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5 bedroom country house for sale

CHURCH WALK, HARROLD

POA

Property Description

Key features

  • A FINE PERIOD COUNTRY HOME SITUATED CLOSE TO THE VILLAGE CENTRE.
  • IMPRESSIVE GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN PROPERTY
  • THE GARDEN IS ENTIRELY WALLED AND OFFERS A CONSIDERABLE DEGREE OF PRIVACY.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A FINE PERIOD COUNTRY HOME SITUATED CLOSE TO THE VILLAGE CENTRE, YET AT THE END OF A QUIET NO THROUGH LANE ADJACENT TO THE HISTORIC 13TH CENTURY VILLAGE CHURCH. THIS IMPRESSIVE GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN PROPERTY WAS FORMERLY THREE COTTAGES AND A STABLE BLOCK. THE VERSATILE ACCOMMODATION, WHICH BOASTS MANY FINE FEATURES, CAN EASILY PROVIDE FIVE FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS WITHOUT COMPROMISE. THE GARDEN IS ENTIRELY WALLED AND OFFERS A CONSIDERABLE DEGREE OF PRIVACY.

LOCATION: HARROLD IS A CHARMING NORTH BEDFORDSHIRE RIVER VILLAGE THAT IN THE PAST HAS BEEN MENTIONED IN THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 VILLAGES. THE BEAUTIFUL 144 ACRE HARROLD-ODELL COUNTRY PARK IS SITUATED AT THE FRINGE OF THE VILLAGE.
THE VILLAGE ENJOYS EXCELLENT GENERAL AMENITIES AND SPORT FACILITIES, MOST NOTABLY CRICKET, TENNIS AND BOWLS.
HARROLD IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 9 MILES NORTH WEST OF THE COUNTY TOWN OF BEDFORD WHICH HAS MAIN LINE RAIL LINK TO LONDON AND EXCELLENT PRIVATE SCHOOLS.
For further details about the village visit www.harrold.info

SITTING ROOM 
15’8 X 14’11. Small pane window with storage below to the front elevation providing garden views. Panelled wall to dado height. Radiator cabinet. Exposed floor boards. Understair storage cupboard. A brick open fireplace provides the main focal point, this incorporates a wood burning stove. Period glazed door to :

DINING ROOM 
15’3 X 14’10. Small pane shuttered window to the side elevation and a further small pane window to the front elevation. A former entrance door converted to a full height glazed panelled window. Exposed panelled walls. Two radiators. Exposed wooden floorboards. A brick open fireplace provides the main feature.

WALLED GARDEN 
Gated pedestrian access to a private well established garden, enjoying a westerly aspect. A gravelled pathway leads to the main house entrance and this is complimented on either side by neat lawns with lavender and rose bush borders. The garden has a variety of shrubs and fruit trees including Apple and Pear. A sheltered patio area set beneath a timber pergola. A further paved area is set behind the garage along with a greenhouse. The garden has security lights and benefits from an external water tap.

DRAWING ROOM  
25’ X 13’8. An attractive split level room with two small pane windows and two pairs of French doors to the front elevation all providing garden views. Exposed ceiling beams. Two radiators. Exposed wooden floorboards. A wood burning stove provides the main focal point.

SECONDARY STAIRCASE 
13’1 X 12’1. The secondary staircase rises from the Inner Hallway to a large galleried landing, currently used as a Library fitted with an extensive range of book-shelving and bench style seating. Velux window to the front elevation.

STUDY 
13’1 X 12’2. Velux window to the front elevation. This room is currently used as a study, but could be used as an occasional bedroom. Exposed ceiling beam. Radiator. Door to :

BEDROOM THREE 
12’6 X 11’10. Accessed from Study. Velux window to the front elevation. Exposed ceiling beams. Built-in eaves storage. Radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 
14’0 MAX X 13’5. Velux window to the front elevation. Exposed ceiling beams. Built-in storage cupboard. Door to principal landing area :

FAMILY BATHROOM 
Double glazed window to the side elevation. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor fan. White sanitary ware comprises a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and a panelled bath with overhead shower and glazed shower screen. Extensive tiling to all splash areas. Shaver point. Chrome heated towel rail. Ceramic tiled floor.

BEDROOM TWO 
12’2 X 10’. Small pane deep sill window to the front elevation. Access to roof space. Built-in double wardrobe/storage cupboard. Pedestal wash hand basin. Radiator.

DRESSING ROOM 
15’6 X 15’9. An enclosed stairwell rising from the main Entrance, leads to this versatile galleried area. Deep sill window to the front elevation and a Velux window to the rear elevation. Exposed roof timbers. Radiator. Feature Castiron fireplace complimented on either side by built-in wardrobe/storage cupboards. Door to:

AGA KITCHEN 
15’9 X 15’5. Two small pane windows to the front elevation providing garden views. Recessed ceiling lights. A handmade bespoke kitchen by Bronte of Castle Ashby, comprising units to low and high levels, some having glazed fronts and concealed lighting. Polished granite work surfaces and tiled splash areas. Recessed butler sink and a further white enamelled one and a half bowl sink with brass mixer tap. Oil fired AGA. Plumbing and space for integrated dishwasher. Water softener. Radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Step up to :

KITCHEN HALL 
13’3 X 9’2. Small pane sash window to the front elevation and a glazed period door leading to the Conservatory. Exposed ceiling beams. Radiator. Terracotta tiled floor.

BOILER ROOM 
Housing a free standing oil fired boiler and Megaflow tank.

WALK-IN LARDER 
8’7 X 4’6. Exposed ceiling beams. Fully shelved. Space for fridge freezer, etc. Terracotta tiled floor.

CONSERVATORY 
13’10 X 12’. Double glazed and constructed in hardwood with a pair of French doors opening to the garden. Exposed stonework. Quarry tiled floor.

INNER HALLWAY 
A dog-legged secondary staircase rises to the first floor.

UTILITY ROOM 
5’9 X 5’5. Small pane window to the front elevation. Exposed ceiling beams. Stainless steel single drainer sink with work surface. Plumbing for washing machine. Radiator. Terracotta tiled floor.

SHOWER 
Small pane window to the front elevation. Exposed ceiling beams. White contemporary style sanitary ware comprises a low flush concealed cistern WC, vanity basin with mixer tap and storage below. A fully tiled shower enclosure. Chrome heated towel rail.

BEDROOM ONE 
15’10 X 15’1. Small pane windows to both the front and side elevations. Built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard. Cast iron fireplace with ceramic tiled hearth. Two radiators.

GARAGE & PARKING 
26 X 17’1. Gravelled private parking to the front of the garage. Double width garage constructed in brick and stone under a clay tiled roof, with twin up and over doors, power and light, boarded roof space, two windows and personal door to the garden.

ENTRANCE 
Period style glazed door. Enclosed staircase rising to the first floor.

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01 September 2016

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