Pleasantly situated within a desirable village lane, this stunning Grade II Listed detached residence offers spacious accommodation bursting with character, including a wealth of exposed timbers. The versatile layout includes four separate reception rooms including a dual aspect living room with French doors to rear, separate dining room and family bathroom (both having a log burning stove) and cosy snug. The attractive kitchen/breakfast room features a multi oven Aga, pantry and adjacent utility room. There are five bedrooms to the first floor, the master with en-suite facilities, plus a family bathroom and separate shower room. Staircases lead up from both the split-level landing and the third bedroom to useful second floor storage areas. The rear garden is enclosed by walling and enjoys a south-easterly aspect, whilst off road parking is provided via the side driveway which leads to a detached double garage with twin electric doors and games room above.
'Manor Farmhouse' is located just 120 yards from the impressive Grade I Listed Church of St John The Baptist and 'The White Hart' restaurant and bar. The charming Mid Bedfordshire village of Flitton has a further public house/restaurant and also benefits from surrounding countryside and moorland providing delightful walks. A village hall with recreation ground is shared with the neighbouring village of Greenfield, with its highly regarded Lower School which has the Ofsted rating of ‘Outstanding’ (approx. 0.8 miles) whilst Bedford’s private Harpur Trust schools are within 11 miles. Commuters are well served via the mainline rail station at nearby Flitwick (approx. 2 miles) which provides a rail service to London St Pancras within 45 minutes approx. The historic Georgian market town of Ampthill lies approx. 3.6 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 part glazed front entrance door. Two windows to front aspect. Radiator. Stone tiled floor. Part opaque glazed doors to snug and to:
Stairs to first floor landing. Tiled floor. Radiator. Panelled doors to family room, dining room, rear garden and to:
Window to side aspect. Skylight. Two piece suite comprising: Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback. Radiator.
Window to rear aspect. Window to front aspect/entrance porch. Feature exposed brick chimney breast housing log burning stove, set on tiled hearth with exposed bressumer beam over. Exposed ceiling beams. Radiator. Wall light points. Panelled door to:
Window to side aspect. Feature exposed brick chimney breast. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Radiator. Built-in cupboard. Opaque glazed door to entrance porch.
Dual aspect via windows to front and rear. Feature brick fireplace housing log burning stove with timber mantel over. Exposed floorboards and ceiling beams. Radiator. Wall light points. Part glazed door to side hall. Panelled door to:
Dual aspect via two windows to side and French doors and windows to rear. Exposed ceiling beams. Wall light points. Two radiators.
Tiled floor. Radiator. Door to side aspect/driveway. Panelled doors to dining room and to:
Dual aspect with windows to either side. A range of wooden base units with work surface area incorporating butler style sink with mixer tap and routed drainer. Aga multi oven range with twin hotplates, additional gas hob and brick-built canopy over housing extractor. Integrated dishwasher. Radiator. Brick floor. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Doors to pantry and to:
Window to front aspect. Butler style sink with storage cupboard beneath. Space and plumbing for washing machine. Fireplace recess with timber mantel. Large built-in cupboard housing Potterton boiler, water tank, electric consumer unit and shelving. Door to side leading to front courtyard.
Two windows to front aspect. Two radiators. Wall mounted thermostat. Stairs to second floor. Built-in airing cupboard housing linen shelving, radiator and electric consumer unit. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Exposed wall timbers. Panelled doors to all bedrooms, family bathroom and shower room.
Dual aspect via windows to side and rear. Exposed ceiling beams. Wood effect flooring. Two radiators. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Panelled door to:
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Skylight. Three piece suite comprising: Shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall and floor tiling. Radiator.
Window to side aspect. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. Radiator. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling.
Window to rear aspect. Exposed wall timber and ceiling beams. Radiator. Built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving. Hatch to loft space with pull-down ladder, radiator, exposed timbers, power and light.
Window to side aspect. Radiator. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling.
Window to rear aspect. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. Fitted wardrobes and shelving unit. Stairs to second floor (area 1).
Window to rear aspect. Three piece suite comprising: Corner bath with cradle style mixer tap/shower attachment, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall and floor tiling. Heated towel rail. Exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. Extractor.
Opaque glazed window to side aspect. Three piece suite comprising: Corner shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Wall and floor tiling. Extractor. Exposed ceiling beam. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Shaver light/point.
Accessed via staircase from bedroom 5. Radiator. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Exposed timbers.
AREA 2 & 3
Accessed via staircase from first floor landing. Opaque glazed window to side aspect. Exposed timbers. Two radiators. Power and light.
Steps up to gated access. Bench seat. Roof canopy providing sheltered area for log storage. Shrubs. Steps down to driveway. Enclosed by walling.
Patio seating area leading to raised lawn. Established borders. Further patio area with gazebo structure over. Feature lamp post. Enclosed by walling. Gated side access.
Twin electrically operated roller doors. Window to side aspect. Hatch to roof void. Outside lighting. External wooden staircase to games room.
Double glazed window to front aspect. Two wall mounted electric heaters. Wood effect flooring. Power. Recessed spotlighting to ceiling. Open access to storage area.
OFF ROAD PARKING
Double timber gates provide access to the paved driveway leading to double garage.
Current Council Tax Band: G(i).
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 driving 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.