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PROPERTY FEATURES

  • OFFERED WITH NO CHAIN
  • SITTING AND DINING ROOM,GARDEN ROOM,STUDY
  • sPACIOUS KIT/BREAKASFT AND DAY ROOM
  • SIX BEDROOMS MAIN BEDROOM WITH DRESSING ROOM AND ENSUITE
  • EXTENSIVE SUN TERRACE
  • ENCLOSED AND PRIVATE REAR GARDEN
  • PRIVATE DRIVE & PARKING FOR EIGHT VEHICLES
  • GARAGE WITH ELECTRIC DOOR

THE PROPERTY

AN ELEGANT DETACHED EDWARDIAN RESIDENCE WITH CLASSICALLY PROPORTIONED ROOMS AND PERIOD FEATURES SET IN THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION OF ASPLEY HEATH. Southwood is an attractive Edwardian home built in 1904 and echoes the character of its era with noticeably well-proportioned rooms with tall corniced ceilings. The property retains its period features with original fireplaces, panelled doors, mosaic tiled flooring and bay windows. Having been extended and re-modelled by the current owners, Southwood now provides the much in demand home office and open plan kitchen/breakfast and family room ideal for family living. With the accommodation arranged over three floors there are six double bedrooms with two ensuites and family bathroom. Outside the house stands centrally on it's plot with particularly good size frontage, parking and garage whilst the rear garden offers a good degree of privacy. The location is one of the most sought after in our area, being a short stroll to many fine walks amongst the Duke of Bedford's woodlands and two minutes from Woburn Sands High Street, doctors' surgery, coffee houses and restaurants. ACCOMMODATION Entering the property via a fine leaded and stained-glass entrance door, an ornate staircase rises to the first floor and has an attractive mosaic patterned tiled floor. Lying to the left, three pine fronted cupboards provide coat, shoe and boot storage along with a cloakroom with a washbasin and wc. The dual aspect sitting room has French doors and side windows which offer a view over the garden and a focal point to the rear is a period fireplace with wood surround and cast-iron inlay. A door leads into a private study which has been fitted with a range of book cases, shelving and includes a large desk unit for a pc etc. An attractive full height bay window overlooks the garden. Set at the end of the hall a well-proportioned dining room has an open grate and marble surround with arched shelving either side of the chimney and fret work concealing radiators. Forming the heart of the home a spacious combination of a day room, breakfast area, kitchen and a garden room are open plan and ideal for today's lifestyle. The day room area has a decorative pine fireplace, custom made tv cabinet, meter cupboard and two windows to the front aspect. There is ample space for a good size table and chairs within the breakfast room which flows to the kitchen and garden room. The kitchen itself is fitted with a range of base and wall units with a double sink unit, granite worksurfaces and a gas fired Aga is inset into a central cooker having a shelf over. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, electric hob and microwave. An impressive tall and vaulted glass roof garden room offers a pleasant view to the rear with access to the terrace barbecues and has underfloor heating. Lying beyond the kitchen a utility room has a door to the side with three windows and has a stone sink, useful broom cupboard, space for a washing machine, gas boiler and a second wc. FIRST FLOOR All the principal bedrooms and bathroom radiate off a spacious landing which has a fine full-length window to the front aspect and a second staircase leads to the sixth bedroom. The main bedroom suite includes a fitted dressing room with full height wardrobes, chest of drawers and window seat. The ensuite has a shower cubicle, bath, wash basin and wc. A guest bedroom is dual aspect with fitted full height wardrobes and has an ensuite shower room with vanity wash basin, wc and houses an airing cupboard and also has a dressing room. Three further double bedrooms are found on this floor and the family bathroom comprises of a bath, shower cubicle, corner wash basin, wc, underfloor heating and toiletry cupboard. SECOND FLOOR A landing area has a window to the side and the sixth bedroom has useful under eaves cupboards and houses a second airing cupboard and hot water cylinder which serves the main ensuite. OUTSIDE The property is approached by a pea shingle driveway with brick entrance piers and enclosed picket fencing to the front boundary and two mature yew trees. A single garage lies to the left-hand side which has electric up and over door, power and light. There are double gates to the right of the house leading to the side garden. Directly behind the house a good size full width terrace provides outdoor dining space and flows to the side of the house. The garden is lawned with planted borders with mature yew, silver birch and beech tree. All the boundaries are enclosed with hedging and timber fencing. The property has the benefit of a 4,000 litre underground rainwater storage tank. Agents Note: There is a comprehensive alarm system. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Broadband Speed Test: 70 mbps download and 17 mbps upload speed available according to Ofcom Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "E" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641