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5 bedroom detached house for sale

OLD WESTON, Cambridgeshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Family Home
  • Stunning Sun Room
  • Kitchen Breakfast Room
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Office/Studio
  • Double Garage
  • Large Garden
  • Two Stables
  • Pony Paddock
  • Village Location

Full description

This beautifully presented five bedroom family home boasts a stunning handmade oak fitted kitchen featuring an Aga and walk-in pantry. The kitchen breakfast room adjoins the light and airy conservatory with a vaulted ceiling and great views over the established low-maintenance garden. The accommodation includes two further reception rooms, the main living room with a contemporary open fire, spacious bedrooms and four bathrooms, with two en-suites. The home and garden stand on 1.6 acre plot which includes a one acre equestrian paddock. Other facilities and outbuildings include a double garage, tack room, two stables and a studio/office with cloakroom. The house is pleasantly situated in a quiet leafy village setting with excellent access to major commuter routes and schools.

When they were searching for a new home, the present owners wanted a location in a rural setting, which was conveniently close to work, schools, leisure and cultural opportunities.

They were thrilled to find, and immediately fell in love with Longlands, which ticked all their boxes. The spacious family home enjoys a delightful, quiet location in Old Weston village. It is an easy rail commute into London from Huntingdon or St Neots station, and the A14 provides connections with nearby historic and vibrant Cambridge, Stamford and Peterborough.

Longlands is an exquisite house that provides luxury living in a welcoming and comfortable home. As you cross the threshold, the first impression is of space and gleaming natural light that creates a positive ambience. The ground floor is a large and sociable hub, enjoyed by family and friends.

The owners favourite rooms and busy heart of the house are the kitchen and adjoining sun room. The kitchen is a place for family meals and where you can host informal chatty suppers. The Aga provides winter warmth whilst the patio doors, open in the summer, allows a blending of inside and outside living. The walk in pantry is fantastic for food storage and removes the need for kitchen wall cupboards.

The adjoining sunroom is a tranquil oasis. It is a place to chill out and savour the long view down the garden. Full of light even on the dullest of days, it tempts you to spend much time, simply sitting and watching the bird life and changing beauty of the seasons.

The five bedrooms range across two floors. The bedroom, dressing room and en suite on the second floor are perfect for a teenager to enjoy their own space or make convenient guest accommodation.

The garden is a picturesque and pastoral complement to the house. You can relax on the patio or under the tree of the first lawned area, and appreciate the stretch down to the pony paddock. The two stables and the tack room make the property ideal for the horse owner and the annexe above the double garage is an adaptable space for office, home gym or further accommodation.

The owners have loved their life in Old Weston, and have appreciated the friendly village, the local pub, farm shop, good dog walking and riding trails. Mostly they will miss Longlands, and take away many happy memories of the their time in the house and the fantastic sense of well being that it provided.

Entrance Hall - Timbered covered porch with Coach Lamp. Double glazed door to front aspect.

Double glazed window to front aspect. Oak floor. Return staircase to first floor landing. Two radiators. Wall mounted alarm control panel. Two sets of double doors to reception rooms. Cupboard housing oil fired boiler serving radiator central heating system.

Sitting Room - 5.26m x 4.83m (17'3" x 15'10") - Double glazed windows to front and side aspects. Contemporary glass fronted open fire with granite hearth. Oak floor. Telephone and television points. Inset ceiling speakers. Two Radiators. Coved ceiling.

Dining Room - 5.23m x 2.95m (17'1" x 9'8") - Window to front aspect. Radiator. Oak floor. Inset ceiling speakers. Wall lights.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 7.52 x 2.82m (24'8" x 9'3") - Half vaulted ceiling with two velux windows. Double glazed windows to side and rear aspects and opening to sun room. Fitted in a range of quality bespoke fitted base oak units with iroko work tops and double bowl ceramic sink with swan neck mixer tap over. Five door cream aga with electric twin hob and four ring gas hob with pull out oak trays to side. Selection of drawer units. Ceramic tiled floor. Door to walk in fully shelved pantry with light, coving and ceramic floor. Inset ceiling lights. French doors to side patio. Open to:

Sun Room - 4.34m x 3.07m (14'2" x 10'0") - Vaulted ceiling with four Velux windows. Fully glazed to rear and sides with double doors to rear aspect with views over rear garden. Inset ceiling lights. Exposed brick work. Telephone point. Ceramic floor.

