- 4 Bedrooms
Property SummaryLane & Holmes are delighted to bring to the market this imposing detached family home which is located on Nursery Gardens that lies just off the popular Kimbolton Road.
The property was constructed by the current owners for their occupation and there are some very impressive features to include an ash curved staircase which rises to the first floor from the large entrance hall which measures 18’7 x 16’0.
The house is entered by large double doors, accessed via a pillared storm porch. There are numerous selling points to include extensive marble floors and finishes, pine doors within tall architraves and coving to smooth ceilings.
To the rear of the property the formal living room has a large stone fireplace and there are doors and windows overlooking the rear garden. There are two further large reception rooms serving as dining and family rooms – one overlooking the front and one overlooking the rear.
The kitchen/breakfast room measures 20’3 x 14’8 and is fitted with a range of units at high and low level which include a range of display units. There is a double oven, twin hobs and an integrated fridge/freezer and washing machine. There is ample space for seating, dining and entertaining within this area. From the kitchen you can access the study and a good size utility room, which has a cloakroom off.
On the first floor there is a large galleried landing with ash balustrading continuing the style of this fine home. The master bedroom is to the rear of the property and has an en suite bathroom. Bedroom two has a large dressing room which could potentially be converted to a further en suite if required and there is a four piece bathroom to serve bedrooms two, three and four.
The property is double glazed throughout and has gas fired central heating.
At the front of the property there is block paved off road parking and a double garage. The rear garden faces south with a patio and lawn area.
The location offers easy access to the town centre and excellent schooling including that by the well-respected Harpur Trust. For the commuter, Bedford station offers fast and frequent services to the capital and beyond. Bedford Park and local shopping parades are all within walking distance.
Energy Efficiency Rating D
Council Tax Band G
Map & Nearby
Location SummaryBrickhill sits towards the north of the town centre running east to Kimbolton Road and Manton Heights Industrial Estate to the west, developed post WW2 to assist with the rising population of Bedford.
Within the Parish sit independent Pilgrims Pre-Preparatory School (Harpur Trust), Scott Primary School, Brickhill Primary School and St Thomas More, a Catholic Secondary and 6th Form School.
There are two parades of shops that serve Brickhill which include a Tesco Express and a One Stop alongside a Pharmacy and Post Office.
The Harpur ward - named after Sir William Harpur a famous Bedfordian who became Lord Mayor of London – houses Manton Heights Industrial Estate and residential areas Poets, Prime Ministers and Black Tom (named after a notorious 18th century Highwayman).
Aside from 1970’s built Manton Heights the rest of the Ward was built around the 19th century. Within the area Tavistock Street and Bromham Road have many pubs, shops and restaurants with Tavistock known for Indian cuisine.
Supported by Primary Schools Edith Cavell and Livingstone Primary there are also three Independent Schools - Bedford Modern (Harpur Trust), Polam and Rushmoor.
It is also home to the Stella Mann College of Performing Arts.
In 2017 the Towers Health Club & Gym opened on Clapham Road and within ‘Club Towers’ are pool, spa, tennis, exercise classes, squash facilities or an alternate gym can be found at PureGym which sits at Manton Heights.
Queens Park can be found to the west of the town centre and is one of the most diverse and multicultural areas of Bedford leading to an array of shops and delis and a number of places of worship (including 2 mosques and home to the largest Sikh temple out of London) and sits to the west of the town centre adjacent to Bedford Train Station.
It is home to three primary schools – Queens Park Academy, Westfield School and St Joseph’s and St Gregory’s Roman Catholic School. A Community Centre accommodates a variety of classes and also acts as a venue for social functions.