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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Chequers Hill, Wilden, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44

£525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached cottage
  • Three double bedrooms
  • Three/four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Oil to radiator heating
  • Detached home office/studio
  • Plot of approx. 1 acre
  • Attached oversized garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A three double bedroom detached cottage occupying a plot of approximately 1 acres with views over open fields and countryside The cottage occupies a rural position on the edge of the village of Wilden. There is potential to enlarge , refurbish and improve the property, subject to obtaining any necessary local authority planning consents. In addition there is a detached brick building which was previously used as an artist's studio which could alternatively be used as a home office or hobbies room. An oversized garage incorporating a utility room is also provided.

Entrance Hall 
The cottage is entered to the front into the reception hall which could be used as an additional reception room or study if required. Character features include exposed beams and ledge and brace doors which feature throughout the property.

Ground Floor 
The sitting room has a feature bay window with window seat which offers views over open fields to the front. There is an Inglenook fireplace with timber bressumer and raised hearth housing a log burning stove. The inner hallway has a full turn staircase to the first floor with a storage cupboard under. The family room is a dual aspect room with views over the rear garden. There is a stripped dresser style unit with bookshelves. The dining room has full length sliding doors onto the rear garden and further doors that lead into the kitchen/breakfast room, ground floor bathroom and garage. The ground floor bathroom is fitted in a three piece suite of a bath with independent shower over, a wash basin and WC.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted in a range of base and wall mounted cupboards with work surfaces over and space and plumbing for a freestanding electric oven, a slimline dishwasher and a fridge. An additional built in shelved cupboard provides further storage. There is a fireplace (currently not used) with shelved storage cupboards to either side, one of which houses the hot water cylinder.

First Floor 
The landing area is arranged on two levels with access to the roof space and a window to the front. The master bedroom is a triple aspect room with views over fields to the front and gardens and neighbouring paddocks to the side. It is arranged on two levels and there is a range of fitted wardrobes. Bedroom two is a double bedroom with a window to the side and a part vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed timbers. A fitted wardrobe is also provided. Bedroom three is a smaller dual aspect double bedroom with views over the rear garden and has a range of fitted wardrobes. The family shower room is fitted in a three piece suite of a shower enclosure with fitted shower, a wash basin set into a vanity unit and WC.

Outside 
The cottage occupies an elevated position. The front garden is open plan in design with a lawned area with established borders. There are driveways to both sides of the cottage, one provides access to the oversized garage and has off street parking for up to two cars. The garage incorporates a utility area with fitted base and wall mounted cupboards and space and plumbing for a washing machine. A free standing oil fired boiler serves the heating and hot water systems. There is a door to the rear garden. The second driveway provides parking for up to six cars and access to the detached home office/studio. There is gated access to the rear garden which is fully enclosed by mature hedgerow and post and rail fencing. It is divided into three areas which include principally lawned formal gardens, an enclosed spinney area and an area left to grow wild. A timber shed is included.

Home Office/Studio 
The detached outbuilding offers versatility in its usage and is independently accessed at the front. It is currently arranged in two areas with one area having full length glazed doors that open onto the rear garden.

Wilden 
The property is located in a quiet village with its own small school (Ofsted rated good/outstanding), and farm shop. Wilden lies 5 miles NE of Bedford, with commuter access to A1 and Cambridge, and a bypass to M1 Junction 13 and Milton Keynes. Rail services from Bedford, 5.5 miles away, to London St Pancras take 39 minutes. The area includes a new Waitrose supermarket and other superstores, plus Bedford’s Harpur Trust Schools, museum and art gallery, and landscaped riverside gardens.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Bedford (5.2 mi)
  • Bedford St. Johns (5.3 mi)
  • Sandy (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Bedford (5.2 mi)
  • Bedford St. Johns (5.3 mi)
  • Sandy (6.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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