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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Stratford Road, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19

£695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed detached cottage
  • Three/four bedrooms
  • Three/four reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen with gas fired Aga
  • Gas to radiator heating
  • Detached outbuilding with two rooms and incorporating a garage, workshop and stable
  • Gardens and paddock of 0.43 acres
  • Driveway providing off road parking facilities

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II listed three/four bedroom detached cottage, originally dating from the 1700s and situated along a no-through lane. Honeydale Cottage occupies a rural position within formal gardens and fenced paddock of approximately 0.43 acres and is within a ten minute walk of the mainline station. There are a number of retained period features including exposed beams, an Inglenook and traditional fireplaces, and ledge and brace doors. On the ground floor there are four reception rooms, with the study providing an additional ground floor bedroom if required. The three remaining bedrooms are on the first floor. Externally there is a detached outbuilding of brick and feather board elevations which has two rooms which could be used as additional reception rooms, bedrooms or as a home office. The outbuilding also incorporates a garage, a workshop and a stable.

Entrance 
The property is entered via a part glazed door into the entrance hall which has an exposed wood effect floor and ledge and brace doors to the ground floor rooms and cellar stairs. The cellar houses the wall mounted gas fired boiler and the utility meters, and is used for general storage. A ground floor shower room is situated at the front of the cottage adjacent to the study/bedroom four, and is fitted in a modern suite of a screened shower enclosure with fitted shower, a wash basin, bidet and WC.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting room has character features which include an Inglenook style fireplace, with brick hearth and timber bressumer, which houses a gas fired, log effect stove. Storage cupboards are set to once side of the recess. There is a door to a staircase to the first floor. The sitting room is dual aspect with views of the garden. The study is also dual aspect and has exposed beams and timbers and a deep, built-in storage cupboard. The room could be used as an additional bedroom if required. The dining room has features including exposed beams and built in storage cupboards.

Kitchen and Breakfast Room 
The breakfast room is dual aspect and overlooks the front garden. It has exposed ceiling beams and a feature archway leading through into the kitchen which is fitted in a range of cream fronted Shaker style units with complementary work surfaces over. There is a freestanding range style Aga oven, which will be included in the sale, with an extractor over. Space and plumbing is provided for a dishwasher, a washing machine and a fridge/freezer. The floor and splash back areas are tiled.

First Floor 
The sitting room staircase leads up to a landing bedroom with sloping ceilings, exposed beams and a window to the rear. Ledge and brace doors open into bedrooms two and three. Bedroom two is a double bedroom with exposed timbers and a window overlooking the garden. There are built in eaves cupboards and sloping ceilings. Bedroom three is also a double bedroom with exposed beams, sloping ceilings and a window with views of the garden. In additional there is a built-in wardrobe and a seating area with storage under. The master bedroom has built-in wardrobes and storage cupboards and a window to the rear. The en suite is fitted in a three piece suite of a bath, wash basin and WC with complementary tiling to the splashbacks. An airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder.

Outside 
The cottage is situated gable end on to the road along a no through country lane. It is bound by hedgerow to the front with a five bar gate which leads onto the gravel driveway that provides off street parking and access to the outbuilding. A postman’s gate and pathway lead to both entrance doors. The established gardens are laid principally to lawn with stocked borders. A further gate leads into the paddock area which is grassed and enclosed by post and rail fencing.

Outbuilding 
The detached outbuilding (Coach House) is of brick and feather board elevations under a pitched felted roof. The main part of the property has two rooms, both with wood effect flooring. These are currently used as a bedroom and a sitting room but they could alternatively be used as a home office or recreation rooms. The first room has triple aspect windows, and the other room has glazed double doors onto the rear of the plot. The stable is currently used as a laundry room with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier and windows to the front and rear. Adjacent to the stable is the single garage with an attached workshop and an enclosed dog run. An area of garden surrounds the building. There is also a timber garden shed provided within the garden.

Location 
Sandy is a small market town between Cambridge and Bedford on the A1. The area is dominated by a range of hills known as the Sand Hills and the River Ivel runs through the town. The headquarters of the RSPB is located on the edge of the town and the Shuttleworth Collection is approximately 2 miles away. Rail links from Sandy to London Kings Cross take approximately 44 minutes.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Sandy (0.3 mi)
  • Biggleswade (2.6 mi)
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Michael Graham, Bedford

1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

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1 St. Peters Street, Bedford, MK40 2PN

01234 969025 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Sandy (0.3 mi)
  • Biggleswade (2.6 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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