Castle Road, Bedford
5 bed house - semi-detached
Occupying a central location within the popular Castle Road area, this substantial period semi detached home offers spacious accommodation arranged over three floors with the added benefit of a walled, south facing garden. There is a wealth of period features throughout including fireplaces to the ground floor reception rooms, refurbished sash windows and picture rails and there is a gas to radiator heating system. Many of the rooms have dual aspects windows facing both south and west enjoying views down the tree-lined Castle Road and the garden. Overall, the accommodation provides around 2263 square feet including five/six bedrooms, three separate reception rooms and a kitchen with plenty of space for a table. There is a ground floor shower room, a first floor bathroom and a sunny conservatory to the rear of the sitting room. The outside space is a particular feature and the fully walled rear garden extends to in excess of 60' and has two attached brick built stores and a beautiful mature Oak tree. EER: D
The imposing entrance hall has an original tiled floor, bannisters and dado rail and provides access to all ground floor rooms. The front sitting room has a bay window to the front, period fireplace and fitted shelving, The rear sitting room also has a period fireplace as well double doors leading to the bright and sunny conservatory. There is a shower room and a walk-through dining room with built-in storage and the kitchen has plenty of units, space for a breakfast table and a Velux window for added daylight. There is potential to enlarge the kitchen with two attached outbuildings and a large side return patio.
There are two large double bedrooms, both with built-in wardrobes and dual-aspects windows, there are three further bedrooms on the first floor providing adaptable space and a bathroom with a white suite. A door leads to a further staircase and to the second floor bedroom which is an open plan space which could be enlarged to provide a more spacious bedroom and en suite, subject to the necessary consents.
There is a small front garden with gated, tiled pathway to the front porch. Private, gated side access leads to the large side return patio area which enjoys a westerly aspect. The garden is walled all around, is laid mainly to lawn with some mature shrub borders and there is a feature mature Oak tree. Extending to around 60' depth, it is larger than typical for the area and with both south and west aspects is sunny throughout the day.
The Castle Road area, provides a wide range of popular attractions including cafes, specialist shops such as a butchers, a bakery and an Italian deli as well as Russell Park and the picturesque Embankment. Castle/Newnham Primary School is within the area and Bedford town centre is a short walk away with a wider choice of bars, restaurants and shops as well as fast links to London St Pancras via its mainline rail station. The Harpur Trust Schools are also all within easy reach.
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