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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Aylesbury Road, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire, LU7

Guide Price £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed early 17th century detached cottage
  • Five bedrooms, three bathrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
  • Inglenook fireplaces, exposed beams and stone walls
  • Garage with attached storage shed
  • Aylesbury grammar schools catchment
  • No upper chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II listed early 17th century five bedroom detached cottage approximately 3 minutes' walk from local amenities, with a garage and surrounded by private gardens. Manor Cottage originally belonged to The Manor of Wing from the time of its construction until 1919 when it passed into private hands. Over the years, the cottage has been extended to provide approximately 3,000 sq. ft. of accommodation. This includes a hardwood framed garden room which has been added by the current owners and which opens onto the private courtyard garden. Character features include a galleried landing overlooking the garden room, exposed beams and stone walls, original floors, and inglenook fireplaces. One of these fireplaces has a bread oven which was discovered by the current owners. The cottage is in catchment for Overstone Combined School, and Cottlesloe Upper School in Wing. The village of Wing has a convenience store, a post office, restaurants, a church and a sports and social club.

Sitting Room and Dining Room 
A storm porch with timber pillars and a timber door opens to the entrance vestibule which has a storage cupboard and doors to the sitting room and family room. The sitting room is dual aspect with views of the front and side gardens. The brick inglenook fireplace has an inset beam, a stone hearth, an open fire, and feature stone shelves above. There are exposed beams and an exposed stone wall. Steps lead up to the dining room which overlooks the side gardens and has a feature window overlooking the garden room. There is a staircase to the first floor, exposed beams and the floor has been laid with solid oak. In addition, there is a storage cupboard housing the boiler.

Family Room and Garden Room 
The family room has a front aspect, exposed beams and a second staircase to bedroom five. The brick inglenook fireplace has an inset beam, a brick hearth, an original bread oven and an open fire. The flooring is of original quarry tiles. A glazed door and steps lead up to the garden room which is of hardwood frame and glazed construction with a view of the first floor galleried landing. There are picture windows, and three sets of glazed double doors which open to a courtyard garden. The tiled floor has underfloor heating and the vaulted roof is part timber and part glazed. The tiled floor continues through glazed double doors to the kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is dual aspect with glazed doors to the principal garden. There is a range of white coloured storage units, drawers, display shelving and granite work surfaces. In addition, there is a central island with further cupboards and drawers. A matching dresser unit is also provided with glass display cabinets, display shelving, cupboards and drawers. Integrated appliances include a Smeg oven, a De Dietrich four ring hob with an extractor above, a De Dietrich oven and grill, and a Neff fridge/freezer. Space is provided for a breakfast table.

Utility Room and Shower Room 
The utility room has a rear aspect and a range of storage cupboards, drawers and a granite work surface. Space is provided for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. Doors lead to the garage and to the shower room which has a walk-in double shower, a wash basin, a bidet and a WC.

First Floor Bedrooms, Sitting/Playroom and Bathrooms 
The landing has a side aspect with views of the recreation ground and also overlooks the garden room. Double doors open to an airing cupboard with shelving. Stairs lead to the second floor and have an understairs storage cupboard. The master bedroom is dual aspect with views of the gardens, has exposed beams and a feature exposed stone wall. There is a range of built-in wardrobes with hanging space, and a cupboard fitted with shoe racks. A first floor sitting/playroom has a rear aspect and there are eaves storage cupboards to both sides of the room. A door leads into bedroom two which overlooks the garden and also has eaves storage cupboards. The family bathroom has a bath with a shower attachment, a wash basin and a WC. The shower room includes a three piece suite of a shower cubicle, a wash basin and a WC.

Second Floor Bedrooms 
The landing has a built-in storage cupboard and access to bedroom three which overlooks the side garden and has a range of fitted storage cupboards, drawers and a dressing table. In addition, there is a door to eaves storage. Bedroom four has a rear aspect and exposed beams.

Second Landing and Bedroom Five 
Bedroom five is accessed via the second staircase located in the family room. The landing has exposed beams, some of which are numbered from when the cottage was first built. Bedroom five is dual aspect with views of the front garden and the courtyard and also has exposed beams.

Garage and Storage Shed 
The garage is accessed via the garden and the utility room. There are timber double doors to the front, and power and light are connected. An opening leads to a timber storage shed with a light connected. From here, a door opens to the garden.

Gardens 
Manor Cottage is approached via a driveway with parking for up to four cars. The gardens are laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders, mature trees, a storage shed and a path to the front door. A five bar timber gate leads to the rear garden which is principally laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds, a lilac tree, an olive tree, a curved crazy paved patio, mature trees and shrubs. In addition, there is a glass roof veranda with a seating area below. The gardens are surrounded by mature hedging, a retaining wall and fencing.

Courtyard Garden 
In addition to the lawned gardens, there is a paved courtyard which is accessed via the front garden and the garden room. It provides a private seating area with raised flower and shrub borders and space for pots and is surrounded by a retaining wall and timber fencing.

Location 
Manor Cottage is situated within approximately 3 miles of Leighton Buzzard which has a choice of shops, supermarkets, restaurants and a mainline railway station with Euston reached in 32 minutes. The county town of Aylesbury is approximately 7.5 miles away with shopping and social facilities, supermarkets, grammar schools and a mainline railway station with trains to Marylebone taking 60 minutes.

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24 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Leighton Buzzard (2.4 mi)
  • Cheddington (3.4 mi)
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28 Temple Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2RQ

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Aylesbury

28 Temple Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2RQ

01296 535148 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Leighton Buzzard (2.4 mi)
  • Cheddington (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Aylesbury

28 Temple Street, Aylesbury, HP20 2RQ

01296 535148 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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