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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Manea, Cambridgeshire, PE15

Withdrawn from Market £385,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Attractive Barn style detached house
  • Offering fitted kitchen / breakfast room, two reception rooms
  • Three double bedrooms and large family bathroom
  • Two barns which one is currently used as a workshop
  • Set in grounds of approximately two acres
  • Possible equestrian use
  • Privacy and seclusion from the hustle and bustle of everyday life
  • Surrounded by open countryside
  • Within a short distance of train station and village shops
  • Ample scope to extend subject to Planning Permission

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Are you looking for a property that offers peace and tranquillity with open field views, yet still within a short distance of local amenities including village shop and school? Sycamore House offers just that, and also has the added benefit of Manea train station which gives direct access to Cambridge for those wishing to commute into the famous city.

A delightful Dutch style farm house, built by the current owners in 2004. Situated on the fringe of this increasingly popular village along a robust drive-way with necklace gardens and open field views all around.

Sweeping through the five bar gated entrance there is ample parking for family, friends and visitors. Stepping out of the car you are immediately taken aback by the quietness. The air broken by the various birdsongs and the crunch of the gravel as you walk towards the house.

Entering the property through the half glazed front door with matching glazed side panels the RECEPTION HALL is lovely and light which is a theme that continues throughout the house. A balustrade staircase rises to the first floor and doors lead off to all the main rooms.

The through LOUNGE enjoys a dual aspect with double glazed window to the front and double glazed doors to the rear garden. A feature fire surround with tiled hearth, backcloth and inset electric fire. Being of good size it is easy to position furniture to maximise the views.

The FAMILY / DINING ROOM is currently used as a dining room, many evenings have been spent entertaining family and friends. The double glazed window to the front ensures maximum light throughout the day.

From the reception hall a multi pane glazed door leads into the FITTED KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM which comprises a range of base and eye level storage units with pelmet lighting, ample work surfaces with inset stainless steel sinks and drainer units. Complimentary tiling surround, electric cooker point with extractor hood and light above, breakfast bar, broom cupboard and two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear. There is plumbing for a washing machine, dishwasher and tumble dryer, plus additional appliance space. The replacement condensing boiler was fitted in December 2014 and provides domestic hot water and central heating system. There is a half glazed double glazed door to the side.


The wrap round balustrade LANDING has a double glazed window to the front so is lovely and light and has views over open fields. Doors lead off to all three double bedrooms, bathroom and airing cupboard.

The MASTER BEDROOM with uPVC double glazed window to the front and built in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM TWO with uPVC double glazed window to the front, built in storage cupboard and access to the loft space.

BEDROOM THREE with two double glazed windows to the rear.

The BATHROOM is of excellent size and comprises a large bath, ideal for having a hot soak after a long day in the office or a hard day. Walk-in shower cubicle, low level flush WC, guest hand basin and wash hand basin and two double glazed windows to the rear.


Set in grounds of 1.88 acres Sycamore House sits comfortably in the plot and has a wrap round garden with fencing to all the boundaries. The garden is ideal for those looking to entertain in the summer months as the rear garden is enclosed by mature trees and has an additional front lawn with extended views to the front and side. There is a further paddock area and orchard which offers a variety of fruit trees. To the other side of the gravel driveway is a large brick base barn which has previously been used by the owners for their hobby of classic cars. Being of excellent size 40ft x 37ft (approximate measurements) the barn benefits from electric light and power and could be used for a variety of uses. There is also an additional pole barn which is in need of additional repair.


Set within the heart of the Fenlands, Manea has around 900 houses and a population of just over 2000 according to the latest census.

Although the village is relatively small, the local convenience store, two restaurants and village school is well supported. There are numerous groups and clubs to suit everyone, including Brownies, Karate, youth club, Walk & talk, gardening club and, over 60's club just to name a few. Manea Village Hall is often a hive of activity.

Manea is a Fenland market village situated approximately 25 miles north east of Cambridge and approx. 10 miles from Peterborough which offers excellent train connections to Cambridge and London. Manea also has its own train station which is becoming increasingly popular serving Peterborough, Ely and Cambridge. Manea has been inhabited for centuries and its history is well documented, with Stonea Camp, an Iron Age hill fort being located a mile away.

There are many footpaths and bridleways around the village to soak up and enjoy those fantastic Fenland Views. RSPB reserve Ouse Washes and Welney Wildlife Centre is nearby.

Broadband The maximum speed reported for this postcode is 5 -10 Mbps

Train Stations
Manea 1.9 miles
March 9.3 miles
Ely 19 miles

Primary Schools
Manea Community Primary School 1.7 miles
Townley Primary School 5.7 miles
Cavalry Primary School 9.5 miles

Secondary Schools
Neale-Wade Academy 7.3 miles
Cromwell Community College 9 miles
Ely College 16 miles

Council Fenland District Council

*Distances are approximate and are intended to be a guide only.

Viewing arrangement is by appointment only. Please contact in the first instance Gavin Human, Regional Director. Telephone or Text to 07809 339329 during or after office hours. Email or Cambridge Office 01223 363700.

Thinking of selling? If you are thinking of selling and have yet to put your house on the market, we would welcome the opportunity to offer you a free, without obligation valuation. With over 25 years of estate agency experience Gavin Human has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you, ensuring you receive accurate advice on pricing and how best to market your home to the widest possible audience.

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Added on Rightmove:
27 June 2016

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