4 bedroom detached house for sale

Green End, Maulden

£925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning Grade II listed home in a countryside & woodland setting
  • The plot extends to around 1.5 acres with formal gardens & a pony paddock
  • Three reception rooms
  • Lovely 'farmhouse' styled kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room & 2 cloakrooms
  • Four bedrooms & 2 bathrooms
  • Abundant period features throughout
  • Outbuildings including a large double storey garage, stable & tackroom
  • Wonderfully unique location
  • Well presented

Full description

A quintessential English Country Cottage steeped in history and occupying a plot of around 1.5 acres down a quiet no-through lane and bordering Maulden Woods. Green End Cottage is idyllic and dates from the 17th Century. It is Grade II listed so you can expect an array of period features and wonderful character throughout.
There have been sympathetic changes made over the years, including a substantial double storey extension. The accommodation comprises a reception area, study, living room, dining room, a lovely ?farmhouse' kitchen/breakfast room, two cloakrooms, family bathroom, ensuite bathroom to master bedroom and a utility/boot room. Three separate staircases provide access to four bedrooms. You cannot fail to be impressed with the tranquility of the location, stunning rural views over woodland and meadows. Green End Cottage has large well-stocked mature front and rear gardens, a gated courtyard driveway, large double storey garage/workshop, stable and tack room, small enclosed yard, bespoke pergola, summer house and small paddock.

Viewings are highly recommended so please contact Local Agent Network on 01525 876600 to book yours.



Location 
Maulden is a Central-Bedfordshire village with local amenities that include a village church, shop and lower school. There are excellent schools in the area, including renowned independent schools in Bedford. More facilities can be found in Ampthill and the mainline railway station with services to London is approximately 4 miles away in Flitwick. M1 junctions 12 & 13 are some 10 minutes away. Green End is a small rural part of Maulden, the quiet little lane meanders past a few properties and once you get to the cottage the lane follows through to the pine woods. Maulden Woods, which is an extensive area of woodland and meadows, is a Site of Special Scientific Interest. The property nestles on the southern border of the woods.

History 
Green End Cottage dates from the 17th Century and is Grade II listed. We understand that during the 1st World War the cottage was used as an officers' base and it is believed to be the property referred to in the poem 'Old Homestead' and has been the subject of several magazine articles.

General 
The period features are abundant throughout this wonderful home with the original rooms having exposed beams. The living room is surprisingly spacious, has an imposing Inglenook fireplace and there are French doors and window looking out to the front lawn. The inner hall has a staircase rising up to the first floor and there are doors to cloakroom 1, the living room & study. The study is a light room with a large window looking into the gated courtyard driveway. Doors give access to the family bathroom and dining room. The dining room sports a wonderful Inglenook with sandstone features, oak beam mantel and a quarry hearth. From here there is a further staircase that takes you up to one of the bedrooms. A 'Farmhouse' styled kitchen is the heart of the house. It is well fitted with a Shaker style range of cabinets with contrasting worktops and a quarry tiled floor. It enjoys a dual aspect with windows facing to both sides giving superb views and a stable door...

Externally 
The plot is around 1.5 acres - subject to survey. The deep front garden is bordered with mature hedgerow. You could imagine having tea parties & picnics on the lawn. There are well stocked planted beds and a little paved patio by the entrance door. Round to the side is a lovely brick finished semicircular patio, it is edged with a dwarf brick wall and a planting border. The rustic diagonal fencing looks out to the pony paddock and woods. From this patio there is a stable door leading into the kitchen. The rear garden is a real delight - it has an extensive lawn and mature planting with flowers & shrubs. A wonderful bespoke Pergola gives a marvelous covered space in which to enjoy the garden & views - there is plenty of space for a dining table and there is an external power supply for lighting. Set into the bank is a pretty summerhouse that gives elevated views back into the garden and to the cottage. The pony paddock provides the majority of the land and is...

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13 March 2017

Nearest stations

  • Flitwick (2.8 mi)
  • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) (4.1 mi)
  • Stewartby (4.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Flitwick (2.8 mi)
  • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) (4.1 mi)
  • Stewartby (4.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Local Agent Network, Central Bedfordshire

Central Bedfordshire

01525 876600 Local call rate

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