68 High Street

Olney, Buckinghamshire, MK46 4BE


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Property Highlights

  • Grade II listed 18th century property
  • Four bedrooms; one en suite and dressing room
  • Four reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen
  • Utility room and shower room
  • Character features throughout
  • Private rear garden, off street parking
  • Walking distance from local amenities

Property description

A Grade II listed 18th century double fronted four double bedroom property, situated in a conservation area in the market town of Olney.

Originally three individual cottages the current owners have extended and improved the property whilst retaining character features such as exposed beams, quarry tiled flooring, and fireplaces, which have been combined with quality fixtures and fittings. The accommodation includes a dining room which has two large alcoves, and a dual aspect sitting room with a feature inglenook fireplace and inset wood burner. A minstrels’ gallery overlooks the sitting room, and a garden room provides access to the terrace. Also on the ground floor is an office, a fitted kitchen, a utility room, and a shower room. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a dressing room and an en suite bathroom, two further bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes, and a main bathroom. Bedroom two on the second floor has built-in storage cupboards

Kitchen and Utility Room

The kitchen has multi coloured slate flooring, and a traditional Shaker style kitchen, by JS Designs of Olney, with a dresser unit and a range of base units with polished granite and hardwood work surfaces incorporating a butler sink with a mixer tap and filtered water supply. There is a gas fired four oven AGA with a conventional flu and electric hob set in a recess. The utility room has spaces for appliances, a wall mounted gas boiler, and a built-in airing cupboard housing the Megaflo tank.

Master Bedroom Suite

The bedroom has a ledge and brace latch door, and an exposed ceiling beam. The dressing room is fitted with a range of Californian walk-in closets and shelving. The en suite bathroom has a panelled bath with a mixer tap and an overhead rain shower, twin wash basins, a WC, a vanity mirror, a heated towel rail, and an extractor fan.


The private side courtyard provides a sheltered seating area, and has coach lanterns and an external water tap. The rear garden is partly walled and mainly laid to lawn with established flower and shrub borders. There is a paved terrace outside the garden room, a further patio at the far end of the garden, a timber storage shed, and a log store. Timber gates at the rear lead to gravelled parking for two cars which can be accessed via East Street.

Situation and Schooling

Olney has shops, pubs and restaurants, a weekly market and a monthly farmers’ market. There are clubs for football, rugby, tennis, cricket and bowls and it is less than a mile from Emberton Country Park. Catchment schools are Olney Infant Academy, Olney Middle school, and Ousedale secondary school, or there is a bus to the Harpur Trust schools in Bedford.

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