Orchard Cottage

Old School Lane, Stoke Hammond, Buckinghamshire, MK17 9BW

£810,000

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Property Highlights

  • Grade II Listed thatched cottage
  • Four bedrooms, three bath or shower rooms
  • Open plan kitchen/breakfast/dining room
  • Four reception rooms
  • Mature garden with open views
  • Garage and parking
  • Many original features
  • Village location

Property description

A part clay tile, part thatched four bedroom detached cottage with mature gardens, open countryside views, a double garage and off street parking located in the village of Stoke Hammond.

This character property dates back to the 16th and 17th centuries, with further extensions in the 19th century, and sits on a wraparound plot of 0.43 acres. The property retains many original features including fireplaces, beamed ceilings, exposed stone walls, and latch and brace doors. There is approximately 2,917 sq. ft. of accommodation set over two floors including, on the ground floor, an open plan farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast/dining room, two sitting rooms, one with an inglenook fireplace, a snug and a family room with a log burning stove. Two separate staircases access the first floor where there are four bedrooms, an en suite bathroom, and two en suite shower rooms. The property also has a cellar. The attached tandem garage has an adjoining utility room to the rear and storage in a loft room above. The driveway has space to park up to six cars. The gardens face south and are well tended with established trees and planting for extra privacy.

Accommodation Highlights

The dual aspect farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room has a tiled floor and a range of base and wall units with integrated appliances and an oil fired Aga. The sitting room has a feature fireplace with wood burning stove. Two of the four double bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom. Bedrooms two and three both have an en suite shower room.

Outside

To the rear the south facing garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature flower beds, shrubs and trees. There is a paved seating area, covered by a wooden pergola, with space for a barbeque, and a table and chairs. To the front, there is hedging and flower and shrub beds and borders with a gravel path to the front porch.

Situation

Nearby leisure facilities include the Three Locks Golf and Country Club (about 2 miles). Shopping facilities are available in Leighton Buzzard (about 3 miles) and Central Milton Keynes (about 9 miles). Leighton Buzzard railway station - with services to Euston taking 32 minutes - is about 4 miles away and M1 junction 13 is about 10 miles. The property is situated within the Aylesbury grammar schools catchment area and there are GP surgeries and dental practitioners in Leighton Buzzard.

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