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Harlington Road, Toddington, Dunstable, LU5

Guide price £695,000

5 Beds 2 Baths 4 Receptions

REF: WOB220085




A CHARMING DETACHED COTTAGE LOCATED ON THE VILLAGE OUTSKIRTS AND OCCUPYING MATURE GROUNDS OF ABOUT THREE-QUARTERS OF AN ACRE. Windmill Cottage is a delightful detached period property believed to date to the mid 1800's, originally constructed as four cottages but subsequently made into a single dwelling. The property enjoys much character and charm and is set in superb gardens which include a chalet which incorporates a kitchen and is ideal for entertaining. This property has been owned by the same family for many years and the rear garden is an absolute haven for a young family. The property benefits from easy access to junction 12 of the M1 Motorway and Harlington station. GROUND FLOOR The front door opens to an entrance porch where a glazed door opens to the snug with a feature fireplace in exposed brick set on a quarry tiled hearth. A door opens to the utility room with a single bowl, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, quarry tiled flooring and a wall mounted oil fired central heating boiler. A door leads to outside and a further door leads to a staircase which rises to the first floor. A door from the snug opens to the sitting room which has a feature fireplace in exposed brick. There is a window to the front, a door to the rear garden and a large opening to the family room with a feature fireplace in exposed brick, together with a window to the front and a second staircase rising to the first floor. A door opens to the kitchen/breakfast room which is fully fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards, plus a single bowl, single drainer stainless steel unit. There are ample work surfaces with tiled splash areas and two windows overlook the rear garden. There is a solid fuel Rayburn stove, a beamed opening to the dining room and a door to the rear lobby. The dining room has a window to the front and a fireplace. The rear lobby has a tiled floor, a door to the rear garden plus a door to a cloakroom which is fitted with a white suite comprising of low level WC and a wash basin. FIRST FLOOR Landing 1 has a window to the rear. Bedroom one is dual aspect with windows to the front and rear and has a range of fitted cupboards, one of which is the airing cupboard housing an insulated hot water tank. Adjacent to bedroom one is a shower room fitted with a suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash basin and a low level WC. Bedroom two has a window to the front, a built in wardrobe and a door into bedroom three which has a window to the front and a door to the second landing. The second landing provides access to the roof space, a built in cupboard, a window to the rear and staircase down to the utility room. Bedroom four has a window to the front and bedroom five is dual aspect with windows to the rear and side. The bathroom is fitted with a coloured suite of bath, WC and a wash basin, there are two windows to the rear. OUTSIDE In total the plot extends to approximately three-quarters of an acre. The front garden at the property is well screened from the road by mature hedging and there is a driveway leading to a car port plus there are additional parking spaces to the side. There is access at both sides of the cottage to the rear garden. Immediately behind the house is a range of brick built outbuildings/storage barns. The rear garden is delightful, it is extremely private and laid mainly to lawn, it is stocked with a wide variety of mature shrubs, flowers and specimen trees. Towards the end of the rear garden is a Chalet which has a kitchen and a covered sitting area therefore making this ideal entertaining space. Adjoining the chalet is a tool shed. LOCATION Toddington is a traditional village centred around its historic Market Square and Village Green. The High Street has a wide range of shops meeting local needs, whilst Central Milton Keynes is about 15 miles away providing an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities. High quality lower school (St. Georges) and middle school (Parkfields) are available in the village. The area is well served by public schools including the popular Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford. There is an active local community with a variety of clubs. Toddington is within a short distance of the renowned Woburn Golf Club with its 3 championship courses. Connection to London and the north are excellent, junction 12 of the M1 is less than a quarter of a mile away and Southern Trains rail service from Harlington station (1½ miles) provides trains to London St Pancras and the City within 45 minutes. Air travel is available locally from Luton airport (about 12 miles) with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted slightly further afield. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity are connected. Oil fired boiler serves radiator central hearing. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "F" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641 DIRECTIONS LU5 6HD From the centre of Toddington proceed north-east on the A5120 signed to the M1, the property will be found on the right after about ¼ of a mile. What3Words Locator - jetted.most.suitably