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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Cottenham Road, Histon, CB24

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Set in grounds of 0.5 of an acre
  • Backing onto paddocks
  • Overlooking farmland
  • Spacious accommodation
  • 3/4 reception rooms
  • Kitchen/ breakfast about 24 x 21
  • 6/7 bedrooms
  • Bathroom and 2 en suites
  • Double garage
  • Ample parking

Full description

LOCATION The property is situated on the outskirts of this very popular and eagerly sought after residential village. Histon offers an excellent range of local shops, inn/public houses, restaurants, health centre, Primary School, while the adjoining village of Impington offers Secondary Schooling facilities and situated just north of Cambridge City, Histon is ideally placed for the Science and Business Parks, access to the A14 northern bypass which links with the A11, M11 and A1 trunk roads, while Cambridge City Centre is only some 4 miles distant.

The accommodation on offer is extremely versatile, currently arranged to provide 3 reception rooms, superb kitchen/breakfast/family room, utility room, bedroom and en-suite to the ground floor, with 6 bedrooms, bathroom and en-suite shower room to the first floor, although with very little modification, the ground floor bedroom, shower room and utility room could provide a dependent relative annexe if so desired. The accommodation is fitted with gas fired central heating and benefits from sealed unit double glazing, a particular feature of the property being the superb grounds which extend to approximately half an acre in total. 

ENTRANCE HALL With staircase leading to the first floor, radiator, two store/coat cupboards. 

SUPERB DRAWING ROOM 23' 9" x 17' 1" (7.24m x 5.21m) With fireplace having wood burning stove, wiring for wall lights and picture lights, five-amp side light socket. Two radiators, television aerial socket, double glazed double doors opening to the decking and rear garden. 

SITTING ROOM 11' 6" x 11' (3.51m x 3.35m) With radiator, double doors opening to: 

DINING ROOM 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m) With radiator, opening to: 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM 24' 9" x 21' narrowing to 9' (7.54m x 6.4m, 2.74m) Comprising ceramic one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap inset to the work surface with ceramic tiling to the rear, cupboard and drawers under, additional work surfaces tiled to rear with concealed lighting over, cupboard and drawer units under, range of matching wall cupboards including glass fronted display cabinets. Leisure Rangemaster 110 range style cooker with extractor hood over, plumbing for a dishwasher, built-in refrigerator. Radiator, store cupboard under the stairs, tiled floor. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' x 5' 6" minimum (2.74m x 1.68m) With tiled floor, gas fired boiler providing central heating and domestic hot water. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine, door to the outside. 

CLOAKROOM With low level w.c., handbasin with splashback. Radiator, tiled floor. 

LOBBY With door to: 

BEDROOM/ANNEXE 13' 10" x 9' (4.22m x 2.74m) With radiator, windows to two aspects and fitted wardrobes. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM With large double shower cubicle, handbasin inset to a vanity unit with cupboard under. Radiator, extractor fan, inset ceiling lighting, tiled floor, light with shaver socket. 

LANDING With access to the roof space, two radiators, airing cupboard housing a hot water cylinder. 

BEDROOM 1 13' 6" x 11' 7" (4.11m x 3.53m) With fitted furniture comprising three double and one single wardrobes, dressing table unit. Radiator, wiring for wall lights. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM With shower cubicle, pedestal handbasin, w.c. with concealed cistern. Tiled floor, extractor fan, inset ceiling lights. 

BEDROOM 2 12' x 10' 10" (3.66m x 3.3m) With radiator, fitted triple wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 3 11' 9" x 10' 10" (3.58m x 3.3m) With radiator. 

BEDROOM 4 11' 8" x 8' 3" (3.56m x 2.51m) With radiator, fitted triple wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 5 8' 5" x 8' 4" (2.57m x 2.54m) With radiator, fitted triple wardrobe. 

BEDROOM 6/STUDY 9' 5" x 7' 6" (2.87m x 2.29m) With radiator. 

FAMILY BATHROOM With suite comprising a built-in bath, pedestal handbasin, low level w.c., tiled shower cubicle. Half ceramic tiled walls, tiled floor. Extractor fan, inset ceiling lighting. 

OUTSIDE The property is set back from the road behind hedging, the front garden is predominantly gravelled providing ample parking and turning space. Driveway to the side of the property leading to additional gravelled driveway in turn leading to a double garage with two up and over doors, personal door, light and power connected. The grounds in all extend to approximately half an acre, the rear garden with extensive decking area, paved terrace, summerhouse, extensive lawn with flower and shrub borders, orchard area. Timber garden shed, greenhouse.

Council Tax - Band E  

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23 March 2011


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