5 bedroom semi-detached house for saleChaucer Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40
Sold STC £540,000
- Victorian semi detached townhouse
- Five bedrooms: two en suite
- Two reception rooms
- Open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room
- Gas to radiator heating
- Walking distance to railway station
- Landscaped garden with off street parking
A Victorian five bedroom semi detached townhouse situated within walking distance of the mainline railway station, town centre and Harpur Trust Schools. The property has been refurbished and updated but still retains several period features such as original fireplaces, exposed floorboards and coved ceilings. The accommodation is over four floors with a cellar, and the master bedroom suite on the second floor. In addition there are landscaped gardens and off street parking.
The front garden is part bound by a dwarf wall with inset iron railings and has a personnel gate at the side with a pathway to the entrance door. A gravel driveway with parking has twin wrought iron gates, shared with the neighbouring property, to the rear garden which is walled on both sides and has high timber fencing at the rear. It is principally lawned with borders and has a pergola with climbing bushes and a raised decking area. There is also a further decking area and an ornamental fish pond.
Chaucer Road is just 0.5 miles from Bedford town centre and 0.5 miles from Bedford station which has rail links to St. Pancras International is 35 minutes. The Harpur Trust Schools are in Bedford and the property is in the Biddenham Upper School catchment.
The entrance hall has exposed floorboards, moulded ceiling covings and a staircase with individual balustrades to the first floor. A built-in cupboard houses the electricity consumer unit. The cellar is accessed via a door underneath the staircase and houses the gas meter. The cloakroom is fitted in a traditional style white suite.
The sitting room has a sash bay window, and a traditional style marble fireplace with a raised hearth and open grate with fitted bookshelves and storage cupboards set into both recesses. The dining room has part glazed double doors onto the paved rear terrace, and a marble fireplace with an open grate.
The kitchen/breakfast/family room is dual aspect and has a timber door onto the rear terrace. It is of open plan design and has a base level unit with work surfaces over incorporating a sink unit, and plumbing for a dishwasher. An additional work surface and storage cupboard is set to the side of the integrated Range style oven. There is a dresser style unit, a shelving display area and additional cupboards with space and plumbing for a washing machine.
The landing is arranged on two levels and has stairs to the second floor. The inner hallway has a cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder. The guest bedroom has a traditional cast iron fireplace and an en suite shower room fitted in a contemporary style white suite. Bedroom four has a traditional style fireplace and a sash bay window overlooking the front garden. Bedroom three overlooks the rear garden and bedroom five the front garden. The family bathroom is fitted in a traditional style white suite including a Ball and Claw footed bath set on a raised floor.
The landing area has a screened hanging area. The master bedroom overlooks the rear garden and has a traditional fireplace with a cast iron grate and an en suite shower room fitted in a modern white suite. There is access to the roof space and the gas fired boiler is set behind a shelved storage cupboard.
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