens to the rear garden sun terrace. Radiator.

First Floor Landing - Radiator. Access to spacious loft storage space, across the footprint of the property.

Bedroom One - 4.04m max x 3.66m max (13'3 max x 12' max) - This is a delightful room illuminated by a large double glazed window which is fitted to the front elevation. Radiator. Attractive wood strip flooring runs throughout.

Bedroom Two - 5.18m x 2.74m reducing to 2.18m (17' x 9' reducing - This is a lovely sunny bedroom which is kept nice and bright by three double glazed windows each fitted to three different elevations. Three wooden doors each open to useful and practical storage space. Two radiators. Access to loft storage space.

Bedroom Three - 3.76m max x 2.97m max (12'4 max x 9'9 max) - This room is situated at the front of the property and is illuminated by a large double glazed window to the front elevation. Radiator. A pretty feature to this room is a decorative period cast iron fireplace with matching charcoal colour tiled hearth.

Family Bathroom - 3.20m x 2.13m into dormer window (10'6 x 7' into d - This is a well appointed bathroom which includes a tile enclosed bath with Victorian style mixer taps. Hand held shower attachment and wall mounted shower attachment with fitted glass shower screen. Back to wall WC with concealed cistern. A period style pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs fitted above. Heated towel rail. Attractive wood effect wood strip flooring. This room is illuminated by a wide double glazed dormer window to the rear elevation. A door opens to an airing cupboard which has been fitted with slatted shelving and that itself is open to the cupboard which is accessed from Bedroom Two. Spotlights to ceiling.

Rear Garden - Running across the rear of the property is a paved terrace retained by a red brick wall from which two sets of steps ascend to a lawned area which is itself retained by a picket fence. A painted wooden gate leads to the front garden. Outside lighting and taps. There is a paved terrace which is in sunshine throughout virtually the entire day and beyond that is the lawned area which currently accommodates two wooden sheds and has a flowerbed which is retained by a railway sleeper. Rear gate with direct access to Courage playing fields. A very convenient feature is an integrated irrigation system. A mature fig tree adds to the very pleasant garden setting.

Front Garden - Hopwood Cottage is screened from the Chelmsford Road by a mature hedgerow, retained by decorative edging. The front garden is laid mainly to a block paviour driveway quite able to accommodate three or even four vehicles. The front garden contains a raised flowerbed. with irrigation system installed and as previously mentioned, a wooden gate opens to the rear garden. Outside light.

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09 September 2016


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