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6 bedroom character property for sale

Ropley House, Fenny Stratford, Bletchley, Milton Keynes

Guide Price £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • STUNNING PERIOD PROPERTY
  • SIX BEDROOMS
  • FIVE RECEPTION ROOMS
  • THREE BATHROOMS
  • CELLAR
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST
  • UTILITY ROOM
  • DOUBLE GARAGE
  • GAS TO RADIATOR CENTRAL HEATING
  • WEALTH OF HISTORY & CHARM

Full description

Ropley House is an exceptional six bedroom Victorian detached residence situated down a private tree lined driveway which serves just two other properties. Offering approximately 3,300 square feet of living space this stunning family home has a wealth of both character and charm and was built by the renowned Rowland Brothers (Thomas & William) in 1881.
The accommodation comprises, entrance porch, large reception hall, cloakroom, drawing room, dining room, family room, study, games room, kitchen/breakfast, utility room and cellar. The first floor offers, a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, four further double bedrooms plus the family bathroom. Bedroom six is located on the second floor along with an en-suite bathroom. To the exterior there is a double garage plus parking and a large garden with terrace.
With the majority of the rooms having 10ft ceilings and large original picture and sash windows this is an outstanding family home of grandeur which must be viewed to be appreciated.

Ground Floor - Enter through a part glazed front door via a storm porch into the entrance porch. A stained glass door leads to a large reception hall. A staircase rises to the first floor landing and the hallway extends down to the cloakroom. There is an understairs storage cupboard and further doors lead to the drawing room, dining room, family room and kitchen/breakfast room. The cloakroom has a white suite comprising low level w.c. and a pedestal mounted wash hand basin with a window to the side aspect. The elegant drawing room has three picture windows overlooking the rear garden with a further large window to the front aspect. There is a feature fireplace with an inset gas fire. The dining room has an open fireplace and a feature walk-in box bay window which overlooks the rear garden. The family room is located to the front of the property with a window to the front aspect. The modern kitchen/breakfast room is located to the rear of the property with windows to the rear aspect and is fitted in a range of re-fitted units to wall and base levels incorporating a central island offering a seating area. Appliances include an electric/gas range cooker with an extractor canopy over, integrated dishwasher and microwave. The tiled floor has underfloor heating and extends into a walk-in pantry which is located under a second staircase. There also another door with steps leading down into the cellar. From the kitchen/breakfast room access is given to a rear lobby with a door leading to the exterior. A staircase rises to the first floor with further access to the utility room and the study. The utility room is fitted in the same units as the kitchen/breakfast room and incorporates a stainless steel effect butler style sink with units to wall and base levels, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a further appliance and tiled flooring. The study gives access into the double garage and access is also given into the games room which has two windows to the side aspect.

First Floor Landing - A staircase rises from the ground floor entrance hall into a half landing which gives access to bedroom five. The second staircase descends to the ground floor rear lobby and has a flight of steps leading up to the landing which gives access to four bedrooms, including the master and the family bathroom. The master suite is a light and airy room with windows to side and rear aspects. Access is given to the en-suite bathroom comprising low level w.c., bath and pedestal mounted wash hand basin and a window to the front aspect. Bedroom two has a feature walk-in box bay window overlooking the rear garden and bedrooms three and four are of double size with fitted wash hand basins. The family bathroom has a white four-piece suite comprising a ball and claw style bath, separate shower cubicle, low level w.c. and a pedestal mounted wash hand basin. The fifth bedroom is located off the half landing and has a fitted wash hand basin with a glazed door giving access to a possible roof terrace. From the fifth bedroom access is given via a staircase up to the second floor where bedroom six is located. This bedroom is of double size with a window to the side aspect and access to an en-suite bathroom comprising a low level w.c., panel bath and wash hand basin with a window to the side aspect.

Exterior - The property is located at the end of a tree-lined private driveway which is enclosed by wrought iron gates and gives access to a further property. There is ample off-road parking and a further area which is laid to lawn. The driveway gives access to a detached double garage with twin up and over doors with access to the rear of the property. Further access from the garage is given to the ground floor study. The splendid garden is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed by a mature hedge, plants and trees. The raised patio terrace is enclosed by iron railings with steps leading down to the garden. There is gated side access which leads back to the front of the property.

Additional Information - The property has mains gas, mains drainage, electricity and water connected. The local authority is Milton Keynes Council and the council tax band is Band G. The heating system is mains gas to radiator and there is a replacement condensing boiler located in the first floor airing cupboard.

Location - Fenny Stratford - Fenny Stratford is a busy small town on the edge of the Milton Keynes urban area. It doesn't have a market but the small shopping street gives the town a real community feel. It has a railway station on the Marston Vale Line, one of five that serve Milton Keynes. Bletchley, Central Milton Keynes and Wolverton all have mainline railway stations with a 30 minute train into London, Euston.

Disclaimer - Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you please contact the office and we will be pleased to verify the information for you. Do so, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. The mention of any appliance and/or services to this property does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order, and their condition is unknown to us. Unless fixtures and fittings are specifically mentioned in these details, they are not included in the asking price. Some items may be available subject to negotiation with the Vendor.


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