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4 bedroom end of terrace house for sale

Ravensden Grange, Sunderland Hill, Ravensden, Bedfordshire, MK44

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade ll listed wing of former manor house
  • Four bedrooms; one en suite
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Oil to radiator heating
  • Sloping gardens with outstanding views
  • Garage and off street parking
  • Planning permission to convert the Old Coach House

Full description

A Grade II listed four bedroom wing of a Georgian/Victorian manor house with planning permission to convert the coach house into additional accommodation. The property occupies an elevated position with views over the North Bedfordshire countryside and retains a number of period features. It has been the subject of refurbishment and improvement with full planning permission granted to convert the Old Coach House into additional part self contained accommodation if required.


Ground Floor 
A solid mahogany entrance door leads into the hall which has high ceilings detailed with moulded covings and ceiling detailing depicting the English Tudor Rose which continues throughout much of the ground floor. There is also exposed prime oak flooring throughout the ground floor, a staircase to the first floor and a recessed shelving display area. A staircase leads to a large mezzanine level which is currently being used as a fourth bedroom. The rear hallway has a high ceiling, a solid door into a covered porch and the cloakroom is fitted in a modern white suite.

Reception Rooms 
The dual aspect drawing room has views over the garden and fields and has a traditional marble fireplace with an open grate and a raised hearth. The dining room, snug and the kitchen/breakfast room formed the original ballroom but have been converted into their current usage. All rooms have high ceilings detailed with ornate covings and ceiling detailing. The snug has a range of built in display shelving and storage cupboards, a desk area, exposed wooden flooring and deep moulded ceiling covings. The dining room has panelled walls to dado height, a traditional open fireplace with a raised hearth (currently sealed) and doors onto a raised tiled terrace area. The study is also dual aspect and has a range of bespoke fitted oak storage cupboards and shelving.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted in a contemporary range of white units with integrated appliances including an electric double oven and ceramic hob with an extractor over. There is space and plumbing for a fridge/freezer and dishwasher.

First Floor 
The landing area has high ceilings detailed with moulded cornices and a walk in general/shelved storage cupboard. The dual aspect master bedroom has a traditional open fireplace with a raised hearth, deep moulded ceiling covings and an en suite bathroom that also has a shower enclosure. Bedroom two has a high ceiling detailed with moulded covings and bedroom three overlooks the courtyard. The family bathroom is fitted in a modern white suite.

Outside 
The three wings are accessed via a gravel driveway continuing to the detached garage at the side of the house. The gardens are divided in an open plan arrangement, the largest plot allocated to the subject property which provides views over the Bedfordshire countryside below. The gardens are situated at the front and side of the property and have a mosaic and quarry tiled verandah outside the house leading onto the driveway and terraced lawned areas with established borders and mature trees including redwoods.

Ravensden 
Local amenities include a public house/restaurant, a local general store and, within the village itself, a church and village lower school. Bedford town centre, about four miles away via the B660, offers more comprehensive shopping facilities, the mainline railway station with services to London St. Pancras in 35 minutes, as well as the Harpur Trust and other independent schools.

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Added on Rightmove:
19 January 2017

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