St Marys Avenue, Billericay
Price £1,100,000 - Exclusive
Being pleasantly positioned in a central prestigious Private Road, this aesthetically pleasing, five-bedroom detached home with two bathrooms and three En-suites, will give you both the space to live and the ultimate convenience of just a 60 second walk to the High Street - itself with the Mainline Railway Station serving London Liverpool Street at the north end.
This substantial property provides 2,400sq ft of accommodation spread over three floors, built to a very high standard in 2012 by well respected Kingfisher Prestige Developments and boasts a beautiful Poggenpohl Kitchen, Villeroy Boch Bathrooms, ground floor Underfloor heating and a wired-in home entertainment system
The generous Reception Hall provides a grand and impressive Entrance area, which then leads off to each of the ground floor rooms. The 17ft Lounge with contemporary `Hole-in-the-wall` design `nu-flame` gas fire controlled by a `Thermatronic Infra-red remote control` system, a Dining Room with a front facing bay window, a Study plus a stunning Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a light and bright glazed breakfast area with bi-fold doors leading out to the secluded garden.
Upstairs, the five good sized bedrooms and four Bathroom/En-suites are spread nicely over the two top floors giving flexability to suit many family arrangements, with the top floor bedroom with skylight windows and en-suite also enjoying great storage courtesy of a large walk-in Store.
Along with the balance of the remaining 10 year NHBC Warranty this premium home in a peaceful central position, also enjoys a secluded garden and a oversized integral garage with and electric up and over door.
RECEPTION HALL 18ft 9" x 14ft 4" (5.72m x 4.37m maximum)
A recessed storm porch gives shelter and a quality hardwood stained Front Door with twin obscure glass panels adds to the great first impression of the home that this spacious and well-lit hallway, with underfloor heating, a large 4ft x 2ft full height Cloaks cupboard and recessed downlighters promotes.
In addition, there is a lockable door to the garage, a softwood stained staircase finished with solid Ash handrails and newel posts, which together with internal doors of Oak veneer with inlay from `Vicaima" gives a very attractive and contemporary design.
CLOAKROOM 7ft 6" x 4ft 6" (2.29m x 1.37m)
Fitted with a Villeroy Boch Basin from the elegant `Sentique` range with Hansgrohe mixer tap, over a wall mounted Vanity Unit with matching close coupled WC, natural Travertine tiles are to the floor and half wall height, downlighters are inset to the ceiling and a side window gives natural light.
LOUNGE 17ft 4" x 13ft (5.28m x 3.96m)
Accessed via Double doors from the hall, there are PVCu `lead lite` double glazed French Doors with adjacent full height windows each side opening out to the terrace this lounge with fitted surround sound also enjoys the warmth of underfloor heating.
The room is further lit by two matching side facing windows either side of the Fireplace. itself a contemporary `Hole-in-the-wall` design of natural Portuguese Limestone with a `nu-flame` gas fire controlled by a `Thermatronic Infra-red remote control` system.
DINING ROOM 13ft 6" x 13ft 2" (4.11m x 4.01m)
A pleasantly spacious dining room accessed via Double Doors from the hall with a large front facing `lead lite` white PVCu double glazed walk in bay window and further Side facing windows. Again, there is a surround sound system and underfloor heating.
STUDY 7ft10" x 6ft 6" (2.39m x 1.98m)
Positioned centrally in the house with a side facing window this study has a walk-in understairs storage cupboard providing great storage and also housing the OPUS Master Control unit for the home entertainment/multi room audio system.
(OPUS is a complete whole-house entertainment solution which provides stunning quality, centralised music and video, throughout the home without the clutter of black boxes and wire spaghetti)
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 23ft 6" x 12ft 3" (7.16m x 3.73m)
The kitchen is accessed from the hall via Double Doors. A 7ft wide opening is fitted with a set of bi-fold doors which fully open to bring the outside in, giving added impact to this stunning kitchen which again, has inset downlighting, a surround sound system and underfloor heating with Travertine effect ceramic floor tiles.
THE KITCHEN AREA
Fitted with an ultra-contemporary, luxury brand POGGENPOHL kitchen by Nicholas Anthony, with worktops from Corian to their `Mont Blanc` range (Founded in 1892 in Germany, Poggenpohl is the oldest and best-known kitchen brand in the world, with kitchens of the highest quality and with some real trend-setting design)
The central feature Island unit incorporates a breakfast bar, Evoport pop-up electric sockets and a built-in 76cm Miele Touch Control Ceramic Hob with contemporary Falmec (euroline) 90cm `Polar` Island Extractor Hood over the top.
ALL THE MAIN APPLIANCES ARE MIELE. Along with the hob, there is also a very smart looking 60cm Multi-Function Oven with 66L capacity (Miele model H4810B). 8 function Combi Micro-Oven (H5040BM) Plate Warming Drawer EGW5060. 60cm Built-in Larder Fridge, built-in Freezer. 60cm Fully Integrated Dishwasher. Plus, there is a Franke stainless steel Peak sink and Pilatus tap.
(Incorporated within the kitchen measurements)
This area is designed to be used as a Breakfast Area/Morning Room and features a beautiful glass Lantern Rooflight. On the wall are a double electric socket and TV/Satellite sockets for a wall hung TV.
