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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Waxham House, Mount Avenue, Hutton Mount

Guide Price £1,675,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Handsome 1920s commuters home
  • Very private & secure front & rear gardens
  • 250 metres to Shenfield train station
  • 5 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms
  • Private Hutton Mount estate
  • 4 reception rooms all accessed from vast hall
  • Original layout with much scope & potential
  • High ceilings, expansive windows throughout
  • Prime location period house in need of some modernisation
  • Double garage, driveway to rear

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Waxham House on Mount Avenue was built in the 1920s, enjoying a very private and secure corner plot, it is a handsome bay fronted family home and has been in the same family for 24 years. The property is ideally located for the commuter and Shenfield family who want to live in a prime location within an easy stroll of the train station and Broadway shops. All accessed from a very large hallway there are 4 reception rooms, the kitchen and a cloakroom, on the 1st floor there are 5 double bedrooms, an en-suite bathroom to the master and a family bathroom too. There is much character throughout and original features remain, the property also benefits from vast windows throughout and is flooded with natural light. There is a detached garage and driveway to the rear of the plot and one has the scope to create a driveway within the front garden (stpp) if desired, situated on the private Hutton Mount estate within an easy reach of excellent schools and a 250 metre walk of Shenfield train station.

Accommodation comprises
Half glazed front door with fanlight style window above opening to the hallway.

Hallway 4.08m (13' 5") x 3.94m (12' 11")
This wonderful area for greeting guests is floodlit by a vast window measuring 2.38cm deep by 1.87m (7.80 x 6.13 feet) wide on the mezzanine landing. A timber parquet floor runs throughout and there is a large understair storage cupboard.

A white suite comprising of a low level wc with a hidden cistern, a wall mounted hand basin, tiled floor and tiled splash backs to dado height. Storage cupboards above, radiator, obscure window to the side aspect providing natural light.

Drawing Room 6.28m (20' 7") x 3.02m (9' 11")
This is a fine double aspect reception room with large twin windows to the front and rear aspects providing views over the private gardens. There is a wide floor to ceiling chimney breast with a handsome marble fireplace which incorporates tiled inserts and a granite hearth and basket. Picture rails, ornate coving to ceiling, radiator.

Study / Snug 2.91m (9' 7") x 2.47m (8' 1")
Approached via double, folding timber doors from the hallway with a continuation of the parquet floor. There are original glazed casement doors which lead out on to the raised York stone terrace. There is a large window to the side providing additional light. Radiator, dado rail, coving to flat finished ceiling.

Family Room 5.37m (17' 7") x 4.04m (13' 3")
Originally the formal dining room, there is a vast, walk in bay window to the front aspect providing much natural light. A wide floor to ceiling chimney breast has a fireplace with a marble surround, cast iron hearth and basket with tiled inserts. There is a dado rail, picture rail and coving to the ceiling. Radiator x3.

Kitchen / Dining Room 6.62m (21' 9") x 5.08m (16' 8")
Dining Room 4.04m (13' 3") x 3.49m (11' 5")
An expansive window to the side aspect provides natural light. A tiled floor runs throughout and a floor to ceiling chimney breast creates a fine feature. There are original built in cupboards housing the hot water tank. Picture rail, radiator, original servants bell call box.

Kitchen Area 5.08m (16' 8") x 2.90m (9' 6")
The kitchen is double aspect with expansive windows providing much natural light and views over the rear gardens. There are units at base and eye level for storage and there is a large walk in floor to ceiling larder with original shelving and a window providing natural light. There are granite work surfaces and a large Rangemaster cooker with double oven, grill, six ring gas hob and a canopy style extractor hood above. Matching granite splashback, there is space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer, also space for an upright American style fridge. The floor standing Potterton boiler which serves the gas central heating and hot water supply is concealed by one of the base units. A glazed multi paned door gives access to the side and rear gardens.

A staircase ascends from the reception hall to the large landing, passing the expansive window on the mezzanine.

First Floor Landing 3.95m (13' 0") x 2.62m (8' 7")
This is of excellent proportions and gives direct access to all bedrooms and the family bathroom. There is a large airing and linen cupboard with a radiator, shelving and a window to the front aspect. Picture rails, dado rails, radiator. An additional corridor dog legs off and leads to the family bathroom and bedroom five.

Bedroom One 4.07m (13' 4") x 4.05m (13' 3")
An expansive window to the side aspect provides much natural light. Built in wardrobes with cupboards above. Radiator. Door opening to en suite bathroom.

En Suite Bathroom
This is a white suite with a P shaped shower bath with an electric Triton wall mounted shower, hot and cold taps. There is a wall mounted hand basin with a swan's neck mixer tap above and a low level wc. There is tiling to splash back areas and to dado height and an obscure window to the side aspect provides natural light. Shaver point.

Bedroom Two 4.06m (13' 4") x 3.62m (11' 11")
An expansive window to the front aspect provides much natural light. A floor to ceiling chimney breast has a tiled fireplace with a timber surround and built in storage to either side. There is a radiator.

Bedroom Three 3.67m (12' 0") x 3.08m (10' 1")
Situated to the rear of the house with an original feature fireplace. Built in storage is to the left of the chimney breast. Picture rail, radiator.

Bedroom Four 3.69m (12' 1") x 3.08m (10' 1")
Situated at the front of the house with an expansive window providing much natural light. There is an original feature fireplace, radiator, picture rail. Built in storage is to one side of the chimney breast.

Bedroom Five 3.10m (10' 2") x 2.91m (9' 7")
At the rear of the house with an expansive window providing natural light. Radiator.

Bathroom 2.92m (9' 7") x 2.60m (8' 6")
Of excellent proportions with a white suite comprising of an enclosed bath with hot and cold mixer tap with a hand held shower attachment. A corner shower cubicle, a wall mounted, over sized hand basin, low level wc, heated towel rail and with tiling to dado height. An obscure window to the rear aspect provides natural light. Access to loft via hatch.

Front Garden
This is a very private front garden accessed from Mount Avenue, with a tall & dense clipped hedge providing privacy. The majority of the garden is lawned and there are gates either side of the house providing access to the rear garden.

Rear Garden 21.34m (70'0") x 17.37m (57'0")
The rear garden is accessed from within the house both from the kitchen and from the study/snug. There is a vast raised York stone terrace which stretches the full width of the plot and abuts the house. The rear garden is very private and is surrounded by dense, high hedges and feature trees. There are two sets of steps leading down from the terrace to the lawn, which is also very private. Pedestrian access to the driveway and the garage is provided via a wooden gate. There is side access to either side of the house.

Garage 5.32m (17' 5") x 4.75m (15' 7")
A detached double garage of brick construction with a pitched and tiled roof. An electric garage door to the driveway and a pedestrian side door to the garden provide access.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
17 January 2018


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