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Church Road, Aspley Heath, Bedfordshire, MK17

Offers in excess of £1,000,000

Under offer

4 Beds 3 Baths 3 Receptions

REF: WOB170188

THE PROPERTY

OFFERED WITH NO CHAIN AND SET IN A MOST SOUGHT-AFTER LOCATION, THIS LATE VICTORIAN DETACHED HOUSE PROVIDES A STYLISH COMBINATION OF PERIOD FEATURES AND MODERN OPEN PLAN LIVING SPACE WITH DELIGHTFUL WALKS ON THE DOORSTEP. Melbury is a classically styled bay fronted property set in Aspley Heath with views to the front over St Michaels Church and a very pleasant outlook over paddock land at the rear. The current owners have retained the original character and features of the house whilst extending a further two storeys at the rear to provide stylish open plan kitchen, breakfast, dining and family living space - perfectly suited for today's families and couples alike. This is echoed on the first floor with four double bedrooms, a master ensuite and two further bath and shower rooms. The property benefits from private gated parking at the front along with additional private parking and garden with terrace patio areas at the rear all taking advantage of the attractive open aspect. THE ACCOMMODATION A recessed arched porch leads to the entrance door with etched glass and opens into a traditional hall with spindled stairs which rise to the first floor. There is a handy shoe cupboard and cloakroom with wc and hand wash basin under. Lying to the left is the sitting room which has an original working fireplace with cast iron surround, tiled inlay and hearth. To one side there is a useful low level cupboard and a bay sash window to the front overlooks the church yard. Beyond the sitting room the study is well-equipped with a range of purpose built cupboards and book shelves with a bay window to the side and provides an ideal area to work from home. Set at the rear of the property are the dining, family and kitchen/breakfast rooms which form the extension and remodeling of the house. The areas combine and flow together creating excellent living space for modern family life and offer areas for cooking, dining, entertaining and watching TV and very much forms the heart of the home. The dining room has two windows to the side with a door to the family room and also leads to the kitchen. Whilst the family room has a good range of base and wall cupboards along one wall for TV, X box, books etc with dual aspect windows and also leads through to the breakfast area. The kitchen/breakfast room itself has been refitted with an extensive range of modern base and wall units and a large central island granite topped preparation unit and breakfast bar houses a Neff oven and built-in drinks fridge. A one and a half bowl sink unit with Quooker instant boiling tap are set in further granite work surfaces and appliances include a Neff steam oven, second oven, induction hob extractor fan, dishwasher and Rangemaster American style fridge freezer. Further attention to detail includes pull out waste bins, café pendant and recessed spotlights, handy tall hoover cupboard and bi-folding doors leading to the sun terrace. With two doors to the side and rear, the utility room is a useful area to bring muddy dogs in from walks and there is a second sink unit, further storage cupboards with space for a washing machine and tumble dryer. FIRST FLOOR From the original and new rear landing there are four double bedrooms, a bathroom and separate shower room. The main bedroom faces to the front aspect with a deep bay window and has a built-in wardrobe with an ensuite shower room fitted and a white three piece suite of shower cubicle, wash basin and wc. The second bedroom features an original fireplace with two built-in wardrobes and has a window to the side. Leading to the rear of the first floor there is a large landing which provides lots of storage including two double shelved cupboards and a large airing cupboard. This houses the Vaillant gas boiler, hot water cylinder and solar panel hot water controls. Both bedrooms three and four are good sizes having attractive views over the paddock and woodland with the fourth also having a double wardrobe. Fitted with a white suite the family bathroom has a bath with chrome mixer taps and shower attachment, wash basin, wc, a heated chrome towel rail with a linen/medicine cupboard - finally, a further shower room also has a white suite of tiled shower cubicle, wash basin, we and a heated chrome towel rail. OUTSIDE Melbury is approached via a double five bar entrance gate leading to a gravel parking area for vehicles with a boundary hedge and pedestrian gate to the front door. The property has gated access on both sides to the rear garden. At the rear, the garden is tiered on three levels providing elevated views. A full width terrace patio with stainless steel railings is directly accessed from the kitchen and offers ample space for barbecues and table and chairs - steps lead to a lawned area with paved stones which in turn lead to a further paved area which has a timber shed with power, light and heating. At the end of the garden there is a second lawned area and a large gated parking area which is accessed from Sandy Lane - all the boundaries are enclosed with fencing and hedging and throughout the garden and patio there are assorted lights, power supply and a water tap on the patio. LOCATION Aspley Heath is a popular residential location on the edge of the Duke of Bedford's Woburn Estate. Within 500m Woburn Sands provides local shopping facilities and the Georgian market town of Woburn provides a selection of fine restaurants. More extensive shopping and leisure facilities including covered shopping mall, theatre and multi-screen cinemas to name but a few are available in Milton Keynes. The prestigious Woburn Golf & Country Club with its three championship courses is a five minute drive away. The apartment is within a short drive of both junctions 13 and 14 of the M1 motorway and railway stations at Flitwick (Thameslink to Kings Cross and the City) and Milton Keynes (InterCity to Euston) provide a commuter service to the capital from 32 minutes. Air travel is available from Luton some 20 miles away with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted slightly further afield. DIRECTIONS MK17 8TE From the double roundabout at the end of the High Street in Woburn Sands turn into Church Road and proceed up the hill and Melbury is located on the left hand side opposite St Michaels churchyard. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas. Hot water via solar panels. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "F" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "D" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641