Lavender Cottage

49 Main Road, Biddenham, Bedfordshire, MK40 4BD

£415,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed semi detached cottage
  • Two bedrooms; attic room
  • Sitting/dining room
  • Fitted oak kitchen
  • Gas to radiator heating
  • Refitted ground floor shower room
  • Landscaped gardens with separate workshop/store
  • Driveway parking

Property description

A Grade II listed 17th century two bedroom semi detached cottage in a prominent position in the centre of the village.

The cottage is of stone construction under a thatched roof which was completely renewed in 2020. Retained period features include exposed beams, an inglenook fireplace, and ledge and brace internal doors. Ground floor accommodation includes a sitting/dining room, a fitted oak kitchen with a vaulted ceiling, a utility area/boot room and a refitted contemporary shower room. The first floor has two double bedrooms, one of which is used as a dressing room. An attic room on the second floor provides a study area/hobbies room. A gravel driveway provides parking. The outbuildings can be accessed from a pathway shared with the neighbouring cottage or via an adjacent pathway accessing No. 55 Main Road. No 49 owns the central of three barns which are of stone, brick and featherboard elevations under a tiled roof. It provides a garden store/workshop


The gardens are a particular feature and have been landscaped with a central lawn flanked by well stocked borders with mature plants, shrubs, trees and bushes. There is also a garden seating area set in a gazebo and a custom built summerhouse for outdoor entertaining. A further seating area, to the rear, has borders set into a raised rockery area. There is a garden store/workshop and a garden shed.


Biddenham lies in a loop of the River Great Ouse, before it reaches Bedford some 2 miles away. It has a church, three schools, a War Memorial, a private hospital, and a village pub. A village hall and a secondary pavilion with grounds are used for sports and other village activities. Bedford has rail services to St. Pancras International in 47 mins.

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