So much more than meets the eye. Steeped in history and hidden away off a private road sits "The Old Manse" an imposing and unique five bedroom family home retaining character features yet still offering modern living.
Oak door to side with glazed obscure feature window. Stairs to first floor with storage cupboards below. Oak parquet flooring. Two wall light points. Radiator. Door to:
18' 4" into bay x 12' 6" (5.59m x 3.81m) Feature cast iron open fireplace with attractive stone surround and hearth. Oak parquet flooring. Two wall light points. TV point. Ornate coving. Radiator. Double glazed walk-in bay window to front.
14' x 11' 2" (4.27m x 3.40m) Feature fireplace with coal effect gas fire and granite effect surround and hearth. Fitted storage cupboards. Oak parquet flooring. TV point Picture rail. Radiator. Double glazed windows to front and side.
25' 10" x 14' 7" (7.87m x 4.45m) Fitted with a range of handmade solid wood base and wall units with granite work surfaces over incorporating a butler sink unit with mixer tap and wooden side drainage board. "Rangemaster" style double oven with 5-ring gas hob and ceramic hotplate. "American" style integrated fridge/freezer. Integrated dishwasher. Feature fireplace with coal effect gas stove and tiled hearth. Space for table and chairs. Central island with granite work surfaces with built-in cupboards and drawers. Central ceiling timber beam. Glass display cabinets. Built-in storage cupboard. Inset ceiling spotlights. TV and telephone points. Part tiled and wood panelled walls. Oak parquet flooring. Coving. Four radiators. Windows to side. Open to family room.
Wood effect work surfaces with space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble drier. Inset ceiling spotlights. Tiled floor. Radiator. Door to:
25' 0" x 11' 8" (7.62m x 3.56m) Triple bi-fold doors to rear courtyard. Two double glazed windows to side. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating.
Solid wood worktop with butler sink and mixer tap and storage cupboards beneath. Tiled splash backs. Low level wc. Inset ceiling spotlights. Obscure double glazed window to side.
Radiator. Double glazed window to side. Storage cupboard.
14' 6" x 17' (4.42m x 5.18m) Feature ornamental fireplace. Picture rail. telephone point. Access to loft. Radiator. Two double glazed windows to front.
Suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, wash hand basin with mixer tap and low level wc. Tiled splash back areas. Heated towel rail. Electric shaver point. Extractor fan. Obscure double glazed window to side.
14' 5" x 12' 4" (4.39m x 3.76m) TV point. Cupboard housing gas central heating boiler. Radiator. Double glazed window to front.
Gas boiler and storage space.
Double built in wardrobes. Feature ornamental fireplace with tiled surround. Picture rail. Radiator. Double glazed window to side.
11' 7" x 9' 7" (3.53m x 2.92m) Radiator. Window to side.
Low level WC, wash hand basin, shower cubicle, accessed via bedroom four and five.
11' 7" x 9' 7" (3.53m x 2.92m) Double glazed window to side. Radiator.
Suite comprising freestanding bath with mixer tap, vanity wash hand basin and low level wc. Separate shower cubicle. Part tiled. Shaver point. Extractor fan. Two windows to side. Heated towel rail. Linen cupboard. Double glazed window to side. Ceramic tiled flooring.
Laid mainly to lawn with extensive well stocked flower and shrub borders and mature trees. Fenced and hedged boundaries. Sweeping pathway leading to entrance door. Off road parking space. Paved seating area.
Parking space leading to a detached single garage with metal up and over door.
Low maintenance garden with paved patio and gravel areas. Gated access to the side. Fenced boundaries.
From the centre of Ampthill take Dunstable Street towards Flitwick. Take the fourth right into Sydney Road. At the end turn right into Ashburnham Road and the property is on your right hand side.
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AMPTHILL – is a Georgian market town steeped in history with connections to Henry VIII. Situated between Bedford and Luton it has a population of about 8,000. A regular market has taken place on Thursdays for centuries. The town has several lively pubs, a wide variety of restaurants, a Waitrose supermarket and a selection of small independent specialist shops. A number of small businesses such as solicitors, estate agents, financial services, hairdressers, and music schools are located in town. Larger businesses are to be found on the commercial and industrial developments on the outskirts, along the town’s bypass. Ampthill also has a high concentration of public amenities, The local Upper School in Ampthill, Redborne School, is a very successful 13 - 18 school that was graded "outstanding" in their recent Ofsted inspection. There is a bus service to Bedford and a private bus to the excellent Harpur Trust schools. Also there are doctor’s surgeries, fire & ambulance stations. Ampthill benefits from excellent commuter links, located between junctions 12 and 13 of the M1, nearby the A6 links Luton to Bedford and the A421 an efficient road into Milton Keynes. Ampthill is twinned with Nissan Lez Enservne in France.