- • A six bedroom Neo-Georgian style detached family home
- • Edge of village situation on semi-private drive close to Maulden Woods/Greensand Ridge
- • Versatile arrangement of accommodation over three levels to approximately 3000 sq ft
- • Solar water heating
- • Stylish re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room, separate utility room & w/c facilities
- • Three formal reception rooms to include living, dining & cinema room
- • Sizeable principal bedroom suite with dressing area and contemporary fitted en-suite
- • Further bedroom with re-fitted en-suite & two shower-rooms
- • Attractive & private wrap-around gardens with entertaining area, detached double garage & ample driveway parking
Constructed in 2003’ and set within a semi-private close of just three properties at the foot of Maulden Woods and the Greensand Ridge, is a six bedrooms Neo-Georgian style detached family home. The property offers a versatile arrangement of internal accommodation arranged over three spacious levels to the extent of 3426 sq ft (including garage). To include three formal reception rooms, an impressive kitchen/breakfast room, utility-room, master suite with dressing room/en-suite, five further double rooms, two shower-rooms and further en-suite bathroom to bedroom two. Outside there are mature and private wrap around gardens, a fantastic entertaining space, and a detached double garage with ample driveway parking. Situated down this peaceful no through road, approach to the home is through a pillared entry point on to a block-paved driveway. There is a lawned frontage and hedged boundaries provide a good degree of privacy. The driveway extends to the side where access to the garage is provided by two separate up and over doors. The main entrance to the home sits centrally and is draped by an attractive Wisteria and planted beds. Upon entering there is a lobby with fitted cloaks cupboard and French doors opening into the reception hall, which is laid with a smart engineered oak flooring which continues into both the dining room and living room. There is an internal glass panelled lift which rises up to the first-floor galleried landing, a half-turn staircase and under-stairs storage cupboard. A door to one side leads through to the dining room with front aspect views and further internal door from the hallway into the cinema room. This area has been specifically designed and dressed for the vendors requirements but could have a number of versatile uses and would work well as a home office or study. The elegant dual aspect living room features some attractive ceiling cornice, a bespoke fitted bookcase and a contemporary gas fireplace with glass panelled front and a natural stone surround and mantle. French doors lead out to the private patio and garden and windows face towards the front aspect allowing a natural light flow to this room. Also off the entrance hall are separate w/c facilities and a door leading through to the kitchen/breakfast room. This impressive area of the home has been tastefully re-fitted with a John Lewis kitchen and appliances, where there are a range of wood effect high-gloss wall and base level cabinetry with a stylish Corian worktop which also incorporates a breakfast bar. There are premium integrated appliances which include a ‘Miele’ induction hob, instant hot water tap, bean-to-cup coffee machine, microwave, two ovens, dishwasher, a full height fridge and separate drinks fridge. There is a walk-in pantry, tri-folding doors onto the rear patio/garden and, under-floor heating. Off the kitchen is a useful utility-room where there is further fitted cabinetry, worktops, sink/drainer, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and door providing further access to the outside. The spacious first floor landing has a fitted double storage cupboard with hanging rail and, access via a door into a re-fitted shower-room. This area has contemporary fitted suite to include a walk-in cubicle with rain-shower and wall niche, a vanity unit which incorporates a basin, w/c, flush and storage. There is a heated towel rail, recessed ceiling spotlights and a modern ceramic tiling to the floor. The principal bedroom suite is accessed from the landing and features windows dressed with plantation shutters and, a separate dressing area which has four sets of fitted double wardrobes. Off the dressing room is access into the stylish en-suite facilities which include both under-floor heating and a heated towel wall. This room is fully covered with a contemporary ceramic tile, there is a large vanity unit with wash hand basin and fitted vanity mirror with storage, a fitted bath, low level w/c and a double length shower cubicle with rain-shower and wall niche. The second bedroom is also accessed from the landing and has a double fitted wardrobe as well as further improved and re-fitted smart en-suite facilities. This area has been adapted with hoist running from the bed area into the en-suite and conveniently over the bath. There are two further and spacious double bedrooms which house this level, bedroom three has a double fitted wardrobe, whereas bedroom four has French doors opening onto a Juliet balcony with views over the garden. A half-turn staircase from the first-floor landing rises to the second floor and spacious landing where there is ample space for a workstation. There is an eaves storage cupboard and access into both double bedrooms which are dual aspect and have fitted bedroom furniture. Servicing these rooms is the smartly re-fitted shower-room with a double width glass cubicle, vanity unit with basin and storage, low level w/c and heated towel rail. There are recessed ceiling spotlights and Velux window. The thoughtfully designed wrap-around private lawned gardens have a variety of mature planted shrubs, plants, and ornamental pond with safety grate. The gardens have been designed with entertaining in mind with a spacious block-paved patio with electric awning, a free-standing brick-built BBQ and further designated converted seating area to the side. To the adjacent side is an opening through to the kitchen garden where there are raised sleeper beds and access back into the utility-room. A personnel door from the patio provides access into the double garage where both power and light are supplied and there is useful eaves storage above. The village of Maulden is well positioned to cater for the commuter with the M1/A1 motorways both within a 20-minute drive, alternatively there are regular train links into London St Pancras from either Flitwick or Harlington platforms, taking a matter of 35/40 minutes respectively. Furthermore, the Thameslink line runs north to south through London and links to new cross rail/east to west London rail terminal at Farringdon. The area is renowned for its autonomous schooling for all age groups, with Maulden village infant/primary school being within walking distance and, 'Russell Lower', ‘Firs Lower’, 'Alameda' and 'Redborne' just a short distance away. There is also a local pick-up point for the Bedford Harpur trust private schools for both boys and girls. There is a local convenience store and two well-established pubs within walking distance, further and more substantial amenities can be found in Ampthill offering a selection of small individually owned shops, hairdressers, and a Waitrose Store. The house has easy walking access to Maulden woods which provides up to 11 miles of unspoilt woodland walks.
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