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4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Castle Hill Road, Totternhoe

Sold STC £935,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Period home approx. 2000sq. ft.
  • 11.5 acres of paddocks and garden
  • Outstanding Equestrian facilities
  • 41m x 20m Manege with rest room and tack room overlooking
  • Extensive range of stabling
  • Extensive range of versatile outbuildings which offer potential conversion to an annexe subject to necessary consent
  • The outbuildings total 4143sq. ft.
  • Outstanding views towards Dunstable Downs, Ivinghoe Beacon and The Whipsnade Lion
  • Main house has 4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room and 4 bedrooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Detached Period home approx. 2000sq. ft.
11.5 acres of paddocks and garden
Outstanding Equestrian facilities
41m x 20m Manege with rest room and tack room overlooking
Extensive range of stabling
Extensive range of versatile outbuildings which offer potential conversion to an annexe subject to necessary consent
The outbuildings total 4143sq. ft.
Outstanding views towards Dunstable Downs, Ivinghoe Beacon and The Whipsnade Lion
Main house has 4 reception rooms
Kitchen/breakfast room and 4 bedrooms

A 2000sq ft Period home with outstanding equestrian facilities including manege, 11.5 acres, 4143 sq ft outbuildings and stunning views towards Ivinghoe Beacon. Located in the conservation area of the village with riding in the National Trust Tottenhoe Knolls Nature Reserve. The area borders The Chilterns area of outstanding natural beauty.

Boot room entered via a pair of glazed doors with tiled floored.

Utility/cloakroom, plumbing for automatic washing machine, white suite of WC and wash basin.

Kitchen/Breakfast room is entered from the boot room via a stable door, open plan but divided into two areas, kitchen area and breakfast area. Throughout is a quarry tiled floor and an extensive range of fitted wall mounted and floor standing cupboard and drawer units, extensive beech work tops incorporating a drainer and ceramic sink, integrated refrigerator, integrated dishwasher, former fireplace with inset space for a range cooker, double aspect with bay window and window seat overlooking the rear aspect, understairs storage cupboard.

Playroom/Office has a beamed ceiling and pair of glazed doors to the rear.

Sitting room. A triple aspect room including a bay window overlooking the garden, fireplace with oak beam, flagstone hearth and cast iron wood burning stove, beamed ceiling, wall light points, double doorway through to:

Dining room, window to front aspect, brick built fireplace and hearth, exposed beams and door to a small Front Entrance lobby with external door. Staircase to the first floor and doorway through to:

The Snug, a lovely cosy room with double aspect, brick built open fireplace with hearth and exposed beams.

The first floor landing is divided into two areas, main area is very spacious and ideal for occasional furniture, exposed beams and window to front aspect.


The Master bedroom is triple aspect giving wonderful views over the rear aspect to Ivinghoe Beacon. Ensuite shower room with white suite includes shower enclosure, wash basin with storage cupboards under, WC with concealed cistern, part tiled walls, doorway through to the Dressing room, this is fitted on three sides with a range of wardrobes.

Bedroom Two has a window to the front aspect and partly sloping ceiling with two Velux sky lights.

Bedroom three has a window overlooking the rear aspect and Ivinghoe beacon in the distance, partly sloping ceiling with Velux sky light.

The Family Bathroom is fitted with a white suite including panelled bath with shower mixer, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, airing cupboard and part mosaic tiled walls.

Bedroom Four is approached by a door and staircase from the main landing, 21ft in length, vaulted ceiling and some restricted head room, window to the front and rear with views of the distant hills, fitted storage cupboards.

Outside:
There is a pedestrian gate that leads to the front door, this is generally not used. A wide drive enters the property and leads down to substantial parking area, there is also a 5-bar gate leading into a formal area behind the house where there is parking for several vehicles and a detached timber framed garage with up and over door, wood store to the rear and steps up to a loft area.

There is a natural stone patio on two sides of the house and this gives way to an area of formal garden, laid mainly to lawn, beds and borders containing a variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, pond and number of fruit trees. There is a wonderful raised ornamental carp pond with reinforced glass viewing panel.

Outbuildings and Yard:
Storage barn, this is of timber frame construction, divided into 3 compartments. The Workshop is also of timber framed construction with a single pitched roof.

Double Storey barn, this is of substantial timber framed construction and has some internal compartments including a stable that leads into the yard, steps lead up to a first floor Playroom with two windows and sky light.

The Yard is mainly surfaced in concrete and has a pair of 5 bar gates that lead out to the paddocks, parking and drive.

Stabling:
The lean to barn is divided into four compartments, three of which are currently used as stables. There is a detached L-Shaped stable block, divided into four stables, a further stable block of two loose boxes and a detached feed store.

There is a large hay barn and adjacent to this a Rest/Viewing room with kitchenette, cupboards, work tops, sink unit and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, large window overlooking the Manege, a door leads through to:

The Tack room which provides secure storage and in here is a cloakroom with a low level WC.

The Manege measures 41 metres x 20 metres and has a sand and rubber surface, outstanding views of Ivinghoe Beacon.

Adjacent to the Manege is a Starvation/Holding paddock.

The Paddocks:
These form two large blocks of land, the first block has road frontage with five enclosures with magnificent views towards Ivinghoe Beacon, a gated and fenced off route leads over a bridge to the second block of land, mainly hedged boundaries with temporary electric enclosures.

General:
Freehold. Council tax band G. Central Beds District Council. Mains drainage. Electricity, gas and water connected. Telephone connected. EPC rating D. Worcester gas fired boiler (installed 2015) serving radiator central heating. Part replacement double glazing. The property is not listed lies within the conservation area. There are no public footpaths on the property but a farmer has right of way to his adjoining land. Water to main paddock. Water to top paddock shared with Folleys End, approx. £75 per annum.


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