Substantial 4 bedroom, 3 reception room DETACHED family home in quiet and secluded yet central village location with delightful views of the village cricket green.
The fact that the present Vendors have occupied this property since it was built in 1968 is an indication of just how reluctant people are to move from Stock Village once they have found the right property and started to ‘set down roots’ in this pretty and ever popular village and given the unique location of this substantial and immaculately presented family home, with delightful views over the beautiful gardens towards the charming village cricket green , it is easy to see why. Set within a quiet and secluded cul-de-sac of just a dozen or so of similarly immaculately maintained properties, ‘Stewarts’ is ideally located to make the most of village life in Stock with the many and varied amenities the village has to offer just a short walk away.
The property has clearly benefited from considerable ‘T.L.C’ – both inside and out – by the present Vendors, with a number of improvements and refurbishment projects undertaken over the years to provide an impressively appointed family home of immense style offering both spacious and versatile family accommodation with the added benefit of possible further scope to extend and remodel (STPP) The Delightful South facing gardens and patio area have the added benefit of a virtually uninterrupted view of the pretty village cricket green with games held regularly throughout the summer months.
Stock village has a well-deserved reputation as one of the most desirable locations in the south east with many qualities to endear it to those searching for the rural idyll of a typical English village including cricket on the green, summer fetes, an ancient and beautiful Church, cosy pubs, village shops and a strong sense of community – somewhere to belong! Stock has all this and more including a village post office and general store including a newsagent, newly opened library, excellent off licence, hairdresser and an enviable selection of public houses and restaurants as well as a junior school with a reputation for high standards of education, all within walking distance of each other, even a new coffee shop – what more could you ask for?
Whilst Stock may enjoy a rather cosy Miss Marple image, it is far from being stuck in the past with a long list of village based clubs and associations for the young and not so young alike, including drama, Cubs, Scouts, art, photography , gardening, Keep fit, yoga and many more, the village even has its own magazine Stock Press and web site stock.org, both of which provide a useful insight of village life, featuring many local activities and events – take a look at the web site for yourself. Stock is particularly proud of its village hall, built with the help of the local residents; the modern facilities of this excellent community centre are an ideal venue for many of the village activities including social events, exhibitions and special interest markets every month.
Spiritually the village is well catered for with All Saints (Church of England) , Our Lady & St Joseph (Roman Catholic) and Christ Church (Free Church), all close by. Greenwood, former home of the Ellis Family (the past landed gentry of Stock) is now a luxury hotel, restaurant and health spa with day membership available to village residents.
The thriving shopping centres of Billericay and Chelmsford are only a short car journey away with Lakeside and Bluewater just a little further. Commuters are well served by fast rail links to London Liverpool Street (Approximately 25 minutes each way on the fast train). We also have an excellent regular bus service (the 100) running from Chelmsford to Basildon and Lakeside via Billericay with a stop right outside the Billericay railway station. The 100 picks up in the village every 20 minutes or so throughout the week.
We have some of the best secondary schools in the country nearby including Chelmsford High School for Girls and King Edward Grammar for boys, both in Chelmsford. Mayflower Comprehensive in Billericay and the Anglo European in Ingatestone are nearer and a bus collects in the village for the grammar schools in Westcliff on Sea and Southend. No one knows Stock better.
If this information has whetted your appetite for a home in Stock, why not come and see us for yourself, you will always be welcome in any one of the 5 village pubs for a cup of coffee or something a little stronger! Or better still pop in to see us for a cup of coffee! Stock and the pretty villages surrounding it are more than just a place to live, they are somewhere to set down roots for generations!
So, if you are looking for a home in or around Stock, then look no further than M-Estates. Based in Stock, we probably know the village (and villagers!) better than anyone and therefore can bring our local knowledge and experience to bear when it comes to finding you the right property.
Entrance Hall 21’ 10” (6.65m) x 7’ 11” (2.41m) max
Ground floor cloakroom fitted with quality Villeroy & Boch two piece suite including wash hand basin and w.c. Heated towel rail. Part tiled.
Sitting Room 20’ 1” (6.11m) x 14’ 1” (4.30m) max
Bright dual aspect room enjoying delightful views of the garden and cricket green beyond . The garden and patio area can be accessed via French doors leading from this stylish and spacious sitting room which features a most attractive stone fireplace with granite hearth and gas coal effect fire.
Fitted Kitchen 13’ 8”(4.17m) x 10’ 3” (3.12m) max
Dual aspect room overlooking garden and cricket green beyond fitted with an extensive range of base and eye level units including display cabinets and granite work surfaces. Range of quality integrated appliances including NEFF gas hob and twin ovens with extractor fan above. Integrated dishwasher. Part tiled.
Utility Room 9’ 10” (3.00m) x 7’ 10” (2.38m) max
Fitted with range of quality base and eye level units with granite work surfaces and incorporating single drainer sink. Space and plumbing etc for washing machine, tumble dryer, fridge and freezer. Part tiled.
Breakfast Room 14’ 2” (4.31m) x 9’ 6” (2.90m) max
Dining Room 14’ 3” (4.34m) x 12’ (3.65m) max
Master Bedroom 23’ 5” (7.15m) x 12’ 2” (3.70m ) max
Extensive range of quality built-in bedroom furniture including floor to ceiling and wall to wall wardrobes, matching dressing table and drawer units plus bedside tables.
Far reaching views of rear garden and cricket green beyond.
Fitted with quality 4 piece suite in white including tiled shower cubicle, bidet, w.c and wash hand basin. Fully tiled.
Bedroom 2 20’ 1” (6.13m) x 14’ 2” (4.33m) max
Range of quality wardrobes with matching dressing table and drawer units.
Bedroom 3 15’ 11” (4.86m) x 8’ 10” (2.70m) max
Bedroom 4 14’ (4.27m) x 8’ 4” (2.55m) max
Range of quality wardrobes with matching dressing table and drawer units.
Bathroom 10’ 4” (3.16m) x 9’ 5” (2.87m) max
Fitted with quality 4 piece suite including large fully tiled shower cubicle, panel enclosed bath, wash hand basin and w.c. Heated towel rail. Part tiled.
Double Garage 17’ 5” (5.32m) x 15’ 1” (4.86m) max
Up and over remote electric doors. Personal side door.
Additional off street parking for several cars.
The rear ‘L’ shaped South facing garden is a particularly attractive feature of this property and has clearly benefit from considerable care and attention over the years with not so much as a blade of grass out of place!
Mostly laid to lawn with well established, mature and abundantly planted borders with feature trees and hedging.
Large sunny terrace to the immediate rear of the property.
A major feature is of course the unique views of the pretty village cricket green.