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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Parkside, Milton Ernest, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44

Sold STC £450,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed attached house
  • Three double bedrooms, one en suite
  • Two reception rooms
  • Conservatory
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Well maintained, screened garden
  • Driveway and double garage
  • Sharnbrook Upper School catchment

Full description

A Grade II listed 17th century stone built three double bedroom house situated within formal gardens in the village of Milton Ernest. The property was originally a farmhouse connected to the Milton Ernest estate. In the 1850's it was modified by the renowned Victorian gothic architect William Butterfield who built Milton Ernest Hall for the Starey family. The accommodation is arranged over two floors and retains a number of traditional features that include period fireplaces and shuttered windows. The gardens are a particular feature and incorporate a driveway and double width garage. In 1987 the property was divided into its current format comprising two separate dwellings. FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER

The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted in a range of units incorporating cupboards, drawers and glazed display cabinets with complementary work surfaces over and a sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric double oven, hob with canopied extractor over, dishwasher and fridge. A timber glazed stable door opens onto the front garden and driveway. The utility room is fitted with a base unit with an inset ceramic sink with space and plumbing for a washing machine. A timber and glazed stable door opens onto the rear garden. There is a door into the garage and a second cloakroom which is fitted with a white two piece suite.

First Floor 
The master bedroom has views overlooking the gardens to the front, side and rear. It is fitted with a range of bedroom furniture which includes wardrobes, drawers, a dressing table and bedside cabinets. The en suite is fitted in a three piece suite of a bath with shower over, wash basin and WC. Bedroom two also has a range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes, a dressing table, chest of drawers and a bedside cabinet. There is a door to the first floor balcony which has steps down to the front garden. The family bathroom/en suite to bedroom two is fitted in a three piece suite of a corner bath, wash basin and WC. Bedroom three is a double bedroom and has access to the roof space and a window to the front.

The front garden is of an open plan design and is shared with the neighbouring property (No.11) It has a flagstone terrace area and pathway which leads to the kitchen/breakfast room and also provides access to the garage. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with established borders with hedgerow and bushes. A gravel driveway provides off road parking and access to the attached double garage which has two electrically controlled doors, power connected, eaves storage, a window and a personnel door to the rear garden. There are two additional parking spaces to the side. The screened rear garden provides privacy and to the rear of the house there is a split level terrace area which leads to the lawned area beyond. At the end of the garden is a vegetable plot and greenhouse and also included is a summerhouse and bin storage area.

Milton Ernest 
Milton Ernest local amenities include a lower school, garden centre, hotel/public house/restaurant, church and village hall. It is approximately 5 miles from Bedford town centre, the Harpur Trust schools and railway station with services to St. Pancras Intl. 39 mins.

Ground Floor 
The property is entered via a part glazed door into a vestibule and further double doors into the entrance hall. A half turn staircase provides access to the first floor. The entrance hall is arranged on two levels with dual aspect windows, one with a window seat. The cloakroom is fitted with a two piece suite and has a deep built-in cloak cupboard and a shelved storage cupboard. There is a freestanding gas fired boiler serving both the heating and hot water systems.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting room overlooks the driveway and front garden. It has a traditional style fireplace with a raised hearth which provides a focal point. There are two recessed archways either side of the chimney breast and moulded ceiling covings. The dining room has windows with working shutters and other character features include a traditional style fireplace, beams and picture rails.

The conservatory is constructed of stone with uPVC double glazing under a pitched roof and has full length glazed double doors onto the rear garden.

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24 July 2016

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