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Stanbridge House

2 Station Road, Stanbridge, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 9JF

£1,150,000

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Property Highlights

  • Victorian detached house with modern extension
  • Five double bedrooms
  • Three bath or shower rooms
  • Four reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
  • Stables, paddock
  • Triple carport
  • Approx. 1.5 acres of land

Property description

An extended Victorian five double bedroom detached house on an approximately 1.5 acre plot with a rear garden, stables, paddock land and triple carport.

This property has a modern extension and retains some original features including fireplaces and sash windows. The property - which overlooks the village green to the front and paddock land to the rear - has approximately 2,500 sq. ft. of accommodation set over two floors. This includes, on the ground floor, four reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room and a utility room. On the first floor, two of the five bedrooms have en suite facilities and there is also a family bathroom. The rear garden includes a paved patio area and there are three stables with a workshop area above. The paddock measures approximately 1 acre.

Entrance Hall and Reception Rooms

A stained glass front door open into the entrance hall which has a quarry tiled floor, a window to the front and a glazed door to an inner reception hall. This has stairs to the first floor with a cupboard under, a solid wood floor, and a glazed door and a window to the rear. The cloakroom has a WC, a wash basin, a tiled floor and a frosted window to the front. The sitting room has French doors to the garden and a window to the side. The dining room has a solid wood floor and a triple window to the front overlooking the village green. The family room has two windows to the front, a further window to the side and a wooden floor. There is also a feature pine surround open fireplace with a tiled hearth and a cast iron and tiled insert. The study has a window to the rear, a wooden floor and access to a loft void.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room

The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base and eye level units with woodblock work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and an enamel sink and drainer with a mixer tap over. There is a built-in five ring gas hob with an extractor over, an electric double oven and plumbing for a dishwasher. There is also a window to the rear, two further windows to the side, a solid wood floor, and a feature fireplace with a raised flagstone hearth and a wood burner. The utility room has base and eye level units with woodblock work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and an enamel sink and drainer. There is space for a washing machine. The utility room also has a wall mounted gas boiler, a window to the side and a stable style door to the rear garden.

First Floor

The landing has a window to the rear and access to a loft space. The master bedroom has a triple window to the front and a range of built-in wardrobes to one wall. The en suite has a corner shower cubicle with a multi-function shower unit, a wash basin, a WC, tiled splashbacks and a frosted window to the front. Bedroom two has a triple window to the rear and access to an airing cupboard. The en suite has a panelled bath with fitted shower over, a wash basin, a WC, tiled splashbacks and floor, and a window to the side. Bedroom three has twin windows to the front, a further window to the side and a built-in double wardrobe. Bedroom four has a twin windows to the rear, while bedroom five has a window to the rear and fitted wardrobes to a recessed wall. The family bathroom has a panelled bath with a fitted shower over, a wash basin, bidet, WC, tiled splashbacks and floor, and a frosted window to the front.

Outside

The rear of the property is south westerly facing and includes a paved patio area with retaining walls leading onto a shingle gravel driveway and a garden. This is laid principally to lawn and includes mature trees and a pond with a decked pathway edging. There is a gated access to the approximately 1 acre paddock which is enclosed by fencing and hedgerow. The stable block has three stables which are currently used for storage and have power and light connected and stairs to a first floor area. This is used as a workshop and has windows to the side and rear. The property is approached via a gravel driveway and entered via an electrically operated five bar gate leading to the triple carport which has power and light connected. The driveway continues to the stable block and then onto the paddock.

Situation and Schooling

Shopping facilities are available in Leighton Buzzard (approximately 4 miles), Aylesbury (approximately 14 miles) and Central Milton Keynes (approximately 15 miles). Leighton Buzzard railway station - with services to Euston taking 32 minutes - is approximately 5 miles away and M1 junction 11 (Luton Airport) is approximately 15 miles. Stanbridge Lower School is approximately 0.4 miles away. The property is within the catchment area for Cedars and Cottesloe upper schools (both approximately 5 miles away) and Aylesbury grammar schools (approximately 14 miles away). There are dental, GP and veterinary surgeries in Leighton Buzzard.

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