Substantial 5 bedroom character equestrian residence set in approximately 4 acres of garden with wildlife lake, situated in a rural location with countryside views. The property also includes a separate one bedroom annex together with 7 stables, 2 barns and a menage. The equestrian facilities include 2 foaling boxes 2 hay/storage barns and there is potential for further conversion for barn to be converted to a dwelling. The property is located 13 miles from Cambridge, 9 Miles from Baldock, 8.5 miles from Royston and 4.4 miles from Ashwell and Morden station with direct services to London's Kings Cross and Cambridge & Cambridge North.
There is an additional 6 acres of land available for purchase at £150,000.
A substantial 5 bedroom detached character residence standing in grounds of about 4 acres of garden, wildlife lake on the edge of the sought after village of Steeple Morden. The property has the additional benefit of superb equestrian facilities to include 7 stables, menage and barn with self contained Groom's accommodation. The property has the benefit of 5 good sized bedrooms to include a master bedroom with ensuite and balcony and to the ground floor there are 4 reception rooms of lounge, dining room, study and sitting room plus a superb fitted kitchen/breakfast room with bespoke solid American oak units, Aga, integrated appliances and granite work surfaces. An additional interesting feature of the property is the lake situated towards to the rear of the grounds which features an island providing a very tranquil and peaceful haven all surrounded by delightful countryside.
There is an additional 6 acres of land which can be purchased separately and this is currently split into 4 paddocks with an access track along the front running parallel with Flecks Lane and opposite the house. Hedged on 3 sides enclosed by Jackson 4-rail post and rail fencing, guaranteed for 25 years from 2003, with access to the front for vehicle and pedestrian and access from small lane. Mains water supply. The paddocks at either end of the field are stallion paddocks and have 4 rail high post & rail fencing all around them as well as hedging on 2 or 3 sides – the 2 middle paddocks are fenced with electric fencing.
With window to front. Cloaks hanging space and boot rack. Slate tiled floor. Radiator. Door to:-
Stairs to first floor. Radiator. Further cloaks recess. Understairs cupboard.
Suite comprising low flush WC and wash hand basin. Built-in cupboard. Slate tiled floor.
17' 6" x 15' 4" (5.33m x 4.67m) Double opening French doors with windows to rear aspect. 2 radiators. Window to side aspect.
21' 8" x 11' 1" (6.60m x 3.38m) plus depth of Inglenook Fireplace. Window to front aspect. Exposed ceiling beams. Fireplace with log burning stove. Tumbled limestone floor. 2 radiators. Wall light points. Double opening French doors and windows to rear aspect.
15' 4" x 8' (4.67m x 2.44m) Radiator. Windows to front and side aspects.
15' 8" x 11' 3" (4.78m x 3.43m) Window to front aspect. Limestone floor. Wall light points. Radiator. Exposed wall beams.
25' 9" x 13' 1" (7.85m x 3.99m) Handmade light oak fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces. Comprehensive range of wall and base units of cupboards and drawers. Feature vaulted ceiling to breakfast area. Limestone tiled floor. Fitted oil fired Aga Stove with extractor over. Plumbing for fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Intop Miele ceramic hob. Stable door and window to rear aspect. Radiator.Halogen spotlights and Halogen under cupboard lights. Cupboard housing oil central heating boiler. Double opening French doors to patio.
11' 1" x 9' 1" (3.38m x 2.77m)
Range of white wall and base units of cupboards and drawers with work surface. Single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Radiator. Stable door and window to rear aspect.
2 radiators. Hatch to loft. Built-in cupboards. Windows to front and rear aspect. Airing cupboard.
15' 6" x 10' 8" (4.72m x 3.25m) Radiator. Window to side aspect. Double opening French doors to balcony and delightful view. Door to:-
Suite comprising glass shower cubicle with Aqualisa power shower, wash hand basin with vanity cupboard under and low flush WC. Chrome towel radiator. Halogen spotlights.
15' 6" x 12' 6" (4.72m x 3.81m) Window to front aspect. 2 radiators.
12' 2" x 11' 10" (3.71m x 3.61m) Window to front aspect. Radiator.
15' 4" x 11' (4.67m x 3.35m) max. Radiator. Window to front and side aspect.
11' x 9' 3" (3.35m x 2.82m)
Radiator. Window to rear aspect. Large built-in cupboard.
White suite comprising panelled bath, wash hand basin with cupboards under, low flush WC and shower cubicle with Aqualisa power shower. Chrome towel radiator. Window to rear aspect. Green slate floor and tiling. Halogen spotlights.
The property stands in grounds approaching 4 acres which comprise formal garden and extensive gravelled parking to the front with further parking for multiple vehicles to the side of the main house. To the rear of the house there is extensive stone patio area which in turn leads to paddocks and the floodlit menage. Beyond the paddock area there is a further extensive garden/meadow area in which the lake is located which provides a unique and rather special peaceful haven with its own gravelled beach and islands all surrounded by adjoining countryside with extensive rural views. Power and light is laid to the lake area.
American style barn/annex with separate power supply currently used for stables comprising 2 foaling boxes (appx. 18' x 12') and 2 boxes (appx. 12' x 12') all with rubber mats laid on equestrian laid concrete. There are 2 access doors to the 12' x 12' boxes and an extra top door to each foaling box. The ground floor of this building is also designed as a triple car garage if required and the stable partitions are removable.
Menage (20m x 40m)
Built in 2004. Sand and rubber with post and rail fencing and floodlighting.
Redmire Timber Stables
Constructed in 2004, 3 foaling boxes (12' x 14') with talk grills and windows. 2 hay/storage barns (26' x 12' and 29' x 12') both with double doors. All the above with roof lights, power and lights. 5-bar gates both end of the stable block. End gate leading to 20mx 40m sand and rubber floorlit manege.
Forming the first floor of the American style barn with stairs at the side leading to landing and front door to:
22'5" x14'11" (6.83m x 4.55m)
With fitted storage cupboards with rolltop work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and glass tiling to splashbacks. 4-ring hob with extractor over, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and space for fridge. Laminate flooring. Electric storage heater. 2 double glazed velux rooflights. Double glazed window to the front aspect.
14'11" x 11'5" (4.55m x 3.48m)
With laminate flooring. Electric storage heater. Double glazed window to front aspect and double glazed Velux window to the rear aspect.
Comprising generous sized tiled glass shower cubicle with slate tiles. Triton wall mounted shower controls, low level WC and wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and pop-up waste with storage cupboard below. Slate tiles to splashbacks. Heated towel rail. Laminate flooring. Double glazed window to rear aspect. Extractor fan.