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Fill your home with luxury pieces from The White Company’s Autumn/Winter range

Wear it with Confidence A dazzling necklace, a sparkling ring. An elegant watch, what else do you need...

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We are pleased to welcome you to the latest edition of Essex Homes and Style. This magazine is unique to Beresfords and features not just the finest properties Essex has to offer but also an eclectic range of lifestyle features including supercars from Aston Martin and Pagani and fashion from Gucci. 2016 gave us some surprises with voting in both the Brexit referendum and the US Presidential election going against expectations and 2017 has continued in the same vein with our General Election providing a far different result to that predicted. As is usual, events of this nature will have an effect on the financial markets and also the property industry but as we have seen, once over the initial shock, the market tends to continue and that is certainly what seems to have happened this summer. It is traditional the market tends to ease slightly due to the peak holiday season and whilst this has been the case, we have now seen considerable activity since we have entered September. That’s not to say that there aren’t still some challenges in the marketplace but it does seem to suit estate agents who actively try to sell property as opposed to just putting them online and expecting buyers to simply turn up. As always, we are striving to be at the top of our game and were pleased to see the Group agreeing sales of over £980m worth of property over the last year with nearly 3,000 properties sold or let. Completely redesigning our already highly successful website and introducing more innovation has also proved worthwhile. We were very aware that recent figures from the Office for National Statistics showed that 70% of adults now had access to the internet “on the go”, nearly double what it was in 2011. That’s why the Beresfords website is now fully responsive and can be viewed on all devices from PCs to tablets and from smart phones to laptops. The result is that in the first half of 2017 total website visitors were up over 12%, unique visitors by over 14%, session duration up 14% and pages viewed increased by a massive 40% compared to the same period in 2016. By the way, did you know that our website is also one of the best property information platforms out there (and we include the major portals in that) so feel free to use it as a resource tool! With around 60% of people moving to a different part of Essex, you will find professionally voiced over videos for each of our areas along with other vital information on commute times, season ticket prices etc. In addition, every one of our properties has a “schools checker” facility which includes OFSTED report ratings. Also, many people find our “real time rate checker” provides up to the minute mortgage rates from all the lenders, as our independent financial services division, Flagstone, has whole of market data and gives fully independent advice. So if you can’t see your dream home in Essex Homes & Style, you can see many more on our website. In the meantime, if you need any help in your moving plans such as an initial guide to your property value, an idea on mortgage repayments or if you are first time buyer or tenant that just need to have a friendly chat to find out what’s involved, call us, email or just pop into to your local branch. We are always happy to help and give advice which will be fully independent and in confidence, as so many people now ask us to discreetly assist in their move which can be a very successful way of achieving their new home. Please enjoy the magazine.

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Paul Beresford, FNAEA MARLA

A selection of the finest Country and Village homes currently available.

Chairman/Managing Director

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Head Office 10 Springfield Lyons Approach, Springfield, Chelmsford, Essex CM2 5LB Tel: 01245 397497 Email: admin@beresfords.co.uk

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26 Beresfords in the Community Over the years we’ve developed our support to the communities we serve and in the past 12 months alone our teams have taken part in mud races, charity runs, village fetes and events as well as our inaugural charity ball that raised over £14,000 for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.


Sales Billericay | 01277 626262 Braintree | 01376 348444 Brentwood | 01277 231515 Chelmsford | 01245 500555 Colchester | 01206 764444 Country & Village | 01245 397475 Gidea Park | 01708 730255 Great Dunmow | 01371 876868 Hornchurch | 01708 474034 Ingatestone | 01277 350505 Maldon | 01621 853111 Shenfield | 01277 212111 Upminster | 01708 222200 Wickford | 01268 761576 Witham | 01376 517777 Writtle | 01245 420880

Lettings Billericay | 01277 658666 Braintree | 01376 348666 Brentwood | 01277 218151 Chelmsford | 01245 500666 Colchester | 01206 763333 Great Dunmow | 01371 859777

27 Acknowledging the Best of the Best At Beresfords we have established a reputation within our industry for having some of the most talented people in the business.

32 Sunseeker Charters

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67 The Quay to your Perfect Home

At Sunseeker Charters, every yacht charter we produce is as uniquely bespoke as you are. With a world of cruising possibilities just over the horizon, we’re here to help you make the most out of your treasured downtime.

The Moorings is a prestigious new waterside development in Fulbridge Quay which is located just moments from the historic high street of Maldon.

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77 At Home

A collection of Country & Village homes recently sold.

We take a look at The White Company’s Autumn/Winter range.

44 Drive the Dream

82 Properties to Rent

The Geneva Motor Show 2017 the world’s best catwalk for cars.

A selection of the finest properties available to rent via Beresfords.

