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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fordfield Road, Steppingley, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Modern detached village home
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms and conservatory
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Oil fired radiator heating
  • Heated indoor swimming pool complex
  • Landscaped formal gardens of 0.74 acres
  • Driveway and detached double width garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A modern five double bedroom detached house with a heated swimming pool with landscaped gardens of approximately 0.74 acres set in a rural location The property provides well proportioned ground floor living space that includes a feature reception hall will a full turn staircase to a galleried landing, three reception rooms and a kitchen/breakfast room with utility room. On the first floor are five bedrooms with a dressing room and an en suite bathroom to the master bedroom. There is also a family bathroom. A major feature of the property is the heated indoor swimming pool complex and conservatory which has high vaulted ceilings.

Ground Floor 
The entrance vestibule has a tiled floor and moulded ceiling cornices and roses. The feature reception hall also has tiled floors and moulded ceiling cornices and roses and there is a half turn staircase to the first floor with a storage cupboard under. The cloakroom is fitted in a white 'Villeroy & Boch' suite of an oval shaped wash basin and a concealed cistern WC set into a granite shelved vanity unit. There is a full width mirror set into a pelmet which incorporates downlighters and complementary tiling to the walls.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting room has a feature mullioned and brick fireplace surround with an open grate and raised hearth and there are full length glazed doors into the conservatory which is open plan to the pool area. The dining room is currently used as a family/TV room and has a bespoke range of storage cupboards and bookshelves with a central area suitable for a flatscreen TV, and glazed sliding doors into the rear garden. The study overlooks the front garden and has an exposed oak floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room 
The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has views of the garden and open fields beyond and is fitted in a bespoke range of white high gloss and mirror fronted cabinets, glazed display cabinets and a pull out larder cupboard. There is a central island unit with a breakfast bar area which can accommodate up to five people. Integrated appliances include a range style oven with extractor over, a pull out fridge/freezer, a combination oven and a wine chiller. Space and plumbing is provided for a dishwasher. There are complementary granite work surfaces over which incorporate a sink and drainer. Travertine floor tiling extends through to the utility room which is fitted with a matching range of white high gloss units and work surfaces with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier. A concealed oil fired boiler services the heating and hot water systems.

First Floor 
The galleried landing area overlooks the reception hall and has an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. The master bedroom has views over the front garden and open fields beyond. There is a dressing room with hanging areas and shelving to both sides. The en suite is fitted in Villeroy & Boch sanitryware with a double ended bath, screened shower enclosure with a fitted power shower, a wash basin and a WC. The triple aspect guest bedroom has views over the front garden. Bedroom three is a double bedroom with a fitted double wardrobe and shelving. Bedroom five has a high gloss fronted wardrobe as well as a bespoke built in wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors. The family bathroom is fitted in a Villeroy & Boch suite comprising a bath set into a stepped platform, a walk-in shower area with fitted shower, twin wash basins and a WC set onto a raised platform.

Heated swimming pool 
The conservatory and swimming pool complex are accessed from the sitting room via glazed sliding doors and is of brick construction under a pitched/vaulted glazed ceiling. The pool area is dual aspect with three sets of bi-folding doors onto the rear garden. The pool surround and sitting area has an anti-slip tiled floor and the pool is lined with mosaic style tiling and has a remote controlled cover. There is a changing room and shower room and a plant room enclosing the oil fired boiler (which serves the swimming pool only), plant, filtration system and de-humidifying unit.

Outside 
The property is set back from the road and is situated centrally within its plot which extends to approximately 0.74 acres. It is enclosed by a wall at the front which has remotely operated gates onto the driveway which provides off street parking and access to the detached, double width garage which has power connected and eaves storage. The fully enclosed gardens have been professionally landscaped and incorporate front and rear terrace areas. The remaining garden is laid mainly to lawn with borders throughout. There is a pond with cascading waterfall feature (a water irrigation system is also provided) and decked sitting areas on both sides.

Steppingley 
Steppingley is a small rural village on the Greensand Ridge and has a number of period properties, a church, a village cricket green and a well respected public house/restaurant, The French Horn. Wards End is within walking distance of Steppingley across fields at the front and around the reservoir, and Ampthill is within walking distance from the back land over the bridge where there are many local restaurants and park walks. Sporting facilities in the region include horse racing at Towcester, motor racing at Silverstone, tennis at the David Lloyd Centre in Milton Keynes and there are several golf clubs in the area. Good schooling is available in the vicinity including Eversholt Lower School and Redbourne Upper School, with private schooling available in Bedford, Stowe and Uppingham.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
13 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Flitwick (1.2 mi)
  • Lidlington (2.5 mi)
  • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) (2.7 mi)
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Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

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1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Flitwick (1.2 mi)
  • Lidlington (2.5 mi)
  • Millbrook (Bedfordshire) (2.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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