An exceptional Grade II listed period residence of approximately 3,000 sq.ft, plus swimming pool and timber outbuildings, all set in over 0.5 acres. Highly desirable village, versatile 4-6 bedroom layout with abundant charm, character and further potential.
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- GENERAL DESCRIPTION
Dales & Shires Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale this exceptional Grade II listed family residence. A real hidden gem, oozing period charm and character, this much loved and locally admired home sits within a large plot of over 0.5 acres and provides spacious & very versatile accommodation, superb privacy, lifestyle and home working options. There is a covered swimming pool and extensive timber outbuildings, which now offer great scope for updating, improvement or conversion (subject to planning) for a variety of uses. Located in this highly desirable and very convenient village. Offering approximately 3,000 sq.ft. of very versatile accommodation, with 4-6 bedrooms, 3 main reception rooms, 3 bath/shower rooms and scope for home offices and annex accommodation. Externally there is plentiful parking, seating areas, extensive lawns and mature foliage. Features include: Exposed beams, light rooms, 2 impressive inglenook fireplaces, enchanting nooks and crannies and oil central heating. Purchased and much improved by the current owners in 2001 it is priced realistically to reflect the opportunity for new buyers to further enhance and adapt this wonderful home to their own tastes and requirements. We anticipate this property will appeal to a variety of discerning buyers and we advise an early viewing to appreciate the location, size, grounds, privacy, potential, character and layout.
The property is located in the highly desirable and conveniently located village of Caxton, 11 miles west of Cambridge. Caxton boasts numerous amenities, and along with other nearby villages there is a wide array of shops, pubs, restaurants, recreational facilities and schools. For schooling, the house is in the catchment area for Bourn Primary (one of the top rated primary schools in the country) and Comberton School (a very highly rated secondary school). There is convenient access into Cambridge, Cambourne, St Neots, Royston and Huntingdon, with their excellent further choice of shops, restaurants, bars, pubs, entertainment venues, tourist attractions and recreational facilities. Popular with residents and tourists, this area is an ideal base to explore the beautiful surrounding countryside, with its many public footpaths, cycle ways and bridle paths. Transport links are excellent with the A428, A14 and M11 nearby, and St Neots (8 miles away) also offers a 40 minute fast train connection to London Kings Cross, making this an ideal home for commuters.
Sat Nav location: CB23 3PQ.
- GROUND FLOOR
- Lounge17' 2'' x 14' 1'' (5.23m x 4.29m) plus bay and fireplace.
Spacious and light. Large inglenook fireplace. Staircase and front bay window.
- Dining Room16' 8'' x 14' 3'' (5.08m x 4.34m) plus bay and fireplace.
Spacious formal dining room with large inglenook fireplace. Front bay and side windows.
- Breakfast Kitchen17' 2'' x 14' 0'' (5.23m x 4.26m)
Ample dining space, fitted units & work surfaces and Aga. Front & side windows and doors to lounge and rear hall.
- Bathroom (GF)
Fitted bath suite with separate shower cubicle.
- Garden Room19' 8'' x 10' 6'' (5.99m x 3.20m) max.
Versatile and light room with full width windows and double doors onto the patio.
- Family Room22' 9'' x 14' 0'' (6.93m x 4.26m)
Very spacious family room with high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Plentiful natural daylight with windows to two sides. Double doors to the patio.
- Studio13' 8'' x 11' 9'' (4.16m x 3.58m) max.
Versatile room with windows to two sides. Ideal as a hobby room, guest bedroom or as part of an annex adaptation.
- Bedroom Five / Den14' 2'' x 13' 0'' (4.31m x 3.96m) max floor area.
Accessed via a paddle staircase this first floor room is separate to the rest of the 1st floor and would make an ideal bedroom, guest room, music room or den.
- Shower Room (GF)
Accessed off the family room and fitted with a modern shower suite.
- FIRST FLOOR
Central landing with storage.
- Bedroom One16' 8'' x 14' 1'' (5.08m x 4.29m) max floor area.
Large double bedroom with windows to the front and side. Feature fireplace.
- Bedroom Two16' 11'' x 14' 3'' (5.15m x 4.34m)
Large double bedroom with front and rear windows.
- Bedroom Three14' 5'' x 13' 5'' (4.39m x 4.09m)
Double bedroom with windows to two sides.
- Bedroom Four14' 6'' x 8' 2'' (4.42m x 2.49m) max.
Good sized bedroom with front window.
Fitted bath suite and rear window.
- SWIMMING POOL
Externally accessed, this raised and covered pool house has sliding doors, pump and provision for installing upgraded heating facilities. The pool is 30 feet long with ample poolside areas for seating and loungers.
Attached to the rear of the house are a line of timber outbuildings. Now in need of repair they offer great further potential and a sizable footprint should buyers wish to explore options with them (subject to any required planning). There is also a more recently constructed detached garage in good condition.
Tall laurel screening hedge to the front, front gardens and a gated side driveway. Once at the rear there is a large and private gravelled parking area and patio/seating area which is ideal for entertaining. The grounds continue onto large lawns, with planted beds, mature shrubs and trees providing excellent privacy and a haven for birds and wildlife.
- AGENT’S NOTES
Due to the angles, room shapes, some sloped roof lines measurements are for guidance only.
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If you’re selling a property we would love to hear from you. Dales & Shires Estate Agents covers a large geographic area and we have a particular speciality in selling period properties, individual homes & rural property. For a friendly initial chat about selling your property please call us on 01423 20 60 60. We offer free & no-obligation marketing advice, competitive sales fees on a ‘no-sale no-fee’ basis, no long contract tie-ins and no hidden extra charges. Our clients enjoy exceptional marketing, successful sales and a friendly service from our experienced staff. Call us or visit our website dalesandshires.com for further details.
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Based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Dales & Shires Estate Agents sell successfully throughout Yorkshire and Cumbria, as well as offering a UK wide service for niche and lifestyle homes. To view this property or to arrange a FREE valuation appraisal of your own property please call us on 01423 20 60 60.