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Rectory Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45

Guide price £825,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: WOB130254

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • FAMILY ROOM
  • SITTING ROOM
  • DINING ROOM
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • UTILITY ROOM
  • CLOAKROOM
  • BEDROOMS 1 & 2 WITH ENSUITES
  • TWO FURTHER BEDROOMS
  • FAMILY BATHROOM
  • DOUBLE GARAGE

THE PROPERTY

AN EXTREMELY IMPRESSIVE BARN CONVERSION ENJOYING A TRANQUIL ''TUCKED AWAY' LOCATION ON THE VILLAGE OUTSKIRTS. Middle Barn is a stunning barn conversion offering extensive accommodation of approximately 3000 square feet. This striking property was converted in the 1980's and retains much charm and character with numerous exposed timbers, vaulted ceilings and delightful fireplaces. It is one of three properties situated in a private road and benefits from open views to the rear. A part glazed front door opens to an entrance hall with glazed double doors opening to the family room. This room is a well-proportioned dual aspect and has an attractive feature fireplace in exposed brick. There is solid timber flooring, exposed ceiling beams and a fitted coat cupboard. A door leads to the garage, further door opens to a striking kitchen/breakfast room which is fully fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards, together with a 1½ bowl ceramic sink unit. There are ample timbered work surfaces with tiled splash backs. There are exposed ceiling beams and a walk in pantry, together with a dishwasher and a ''Rangemaster' double oven with five burner gas hob and warming plate. There is also a built in dishwasher and tiled floor. A glazed door opens to a rear hall where the door leads to the rear garden. Off this rear hall is a utility room fitted with floor and wall mounted cupboards and a single bowl stainless steel sink unit, there is access to roof space. The rear hall has steps down to a lower level where the cloakroom is located, it is fitted with a white suite of low level WC and a wash basin, it has a tiled floor. Adjacent to the cloakroom is a large walk in store cupboard. A door leads to a dining room where stairs rise to the first floor, there are windows to the rear enjoying an open aspect and there is oak flooring. Off the dining room is the study with a window to the rear, also with an open aspect. Glazed double doors from the dining room open to a substantial and well-proportioned dual aspect sitting room with an attractive feature fireplace in exposed brick and incorporating a log burning stove set on a tiled hearth. Double doors open to the rear and sliding doors open to the front courtyard. FIRST FLOOR The first floor has a galleried landing with numerous exposed ceiling timbers, there is a walk in airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water tank. Bedroom one has a window to the rear with open views and a door leads to a dressing area where there is a fitted double wardrobe with mirrored sliding doors, a further door opens to an ensuite shower room fitted with a white suite of large shower cubicle, low level WC and pedestal wash basin. Bedroom two has a window to the rear and has a high vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers. An arch opens to a dressing area with built in with mirrored sliding doors. A door opens to an ensuite shower room fitted with a white suite comprising large shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low level WC. Bedroom three has exposed timbers and sliding doors to a balcony. Bedroom four has a window to the rear and exposed timbers. The family bathroom is fitted with a suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and a low level WC. It has a tiled floor and window to the rear. OUTSIDE The front garden is delightful it is extremely private and secluded. It is paved and has a pond together with well stocked beds and borders with a wide variety of flowers and shrubs. The rear is walled and again is very private, it is laid mainly to lawn. It is well planted with a variety of shrubs and bushes. There is a double width garage connected with power and light and it has an electric door, there is an oil fired boiler which provides radiator central heating and domestic hot water. LOCATION Steppingley is a popular village situated on the edge of the Duke of Bedford's Woburn Estate. The village itself benefits from a restaurant and public house with good local shopping facilities available in nearby Ampthill and Flitwick. The recently constructed Flitwick Leisure Centre has a ''state of the art' gym, 25 meter swimming pool, four court hall, plus two squash courts. The centre runs an extensive class programme and has its own crche. Steppingley is within a short distance of Woburn with its fine selection of restaurants and the prestigious Woburn Golf Club with its three championship courses. Milton Keynes provides more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. For the riding and walking enthusiast there is a network of footpaths and bridleways which cross the Woburn Estate. Flitwick station is conveniently close and offers a fast and frequent service to London St. Pancras and the north. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "E" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel: 01525 290 641