Barling Road, Thorpe Bay Border, SS3


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A beautifully appointed, completely remodelled & extended Edwardian family country home approached by a lengthy carriage driveway, standing towards the centre of a gorgeous landscaped plot of around three quarters of an acre in this prestigious location on the outskirts of Thorpe Bay.

A beautifully appointed, completely remodelled & extended Edwardian family country home approached by a lengthy carriage driveway, standing towards the centre of a gorgeous landscaped plot of around three quarters of an acre in this prestigious location on the outskirts of Thorpe Bay.

Entrance Porch

Encapsulated lead light glazed entrance door, double glazed windows to front and side. 'Victoriana' hand decorated tiled floor Melville mosaic tiled border. Smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting. A further oak multi-pane glazed entrance door leads into the:

Reception Hallway

Window to front. Two old-school radiators. High level skirting. Turned staircase to first floor split landing, access to understairs storage cupboard. High level skirting, two feature ceiling roses. Oak panelled doors lead off to ground floor principal rooms:


Window to front, old-school radiator. Fitted with a two piece 'Victoriana' suite by Sanitan comprising high flush w.c. and Regency pedestal wash hand basin. Cloaks hanging space, gloss chalk Metro tiled walls to half height with feature border tiles. 'Victoriana' hand decorated tiled floor with 'Melville' mosaic border. Coved cornice to ceiling with LED lighting to the door recess and centre rose.

Sitting Room4.32m x 3.58m (14' 2" x 11' 9")

Five-panel bay window with coloured leaded fan lights to front. Feature Victorian fireplace with polished granite hearth and open flue. Radiator, high level skirting, dado rail. Television aerial point. Coved cornice to ceiling with feature ceiling rose.

Lounge/Family Room7.95m x 7.42m (26' 1" x 24' 4")

An impressive dual aspect L-shaped room overlooking the landscaped rear garden with French windows to side giving access to the sun terrace, walk-in square bay window to rear and further window to rear. Dado rail, feature Victorian fireplace with granite hearth and inset cast iron 'living flame' gas fire. Three radiators. Integrated wiring for flat screen television and multi-room speaker system. Coved cornice to ceiling with three feature ceiling roses.

Formal Dining Room5.3m x 3.38m (17' 5" x 11' 1")

Window to side, radiator, high level skirting. Four wall light points, integrated wiring for multi-room sound system. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Study/Home Office3.58m x 3.28m (11' 9" x 10' 9")

Two windows to side, feature central cast iron fireplace. A beautifully appointed, professionally planned and fitted home office with a bespoke range of Oak twin desks, storage cupboards, display cabinets, file drawers and shelving. High level oak pelmets have recessed LED lighting, feature ceiling rose.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room6.8m x 6.76m (22' 4" x 22' 2")

French windows with matching side panels lead onto the rear sun terrace, window to rear. The Kitchen has been professionally planned and fitted with a comprehensive range of base, eye level and full height cabinets in country cream and include a large centre Island, glazed display cupboards, drawers stacks, built-in wine racks, 'push & turn' corner circular carousel racks and rattan vegetable drawers. Extensive double depth bull nosed granite surfaces with matching upstands and inset double bowl sink unit with mixer tap and further vegetable sink (to the centre Island). The main wall of fitted cabinets is symmetrical in design to either side of a seven ring Chef's Stove with double oven and warming drawers - set into a Manor House Mantle surround with embellished scrollwork to the cornice above and integrated extractor canopy. Handmade tiled splashbacks above the granite upstands. The range of integrated appliances include dishwasher, microwave oven and chilled wine (truncated)

Utility/Boot Room5.3m x 2.3m (17' 5" x 7' 7")

Glazed door to side, window to side. Fitted with a range of matching (kitchen/breakfast room) cabinets including base, eye level and full height storage cupboards with rolled edged granite effect working surface and inset double bowl stainless steel sink unit with 'Hansgrohe' mixer tap. Concealed pop-up ironing board. Radiator. Brick effect tiled floor. Space for two upright fridge freezers. Space, plumbing and drainage for automatic washing machine. Space for tumble dryer. 'Ideal Evomax' gas boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system.

