Oak Chase, Wickford

OIEO £975,000 - Under Offer

  • Impressive 5 Bedroom Detached Chalet in semi-rural setting opposite open countryside
  • Large These include: Detached Double Garage. Detached Annexe. Detached Brick Studio/Gym
  • 3 Reception Rooms: Lounge, Family Room and Sun Lounge
  • 5 Bedrooms spread over two floors (2 of the ground floor ones could be used as extra receptions)
  • Mains Gas Central Heating via radiators & Double glazed windows throughout
  • Standing behind remote controlled gates on 0.4 acre with a range of ancillary buildings
  • Double height Entrance Hall with 17ft high vaulted ceiling - a great first impression
  • 24ft 6' x 18ft Kitchen/Diner with two Lantern Rooflights, two Hobs, two Ovens and two sinks
  • 3 Bathrooms (two Ensuites and the main Bathroom)
  • No onward chain!

Are you looking for a Home Office, Gym or Studio in the Garden? Well with this property you can have all three!

Oak Lodge offers all the convenience of a suburban location with added countryside, as it enjoys a scenic setting on the outskirts of Wickford, in a private road of just two houses just off the London Road, with open country opposite.

The property stands behind solid wood remote controlled gates on a plot of 0.4 acre, the main home a spacious 5 Bedroom Detached Chalet accompanied by a large Detached Double Garage with an electric Door and peppered around the Gardens, a separate Annexe, a further brick outbuilding (currently a Gym) and a big Summerhouse (currently a front Store & rear workshop).

Inside, the huge double height Hall with its 17ft high vaulted ceiling gives a grand first impression and leads off to the Lounge, Family Room, Sun Lounge, super-size Kitchen/Diner, the Master Bedroom with its Ensuite and walk in Wardrobe, two further versatile ground floor rooms (currently bedrooms) and the main Bathroom.

Upstairs are two additional bedrooms, one also with an Ensuite Bathroom and walk-in Wardrobe.

There's an attached Utility Room, double glazing throughout and Mains Gas Fired Central Heating via radiators.

The Accommodation

HALL 18ft 1' x 12ft 9' (5.5m x 3.9m)

You cannot be but very impressed as you enter into what is really a Grand Entrance Foyer! The eyes are immediately drawn upwards to the 16ft 9' high ceiling and the Galleried Landing looking down.

The skylight window, a feature Arched Window on the Landing and the glazed Gable topped Front door streams in light giving an even greater feeling of light and space

A corridor on the right leads off to a wing accessing two of the ground floor Bedrooms, the Bathroom, and the Kitchen and the built in cupboard under the stairs provides a useful storage facility.

LOUNGE 16ft 7' x 14ft 10' (5m x 4.5m)

This spacious, light, and airy living room enjoys a pleasant country outlook through its wide bay window.

FAMILY ROOM 18'6' X 12'9' (5.6m x 3.9m)

As with the hall and found throughout the property, the ceiling has a smooth plastered finish with elegant cornice.

A 6ft 10' (2.1m) wide opening leads through to the:

SUN LOUNGE 11ft 2' x 13ft 7' (3.4m x 4.1m)

Drenched in sunlight from the huge Lantern Rooflight above and generous glazing which includes a set of Double Doors opening out to the Rear Garden and finished with attractive Portuguese Limestone floor tiling.

Insert downlights around the perimeter of the Lantern Light provides plenty of evening light.

KITCHEN/DINER 24ft 6' x 18ft 3' (7.5m x 5.6m)

This huge Hub-of-the-Home features an extensive range of fitted Maple effect kitchen units with polished Granite worktops and incorporates both a built in Gas Hob (with a Bosch Chimney Extractor Hood above) and a further black ceramic Electric one too.

Perfect for larger families or Christmas gatherings, there are two adjacent Ovens, one Double and one single and an integrated Dishwasher.

Along with two ovens and two hobs, there are two sets of sinks too: a 1.5 bowl within the Central Island which incorporates a Breakfast Bar.

There is a large space for an American style fridge/freezer too.

This is another very well lit living area, courtesy of two Lantern Rooflights, a rear facing window and a set of glazed Double Doors.

A side facing Stable style Door leads out to the side where there is the attached Utility Room.

MASTER BEDROOM 30ft 9' x 16ft 7' narrowing to 11ft 6' (9.4m x 5m > 3.5m)

A super-spacious bedroom with a 10ft (3m) high semi-vaulted ceiling with triple skylights in addition to a 9ft 10' wide Tri-fold glass door system and a further side facing window bathing the room in light.

Gorgeous dark wood effect flooring adds warmth and character, inset within the ceiling is a flip down hatch revealing a second Loft and upon the wall is provision for a wall mounted TV.

WALK-IN WARDROBE 7ft x 4ft 8' (2.1m x 1.4m)

With chrome hanging rails along two of the walls and inset downlighting.

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 11ft 4' x 4ft 8' (3.45m x 1.4m)

A beautiful luxury Ensuite with a large walk in Shower with a fixed Showerhead and a further handset too, 'His and Hers' Cream Gloss Vanity units and a close coupled WC.

Gorgeous modern tiling adorns the walls and floor, and plenty of natural daylight comes through the skylight and rear facing window.

