Spencer Close, Billericay

Price £585,000 - Under Offer


  • Handsome 4 Bed Detached House presented in excellent order with a very modern interior
  • Located on the periphery of Billericay, with the 60-acre Queens Park Country Park opposite
  • 2-Car 'Own Drive' and Detached Garage with pitched roof giving extra storage in the rafters
  • 22ft open plan Kitchen/Diner with Quartz worktops over Grey 'Shaker' kitchen units & Range Cooker
  • Main Bedroom boasts a vaulted ceiling and a swish refitted Ensuite Shower Room
  • Situated in the popular 'Brookmans' development built in 2000 by Wimpey Homes
  • Short walk to the local shops through the network of local paths
  • Lounge with feature Biofuel Stove
  • Separate Utility Room with matching units and ground floor Cloakroom/WC
  • Main Bathroom also refitted to a modern contemporary theme. Gas Central Heating

Presented in excellent order with a very modern interior, this attractive 4 Bedroom Detached Family Home was built to the 'Jubilee' design by Wimpey Homes and is situated on the popular 'Brookmans' development in Queens Park, a sought after area to the north-west side of Billericay.

Stylish houses offering traditional kerbside appeal, 'Brookmans' was built in 2000 and is located on the periphery of Billericay, with the 60-acre Queens Park Country Park opposite.

Queens Park has a comprehensive selection of shops and amenities at 'The Pantiles' shopping Centre, which includes a large Co-op Store, Doctors and Dentists.

The Station is just about walkable (a 22-23 minute walk using the network of local paths and a pleasant stroll through Lake Meadows Park) and the local Brightside Primary School is highly regarded.

The Accommodation briefly comprises an Entrance Hall with attractive wood flooring, which extends throughout the ground floor, a Cloakroom/WC, Lounge with a feature Biofuel Stove in the Fireplace, lovely open plan 22ft long Kitchen/Diner with Grey 'Shaker' style units topped with beautiful Quartz worktops, a separate Utility Room, swish refitted Bathroom and the three bedrooms, the Principle Bedroom featuring a vaulted ceiling and a gorgeous refitted Ensuite Shower Room.

There's Gas Central Heating via radiators, double glazed windows and a 2 car Own Drive leading to the detached Garage.


The Accommodation

Entrance Door leading through to:

ENTRANCE HALL

We like the shapes of this nice size entrance area, which is further enhanced by a neat recessed display niche with glass shelving and the very attractive wood flooring, which extends throughout the whole of the ground floor.

A large understairs cupboard provides useful storage and the wall mounted HIVE thermostat controls the central heating, with the owner able to control this by an App on their mobile phones.


GROUND FLOOR WC ROOM

Fitted with a white Cloakroom suite and with light flowing in through the front facing window with its obscure glass.


LOUNGE 14ft 4' x 14ft (4.4m x 4.3m)

The eyes will immediately be drawn to the feature Fireplace with its inset Biofuel Stove and the Chimney Breast with its gorgeous 'split face' Slate tiles, their different thicknesses making it a lovely eye-catching design statement.

The wide walk in bay window floods this room with light, cascading over the attractive wood flooring and bouncing off the sugar white walls.

As found throughout this home, the ceiling has a smooth plaster finish, with here, as well as the bathrooms and kitchen, inset downlighting.


KITCHEN/DINER 22ft 2' x 12ft 1 max (6.8m x 3.7m)

The heart of the home, this stylish and practical kitchen has the attractive range of Grey Shaker style units topped with a beautiful Quartz worktops up one end, with lots of room the other for a large dining table and chairs.

Ideal for the keen cook, the kitchen area features a large stainless steel Range Cooker, along with an integrated Fridge/Freezer and Dishwasher, as well as a built-in Microwave and that all important Wine Cooler.

The high-tech look of the spray tap gives a stylish addition and the projecting Peninsular unit provides a 2-Seater Breakfast Bar.

Plenty of natural working light comes from the rear facing window and the inset downlighting to the ceiling is complimented by sleek under cabinet and plinth lighting

A set of French doors with accompanying full height windows open at the rear garden within the dining area.


UTILITY ROOM 6ft 6' x 5ft 5' (2m x 1.7m)

Fitted with the same elegant range of Grey Shaker units and with a single bowl single drainer sink unit inset within the Quartz worktop.

Below is a recess for the Washing Machine and hidden behind the door, a clever recess has been built under the stairs to house the vendors tumble dryer.

The external door, with its adjacent window, leads out to the sidewalk.


Staircase from Hall to:

1st FLOOR LANDING

Looking up to the ceiling, the large loft hatch flips down, revealing a sturdy loft ladder and access to the loft.

Three years ago, the owners replaced the boiler and its hot water cylinder with a brand-new Combination Boiler, which is housed in the loft. This has now freed up the landings airing cupboard from the hot water tank, now a super storage for towels and linen.


MAIN BEDROOM 14ft x 9ft 9' (4.4m x 3m)

Featuring a vaulted ceiling, this tastefully decorated front facing double bedroom has its own private ensuite Shower Room.


ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 7ft 9' x 5ft 7' (2.4m x 1.7m)

A stylish and contemporary shower room with a blend of light grey Metro tiles, a white gloss wall hung Vanity unit with twin drawers below, close coupled WC, white towel radiator and a large tiled Shower cubicle with a Rainfall type Showerhead and a separate handset for extra flexibility.


BEDROOM TWO 11ft 10' x 8ft 1' (3.6m x 2.5m)

A rear facing double bedroom with a large recess for wardrobes.


BEDROOM THREE 9ft x 7ft 8' (2.7m x 2.3m)

This front facing bedroom will take a double bed with ease.


BEDROOM FOUR 9ft 8' x 7ft (2.7m x 2.1m)

With attractive wood laminate flooring, this rear facing bedroom has a feature wall encompassing the world map, making the ideal work from home office.


BATHROOM 7ft x 6ft (2.1m x 1.8m)

This beautifully appointed bathroom features a large 'Showerbath', giving an extra wide showering area and featuring a stylish overhead Rainfall type showerhead with a separate hand shower attachment.

The freestanding white gloss finish Vanity unit incorporates storage below and the close coupled WC sits below the rear facing window with its obscure glass.

A tall white towel radiator, attractive wood effect flooring and white metro tiles completes a very modern look.


(2 CAR 'OWN DRIVE' TO) GARAGE 16ft 7 x 9ft 4 (5m x 2.8m)

With a pitched roof for additional storage and the lighting and power protected by a separate consumer unit.


REAR GARDEN

Commencing with a paved patio, the balance mainly laid to lawn and with a shed tucked out of the way behind the garage.


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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.


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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