Enjoying an orangery to link the accommodation and create social open Plan living space, this four bedroomed ex show house, occupies a favourable position on this small modern development to taking advantage of the open views that are to the front and the side.
Since construction in 2006, this house has been subject to many well thought out improvements, these have included LED spot lighting, a new Valliant gas boiler, a useful porch addition and electric roller doors fitted to the carports and garaging.
As you will see from the photos, there are notable points to many of the rooms that are available here. The four first floor bedrooms are all of a decent size, the main bedroom has an en-suite shower room and two built-in double wardrobes, while the second bedroom, again has built-in wardrobes and storage but also double doors with a Juliet balcony looking over the adjoining open land.
It's surprising the difference the porch extension and orangery has made to the ground floor living space. It enables the dining room to now double up as a second TV room while the lounge and kitchen, which was only refitted at the end of last year both enjoy a fantastic feeling of space and functionality that in turn gives this house a lovely family/entertainment area.
As mentioned, this property was the original showhouse and it sits at the front of the development enjoying a west facing rear garden, a good-sized front garden area and a driveway which in turn leads to the enclosed carport/garaging/workshop which measures an impressive 15.2 m in depth (49'9)
Ramsden Heath itself is a popular village with an active community, a local primary school and two great pubs that cater for all. The neighbouring town of Billericay has a mainline link to Liverpool Street – 35 minutes and there are peak time NIB's buses travelling to and from the railway station which we believe are still running.
All in all, this type of property is a rarity to come available and we would recommend it for consideration.
ACCOMMODATION AS FOLLOWS...
This newly constructed porch with glazing to both sides and composite entrance door gives you protection from the elements as well as a handy space between house and outside. A second entrance door then gives access to.
DINING/SITTING ROOM 4.51 m reducing to 3.34 m x 4.68 m (14'8 > 10'10 x 15'4)
What originally the combined entrance hall, this is now a spacious reception area with versatile stylish vinyl flooring and a lovely outlook across the fields to the side, in addition there is also another window looking out onto the front garden area.
The stairs rise from this room to the first floor, there is also a door into the lounge, another door into a recessed cloakroom and a rather useful built-in storage cupboard.
GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM
Fitted with a white suite there is a close coupled WC and wall mounted handbasin.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 5.25 m x 3.04 m (17'2 x 9'8)
In addition to a rear window, this kitchen with under floor heating, also has a side window giving open views of the adjoining fields.
This current kitchen was newly fitted in December 2020 there is an excellent range of units with neutral Matt finish cupboards and complimentary worktops fitted to 3 sides of the room.
Built within these units is an oven, a halogen hob with cooker hood over, an integrated fridge and freezer while there are spaces for both a dishwasher and washing machine.
UPVC double doors open to and fold back flat within the adjoining Orangery.
LOUNGE 5 m x 3.55 m (16'4 x 11'6)
This carpeted front to back lounge has, we are told, just like the dining area, a dark wood floor underneath. Double doors also open into the Orangery which in turns gives the house a very social open plan feel.
ORANGERY 5 m x 3.27 m (16'4 x 10'7)
Having a decorative tiled floor with underfloor heating and inset LED spotlights, this Orangery with a large lantern roof and twin bi-folding doors to the garden, gives you another very generous reception space great for entertaining or just simple everyday living.
The carpeted stairs continue onto this landing where there are inset LED spotlights and an access point to the loft which has a ladder connected and boards for ease of access and storage. Doors then open to each of the four bedrooms and family bathroom.
BEDROOM ONE 3.98 m x 2.96 m (13' x 9'8)
Being positioned at the front of the property this main bedroom, with two built-in double wardrobes, has lovely views over the fields across the road. A door from here opens to the en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
With a front facing window, this shower room has a three-piece suite which consists of a close coupled WC, a vanity unit with wash-basin and a shower cubicle with an Aqualisa Quartz shower.
BEDROOM TWO 3.98 m x 2.83 m (13' x 9'3)
The second bedroom enjoys a lovely side Juliet balcony with double doors to take advantage of the lovely views across the neighbouring fields and the morning fresh air. There are also two built-in storage cupboards giving good storage space.
