What We Say at The Zoe Napier Group: This property really has the perfect ingredients for a family home to be thoroughly proud of. The living accommodation is well positioned and provides an ideal opportunity to combine work and play. Magnificent rear views, an indoor swimming pool with patio and one acre of garden as well as ample space for an office. We love this property and the owners are simply a delight which shines throughout their home
What the owners say: We have always wanted a home in the countryside with stunning views and accessible from to London within an hour. Hillcrest is so much more than that. Surrounded with breath-taking scenery to the river and beyond, the elevated patio, substantial grounds and indoor swimming pool have been perfect for entertaining our family and friends. We believe we have created the perfect combination of modern living with all the benefits of rural life. Ready for our next adventure travelling the world, we are sure Hillcrest will provide you with as many wonderful memories as it has us.
The Facts This is a property that keeps on giving as you make your way through. It is a fabulous sized six bedroom detached home with very well presented interiors. The property is set on a 1.5 acre plot with the added benefit of an indoor heated swimming pool. Amazing views that stretch to the river Crouch and beyond are simply breath-taking. The house benefits from a well laid out ground floor accommodation with a large L-shaped living room. The expansive dining room can comfortably entertain many guests, and is conveniently situated directly adjacent to the kitchen. Newly fitted, a spacious bespoke Wren kitchen enjoys incredible south facing views and features an expansive Gemini Quartz topped island by J.Rotherham. Annexe potential is provided by both a further reception room with en-suite shower/WC and a separate staircase leading to a perfect kid's playroom or sixth large double bedroom in the west wing of the property. On the first floor of this lovely house are five double bedrooms, two with impressive ensuite facilities. These include a full length master suite and two other bedrooms, all enjoying the breath-taking views. The final two double bedrooms are situated at the front of the house.
The property has a delightful indoor swimming pool incorporating lounge area and changing room/shower facilities along with a fabulous entertaining terrace. The garden and grounds are perfect for animals and children to enjoy with a large lawn and trees that create secret tunnels. This is a wonderful property and must be viewed to be appreciated.
Setting & Location The property is located in a fabulous spot on the approach to the small village of Althorne in South East Essex. Renowned for its peaceful location and its southerly slopes towards the River Crouch, the property is very close to the Clayhill Vineyard. The location is a fine mix of rural aspects and near coastal delights with views of the River from the property. A great location for sailing enthusiasts with Bridgemarsh Marina a 20 minute walk, and Burnham on Crouch only a 4 mile drive away. A commuter's dream, London is accessible within the hour by train from Althorne. Both Shenfield and Stratford stations being accessible en-route to London Liverpool Street. Local shopping amenities can be found at Burnham on Crouch with a larger selection of shops and restaurants and schools at Maldon and South Woodham Ferrers.
Local Primary Schools are the Latchingdon Church of England School and St Marys C of E school in Burnham and the nearest secondary school is the Ormiston Rivers Academy.
Althorne 0.6 miles - North Fambridge 3.6 miles - Burnham on Crouch 4.1 miles - South Woodham Ferrers 7.1 miles - Chelmsford 16.1 miles -Maldon 7.9 miles - Southend Airport 19.5 miles