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Weathercock Lane, Woburn Sands, Bedfordshire, MK17

Guide price £1,650,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: WOB220091




SET ON ONE OF THE FINEST PLOTS OF 0.75 ACRE WITH ASPLEY GUISE GOLF COURSE TO THE REAR AND A MOST PRIVATE FRONTAGE THIS CLASSICALLY STYLED 1930'S RESIDENCE HAS 5 DOUBLE BEDROOMS AND SUPERBLY PRESENTED GARDENS. OFFERED WITH THE BENEFIT OF NO UPPER CHAIN. Cleeve House is a fine, mature residence built in 1938 with more recent extensions and comes to the market for the first time in 45 years. The property is within the Parish of Aspley Guise and enjoys a protected and delightfully secluded position whilst being in easy walking distance of Woburn Sands shops, restaurants, surgery, golf course and walks amongst the Duke of Bedford's woodlands. A particular feature of the property is the 0.75 of an acre plot which has excellent frontage with gently wooded screening providing a high level of privacy. This is echoed within the superb rear garden which is full of colour and interest with immaculate lawns set amongst delightful planted borders, rose arched pathways, ornamental pond with water feature and fine specimen trees. In all directions the property has views of more mature trees with the rear garden backing onto Aspley Guise and Woburn Sands golf course which is a private members club. Standing proudly on its plot the space around the house is a rare feature by today's standards and lends itself to future enlargement if desired. The house offers well balanced accommodation with a central hall, shower room, four reception rooms and the much in demand family sized kitchen/diner which takes full advantage of the views over the lovely garden. The first floor offers five double bedrooms, all with pleasant views, with the main bedroom having a very spacious quality modern ensuite shower room and a refitted bathroom with separate wc. The property is set well back from the road and approached via double entrance gates. A long driveway with turning area provides ample parking for several vehicles along with a double garage which has electrically operated doors. Properties of this style and setting are rarely available in today's market and a viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the lifestyle opportunity that Cleeve House has to offer. ACCOMMODATION A recessed storm porch leads to the entrance door which has dual side windows and opens into the reception hall. Stairs rise from the well proportioned hall to the first floor and has a limestone floor with a good size shower room having a suite of wash basin, wc, shower cubicle and a useful understairs cupboard and cloaks area. Lying to the left of the entrance hall, the triple aspect sitting room has a pleasant outlook over the gardens with casement doors leading to the rear and terrace seating. There is a central carved wooden fireplace with mantle, surround and marble hearth and an inset gas coal effect fire (an open chimney is available). Adjacent to the sitting room there is an additional reception room which is triple aspect with doors to the side garden which is currently used as a music/tv room. Flowing to the right of the hall, the dining room and study are both dual aspect. Forming the heart of the home the kitchen/diner has ample space for a good size table and chairs and is an ideal room for family dining or informal entertaining. The kitchen itself is fitted with a range of base and eye level units with an inset enamel sink unit, granite work surfaces and pelmet lighting. Integrated appliances include Neff gas hob, fryer with AEG extractor hood over, a combination Neff oven/grill, main oven and wine fridge. There is space for a dishwasher and a larder style fridge/freezer and there is Indian slate flooring which also flows into the utility and passageway/boot room. A granite topped breakfast bar provides additional seating for informal dining. Two large picture windows with a central casement door overlook and lead out into the lovely rear garden. A utility room has a second sink unit, cupboards and space for a washing machine and tumble dryer, the gas boiler which serves the heating and hot water, along with a door to a covered side passage/boot room. FIRST FLOOR The landing features a full length picture window which has attractive views over the rear garden. A trap door provides access to the loft which has a ladder, power and light. There is an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and shelving. The main bedroom is triple aspect and has a good range of fitted full height wardrobes, chest of drawers and bedside tables. A focal and decorative limestone fireplace is centrally located within the room. The ensuite is an excellent size and is stylishly fitted and fully tiled with a walk in shower which has a hand held and overhead rain shower, twin slimline wash hand basins, wc, underfloor heating, heated towel rail and a full length mirrored cupboard provides ample storage for medicines, tolietries and towels etc. Bedrooms two and four are dual aspect with bedroom three having a wash hand basin. Bedroom five has an inter connecting door to the main bedroom to create a very good size dressing room if required. Completing the accommodation is a separate fully tiled wc and the family bathroom which is also fully tiled and has a white suite of bath, vanity wash hand basin with cupboard under and heated towel rail. OUTSIDE Cleeve house is very well screened from the road with a gated entrance and the front garden is most attractively landscaped with formal lawns set around a central pond with very well stocked flower and shrub borders. Of worthy note are the number of fine mature trees including oak, beech, lime and sycamore. A long drive and turning area provide ample parking and lead to a double garage which has twin electric doors, power, light, loft storage area and a door to a covered side passage accessing both front and rear gardens. There are also pedestrian gates to both sides of the property and floodlights illuminate the drive and garden. There is a water tap and an irrigation system. The rear garden is totally private and has been thoughtfully designed and nurtured over the last 45 years into a superb garden. Immaculate lawns and a large flagstone terrace are set around shaped borders which are full of flowers, mature shrubs and roses. The garden flows into different areas of interest which include a rose arch lined pathway which leads to a ''secret' seating area with pergola and a fine ornamental pond and water feature is located towards the end of the garden. Situated around the garden are various specimen trees including a mature magnolia, Indian bean tree, lilac, camellia and rhododendron. Within the main lawn, a pretty summer house is positioned to take advantage of all day sunshine with a further seating area opposite. The boundaries are fully enclosed by manicured hedging and there are various lights, power points, two water taps and a garden timber shed is included in the sale. LOCATION The village of Woburn Sands provides very good shopping facilities for everyday needs, whilst Milton Keynes provides more extensive shopping and leisure facilities. The property is within a short travelling distance of a number of golf courses including Woburn Golf & Country Club and pretty market town of Woburn. The area is well served by schools, both state and private and is within a short travelling distance of the M1 motorway junctions 13 and 14. Milton Keynes benefits from a mainline railway service to London Euston within 40 minutes. Air travel is available locally from Luton with Heathrow and Gatwick slightly further afield. DIRECTIONS MK17 8NP As you enter Woburn Sands from Woburn at the first roundabout turn right into Aspley Hill. Proceed up the hill and take the left turn into Weathercock Lane. After approx.100 metres, Cleeve House is set on the right hand side. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Broadband Speed Test: 80 mbps download and 20 mbps upload speed according to 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