Oakbank Drive, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3BN
- 19th century detached house
- Five double bedrooms, two bathrooms
- Three reception rooms, study
- Kitchen/breakfast room, utility room
- Underfloor heating in kitchen and bathrooms
- Two double garages, additional parking
- Swimming pool, gym
- Grounds of approx. 0.3 acres
A 19th century five double bedroom detached house with accommodation in excess of 3,600 sq. ft., garaging, a swimming pool and gardens of approximately 0.3 acres.
This property dates back to 1800, was extended in 1825 and has accommodation set over three floors. It retains period features including an oak panelled reception hall, a staircase and working fireplaces. There is a former coach house which is currently in use as garaging but has potential for conversion to additional accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents. The heated swimming pool is covered by two sliding sections which enable the pool to be used all year round. There is also a pool room which has a filtration system and heat exchanger. The property is situated on the edge of Leighton Buzzard and is approximately 1 mile from both Stockgrove and Rushmere Country Parks.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/breakfast room has base and eye level units with granite work surfaces. There is also a central island/breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include a Miele gas fired six ring hob with extractor over, an electric oven, steam oven and combination microwave. There are double doors to the garden and an archway to the utility room which has base and eye level units and space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer.
The property is accessed via a private road. The main gardens are on two sides of the property and laid principally to lawn with a paved terrace and eucalyptus, willow, sycamore and fruit trees. There are two double garages, one with sliding doors and the other with electrically operated up and over doors. Both garages have power and light connected and there is an attached workshop/store with a hayloft above.
Nearby leisure facilities include Leighton Buzzard Golf Club (1.5 miles). Shopping facilities are available in Leighton Buzzard (2.5 miles) and Central Milton Keynes (11 miles). The A5 junction with Eastern Way is 2.5 miles away. The property is in the Van Dyke and Cedars secondary schools, and Heathwood and Dovery Down lower schools catchment areas. There are GP and dental surgeries in Leighton Buzzard.