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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Rookery Road, Wyboston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44


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Tenure: Freehold


'Aston Rookery' is a deceptively spacious, beautifully appointed four bedroom detached family home in a prime position of near absolute privacy. It is located within a 5 minute drive of the picturesque town of 'St. Neots', where there is a main line station (London 55 minutes), along with easy access to the area's main arterial roads (A1, A14, M1 and M11) perfect for commuters.
This gives you the 'Country life' without the isolation and includes a range of brick and timber outbuildings in excellent condition offering the potential for a range of business or further residential uses (STPP). There is also the space and potential for further expansion to the house itself (SSTP).

The property has 3 gated driveways giving vehicle access to the different areas.
The property comprises close to 5 acres, set to flowering shrubberies and lawns, specimen trees, fruit trees, a canopy woodland and wildlife pond some 50 metres across. The property backs onto open countryside and has three separate, gated driveways. Giving vehicle access to the different areas of this spectacular plot.

Non Estate Village Location
Grounds Approaching Five Acres Backing Onto Open Countryside
Range Of Useful Brick And Timber Outbuildings
Beautifully Presented Property
Three Gates Driveways
Potential For Further Expansion (STPP)

Entrance Via Double glazed door to entrance hall.

Entrance Hall7' x 5'5" (2.13m x 1.65m). Double glazed windows to three aspects, solid oak flooring, glazed doors to lounge and study, stairs rising to first floor landing, radiator.

Lounge17'8" x 11'4" (5.38m x 3.45m). Double glazed windows to two aspects, two radiators, solid oak flooring, inglenook style fireplace with timber bressemer over and housing an electric 'wood burner' style fire, coving to ceiling and glazed door to kitchen/ family room.

Kitchen/ Dining/ Family Room24'1" x 17'5" (7.34m x 5.3m). Large split level room with handmade solid wood farmhouse style kitchen, providing an extensive range of high and base level units, plate rack and rolled edge worksurfaces with tiled splash backs over incoporating a double 'butler' style sink with mixer tap over and double hardwood Iroco drainer, space for electric oven with extractor canopy over, double glazed windows to three aspects and double glazed French doors (from dining/ family area) to conservatory, radiator, tiling to kitchen floor and wood laminate flooring to dining/ family area, stable style doors to utility room and side hallway.

Conservatory19'7" x 12'11" (5.97m x 3.94m). Impressive double glazed conservatory with brick base and double glazed windows to three aspects, double glazed French doors opening out on to the patio area and two further glass doors opening to garden and side of house, climate control/ self cleaning 'Pilkington' glass roof with two adjustable roof vents, remote control 'Fantasia' ceiling fan/ light, laminate wood flooring and two radiators.

Side Hallway6'4" x 4'5" (1.93m x 1.35m). Double glazed door and windows to side elevation, tiled walls and floor area, timber door to cloakroom and stable style door to boot room.

Boot Room12'9" x 5'5" (3.89m x 1.65m). Window to side elevation, Range of fitted wall and floor cupboards (including boot/ shoe storage area), Tiling to floor and walls.

Cloakroom5'1" x 4'5" (1.55m x 1.35m). Double glazed frosted window to rear elevation, tiling to approximately half wall height and floor area, Two piece suite comprising of a close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin, radiator.

Utility Room8'5" x 5'11" (2.57m x 1.8m). Fitted with a range of wall and base units with roll edged worksurfaces over, tiling to walls and floor area, stainless steel sink drainer unit, spaces for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer, glazed door to study.

Study11'5" x 8'5" (3.48m x 2.57m). Double glazed window to front, fitted with a range of solid beech office furniture providing two work stations and generous wall and floor storage, laminate wood flooring, telephone point, radiator, BT Infinity broadband connections to study and lounge.

First Floor Landing Walk in airing cupboard (giving access to eaves storage area), additional walk in storage cupboard, access to loft space. Doors to four bedrooms and family bathroom.

Bedroom One17'7" x 10'11" (5.36m x 3.33m). Spacious double bedroom with an extensive range of fitted wardrobes and drawer units, double glazed French doors opening out on to the balcony, door to en suite and radiator.

