General information A striking four-bedroom semi-detached Edwardian family home offering approximately 2,800sq ft of exceptional accommodation standing in mature gardens of around 0.2 of an acre.
Believed to date back to 1908, the property has been perfectly preserved, providing character and charm whilst benefiting from beautifully finished modern interiors including open plan entertaining space and cinema room below ground level.
Steps leads up to an enclosed porch and traditional front door with Mackintosh stained glass that opens into a welcoming reception hall where stairs ascend to the first floor and access to the basement/cinema room beneath, complete with a window to the front and inset sound system. Currently used as the dining area the impressive reception hall has engineered oak flooring and is complemented by a decorative fireplace and preserved sash windows to the front. Doors provide access to the study and the living room, a well-proportioned and light room with sash windows to the front of the house and French doors opening on to the rear garden. The living room is beautifully decorated in neutral tones with decorated ceilings and an open fireplace.
The kitchen/ breakfast room provides an exceptionally wonderful social living space comprising luxury kitchen with light coloured units and granite work surfaces. The kitchen provides integrated appliances and ample space for informal dining together with a central island with further storage and breakfast bar. The room benefits from underfloor heating to the dining area, a double aspect to the side and to the rear with double doors leading on to the rear garden and skylight above. The utility room provides more storage units with granite work surfaces that provide space and plumbing for all the necessary utility appliances. There is also a cloakroom with wc and wash hand basin and a door to the outside.
The first floor landing provides access to three double bedrooms and the traditional family bathroom comprising a claw rolltop bath, Victorian pedestal wash hand basin and wc. Bedroom two offers a decorative fireplace and large bathroom ensuite. The principal bedroom suite offers views to the front and rear with walk in wardrobe and modern fitted ensuite shower facilities. A second staircase leads to bedroom four, benefiting from elevated views and generous eaves storage.
The outside The property is approached by a generous driveway providing parking for multiple vehicles together with a single garage.
Gated access leads to the rear garden which commences with two terrace areas, and a further seating area to the rear strategically placed to receive sun in different parts of the day. The garden is beautifully landscaped with an abundance of traditional English plants and flowers, creating an array of colour and scents throughout the seasons. Mature trees, wisteria and vines create seclusion and there is a garden shed to the far corner.
Location Braintree is a thriving market town with an attractive town centre offering a range of shops serving day to day needs with the popular Freeport Shopping Village located nearby. There is a mainline railway station offering a direct line to London Liverpool Street. Nearby is the A120 offering access to the A12 and Colchester to the north and M11 to the south. Braintree is situated within 9 miles from the county town of Chelmsford.
Important information Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are connected to the property.
Tenure - Freehold
EPC rating- D
Council Tax Band - E
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A striking four-bedroom semi-detached Edwardian family home offering approximately 2,800sq ft of exceptional accommodation standing in mature gardens of around 0.2 of an acre.
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