Gardiners Lane North, Crays Hill

OIEO £700,000 - Exclusive


  • 2,100sq ft 4 DOUBLE BEDROOM DETACHED HOME WITH 90ft GARDEN
  • SUBSTANTIAL ACCOMMODATION OVER TWO FLOORS WITH VERY GENEROUS ROOM SIZES
  • 22ft HALL WITH HUGE UNDERSTAIRS CUPBOARD & GROUND FLOOR WC ROOM
  • VERY LARGE DINING ROOM WITH DOUBLE DOORS LINKING WITH THE LOUNGE
  • BEAUTIFUL "OAK" SHAKER STYLE KITCHEN WITH GRANITE WORKTOPS OPEN PLAN TO LOVELY SUNNY GARDEN ROOM
  • SEMI-RURAL SETTING ON A COUNTRY ROAD LINKING THE A127 AND A129
  • FRONT 5 CAR DRIVE PLUS REAR 2 CAR DRIVE LEADING TO 2 CAR ENCLOSURE & DOUBLE GARAGE = PARKING FOR 11!
  • LOUNGE WITH FEATURE WHITE LIMESTONE FIREPLACE
  • GOOD SIZE PLAYROOM/STUDY WITH GORGEOUS SOLID WOOD FLOORING
  • 3 WELL APPOINTED BATHROOMS/ENSUITES

This 2,100sq ft, 4 Double Bedroom Detached Home has a 90ft Garden and on the return frontage, a Detached Double Garage accessed via a Two Car Drive with an enclosed Double Parking Compound between, which complements the Automated remote control Gated Five Car Drive to the Front - yes, this is a home that will park 11 cars within its grounds - perfect for the larger family or entertaining!

The property is situated in a particularly pleasant, non-estate, semi-rural setting on a country road linking the A127 with the A129, which winds its way from Billericay to Wickford, passing through the pretty village of Crays Hill where this home is located.

This is a substantial and very well-presented home, the generous room sizes giving a great feel of space throughout, notably evident to the three very large Reception rooms, of which the Lounge and Dining Room are both nearly 15ft wide. The accommodation briefly comprises 22ft Hall with a surprisingly huge understairs cupboard, Lounge with Fireplace and double doors linking it with the adjacent Dining Room (itself with another door from the hall), generous size Study/Playroom, beautiful `Oak` Shaker style Kitchen with Granite worktops open plan to a fabulous Sun Room drenched in light by its wide windows, patio doors and almost full radius Lantern light, super-size circa 9ft square Utility/Laundry Room, well-appointed ground floor WC, spacious Landing, the four double bedrooms (2 with private Ensuite Shower Rooms) and a large Family Bathroom with both a separate shower and Bath.

CRAYS HILL village itself has a handy `Premier` convenience store supplying the daily essentials and in the evenings and weekends, why not stroll along to the great local pub/restaurant called The Shepherd and Dog, which has a beer garden and large patio - it does good food and quite a range of beers/ales. Bus Stops in the village give easy access to the neighbouring towns of Billericay & Wickford - both with Mainline Railway Stations (London Liverpool Street in 35 minutes from Billericay). Plus, just up the road is the Barleylands Farm Shop, which sells fresh fruit, vegetables and a large selection of groceries.

The A127 is little more than a two-minute drive away giving access to Southend, London and the M25.


HALL

The `Light Oak` UPVC front door with its adjacent full height, side light window, complements the matching ‘Light Oak` effect UPVC double glazed windows found throughout the house.

A understairs storage cupboard is a bit of a surprise when opening...it`s huge! It houses a modern Hager consumer unit and has an automatic light come on, as the door is opened.


GROUND FLOOR WC ROOM

Making a good impression in a small space, this well-appointed cloakroom has a rear window for natural light and features an ‘Oak` effect Shaker style vanity unit, topped with Granite and a contemporary rectangular basin with pillar tap.

Attractive Travertine tiling gives additional grace and a big mirror gives a greater feeling of space.


LOUNGE 18ft 8` x 14ft 5` (5.7m x 4.4m)

A lovely room with the eyes drawn to the nearly full width glazing, the central sliding patio doors opening wide for direct access to the patio.

The attractive white Limestone Fireplace and the recessed backlit ceiling panel are further focal points, with the neutral decor and lovely wood flooring, enhancing the appeal of this room further.


DINING ROOM 14ft 5` x 14ft 3` (4.4m x 4.4m)

A nice and wide dining room with a feature 2.3m wide bay window filling the room with light.

Between the dining room and the adjacent lounge, a set of glass double doors with adjacent side light windows can be opened, to create a larger gathering area.


STUDY/PLAYROOM 11ft 2` x 9ft 4` (3.4m x 2.8m)

The beautiful solid wood flooring of this versatile reception room matches well with the ‘Oak` internal door (as found throughout the home) and wide Bay window, which floods in lots of light.

The ceiling has a smooth plastered finish (as found throughout the home bar the 4th bedroom).


KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 13ft 3` x 12ft 4` (4m x 3.8m)

This high quality fully fitted ‘Oak Shaker` style kitchen features sparkling Granite worktops and a Central Island, incorporating a Breakfast Bar and the twin tap double bowl undercounter sink unit.

Features include a pull-out larder, five ring NEFF Gas Hob with matching stainless-steel Extractor Hood above, NEFF Multifunction Double Oven, NEFF integrated Dishwasher, Integrated Fridge and glass splashbacks, which give a stylish finish.

