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The Woods, Woburn Road, Heath & Reach, LU7

Guide price £1,235,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: WOB160152


  • Rated 5 star ECO Home and Sustainabilty
  • Band A energy efficiency rating
  • Superb woodland location
  • 700m gated and private drive setting
  • No onward chain
  • 5 Double Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Open Plan Living/Kitchen/Family Room
  • Additional Sitting Room and Study
  • Parking for vehicles and car port


A SPACIOUS, CONTEMPORARY HOME WITHIN A PRIVATE GATED DEVELOPMENT SET IN STUNNING ANCIENT WOODLAND WITH FLEXIBLE LIVING SPACES OFFERED WITH NO CHAIN. MANY ECO FEATURES INCLUDED. THE PROPERTY The Beech House is one of four contemporary properties located within a private gated development surrounded by ancient woodland which forms part of a 600 acre nature reserve. Accessed over a shared drive the property is the ultimate in contemporary, luxurious, sustainable and rural living. The house has been designed to meet the very high standards of Level 5 for the code for sustainable homes and includes solar panels, rainwater harvesting and has water supplied from a borehole. The ground floor is designed to have an open plan, light and airy feel to it with the first floor bedrooms all benefitting from ensuite facilities and stunning views over the garden and woodland beyond. The second floor space is very flexible and lends itself to be used for a variety of purposes. ACCOMMODATION The front door opens into an entrance hall with stairs gently rising to the upper floors. The study has a full length window with views over the driveway. A door opens up to a large open plan living area and kitchen which can be divided up with the use of a large sliding door, making it an ideal space when entertaining or as a more intimate room for the family. The floor to ceiling windows overlook the south facing garden and have sliding doors which open onto the patio. The kitchen has a good range of bespoke Shaker units with matching island incorporating a breakfast bar. Appliances are all by Bosch and include oven, combination oven/microwave and warming drawer. There is an induction hob, full height fridge freezer and separate drinks freezer and dishwasher. There is also a boiling tap over the sink. A utility room with stainless steel sink leads to a handy rear lobby which is an ideal place to store outdoor coats, shoes, wellingtons etc. There is also access to the plant room/store which can also be accessed from the car port. A bike store is also included with storage for up to 4 bikes. FIRST FLOOR On the first floor there are four double bedrooms. The two end bedrooms have ensuites, one with shower and bath, wc and wash basin, the other has a shower, wc and wash basin. Both of these bedrooms have delightful corner windows which overlook the garden and woodland beyond. The middle two bedrooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom which has bath, wc and wash basin. These also have windows which overlook the rear garden and woodland. There is a large storage cupboard on the landing. SECOND FLOOR Stairs lead up to a very flexible space which is described as a play area/den. There is also a further bedroom and ensuite bathroom with shower, wc and wash basin. This leads to a walk in dressing area. This could easily be used as an annexe for young adult or would make a superb main bedroom suite or home office, gym or playroom. Large glazed windows and Velux roof lights allow natural light to flood in to these rooms. OUTSIDE The driveway leads up to the car port. To the south of the house is a decked entertaining terrace in front of the sitting room windows and glazed doors. This overlooks the lawns which run around the house on three sides with grass banks edging the lawn which rise up to well stocked herbaceous borders with mature trees and woodland forming the backdrop. LOCATION Heath and Reach is a traditional village located four miles to the south of the market town of Woburn and is easily accessible to the centre of Milton Keynes which provides superb shopping and leisure facilities including the impressive Xscape Centre housing the ski dome, an excellent theatre complex and many restaurants. Facilities available in the village include lower school, Co-op, post office and hairdressers. Nearby Leighton Buzzard (two miles) and Woburn provide a fine selection of public houses and restaurants. Rail connections are excellent with trains taking 35 minutes from Leighton Buzzard to London (Euston) and also from Milton Keynes Central. Luton airport is approximately 30 minutes away with the M1 motorway about 10 minutes' drive. The area is well served for sporting activities and in particular Woburn Golf Club offers three championship courses. There is a wide choice of schooling, both state and private including Stowe, Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford, for which there is a bus service from the village, together with excellent preparatory schools in Swanbourne House and Bury Lawn, both within easy reach of the village. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water and electricity with solar panels, biomass woodchip boiler, borehole water supply and shared septic tank drainage and rainwater harvesting. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "H" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "A" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641