Extended living space tailored for modern day family life combined with character features and a delightful garden is offered with this PERIOD DOUBLE BAY 4 BEDROOM 3 BATHROOM CENTRE TERRACE HOUSE conveniently placed for Highams Park Station and central facilities.
A beautifully presented house, in past years cleverly extended to both the ground floor and loft space creating a sizeable arrangement of family accommodation on 3 floors! Interior inspection reveals a charming reception hall, elegant front sitting room with bay, open plan kitchen dining living room, with the living room having an open fireplace, utility room, ground floor shower/wc, whilst the first floor has 3 excellent bedrooms and a bathroom/wc, with the converted loft space now a lovely big master bedroom with en-suite bathroom/wc off. The front of the house provides off street parking and a most pleasant rear garden features two areas of decking patio and a workshop/studio, which would make a superb home office!
Set back from Hale End Road, and approached across a hard standing with steps rising to a panelled entrance door with an oval leaded light stained glass feature inset side and top casements. Opening to:
Reception Hall (19′ 0″ x 5′ 10″ or 5.79m x 1.78m)
A spacious reception area, having 8ft 10′ ceiling height with coved cornice, a range of downlighters, easy rise stairs to first floor accommodation, radiator, high skirting, stripped wood exposed floorboards, stairway storage cupboard.
Sitting room (16′ 04″ Max x 12′ 08″ or 4.98m Max x 3.86m)
A charming living room with a wide 5 light bay casement window to front elevation, with fitted shutters, feature stained glass leaded light tops and double panelled radiators below either side. There is a further radiator to the rear wall, high skirting, ceiling coving.
Living Room (13′ 07″ x 10′ 07″ or 4.14m x 3.23m)
Exposed fireplace (live), with brick fireback and hearth, over mantel and with an arrangement of fitted book display shelving to the side recess. High skirting, radiator, ceiling coving. Opening to:
Kitchen Dining Room (12′ 10″ x 18′ 0″ or 3.91m x 5.49m)
A stylish open plan living space and kitchen combined, separated by a marvellous centre aisle breakfast bar work surface, and comprising as follows:
A fabulous arrangement of contemporary fitted units centred on a large island breakfast bar incorporating a bowl and quarter sink unit together with pull out drawers and cupboards beneath. Further range of eye level units and further work tops including a halogen style hob, oven/grill in a matching housing. Part tiled surrounds, range of ceiling downlighters and to the rear elevation bi-folding doors more or less full width open directly on to the patio decking and the remainder of the garden.
A large heating radiator to one side, high skirting, ceiling downlighters.
Utility Room (9′ 09″ x 4′ 10″ or 2.97m x 1.47m)
A useful laundry room includes a “servants maid” above a fitted bowl and quarter stainless steel sink unit with work top and plumbing/provision for an automatic washing machine beneath. Floor to ceiling cupboard space to one side, double radiator, ceiling downlighters. Door to:
Shower Room (6′ 06″ x 2′ 05″ or 1.98m x 0.74m)
Part tiled surrounds, low flush wc, wash hand basin, upright chrome ladder style radiator towel rail, ceiling downlighters, extractor fan, “step in” shower cubicle with chrome fittings and glazed folding doors.
First Floor Accommodation
Landing (8′ 10″ x 6′ 0″ or 2.69m x 1.83m)
Exposed stripped wood floorboards, high skirting, ceiling downlighters, panel doors provide access to each first floor room and a turning staircase rises to the Master Bedroom.
Bedroom 2 (16′ 08″ Max x 12′ 04″ or 5.08m Max x 3.76m)
A large double bedroom with the front elevation having a 5 light bay, casement windows feature stained glass leaded light tops with two radiators either side below. Exposed stripped wood floorboards, high skirting, attractive tiled fireplace and hearth, ceiling coving.
Bedroom 3 (13′ 10″ x 12′ 04″ or 4.22m x 3.76m)
Casement window to rear elevation with a secluded outlook on to gardens, radiator, exposed stripped wood floorboards, high skirting. Cupboard housing gas boiler serving central heating and domestic hot water supply.
Bedroom 4 (9′ 10″ x 6′ 02″ or 3.00m x 1.88m)
An attractive Oriel style bay to the front elevation with 4 stained glass leaded light tops, radiator exposed stripped wood floorboards, picture rail.
Bathroom (7′ 07″ x 7′ 07″ or 2.31m x 2.31m)
A well planned contemporary bathroom with modern fittings comprising a tiled enclosed bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, low flush wc with tiled enclosed concealed cistern, vanity wash hand basin with storage beneath, floor to ceiling mirror fronted linen/storage cupboard, enclosed shower cubicle with chrome fixed head shower attachment, extractor fan, ceiling downlighters, double glazed window to rear elevation.
2nd Floor Accommodation
With stripped wood floorboards and door to:
Master Bedroom (18′ 04″ x 12′ 02″ or 5.59m x 3.71m)
Reducing to 8’10
To the front elevation 2 Velux style roof windows and useful eaves storage cupboards, radiators on two sides, double glazed window to rear with a tree lined outlook to the West over surrounding gardens. Exposed stripped wood floorboards, door to:
En Suite Bathroom (5′ 0″ x 5′ 09″ or 1.52m x 1.75m)
A “Roll Top” style bath having centred chrome mixer tap and fixed head shower above. Wall mounted wash hand basin, close coupled wc, chrome radiator towel rail, tiled flooring, mostly tiled walls, ceiling downlighters, double glazed window to the rear elevation
A delightful feature of this house, and accessed from the kitchen dining room bi-folding doors on to a spacious decking style patio terrace which opens up to the remainder of the plot laid out to lawn with an attractive shrub/flower bed along one side where there is a path leading to the rear boundary. Here there is a further raised decking style patio, wood store and an EXCELLENT WORKSHOP STUDIO FACILITY which has the possibility to become a Home Office if required! The depth of the garden is approximately 56feet facing due west.
Set back from Hale End Road, slightly elevated, the property benefits from an off road hardstanding with neatly planted hedgerow raised beds either side.