Guide price £695,000
A charming stone cottage enjoying a peaceful location on the edge of this highly sought after village with rural outlook. Dating back to the 17th century, Cross Lane Cottage enjoys a wonderfully peaceful location at the bottom of Cross Lane with views to the front over grass fields and picturesque open rolling countryside beyond. Attached to Denham Lodge, this Grade II Listed cottage retains all its period charm with beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces. The Cottage has a very cosy feel to it with the well presented accommodation laid out over two floors and providing great space for entertaining. The single storey wing running to the rear of the cottage offers potential to provide self-contained annexe if required. Complementing the interior is the delightful walled garden lying to the rear. THE ACCOMMODATION The front door opens into the entrance hall which in turn offers direct access into the rear garden. The sitting room enjoys a triple aspect with the focal point being the open stone fireplace. Running along one wall are fitted shelving and bookcase with French doors opening into the conservatory which enjoys wonderful views over the rear garden. The kitchen/breakfast room lies in the heart of The Cottage with fitted base and eye level units. The dark blue four oven Aga has pride of place and integral appliances include Bosch dishwasher and Philips fridge freezer. Lying beyond is the dining room with stone inglenook fireplace with door through to lobby and original front door. At the other end of the cottage is a single storey wing comprising cloakroom, study with fitted book shelving which leads through to the utility room, boot room and workshop. This area could easily provide an independent annexe if required. FIRST FLOOR The landing with fitted book shelving runs along the rear of the cottage. The master bedroom enjoys a double aspect with built in wardrobe and en suite bathroom. Bedroom four shares the same bathroom and has been used as a dressing room to the master. Two further double bedrooms enjoy rolling countryside views with recessed wardrobes and served by the family bathroom. OUTSIDE A stone wall defines the front boundary with a gap allowing access to the gravelled parking area and flower beds. A paved path leads to the front door passing a stone outbuilding housing oil tank and providing wood store. An attractive walled cottage garden lies to the rear, mainly laid to lawn and edged by mature herbaceous borders with two paved seating areas. In the top corner lies the aluminium greenhouse and composting bins and within the garden are a number of mature fruit trees. The conservation village of Weston Underwood lies about one and a half miles to the west of the Georgian market town of Olney. The village is mainly made up of stone built houses, many dating from the 17th and 18th centuries and it has a popular public house and a church. The property is well placed for access to the major local towns of Bedford, Milton Keynes and Northampton, all within a 12 mile radius and it is within reasonable commuting distance of London either by train or car. There are excellent local shops in Olney together with other facilities including health centre and schools. SERVICES: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Oil fired central heating to radiators. Local Authority: Milton Keynes Council. Tel: 01908 691 691 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "F" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: Exempt Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 20 Bridge Street, Northampton NN1 1NR. Tel - 01604 632 991 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641 DIRECTIONS: MK46 5LD From the M1 (Junction 14) and Milton Keynes take the A509 north to Olney. In the town just before the market square turn left to Weston Underwood. On reaching Western Underwood pass between impressive gate piers either side of the road and continue into the village. Cross Lane will shortly appear on your left and The Cottage will be found at the bottom of the lane and opposite a detached stone garage.
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