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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Common Road, Kensworth, Dunstable, Bedfordshire

Guide Price £975,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

The Property:

Superb Grade II listed, 17th Century, former farmhouse set on a plot of just over an acre with wonderful views across open countryside. Further development potential subject to planning.


This wonderful family home was originally built in the 17th Century and was extended approximately 160 years ago. The current owners have since added a fabulous vaulted Oak framed room named 'The Barn' which has truly enhanced the living space and blends effortlessly with the character of the property.

The ground floor accommodation includes a large entrance hall, triple aspect sitting room with feature fireplace, fully fitted kitchen/dining room with cream units, granite worktops and range cooker. The kitchen is linked to 'The Barn' which has delightful views across the garden and beyond and extends to approximately 25ft in length and is vaulted with spiral stairs up to a mezzanine floor, currently used as an office. A utility room and cloak room complete the ground floor.

Upstairs there are four bedrooms full of character and offering wonderful views. The master bedroom has additional Velux windows and benefits from an en-suite shower room. A family bathroom serves the remaining bedrooms.

Outside to the front a paved driveway provides abundant off street parking through a car port incorporating valuable storage facilities. To the rear the beautiful landscaped gardens offer two large patio seating areas, an ornamental pond and stream and manicured lawns stretching down to open countryside with magnificent panoramic views across the valley.

NB. Further development potential is possible subect to planning permission.


The property is located off Common Road backing onto open countryside in Kensworth, a short drive from Whipsnade Zoo and the Dunstable Downs. The area is a designated area of 'Outstanding natural beauty' surrounded by farmland. Kensworth is a delightful village with a 12th century church, local school, shops and a Public House. Beechwood Park mixed preparatory school is also close by. Extensive shopping and leisure facilities and mainline rail services into London St Pancras can be found in the nearby towns of Harpenden and St Albans. Junctions 9 and 10 of the M1 are just a few miles away are a few miles away with close links to the M25. Luton International Airport is also within easy driving distance. Luton Hoo Hotel Spa and Golf Course is approximately 5 miles away.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 April 2017

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