High Oakes, Loughton, IG10
This substantial family home offers plenty of indoor and outdoor space, including five bedrooms and two reception rooms. Built within the last twenty years in the Neo-Georgian style, it features a handsome oak staircase, high ceilings and built-in fireplaces, combined with the reliability of a recent build. The property is one of three within a gated complex, accessed via an electrically-operated iron gate which leads onto a shared forecourt with ample parking. Entrance
Pass though dramatic double UPVC doors with wing-like windows to the entrance lobby, where you will find frosted glazed window to the side, an oak floor with inset mat and double doors leading to HALLWAY
A beautiful space to welcome you, with smooth wood flooring, two radiators, sweeping staircase to the galleried landing. A useful cupboard is hidden discreetly by the stairs. Cloakroom
The convenient downstairs cloakroom has a frosted sash window to the front, with white shutters. A low-level WC and pedestal wash basin with mixer taps, wood flooring coving and tiled splash backs, heated towel rail make this room both stylish and functional. Office 10' 2" x 8' 4" (3.1m x 2.55m)
The ideal space to work from home, with two double-glazed sash windows looking out onto the forecourt, wood flooring, built-in desk with drawers and storage cupboard, double radiator and a door to the double garage. Reception room 19' 0" x 19' 8" (5.8m x 6m)
Relax and unwind in this delightful room, with double-glazed UPVC doors and windows to rear garden, coving, a feature fireplace with marble inlay, gas fire and ornate surround Dining room 14' 9" x 11' 4" (4.5m x 3.45m)
Accommodate up to eight people in the dining room, featuring a bay window to the front, coving and a covered radiator. Kitchen/breakfast room 30' 6" x 16' 1" (9.3m x 4.9m)
The heart of the home, with double-glazed double doors and windows to rear garden to bring lots of natural light. Benefit from the Amtico floor, range of fitted wall and base units with marble tops, double sink with mixer taps and hand held tap, five ring gas Neff hob with extractor above, built-in Neff double oven and grill, Miele fridge freezer, Miele dishwasher, space-saving pull-out drawers and cupboards, and the tall, wall-mounted radiator. Pass through to Utility room 11' 5" x 5' 7" (3.5m x 1.7m)
Functional and well-appointed, with double-glazed door to front, covered radiator, Amtico flooring, matching wall and base units with marble tops, sink with mixer taps and extendable water supply, integrated Miele washing machine and tumble dryer. First floor
You'll love the galleried landing with its stunning feature window to front, with white shutters. The covered radiator, coving, and double doors to airing cupboard are welcome features in any family home. Master bedroom 14' 9" x 13' 9" (4.5m x 4.2m)
A beautiful, relaxing suite to escape to when the day is done. Two double-glazed windows to rear bring lots of natural light, while the covered radiator will keep you cosy. Pass through the door to Dressing room 12' 5" x 10' 5" (3.8m x 3.2m)
Storage and privacy in one, this room has two double-glazed windows to front with white shutters, a range of built-in fitted wardrobes and a vanity unit with cupboards beneath, and a cupboard radiator. En-suite bathroom
Frosted double-glazed window to rear brings natural light, while porcelain-tiled floors and walls, heated towel rail, Villeroy & Boch suite comprising bath with mixer taps and hands-free attachment, low-level WC shower cubicle, built-in vanity unit with sink, mixer taps, cupboards below and mirror create a bathroom that is both functional and stylish. Bedroom two 12' 5" x 11' 9" (3.8m x 3.6m)
Perfect for children, the second bedroom has a double-glazed window to rear, covered radiator and a range of built-in mirror-fronted wardrobes to keep everything tidy. Bedroom three 14' 5" x 8' 6" (4.4m x 2.6m)
The three double-glazed windows to front with white shutters make an attractive feature. This bedroom also benefits from a practical cupboard radiator and range of mirror-fronted built-in wardrobes. BEDROOM FOUR 14' 5" x 14' 1" (4.4m x 4.29m) AND BEDROOM FIVE 14' 5" x 5' 7" (4.4m x 1.7m)
Currently used as one suite but easily reverted to two separate rooms. This ample suite has tree double-glazed windows to the rear, two covered radiators and two built-in wardrobes. Pass through the door to En-suite shower room
Another beautiful bathroom, with frosted double-glazed window to side with white shutters, porcelain-tiled floor and walls, coving, suite comprising a double shower cubicle with sliding door, low-level WC, vanity unity with wash basin, mixer taps, cupboard and fitted vanity mirror unit, and a heated towel rail. Main bathroom
An ample family bathroom with two double-glazed frosted windows to front with white shutters, tiled floor and walls to ceiling level, coving, Villeroy & Boch bath with mixer taps and cupboards below, shower cubicle, low-level WC, vanity wash unit with mixer taps in cupboard below, fitted vanity mirror unit above. Rear garden
The low-maintenance garden is situated to the rear of the house. Its raised terraced area with electric awning, light, power and water has steps leading to main garden, which is laid with faux grass and boxed boarders. The garden can be accessed from the front via both sides of the property, and directly from the house via French windows. Double Garage
Storage for two cars, featuring an electric up-and-over door to front, light and power and a door into the main house. AREA INFORMATION
Loughton is a peaceful town in Essex, located on the edge of Epping Forest in Zone 6. Londoners who have been living in north and east London move to Loughton to enjoy a slower pace of life, as well as benefiting from larger properties with more space. And with Central London just half an hour away, it's easy to stay connected with the rest of the capital. Loughton is a hilly town with beautiful views over Epping Forest. Many of the properties are Victorian cottages, bringing charm and character to the streets. The town's traditional pubs offer places to relax with friends - the perfect way to restore your strength after a country walk. Loughton has a relatively stable community, with most of the property owned by families who have made a long-term commitment to the area.
Loughton is located in Zone 6, fifteen miles from Central London. The Central Line takes you from Loughton station to the City and the West End, with journey times of approximately half an hour.
It is a fantastic area for anyone ready to move out of East London who wants to retain links to the capital. The best of both worlds, it combines the quieter atmosphere of country living with great connectivity to the City and the West End.