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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bragenham Lane, Bragenham

Guide Price £1,700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4991 sq. ft. of space overall including three partially converted 25ft spaces of 1065 sq. ft. Suggested uses include a gym, cinema room, studio, office, extra bedroom accommodation or garaging.
  • Nearly two acres of formal garden and wild flower meadow and nearly 4 acres of paddocks.
  • Wonderful rural setting with views. Backs onto Rushmere Country Park providing wonderful heathland and woodland to walk and ride.
  • Conveniently located for swift access to London via Leighton Buzzard in 34-41 minutes.
  • Sitting room and Study.
  • Outstanding 37 ft. open-plan kitchen/dining/family room and play area.
  • Master bedroom, dressing room & ensuite.
  • Guest bedroom & ensuite and two further double bedrooms each with mezzanines.
  • Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery, triple glazing, underfloor heating and a ground source heat pump.
  • Exposed oak frame, various high vaulted ceilings and concrete first floor. Integrated audio system and fully networked with CAT6 cabling.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding contemporary, environmentally and ENERGY EFFICIENT country home providing 4991 sq. ft. of space with nearly 6 ACRES of gardens and paddocks in a wonderful RURAL SETTING with VIEWS, yet conveniently located for swift ACCESS TO LONDON Via Leighton Buzzard in 34-41 MINUTES.

The property was designed by A-Zero, award winning London based RIBA architects, and was ‘HIGHLY COMMENDED’ in the 2014 Aylesbury Vale District Council Design Awards. Notable features include the exposed oak frame, various high vaulted ceilings and concrete first floor. Environmental features include Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery, triple glazing, underfloor heating and a GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMP. There is also an integrated audio system and the house is fully networked with CAT6 cabling. The ANNEXE space of about 1065 sq. ft. is partially converted and provides an EXCITING OPPORTUNITY for the buyer to complete the three 25ft spaces to their requirements. Suggested uses include a gym, cinema room, studio, office, extra bedroom accommodation or garaging. There is a substantial courtyard providing extensive private parking, nearly 2 acres of garden and nearly 4 acres of paddocks. The property is located adjacent to the beautiful RUSHMERE and STOCKGROVE COUNTRY PARKS providing wonderful heathland and woodland to walk and ride. The property is approached along a very quiet single track road serving a small number of homes.


Accommodation
Courtyard. This is a partially enclosed area open to the sky with a brick floor.
Storm porch. Glazed panel and front door to:

Reception Hall. An impressive light filled space with oak floor. Staircase with oak balustrade to first-floor. Exposed structural beams and feature exposed brick wall. Built in shoe and coat cupboards.

Cloakroom. Modern white suite including wash basin with cupboard under and low level WC. Marble tiled floor. Part tiled walls.

Sitting Room. This delightful room has three windows to the side and large picture windows overlooking the grounds and open countryside to the south. Oak floor and impressive exposed structural beams and feature
exposed brick walls with wood-burning stove in one corner. Double doors lead into the:
Open Plan Kitchen / Dining / Family Room and Play Area: This spectacular and versatile space is over 37 ft. long and L-shaped creating various areas for cooking, dining and recreation featuring oak flooring throughout and exposed structural beams. Four sets of bi-fold doors open onto a beautiful patio with stunning views over the gardens and surrounding countryside to the south. The kitchen area is luxuriously fitted with a contemporary range of cupboard and drawer units with Corian work surfaces including the 17 ft. long island incorporating sink, waste bowl and drainer, an induction hob and three integrated pet food bowls. Built-in or integrated appliances include: two ovens, microwave oven, steam oven, Liebherr refrigerator with freezer drawer beneath. Paykel & Fisher two drawer dishwasher
& wine fridge. Pocket doors can be slid out to conceal the ovens and the adjacent dresser. A large walk-in pantry has been created with Corian work surface, sliding vegetable baskets and extensive open shelving above.

There is plenty of space for a dining table and chairs between the island and bi-fold doors and the vendors have arranged the remaining areas as an informal sitting area and play area. Integrated audio speakers feature throughout these areas.

Utility Room. Fitted with a range of floor standing cupboards with laminate work surfaces and stainless steel sink. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled floor with central floor drain.

Study. A spacious double aspect room with oak floor and glazed door to the covered way / loggia leading to the annexe spaces. Integrated audio speakers.

First Floor Landing. An impressive space with high vaulted ceiling, two skylights and windows overlooking the main front courtyard. Five copper Tom Dixon light fittings. Oak balustrade. Two built-in double wardrobes with drawers beneath. Door leading into annexe spaces. Three steps lead up to each of the bedrooms.

Master bedroom. High vaulted ceiling and exposed structural beams. Windows and a balconette overlooking the grounds and open countryside beyond. Two built-in storage cupboards. Integrated audio speakers.

Ensuite Bathroom. White suite including sunken bath and Envirovision waterproof bathroom TV. Integrated audio speakers. Walk-in wet room style shower enclosure with glazed door, two wash basins with storage under and low-level WC. Extensively tiled walls and floor. Window overlooking the grounds and countryside beyond.
Dressing Room. Fitted with a range of open fronted storage with hanging rails and drawers.

