5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Hawthorns, Eaton Bray, Beds

Under Offer £1,150,000

Property Description

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The Hawthorns is an elegant and substantial five bedroom country home, well appointed, within a rural location on the periphery of this desirable Bedfordshire village. Set in grounds approaching two acres (STS) encompassing landscaped formal gardens, previously used, hard surface tennis court, stable/office block and paddock. Generous accommodation includes five reception areas, integrated kitchen breakfast room approaching 30ft with separate, large, utility room and downstairs cloakroom, re-fitted luxury en suite to master bedroom plus en suite to guest bedroom and further bathroom. A truly splendid and well maintained family home. Ample driveway parking for several vehicles, detached double garage block with loft room and the solar panels generate a tax-free income.

Ground Floor -

Porchway - Covered storm porch with turned brick pillar and pitched tiled roof. Main entrance door, with leaded light stained glass panels and leaded light windows to the side, leads through to:

Reception Hall - Feature open fireplace with solid marble mantel, surround and hearth and decorative glazed inset tiles, Glazed porcelain tiled floor. Balustrade staircase rising to first floor with spacious walk in under cupboard. Picture rail, overhead light point plus two wall light points and two radiators.

Sitting Room - Triple aspect room with window to side, bay window to front and french doors to the terrace and rear garden. Glazed porcelain tiled floor. Recess with timber beam, raised marble hearth and built in wiring for flat screen TV. Picture rail, four wall light points, and two radiators. Arched leaded light, glazed, double doors to:

Dining Room - Open fireplace with decorative glazed inset tiles, moulded timber mantel and surround and black granite hearth. Porcelain tiled floor Picture rail, TV point, overhead light point plus inset ceiling lights and two radiators.

Family Room - Dual aspect with windows to front and side. Porcelain tiled floor. Picture rail, TV and telephone points and two radiators.

Study - Window to front aspect overlooking the brook and gardens. Telephone point and radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - Fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall mounted, units with complementary roll edged work surfaces, including glazed display cabinets/dresser unit, drawer units and central island incorporating one and a half bowl sink with single drainer, waste disposal and mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher and integrated fridge. Recessed area with timber beam and glazed tiling, housing the two built in Neff electric ovens, ceramic induction hob, Neff deep fat fryer and electric barbecue with twin overhead extractor fans and lighting. Glazed wall tiling to splash back areas and ceramic tiled floor.

Breakfast Area - To one end, space for table and chairs and with two sets of glazed sliding doors (one with remote controlled sun canopy) out to the terrace. Inset spotlights, concealed under unit lighting plus directional spotlighting and two radiators. Door to:

Utility Room - Larger than average sized Utility Room and fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with roll top work surfaces and deep stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine and vent for dryer. Space and plumbing for American style fridge freezer. Ceramic tiled floor and glazed splash back tiling. Radiator. Door to walk in Cupboard/Boiler Room housing the condensing gas fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system.

Cloakroom - Fitted with a white two piece suite, comprising WC and wash hand basin. Dado rail and feature inset display niches with lighting. Plumbing for water softener with bypass tap to Utility Room. Glazed wall tiling and floor tiling. Radiator.

First Floor -

Landing - Two windows overlooking the rear gardens and beyond, across to the paddock. Airing cupboard with linen shelving and shower pump. Two radiators.

Bedroom 1 - Double bedroom with window to front aspect. Double set of built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Picture rail. TV and telephone points, inset ceiling spotlights, two wall light points plus LED soft lighting behind bed area. Radiator. Door to:

En Suite - Re-fitted and re-configured with a luxury four piece suite comprising bath, wide shower cubicle, bowl style wash hand basin set on granite topped vanity unit with wall hung cupboards and drawer units and WC. Built in hair dryer, fitted wall mirror and two shaver points. Inset spotlights, extractor fan, two wall light points plus soft LED lighting at bath base. Glazed porcelain floor. Two heated towel rails, one a horizontal contemporary style.

