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A Grade II listed early 17th century part thatched detached former farmhouse set back from the village green in south westerly facing gardens of approximately 0.27 acres.

Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed 17th century detached former farmhouse
  • Five bedrooms
  • Two reception rooms
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • Gas to radiator heating
  • Driveway, parking area and double garage with annexe potential
  • Walled gardens of approx. 0.27 acres
  • Views over open countryside and the village green

Elm Farm originally dates from the early 1600s and has been refurbished and enlarged. The property retains period features including exposed beams and timbers, inglenook and old stock fireplaces, ledge and brace doors and leaded light windows. There are two reception rooms, an open plan kitchen/breakfast room, Five bedrooms, two en suites and a family bathroom. There are also walled gardens and a double garage with annexe potential.

Ground Floor

The porch leads into a lobby area which has access to the sitting room, kitchen/breakfast room and the cloakroom which is fitted with a traditional white suite. There is a staircase to the first floor.

Reception Rooms

The triple aspect sitting room has exposed beams and timbers and an inglenook fireplace with a raised hearth, timber bressumer and an open grate. A wide opening leads to the dining room which is dual aspect and has the reverse side of the inglenook fireplace (currently sealed) and exposed beams and timbers.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

The triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a bespoke range of traditional style units with hardwood and granite work surfaces and an inset Belfast sink. There is space and plumbing for a range style oven, fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Quarry tiled flooring continues through into the utility room which is fitted with a matching range of units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a wall mounted gas fired boiler and a stable door to the side.

First Floor

The landing area has the continuation of the chimney breast with exposed brickwork, exposed beams and timbers, an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, and stairs to the second floor. The triple aspect master bedroom has a built-in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom. Bedroom two is dual aspect and has a recessed brick fireplace with a timber bressumer, and an en suite shower room. Bedroom three has a built-in wardrobe and a brick fireplace recess with a raised hearth and timber bressumer. The family bathroom is fitted with a traditional style white suite which includes a ball and claw footed bath set on a rustic tiled plinth.

Second Floor

Bedroom four has oak floorboards, a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed timbers, and the continuation of the exposed brick chimney breast. Bedroom five is currently used as a study. A door opens to a vaulted storage area which extends over the rear part of the house.

Outside

Elm Farm is adjacent to the village green and accessed from Beeston Green via an area of designated open space. The driveway has parking and access to the detached double garage which has an up and over door, power and water connected and eaves storage. The gardens extend to the front, side and rear and are principally walled. The front garden is lawned with borders and has a high hedge and an archway to the side garden with further borders. There is an ornamental water feature and a raised decking area. Towards the end of the garden is a beech hedge, a pergola, a vegetable garden and an orchard with apple, pear, plum, cherry and greengage trees.

Beeston

The village of Beeston appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 where it is shown as having a mill. It is centred round the village green which is 13 acres in total and over 0.5km long. Local amenities in Sandy and Biggleswade are approximately 1 mile and 2.7 miles away respectively and it is the catchment area for Great Barford, Willington and Moggerhanger lower schools and Sandy Upper School. Bedford, about 11.5 miles away, has private education facilities including the Harpur Trust Schools. There are road links to the A1, M1, Cambridge and Bedford and rail links to London Kings Cross station from Sandy in 44 minutes.