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Woodham Ferrers, Chelmsford Guide Price £2,450,000 This important and historic eight bedroom Grade II* listed residence dating back to the 16th Century, renovated by Edwin Sandys between 1570 and 1577. The property is set on an elevated position with outstanding views towards Crouch Valley. The 10 acre plot enjoys a mix of landscaped formal grounds and premium equestrian facilities with adjoining paddocks, linking into extensive off road hacking and bridleways. Indoor swimming pool complex, tennis court and garaging. EPC Exempt. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Fryerning, Essex Guide Price £5,950,000 This imposing and striking private residence occupies one of the most prominent positions in the renowned village of Fryerning. This substantial and well-proportioned house of Neo-Georgian design has been built to an exceptionally high standard throughout. Internally, the principal reception rooms are located to the rear of the property making the most of the southerly aspect with stunning views across the grounds beyond. Set in beautiful mature grounds of approximately 8 acres including an all-weather tennis court, three golf holes and a collection of barns with potential for further ancillary accommodation (STPP). A further 7 acres available by separate negotiation. EPC D. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Ingatestone, Essex Guide Price £2,250,000 Constructed in circa 2003 this stunning and substantial family residence offers five double bedrooms, four of which are en-suite, four receptions, double garage with artist’s studio above, planning permission for a substantial orangery to the rear elevation and beautiful unique formal grounds stepping down to a part owned lake with privately owned island. Ingatestone mainline railway station is within a two minute walk (journey time into Liverpool Street is 27 minutes). EPC D.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Margaretting, Ingatestone Guide Price £1,495,000 An important and handsome Victorian residence set within a plot of 65 acres. A substantial property offering charming living space over three floors which includes a separate annexe. There are seven double bedrooms, three bathroom/shower rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, two reception rooms, internal and external cellars and double garage. Ingatestone mainline railway station to London Liverpool Street is within 30 minutes. EPC F. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Bicknacre, Chelmsford Guide Price £1,395,000 A truly impressive unlisted character property located on the outskirts of the sought after village of Bicknacre. This four double bedroom, four reception room Edwardian property comprises circa 3104 sq ft of living accommodation spaciously set across two floors. The property benefits from an array of outbuildings including a triple garage with adjoining gym along with a home office with annexe potential all set within an idyllic plot of approximately 2 acres. EPC F. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Wickham Bishops, Essex Guide Price £1,350,000 A most handsome 19th Century Grade II listed family home benefitting from a wealth of character features. Five double bedrooms, three en-suites and family bathroom, four reception rooms, vaulted orangery. Double garage, formal gardens and swimming pool. Just under 1 acre of land (stls) in all. EPC Exempt. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Cooksmill Green, Essex Guide Price £1,350,000 A stunning Grade II listed family residence, immaculately presented throughout offering five double bedrooms, two with en-suite facilities and a further family bathroom, four reception rooms including a fantastic vaulted kitchen/breakfast room with a separate utility room, a triple aspect living room with adjoining study, formal dining room and further snug. Approached via an impressive private driveway, set back from the road and on an excellent plot of circa 1 acre (stls) offering the most outstanding and rare rolling countryside views. EPC Exempt. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Stisted, Braintree Guide Price £1,250,000 A stunning former Hall House with origins dating back to the late 14th Century with additions in the early 19th Century. The property benefits from five double bedrooms, four receptions, substantial basement with planning permission in place to create a substantial breakfast room off the kitchen. A further detached outbuilding also offers fantastic ancillary potential (stpp). Set on a plot of just under 1.65 acres (stls). Braintree mainline train station is within 2.2 miles. EPC Exempt.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Writtle, Chelmsford Guide Price £1,125,000 A substantial Grade II listed period property set within the ever popular village of Writtle. Immaculately presented both internally and externally offering five double bedrooms, en-suite to master, a family bathroom, five reception rooms, a recently renovated kitchen/breakfast room and potential for a self-contained annexe. Two entrances, one leading to a detached garage. Set within beautiful, well established walled grounds of circa 0.25 acre (stls). EPC Exempt. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Felsted, Dunmow Guide Price £1,125,000 A charming Grade II listed Elizabethan family residence dating back to the late 1500’s located in the heart of Felsted, neighbouring the school. Seven bedrooms, two en suites, further family bathroom, three reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility and boot room, dry cellar. Set on a lovely 0.25 acre plot (stls) of immaculate formal gardens and a detached Coach House offering potential ancillary accommodation (stpp). EPC Exempt.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Beresfords in the Community

Each year we sell and let thousands of properties across the region, so we certainly understand that home is where the heart is. Over the years we’ve developed our support to the communities we serve and in the past 12 months alone our teams have taken part in mud races, charity runs, village fetes and events as well as our inaugural charity ball that raised over £14,000 for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance.

Here’s a look at the highlights:

An inaugural ball Over 150 people enjoyed a night of fun and sophistication for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance at our inaugural charity gala ball on 21 October 2016. Sponsored by Lancaster and in partnership with Essex Life, guests were treated to a gala dinner and charity auction hosted by BBC Look East and ‘Inside Out’ TV presenter, David Whitely. Attendees had the chance to bid for a range of high profile prizes, such as a ‘money can’t buy’ guided tour of the Bentley car factory, a Maserati for the weekend, a private chef cooking experience, a fabulous five star holiday in Greece and many other items.

Paul Beresford, Chairman/Managing Director of Beresfords Group, was delighted. He says: “Beresfords is committed to supporting its local communities and by raising much-needed funds for an organisation that is there for us all, and our loved ones, it is the ideal partnership.”

The ball raised a staggering £14,000 for the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. Thanks to the success of this ball we have organised the next gala ball for the 13th October at the stunning Braxted Park estate, and will yet again be looking to top last year’s fundraiser in the continued support of Essex and Herts Air Ambulance. 26 | Essex Homes & Style

Christmas in Essex Christmas is a great time for everyone to join in the festive spirit and raise funds for good causes. Last Christmas we were very busy with our support of the Salvation Army, Save the Children and Age UK.

Staff loved donning their best Christmas jumper for Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day, we also served meals to the homeless in partnership with the Salvation Army and rolled-up our sleeves packing bags in Marks and Spencer on behalf of Age UK.

We’re also keen to bring a little ‘Beresfords’ magic’ to community events and supported the Ingatestone Victorian Evening and again found ourselves dressing-up, this time in Victorian costume! We also had a great time at the Witham Dickensian Market with a professional face painter and it was wonderful to see the excitement on the children’s faces. Out and about in the region The Maldon branch jumped at the chance at taking on the world-famous Maldon Mud Race and raised an impressive £230 for Action for Family Carers. Not to be outdone the Brentwood branch took on the Brentwood Nuclear Race as the ‘B52’s’ and raised an outstanding £1,100 for The British Heart Foundation. As well as taking part in fundraisers we’ve also supported community events from The Essex Young Farmers to the Witham carnival. We love being part of your community and will continue to help create better futures for all.


Acknowledging the Best of the Best The phrases ‘People do business with people’ and ‘We are a people business’ are often used but they are especially true in our industry where we are handling the most valuable asset the vast majority of us have, our property. That requires clients to have trust in us but that trust has to be earned, it doesn’t just happen.

They have to be comfortable about the company they are dealing with but more importantly, they have to be comfortable with the ethical and professional credentials of the individuals they will be dealing with day to day.

At Beresfords we have established a reputation within our industry for having some of the most talented people in the business. Our staff turnover is exceptionally low and we genuinely believe we have the best people working with us.

