Brook End Farm House
Riseley Road, Keysoe, Bedfordshire, MK44 2HS
- Grade II listed 17th century farmhouse
- Four double bedrooms
- Three reception rooms
- Fitted kitchen/breakfast room with Aga
- Separate utility room and pantry
- Hardwired fire alarm
- Private secluded plot of approximately 0.38 acres with front and rear courtyards
- Gravel driveway with parking for up to four cars
A Grade II listed four double bedroom detached former farmhouse with screened private gardens of approximately 0.38 acres on the edge of the village.
The property dates from the 17th century with later 19th century additions. It is of timber framed construction with colour washed elevations under a clay tiled roof. The accommodation has period fireplaces and exposed beams and timbers which blend with modern amenities including a fitted Aga kitchen and modern sanitaryware in the ground floor shower room and two first floor bath/shower rooms. There are also three reception rooms, two with garden views, and a utility room. The first floor has four bedrooms, three with custom built furniture. One bedroom is accessed via a spiral staircase from the utility room and could be used as a home office if required. Three attic rooms offer potential for conversion into additional bedroom space if required subject to planning permission. The gravel drive at the rear has parking for up to four cars.
The dual aspect kitchen/breakfast room is fitted in a range of modern units with complementary work surfaces and part panelled walls to dado height. There is an oil fired four oven Aga set into a beamed recess, an original ceiling timber and an original corner storage cupboard. The adjoining pantry has fitted cupboards and space for additional white goods.
The principal garden is at the front and is enclosed by high mature hedgerow with mature trees providing screening. There is a gravel and paved seating area in front of the house and the remainder of the garden is mainly lawned with established borders and trees. There is also a built-in storage barn. There are two courtyards, one with a natural well enclosed by low walling.
Situation and Schooling
Keysoe is a rural village within the Sharnbrook catchment area. Bedford mainline station is approximately 9.5 miles away and has rail links to London St. Pancras International in just 43 minutes. The independent Harpur Trust schools can also be found in Bedford and Kimbolton School is approximately 3.5 miles away. The College Equestrian Centre is in Keysoe and there are many country walks in the area.