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7 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Church Street, Ampthill, Bedfordshire

Guide Price £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen
  • Basement lounge
  • Utility room
  • Two cloakrooms
  • Master bedroom with 'Jack & Jill' en suite shower room
  • Six further bedrooms
  • Two bathrooms
  • Walled rear gardens
  • Double garage plus parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II Listed Georgian property close to the town centre. Hall. 3 reception rooms. Kitchen/breakfast room. Lower ground floor sitting room. 2 cloakrooms. Master bedroom with Jack & Jill en suite shower room. 6 further bedrooms. 2 bathrooms. Walled rear gardens. Double garage. Off road parking.

Entrance hall. Drawing room. Dining room. Kitchen/breakfast room. Study. Lower ground floor sitting room. Utility room. Two cloakrooms. Master bedroom with Jack & Jill en suite shower room. Six further bedrooms. Two bathrooms. Walled rear gardens. Double garage. Off road parking.

The Property
This stunning property enjoys a prominent position within the town and is believed to have been built circa 1812. It is typical of its period benefitting from numerous character features including attractive fireplaces, well-proportioned rooms with high ceilings and exposed floorboards. Set over four floors this delightful family home is only a short walk to the town centre, it occupies lovely walled gardens together with a double garage and plenty of off-road parking.

A timber front door opens to the entrance hall where an impressive staircase rises to the upper levels. The dual aspect drawing room has a marble fireplace with log burner inset. The dining room is also dual aspect and has a built-in cupboard. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with floor and wall mounted cupboards and has a 1½ bowl sink together with work surfaces. There is a built-in electric double oven and a Bosch hob with extractor over. There is also a brick fireplace and quarry tiled flooring, a door leads to the study. A rear hall provides access to the cloakroom which is fitted with a white suite. From the entrance hall steps lead down to a lobby where a door opens to the rear, further steps lead to the lower ground floor where there is a sitting room with windows and doors to the rear garden. Off this is a utility room which is fully fitted with floor and wall mounted cupboards, plumbing for a washing machine, a window to the front and exposed timbers. Also on the lower ground floor is a second cloakroom fitted with a white suite.

The first floor landing has a walk-in cupboard housing the gas fired central heating boiler, there is an additional built-in cupboard and stairs rising to the second floor. The master bedroom is dual aspect and has a marble fireplace incorporating a stove.

A door opens to a ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room which can also be accessed from the landing, it is fitted with a white suite of shower cubicle, wash basin and a WC.

Bedroom two has a fireplace fitted with a stove, bedroom three is dual aspect. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite of bath, shower cubicle, high level W.C. and a pedestal wash basin, there is also a built-in cupboard.

On the second floor are four additional bedrooms, two of which have fitted wardrobes. Also on this floor is a bathroom with a white suite of bath, shower cubicle, low level W.C. and pedestal wash basin, it has a built-in cupboard.

Outside
The front garden is mature and well stocked and a pathway leads to the front door. From the rear lobby steps lead down to the walled rear garden which is extremely secluded. There is a paved terrace and raised flower borders. It is mainly lawned and planted with a variety of shrubs and trees. The first section of garden opens to a further area which is also very private, it is lawned and has a paved seating area and a shed.

Iron gates lead to the double garage and parking area where there is space for several cars. It is accessed from St. Andrews Close at the rear of the property. The double width garage is connected with power and light.

The Location
The Georgian market town of Ampthill provides a wide range of local facilities such as a variety of shops (including a Waitrose), schools, plus a selection of restaurants and a historic park with splendid walks and views, the county town of Bedford and Milton Keynes provide more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The market town of Woburn in the heart of the Duke of Bedford's Estate provides excellent restaurants and antique shops with Woburn Golf and Country Club boasting three championship courses. The area is well served by educational establishments, both state and private including the renowned Harpur Trust schools in Bedford for which there is a bus service from the town. The property is well situated for access to the M1 motorway (junctions 12 and 13) and there are main line rail services available from nearby Flitwick Station on First Capital Connect into St. Pancras International, the City and beyond. Luton airport provides European connections with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted further afield providing European and International connections.

Directions: From junction 12 of the M1 proceed north on the A5120. Pass through Westoning and Flitwick following signs to Ampthill. At the Market Square in the middle of Ampthill proceed up Church Street and Brandreth House with appear on the left.

Property Information
Services: Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators.
Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council.
Tel: 0300 300 8000
Outgoings: Council Tax Band “G”
Tenure: Freehold.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops & Staff. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641.


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05 January 2017

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