Perry Street, Billericay

Price £535,000 - Under Offer


  • Much improved and extended 3 Bedroom Semi-Detached Bungalow in North Billericay
  • Exactly 1 mile walk to the High Street
  • Entrance Porch leading through to Hall
  • 22ft Full width Conservatory with central heating radiator allowing all-year-round use
  • Bathroom extended and presently fitted out as a luxury Shower Room
  • Sought after neighbourhood 550m from Lake Meadows Park & 500m to local Shops
  • Just a satchels swing away from Buttsbury Infants & Junior Schools
  • Lounge with feature Limestone Fireplace and double doors opening on to Conservatory
  • Fitted "White Ash" Kitchen with NEFF Hob & Oven, integrated Fridge & Dishwasher
  • Own Drive, 23ft x 11ft Garage & 70ft Garden with a Sunny Southerly aspect

Henton Kirkman are pleased to present this much improved and well decorated Three Bedroom Bungalow, situated within a sought after neighbourhood within north Billericay and enjoying a convenient location just 550 metres from the 40 acres of Lake Meadows Park (includes Tennis Courts, Bowling Green and beautifully maintained parkland centred around a huge Fishing Lake), 500 metres from local shops including a small Co-op on the Stock Road and an easy 1 mile walk from the High Street and Mainline Railway Station (London in 35 minutes). In addition, bus stops are a-plenty in the area, taking you to the High Street and surrounding towns.

Over the years the present owners have made thoughtful changes to the property and the accommodation now provides three bedrooms, two being doubles and the third used as a study, the Shower Room with a roof light has been extended and now has a quality suite including a walk in Double Shower.

The Kitchen together with the Lounge is positioned at the rear of the bungalow with the kitchen light and bright courtesy of a range of 'White Ash' effect kitchen units and the focal point of the lounge the feature Limestone Fireplace with inset real flame Gas Fire.

A set of sliding Patio doors from the lounge lead through to the full width Conservatory, which has a vaulted ceiling and a radiator running off the main central heating allowing all-year-round use, and currently serving as a combined Dining and second Sitting Room.

Thought and attention has also been given to the outside areas of this bungalow. The Front Drive has been block paved and the front garden area has been hard landscaped with the grey shingle doubling as additional parking for when guests arrive.

The drive leads on into the extended, oversized Garage which has a remote control electric up and over door, space and plumbing for a Utility Area.

The rear garden measures approx. 70' deep x 34ft wide, enjoying a Southerly aspect and has established boundaries affording a good degree of privacy.
The paved patio extends to the side of the property providing a pleasant courtyard area just off the kitchen.


The Accommodation


Double glazed Entrance Door with fitted blinds leading through to:

ENTRANCE PORCH

Upvc 'front' door with adjacent side light opening to:

HALL

With vanilla walls, cream carpet and a built-in cupboard, the hall provides a nice first impression with the internal doors accessing all the rooms bar the Conservatory.


LOUNGE 15ft x 11ft 10" (4.57m x 3.6m)

A nicely decorated room with the focal point the Limestone Fireplace with its inset Gas Fire.


CONSERVATORY 22ft 8" x 9ft 4" (6.8m x 2.84m)

Bathed in light, this room takes full advantage of its southerly aspect, enjoying all day, mood-boosting sunshine, thus it has a cooling tiled floor and fitted blinds to the vaulted roof, which also has twin opening skylight windows.

The radiator running off the main central heating system has made the conservatory an-all-year-round living space, with the current owners using it as a combined dining and sitting room.

A set of double doors and a further single door give direct access to the rear Garden.


KITCHEN 10ft 2" x 9ft 6" (4m x 2.9m)

Fitted with a range of White Ash finish kitchen units with complimenting worktops and incorporating NEFF appliances comprising a sleek black glass ceramic hob with an integrated Extractor Hood above, Double Oven/Grill, integrated undercounter Fridge and an integrated Dishwasher.

Hidden within one of the eye level cupboards is the Potterton Profile Boiler serving the Gas Central Heating and hot water and attractive grey feature flooring provides a nice finishing touch.

The kitchen is nicely lit by a rear facing window and a glazed back door.


MASTER BEDROOM 14ft 8" x 10ft 8" (4.5m x 3.3m)

A well-proportioned, dual aspect front bedroom with the eyes drawn to the feature curved bay window and the Maplewood effect fitted double wardrobe which provides useful storage.

Two radiators keep this room lovely and cosy during the winter nights.


BEDROOM TWO 11ft 1" x 11ft (3.4m x 3.4m)

Another generous size front facing double bedroom.


BEDROOM THREE 10ft 10" x 7ft 10" (3.3m x 2.4m)

A versatile room presently used as a pleasant Study, with a side facing window and the measurements excluding built-in cupboards along the right wall, one housing the hot water cylinder.


BATHROOM 10ft 2" x 9ft 6" (3.1m x 2.9m)

Very well appointed with the centrepiece being the shiny White Gloss Vanity unit with its inset high quality 'Roca' basin, the cupboards and drawers below providing useful clutter free storage.

The large shower is also a great feature, a roomy 4ft6 x 3ft in size. (1.37m x 0.91m)

A Sun Tunnel provides natural light, the smooth plastered ceiling has inset downlighting and modern Travertine effect ceramic tiles to the walls and floor provide the finishing touches.


EXTERIOR - FRONT

Retained by a low brick wall, the front garden has been landscaped to a low maintenance style, one of the slate beds designed to take extra parking for visitors.


GARAGE 23ft x 10ft 8" (7.1m x 3.25m)

Built on circa 2008, this useful addition provides secure parking and comes with a Cardale remote controlled electric up and over door with an external courtesy door from the garden, plumbing for a washing machine for use as a utility area and a skylight window sweeping in extra light, in addition to the party glazed back door.


REAR GARDEN 70ft x 35ft

The large paved patio extends out into the garden for al fresco dining and sweeps down the side of the property to the rear of the garage giving a real sun trap.

The balance is laid to lawn with the established borders giving a high degree of seclusion during the summer months.


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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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