5 bedroom detached house for saleSpring Hill, Little Staughton, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44
Guide Price £575,000
- Modern detached Eco-house
- Five bedrooms; one en-suite
- Energy efficiency rating 33% higher than current building standards for sustainable homes
- Oak flooring with zoned underfloor heating to the ground floor
- Renewable heat incentive (RHI) income for 7 years
- Planning permission for a 2 car car port
- Countryside views over fields and village church
- Sharnbrook Upper School catchment area
A modern five bedroom detached Eco-house with energy saving features and situated in enclosed gardens with views of the village church, fields and countryside. The ground floor accommodation includes two separate reception rooms and an open plan kitchen/breakfast room. The bedrooms are located on the first and second floors. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and there is a family bathroom on the first floor and a shower room on the second floor.
The canopied porch area has a part glazed door into the entrance hall which has engineered oak flooring that continues throughout the ground floor and incorporates zoned underfloor heating and a full turn oak staircase to the first floor. The cloakroom is fitted in a white, contemporary style suite of wash basin and WC with complementary tiling to the floor and splash back areas.
The kitchen/breakfast room overlooks neighbouring fields and the local village church . It is fitted in a range of Shaker style units with a central island unit, all with granite work surfaces over incorporating a sink and drainer unit. Integrated appliances include an electric double oven, an integrated induction hob with extractor over, a dishwasher and a washing machine. A cupboard houses the pressurised hot water cylinder.
The dual aspect sitting room has bi-folding doors to the rear garden with views of the neighbouring fields and the village church. There is a feature brick fireplace with flagstone hearth housing a log burning stove. The dining room is also dual aspect and overlooks the driveway, garden and the side aspect.
The landing area has a staircase to the second floor. The dual aspect master bedroom overlooks the driveway and garden with views of the countryside and local church. The en suite is fitted in a white contemporary style suite including a screened shower enclosure with fitted power shower, wash basin and WC. There is tiling to the floor and splash back areas and a built-in storage cupboard. Bedroom three overlooks the rear garden and has a built-in double wardrobe. Bedroom four overlooks the driveway and garden. The family bathroom is fitted in a white suite including a screened shower bath with fitted shower, a wash basin and WC. There is tiling to the floor and splash back areas.
A small landing leads to the remaining bedrooms and a shower room. Bedroom two has three Velux skylight windows to the rear allowing elevated views of the village church and neighbouring countryside. There is a built-in wardrobe/storage cupboard. Bedroom five is a single bedroom and could be used as a study/home office. It has a Velux skylight window to the rear with the same views as bedroom two and there is access to eaves storage. The shower room is fitted in a contemporary suite of a screened shower enclosure with fitted shower, wash basin and WC with complementary tiling to the floor and splash back areas.
The house is set well back from the road, close to the junction of Spinney Hill and Church Lane and is entered via remotely operated twin gates onto a gravel driveway providing parking for up to four cars. The front garden is principally laid to lawn and has side access to the rear garden. The rear garden is also principally lawned with a paved patio area and there is timber fencing on both sides providing screening with a low picket fence to the rear, allowing views of the fields and church beyond.
The eco-house design has features which deliver a low energy and sustainability rating, and includes insulation to walls, ceilings and glazing delivering 29% lower u-values than the latest building regulations. The air source heat pump installation delivers energy savings and low maintenance costs, and has been registered and independently certified by MCS, the Microgeneration Certification Scheme. The combination of energy cost savings and renewable heat incentive income will yield £692 per year in savings, in addition to low CO2 emissions. Planning permission has been obtained for the erection of a two car car port located to the front of the property - Further details can be provided on request.
Little Staughton is a North Bedfordshire village 7 miles from St. Neots which has a range of shops and a mainline station with rail links to London Kings Cross in 53 minutes. The village has a farm shop, an airfield, a public house - The Crown, which serves homemade food - and the site and remains of the 700 year old Bushmead Priory. Grafham Water, which is 5 miles away, caters for bike rides (either bring your own or hire at their centre) and has a sailing club. The historic Kimbolton Castle is approximately 4 miles away, clay pigeon shooting at Riseley is approximately 6 miles away and the Bodyflight centre at Milton Ernest is approximately 8 miles away.
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