Engine House

Pound Lane, North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9HL


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Property Highlights

  • Detached character property
  • Four bedrooms; two en suite, main bathroom
  • Three reception rooms
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Double uPVC glazed throughout
  • Double garage and art studio
  • Formal gardens and paddock land of approx. 3 acres
  • Countryside views

Property description

A four bedroom detached former engine barn with two en suite bath/shower rooms, a double garage, and approximately 3 acres of formal gardens and paddock land.

Engine House is a two part house which consists of the old Engine Shed dating back to the mid 19th century, and the newer part constructed in the 1970's, offering a rural setting surrounded by paddock land and situated within the grounds of Crawley Grange which dates back to 1526. The totally refurbished split level versatile accommodation includes a family room, conservatory, two principal en suite bedrooms, two further bedrooms, a utility room, and a main bathroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a kitchen/breakfast room, a sitting room, and a cloakroom. There is a gravelled driveway which leads to the double garage, formal gardens with an art studio, and a 2 acre paddock.

Ground Floor

The entrance hall has a vaulted ceiling, and stairs to the first floor. The inner hallway has inset ceiling spotlights. The lower hall has access to the built-in understairs cupboard.

Reception Rooms

The family room has a window to the side. Oak flooring continues into the conservatory which is of uPVC double glazed construction set onto a brick base, with a dome shaped roof and views over the formal gardens.

Principal Bedrooms

The triple aspect master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe, double doors and a window to the side patio, a window to the main garden, and two windows to the courtyard. The fully tiled en suite has a bath, a double shower cubicle with a fitted shower, a WC, a double vanity sink unit, a heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlights, and an obscure glazed window to the rear. Bedroom two has two built-in wardrobes, and windows to the side and overlooking the courtyard. The en suite has a shower cubicle with a fitted shower, a vanity wash basin, a WC, a heated towel rail, tiled walls, and an extractor fan.

Other Bedrooms and Bathroom

Bedroom three has built-in wardrobes, a door to the bathroom, and a window to the side. Bedroom four has a window to the front. The bathroom has a panelled bath with a shower over, a WC, a pedestal wash basin, a heated towel rail, an airing cupboard, and an obscure glazed window to the side.

Utility Room

The utility room has a range of full height cupboards, a stainless steel sink unit with a cupboard below, a built-in double cupboard, space and plumbing for a washing machine, and a window and door to the courtyard.

First Floor

The landing has a built-in cupboard which has space for a fridge/freezer. The cloakroom has a WC, a pedestal wash basin, a heated towel rail, and an obscure glazed window to the rear.

Main Reception Room

The triple aspect sitting room is a light and airy room situated to appreciate the views of the open countryside and paddocks. There is a vaulted ceiling with four Velux windows to the rear, a feature fireplace with an inset multi fuel burning stove, a window to the front with a window seat, and a window to the side.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

The kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of base units with oak work surfaces incorporating a Franke double sink and drainer. Built-in appliances include two single self-cleaning ovens, a five ring induction hob, a warming drawer, a microwave, a dishwasher, a wine cooler and a fridge. There is oak flooring, a window to the rear with a window seat, and a window to the front with views over the paddocks.


A gravelled driveway leads to the double garage which has an electric door, power and light, and a door to the side. The walled courtyard garden is block paved with a water feature, and access to the drive. The formal garden is mainly laid to lawn with shaped flower and shrub beds, and an ornamental pond. The studio, which is currently used as an art room, has power, lighting and water supply, and a wash basin. The paddock is approximately 2 acres and is fully fenced with separate vehicle access.

Location and Schooling

The village of North Crawley has a village shop, church, two public houses, a cricket club, circular walks and a primary school which has an outstanding Ofsted report. Secondary school catchment is Ousedale school in Newport Pagnell which is approximately 4 miles away and the Bedford Harpur Trust schools are approximately 10 miles away.

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