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Akeley 3 bedroom House



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Key Features

  • Detached Bungalow
  • Much Improved by the Current Owner
  • Beautiful Woodland Setting
  • Approx 3/4 an Acre
  • Re-fitted Kitchen with Large Central Island
  • Ample Off Road Parking
  • Garden Cabin & Treehouse
  • Viewing Recommended.


Much improved by the current owner, we are delighted to offer for sale Woodland Cottage, a three bedroom detached bungalow situated in an idyllic, peaceful, woodland setting in grounds of approximately 3/4 acre. The property was originally the laundry for the former manor house which is now the sought after private school of Akeley Wood. The property has many character and unusual features such as original Oak interior doors, feature wall mounted Rocal drop stove, a refitted, solid wood, hand painted kitchen breakfast room, with integrated appliances and granite central island. A particular attractive feature of this property are the landscaped and woodland gardens, with occasional guest cabin and tree-house. The accommodation comprises: Entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, cloakroom, main bedroom with French doors leading onto the patio and rear garden, two further bedrooms, refitted bathroom and re-fitted shower room. There is a guest cabin in the garden with bedroom, kitchen area and separate shower room. Within the established gardens there is a large 'Bradstone' slate patio, anti slip decked entertaining area with timber pergola, 'Victorian' style White Cottage green house, vegetable boxes, be-spoke tree-house and ample off road parking for several vehicles. EPC rating E.


Upvc double glazed door to:

Entrance Hall

Engineered oak wood flooring, radiator, double width airing cupboard with replacement 'Shelfow' tank, linen shelving as fitted, built in book shelving.

Sitting Room
20' 8'' x 17' 0'' (6.31m x 5.19m)
A beautiful light and airy room with feature 'Rocal' drop wood burner fire, two radiators, two wall light points, two Upvc double glazed windows to front and rear aspect, Upvc double glazed door and side panels to patio and rear garden, solid Oak door to hallway.

Dining Room
17' 0'' x 7' 10'' (5.17m x 2.38m)
Ceramic tiled flooring, two wall light points, radiator, door to sitting room, feature internal glazed window, Upvc double glazed window to rear aspect. Original Oak and part glazed door to kitchen/breakfast room.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
18' 8'' x 11' 11'' (5.68m x 3.62m)
Bespoke, hand painted solid wood kitchen/breakfast room re-fitted to an exceptionally high standard to comprise; inset one and a quarter sink unit with mixer tap/hose, cupboard under, a further range of wall, base and drawer units all with soft closures and includes built in spice/knife drawers, central island unit with granite worktop, space for American style fridge/freezer, space for dishwasher, built in double oven and induction hob, drinks cabinet, built in island shelving, inset down lighters, ceramic tiled flooring, two radiators, additional double fronted storage cupboard. Upvc double glazed door to rear, door to utility room.

Utility Room
7' 3'' x 5' 9'' (2.21m x 1.75m)
Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, cupboard under, work tops over, ceramic tiled flooring, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, wall mounted 'Glow Worm' gas fired boiler serving both domestic hot water and radiator central heating, door to cloakroom.


Low level w/c, built in shelving, radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, Velux window.

Bedroom One
14' 9'' x 11' 10'' (4.49m x 3.61m)
Beautiful room benefiting from Upvc double glazed French doors onto the patio and rear garden, Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, built in double width wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving as fitted, matching storage unit, radiator, television point.

Bedroom Two
12' 9'' x 11' 9'' (3.89m x 3.58m)
Two Upvc double glazed windows to rear garden, radiator, television point.

Bedroom Three
8' 10'' x 8' 4'' (2.68m x 2.54m)
Upvc double glazed window to side aspect, radiator,

Family Bathroom
11' 11'' x 8' 3'' (3.64m x 2.51m)
Refitted to comprise a white suite of panel bath, mixer tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w/c, traditional style radiator with towel rail, light and shaver point, half height tongue and groove to walls, double width storage cupboard, two wall light points, engineered Oak flooring, Upvc double glazed window to side aspect.

Shower Room
12' 10'' x 3' 6'' (3.92m x 1.07m)
Walk in shower with glazed screen and inset shelf, bespoke stone wash hand basin with mixer tap, low level w/c, fully tiled walls, chrome ladder heater towel rail, extractor fan, two Velux windows.

Front Approach

Accessed via Akeley Wood Senior School, gated access to gravel driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles.


A particular attractive feature of Woodland Cottage, are the tranquil, mature and well stocked gardens in approx 3/4 `s of an acre, laid out to provide different seating and entertaining areas and also include a bespoke tree-house. The gardens are part laid to lawn with flower and shrub beds and borders, apple, pear, cherry and greengage trees. There is a large 'Bradstone' slate patio, large anti slip decking area with timber pergola, paved evening terrace with brick pillars and timber pergola overlooking the gardens, two timber storage sheds, log store, vegetable/allotment boxes. The woodland gardens have pathways guiding you around the trees and telegraph pole steps leading down into a small dell. Another attractive and unusual feature is the tree-house which has power connected and is a secret hideaway and retreat.

Victorian Style Glass House
17' 0'' x 9' 0'' (5.18m x 2.74m)
'White Cottage' Traditional style green house with paved floor and power connected.

Guest Cabin
19' 1'' x 11' 3'' (5.81m x 3.43m)
Stable door to bedroom/kitchen area. Bedroom area - carpeted, two glazed windows overlooking attractive woodland garden. Kitchen area - Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit with mono bloc mixer tap, cupboard under, further wall mounted cupboard and drawer units, wood laminate flooring, electric wall heater. Shower Room - Walk in width and a half shower cubicle with shower attachment as fitted, low level w/c, pedestal wash hand basin, ceramic tiling to splash areas, ladder heater towel rail, extractor fan, ceramic tiled flooring.

Please Note

Council tax band G. Septic tank. LP gas Heating.

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