- 6 Bedrooms
Property SummaryAn imposing detached Grade II listed farmhouse with extensive garaging and outbuildings situated close to the heart of Bromham village.
The property is a stone construction with a clay tiled roof over and dates back to the 17th Century. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and is approximately 4351 sqft. and briefly comprises; Entrance Hall, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Snug/Study, Kitchen, Breakfast Room, Pantry, Store, WC and Conservatory. There is also a good size cellar currently used as a games room.
To the first floor are four bedrooms and a family bathroom and to the second floor are two further bedrooms.
Outside is a double garage and timber framed barns, former stable and workshop. The gardens are mainly laid to lawn with walled boundaries and vehicles access via gates to a driveway.
Bromham is popular village situated to the west of Bedford town with local facilities to include two public houses, shops, hairdressers, takeaway, restaurants and Budgens supermarket. The village has a number of notable features such as a water mill and medieval bridge which spans the River Great Ouse and offers picturesque walks along its banks.
The village has a primary school and is in catchment for the renowned Lincroft Upper Schools at nearby Oakley. Bedford town boasts The Harpur Trust private schools and two other independent schools.
Bedford railway station is 3 miles away providing frequent trains into London in under an hour. Good links north and south via the M1 junction 13 and 14 are also available.
This is a joint sole agency with James Berry Estate Agent.
Map & Nearby
Location SummaryBromham, Oakley, Milton Ernest, Pavenham have a long history - all being referenced in the Domesday Book - with active communities served by primary schools, Village Halls, Churches and at least one pub each.
Bromham is a village with c5000 population, situated 3 miles to the west of Bedford along the A428, making it easy to reach Bedford’s Train station for commuters and a 20 minute drive to Milton Keynes.
The village has notable landmarks - Bromham Mill, open to the public to view the working’s of the 17th century watermill along with café and playpark – and Bromham Hall reported to be Medieval in origin and a Medieval Church.
Oakley is five minutes north of Bromham, so equally accessible to Bedford, a village half the size of Bromham but equally pretty.
Likewise it is situated along the Great River Ouse and is known for its ‘Two Bridges’ and Viaduct and is home to Linch Furlong a community nature reserve, Judge’s Spinney woodland and Brown’s Wood.
Six miles to the north west of Bedford is Pavenham, with a small population of under 800 - according to the last census in 2011.
Pavenham has a Tennis Club, Cricket Club and Golf Club actively used by the village. It also has two nature reserves – Stevington Marsh and Pavenham Osier Beds (the Osier is a willow that is continually cut and supplies materials for basket weavers).
Milton Ernest is of a similar size to Pavenham and to the North East of Bedford but still only a 15 minute drive into Bedford - again making it ideal for commuters.
It is home to Milton Ernest Hall (used by the US Airforce in the 2nd WW) and Twinwoods Adventure, the UK’s first indoor skydiving and indoor surfing facility.