Stevington, Bedfordshire, MK43 7QB
£700,000Offers in excess of
- 1960s detached property
- Three/four bedrooms; two en suite
- For/five reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Gas to warm air and radiator heating
- Double glazing
- Gardens including courtyard
- Driveway and single garage
A modern 1960s four bedroom detached property within private gardens and occupying an elevated position along a no through lane.
The property provides flexible ground floor accommodation which includes a split level, open plan sitting/dining room which features a part vaulted ceiling, an open plan kitchen/breakfast room and a separate study. There is also a conservatory, a snug, which could be adapted for use as an additional ground floor bedroom, plus a utility room and cloakroom. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a dressing room and an en suite shower room, two further bedrooms, an en suite bathroom and a family bathroom. There is a driveway with parking for two cars and a detached garage.
The entrance porch has a built-in shelved storage cupboard and the Johnson and Starley gas fired central heating burner serving the heating and part of the hot water systems. The entrance hall has part panelled walls to dado height, a built-in cloaks cupboard and a staircase to the first floor. Steps lead up to a small landing area and to the cloakroom which is fitted in a white two piece suite.
The study has dual aspect windows and a built-in shelved storage cupboard. The snug has a range of bookshelves and could be used as a ground floor bedroom if required. The dining room has an exposed rustic tiled floor, exposed brick walls and a tall floor to ceiling window which overlooks the courtyard. Two additional windows face the other side. A wide aperture and steps lead up to the sitting room which has a high part vaulted panelled ceiling, tall dual aspect windows, a raised plinth and a door to the rear garden. There are steps to an upper level which features exposed brick and stonework to the walls, an open fireplace with a raised hearth (currently sealed) and two windows to the side. A glazed door leads into the conservatory which is of aluminium and single glazed construction and has sliding door to the rear garden.
Kitchen, Breakfast Room and Utility Room
Accessed via double doors from the entrance hall, the breakfast room overlooks the rear courtyard and has an opening to the kitchen area. The kitchen, which has slate tiled flooring, is fitted with a range of modern light wood fronted units and integrated appliances including a double oven gas fired Rayburn, an electric double oven, electric hob with extractor over, dishwasher, fridge and two freezers. There is also a deep shelved larder cupboard and a door to the courtyard area to the rear. The utility room is fitted with a range of oak cupboards and drawers with an inset sink unit and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is also a built-in storage cupboard.
The landing has a sun tunnel and access to the roof space.
The master bedroom has a window to the rear and two built-in wardrobes. There are steps up to the dressing room/bedroom four which has a part vaulted ceiling, a built-in storage cupboard and a door to the en suite shower room which is fitted with a modern white suite. Bedroom two overlooks the rear garden and has a range of fitted bedroom furniture including mirror fronted wardrobes with sliding doors, a dressing table and fitted cupboards and drawers. Bedroom three has a fitted wardrobe and an en suite bathroom which is fitted with a modern white suite and has a built-in cupboard and the airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite and includes a corner bath. There is a second airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder for this part of the house.
The property occupies an elevated position on a quiet no-through lane in the centre of the village. A stone walled entrance leads to the driveway which has off street parking for two cars and access to the detached single garage which has an up and over door and power connected. There is also a driveway to the side with further parking. There are two gated side accesses, one to the courtyard and the other to the rear garden which is enclosed by a combination of picket fencing, post and wire, timber fencing and mature hedgerow. The garden, which is mainly laid to lawn with a patio area to the side of the conservatory, has well stocked borders and mature trees as well as a water feature, a summerhouse and a timber garden shed. There is also a courtyard area accessed from the kitchen.
Stevington is a village on the River Great Ouse approximately 6 miles north west of Bedford. The village has a mediaeval church as well as a number of listed buildings. It falls within the Lincroft Middle School and Lincroft Academy catchment area. Bedford has the independent Harpur Trust Schools and rail services to St. Pancras International in 47 minutes.