Manor Lake House

3 The Manor, Potton, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2RN

£1,750,000Guide price

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Property Highlights

  • Modern Neo-Georgian style detached house
  • Seven bedrooms; one en suite, three bathrooms
  • Five reception rooms, garden room/office and first floor games room
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room with Aga
  • Ground and first floor utility rooms
  • Gas fired heating
  • Driveway and six car garage
  • Gardens and grounds including lake of 4.7 acres

Property description

A modern Neo Georgian seven bedroom detached property in a secluded plot including formal gardens, woodland and part ownership of a large natural lake, in total approximately 4.7 acres.

The property was originally built in 1988 by Potton Homes to their Milchester design, was significantly extended in 2003 and now has just under 5,500 sq. ft. of versatile accommodation with potential for an annexe or multi-generational living. On the ground floor there are five separate reception rooms, an additional garden room/office, an open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room, a utility room and a cloakroom. The seven bedrooms are accessed via two staircases and there is also a games room over the garage. The main bedroom is accessed via a dressing room and also has a walk-in wardrobe and an en suite shower room. There are also three four piece bathrooms. A pillared entrance leads to a driveway which provides parking and access to the six car garage. Landscaped formal gardens lead into the wooded grounds and lake which has a detached timber built fishing lodge.

Reception Rooms

The sitting and dining rooms are both dual aspect and both have a traditional marble fireplace, moulded ceiling covings, friezes and roses. The study has a custom built range of fitted oak furniture and overlooks the front courtyard. The garden room/office both has doors to the rear garden. There is also a snug overlooking the front courtyard.

Kitchen/Breakfast/Family Room

The kitchen is fitted with a range of light oak units, including a dresser unit and larder, with granite work surfaces incorporating a sink and drainer. There is an oil fired two oven Aga and integrated appliances include a range cooker, a dishwasher, a microwave, fridge and freezer. Double glazed doors lead to the rear garden. The dual aspect breakfast/family area has exposed oak flooring.


The formal gardens surround the property and are principally lawned with paved outdoor entertaining areas, and established borders with shrubs and mature trees. The enclosed front courtyard has doors to the house and garage. The shaped timber fishing lodge is set on stilts and has a seating area with views of the lakeside. There is an area of woodland around the perimeter of the lake which has wildlife and a central island.

Situation and Schooling

Potton is a small market town with a variety of shops including two supermarkets, an independent food-store, GP, dental surgeries and public houses/restaurants. It has pre-school, lower and middle schools and is in catchment for Sandy Upper School. Another option is Stratton Upper School in Biggleswade or The Harpur Trust schools in Bedford, approximately 13 miles away. Mainline railway services are available in the neighbouring towns of Sandy and Biggleswade with links to both Kings Cross and the North. Cambridge is approximately 25 minutes’ drive. John O'Gaunt Golf Club is approximately 1.1 miles away.

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