Fowlmere Road, Foxton, Cambridge

Guide price: £500,000

3 bedroom cottage for sale

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The home is set over two floors under a pitched tile roof and dates back to the 1600s. The front door leads in to the entrance hallway which splits off to all ground floor accommodation. The open-plan split level lounge and dining room is a perfect family room and is packed full of original features, with open beams and stunning inglenook fireplace which has been fitted with a woodburning stove. The dining area leads to the kitchen which comprises of base storage units, integrated double oven, inset four-ring gas hob, sink with mixer tap, plumbing for a dishwasher and door to the courtyard garden. The utility area is off the kitchen and includes storage, plumbing for a washing machine and leads to the family bathroom which comprises of panelled bath and full suite. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a very useful second reception room which could be utilised in a number of ways, as an office or playroom, the room includes a second stunning inglenook fireplace and stairs to the first floor, and access to the fully glazed conservatory.

On the first floor is the generous landing space which features exposed original beams. There are three bedrooms, two of which are generous single bedrooms. Both include exposed beams and storage, one with a section of original oak flooring. The master bedroom is a good sized double bedroom which benefits from built?in wardrobes with extensive storage space in the eaves. Completing the first floor is the shower room which comprises of walk-in shower, low-level WC and wash basin.

Outside, the home sits centrally on the plot allowing the gardens to encompass the home. The gated private gravelled driveway provides ample off-road parking and leads up to the detached brick-built connected pair of double garages, with two sets of double barn style doors, side door, fully boarded loft space, lighting and power. The garden area is mainly laid to lawn, enclosed by herbaceous borders and opens up to the courtyard area which is fully paved and perfect for alfresco dining. The courtyard area is bordered by a feature brick wall and benefits from raised beds.

Foxton is set in the midst of open countryside midway between Cambridge and Royston and just about 8 miles south of the university centre. It is a village of quality properties and enjoys all the usual facilities including a mainline railway station which provides regular and fast access to Cambridge and to London Kings Cross within 55 minutes. There is also a bus service, village shop, primary school and recreation ground.

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