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Heath Park Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 3BB

£1,550,000 Fixed Price
  • Ref: LBD210213
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Under Offer
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Double Garage
  • Outside Space: South Facing Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

A unique elegant early Victorian house set in mature gardens of half an acre offering 4100 sq ft of accommodation with 5 bedrooms, 3 receptions, a double garage and parking in one of Leighton Buzzard's most prestigious roads.

Full Details

Heath Park Lodge was built in 1850 and has an array of interesting character features such as fireplaces, wood panels and stone mullion windows, a decorative tiled roof nwhich has been replaced recently and mosaic tiled inlaid floor motifs. Heath Park Road has a leafy residential atmosphere and is moments from Rushmere Country Park and Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

Ground floor
The property is entered via a part-glazed front door. The entrance hallway has a quarry tiled floor and a door to the downstairs cloakroom.
A glazed door leads to the inner hallway which has feature mosaic tiling and a door to the rear garden. There is a large built-in coat cupboard and the staircase leading to the first floor.

Reception room
The sitting room is a triple-aspect room with a set of double-glazed doors leading onto the patio.
There is a feature fireplace with a working open fire and a built-in window seat with storage underneath overlooking the garden

Dining room
The formal dining room has exposed floorboards, wood panels with inset wallpaper and mirrors, a feature fireplace, built-in storage and a drinks cabinet.

Study
Double-aspect windows and built-in storage.

Kitchen/breakfast room
This has a range of fitted Shaker style units to the base and eye level and a large island with seating.
There are white granite worktops and a butler sink under the window. A flagstone style tiled floor has underfloor heating and there is a five oven electric fired Aga cooker, fitted combi microwave and dishwasher and a free-standing American fridge freezer. In one corner there is a seating area with upholstered seats. Walk-in pantry and a staircase leading down to

Cinema room/playroom
Wood floor and a large storage cupboard, log burner and a door leading to an external staircase
at the rear of the house.

Rear entrance lobby
This is accessed via the back door and has a quarry tiled floor, storage cupboards, butler sink and door to a utility room which houses plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer. Door to

Cellar
Wall-mounted boiler on the staircase and steps leading down to two separate rooms with ample storage, wine cellar and Megaflow tank.

First floor
Landing with storage and airing cupboards.

Master bedroom
This is a triple-aspect room with built-in storage to the window seat overlooking the gardens and a walk-through dressing room with sliding mirrored doors to the wardrobes on either side. There is a step down to the ensuite which has a free standing roll-top bath, a walk-in shower, wash basin and WC.

Bedroom two/guest bedroom
Window seats with underneath storage.
This has an ensuite with roll-top bath, separate shower, basin and WC.

There are three further bedrooms and a family bathroom with a shower over the roll-top bath, basin and WC.

Outside
To the front, electric wrought-iron double gates access the gravelled driveway which leads down to the parking area at the side of the property. This is enclosed by mature laurel hedging and leads down to the detached double garage which has a manually operated up-and-over door to the front.
The formal gardens to the side and rear are laid to lawn with a variety of mature tree and hedge borders. There are patio seating areas and to the front of the garden there is a gravelled pathway which is accessed from a timber pedestrian gate.
The garden is enclosed to the front by brick and stone walls.