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Key Features

  • EPC Rating E
  • Six bedroom detached
  • Victorian Property
  • 4500 foot squared accommodation
  • Potential conversion potential
  • Approx 0.4 acres
  • Outbuildings
  • Period features througout
Spanning 4500ft2, the living accommodation offers all you could need, with three large reception rooms on the ground floor, kitchen with scullery, a pantry and beautiful entrance hall with impressive staircase rising to first floor. Furthermore there are two cloakrooms and entrance vestibule to complete the ground floor accommodation.

To the first floor there are six double bedrooms with the master benefiting from floor to ceiling storage across the width of the room together with a refitted ensuite bathroom. The first floor accommodation has a family bathroom, which has also been refitted, along with a guest shower room.

In addition to the extensive accommodation that the house has to offer there are a number of outbuildings providing ample storage or potential for conversion. One of these is a beautiful thatched barn with a number of features which include porthole windows. It could easily be converted into an annexe, further accommodation, studio or office space. A further building includes a coach house and other storage units which again could easily be converted. There is parking for a large number of vehicles in front of the thatched barn on a shingle courtyard and double gates protect the boundary. The garden is predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and is enclosed by a panel fence surround and yew/leylandii hedge. Viewing is highly recommended to appreciate the space and charm this character property has to offer.

Vendors comments - We’ve lived at The Hoo for 22 wonderful years. The space means that it’s great for family life, superb for entertaining and gives you all the flexibility you could possibly need. We’ve had some great parties and Christmases here have been particularly special. The outbuildings have been used for teenage partying, workshops, garaging and storage and under previous owners were used to stable horses and house a horse-drawn carriage collection. We’ve really enjoyed living in this wonderful home and in Great Barford, with walks along the river and riverside dining at the famed Anchor Inn.

General Information

The property is Freehold. The property has Mains Electricity, Gas, Water Meter and Drainage. Local Authority: Bedford Local Authority. The Valuation Agency Listing indicates Tax Band: H. Energy efficiency rating: E.


Great Barford is situated by the River Great Ouse and is known for its 15th century bridge and All Saints Church with its tower of the same era. The village is conveniently placed between the A1 and M1 with rail connections via Bedford (6 miles) and Sandy (5 miles) to London St Pancras and Kings Cross respectively. The village amenities include a local convenience store which is open seven days a week, Post Office, GP surgery, Bowls club, village hall and playing fields, two pub/restaurants and Great Barford Primary Academy (ages 3 – 11) and is ideally situated for access to the Harpur Trust schools. A café and supermarket are planned for the near future. The surroundings and historic buildings make it a favoured destination for canoeing, angling and picnics.


From A1's Black Cat Roundabout Northbound. Take the first exit onto Bedford Road towards Great Barford. Continue into Great Barford village and at the crossroads turn left onto the High Street and the property is on the left hand side.

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