3 Bedroom House For Sale
Situated in the beautiful and unspoilt village of Swanbourne is this stunning detached residence boasting mature gardens of approximately one third of an acre backing onto beautiful countryside. On a pretty no-through Lane the location is idyllic. This fabulous home is believed to date back to the 18th century and has been extended and beautifully renovated and restored by the current owners. There is also planning permission in place for a substantial extention.
Swanbourne is steeped in history with the Fremantle family, playing a major role. The village boasts a primary school, children’s nursery, Swanbourne house School, a fabulous village shop and an excellent village pub and restaurant, ‘The Betsey Wynne. The commute to London can be gained from Leighton buzzard train station along with Bletchley and Central Milton Keynes.
Electric gates open onto a gravel driveway which provides off-road parking for at least five cars and leads to the newly built double garage and annex. The reception hall features ‘Amtico’ flooring, original exposed beams and the staircase rising to the first floor. At the heart of the home is the Open Plan family room, dining room, and kitchen breakfast room. Double aspect with windows to the front and the rear this is a bright area and perfect for entertaining guests and family. ‘Amtico’ flooring runs through the family room and dining area and the family room features exposed beams, good ceiling heights and a beautiful large inglenook fireplace with exposed brick and stonework along with the old bread oven. This is home to a large log burner, perfect for those cold winter evenings. The dining room also has good ceiling heights and a glazed door leads onto the decking area looking over the rear gardens. This room is open plan onto the fabulous kitchen breakfast room which features a Spanish terracotta herringbone tiled floor. The kitchen has been completely refitted to provide a stunning range of units complimented by Quartz worktops, with undercounter lighting and Quartz splashback’s. The Old Inglenook in the kitchen with original bressumer beam is now home to further kitchen units and a range oven with a stunning glass Copper effect splashback. There is a built in dishwasher and Villeroy & Boch butler sink. A brace and latch door leads through to the large pantry which provides great storage and space for a large American style fridge freezer. The kitchen leads through to the large and impressive boot and utility room which provides a tremendous range of high end base level units and ceiling to floor storage and cloaks cupboards. There is a beautiful limestone floor, plumbing for white goods and a Belfast sink insert into an oak worktop. This room is such a good size, there is ample room for a desk, perfect for those that wish to work from home. There is also a door leading out to the rear garden which is ideal for those with dogs coming home from Muddy walks.
The lounge is double aspect and overlooks the rear garden and also benefits from ‘Amtico’ flooring. Again and it should be noted that this property features good ceiling heights throughout. The ground floor accommodation is completed by the cloakroom which has a low-level WC and washing basin set in a vanity unit.
The first floor can be accessed via two staircases and is light with most rooms being double aspect. The main bedroom is adjacent to the family bathroom and features built in wardrobes and views over the gardens. The adjacent family bathroom is stunning and a good size and benefits from a large walk-in shower with stunning fittings to include a rainforest shower and separate handheld shower attachment. There is also a freestanding claw and ball roll top bath, low-level WC, wash hand basin set in a vanity unit, heated towel rail and a window overlooking the rear gardens. The guest bedroom also benefits from a refitted en-suite which includes a walk-in shower with rainforest showerhead, separate shower attachment, low-level WC, heated towel rail and a contemporary wash hand basin set in a vanity unit. The window overlooks the rear gardens. There is another good double bedroom which is also a double aspect and provides space for wardrobes and again wonderful views over the rear gardens.
Outside, the rear garden provides a haven of peace and tranquillity, South facing and enclosed by brick walls and mature trees. A large decking area is accessed from the rear of the house and provides the perfect spot for alfresco entertaining. The decking leads to the main lawn which is extensive with various shrub and flowerbeds, mature trees and a pathway providing access to raised vegetable beds and a large greenhouse. Overlooking beautiful countryside to the rear, this village is also great for dog walkers. A recent addition to this property was the impressive detached double garage and Annex, an attractive building in itself with wood cladding and a pitched slate tiled roof. The garage has good lighting and power and plenty of space for two cars and further storage. Double doors lead through to a fabulous area which could be used in many guises. The ground floor area has his own private door so it could be used as an annex. Windows feature to both the side and rear along with a set of French doors opening onto the gardens. This ground floor area would make an excellent open plan kitchen and lounge or indeed a wonderful office or home gymnasium. There are also large double doors opening onto the rear garden so it could easily just be used as further garage space. A staircase leads to the first floor which features three rooms. These rooms could be used for example as a bedroom and study whilst the third room has plumbing for a bathroom and already features a low-level WC and wash hand basin with window overlooking the gardens. This building really does lend itself to many uses.
The passed plans to extend the property will provide the house with a new large master bedroom with dresssing room and en-suite, two guest bedrooms both with en-suites, a fourth double bedroom and family bathroom. The ground floor would feature a library, study, snug, living room, large open plan kitchen breakfast and family room and a large utility boot room.
Council Tax Band G