4 bedroom detached house for saleShaftesbury at Rayne Gardens, Rayne Road, Braintree, CM7
- 4 bedroom home
- Open plan kitchen/dining room
- Traditional exterior
- Separate lounge
- En-suite to master bedroom
- Utility room
The four bedroom detached Shaftesbury combines classic Arts and Crafts inspired architecture with an interior layout designed to more than meet the needs of the modern family.
Multiple windows on three sides flood this home with light, enhancing the sense of space, while simple, yet elegant design makes the most of every square foot.
The ground floor is split between an impressive formal lounge and a more casual family kitchen / dining room, with ample space in both rooms. The kitchen comes fully fitted with designer units and premium quality appliances, and benefits from a separate utility with exterior access, while the dining / living area enjoys both a large front window and a double sized patio door to the garden beyond. There is also a downstairs cloakroom off the main hall.
Upstairs, the central landing leads to four double sized bedrooms, including an en-suite master bedroom, as well as a comfortable family bathroom.
Perfectly simple in style, the Shaftesbury is simply perfect for the larger family who demand more from their home and their lifestyle.
About the DevelopmentSituated to the north east of London, with excellent road and rail connections to Colchester, Chelmsford and London beyond, Braintree is perfectly placed for both work and leisure. And Rayne Gardens is perfectly placed for Braintree, putting you close to all that the town has to offer, yet enjoying a semi-rural location right on the edge with delightful views.
Rayne Gardens has a choice of 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes near Braintree, close to outstanding schools, making it the ideal location for your family.
AmenitiesThere are convenience stores at the Texaco and BP garages close to the development, with a Lidl supermarket also close by. For your weekly shop, Braintree has a choice of major supermarkets, including Sainsbury's and Tesco.
For doctors, register with Blandford Medical Centre at Braintree Community Hospital, just a short walk from the development (Sat Nav CM7 2AE, call ). Dentists can be found in town at Braintree Dental Centre (Sat Nav CM7 9DB, call ).
DiningTrip Advisor lists over 75 places to eat in Braintree, with something for every taste and budget, from the pub grub of the popular Chophouse, to the traditional British food of Weavers Restaurant. The Mediterranean flavours of 47 The Street come highly recommended, as are the Asian Taj Mahal and the Oriental China Dynasty.
Freeport Leisure Village is home to many family favourites, including Burger King, Pizza Express, Chimichanga, Nandos and TGI Fridays
EducationAt Redrow, we know how important high quality education is to you and your family, and so we always select our sites close to great schools. Rayne Gardens lies within easy reach of a choice of Ofsted ‘outstanding' rated primary schools, with St Michael's CofE Primary within walking distance and White Court School which has an Ofsted rating of 'good' also close by.
Older pupils can choose between three senior schools, including the Ofsted ‘good' rated Torbor Academy and Notley High School, as well as Alec Hunter Academy. Notley High is also home to Braintree Sixth Form Centre.
LeisureThe centre of fun and games in Braintree is Freeport Leisure Village, where you'll find a range of popular family restaurants, a multi-screen Cineworld cinema and Namco Funworld, complete with ten-pin bowling, pool, arcade games and much more. Alternatively, for a more cultured day out, try a visit to Braintree District Museum or book a seat at Braintree Arts Theatre.
Golfers will enjoy a challenging round at Braintree Golf Club, while there is a range of other sports on offer at Braintree Sport Health Club, Witham Leisure Centre and Halstead Leisure Centre. Great Notley Country Park is close to the development offering a delightful setting for both sports and quiet walks. Colchester Zoo is also popular for a fun family day out.
ShoppingPeople travel from miles around to visit Freeport Braintree, but for you it will be just a short bus ride away. The centre has over 90 leading designer brands, all at massively discounted prices. The out of town shopping of Braintree Retail Park is also part of this complex.
For more traditional shopping, Braintree holds a market every Wednesday and Saturday stretching through the town centre, plus you'll also find all your favourite household names at George Yard Shopping Centre and along the pedestrianised High Street.
TransportBraintree station, just over a mile from the development, has regular trains to London Liverpool St in around an hour. There are also direct services to Chelmsford in around 25minutes and Colchester, via Witham, in 40minutes.
For drivers, Rayne Gardens is just a couple of minutes from the junction of the A120 and the A131, with the M11 just 18miles away to the west. Chelmsford is 10miles, Colchester is 15miles and Bishop's Stortford is around 20miles. If you are heading further afield, London Stansted Airport is just 17miles away.
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