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Flitwick Road, Steppingley, Bedfordshire, MK45

Guide price £750,000

Under offer

4 Beds 2 Baths 1 Reception

REF: WOB160121




A DETACHED FORMER CHAPEL SITUATED ON THE VILLAGE OUTSKIRTS AND ENJOYING EXCELLENT VIEWS OVER THE ADJOINING COUNTRYSIDE. This former Wesleyan Methodist Chapel is a delightful period property originally built in 1906 and converted to a residential dwelling in 1978. It benefits from a considerable amount of character and charm with numerous exposed timbers, exposed brickwork, high ceilings and impressive stained glass windows. The first floor sitting room and balcony are particularly worthy of note as they take full advantage of the open views to the rear. GROUND FLOOR Double timber doors with stained glass open to the entrance hall with exposed brick to the wall, quarry tiled flooring, exposed timbers and a staircase rising to the first floor with storage underneath. The shower/utility room is fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle, WC and wash basin, there is plumbing for a washing machine. The kitchen/dining room is a spacious, well-proportioned room with high ceilings, exposed timbers and exposed floor boards. It is fully fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards, together with a 1½ bowl single drainer sink unit. There are ample work surfaces with tiled splash areas and this room is dual aspect with windows to the rear and side. There is an attractive feature fireplace, plus a built in electric oven, four ring ceramic hob and a filter hood. Some of the walls are pine panelled. Bedroom one has a window to the side with open views and is fitted with two built in double wardrobes and exposed ceiling timbers. The bed plinth in this room is the former pulpit. Bedroom two has a window to the side with open views and has exposed ceiling timbers. Bedroom three has a window to the side with open views and also has exposed ceiling timbers. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and a low level WC. This room is dual aspect and has pine panelled walls. Also on the ground floor is a rear hallway which has a door to the rear garden and a built in store cupboard. FIRST FLOOR On the stairs there is a half landing with an impressive stained glass window. The landing itself is spacious with a timber clad ceiling. There is access to the roof space and the glazed double doors open to a first floor sitting room with a sliding door to a balcony with superb open views. There is a Velux window to the side which also has open views, timber clad ceiling and exposed ceiling timbers. Bedroom 4/Study has a Velux window to the side. OUTSIDE There is an ''in and out' driveway which provides parking space for several cars. The front garden is well stocked with a variety of mature shrubs and trees, together with flower beds and borders. There is access at the side of the property to the rear garden which is enclosed with a wall. This garden is paved and has a shed plus the oil fired central heating boiler which serves radiator central heating and provides the domestic hot water. There is a further paved area at the side of the property. The rear and side gardens adjoin fields. LOCATION Steppingley is a popular village situated on the edge of the Duke of Bedford's Woburn Estate. The village itself benefits from a restaurant and public house with good local shopping facilities available in nearby Ampthill and Flitwick. The recently constructed Flitwick Leisure Centre has a ''state of the art' gym, 25 meter swimming pool, four court hall, plus two squash courts. The centre runs an extensive class programme and has its own crche. Steppingley is within a short distance of Woburn with its fine selection of restaurants and the prestigious Woburn Golf Club with its three championship courses. Milton Keynes provides more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. For the riding and walking enthusiast there is a network of footpaths and bridleways which cross the Woburn Estate. Flitwick station is conveniently close and offers a fast and frequent service to London St. Pancras and the north. Local Schooling Eversholt Lower School (Ofsted outstanding) Parkfields Middle School, Toddington (Ofsted outstanding) Harlington Upper School (Ofsted good) Redbourne Upper School, Ampthill (Ofsted good) We understand that there is free school transport from the village for all the above schools. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity are connected. Oil fired central heating to radiators. Super fast fibre broadband is available. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "D" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641