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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Cow Lane, Godmanchester

£1,777,777

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‘Devana’ a substantial six-bedroom residence surrounded by the rolling country side in the desirable town of Godmanchester. Having been renovated and massively extended over the years this house offers versatile accommodation over three floors. Tucked away down Cow lane, a pleasant country road on the edge of Godmanchester, the house is situated on approximately 2.89 acres of land.

Set back from the road, a large driveway leads up to the front of the house, enclosed by a brick wall and large trees that provide adequate privacy. As you enter through the front door, a bright entrance hall welcomes you into the house, with stairs leading to the first floor galleried landing. Highlights of this fabulous family home are a well-designed kitchen/ breakfast and dining area completed by built in appliances and a central island. A generous lounge and games room as well two study areas with potential for a variety of uses. A separate utility room, cloakroom and downstairs shower room can also be found as well as numerous access points to the rear gardens. 

The first floor comprises four unique guest bedrooms, two en-suite bathrooms and a family bathroom. Another staircase leads to the second floor luxury penthouse suite, which has facilities and potential to become a self-contained space, there is a kitchenette and lounge area with a final impressive master suite completed by a dressing area, en-suite and a further bedroom to the rear of the house. 

Outside the rear garden is mostly laid to lawn, with an extensive walled patio area that hugs the back of the house, the grounds are surrounded by rural country side providing picturesque views. There are a wealth of plants and trees as well as an orchard, including plum, apple and pear trees. Towards the bottom of the garden there are cricket nets and two outbuildings, the biggest of which is used as an outdoor games/leisure room. The front driveway leads all the way round to the rear of the property and up to a triple garage that is used for storage by the current owners.  

Godmanchester is a vibrant community and is ideally located with easy access to the town of Huntingdon, also the A14 and A428 with direct routes to the city of Cambridge, the centre of which has recently been redeveloped to provide pedestrians excellent shopping facilities. For London commuters, the M11, A14 and A1 are all close by, as are the mainline stations of Cambridge, Huntingdon and St Neots – with regular services taking approximately an hour to London stations.

Entrance Hall 
A light entrance hall sets the tone for the rest of the house, with double storage space that houses the electrics, broadband and TV box. With solid oak doors to the lounge, study, kitchen and stairway to first floor galleried landing. There are two windows to the front aspect and solid wood floor.

Lounge 
This spacious lounge benefits from a feature window to the front as well as an impressive open fireplace with exposed brick work and a fully functioning wood burner. There is brilliant natural light that fills this room providing a real modern feel to this home. The solid wood floor continues through the room up to French doors that lead onto the patio area. Another doors leads to the games room and another further hall way.

Games Room 
A good sized room that is currently used as a games room and for storage. With windows to the side and rear aspect also with French doors leading onto the patio and rear garden, this room has plenty of potential for a variety of uses.

Secondary Hallway 
Doors to:

Office 
The house benefits from another large hallway that links the lounge and kitchen, the current owners have made good use of the space and use it as an office, windows to the rear aspect and marble tiled floor. Door to cloakroom.

Cloakroom 
Comprising low level WC into vanity unit with multi flush and hand basin into vanity unit. Marble tiled floor.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room/Dining Area 
A brilliant open plan kitchen and dining area, designed to the highest standard complimenting the contemporary ambience of the house. The kitchen consists of a matching range of base and eye level units with ceramic hob and extractor fan over, one and a half sink bowl drainer with mixer tap. Completed by exquisite white quartz work tops and a bespoke central island/breakfast bar with under counter fridge and storage space. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher and built in double oven, as well as space for fridge/freezer. There are windows showing views of the rear garden and French doors onto the garden. Marble tiled floor and underfloor heating.

Utility Room 
A separate utility area with under counter storage and space/plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer with work top over. There is access to the garden, garage and downstairs shower room.

Shower Room 
A matching three-piece suite with walk in double shower, low level WC with multi flush and sink into vanity unit.

Study 
A generous sized study area, with another feature windows facing the front, there is plenty of space for storage and potential for a variety of uses. Access to garage.

Garage 
The garage has been converted into another office space for the current owners, but has the potential to be converted back, there is an up and over power door also with power and water supply.

First Floor Landing 
The masterful galleried landing features a picture window with seat showing scenic views of the garden and country side beyond with a further three windows to the front.

Bedroom Three 
This bedroom is a great size and benefits from a balcony that opens onto the games room roof. There are three built in wardrobes and also a ?hidden' en-suite bathroom. Window to the rear.

Master Bedroom 
This wonderful master bedroom is situated at the back of the property, complete with fitted wardrobes and en- suite shower room. This bedroom exudes elegance and charm with enviable space, with windows to the side and back aspect showing views of the back garden and country side beyond.

En-suite shower room to master: 
A three-piece suite with walk in shower, low level WC with multi flush and hand basin into vanity unit with mixer tap.

Airing Cupboard 
Houses water tank and shelving for storage.

Family Bathroom/En-suite 
This outstanding four-piece suite has been well-designed with mosaic tile surrounds, consisting of a double walk in shower, bath, hand basin with mixer tap set into vanity unit and low level WC with multi flush. There is a frosted window to the side, a heated towel rail with jack and jill doors.

Bedroom Four 
Again with double built in wardrobes this double bedroom has enviable space and a window to the front aspect.

Luxury self-contained penthouse: 
This floor has the potential and the facilities to become completely self-contained benefiting from a lounge, kitchenette, two bedrooms and en-suite.

Lounge/Kitchenette 
A good sized open plan lounge space with two velux windows, the kitchenette is completed by fitted base units with worktop over, stainless steel sink bowl/drainer with mixer tap and a breakfast bar. Space for under counter fridge.

Bedroom One 
A large bedroom suite with two built in storage cupboards and a large dressing area with access to a further bedroom to the rear of the property. Two velux windows.

En-suite 
A four-piece suite with double walk in shower, bath, hand basin into vanity unit with mixer tap and a corner low level WC with multi flush.

Bedroom Two 
The smallest guest room with velux windows with the potential to be a walk in wardrobe.

North Beach Hideout 
One of the outbuildings in the garden, is currently used as another games room, it is fully equipped with a pool table, fridge/freezer and three-piece suite. It has great potential to be converted into an annexe/ study/ cinema room.

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18 August 2016

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  • Huntingdon (1.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Villager Homes, Brampton

22A High Street, Brampton, Huntingdon, PE28 4TH

01480 580072 Local call rate

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