Hillfoot FieldsShefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5JBGuide Price£339,995

Hillfoot Fields in Shefford, Bedfordshire

Situated in the historic market town of Shefford, this property offers the quintessence of community living combined with the convenience and charm of rural life. Being just 11 miles south of Bedford and less than 50 miles from the hustle and bustle of London, its location strikes a perfect balance for those looking to commute to nearby towns such as Bedford, Milton Keynes, Luton, or Stevenage, providing a serene escape without sacrificing accessibility. Shefford itself is nestled in a picturesque environment, with the Rivers Flit and Hit offering residents scenic riverside walks and recreation areas to explore and enjoy.

The town is not only celebrated for its beautiful landscapes but is also a hub of activity and convenience. From local shops, supermarkets, and a vibrant weekly street market to a monthly farmers market, residents have a variety of shopping options at their doorstep. For those seeking a broader range of shopping and entertainment, Bedford’s premier shopping venue, The Harpur Centre, and thecentre:mk in Milton Keynes are a short drive away. Additionally, the world's first garden city, Letchworth, is within close proximity, boasting specialist shops, eateries, cinema, and regular fetes and farmers markets, encapsulating a unique community spirit.

Education and health facilities in Shefford are commendable, with Robert Bloomfield Academy catering to the younger residents’ educational needs, while various health facilities ensure community well-being. The town also hosts numerous sports and social groups, along with nearby attractions like Rowney Warren and Hoo Hill Maze for woodland walks and wildlife enthusiasts, enriching the community's recreational landscape.

For those worrying about the financial aspect of acquiring such a desirable home, the Deposit Assist scheme provided adds an extra layer of accessibility. Commuters will find ample convenience with the M1 motorway, A1(M), and Arlesey railway station nearby, offering direct services to London Kings Cross and ensuring that travel, whether for work or pleasure, is always an easy affair. Just less than 20 miles away, Luton Airport opens the door to broader horizons, proving that Shefford perfectly blends the tranquility of countryside living with the convenience of city access.

Nearby Schools

School NameDistance (miles)
Shefford Lower School
Ofsted: Good
0.88 miles
Clifton All Saints Academy
Ofsted: Good
0.91 miles
Campton Academy
Ofsted: Good
1.47 miles
Meppershall Church of England Academy
Ofsted:
1.78 miles

Nearby Train Stations

Station NameDistance (miles)
Arlesey Rail Station2.52 miles
Biggleswade Rail Station4.35 miles
Sandy Rail Station6.46 miles
Stevenage Rail Station10.46 miles
Watton-at-Stone Rail Station15.10 miles

Local Services & Amenities

Amenity NameDistance (miles)
Shefford Millennium Green0.33 miles
Tesco Esso Express0.46 miles
Car Park Nr Polehanger Wood0.46 miles
Morrisons0.47 miles
Polehanger Farm River Woodland0.75 miles
Tesco Express0.77 miles

Recently Sold House Prices

PriceDate SoldAddress
£1,012,50012/6/2023THE QUADRANT STANFORD LANE, CLIFTON, SG17 5EU
£354,99511/29/202350 HALBERYCROFT, MEPPERSHALL, SG17 5SR
£435,00011/29/202335 HITCHIN ROAD, , SG17 5JA
£595,00011/23/20237 HAZEL CLOSE, , SG17 5YE
£475,00011/9/20232 LYCHMEAD, CLIFTON, SG17 5EZ
£365,00010/29/20234 BANLAND CROFT, MEPPERSHALL, SG17 5AW
£454,99510/26/202346 HALBERYCROFT, MEPPERSHALL, SG17 5SR
£400,00010/26/202389 SHEFFORD ROAD, CLIFTON, SG17 5RF
£320,00010/26/202322 BROOKMEAD, MEPPERSHALL, SG17 5SA
£389,95010/25/202312 POWELLS ROAD, , SG17 5DP

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