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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Keyston Road, Covington


Property Description

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An imposing Victorian residence, built just after the Regency era and enjoying much of that period’s styling influences.
Accessed through electric gates and approached via a sweeping tree-lined drive, the property is beautifully positioned, nestling amid over 3 ACRES of mature grounds comprising formal gardens, an extensive wooded area and meadow land; the stunning location within this rural landscape is truly tranquil and yet major towns, road and rail links are readily accessible.
Over 3,600 square feet of living space with family life centred on the superb country kitchen and the music room. In addition, the accommodation offers a reception hall with cloakroom, sitting room and formal dining room, plus useful walk-in pantry and laundry room. Master bedroom with en suite shower room, bedroom two with full en suite bathroom, three further bedrooms and ‘Jack and Jill’ bathroom – arranged with the option for a spacious guest suite. Within the grounds there is ample parking for a number of vehicles and a detached COACH HOUSE with garaging, workshop and storage facilities.

Property ref: 121_66_4250149

Outside - The Gardens and Grounds 
The property is set well back from the road behind a boundary of laurel hedging, trees and shrubs, with electric wrought iron gates and further pedestrian gate opening onto a gravelled ‘in-out’ driveway which sweeps to the side of the Yew tree and onto to the parking area and coach house/garage complex.
The lawned frontage is interspersed with mature trees and the rear courtyard offers a secluded seating area.
The formal gardens are delightfully private and well screened by walling and hedgerow, with lawn, trees and shaped flower and shrub borders.
The Spinney extends to some one and a half acres and plays host to a variety of established shrubs and trees including oak, cedar, ash and walnut.
The meadow may be approached via a second gated entrance from the road and is accessed through a five bar gate and is enclosed by hedging.

Jack and Jill Bathroom 
10' 5" x 10' 1" minimum (3.17m x 3.07m)
Recently refitted with white suite comprising free-standing bath, double walk-in shower enclosure with 'monsoon' and hand shower fitments, pedestal washbasin and WC. Timber flooring, radiator/towel rail, window to side.

Secondary Landing/Guest Wing 
Skirting radiator, windows to front side and rear elevations.
Door to Jack and Jill bathroom.

Bedroom Four 
12' 10" x 10' (3.91m x 3.05m)
Radiator, window to side.

Bedroom Five/Study 
12' 10" x 9' (3.91m x 2.75m)
Alcove shelving, two radiators, window to side and rear.

Entrance Vestibule 
Flagstone floor, exterior light, panelled entrance door.

Reception Hall 
With ornate cornicing, three radiators, built-in cloaks cupboard. Door to cellar.

5' 3" x 3' 6" (1.61m x 1.06m)
Vanity unit with hand basin and fitted cupboards, tiled floor and wall tiling to 3/4 height, radiator/towel rail, two windows to rear.
Door to separate WC 5' 6" x 3' 8" (1.68m x 1.12m) Tiled floor, radiator, window to rear.

Sitting Room 
22' 3" x 15' (6.77m x 4.57m) A gracious reception room with 3 metre ceiling height. Brick open fireplace with quarry tiled hearth and timber surround, ornate cornicing, two radiators, two full height sash windows to front with shutters, walk-in bay to side.

Formal Dining Room 
17' 11" x 15' (5.47m x 4.57m)
Ornate cornicing, wall light points, radiator, two full height sash windows to front with shutters.

Music Room/Family Room 
17' 11" x 10' 10" (5.47m x 3.30m)
Wall light points, two radiators, window to rear and sash window to side with shutter.

Breakfast Kitchen 
20' 9" x 12' 11" maximum (6.33m x 3.94m)
Extensively furnished with quality fittings comprising granite worktops and upstands, one and a half bowl sink, oak fronted base units, wall cupboards, cabinets and corner shelving, Neff oven and grill, tiled recess with hob and extractor fan, plumbing for dishwasher. Quarry tiled floor, two radiators, lighting track with LED down lighters, two sash windows with shutters overlooking the courtyard.

Walk-in Pantry 
19' 11" x 6' 1" (6.07m x 1.85m)
Brick floor, larder cupboard and fitted shelving, light and power, windows to front and side.

Laundry Room 
11' 1" x 8' 10" (3.38m x 2.70m)
Quarry tiled floor, Butler sink and adjacent hardwood drainer, plumbing for washing machine and space for additional appliances, cupboard housing water softener, alcove cupboards, cloaks hanging space, radiator, window to side and hardwood panelled door to rear courtyard.

Comprising three chambers of approx.
7' 7" x 5' 2" (2.30m x 1.57m)
8' 2" x 7' 5" (2.50m x 2.25m) with storage recesses.
14' 1" x 9' 6" (4.30m x 2.90m)

First Floor Half Landing 
Radiator, window to side. Access to secondary landing and steps up to main landing.

Coach House and Garaging 
The detached brick and slate building provides two garage bays with timber doors, light and power; two-storey coach house with brick floor and hay store, coal shed and bin store. To the rear of the property is the boiler house with biomass wood pellet boiler. There is also a also a secondary stand-by oil boiler.

The house has the benefit of a satellite broadband connection scaleable to a maximum of 100Mbs.

The property features ground and first floor ceiling heights of approx. 9' 10" (3m) and 7' 10" (2.40m) respectively.

Marketed by Town-and-Country

The Village 
Covington is a charming hamlet surrounded by rural countryside and close to the Three Shires Way. The area benefits from excellent road and rail links with the A14 providing access to the A1 and M11. Main line stations to London at Bedford (21 miles), Huntingdon (17 miles) and St Neots (13 miles). The airports of Stansted and Luton can be reached in approximately one hour. Nearby, is the popular and historic village of Kimbolton which boasts one of the area's leading private schools, Kimbolton School, along with the well-regarded Primary Academy. Dominated by St. Andrew's Church at the northern end of the High Street and Kimbolton Castle to the south, the village has a wide variety of shops, doctor and dentist surgeries, two pubs, chemist, post office and bank

Main Landing 
Shelved linen cupboard, radiator, access to loft space.

5' 5" x 3' 7" (1.65m x 1.10m)
Tiled floor, radiator, window to side.

Master Bedroom 
15' 11" x 15' (4.85m x 4.57m)
Range of fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards, two double radiators, two sash windows to front.

Bedroom Two 
17' 11" x 13' 8" (5.47m x 4.17m)
Range of fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards, two double radiators, two sash windows to front.

En Suite Bathroom 
8' 11" x 6' 9" (2.72m x 2.07m)
Recently refitted with white suite comprising free-standing roll top bath, pedestal washbasin and WC. Tiled floor, radiator, recessed ceiling down lighters, sash window to front.

Bedroom Three 
11' 5" x 10' 10" (3.49m x 3.29m)
Built-in wardrobe, radiator, window to rear.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 September 2016


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