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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Cotton End Road, Wilstead, Bedfordshire, MK45

Offers in Excess of £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed 16th century detached cottage
  • Four bedrooms; two en suite and shower room
  • Separate reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen/breakfast room
  • Intruder alarm, fire and smoke detectors
  • Gardens of approximately 0.5 acres
  • Driveway and off street parking
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Grade II listed 16th century thatched four bedroom detached cottage occupying a private position back from the road within gardens of approximately 0.5 acres. The cottage is of timber framed and red brick elevations and was fully refurbished in the late 1980s with the addition of a two storey rear extension. It offers versatile accommodation over two floors with separate reception rooms, a fully fitted kitchen/breakfast room and four double bedrooms, two with en suite bathrooms. The accommodation is full of period features including exposed beams and timbers, inglenook fireplaces, leaded light windows and ledge and brace doors. The gardens are a particular feature and offer a high level of screening with views to the rear over open farmland.


Ground Floor 
The cottage is entered at the front via the original solid timber entrance door and porch into the reception hall which has a full turn staircase with a cupboard under.

Reception Rooms 
The dual aspect sitting room has views of the garden and open fields beyond and is arranged in two areas divided by exposed timbers. There is an inglenook fireplace with a raised hearth and a timber bressumer at either end of the room. The dual aspect dining room overlooks the garden and has a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed timbers and there is exposed brickwork to the floor and one wall. There is access to a small roof space housing the water tanks.

Master Bedroom and Bathroom 
The dual aspect master bedroom overlooks the garden and has a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and timbers. The en suite is fitted with a range of white sanitaryware including a bath with a fitted shower.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room has glazed doors on to the rear patios. It is fitted in a bespoke range of country style elm units incorporating cupboards, drawers, glazed display cabinets and shelving. There are hardwood beech work surfaces over. Integrated appliances include a two oven gas fired Aga with a vent and an extractor above, an electric hob and a fitted fridge/freezer. There is space and plumbing for an enclosed washing machine, dryer and water softener and a dishwasher. There is a Fired Earth terracotta tiled floor.

First Floor 
The landing area has part sloping ceilings detailed with exposed beams and timbers and n airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Bedroom two is dual aspect and overlooks the garden. The en suite bathroom is fitted in a modern white suite. Bedroom three has part sloping ceilings and a door to bedroom four which is dual aspect overlooking the front and rear gardens. The shower room is fitted in a white suite and has part sloping ceilings.

Outside 
The cottage occupies a private position back from the road, on a plot of approximately 0.5 acres, screened by mature hedgerow and trees which continue to both sides. The front garden is accessed by a gravel driveway that continues to the side and has parking for up to eight cars. There is a water well and a pathway flanked by rose bushes leading to the entrance door. The rear garden is principally lawned with a variety of trees including fruit trees. There are two paved patios, a water feature and an additional covered terrace area. There are also three timber storage barns, two to the rear and one to the front, and outside power and water supplies.

Agents Note 
Planning permission for a 3 car garage and stables, in keeping with the property, had been approved but has since expired.

Wilstead 
Located just off the A6 and A600, Wilstead is a village with a shops, post office, branch surgery and pharmacy, two pubs and a village lower school. The Harpur Trust schools are situated in Bedford, 5 miles away. There is a riding school and stables in the village. It has access to the A1 and M1 via Bedford's southern bypass. Bedford railway station is approximately 5 miles away and has links to London St. Pancras International in just 39 minutes with Milton Keynes station approximately 15 miles away.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Kempston Hardwick (2.9 mi)
  • Stewartby (3.4 mi)
  • Bedford St. Johns (3.6 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

  • Kempston Hardwick (2.9 mi)
  • Stewartby (3.4 mi)
  • Bedford St. Johns (3.6 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

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

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

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