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High Street, Tingrith, Bedfordshire, MK17

Guide price £975,000

4 Beds 2 Baths 2 Receptions

REF: WOB220185




AN ESTABLISHED DETACHED HOUSE ENJOYING A SECLUDED POSITION AND SET IN MATURE PRIVATE GROUNDS OF ABOUT HALF AN ACRE WITH OPEN VIEWS TO THE REAR. Willow Tree Cottage is a substantial detached house benefitting from a tucked away location behind an electric gate and a walled front garden. The original cottage was extended in 1982 and now provides a spacious family home set in delightful gardens backing on to paddocks. The property enjoys many attractive features which include an impressive fireplace in the siting room, a large balcony off the main bedroom and a light and airy family room overlooking the rear garden. The property comes on to the market presented to a high standard throughout. GROUND FLOOR The property is entered through a double glazed front door leading to a spacious entrance hall with a tiled floor and staircase rising to the first floor. The good-sized cloakroom is fitted with a white suite comprising low level WC and a wash basin with cupboard underneath. This has a tiled floor and a window to the front. The sitting room is an attractive, dual aspect room with windows to the front and rear and an impressive inglenook style open fireplace housing a log burning stove, there are exposed ceiling timbers. The kitchen/breakfast room is fully fitted with a range of Oak floor and wall mounted cupboards plus a 1½ bowl, single drainer sink unit set into the ample granite work surfaces. Built in appliances include a ''Rangemaster' oven and a dishwasher. There is a window to the side and electric underfloor heating. An door leads to the family room which is extremely light and airy, it overlooks the rear garden and paddocks beyond. There is a sliding door plus casement doors that open to the gardens. Three arches lead to a dining area with feature ceiling beams and views over the gardens. The utility room is fully fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and houses a concealed oil-fired central heating boiler. There is a single bowl, single drainer sink, work surfaces, tiled flooring and a door to outside. Built in appliances include a washing machine and tumble dryer. FIRST FLOOR The landing has two windows to the front and the airing cupboard which houses an insulated hot water tank. There is access to the insulated roof space via a pull down ladder. Bedroom one is also very light with window to the side and double doors opening to a substantial balcony enjoying views over the gardens and the adjoining paddocks, this balcony is east facing so enjoys the morning sun. There are a range of fitted wardrobes plus a window to the side. An arch leads to a dressing area with further wardrobes. The ensuite bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising bath, separate shower cubicle, twin wash basins and a WC. There are two windows to the front, a shelved recess and a tiled floor with electric underfloor heating. Bedroom two has two windows to the rear, a fitted triple wardrobe and a chest of drawers. Bedroom three is currently used as an office has a window to the front. Bedroom four has a window to the rear and a built in wardrobe. The family bathroom is fitted with a white suite comprising panelled bath with a shower over, wash basin and a WC. It has a window to the front, fully tiled walls and a tiled floor. OUTSIDE The plot in total extends to approximately half an acre. The property is entered through an electric gate to a walled front garden. A gravel driveway provides parking and turning space for numerous vehicles. This leads to a double width garage connected with light and power and has fitted shelving and cupboards plus loft storage space. Immediately to the rear of the house is a large block paved terrace which is ideal for entertaining. The rear garden is extremely private, the majority is enclosed by recently erected timber fencing. It is mainly lawned and stocked with a variety of specimen trees. There are also two outbuildings providing excellent storage, one is fitted with a range of kitchen cupboards and has double glazed windows. The other has double doors so capable of housing a sit-on lawn mower. LOCATION Tingrith is a sought after small village set on the edge of the Duke of Bedford's Woburn Estate. Local shopping facilities are available in Toddington with more extensive shopping and leisure facilities available in Milton Keynes. Woburn is a short drive away providing an excellent range of restaurants and antique shops, equally accessible is the Woburn Golf Club, which provides three championship courses. Schooling is provided in Toddington, which has a primary and middle school with subsequent progression into Harlington Upper School. The well respected Harpur Trust schools are based in Bedford providing private schooling facilities and there is a daily bus service from Ampthill. The village is well positioned for access onto the M1 motorway at junction 12 and there are railway stations at Flitwick and Harlington providing a service to St. Pancras and the City within 40 minutes. European air travel is available from Luton with Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted all within easy travelling distance from the property. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains water, drainage and electricity are connected. There are 14 solar panels that were installed in 2012 and provide an income on a Feed-In Tariff. Local Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council. Tel: 0300 300 8000 Outgoings: Council Tax Band "E" 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