Balcony13'9" x 4'8" (4.2m x 1.42m). Timber decked and covered balcony (almost spanning the full width of the house) and providing far reaching views over the grounds, two storage cupboards and recessed lighting.

En-suite10'11" x 5'10" (3.33m x 1.78m). Fitted with a white suite and fitted furniture comprising of a low level WC with concealed cistern, semi recessed wash hand basin, storage cupboards under and a double width walk in shower enclosure, tiling to walls and floor area, heated towel rail and extractor fan.

Bedroom Two12'3" x 10'8" (3.73m x 3.25m). Double bedroom with a range of fitted furniture incorporating wardrobes, drawers and a window seat, double glazed windows to two aspects, laminate wood flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Three12'5" x 8'11" (3.78m x 2.72m). Double glazed windows to two aspects, range of fitted wardrobes, radiator and laminate wood flooring.

Bedroom Four8'11" x 5'7" (2.72m x 1.7m). Double glazed window to side aspect and radiator.

Family Bathroom10'8" x 5'7" (3.25m x 1.7m). Extensive range of fitted Italian furniture incorporating a low level WC with concealed cistern, semi recessed wash hand basin and towel storage (etc) units, separate walk in shower 'pod' and whirlpool bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, tiling to floor and walls, double glazed frosted window to side and heated towl rail.

Boiler Room/ Gardener's WC7'2" x 5'4" (2.18m x 1.63m). Accessed externally and housing oil fired boiler, WC and wash hand basin.

Agents Notes The property benefits from oil fired radiator heating. There is a 5 amp ring circuit downstairs serving all secondary lighting.

Outside The property occupies a substantial plot of approaching 5 acres. All boundaries are hedged, giving a high level of privacy to all areas. The property has access to a communal river water extraction licence which provides irrigation points across the entire 5 acres. There is security lighting installed across the gardens, around the three entrances, the outbuildings and floodlighting to the meadow land. The property can be accessed by any of three gated driveways, providing vehicular access to all areas. To the rear of the house is a paved patio with outside lighting, 2 x exterior power sockets and water tap; in addition the house roof extends to provide a decked, canopied seating area (with lighting). Beyond the patio is a lawned "laundry garden" with ornamental pond. The immediate formal garden includes a large lawned area with wide borders which are particularly well stocked with a wide range of flowering shrubs and herbaceous plants.

Outside Cont. Beyond the immediate formal garden can be found natural meadows, planted with a range of mature specimen trees, fruit trees; a canopy English Native mix, broadleaved woodland area which includes a wildlife pond 60 metres across, with a jetty and seating area. There is permissive access from the woodland into open countryside and the footpath network. There is an extensive range of brick and timber outbuildings in excellent condition. These include light and power supplies (through 3 phase electricity supply), water and mains drainage.

Brick Built Outbuilding73' x 9' (22.25m x 2.74m). Brick building, currently providing 11 dog kennels with covered external runs.. Float concrete floor, kitchen area fitted with butler sink with electric water heater over, and worktops. Provides potential for a range of uses. Power, light, water and mains drainage.

Timber Barn on Brick Base30'2" x 24'3" (9.2m x 7.4m). Concrete floor. Currently divided into two with workshop area to the front. Rear section includes butler sink, worktops and storage areas. Power light and mains drainage

Timber Storage Building23'10" x 12'6" (7.26m x 3.8m). Timber storage building accessed via wide double doors and with power and light connected.

Timber Building11'7" x 7'4" (3.53m x 2.24m). Previously used as kitchen for boarding cattery. Lined and insulated. Fitted with stainless steel sink with electric water heater over. Range of floor units with worktops over. Power, light, water and mains drainage.

Timber Building7'5" x 7'4" (2.26m x 2.24m). Previously used as office. Lined and insulated with fitted solid beech desktop and cupboards under. Power and light

Timber Double Car Port24'5" x 18'6" (7.44m x 5.64m). With mezzanine storage over. Light, power and mains drainage

Additional Buildings There is a 10' x 8' greenhouse and 2 x garden furniture storage sheds.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 April 2016


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