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4 bedroom detached house for sale

CHAWSTON, Bedfordshire

Sold STC £800,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial Well Presented Home
  • BT Infinity Broadband
  • Reccently Fitted Kitchen
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Open Plan Lounge Diner
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Open Fields To Rear
  • Excellent Transport Links
  • Large Outbuildings/Barn
  • 2.33 Acres

Full description

Set in 2.33 acres with open fields to the rear this beautifully presented property includes extensive outbuildings ideal for business use or conversion into further accommodation. Chawston is within easy reach of St. Neots and Bedford offering commuter rail services into London and exceptional amenities.

College Farmhouse is a beautiful home offering extensive flexible accommodation and substantial outbuildings. The property has been carefully extended and offers an open plan lounge diner, large kitchen breakfast room, utility room, sitting room and study. Upstairs there are four large bedrooms including a master bedroom with en suite. The principle reception rooms and many of the bedrooms have garden and/or open field views.
The open plan lounge diner has double doors opening into the kitchen breakfast room making an ideal space for daily life and wonderful for entertaining guests. There are also doors to the rear garden allowing the rooms to flow outside into the garden. The plot extends to 2.3 acres with plenty of space for children to play and would also be ideal for horse owners, or those who appreciate space and tranquillity. The gardens are laid to lawn with a selection of specimen trees.
The extensive barn and outbuildings that the property provides have endless possibilities. They could be used for running a business from home or could be converted into further accommodation for guests or family (subject to planning). The outbuildings include former pigsties which could be used as storage or stables.
Chawston is a hamlet with beautiful surroundings, ideal for those who enjoy long rural walks through the countryside. Chawston benefits from being within easy reach of both St Neots and Bedford. St Neots is only a 10 minute drive away and has a good selection of shops, restaurants and schools. From St Neots train station you can commute into London Kings Cross in approximately 45 minutes. St Neots has a weekly market and a farmers market twice a month. Bedford offers superb amenities and a selection of private and state schools including the renowned Harper Trust Schools. Historic Cambridge is also easily accessible and is approximately a 40 minute drive away.
College Farmhouse is a wonderful family home ideal for those wanting rural surroundings whilst being close to facilities including access to London and beyond.

Entrance Hall - Windows to front and side aspects. Stairs to first floor landing. Karndean floor. Part vaulted ceiling. Tall cloaks cupboard. Two radiators.

Lounge/Diner - 7.19m x 5.16m - Bay window to side aspect and window to rear aspect. Patio doors with glazed side panels to rear aspect. TV point. Fireplace with marble surround and mantle housing electric fire. Wall lights. Two radiators.

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 5.49m x 4.62m - Window and door with two glass panels to rear aspect and window to side aspect. Fitted with a range of cream base and wall mounted units with under pelmet lighting, granite work surfaces and splashbacks. Breakfast bar. Built in oven with ceramic hob and extractor canopy over and blue glass splashbacks. One and a half bowl sink with work surface cut drainer and mixer tap. Integrated dishwasher. Built in second oven/grill. Integral Fridge freezer, fridge and dishwasher. Under pelmet lighting. Two radiators.

Utility Room - 5.00m x 2.39m - Windows to front and side aspects. Door with inset glazed panel. Ceramic tiled floor. Base and wall mounted units with complementing work surfaces and tiled splashbacks. Space for tumble dryer and washing machine. Inset sink with drainer and mixer tap. Cupboard housing oil fired boiler. Hatch to loft space. Radiator.

Study - 2.41m x 2.13m - Bay window to front aspect. Karndean flooring. Telephone point. Coving to ceiling.

Sitting Room - 3.38m x 3.02m - Bay window to front aspect. TV point. Radiator.

Cloakroom - Two piece suite comprising low level WC and hand wash basin. Extractor fan. Karndean flooring. Radiator.

First Floor Landing - Door to airing cupboard. Hatch to boarded loft space with light. Radiator. Light tunnel.

Master Bedroom - 5.16m x 4.04m - Window to front and rear elevations. Range of fitted furniture including five door wardrobe, one with mirrored door, chest of drawers and corner dressing table. Two radiators.

En Suite - Fitted with a three piece suite comprising large tiled shower with glass screen, low level WC with concealed cistern and hand wash basin with mixer tap and vanity mirror. Wall mounted vanity cabinet with mirror and lighting. Tiling to floors and walls. Extractor fan. Heated towel rail. Underfloor heating.

Bedroom Two - 4.34m x 2.74m - Two windows to front elevation. Range of fitted furniture including a double wardrobe, a corner wardrobe with mirrored door and a double cupboard with drawers below. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.57m x 2.87m - Two windows to rear elevation. Range of fitted furniture including three double wardrobes, two of which have short hanging space and drawers under, and one single wardrobe with mirrored door, corner dressing table with cupboard and drawers. Radiator.

Bedroom Four - 3.02m x 2.49m - Window to rear elevation. Radiator.

Family Bathroom - Window to front elevation. Three piece suite comprising low level WC, P-shaped bath with shower and curved glass screen over, inset hand wash basin with mixer tap and low level WC. Vanity unit with cupboards and mirror. Heated towel rail. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiling to walls and floor with underfloor heating.

Outside - Sitting behind tall hedging a gravel drive provides ample parking. The front garden is laid mainly to lawn with brick edging and planted with mature shrub and flower borders. Oil tank. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with trees including oak, ash, yew, pear and mulberry. There is a patio to the rear of the house. Secondary gated access from the road leads to courtyard with access to outbuildings.

Main Barn -

Entrance Hall - 4.27m x 1.78m - Double part glazed doors open to entrance hall. Stairs to first floor landing. Window to side aspect. Base mounted units with stainless steel sink and drainer.

Cloakroom - Window to side aspect. Low level WC. Extractor fan.

Room One - 9.27m x 7.49m - Two windows to both side aspects. Part glazed door to rear aspect. Air conditioning unit. Three phase power.

Room Two - 6.73m x 4.14m - Windows to rear and side aspects.

First Floor Main Room - 9.19m x 5.00m - Window to both side elevations. Exposed beams. Solid ash wood floor. Door to large storage area. Three phase power.

Former Pigsty - 3.58m x 3.48m - Weather boarded with corrugated iron roof. Concrete floor. Covered store area. Divided into three sections-
22'11 X 11'11 (6.99M X 3.63M)
11'9 X 11'3 (3.58M X 3.43M)
11'9 X 11'5 (3.58M X 3.48M)
Large shed.

Agents Notes - Built 1930s
Extended 2010
Council Tax Band: E
Bedford Borough Council
Oil fired radiator central heating
UPVC double glazing in main house

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 July 2016


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