Bushmead Avenue, Bedford
£725,000 SALE AGREED
5 bed house - semi-detached
Occupying one the area's most popular tree-lined roads, this period three-storey semi detached home has the benefit of a single garage and is available with no upward chain. Offering well-proportioned rooms throughout, there are three separate reception rooms, five double bedrooms and a spacious first floor bathroom. There is a cloakroom on the ground floor and the kitchen has modern units, some appliances to remain and has a window and door overlooking the garden. There are period features throughout including the original tiled entrance hall, picture rails, sash windows and fireplaces. Heating is by gas to radiators from a modern boiler. Outside, there is a well-kept front garden which could provide off road parking (subject to consent from the local authority) and to the rear, a walled well stocked garden with a west facing aspect and a single garage with an electric door accessed via Waterloo Road.
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The spacious entrance hall has the original tiled floor and stripped wood doors to the three reception rooms. The sitting, dining and breakfast rooms all have period features including fireplaces with ornate wood surrounds and original decorative cornices. The dining room has French doors opening to the established external side return and the breakfast room and kitchen could be combined to provide an open plan living space.
The first floor provides three spacious double bedrooms with the master spanning the full width of the property and having built in wardrobes and a vanity sink unit. Bedroom two has a period fireplace and bedroom three to the rear has a pleasant aspect over the garden. All three have further period features and the bathroom has plenty of space for a separate shower cubicle.
Two further versatile double bedrooms occupy the second floor, accessed via a second landing and also have period features.
Immediately to the front of the property, the well kept garden has a retaining brick wall and wrought iron railings, which the adjoining neighbour has converted to off road parking. Private, gated side access leads to the enclosed rear garden which has a patio and lawn and mature trees, shrubs and plants. Occupying a 'T' shaped plot, the rear garden extends behind the neighbour's property to enlarge the outside space, as well as having a courtesy door to the single garage.
Bushmead Avenue is located just to the east of the town centre, close to a wide range of popular amenities and attractions including the number of specialist shops, cafes and delis along Castle Road. Russell Park is just across the road, as is the picturesque Embankment, alongside the river Great Ouse. The property provides easy access to the Harpur Trust and other well regarded schools including the outstanding rated Castle Newnham Primary. Bedford town centre offers a wider range of popular restaurants, shops and bars and, for the commuter, there are fast links to London St Pancras via the mainline rail station.
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