About this property
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 4,676 sq. ft. in total
- Double Garage
- No Onward Chain
- 0.6 Acre of Gardens
Northill Grange is an iconic detached property retaining many of its original features, with five/six bedrooms, 0.6 acres of land and offered for sale for the first time in over 25 years, this is a must see. The property comprises 4,295 sq. ft. of living space and is situated in a prominent position within the village, boasting a rich history and exquisite architecture.
This Grade II listed property, which is being offered for sale with no onward chain, offers five spacious bedrooms, and three reception rooms, and has excellent potential for sympathetic renovations and remodelling subject to planning permission.
The main entrance hallway is panelled and serves as a sitting room with a log-burning stove. It features two large sash windows overlooking the front of the property. This room provides access to the formal drawing room, dining room, kitchen and to the first floor via a grand staircase.
The formal drawing room is spacious and has dual-aspect windows that allow for natural light to flood the room. The original sash windows add to its grandeur as do the picture rails and panelling. The drawing room also benefits from a charming open fireplace and a French door that leads to the garden and terrace.
The dining room has an open fireplace, access to a secondary staircase hidden behind a false cupboard and offers views to the side of the property. The secondary staircase leads to all floors including the cellar which is a great size and could be converted into a further reception room or storage space.
The kitchen is a large dual aspect room that hosts an oil-fired four-door AGA. It has mostly floor-mounted units and enjoys views over the gardens and grounds. There is direct access to the cellar and split-level utility and storage area to the rear. This utility area to the rear of the property has provisions for a washing machine, dryer, and further storage.
First & Second Floors
On the first floor, there are three bedrooms. Bedroom one is a spacious triple aspect room that offers great views of the village church and the garden. Additionally, this room has the necessary provisions to create an ensuite if required. Bedroom two, a double room, is located at the front of the property and also offers views over the church. The smallest bedroom in the property, bedroom six, is currently used as an office space. A separate W/C and a family bathroom with cream sanitaryware are also present on the first floor. The inner landings host a range of internal storage space.
Moving on to the second floor, there are three more bedrooms - all of which are double bedrooms. These rooms are serviced by a large lounge area making it perfect for teenage children to enjoy. Furthermore, the second floor is supported with a bathroom and dormer windows that overlook Northill Village and the surrounding countryside.
Gardens & Grounds
Northill Grange is set on grounds of 0.6 acres which is enclosed by a beautiful brick wall and wrought iron fencing. There is a private front garden with wrought iron gates, mature trees and a path leading to the front door. To the right of the property is a gravelled driveway that can accommodate up to three vehicles, it also benefits from a double garage and a gravelled walkway leading to the house and gardens
Around the right-hand side of the house, there's a path that leads to a raised patio area that's perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying the sun as it is south-westerly facing. Most of the garden is laid to lawn, with a formal garden to the front and a meadow-like space to the rear that boasts an array of mature trees, plants, and flower beds.
About the Area
The historic village of Northill has a Parish Church, a lower school, village hall and a public house/restaurant. The ancient May Day celebration between Northill and the neighbouring village of Ickwell is believed to have been in operation since circa 1565.
For everyday amenities, the market town of Biggleswade is just 4 miles away and Cambridge with shopping, theatre, arts and leisure facilities is just 30 minutes’ drive.
Northill Church of England Lower School is rated good by Ofsted. Private schooling in the area is first class with a large selection of notable private schools including The Harpur Trust Schools in Bedford, Kimbolton and Kingshott.
Biggleswade railway station has rail links to London Kings Cross in approximately 36 minutes, whilst Bedford railway station has rail links to London St. Pancras International. International destinations are accessible from Luton Airport which is approximately 24 miles away.