Bedroom 2 - Double bedroom with two windows to rear aspect. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Picture rail. Radiator. Door to:

En Suite - Fitted with a three piece suite comprising corner shower cubicle with power shower unit, wash hand basin and WC. Part tiled walls with decorative border and Altro non-slip flooring. Extractor fan, shaver point and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 - Double bedroom with window to front aspect. Built in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Picture rail. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 - Double bedroom with window to front aspect. Walk in cupboard, Feature cast iron open fireplace and picture rail. Radiator.

Bedroom 5 - Window to front aspect. Laminated wood flooring. Picture rail and radiator.

Family Bathroom - Fitted with a three piece suite, comprising WC, wash hand basin and bath with mixer tap, cradle shower attachment and splash screen. Glazed wall tiling to half height and Altro non-slip flooring. Access to loft void. Shaver point and radiator.

Exterior -

Garaging & Parking - Sweeping block paved and gravel driveway providing ample parking space for several vehicles and leading to the Detached Double Garage with two up and over doors, power and light, personal door and two windows. Staircase leads to an upper room with two velux windows and complementary feature semi circular window

Front & Side Gardens - Attractively landscaped with a central lawn, wide herbaceous borders, meandering pathways and feature timber bridge over a running stream, fruit trees a selection of mature shrubs and a hedged front boundary. The gardens extend to both sides of the property incorporating oasis flower beds, Greenhouse & timber Summerhouse.

Rear Gardens - Adjacent to the rear of the property is a granite paved terrace patio with retaining wall, topped with slate, an ornamental koi fish pond and attractive waterfall water feature with exterior lighting, including concealed wall wash lighting, To one side a shingled area with honeysuckle clad pergola. Beyond this a central lawn, edged with shrub and perennial borders and external water supply. A slate pathway leads round one side of the central lawn and onto:

Stable/Office Block, Orchard & Paddock - Quadruple stable block measuring 47ft x 12ft the centre two now being fully insulated with double glazed rear windows and damp proof membrane, water supply and drainage, power and light, and telephone line (house extension) serving as office/work place. Tarmacadam area to the front of this (previous mange) measures 45ft x 56ft with gated access to:

Orchard Area & Paddock - Extensive range of fruit trees including pear, damson, plum, and apples both eating and cooking. Leads on to the paddock enclosed with a hedged boundary. Gated entry across to the:

Disused Tennis Court - (Easily re-instated) Hard surfaced area measuring 56ft x 11ft enclosed with 9ft high wire fencing.

General - The property has been well maintained benefiting from cavity wall insulation, UPVC double glazing and mains gas central heating With many mprovements/enhancements both internally and externally, including :
2004 - Complete rewire, new circuit breakers and fuse box. Seperate ring mains added to garage and stables.
Partially re-plumbed
New roof to the stables
Additional insulation to the roof
Air vents fitted to roof voids and rooms as necessary
Two stables converted to usable rooms with additional damp proof course, double glazed windows added, water drainage and phone line added.
2005 - Worcester Bosch condenser boiler installed
2008 - Patio re-laid with granite and slate. Drainage system added to the patio.
2009 - Main bedroom bathroom en suite refitted, with dormer window added. Further re-plumbing.
Bathroom has its own Megaflow water system.
All landing windows replaced and repositioned.
2010 -Patio doors replaced to the kitchen.
2011 Solar panels fitted on highest feedback tariff contracted to The Hawthorns until 2036.
Currently producing income in excess of £2000 pa plus reduced electricity bills.
2013- New water main laid from drive through to house. Block paving laid to front of the drive.
2015 Central heating system upgraded to a closed system. Numerous replacement radiators fitted.
Several windows replaced (glass only) with new double glazed seals.
The house has Broadband and Sky fitted.

Location - Eaton Bray, lying on the Bedfordshire/Buckinghamshire borders, is surrounded by open countryside with numerous bridle ways and enjoyable scenic walks. The many local facilities include village shops, post office, pharmacy, both doctors and dentists surgeries, a lower school, restaurant and a public house, with more comprehensive shopping, educational and leisure facilities to be found in Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable. For the commuter there is a fast and frequent service to London Euston from either Tring or Leighton Buzzard. Junction 9 of the M1 motorway approximately 8 miles, M25 motorway accessed via A41 Tring bypass.


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  • Leighton Buzzard (4.2 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Cheddington (3.4 mi)
  • Leighton Buzzard (4.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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