Stoke Goldington, Buckinghamshire, MK16 8LP
- 15th century stone built property
- Five bedrooms
- Six reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Outdoor swimming pool
- Two stables and a tack room
- Approximately 6 acres
- Gravelled driveway parking
A 15th century stone built five bedroom detached former coach house with swimming pool, stables and approximately 6 acres in a rural area on the edge of Stoke Goldington.
Eakley house is a character property with 3,784 sq. ft., of accommodation which includes a sitting room, dining room, snug, family room, study, garden room, a kitchen/breakfast room, and a cloakroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a freestanding bath, two further bedrooms, and a bath/shower room. On the second floor there are two bedrooms. There is a cellar, an outbuilding incorporating a games room, two stables, a tack room, and a further outbuilding. A stream running through the undulating plot separates the formal gardens from the paddock.
The reception hall has an inglenook fireplace with a log burner, exposed ceiling beams, original flooring, stairs to the first floor with an understairs storage cupboard, and a window to the front with a window seat. The cellar is accessed from the snug and has a window to the side. The cloakroom is located between the dining room and kitchen/breakfast room and has a WC, a wash basin set on a wooden display cabinet, a cupboard housing the hot water tank, tiled flooring, and a window to the rear.
The sitting room has an Adams style fireplace, stripped floorboards, double doors to the garden room, and dual aspect windows. The garden room is also dual aspect and has tiled flooring, double doors to the garden, and a Velux window. The study has a Victorian display fireplace, exposed ceiling beams, a built-in cupboard, and windows to the front and rear. The dual aspect snug has an inglenook fireplace with a fitted log burner, tiled flooring, exposed ceiling beams, and exposed stonework to one wall. There is a built-in storage cupboard, a door to the cellar stairs, and a door to the rear lobby which has a door to the garden. The dining room has exposed cross ceiling beams, exposed floorboards, and double doors to the garden. The family room was formally the double garage and has built-in shelving and storage housing the TV, wood effect flooring, and windows to the side and rear.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
The kitchen/breakfast room has a range of wall and base units with wood work surfaces over incorporating a double bowl butler sink. There is a fitted Aga, two ceiling cross beams, flagstone flooring, windows to the front and rear, and a stable door to the rear porch which has a door to the garden. The utility room is accessed via the family room and has plumbing for a washing machine.
The landing has exposed ceiling beams, and stairs to the second floor with an understairs storage cupboard.
Bedrooms and Bathroom
The master bedroom has a Victorian display fireplace, a freestanding Victorian style bath on a raised platform, two built-in double wardrobes with cupboards over, exposed floorboards, and windows to the rear and sides. Bedroom two has a built-in double wardrobe, exposed ceiling beams, and a window to the front. Bedroom five has a built-in wardrobe and a storage cupboard, exposed ceiling beams, and a window to the front. The bathroom has a freestanding Victorian style bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, a separate shower cubicle, a WC, a pedestal wash basin, a bidet, wood effect flooring, access to the loft space, and a window to the rear.
The landing has access to the loft space. Bedroom three has a Victorian display fireplace and a window to the front. Bedroom four has a range of built-in wardrobes, and a window to the front.
Double gates open to the gravelled driveway parking which leads to the split level paved entertaining area which has a canopy over and views over the formal garden and paddock. The formal gardens are laid to lawn with a swimming pool and a stream running through separating the garden and paddock and a bridleway through to Salcey forest. There are various wooded areas and tree lined boundaries. There is gated access for the horse boxes leading to the two stables and tack room, a chicken house, and a timber built games room which has a pool table and bar, and a veranda overlooking the garden.
Location and Schooling
Stoke Goldington is a village situated on the northern most tip of the Buckinghamshire county border. The village has a shop, village hall, pre-school and first school, a church and The Lamb public house. Secondary schooling is available at Ousedale school in Olney and Newport Pagnell, and the Harpur Trust schools in Bedford.