Leigh Road, SS9
Oozing character – If you are on the hunt for a large comfortable family home within striking distance of a London-bound train line. Then, 20 Leigh Road, in Leigh-on-Sea could be your perfect property.
This charming home, arranged over two floors, is complete with potential estuary views (if extended in the loft), a large lounge, dining room and separate office/ground floor bedroom, a breakfast room, four further bedrooms, and an enclosed south backing garden lawn and paved sun terrace for al fresco dining. This is a home the whole family can enjoy.
Find Number 20 nestled on a street lined with smart terraced houses and a private school. Access the paved driveway just off Leigh Road perfect for potentially 2 cars.
Opportunity and Entertaining
Hang up your coat and park your shoes in the spacious entrance hall with karndean wood flooring. The staircase is tucked to one side, before left into the fantastically proportioned Lounge.
Here, the grey karndean laminate flooring continues, illuminated by hanging lights bordered by ceiling roses and decorative cornicing, windows to the front and French doors into the breakfast room that if flooded by light from the two sky lights. The three-section bi-folding doors draw the garden in, making this a wonderful space to entertain this summer.
A serving hatch offers direct access to the kitchen offering the chef of the family convenient access to the dining area at dinner time.
The rear of the property offers excellent development opportunities (STPP) with next door already having completed a fantastic double story rear extension.
A door to the right from the hallway opens into the light and airy purpose-built dining room with large bay window. The beautiful decorative ceiling features continue into this space.
Continue straight ahead into the kitchen where a range of sleek, distressed grey units wrap around three aspects, offering plenty of workspace and storage, and ending in a space for an American-style fridge-freezer. The beautifully tiled splashback complements the solid oak worktops, inset with a sink.
Relax & Unwind
Ascend the stairs to the neutrally decorated first-floor landing, finding the master to the front.
Featuring tasteful coving, grey carpet and a wide bay window overlooking the front of the property, the master is a peaceful place to retreat to after a long day.
The three further double bedrooms all come with coving and cornicing, wooden or carpeted flooring, and a neutral decoration scheme. A family shower room – with luxurious tiling, corner shower, basin, and loo – completes the first floor.
Number 20’s manicured, south backing easy-to-maintain garden boasts a tiered paved entertaining terrace a garden shed and the side access gate leading back to the front drive. An elegant, flower and shrub border echoes the wooden finishing around the fence enclosing the lawn.
On Your Doorstep
Nestled in the highly desirable Leigh Broadway position, Leigh Road is only a few minutes’ walk away from Chalkwell beach. Commuter trains to London Fenchurch Street and London Liverpool Street run regularly from Chalkwell, Leigh-on-Sea and Southend Victoria stations, taking as little as 46 minutes to reach Central London. Easy access via the A13 or the A127 will take you to the M25 and London in 30 mins.
Shopaholics will make good use of the town centre’s big named brands, while socialites will be drawn by Leigh Broadway’s boutique shops, bars, and eateries. Old Leigh also offers charming pubs, fresh seafood, and a vibrant social scene. Children will make the most of Southend’s famous coastline and amusements, so there is always something for the whole family to enjoy.
Schools within striking distance of property include independents such as Saint Pierre (c. 0.01 miles) and St Michael’s (c. 1 miles) West leigh Junior School (c 0.8 miles) Leigh North Street (c 0.5 miles) and Southend High School for Boys, rated Outstanding, lies only 2.2 miles from Leigh Road.