London Road, Crays Hill
Price £595,000 - New Instruction
As the A129 winds its way from Billericay to Wickford, it passes through the pretty village of Crays Hill, where this 3-bedroom Detached Chalet style family home can be found set back from the main road and facing the open farmland and countryside looking up towards Ramsden Bellhouse.
As well as enjoying a lovely semi-rural front outlook, the property itself is beautifully appointed throughout, boasting a huge south facing rear extension across the back of the house, providing a stunning hub-of-the-home 23ft x 20ft (max), open plan Kitchen/Diner/Family Room complete with a large Central Island and a wide rear opening incorporating aluminium Bi-folding Doors , 23ft Lounge with Open Fire, Play room/4th Bedroom, Utility Room, ground floor WC Room and two 1st floor luxury Bathrooms.
The windows are upvc double glazed and there is full Gas Central Heating via radiators.
A large In/Out Drive has a chunky gate one side (ideal for Motorhomes or Caravans), the attached Garage/Workshop is immaculate with white painted walls and a tiled floor. The 133ft Garden has a southerly aspect and a 18ft x 4ft Shed.
CRAYS HILL village itself has a handy `Premier` convenience store supplying the daily essentials and, in the evenings, and weekends, why not stroll along to the great local pub/restaurant called The Shepherd and Dog, which has a beer garden and large patio - it does good food and quite a range of beers/ales. Bus Stops in the village give easy access to the neighbouring towns of Billericay & Wickford - both with Mainline Railway Stations (London Liverpool Street in 35 minutes from Billericay). Plus, just up the road is the Barleylands Farm Shop, which sells fresh fruit, vegetables and a large selection of groceries.
The A127 is little more than a two-minute drive away giving access to Southend, London and the M25.
Combining style with security the Double upvc composite Front Door with inset glass panels opens through to:
Lovely wood effect flooring (which extends to the Kitchen/Family Room, Utility & ground floor Loo too), beautiful Oak internal doors and staircase and the smooth plastered ceiling (as found throughout) with inset downlighting, gives a great first impression as you enter, with extra light coming from a further UPVC window.
GROUND FLOOR WC ROOM
Surprisingly good size with a built-in cupboard housing the electrics and a side window for natural light.
A stylish little room with the close coupled WC accompanied by a contemporary Counter Top Basin and chrome mixer tap, sitting on an Oak Vanity unit. A chrome towel radiator and the same attractive flooring as the hall completes the look.
LOUNGE 23ft 2" x 11ft 8" (7.1m x 3.6m)
Set the scene with a roaring fire within the Fireplace which sees the chimney breast covered in contemporary slate effect `Split Face` wall Cladding with a Granite Hearth.
A good size, the lounge has a wide front window and wiring for surround sound.
PLAYROOM 10ft 8" x 7ft 9" (3.3m x 2.4m)
An optional 4th bedroom, this versatile room is dual aspect, so well-lit from the two windows. The sumptuous deep pile grey carpet, inset downlighting and New York Mural brings warmth and character to the room.
KITCHEN/DINER/FAMILY ROOM 23ft 5" narrowing to 14ft x 20ft 2" (7.1m x 4.3m > 6.14m)
The style hub of the home and well-lit by the generous glazing of the Bi-folding Door System, bringing the outdoors indoors during the summer months.
The open plan design of this south facing room creates zones to clearly define the activity areas of the kitchen cooking area, Dining and Relaxing area, and the gathering space around the Island unit which provides storage space, work space and the perfect place to socialise.
Elegant, fully fitted ‘Shaker` kitchen units are topped with Star Galaxy Granite worktops with a Franke 1.5 bowl undermount sink and waste disposal fitting neatly underneath the worktop on the Island, which also houses the Bosch integrated Dishwasher.
Further features include a Bosch Range Cooker with Designer Angled Extractor Hood above and a wide space for an American style Fridge/Freezer.
UTILITY ROOM 7ft 3" x 7ft 2" (2.2m x 2.2m)
Fitted with the same stylish kitchen units and Granite worktops as the kitchen with a matching eye level cupboard housing the Vaillant EcoTEC Plus 624 Gas Boiler.
Integrated within the base units are a tumble dryer and washing machine, there`s a chrome towel radiator and an external door leads out to the side to access the garden.
1st FLOOR LANDING
The feature striped stair and landing carpet and the Oak balusters give the staircase and landing area a stylish contemporary look and a loft hatch provides access to the roof space.
MASTER BEDROOM 15ft.9" x 11ft.1" (4.8m x 3.4m)
A large, very nicely decorated bedroom with a front facing window enjoying those glorious country views the other side of the road.
The built-in cupboard houses the hot water cylinder,
ENSUITE BATHROOM 8ft 10" x 7ft 2" (2.7m x 2.2)
With both a full size Double Ended Bath and Shower Cubicle, along with the close coupled WC and pedestal basin.
A blend of textures within the tiling on the floor and walls give a classy look, with there also a chrome towel radiator, rear facing window and inset downlighting.
BEDROOM TWO 11ft 9" x 11ft 2" (3.6m x 3.4m)
Like the master bedroom, this double bedroom also enjoys the country views as well as a useful cupboard over the stairs.
BEDROOM THREE 11ft 9" x 8ft 8" (3.6m x 2.6m)
This rear double bedroom has a wide window pouring in light and giving a pleasant view over the surrounding gardens.
BATHROOM 7ft 9" x 7ft 2" (2.4m x 2.2m)
Like the Ensuite, this well-appointed family bathroom also has both a full size Double Ended Bath and Shower Cubicle, along with a close coupled WC and pedestal basin.
This time Travertine is the tile of choice with there also a chrome towel radiator, rear facing window and inset downlighting.
EXTERIOR - FRONT
A sea of block paving provides parking for a number of vehicles with In/Out openings providing ease of use.
To the left is a chunky gate, ideal for holding in large vehicles.
GARAGE 28ft x 8ft 8" max (8.5m x 2.6m)
Used more as a workshop and immaculately kept with a tiled floor, electric radiator and two cupboards (one heated).
REAR GARDEN 133ft
Nicely landscaped with a block paved patio area retained by wrought iron railings with a central gate through to a slate shingle path through to the bottom of the garden area. Either side of the path is a neat lawn.
Both the 18ft x 4ft (5.48m x 1.21m) Shed and Greenhouse will remain.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
Crays Hill is a village within the parish of Ramsden Crays and falls roughly midway between Billericay and Wickford, both having main line railway stations on the London Liverpool Street line. The Monday - Friday Fast Train goes from Billericay Railway Station to Liverpool Street in just 35 minutes.
The village dates back to the the 13th Century and therefore offers a mixture of old and modern properties. Amenities include a well stocked local shop and the highly regarded local pub The Shepherd & Dog, which boasts a popular restaurant and large beer garden.
- Non-estate 3 Bedroom Detached Chalet style House
- Beautifully appointed inside and out and with a 133ft South Facing Rear Garden.
- 23ft Lounge with open fireplace & slate effect "Split Face" wall cladding on the chimney breast
- Utility Room and Ground floor WC Room
- Upvc double glazed windows and Gas Central Heating
- Village location with farmland opposite
- Stunning hub-of-the-home 23ft x 20ft (max) open plan Kitchen/Diner/Family Room with Island
- Extra Play Room/4th Bedroom downstairs
- Two 1st floor Bathrooms, each with both a Bath and a separate Shower too
- Large block paved In/Out Front Drive with security gate once side