ADVERTORIAL: If you want rural living with urban convenience then look to Brentwood

1023 West is a new residential development in Brentwood comprising 81 converted and newly built one and two-bedroom apartments and three and four-bedroom houses which includes the conversion of La Plata House, a Georgian manor house, all set within attractive gardens and landscaped grounds.

Combining history with new and refurbished homes, Weston Homes has created the ideal place to live if you are thinking about relocating from inner London to Essex and are seeking more indoor and outdoor space.

This collection of exceptional homes are finished to the very highest standards with contemporary open-plan living areas, superb bespoke designer kitchens and luxurious bathrooms.

Weston Homes has transformed La Plata House into a tranquil place to call home

The properties are thoughtfully designed

Inside every home, there are Forest Oak doors with polished ironmongery, a choice of strip wood flooring* to the entrance hall, kitchen, living and dining room and a choice of carpets to bedrooms*.

The bespoke kitchens are fitted with a stainless steel electric fan oven and chimney extractor, ceramic hob, integrated fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and dishwasher, as well as a choice of designer units and quartz stone worktops*.

Boiling a kettle will be a thing of the past as an instant boiling water tap is included within the specification.

Bathrooms feature the latest Smart technology
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In the luxurious bathrooms, heated towel rails are included and a range of Smart tech is installed, including a digitally controlled Smart tap, shower and bath as well as a Smart mirror with LED lighting, digital clock and de-mist feature.

Get away from it all

There are plenty of options for downtime in the area, from the nearby Brentwood Centre and gym to six golf clubs within five miles.

If the great outdoors is more your thing, there are a number of sprawling country parks to enjoy, offering a haven for nature lovers, walkers and families, including Thorndon Country Park and Weald Country Park and other pretty parks and nature reserves.

For an afternoon of adventure Rope Runners in nearby Kelvedon Hatch offers high-wire fun in the trees and there is also local go-karting and a dry ski slope.

Look no further for a great education

For those who have a family, or are prospective parents looking for a place to settle, there is a superb choice of ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ rated primary and secondary schools within a few miles.

Popular choices include St Martin’s secondary school and sixth form, Shenfield St Mary’s C of E Primary School and St Joseph The Worker Catholic Primary School.

1023 West offers the best of everything with the town and countryside on your doorstep
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Commuting

In an ideal location just a short walk from the nearby Brentwood train station, commuting is easy with speedy links into the heart of the city.

You can be in central London by train in less than half an hour, meaning not only work and shopping is within quick reach, but also the bright lights and cultural activities of London’s West End.

Journey times into London are set to reduce with the introduction of the new Elizabeth line. With direct links to London Liverpool Street, the future Crossrail opening will provide a seamless journey into Paddington station and Heathrow Airport, without changing trains.

Brentwood is close to major cities and international airports and is well served by the M25, A12 and A127 and wider motorway network so you can enjoy all Essex has to offer, along with Chelmsford, Colchester, Ipswich and seaside resorts.

Homes at 1023 West are priced from £335,000 for a one-bedroom apartment with a private balcony, and from £655,000 for a three-bedroom house with a private garden and garage. Find out more here

*Choices from a developers range, subject to stage of construction. CGIs are indicative only.

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