2 Bed Semi Detached House  Under-Offer  Bedfordshire  Great Barford  Bedfordshire  MK44  - £215,000

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This pretty cottage has some lovely character features including: an inglenook fireplace, exposed beams, specified wattle and daub walls, detached outbuildings and sits on a reasonable plot. The lounge is cosy and inviting with the fireplace being the focal point and there is a farmhouse style kitchen comprising of freestanding units to remain and a downstairs bathroom, the staircase is accessed from the lounge and take you to the master bedroom with exposed beams and a reasonable bedroom 2. There is the added bonus of off-road parking to the front and a nice size rear garden with summerhouse and 3 original outbuildings currently being used for a utility room, hobbies room and general garden storage. The cottage is being offered for sale with no upward chain and an internal inspection comes recommended.

The accommodation briefly comprises: thatch covered entrance porch, lounge with feature fireplace, kitchen and bathroom, on the 1st floor: master bedroom and 1 further single bedroom. Externally: garden and off-road parking to the front aspect, nice size rear garden laid to lawn with a summer house and an array of usable outbuildings.

The property benefits from: well-tended thatch, gas to radiator central heating, character features, off-road parking and a good size rear garden and is located in a desirable East Beds village.

The village of Great Barford lies approximately 8.5 miles due east of the Bedford Town Centre and the village itself provides a store/post office, Chinese restaurant, bedroom furniture store, 2 public houses, recreational facilities, idyllic country and riverside walks, picturesque church and the highly regard Alban Middle School. The property is located within an excellent local authority school catchment area catering for all age groups. Note: The village was bypassed approximately 12 years ago. In the Bedford Town Centre you will find extensive shopping facilities, the main Bedford bus station, on the western fringe of the town centre, the mainline railway station is at hand serving fast and frequent commuter links to London?s Kings Cross/St Pancras, Gatwick, Brighton and the Eurostar. Excellent schooling is located in the town notably the highly respected and renowned ?Harpur Trust Schools? with further fee-paying schools available for boys and girls. There is good vehicular access to the A1(m) going north and southbound, southern bypass, the A6 to Luton and the M1.

Call Compass Residential Homes on 01234 214234 to arrange your viewing.

GROUND FLOOR ACCOMMODATION:

Thatch covered entrance porch:
Trellace work to sides, coach style outside lantern, hardwood door to lounge

Lounge: 16ft 8 x 15ft 1
Original inglenook fire place with oak beam over, exposed brickwork and quarry tiled hearth, carpeted flooring, 2 x single panelled radiators, TV, telephone and internet points, door to cupboard housing electric meter and trip switch box, single glazed window to front aspect, carpeted flooring, single glazed bi fold door to kitchen and door to staircase to 1st floor accommodation.

Kitchen: 10ft1 6 x 5ft 3
Farmhouse style made up of various freestanding units and dressers to remain, single drainer ceramic sink with mixer tap, space for freestanding electric cooker, single glazed window to front aspect, hardwood flooring, opening to inner lobby giving access to storage cupboard housing fridge freezer, and doors to bathroom and side door to rear garden.

Bathroom: 6ft 4 x 5ft 3
3-piece white suite comprising, Triton electric shower over bath, pedestal sink with separate taps, low level WC, tiled splashbacks, hardwood flooring, 1 x chrome ladder style radiator, frosted single glazed window to side aspect and wall mounted electric blow heater.

1ST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION:

Landing Area:
1 x single panelled radiator, exposed beams, smoke detector to ceiling, doors to bedrooms 1 and 2 and door to low level storage cupboard.

Bedroom 1: 15ft 0 x 9ft 5
1 x single panelled radiator, single glazed window to front aspect, exposed beams and stripped floor boards.

Bedroom 2: 11ft 3 x 5ft 3
1 x single panelled radiator, 2 x single glazed windows to front and side aspects, stripped floor boards and wall mounted Valliant gas boiler serving central heating and hot water requirements.

EXTERNALLY:

Front:
Lawned frontage, gravel driveway with off road parking for 1 x car, gated side access to rear garden, brick wall to front boundary, shrub and bush borders and wall mounted gas meter cupboard.

Rear:
Good size lawn area, bush and shrub borders with trellace work, summer house, enclosed by 6ft closed board timber fencing, Gate to rear affording right of way access over the rear of the property for adjoining cottage.
1 x large original outbuilding divided into 3 units currently being utilised as a wash/utility room with plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher. Door to hobbies / storage room and garden storage barn.

WASH ROOM 10FT 6 X 6FT 11
HOBBIES ROOM 10FT 6 X 9FT 11
STORAGE BARN 10FT 6 X 10FT 6

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PLEASE NOTE: NONE OF THE SYSTEMS & APPLIANCES IN THIS PROPERTY HAVE BEEN TESTED.
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