Parlour Close, Histon, Cambridge

Guide Price: £395,000


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The property was built in the early 1970's and measures just approximately 1018 sq. ft. The ground floor accommodation comprises of a porch, suitable for coat and boot storage, which opens to the entrance hall with stairs to the first floor. The living room is a good size with a large window to the front aspect, there is a gas fireplace with Adam style surround and raised marble hearth. The study has space for two desks and there is a door opening to the side aspect. There is an open-plan kitchen/dining room with a comprehensive range of base and eyelevel storage cupboards and drawers, a sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, eye-level oven with microwave above, breakfast bar, space for a washing machine and dishwasher, window to the rear aspect with delightful views to the rear garden. The dining room holds a large table and chairs and has built-in base level storage. Off the study is a family room/bedroom four, which would fit a double bed with a window to the rear aspect. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom, including a WC and wash hand basin.

The first floor accommodation comprises a landing with airing cupboard and three bedrooms, two of which are doubles. There are built-in storage cupboards in all three bedrooms. Bedrooms one and three have views to the front aspect; bedroom two has views to the rear garden. The family bathroom has a white suite including a WC, wash hand basin and panelled bath. There is a separate shower room with enclosed shower cubicle.

Outside, the property is set back from the road behind a neat green area, lawned and with mature trees. There is a compact front garden, laid to lawn with a neat hedge boundary. To the rear, the enclosed garden benefits from a high degree of privacy, divided into two sections by established hedging. There is a large patio area with shrub borders and towards the foot of the garden is a lawned area, surrounded by mature shrubs, hedging and trees. There is a gated walkway at the end of the garden leading to the garage in a nearby block with an up-and-over door.

Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most soughtafter villages north of Cambridge. It's particularly convenient location, just 3 miles from the city centre, adds to its popularity and communications are first class, the A14 and M11 being within a few minute's drive. The village boasts many local facilities including excellent schooling for all ages from preschool to sixth form. Good local shopping is available in the village and there is a regular bus service to Cambridge. Histon is served by Cambridgeshire County Council's Guided Busway with an estimated journey time to the Science Park of approximately 3 minute's. Cambridge North Railway Station opened in May 2017, located in Chesterton, close to Cambridge Science Park, connecting to the Guided Busway and providing an interchange with Park & Ride and local bus services. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders also benefit from a bridleway running all the way from Cambridge Science Park to St. Ives along the route of the Guided Busway. Girton Golf Club is also within a few minute's drive.

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