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IVY LODGE IS A MOST STYLISH AND UNIQUE HOME BUILT WITH QUALITY FINISHING TOUCHES AND ATTENTION TO DETAIL, ALL SET ON A GOOD SIZE PRIVATE PLOT. Located on the edge of Woburn village within easy reach of the restaurants, specialist shops, The Abbey, Safari Park and the renowned Woburn Championship Golf Club. Ivy Lodge offers a combination of space and style, carefully designed to blend in with its surroundings and echoing its private and wooded position. Built in 2009 for its current owner and their own occupation, the property is an ideal lifestyle home for a professional couple/person or for those downsizing or who want to winter abroad and could also represent an ideal additional income opportunity for the growing Air BnB market. Approached via a private drive, Ivy Lodge is centrally located in its plot with mature and well stocked gardens on all sides with various seating areas which take advantage of its views and privacy. A unique ''bridge' leads to the house and a viewing is essential to appreciate the qualities and the lifestyle opportunities that property provides. THE ACCOMMODATION Ivy Lodge has been thoughtfully designed as the property can be entered from both the ground and first floor as you wish. Being built into a gently sloping hillside the bridge takes you from the upper level of the garden to a specially designed entrance hall/landing with double doors and a transom window over. This area is a welcoming feature having 12ft tall vaulted ceiling heights which lead to the ground and the first floor accommodation. The ground floor is open plan to take advantage of the view and garden having four sets of French doors and two windows all leading to the gardens and which allow ample light into the house. A central, contemporary cast iron floor to ceiling log burning stove provides a focal point and to either side there is ample living space for sofas and TV as well as space for dining table and chairs. Nicely tucked away beyond the living area is room for a desk and computer. which can be used as a study. A tall storage cupboard provides useful storage for hoover, coats and shoes etc. The kitchen/breakfast is comprehensively fitted with a range of modern base and wall units and has an enamel sink unit with up and over mixer taps. Integrated appliances include a gas hob, filter hood, electric grill and ovens, a built-in dishwasher and washing machine. To one wall there is a recess for an American style fridge freezer and cupboards with a work top over provide a sociable divide to the dining area, perfect for cooking and entertaining. The staircase rises to the first floor from the rear hall which has a cupboard under and a guest cloakroom is fitted with a modern white suite and a cupboard houses the Worcester gas boiler. FIRST FLOOR Of particular note are the three good size bedrooms, all of which have vaulted ceilings and add to the character of the home. The master suite is triple aspect and has a range of built -in wardrobes with a smartly fitted shower room which comprises of a double width walk in shower cubicle, wash basin, wc and is fully tiled to the walls and floor. The guest bedroom and third bedroom are both double rooms, with bedroom three also housing the airing cupboard. The bathroom echoes the en suite being fitted with a modern suite with a shower mixer over the bath, wash basin and wc along with complementary tiling. OUTSIDE The property is approached via a small drive/lane which leads to a single garage with an up and over door and rear pedestrian door. There is parking in front of the garage and to the side providing space for 3-4 cars. A paved pathway with lawned areas either side is bordered by planting and this leads to terracing and steps to the principal gardens. The gardens are a feature of the property being set on all sides and comprise of various seating areas which take advantage of the views. There are formal areas of lawns with assorted mature shrubs and trees including magnolia, holly, oak and in the spring and summer colour, is provided with a variety of planted bulbs. A patio to the side is bordered with box hedging for barbecues and a further patio to the front of the property faces to the south and has very pleasant views over countryside. A pathway leads down to Leighton Street with providing a second gated pedestrian access to the property if needed. The boundaries are enclosed by fencing and yew and planted hedging. There is a supply of logs and a greenhouse included in the sale. LOCATION Woburn is a popular village situated in the heart of The Bedford Estates and provides local shopping facilities, together with a selection of restaurants and public houses. The Woburn Golf and Country Club is within easy reach. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities are available in Milton Keynes. European air travel is available from Luton airport. The M1 motorway junction 13 is nearby and there are stations at Woburn Sands and Aspley Guise linking Bedford and Bletchley. Main line stations at Leighton Buzzard and Harlington provide fast train services to London Euston and the City taking about forty minutes. European air travel is available from Luton airport. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, Electricity and Gas. Drainage is via Klargester septic tank. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Outgoings: Council Tax Band "E" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "C" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641
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Guide price £995,000