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6 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Bedford Street, Woburn, Milton Keynes, MK17

Guide Price £1,695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Kitchen leading to breakfast room with built in seating area
  • Double aspect sitting room with original feature fireplace
  • Playroom and boot room, located on the lower ground floor
  • 6 double bedrooms (2 with en suite) and 2 family bathrooms
  • Attractive landscaped rear gardens with stunning views
  • Triple carport

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A stunning Georgian house dating back to 1725 which has retained many of its original features.

Location

Approx Mileages: 3 miles - M1 (junction 13), 9 miles - Milton Keynes (mainline railway station offering a fast & frequent service to London Euston from 32 minutes),13 miles - London Luton Airport, 47 miles – London Heathrow Airport, 14 miles – Bedford (mainline railway station to St Pancras/King’s Cross)/

The property is located in the beautiful Georgian village of Woburn renowned as a centre for restaurants, pubs and a variety of specialist shops & boutiques.

Attractions such as Woburn Safari Park, Woburn Abbey and extensive public footpaths through the Abbey Estate and surrounding woodlands are all walking distance.

There are over sixty grade listed buildings as well as other structures of architectural interest, all making a positive contribution to the area’s historic character and appearance. The buildings are predominantly residential. The old and new Churches of St Mary’s with their bell towers are both important historic landmarks in Woburn.

The area surrounding the Market Place and along the High Street contain a number of businesses. These shops, restaurants and offices, together with the surviving historic inns, such as The Woburn Hotel, contribute to a vibrant village core, serving the local community and visitors alike.
There is a village shop, post office, Heritage Centre, a lower school and a comprehensive choice of grammar & public schools which are easily accessible due to the school bus routes through Woburn.

Description

Hobourn House is a quintessentially Georgian Grade II listed property in the historic market town of Woburn.
Built in 1725, this Georgian three storey red brick double pile home stands majestically along Bedford Street.

The façade has typical Georgian symmetry with 2 bays of sashed windows on either side of the middle bay with the front door flanked by 2 stone Tuscan columns holding a triangle pediment. The majestic home is adorned with ashlar dressings including quoins, windowsills, plinth and band.

The ground floor composes of a large living room and formal mahogany panelled dining room, on either side of the grand entry, both with fireplaces. There is an expansive traditional bespoke designer kitchen with a large island. The built-in leather upholstered breakfast area is nestled in the extension which has a lovely view of the garden and beyond, complete with a hidden television lift in the bookcase; this strategic location takes advantage of the morning light.

There are 6 spacious bedrooms, 3 on each floor, each floor offering 1 en suite and 1 family bathroom.

The lower ground floor has an entertainment/ playroom, boot room, plant room with a modern fuel-efficient boiler, water tank and upgraded electrics. Further below is a spacious wine cellar.

There is Cat 6 wiring throughout the house with
100mb services currently available.

The house has dual aspects of the 2 prominent churches, a view most sought-after within the village.

The terraced garden has 4 levels, a spacious brick patio for entertaining, 2 further grass areas, the last with a mature cedar of Lebanon and a 3 car oak framed, slate roof carport on the fourth level.

The carport can be reached down a long private driveway owned by the neighbour (easement rights).

Square Footage: 3,836 sq ft


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Added on Rightmove:
26 April 2019

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