Guest bedroom two. This spacious double bedroom has a high vaulted ceiling and balconette overlooking the surrounding countryside. Exposed structural beams.

Ensuite Shower Room. White suite including large shower enclosure, wash basin with storage under and WC. Extensively tiled walls and floor. Chrome heated towel rail.


Bedroom three. Large double room with two windows overlooking the gardens and open countryside beyond. High vaulted ceiling with exposed structural beams. Built-in double wardrobe.

Bedroom four. Large double room with window overlooking the grounds and open countryside beyond. High vaulted ceiling with exposed structural beams.

NB: Both bedroom 3 & 4 have a mezzanine level measuring 11’7 x 6’2 which, with the provision of a suitable balustrade and ladder, could be used by older children as a study / hobby area. Each has a roof light with an electrically operated blackout blind with switch at bedroom level.


Family Bathroom. Fitted with a white suite including panelled bath, shower enclosure, wash basin with storage under and low-level WC. Extensively tiled walls and floor. Shelved alcove and chrome heated towel rail.

ANNEXE SPACES:
The main residence has a completion certificate but adjoining are a two storey and single storey sections which have been partially converted including new roofs and have implemented planning consent for additional accommodation. Many of the windows have already been replaced with triple glazed units matching those installed in the main residence and there are three further windows on site ready for installation by the new owners.

The first floor is approached from the main landing, temporary steps or staircase once installed. This provides a wonderful opportunity for the new owner to complete the project using the spaces to suit their needs such as garaging, self-contained annexe accommodation, cinema room, gym, studio or office and extra ground or first floor bedrooms. Our client has various designs which prospective buyers are welcome to see.

Loggia / Covered Way. 25’2 x 5’7. Providing access from the study, open sided with views over the wild garden.

Store. 25’0 x 12’4. Partially divided into two areas. Double aspect with windows
overlooking the grounds. Wooden steps to first floor. Doorway to:

Store. 25’0 x 18’0. High double vaulted ceiling with two new entrance doors. Doorway to:

Bike Store & Boiler Room. 18’0 x 11’4. High vaulted ceiling. Ground source heat pump and substantial hot water tank. Windows and external door.

First Floor Store. 25’0 x 12’5. High vaulted ceiling with windows either side. Doorway through to main landing.

Gardens and Paddock.
An electrified double gate provides access to this property and Bragenham Stables. A gate leads into the paddock and a private gate and drive leads to Cherry Tree Barn.

Courtyard. 77’ x 66’. Gravelled and well fenced, this provides outstanding parking facilities.

Formal gardens. Adjacent to the kitchen/dining/family room is a large natural stone patio with glass windbreak at one end. There are well stocked beds and borders and a substantial lawn which has a south westerly aspect and views over surrounding countryside. Gravelled parterre kitchen garden with picket fence, sunken planters and garden shed. Power and water. There is an irrigation system for the flower beds and lawn. This area is about 1.9 acres in total including the wild flower meadow.

Wild Flower Meadow. The area to the west of the barn slopes down to Bragenham Lane which is hidden by fencing and mature trees. This has been planted as a wild flower meadow. There is also an area of decking with raised planters and a brick patio adjacent to the annexe sections.

Paddock. This paddock of about 3.89 acres extends all the way up to the wooded grounds of Rushmere and has exceptional views over the countryside to the south west. Ducting for both water and electricity has been laid in preparation for stabling.

The whole about 5.8 acres.

General:
Freehold. Drainage – A private septic tank drainage system has been installed for the sole use of Cherry Tree Barn. Mains electricity and water connected. A Nibe ground source heat pump system serves the central heating and pressurised ‘on demand’ hot water system with underfloor heating on the ground floor and spare manifolds for annexe. Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery system. Triple glazed timber windows throughout with double glazed bi-fold doors. EPC rating: B. Council Tax band H - Aylesbury Vale District Council. Planning consent reference number: 12/01425/APP dated 13 September 2012 - this has a completion certificate but the implemented planning consent allows for the completion of the unfinished annexe sections. There are no public rights of way over the property however there is a right of way for Bragenham Stables to cross the paddock from their garden to Rushmere Park and for Bragenham Manor to cross the top of the paddock. Bragenham Stables has a right of way over the shared access and contributes 50% of the upkeep. Integrated audio speakers are installed in the Kitchen/Diner, Play Area, Study, Master Bedroom and Master Ensuite and these all feed back to Sonos amplifiers allowing four separate music zones that can all be connected together. Oak internal doors with black ironmongery. The whole house is fully networked with CAT6 cabling.

Aylesbury Vale District Council Design Awards 2014. Highly Commended. Citation: A new rural family home, based around an existing cow shed, using local and reused materials to provide a very environmentally efficient house which fits harmoniously in its surroundings. Designed by a-zero architects. Built by Philip's Build Ltd


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07 July 2017

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  • Leighton Buzzard (2.3 mi)
  • Fenny Stratford (3.8 mi)
  • Bow Brickhill (3.8 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Leighton Buzzard (2.3 mi)
  • Fenny Stratford (3.8 mi)
  • Bow Brickhill (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

The Wilkinson Partnership, Winslow

12 Market Square, Winslow, Buckinghamshire, MK18 3AF

01280 475052 Local call rate

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