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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Keysoe Row East, Keysoe, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached period property
  • Five bedrooms, two en suite
  • Four reception rooms plus a conservatory
  • Oil to radiator heating
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Gardens of approx. 0.3 acres
  • Double garage with driveway
  • Sharnbrook Upper School catchment

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A five bedroom detached property with a double garage and workshop within mature gardens of approximately 0.3 acres in a rural position. The property is believed to originally date from the 17th century with later additions. The ground floor accommodation includes four reception rooms and a conservatory which has views of the garden. There is an open plan kitchen/breakfast room fitted in a bespoke range of reclaimed pine units. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, a single bedroom, an en suite bathroom, an en suite shower room, a family bathroom and a laundry room. Externally, the driveway provides parking and access to the double garage and the adjoining separate workshop.

The house occupies a rural position along a country lane within established gardens of approximately 0.3 acres. The frontage is bound by picket fencing with a pillared entrance to the gravel driveway which provides parking and access to the attached double garage. The garages have up and over doors, power connected and eaves storage. There is a personnel door into the rear garden. There is an adjacent workshop area. The front garden is principally lawned with established trees, shrubs and plants in borders. A gravel pathway at the side leads to the private rear garden which is fully enclosed by walling, high hedgerow and mature trees. A paved terrace area, with a water feature and a raised, railed decked area extends across the rear of the property and offers an outdoor entertaining area. The remaining garden is laid to lawn with stocked borders. There is a further terrace area at the rear under a pergola. Two timber storage sheds are also provided.

Keysoe is a rural village within the Sharnbrook catchment area. Bedford mainline station is approximately 9.5 miles away and has rail links to London St. Pancras International in just 39 minutes. The independent Harpur Trust schools can also be found in Bedford and Kimbolton School is approximately 5 miles away. The College Equestrian Centre is in Keysoe and there are many country walks in the area.

Principal Bedroom 
The staircase splits into two at a half landing. The right hand branch of the stairs leads to the master bedroom suite. A small landing area with a window to the rear and a ledge and brace door leads into the dual aspect master bedroom which is at the front of the house with views over the garden. It has a deep walk-in wardrobe. The en suite is fitted in a white suite of a ball and claw footed bath, a screened shower enclosure with fitted shower, a wash basin and WC

Further Bedrooms 
The left hand stairs provide access to the main landing area which has access to the roof space. Bedroom two has a window to the front, panelling to one wall and exposed floorboards which continue into the en suite which is fitted in a three piece suite of a screened shower enclosure, wash basin and WC. Bedrooms three and four are located at the front of the house. Bedroom three is the largest of the two rooms and has fitted wardrobes. Bedroom four has exposed floorboards. Bedroom five is a single bedroom with exposed floorboards and views over the rear garden.

Laundry Room and Bathroom 
The first floor laundry room has space and plumbing for a washing machine with a shelved area over. There are tiled walls and an airing cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder. The family bathroom is fitted in a white suite with a corner sited Jacuzzi spa bath, a wash basin and WC. Complementary tiling is provided to the splashback area.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The kitchen/breakfast room is situated to the rear of the property with windows overlooking the garden and into the conservatory. It is of an open plan design with the two areas being separated by exposed beams and timbers and a reclaimed brick wall. It also has reclaimed pine panelling to two of the walls. The kitchen is fitted in a bespoke range of reclaimed pine units with complementary granite work surfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink. A matching reclaimed pine dresser is also included. Appliances include a range style oven with extractor over, and there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher and a fridge. Character features include exposed beams and timbers with tiling to the floor and splashbacks. A multi-paned glazed door opens into the conservatory.

The house is entered via a part glazed door into the entrance porch which has a window to the side and a rustic tiled floor and a further part glazed door into the L-shaped entrance hall. Character features include exposed beams and timbers, part panelled walls to dado height and stripped ledge and brace doors to the ground floor rooms. The cloakroom is fitted in a traditional style white suite of wash basin and separate WC with complementary tiling to the floor, part panelled walls to dado height and a window to the rear. The utility room is fitted in a modern range of base and wall mounted units with complementary work surfaces over and an inset Belfast sink. There is space for a freestanding fridge/freezer, a recessed area for coats and direct access to the rear garden via a part glazed stable door. A feature archway within the entrance hall with ledge and brace doors leads to the study and sitting room.

Reception Rooms 
The sitting room has a feature brick fireplace with a raised tiled hearth which provides a focal point to the room and houses a LPG fired log burning effect stove. Exposed beams and timbers are featured and there is a window overlooking the garden. The study is at the front of the property with views overlooking the garden. It has part panelled walls, exposed beams and timbers and is fitted with a range of bookshelves. The dual aspect dining room has windows to the front overlooking the driveway and double doors at the rear which open onto the garden. Character features include exposed beans and timbers and high display shelving. The adjacent snug has views overlooking the garden.

The conservatory is of brick, uPVC and double glazed construction under a pitched roof and provides a further useful reception/living area with direct access via a glazed door onto the rear terrace. A cupboard conceals the oil fired boiler serving the heating and hot water systems.

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15 October 2016

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