Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, MK17 8EN
- Detached house
- Five bedrooms; one en suite
- Family bathroom
- Three reception rooms, conservatory
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- Heated outdoor swimming pool
- Double garage, parking for up to seven cars
- Potential for redevelopment STPP
A five bedroom detached house with a heated outdoor swimming pool, sauna and double garage, situated on a private lane in the centre of Aspley Guise.
Built in the 1960s, this property has accommodation which includes three reception rooms, a conservatory and a kitchen/breakfast room. One of the five bedrooms has an en suite shower room and there is also a family bathroom. The house is situated on a mature plot measuring approximately 0.75 acres and has potential for redevelopment or reconfiguration subject to the relevant planning permissions.
A glazed front door with a full height window to one side opens into the entrance hall. This has a vaulted ceiling, a further full height window to the rear, stairs to the first floor and a built-in cupboard. The cloakroom has a wash basin, a WC, a heated towel rail and a window to the side.
The sitting room has a feature fireplace with a gas fire and a copper surround. There are full height windows to the front and side, double doors to the conservatory and an archway to the dining room which has a full height window overlooking the side patio. The conservatory is of uPVC construction with a tiled floor, vaulted ceiling, windows to the side and double doors to the garden. The study has a window to the side and a full height window to the front.
Kitchen/Breakfast Room and Utility Room
The refitted kitchen area has a range of matching base and eye level units with Corian worktops, tiled splashbacks and an inset Franke ceramic sink. There is an integrated dishwasher, space for a range cooker with an extractor over and an American style fridge/freezer. There is underfloor heating and windows to the side and rear. The utility room has a tiled floor, a range of built-in cupboards with Corian worktops and tiled splashbacks, a window to the rear, a door to the front and a further door to the integral garage.
The master bedroom is accessed via bedroom two's dressing area and has windows to the rear overlooking the garden and a further window to the front. There is also a sliding door to a balcony which has a glass balustrade and overlooks the swimming pool and garden. The en suite has a corner shower cubicle, a wash basin, a WC, a heated towel rail and a window to the side. A further door and window lead to a second balcony and steps leading down to the pool area. Bedroom two has a double wardrobe and a linen cupboard. There are three further bedrooms, all of which have built-in wardrobes. The bathroom is fitted with an inset bath with a separate shower attachment over, a shower cubicle, a wash basin and a WC.
The rear garden has been landscaped to provide a large patio area with a focus on the swimming pool and entertaining. The heated pool is enclosed with metal and glass balustrades, has a manually operated cover, and space for loungers on two sides. There is also a summerhouse with a sauna. The patio area has a natural canopy with mature shrub and tree borders. There are steps to both the pool and lawn area with the remainder of the garden being laid to lawn with a fence panel boundary and mature shrub and flower borders. The garden has been landscaped to provide two areas separated by a central raised brick planting area with one half of the garden having a variety of mature fruit trees alongside enclosed fruit and vegetable patches. There is space for a shed and a range of children's play equipment.
Side Patio Area
To the side of the house there is a patio area which was originally the drive and is now planted with mature shrubs and creepers. It is sectioned by a trellis and there is a block paved space for a shed.
The front garden is laid to lawn with mature hedging, shrub and tree borders and a fenced boundary. There is a block paved driveway with outside lighting and parking for up to seven cars which includes an area with a car canopy.
There are three local schools in the Aspley Guise area: Aspley Guise Lower School in Aspley Guise itself; Swallowfield Lower School (rated Good by Ofsted in September 2016); and Fulbrook School (rated Good by Ofsted in December 2016). These latter two schools are both located in Woburn Sands. There are four independent Harpur Trust schools in Bedford: Pilgrims School, Bedford School, Bedford Girls School and Bedford Modern School.