The White House
28 Biddenham Turn, Biddenham, Bedfordshire, MK40 4AZ
£1,300,000Offers in excess of
- Individual detached property
- Five bedrooms; one en suite
- Three reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
- Utility room and two cloakrooms
- Gas to radiator heating and double glazing
- South facing landscaped gardens of 0.5 acres
- Driveway and double width garage
An individual five bedroom detached property with a double garage and gated driveway parking in screened gardens of 0.50 acres set back from the road.
The property was originally constructed in 1928 and has been improved by the current owners, blending period character features with modern amenities. The 2,596 sq. ft. of accommodation includes a veranda style porch, an entrance hall, three reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and cloakroom. The first floor landing has access to the roof space. There are five bedrooms, an en suite, a cloakroom, and a four piece family bathroom with an airing cupboard. Four of the bedrooms have views of the rear garden. One bedroom has fitted furniture and period features include traditional fireplaces, exposed floorboards and picture rails. The front is bound by mature hedgerow and laid to lawn with well stocked borders and mature trees. The driveway provides parking and access to the double garage which has power connected.
The sitting room has a marble fireplace with an open grate, exposed floorboards and moulded ceiling covings and the study/snug has a range of fitted bookshelves and storage cupboards. Both rooms have views of the south facing gardens and glazed doors to a raised terrace. The dining room has exposed floorboards and picture rails.
The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted in a custom built range of Shaker style units with granite work surfaces and inset sink. A two oven gas fired Aga is set into a recess and is for cooking purposes only. The adjacent utility room has a matching range of units with a sink and hardwood double drainer, complementary work surfaces and space and plumbing for appliances. There is a walk-in storage cupboard and doors to the garage and rear terrace.
Access on both sides leads to the rear garden which is a quintessential English country garden and is enclosed on all sides for privacy and seclusion. A raised sandstone terrace leads to the lawned garden which has well stocked perennial borders, several trees including fruit trees, a yew avenue, box topiary hedgerow and yew hedging. There is a woodland area with pathways, and seating areas around the edge and rear of the property.
Situation and Schooling
Biddenham lies in a loop of the River Great Ouse, before it reaches Bedford some 2 miles away. It has a church, three schools, a War Memorial, a private hospital and a village pub. A village hall and a secondary pavilion with grounds are used for sports and other village activities. Bedford has rail services to St. Pancras International in 43 mins and a choice of schooling including the Harpur Trust independent schools.