Barling Road, Barling/Thorpe Bay Borders, Essex, SS3 0QG
- Detached House
A substantial, detached, double fronted, semi-rural family home on a mature, well planted plot of around one third of an acre. Far larger than external appearances might suggest with superb road frontage, a four car garage and various outbuildings. In a prestigious location between Thorpe Bay and Barling Magna.
A pair of glazed doors lead into:
Full height windows to front and window to side. Bordered tiled floor. A further pair of panelled wooden glazed doors lead into:
A spacious reception hallway/room with two double glazed windows to side and window to front. Skirting radiator, further radiator. Floor standing cast iron stove. Access to cloaks storage cupboard with storage cabinets above and beneath. Smooth plastered ceiling. Four-panel obscure glazed bi-folding doors lead through to the principal reception room. The reception hallway leads through in 'open-plan' style to:
Turned staircase to first floor. Obscure glazed window to side. Access to understairs storage cupboard. Bespoke storage cabinet. Wall-mounted central heating thermostat. Obscure glazed doors lead off to reception room/bedroom three, the kitchen/breakfast room and study. A sapele door leads into the ground floor bathroom.
Principal Reception Room (4.95m x 4.65m)
Large double glazed window to front. Two radiators. Television aerial point. Coved cornice to smooth plastered ceiling.
Currently, the third reception room is arranged as a games room which has a service door from the kitchen and access to the utility room and boot room. This suite of rooms could be utilised as a third bedoom suite:
Reception/Bedroom Three (3.66m x 5m)
Double glazed windows to side and rear. A pair of glazed doors give access to the boot room. Two radiators. Smooth plastered ceiling. An obscure glazed door leads through to the kitchen/breakfast room and an open doorway leads through to the utility room/laundry.
Boot Room (2.67m x 2m)
Half-glazed door giving side access to the rear garden. Of solid construction to low level, with double-glazed windows to rear and two sides. Fitted storage cupboard. Radiator. Smooth plastered ceiling.
Laundry/Utility Room (3.1m x 1.45m)
Double glazed window to side. Radiator. A double base unit with stainless steel sink inset and space, plumbing and drainage for automatic washing machine, with space for multiple further appliances. Coved cornice to smooth plastered ceiling.
Study (2.67m x 2.54m)
Double glazed window to side. Radiator. Range of built-in storage cupboards. Smooth plastered ceiling.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room (3.68m x 3.56m)
Window to rear (into conservatory) and part-glazed stable door giving access to conservatory. Obscure double glazed window to side. Radiator. The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of base and full-height eye level cupboards with aluminium trim and squared-edged working surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Space for cooker. Peninsular breakfast bar. High-level skirting. Smooth plastered ceiling.
Conservatory (3.68m x 3.66m)
Of solid construction to low level, with skirting radiators. A pair of French doors give access to the west-facing rear garden. Double glazed windows to both sides and rear with opening fanlights, under a vaulted Perspex 'reflectorlight' roof. Power connected.
Window to side with obscure secondary glazed insert. Double banked radiator. The four-piece bathroom is fitted with a panel enclosed corner bath with hand grip, corner vanity wash basin with storage cupboard beneath and mirror fronted storage cabinet above, low-level WC, and tiled shower cubicle. Obscure glazed borrowed light. Open timber display shelving. Access to walk-in linen store/storage cupboard with hanging space, shelving and drawer stack. Concealed mirror fronted corner cabinet, smooth plastered ceiling.
The First Floor
Double glazed 'Velux' window to side. Access to roof space. Access to shelved storage cupboard and 'walk-in' boiler cupboard housing 'i-Mini' condensing gas boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system. The boiler cupboard also has access to eaves storage space. Obscure glazed doors lead off to first floor rooms:
Bedroom One (4.17m x 4.04m)
Double glazed window to rear overlooking the rear garden and double glazed 'Velux' window to side. A range of full-height 'Sliderobe' wardrobe cupboards with hanging and shelved storage space. Access to eaves storage. Smooth plastered vaulted ceiling. A door leads off to:
En Suite Bathroom
Double glazed Velux window to side. Radiator. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising of panel enclosed bath with tiled splashback, vanity wash basin with tiled splashback and low-level WC. Obscure glazed borrowed light to side. Drop light switch. Smooth plastered part-vaulted ceiling.
Bedroom Two (4.4m x 4.14m)
Double glazed French doors to front (with original glazed inner doors). Twin double glazed windows to front and double glazed 'Velux' window to side. Two double banked radiators. A range of fitted double wardrobe cupboards with double bed recess and bedside drawers. Feature part vaulted ceiling. A door leads through to:
En Suite WC
Obscure borrowed light to side and double glazed 'Velux' window to side. Fitted with a two-piece suite comprising integrated cistern WC and corner vanity wash basin with storage cupboard beneath. Fitted double fronted wardrobe cupboard with open display shelving and drawer stacks. Radiator. Part-vaulted smooth plastered ceiling. Drop light switch.
To the Outside
As previously mentioned, the property stands on an established, well planted, mature plot of around one third of an acre. The rear gardens commence from the Conservatory and Boot Room with a large expanse of lawn. The garden has fencing and low-level walls to boundaries with well-planted shrub and tree inserts and borders. There is a garden pond and small domestic orchard area with fruit-bearing trees including apple, damson, Victoria plum and greengage. Immediately to the rear of the property is a small, shaded timber summerhouse and (further) ornamental pond. A wide full-length driveway has wrought iron gated side access and runs from the side of the property to the rear of the plot, giving access to the detached quadruple garage. To the rear of the garden is an enclosed vegetable garden, with access to brick-built greenhouse (requiring attention) and modern garden shed to remain. Fenced and walled rear boundary.
Four Car Garage
Twin up & over doors to front. Windows to side, and multi-pane door to side. Power connected (independent Phase III supply).
A lengthy private driveway with an established planted front garden adjacent leads to a large forecourt area with multiple parking spaces. A wide driveway extends to the side of the property through wrought iron & fenced gates.