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A Grade II listed Georgian five bedroom link detached house with off street parking situated on plot of 1.4 acres in a private road in the centre of Aspley Guise.

Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed Georgian link detached house
  • Five bedrooms; one en suite
  • Two bathrooms
  • Five reception rooms
  • Orangery
  • Snooker room, games room
  • Off street parking, rear garden
  • Approx. 1.4 acre plot

The Red House is a substantial Georgian property which was listed by the former Ministry of Works in January 1961 as Grade II, of special interest. The property was built in the 18th century. The Red House has versatile accommodation and sits on a 1.4 acre plot in an exclusive private road in the heart of Aspley Guise.

Entrance Hall

The stone flagged entrance hall has a staircase to the upper floors and a door to stairs leading to the lower ground floor. There are also doors to the sitting and dining rooms.

Reception Rooms and Conservatory

The sitting room has a dual aspect with sash windows to the front and two pairs of French doors which open onto the rear patio. There are folding timber shutters to all the glazed areas and there is an open fireplace with a moulded timber surround. A door opens to the family room which has a fireplace with a timber surround and a wood burning stove. There is a range of fitted timber bookshelves and cupboards as well as a feature niche with additional shelving. The dining room has an open fireplace with a timber surround and there are three pairs of sash windows with internal shutters to the front. There is also decorative coving and a decorative ceiling rose. A lobby links the front of the house to the rear and has a cloakroom which is fitted with a wash basin and a WC and which has a flagstone floor. The orangery has double doors opening to the rear garden and is open plan to the snug which, in turn, has a door to the study.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Boot Room and Utility Room

The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a range of solid oak wall and base units and has a black granite topped island which is fitted with a double ceramic Belfast sink. There are fitted plate display racks, a fitted wine rack and a gauze fronted meat larder cupboard. The whole area has textured flagstone flooring. The kitchen has a door to the rear garden and a set of stairs to the lower ground floor. The boot room has an external door to a small private courtyard which is situated to the front of the property, and a further door to the utility room. The utility room has a ceramic Belfast sink with black worktops and spaces for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a range of storage cupboards and drawers.

Lower Ground Floor

The brick vaulted cellar runs the length of the house and is divided into three rooms which include a snooker room and a games room. There is an external door from the snooker room and a second staircase to the kitchen from the games room.

First Floor Master Bedroom Suite

The main staircase leads from the hall via a half landing to the main first floor landing. The dual aspect self-contained master suite includes a bedroom with a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards, a walk-in dressing room and stairs to a second floor store room. The en suite bathroom includes a bath inset in a marble surround, a walk-in double shower, twin wash basins set into a marble topped vanity unit, and a WC.

First Floor Further Bedrooms, Bathrooms and Cloakroom

There are two further bedrooms on the first floor. There are also two bathrooms, both of which have timber laminate flooring, white suites and showers with one of the bathrooms having a free standing half sized roll top bath. The cloakroom has a white wash basin and a white WC.

Second Floor Bedrooms

The second floor landing is fitted with storage cupboards. There are two dual aspect bedrooms with semi vaulted ceilings and wash basins set into vanity units. Both bedrooms also have built-in wardrobes. The store room is accessed via stairs from the first floor master bedroom suite.

Outside

A pair of full height electrically operated gates open onto a gravelled drive which provides space for parking. There is a lawn area with a mature beech tree and shrub and flower borders. A separate timber under tile building provides covered parking for two cars. There is also a garden store and an office suite with a kitchenette. A foliage archway from the drive opens onto a paved courtyard with a side entrance door to the boot room and, at the other end of the house, a wrought iron personal gate provides access to the rear garden. The private rear garden is on two levels linked by a series of steps and is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds and borders, semi mature trees and hedging. There is an ornate timber garden seat with an arbour, and paved patio and seating areas. The total area is approximately 1.4 acres.

Situation

Aspley Guise is a village situated below the Greensand Ridge and approximately 1 mile to the woodland of the Bedford Estate. It has a central square with period properties and is situated approximately 1 mile from M1 junction 13. Aspley Guise railway station is on the Bedford to Bletchley line which links to the east coast and west coast main lines. The town of Woburn Sands is 1 mile to the west and has a range of facilities including shops, banks, restaurants and pubs. The Georgian town of Woburn is less than 2 miles away. Central Milton Keynes, which has a range of shopping, leisure and social facilities, is approximately 10 miles drive.

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