Cross End Farm
Cross End, Thurleigh, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK44 2EE
- Detached barn style property
- Five bedrooms; one en suite
- Three reception rooms
- Open plan kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility and boot rooms
- Attached two bedroom annexe
- Detached open fronted carport including a garden store
- Gardens and grounds of approximately 2.6 acres
A five bedroom detached barn style property with an attached two bedroom annexe in gardens and grounds of approximately 2.6 acres on the edge of the village.
The property is set well back from the road and is approached by a long driveway. There is approximately 3,881 sq. ft. of flexible accommodation. The ground floor has three reception rooms, a beamed open plan kitchen/breakfast room, a conservatory, two bedrooms and a boot/utility room. The remaining three bedrooms are on the first floor. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room and there is a recently refitted family bathroom. There is an attached open fronted car port and a secure garden store.
Oak double entrance doors lead into the entrance hall which has flagstone flooring, exposed beams and brickwork, a built-in cloaks cupboard, and a staircase with a cupboard under to the first floor. Double doors lead into a brick and sealed unit glazed conservatory which has flagstone flooring and part glazed double doors to the driveway. The ground floor shower room is fitted in a modern white suite of a screened shower cubicle with a fitted shower, a wash basin and WC, with complementary tiling and flagstone flooring.
Ground Floor Guest Bedroom
The ground floor guest bedroom has exposed brickwork and beams. This room could be used as an additional reception room if required.
The sitting room is dual aspect and features exposed brickwork, a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed beams and trusses, and a brick fireplace with a full height brick chimney and an inset log burning stove. Exposed floorboards continue into the dining room which has exposed brickwork, beams and timbers, and a feature fireplace housing an inset log burning stove. The sitting room and dining room both have part glazed double doors to the rear terrace. The study is currently used as a playroom but could also be used as a fifth bedroom if required. The family room has wood effect flooring and an exposed ceiling timber.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Boot Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/breakfast room features a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed beams and timbers. an exposed brick wall, and a fireplace with full height chimney and a log burning stove. The kitchen is fitted in a range of cream Shaker style units with complementary work surfaces. Integrated appliances include a range cooker with an extractor over and there is space and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is a walk-in pantry cupboard, an original dresser, and a rustic tiled floor. The boot room is fitted with a range of units and has exposed rustic tiled flooring and a stable door to the driveway. The utility room has a cupboard housing the electricity consumer unit, a work surface area with an inset sink, and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a freestanding oil fired boiler serving the heating and hot water.
The part galleried landing features a part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers and has a Heritage skylight to the front.
Master Bedroom Suite
The master bedroom features exposed timbers, a coloured stained glass window, two built-in wardrobes, two Heritage skylights and access to the roof space. The en suite is fitted in a contemporary style white suite of a screened shower enclosure with a fitted shower, a wash basin set into a vanity unit, and a WC. There is complementary tiling to the floor and splash areas.
Further Bedrooms and Family Bathroom
Bedroom three has exposed timbers, a built-in wardrobe and a Heritage skylight. Bedroom four has exposed timbers, access to a roof space, and a Heritage skylight. The family bathroom has been refitted with a contemporary white suite of a deep double ended bath, a screened wet area, twin wash basins set into a shelved vanity unit, and a WC. There is complementary tiling to the floor and splash areas, and an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
The attached annexe can be accessed from the utility room and has a sitting room which has a door to the front, and a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed beams and timbers. The main bedroom has a brick fireplace with an inset log burning stove, access to the roof space, a Velux skylight, and a door to the front. The other bedroom has access to the roof space. The shower room is fitted in a modern white suite of a screened shower enclosure with a fitted shower, a wash basin and WC, with complementary tiling.
The long driveway provides parking for several cars. There is a detached brick built open fronted carport which provides general storage facilities and garaging if required and has a secure garden store at the side. The well maintained gardens extend to approximately 2.6 acres (STS) in total and include an outdoor kitchen/decking area, a woodland area and a pond. There is an additional orchard which has a variety of mature fruit trees including apple, plum and a walnut tree. It is enclosed by mature trees and hedgerow.
Thurleigh is a North Bedfordshire village with its own primary school and is situated within the Sharnbrook Academy catchment area. The A6 at Milton Ernest is approximately 3 miles away and Bedford, which is approximately 8 miles away, has a railway station with services to St. Pancras taking 47 minutes. The Harpur Trust schools are in Bedford, and Kimbolton School is approximately 11 miles away. The property is 5 miles from The College Equestrian Centre and 2 miles from the Thurleigh Equestrian Centre.