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Melchbourne Park

Selling Price: 695,000 Freehold

Oliver Russell Property Consultants are delighted to have received instructions to bring to the market a four bedroom detached barn conversion set in a parkland setting with views to the rear over open countryside in the North Bedfordshire village of Melchbourne. Situated at the end of a no through private road, the tranquil setting of the barn, has good access to a range of public footpaths

The property originally converted in the mid 1990s provides a combination of period features and versatile accommodation for modern family living.On the ground floor the property provides a generous farm house style kitchen-breakfast room, separate dining room and lounge.

The village of Melchbourne, is situated approximately 6 miles from the Historic small market town of Kimbolton, and 12 miles from the County town of Bedford

Melchbourne provides an established Public House, the St John Arms, an active Village Hall and The Grade I Listed Church of St Mary Magdalene

Local retail opportunities available in Shanrnbrook and Kimbolton, including Post Offices, grocery stores, chemist, newsagents, butchers, cafes, hairdressers and Public Houses with restaurant facilities. There are also a Doctors surgeries.

More extensive leisure and retail facilities are available at the newly developed Rushden Lakes, with numerous National retailers having outlets there along with Cinema & childrens play centres. Bedford (approx 12 miles) and St Neots (approx 13 miles) both provide a direct rail link to London St Pancras /Kings Cross.

Kimbolton hosts the leading independent Kimbolton School, providing pre prep, prep, and senior schooling.

Alternative independent schools are available to the south at Bedford (12 miles) including Bedford School, Bedford Modern School, Rushmoor and St Andrew's Schools. Wellingborough School is 12 miles to the west and Oundle School is 19 miles to the north.

Riseley C of E Primary School and Eileen Wade Primary school in Dean are the closest State schooling with the property falling within the secondary school catchment area of the Sharnbrook Academy.

Front Drive:
Approach the property via the road to enter the private grounds of Melchbourne Park, where Shambles Barn can be found on your left hand side with shared parking for 3-4 cars to the front and shingled drive with parking capability for 4 cars.

Stable door to front porch, double glazed window to side aspect, tiled floor, integrated storage wardrobe and cupboard. Glazed door to hall.

The entrance hall has exposed wood flooring continuing through into the dining room Under stairs storage cupboard, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect. Doors to

Cloak Room:
Cloakroom providing WC, wash hand basin.

Kitchen-Breakfast Room: 6.83m (22ft 5in) x 5.26m (17ft 3in)
Generous kitchen providing a full range of Shaker style base and eye level units, with a tiled floor and windows to the front and side aspects, the room provides plenty of room for food preparation and informal dining. Period features include the rough rendered and painted internal stone wall.

The Shaker style units and central island unit provide granite work tops, integrated appliances include a dishwasher & fridge, there is also space for a large American style fridge and there is also an electric four oven AGA with LPG gas fired module. Stainless steel double sink.

Utility Room:
Stable door to rear, window. The utility room provides a full range of base & eye level units, with space for a washer/dryer. Boiler, extractor fan, stainless steel sink & draining board, tiled splash backs.

Dining- Family Room: 5.31m (17ft 5in) x 3.91m (12ft 10in)
Exposed wood flooring, radiator, twin aspect windows, feature painted internal stone wall.

Lounge: 5.41m (17ft 9in) x 5.36m (17ft 7in)
Lounge with views to the rear garden and open parkland beyond. Large brick built fireplace with tiled hearth & wood burning stove. Triple aspect windows with French Windows to rear garden. Radiators, carpets.

Stairs to first floor galleried landing with part vaulted ceiling, exposed beams & Conservation Velux. Loft hatch access, which is half boarded, recessed book shelves, airing cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1: 7.01m (23ft 0in) x 5.36m (17ft 7in)
Generous double bedroom with part vaulted ceiling, views of the rear garden & park land beyond. Conservation Velux to side aspect. Two built in double wardrobes

Bedroom 1 En-Suite:
Recently refitted en-suite shower room, providing oversized walk in shower enclosure with contemporary rose head shower, WC & wash hand basin mounted on vanity storage unit. Heated towel rail, Conservation Velux to side aspect, feature beams

Bedroom 2: 5.79m (19ft 0in) x 5.18m (17ft 0in)
Large double bedroom, part vaulted ceiling with exposed timbers, built in double wardrobes, window to front aspect, radiator, carpets.

Bedroom 3: 3.23m (10ft 7in) x 3.12m (10ft 3in)
Bedroom, part vaulted ceiling, bay window to side aspect, feature beams, radiator, carpets.

Bedroom 4: 3.56m (11ft 8in) x 2.11m (6ft 11in)
Bedroom, part vaulted ceiling, bay window to side aspect, feature beams, radiator, carpets.

Family bathroom providing white suite, with paneled bath, wash hand basin & WC, separate shower enclosure, part vaulted ceiling, with feature beams, radiator,Conservation Velux to side aspect.

Garages: 6.4m (21ft 0in) x 5.33m (17ft 6in)
The property is situated in a courtyard setting with the neighbouring barn conversion. There is a gravelled driveway as well as a separate visitors parking area which is shared. The drive provides access to the large double width converted garage. The garage has twin high timber doors, and good ceiling height. A cloakroom has been fitted to provide WC, wash hand basin & electric heater. To one side of the garage is an additional storage room, with rear access door to the garden.

Games Room-Home Office: 7.71m (25ft 4in) x 4.85m (15ft 11in)
Subject to recent refurbishment, the first floor games room which could also be used as a home office has dual aspect Conservation Veluxes, and separate window over looking the rear patio, double integral wardrobes, new wood laminate flooring, electric wall heaters, stainless steel sink unit.

To the side of the property is a pedestrian gate to the front, paved path & shingled area, oil tank, bin storage area, shed, drying area, panel fencing to boundary

To the rear of the property is a full width flag stoned terrace area, leading to a mainly lawn area, with well stocked borders and a vegetable patch. The garden has views over open parkland to the rear, with mature Beech hedge boundaries, there is the added benefit of a rotating gazebo with removable Perspex glazing to one half. Second shed with power & light to the rear of the garage