The Oak House
Flitton, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 5DU
£900,000Offers in excess of
- Modern oak framed detached property
- Four bedrooms; two en suite
- Separate first floor sitting room
- Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
- Gas to underfloor heating with mechanical heat recovery system - filtering air entering and leaving the property
- Landscaped gardens designed by an award winning landscaper
- Driveway and double garage
A contemporary individually designed four bedroom detached property occupying a prominent corner position within landscaped gardens with views of the village church and open countryside.
The property was constructed in 2013 and is of a traditional green oak frame design and modern, highly insulated construction. The property is flooded with light and carefully combines modern contemporary living requirements with heritage materials and architectural influences. The property was featured in the Build It magazine in 2017 and Waitrose Weekend Magazine in 2018. The exposed beams and timbers are a major feature throughout the house which offers versatile accommodation over two floors.
The property is entered at the side via a canopied porch area and through a wooden door into the entrance hall. The oak framed construction is featured throughout the accommodation with exposed oak beams and timbers. There is an oak staircase with glazed balustrades which divides halfway and continues to the galleried sitting room and landing. The hallway is open plan and has exposed limestone flooring incorporating underfloor heating which continues into the study, utility room and cloakroom. The cloakroom is fitted in a contemporary style white suite by CP Hart and includes a wash basin set into a shelved vanity unit and a WC.
Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Study and Utility Room
The kitchen/dining/family room is fitted in a range of contemporary style units including a central island unit, all with complementary Quartz work surfaces which incorporate a sink unit and breakfast bar area. Integrated appliances include a conventional oven, a steam oven, a combination oven/microwave, an induction hob with an extractor above, a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There is also a bean to cup coffee maker. There is a contemporary style log burning stove and bi-folding doors to the rear terrace. There is an oak door to the study which overlooks the garden. The utility room is fitted in a matching range of units and work surfaces and has space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer. There are doors to the rear and to the attached double width garage.
Ground Floor Guest Suite
The guest bedroom is dual aspect and overlooks the garden and driveway. It has exposed oak timbers and engineered oak flooring incorporating underfloor heating. The en suite is fitted in white contemporary style sanitaryware by CP Hart which includes a screened shower area with a fitted power shower, a wash basin set into a floating vanity unit and WC, with complementary tiling.
The landing is galleried with glazed balustrades overlooking the ground floor. It has a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed beams and timbers which continue throughout the first floor rooms apart from the family bathroom. The sitting room is triple aspect with a feature full height window to the front with views of adjacent open fields, and windows to the sides overlooking the village church and driveway. There is oak flooring throughout the first floor with the exception of the bathrooms.
Bedrooms and Family Bathroom
The master bedroom suite has a full height window with views over open fields and countryside. The dressing room has a bespoke range of fitted bedroom furniture and marble tiled floor incorporating underfloor heating which continues into the en suite. The en suite is fitted in a range of contemporary style sanitaryware by CP Hart and includes a screened shower enclosure with a fitted power shower, twin wash basins with mirrored splashbacks set into a floating vanity unit, and a WC. There is complementary tiling and an eaves storage cupboard. Bedroom three overlooks the garden and bedroom four has a window to the rear. The family bathroom is fitted in a white contemporary style suite by CP Hart and includes a deep double ended bath, a screened shower enclosure with a fitted shower, a wash basin set into a floating vanity unit and a WC, with complementary tiling.
The Oak House occupies a prominent corner position within the village overlooking the historic church and churchyard, and enclosed at the front and sides by post and rail fencing with mature hedgerow set behind. There are twin timber gates into the cobbled driveway with a circular gravelled inner area and shaped landscaped borders. The attached double garage is entered via oak double doors and has power connected and eaves storage. A gated side access leads to the principal garden which has a shaped gravel pathway, landscaped well stocked borders and terrace areas. Steps lead up to the upper terrace and to a lawned area which has shaped landscaped borders and mature trees. There is a greenhouse, a laundry area and an oak framed log store.
The village of Flitton is situated approximately 2 miles to the east of Flitwick which has a large supermarket, library, medical centre and the mainline railway station with services to Luton International Airport and London St Pancras International in approximately 41 minutes. It is approximately 3.5 miles to the south east of the market town of Ampthill and has access to both Junction 12 and Junction 13 of the M1, and to Bedford’s southern by pass, the A421, which gives access to the A1 and the University of Cambridge.