Again though, that doesn’t just happen. We take great care in our recruitment process to ensure people share our ethos. And once they are on board we do everything we can to allow them fulfil their potential including regular training and mentoring.

One thing is for sure, they have to step up to plate when it comes to our standards. We always explain that we are fortunate enough to get a huge level of repeat business, not surprising since we were established in 1968, and also from recommendation and as such our clients expect, and deserve, outstanding service. But it’s not all about work. We pride ourselves in making sure there are plenty of opportunities for our people to let their hair down and socialise with their colleagues. That can be going tenpin bowling, a quiz night or teaming up with others to have fun and raise money for charity including events such as the Brentwood Nuclear Races or the Maldon Mud Race (although those that took part in the latter would probably dispute the use of the word ‘fun’!), abseiling down buildings and much much more.

After all, as Beresfords was established nearly 50 years ago and our people all live locally. The local community is our community and we do all we can to support it from helping the Salvation Army during the winter to sponsoring school

fetes and town carnivals in the summer.

There is one stand out occasion in the ‘Beresfords Year’ that is the first to go into everyone’s diaries, our annual Awards Evening and Summer Ball.

The awards recognised the outstanding levels of achievement and dedication shown in fulfilling the needs of our clients, and naturally we want to show how much we appreciate them and respect their contribution. This year we celebrated outstanding results and resilience despite a challenging marketplace as we welcomed over 180 of our people from across our entire network of branches throughout Essex and into Greater London.

A total number of 28 awards were given out on the night, with employees winning individual coveted awards including Best Customer Service, Best Newcomer and Employee of the Year with teams being rewarded for their commitment to the cause including Best Sales Office and Best Lettings Office, together with recognition of those in supporting roles.

Following the Awards, the Summer Party, with this year’s Arabian Nights theme, got into full swing as guests enjoyed a fabulous drinks reception and sumptuous three course meal and entertainment before the dancing into the small hours began.

Great Customer Service? Don’t Just Take Our Word For It.

There’s nothing more rewarding than someone saying ‘Thank You’ or ‘Well Done’ when all you have done is your job. We really do try to go that bit further when it comes to helping people move. For example one of our branches were selling a property for an elderly couple that hadn’t moved for a very long while.

On completion day we had a frantic ‘phone call from them saying their solicitor had been in touch and there were issues with the property they were buying which meant they would not be able to move into it that day.

We called the buyer but he and his family and the removal lorry were on their way and their buyers were moving in so they couldn’t turn back. However they did say would be prepared to let sellers move all their furniture into one part of the house. Whilst the sellers were grateful they had no idea how they could move the furniture at their age and they had no relatives in the area. The next thing they knew our team were at the door ready to move all their belongings for them, the buyers moved in and the sellers spent the night at a local hotel.

It doesn’t happen often but when moving home is one the most stressful life events we have to cope and you need people in the background that will do their best to ease the load and make the move happen.

That’s why one of the most important accolades at our awards night is for Best Customer Service although we have to admit that there always so many good candidates that it is the most difficult category to judge.

As we mentioned elsewhere on this page, we are privileged to be consistently recommended to others by satisfied clients and we’re proud that as a Company established in Essex nearly 50 years ago, we have acted for different generations of the same families on many occasions.

If you want to know what people are saying about Beresfords, go to the trusted FEEFO review site or alternatively you can see video testimonials from satisfied sellers, buyers, tenants and landlords at https://www.beresfords.co.uk/useful-information /dont-just-take-our-word-for-it

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Mill Green, Fryerning Guide Price £3,500,000 The Thatched House is a striking four bedroom detached family residence benefitting from four reception rooms, four bathrooms, set well back from Mill Green Road within a beautiful, established and private plot of circa 5 acres (stls). The property is approached from one of the prime positions in Fryerning via an extensive shingle banjo driveway which dissects the substantial front lawns, leading up to the main house and indeed the detached triple garage. EPC D. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Latchingdon, Chelmsford

Guide Price £1,249,000

A delightful five bedroom country residence set in a private and peaceful location on an idyllic plot of circa 13 acres (stls). Four reception rooms, good size kitchen breakfast room, quadruple garage with games room above, all within close proximity to North Fambridge train station. EPC D. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

Latchingdon, Chelmsford

Guide Price £875,000

A charming five bedroom family home with fantastic potential, set on a delightful 2 acre plot (stls) offering a heated swimming pool, detached one bedroom annexe and business potential with 28 kennels, office with kitchenette and w/c. In immaculate condition throughout, the property comprises a newly fitted kitchen/breakfast room with an open dining area and separate utility room, a stunning double aspect living area, further family room with adjoining gym, five bedrooms with the master benefitting an en-suite, family bathroom and further w/c. EPC E. Sole agency.

Country and Village Office: 01245 397475

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Sunseeker Charters

“We began Sunseeker Charters in 2003 as we realized that no other brokerage house had the knowledge or the passion to confidently represent the Sunseeker name. Over the last decade, we have seen countless family groups, friends and sometimes even total strangers, come together on our yachts to see for themselves the ultimate holiday experience. As time has gone on we’ve forged great friendships with our guests, many of whom return year after year and some who have gone on to become Sunseeker owners themselves.” DISCOVER THE POSSIBILITIES

Imagine a holiday where nothing is left to chance. Where every infinite detail is planned, and arranged for you. Imagine warm sunny days, endless seas, exquisite service and memories made with your nearest and dearest.

EVERY DETAIL MATTERS

At Sunseeker Charters, every yacht charter we produce is as uniquely bespoke as you are. With a world of cruising possibilities just over the horizon, we’re here to help you make the most out of your treasured downtime. From our Captains to our Brokers, we have the expertise to far exceed your holiday expectations, meaning all that’s left for you to do is sit back and enjoy the view.

