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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Bedford Road, Northill, Bedfordshire, SG18

Sold STC £995,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed 18th century detached property
  • Six double bedrooms; five en suite
  • Four reception rooms and garden room
  • Oil to radiator heating
  • Double glazing
  • Rural position
  • Double garage and carport
  • Plot of approximately 7 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II listed late 18th century six bedroom detached former lodge with approximately 7 acres, a double garage and a carport. The property has been refurbished but still retains many original features such as exposed beams and timbers, vaulted ceilings and inglenook fireplaces. There are six double bedrooms and four reception rooms. A garden room leads to a modern extension which includes the sitting room, bedroom six with en suite shower room, double garage and carport. There are approximately 2 acres of gardens and 5 acres of woodland. All carpets, curtains and woodburners are included in the sale and the property is alarmed.

Ground Floor (Modern Part) 
The garden room connects the original building to the extension and has a vaulted ceiling and a double glazed canopy to the rear with five bifolding glazed doors to the rear garden. A ledge and brace door opens to the sitting room which is 48ft long has three sets of full length glazed sliding doors to the terrace. It has exposed beams and timbers, a vaulted ceiling and a full turn staircase to the mezzanine landing which has access to the guest bedroom and bedroom three. There are travertine tiles to the floor and a door to bedroom six which has an en suite shower room. A further door from the sitting room leads to the boiler room which has double doors to the carport and a door to the double garage.

First Floor (Main Landing) 
The main landing area is accessed from the entrance hall staircase. It has exposed beams and timbers and ledge and brace doors to the bedrooms and the family bathroom. The family bathroom is fitted with a white Sanitan suite and includes a Jacuzzi bath and a shower enclosure. The master bedroom is entered via a dressing area which has exposed timbers and wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors. The bedroom area has a bay window, glazed sliding doors to a balcony and an en suite shower room which has a white Sanitan suite. Bedroom five has dual aspect windows, exposed beams and timbers and overlooks the garden and fields beyond. Bedroom four also has dual aspect windows as well as a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and an en suite shower room with a built-in storage cupboard.

First Floor (Mezzanine Landing) 
The mezzanine landing is accessed from the sitting room staircase and has exposed beams and timbers set into a vaulted ceiling. Ledge and brace doors lead to the guest bedroom and bedroom three and there are eaves storage cupboards. The guest bedroom has sloping ceilings with inset Velux skylights, eaves storage cupboards and an en suite bathroom room which is fitted with a white Charlotte suite. Bedroom three has sloping ceilings and a Velux skylight as well as an en suite bathroom fitted with a traditional style white suite which includes a ball and claw footed bath.

A gravelled in out driveway leads to the front of the property, double garage and carport. The remainder of the front garden is laid to lawn with a variety of mature trees. The rear garden is approximately 2 acres and is mainly laid to lawn with a paved terrace extending across the rear and side of the property. There is also approximately 5 acres of woodland which can be accessed from the rear garden. There is also kennelling, a dog run and the hanging baskets to the front and rear have a built in watering system.

The historic village of Northill has a parish church, lower school, village hall and public house/restaurant. An ancient May Day celebration between Northill and the neighbouring village of Ickwell is believed to have been in operation since circa 1565. For everyday amenities the market town of Biggleswade is just 4 miles away and Cambridge, with shopping, theatre, arts and leisure facilities is just a 30 minute drive. Northill Church of England Lower School is rated good by Ofsted, and the private Harpur Trust schools in Bedford are approximately 7 miles away. Sandy railway station has rail links to London Kings Cross in 44 minutes, whilst Bedford railway station has rail links to London St. Pancras International in 35 minutes. International destinations are accessible from Luton Airport which is approximately 24 miles away.

Ground Floor (Original Part) 
A carved pillared porch area leads to the entrance hall. There is a staircase and ledge and brace doors to the study, dining room and cloakroom. The study overlooks the front garden and has exposed timber beams and an inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove. The dining room also has exposed timbers and an inglenook fireplace with a log burning stove, as well as full length glazed sliding doors to the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room overlooks the courtyard. There are exposed beams and a rustic tiled floor continues to the garden room. The kitchen has a range of freestanding units with space for appliances. The appliances included in the sale are all Bosch and include an American style fridge/freezer, wine cooler, washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and microwave/conventional oven. There is also a Rangefinder Classic 90 range oven. There is potential for the incoming purchaser to fit the kitchen to their own specification.

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16 February 2016

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