Upton End Road, Shillington, Hitchin, Bedfordshire, SG5 3PG
4 reception rooms
Detached 4/5 bedroom property
Kitchen/breakfast room with four additional reception rooms
Sought after village location
Beautiful gardens with a range of outbuildings and far reaching countryside views
For all enquiries, please quote reference GM0074
A beautifully presented four/five bedroom detached property, set in gated landscaped grounds, in the Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire border village of Shillington. For all enquiries, please quote reference GM0074. Recently extended, Arkle House has versatile and spacious accommodation in excess of 3600 sq.ft., set over two floors, along with a variety of outbuildings, including a garden bar/pavilion and a stable block, which is currently utilised as workshop and store area.
Ground Floor Accommodation
The entrance hall has stairs to the first floor and a large walk-in store cupboard, together with access to one of two ground floor cloakrooms. There is a kitchen/breakfast room and the large utility area has a built-in pantry cupboard. Arkle House has four main reception rooms. The recently extended garden room has a feature fireplace, with an inset wood burning stove, and bi-folding doors leading to the rear garden. The sunken lounge also has bi-folding doors to the rear garden. There is a music room/snug and a study. To the side of the property, an additional entrance gives access to both the utility area and the double garage.
First Floor Accommodation
The master suite has a range of built-in wardrobes and storage, including a walk-in dressing room, which was, formerly, the fifth bedroom/nursery. There is a free-standing bath and en-suite shower room. The master bedroom has glazed double doors opening to a balcony, which has views over the rear gardens and neighbouring paddocks. The guest suite has a dressing room and en-suite bathroom. The two further double bedrooms both have built-in wardrobes and there is a family bathroom.
To the front, electric wrought iron gates open to a driveway, for several vehicles, ahead of the double garage. The rear gardens are laid to lawn and paved patio seating areas, with a variety of mature flower and shrub beds and borders, as well as a feature well and garden pond . There is a wild meadow, to the side, with a mown path, through wild flower beds, and a variety of fruit trees.
The garden bar/pavilion has built-in seating and a WC, together with a separate gardeners WC, which is accessed from the rear of the building. The stable block is currently used as workshop/storage area and there is a further garden shed/wood store. To the rear of the garden, a timber under slate roof gazebo is perfect for entertaining.