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From the outset we work alongside you, gathering as much detail as we can about your perfect getaway. We then set about producing a unique itinerary for you and

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your guests, detailing day by day where you’ll be cruising and what you can hope to see along the way. We also take care of the finer details such as private jet charters, luxury car transfers, beach club bookings or restaurant reservations, as well as offering you expertise on the best anchorages and marinas to visit. As soon as you step on board any of our yachts, it’s the crew that deservedly take center stage. Each member has been handpicked by us for being the very best at what they do. Our chefs, stewardesses and deck crew are there for your comfort, while our captains are your key to unlocking the door to your chosen cruising grounds. From sunrise to sunset we’re there to ensure there’s never a moment where your holiday isn’t just as you imagined it. Holidays offer us all so much promise. A reward for hard work. A date in the diary to look forward to. A moment of reflection or indulgence. At Sunseeker Charters we go so much further, as we continue to define luxury yacht chartering.


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A FIRSTHAND ACCOUNT OF LIFE AS A CHARTER GUEST

E SET OFF EARLY FROM CANNES, leaving the hustle and bustle of the Côte d'Azur behind us, bound for Calvi on the island of Corsica. With a four hour cruise across open water ahead of us, we settle in on the aft deck of what feels like our very own Sunseeker, enjoying the sensory overload and excitement that comes with being on board one of these stunning yachts. As the cobwebs blow away, our lengthy day of travelling seems to be erased from memory. Drink in hand, and with the children on dolphin watch with the captain up on the flybridge, the stress of work and home life is left behind, and we all begin to relax.

Arriving in Calvi, the crew tell us that the locals claim that the town is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, and with the walls of the old town visible from the marina, our minds are transported back to the 15th century. As we step ashore to explore, the crew begin to clean the boat down from our crossing and reset it ready for our arrival back at the passerelle. We decide to spend some time soaking up the local architecture and on the advice of our fantastic on board chef, we pay a visit to Annie Traiteur on rue Clemenceau, one of the most stunning delicatessens I’ve ever been in. After spending our first night on board and with a good night’s sleep and fantastic meal under our belts we are more eager than ever to cast off. Heading for our overnight stop in Bonifacio, we anchor for a swim and take lunch in an uninhabited and stunningly secluded bay to break up the journey. The crew launch the tender and we head ashore to explore the rocky cove’s private beach. Arriving in Bonafacio that evening, we’re all stunned by the sight of some of the other yachts, some motor, some powered by sail that are moored in the impressive port. It feels a real privilege to be moored among so many similar vessels that exude luxury and sophistication. That night we dine at a local quayside restaurant,

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booked by our fabulous stewardess, and return to the yacht for cocktails. The children settle in and watch a film before we all get to bed, eager to see what tomorrow will bring. We have a lazy breakfast on board alongside in the marina, and cruise out of port destined for the Maddalena Archipelago. Comprised of 62 islands and boasting a stunning 180km of unspoilt coastline our captain explains that these islands, technically under the jurisdiction of the Italians and the neighboring Island of Sardinia, are a protected geo marine reserve. Consequently, we approach well within the local 10 knot speed limit, which gives us all a chance to appreciate the emerald blues and greens of our first shallow anchorage. Everywhere we look from on board, our eyes are either drawn to a unique feature on the landscape, another stunning yacht dropping anchor or some local and unique wildlife that the captain has pointed out to us. Enjoying champagne as the sun goes down, I feel like I could sit here forever. After a couple of days and nights of island hopping the children are ready to head back to some civilization, so we make for the Corsican capital of Ajaccio on the western coast of the island. With its Gothic cathedral and un-spoilt quayside, it’s perhaps the quaintest capital cities I’ve ever visited. We step ashore, and on the crew’s recommendation head straight for the market square or “Place Foch” and the Hotel De Ville (town hall) which, it transpires, are all steeped in local history.

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After taking photos of the children with the statue of Napoleon, we have lunch at a local restaurant before heading back to the yacht. It’s an early start on our penultimate day aboard, with a short cruise just up the coast towards the impressive Monte Cinto (Mountainous National Park) with yet more secluded anchorages and a special spot for lunch. Although we feel like the week is drawing to a close, our crew’s attention to detail and exceptional service hasn’t faltered once and we’ll be very sad to say goodbye come the end of the day tomorrow. The cruise back up to Cannes is our last chance to soak up some sun, and we arrive back in port and head to the shops to indulge in some retail therapy, whilst trying to keep our baggage allowance in mind. For our last evening on board we invite the crew up for a drink with us before they serve dinner. Such fantastic service and unrivalled knowledge of our destinations has made for a hassle free and thoroughly enjoyable time. They really are what makes this experience so memorable Our last day looms, and it’s time to say goodbye to what’s felt like our very own yacht and our very own fantastic crew, without whom our holiday wouldn’t have been the same. We leave them promising ourselves to make our booking for two weeks next year! Contact one of Sunseeker Charters’ experienced charter brokers on +44 (0) 1202 682 890 or enquiries@sunseekercharters.com.


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Fryerning, Ingatestone £4,100,000 Occupying probably one of the finest plots and positions in this exclusive village, this highly appointed property designed by the renowned architect Bospidnick. The elegantly presented accommodation is light and airy with all five double bedrooms with en-suite and dressing room to master. The well proportioned and comfortable living space enjoys attractive views over the established and extensive grounds extending to approximately 6.5 acres (stls), previously designed by a Hampton Court gold medallist, with a plethora of established trees and shrubs, once part of the local woodland. EPC E.

We have a high demand for similar properties across Essex. To be part of our success contact Beresfords Country & Village on 01245 397475

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Dedham, Essex £2,500,000 A magnificent five double bedroom Victorian Coach House with a stunning interior offering extensive family living space, set in circa 4 acres of stunning formal grounds incorporating meadow and bluebell Woodland, with far reaching views over The Dedham Vale. Ideally placed for daily commuting and renowned local schooling. Private peaceful location. (Manningtree mainline train station 2 miles, with 55 minute journey time to London Liverpool Street). EPC D.

We have a high demand for similar properties across Essex. To be part of our success contact Beresfords Country & Village on 01245 397475

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Great Baddow, Chelmsford £1,350,000 A substantial Grade II listed family residence, offering circa 4000 sq ft of flexible living accommodation. Five double bedrooms, four stunning reception rooms, a beautiful newly fitted kitchen/breakfast room, all set on an idyllic plot of approximately half an acre (stls). Double garage, further outbuildings. (Chelmsford mainline train station is within 2.7 miles). EPC Exempt.

