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Cross End, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, MK17

Guide price £1,495,000

6 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: WOB010203

THE PROPERTY

A CHARMING GRADE II LISTED COTTAGE BOASTING A WEALTH OF CHARACTER SURROUNDED BY LANDSCAPED GROUNDS OF APPROXIAMATELY ONE ACRE. Wavendon Cottage is a charming thatched cottage surrounded by its own grounds and set in a private location at the end of a country lane. Internally the cottage retains a wealth of character with exposed timbers and a double inglenook fireplace linking the sitting room and study. The accommodation is laid out over two floors and is well suited for family living, whilst one end of the property with its own entrance lends itself to the provision of annexed accommodation. The delightful cottage gardens surround the property and enjoy a high degree of privacy and include an astro turf tennis court which is screened from the cottage by a wooden stable block. A true lifestyle property and home that offers very flexible layout to suit today's families and ample space for the much in demand work from home office. The location is very convenient for those that commute with the M1 within 4 miles and stations at nearby Flitwick, Bedford and Milton Keynes all having fast trains to London from 32 to 45 minutes. THE ACCOMMODATION Wavendon Cottage is entered by a storm porch with clay tile roof and panelled entrance door leading to the entrance hall with brick floor and exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers. The stairs rise to the first floor with an understairs coat cupboard. The library/study has book shelves to one wall. The sitting room has exposed ceiling beams and wall timbers. There is a window seat and fireplace with cast iron log burning stove. The dining room has a fireplace with stone surround and hearth. There is a door to outside and window looking into the kitchen. There are also exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams. A Victorian style conservatory by Amdega has French doors onto the terrace. The kitchen/breakfast room has an extensive range of wall and base units by Smallbone including dresser and corner cupboard and Kohler double bowl sink unit. Appliances include a blue gas fired two oven Aga and electric ceramic hob. There is plumbing for a dishwasher. French doors open onto the terrace. There is a door to the family room which has a brick fireplace and hearth and exposed ceiling beams. Bedrooms four and five have exposed ceiling beams and under eaves cupboards. There is a separate shower room with white suite, Karndean flooring and heated towel rail. Bedroom six has a stone fireplace and exposed ceiling beams. It boasts an en suite shower room with a white suite. FIRST FLOOR The landing has an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder. From the landing there is an inner landing with dressing area and a pair of double wardrobes and a storage recess. Bedroom one has fitted cupboards and drawers and exposed ceiling beams. Bedroom two has access to the loft. Bedroom three has exposed wall timbers and ceiling beams and shelves to one wall. The family bathroom has a white suite comprising free standing roll top cast iron bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low level wc and fully tiled shower cubicle. There is a heated towel rail and Karndean flooring. OUTSIDE Wavendon Cottage is approached via a tarmacadam in and out drive which leads to a parking area in front of a brick built double garage with remote controlled up and over door. It has the benefit of power and light and also has a pedestrian door. There is external access to a boarded loft space. Behind is a workshop and garden machinery store. The garden complements the cottage and surrounds the property. To the front is a formal lawn edged by well stocked borders with brick wall providing privacy. The rear garden is accessed either side of the cottage and a west facing terrace looks down the lawn which is interspersed with specimen trees. Within the garden is a timber stable block and lying behind is a further area of lawn and Astroturf tennis court. LOCATION Cross End is a small secluded hamlet to the east of Wavendon and is conveniently located for access to junctions 13 and 14 of the M1 motorway. It is within a short travelling distance of Woburn Sands and the pretty Georgian village of Woburn with its local shopping facilities, antique shops and many fine restaurants, whilst Milton Keynes provides more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. Woburn Golf and Country Club with its three championship golf courses is readily accessible. Lower and middle schooling is available in Wavendon and Woburn Sands and there is a wide variety of private schooling in the area including Swanbourne Preparatory School, Milton Keynes Preparatory School and the renowned Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford. The area has excellent transport links with the mainline station at Milton Keynes providing connection to London Euston and Thameslink service to St Pancras and The City is available from Flitwick. Air travel is available locally from Luton, with Heathrow, Stansted and Birmingham all within easy travelling distance. DIRECTIONS MK17 8AQ From junction 13 of the M1 motorway proceed west on the A421 signed to Milton Keynes. At the Kingston roundabout take the first exit left signed to Wavendon, and after approximately one mile Cross End will appear on your left. Proceed along Cross End and take the first left turn follow the road and after approximately ¼ mile take the small left turn and Wavendon Cottage is the very last house on the right hand side at the end of the lane. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity. Oil fired central heating. Local Authority: Milton Keynes Council. Tel: 01908 691 691 Broadband Speed Test: 18 mbps download and 1mbps upload speed available according to Ofcom Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "Exempt" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641