Sutton Hill, Eyeworth, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2HL
- Victorian detached property
- Five bedrooms; two en suite
- Three reception rooms
- Open plan kitchen/dining/family room
- Utility room, pantry and cloakroom
- Bio-mass pellet powered heating; solar panels with feed in tariff
- Formal gardens and fenced paddocks of 4 acres
- Outbuildings, stables, garage and carport
A Victorian five bedroom double fronted detached property with gardens and grounds of about 4 acres, outbuildings including stabling, and views over surrounding countryside.
The property was originally built in 1864 as two cottages for farm labourers. It has been the subject of a comprehensive extension and refurbishment programme that has placed a high emphasis on modern contemporary living. The ground floor has versatile accommodation with three reception rooms and an open plan kitchen/dining/family room which is part of the extension and is designed to take full advantage of the panoramic countryside views. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, two en suites, and a refitted family bathroom. Remotely operated gates open to the driveway which provides parking and access to the covered carport, garage/garden machinery store and haybarn which is currently used as an outdoor entertaining area. Separate five bar gates open into the stable yard which has two stables and tack/boiler room. The land comprises paddocks and a wooded wildlife haven, encompassing a natural spring with pond and a disused barn. There is direct access to a network of bridleways
The reception hall has exposed oak effect Karndean flooring which continues throughout the ground floor. The feature dual aspect fireplace houses a log burning stove which is shared with the family area. The sitting room also has a feature fireplace housing a log burning stove. The drawing room has a lantern skylight and glazed double doors to the rear garden allowing optimum light into the room. The study also has glazed double doors to the garden.
A particular feature of the property is the kitchen/dining/family room which measures over 25 ft by nearly 16 ft. The kitchen has a range of hand built custom Shaker style units with granite and hardwood work surfaces and a newly installed hot water tap. The central island has a breakfast bar. There is a four oven electric Aga powered by a night storage tariff, an integrated dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. Natural light is provided by glazing to four sides including three sets of glazed doors to the garden.
The front garden is principally lawned with defined box hedge borders and a paved terrace which extends round the side of the house. There are gates to a spinney which has a tree house, and the rear garden which is lawned with a paved terrace area. The gardens are enclosed by post and rail fencing. Steps lead to the stables, paddocks and a timber framed chicken house/dog kennel. There is a outdoor, above-ground, heated swimming pool, which can be dismantled or kept in use as required
Eyeworth is a small rural village in the parish of Sutton in east Bedfordshire, bordering Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire. The village of Sutton is just over a mile away and has a 13th century packhorse bridge and ford, the John OGaunt pub and restaurant, and a village school rated outstanding by Ofsted. Biggleswade station is 5 miles away with services to Kings Cross in 36 minutes. The market town of Potton, 3 miles away, has a variety of shops, GP, dental surgery and public houses/restaurants.