7 bedroom detached house for sale

Connaught Avenue, Loughton, Essex, IG10

£2,395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive character property
  • About 5,0000 sq ft of accommodation
  • Secure parking
  • First class location close to High Street and forest
  • Mature garden with swimming pool
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A magnificent 5,300 sq ft Victorian house set in a mature plot approaching 1/3 acre with a 110' frontage. The house is located in a premier turning close to the High Road and forest.

Location

Loughton station 0.4 miles, Chingford station (Liverpool Street) 2.5 miles, M11 Junction 6 (Southbound) 1.8 miles, M25 Junction 26 4.3 miles, Liverpool Street 12 miles, Canary Wharf 13 miles, Bancrofts School 2.3 miles, Chigwell School 3.5 miles

Connaught Avenue is one of Loughton's premier roads and lies between the High Road and forest. It is ideally situated for local amenities which include extensive shopping, leisure and transport facilities. There are several well regarded state and private schools within easy, some with transport pick up points nearby.

Description

This magnificent Victorian house dates back to circa 1883 and occupies a prominent position in one of Loughton's premier roads. The well planned accommodation is arranged over three floors and is typical of its era with elegant and spacious rooms with high ceilings, cornicing and fireplaces. The house is being offered for sale for the first time in over 30 years and combines traditional and contemporary features which complement the property and offers potential to build an additional dwelling if required.

The entrance hall leads to the reception rooms, kitchen and guest cloakroom. There are stairs to the first floor and to the basement. Of particular note is the elegant drawing room which enjoys large windows that flood the room with natural light. There is ornate plasterwork to the walls and ceiling and a feature fireplace. The dining room offers a fine ornate fireplace which provides an impressive focal point, parquet flooring, large windows overlooking the garden and doors opening into the conservatory.

The remainder of the ground floor offers a further reception room with fine character features, kitchen/breakfast room with range of cupboards and integrated appliances, utility room, tool room and gardener's cloakroom. There are 2 rooms that were previously used as a ground floor bedroom, now used as a gym, with kitchenette and cloakroom. There is a 2 room basement which provides useful storage space.

The first floor comprises a substantial master bedroom suite with a quality en suite shower room, which also has access from the landing. There are 4 further bedrooms, a family bathroom and store room. There is a fine panelled reception room with domed ceiling which is used as an entertainment and games room. The second floor offers 5 rooms that could provide additional bedrooms and storage.

The house occupies a plot of about 0.315 acre with 110' road frontage. There is secure parking to the front with 2 sets of electronically operated gates and side access to the rear garden which offers a secluded paved area with ornamental pond and rockery, heated swimming pool with waterfall feature and adjacent paved patio, mature flower beds with a variety of trees, shrubs and plants. The remainder is laid to lawn with a summer house and garden shed.

Planning consent ( EPF/0833/14) has been passed for a 4 bedroom detached house to be built to the left of the existing house. The consent expires in August 2017.

Square Footage: 5,300 sq ft


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 July 2017

Nearest stations

  • Loughton (0.3 mi)
  • Buckhurst Hill (1.3 mi)
  • Debden (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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1a Smarts Lane, Loughton, IG10 4BU

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1a Smarts Lane, Loughton, IG10 4BU

020 8012 3092 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Loughton (0.3 mi)
  • Buckhurst Hill (1.3 mi)
  • Debden (1.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Loughton

1a Smarts Lane, Loughton, IG10 4BU

020 8012 3092 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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