Histon Road, Cottenham, Cambridge

Guide Price: £850,000

5 bedroom detached house for sale

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The property was built in the 1980's and measures 3145 sq ft (including the garage) occupying a fine position and being set back from the road, the property offers versatile living space and both the house and gardens are very well maintained with a new boiler and hot water tank added in 2018.

The ground floor living accommodation comprises a wide and welcoming entrance hall, which has hardwood flooring and understair storage space. The kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of base and eye-level storage units, a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap, Range style oven with 5-ring hob and extractor hood above, tiled splashbacks, space for appliances such as a dishwasher and American style fridge/freezer and room for a large table and chairs, there is a window with views to the rear aspect. The utility room has a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and additional storage with window to side aspect. The impressive sitting room measures 23'6" x 15'8" with a feature gas fireplace, Adam style surround and raised marble hearth, there is a large window which allows a good degree of natural light into the room and there are views to the rear garden. The dining room is a good size, measuring 12' x 9'9", accommodating a large dining table and chairs, with a window to the front aspect. Off the kitchen/breakfast room and the sitting room is a large conservatory with French doors opening to the rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom with white suite of WC and corner washhand basin.

The first floor comprises a landing with an airing cupboard and additional storage cupboard. There are four bedrooms, all of which are doubles, the master bedroom, bedrooms 2 and 3 all boast views to the rear garden and there are built-in storage cupboards to the master bedroom, bedrooms 2, 3 and 6, which is currently used as a study. Of note is the impressive triple aspect master bedroom measuring 23'6" x 14'2" with extensive built-in full height storage cupboards. There is an en suite, which has a WC, washhand basin and enclosed shower cubicle. The family bathroom includes a white suite of WC, washhand basin, bidet and panelled bath with shower over. The second floor comprises two further bedrooms, one of which is currently used as a games room, there is good ceiling height in each of these rooms, eaves storage with walk-in access to the loft and dual aspect Velux windows.

Outside, the property is set well back from the road behind neat hedging. There is a paved driveway suitable for several vehicles and a double garage with up-and-over doors, power and light connected. To the rear, the enclosed west-facing garden measures approximately 0.8 acres (subject to survey) and is predominantly laid to lawn with patio area, raised pond and surrounded by established trees, neat hedging and shrub borders, at the foot of the garden are prolific fruit trees and beyond are views to open countryside.

Cottenham is a large and thriving village located approximately seven miles north of Cambridge with many excellent facilities including a wide variety of local shops. The village benefits from a Co-operative store and Pharmacy, two GP Surgeries, a Dental Surgery, Library, Primary School with Secondary School Education at Cottenham Village College, Church, Cottenham Community Centre, many Public Houses and Restaurants, as well as a Point-to-Point Racecourse. Cambridge is easily accessible with the A14 providing access to the M11 and A1 commuter roads.

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