We have a high demand for similar properties across Essex. To be part of our success contact Beresfords Country & Village on 01245 397475

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Tolleshunt Knights, Maldon £1,295,000 A magnificent contemporary country residence inspired and designed around the traditional Essex farmhouse, providing substantial family living space set within a stunning elevate position with dramatic far reaching views over the surrounding farmland and onto the River Blackwater. The property offers three generous reception rooms, four good size double bedrooms, two en-suite shower/bathrooms, potential for annexe, various outbuildings, lovely formal gardens and paddock set within stunning grounds of circa 3 acres (stls). EPC D.

We have a high demand for similar properties across Essex. To be part of our success contact Beresfords Country & Village on 01245 397475

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Drive the Dream

The Geneva Motor Show is traditionally about speed, style, driving brio, multi-cylinder soundtracks and petrol power. It’s a fashion show, the world’s best catwalk for cars and the 2017 event was so special. There was also a hugely impressive new McLaren, a faster Lamborghini Huracan, a droptop Pagani, and new AMG Merc GTs of various bodystyles and power. So in Hollywood terms, the 2017 Geneva show was like a new movie starring Matt Damon, Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Angelina Jolie and Scarlett Johansson.

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Aston Martin Valkyrie (AM-RB 001)

The revolutionary hypercar being codeveloped by Aston Martin and Red Bull Advanced Technologies, formerly identified by its codename AM-RB 001, has now been officially named the Aston Martin Valkyrie.

The name continues a fine tradition of Aston Martin ‘V’ cars. This began back in 1951 with Vantage, which was selected as a name to distinguish high performance variants of the then current model, the DB2. Boasting 125bhp versus 105bhp for the standard engine, the Vantage represented a significant increase in performance and desirability. The first time the Vantage badge appeared was on the side of the DB5.

It remained a name reserved for the most potent model derivatives until 2005, when the Vantage became a model line in its own right. Twelve years later the acclaimed family of V8 and V12-powered models has made the Vantage the most successful model in Aston Martin’s history.

Virage, Vanquish and the Aston Martin Vulcan - Aston Martin’s very own God of fire - are more recent ‘V’ cars to continue this lineage. Now, seven decades after the Vantage name started it all, the Aston Martin Valkyrie propels this uniquely distinctive and lyrical family of model names to another level. www.astonmartin.com

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Pagani Huayra Roadster

If there’s one thing supercar builder Horacio Pagani wants everybody to know about his new Pagani Huayra roadster, it’s this: This is not just a Huayra with the roof removed. This is a brand-new car, even if it has the same name and general shape as the gullwing coupe that came before.

Pagani says it applied lessons learned from creating the hard-core Huayra BC to every detail on the roadster. Although it uses the same Mercedes-AMG V-12 mounted amidships, the roadster is more powerful, lighter, stiffer, and said to offer better handling - all due to technological and materials improvements. Each of the 100 roadsters to be built will sell for $2.4 million, but leave your checkbook where it is: Every single one already is spoken for. www.pagani.com

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Lamborghini Huracan Performante

The latest to join this line-up is the all-new Lamborghini Huracan Performante that was revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month and will be officially arriving in the country on 7th April 2017. Inspired by the Huracan Super Trofeo race car, the new Huracan Performante gets upgraded with several race spec features that make it the brand's most powerful V10 ever. Lamborghini says the Huracan Performante has been designed for ultimate performance. The 5.2 litre V10 engine from the standard version continues to serve purpose, but gets upgrades like titanium valves, revised intake and lighter exhaust. The more sophisticated components have helped the Huracan Performante churn out 630 bhp of power and peak torque of 600 Nm. The motor comes paired to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. www.lamborghini.com

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Ferrari 812 Spuerfast

The first and most difficult challenge Ferrari always faces when it decides to develop a new model is to push the boundaries of its own achievements yet again.

This challenge is made all the tougher when the task at hand involves designing a new 12-cylinder engine, the power unit that hailed the start of the glorious Prancing Horse story 70 years ago in 1947.

On this occasion, intensive research and development focused on exploiting Ferrari’s wealth of trackderived engineering know-how has produced the 812 Superfast, designed to offer its drivers both benchmark performance across the board and the most riveting and rewarding driving experience possible. www.ferrari.com

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McLaren 720s

All-new McLaren 720S took Geneva 2017 by storm; replaces the 650S and will arrive in May 2017 priced from £208,600

McLaren's latest Ferrari and Porsche baiter, the 720S, is finally here. Out goes the 650S and all of its associated variants and in comes a new supercar that has “the widest breadth of road and track capability of any McLaren so far”, according to Haydn Baker, director of the McLaren Super Series. At the heart of the new 720S is a 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 producing 711bhp and 770Nm of torque. On paper, it outpaces the Ferrari 488 GTB, with a 0-62mph time of 2.9 seconds (0.1 seconds ahead of the Ferrari) and a top speed of 212mph (7mph higher than its rival) Not that many supercar owners will care, but the 720S also claims up to 24.6mpg and CO2 emissions of 249g/km, too; that means it's more efficient than its arch-rival at Maranello.

The 720S is built around a lightweight carbon fibre Monocage II structure that is now extended into the roof with thin pillars, providing excellent all-round visibility and a wide housing for the dihedral doors. These open wider than before for easier access. www.mclaren.com

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Ingatestone

OIEO £915,000

This substantial family home has been extended and modernised to an exceptional standard throughout and is located in a prime position in central Ingatestone. The contemporary accommodation comprises entrance porch to hallway, dual aspect living room, stunning kitchen/family room, utility, study/tv room, playroom, cloakroom, four double bedrooms, family bathroom and en-suite shower room to the master bedroom. The high quality finish includes underfloor heating to both floors, landscaped rear garden, garden store and workshop. EPC C.

Billericay Office: 01277 350505

Billericay

£1,385,000

Situated on one of Billericay’s most sought after roads is this impressive five double bedroom detached residence. The property has to be viewed internally to fully appreciate not only the excellent size and layout but also its superb decorative standard throughout. The house is situated within close proximity of both Billericay High Street and mainline railway station and is also within the Buttsbury and Mayflower area of Billericay. EPC B.

