The village of Lode is conveniently situated just off the B1102, about seven miles east of Cambridge and seven miles west of the market town of Newmarket, generally considered the birthplace and global centre of thoroughbred horse racing and a potential World Heritage Site. There are schooling and shopping facilities in the neighbouring village of Bottisham, including the Community Primary School and Bottisham Village College (OFSTED Outstanding). Swaffham Prior Church of England Primary School is nearby. There is fast and easy access to both Cambridge with the newly opened cycle path and Newmarket via the A14 and the M11 is only a few minutes drive away. Rail links are very good and the development is within easy reach of Cambridge North Mainline Railway Station, as well as the village of Waterbeach with its Mainline Railway Station providing links to Cambridge City Centre and London's Kings Cross. The historic village was built between Roman and medieval times to bring supplies to the surrounding villages via the River Cam. Nearby is Anglesey Abbey, a large country house now owned by the National Trust, which also maintains Lode Watermill. There are several footpaths across the fields and with views to picturesque open countryside.
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All units boast good levels of natural light and offer low maintenance accommodation within an open-plan living space with a contemporary finish. There are BT connections, inset spotlights and a useful loft ladder.
The development is accessed from Lode Road and is set behind an exposed brick entrance. There is a gravelled off-road resident's parking area with additional visitor's parking, sheltered bicycle storage and an enclosed bin store. The gardens, which enjoy high levels of privacy, are laid to lawn and surrounded by mature hedges and established trees within vast grounds. Pathways lead to the front doors and there is an outside light to each property. The inner, communal, courtyard garden is laid to lawn and surrounded by light shingle.
This refurbished, three bedroom, Victorian house measuring 1481 sq ft, although modernised throughout, retains much of its original character to create a modern family home with bright, versatile, living space and boasting picturesque open views to Anglesey Abbey.
The property comprises a dual aspect entrance hall with cloakroom off, which includes a WC, vanity unit with washhand basin, radiator and frosted window. The triple aspect, open-plan, kitchen/living/dining room is a good size with window to open fields, skylight and three additional full-height windows allowing remarkable levels of natural light and boasting views to both Anglesey Abbey and open countryside. The adaptable living space accommodates a large dining table and chairs and there are carpeted stairs leading to the first floor. The kitchen has a comprehensive range of base and eye-level, soft close, storage cupboards and drawers, an oven with 4-ring gas hob and extractor hood above, integrated dishwasher and washer/dryer, 1.5 bowl ceramic Butler sink unit with mixer tap, chrome furniture and space for a fridge/freezer. Off the entrance hall a door leads down to the basement with power and light connected and measuring 26' x 12' 11".
The first floor comprises of a landing with window to the courtyard garden, storage cupboard and three bedrooms, all of which have beautiful open views. There is an en suite shower room to the master bedroom, which includes a modern white suite of WC, vanity unit with washhand basin, enclosed shower cubicle with rainfall head, heated towel rail and frosted window. The family bathroom includes a modern white suite of WC, washhand basin with vanity unit below, bath with rainfall head above, heated towel rail and a frosted window.
Freehold with each owner having a share in the Freehold interest of the common parts.