Market House is a large, well appointed residence located in the Market Square in the historic town of Stony Stratford. The property offers in excess of 3,600 square feet of living space and dates back to the 17th Century.
The extensive accommodation offers five bedrooms, large rooms and plenty of character with main heart of the property being the kitchen/family room, which is an area of over 800 square feet. The property, a Grade II listed building, is thought to have been built as the towns court room and over the centuries has been known as the Barley Mow & Queens Head public houses and latterly the Wolverton Urban District Offices as well as other commercial premisses. The conversion to a residential property was carried out in 2011 with many improvements being made, which have been further enhanced by the current owners. The accommodation in general comprises, a large reception hall, three large reception rooms, kitchen family room and a ground floor bathroom. The first floor offers five double bedrooms, en-suite to the master and recently re-fitted four piece family bathroom. To the exterior, an outbuilding to the rear offers a utility and laundry room plus a store and workshop. The tasteful courtyard garden completes this stunning example of this rarely available home.
The property is entered via a solid front door with glazed side panels into the entrance porch. UPVC double doors lead into the reception hall which has 'Art Select' Karndean flooring which extends into the inner hallway and the kitchen/family room beyond plus the living room, sitting room and family room. The impressive staircase rises to the first floor landing with a window to the rear aspect. The reception hall has an understairs storage cupboard and gives central access to all of the ground floor accommodation. The living room is located to the front of the property and has a window to the front aspect with fitted wooden shutters. Cast iron fireplace with hearth. Karndean flooring. Fitted storage cupboard. Two radiators. The sitting room is located on the opposite side of the reception hall and has a window with wooden fitted shutters to the front aspect. Karndean flooring, chimney breast with two fireplaces and a paved hearth. Internal window to the ground floor bathroom. The inner hallway leads from the foot of the staircase and has an attractive roof lantern. Access is given via a double glazed door into the rear garden. Steps lead up to a spacious kitchen/family room. A door leads to the study which has an attractive roof lantern and Karndean flooring. The ground floor bathroom has a white suite comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin and a ball and claw bath with shower over. Internal window to the sitting room. The impressive kitchen/family room located to the rear of the property and offers over 800 square feet of entertaining space. The family area has Karndean flooring and a brick-built fireplace. Wood burner set on a tiled hearth. Windows from the family area overlook the courtyard garden. The kitchen is fitted in an extensive range of units to wall and base levels with worksurfaces over and an inset sink/drainer. Range cooker with a five ring gas hob and hotplate. Dishwasher. Space and plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. The central island has fitted storage cupboards and offers a large seating area. A glazed doors leads to the courtyard rear garden. An impressive feature to the room is the vaulted ceiling which rises up to a level of some fifteen feet.
The dog-leg staircase rises to the first floor landing where you will find an inner landing, access to the loft space, five double bedrooms, one with an en-suite, and a re-fitted family bathroom. The master bedroom has a window with fitted wooden shutters and fitted wardrobes to two walls. A door leads to the en-suite comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin with LED mirror over and a double width shower which is fully tiled with feature glass blockwork. Recessed linen cupboard and Karndean flooring. The second bedroom is a large double with a fitted wardrobe and window with fitted wooden shutters to the front aspect. The third and fourth bedrooms are both of double size with fitted wardrobes and windows to the rear aspect. Bedroom five is also a double with a window with fitted wooden shutters to the front aspect. The recently re-fitted bathroom has a suite comprising low level w.c., ball and claw style bath with a shower attachment over and a wash hand basin set into a vanity unit with worksurfaces over. Two obscure glazed window to the rear aspect. Walk-in double shower with a glazed screen. Fully tiled to two walls and Karndean flooring.
The courtyard rear garden is accessed from two points from the main house and offers a pleasant outdoor space and seating area. The raised timber decked seating area is enclosed by exposed brick and rendered high walls giving a good degree of privacy and has courtesy lighting. Artificial grass, grey Cumbrian slate seating area which leads to an outbuilding which is attached to the main house. A door leads to a self contained workshop. A further door leads to a utility area which leads to a further store area and a laundry area which houses the central hearing boiler.
There are plenty of free parking spaces in the town and the property being located in the market square has two permanent vehicle permits (cost of £25.00 per permit) and a further visitor permit.
Mains gas, mains drainage, electricity and water are all connected. The local authority is Milton Keynes Council and the council tax band is Band F.
An attractive and historic coaching town referred to as the Jewel of Milton Keynes. The town is set on the north/western corner of Milton Keynes and is bordered to most sides by attractive countryside and parkland with lovely riverside walks. The attractive and well used High Street has many historic and listed buildings and offers a diverse range of shops that should suit all your day to day needs.
Whilst we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you please contact the office and we will be pleased to verify the information for you. Do so, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. The mention of any appliance and/or services to this property does not imply that they are in full and efficient working order, and their condition is unknown to us. Unless fixtures and fittings are specifically mentioned in these details, they are not included in the asking price. Even if any such fixtures and fittings are mentioned in these details it should be verified at the point of negotiating if they are still to remain. Some items may be available subject to negotiation with the vendor.