A Envirovent 'Silent 100' extractor fan chrome towel radiator completes the specification.

BEDROOM FOUR 12ft 5' x 12ft 5' (3.8m x 3.8m)

(Bedrooms 2 and 3 upstairs)

Another large double bedroom enjoying a fabulous view through the wide bay window of the countryside across the way.

BEDROOM FIVE 11ft 6' x 8ft 8' (3.5m x 2.6m)

With the measurements excluding the door recess, this pretty pink bedroom has a wide, front facing bay window enjoying a pleasant rural outlook and 'Oak' wood laminate flooring.

BATHROOM 8ft 4' x 6ft 8' (2.5m x 2m)

Shiny marble tiles compliment the 'Vernon Tutbury' Suite comprising a semi-pedestal Basin, close coupled WC, wide Bath with pull-out shower attachment and a separate Shower Cubicle.

There's also a chrome towel radiator and a side facing window.

Spindlewood staircase from Hall rising to:


Twin low-level doors open to reveal eaves storage space.

BEDROOM TWO 15ft 8' x 14ft 3' (4.8m x 4.4m)

This large double bedroom is flooded in with light from the twin front facing skylight windows as well as a rear facing dormer window.

A central rectangle of wood laminate flooring is bordered by carpet - a nice feature

Arch leading through to:

WALK-IN WARDROBE 8ft 2' x 6ft 1' (2.5m x 1.85m)

With natural light from a front facing skylight and there is both a hanging rail and fitted shelving here.

ENSUITE 8ft 1' x 7ft 8' (2.5m x 2.3m)

This fully tiled Ensuite Bathroom has a 'Vernon Tutbury' suite comprising a semi-pedestal Basin, close coupled WC and a 'ShowerBath' with a separate Shower over.

There is a rear facing window for natural daylight, chrome towel radiator and useful storage courtesy of an eaves cupboard and a large recess adjacent to the bath.

BEDROOM FIVE 18ft 10' x 10ft (5.7m x 3m)

The owners call this the 'Wigwam' room due to its feature beamed sloping ceiling.

Full of personality this split-level room has attractive wood laminate flooring, a skylight window, and a large Gable window at the far end.


Retained by laurel hedging, and a remote-controlled timber sliding gate, The front sees a large expanse of grey block paving which extends round to the side for additional parking and where the Detached Double Garage is sited.

A large flowerbed adds additional kerbside appeal, this retained by a dwarf brick wall.

DOUBLE GARAGE 19ft 6' x 17ft 10' (5.8m x 4.3m)

With an electric remote controlled Sectional Garage Door (The door is made up of separate sections rather than a single panel, rising vertically with no loss of driveway space in front of the garage and maximising space inside too).

There's power and lighting and a side courtesy door with accompanying window for internal natural light.

A chunky set of electrically operated timber double opening gates between the Main House and the Double Garage open to a further herringbone design block paved Drive/parking area behind, which runs onto a paved secondary Dining/Play patio.

To the left of this is a small Lawned area surrounded by a HOT TUB (to remain), potting shed and a greenhouse.

Steps from the secondary patio lead up to the Main Garden and its trio of lawns, large herringbone design block paved Main Patio and three Outbuildings: An Annex, brick built Studio (currently used as a Gym) and a very large Summerhouse.

The large Main Patio is big enough for the largest table and chairs, inviting al-fresco summer entertaining and has a set of steps leading back down to the ground level of the house where there is a large raised Koi Pond.

To the left of the Annex, the lawn extends round to the left where there is a large willow tree, additional small shed and a raised area of decking.

ANNEXE 23ft 5' max x 19ft max (7.1m x 5.9m)

Identified by the Decking in front, this attractive modern building Is entered via an 8ft (2.4m) wide set of Bifold doors with two further windows giving the main room lots of light.

The smooth plastered finish has inset downlighting, a flip down hatch accesses its useful Loft for additional storage and a built-in cupboard provides additional storage and houses the modern electrical consumer unit.

The attractive wood affect flooring blends well with the decor and the Cream Kitchen units in a corner, themselves topped with 'Jamocha' Caribbean stone effect gloss worktops and incorporating an integrated Fridge and single bowl single drainer sink unit.

SHOWER ROOM 9ft 5' x 6ft (2.9m x 1.8m)

Fitted with a stylish modern suite comprising including a corner Shower cubicle with an electric shower.

A built-in cupboard houses the gas boiler running the Central Heating (radiators in both the lounge and a chrome towel radiator in the shower room).

Also with an extractor fan, modern tiling and a side facing window.

SECOND OUTBUILDING 18ft 3' x 14ft 7' (5.6m x 4.45m)

Another brick built ancillary building with attractive wood flooring, lots of power sockets and a Loft.

Two windows and the part glazed set of Double Doors flood in light, and the ceiling features built-in speakers as well out downlights.

LARGE SUMMERHOUSE 17ft 7' x 13ft 4' (5.4m x 4.1m)

Divided into two areas by a simple timber stud partition wall. The front half used as a Store, the rear as a Workshop.

The front store has triple windows and a glazed set of double doors and the rear workshop also has its own window, both areas with lighting and power sockets.

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Basildon Council

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