Billericay Office: 01277 626262

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Billericay

£1,200,000

Located on a select development of five executive detached houses is this substantial five double bedroom detached house. Internally the accommodation spans three floors and has to be viewed to fully appreciate not only its decorative standard but also its spacious layout. The property is within close proximity of both Billericay high street and mainline railway station and due to its positioning an early viewing is strongly advised. EPC B.

Billericay Office: 01277 626262

Braintree

Guide Price £700,000 - £750,000

Windsmoor is set to be a stunning and spacious four bedroom detached home. Internally the accommodation benefits from having an entrance hall, living room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen breakfast room, utility room, ground floor bathroom, one ground floor bedroom, three first floor bedrooms and en suite. The location allows easy access to the A120, M11 and Stansted Airport. Braintree town centre and railway station are only 2.1 miles away, which provides links to London Liverpool Street within approximately 60 minutes. EPC E.

Braintree Office: 01376 348444

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Dunmow

OIEO £850,000

Set within the highly regarded hamlet of Cock Green near Felsted, is this exceptionally spacious, detached family home, with the added benefit of a potential annexe (stpp). The accommodation is comprised of a reception hall, dining room, family room, sitting room, with inglenook style fireplace, housing a gas burning stove, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, two with en-suites and family bathroom. The garden is a particular feature of the property and is beautifully landscaped. EPC D.

Great Dunmow Office: 01371 876868

Brentwood

£765,000

This attractive and well-presented period detached family home has been refurbished and extended by the current vendors to a very high specification and offers superb modern family living along with character features. To the front of the property is off street parking giving access to the garage and a rear garden with large patio area with steps down to the remainder of the garden which is laid to lawn, children’s play area at rear with bark chippings. EPC D.

Brentwood Office: 01277 231515

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Brentwood

£899,995

Located in a sought after semi-rural location on the west side of Brentwood and offering good access to the M25/A12 motorway intersection. The property is within 2 miles of Brentwood High Street with it array of shops, bars and restaurants. Brentwood mainline railway station with links to London Liverpool station is located within 2.2 miles. There is good access to Upminster Town Centre and underground station and Harold Wood.

Brentwood Office: 01277 231515

Brentwood

£850,000

Executive family home offering well-presented accommodation including a good size lounge, separate dining room and study. A kitchen/breakfast room fitted with granite work surfaces and separate utility room. A spacious master bedroom with fitted wardrobes and refitted en-suite shower room, four further bedrooms including an en-suite shower room. A delightful west facing secluded rear garden and a double width garage. EPC E.

Brentwood Office: 01277 231515

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Wear it with Confidence

A dazzling necklace, a sparkling ring. An elegant watch with the perfect piece of jewellery, what else do you need...

Michael Spiers classic graduated diamond collar featuring 16 carats of brilliant cut diamonds, £35,000.

Fope Mia Luce 18ct white gold diamond necklace, italian style and elegance from Lope, £15,470.

Georg Jensen Aria slim bar silver necklace, £425. Gucci’s iconic Horsebit bracelet in silver, £1,850. Gucci’s iconic Horsebit bangle in silver, £1,110.

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Fope Mia Luce diamond and black diamond necklace

in 18ct white gold, £26,500. Complete the look with

a matching bracelet £22,600, earrings £6,400 and

ring £9,800.

Michael Spiers coloured gem stone and diamond ring

collection, pink tourmaline £5,950, acquamarine

£10,950, tanzantine £19,950, green tourmaline

£6,950 and Gucci amethyst cocktail ring £3,950.

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Michael Spiers raindrop diamond necklace, featuring 2.30 carats of brilliant cut diamonds, £6,450. Available as a bracelet or necklace in 18ct yellow or white gold from £650. Rolex Datejust 41 Everose Rolesor wristwatch with chocolate dial, £9,500.

Michael Spiers 18ct pink gold diamond scatter ring, also available in yellow gold, £1,895.

Michael Spiers 18ct pink gold diamond scatter ring, also available in yellow gold, £2,250. Photography by Edwin Ho.

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Chelmsford

£1,150,000

An outstanding detached family home which was completely remodelled to exceptionally high standards. Throughout, the property provides five double bedrooms which four provide en-suite facilities. The ground floor offers a magnificent kitchen family room to the rear garden with an impressive lantern ceiling and bi-folding doors. To the front of the property there is an immaculately lawned front garden and a resin driveway providing generous amounts of parking. EPC C.

Chelmsford Office: 01245 500555

Chelmsford

£825,000

This five bedroom semi-detached family home offers off road parking to the front and sits on a sizable plot with a rear garden measuring approximately 150ft. Ample living accommodation is provided with three reception rooms, as well as a 24ft kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and downstairs WC. On the first floor there are five bedrooms with an en-suite to the master bedroom, as well as a four piece modern bathroom suite. EPC E.

Chelmsford Office: 01245 500555

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C H A R T E R E D

S U R V E Y O R S Established 1873

You wouldn’t use an unlicensed dentist or doctor so why take chances with what many would consider their most valuable asset. When buying a property everything may seem fine on the surface but who knows what lies beneath? Defects such as dry rot, woodworm, damp, subsidence and Japanese knot weed are just a few examples of potential problems that can prove difficult and expensive to rectify. A professional survey report will not only identify potential problems but also provide an estimate of the associated repair costs. Cheke & Co first opened its doors for business in 1873, is now one of the most established surveying practices if the South East and a Member Firm of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). Our current surveyors collectively retain more than 175 industry experience and can provide a full range of reports.

To find out more or to receive a free quotation call us on Freephone 0800 023 2424 or email info@chekes.co.uk

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Chelmsford

£825,000

Situated in the popular area of Broomfield is this six bedroom detached character property which sits on a plot of approximately one third of an acre. The ground floor of the property plays host to a large kitchen/breakfast room with a breakfast island, brick built cooker hood and range cooker. The ground floor also hosts an additional dining room, lounge and study. Upstairs there are six good sized bedrooms with a bathroom. EPC E.

