Sillwood

1 Wood Lane, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, MK17 8EJ

£1,500,000

6 5 5

Property Highlights

  • Victorian detached property
  • Five bedrooms; two en suite
  • Family bathroom, shower room
  • Four reception rooms
  • Fitted kitchen with an Aga
  • One bedroom annexe with sitting room, kitchen and bathroom
  • Double garage and driveway parking
  • Mature gardens, approx. 0.33 acre plot

Property description

A Victorian double fronted five bedroom detached house with a one bedroom annexe, on a corner plot of approximately 0.33 acres and with views across adjacent woodland.

This property - which retains many original features - is situated on the corner of Woodside and Wood Lane, opposite the woods in Aspley Guise. The ground floor accommodation includes four reception rooms, a kitchen, a utility room and a two piece cloakroom. The five bedrooms - two of which have en suite bathrooms - are on the first floor together with a family bathroom and a separate shower room. The self-contained, one bedroom ground floor annexe includes a sitting room, kitchen and four piece bathroom. The property also has a cellar, double garage, driveway parking, and a top corner brick which has been dated and initialled by the builder "1885 M.J.W.".

Ground Floor Highlights

The sitting room has a sash bay window to the front, a window to the side, twin doors opening to the gardens, oak parquet flooring and a marble open fireplace. The dining room has sash windows to the front and side and an open fireplace with a marble surround. The breakfast room has a sash window and a fireplace with an inset wood burning stove. The kitchen has wood fronted wall and base units and an Aga with two ovens and two hot plates.

Outside

Wrought iron railings and a mature holly hedge form the front boundary. A wrought iron gate opens to the paved garden which leads to the front door. The block paved driveway provides parking for a number of cars and leads to the double garage. The mature south facing rear garden is enclosed by mature hedging, laid principally to lawn, and has well stocked flower and shrub beds and borders. There are views across adjacent woodland.

Situation

Aspley Guise is 1.5 miles from the town of Woburn Sands which has a selection of shops and restaurants and a bank. In Aspley Guise there is The Anchor public house and The Blue Orchid Thai Restaurant. There is a lower school in Aspley Guise - which has an Ofsted rating of Outstanding - and further lower and middle schools in Woburn Sands. A daily shuttle bus runs to the Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford.

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