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Wood Lane, Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire, MK17

Guide price £1,200,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: WOB190249

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • STUNNING DETACHED PROPERTY BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN BUILT DURING THE MID 1920’s
  • PRIME LOCATION CLOSE TO WOODLANDS AND OPEN COUNTRYSIDE
  • SUPERBLY MAINTAINED GARDENS OF APPROXIMATELY ONE THIRD OF AN ACRE
  • SUBSTANTIAL TWO STOREY EXTENSION COMPLETED IN 2002
  • VERY SECLUDED GARDENS STOCKED WITH MANY SPECIMEN TREES
  • GARAGING AND PARKING FOR NUMEROUS CARS

THE PROPERTY

A MOST IMPRESSIVE DETACHED HOUSE LOCATED IN ONE OF THE AREAS PRIME RESIDENTAL ROADS CLOSE TO WOODLANDS AND THE PRESTIGIOUS WOBURN GOLF CLUB Finchwood is a stunning detached property believed to have been built during the mid 1920's and set in superbly maintained gardens of approximately one third of an acre. The current owners have spent many happy years in the property and it is presented to a high standard throughout, they have made a number of improvements the most notable of which was a substantial two storey extension completed in 2002. The gardens are extremely secluded and are stocked with many specimen trees. Wood Lane is a highly desirable area and is situated close to woodlands and open country side, the prestigious Woburn Golf Club with its three championship courses is only a short drive away. The property is entered under a timbered entrance porch via a solid timber front door with attractive stained glass panel, this opens to the entrance hall where stairs rise to the first floor with a cupboard underneath. The cloakroom is fitted with a white suite of low level WC and a wash basin. The sitting room is light and airy being triple aspect with a bow window to the front, double glazed doors opening to the rear garden and there are also two windows to the side. It has a feature open fireplace in slate set on a marble hearth, there is also the original plate-shelf. The dining room also has a feature fireplace, it is dual aspect and has exposed floor boards. The kitchen/breakfast room is very impressive, it is extensively fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and has granite work surfaces with single bowl inset underneath the window which overlooks the rear garden. Built-in appliances include a Bosch oven, microwave and a five burner gas hob. There is also a built-in Miele dishwasher and an extractor hood. It has tiled flooring, a door to outside and a further door opens to the garage. The utility room is located at the rear of the garage and is fitted with wall cupboards, there is a single bowl stainless steel sink unit together with plumbing for a washing machine. There is a wall mounted Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, it has a tiled floor and a door opens to the rear garden. FIRST FLOOR On the first floor landing there is a linen cupboard and access to insulated roof space, this loft area has a light and is boarded. Bedroom one has a range of fitted eaves cupboards and wardrobes and has a window to the front and a Velux to the rear. An opening leads to an ensuite bathroom fitted with a white suite of panelled bath, low level WC and a pedestal wash basin. Bedroom two is dual aspect with windows to the front and side and is fitted with a range of wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table. A door opens to an ensuite shower room fitted with a white suite of shower cubicle, low level WC and a wash basin. Bedroom three is dual aspect with two windows to the front and one window to the side. Bedroom four is dual aspect with windows to the rear and side. Bedroom five, which is currently used as a study has windows to the rear and side. The family bathroom has a suite comprising panelled bath with ''Grohe' shower over, a low level WC and a pedestal wash basin. It has exposed floorboards and fully tiled walls. There is a window to the side. OUTSIDE The plot in total extends to approximately one third of an acre. The property is approached through a five-bar gate to a gravelled driveway where there is parking and turning space for numerous cars. The front garden is well planted with a variety of very impressive specimen trees and there is also well stocked and mature, flower beds and borders. There are gates at both sides of the house giving access to the rear. There is a double-width garage with electric door. A door at the rear of the garage leads to the utility room and a further door opens to a walk-in store. The rear garden is extremely private and laid mainly to lawn. Immediately to the rear of the house is a paved terrace and there is a second paved area which has a vine covered pergola. There is the original ornate greenhouse which is glazed on a brick base. There are two garden sheds, a variety of fruit trees, a laurel arch, a vegetable plot and extremely well-stock flower beds and borders. LOCATION The village of Aspley Guise is a highly favoured residential location on the edge of the Duke of Bedford's Woburn Estate. The village has good local facilities including church, public houses, hotel, primary school and is close to the famous Woburn Golf Club, Aspley Guise Golf club is less than a mile away. Nearby Woburn Sands offers a wide range of amenities and leisure facilities including a thriving High Street with shops and a variety of places to eat. There are schools, medical centre, dentist and railway station connecting to Bedford and Bletchley. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities are available in Milton Keynes. The M1 motorway is conveniently close and there are stations at Aspley Guise linking to Bedford (where there are the well-known Harpur Trust Schools) and at Milton Keynes providing fast train services to London Euston. The First Capital Connect service is available from Flitwick and Harlington to London St Pancras International and onto the City. European air travel is available from Luton airport with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted all within easy travelling distance. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G". Paying £3,249.78 for 2020/2021 Tenure: Freehold. Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641