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Manor Gardens, Westoning, Bedfordshire, MK45

£1,650,000

Sold-STC

6 Beds 5 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: WOB230151

PROPERTY FEATURES

  • APPROX 3.5 ACRES
  • PARKLAND SETTING
  • ABOUT 3464 SQ FT OF ACCOMMODATION
  • TRIPLE GARAGE
  • BARN WITH KITCHEN PLUS A STABLE BLOCK
  • SIX BEDROOMS (THREE ENSUITE)
  • FIVE RECEPTION ROOMS
  • KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
  • UTILITY ROOM
  • GROUND FLOOR SHOWER ROOM

THE PROPERTY

AN IMPRESSIVE MODERN DETACHED HOUSE IN A PROTECTED PARKLAND SETTING WITH SUPERB GARDENS AND GROUNDS OF 3.5 ACRES OFFERING GREAT PRIVACY AND EXCELLENT COMMUTER LINKS. Offered for sale with the benefit of no chain, the sale of Chantry House offers an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a substantial home set in a private location on the edge of the village. The grounds of 3.5 acres are a delight and include superb formal gardens set around terracing for entertaining and a water feature with lawns interspersed with particularly fine mature trees. An additional and immaculately kept parkland paddock is ideal for family recreation or for the pony/horse enthusiast having a range of quality stables. There is an additional double garage with a kitchen and WC which provides excellent storage for garden tractors and machinery. For the owner's principal vehicles, set to the front of Chantry House is a detached triple garage. The house offers comfortable accommodation with three living rooms and a superb garden room which takes full advantage of its position overlooking the terrace and is ideal for relaxing and entertaining. The owners have also future proofed the house, having a shower room and utility kitchen area to be able to offer a quality independent annexe. There are five/six bedrooms with main and guest ensuites and a family bathroom arranged over the first and second floors. Further features include air conditioning to principal rooms. A viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the quality location and lifestyle opportunity on offer at Chantry House. GROUND FLOOR The property is entered through a part-glazed front door to a spacious entrance hall where a staircase rises to the first floor with cupboard underneath. It has Amtico flooring and a door to a cloakroom fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC and wash basin, it has tiled flooring, half tiled walls and a window to the rear. The sitting room is a delightful dual aspect room with two windows to the side and glazed double doors which open to the conservatory. It has a feature fireplace in white marble with a gas fire, there is also an air conditioning unit. The conservatory is double-glazed and set on a brick base together with a tiled floor, double doors open to the terrace. The dining room has two windows to the front and a feature fireplace with timber surround with a marble inner. The study has a window to the front and Amtico flooring. The kitchen is fully fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards plus an ''island' with additional cupboards and drawers. There is a 1½ bowl stainless steel sink set into the granite work surfaces. Built-in appliances include Aga, Bosch electric oven, AEG microwave, fridge/ freezer, dishwasher and a second fridge. It has tiled flooring and half tiled walls, there is an opening to a rear hall with further storage cupboards and a half-glazed door opens to the family room. The utility room is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards plus a ceramic sink set in a granite work surface. There is a wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler which serves radiator central heating and domestic hot water. It has a tiled floor, plumbing for washing machine, half tiled walls and a door opens to outside. The family room is an impressive light and airy room. It is double-glazed, set on a brick base with views and doors to the paved terrace. It has a high ceiling with exposed timbers and a door to the ground floor shower room. The shower room is fitted with a range of cupboards plus a 1½ bowl sink. There is a separate shower cubicle and a door to outside. It has a tiled floor and windows to the side. FIRST FLOOR The landing has a cupboard housing an insulated hot water tank and a staircase rises to the second floor, there is a window to the front. Bedroom one has two windows to the rear, an air conditioning unit and is fitted with a range of wardrobes, cupboards and dressing table. There is a walk-in dressing area fitted with additional wardrobes. A door leads to the ensuite bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash basin with cupboard underneath and a low level WC. There is a window to the side, tiled flooring and tiled walls. Bedroom two has two windows to the front plus a dressing room. It has an ensuite bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, wash basin with cupboard underneath and a low level WC. It has two windows to the side and three-quarter tiled walls. Bedroom three has two windows to the front and is fitted with a range on wardrobes and drawers plus a white wash basin set into a vanity unit. Bedroom four is currently used as a dressing room and has two windows to the rear and fitted wardrobes. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite of panelled bath, shower cubicle, wash basin with cupboard underneath and a low level WC. It has a window to the rear plus tiled walls and floor. SECOND FLOOR The second-floor landing is dual aspect with windows to the front and rear. There is eaves cupboard access to the roof space and an airing cupboard. Bedroom five has a window to the front, a built-in double wardrobe and an air conditioning unit. It has an ensuite bathroom with a white suite comprising bath with shower over, a wash basin and low level WC, it has tiled flooring, half tiled walls and a window to the rear. Bedroom six/playroom is dual aspect with windows to the front and rear. OUTSIDE The front garden is mainly block paved with parking and turning space for numerous cars. There is an area of lawn with laurel hedging to the boundary, it is stocked with a variety of mature flower beds and borders. Double wrought-iron gates allow vehicular access to the rear. There is a triple garage, all have electric doors and storage space in the loft and they are all connected with power and light. There is an area of side garden mainly block paved which is stocked with superb specimen trees and a delightful fountain. Immediately to the rear of the property is a large paved terrace which is ideal for entertaining - this has mature and well-stocked raised flower beds. There is a timber barn with two sets of double doors, in the barn is a Hayter lawn mower which will be included in the sale of the property. At the rear of the barn is a cloakroom fitted with a white low level WC and wash basin. Also at the rear of the barn is a kitchen fitted with floor and wall mounted cupboards plus a 1½ bowl single drainer sink unit together with work surfaces with tiled splash areas. There is a double oven, a hob and tiled flooring. The remainder of the formal rear garden is mainly lawn and stocked with a variety of established shrubs and trees together with a greenhouse and a shed. A five-bar gate leads to a large lawned area which is enclosed with post and rail fencing. This area extends to approximately 2 acres and is stocked with a variety of specimen trees including oak, fir, maple and sequoia. Within this area is a stable block comprising two stables, a hay store and a tack room. LOCATION The village of Westoning boasts a pub and restaurant, butchers, convenience store with Post Office and parish church along with tennis club and Lower School. Pupils progress to Arnold Academy Middle School in Barton-le-Clay and Harlington Upper School. The village is also on a coach route for accessing the renowned Harpur Trust private schools In Bedford. Nearby villages of Flitwick and Toddington, along with the town of Ampthill provide a wider selection of shopping and leisure facilities. For the rail commuter the nearby villages of Harlington and Flitwick both have stations with Thameslink service to London St Pancras International (within 45 minutes) and onto the City, Gatwick Airport and Brighton. Junction 12 of the M1 is within 2 miles, with air travel available from Luton Airport, accessible within a 20 minute drive. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage, electricity and gas are connected. The central heating is gas fired to radiators. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "G" Tenure: Freehold. EPC Rating: "C" Viewing: Strictly by appointment through the sole agents Jackson-Stops. 1 Market Place, Woburn, MK17 9PZ. Tel - 01525 290 641