Atherstone House

45 Goldington Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3LH

£1,200,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • Victorian Villa style property
  • Six double bedrooms; two en suite
  • Sitting room with adjoining garden room
  • Separate dining room
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • Gas to radiator heating
  • Landscaped south facing rear garden
  • Driveway and double length garage

Property description

A Victorian six double bedroom Villa style property with landscaped south facing gardens and within walking distance of the town centre, railway station, Embankment and Harpur Trust schools.

The property is one of four properties which were subject to a full redevelopment and refurbishment project in the early 2000s. Period features include high ceilings detailed with moulded covings and ceiling roses throughout the ground floor. There is over 3,100 sq. ft. of accommodation over four floors. The lower ground floor is currently used as a study/TV room and has exposed Karndean flooring and wiring for speakers. On the ground floor there are three reception rooms, an open plan kitchen/breakfast room, and a cloakroom. The six double bedrooms are on the first and second floors. There are two en suites and a family bathroom, all including a bath and separate shower, and contemporary sanitaryware. Remotely operated iron gates open to a cobbled driveway which provides parking for up to six cars and access to the integral double garage which has a utility area at the rear. There are mature trees including an oak tree.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of high gloss units with complementary work surfaces incorporating a sink and drainer with a boiling water tap. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, a combination oven/microwave, a warming drawer, an induction hob with extractor over, and a Fisher and Paykel double drawer dishwasher and there is space for a fridge/freezer. Bi fold doors connect the room to the garden and there is a door to the garage/utility area.

First Floor Bedrooms

The master bedroom has a range of contemporary style bedroom furniture and a refitted en suite including a bath and separate shower. The guest bedroom has shuttered sash windows, exposed wood effect Karndean flooring, and a modern en suite with a Ball and Claw footed bath and a separate shower. Bedroom three is currently used as a cinema room and is dual aspect with wiring for speakers and access to a roof space.


The rear garden is fully enclosed by a combination of walls and contemporary fencing. It has been professionally landscaped and includes a central shaped area with artificial lawn as well as split level composite decked areas and a slate outside dining area. The lower decked area is set beneath a gazebo. There are four double IP67 sockets and wiring for outdoor lighting and a sound system.

Situation and Schooling

The property is walking distance from the Castle Quarter which has a variety of shops including coffee shops, a supermarket and public houses and restaurants. Russell Park and The Embankment are also within walking distance. The mainline railway station is approximately 1 mile away and has services to St Pancras International in 43 minutes. The property is in catchment for Castle Newnham School which is rated Outstanding by Ofsted, and there are also the Harpur Trust and other independent schools.

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