Offers in excess of £1,495,000
AN IMPRESSIVE 6 BEDROOM VILLAGE FAMILY HOUSE SET ON A PLOT OF 3.55 ACRES WITH SUPER EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES, PADDOCKS, DOUBLE GARAGE AND HOME OFFICE. The sale of Meadowcroft offers potential purchasers the opportunity of acquiring a lifestyle property with the combination of a quality and spacious six-bedroom house and a plot of 3.55 acres including paddocks and stabling for the equine enthusiast and/or country hobbies. The house is attractively positioned on its plot, set well back from the road with a gated in and out crescent driveway which leads to further parking, garaging and the stable yard. Internally, the accommodation is very well presented with two sitting rooms, study, large conservatory, quality kitchen/breakfast room and the original garage has been converted into a super gym/games room. The first floor comprises six bedrooms all with wardrobes, two stylish fully tiled ensuites and a family bathroom. Completing the residential element, the equine facilities and outdoor recreational space is very impressive and versatile. For the horse enthusiast, the yard features an arch clock tower, four stables, foaling box/kitchen, a three bay barn with 40m x 20m manege all set around a dry, well drained concrete yard and parking area with post and railed paddocks, plus a turnout paddock and field shelter. The formal garden is lawned with a large terrace for entertaining and included in the sale is a superb breeze party house with large seating area, heating, lights and an outdoor TV socket. Also included is a 6.6m x 3.7m timber garden office/games room ideal if you work from home or for the children/young adults to enjoy. Finally, a large double garage and ample parking for 10-15 vehicles completes the property. A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the lifestyle opportunities on offer at Meadowcroft. THE ACCOMMODATION Entering the property, the entrance hall has a cloakroom fitted with a white suite, a useful coat cupboard and stairs rise to the first floor. The hall flows to the left and leads to the three principal reception rooms and the conservatory. The sitting room is triple aspect with double doors to the conservatory and there is an impressive ''tv wall' with mounted cupboards and tv housing. With triple bi-folding doors the family room flows into a very good size 7.3m (24ft) long conservatory which has windows and doors opening to the rear garden. Facing to the front a study offers a quiet work from home area and has a bay window, cast iron fireplace and a good range of fitted shelving, glass fronted cabinets and desk unit for pc, laptop etc. Lying to the right of the hall, the kitchen/breakfast room has been fitted with a quality rage of base and wall units plus a dresser unit and a central island with dining table/breakfast end, all of which have solid granite surfaces. The kitchen is well equipped with an electric range cooker, dishwasher, AEG microwave, coffee machine and wine cooler. Within the island there is a sink unit with mixer taps and water softener with café pendant lights above. A bay window overlooks the front garden and with necessary consents this room could be incorporated with the gym to provide a very large kitchen/family room if required. A useful utility room 5m (16 feet) in length has a butler sink unit with assorted cupboards, space for a washing machine and tumble dryer and doors lead into the garden and to the gym. Being 5.8m x 5.7m (19' x 18') the gym is a versatile room and could be a games/studio or treatment room having bi-folding doors to the front and to the rear. Within the room there is a sauna and a fully tiled shower cubicle. FIRST FLOOR All the bedrooms radiate off the landing with the main bedroom having an imaginatively concealed ensuite accessed via central doors positioned between double fitted wardrobes. The ensuite has complimentary tiling to the floor and walls. The suite comprises an extra-large walk in shower area with screen, twin wash hand basins with bespoke drawers, mirrored wall cupboards and a wc. The guest bedroom has pleasant views over the garden, stables and paddocks with a double wardrobe and a stylishly finished ensuite shower room. The remaining four bedrooms all have the benefit of fitted wardrobes with the third currently being used as a dressing room. The first floor is completed by the family bathroom which has a four-piece white suite of bath, corner shower cubicle, wc and wash basin. Echoing the ensuite this room is fully tiled to the walls and floor. OUTSIDE EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES The equine facilities are extensive and comprise four 3.3m x 3.3m (11 x 11) stables with a 7.1m x 3.3m (23 x 11) foaling box that currently provides a quality grooms kitchen with heating. There are three open fronted covered bays providing storage for machinery and hay/feed. A stylish clock tower and archway leads to a 40m x 20m manege with post and railed borders with training mirrors. The stable complex has the benefit of covered aprons and a dry concrete yard and walkways. Beyond the complex are post and railed paddocks including a turnout area with field shelter. GARDEN The property is approached via an in and out electric gated entrance with a boundary brick wall which leads to good size front lawns and extensive block paved driveway. Gated side access leads to further parking and the large double garage which has twin doors, power, light and a side door and is alarmed. The garden itself offers a good size lawn with assorted planting and a large terrace spans the rear of the house and extends to one side where the owners are including a quality outdoor dining breeze house capable of seating 16 to 20 people comfortably under cover. It has power, light, heating and an outdoor tv point. At the end of the lawn lies the bespoke timber garden office which has power and light and is an ideal space for working from home or, as used at present, as a great games/entertaining room. Concealed to one side of the house is the oil boiler and storage tank. LOCATION The village of Astwood in North Buckinghamshire lies between Bedford and Newport Pagnell. It is a small, attractive village with a 13th Century church, The Old Swan voted Best Pub (MK) food and Leisure awards 2021 and village hall. Local shopping facilities for day to day needs are available in nearby Newport Pagnell and the Georgian market town of Olney with more extensive shopping and leisure facilities available in Milton Keynes and Bedford. The M1 motorway junctions 13 and 14 providing easy access to London and the national motorway network. A main line train service runs from Milton Keynes to London Euston taking about 40 minutes. Bedford station also provides a main line and Thameslink service to London St Pancras and the City takes about 40 minutes. For air travel airports are at Luton approx. 30 miles and Heathrow approx. 58 miles. The area is well served by educational establishments and the village is a collection point for a coach service to the well-known Harpur Trust schools in Bedford. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, electricity. Private drainage. Oil fired central heating to radiators. Local Authority: Milton Keynes Council. Tel: 01908 691 691 Broadband Speed Test: 75 mbps download and 20 mbps upload speed according to www.speedtest.net Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "D"
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