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Crawley Park, Husborne Crawley, Bedfordshire, MK43

Guide price £1,200,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: WOB200142

THE PROPERTY

A DETACHED FORMER FARMHOUSE LOCATED ON THE VILLAGE BORDERS AND OFFERED WITH STABLING, A 39' BARN AND SET IN APPROXIMATELY 1.8 ACRES INCLUDING A PADDOCK AND FORMAL GARDENS. A FURTHER 5 ACRES COULD BE AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION. An attractive 17th Century Grade II Listed former farmhouse teeming with character, boasting superb inglenook fireplaces and with exposed timbers throughout. The accommodation is spacious with good ceiling heights and there is a useful range of outbuildings including a 39' barn, four stables and a hay barn. The sale represents a rare opportunity to acquire a period property with land that is convenient for both Milton Keynes and with excellent connections to London. GROUND FLOOR A solid timber front door opens to the entrance hall with Oak flooring, a door opens to cloakroom 1 which has a suite comprising low level W.C. and pedestal wash basin. The study has a hatch with steps down to a cellar. The sitting room has an extremely impressive inglenook fireplace with a raised brick hearth, there are exposed floorboards and a fitted cupboard. The family room is dual aspect and has exposed floorboards. The dining room has an inglenook fireplace incorporating a cast iron range, a brick floor, a solid timber door to the rear and a further door leads to the a staircase that rises to the first floor. The kitchen/breakfast room is fully fitted with floor and wall mounted cupboards plus a 1½ bowl, single drainer, sink unit. There is an AGA cooker, plumbing for dishwasher, a walk-in pantry and quarry tiled flooring. The solid timber worktops have tiled splashbacks. A door with steps down to utility/rear hall which has fitted cupboards together with a single drainer, single bowl, stainless steel sink unit, it has Kardean flooring plus two storage cupboards. There are doors to the front, the boot room, the studio and to a second cloakroom which has a low level WC and wash basin. The boot room houses the recently fitted oil fired central heating boiler that serves radiator central heating throughout. It has a tiled floor and doors to the garage and the courtyard garden. The studio which was formerly a self-contained annexe has a spacious sitting area and two sets of sliding double glazed doors, one to the front and one to the courtyard garden. There is a fitted kitchen with floor and wall cupboards together with a sink and a built-in electric oven, a hob and filter hood. There are work surfaces with tiled splash areas. There is a large walk in store which was shower room which we understand could be re-instated if required. FIRST FLOOR The landing has two windows to the front and exposed timbers. Bedroom 1 is dual aspect and has a range of fitted wardrobes and drawers plus a white pedestal wash basin. Bedroom 2 also has a range of built in wardrobes and drawers, it has an ensuite shower room fitted with a white suite of shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and low level W.C. Bedroom 3 has a wash basin, bedroom 4 has access to the roof space plus a door to the tank room providing useful storage. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite of panelled bath with shower attachment, a wash basin and a low level W.C. OUTSIDE The plot in total extends to approximately 1.8 acres and comprises two level fenced paddocks together with formal gardens. The paddocks are fully enclosed and there is a timber built field shelter although this is in need of repair. A further five acres could be available by separate negotiation. There are two driveways providing parking and turning space for numerous cars. To the front of the property is a paved terrace with raised beds and a barbecue area. There are lawns bordered by mature trees and bushes and edged by established flower beds. Fruit trees. Silver birch, willow and fir. Range of outbuildings including four loose boxes, open fronted hay barn and a further barn measuring approximately 39' x 19' with an electric roller door, three phase electricity and a car inspection ramp. To the rear of the property are further areas of lawn enclosed with mature holly hedging. There is a greenhouse. The studio/annexe has its own fully enclosed courtyard garden. There is a double width, double length garage with electric up and over door, power and light are connected. LOCATION The village of Husborne Crawley lies on the edge of the Woburn Estate and whilst the village has a Lower School, local shopping facilities are provided in the neighbouring town of Woburn Sands. The M1 motorway is conveniently close and there are stations at Aspley Guise linking to Bedford and at Milton Keynes with fast trains to London Euston taking about forty minutes. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. An oil fired boiler provides radiator central heating. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "H" 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