Cherry Cottage

High Street, Pavenham, Bedfordshire, MK43 7NJ

£700,000Offers in excess of

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed detached, part thatched, part tiled house
  • Three/four bedrooms; two en suite
  • Four separate reception rooms
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga
  • Oil central heating
  • Landscaped gardens of approximately 0.4 acres
  • Driveway and detached outbuilding with larger than average garage and stores
  • Sharnbrook Academy catchment area

Property description

An extended Grade II listed four bedroom part thatched period property with a detached two storey stone barn in landscaped gardens of approximately 0.4 acres with panoramic views over the Ouse Valley.

The property originally dates from the 17century and is in the conservation area of the village with other stone properties of a similar age. The ground floor accommodation is versatile and includes a sitting room, a dining room, a garden room/home office, and a snug/bedroom four adjacent to a ground floor shower room and can be used as a guest suite. The kitchen/breakfast has an Aga and integrated appliances include an electric oven, a hob with extractor and a dishwasher, with space and plumbing for a washing machine. On the first floor are three bedrooms, two with en suites. The driveway is accessed via twin iron gates and provides access to the garage which has twin timber double doors. The detached outbuilding also incorporates a tool shed, general storage sheds and a building housing the oil storage tank.

Reception Rooms

The dual aspect sitting room has exposed beams and a stone inglenook fireplace housing an inset log burning stove. The dining room also has a feature brick open fireplace, and a staircase with individual balustrades to the first floor. Both rooms have exposed herringbone parquet flooring. The triple aspect garden room has a door to the rear terrace.


The gardens extend to approximately 0.4 acres and are a particular feature of the property with its dry stone wall boundary and views over open fields and the Ouse Valley. They are largely lawned with well stocked borders with a variety of trees, shrubs and fruit trees. A David Austin rose bed is a particular feature together with a summer house. There are also various seating areas, a greenhouse, a log store and a fruit cage.


Pavenham is a village about 6 miles from Bedford. Community facilities include a public house, Pavenham Park Golf Club, Pavenham Cricket Club, Pavenham Tennis Club, and Pavenham village hall, recreation field and play park. The village is in catchment for Sharnbrook Academy, while the independent Harpur Trust schools are located in Bedford. Rail services to St Pancras International from Bedford take about 47 minutes.

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