Pleasantly situated on a plot of approx. 0.8 acres within a desirable village lane, this Grade II listed detached cottage has been much improved in recent years to create a wonderful blend of character features with the benefit of modern amenities. The majority of the accommodation is situated on the ground floor, making it extremely versatile, whilst the master suite (including dressing room and shower/wet room) occupies the second floor with a separate staircase leading to an additional loft area providing useful storage/hobby room. Ample parking is provided via the double garage and extensive driveway and a useful outbuilding creates potential as a home office or gym.
The charming Mid Bedfordshire village of Flitton has two public houses/eateries and an historic Church as well as great countryside walks nearby. Together with the neighbouring village, the parish of Flitton and Greenfield provides a village hall with recreation ground. The property is within 0.8 miles of Greenfield’s highly regarded Lower School which has the Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’ whilst Bedford’s private Harpur Trust schools are within 12 miles. Commuters are well served via the mainline rail station at nearby Flitwick (approx. 2.2 miles) which provides a rail service to London St Pancras within 40 minutes approx. The historic Georgian market town of Ampthill lies approx. 3.3 miles distant and offers a Waitrose supermarket, variety of restaurants, boutique style shops and parkland whilst the city of Milton Keynes is within 17 miles.
Accessed via leaded light double doors. Leaded light windows to either side aspect. Quarry tiled floor. Wooden door to:
Dual aspect via leaded light window to front and two leaded light windows to rear. Inglenook fireplace housing contemporary log burning stove incorporating log store. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. Wood flooring. Two traditional style column radiators. Television point. Wooden panelled doors to dining room and to:
Dual aspect via two leaded light windows to side and leaded light window to rear. Refitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with under lighting and wooden work surface areas incorporating ceramic butler style sink with swan neck mixer tap. Wall tiling. Space for range style oven. Integrated dishwasher, fridge/freezer and wine cooler. Tile effect flooring. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. Part leaded light stable style door to:
Wooden door to front aspect. Leaded light window to side aspect. Storage cupboards. Wall tiling. Space and plumbing for automatic washing machine. Exposed ceiling beams.
Dual aspect via leaded light window to front and part leaded light French doors to rear. Wood flooring. Traditional style column radiator. Exposed wall and ceiling beams. Wine storage. Wooden panelled doors to stairs to first floor master suite and to:
Leaded light window and part leaded light door to side aspect. Wood flooring. Fitted storage cupboard. Traditional style column radiator. Wooden panelled doors to bedrooms 2 to 4 and bathroom.
Dual aspect via two leaded light windows to front and leaded light window to side. Wood flooring. Traditional style column radiator. Recessed spotlighting.
Leaded light window to side aspect. Wood flooring. Traditional style column radiator. Recessed spotlighting. Fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, also providing access to stairs leading to loft area.
Leaded light window to side aspect. Wood flooring. Recessed spotlighting.
Triple aspect via leaded light windows to either side and rear. Three piece suite comprising: Corner bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, low level WC and wash hand basin with mixer tap. Wall tiling. Traditional style column radiator. Tile effect flooring. Large fitted storage cupboard (housing wall mounted gas fired boiler).
Leaded light window to front aspect. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Exposed wall timbers. Traditional style column radiator. Television point. Open plan access to:
Leaded light window to front aspect. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Exposed wall timbers. Traditional style column radiator. A range of fitted wardrobes and drawers. Part opaque glazed wooden panelled door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER/WET ROOM
Wall mounted shower unit with rainfall style shower head. Low level WC with concealed cistern. Wash hand basin with mixer tap. Recessed spotlighting. Extractor.
(Accessed via second staircase from bedroom 3). Power and light. Cupboard housing water tank.
Large patio area. Mainly laid to lawn/paddock area. A variety of trees and shrubs. Greenhouse. Summerhouse. Former stable block. Enclosed by fencing and hedging.
Two windows to front aspect. Power and light.
Of brick construction with pitched and tiled roof. Electrically operated roller door. Power and light. Eaves storage.
OFF ROAD PARKING
Gravelled frontage providing off road parking for approx. six/seven vehicles, accessed via remote controlled electric five bar gates. Further side access gate.
Current Council Tax Band: F.
WHAT'S THE NEXT STEP TO PURCHASE THIS PROPERTY?
Once you have viewed the property and made an acceptable offer, we will need the following before the property can be removed from the market;
Proof of your ability to purchase: A Mortgage Agreement in Principle with proof of deposit/Evidence of cash to purchase/Evidence of equity from sale (as applicable).
ID: A copy of a passport and drivers licence for each purchaser are ideal, if both of these are not available, one can be substituted for a recent utility bill/bank statement.
Details of the solicitor/conveyancer acting for you in your purchase.
A signed copy of our Supplier List & Referral Fee Disclosure Form.
We are happy to recommend a local financial adviser and conveyancer if required to help speed up the process.