Silver Street, Willingham, Cambridge

Guide Price: £500,000

4 bedroom detached house for sale

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Long Acre dates back to 1880 and was originally three cottages, which have been knocked into one to create an impressive property measuring just under 1900 sq ft (excluding the out-buildings). Although requiring cosmetic modernisation, the property offers versatile living space with many period features, such as exposed brick flooring, sash windows and open fireplaces. The property is set in a quiet, central village, location on a one-way street.

The property comprises a grand entrance hall with exposed brick flooring and staircase to the first floor. The dual aspect kitchen/dining room includes a range of Shaker style base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, tiled splashbacks, oven with four-ring gas hob and extractor hood above, 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, breakfast bar and space for appliances, a door opens to the rear garden and there is a snug area with storage cupboard and fireplace with exposed brick surround. The generously proportioned, dual aspect, sitting room measures 24'6" x 12'6" and boasts twin fireplaces with exposed brick surround and raised hearth, there is a window to the front aspect and French doors open to the rear garden. There is also a good sized study on the ground floor.

Upstairs, the property comprises a galleried landing with airing cupboard, a separate WC and four generously proportioned double bedrooms with decorative fireplaces to bedrooms two, three and four. The master bedroom has an en suite shower room, which includes a hand wash basin, shower and storage cupboard. The large family bathroom has a window to the front aspect and includes a WC, hand wash basin, free-standing bath and separate enclosed shower.

Outside, the enclosed south-facing garden boasts high levels of privacy and measures approximately 0.3 acres being predominantly laid to lawn with mature trees and well-stocked, mature, borders. At the foot of the garden is a prolific Orchard, to the side is a detached store, which could be converted to a studio space (subject to the necessary consents) and a detached double length garage. There is a private gravelled driveway, set back from the road behind a secure gate.

Willingham is one of the County's larger villages and is situated about nine miles north-west of Cambridge and just a few miles south of the historic market towns of St Ives and Huntingdon. Transport links are excellent, the A14 being within a few minutes drive and Cambridge North Railway Station provides rapid access to London. All usual facilities are readily available which include a variety of shops, junior school, library and a bus service to Cambridge along with a Guided Busway stop between Willingham and Longstanton. The village is surrounded by mile-upon-mile of open countryside.

Agent's Note:
The land may be subject to a restrictive covenant being added by the current vendor.

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