Rayleigh, Essex

2-bed Flat £1,425 PCM, Tenancy Info

Property description

Agent Summary

The Gatehouse is a brand new apartment block within a private gated development, Rayleigh Quarter, in the heart of the thriving Rayleigh market town centre, busy for sure but the hustle and bustle brings life to the town where friends catch up and new friends are made. The development is conveniently positioned adjacent to the M&S Foodhall with so much on the doorstep to include different cuisine restaurants, a selection of bars, coffee shops and tea rooms, an indoor market and essential amenity stores. The apartment is accessed via a communal security entrance leading into a spacious bright and airy communal hallway with stairs leading up to first floor landing and apartment entrance giving access to the accommodation which comprises of a hallway with a cupboard housing water tank system and the plumbing for the washing machine, doors give access to rooms to include the bright and airy open plan lounge/kitchen which has wood effect flooring, uPVC double glazing with uPVC doors giving access to a fantastic wrap around balcony, the kitchen has base and wall units in a grey finish with rolled edge worktops over, inset sink unit, built in oven and hob and spaces provided for appliances, main bedroom has carpet, fitted wardrobe unit and is complimented with a contemporary en-suite which has a double width shower cubicle, low level wc and wash hand basin, there is a double size second bedroom with carpet and also off the hallway is a main bathroom comprising of a white suite to include a panel enclosed bath with hand held shower, wall mounted wash hand basin and a low level wc. The apartment benefits central heating via radiators, uPVC double glazing and new floorings throughout. Externally, there will be a bike store, a residents car park with an allocated space, some visitor parking will be provided and the grounds will be landscaped once the other block building works have completed.

Area Information

Rayleigh Quarter is in the heart of the sought after thriving market town of Rayleigh and ideal for the commuter as just a 800m walk to the train station with direct connections to London Stratford (appx 34 mins) and London Liverpool Street (appx 41 Mins) and by car with the A127, A130, A13 being within a short drive and within a appx 15 miles drive is the M25. Rayleigh is a busy high street with so much on the doorstop of this development, comprising of an array of restaurants, some with alfresco dining, coffee shops and tea rooms, public houses, a good selection of stores and amenities incorporating conveniently an M&S Foodhall adjacent to the development but also the town thrives on a range of local retailers and on a Wednesday there is a regular market plus the occasional weekend market incorporating local food produce traders. Within close proximity to walk around is the historic National Trust Rayleigh Mount, The Holy Trinity Church and for the King George V playing fields and Pavilion Snack Bar, scheduled events are held here throughout the year. Beaches are not too far away by car, Leigh-On-Sea is appx a 5.5 mile drive and Southend Town and beach front appx 6.4 miles, or by train from Rayleigh to Southend Victoria is an appx 17 mins journey time.

Communal Stairwell


17' 2" x 5' 6" (5.23m x 1.68m) max

Open plan lounge/kitchen

20' 7" x 13' 3" (6.27m x 4.04m)

Kitchen Area


Bedroom 1

10' 0" x 9' 0" (3.05m x 2.74m)


6' 3" x 5' 7" (1.91m x 1.70m)

Bedroom 2

15' 1" x 9' 7" (4.60m x 2.92m) into recess to 12' 2" (3.71m )


8' 1" x 6' 10" (2.46m x 2.08m)

One Allocated Parking Space

External Elevation

Agent Note: Due to ongoing works the external elevation photo is computer generated and is therefore an artist illustration of the intended finish and not to be considered accurate.

Agents Note:

The Gatehouse block within the development is at the advanced stages of nearing final completion, viewers are to be aware that there are construction works continuing on site for the other block. In respect of appliances, tenants will have to supply their own washing machine, dishwasher and fridge freezer, an oven and hob are provided. EPC rating illustrated is predicted based on new build SAP calculations and the final EPC's are in process of completion.

COUNCIL TAX: Currently predicted to be a 'C' however this was information provided by the landlords as the council have yet to process and finalise the council tax for this new development. Could be appx £1777 pa for a 'C'. if it is graded a 'D' then could be circa £1990 pa appx.

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  • Gated devlelopment
  • Allocated parking space
  • First floor 658 sq ft
  • En-suite & further bathroom
  • 1st Floor
  • Open plan living & kitchen area
  • Radiator central heating
  • Trendy cosmopolitan restaurants nearby
  • 800m to Rayleigh Train Station



11 Duke Street
01245 253 377

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