The First Floor Accommodation comprises


A split landing at three quarter height with oak balustrade. One side of the split landing has access to all principal rooms and the alternate side gives access to bedroom 5 (ideal for use as an au pair or guest bedroom). Window to front with coloured leaded fan light and further obscure glazed window to front. High level skirting, access to main roof space, access to linen storage cupboard and further secure storage cupboard. Airing cupboard housing 'Megaflow' high pressure water system. Two radiators. Oak panelled doors lead off to first floor rooms:

Master Bedroom Suite

Master Bedroom6.8m x 2.87m (22' 4" x 9' 5")

Two picture windows to rear overlooking the landscaped rear garden. French windows lead onto the side decked sun terrace. Two radiators, high level skirting, integrated wiring for flat screen television. Coved cornice to ceiling with twin ceiling roses and fitted centre fan. Doors lead off to the en suite bathroom and dressing room.

Balconied Sun Terrace3.66m x 2.44m (12' 0" x 8' 0")

Decorative wrought iron railings. External lighting. Timber decking.

En Suite Bathroom

A fully tiled room fitted with a four piece suite comprising corner 'Jacuzzi' spa bath with shower attachment, close coupled w.c., walk-in 'wet room' style shower enclosure with hand held and rainwater drench shower heads and twin vanity wash hand basins with storage cabinet beneath and illuminated mirror above. Bespoke storage and shelved cabinet. Access to a bespoke 'Finnsauna' sauna cabin with pine benched seating and thermostat control. Heated towel rail. Recessed LED lighting. Return door to dressing room.

Dressing Room

Fitted with a bespoke range of shelves, hanging rails and full height drawer stack in Maple wood with access to (second) roof space. Coved cornice to ceiling with recessed LED lighting. Radiator.

Guest Bedroom Suite

Bedroom Two4.5m x 3.56m (14' 9" x 11' 8")

Bay window to front with coloured leaded fan lights. Coved cornice to ceiling. Oak panelled door leads through to:

En Suite Shower Room

Twin obscure glazed windows to front. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising offset quadrant shower enclosure, dual flush w.c. and vanity wash hand basin with storage cabinet beneath. Full ceramic tiling to shower area and half height tiling to the remainder of the room with mosaic tiled borders. Heated towel rail, smooth plastered ceiling with recessed LED lighting.

Bedroom Three4.65m x 3.84m (15' 3" x 12' 7")

Window to rear, radiator, high level skirting, dado rail. Coved cornice to ceiling with ceiling/fan light. (Agents Note: The installation of French windows could provide bedroom three with direct access to the first floor Sun Terrace, if required).

Bedroom Four3.58m x 3.28m (11' 9" x 10' 9")

Two windows to side. Radiator. High level skirting.

Bedroom Five3.53m x 2.8m (11' 7" x 9' 2")

Window to side. Radiator. High level skirting. Dado rail. Coved cornice to ceiling.

Family Bathroom

A beautifully appointed main bathroom - fitted with a four piece 'Victoriana' suite comprising rolled edge, claw foot bath with telephone mixer tap and shower attachment, offset quadrant corner shower enclosure with fitted power shower, Regency style pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. Full tiling to the shower area and half height Metro tiling to walls with feature border tiles. Old-school radiator. Tiled floor. Drop light switch.

To the Outside of the Property

Rear Garden

Circa 0.5 acres - The extensive landscaped rear garden (around half of an acre) commences from the Lounge/Family Room and Kitchen/Breakfast Room with a full width sandstone patio terrace with inset block paviour features and bordered edging. The terrace extends to a covered storage area to the south boundary and also has access to three purpose built storage sheds. External wiring for outdoor 'multi-room' speaker system. Large raised Koi Carp pond with pump, filtration, feature raised rockery and waterfall. Large expanse of lawn with well planted shrub borders. Contemporary fenced south boundary and timber fenced, hedgerow and wire fencing to the remaining north and west boundaries. Ornamental lamp posts. The block paviour driveway extends the full length of the garden to a further large terraced area with timber retained raised beds, ideal for vegetables/herbs and open trelliswork screening. Access to two detached garages which are currently used for storage.

Front Garden

The front of the property is approached via a lengthy carriage driveway in block paviour that sweeps to the front the house with access to a large covered car port and also extends to the side of the property, to the full depth of the plot. A pair of wrought iron security gates to one side. External lighting to Car Port. Ornamental lamp posts. Large expanse of lawn. Established shrub and tree borders.


Two detached single garages are located in a screened area to the rear of the garden, currently used for storage. Potential for the construction of a detached triple garage or cart lodge (STPC).


The property has 3kw Solar Panels with 16 years of 'feed-in-tariff' income remaining - generating index linked £1,400 p.a.

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