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The Glen

Great Lane, Clophill, Bedfordshire, MK45 4BQ


5 3 3

Property Highlights

  • Victorian detached property
  • Five bedrooms; one en suite
  • Reception hall and three reception rooms
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room and cloakroom
  • Gas to radiator heating, full alarm system and CCTV
  • Landscaped gardens of approximately 0.6 acres
  • Driveway and double garage

Property description

A Victorian five double bedroom double fronted detached property situated within mature landscaped gardens of approximately 0.6 acres.

The property has been substantially extended and refurbished and now has 2,741 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation. The spacious reception hall is used as a music room and has deep moulded ceiling covings which feature throughout the house. The ground floor also has three reception rooms, an open plan kitchen/breakfast room, a separate utility room, and a cloakroom. The landing has wood flooring which continues into the five double bedrooms. The master bedroom has a dressing area with fitted wardrobes, a railed balcony and an en suite shower room. The family bathroom is currently being refitted. Close boarded and iron fencing encloses the front, with two remotely operated entrances, one to a gravelled parking area at the side. The main pillared driveway provides further parking and access to a detached timber double garage with an electric roller door and power connected.

Reception Rooms

The triple aspect family room/study has a feature fireplace housing a log burning stove and the sitting room has full length glazed sliding doors to the lower rear terrace. Both rooms have exposed wooden flooring and period style radiators. The dining room is dual aspect and has full height glazed sliding doors to a further paved terrace for outdoor entertaining.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of painted Shaker style units including a central island unit which incorporates a breakfast bar, all with oak work surfaces. Character features include a part vaulted ceiling with inset downlighters. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, a microwave, two dishwashers, a wine chiller and a larder fridge/freezer. A tiled recess with a high mantel and an extractor provides space for a range cooker. The polished slate floor continues into the utility room which has two washer/dryers.


The garden is enclosed by a combination of mature hedgerow and timber fencing, and is on varying levels retained by dry stone walls. It is mainly lawned with well stocked borders, mature trees, and a water feature on the front lawn. A major feature of the rear garden is a recently completed covered entertaining area which is timber framed under a pitched roof with seating and a table which houses the filtration for the adjoining koi pond, also with a water feature. There is a children’s play area, and a timber garden machinery store with twin timber doors.


Clophill has a village shop/post office, three public houses and two restaurants. The lower school is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted. The neighbouring market towns of Shefford and Ampthill are about 5 miles away and have a wider range of facilities. Schooling includes Robert Bloomfield Academy, Harlington Upper and the Harpur Trust independent schools in Bedford. Flitwick railway station is about 5 miles away and has services to St. Pancras International taking 41 minutes.

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