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  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2Bathrooms
  • 3Rooms

Property Summary

We are delighted to bring to the market, "Studley", an elegant and beautifully presented Victorian family home which has been maintained and updated sympathetically throughout.

The property is located on Station Road, a no through road about a mile from the popular and very picturesque village of Turvey.

The house has a remarkable range of original features, including exposed wooden floors and doors, ornate coving, picture rails and working fireplaces.

On the ground floor there are three reception rooms, two with fireplaces and one with a wood burning stove. To the rear of the property the kitchen/breakfast room has space for a large table and French doors overlooking the rear garden. It has granite worktops and a Range style cooker, surrounded by traditional style units. There is also an island unit to complement partially tiled walls and a ceramic tiled floor. On the ground floor is also a charming cloakroom with a high-level cistern, which has been beautifully restored.

There are four bedrooms and two bath/shower rooms over the first and second floors. All the bedrooms are awash with character with each having a fireplace. The first floor bathroom and the second floor shower room have been refitted with traditional fittings and replica Victorian tiling.

The house has gas fired central heating, some double glazing and most of the original windows.

In terms of architecture the property has brick elevations set under a slate roof with clay ridge tiles. There is inset stone detailing, partial wrought iron guttering and tall chimney stacks. The original front door contains stained glass with leaded light detail.

Outside there is a cottage style frontage with off road parking. The large rear garden is laid mainly to lawn, with an array of maturing shrubs, plants and trees – which includes a stunning protected Oak. There is a patio area to the rear of the house and a large home office/summer house.

The property lies approximately one mile from the village of Turvey which has varying amenities to include two Public Houses and a shop. Bedford's town centre is around six and a half miles away for numerous amenities and the mainline railway station. The property offers good access to popular schooling options from both the private and public sector.

Energy Efficiency Rating D
Council Tax Band E
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Location Summary

Turvey, Carlton & Chellington

Turvey, is 6 miles west of Bedford, is situated along the A428 towards Northampton. A pretty village with a primary school, Anglican church, 3 pubs, post office and couple of shops.

The last census recorded the population at around 1200 and the village has a strong history of lace making.

It was recorded in the Domesday book and the original Manor was replaced by Turvey House in 1792. Turvey Abbey, a grade II listed building is now owned by a Bendictine order of Nuns, although historically it was a family house.

To the north of Turvey along the A428, are the villages of Carlton & Chellington which were merged in 1934 to become one parish.

Carlton has a village hall, primary school, St Mary the Virgin Church (dates back to 950AD), a couple of pubs and a playing field - which interestingly is home to Carlton’s giant Oak Tree.

It is also home to an Emmaus community which attracts visitors to its café and second hand shop (furniture, books, clothes).

Chellington is served by Harrold and Carlton amenities being far smaller, although it does house a beautiful conference centre – The Chellington Centre - within St Nicholas Church. Both villages are a short walk to Harrold across the historic causeway.