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- 4 Bedrooms
Property SummaryLane & Holmes are delighted to offer for sale this Grade 11 listed thatched cottage that occupies an area of approximately 0.6 acres with frontage to the river Great Ouse of approximately 140 ft., (both subject to survey.)
This family home is situated in this splendid Ouse Valley location on a no through lane only a short walk from Harrold-Odell Country Park. We understand the property is approximately 400 years old and offers a wealth of character including beams and a significant inglenook fireplace.
This delightful property has been well cared for by the present owners and has seen many improvements over the years to include a quality bespoke oak fitted kitchen and an oak framed detached double width garage with a workshop to the rear and extensive storage above.
The main entrance is located to the rear of the property through a solid oak door and leads to the entrance hall and study.
The large living room with inglenook fireplace and stained glass window leads to the dining room.
The farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room is beautifully fitted and features Miele and Neff integrated appliances and a Rayburn 800 series oil fired range cooker that also provides the central heating and hot water. Cooking facilities are supplemented by a Miele ceramic hob and Neff combination oven/grill/microwave.
Off the kitchen there is an adjoining rear hallway leading to the family bathroom and a further external door offering access to the rear garden.
On the first floor there is a master bedroom with a shower and three further double bedrooms one of which has a shower and wash handbasin, additionally there is a separate cloakroom.
Externally the property is approached from a driveway that provides ample parking and access to the double width garage. There is a good space to the left of the garage that could potentially store a boat, caravan, or motorhome.
Double oak gates lead into the rear of the property and reveal a large terrace that extends right across the property and provides an excellent opportunity to enjoy the summer sunshine with a large entertaining area.
The remainder of the garden is beautifully maintained, very established and principally laid to lawn with a kitchen garden, large greenhouse and the aforementioned river frontage.
Odell is a popular North Bedfordshire village located approximately 9 miles from Bedford and less than 3 miles from Sharnbrook where excellent local schooling, a newsagent and other local shops can be found. Sharnbrook also has public houses, a hotel and restaurant, wide ranging sporting and social opportunities and a G.P.’s surgery.
Nearby Harrold has various amenities including shops, Harrold Primary Academy and there are public houses in both Harrold and Odell. Olney is within easy reach, eight miles away and Bedford offers fast and frequent rail services to the Capital and beyond. Excellent Independent schools can be found in Bedford.
Energy Efficiency Rating N/A
Council Tax Band G