Warden Road, Ickwell, Biggleswade
Guide Price £900,000

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  • Porch
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  • Dining Room Fireplace
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  • Detached cottage dating back to the 1700's
  • Six bedrooms
  • Four bathrooms
  • Gated driveway leading to double garage offering an opportunity to convert to additional accommodation
  • Countryside views
  • Solid oak porch / conservatory
  • Inglenook fireplace and exposed beams
  • Bespoke fitted kitchen with aga and integrated appliances
  • Sought after Central Bedfordshire village of Ickwell
  • Convenient commute to the city via nearby Biggleswade train station in to Kings Cross

Cherry Cottage is a fine example of character residence set amongst undulating countryside within the highly sought after village of Ickwell and just a short walk from it's idyllic green. The original cottage is believed to date back to 1750 with latter additions in the late 1990's and early 2000's to create a fantastic country residence ideal for the family with the opportunity for a self-contained annex should someone require. The property has been lovingly updated and improved by the current owners to offer a perfect blend of 'old meets new' with an abundance of character features such as exposed timbers, original flooring and latch doors expertly combined with modern day fittings such as luxuriously appointed bathrooms and underfloor heating to most rooms of the extension part. There is lots of flexibility with this property and the property features three staircases which offers a large family to have their own space and independence if required. The property is approached by an electronic operating gate opening on to a private driveway shared with a neighbour that leads to an extensive gravel drive providing access to the double garage situated at the rear. Entering from the original cottage you are greeted with a lovely formal dining room with original stone block floor and inglenook style fireplace, this leads through to the fitted farmhouse style kitchen featuring an AGA cooker with enough space for a breakfast area. The kitchen also has the stairs leading up to two of the bedrooms, the larger one featuring an almost walk-in wardrobe area, there are plentiful original timbers and a vaulted style ceiling. There is an inner lobby that connects the original cottage and the extension, this provides an excellent storage area for shoes and coats and features reclaimed stone work which mimics the original cottage. There is a stylish shower room with glass cubicle with tiled floor and underfloor heating. The inner hall also flows through to the Conservatory/Orangery, this is of solid oak construction and features a vaulted ceiling allowing lots of natural light to flow through the property which also enjoys views across the private garden. The main sitting room is 28'6 which features an open multi fuel fire, oak flooring and has two staircases which serve the master bedroom and two further first floor bedrooms and shower room. Off the lounge, there is a further study/snug which could be used as a downstairs bedroom as it has a WC off of it which could be turned into an en-suite for dependent relative. The master bedroom features a vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers which is in-keeping with the original cottage and this has a lovely en-suite with Jacuzzi bath finished to a high specification with underfloor heating. The other two bedrooms are doubles which share a further shower room again with underfloor heating. Outside there are well tended to gardens which are principally lawned and edged with attractive picket fencing and reclaimed sleepers. There are a couple of mature trees interspersed throughout the garden area. There is also a large patio area ideal for outdoor entertaining. The cottage comes to the market with no upward chain and a viewing is essential to fully appreciate what this deceptively spacious home has to offer. Ickwell is a picturesque village situated within a Conservation area with the focal point for the village being the green where there is a cricket pitch and pavilion. The village is also famous for it's maypole which there is a fantastic event held of the 'Mayday' bank holiday. There are beautiful countryside walks and various events all summer long at the nearby Shuttleworth House. The village is ideally situated for the neighbouring towns of Biggleswade and Sandy which offer a range of shopping and leisure facilities. For the commuter Sandy and Biggleswade train stations are approximately 2.5 miles away provide an easy link into Kings Cross. The County town of Bedford is approximately 8.7 miles away which offers a host of Private schooling through the well renowned Harpur Trust. Disclaimer: Please not we do not test any fixtures, fittings, apparatus or services. Any interested parties should undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements provided are approximate and photos are provided for guidance only. Potential buyers are advised to re-check the measurements before committing to any expense. Potential buyers are advised to check and confirm the EPC and council tax before committing to any expense. Floorplans are for illustration purposes only. Cooper Wallace do not verify the legal title of the property and the potential buyers should obtain verification from their solicitors committing to any expense.

