55 Bower Ln, Dunstable LU6 1RB, UK
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Last Sold: OCT 2015
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Plumm Property Agent Valuation of this property is £335,000
Charming victorian cottage situated in this popular Bedfordshire village, the subject of complete re-furbishment and now coming to the market in excellent decorative order with spectacular views towards Ivinghoe Beacon. Deceptively spacious accommodation includes, to the first floor two bedrooms, plus a re-fitted bathroom, to the ground floor, entrance lobby into good size sitting room with wood burner, & dining room opening to re-fitted & fully integrated kitchen. Beautifully designed & landscaped rear garden extending to over 90ft in length, leading to the modernised garage now offering comfortable work & storage space and there is off road parking to the rear via a private service road.
Composite main entrance door leading into entrance lobby with new engineered-wood flooring, overhead light point, Upvc window to front with fitted cafe blind/shutters and space for coats and shoe storage. Part glazed solid Oak door leads into Sitting Room.
Upvc Window to front with fitted cafe blind/shutters. Offering open views to Ivinghoe Beacon. Original 19th century exposed beams. Brick built fireplace with reclaimed oak mantelpiece, slate hearth and wood burning stove. Reclaimed Oak wood book/display shelving to two recesses. Newly fitted carpet, Both overhead and wall light points, TV point, and radiator. Opening to Dining Room.
Re-configured Staircase leading to First floor with under storage cupboard. Overhead light point. Reclaimed Oak wood book/display shelving. Newly fitted carpet. Radiator. Opening to Kitchen.
Re-fitted with a quality 'Magnet' range of shaker style base and wall mounted units with complementary wood block work surfaces. Built in 'John Lewis' Pyrolytic electric oven and gas hob with 'Neff' overhead extractor unit. Integrated appliances include Bosch dishwasher, fridge and freezer, 'Neff' microwave oven and space and plumbing for washing machine. Sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap. 'Fired Earth' Engineered wood flooring with underfloor heating. And ceramic splash backs. Concealed under unit lighting, and inset spotlights. New Wall mounted gas fired combi boiler, with Nest Thermostat, concealed in cupboard and serving domestic hot water and central heating system. New Upvc Window and glazed door to rear overlooking the garden.
Ballustraded and carpeted staircase rising from Ground Floor. Access to part boarded loft void with retractable ladder and light. Fitted carpet. Overhead light point. Natural light from Sky well window. Oak wood doors to Bedrooms and Bathroom
Double bedroom with Upvc window to front aspect with spectacular views over greenbelt farmland towards Ivinghoe Beacon. Space for wardrobes and recess with hanging rail and shelving, Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling with overhead light point and radiator.
High ceilinged double bedroom with newly fitted Upvc window to rear aspect overlooking the garden. Space for wardrobe. Fitted carpet. Coved ceiling with overhead light point. Radiator.
Re-configured and re- fitted with a three piece suite comprising WC, wash hand basin set in vanity unit, with storage cupboard and bath with overhead 'Ideal' thermostatic shower unit and glazed splash panel. Fired Earth feature tiling to walls and floor. Overhead light point and natural light from sky well window. Extractor fan and heated towel rail.
Parking & Garaging
There is a service road providing vehicle access and off road parking to the rear. Double doors to the brick built Garage which has been modernised and internally sectioned in two, providing a comfortable work area with large work bench, power, light and internet connection, built in cupboard (currently housing the tumble dryer) with a partition wall and door to the storage section fitted with racking and double external timber barn style doors
Extending approximately 95ft (29 mtrs) in length this garden has been attractively landscaped creating a series of interesting 'rooms' Adjacent to the rear of the house is a natural stone paved courtyard and cobblestone gabions with timber steps up to a raised timber decked seating area with balustrade. A natural stone paved and shingled pathway with raised planters and two espalier fruiting apple trees, either side, edged with low clipped box hedging, This leads onto a lawned area with flower borders and attractive silver birch tree and finally a shingled area with small garden shed leads on to the modernised garage and timber gated access to the rear, where there is parking space and a private service road. External water tap. Sensor and Courtesy lighting, power point and timber fenced boundaries enclose the garden
Believed to date back to the late 19th Century being one of the original local damson pickers cottages, forming part of Victoria Terrace so named after the original 'Victoria' Village Pub.
The property has now recently been sypathetically fully modernised by the current vendors to include:
2015 Re-configuration of Staircase &
Removal of Partition wall and door between Dining Room & Kitchen (full Building Reg certification)
2016 Re-fitted quality 'Magnet' Kitchen
2016 Re-fitted quality Bathroom
2016 Re-wiring & Re-boarding of floors
2016 Re-plastering with addition of feature coving
2017 Landscaping of Rear Garden
2018 Modernisation of Garage
2020 New Combi Gas Boiler Fitted
Fitting of Wood Burning Stove which includes a Hetas Certifiacte
2019 - 2022 New Flooring and Carpeting throughout
New Upvc double glazed windows plus
Fitting of shutters to front ground floor windows.
New Oak wood internal doors.with period pewter flower handles
Completely modern fixtures and fittings throughout, yet retaining the period character
Council: Central Bedfordshire District Council
Council Tax Band : C
Energy Rating: D
Postcode: LU6 1RB
Eaton Bray, lying on the Bedfordshire/Buckinghamshire borders, is surrounded by open countryside with numerous bridle ways and enjoyable scenic walks. The many local facilities include village shops, post office, pharmacy, both doctors’ and dentists’ surgeries, a primary school, restaurant and a public house, with more comprehensive shopping, educational and leisure facilities to be found in Leighton Buzzard and Dunstable. For the commuter there is a fast and frequent service to London Euston from either Tring or Leighton Buzzard. Major road connections include M25 (J20) easy access to junction 11A of the M1 motorway and the A41 dual carriageway provides excellent connection to Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Tring and Aylesbury.