- 5 Bedrooms
Property SummaryA 17th century Grade II listed farmhouse situated on a plot of just under an acre in the pretty rural location of Wootton Green.
The property is timber-framed with red brick work and a clay tiled roof over. The accommodation is arranged over three floors and briefly comprises; Entrance porch, Sitting room with stone inglenook open fireplace and dual aspect windows overlooking the gardens, Family room with cast iron wood burner inset in a stone inglenook fireplace and exposed wooden beams, Dining room with flagstone flooring and space for a good size table and chairs, 16ft Kitchen/Breakfast room with original bread oven and great space to redesign. There is also a cloakroom and front porch to the ground floor.
The first floor has vaulted high ceilings with a sizeable landing leading to bedroom 1 with space for a walk in wardrobe, three further bedrooms, a shower room and a separate bathroom. There is a fifth bedroom located on the top floor in the attic with access to large boarded out roof space.
Outside, the property is accessed via a farm driveway with full rights of way onto Hoo Farmhouse via a five bar gate leading to a large driveway for several vehicles. A 585 sq/ft outbuilding is situated at the end of the driveway housing a double garage, workshop, store and oil tank room. The extensive mature gardens have many fruit trees and mature shrubs and is mainly laid to lawn backing onto fields.
The current vendors have owned the property for over 50 years and it is steeped in history and period features to include exposed timber beams to every room, timber latch doors and fireplaces, further information on its history can be found on the Bedfordshire archives website.
Wootton Green is a rural area of large houses surrounded by countryside situated on the outskirts Wootton village.
Wootton is a large village situated to the South-West of Bedford, which is ideally placed for the A421 bypass which links the A1, and the A6. There are good commuter links north and south with the property in close proximity to junctions 13 and 14 of the M1, and fast rail links to London from Milton Keynes and Bedford. The village offers an array of amenities including three small supermarkets one being a Tesco Express, doctors surgery, dentist, hair salon, Legstraps restaurant, plus five further pubs/restaurants. There are local sports clubs plus pre-school, primary and secondary schooling. There is a regular bus service into Bedford. There are also numerous countryside walks surrounding the village, including Berry Wood which lies adjacent to the Hoo Farmhouse.