153 Biggleswade Road
Upper Caldecote, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9BD
- Modern detached property
- Five double bedrooms; two en suite
- Four reception rooms plus conservatory
- Refitted kitchen/breakfast room plus utilityroom,boot room
- Gas to radiator and underfloor heating
- Self-contained one bedroom annexe
- Garaging for three cars plus outbuildings and four stables
- Gardens and paddocks of approximately 4.13 acres including a British standard all weather manège
A modern five bedroom detached property with gardens and enclosed paddocks of just over 4.13 acres, a self-contained annexe over a triple garage and equestrian facilities.
The property was originally built in the 1990s and has flexible accommodation with a reception hall in excess of 21 ft., three principal reception rooms, a conservatory and a snug which is open plan to a refitted high gloss kitchen/breakfast room. There is also a utility room, a boot room and two cloakrooms on the ground floor. On the first floor the master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and there are four further double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room, and a main shower room. The three car garage has a self-contained one bedroom annexe above, and there is a detached games room. The outbuildings and equestrian facilities include an Atcost barn, a hay/general storage barn, a brick built stable block with four stables and a tackroom, a manège and fenced paddocks with three open fronted field shelters.
The reception hall features an inglenook fireplace with a raised hearth, timber bressumer and display shelving areas to both sides. There is additional brick detailing, two deep built-in storage cupboards and a full turn staircase with individual balustrades to the first floor. A beamed opening leads into the dining room which overlooks the rear and has dado rails. The study overlooks the front and also has dado rails. The sitting room overlooks the front and has dado rails and a prominent inglenook fireplace with a tiled hearth housing a Living Flame gas fire. Double doors lead into the conservatory which is of brick and hardwood double glazed construction with double doors to the rear courtyard and driveway. The cloakroom is fitted in a white contemporary style suite with complementary tiling to the walls and floor.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Snug, Utility Room and Boot Room
The kitchen/breakfast room is dual aspect and has been refitted in a contemporary style range of white high gloss units with granite work surfaces incorporating a sink and drainer. Integrated appliances include a range style oven with extractor over, a dishwasher and fridge. There is under pelmet lighting, glazed double doors to the garden and complementary floor tiles which continue into the utility room, boot room and, via a feature archway, into the snug which has glazed double doors to the conservatory. The utility room has a matching range of white high gloss units and work surfaces and under pelmet lighting. A cupboard conceals the gas fired boiler and there is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The boot room has matching units, cloaks hanging space, shoe storage and a door to the rear driveway. A further door leads to a second cloakroom with a modern white suite and complementary tiling.
First Floor Master Bedroom Suite
The landing has a galleried area looking down to the ground floor, access to the roof space and a large walk-in shelved storage cupboard. The master bedroom is dual aspect and has a range of custom built fitted wardrobes and an airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder. The en suite is fitted in a white contemporary style suite of a screened shower bath with a fitted shower, a wash basin set into a vanity unit, and a WC, with complementary tiling to the walls and splashbacks.
Further Bedrooms and Family Shower Room
Bedroom two has a built-in eaves cupboard. The en suite is fitted in similar sanitary ware to that in the master bedroom, but with a screened shower enclosure instead of a bath. Bedrooms three and four are both dual aspect. Bedrooms four and five both have a walk-in wardrobe/storage cupboard. The family shower room is fitted in a contemporary style white suite of a walk-in screened shower enclosure with a fitted power shower, a wash basin and a WC. There is complementary wall and floor tiling.
Gardens and Grounds
The front garden is bound by an ornate brick wall with a central pillared entrance into the shaped front driveway which provides parking and has lawned areas either side. Gated accesses and pathways on both sides lead to the rear driveway, courtyard and the remainder of the gardens, paddocks and outbuildings. The rear of the property is accessed via a separate driveway accessed from a public footpath/right of way which accesses the rear of this and the neighbouring property. There is a remotely operated sliding gate into a further driveway which provides access to the garage/annexe, additional outbuildings, stables, manège and paddocks. There is a small additional garden area at the side of the house.
Manège and Paddocks
The manège measures 60 x 20 metres and has a British standard all weather sand and soft track rubber/fibre surface. It is accessed via a separate timber five bar gate and is enclosed by post and rail fencing and maintained hedgerow. The paddocks are accessed independently and have two post and rail enclosed paddock areas and three open field shelters. There is also a 20 x 20 metre fenced lunge arena to the side.
Stables and Outbuildings
There is a brick built stable block which includes four stables with power and light and a separate tack room. The hay/general storage barn is of timber framed construction and provides a dry hay storage barn with an additional separate area for general storage. The games room is a further detached barn which could be used in a variety of other ways. The Atcost barn provides storage for horse boxes/general machinery and could be converted into additional stabling if required.
The detached garage is brick built and is accessed by three remote roller doors with the garages interlinking. The central garage has fitted units with space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a door at the side with stairs to the first floor annexe. The sitting/dining room is dual aspect and has a feature archway into the kitchen which is fitted in a range of modern units and work surfaces with an inset sink unit. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, a hob and extractor, a dishwasher and a fridge. The bedroom is dual aspect and has fitted wardrobes with mirrored sliding doors. The shower room is fitted in a three piece suite with a screened shower cubicle with a fitted shower, a wash basin and WC.
Upper Caldecote has various local amenities such as a village store, post office, church, a social club and a local authority village lower school. There is also an MOT Garage that carries out servicing on small horseboxes within walking distance. The neighbouring towns of Sandy 2.5 miles away and Biggleswade 2 miles away provide more comprehensive facilities including mainline railway stations with services to King Cross taking approximately 36 minutes from Biggleswade. There are also road links to the major trunk roads, the A1 and M1.