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4 bedroom detached house for sale

West Street, Godmanchester

Sold STC £535,000

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In the historic town of Godmanchester, West Street features many delightfully individual properties, located amongst them is Gardeners Cottage, with a red brick exterior, this beautiful four-bedroom residence exudes charm and character. With a wealth of traditional features found throughout, highlights of this wonderful 18th century home are a spacious sitting room and bespoke kitchen/breakfast room, dining room featuring a wrought iron ornate spiral staircase, a further reception room, scullery and downstairs shower room. Upstairs, elements of natural light flow through the master bedroom as well as benefiting from high vaulted ceilings, the first floor also includes a family bathroom, and two unique guest bedrooms with fantastic outlooks over Port Holme meadow.

Outside the rear garden is well landscaped and compliments the tone of the cottage, with a brick paved terrace and circular shaped lawn with brick edges. Well-tended shrub borders with a selection of traditional flowers, plants and small trees. Through the back gate there is access up a gravel driveway to a double garage with parking spaces.

Only short walking distance from the high street, which offers a variety of local shops. Godmanchester lies on the south bank of the Great River Ouse, providing stunning views and plenty of scenic walks, extending all the way up to Portholme Meadow.

Godmanchester 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 
12' 0'' x 9' 3'' (3.65m x 2.82m)
A bright entrance hall with exposed wooden beams and ceramic floor with detail to the ceiling. There is a sash picture window to the front aspect. Leading into the kitchen and sitting room.

Sitting Room 
17' 1'' x 13' 6'' (5.20m x 4.11m)
A well-presented sitting room with a fabulous inglenook fireplace with exposed brick work with timber bressumer and flame coal effect gas fire. Structural wooden beams to the ceiling and another sash picture window to the front aspect.

Inner Hall 
Exposed beams and under stairs storage, leading to bedroom four/study.

Bedroom Four/Study 
15' 1'' x 8' 0'' (4.59m x 2.44m)
A further bedroom that has been converted into a study space, this room has potential for a number of uses. Exposed beams and ceramic tiled floor with a window showing views of the garden. Underfloor heating.

Scullery/Laundry Room 
8' 7'' x 7' 9'' (2.61m x 2.36m)
Tucked away at the back of the cottage, this room is completed by a matching range of Shaker Style cream base and eye level units with Beech wood work tops and classic Belfast sink inset with reproduction mixer tap and neutral tiled surrounds. Space for fridge/freezer and plumbing for washing machine, ceramic tiled floor.

Rear Entrance Hall 
Heavy panel door to the garden, ceramic tiled floor with primary staircase to first floor landing and door to:

Shower Room 
Fitted three-piece suite with over sized walk in shower, low level WC and sink basin into vanity unit. Neutral tiled surrounds, tiled flooring and a large mirror that is completed with a light that acts as a de-mister.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room 
17' 8'' x 13' 6'' (5.38m x 4.11m)
A bespoke kitchen designed to a high standard featuring a range of base, drawer and eye level units and a combination of solid black granite and Beech wood work tops over. A Belfast sink inset with reproduction mixer tap, neutral tiled surrounds, quarry tiled and bricked tiled floor. There is also a central gas fired twin oven Aga set into recessed fireplace with brick work chimney feature and French doors that open into the garden.

Dining Room 
16' 8'' x 10' 5'' (5.08m x 3.17m)
With a stunning wrought iron ornate spiral staircase leading to bedroom two and an original grain door to the side aspect, this dining room features exposed wooden beams and windows to the side and rear aspects.

First Floor Landing 
Window to the rear showing extensive views of the garden and fields beyond.

Bedroom Three 
12' 1'' x 10' 8'' (3.68m x 3.25m)
With impressive views to the front aspect looking across the meadow, this bedroom has a central decorative Regency fireplace and exposed wooden beams. Cupboard storage.

Master Bedroom 
14' 10'' x 13' 2'' (4.52m x 4.01m)
An imposing master bedroom with a sash picture window to the front overlooking the water meadow. There are two built in wardrobes and exposed wooden beams, with steps up to the family bathroom.

Family Bathroom 
12' 1'' x 9' 0'' (3.68m x 2.74m)
A fitted reproduction Regency Heritage suite comprising pedestal hand basin with tiling, low level WC and traditional roll top claw foot bath slipper bath with brass telephone style hand mixer shower. Painted panel work and composite flooring, window to the rear. Built in storage cupboards.

Bedroom Two 
13' 0'' x 12' 1'' (3.96m x 3.68m)
A reinforced glass panel over the original barn stairs and grain door is an intriguing feature to this unique guest bedroom. A window to the side aspect shows views along West Street and another window to the rear overlooks the grounds of Farm Hall. Fitted storage cupboard.

Outside 
The well-landscaped garden has been designed to reflect the character of the cottage with a circular shaped lawn and brick paved terrace. There is a wealth of traditional flowers, rose beds, shrubs and small trees, the garden is fully enclosed with red brick wall, a side gate leads out to a communal gravel drive way leading up to a double garage to the rear, which benefits from loft boarding, ideal for storage. There is access to a brick outhouse providing adequate storage and also has power and light.

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22 September 2016

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  • Huntingdon (1.1 mi)
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Nearest station

  • Huntingdon (1.1 mi)
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22A High Street, Brampton, Huntingdon, PE28 4TH

01480 580072 Local call rate

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