BEDROOM THREE 2.97 m x 2.93 m (9'7 x 9'6)
This again faces to the front of the house and has ample space to accommodate a double bed.
BEDROOM FOUR 3.06 m x 3 m (10' x 9'8)
Positioned ‘out the way' to the rear of the house, this fourth bedroom is both generous in size and with views from the rear window would equally make an ideal home office.
Fitted with a three-piece white suite this tiled family bathroom with side window, consists of a panel enclosed bath with separate Aqualisa Quartz shower and a bathroom unit that incorporates a close couple WC and a wash-basin.
The front garden to this house also incorporates the grass area which is enclosed by established hedging, in addition the driveway provides parking and access to the carport which has a roller door.
CARPORT, GARAGING AND WORKSHOP 15.2m x 2.8m (49'9 x 9'2)
As mentioned, the owners have fitted a roller door to enclose the front carport and give added security.
The carport area extends the full depth of the house and incorporate a covered storage area with barrelled roof which, then in turn gives access to another roller door that opens to the garage/workshop that also has a side door to the garden.
The rear garden enjoys a lovely westerly aspect and commences with a paved patio area while the reminder has an artificial turf and an additional side patio flanked by a brick boundary wall.
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Ramsden Heath is a sought-after village with an active community, situated roughly 2.7 miles north-east of Billericay.
There are a good range of facilities including three very good pubs - the White Horse (twice voted best family pub in East Anglia), the Nags Head (very popular traditional village pub) and the Fox and Hounds (recently taken over by locals Sarah & Mark who have quickly brought this country pub up the rankings to a great venue with the food there highly recommended).
There is a free church - The Christian Growth Centre along with a superb family-owned butchers - Andrews, a fairly new Coffee shop - 'Hall & Co' and beauticians.
There is also a primary school - the Downham C of E Primary School.
The recently built air-conditioned modern village hall is available for hire and consists of a small hall, a large hall and kitchen facilities.
I, like many of the Ramsden Heath residents often nip down to 'Hemmings' in the adjoining village of Ramsden Bellhouse, a well-stocked convenience store with an in-house Post Office providing the daily essentials.
As well as being in the catchment area for Downham Primary, Mayflower High School and Ramsden preschool the village has much to offer families of all ages.
There are award winning sports fields and a pavilion which includes football and tennis facilities.
Golf clubs are located in nearby Stock and Billericay.
There are plenty of local country walks, ideal for everyone and perfect for dog walkers, along with close and easy access to the Hanningfield Reservoir and Nature Reserve for fishing, bird watching and other activities.
For horse lovers, there are local riding stables, clubs and livery yards, all with easy access to a comprehensive bridleway system.
The local Recreation ground is well kept and maintained and has won awards for the facilities on offer including exercise equipment, table tennis, large variety of play equipment for children and basketball.
The nearby town of Billericay (approx. 2.7 miles) offers a comprehensive range of amenities including a thriving High Street with a Waitrose Store, good secondary schools (both State & Private), numerous recreational facilities and a Mainline Railway Service to London Liverpool Street (fast train 35 minutes Monday- Friday).
Chelmsford City Centre with its new flagship John Lewis Store is just 10 miles away and boasts the renowned King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford County High School for Girls, and New Hall Convent School.
Several buses provide easy transport to Billericay, Wickford and Chelmsford while peak time NIBs buses serve the london commuter leaving the White Horse for Billericay Railway Station at advertised times of 06:19 06:47 and 07:17 in the morning and then returning at 18:05 18:30 19:00 and 19:35 in the evening.
A bit of history
Ramsden Bellhouse and Ramsden Heath are now two separate villages, but until the first part of the 20th Century they were one village, which stretched from Stock in the north to Nevendon in the south.
The village was centered around the crossroads, where today the war memorial stands, in front of the White Horse Pub.
Confusingly it was known back then as Ramsden Bellhouse with Ramsden Heath simply an area of heathland to the north of the village.
About 1910 Homesteads Ltd bought Ramsden Bellhouse Farm and built an estate centre around St. Mary's Church about a mile from the old village which became known as Ramsden Bellhouse, and gradually the old village became Ramsden Heath.
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