5 bedroom detached house for sale

Brock Hill, Wickford

Sold STC £999,950

Property Description

Key features

  • APPROXIMATELY 4.75 ACRES PLOT (UNMEASURED) COMPRISING FORMAL GARDEN, 2 PADDOCKS WITH 2 STABLES & TACK ROOM
  • MAGNIFICENT PANORAMA ACROSS THE SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE WITH FAR REACHING VIEWS
  • GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING DUCTED THROUGHOUT THE PROPERTY
  • DOUBLE GLAZED WINDOWS INCLUDING PART REPLACEMENT WINDOWS IN 2014 TO THE FRONT & SIDE ELEVATION
  • DOUBLE GARAGE, CARPORT & EXTENSIVE PARKING
  • FAMILY SUITED ACCOMMODATION, PLUS POTENTIAL & SCOPE FOR EXTENSION, SUBJECT TO THE USUAL PLANNING APPROVALS
  • NO ONWARD CHAIN

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

'The Herons' occupies an enviable position towards the top of Brock Hill, enjoying wide spread views of the local countryside with a southerly outlook to the distant Kentish North Downs.

The Greenbelt locality is within easy travelling distance by car of both Wickford and Billericay town centres and railway stations, with various options via the local road network through surrounding villages, providing additional links to the A12 and Chelmsford.

Occupying a plot which we are informed is approximately 4.75 acres, this lovely family home was originally built for the current owners in 1972 and offers scope and potential for considerable extensions, subject to the prevailing planning requirements.

ACCOMMODATION

ENTRANCE DOOR With inset feature glass and matching side panels.

HALL With mahogany open tread winding stairs leading to gallery landing. Cloaks cupboard with electric light.

LOUNGE 24'3 x 18' increasing to 24' in raised area which was formally a study. Adam style fireplace with gas coals fire. Bay window to front and double doors leading to sun lounge/conservatory. Steps from lounge to raised dining room.

DINING ROOM 12'6 x 10'6 Sliding patio doors to rear with splendid views.

SUN LOUNGE/CONSERVATORY 16'9 x 15' Electric underfloor heating to the marbled tiled floor. Electrically operated skylight and electric fan. Opening windows to the sun lounge which are tilt and turn and have fitted blinds within the glass. Double doors leading to garden.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19'6 x 12'2 increasing to 12'9 in angular breakfast area. Bay window to rear with splendid views. The kitchen was fitted in 2013 with a full range of new units comprising deep pull-out drawer space saving storage units and folding door wall cupboards, plus a central peninsula island. The island has a Franke non-scratch sink with a mixer tap and separate electric instant hot water tap. Dishwasher. Large electric hob with extractor hood. Microwave. Electric oven. Tiled floors to both the kitchen and breakfast area. Double doors to patio and separate door leading to:-

LAUNDRY ROOM (Angular room) 10'6 x 9'6 which are approx. max. measurements. Fitted cupboard, sink, worktops and useful storage units. Tiled floor. Door to separate wc and door to the external carport.

CLOAKROOM WC Vanity wash basin. Low level wc. Window to flank and tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Gallery landing with window to front. Natural facing brickwork to one wall.

BEDROOM 1 15'6 plus wardrobes x 10' Range of fitted wardrobes to one wall, window to south elevation with panoramic views.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fully tiled walls and newly installed suite comprising corner shower cubicle. Vanity wash basin. Low level wc. Window to rear. Cardona flooring.

BEDROOM 2 13'9 x 11' Window to front. Window to flank.

BEDROOM 3 14' x 9'6 Window to rear again with splendid views.

BEDROOM 4 10'3 x 8'6 Window to front. Fitted wardrobes to one wall.

BEDROOM 5 8'9 x 8' Window to front.

FAMILY BATHROOM WC Window to flank. Fully tiled walls. Recently installed suite comprising panelled bath with Radius shower end and separate shower unit over. Bidet. Low level wc. Vanity wash basin with cupboards below and overhead mirror unit. Double cupboard housing pressurised hot water tank. Heated towel rail.

CARPORT To the immediate side of the property adjoining the utility room is a single covered carport open to the front and secure at the back with a door leading to the patio. Separate door leading to double width garage.

GARAGE 19'9 x 17'6 Quarry tiled floor. Electrically operated up and over door. The garage has a loft which is accessed via an extendable ladder. Door to WORKSHOP 16'3 x 9'3 being integral to the garage block and to the immediate rear of the garage. Window to rear and door to garden.

'The Herons' is set well back from Brock Hill, approached via a long driveway with extensive parking to the front of the property.

THE GARDENS To the immediate rear and side of the house is a large paved patio with wonderful views across the gardens and paddock over the surrounding countryside and beyond to the distant Kentish Hills. Adjoining the patio is a large garden tool/implement storage shed and also there is external access to the boiler cupboard that houses the Lennox gas fired central heating boiler. The formal gardens extend from the patio and surround the house with two adjoining paddocks. One paddock is between the house and Brock Hill and there is a large adjacent paddock to the western side of the plot which is approached from the stable area. The stable block is timber and comprises two stables and adjoining tack room. We understand from the owners that the land covers an area of approximately 4.75 acres.

SERVICES Mains water, mains gas and electricity are connected. The property has a private drainage system via a septic tank.

BUILT 1972.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
28 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Wickford (1.7 mi)
  • Battlesbridge (2.6 mi)
  • Billericay (4.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Wickford (1.7 mi)
  • Battlesbridge (2.6 mi)
  • Billericay (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Countryside Estates, Benfleet

205 High Road, Benfleet, SS7 5HY

01268 755555 Local call rate

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