Electrically operated gates provide entrance onto the substantial grounds with a long sweeping gravel driveway leading up to the main house, setting the scene perfectly for this impressive Victorian country residence.
Entrance hall leads into an impressive central reception hall with original Victorian tile floor and an attractive open fireplace. From the reception hall you access the three principal reception rooms, all of which are generously proportioned and characterful. Of particular note is the Drawing Room with a beautiful semi rotund wall and large windows ensuring the room is awash with natural light. The dining room is perfectly proportioned with period features including cornice to the high ceilings, feature fireplace and large bay window.
The open plan kitchen, breakfast, family room is a fantastic space to enjoy everyday family gatherings or to entertain. The kitchen is contemporary in design and style complimenting the space perfectly. Completing the ground floor there are two cloakrooms, separate utility and boiler room. Stairs lead down to the basement where there is a playroom and cinema room.
Stairs rise up from the central reception hall onto the spacious landing. The master bedroom has fitted wardrobes and large en-suite. The guest bedroom is also en-suite and sits above the drawing room and benefits from the half rotund wall adding to the feeling of space and light in this already impressive bedroom. There are three further double bedrooms, family bathroom and a separate cloakroom, accessed from a separate staircase is a useful laundry room.
The pool and leisure complex can be reached internally from the rear of the house and externally from a side door. There is a changing room with shower, cloakroom and plant room. There is also a separate Jacuzzi and above the leisure area you will find a kitchenette including sink, fridge, microwave and dishwasher.
Outside - The impressive Coach House has a large open plan triple garage with access from three pairs of separate doors. In addition to the garaging and within this impressive building is a tool/garden store, two stables, tack room, shower room and hay loft. There is also planning permission in place to turn the Coach House into ancillary accommodation (SB/98/00001).
The grounds extend to approximately 8 acres with a mixture of parkland, woodland and formal garden. The lake is spring fed and is ideal for the fishing enthusiast or just a gentle row!
Bordering Rushmere House is the beautiful Rushmere Country Park with 400 acres of woodland, heathland and lakes. There is a network of walking, cycling and horse riding trails, a dog fun area, childrens play area and when you need refreshments there is a cafe and picnic areas.
Transport - Leighton Buzzard mainline railway station is approx 2.4 miles away and allows direct access to London Euston in approx 32 mins. Junction 13 of the M1 is approx 7.4 miles whilst Luton airport is approx 19 miles distant.
Nearest Villages & Towns - Woburn is a pretty Georgian village approx 5 miles away with an array of independent shops, pubs and restaurants. Other attractions include Woburn Golf Club, Woburn Safari Park and Woburn Abbey. Milton Keynes is approx 12 miles for more extensive shopping requirements. There is also a multi cinema complex, indoor ski slope and many other leisure activities. EPC rating: D