- Substantial five bedroom home
- Gorgeous plot of 0.58 acres (sts)
- Additional one bedroom annex bungalow and studio barn
- Three reception rooms
- Lots of potential to extend (stpp)
- Ideal for multi-generational living or operating a small business
- Countryside views
- No near neighbours
- No upward chain
- Viewing advised.
'The Woodlands' is a highly individual late Victorian family home occupying a private and secluded position within the Wood End hamlet on the outskirts of Marston and having the benefitting of being surrounded by countryside to all aspects. This home comes to the market for the first time in a generation and is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to be well-detached from neighbours, the Woodlands stands completely on its own on a plot of approximately 0.58 acres (sts). The property also has the added benefit of a self-contained Annex plus an additional Barn which a currently rented out separately and can continue to do so from an investment perspective or ideal as a guest/teenager suite and/or a dependent relative making it ideal for multi-generational living. The main house is of an attractive double-fronted design and was built in late 1800's. There are lots of character features such as picture railing and dado railing, open fireplaces and sash windows along with high ceilings allowing lots of natural light coming through the property. There is a very spacious entrance hall, there are lounge and dining rooms both with bay windows and feature fireplaces. There is breakfast room which could be incorporated into part of the kitchen to create an fantastic open plan entertaining space, boot room and utility room with WC. The kitchen features a pantry/larder and used to be part of the servants quarters with stairs leading up to one of the bedrooms. On the first floor there is a spacious landing and bedrooms with four being doubles and a fifth single bedroom/cot room/ study. There is also a bathroom with separate WC. There is further scope to extend the property into the loft having a very high pitched roof (stpp) plus further scope to extend to the rear and side also. The Barn features an open-plan living/kitchen area with shower room and mezzanine bedroom. The Bungalow annex features a spacious open plan living/kitchen/dining area plus separate bedroom and en-suite. The gardens surround the whole property with ample parking for both the main house and annexes again ideal if you were looking to operate a business from home too. The rear gardens have splendid views over countryside to the rear and there is a large open barn to the side which could easily be turned into a gym/games room too. The property comes to the market with no upward chain.
Wood end is a hamlet which is situated close to the village of Marston and sits between there, lower shelton and Cranfield. On the outskirts of the village sits the Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park in the heart of the Forest of Marston Vale. There is a post office, Co-op store, Ingle and Caves Family Butchers, one public house (The Bell), fish & chip shop, doctor's surgery, an Indian restaurant and two Lower schools, across the main village and the adjoining hamlets of Upper Shelton, Lower Shelton and Wood End along with a small local art gallery/dealer: New Urban Art.