Alice's Place


This is a two bedroom bungalow (all rooms on one level) with full central heating, that will accommodate 4 people. Children are welcome, but we do not allow pets. We also do not allow smoking within the interior of the bungalow/gazebo. The bungalow is fully furnished and equipped, with bed linen and towels provided. Electricity, Gas and water are included in the price. The bungalow itself is in a residential avenue running parallel with the Benfleet High Road. The nearest shops are less than half a mile away and the nearest mainline railway station is one mile away. Southend on Sea is approx 5 miles away and london 35 miles.

• Bookings can be made by phone or e.mail prior to filling out the booking form. The booking form can be sent via post or e.mail. All information can be found via the website or can be sent through the post. Payment can either be made by cheque or bank transfer.
• The nearest shops are 5 minutes walk into the Benfleet High Road. There is a car park at the end of Richmond Avenue backing on to the shops, with public toilets available.
• Bus stops are a short walk from the bungalow with routes to Chelmsford, Canvey Island, Southend on Sea, Basildon and London
• Mainline railway is the CtoC line running from Shoeburyness to Fenchurch Street, London. All trains stop in Benfleet.
• Coach tours via local companies have pick up point in Tarpots, approximately one mile away.
• There are numerous taxis available locally and private car operators for Airports or Theatre trips
• Gatwick, Heathrow, Luton,Stansted and Southend airports are all within two hours drive.
• A public phone box is a short walk away on the corner of the High Road and Benfleet Park Road, or at the High Street shops.
Arrival & Car Parking Facilities

• There is a block paved driveway suitable for a large car or van. There is a slight incline from the road to the bungalow. Additional parking is allowed on the street. Access to the front door is via a block paved pathway which runs the length of the bungalow to the rear garden. The path is 90cm wide and is illuminated at night by a motion sensor light. The gated entrance to the rear garden (75cm wide) is locked via chain and combination padlock, the number of which is posted inside the bungalow. Guests will be met on arrival.  

Main Entrance

• The front door is fully glazed and located on the side of the bungalow. This is hung on the left and opens inwards. The front door is preceeded by an outer porch 70cm x 103cm with a 14cm step and split wooden/glazed door that opens inwards. The step from the outer porch to the hallway is 18cm. The hallway is large with standard interior doors leading off to the two bedrooms, bathroom and lounge. The hallway contains a door mat, table with a guest book / pen, coat hooks and night light. The main light switch for the hallway is just inside on the right.

Lounge / Conservatory

• The bungalow is fully carpeted with a leather three piece suite in the lounge with a seat height of 40cm. The lounge has two ceiling light fittings with independant switches and one table lamp.
• The conservatory has a step down from the kitchen of 20cm and is accessed via a double glazed door. There are two handles either side of the frame inside the conservatory to aid getting back into the kitchen. The conservatory has a tiled floor and electric convection heater. There is a glass dinning table 115cm square with a height of 74cm and four chairs. There is a small step from the conservatory to the garden of 10cm via a double glazed door which opens outwards.

Outdoor Facilities

• There are two benches just outside the back door, with a further garden table and chairs on the decking with a step height of 30cm. The garden is on two levels. The first has a small lawn and block paving and is level. Two steps of 10cm lead to the second level lawn / decking and into the shrubbery which contains another wooden bench.  There is a 3 piece wicker suite and coffee table within the gazebo.


• The main bedroom is located in the front of the bungalow just off the hallway with a double bed of 4 feet 6 inches wide with a height of 50cm. There is also an ottoman and separate chair for seating. There is one ceiling light and two bedside lights plus one electric fan.
• The second bedroom is also located at the front of the bungalow and is accessed via the hallway. There are two beds; one is 3 feet wide by 60cm high and the second is 2 feet 6 inches wide by 60cm high. There is one ceiling light with one table lamp and an electric fan.  Both bedrooms have electric alarm clocks.


• The bathroom light switch is located outside on the left of the entrance. A timed extraction fan unit runs when the light is switched on. There is also a shaver light positioned inside the bathroom. A portable lifting frame is available on request to fit around the toilet. The toilet height is 43cm and the pedastal wash basin is 77cm high. The bath is 56cm high by 150cm long with an electric shower at the end. The bathroom floor is linoleum.
Self-Catering Kitchen

• The kitchen is located to the rear of the bungalow overlooking the garden and is accessed via the lounge. The floor is linoleum with standard height worksurfaces. Hot water is supplied by combination boiler on demand with easy quarter turn taps. Lighting is via three ceiling spotlights. Crockery is kept in the wall cupboards, cooking pots etc are stored in the lower cupboards. 
• Cooking is done via electric hob and fan assisted oven. There is a microwave, fridge with small freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.  

Additional Information

• There are two smoke alarms, one fitted in the hallway and one fitted in the lounge adjacent to the kitchen. In the kitchen there is a carbon monoxide alarm, basic first aid kit, fire blanket and fire instructions.
• Pets are not allowed
• Smoking is not allowed inside the bungalow or the gazebo

Bungalow address: 72 Richmond Avenue, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 5HF

Contact Address:
Mr & Mrs Millward
43 Danesfield

Telephone: 01268 756283 or mobile 07710 773680
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