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5 bedroom detached house for sale

HUNTINGDON, Cambridgeshire

Sold STC £635,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached 1940's House
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Large Garden Room
  • Three Reception Rooms
  • Balcony
  • Large Rear Garden
  • Access To Playing Field
  • Walking Distance To Facilities
  • 2/3 Car Garage
  • No Forward Chain

Full description

Located in the sought after road within walking distance of the town centre with riverside park, guided bus route to Cambridge, and train station offering commuter services to London Kings Cross in under an hour. This substantial home offers well presented and light accommodation, including two reception rooms, kitchen with breakfast bar, breakfast room and conservatory. The five bedrooms are well served by two refitted bathrooms and there is a ground floor shower room. The large garden has direct access to a public playing field. There is also a tandem garage and large drive.

This large and very attractive property, which was built in the early 1940s, enjoys a superb position on the edge of the thriving town of Huntingdon. “Our parents bought this house over fifty years ago,” say their children, “and it’s where we were all brought up, so for us it’s very much a family home. It sits in a great location, not far from all of the shops and amenities of the town and just across from the river, so not only is it very convenient, but it’s also a lovely base from which to enjoy all of the beautiful surrounding countryside.”

This was Mum and Dads “forever” home, so the property as a whole has been very well maintained. The windows that were put in just a couple of years ago were the third set to be installed, the kitchen and all the bathrooms were updated in the last five to seven years, and the décor has been kept in really good order, so it’s beautifully presented throughout and, in our minds, move-in ready.”

“Our parents had the house extended quite considerably, so it’s a very spacious home, and there’s also a really nice flow from room to room. The large kitchen is adjacent to the dining room and also flows into the breakfast room, then on into the garden room. It’s an ideal layout for busy family life and also makes the house extremely conducive to entertaining.”

“The garden is one of the nicest features of the property,” says Kevin. “It was redesigned around twenty years ago with the aim of making it very low maintenance, so the majority is laid to lawn and edged with mature shrubs that add colour, but which don’t take an awful lot of looking after. There’s a big patio just outside the garden room, which is a lovely spot for BBQs or relaxing in the sun, and there’s direct access onto the park at the back of the house from the rear garden.”

“My favourite part of the house is the garden room. It’s so full of light and enjoys a lovely outlook.”

“When we were young we spent a lot of time down by the river. You can stroll along the banks to Hartford, and then on to Houghton, across to Hemingford and round to Godmanchester then back to Huntingdon in a big loop; it’s a lovely long walk, particularly on a sunny afternoon.”

“Mum and dad loved to entertain and had lots of wonderful parties over the years, and the living room was the place to which everyone seemed to naturally gravitate. It’s a very big room and the French doors meant that guests could spill out onto the garden when the weather was warm.”

“For us as a family, this has been a very happy home and we will all take with us some really wonderful memories.”

Solid Wood Door With Fan Light Over To: -

Entrance Hall - 5.22m x 1.82m (17'1" x 5'11") - Return stairs to first floor landing with understairs cupboard. Radiator.

Cloakroom - Window to rear elevation. Fitted in a two piece suite comprising low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Fully tiled.

Lounge - 6.09m x 4.56m (19'11" x 14'11") - Corner window to front and side aspects and full height window to front aspect. Patio doors to rear garden. Two radiators. Feature stone fireplace with inset electric fire.

Dining Room - 4.25m x 4.27m (13'11" x 14'0") - Corner window to front and side aspects and window to front aspect. Radiator. Fireplace surround with marble hearth.

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 4.24m x 3.71m (13'10" x 12'2") - Window to rear aspect. Contemporary kitchen with painted oak built-in base and wall mounted units with granite work surfaces and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer with filter mixer tap. Built in oven and grill, integral fridge freezer and dish washer. Four ring induction hob with stainless steel extractor over. Peninsular with breakfast bar overhang. Under pelmet lighting. Under floor heating.

Breakfast Room - 5.67m x 2.89m (18'7" x 9'5") - Window and door to front aspect. Two skylights. Ceiling fan. Built in base and wall mounted units with complementary work surfaces. Tiled splashbacks. Space for chest freezer. Plumbed for washing machine. Water softener. Radiator. Door to rear lobby.

Rear Lobby With Window And Door To Rear Garden, Ra -

Shower Room - Window to side aspect. Three piece suite comprising low level W.C., corner shower and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Tiled floor and walls. Radiator.

Garden Room - 6.10m x 4.62m (20'0" x 15'1") - Of UPVC construction with pitched polycarbonate roof with electric openings. Double doors to garden. Ceiling fan. Fitted blinds. Tiled floor. Radiator.

Landing - Radiator. Window to rear aspect. Door to large airing cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 4.26m x 3.89m (13'11" x 12'9") - Window to front elevation. Range of fitted furniture including head board, bed side cabinets, three double wardrobes and vanity unit with drawers. Radiator.

Family Bathroom - Window to rear elevation. Fitted in a three piece suite comprising low level WC, panelled bath with shower over and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. Tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Recessed ceiling lights.

Shower Room - Window to rear elevation. Fitted in a three piece suite comprising low level WC, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin and corner power shower. Fully tiled. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 3.72m x 3.53m (12'2" x 11'6") - Windows to front and side elevations. Radiator. Fitted furniture including two double wardrobes, two bed side tables, dressing table and two sets of drawers.

Bedroom Three - 2.34m x 2.91m (7'8" x 9'6") - Window to front elevation. Radiator.

Bedroom Four - 2.86m x 4.55m (9'4" x 14'11") - Window to rear elevation. Radiator. Fitted bed side tables and headboard.

Bedroom Five - 2.77m x 4.68m (9'1" x 15'4") - Window to rear elevation. Sliding doors to balcony with iron railings to front elevation. Radiator. Fitted furniture including two double wardrobes with mirrored doors, two bed side tables, overhead storage and two sets of drawers.

Outside - The property sits behind low level brick pillared wall with block paved drive and parking and turning for two cars. Well stocked flower beds and lawn area. Block paved path to front door. The good size rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and has been planted for low maintenance. Well stoked borders. Vegetable area. Fully enclosed by hedging. Large patio area. Mature trees and shrubs. Shed. Outside light. Fully enclosed by hedging and mature trees with discreet access to playing field.

Tandem Garage - Electric up and over door. Power and light connected. Window to side. Workshop area.

Agents Notes - Huntingdonshire District Council
Council Tax Band: F
Built circa 1940’s
Oil boiler

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Listing History

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23 August 2017


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