** SIGNATURE HOME ** Blackmore Road, Blackmore, Ingatestone

£975,000 Guide Price
  • Type: Detached Bungalow
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 2
We are delighted to offer for sale this truly unique, five bedroom detached chalet bungalow which has been converted from a former school and library, and situated within the heart of Blackmore Village just a short walk to local shops, pubs and village green. This wonderful home has been lovingly restored and a great deal of attention has been taken over the years to combine original features with modern fittings to create a very individual property. The main reception rooms and kitchen offer spectacular living accommodation with high ceilings of almost 15' in height , large sash windows, and the lounge benefiting from a mezzanine level.

You enter the property into a spacious entrance hall with flag stone flooring and a feature exposed brick archway which is part of the original building. From the hallway you have access into the study/bedroom five which has built-in cupboards. There is a further opening into an inner hallway which has a ground floor cloakroom and further doors into the lounge and kitchen. The lounge is of double height with 15' high ceilings and has large feature Sash windows along with a superb mezzanine floor with spiral staircase. There is also a working feature fireplace. From the lounge you walk through to a second reception/dining room with French doors onto the rear garden. This a a naturally light filled room with Sash windows and further 3/4 height windows to two aspects. The kitchen is well-appointed with a range cooker and modern cream wall and base units. A door from the kitchen leads through to a useful utility room which has a double-glazed door through to the garden and a large cupboard housing the boiler and pressurised system.

Towards the other end of the ground floor there is a further inner hallway, off of which are three bedrooms, all of which can take double beds. There is also a family wet room which is fitted in a white suite including close coupled w.c, wash hand basin and shower with glass screen. Stairs lead off of this inner hallway to the first floor master bedroom suite which has built-in Sharps wardrobes, a walk-in store room and an en-suite bathroom which is beautifully appointed. The property has full gas central heating by radiators and is in good decorative order throughout.

The external areas wrap around the property and include a large courtyard area with pea shingle flooring and a brick built-in BBQ. Easy to maintain artificial lawn with established plants surrounding which in turn leads onto a large vegetable plot with wooden framed greenhouse. There are various outbuildings at the property which have power connected and which can be used for storage or a workshop. The gardens are nicely matured and a side gate leads through to the parking area where you can park up to five vehicles. Parking is behind electric remote controlled gates. The front garden is laid to pea shingle and has a decorative tree and wrought iron fencing.

Double-glazed front door with double-glazed windows to the side lead into :

Large Entrance Hall (3.15m x 2.97m)
Feature radiators. Flagstone flooring. Feature, exposed brick archway which is part of the original building. Further inner hallways, one of which houses the stairs to the first floor bedroom and en-suite, and the other leads to the main lounge and kitchen.

Bedroom Five / Study (3.12m x 2.26m)
Double-glazed window overlooking the courtyard. Radiator. Built-in cupboards.

Ground Floor Cloakroom
Fitted in a matching white suite with vanity wash hand basin and w.c. Flagstone flooring.

Lounge (9.78m x 5.05m)
High ceilings, double height room. Feature spiral staircase up to mezzanine level. Three feature Sash windows and further 3/4 height fixed window to side aspect. Wood effect laminate flooring. Feature radiators. Feature open fire place with tiled hearth.

Mezzanine Level (5.05m x 4.34m)
Access to loft area. Ornate balcony overlooking lounge. Solid wood exposed flooring.

Dining Room (5.05m x 3.66m)
Double height ceiling. Solid wooden flooring. Small paned French doors opening onto courtyard area. 3/4 height window to side aspect and further Sash window to front. Feature radiator.

Luxury re-fitted Kitchen (5.11m x 4.14m)
High ceilings. Two windows to rear aspect and further feature circular window to the rear. Fitted in an excellent range of cream, panelled wall and base units with granite work surfaces over. Brick style tiled splashback. Stainless steel sink unit with chrome shower mixer taps. Built-in range cooker with eight gas rings, two ovens, grill and modern extractor above. Plumbing for American style fridge/freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Feature radiator. Flagstone flooring. Door to :

Utility (4.11m x 2.34m)
White butler sink. Fitted in a range of base units with work surfaces over. Plumbing for washing machine. Extractor fan. Quarry tiled flooring. Cupboard housing the boiler with pressurised system. Window to rear and double-glazed door leading to the garden.

Luxury Family Wet Room
Fitted in a three piece suite, comprising : Close coupled w.c., vanity wash hand basin, large walk-in shower with overhead chrome shower head, separate hand held shower, and glass shower door. Double-glazed window to rear aspect. Vertical chrome towel rail. Tiled flooring, and part tiled walls. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two (4.04m' x 3.28m)
Double-glazed Sash window to side aspect. Double radiator. Walk-in wardrobe.

Bedroom Three (4.11m x 3.15m)
Sash window to front aspect. Double radiator.

Bedroom Four (3.15m x 3.10m)
Double-glazed Sash window to front aspect. Double radiator.

First Floor Landing
Double-glazed skylight window to rear aspect.

Master Bedroom (5.31m x 3.15m)
Wonderful vaulted ceiling with large central skylight with self-cleaning glass. Double radiator. 'Sharps' Fitted wardrobes. Two further Velux windows to side aspect. Lark walk-in storage cupboard. Door to :

En-suite Bathroom
Fitted in a modern white three piece suite, comprising : oval bath with chrome shower mixer taps, vanity wash hand basin and close coupled w.c. Tiled flooring. Fully tiled walls. Chrome vertical towel rail. Velux double-glazed window to rear.

Exterior - Established Rear Garden (24.38m wide max x 8.23m deep max)
Being of an irregular shape with a maximum depth of 27' and maximum width of 80'. Laid to a mixture of courtyard with pea shingle and artificial lawn with brick retaining walls. Located within the garden there are a number of brick-built outbuildings with power and light connected. Large vegetable plot with wooden framed greenhouse. Brick-built BBQ area. The rear garden is open plan to the side garden. Side pedestrian access.

Side Garden (13.72m deep x 5.18m wide)
Further side pedestrian access.

Parking area (10.36m x 9.27m)
To the rear of the property is a large courtyard parking area which is laid to pea shingle allowing off street parking for a number of vehicles. Entered via electric sliding wrought iron gates.

Front Garden
Low wrought iron fencing with wood chip flower beds and pea shingle pathway leading to the front door. Courtesy lighting.

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  • UNIQUE FORMER SCHOOL & LIBRARY CONVERSION
  • FIVE BEDROOMS
  • DOUBLE HEIGHT CEILINGS
  • FEATURE SASH WINDOWS
  • TWO RECEPTIONS
  • MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE
  • HEART OF BLACKMORE VILLAGE
  • EXCELLENT PARKING
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