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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Mill Lane, Clophill, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45

Sold STC £600,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period detached cottage
  • Four bedrooms
  • Three/four reception rooms
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen
  • Ground floor shower room plus first floor bathroom
  • Gas to radiator heating
  • Landscaped, private gardens
  • Driveway with off street parking for up to three cars

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A period four bedroom detached cottage positioned within well maintained, landscaped gardens. The cottage has been enlarged and refurbished, carefully blending period features that include exposed beams and timbers and an Inglenook fireplace, with modern amenities. There is a bespoke refitted kitchen and modern contemporary sanitary ware throughout. The accommodation is versatile with an open plan sitting room with an opening into a separate dining/garden room. In addition there is a family room which together with the dining room has views of the garden. On the main landing area are three double bedrooms with bedroom four, which is currently used as a study, accessed via a spiral staircase from the family room.

Clophill has a village shop/post office, three public houses/two restaurants and a primary school, with the neighbouring market towns of Shefford and Ampthill providing a wider range of facilities. Schooling includes Robert Bloomfield Academy, Harlington Upper and the Harpur Trust schools in Bedford. Flitwick station is approximately 5 miles away with rail services to London St. Pancras International in 49 minutes.

Ground Floor 
The cottage is entered via a part glazed door with wing windows into the sitting room which has character features including exposed beams and timbers and a brick fireplace and surround set into a recess which houses a log burning stove on a raised hearth. A staircase on entry provides access to the first floor. To the rear of the sitting room there is a wide opening leading into the dining/garden room which has views of the garden. It also has exposed beams and timbers, double doors to the terrace and three Velux skylights which optimize light into the room. The adjacent family room also has glazed, double doors with wing windows onto the terrace, underfloor heating and a spiral staircase leading to bedroom four/study on the first floor which also has underfloor heating. (labelled Bed 4/study on plan) There is a ground floor shower room which is fitted with a contemporary white suite of a screen shower cubicle with fitted shower, wash basin set into a vanity unit and WC.

Kitchen Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is situated to the front of the cottage with a secondary front door. On entry there is a step up to a coat hanging area with a storage cupboard which houses the gas fired boiler. The kitchen has been fitted in a range of Shaker style, hand painted units with cupboards and drawers and Silestone work surfaces that incorporate a drainer and sink unit. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and a larder fridge. Travertine tiling with underfloor heating is provided to the floor area and dual aspect windows overlook the front and rear gardens with glazed double doors onto the rear terrace. The utility room is fitted in a range of base level units with complementary work surfaces over and space and plumbing for a washing machine.

First Floor 
The landing area has character features including exposed brickwork and timbers and there is an eaves storage area with access to the roof space. The master bedroom has a range of fitted wardrobes, access to the roof space, exposed timbers and views overlooking the garden. . Bedroom two has a window overlooking the rear garden and has an exposed wood effect floor. Bedroom three is a double bedroom with dual aspect views and a range of fitted bedroom furniture which includes wardrobes with a matching dressing table and chest of drawers. Accessed via the spiral staircase in the family room, bedroom four/study has Velux windows to the side and has views of the garden. There is a porthole window to the front, a vaulted ceiling with down lighters and a wood effect floor. The bathroom is fitted in a contemporary white suite with a linen storage cupboard.

The cottage occupies a slightly elevated position on Mill Lane, and is bound by both stone and brick walling with borders set behind. Twin wrought iron gates lead onto the gravel driveway which provides off street parking for up to three cars. The paved pathway at the side leads to the rear garden through a gate. There is an extensive split level terrace area which extends across the width of the cottage with steps leading down to the principally lawned garden which has a variety of shaped borders and mature trees interspersed providing screening and privacy. The garden is fully enclosed. A timber shed/workshop is included and has power connected. There is also a log store.

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20 August 2016

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