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Old Water End, Eversholt, MK17

Offers in excess of £525,000

Under offer

3 Beds

REF: WOB210013


  • An ex Duke of Bedford cottage, located in one of our areas most sought after villages brodering the Woburn Abbey Estate
  • Catchment school is Eversholt Lower School (rated outstanding OFSTED) and walking distance to Winner of The Great British Bake Off Candice Browns The Green Man country pub and dining
  • Open views over countryside and delightful literally on the doorstep
  • Unique combination of house PLUS a separate self contained annex/office/gym with its own kitchen, shower room and cinema/living room/office area.
  • Original cottage dating from 1850's with character leaded windows and fireplaces with modern improvements and benefits
  • Country kitchen with AGA, Sitting room and dining area, entrance hall
  • 2 double bedrooms plus landing study area and stylish family bathroom upstairs along with the annexe providing guest 3rd bedroom suite.
  • South westerly facing corner plot gardens south west facing with patio, pizza oven, shed and greenhouse.
  • 10 minute drive to Flitwick train station/ shops and Ampthill with Woburn village, The Abbey,Safari Park and world renowned Championship golf course only 2 miles away.


SET IN ONE OF THE AREA'S MOST SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGES, THIS STYLISH COTTAGE INCLUDES AN INDEPENDENT ANNEXE/HOME OFFICE OR STUDIO AND OFFERS AN ATTRACTIVE LIFESTYLE BORDERING THE DUKE OF BEDFORD'S WOBURN ESTATE. 37 Old Water End is a charming example of a character cottage dating back to the mid 1850's and originally forming part of the Duke of Bedford Woburn Estate. The cottage has been renovated and improved combining period features with modern benefits such as an Aga, water softener, refitted bathroom, leaded light windows and fireplace with log burning stove. Of particular note is the conversion of the outbuildings which lie to the rear of the house. The conversion offers independent space for a variety of uses from the much in demand, home office, cinema room or gym/treatment room. The area has its own fitted kitchen and shower room with living area and could easily be comfortably used as guest accommodation for visiting family and friends or university children returning to home. ACCOMMODATION An entrance door leads into an enclosed porch which provides an area for coats and boots etc. with a second door into the sitting and dining area. A spacious room which has a focal floor to ceiling fireplace with an inset cast iron log burning stove and hearth. The room offers good light, having dual aspect windows to the south and west with exposed wooden floorboards and stairs rise to the first floor. There is ample space for a 6/8 seater table and chairs. Leading from this room the kitchen/breakfast room has a country feel, again dual aspect with a range of base cupboards with shelving and a central island preparation unit, all with solid wooden work tops. An enamel butler sink unit has up and over mixer taps, built in dishwasher with a feature of the room being a white Aga for cooking purposes recessed into a tiled fireplace housing. Other items include tiled flagstone floor, white metro tiling to splash areas and stylish café pendant lights over the island unit. FIRST FLOOR Originally a three bedroom cottage the landing is extra large and provides a good size area to study with a window which offers a fine view over farmland and a tall airing cupboard provides storage for linen and houses the electric boiler which serves the radiator central heating. Both bedrooms have raised, pitched ceilings offering extra height and are double rooms with the second having two pairs of built in wardrobes. The owners have remodelled the bathroom which is stylishly fitted with a white period suite which includes a bath with shower mixer and drench head, a vanity hand wash basin, medicine cupboard under and a high level wc. An antique effect combined radiator and chrome towel rail complement the room, along with metro tiling and mosaic patterned tiling to the floor. ANNEXE The annexe is entered via a solid door and a sitting area has a raised mezzanine for useful storage. The room is ideal as a work station area, cinema room, gym or stay over accommodation. The owners have installed a smart, modern white kitchen which has sink unit, electric double oven, hob fridge freezer and has plumbing for a washing machine. Leading from here, the shower room has a new white suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle with shower unit, wash hand basin and wc along with a chrome heated towel rail. The floor tiling echoes the ''heritage' style, being finished with marble patterned tiling. The annexe has electric heating. OUTSIDE The property is set on a corner plot with gardens to the front, side and rear which are entered via a pedestrian gate and bordered by tall hedging. The gardens are laid to lawn with pathway and borders. There is a recently laid and large terrace patio area providing good space for outdoor entertaining. Included in the sale is a quality wood fired pizza oven, greenhouse and timber garden shed. Parking is unrestricted on the road. LOCATION Eversholt is a village of many ''Ends' lying in pretty wooded countryside just outside Woburn Abbey's parkland. The focal points are the village green with church, village hall, cricket ground and swimming pool. The Green Man public house is run by Candice Brown, winner of The Great British Bake Off. The lower school has an excellent reputation and an ''Outstanding' OFSTED rating. The village is within easy reach of Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Dunstable and Bedford. Trains to London (St. Pancras International) are available within 40 minutes at Flitwick and Harlington or Milton Keynes/Leighton Buzzard to Euston within 45 minutes. The nearby Georgian village of Woburn has an excellent range of restaurants and independent shops as well as The Safari Park, historical Abbey and gardens and Championship Golf Course. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "D" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "TBA" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641