4 Crawley Grange
Pound Lane, North Crawley, Buckinghamshire, MK16 9HL
- East wing of Grade II listed 16th century mansion
- Five bedrooms, three bath or shower rooms, wet room
- Three reception rooms
- Cinema room
- Bespoke kitchen/breakfast room
- Paddock of 3.8 acres with stable and vegetable garden
- Carport and parking
- Communal swimming pool, tennis courts, and grounds
A five bedroom wing of a Grade II listed Tudor mansion, with 3.8 acres of paddocks, stables, a carport and parking, in the grounds of Crawley Grange, North Crawley.
Crawley Grange was built in 1526 for Cardinal Wolsey and it is believed Queen Elizabeth I stayed here. It was featured in Pevsners 'Buildings of England' and in the 1940s was used by Wrens stationed at Bletchley Park. In the early 20th century the ballroom and servants quarters were added and in the 1970s it was converted into four dwellings. The property has high ceilings, mullioned windows, and many period features. The accommodation includes a cinema room, laundry room, boot room, wine cellar and storage rooms. There are three reception rooms, a bespoke kitchen/breakfast room and a wet room. On the first floor, the master bedroom suite has a dressing room and en suite bathroom and there are two further double bedrooms and a bathroom. On the second floor there is another bedroom suite and a double bedroom.
The kitchen/breakfast room has been refitted and relocated within the property and is a spacious and light room with original parquet flooring and a range of bespoke wall and base units incorporating a butlers sink. There is a central island with a Silestone work surface, a Lacanche electric oven and hob, a built-in dishwasher and an American style fridge/freezer. A pantry provides storage and has original Victorian tiling and slate shelving.
The master bedroom has a range of built-in wardrobes to one wall, a dressing room, an en suite bathroom which includes a roll top bath and a shower cubicle, and a separate WC. There are four further double bedrooms.
Approached by a 0.25 mile private drive through an avenue of trees, the property has its own private Victorian garden, a John Messenger greenhouse and brick potting shed, and a 3.8 acre paddock with two stables, water supply and a vegetable garden. There is parking for three cars as well as a carport for a further two cars. As part of Crawley Grange, the owners have use of the communal grounds, a hard tennis court and a heated outdoor pool.
Situation and Agent's Note
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 Ofsted rating of Outstanding. The property is in the catchment area for Ousedale secondary school in Newport Pagnell (4 miles) and the Bedford Harpur Trust schools are 10 miles away.Please note that a monthly maintenance charge for the property applies. Please contact the agent for further details.