Cottage for sale in Wicken Wood Cottage, Leckhampstead Road, Wicken MK19

Guide price £1,050,000
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Cottage for sale - 3 bedrooms 3 3 2
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Property features

  • Detached grade II listed 17th century thatched cottage
  • Three bedrooms
  • Loft area (cinema room/office)
  • Approx 0.5 acres
  • Rural village location and period features
  • Large private south facing garden
  • Stunning views over countryside
  • Approx 15 mins drive to milton keynes central and wolverton station
  • Potential to extend (planning permission approved)
  • No upper chain

Property description

Approx 0.5 acre plot.....character upper chain

Homes On Web are absolutely delighted to announce to the market this charming Grade II listed three bedroom thatched cottage, situated on a 0.5 acre plot in the quaint village of Wicken. Built in the 17th Century, the property has many original features including a large Inglenook fireplace and exposed oak beams. The property has been sympathetically improved throughout, making it the desirable home it is today. The immaculate interior is finished to a high specification and decorated in neutral colours thoughout.

Wicken Wood Cottage is nestled within the lovely quiet village of Wicken. Wicken is positioned between Buckingham and Milton Keynes and is home to a village church, Wicken sports and cricket club and the White Lion pub and restaurant. The village also has an Equine Vets and offers many picturesque bridle ways and walks. Wicken is approximately a 15 minute drive to both Central Milton Keynes and Wolverton, both providing popular shops, restaurants and mainline train stations serving London Euston. When it comes to schools, Akeley Nursery and Primary school is just a stone's throw away; Ofsted Outstanding Akeley Wood Senior and Sixth form is then just a 10 minute drive away and Stowe school is a mere 20 minutes away. There is also a large variety of public and private schools in Milton Keynes, Buckingham and Northampton.

If the enticing exterior of the property wasn't enough to impress you, the charismatic features inside surely will! The property briefly comprises; entrance hall, utility room, sitting room with stunning Inglenook fireplace and wood burning stove, family room, newly fitted kitchen dining room, loft room that is currently being used as a cinema room and office & also as an additional bedroom when required. There is also an inner hallway from the entrance hall, leading to the shower room and master bedroom. On the first floor you will find bedroom two with a four piece ensuite bathroom including a roll top bath and a walk in shower and bedroom three with ensuite shower room.

The well stocked south facing garden is completely private and will certainly be the envy of your friends and family when they gather for the inevitable barbecues and parties you are sure to have. There is a driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles and an oak built open garage with workshop and large wood store.

Planning approval
- S/2019/1485/lbc

The property also has the advantage of planning permission to extend. Planning approval includes two further bedrooms, a large kitchen extension which opens up into a generous stone built living area with glazed gabel end & bifolding doors overlooking the garden.

Entrance hall - 8'7" (2.62m) Max x 6'5" (1.96m) Max
Front door. Stone flooring. Doors leading to lounge and inner hallway and doorway leading to utility room.

Utility room - 7'5" (2.26m) Max x 7'0" (2.13m) Max
Newly fitted in a range of wall and base units with oak work surfaces. Butler sink with mixer tap. Built in boiler and hot water tank, washing machine and dryer. Stone flooring, Oak beams. Window to front.

Sitting room - 16'3" (4.95m) Max x 12'10" (3.91m) Max
Windows to front and rear. Large Inglenook fireplace with wood burning stove and bread oven. Stairs rising to first floor accommodation. Original Oak beams. Radiator. Door leading to family room.

Family room - 16'11" (5.16m) Max x 10'7" (3.23m) Max
Oak beams, windows to front and rear. Oak flooring. Storage cupboard. Door leading to kitchen.

Kitchen/dining room - 22'7" (6.88m) Max x 11'9" (3.58m) Max
Windows to side and rear. Double doors leading out to patio area and garden. Newly installed bespoke kitchen with oak central island. Stone flooring. Quartz work surfaces. Villeroy Boch double butler sink and Perrin and Rowe tap with separate hand held rinse. The kitchen is also fitted with high quality stainless steel appliances, including a Smeg induction range cooker and extraction hood, Smeg American fridge/Freezer, integrated dishwasher, wine cooler and Smeg microwave.

Loft room - 20'5" (6.22m) Max x 7'1" (2.16m) Max
Occasionally used as a bedroom. Currently used as a cinema room and office. Window to the rear with views over the garden. Exposed beams. Amtico flooring. Downlights

inner hallway - 8'3" (2.51m) Max x 4'10" (1.47m) Max
Door leading out to separate patio area. Doors leading to bedroom one and shower room/ensuite. Stone flooring. Radiator.

Bedroom one - 17'10" (5.44m) Max x 11'9" (3.58m) Max
Bay window to rear and window to side. Exposed oak beams. Radiator. Door leading to inner hall and shower room/ensuite.

Shower room/ensuite - 7'11" (2.41m) Max x 6'1" (1.85m) Max
Fitted in a three piece suite comprising; Walk in shower, low level WC and wash hand basin with vanity unit. Mirror with LED lighting. Heated towel rail. Limestone wall and floor tiles. Frosted window to front.

Stairway and first floor landing
Window to rear with views over garden. Doors leading to bedrooms two and three.

Bedroom two - 12'11" (3.94m) Max x 12'6" (3.81m) Max
Windows to front and rear. Exposed oak beams. Radiator. Door leading to ensuite bathroom.

Ensuite bathroom - 11'7" (3.53m) Max x 7'4" (2.24m) Max
Fitted with a four piece suite comprising: Walk in shower with rainfall shower head, free standing roll top bath, Low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit. Mirror with LED lighting. Heated towel rail. Limestone wall and floor tiles. Windows to side.

Bedroom three - 13'6" (4.11m) Max x 11'1" (3.38m) Max
Window to rear. Exposed oak beams. Radiator. Door leading to ensuite.

Ensuite - 6'8" (2.03m) Max x 3'0" (0.91m) Max
Fitted in a three piece suite comprising: Shower cubicle, low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit. Mirror with LED lighting. Heated towel rail. Porcelain tiles to walls and floor.

South facing rear garden
Beautifully maintained, well stocked private garden. Mainly laid to lawn with a variety of established mature shrubs and trees. Large patio area enclosed by shrub boarders and a small herb garden.

Gates leading to a gravel driveway providing off road parking for multiple vehicles. Oak built open garage with workshop and generous wood store.

Separate wooded area to the side of the property included within the sale.

Carport - 15'8" (4.78m) Max x 9'10" (3m) Max

workshop - 15'8" (4.78m) Max x 5'8" (1.73m) Max

log store - 15'8" (4.78m) Max x 3'1" (0.94m) Max

shed - 8'5" (2.57m) Max x 5'8" (1.73m) Max

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