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For Sale By Auction | 2:30pm, 16 June 2022 | Lot 20

10 The Crescent, Shortstown, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0UJ

*Guide | £200,000+ (plus fees)

  • Semi-Detached House
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Tenure: Freehold

Call the team on 01234 362899 for more information

Auction Date

Thu 16/06/2022

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Delta Marriott Hotel Timbold Drive, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK7 6HL

Viewing Times:

Tue 31 May

09:30 - 10:00

Wed 8 Jun

09:30 - 10:00

Sat 11 Jun

13:30 - 14:00

A large semi detached house with sizeable gardens which offers excellent scope to improve and enlarge, set just outside of Bedford with very easy access to the A421 less than a mile distance.

The Crescent comprises of 10 houses that were built around a semi circular green in the 1920's to accommodate engineers working for the Royal Airship Works, which built military aircraft up until the 1930's. Being designed for engineers, the houses were larger than the standard designed houses with three reception rooms (the largest being 5x4+ metres), three large bedrooms, all being double rooms and the largest also 5x4+ metres. At the front of the house, under the overhang of the second bedroom is a loggia (an open fronted covered seating area) and at the rear was a 'lean to' that has been replaced with a utility/ store room. A number of other original features such as fireplaces within two reception rooms, doors skirtings and architraves still remain today at number 10. Being on the end of the crescent, Number 10 benefits from an extra area of ground at the side which is sufficiently large enough to park at least 3 vehicles or could allow the house to be significantly enlarged, subject to the necessary local authority consents.



Ground Floor Accommodation:

Entrance hall, sitting room, family room, dining room, kitchen and utility room.

First Floor Accommodation:

Landing, three bedrooms, bathroom, seperate w/c and an airing cupboard/ boiler room.


At the front is a paved area and path to the front door. At the side is an additional area of hard standing with a hedge at the side boundary and a gated entrance to the irregular shaped rear garden that extends away from the rear of the house at an angle. To the front of all of the houses, beyond the road is a substantial green that benefits from a number of mature trees.

Council Tax Band:


Open House Viewings:

Tue 31 May: 09:30 - 10:00 Wed 8 Jun: 09:30 - 10:00 Sat 11 Jun: 13:30 - 14:00 These are open house viewings, you do not need to make an appointment you can simply attend between the above times.

Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating TBC


Interested parties are requested to make their own enquiries to the relevant authorities as to the availability of services.

Local Authority

Bedford Borough Council - 01234 267422


Woodfines Solicitors, Silbury Court, 352 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes MK9 2AF, Ref: Alessandra Snowdon -, Tel: 0344 967 2505

Additional Fees

Buyer's Premium - There is no Buyer's Premium payable on this lot.

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an administration fee of £1,200 incl. VAT.

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.