Large 5 bedroom detached house with annex for sale-Price now reduced to sell
Bank valuation of £850'000.No upward chain
A rare opportunity to acquire a rural property on the edge of the village of Whaddon, with views over its own grounds and countryside beyond, yet still close to the local amenities of Central Milton Keynes with its fast commuter train links to London Euston and the M1
The Old Kennels is an interesting and unusual property and as the name suggests, this was once the kennels for the famous Whaddon Chase Hunt. It is peacefully situated at the end of a private road surrounded by farmland with no immediate neighbours.
The house is a large detached bungalow style family home set in landscaped gardens on a good size plot of 1 and 3/4 of an acre. It offers spacious and practical family accommodation with five bedrooms, ensuite shower room and two further bathrooms plus large farmhouse style kitchen/dining room and lounge.
In addition to the main house the property has a number of converted outbuildings including
- A self contained independent annex currently serving as a granny flat
- A large office/workshop which was formerly used as a family/party games room
- A double garage and mower shed/tack room with two stables.
Planning permission has been granted for a substantial 1000 sqft single storey ground extension. The planning permission will double the kitchen dining room area and create a sixth double bedroom with en-suite shower-room and wc, In addition there is an extra utility room and a large family lounge reception, which will open out with concertina wooden doors onto a large deck area for out door living and entertaining.
The property is approached via electronically operated gates leading to a large gravel driveway providing parking for several cars.
• 5 bedrooms, 1 master bedroom with ensuite
• 2 additional bathrooms
• open plan kitchen and dining room
• large lounge
• lovely reception hall
• oil fired central heating throughout assisted by two solar collector panels on the roof to help reduce oil usage.
• Double glazed windows
• off road parking for numerous cars
• double garage with workshop and mower shed
• two stables
• Large family games room/ office/ workshop
• an independent annexe with porch, 1 bedroom, kitchen, lounge, bathroom and wc
Entrance Porch consisting Hessian matting, wooden floor, coat hooks above boot cupboard, fitted shelved shoe and coat storage cupboards, smoke detector and alarm panel /central heating controls.
12'8 x 9'5. Fitted with range of “Shaker” style units incorporating eye and base level cupboards with double bowl ceramic sink having brass mixer tap, range of wall and base units, with large wooden worktop/serving area.
Extraction hood system with fan/light, Belling range cooker with double oven, plumbing for automatic dishwasher, fridge/freezer space, hatch to loft.
26' x 14'10 Shuttered windows, double doors to garden and sundeck, fitted shekved unit to one wall incorporating doors to lower ground floor bedrooms, and study, recessed ceiling lights, wrought iron gate to lounge.
Lounge/ drawing room
19'6 x 14' min. This is a lovely, bright, triple aspect room with double glazed windows to both sides and rear aspects, affording countryside views.
Adjustable wall uplighters, TV point, fitted bookshelves, two radiators and open grated fireplace with stone hearth.
11'2 x 6'10.
Reached by steps from Kitchen/dining room.
Telephone/TV and high speed wireless BT infinity fibre optic internet connection.
Principal Bedroom Accommodation
Master Bedroom Suite
Comprising 18'2 x 13'3 bedroom. Double aspect, two wall light points, TV point, two radiators, door to:
Fitted wardrobes to two walls with lighting, radiator and glass door to:
Bath with central tap and separate shower attachment, low level WC, glass wash hand basin with mixer tap, shaver point, slate shower cubicle with ‘Hansgrohe' shower head and separate hand shower, part slate walls with inset shelves, Amtico tiled floor, heated towel rail and extractor fan.
11'10 x 9'10
White suite of bath with mixer tap, separate aqualisa bath/shower unit with glazed splash screen , low level WC, circular ‘Fired Earth' basin set in wooden surround, tiled floor, part-tiled walls, heated towel rail, recessed ceiling lights, fitted shelved cupboard over basin with mirror door.
12'10 x 10'6 min
Lower Ground floor
Guest accommodation comprising;
10'4 max x 11'4 fitted wardrobe cupboards with storage over and part wood panelled walls
9'9 x 8'10 fitted cupboard, part wood panelled walls, understairs storage cupboard
White suite of low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and separate bath/shower and screen, tiled floor, part-tiled walls, heated towel rail, two wall light points
Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for tumble dryer, quarry tiled floor, fitted cupboards, door to outside.
31'4 x 14'6 Separate accommodation unit reached by stable door from the main house. Double aspect divided into three rooms, 1 x storeroom, 1 x bedroom, 1 x lounge, with
Stainless steel sink with single drainer, electric water heater, fitted granite-effect shelf, tiled floor, built-in fridge and microwave, extractor fan.
Lobby to Bathroom
White suite of low level WC, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and Ceramic tiled walls, built-in shower cubicle with folding shower door, wall mounted electric shower, stone tiled floor, radiator, central ceiling light and extractor fan
27'5 x 20'6 Vaulted ceiling, fitted cupboards and stainless steel sink, stable door to outside, double doors to garden, tiled floor. Which also houses the oil fired boiler
The property is approached via a long, private driveway which leads through electronically operated five bar wooden gate into a large gravel driveway offering extensive off road parking for numerous vehicles and turning area with steps up to the front door and raised garden to the front of the house.
A wrought iron gateway leads through to a pergola and on through to the rear gardens which are divided into two expansive lawned areas bordered by a variety of magnificent oaks, chestnut, willow and beech trees. The garden affords a good deal of privacy and some fabulous countryside views to the north, south and west of the property. There is outside lighting to all areas and foot lighting to the driveway and pathways
In addition there is a sundeck and separate patio area adjacent to the annex accommodation and games room with outside lighting and water supply.
To the side is the vegetable garden. To the front and side are two small fenced paddocks.
25'0 x 19'9.
Brick floor, two sets of double wooden doors, power and light,
Work bench to one wall incorporating sink.
Loose box one: 12'9 x 9'10
Loose box two: 12'9 x 9'2
Tack room: 19'4 x 11'6 providing storage for sit on mower and other garden items.
All viewings are strictly by appointment only and we respectfully request 24 hours notice where possible.
There are a variety of state and private schools in the local area. For details visit: www.mkweb.co.uk/education-and-training.
Village first school at Whaddon. Junior school at Great Horwood or private prep schools at Swanbourne and Ackley Wood. Grammar school and secondary modern at Buckingham. World famous Stowe school on outskirts of Buckingham, within 30 mins drive.
Local authority; Aylesbury Vale District council. Mains water, private metred supply, Bottled gas only, Electricity, private septic tank and drainage system, oil fired central heating to radiators assisted by roof mounted solar panels.
After turning off the A421 Buckingham road, proceed into Whaddon village . Kennel lane is the first right upon entering the village (before the school) This is an unsealed farm track between two houses. Proceed down the lane passing the other houses and continue down the left fork. The Old Kennels is nestled amongst the trees at the bottom of the lane.
These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy.