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2 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Melchbourne Road, Swineshead, Bedford

Sold STC £345,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

A rarely available non-estate detached bungalow located in the peaceful village of Swineshead and occupying a delightful plot.

The accommodation currently comprises two double bedrooms, a living/dining room, a well fitted kitchen and a bathroom.

The property is set back from the road behind a mature hedge, with a block paved driveway leading to an extensive car parking/turning space. Gated side access leads to the good size and mature rear garden which backs onto open countryside and offers attractive pathways, gravelled areas and ornamental trellis work with climbing plants. There is a full width paved patio with a retaining wall, shaped lawn areas interspersed with well stocked flower and shrub borders and a variety of mature trees. There is also outside security lighting, a cold water tap, a timber garden store and a greenhouse. There are countryside views to both the front and the rear.

The property has oil fired radiator central heating.

We are informed by the vendor that planning permission previously existed for the addition of dormer windows and accommodation in the roof space. Bedford Borough Council 10/00545/FUL.

Swineshead is a small village with a church lying about thirteen miles due north of the county town of Bedford. There are local shops and doctors' surgeries in the nearby villages of Kimbolton and Sharnbrook.

Swineshead is also well placed for access to the major local towns of Bedford, Wellingborough and Northampton and is also within easy commuting distance of London by train. Bedford has a main line station with frequent fast trains to London St Pancras and the City and through trains direct to Gatwick and the south coast. There are excellent private schools in Bedford and Kimbolton. State primary schooling is at Riseley with secondary schooling at Sharnbrook.

Energy Efficiency Rating E
Council Tax Band E

Property ref: 121_25_4280399

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Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2016


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