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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Lovett Green, Sharpenhoe, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Modern three storey detached house
  • Six bedrooms
  • Kitchen/Dining/Family Room and utility room
  • Underfloor heating/walnut flooring
  • Porcelanosa bathrooms
  • Fired Earth tiling
  • Double garage/ off street parking
  • Open views across the pond

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A modern six bedroom three storey detached house, with a double garage and off street parking, in the Bedfordshire village of Sharpenhoe. Drake House has more than 3,900 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation. The property has three reception rooms including a TV room, a sitting room, and a study. There is also an L-shaped, open plan kitchen/dining/family room which spans almost the entire width of the ground floor and has bi-fold doors to the garden. There are four bedrooms, a bathroom and three en suites on the first floor and two further bedrooms, one with en suite facilities, on the second floor. The property is located only 1.4 miles from Harlington train station. Commuter trains to London Blackfriars take just 57 minutes.

Background and Design 
Drake House is a modern brick under tile property built in 2004 and extended, by the current owners, in 2011. The extension includes the kitchen/dining/family room and the master bedroom suite on the first floor. The property has been finished to a high specification throughout, with underfloor heating, walnut flooring and Porcelanosa sanitary ware in the bathrooms. The kitchen is bespoke with Smeg and Samsung appliances, together with Fired Earth tiling and Porcelanosa mixer and prep taps. The property is set back from the road within wraparound gardens. At the bottom of the rear garden there is a decked seating area with power and light and views over the pond.

Entrance and Reception Rooms 
The front door, with glazed units either side, opens into the porch which leads to the entrance hallway. There is a staircase to the first floor with a built-in storage cupboard below. The cloakroom has a WC, a wash basin with a mixer tap over, a heated towel rail and a column style radiator. The TV room has two windows to the front. The sitting room has a feature gas fireplace set into a cut stone surround and hearth. There are two windows to the front and a window to the side. Glazed double doors open to the kitchen/dining/family room. The study, which is currently used as a gym, has a window to the front.

Kitchen/Dining/Family Room 
The kitchen has a range of fitted hand-made wall and base level units with marble worktops over and tiled splashbacks. There is an oversized central island with an inset stainless steel Smeg sink with mixer and preps taps over. Integrated appliances include a fridge, a freezer and a dishwasher. There is space and plumbing for a range style cooker with an extractor unit over and a wine chiller. There is space for a breakfast table to seat four. The dining area has space for a table to seat at least six, a wall mounted TV and windows to the garden. The family area has a cut stone feature Chesney’s fireplace with an inset fire basket on a stone hearth. There is a lantern roof light and bi-fold doors to the garden.

Utility Room 
The utility room has a range of fitted wall and base units with granite worktops over and tiled splashbacks. There is an inset stainless steel sink with a mixer tap over together with space and plumbing for a washing machine, a tumble dryer and a fridge/freezer. There is a cupboard which houses the boiler and a window to the rear. A part glazed door accesses the side of the property.

Principal Bedrooms 
The master bedroom has two windows to the rear overlooking the pond. There is a walk-in dressing room with a variety of built-in wardrobes, storage, hanging rails, drawers and a window to the rear. An archway leads to the en suite which has a wet room design shower with an oversized rain water shower head and a separate shower attachment. There is a roll top bath with a mixer tap and separate shower attachment over, twin wash basins with mixer taps over, a heated towel rail and an obscure glazed window to the front. The cloakroom has a WC. Bedroom two has windows to the front. The dressing area has built-in wardrobes. The en suite has an inset bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment over, an enclosed shower cubicle, a WC and a wash basin. There are two storage cupboards on the first floor landing.

Other Bedrooms and Bathrooms 
Bedroom three has windows to the front and a dressing area. The en suite has an inset bath with a mixer tap and shower attachment over, a WC, a wash basin and an obscure glazed window to the side. Bedroom four has windows to the rear. The family shower room has a wet room design shower with a rain water shower bar over and a separate shower attachment. There is a WC, a wash basin with a mixer tap over, a heated towel rail and an obscure glazed window to the rear. On the second floor, bedroom five has two windows to the front. The en suite has a free standing roll top bath with a mixer tap and separate shower attachment over, an enclosed corner shower cubicle, a WC, a wash basin and an obscure glazed window to the rear. Bedroom six has windows to the front and rear.

Garden and Grounds 
Entrance to Drake House is via a five bar gate leading to a block paved driveway which has off street parking for two cars. The front garden is enclosed by post and rail fencing. A slate path leads to the front door. The rear garden is bordered by a mature hedge and is mainly laid to lawn. Steps down lead to a large decked seating area with balustrade surround which overlooks the pond. Power and light are connected. To the side, there is a paved and gravel patio area, together with a store shed. The double garage has two electric up and over doors, to the front, and a part glazed pedestrian door and a window to the side. Power and light are connected and there is storage in the loft space. There is a timber log and bin store with a tiled roof.

Sharpenhoe 
Sharpenhoe is a small village in the county of Bedfordshire, situated at the foot of the hills known as the Sharpenhoe Clappers, which are within the Chiltern Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. There are two circular walks, from Harlington train station, through the most scenic places in the northern Chilterns. One walk is 7 miles and the other is 5 miles. There is also a short stroll of 1.5 miles from The Lynmore Pub in Sharpenhoe. Drake House falls within the catchment area for The Arnold Academy, which is located in Barton-le-Clay and has an Ofsted rating of Good. The property is approximately 9 miles from Hitchin town centre which has a wider variety of shops, pubs and restaurants.

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08 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Harlington (1.2 mi)
  • Flitwick (2.5 mi)
  • Leagrave (4.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Harlington (1.2 mi)
  • Flitwick (2.5 mi)
  • Leagrave (4.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Hitchin

20 Bucklersbury, Hitchin, SG5 1BG

01462 511005 Local call rate

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