Bell Hill Close, Billericay

OIEO £500,000 - Under Offer


  • Handsome 3 Bedroom Terrace House on the sought after Cherry Tree Park development - built in 2013
  • 53ft x 37ft max Garden with a main Patio and Lawn stepping down to a wide Sun Trap Deck & play area
  • Hall with wood effect flooring and white walls matching well with 'American Walnut' internal doors
  • Kitchen/Diner with rear French Doors too
  • Ensuite Shower Room plus Main Bathroom too
  • Built to an attractive Georgian design with an elegant curving front façade
  • 28ft Car Port in front of the 23ft x 10ft Garage with Loft, painted white walls & carpet tiled foor
  • Front-to-back Lounge with front window and rear French Doors, so very light and bright
  • Contrasting Cream Gloss and Walnut kitchen units with Walnut look worktops and integrated appliances
  • Station 0.9 mile. High Street 9 min walk. Nature Reserve 2 min walk. Billericay School 6 min walk

Offering great kerbside appeal, this handsome 3 Bedroom Georgian style terrace House with its elegant curving façade, was purchased brand new by the current Vendor in 2013, chosen over others as it boasts a large Garden (53ft max x 37ft max), a lovely big Garage (23ft x 10ft) and a 28ft Car Port too.

The Owners were also attracted by its convenient location, with Mill Meadows Nature Reserve a 1-2 minute stride away (perfect for those with dogs), Billericay Secondary School a 6 minute walk, and the shops, bars, and restaurants of Billericay High Street (with its central Waitrose Store) is also within easy reach - an easy 10 minute stroll.

The property will also be a boon for the City Commuter, with Billericay Railway Station with its Mainline link to London Liverpool Street, is 0.9 mile on foot.

This smart contemporary Home forms part of the sought after 'Cherry Tree Park' development which was built by Banner Homes and thus still retains the 2 year balance of its 10 year NHBC Warranty.

Inside, well planned accommodation briefly comprises Hall with built-in Coat cupboard, Lounge with French Doors to Garden, Kitchen/Diner with contrasting Cream Gloss and 'Walnut' units and also French Doors out to the Garden, ground floor WC Room, a spacious Landing and the three good size Bedrooms are served by a Family Bathroom and an Ensuite Shower Room to the Main Bedroom too.

Further features include 'American Walnut' interior doors, Hammonds fitted wardrobes, upvc double glazing throughout and Gas Central Heating via radiators.


The Accommodation

Combining style with security, the grey outside/white inside, wood grain finish composite Front Door leads through to:


HALL

A great first impression, with attractive wood affect vinyl flooring matched with 'American Walnut' internal doors and sugar white walls and ceiling.

A built-in cloaks cupboard provides useful storage.


WC ROOM

Fitted with a white cloakroom suite incorporating a back-to-wall WC with a hidden cistern and a corner Basin.


LOUNGE 15ft 9' max x 10ft 4' (4.8m x 3.15m)

A bright and sunny, dual aspect Lounge with the front window fitted with custom made solid wood 'Plantation Shutters', their adjustable blades allowing the perfect balance of light and privacy.

To the rear, the wide glazing incorporating a central set of French Doors, flood in even more light, and lovely and soft underfoot, the deep pile grey carpet and the feature papered wall adds a luxurious finishing touch.


KITCHEN/DINER 15ft 4 x 11ft 8' reducing to 7ft 5' (4.7m x 3.6m > 2.3m)

Fitted with an attractive range of contrasting Cream Gloss and 'Walnut' Kitchen units, topped with Walnut effect worktops and incorporating a sleek, black ceramic Samsung Hob with Bosch multi-function Oven below and matching stainless steel 'Chimney' style Extractor Hood above, an integrated Fridge/Freezer and Dishwasher and space for a washing machine (The Vendor advises they still have the original integrated door for an integrated Washing Machine).

Polished Travertine splashback tiling, ceramic tiles to the floor and both a window and a set of French doors out to the garden, provide the finishing touches.


Staircase from hall rising to:

1st FLOOR LANDING

Notably spacious and with a large airing cupboard too.


MASTER BEDROOM 16ft 10' max x 15ft 3' reducing to 10ft 6' (5.1m x 4.65m > 3.2m)

Another dual aspect room, so particularly light and bright, with windows front and back, both with Plantation shutters.

In addition to the large built in double wardrobe, there is also an attractive range of Cream and Walnut effect fitted wardrobes with matching bedside cabinets.


ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 7ft 6' x 4ft 7' max (2.3m x 1.4m)

Fitted with a white 3-piece suite including a large shower cubicle.

Built-in speakers partner up with a built-in radio within the ceiling for shower sing-a-longs plus there's an extractor fan, attractive wood effect vinyl flooring and a white towel radiator.


BEDROOM TWO 11ft x 8ft 5' (3.35m x 2.6m)

A double bedroom with lilac walls, a built-in double wardrobe and fitted blinds to the rear facing window, which enjoys far reaching views through the roof tops.


BEDROOM THREE 9ft 1' x 7ft 4' (2.8m x 2.2m)

A good size 3rd bedroom with a large front facing window maximising light and a ceiling hatch acceding the loft.


BATHROOM

Fitted with a modern white suite complimented by attractive ceramic tiling and wood effect vinyl flooring.

Further specification includes a tall white towel radiator, shaver/electric toothbrush socket, extractor fan and a rear facing window for natural light.