In addition to the Rooflight, extra light floods in to this area through a set of PVCu double glazed windows overlooking the garden, and by the further generous glazing provided by the afore mentioned folding doors which fully open allowing `the outside in` during the Summer months.
UTILITY AREA (GARAGE)
Provided at the rear of the extra-long Garage. This includes a 500mm sink base unit, Impala laminated worktop and Franke Erica sink complete with Zurich tap.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
The feature return wood balustrade staircase from the hall continues up to the 2nd floor accommodation. Within the landing area there is a side facing window, inset downlighting, a storage cupboard and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
MASTER BEDROOM 13ft 3" x 13ft (4.04m x 3.96m) (excluding the wardrobes)
This rear facing bedroom has a built-in wardrobe along 11ft of one wall, with two sets of double doors providing great storage. There is also the surround sound system and an OPUS `input` socket for ipod etc. Its also worth noting there are TV/SATT/BT/Broadband sockets throughout..
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 8ft 7 x 6ft 2" (2.61m x 1.90m`)
There is a Villeroy Boch Basin from the elegant `Sentique` range with Hansgrohe mixer tap, over a high gloss white wall mounted Vanity Unit with matching close coupled WC and a 4ft 7 x 3ft fully tiled Shower with `Rainshower` head.
In addition, there is a shaver socket, extractor fan, a chrome heated tower rail. and attractive tiling to both the floor and half height of the walls.
BEDROOM TWO 15ft 8" x 10ft 7" (4.78m x 3.25m)
Another impressive rear facing bedroom suite which has the fitted surround sound system with an OPUS `input` socket for ipod etc.
A recessed DRESSING AREA measuring 5ft 5" x 4ft 9" (1.65m x 1.45m`) with inset downlighting offers the potential for a walk-in wardrobe.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM
Side facing white obscure window. Smooth finish to ceiling with inset downlighting.
Stylishly fitted and with downlighting and a side window there is a Villeroy Boch Basin from the elegant `Sentique` range with Hansgrohe mixer tap, over a high gloss white wall mounted Vanity Unit with matching close coupled WC and a 4ft 7 x 3ft fully tiled Shower with `Rainshower` head.
In addition, there is a shaver socket, extractor fan, a chrome heated tower rail. and attractive tiling to both floor and half height of the walls.
BEDROOM THREE 12ft 4" x 10ft 3" (3.76m x 3.12m) exc door recess
A most pleasant front facing bedroom with a feature box bay window, a surround sound system and OPUS `input` socket for ipod etc. TV/FM Socket.
BEDROOM FOUR 10ft 4" x 10 ft1" (3.15m x 3.07m)
Another double bedroom with a built-in double wardrobe and the surround sound system, with an `input` socket for ipod etc.
FAMILY BATHROOM 8ft8 x 8ft (2.64m x 2.44m)
This part tiled family bathroom with a side window, inset downlighting and a tall chrome heated towel rail has a fitted white four-piece suite by Villeroy & Boch comprising an inset bath and separate 900mm x 900mm Shower Cubicle with Hansgrohe taps and shower valves, matching basin with Hansgrohe mixer tap, over a gloss white wall mounted Vanity Unit with matching close coupled WC.
SECOND FLOOR LANDING
A skylight window floods natural light onto this landing, which has large walk-in Loft/Store Room of 9ft 1 x 4ft 2 (floor space).
BEDROOM FIVE 14ft7 x 12ft3 (4.45m x 3.73m)
This lovely, Top Floor Bedroom has a side facing skylight windows, inset downlights and the surround sound system.
BATHROOM 6ft 9" x 5ft 9" (2.06m x 1.74m)
Just like the other bathrooms this one is fully tiled and also has a Villeroy Boch suite, that comprises a semi pedestal basin with Hansgrohe mixer tap over, a panel bath with matching taps and a close coupled WC.
EXTERIOR - FRONT
To the front of the house is a double width drive finished in Marshalls Tegula Block Paving and a lawn area with established planting to the front.
REAR GARDEN 40ft > 28ft x 32ft5 (12.21m >8.50m x 9.88m)
The rear garden is nicely secluded commencing with a paved Patio of Indian Sandstone, the remainder is mainly lawn.
In addition, there is an external double electric power sockets and two outside `lantern` lights.
GARAGE 23ft 1" x 9ft10" (7.03m x 3.00m)
An extra-long Garage measuring 7m (23ft) in depth has both a rear courtesy door and internal door from the hall. The electrically operated timber garage door comes complete with remote controls.
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.
- 2012 built Five Bedroom Detached luxury Home on the edge of the High Street
- 0.4 mile to Billericay Railway Station (London Liverpool Street in 35 minutes)
- Secluded Garden
- 17ft Lounge with surround system & remote controlled Fireplace
- Gorgeous Poggenpohl Kitchen with Corian worktops
- Literally just a 60 second stroll through to the High Street
- Private Road setting
- Ground floor Underfloor Heating (radiators upstairs - all running off Gas Central Heating)
- Separate Dining Room & Study
- 4 Villeroy Boch Bathroom
Nearest train stations (distances are in a straight line)
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