- An extended 1930’s bay fronted detached family home available chain free
- Sizeable lawned grounds extending to approximately 0.5 of an acre
- Multiple reception rooms with versatile uses & open fireplaces
- Utility-room combining separate w/c facilities
- Fitted kitchen breakfast room & a large attached workshop
- Four first floor bedrooms, en-suite to master and family bathroom
- Extensive mature garden with views over private grazing paddocks & Maulden woods
- Ample driveway parking & an integral single garage
An extended 1930’s bay fronted detached family home sitting within enviable 0.5 acre of grounds in an attractive situation within the Mid-Bedfordshire village of Maulden. The property offers a versatile arrangement of internal accommodation which is arranged over two floors to the extent of 2437 sq ft. To include three formal reception rooms, a kitchen/breakfast room, separate dining area, study/home office, a large, attached workshop, cloakroom/utility, four first floor bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom. To the outside there are enclosed, lawned grounds backing on to open paddocks and Maulden woods, driveway parking and an integral garage. The property becomes available with no ongoing chain and has bespoke/individual presentation and interiors throughout. To the front of the home is a hedged boundary with opening onto the driveway which provides parking for numerous vehicles. The garage is accessed via a conventional up and over door and there is gated access to the side onto the gardens. Upon entering the spacious entrance hallway has a staircase leading up to the first-floor landing and a door through to the utility room. This area has a solid wood worktop, a butler sink, space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. A door provides internal access into the garage which is supplied with both power and light, and there are separate w/c facilities. Also off the entrance hallway is access into the spacious dual aspect living room with impressive bay window facing towards the front and, side views over the garden. There is a feature open fireplace which houses a cast iron wood-burning stove which sits on a slate hearth with timber mantle and surround. Off the living room is the study which is also dual aspect providing attractive garden views. A sliding timber door from the living room leads down into the family room which features a further cast iron burner which sits within a raised fireplace. French doors provide access as well as further views over the garden and internal French doors lead through to the games/music-room. This bright and versatile area of the home has tri-folding doors on a 90-degree angle which provide splendid views over the garden. There is a smart parquet design ‘Karndean’ flooring and staircase up to a mezzanine and seating area. Moving to the kitchen/breakfast room which is accessed from the family room and entrance hallway where there are a range of fitted cream high-gloss units with oak worktops over, which also incorporate a breakfast bar. There is an integrated dishwasher and space for a cooker and fridge/freezer. An opening leads through to the dining area which has feature roof lanterns allowing a natural light flow to this room. An inner lobby/snug which has a large picture window is accessed via internal glazed sliding doors, interlinking the main house with the sizeable workshop. This extended area is currently being used for home business purposes and could be utilised as further living accommodation if required. The room measures 19 x 11ft and has bi-folding doors on to the garden, Velux windows and a contemporary fitted wood-burning stove. The first-floor landing is spacious and provides an area for a workstation, there is a window facing towards the side aspect of the home, a ‘Karndean’ flooring and loft hatch providing access into the attic space. There are three double bedrooms and a single room on this level all of which have traditional picture railing. The principal bedroom has attractive garden views, a triple fitted wardrobe and archway in to the en-suite. This area fitted with a single cubicle with rain-shower, a vanity unit with top mounted basin and low-level w/c. There is a window facing over the garden and recessed ceiling spotlights. The family bathroom servicing the remaining bedrooms is fitted with a white suite to include a p-shaped bath with shower over, low level w/c, a wall mounted wash hand basin and a stainless-steel heated ladder towel rail. The extensive gardens extend to over 250 ft in length and are predominately laid to lawn. Established laurel hedging lines one side of the garden and a combination of fir trees and fencing to the adjacent side. There are several mature trees and shrubs to include willow, pines, acorns and a feature monkey puzzle. To the far end of the garden an attractive wooded area has views prevailing over grazing paddocks and towards Maulden woods. There is a brick-built storage shed as well as an all-weather storage unit. Furthermore, there is a raised vegetable patch, and a large, tiered patio and seating area with feature ornamental pond housing a variety of coy carp. 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.
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