EXTERIOR - FRONT

The road itself has been professionally landscaped with areas of grass peppered with attractive shrubs and small trees, this particular home has a thick laurel bush outside the front wall giving added street appeal.


CARPORT 29ft 8' x 9ft (9m x 2.7m)

A super size taking 2 cars with ease.


GARAGE 23ft x 10ft (7m x 3m)

With a remote controlled electric Roller Door (rising vertically with no loss of driveway space in front of the garage and maximising space inside too), rear lockable upvc door to/from the Garden and featuring a completely plasterboarded/plastered/painted ceiling, enabling the creation of a large loft above which is accessed by a choice of two access hatches.

White painted walls and carpet tiles along with a run of fitted kitchen base cupboards with a worktop above has resulted in a very usable and versatile space.(We think it would make the perfect Home Office, Gym, Studio, etc).


EXTERIOR - REAR GARDEN

The sunny rear garden commences with a paved patio which runs onto the main lawn. Steps at the end of the lawn go down to an area of decking, giving plenty of room for the owners 'rubber chips' children's play area and an absolute sun trap of an outside dining/entertaining area.

On the outside rear wall of the house is a useful outside tap and a double electric socket.


SHED 9ft 9' x 8ft (3m x 2.4m)

A useful additional store its own separate consumer unit for the electrical supply here.


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Billericay is a popular, historic market town just 30 miles from London.

The market at the top of Crown Road disappeared years ago and Billericay nowadays is more well-known as an excellent commuter town, with excellent rail links to the City (35 minutes by train), very good schools and a charming High Street, part of which is a conservation area.

It also has great access to the key main roads of the M25, A12 and A127.

The town lies on the edge of rural Essex, which makes it a very desirable place to live. This coupled with the City access goes some way to explain the high levels of Londoners we see looking to move here every year.

Since I moved here in 1973 and started as an estate agent in the mid 1990's, I have seen the town grow to where it is now, with some 14,000-15,000 homes and a population of over 40,000.

The Billericay you see today is economically and physically a thriving and attractive place to live and work. There are many open green spaces including the 40 acre Lake Meadows Park, a must in summer, and they throw a pretty impressive Fireworks Night too.

Norsey Woods is a great place for a walk or to exercise your dogs...or the kids! It dates back to the Bronze Age and covers about 165 acres with a visitor centre for the educational visits it has too.
I remember camping there as a cub scout back in the day and both Nick and myself have enjoyed many a afternoon there over the years with our families.

The High Street must be one of the prettiest in the county and dates back to Roman times. The shape we see now certainly hasn't changed much for over 500 years, our office itself is part of one of the 25 old coaching inns the town has seen over the years!

With well over 100 shops including some well known names and some boutique locally owned ones, the High Street also has some great pubs, bars and restaurants. The Chequers is probably the most popular, most people we know rate it as the best pub in town, with newer bars like Harrys Bar, Bar Zero and the Blue Boar, also very sought after, growing venues on friday and saturday nights.

There are too many great restaurants to name, suffice to say you don't need to travel out of Billericay to have a fantastic night out and there's a taxi rank by the station to get you home if you want to leave the car on the drive.

Waitrose is our local main supermarket with there also a very good Co-op over on Queens Park. Smaller supermarkets over in South Green, Sunnymede and along Stock Road also provide a super local service in their areas.

Billericay Christmas Market is a very popular annual event which sees the High Street completely shut to traffic for the day and then filled with stalls selling anything and everything Christmasy!

All the local schools, both Primary and Secondary have good OFSTED reports and there is a good choice of both State and Private. Please feel free to contact our office for more details although the OFSTED website is the ideal first port of call of course.


A BIT OF HISTORY

Billericay has an facinating history, much of which can be researched in our local museum, the Cater Museum on the High Street.

Billericay was first recorded as Byllerica in 1291 with notable events including a Peasants Revolt ending up in Norsey Woods in 1381 and some of Billericay residents, including Christopher Martin, the ship's victualler, sailing with the Pilgrim Fathers to the 'New World' of America on the Mayflower in 1620 - hence the many representartions of the Mayflower ship in numerous local businesses and the Mayflower High School.

In 1916 Billericay became famous as a result of a Zeppelin airship crashing in flames on the outskirts of the town, down what is now Greens Farm Lane.

A union workhouse was built in 1840 which later, together with additional later built buildings, became St. Andrew's Hospital in the 1930s. The regional plastic surgery and rehabilitation unit was opened here the same year I moved to Billericay, 1973. Many a local will still refer the estate there now to me, as 'one of the houses on the old Burns Unit', although it is in fact Stockfield Manor now.
Only the original workhouse building, including the chapel, and the main gatehouse, now survive, converted now into Grey Lady Place, a residential development of luxury apartments.

The railway came in 1889 and opened up opportunities for landowners to sell plots to Londoners looking to move out of 'The Smoke' into a cleaner rural environment. Both myself and Nick have sold many an old 'plot land' home over the years for redevelopment. A few still remain on the edge of Norsey Woods down Break Egg Hill.

With the housing shortage created by the war time bombing of London, pressure to build was great and the new town of Basildon was given the green light. The 'Green Belt' stopped expansion and the blurring of Basildon and Billericay, hence why lot of the Billericay housing estates were built on abandoned farmland around the town centre and Great Burstead/South Green, where permission was more easily granted.
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