Little Wakering Road, Little Wakering, SS3

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A beautifully appointed, exceptionally spacious Chocolate Box cottage with superb interior design features. Standing on an impressive west facing plot circa a quarter of an acre, this amazing property backs directly onto Little Wakering Parish Meadow & has a superb view of St Mary's Church Steeple.

A beautifully appointed, exceptionally spacious Chocolate Box cottage with superb interior design features. Standing on an impressive west facing plot circa a quarter of an acre, this amazing property backs directly onto Little Wakering Parish Meadow & has a superb view of St Mary's Church Steeple.

Welcome to The Brays

Originally two cottages with origins circa 1635 - 'The Brays' has been carefully re-modelled and refurbished to provide a charming, versatile country home that seamlessly blends the old with the new. The west facing gardens back directly onto Little Wakering Parish Meadow with farmland beyond and the property offers a wealth of original Period features. The peg tiled roof, feature fireplaces with cast iron stoves, the large carriage driveway and the view of St Mary's Church Steeple all add to the appeal of this beautiful home. An internal viewing is essential to appreciate the size and standard of accommodation on offer.

An oak entrance door with obscure glazed panel leads into the:

Dual Aspect Sitting Room 25'7" x 17'0" (7.8m x 5.18m) An impressive split level reception room with multi pane window to front and multi pane French doors with matching full height side panels leading to the rear patio terrace - both fitted with bespoke plantation shutters. Original feature Inglenook fireplace with multi fuel cast iron burner and oak mantel. Two radiators. Exposed studwork and beams. Three wall light points. Access to cupboard housing electric meter. Boarded wooden floor. Turning staircase to first floor landing. Suffolk latch doors lead off to principal rooms.

Dual Aspect Formal Dining Room 15'8" x 13'9" (4.78m x 4.19m) Multi pane windows to front and rear with bespoke Plantation shutters. Miniature red brick feature fireplace in oak surround with matching mantle housing multi fuel cast iron burner. Radiator in ornamental cabinet. Exposed beams and studwork. Three wall light points. A lever latch door leads through to:

Lounge 16'0" x 15'0" (4.88m x 4.57m) Two multi pane windows to front with bespoke Plantation shutters. Leaded borrowed light into Study. Feature red brick Inglenook fireplace with raised hearth and multi fuel cast iron stove. Two radiators. Polished wooden flooring. Exposed studwork and beams. Four wall light points. A Suffolk latch door leads through to the:

Inner Hallway Turning staircase to first floor landing (serving Master Bedroom Suite and Bedroom Three). Radiator. Understairs recess Exposed studwork and beams. A lever latch door gives access to:

Study 9'5" x 5'8" (2.87m x 1.73m) Multi pane window to rear with bespoke fitted Plantation Shutter. Recessed multi fuel cast iron burner. Exposed studwork. Two wall light points. Radiator. Feature part vaulted ceiling.

The Split Level Lounge/Family Room gives access to the:

Dual Aspect Contemporary Breakfasting Kitchen 15'5" x 14'11" (4.7m x 4.55m) Multi pane window to front with bespoke Plantation shutter. Half glazed door leads through to the rear Utility Room. Leaded light window to rear. The Kitchen has been completely refurbished during 2018 having been professionally planned and fitted with an extensive range of bespoke hand painted base, eye level and full height cabinets in French Grey with extensive quartz working surfaces with matching upstands and contemporary brick faced feature tiled wall. Centre quartz surfaced breakfast island. Space for Range style cooker with glass splashback. The range of integrated appliances include fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave oven. The cabinets include drawer stacks, under unit lighting and inset twin 'Butler' style enamel sinks. Exposed bressimer. Feature timber effect porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating.

Utility Room/Laundry 15'5" x 5'4" (4.7m x 1.63m) Completely refurbished during 2018. uPVC double glazed door gives access to the rear garden and uPVC double glazed windows to rear. Perspex 'reflectorlite' vaulted roof with overhead angled LED lighting. Fitted with a range of matching bespoke French Grey cabinets with housing for washing machine and tumble dryer. Floor standing 'Viessman' gas boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system. Feature timber effect porcelain tiled floor with underfloor heating. Quartz working surface. Contemporary brick faced wall tiles. Timber effect porcelain tiled floor.

