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The Close, Ilford

For Sale
£465,000
  • Ref: THECLOSE
  • Type: Semi-Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Features

  • Semi-Detached Property
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Gardens
  • Gas Fired Central Heating
  • Double Glazing
  • Sat Nav To IG2 7RS

Property Summary

A family-sized home on a small, private development with off-road parking, an enclosed garden with outbuildings offering inside and outside storage space, and a modern bathroom and kitchen.

The property is within easy reach of good schools and local amenities and within 200m of the Newbury Park underground station which offers regular connections with central London.

Location
Not far from the open green spaces north-east of Ilford, the property is just off the A12 Eastern Avenue and under 200m from the Zone 4 Newbury Park tube station on the Central Line. Bus stops within easy reach of the property also provide regular services to Romford, Ilford and Leytonstone.

Local amenities close by include a post office, a newsagents, a dry cleaner’s, an Aldi supermarket, a barber’s, a BP filling station, a branch of both B&Q and J D Sports and a good selection of restaurants and takeaways. The Ford Sports and Social Club is also not far, with a children’s play area and open playing fields adjacent.

William Torbitt Primary School, rated “good” by Ofsted in 2013, is under 750m from the property while Oaks Park High School is under 500m away and was rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted in 2011.

Exterior
A flagstone pathway from the residents’ parking area leads across communal front gardens, laid mostly to lawn but planted with some established shrubs and trees. A head-high timber gate opens through a brick-built wall onto an access road adjacent to the property which leads to nearby Oaks Lane.

An enclosed garden surrounded by head-high timber fence panels can be found to the rear of the house. Features include a lawn and a patio accessed via sliding patio doors from the dining room as well as a brick-built, L-shaped outbuilding offering both indoor and outdoor storage space.

Interior
The front door opens onto a carpeted reception hall equipped with a wall-mounted radiator and stairs to the right rising to the first floor with a storage cupboard beneath. Internal doors to the living room and separate dining room are to the right and another to the kitchen ahead.

The living room is carpeted and fitted with a light fitting incorporating a ceiling fan. There is a TV point as well as a wall-mounted, living-flame gas fire with plenty of light flooding the room from a window overlooking the front of the property.
The separate dining room – currently doubling as an office – includes a solid-wood floor, plenty of space for a family-sized dining table and chairs, with the three-quarter-length sliding glass doors letting in plenty of light and allowing access to the patio and rear garden.

The kitchen includes an easy-to-clean, stone-effect, tiled floor with modern base and eye-level wall units in wood above and below granite-effect worktops, illuminated by under-unit down-lighting. Dark-coloured, ceramic splashback tiles have been fitted above all the cooking and preparation areas while the design also incorporates a dual oven and four-ring ceramic hob beneath an illuminated extractor as well as a stainless steel sink beneath a window overlooking the rear garden. There is also space and plumbing for a washer-drier and a dishwasher and a dedicated space for an upright fridge/freezer.

The stairs to the first floor lead to a landing with internal doors leading to both double bedrooms, the single bedroom and house bathroom. Both double bedrooms include an integral wardrobe while all three are decorated in pastel colours and fitted with carpets and wall-mounted radiators.

The stylish house bathroom is fully-tiled and incorporates a WC with concealed cistern, a hand basin with a double-doored storage cupboard beneath, a P-shaped bath with shower above and fitted with a hinged splash screen, and a ladder-style, heated towel rail in chrome.

The property benefits from some cavity wall and loft insulation as well as double glazing and a programmable gas-fired central heating system providing both warmth and hot water. Some low-energy lighting in fixed points around the house also contribute to a D rating on the home’s EPC.

Dimensions
GROUND FLOOR:
Living room: 13’ 0” (3.97m) x 10’ 8” (3.24m)
Dining room: 11’ 3” (3.44m) x 9’ 11” (3.03m)
Kitchen: 11’ 7” (3.52m) x 8’ 6” (2.60m)

FIRST FLOOR:
Bedroom 1: 12’ 3” (3.73m) x 10’ 10” (3.31m)
Bedroom 2: 12’ 1” (3.69m) x 10’ 10” (3.31m)
Bedroom 3: 9’ 3” (2.82m) x 7’ 5” (2.27m)
Bathroom: 7’ 1” (2.17m) x 6’ 4” (1.92m)

Disclaimer
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by eSale. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.


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