Massenet is a large property on the outskirts of Hatfield Peverel, six miles from Chelmsford, with fields to the rear and access to the countryside. The grounds extend over four acres and there is a large garden with activity areas. The home has the advantage of being located in a rural setting along with excellent community facilities in Hatfield Peverel, including a church, post office, library, pubs, farm shop and small supermarkets. There are excellent bus links to the local towns of Chelmsford, Colchester and Maldon, which have more extensive shopping facilities and many leisure facilities. There is a train station at Hartfield Peverel with fast train links to Colchester and into London. There are other facilities within easy reach, such as sports and leisure facilities, hairdressers, colleges and parks.