Ingatestone, Essex

4-bed Semi-Detached House £750,000

Property description

Located on pleasant country lane is this deceptively spacious semi detached, extended cottage which is situated on a plot of approximately a quarter of an acre. Internally the home offers well balanced accommodation comprising an entrance porch leading to an inner lobby which is open to the dining area, utility room which was added by the current owners, kitchen and garden room. There is also an impressive lounge with brick fireplace and shower room all to the ground floor. To the first floor, you will find a landing with stairs to the loft room, master bedroom with views over countryside to the front, bedroom 2 which the current owners use as the master bedroom as it has direct access to the bathroom, and good sized third bedroom. The loft room which is currently used as a bedroom, features an en suite shower room and also has double doors to the rear offering fine views over fields. Outside, the home enjoys two garden areas, a detached double garage with driveway to the front for two vehicles and a detached outbuilding which has been converted by the current owners to provide two offices which are ideal for working from home as they have internet access and Fibre WiFi. There is a wealth of character and charm to this home which can only be appreciated by an internal viewing!

Area information 

Woolmongers Lane is close to the Village of Stondon Massey. Historically Stondon Massey was home to three successive Manor Houses, the oldest of which is Stondon Hall near the Church. Stondon Place, originally a farmhouse was rebuilt around 1707 and again after a fire in approx 1880. From 1593 to 1623, it was the home of William Byrd, the musician. There is a local Public House (The Bricklayers Arms) and it is on a bus route into Brentwood's Town center, each year the Village holds a fete which is popular with local families. There is also a village hall. Shenfield's train station which will soon benefit the arrival of Cross Rail is approximately 6.5 miles to drive

Entrance porch

Entrance door to side, double glazed window to side, tiled flooring, door to;

Inner lobby

Entrance door, radiator, tiled flooring, open to;

Dining room

11' 0" x 9' 10" (3.35m x 3.00m) Double doors to the utility room, radiator, tiled flooring, open to;


13' 11" x 8' 10" (4.24m x 2.69m) Butler sink inset, wooden work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below with matching eye level units over, spaces for range cooker and fridge/freezer, integrated dish washer, partly tiled walls, tiled flooring, ceiling with inset spot lights and exposed stud work, open to the garden room.

Garden room

11' 9" x 10' 2" (3.58m x 3.10m) A delightful room and the owners personal favorite with views over the garden with double glazed windows to the rear and doors to the garden, tiled flooring, radiator, dual fuel burner to remain.

Utility room

A useful room, added by the current owners which comprises wooden work surfaces with inset sink and cupboards below, spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled flooring, radiator, double glazed window to rear, ceiling with inset spot lights, extractor.


19' 3" x 13' 7" (5.87m x 4.14m) A beautiful and spacious room featuring a brick built fireplace, exposed stud work, bay window to front and two windows to the side, radiator, wooden flooring and storage cupboard under the stairs.

Shower room

A modern suite comprising a walk in shower, low level w.c., wash hand basin partly tiled walls, laminate flooring, heated towel rail, ceiling with inset spot lights and extractor.


Doors to three bedrooms and bathroom, stairs leading to the loft space.

Bedroom 1

13' 3" x 11' 0" (4.04m x 3.35m) Beautiful views over countryside via the window to front, radiator.

Bedroom 2

11' 2" x 9' 10" (3.40m x 3.00m) Currently used as the master bedroom as it has easy access to the bathroom. This room comprises a window to the front and side, radiator, feature fireplace and exposed wooden flooring.

Bedroom 3

8' 8" x 7' 11" (2.64m x 2.41m) Window to side, radiator, exposed wooden flooring.


White suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer taps, shower attachment and glazed screen to side, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, heated towel rail, partly tiled walls, tiled flooring, extractor, ceiling with inset spot lights.

Loft space

12' 10" max x 9' 8" (3.91m x 2.95m) Currently used as a bedroom this room features a partly vaulted ceiling, double glazed window and doors to the rear with access to the flat roof and views over the fields to the rear, two radiators, exposed wooden flooring, eaves storage, door to;

Shower room

White suite comprising a shower cubicle, low level w.c., wash hand basin, partly tiled walls, tiled flooring, heated towel rail, velux window to front.


The garden is split into two sections and sits to the side of the property. The first section comprises a patio area and is mainly laid to lawn with various small trees and hedges with a pathway to the double garage and driveway. The second part of the garden is mainly laid to lawn with hedged and fenced boundaries and also has various small trees and views over the fields to the rear.

Detached double garage

18' 2" x 16' 3" (5.54m x 4.95m) Double doors to the front, power and lighting connected. There is a driveway to the front for two cars.


When the owners purchased the property it had an external kitchen which was used for barbecues and a wood store. The current owners have converted to create two offices which measure 10' 2" x 8' 6" (3.10m x 2.59m) & 12' 4" x 8' 6" (3.76m x 2.59m) Both have power internet access, Fibre WiFi and lighting connected with doors to both sides and a panel heater.

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  • 3/4 bed character cottage
  • Plot measuring approximately 1/4 acre
  • Rural location
  • Potential to extend (STPP)
  • Detached double garage
  • Detached offices suitable for working from home
  • Approximately 6.5 miles driving distance to Shenfield railway station
  • Three bath/shower rooms


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St.Thomas Gate
CM14 4DB
01277 218 821

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