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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Fancott, Near Toddington

Guide Price £585,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Partially converted detached barn
  • Beautiful grounds of approximately 1.5 acres
  • Planning permission to extend into adjoining 45ft barn
  • Eventual dwelling will be about 2334 sq. ft.
  • Gardens, broadleaf woodland and grass clearings
  • Rural but not isolated hamlet near Toddington
  • 32 ft. living/kitchen/diner and 21 ft. sitting room planned
  • 5 versatile bedrooms planned (3 ensuite)
  • Easy access to London by train from Leagrave or M1 J12

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A wonderful opportunity to purchase a partially converted detached barn with planning consent to extend into the adjoining 45ft barn creating a substantial home in a rural but not isolated
hamlet with beautiful grounds of about 2 acres including formal gardens, broadleaf woodland and grass clearings. Currently a large one bedroom dwelling once extended the flexible accommodation of about 2334 sq. ft. will include 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a 32ft living/kitchen/diner and a separate 21ft sitting room. Alternatively the existing dwelling might serve as an annexe to the principal accommodation in the extension subject
to planning consent. Close to Toddington with easy access to London by rail (Leagrave) or M1 Junction12.

Entrance Hall. Entered via oak front door with cast flagstone floor and electric storage radiator. Large walk-in storage cupboard.

Cloakroom. White suite including wash basin and low-level WC. Cast flagstone floor.

Utility room. Plumbing for washing machine and ample space for further appliances. High-level window and oak stable door to rear. Cast flagstone floor.

Kitchen. Comprehensively fitted with a range of contemporary cupboard and drawer units and extensive laminate work surfaces. Cast flagstone floor. Large window overlooking front aspect
and high-level window. Stainless steel sink unit. Split-level double oven, ceramic hob and contemporary cooker hood over. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, fridge and freezer.
Exposed oak studs and doorway through to:

Sitting/Dining Room. This impressive room has an oak floor throughout and a cast-iron multi-fuel stove. Two large windows overlooking the front aspect and two high-level windows.

Bedroom. A spacious L-shaped room with a large window overlooking the front aspect.

Ensuite shower room. Designed as a wet room. Shower area with screen, white suite including pedestal wash basin and level WC. Fully tiled walls and a high level window. Electric radiator.

(CB/16/02052/FULL) Planning permission has been granted for alterations to the existing barn structure to allow extension to the existing dwelling. The attached timber framed barn is
45'8 x 22'3 and permitted alterations include raising the roof to its original height to provide first floor accommodation. The resulting accommodation will provide substantial and flexible accommodation of about 2334 sq. ft. including a 31ft Living/Kitchen/Diner, a separate 21ft sitting room, five bedrooms (3 ensuite) a utility room and store. Please see the floor plans
showing both the existing and the proposed accommodation. Of course subject to planning consent it might be that the internal configuration can be changed to suit the needs of the purchaser including perhaps, retention of the existing one bedroom dwelling as a self-contained annexe with the adjoining barn converted to provide principal accommodation.

Parking. A shared gated access leads to Stockwell Barns and a neighbouring detached Grade II Listed barn which has been sold with planning consent for conversion to a residential dwelling. There is an extensive gravelled parking area. Three Portacabins are to be removed by the vendor. A shipping container is also on site and can either be left or removed subject to negotiation although must be removed within one year of completion of the conversion.

Front garden. A further gate lead into the front garden that reaches the full length of the barn on one side including a former drive, lawn and fig bush.

Rear garden. This stunning area includes large expanse of lawn with raised beds and borders containing extensive flowering shrubs and perennials. Large gravelled area adjacent to the barn. Further gravelled patio area providing an al fresco dining area, greenhouse and kitchen garden. Shallow steps lead up to:

Woodland and grass clearings. The remainder of the land has a wonderful mixture of English broadleaf species including oak, ash, cherry, silver birch, willow and field maple with large grass
clearings and paths throughout.

Overall there is approximately 2 acres but we await the final Land Registry compliant plan.

Freehold. Mains electricity and water connected.
Private cess pit drainage. Mains gas is not connected to this property but is to neighbouring properties - purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the availability and costs involved. Telephone connected. Our clients live a low carbon life so
the existing dwelling is well insulated and has a multi-fuel stove, one electric storage heater, an electric radiator and electrically heated water. Sealed unit double glazing - the main front windows to the south are being replaced. This
property is not listed but is opposite a Grade II listed barn which has consent for residential conversion and has been sold. The site is of archaeological interest. The existing dwelling was converted in 1996. Current Council Tax Band D -
Central Bedfordshire Council. EPC rating E.

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31 August 2016

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