Utility Room - Double glazed window to side aspect. Range of base and wall mounted units with complementary work surface and inset ceramic one and a half bowl sink unit with swan mixer tap. Ceramic floor. Half glazed door to side aspect. Radiator. Oak door to:

Cloakroom - Fitted in a two piece suite comprising low level W.C. and wash hand basin. Extractor fan. Ceramic floor. Radiator.

Landing - Stairs to first floor landing.
Radiator. Door to airing cupboard housing mega-flow hot water system. Coved ceiling.

Bedroom One - 5.26m x 3.91m (17'3" x 12'9") - Two double glazed windows to rear elevation. Built in double wardrobe and built in two single wardrobes. Radiator. TV point. Door to:

En Suite - Double glazed window to side elevation. Fitted in a three piece suite comprising large quadrant shower cubicle, attractive cabinet with oak top and inset wash hand basin with cupboard below and low level W.C. Large mirror. Oak floor. Chrome heated towel rail. Inset ceiling lights. Extractor fan.

Bedroom Two - 5.26m x 3.91m (17'3" x 12'9") - Two double glazed windows to rear elevation. Built in double wardrobe and built in two single wardrobes. Radiator. TV point. Door to:

En Suite - Double glazed window to side elevation. Fitted in a three piece suite comprising large quadrant shower cubicle, attractive cabinet with oak top and inset wash hand basin with cupboard below and low level W.C. Large mirror. Oak floor. Chrome heated towel rail. Inset ceiling lights. Extractor fan.

Bathroom - Window to side elevation. Fitted in a three piece suite comprising roll top bath with claw feet, wash hand basin and low level W.C. Floor mounted chrome radiator. Oak floor.

Bedroom Three - 3.18m x 2.97m (10'5" x 9'8") - Double glazed window to front elevation.

Landing - Staircase to second floor landing.

Inset ceiling lights. Radiator. Doors to:

Bedroom Four - 5.59m x 2.84m (18'4" x 9'3") - Double glazed window to rear elevation. Two Velux windows. Eaves storage. TV point.

Bathroom - Velux window to rear elevation. Roll top bath with claw legs. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level W.C. Oak floor. Radiator. Extractor fan. Inset ceiling lights.

Bedroom Five - 3.15m x 3.15m (10'4" x 10'4") - Two Velux windows to rear elevation. Eaves storage. Radiator.

Outside - To the front the property is approached by a country lane with double gated vehicle access and pedestrian access. There is a gravel area with well stocked borders. Flood light to front. Large driveway to the side leading to further parking and studio, garaging and stables.
To the rear of the property there is an extensive patio area to side and rear. External lighting. Coach lamps. Gated access to oil tank. Extensive lawn areas (0.6 acre) with close boarded fencing and mature screening offering a high degree of privacy, which leads in turn to the:

Paddock - One acre. Fully enclosed with post and rail fencing. Gated access.

Double Garage - The gravel driveway leads to:
Brick built with cavity wall insulation, power and light connected. Two remote roller doors. Internal access door to studio. Door to:

Entrance Hall/Study - 4.21m x 2.97m (13'9" x 9'8") - Double glazed window to side aspect. Recessed ceiling lights. Stairs to first floor store area. Electric heater. Door to garage.

Cloakroom - Fitted low level W.C. and hand wash basin.

Store Area - 2.97m x 2.33m (9'8" x 7'7") - Recessed ceiling lights. Open to:

Studio/Office - 5.41m x 3.55m (17'8" x 11'7") - Double glazed window to rear elevation. Velux window to side elevation. Two electric heaters. Utilities connected.

Stables - Two stables of timber construction. Light connected. Block paved area to the front with drainage. Side storage.

Agents Notes - Plot size 1.6 acres.
Date built approx.:2006
Council Tax Band: F
Hunts District Council
Oil fired radiator central heating
Septic tank
Water metre
Double glazing throughout

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07 March 2016


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