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Court Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43


4 Bedroom Detached House for sale in Bedfordshire

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  • An 17th Century detached cottage listed GII
  • Planning is situ to convert & extend existing Hay-Barn
  • Traditional period features throughout to include open fireplaces
  • Three formal & versatile reception rooms & a separate fitted kitchen
  • Four first floor bedrooms & a sizeable bathroom with roll-top bath
  • 1/3 of an acre plot with lawned Westerly facing garden extending to over 100 ft
  • Driveway parking for numerous vehicles
  • Established and quiet village situation close to local amenities/schooling & major transport links

Grade II listed and dating back to the early 17th Century is a four bedroom detached cottage sitting within an enviable 1/3 acre plot, a quiet and established village situation and the attractive proposition of planning in situ to further increase the foot-print of the home. 'Burntwood House' has been tastefully modernised over more recent times and retains some original period features which include exposed wall and ceiling timbers, open-fireplaces, wattle and daub walls and ledged/brace latched doors throughout. There are well tended lawned gardens in excess of 100 ft which offer a westerly facing orientation and ample, secure off road parking for numerous vehicles.The exterior of the home has an attractive cream rendered brick which sits under a traditonal clay tiled roof, with exposed wall timbers. To one side is a hard-standing driveway which provides parking for two, to the other side is a five bar gate leading on a to a further hard-standing and parking for further vehicles off road.Internally the home presents well throughout, with period features being retained working alongside modern conveniences. To the ground floor there is a traditional cottage style kitchen with staircase rising to the first floor and a door leading in to what is currently being used as a hobby room. This area could have a number of versatile uses and would work well as a home office/study. Furthermore, there is a separate dining room featuring a fireplace with inset grate and window seating within the bay window facing to the side aspect. This room inter-links with the formal living room which also has a feature fireplace which houses a modern double fronted cast iron wood-burning stove.The first floor landing has stripped floor-boards and provides access to all four bedrooms on this level. The master bedroom has a dressing area and fitted wardrobes with windows facing to the front aspect of the home. There is also a sizeable bathroom with a traditional roll-top bath and fitted suite, as a well as a useful fitted storage cupboard. The attractive an well tended Westerly facing gardens to the rear and side of the home are predominately laid to lawn and have an extensive variety of planted borders and mature shrubs/trees throughout. The lawns extend to over 100 ft in length and lead up to a small wooded area to the far end. There is a feather-boarded hay barn which is currently being used for storage purposes and has been granted planning permissions to convert and extend beyond its current footprint. These exciting plans will include an additional bedroom above to the first floor level with vaulted ceiling and below, an open-plan arrangement of family living accommodation and kitchen with doors opening on to the gardens. For further information and more detailed plans please speak to a member of staff in our Ampthill office. The village of Cranfield is located between the major towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, both of which are approximately a 20-minute drive from the property and have direct links into London St Pancras from Bedford taking approximately 40 minutes and from the Milton Keynes platform direct into Euston taking as little as 35 minutes, J13, M1 is approximately 15 minutes away. The village itself offers local amenities to include two convenience stores, post office, coffee shop, several eateries, lower and middle schools, Kimberley College catchment, and various footpaths and bridleways which are within a short distance from the property.

Property Ref: 837204_AMP210250


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