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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Spring Road, Kempston, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42


Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian detached property
  • Five bedrooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Separate home office plus two additional rooms
  • Gas to radiator heating
  • Driveway with off street parking for up to six cars
  • Double garage
  • Gardens of approximately 0.20 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Victorian double bay fronted detached property within gardens of approximately 0.20 acres and situated in the centre of Kempston. The property dates from the mid 1800s and has been significantly enlarged on the ground floor. It now has four separate reception rooms, a ground floor bedroom and two other rooms providing flexible usage. In addition there is a garage and a separate home office and utility room. There is also a bathroom and a shower room on the ground floor and four double bedrooms on the first floor with a first floor bathroom and shower room.

The property occupies a slightly elevated position and is bound by dwarf walling to the front with gravelled and block paved areas set behind. There are two postman’s gates, one to the side and a further gated access to the rear garden. A driveway with twin gates provides off street parking for up to six cars and access to the double width garage which has two up and over doors. The rear garden is walled on one side and the rear, with panel fencing to the other side. It is principally lawned with established borders and mature fruit trees. There is a raised vegetable growing area and an open fronted log store.

Kempston has several local amenities including a superstore, various denominations of church and schooling for all age groups. It is situated about 2 miles from the neighbouring market town of Bedford where more comprehensive shopping can be found and rail services to London St. Pancras International in 35 minutes.

Other Reception Rooms and Bedroom Five 
The study overlooks the driveway and has an exposed wooden block parquet floor. Bedroom five has exposed wooden block parquet flooring. The multi-purpose room has a part glazed door to the side. The ground floor bathroom is fitted in a five piece suite. A part glazed door in the family room opens into a link between the main house, utility room and home office. This is currently used as a recreation area and has doors to the driveway and the rear garden. The utility room has a fitted base unit with a work surface over, an inset sink unit and space and plumbing for two washing machines. There is a built-in shelved storage cupboard and a door to the shower room which is fitted in a white suite. The home office has an exposed tiled floor and a built-in storage cupboard.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted in a range of base and wall mounted cupboards, drawers and glazed display cabinets including a free standing central island unit finished in painted oak with complementary work surfaces and an inset sink unit. A cupboard houses the wall mounted gas fired boiler. Integrated appliances include an electric oven and a gas hob with extractor, and there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher.

First Floor 
The master bedroom and bedroom two are both double rooms situated at the front of the house. Bedrooms three and four are also double rooms situated at the rear of the house. Bedroom three has a built-in shelved linen cupboard and a wash basin and bedroom four has a range of fitted wardrobes with overhead storage cupboards. The family bathroom is situated at the rear and is fitted in a traditional style white suite including a Ball and Claw footed bath. There is access to the roof space. The shower room also fitted in a traditional style white suite.

Ground Floor 
The entrance hall has a staircase with individual balustrades to the first floor with an understairs cupboard, and an original exposed mosaic tiled floor. The inner hallway is arranged on two levels and has an exposed wooden parquet floor and access to the roof space.

Principal Reception Rooms 
The dual aspect sitting room has an exposed brick fireplace with exposed brick recesses. There are two areas with a throughway, providing flexible living space. The dining room also has an exposed brick fireplace with exposed brick recesses and a feature bay window. The family room is currently used as a cinema and has exposed wooden parquet flooring and a feature fireplace housing a recessed log burning stove set on a raised hearth.

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Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2016

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