92 High Street
Odell, Bedfordshire, MK43 7AS
£700,000Offers in excess of
- Detached village property
- Four double bedrooms; one en suite
- Three/four reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Utility room and cloakroom
- Double garage and off street parking for several cars
- Gardens to the front, side and rear
- Annexe potential
A four double bedroom detached house with a double garage, situated on an elevated plot within the conservation area in the village of Odell.
The flexible accommodation is in excess of 2,200 sq. ft., and has a sitting room, dining room/bedroom four, family room, garden room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, and a refitted cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a refitted en suite bathroom, two further double bedrooms, a study/dressing room, and a refitted shower room. There are front, side and rear gardens. There is the potential to convert the double garage, garden room and utility room into a separate annexe if required subject to the relevant planning permissions.
The entrance hall has wood flooring, a double built-in storage cupboard, windows to the front and side, and a wooden balustrade staircase to the first floor. The refitted cloakroom has a modern vanity unit incorporating the WC cistern and a wash basin, with a heated towel rail, and a window to the rear.
The dual aspect sitting room has a stone built chimney breast with an open fire and a tiled hearth. There is coved ceiling, two windows to the front, a window to the side, and double doors to the side garden. The family room has a serving hatch to the kitchen, a coved ceiling, and two windows to the front. The dining room/bedroom four has wood flooring, a coved ceiling, and a window to the rear. The garden room has tiled flooring, a door to the double garage, and sliding doors to the patio.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units with work surfaces over incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with a double drainer. There is space for a range style cooker with an extractor hood over, a boiler serving the electric fired heating and hot water, space for a table and chairs, and a window to the side. The utility room has a stainless steel sink unit with cupboard under, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, a door to the garden room, and a window to the side.
The landing has an airing cupboard and a Velux window.
Bedrooms and Shower Room
The dual aspect master bedroom has two built-in wardrobes, a window to the rear with views over Odell wood, and a window to the side. The refitted en suite has a panelled bath with an independent shower over, a vanity unit incorporating the WC cistern and wash basin, a heated towel rail, tiled walls, tiled flooring with underfloor heating, and a Velux window. Bedroom two has a built-in double wardrobe, windows to the rear and side, and a door to the study/dressing room which could also be used as a nursery, and has a Velux window to the side. Bedroom three has a window to the front, and a Velux window to the rear. The refitted shower room has a walk-in double shower cubicle with glazed sliding doors, a WC, a vanity wash basin, a heated towel rail, and an obscure glazed window to the front.
The property is accessed via a private driveway with mature hedge borders, leading to the double garage which has an electric roller door, power and light, and a door to the garden room. There is a large lawn area to the front and a patio terrace which is accessed via steps from the driveway. There are mature shrub and flower borders, and access to both sides of the property. There is a patio entertaining terrace to the side of the property and a decked area leads to a further patio area. The fully enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature hedge borders, and a greenhouse.
Location and Schooling
Odell is a small North Bedfordshire village comprising mainly stone buildings dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. The village is designated as a conservation area and is in a wider area classified by the local authority as being of special landscape value. The village has a recently refurbished public house and a 15th century church. Amenities such as shops, pubs and restaurants can be found in the villages of Harrold and Sharnbrook, both approximately 2 miles away. Harrold Lower and Middle Schools have good Ofsted reports and feed into Sharnbrook Upper School. The independent Harpur Trust schools are in Bedford. There are many countryside walkways in Odell, and bridleways, and the property is just a 5 minute walk from the Harrold Odell Country Park. Bedford mainline station is approximately 9 miles away and has rail links to London St. Pancras International (Eurostar), and Crossrail (from 2018), in just 39 minutes.