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PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Detached Grade II Listed Home
  • Stroll to Waitrose and Coffee shops
  • Arranged over Four Floors
  • Period Features Throughout
  • Inglenook Fireplace
  • Stylish Fitted Kitchen and Utility Room
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Attractive Courtyard Garden and Views over Town

THE PROPERTY

A MOST STYLISH, VERSATILE AND CHARACTERFUL FOUR STOREY PERIOD HOUSE SET IN THE HEART OF THE FINE GEORGIAN MARKET TOWN OF AMPTHILL. Steeped in history and carefully restored with a host of character features, 3 Brewery Lane is a unique Grade II listed town house. The location is perfect for those purchasers who are looking for a convenient lifestyle with coffee shops, deli, Waitrose, championship rugby club and Ampthill's fine 160 acre park, all within minutes' walk. Inside, the house is full of character with features such as original fireplaces, cast iron radiators, shuttered windows, exposed beam work, floor boards and ledged and braced doors. In the current owner's occupation this has been enhanced further with bespoke book casing and period lighting with the modern benefits of a new Vaillant gas boiler, Nest controlled heating with gas and electric smart meters and refitted Grohe shower suite and sanitary ware. The layout is versatile and offers the flexibility to have the much in demand home office space with good broadband speeds. The accommodation is arranged over four floors and includes a very useful lined and carpeted cellar/workshop which offers excellent storage. On the ground floor the sitting room and dining room are atmospheric rooms both with fireplaces, beams and floorboards and the kitchen/ breakfast room includes a Rangemaster cooker along with a cloakroom and utility area. The first floor offers two double bedrooms along with a large and stylish bathroom which features a roll top free standing bath as well as a walk-in shower. Finally, the second floor has two linked rooms which can be used as the third and fourth bedroom or as a bedroom with study and media room to suit. Outside a private courtyard garden offers space for outdoor dining and evening drinks with a paved terrace, yew hedging, a fine wisteria and planted border. A viewing is recommended to appreciate the lifestyle opportunity that the property represents. THE ACCOMMODATION Entering the house via the etched glass door, the dining room features a central inglenook fireplace with canopy hood and hearth. To one side the stairs rise to the first floor which have a storage area underneath. There are ceiling beams, herringbone wood block flooring and window to the front aspect and a door leads with stairs down to the cellar/ workshop. Equally full of character, the sitting room has a fireplace with an inset cast iron log burning stove and hearth. Either side of the fireplace, the owner has had a range of bespoke cupboards and shelves fitted which provide a good amount of display space and storage for books, LPs, CDs and mementoes. Matching the dining room, a window faces to the front and the flooring is finished with quality wooden floorboards. Leading from the dining room the kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall units with a circular sink unit with work surfaces and a terracotta tiled floor. A Rangemaster cooker is included in the sale and has five gas fired rings with electric ovens under. Further appliances include a Rangemaster extractor hood and built-in dishwasher and there is plumbing for a washing machine in the kitchen and utility/lobby area. A breakfast bar is located to one wall and a window overlooks the garden and a part stained glass door leads to the rear lobby/utility area. The lobby has a stable door to the garden and to the cloakroom. The owner installed a new gas combination Valliant boiler in 2019 which is housed in the lobby and the cloakroom comprises a wash basin and wc. LOWER GROUND FLOOR The cellar/workshop is carpeted and has a window to the front, power, light and a good sized work bench. The room offers very good storage space or a potential home office. FIRST FLOOR A larger than average landing has exposed beams and timbers with doors to bedroom one, two and the bathroom with stairs rising to the second floor. A dual aspect room, the main bedroom has a focal fireplace with cast iron inlay and timber surround, exposed beams and floorboards with the second bedroom having beams, floorboards, access to a loft and a useful shelved cupboard recess. The bathroom has been remodelled and includes a rolltop free standing bath, a walk-in shower with Grohe shower unit and Grohe wash basin and wc. Exposed beams, floorboards and shuttered windows all add character to this stylish room. SECOND FLOOR Comprising two inter-connecting rooms both with windows to the front which have roof top views over the town which can be arranged as two bedrooms or as a bedroom with a dressing room or study/media room to suit your lifestyle and needs. Both rooms have been newly carpeted and the current study has a fitted shelf for computer, laptop etc. OUTSIDE A wrought iron entrance gate and mature yew hedge from the front boundary leads to a paved terrace courtyard garden with planted border and a fine wisteria. The space is private and ideal for outdoor dining and evening drinks - there is a timber storage shed and log store. Parking is available in Bedford and Woburn Street and Brewery Lane, Park Street, Park Hill and Chapel Lane are about to be designated "resident only" parking. Agents Note The property has an alarm system installed. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Broadband Speed Test: 73mbps download speed according to www.speedtest.net Outgoings: Council Tax Band "D" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "Exempt"