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Church Road, Pulloxhill, Bedfordshire, MK45

Guide price £1,295,000


5 Beds 4 Receptions

REF: WOB160145




* SUCCESSFULLY SOLD BY JACKSON-STOPS * A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A GENUINE HISTORIC FIVE BEDROOM FARMHOUSE FULL OF CHARACTER AND CHARM AND ENJOYING A PEACEFUL LOCATION ON A NO THROUGH ROAD WITH ONE ACRE. THE PROPERTY CAN BE SOLD WITH A FURTHER 3 ACRES DEPENDING ON THE PURCHASERS REQUIREMENTS. (subject to negotiation) Dating from 16th and 17th centuries, this superb Grade II Listed detached property retains many of its original features with numerous exposed timbers and some stunning fireplaces. Up until 1960 it was a mixed farm including several acres of vegetables which were sold daily at Covent Garden. The property has been sympathetically restored and modernised by the current owners who have lived there for nearly 50 years. THE PROPERTY CAN BE SOLD WITH LAND FROM 1 ACRE TO 4 ACRES DEPENDING ON THE PURCHASERS REQUIREMENTS. Available chain free, the property offers versatile and generous accommodation over three floors with many rooms enjoying dual aspect windows with views over the grounds, the adjacent village church and surrounding countryside. The galleried landing is a particular feature of the house and is arranged over two levels and containing several prominent timbers known to date from 1568. There is a range of outbuildings including a garage block which comprises a garage with open barns to both sides. This has potential to be converted to an annexe/separate dwelling if required as a Pre-App has already been approved. Other outbuildings include a garden machinery store, workshop, greenhouse and potting shed plus two further sheds. THE ACCOMMODATION With a total internal floor area of approximately 4,502 sq ft, the property briefly comprises; Ground Floor: a 26'3" x 24' drawing room, a 17'9" x 16'2" dining room, a 20'10" x 14'5" kitchen/breakfast room with an additional utility room and boot room, a snug/office and a 24'0" x 14'6" garden room/conservatory/home office. First Floor: a master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, a 24'10" x 16'6" snooker room/bedroom (fine antique snooker table and equipment included in the sale), a reading room/library, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom. SUMMARY Rectory Farm is a unique and special family home with spacious accommodation including a conservatory which lends itself for conversion into a home office. There are numerous character features throughout which are too many to note and can only be fully appreciated by an internal inspection. The property offers easy access and parking for up to 12 cars. The minimal maintenance garden comprises extensive lawns and herbaceous borders. LOCATION Rectory Farm, situated on a no through road and adjacent to the church, enjoys unrivalled views over the Chilterns. Pulloxhill is an unspoilt, friendly rural village just 40 minutes by train to London. It is within easy access of the M1 Motorway and it is only 13 miles from Milton Keynes which boasts a superb shopping centre, cinemas, theatre and many other recreational facilities. Bedfordshire enjoys the three-tier education system. Pulloxhill has its own Pre-school and Lower School feeding Middle and Upper Schools both within a 5 mile radius. Harpur Trust private schools are located in Bedford. The Cross Keys is a well known pub/restaurant and is the beating heart of the village. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, gas, drainage and electricity are connected. Gas fired central heating to radiators. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: Exempt Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641