Guide price £1,399,000
OFFERING THE VERY BEST IN VILLAGE AND RURAL LIVING WITH ''WILDING' FEATURES THIS BARN CONVERSION WITH ANNEXE AND NEW HOME OFFICE TAKES FULL ADVANATGE OF ITS 0.5 ACRE PLOT AND SETTING WITH SUPERB VIEWS OVER UNSPOILT COUNTRYSIDE. Welsummer offers a rare opportunity to embrace and enjoy the move towards a new green wilding lifestyle all set within an impressive and spacious contemporary barn conversion. Set in this most carefully preserved and pretty village bordering the Duke of Bedford's Woburn Estate, the location and views on offer have to be seen to be fully appreciated. For the post-lockdown purchasers, the property offers many appealing aspects which are now highly sought after. An outdoor "wilding" lifestyle with bee-friendly flower meadow and formal garden, hedgehog runs, vegetable patch with outdoor entertaining area and miles of footpaths are all on your doorstep. Taking this to a higher level, the owner will be completing a superb detached home office complex which is the perfect place to work from home whilst absorbing the views. This bespoke space is equally flexible as a unique "glamping" guest bedroom suite with outdoor sunken bath and shower area-once again enjoying the views. Internally, the barn comprises 4,584sq ft of accommodation including a 51ft living room, well equipped family kitchen/breakfast room, welcoming reception hall, study, utility room and four double bedrooms all with ensuites. An additional annexe offers an ideal opportunity to generate an income on a long-term rental or a perfect Airbnb business for local attractions such as Woburn Abbey, Woburn Safari Park and the world famous Woburn Championship Golf Club. The property and location are prefect for a family, professional person/couple or extended family to enjoy a greener, healthier lifestyle, yet still being within five miles of London commuter links if needed. A viewing is highly recommended. THE ACCOMMODATION The spacious interior is immediately apparent on entering the generous reception hall with its exposed stone wall. Beyond is the stunning open plan living space featuring an impressive vaulted and part glazed ceiling which allows natural light to flood in. This area is part divided by an opaque screen which rises from the light oak floor to create two separate rooms. Within the sitting room is a striking open fireplace with canopy hood. A study and cloakroom lie to the left and at the far end glazed doors within the picture window allow access onto a raised seating balcony which enjoys wonderful countryside views. Steps with glass panel and stainless steel divide lead down to the well-equipped fitted kitchen with granite work surfaces and matching island. Appliances include Siemens American style fridge/freezer, combination oven, microwave, dishwasher, Falcon gas fired Range cooker and Hotpoint drinks fridge. The utility room is off the kitchen and has further units, a second sink unit and space for washing machine. A cupboard houses the hubs for the tech aspects of the property. The master bedroom benefits from a walk-in fitted wardrobe and the owners have refitted the ensuite with smart modern sanitaryware which includes a bath and separate shower. Double doors lead from the bedroom onto the rear sun terrace and take full advantage of the views. All three remaining double bedrooms have ensuites, with the second suite having a unique suspended bed with ladder which children will enjoy and which also provides extra floor space. The spacious and thoughtfully designed annexe could easily be incorporated into the main accommodation if required. It benefits from its own front door and features open living room with corner fitted kitchen and separate utility area. The kitchen and utility have integrated appliances which include electric hob, dishwasher, fridge drawers as well as a tall fridge /freezer and microwave. Bedroom 4 of the house can serve the annexe if required or the living room is large enough to provide a bedroom area. OUTSIDE Welsummer is approached via a granite shingle driveway with electrically operated five bar gate opening into a large parking area. The front garden has a well kept lawn and edge by a retaining wall. There is a vegetable patch and a water irrigation system to a wild flower border to the far boundary. The good size rear garden is accessed form both sides and has mown paths set amongst wilding meadow grasses with a firepit and full width paved sun terrace across the rear of the property. To the right hand side there is an entertaining area with steel frame work which has maturing climbing plants and the boundaries are all bordered by fencing. An addition to the garden office is a purpose built store which provides space for garden equipment and housing for a ride on lawn mower. The property has courtesy lighting and exterior water taps. EXTERIOR HOME OFFICE The owners are completing the construction of a super detached home office which will comprise of two rooms with glazed bi folding doors overlooking the open countryside and further glazed doors to the garden. Internally there will be a fridge, wc and wash basin whilst externally there is a most unique sunken bath to relax in and separate shower both with having the views. There will be a raised deck area with sown wildflowers to grow through the entrance steps with hedgehog boxes positioned underneath. The office can also be arranged as a bedroom and seating area for ''glamping' staycations. 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 club. Agents Note We are informed by the owners fibre broadband is available in the road via Gigaclear.
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