Large travertine floor tiles give timeless elegance and extend through the 8ft wide opening into the adjacent Garden.


GARDEN ROOM 12ft 4` x 12ft 1` (3.8m x 3.7m)

Your attention will be arrested by the huge feature Lantern Light above, which bathes the room in light, with sunlight already streaming in through the two huge almost full width windows and wide set of sliding patio doors.


LAUNDRY/UTILITY ROOM 9ft 4` x 8ft 7` (2.8m x 2.6m)

A cut above the usual utility room, this super-size laundry room has a glazed door at the side and fitted kitchen units incorporating spaces for a washing machine and tumble dryer.

A wall mounted cupboard opens to reveal the Vaillant ecoTEC plus Gas boiler serving the gas central heating via radiators and hot water.


1st FLOOR LANDING 24ft x 7ft 8` max (7.3m x 2.3m)

A spacious landing with a front facing former window, 4ft deep Airing Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and a ceiling hatch accessing the loft.


MASTER BEDROOM 15ft x 14ft 5` (4.6m x 4.4m)

This generous front facing double bedroom has a modern range of ‘Light Oak` effect fitted bedroom furniture, incorporating three double wardrobes, a tall chest of drawers, dressing table and twin bedside cabinets.


EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 9ft 6` into shower x 3ft 10` (2.9m x 1.2m)

A stylish shower room featuring an `Oak Shaker` style vanity unit with three cupboards below and a Granite countertop incorporating a semi recessed basin, complimented by Travertine tiling and a large Shower enclosure with a remote control Aqualisa Shower.

A side facing window give natural light and a chrome towel radiator winter warmth.


BEDROOM TWO 14ft 6` (into wardrobes) x 13ft 3` (4.4m x 4m)

This large double bedroom has a feature rear facing dormer window enjoying a pleasant semi-rural outlook.

Along the far wall, three double wardrobes and a further built in eaves cupboard provide super storage.

This room also enjoys its own private ensuite.


EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6ft 7` x 3ft max (2m x 0.9m)

This modern, travertine tiled Shower room features a chrome towel radiator and a natty little cupboard door that opens to reveal a shelved recess for toiletries.


BEDROOM THREE 12ft 6` x 10ft 3` (3.8m x 3.1m)

A nicely decorated double bedroom with lovely wood flooring, a built-in double wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors and an adjacent dressing table with a rather nice Granite countertop.

The 8ft high ceiling (with inset downlighting, as found throughout many of the rooms in this house) gives a great impression of light and space, and the rear window enjoys a pleasant semi-rural outlook.


BEDROOM FOUR 15ft 1` x 9ft 4` (4.6m x 2.8m)

Yet another double bedroom, this one with a pretty front facing dormer window, built-in 6ft wide wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors and a sumptuous white deep pile carpet.


BATHROOM 8ft 4` x 7ft 10` (2.5m x 2.4m)

Another beautifully appointed travertine tiled bathroom, this, the main family bathroom boasting both a double ended bath and a large separate shower too.

A Granite topped ‘Oak Shaker` style corner vanity unit provides plenty of storage and a side facing window, plenty of light.


EXTERIOR - FRONT

Trees and hedges just behind the front brick wall give a degree of seclusion and an automated sliding metal gate retracts to the right, giving access to the large block paved front drive, providing parking for several cars.

Gated access on both sides, leading around to the rear garden.


EXTERIOR - REAR GARDEN 91ft x 38ft (28m x 11.6m)

Extending out some 16ft, the wide expanse of decking provides the ideal spot for alfresco entertaining.

The deck is retained by a sleek, contemporary style, stainless steel balustrade system, with steps leading down to the main Garden which has been lovingly maintained and is unoverlooked from the rear.


ADDITIONAL SECURE PARKING.

A sturdy door at the end of the garden leads through to a fully enclosed parking compound measuring 20ft 10` x 18ft (6.35m x 5.5m), with to the right, a detached double garage, and to the left, a tall automated sliding gate which retracts to the left back to reveal a private 2 car drive accessed off Southlands Road on the return frontage - perfect for overspill party parking of for those who seek additional secure parking.


DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 17ft x 17ft (5.2m x 5.2m)

The owner is having a brand new remote controlled Garage door fitted, and the garage also has a pitched tiled roof, giving addition storage area potential, if required. There is also a window and courtesy door, currently clad from the outside as it wasn`t being used, but the cladding could so easily be pulled off to reveal them back again.


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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.

Crays Hill is a village within the parish of Ramsden Crays and falls roughly midway between Billericay and Wickford, both having main line railway stations on the London Liverpool Street line. The Monday - Friday Fast Train goes from Billericay Railway Station to Liverpool Street in just 35 minutes.

The village dates back to the the 13th Century and therefore offers a mixture of old and modern properties.

Amenities include a well stocked `Premier` convenience store supplying the daily essentials and the highly regarded local pub/restaurant The Shepherd & Dog, which boasts a popular restaurant and large beer garden - it does good food and quite a range of beers/ales.

Bus Stops in the village give easy access to the neighbouring towns.

Just up the road is the Barleylands Farm Shop, which sells fresh fruit, vegetables and a large selection of groceries.

The A127 is little more than a two-minute drive away giving access to Southend, London and the M25.
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