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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Hillside, Sawston

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Southport Villa has been the current home to a local family now for the past sixty years with the family having been prominent shop owners in the village. The property itself is believed to date back to 1899 and retains a wealth of original period charm and features. The property also benefits from mature and generous grounds to the rear of the property of which a viewing is strongly advised to fully appreciate these.

In the valuers opinion, this is one of those properties that many buyers have aspired to own in the village for many years. It has been a focal point of the Sawston street life for over 100 years now, and its current owners have very fond memories of the property; from wonderful summer evenings in the grounds, to playing the piano on the veranda - this family home has plenty the opportunity for making the most of its stunning garden.

The current owners are proud to be part of the history of this property however feel its now time for a new chapter in not only their lives but in the history of Southport Villa.

The property offer excellent scope for modernisation and extension to side and rear aspect subject to planning being granted.

Property ref: 121_2665_4275410

Entrance Porch 
Solid wood entrance doorway leading to reception hallway.

Reception Hallway 
Spacious reception hallway with feature stained glass windows and entrance doorway, stairs rising to first floor accommodation with under stairs storage, radiator, door to rear of hallway leading to veranda, doors leading to.

Sitting Room 
21' 8" x 11' 5" (6.60m x 3.47m)
A spacious main reception room with your attention drawn directly to the sash bay window to the front aspect, moulded ceiling cornicing, feature fireplace, two radiators.

Bedroom Three 
11' 5" x 10' 11" (3.49m x 3.33m)
A spacious third bedroom with sash window to rear aspect providing views of the garden, feature fireplace, radiator.

Sash window to rear aspect, three piece suite comprising of wash hand basin, bath, high level w/c, radiator.

To The Front Of The Property 
A spacious laid to lawn area with a variety of shrubs set to borders of entrance door. To the side of the property is a further area which is laid to lawn with side access gate.

A stunning beautiful mature garden which is in excess of 250ft x 50ft. You can tell straight away this has been the heart of this family home, its initial Victorian patio paved area leads onto the vast lawns with its well stocked fruit trees and bushes including Bramley Apples, plums, goldengage and greengages. As you proceed through the garden you find a walkway which leads you to the rear of the property which has a well stocked vegetable plot, further lawns and fruit trees.

The property benefits from three brick storage areas which offers excellent scope for conversion (stpp).

Special Feature 
The property benefits vehicular access to the rear of the property with many homes in the area having erected garages, offices or studios to the rear of these gardens (stpp)

Sawston is one of South Cambridgeshire's most highly desirable villages and benefits from having excellent transport links into London and Cambridge via a nearby Railway Station at Whittlesford. Sawston High Street has a wide range of local shops and amenities including a local supermarket, restaurants, public houses, a medical centre, local schools, local parks and recreation areas.

Drawing Room 
14' 3" x 11' 5" (4.35m x 3.47m)
A stunning room with your attention drawn directly to the feature fireplace with its surround, box bay sash window to front aspect, moulded ceiling cornicing, radiator.

Breakfast Room 
11' x 9' 10" (3.36m x 3.00m)
Sash window to rear aspect proving views of the stunning mature garden, feature storage cupboards and draws, radiator, door leading to rear of reception hallway.

15' 3" x 6' 6" (4.64m x 1.97m)
Two sash windows to side aspect, range of wall and base fitted units, single sink drainer, radiator, door leading to rear garden.

As you proceed up the staircase you are greeted by a beautiful feature stain glass window, doors leading to.

Master Bedroom 
16' 9" x 12' (5.10m x 3.67m)
A grand master bedroom with two sash windows to front aspect, moulded ceiling cornicing, feature fireplace with mantle surround, radiator.

Bedroom Two 
12' 3" x 11' 5" (3.74m x 3.49m)
A generous guest double bedroom with two sash windows to front aspect, moulded ceiling cornicing, feature fireplace, radiator.

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Added on Rightmove:
15 October 2016


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