Also accessed from the Sitting Room:

Cloakroom Wooden floor. Access to small roof space. Cloaks hanging space. A lever latch door leads through to:

Re-Fitted 'Victoriana' Bathroom 9'4" x 7'9" (2.84m x 2.36m) Two multi pane windows to rear with bespoke Plantation shutters. Completely refurbished in 2018 and beautifully tiled in 'Ted Baker' ceramics with feature 'Birds of Paradise' tiles to the shower area. Underfloor heating. Fitted with a four piece suite comprising free standing rolled edged bath, marble surfaced wash stand in French grey, matching integrated cistern W.C. and frameless glass 'walk-in' shower enclosure with rainwater and hand held shower fittings. 'Old school' radiator. Two wall light points. Extractor fan. Recessed lighting.

The First Floor Accommodation comprises

Split Level North Wing Landing (Accessed from Ground Floor Outer Hallway) Multi pane window to rear overlooking the garden. Radiator. Exposed studwork and beams. Hand painted boarded floor. Feature vaulted ceiling (under turreted roof). Lever latch doors off to:

Split level Master Bedroom 14'2" x 13'3" (4.32m x 4.04m) Multi pane window to front with bespoke Plantation shutter. Hand painted pine floor. Radiator. Exposed beams and studwork. Feature vaulted ceiling. Steps lead up to:

En Suite Shower Room Fully tiled in quality ceramics and fitted with a three piece suite comprising shower recess, corner suspended wash hand basin and dual flush close coupled w.c. Recessed towel store. Radiator. Extractor fan. Feature part vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom Three 14'2" x 15'2" (4.32m x 4.62m) Multi pane window to front with bespoke Plantation shutter. Radiator. Hand painted boarded floor. Exposed beams. Feature vaulted ceiling.

South Wing Landing (Accessed from Sitting Room) Feature part vaulted ceiling. Exposed beams. Suffolk latch doors lead off to:

Split Level Bedroom Two/Guest Bedroom 14'2" x 14'0" (4.32m x 4.27m) An impressive dual aspect room with multi pane window to front with bespoke Plantation shutters and side. Radiator. Pitch pine flooring. Exposed beams and studwork. Feature vaulted ceiling.

Bedroom Four (with mezzanine level) 13'8" x 12'4" (4.17m x 3.76m) Multi pane window to front with bespoke Plantation shutter. Hand painted pine floor. Radiator. Exposed beams and studwork. Open tread staircase to upper mezzanine level. Feature vaulted ceiling. (Further door leading through to Master Bedroom Suite).

To the outside of the property

As previously mentioned the property stands on a plot of circa 0.25 of an acre - the extensive rear garden commences from the Family Room/Main Reception Area and Utility Room/Laundry with a crazy paved shaped split level patio terrace that includes areas ideal for dining 'al fresco' with brick built barbecue area and decorative dwarf retaining wall. The majority of garden is attractively laid to lawn with fencing to all boundaries and a large wrought iron gated sideway giving access to the front of the property. Gated rear access to the Parish Meadow.

To the rear of the garden is a large shingled area with a pair of gates (may be suitable for use as an additional private parking area).

A personal stable door from the garden gives access to the:

Detached Double Garage/Workshop With up and over door and accessed to the side of the adjacent property.

The front of the property has a sweeping cobbled paviour driveway with multiple parking spaces and an attractive retaining front wall.

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.

The Agent has not tested any apparatus, equipment, fixtures and fittings or services and so cannot verify that they are in working order or fit for the purpose. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor or Surveyor. References to the Tenure of a Property are based on information supplied by the Seller. The Agent has not had sight of the title documents. A Buyer is advised to obtain verification from their Solicitor. Items shown in photographs are NOT included unless specifically mentioned within the sales particulars. They may however be available by separate negotiation. Buyers must check the availability of any property and make an appointment to view before embarking on any journey to see a property.

Arrange viewing 01702 817844

Hunt Roche - Great Wakering

20 High Street, Great Wakering, Southend on Sea

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email

Southend Standard