Chelmsford Office: 01245 500555

Colchester

£555,000

This bespoke modern detached home overlooks fields and has extensive accommodation including an impressive entrance hall, three reception rooms, cloakroom, fully equipped integral kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, four bedrooms, a bathroom, two en-suites and the master bedroom has a walk in wardrobe. Further benefits include under floor heating, inbuilt audio entertainment to most rooms, a double detached garage, large shed and easily maintained gardens. EPC C.

Colchester Office: 01206 764444

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Colchester

£475,000

An extended and stunning detached family home benefiting from entrance hall, four reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, conservatory, four bedrooms, en suite and family bathroom. There is a block paved driveway providing off road parking to the front and the private rear garden is easily maintained with a detached chalet currently being used as an annexe with en suite facilities including a shower cubicle. Walk to town centre and railway station. EPC D.

Colchester Office: 01206 764444

Colchester

£895,000

An individually designed detached character property of Mock Tudor design and believed to date back to the early 1900's offering a large reception hall, ground floor cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, kitchen and family room. To the first floor there are four good size bedrooms located off two separate landing areas with a bathroom and en-suite. Situated on its own plot the house benefits from a wraparound garden and a garage plus parking for two additional vehicles. No chain.

Colchester Office: 01206 764444

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In & around Essex

Jeanette Stilts (Mayor of Maldon)

The Quay to your perfect home

The Moorings is a prestigious new waterside development in Fulbridge Quay which is located just moments from the historic High Street of Maldon. Beresfords held an enjoyable launch evening for the development where guests were treated to a live cooking demonstration from Master Chef semi-finalist Andi Walker all in the comfort of the stunning show home. Guests sipped on a glass of bubbles before savouring a selection of succulent dishes made from locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, freshly prepared by Andi Walker. Ideally located to take in breathtaking views across the historic quay. The Moorings development is a beautiful collection of nine luxury one and two bedroom apartments as well as three, four and five bedroom townhouses. Beresfords attends to exhibit a selection. Paul Beresford, Chairman of Beresfords commented “The event offers potential purchasers the opportunity to experience firsthand the superb design, spacious layout and high quality specification of The Moorings. Also allowing the guests to be entertained along with being wine and dined whilst viewing the homes meant all thoroughly enjoyed the evening.” Neil McAninch, Maldon Branch Manager of

Beresfords commented “I am delighted with how many people attended to view the show home. As people observed, the last remaining properties really do make the perfect family residences thanks to their contemporary spacious living accommodation coupled with a location that is second to none.” Fullbridge Quay is located a short walk up Market Hill to the historical Maldon High Street, with an interesting mixture of independent shops and well known National brands, located amidst a variety of bars, restaurants and pubs. Within walking distance are two large supermarkets and nearby Promenade Park, offering lots of space for families to live an active outdoors lifestyle. Fullbridge Quay benefits from fast connections to London via the easy-to-reach train stations at Hatfield Peverel and Witham, which is just over a 30-minute commute into London Liverpool Street Station. For further information on The Moorings please contact Beresfords Maldon branch on 01621 853111 or visit www.Beresfords.co.uk For further information on Andi Walkers popup restaurant at The Riverside Inn and other Blue Group Restaurants call 01245 266881 or visit www.thebluegroup.co.uk

Andrew Lewis, Ivan Woolgrove, Spencer Davies, Nicki Treffers

Andi Walker

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Spacious and contemporary living

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Gidea Park

£1,075,000

A rare opportunity to aquire one of the original ‘Exhibition’ houses built in 1911 by W. Moss and sons and designed by T. Millwood Wilson. The house enjoys a dual aspect giving maximum sunlight throughout the day the property has been very well kept and improved by its current owners and is recommended for viewing without delay. EPC E.

Gidea Park Office: 01708 730255

Gidea Park

£1,000,000

Occupying a generous corner position in a much sought after location. Four bedroom double fronted family house. The property has undergone major improvements and extension work by its present owners. It is set over two floors and offers large family accommodation with high specifications. Furthermore there are two garages, the front garage is attached and has mezzanine floor. The rear garage/workshop is at the bottom of the garden. EPC E.

Gidea Park Office: 01708 730255

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Cock Clarks

OIEO £550,000

Situated within the popular village of Cock Clarks is this charming Grade II listed, thatched and extended cottage which has been sympathetically improved by the present owners with an upgraded bathroom as well as new carpets throughout. The property boasts three bedrooms, a fitted kitchen, dining room and lounge opening onto the 83' rear garden. The property sits on a 60' wide plot with two driveways and an integral garage.

Maldon Office: 01621 853111

Burnham on Crouch

£1,395,000

A unique opportunity to obtain this superb 1.3 acre (approx.) plot combining three building plots along with a stunning five bedroom Potton built house with triple garage and studio over. The existing detached house is to be retained within gardens of approximately a third of an acre. Viewing comes highly recommended for this excellent opportunity to develop, whilst retaining a picturesque property to reside in. EPC D.

Maldon Office: 01621 853111

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Maldon

£989,950

Situated on a 1/3 of an acre plot with far reaching views over farmland, the Blackwater Estuary and Osea Island, is this superbly presented five double bedroom residence boasting three en-suites, two receptions along with an impressive rear conservatory and farmhouse style kitchen. The extensive gardens back immediately onto open fields and the sweeping driveway provides off street parking leading up to the double garage, above which can be found a lovely en-suite guest room, office or annexe accommodation.

Maldon Office: 01621 853111

Shenfield

£2,200,000

Beautifully styled executive six bedroom family home located within the extremely desirable Hutton Mount private estate on a plot of 0.25 acre. The property benefits from underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, fully extended and open plan living/kitchen/family room, large cinema room, gymnasium and two dressing rooms. Shenfield station is located just 0.4 miles away and the property is situated within the catchment area for St Martins School ( sta ) with other excellent schools nearby.

Shenfield Office: 01277 212111

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Shenfield

£1,095,000

This fantastic five bedroom detached executive family home, with a recently gated front driveway, is located in this extremely popular spot on Hanging Hill Lane in Hutton and is offered with no onward chain. The property benefits from an exceptionally generous sized living room with feature fireplace, solid oak flooring and dual aspect patio sliding doors overlooking a beautifully styled 200' rear garden. St Martins School is a stones throw away (sta) and Shenfield station is within one mile. EPC E.

