Hockliffe Road, Tebworth, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 9QA

£1,250,000 Fixed Price
  • Ref: LBD220052
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Reception Rooms: 5
  • Parking: On Road Parking
  • Outside Space: South Facing Garden
  • Council Tax Band: G
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

An idyllic grade two listed 16th century thatched farmhouse of 3371 sq ft and a two storey barn conversion of 1477 sq ft with consent for commercial use in a quiet location in the centre of a small Bedfordshire village.

Full Details

Buttercup Farm is a charming country house full of character and offering flexible accommodation.
Plentiful original features such as beams and inglenook fireplaces in the main house stand alongside the more voluminous spaces of a barn conversion. This part of the house has commercial use and so would be ideal for someone running a business from home. There is also a guest annexe which is self contained and could provide extra income through AirBnB or similar platform. The property overall is arranged in a U-shape and is approached through a five bar gate into a central gravelled courtyard. There is a triple car port and further parking for up to six cars.
To the rear there is a picturesque mature landscaped garden with well stocked borders, a sweeping lawn and outdoor swimming pool close to the house
Front door
From the courtyard the main entrance leads to a hallway with quarry tiling. There is a downstairs cloakroom and a staircase which leads to the first floor.

Reception rooms
A door from the hallway opens into the dual aspect family room which has double French doors overlooking the front drive.
The main reception room on the other side of the hallway is a quarry tiled split level room. To one end there is a study area and in the sitting area there is an open fireplace with a cast iron multi fuel burner. There is the original front door and double French doors overlooking the rear garden as well as a staircase leading to the first floor.
Beyond this there is a quarry tiled floor dining room with inglenook fireplace and recessed shelves to the side. A door from this room leads to a further reception room or garden room which has French doors opening onto the stone paved patio with a timber pergola.

The ceramic tiled kitchen is fitted with a range of white fronted wall and base units, patterned worktops and an inset one and a half bowl sink.
Integrated appliances include a Hotpoint double oven, a halogen four burner hob and a Bosch dishwasher. Stable style back door leading to garden. There is also a utility room adjacent to the kitchen that houses a wall mounted Calor gas fired boiler.

First Floor
There are four bedrooms in the main part of the house on the first floor accessed via two separate staircases, One from the hallway and one from the sitting room. Two of the bedrooms are interconnecting. There is a an ensuite to the master bedroom and a family bathroom.

Guest Annexe
This interconnecting accommodation at the furthest end of the house can be used as self contained accommodation with a separate door accessed from the garden and the courtyard. Ideal for a granny/ guest annexe , it has a reception room, kitchen dining room, utility and shower room on the ground floor and on the first floor two bedrooms.
A staircase leads down to the barn conversion which is also accessed separately from the courtyard. There is also on outside wine store room.

Full of potential for the incoming owner, the barn has the high vaulted ceilings and exposed beams typical of this type of building and with generous accommodation. A large open reception with three further rooms on the ground floor, 3 W.C's, and a kitchen and what could be a lovely master bedroom on the first floor .

The stunning rear garden has extensive stone patio areas and then is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. The gentle slope down following a gravel path with low level lighting leads to an ornamental pond at the bottom of the garden with an overhanging willow tree. There is tall leylandii/ fir hedging to the eastern boundary with a concealed storage and compost area. There is a swimming pool with a blue fibre glass liner and a timber pool house for the filters and pumps. A timber gate opens on to the lane at the side of the house and there is a brick barbeque.