4 bedroom house for saleSUTTON, Sandy, Bedfordshire
Sold STC £685,000
- Spacious Detached Family Home
- Three Reception Rooms
- Four Bedrooms
- Open Plan Kitchen and Dining Room
- Landscaped Well-Stocked Garden
- Large Pond With Water Feature
- Double Garage
- Local Primary School
- Rural Village
- Excellent Commuter Links
Full descriptionA spacious four-bedroom home in the pretty village of Sutton, it has a large open-plan kitchen dining area which opens out onto the landscaped garden, enjoying open-meadow views. The property benefits from three further reception rooms and a double garage with further off-road parking. Sutton boasts a good local primary school, pub and village hall, whilst nearby Biggleswade and Sandy offer further amenities. Good commuter links by road or rail.
This immaculate, charming, family home is nestled in the heart of the picturesque, rural, village of Sutton. Backing onto open meadow-land, the house built in 1980, has been the home of its present owner for the past fifteen years, who has beautifully maintained and enhanced both the house and its garden.
Historically, the village and surrounding land were owned by John OGaunt, after whom the local championship golf course is named. The local primary school has received a high award from Ofsted, whilst several social activities take place in the village via its local pub, aptly named The John OGaunt, or the local village hall. Potton, just two miles away, has a delightful and historic market square with an excellent range of shops and library, with nearby Biggleswade and Sandy both having larger supermarkets. In addition, both of these locations have main line stations offering efficient journeys into Kings Cross, whilst links to major roads and motorways are very convenient.
After living for many years in a busy urban area, the family were looking for a home in a rural setting and were utterly charmed by this house, together with its location in such a pretty village. Accommodation is generous and spacious with a flexible layout which copes admirably with every requirement. The owners chose to utilise what had been a small dining room as a study, with the large kitchen which leads into a dining space being perfectly adequate. The double aspect reception room features a beautiful brick fireplace and this space, along with its views out into the garden and beyond, is a lovely space in which guests can relax.
The kitchen which leads into the dining space is perfect for day to day dining or when friends and family are visiting. It is a naturally sociable room and is bright and sunny. Its large doors, opening onto the patio enable guests to spill out on summer days.
The wider area has so much to offer. It is enjoyable driving along the nearby country lanes in all seasons, and there are also good footpaths for walks in the adjoining fields and woodland. The headquarters of the RSPB, with its nature reserve, is minutes away and another place to enjoy. Another advantage is being so conveniently close to Cambridge for exceptional architecture, galleries, restaurants and theatres.
The owner is moving to live closer to her family, but this has been a much loved home and one from which she will take only positive memories of life here.
The garden has been the subject of much attention by the owner. Once invasive conifers had been removed the garden has been landscaped to provide a garden of beauty and interest. The large water feature has been transformed to create one for interesting plants and wildlife. Sitting out on the patio, or dining al fresco out here, is an absolute joy.
Upvc Door With Glazed Side Panel To: -
Entrance Lobby - Solid door with fan light and multi-pane glazed side panel to:
Entrance Hall - Return staircase to first floor landing with large window to front aspect. Cloaks cupboard. Radiator.
Cloakroom - Window to side aspect. Two piece suite comprising a low level WC and hand wash basin. Radiator.
Sitting Room - 6.16m x 3.64m (20'2" x 11'11") - Window to front aspect. French door with matching side panels either side to rear aspect. Brick built fireplace with cast-iron hood and inset electric flame stove with electric fire (can be opened again). TV point. Two radiators.
Study - 3.10m x 2.42m (10'2" x 7'11") - Window to front aspect. Telephone point. Radiator.
Open Plan Kitchen Dining Room: - 6.57m x 3.93m (21'6" x 12'10") - Dining Room:
Fully glazed sliding doors to rear aspect.
Window to rear aspect. Fitted with base and wall mounted units with complementary worksurfaces. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Rayburn. Built-in twin oven/grill and four-ring hob with extractor over. Space for fridge. Door to:
Family Room / Library - 6.48m x 3.25m (21'3" x 10'7") - Window to rear and side aspects. Door to double garage. Radiator. Door to:
Utility Room - 5.23m x 1.82m (17'1" x 5'11") - Part glazed door and window to rear aspect. Base mounted oil-fired boiler. Base and wall mounted units with complementary worksurfaces. Stainless steel sink unit. Space for washing machine and tumble drier. Quarry-tiled floor. Radiator.
First Floor Landing - Radiator.
Master Bedroom - 3.82m x 3.68m (12'6" x 12'0") - Window to rear elevation. Built in furniture including wardrobe, drawers, bedside table and dressing table. Radiator.
Bedroom Two - 3.64m x 3.49m (11'11" x 11'5") - Window to rear elevation. Built in furniture including wardrobe, drawers, bedside table and dressing table. Radiator.
Bedroom Three - 4.59m (max) x 3.05m (15'0" (max) x 10'0") - Window to front elevation. Built in wardrobes. Radiator.
Shower Room - Window to side elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, hand wash basin and tiled shower with glass door. Heated towel rail.
Bathroom - Window to rear elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin and bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Door to airing cupboard. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.65m (max) x 2.57m (11'11" (max) x 8'5") - Window to front elevation. Radiator.
Outside - Block-paved drive to garage. Mainly laid to lawn with mature hedging and a large rose bed. The large rear garden is mainly laid to lawn and backs onto open fields with a mature hedge. Fully stocked mature flower beds. Pond with water feature and substantial planting. Patio area. Oil tank. Outside light. Outside tap. Shed.
Double Garage - 6.30m x 5.39m (20'8" x 17'8") - Electric door to front aspect. Power and light connected.
Further Information - Built in 1980
Mains drainage, water and electricity
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