Warley Road, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13
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- Many fine original features
- Private gated drive
- About 2.4 acres
- Substantial outbuilding with potential
- Close to Brentwood town centre
- EPC Rating = E
A striking 6 bedroom Victorian house set at the end of a private drive in mature grounds of about 2.4 acres. Constructed of gault brick under a slate roof, the house has classic elevations and has been constructed so that the principal reception rooms are orientated to take advantage of the views over the property's grounds and gardens. The property has been beautifully decorated throughout in neutral tones and the accommodation is grand in proportion retaining many original features associated with its period including high ceilings and ornate fireplaces. The property enjoys a warm feel with a wealth of natural light coming from the tall sash windows.
Although partly attached the property feels exceptionally private and has an imposing entrance which provides a welcoming reception space with a turning staircase rising to the first floor and a hatch with stairs descending to the cellar. To the front of the house is a formal dining room offering views to the side and a beautiful fireplace being a focal point of the room. The principal reception room is positioned to the southern corner of the house and is a charming room with a large bay providing views and light, and access to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room is at the heart of the house and has been fitted with a Clive Christian kitchen comprising light-coloured units, a range of appliances including an AGA. An informal dining space is located to the rear of the room which also leads to a utility room. Concluding the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom and a further reception space providing an ideal television room or a space for home working.
To the first floor there are four bedrooms, the principal benefiting from a walk-in dressing room, the second with en suite facilities, in addition to the two main bathrooms. To the second floor there are two further bedrooms providing an ideal teenage or guest level.
The Croft is discreetly positioned at the end of a long private gated drive. The grounds and gardens are predominately to the north and east of the house providing areas of lawn and mature woodland. The gardens have been thoughtfully planted enjoying all year round colour, areas of interest and a good deal of natural seclusion. To the front the boundary is a substantial brick-built outbuilding currently being used for storage purposes but offering excellent potential for supplementary accommodation, subject to the necessary planning consents. To the rear of the house, accessed from the kitchen, is a private raised terrace seating area providing an ideal area for relaxation and al fresco dining.
All in around 2.4 acres
Mains water, electricity and gas. Private drainage.
Brentwood railway station: 1.2 miles, M25: J28: 1.8 miles, Chelmsford City: 15 miles (all distances approximate).
The Croft is located on the edge of Great Warley village. Great Warley is an attractive parish, part of which is centred around a village green adjacent to the Thatchers Arms.
Nearby, Brentwood has a vibrant town centre with many bars and eateries and a wide selection of High Street and independent shops.
The property is extremely well located for the commuter with fast direct rail services to London Liverpool Street from Shenfield (34 minutes) which will also have Crossrail service, giving direct access to Heathrow and the West End. To the south there is a c2c rail service from West Horndon into Fenchurch Street.
The area is renowned for its excellent schools both state and private. These include Ursuline prep, Woodland School for both infants and juniors and Brentwood School for boys and girls including prep. Further schools are available making the area ideal for family living.
International airports at Stansted (30 miles) and London City (30 miles) offer flights to a range of European destinations and the former has private jet facilities.
Square Footage: 3,983 sq ft
Acreage: 2.4 Acres
From the M25 (junction 28) take the A1023 towards Brentwood. At the second set of traffic lights turn right into Mascalls Lane. Continue to the top of this road and at the crossroads turn right into Warley Road towards Great Warley village centre.
Postcode: CM13 3HT
Warley Road, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex, CM13
NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Brentwood Station1.3 miles
- Harold Wood Station2.3 miles
- Shenfield Station3.0 miles
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