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PROPERTY FEATURES

  • SUCCESSFULLY SOLD BY JACKSON STOPS ***

THE PROPERTY

*** SUCCESSFULLY SOLD BY JACKSON STOPS *** SET IN ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT AFTER AND CAREFULLY PRESERVED VILLAGES BORDERING THE WOBURN ESTATE, A PERIOD FARMHOUSE WITH APPROXIMATELY 17 ACRES OF GARDEN, PADDOCKS AND WOODLAND. The launch of Granham House to the market offers purchasers an increasingly rare opportunity to acquire an unlisted period farmhouse with delightful grounds and acreage in a truly unspoilt location. Set in the highly desirable village of Eversholt bordering the Duke of Bedford's Woburn estate, the village has been carefully preserved and has an Ofsted ''outstanding' lower school, picturesque cricket pitch, open air swimming pool, Millennium Garden Pond, vibrant church community and gastro pub owned by Candice Brown, winner of The Great British Bake Off, not forgetting fine walks in every direction across rolling countryside. Granham House has been well cared for and being unlisted offers excellent scope to enhance, extend and remodel to create a superb home for modern family life. The property is approached via a private driveway and leads to the farmhouse and principal garden with views beyond to the paddocks and woodland. Leading from the formal garden some 7 acres of paddock are ideal for horses/ponies and livestock and those that enjoy rural hobbies. Lying beyond these there are 10 acres of woodland initially planted in 1989 with beech, ash, crab apple, whitethorn and cherry with a further 1,000 oak trees planted in 1995, all of which is affectionately known as ''Basils Wood'. A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the location, views and lifestyle opportunity that is on offer at Granham House. ACCOMMODATION From the central entrance door, a hall area opens to the sitting and dining room. Stairs rise to the first floor and a door leads to a cloakroom which has a cupboard and a good size understairs recess. To the right, the sitting room has an open fireplace and two windows to the front aspect. Both the study and conservatory lead off the sitting room, with the study having a fireplace and exposed beams. It has a bay window and door to the garden. The good size heated conservatory has pleasant views over the garden and has a pitched, tiled roof with tall ceiling height. Lying to the left of the hall, a beamed partition flows to the dining room which features further beams, exposed brickwork and a window to the front. This room leads to the kitchen which comprises of a range of base and wall units with inset sink, gas cooker point, plumbing for washing machine, oil fired boiler serving the central heating and full length built in cupboards and has a window facing to the front. A rear lobby has a door to the garden and cellar which offers space for storage, wine etc. FIRST FLOOR All the bedrooms and family bathroom radiate off the landing which has a separate cloakroom wc, a good size walk in cupboard and windows to the rear aspect. The main bedroom takes advantage of open views over the garden, paddocks and woodland in the distance and has a vaulted ceiling, bay window and a pedestal wash basin. Bedroom two also features exposed beamwork with two windows to the front. This also has a pedestal wash basin. This bedroom have been used to provide a fourth bedroom in the past. The third bedroom also has exposed beams and a window to the front. Finally, the bathroom has a suite of bath with shower over, corner wash hand basin, wc and an airing cupboard housing the hot water tank. OUTSIDE Granham House has two vehicular entrances from Higher Rads End and a pedestrian entrance. The driveways provide ample parking for 8-10 cars and lead to a single garage which has a roller door, power, light, tap and window and door. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with mature shaped borders and two ponds interspersed with a good number and variety of mature trees all around the gardens. There are two greenhouses and three large timber sheds, one being the garden tractor shed with ample space for tools and machinery. PADDOCKS Beyond the garden lies the grassed paddocks for pony/horses or for use for other country hobbies which have fenced boundaries. WOODLAND The woodland extends to some 10 acres and has been established since 1989 with further planting in 1995. The wood comprises varieties of trees with over 1,000 oak, beech, cherry, ash, crab apple and whitethorn. Agents note: There is a public footpath through part of the wood. LOCATION Eversholt is a village of many "Ends" lying in pretty wooded countryside just outside Woburn Abbey's parkland. The focal points are the village green with church, village hall, cricket ground and swimming pool. The Green Man public house is run by Candice Brown, winner of the Great British Bake Off. The lower school has an excellent reputation and an "Outstanding" OFSTED rating. The village is within easy reach of Milton Keynes, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Dunstable and Bedford. Trains to London (St. Pancras International) are available within 40 minutes at Flitwick and Harlington or Milton Keynes/Leighton Buzzard to Euston within 45 minutes. The nearby Georgian village of Woburn has an excellent range of restaurants and independent shops as well as The Safari Park, historical Abbey and gardens and Championship golf club. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity. Oil fired central heating. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Broadband Speed Test: 1000 mbps download and 1000 mbps upload speed according to www.speedtest.net Outgoings: Council Tax Band "F" 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