High Street, Turvey, Bedford

4 beds | 2 baths | 2 receptions | Offers over £450,000


A delightful three-bedroom stone built property having a private gravel driveway offering off-road car parking for at least three vehicles. There are enclosed lawned gardens with an extensive area of patio nearest the house which comprehensively benefits from a one bedroom self-contained annex.
In addition to the annex the accommodation in the main house comprises of: Hallway, Snug, Sitting room and Kitchen /Dining room. On the first floor there are three bedrooms including a Master bedroom with en suite shower room and a family bathroom.
Outside the gardens in the agents opinion are of a good size and are enclosed and laid to lawn.

Ground Floor
Hallway
Quarry tiled flooring. Door to snug. Stairs to 1st floor landing. Ceiling light.
Sitting room
Quarry tiled flooring. Exposed original brick fireplace with original full height cupboards either side and original wooden panel screen. Stovax Huntingdon multi fuel burner with steel chimney liner. Secondary glazed window with window seat looking in a westwardly direction. Connection to BT superfast plus broadband with Halo and BT telephone line. TV connection to an external satellite dish (currently unused)


Kitchen dining room.
The kitchen/dining room forms part of a two story extension and has double glazed sealed unit windows to the west and south elevations with views over the rear gardens. The kitchen has been refitted with a range of base and eyelevel cream units with granite worksurfaces and granite upstands with an inset "Franke" Astracast sink. Integrated "Blomberg" dishwasher and "Daewoo" American style fridge-freezer with full height pull out cupboards either side. Further range of wall and base units with under cupboard lighting. Replica slate tiling and underfloor-heating. Connections for both gas and electric cooker. Chimney hood with extractor fan and light. Glass splashback. Stable door to the patio. The utility/pantry has plumbing for a washing machine and houses the valiant gas fired boiler. Floor to ceiling shelves down one side. Matrix alarm system controls.
Snug/Dining room/Study
The snug is a room immersed in character with an open fireplace built in local stone with "Stovax" multifuel burner and steel chimney liner. Limestone tiled floor and three fitted cupboards which are original. The windows to the North and east are secondary glazed with window seats. Door leading to
Cloakroom
comprises a low flush WC with wall mounted wash hand basin encased in a vanity unit with cupboards under. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Tiled flooring.

First Floor
First floor landing
Double width fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving. Window with secondary glazing offering views towards the enchanting Turvey Abbey.
The Master bedroom is a double bedroom and has a high pitched ceiling and is entered by a wooden latch door. There are deep silled windows which are double glazed and look towards the South and West elevation. Views over the garden. Radiator. Wall lights. Space for freestanding bedroom furniture. Wooden latch door to:
Ensuite shower room.
The ensuite comprises of a low-level WC, wall mounted wash hand basin with mixer tap set in vanity units with cupboards under and "Ideal" walk-in shower with sliding door.. Heated towel rail. Tiled floors and walls. Sealed unit double glazed window to rear elevation. Extractor fan. Ceiling lights.
Bedroom two is also a double bedroom with a cast iron fireplace, ceiling light and window to the eastern elevation being secondary glazed.
Bedroom three is a good size single bedroom with a spacious walk-in wardrobe with hanging rail and floor to ceiling fitted shelving.. Deep silled window to western elevation with secondary double glazing. Wall mounted radiator. Ceiling light. Loft access with retractable ladder.
The bathroom has been re-fitted with a three-piece white suite providing a low-level WC. Granite counter top with wash hand basin with mixer tap encased in vanity unit. Panelled bath with a wall mounted "Ideal" shower unit. Tiled splash backs and "Travertine" limestone floor tiling. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Built-in cupboards. Heated towel rail. Deep silled window to front elevation with secondary double glazing.

Annex
The Annex is also stone built and has a window to the front aspect with secondary double glazing. There is also a window with secondary double glazing to the side elevation. Exposed wooden beams.
A Galleried mezzanine first floor provides a double bedroom accessed by an open plan oak staircase and bannisters which rise from the ground floor. Vaulted ceiling with exposed ceiling beams and trusses. Space for chests and a hanging area,
The ground floor offers a sitting area, dining area and kitchen facility with a shower room and WC. Brick flooring and underfloor heating.
The sitting area has a high south facing window with secondary glazing.
The dining area has an east facing secondary glazed window with oak ledge and cupboard under.
The kitchen area has been fitted with a good range of granite work surfaces and has oak storage cupboards under. There is a single sink unit with "Insinkerator" instant hot and cold water tap. There are cupboards fitted into the very thick walls housing controls and providing shelving. High ceiling. Ceiling light. Window to the rear elevation with secondary double glazing. Smoke alarm.
The shower room has an electric shower within a shower cubicle with sliding glazed doors. There is an integrated WC and a wash basin within a vanity unit. Electric towel rail. Extractor fan.
The original beams and roof structure include an original "A" frame which is of historic interest. A new fully insulated roof structure has been built above this and is covered in slate.
Please note this Annex has previously been rented out as a self-contained one bedroom property. Please discuss with the agents for further information on rental amounts. This self-contained building could also be perfect for someone looking to work from home or ideally would suit a teenager or au pair.

Outside
The front door and kitchen door have traditional style porches. The fence enclosed garden is mainly laid to lawn with several fruit trees, rose bushes, magnolias and other established plants. There is a patio area with natural stone slabs. There is a separated gravel area for off street parking for several cars. The wooden summer house (12 x 12) can be used as a home office, entertainment place or for storage.

Location
Turvey is a village on the A428 and on the River Great Ouse in Bedfordshire, 6 miles west of Bedford. It is on the border with Buckinghamshire and close to the border with Northamptonshire. It is 15 miles from Northampton and Milton Keynes. There are two shops, two bistro public houses and a primary school. There are playing fields for cricket and football, two tennis courts and a well equipped children's play area.
Turvey is within the catchment area for Sharnbrook upper school and is 7 miles from the Harpur Trust independent prep and secondary schools in Bedford. There is a parish church and a Benedictine Roman Catholic abbey. There are numerous active clubs and societies.

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