- Period Detached Property
- Six Bedrooms, Three With En-Suites
- Three Reception Rooms
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Grade II Listed
- Gas To Radiator Heating
- Separate Intruder Alarm For Main House, Annexe And Garage
- Self-Contained Two Bedroom Annexe
- Detached garage accessed via electric up and over door, with workshop and first floor office which can be converted into further living space subject to planning
A substantial Grade II listed six bedroom double fronted, detached home with two bedroom annexe situated in the heart of the ever popular village of Wilstead. The Manor House, previously known as The Old Manor House provides very flexible, spacious accommodation over two floors which has three separate reception rooms together with a fitted kitchen/breakfast room and cloakroom. On the first floor are six double bedrooms, three of which have an en-suite. There is also a family bathroom and separate cloakroom. The annexe is fully self-contained, having a large open plan sitting/dining room and fitted kitchen, with the first floor having two bedrooms and a family bathroom. The gardens are fully enclosed.
The Manor House comprises of an entrance via a canopied porch area through a solid timber entrance door to the entrance hall which has exposed parquet flooring that continues throughout much of the ground floor. A staircase leads to the first floor with cupboard under and doors which open into all rooms, as well as a window to the front. A cloakroom. On the left hand side is the elegant family room, a spacious dual aspect room with exposed beams and timbers and a window to the rear aspect overlooking the courtyard and a bay window to the front garden. The sitting room is well proportioned and situated on the right hand side of the house. It has a wood surround fireplace with a wood burner, coved ceilings and exposed beams. Dual aspect windows face to the front and side aspect. A door opens into the kitchen/breakfast room which is fitted in a range of base and wall mounted units. Integrated appliances include an electric oven, hob and extractor. Further space and plumbing is provided for a fridge/freezer, washing machine and dishwasher, a walk in storage cupboard housing a free standing gas fired boiler and window to the side aspect. A further window looks into the rear hall and a door opens into the rear lobby which has a door opening into the rear hall providing access to the garden and driveway and an opening into the dining room, which is full of character having exposed beams and timbers, a brick feature open fireplace with arched recesses to both sides and a bay window to the rear aspect.
The landing has exposed floorboards that continue through into the bathroom and separate WC as well as doors opening into all first floor rooms. An airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder. The master bedroom is a spacious double bedroom entered via a step down from the hall. It has windows to the side aspect, a door opening into the first floor of the annexe and a feature archway to the en-suite, fitted in a four piece suite with a window facing the side aspect. One bedroom has original built in wardrobe and drawers and a window facing the rear aspect. Two bedrooms with a front aspect have en-suites. A further bedroom also has a front facing aspect with the sixth bedroom having a window to the side aspect. Set adjacent is the separate WC fitted in a two piece suite of wash basin and separate low level WC.
Attached to the main house is a fully self-contained independent annexe. It is accessed from the rear which opens in to an entrance lobby, having a staircase to the first floor and doors that open in to the cloakroom, fitted in a two piece suite of wash basin and low level WC and has plumbing for a washing machine. A door opens into the spacious open plan sitting/dining and kitchen areas. The sitting room and dining room have a marble fireplace surround with an inset electric fire and windows to the side, whilst the kitchen area is fitted with a range of shaker style units with complementary work surfaces and integrated appliances including a built in oven, hob and extractor and fridge/freezer. A separate cupboard houses the gas fired boiler. It has exposed timbers in all areas with the kitchen area enjoying dual aspect windows. On the first floor is the landing area which has windows to three aspects and is arranged in an L shape having doors opening into all rooms. Bedroom one has a range of fitted wardrobes and a window to the rear aspect. Bedroom two is a single bedroom having a window to the side aspect. The bathroom is fitted in a white suite of panelled bath with fitted shower, wash basin and low level WC with a window to the side aspect.
The garage is a detached rendered two storey building, offering a number of different uses. Access via an electric, up and over door, the garage and workshop are arranged in an L shape with a sink and separate WC and hand basin at the rear. A staircase leads to the first floor, part of which has been converted into an enclosed home office.
The gardens to the front are enclosed by a brick wall having inset wrought iron railings. The driveway is accessed via remote controlled wrought iron gates and there is a separate pedestrian gate and pathway to the front door. It provides access to the detached garage/workshop and potential home office, as well as parking facilities for several vehicles. The gardens themselves have shaped lawn areas with well stocked borders surrounding. To the rear is a secluded courtyard area. Ideal for outdoor entertaining.
• Bedford approximately 6 miles
• Close proximity to Harpur Trust Schools
• Luton approximately 15 miles
• Milton Keynes approximately 19 miles
• London approximately 50 miles
Near the centre of the village are a small shop that incorporates a sub post office with a sorting office, two pubs, a pharmacy/convenience store, an Indian takeaway, a Chinese takeaway and a small used car lot. There is a primary school and pre-school, two churches and a village hall. A large number of allotments are close to the village playing fields. There are excellent road links with A6 linking to the A421 bypass for good access to the M1, A1, Luton and Milton Keynes.