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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Dunton Road, Littlecote

Sold STC £925,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached character home
  • Rural hamlet between Stewkley & Dunton
  • Outstanding views over the Vale of Aylesbury
  • 1.4 acres of grounds and 3 bay detached garage block
  • Sitting room, dining room & snug/study
  • Superb farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room
  • 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms
  • Good commute times into London from Leighton Buzzard railway station
  • Aylesbury Grammar School catchment / Local Private Schools
  • Ultra-fast broadband provided by Aylesbury Vale Broadband should be live and available by the end of March in Littlecote.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial 5 bedroom detached character home in a rural hamlet with outstanding views, 3 bay garage block and 1.4 aces of grounds. An ideal family home with loads of outdoor space convenient for Leighton Buzzard railway
station and within Aylesbury Grammar school catchment. The accommodation includes 3 reception rooms, a farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room, 5 double bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. There are fabulous views extending over the Vale of Aylesbury towards the Chiltern escarpment, some 20 miles south at Christmas Common.

Attractive oak framed glazed storm porch with front door to:

Reception hall. An elegant and spacious area with a natural limestone tiled floor and bespoke period style staircase leading to the first floor. Window to garden.

Sitting room. A beautifully proportioned room which features a large fireplace with elegant timber surround and log burning stove. Three-sided bay window overlooking the
rear garden and extensive views beyond. Glazed french doors leads onto the large patio at rear.

Snug / Study. This cosy room has a window to the front garden and an open fireplace with ornate cast-iron grate and timber surround.

Dining room. This spacious room has a window
overlooking the rear garden with extensive views beyond. French oak floor. Fireplace with wood burning stove.

Farmhouse style kitchen / breakfast room. With ample room for a large table and chairs and sofa, this room is the social centre of the house. Fitted with a range of painted cupboard units, the
freestanding island and beautiful antique dresser/cupboard unit completes the farmhouse kitchen look. 'Smartstone' work surfaces and
Franke stainless steel double sink and tap. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Built-in AEG oven and hob. Rayburn oil fired range. Reclaimed pitch pine floorboards. Double aspect room including windows and glazed door with
views over the grounds to the rear and extensive views beyond. Part wainscot panelling.

Utility room. Deep glazed Belfast sink and laminate work surfaces. Window. Ceramic tiled floor. Ample space for fridge and freezer. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble drier.

Boot room. An ideal room for the family to take off muddy boots. ceramic tiled floor and external door to the front. Coat rack and shelving. Shower room. White suite including shower enclosure, pedestal wash basin and low-level WC, storage cupboards. Quarry tiled floor in
chequerboard pattern.

External storage room. An integral part of the house but access from outside. Personal door. Window. Power and light.

First floor landing. A spacious landing with triple aspect windows overlooking gardens and surrounding countryside.

Master bedroom. A very spacious room with double aspect and outstanding views over the Vale of Aylesbury towards the Chiltern escarpment. Loft hatch. Walk-in wardrobe: fitted with a range of hanging rails and shelving. Ensuite shower room. Fitted with a white suite including large glazed corner shower enclosure, wash basin set into a laminate surface with cupboard under and ceramic tiled surrounds and low level WC with concealed cistern.

Bedroom 2. Window overlooking open countryside to the front. Wood effect flooring.

Bedroom 3. A good size room with double aspect including far reaching views over the Vale of Aylesbury.

Bedroom 4. A good size room with outstanding views over the Vale of Aylesbury.
NB: Bedrooms 3 & 4 could easily be combined if preferred to create one very large bedroom as the dividing stud wall is easy to remove.

Bedroom 5. Window to rear and far reaching view over the Vale of Aylesbury.

Family bathroom. Re-fitted with a white suite including panelled bath with hand shower, separate glazed shower enclosure, wash basin with cupboard under and low level WC. Fully tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor. Underfloor electric heating. Chrome heated towel rail and airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. Obscure glazed window to

The property is approached through a private entrance with five-bar gate. Extensive gravelled parking and turning area.
Detached three car garage block. 28' x 16' Two open fronted bays and a garage with twin timber doors. Power and light to open and enclosed bays. Outside water point. Gardens and grounds
With plenty of space for children's fun and games the grounds also offer a blank canvas for the serious gardener or stabling and a small
paddock for a horse or pony. There is a small front garden with paving and front boundary hedge and a fenced off kitchen garden with a solar shed. The grounds are divided into two main areas. Immediately to the rear of the house is a
substantial patio area beyond which is an extensive lawned area with hedged boundaries and various trees and shrubs including apple trees.
There are views towards the Chiltern escarpment in the distance. To the right hand side of this main area is a further area divided by a
post and rail fence and gate. Mainly grassed with trees and shrubs, a large natural pond.
The whole approximately 1.4 acres.

General: Freehold. Mains electricity and water connected. Private septic tank drainage. Oil fired Grant boiler serving radiator central heating. Solar panels installed in 2012 generate a healthy income. Windows are mainly timber with sealed unit double glazing. EPC Rating: C. Council Tax band E - Aylesbury Vale District Council. The house originally dates back to 1892 and was extended in 1988 & 2000. Four panel stripped pine interior doors feature extensively throughout. Ultra-fast broadband provided by Aylesbury Vale Broadband should be live and available by the end of March 2017 in Littlecote.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 October 2016

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