Dining Room
14' 10'' x 13' 11'' into fireplace (4.52m x 4.24m)
Entrance via wood opaque door to dining room, glazed leaded light window to front and rear, inglenook style fireplace, original stone floor, storage cupboard, recess spotlighting and latch doors leading to

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
14' 8'' x 11' 4'' (4.47m x 3.45m)
Range of hand crafted base and eye level units with contrasting black granite work surfaces over, single bowl butler style sink unit with brass mixer taps, intergated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and space and plumbing for washing machine. Fitted AGA cooker with two plate hob and extraction chimney, AGA has two main ovens plus hot plate drawers, spotlighting, orignal stone floor, recess exposed brick fireplace ideal for ornamental purposes, exposed beams, glazed window to side, AEG four plate electric hob, latch door leading to first floor accommodation of the cottage.

Inner hall
Latch doors to Orangery and shower room, reclaimed stone floor, fitted oak storage units, exposed timbers, wall mounted radiator.

Shower Room
7' 0'' x 6' 0'' (2.13m x 1.83m)
Frosted windows to side and front, shower cubicle, low level WC, vanity sink unit with storage beneath, towel rail, extractor fan, spotlights, underfloor heating, reclaimed flooring.

Porch
12' 0'' x 11' 0'' (3.65m x 3.35m)
Of solid oak construction with fill height double glazed sealed unit windows overlooking the rear garden and patio area, vaulted ceiling allowing lots of natural light, solid oak door to rear garden, fitted blinds, underfloor heating, reclaimed stone flooring, steps and opening leading to

Sitting Room
28' 6'' x 13' 9'' (8.68m x 4.19m)
Double glazed French door to garden, wooden opaque door to front, double glazed window to front, three wall mounted radiators, solid oak flooring, smoke detector, spotlights, feature oepn fireplace with marble hearth and wood mantlepiece over, storage cupboards one of which houses the consumer unit, two staircases serving Bedroom 1,2 and 3, steps down to

Snug/Study
13' 8'' x 10' 7'' (4.16m x 3.22m)
French doors to rear garden, oak floor, spotlighting, underfloor heating.

Cloakroom/Laundry Room
12' 6'' x 6' 10'' (3.81m x 2.08m)
Double glazed windows to front and side, underfloor heating, tiled floor, low level WC, bidet, vanity sink unit.

First Floor

Master bedroom
13' 9'' x 11' 3'' (4.19m x 3.43m)
Accessed via stairs from sitting room, vauled ceiling with exposed beams, double glazed window to rear, radiator, access to loft space, smoke detector

En-suite
10' 8'' x 6' 8'' (3.25m x 2.03m)
Featuring a Jacuzzi panel enclosed bath with large shower head over, bidet, low level WC, vanity sink unit, marble flooring and up to dado height, under floor heating, obscure window to side.

Bedroom Four
10' 2'' x 10' 0'' (3.10m x 3.05m)
Accessed via other staircase from lounge which also serves bedroom three and shower room. There is a landing area which serves all the rooms. Velux style window to side, radiator, oak flooring, wardrobe space in eaves, radiator.

Bedroom Three
10' 2'' x 10' 0'' (3.10m x 3.05m)
Double glazed window to front, radiator, oak floor, access to loft space, spotlights, wadrobes space provided in eaves.

Bedroom Two
14' 5'' x 11' 7'' into window recess (4.39m x 3.53m)
Accessed via stairs from kitchen leading to a landing area which serves bedroom four and five in original part of cottage. Bedroom four features a window to rear aspect, radiator, exposed timbers, with opening leading through to a large wardrobe area.

Bedroom Five
11' 0'' x 6' 3'' (3.35m x 1.90m)
Glazed window to side, radiator, exposed beams.

Outside
Front is retained with picket fencing, laid to lawn which extends around right had side of property. To the left hand side there are remote controlled opening gates leading through to the driveway.

Rear Garden
There is a continuation of the shared gravel drive that leads to the double garage situated to rear of the property. The rear garden is principally lawned with stocked flower beds plus a few established trees, there is a large mono block patio ideal for entertaining. The garden also is retained with picket fencing and edged with reclaimed sleepers.

Double Garage
18' 2'' x 17' 8'' (5.53m x 5.38m)
Twin opening wooden doors with power and light. Garage is of timber framed construction with black painted featherboards under a peg tiled roof, there is also loft storage space above the garage. The oil tank is situated to the rear of the garage. NB - Please note that the next door neighbour has a right of way and shares a driveway with this property.


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Warden Road Ickwell
Biggleswade SG18 9EL
County: Bedfordshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: CW01263
Last Updated: Tuesday, 21 May 2024 14:03

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