- 6 Bedrooms
Property SummaryA six bedroom Grade II listed stone property situated at the end
of a most attractive road adjacent to the Medieval Church within the
Conservation area on formal gardens of 0.543 acres
The accommodation briefly comprises; Entrance Hall, Cloakroom, Sitting Room, Library, Dining Room, Family Room, Breakfast Room, Kitchen, Conservatory, Cellar, Master Bedroom with En Suite Bathroom, Bedroom Two with Jack & Jill Shower Room, Bedroom Three with En Suite, Three further Bedrooms, Study, Family Bathroom, Double Garage, in and out driveway, storage barn, indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, plant room, W.C., formal gardens of 0.543 acres
Bedford 7 Miles Bedford Train Station 6.3 Miles Milton Keynes 16.6 Miles
Northampton 18.1 Miles Cambridge 37.2 Miles St. Albans 38.2 Miles London 61.5 Miles
Luton Airport 32 Miles Heathrow Airport 60.8 Miles Stanstead Airport 64.7 Miles Gatwick Aiport 97.7 Miles
The Old Vicarage is situated at the end of a most attractive road within the village conservation area adjacent to the Medieval Church in the sought after riverside village of Stevington. The Old Vicarage sits in formal gardens of 0.543 acres.
The property according to the listed building entry is Grade II listed and the present owner and a local historian have traced the property back to the mid 16th century.
The vicarage was extended in 1678, 1835 and 1863. More recently the main house has been extended in stone elevations including an extension to the outbuildings which now houses a stunning swimming pool complex.
The picturesque village of Stevington is situated approx. 6 miles north-west of Bedford town in the valley of river Great Ouse.
The village has a Baptist Chapel, two public houses, a community shop and social centre. Schooling is provided by Bromham Lower School, Lincroft Middle School in Oakley and the renowned Sharnbrook Upper School. There are also several notable private schools located in Bedford.
Nearby Bedford town provides many more shopping facilities with the major supermarkets and shops in the centre and retail parks. Bedford also has a mainline train station offering a Midland mainline train into St. Pancras London in just 35 minutes.
Via wooden door with glazed panelled inserts to..
Flagstone flooring, 2 windows to front aspect, double panelled radiator, hatch to cellar, curved cut and bracketed staircase with turned spindles and mahogany handrail.
Two piece white suite fitted to comprise low-level W.C. and wash basin, single panelled radiator, tiled floor and walls.
2 sash windows to side aspect with shutters, 2 double panelled radiators, open fireplace with surround and stone flagstone hearth, cornice to ceiling, built-in bookcase with cupboard under, glazed double doors to..
2 sash windows to rear and one window to side aspect with built-in shutters, built-in oak bookshelves, double panelled radiator, cupboard housing lift leading to third bedroom on the first floor, cornice to ceiling, glazed panelled double doors to Conservatory.
Sash window to front aspect and sash window to side aspect with shutters, double panelled radiator, single panelled radiator, open fireplace with marble surround, hearth and mantelpiece, cornice to ceiling, plaster ceiling rose, wood panelled door to..
Sash windows with shutters to front and side aspects, 2 double panelled radiators, cornice to ceiling, plaster ceiling rose.
Built-in storage cupboards, 2 radiators, fireplace with pine surround and log burner style electric heater, glazed panelled doors to conservatory, wood panelled door to Kitchen.
Solid fronted fitted kitchen with base and eye level units with granite work surfaces over, central island, oil fired Aga separate electric Aga with 4-point hob with double oven and grill, built-in washing machine, dishwasher, cooler larder, 2 windows to side aspect, one to front aspect and one to rear aspect, 2 stainless steel single drainer sink units, cupboard housing Trianco floor mounted oil boiler, tiled floor, glazed door to Rear Lobby.
Tiled floor, storage cupboard, stable door to side aspect.
Timber construction with a stone base, double glazed sealed units, tiled floor, double panelled radiator, glazed double doors to garden.
Radiator, galleried landing, wood panelled door to Master Bedroom.
2 sash windows to side aspect, window to rear aspect, 2 single panelled radiators, airing cupboard housing pressurised hot water cylinder, lift.
4-piece white suite fitted to comprise low-level W.C., his & hers basin, double shower cubicle, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, window to rear aspect.
2 sash windows to side aspect, 2 single panelled radiators, built-in wardrobe and drawers, wood panelled door to Jack & Jill Shower Room.
JACK & JILL SHOWER ROOM (Accessed via Bedroom 2 & 5)
3-piece suite fitted to comprise low-level W.C., wash basin and walk-in shower cubicle, tiled walls.
2 sash windows to front and side aspects, double panelled radiator, single panelled radiator, stone surround fireplace with cast iron insert.
5-piece white suite fitted to comprise low-level W.C., his & hers basins, panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment over, heated towel rail, tiled to half height, window to side aspect.
Sash window to front and side aspect, single panelled radiator, original fireplace with storage cupboards.
Window to rear aspect, single panelled radiator, door to Jack and Jill Shower Room.
Window to side and rear aspect, single panelled radiator, built-in cupboard.
Window to side aspect, single panelled radiator.
4-piece white suite fitted to comprise low-level W.C., bidet, wash basin and panelled bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, airing cupboard housing Mega flo hot water cylinder and shelving, window to side and front aspect.
In and out gravel driveway with timber 5 bar gates, lawned areas with mature trees and hedgerow borders.
With up and over door.
INDOOR HEATED POOL COMPLEX
With tiled floor, doors to..
With fitted two tier benches, thermostat and control panel.
Pump, boiler, filter and controls.
Low-level W.C. and basin.
Fully tiled 12 m x 4 m pool, fully retractable electric cover system, semi-circular steps with safety bar, tiled edging. The room has a fully vaulted ceiling with feature Gothic style window to the far end and two further windows and a door onto the gardens, lighting to exposed stone walls and water resistant ceiling with feature uplighters, open plan shower.
0.543 acres of formal gardens surrounding the property, mainly laid to lawn with a variety of shrub and flower borders, mature trees, pond, steps to timber pergola with grape vines, several flagstone paved seating areas.
Heating: Oil fired heating system to radiators via 2 external 2500 litre tanks.
Drains: Cess pit and soak aways
There are 7 acres of flood meadow available to purchase by separate negotiation situated opposite the property.
Map & Nearby
Location SummaryStagsden and Stevington are all pretty villages to the west of Bedford along the A428 and A422, making them conducive to those commuting to Milton Keynes and within easy access to Bedford Train station.
Stagsden, is a long thin village (in the 2011 census the population was under 400) centred around 13th century St Leonards Church.
It has a pub, village hall, allotments and community orchard and children school in neighbouring villages.
There's also a popular farm shop – Browns of Stagsden – and to the east of Stagsden sits Hanger Wood, designated as a site of special scientific interest.
Also to the east is Bedfordshire Golf Club, reopened in 2000 with newly built course and clubhouse.
Five miles to the north west of Bedford, along the Great River Ouse, is Stevington a village with listed buildings and Medieval Church.
The church dates as far back as the 10th century. Notably it has a ‘holy well’, never known to drought or freeze and in the Middle Ages the waters were seen as having miraculous powers.
Stevington is also home to a Windmill which was restored in 1951 by Bedford County Council, it is open to the public and can be accessed via footpath.
Famous as the mill is known to be one of the last working windmills’ in Britain with four cloth sails. The village has won ‘Best Kept Village’ in 1965, 1969, 1979 and 1985.
The small community (population around 1000) is supported with two pubs and a village hall from which various sports and social clubs are run.