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Rectory Farm, Rectory Lane, Cranfield, MK43

Guide price £995,000

4 Beds 3 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: WOB210008

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Set at the very end of a lane offering privacy without isolation
  • Views and walks over 173 acres of designated park and woodland forming part of the Marston Vale forest.
  • Park forms part of Route 51 of the National Cycle Route from Oxford to East coast (Felixstowe) giving access to 211 miles of uninterrupted cycling.
  • Converted in 2019 with a 10 year structural guarantee
  • Excellent energy efficiency rating
  • Dual height hall, large picture windows, bi-folding doors, underfloor heating, mains USB charging points and App controlled lighting.
  • Sitting room with log burning stove, home office, spacious combined kitchen/breakfast/family room
  • A viewing is recommended to appreciate the unique location and lifestyle on offer

THE PROPERTY

A MOST STYLISH CONTEMPORARY PROPERTY OFFERING THE BEST IN MODERN DAY ECO LIVING WITH SUPERB VIEWS AND POSITION, OVERLOOKING 173 ACRES OF A DESIGNATED NATURE RESERVE. Set at the very end of a lane, Lake View offers a rare opportunity to acquire a modern home in a super location. Offering privacy without isolation, the house is set adjacent to Rectory Wood Park which is part of the Marston Vale forest. Since 2002 the 173 acres of farmland has been cared for by the Marston Vale Trust and now provides a maturing park with woodland, pond and footpaths to enjoy. The park also forms part of Route 51 of the National Cycle Route from Oxford to Felixstowe on the east coast giving access to 211 miles of uninterrupted cycling. The property, converted in 2019 with a 10 year structural guarantee has an excellent energy efficiency rating and offers a stylishly finished home with features such as dual height entrance hall, large picture windows, bi-folding doors, underfloor heating, mains USB charging points and App controlled lighting. The accommodation includes a sitting room with log burning stove, home office, spacious combined kitchen/breakfast/family room, utility and shower room to the ground floor. On the first floor there are four double bedrooms, two with ensuites and wardrobes plus a family bath and shower room. The gardens offer lawns with decked areas for barbecues and are fully enclosed with gated, private parking. A viewing is recommended to appreciate the unique location and lifestyle opportunity that Lake View represents. THE ACCOMMODATION Entering the property, the hall is welcoming, having a full-height glazed window and a matching roof panel with allows lots of light to flood into the area. Stairs rise to the first floor which have glazed insets and there are two useful storage cupboards underneath for shoes and coats etc with the walls having feature panelling to dado height. The sitting room lies to the left and is a dual aspect room with a central JOTUL log burning stove mounted at waist height and bi-folding doors give access to the rear garden terrace. A feature of the room is the concealed pelmet lighting around the room which can be controlled by a smart phone App and creates "mood" lighting in the evenings. A study is set off the hall and overlooks the rear garden offering a good home office with power sockets having USB charging points. Forming the heart of the home is the large combined kitchen/dining/family room which has ample space to cook, entertain, relax and watch TV and is ideal for modern family living. The kitchen area is smartly fitted with a range of modern base and wall units with inset sink which has a Quooker instant boiling water tap and granite work surfaces. Integrated appliances include a Neff oven, microwave, induction hob and extractor, built-in dishwasher and two full-height fridge and freezers. A central island unit has a granite top along with additional cupboards, a breakfast bar area and sockets with useful USB charging points. The room is also triple aspect and bi-folding doors flow to a decked terrace. Situated off the kitchen, there is a utility room with a second sink unit, cupboards, space for a washing machine and door to the garden and shower room. The shower room has a modern suite of shower cubicle, wash basin, wc and a cupboard conceals the oil fired central heating boiler. The whole of the ground floor has underfloor heating. FIRST FLOOR To the first floor is a spacious galleried landing with an airing cupboard for linen. The principal bedroom is dual aspect and has a purpose built balcony with double doors and there is space to sit and enjoy the view of the nature reserve. A dressing room has three wardrobes and the ensuite is fitted with a walk-in shower cubicle, vanity wash hand basin with solid wood top, wc and attractive half panelled walls. A guest suite echoes the main, also having a stylish shower ensuite and three full-length wardrobes. Both the ensuites feature automatic lighting with switches on when you enter the room. The remaining two bedrooms are both doubles and have fitted wardrobes. Finally, the family bathroom has a free-standing bath with chrome mixer shower and taps, a separate corner shower cubicle along with a vanity wash stand and circular basin, wc, chrome heated towel rail/radiator and waist height panelling. OUTSIDE Lake View is approached via the private lane and double timber gates lead to the front garden with parking area for vehicles along with lawns and raised planters.. A pathway leads to the entrance door and there is gated access on both sides of the property. Fencing conceals the oil storage tank. The side and rear gardens comprise lawns with borders and a full length deck for evening drinks and barbecues which has inset lights. Lying to the rear there is a barked area with two pre-formed storage sheds which are included in the sale. The garden has an external tap, courtesy lighting and power points. LOCATION Cranfield provides a good range of local facilities including two small supermarkets with more extensive shopping and leisure facilities available in Milton Keynes and the county town of Bedford, both of which have mainline railway stations with connections to London Euston and St Pancras respectively within approximately 40 minutes. The M1 motorway is readily accessible with Junctions 13 & 14 within five miles of the property. Schooling is available locally in Cranfield and Bedford is home to the renowned Harpur Trust Public Schools. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity. Oil fired central heating and private drainage. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "F" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "B" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641