Escape to the Country - Set on an acre plot with fine views, an arboretum of specimen trees, pond and lawns The Garden House is located in this carefully preserved village bordering the Woburn Estate and is perfectly placed for commuters. The Property Offering the very best in village and country living, The Garden House is set in a Church End, Milton Bryan adjacent to St Peter's with endless fine walks on your doorstep around the village and into the Duke Of Bedford's estate and deer park. Viewing is recommended to appreciate the rare opportunity and the lifestyle that the property offers. As the name suggests, a feature of the property is its delightful grounds which are arranged with areas of lawns, seasonal planting of bulbs and flowers which lead to an arboretum of trees planted by the current vendors in their ownership. The garden encourages you to meander and walk around the natural ''pathways' and trees include various Acer's, Betula's, Indian Bean, Tulip, Sorbus, Ginkgo Biloba, Ash and Oak all of which are underplanted with sequentially flowering snowdrops, bulbs and various Daffodil species. The outlook is equally peaceful with views over pasture land and toward the Church tower. Milton Bryan itself is one of the true villages bordering the Woburn Abbey Estate and many of the properties are still owned by The Duke of Bedford and are carefully preserved and enhance the character of the village. The Red Lion country pub and dining can be found in South End and has an extensive menu, whilst the owner of 9 South End sells an array of homemade jams, chutneys, preserves, eggs and fresh seasonal vegetables from her cottage door. Just 2 miles away The Green Man, Eversholt is run by Candice Brown, winner of The Great British Bake Off and is a vibrant community pub and restaurant and there is the village cricket pitch and Lido which is open to the public. The village school is rated by OFSTED as Outstanding. Woburn is also just 2 miles away with has an abundance of quality restaurants, hotels, independent shops, wine merchants and its Safari Park and Championship Golf courses attract visitors far and wide. For commuters the property is ideally situated being tucked away yet within easy reach of the M1 Junction 12, the A5 and a choice of 4 mainline stations to London at Harlington, Flitwick, Leighton Buzzard and Milton Keynes. The house itself offers ample living space with three reception rooms and a 21ft x 22ft family sized kitchen/breakfast room which overlooks the garden. On the first floor there are five bedrooms, with the master having a dressing area and a large 4 piece bath and shower ensuite with a similar sized family bath and shower room. The Accommodation Ground Floor Entering the property via storm porch into a spacious 12ft x 10ft hall, stairs lead to the first floor with doors to the cloakroom, kitchen and dining room. The kitchen/breakfast room very much forms the heart of the home and has ample space for a good size table and chairs. Double doors and large windows lead to the garden and take full advantage of the orientation and pleasant outlook. A very useful walk in larder provides extra storage along with a utility room and a rear lobby leads to the garage and driveway. The dining room has a bay window to the front and could be used as a family room if required as it connects to the sitting room. This room has a feature fireplace with a log burning stove and double doors plus a picture window with its own seat which provides attractive views. A study can be found at the end of the house and has a good range of book shelves and being dual aspect it also has a pleasant outlook over the garden to the rear and side. First Floor On the first floor the master bedroom is triple aspect and has fine views with the modern benefit of a very good ensuite bath and shower room which includes a freestanding roll top bath and separate shower cubicle along with two dressing areas. Bedrooms two and three also have rural views with the second having a vaulted ceiling creating a feeling of space. Bedrooms four and five are both able to take double beds and face to the front. Finally, a family bathroom echoes the ensuite, having a free standing roll top bath and double width shower cubicle. Outside The property is approached via a good size gravel and gated driveway which provides parking for 6 or more cars and leads to the detached double garage. There is potential to convert this to an annexe ( Subject to relevant consents) The front boundary has a low wall with inset railings. The grounds are a feature of the property and have evolved throughout the ownership of the vendors. The garden which lies to the side and behind the house has a good size terrace for table, chairs and barbecue. This leads to the first area of lawn has well stocked borders with planted shrubs, a natural pond and an assortment of trees. Two ''bridges' take you to the second larger area of garden. This has a large central lawn with an arboretum of numerous specimen trees to walk amongst and provide natural privacy and screening to the boundaries. For harvesting, there is an assortment of fruit bearing trees including apple, plum and pear along with a productive soft fruit area. Agents Note: The vendor informs us there is fibre optic broad band available up to 300 Mbps.
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Guide price £920,000