Shenfield Office: 01277 212111

Upminster

£995,000

Situated in a sought after road on the North side of the town is this semi-detached family house which has been extended to an exceptionally high standard throughout. The accommodation comprises an attractive entrance hall, spacious lounge and separate dining room, open plan to a superb kitchen/diner/family room with bi-folding doors and roof lantern. There are four first floor bedrooms, the master bedroom having a luxury en-suite bathroom/wc. There is also a separate shower room/wc on the first floor. EPC D.

Upminster Office: 01708 222200

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Rivenhall

£750,000

A beautifully appointed and much improved spacious character family home with origins believed to date from early 1900s. The property has been enlarged to now provide spacious family accommodation arranged over two levels. Glebe Farm Cottage is situated in a delightful village setting with beautiful countryside views and set within an established plot of approximately 0.4 acre (STLS). EPC D.

Witham Office: 01376 517777

Wickham Bishops

£995,000

Located on a generous plot approximately 0.4 of an acre (STLS), in the prestigious village of Wickham Bishops is this four bedroom detached fully refurbished family home. Rainbow Cottage boasts a double garage, high specification kitchen and bathrooms, while retaining many character features. The property is located conveniently for the local village amenities with open countryside and woodland nearby, with the added benefit of easy access to the A12 and Witham’s mainline train station. EPC G.

Witham Office: 01376 517777

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Writtle

£925,000

The Old Maltings is a prestigious house in need of some modernisation with potential to refurbish and extend. The property has been a family home for the past 54 years, last sold in 1963. The accommodation is unique, with a first floor staged lounge and ground floor lounge exceeding 36' with stunning Inglewood fireplace. externally there are four garages, a large workshop, a side garden and a large mature garden, with an overall plot size of 0.58 of an acre. ECP E.

Writtle Office: 01245 420880

Hornchurch

£2,000,000

A unique opportunity to acquire this eight bedroom contemporary designed property which has been built in 2006 to architects drawings. The property offers very spacious and open living accommodation over three floors and is highly recommended for a full internal inspection to appreciate the many fine room sizes and merits contained. EPC E.

Hornchurch Office: 01708 474034

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At Home

This season why not fill your home with luxury pieces, with classic kitchen accessories, elegant bedding and stylish decorative accessories - from photo frames, candle holders, vases and beyond. We take a look at The White Company’s Autumn/Winter range. Above: Sloane Snuggler from £1,600; Sloane Sofa from £2,000; Sloane Armchair from £1,300; Salcombe Rug £295; Salcome Pouffe £150; Brockleby Coffee Table £550

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Beaumont Bed £795 Lancaster Bed Linen from £25 Vienne Quilt £225 Killim Rug £175 Tibetan Sheepskin Stool £275


Top left: Santorini Washed Bed Linen from £45; Malham Side Table £175; Fine Silver Frame 4x6 £35; Fine Silver Frame 5x7 £45; Boston Vase Small £15; Skye Lantern Small £6 Top right: Ultimate Aurelie Vase £70; Aurelie Vase Small £50; Skye Lantern Small £6; Skye Lantern Medium £15 Bottom left: Stripe Napkins S/4 £25; Symons Dinner Plate £14; Symons Pasta Bowl £14; Belgravia Wine Glass S/4 £25; Belgravia Tumbler S/4 £25; Belgravia Carafe and Stacking Tumblers £35; Skye Lantern Large £40; Smoked Glass Vase Small £18; Organic Oak Board Small £30 Bottom right: Hambledon Raw Oak Ladder Shelf Large £350; Organic Oak Board Small £30; Belgravia Champagne Flute S/4 £25; Belgravia Wine Glass S/4 £25; Belgravia Tumbler S/4 £25; Belgravia Carafe and Stacking Tumblers £35; Artisan Stoneware Side Plate £10; Artisan Stoneware Cereal Bowl £10

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Winter Diffuser £27 Winter Home Spray £16 Winter Signature Candle £20 Winter Large Botanical Candle £40 Winter Indulgence Candle £130


Top left: Aldwych Velvet Bed from £1,950; Symons Bed Linen from £55; Richmond Silk Quilt £300; Pimlico Nest Table £395; Provence Table Lamp £95; Draycott Scroll Back Chair £695 Top right: Sandalwood Signature Candle £20; Sandalwood Large Candle £60 Bottom left: Belgravia Bed Linen from £50; Richmond Silk Quilt £300 Bottom right: Blakeney Throw £120; Blakeney Cushion Cover £40 The White Company, Bond Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1GH www.thewhitecompany.com

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Ingatestone

£4,500 pcm

Victorian splendour! Approached Via a tree lined driveway is this impressive family home retaining many period details. The accommodation comprises four double bedrooms, four receptions, kitchen/breakfast room, study, family bathroom and en-suite and dining room to master bedroom. There are over two acres of grounds, an outdoor heated swimming pool and ample car parking facilities. EPC E.

Ingatestone Office: 01277 350505

Brentwood

£1,900 pcm

Edwardian property 0.2 miles from Brentwood station and just 0.4 miles from Brentwood High Street. Extremely well presented with open-plan lounge/kitchen/dining room, three good sized bedrooms, separate sitting room, tiled bathroom and additional ground floor cloakroom. There is off road parking to the front and well kept garden to rear. EPC E.

Brentwood Office: 01277 218151

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Chelmsford

£1,600 pcm

Stunning family home situated in this ever popular location of Chancellor Park which is within a good school catchment area and has been kept to a very high standard throughout. The property is within easy reach of the City centre and all local amenities and has a good amount of living space. EPC C.

Chelmsford Office: 01245 500666

Romford

£1,395 pcm

Grade II listed building situated 0.5m from Gidea Park mainline station (London Liverpool Street in approx. 24 mins). Large open plan lounge/kitchen, secure intercom entry system, gas central heating and allocated parking. EPC D.

Gidea Park Office: 01708 730255

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