The Little Barn
Thrupp End, Station Road, Lidlington, Bedfordshire, MK43 0SL
- Detached barn conversion
- Two double bedrooms
- Open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room
- Bathroom and cloakroom
- Underfloor heating via air source pump
- Formal gardens and adjacent meadow used for grazing (excluding horses) totalling approximately 3.5 acres
- Driveway parking
- Open countryside views
A two bedroom barn conversion in a rural setting with a gated driveway and approximately 3.5 acres in total including gardens and a 3.4 acre grazing meadow, for sale with no upper chain.
A timber entrance door from the courtyard leads into a hallway with exposed oak floorboards which continue into the inner hallway and kitchen/dining/sitting room. The property has underfloor heating via an air source pump, and has solid oak ledge and brace doors with matching architraves throughout. The sitting room has a log burning stove set on a flagstone hearth, and French doors to the rear garden. Both bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and views of the rear garden and countryside beyond. The second bedroom has access to the roof space. The four piece bathroom has a bath, a separate walk-in shower, a WC, a vanity washbasin and Travertine tiling. The driveway provides parking for up to three cars immediately by the entrance, and continues at the side with additional parking and access to the grazing meadow (excluding horses) and rear garden.
The kitchen/dining/sitting room is a major feature of the property and has a high vaulted ceiling detailed with exposed oak beams and trusses and full height windows and glazed doors to the garden. The kitchen is fitted in a range of custom built painted Shaker style units with quartz work surfaces incorporating a sink and drainer. Integrated appliances include an electric oven with extractor over, integrated hob, dishwasher, washing machine, fridge and freezer.
The rear garden has panoramic views of the meadow and open fields and countryside beyond. There is a flagstone outdoor entertaining area and a terraced lawn. A pedestrian gated access leads to the meadow which is a major feature and used for grazing (excluding horses). It can also be accessed by vehicle via a separate gravel driveway at the side. The plot extends to approximately 3.5 acres in total with mounds forming part of a historical protected farmstead. The whole plot is enclosed by post and rail fencing and mature hedgerow.
Situation and Schooling
Lidlington is just off the A507 between Ampthill and Ridgemont. Amenities include a lower school, two public houses, a general store, and a water sports lake. Junction 13 of the M1 is 3 miles away and the village has a station on the Bedford to Bletchley line, with the nearest mainline station in Flitwick. The property is in catchment for Redbourne Upper School and the Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford are fewer than 10 miles away. Ampthill has shops including a Waitrose.
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