4.95 from 190+ reviews
£670,000 Offers in excess of
4 bedroom Detached house Sold STC

Ampthill, Bedford

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 3 Reception

Key Details

Property Description

Tucked away and accessible via a private lane, this lovely cottage dating back to the 1780s (don't be fooled by its name!) spans near 1,700 square foot on a circa 0.25 acre plot and bursts with character, while still being close to Ampthill's great schools and wonderful parks, all with the added benefit of a double garage and ample parking.

Ground Floor

Porch and entrance hall

UPVC double glazed door to front. Double glazed window to front. Storage cupboard. Timber latch doors. Radiator.


23' 1" x 11' 8" (7.04m x 3.56m) Feature fireplace with slate hearth and inset multi fuel burner with brick surround and timber mantle. Vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling beams. Two double glazed windows to front. Two radiators.


12' x 5' 4" (3.66m x 1.63m) Double glazed window to side. Radiator.


UPVC double glazed construction. Radiator.

Dining Room

19' 9" x 10' (6.02m x 3.05m) Vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling beam and wall timbers. Wall lights. Double glazed French door to conservatory. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

19' 2" x 8' 10" (5.84m x 2.69m) Fitted with a range of white shaker style base and wall units with granite work surfaces, Belfast sink with brushed stainless steel mixer tap. Stone splash backs. Integrated electric induction hob with stainless steel hood over, split-level oven. Integrated dishwasher. Space and plumbing for American style fridge/freezer. Oil-fired boiler. Feature brick wall. Double glazed door to garden. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Full-height radiator.

Inner Hall

Stairs to first floor with under stairs cupboard with space and plumbing for washing machine. Radiator.


Suite of wash hand basin and low level wc. Tiling to splash back areas.

Bedroom Four

11' 2" x 7' 5" (3.40m x 2.26m) Double glazed window to side. Radiator.

Bedroom One

13' 3" x 11' 7" (4.04m x 3.53m) Fitted wardrobes. Double glazed window to rear. Radiator.


Suite of wash hand vanity unit, low level wc and separate double shower enclosure. Fully tiled walls. Double glazed window to side. Towel rail.

First Floor


Airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Velux window.

Bedroom Two

11' 6" x 13' 6" (3.51m x 4.11m) Double glazed window to rear. Radiator.

Bedroom Three

11' 2" x 7' 7" (3.40m x 2.31m) Storage recess. Velux window to side. Radiator.


Suite comprising panelled bath with shower mixer attachment. Vanity wash hand basin and low level wc. Fully tiled walls with marble effect tiling. Ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating. Velux window to side. Towel Rail.


Front Garden

Picket fence frontage with shingle and shrub borders.

Rear Garden

To the rear of the property is a secluded and semi-private garden comprising a large patio area, pergola, stepping stone path and further decked seating area. There is a large lawn area and a variety of mature trees including Apple and Pear and flowering cherry, there is also a brick-built storage shed. The boundaries have a line of trees offering a screened fence line most of the year. Outside tap. Access to the side.


Block paved drive providing hard standing and parking for several cars.


19' 9" x 16' 2" (6.02m x 4.93m) Up and over door.

Agents Note

The property has a septic tank, although the vendors inform us that this is to their financial advantage. There is mains drainage in the lane that could be connected should the purchaser prefer. The property also has oil-fired heating.


From the centre of Ampthill take Dunstable Street towards Flitwick turn right into Holland Road which is the fourth right turn. Drive towards the very end and there is a lane on the left. Turn into this and Little Cottage is on the left.<br/><br/>THESE ARE PRELIMINARY DETAILS TO BE APPROVED BY VENDORS

Ampthill, Bedford

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