The Old Chapel
101 Lower Shelton Road, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, MK43 0LN
- Victorian semi detached former Methodist chapel
- Three double bedrooms; three en suite
- Open plan sitting/dining/family room and kitchen
- Gas fired underfloor and radiator heating; double glazed
- Separate study and utility room
- Landscaped easy to maintain gardens
- Views over open countryside to rear
- Garage and driveway parking for up to five cars
An historic Victorian semi detached former Methodist chapel with a garage, parking and south facing garden with open views to the rear.
The property originally dates from 1858 and has been converted and fully refurbished over the last 2 years to create a contemporary house. The entrance vestibule features the original pews and has exposed block parquet flooring. There is also a cloakroom, a utility room and a study/snug. The rest of the ground floor accommodation is open plan with a semi industrial style, high ceilings and exposed steel beams. There is inset colour sensitive mood lighting in some ceiling areas, exposed brickwork and four full height arched windows to the side. The first floor is accessed by an industrial style spiral staircase to a galleried landing with glazed balustrades. The three double bedrooms all have contemporary style en suites. The master bedroom also has a walk-in wardrobe and a Juliet balcony with open views.
A major feature of the property is the triple aspect open plan reception space. There is feature exposed brickwork, and a contemporary style log burning stove. Engineered oak flooring incorporates zoned underfloor heating. Glazed sliding doors extend the accommodation out into the garden.
The kitchen has a two tone range of Shaker style units with Quartz work surfaces. There is a corner larder cupboard and a central island which incorporates a breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include a conventional electric double oven with warming drawer, a steam oven, microwave, induction hob with extractor, dishwasher and wine chiller. There is space and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. The floor is tiled.
The driveway provides parking for up to five cars and access to the detached garage. The rear garden is enclosed by close boarded fencing and is principally lawned with broken slate borders. The composite deck area outside the patio doors houses an outdoor kitchen with a brick built barbeque and pizza oven.
Marston Moretaine has a shop, post office, supermarket, church and a lower school. There is access to Bedford and Milton Keynes via the A421. The catchment school is Wootton Upper school and the independent Harpur Trust schools in Bedford are about 6 miles away. Millbrook station is about 1 mile away and has services to Milton Keynes and Bedford mainline stations. Bedford to St. Pancras International takes 47 minutes and Milton Keynes to Euston is 36 minutes.