Barkham Close, Cheddington

Barkham Close, Cheddington

Barkham Close is situated in the thriving village of Cheddington, near Leighton Buzzard. The village has a strong community with a number of societies and activities. Buses are infrequent, however, there is a train station with access to Milton Keynes,Bedford, Hemel Hempstead and London.

Properties: 24 two bedroom bungalows and 8 one bedroom bungalows.  Properties built in 1969

Services: Non-resident management staff and community alarm service

Accessibility: Bus stop within 50 yards; shop 100 yards; post office 100 yards; nearest town centre 12 miles(s); GP 5 mile(s)

Library: A mobile library visits the scheme on the afternoon of the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Distances: Nearest bus stop 100 yards; shop 400 yards; post office 400 yards; town centre 400 yards; GP 300 yards; social centre 300 yards

Lifestyle: Weekly social activities include coffee morning, bingo,  games/cards session (organised by the residents).

A Fish and Chip van visits the scheme each Friday lunchtime.

Visit ‘upmystreet’ for further details on what there is  in and around the ‘cheddington’ area.

Pets: Cats and dogs accepted.

Tenure: Rent (social landlord)

Managers notes: Barkham Close is situated close to the village centre. There is a General Store at the top of Barkham Close. Daily papers can be delivered from here.

There is not a Doctors’ Surgery in the village. However, Doctors from the two Practices at Wing do hold surgeries in the Methodist Chapel on certain days.

The bungalows are one or two bedroom

All of the properties at Barkham Close are terraced or semi-detached bungalows with generous individual gardens. Many also have private driveways for off-road parking.

The Autumn Lounge is the hub of the thriving social scene at Barkham, a converted bungalow that offers communal kitchen and lounge, conservatory extension and paved gardens.